Cannington Demographics (WA) Local Stats

Cannington (6107) is a suburb of Perth, Southern Suburbs, Western Australia. It is about 10 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. Cannington is in the federal electorate of Swan.

In the 2011 census the population of Cannington was 5,275 and is comprised of approximately 48.4% females and 51.6% males.

The median/average age of the population of Cannington is 30 years of age.

35.0% of people living in the suburb of Cannington were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 7.3% India, 4.8% China , 3.9% Malaysia, 3.9% Indonesia, 3.6% England, 2.6% Philippines, 2.0% New Zealand, 2.0% Italy, 1.7% Saudi Arabia, 1.5% Mauritius, 1.4% Burma , 1.2% Korea, Republic of , 1.2% Singapore, 1.1% Sri Lanka.

41.7% of people living in Cannington speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 11.0% Language spoken at home not stated, 7.7% Other, 6.6% Mandarin, 4.1% Indonesian, 3.8% Arabic, 2.8% Italian, 2.5% Punjabi, 2.4% Cantonese, 1.8% Hindi.

The religious makeup of Cannington is 21.6% Catholic, 18.4% No religion, 12.9% Religious affiliation not stated, 12.4% Islam, 7.3% Anglican, 5.6% Buddhism, 4.3% Hinduism, 3.1% Christian, nfd, 3.1% Other Religious Groups, 2.3% Uniting Church.

41.3% of people are married, 43.9% have never married and 7.9% are divorced and 2.6% are separated. There are 196 widowed people living in Cannington.

59.6% of the people living in Cannington over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 28.2% are working on a part time basis. Cannington has an unemployment rate of 7.2%.

The main occupations of people living in Cannington are 19.5% Professionals, 15.5% Technicians & trades workers, 14.3% Clerical & administrative workers, 13.4% Labourers, 11.4% Community & personal service workers, 9.0% Machinery operators & drivers, 8.3% Sales workers, 6.9% Managers, 1.8% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Cannington work in are 10.9% Retail trade, 10.5% Health care and social assistance, 10.3% Accommodation and food services, 8.4% Manufacturing, 7.8% Professional, scientific and technical services, 6.9% Construction, 6.0% Transport, postal and warehousing, 5.6% Public administration and safety, 5.6% Education and training.

21.8% of homes are fully owned, and 24.9% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 49.2% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $551 per week and the median household income is $1165 per week.

The median rent in Cannington is $340 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1950 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Cannington postcode 6107

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