Kensington Demographics (WA) Local Stats

Kensington (6151) is a suburb of Perth, South Perth Suburbs, Western Australia. It is about 4 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. Kensington is in the federal electorate of Swan.

In the 2011 census the population of Kensington was 4,453 and is comprised of approximately 51.0% females and 49.0% males.

The median/average age of the population of Kensington is 36 years of age.

70.0% of people living in the suburb of Kensington were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 6.9% England, 2.1% New Zealand, 1.2% Scotland, 1.1% Malaysia, 0.8% China , 0.8% South Africa, 0.7% India, 0.7% Singapore, 0.7% Ireland, 0.6% United States of America, 0.6% Indonesia, 0.6% Wales, 0.4% Germany, 0.4% Canada.

84.0% of people living in Kensington speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.6% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.7% Other, 1.5% Mandarin, 0.9% Italian, 0.7% Cantonese, 0.5% Indonesian, 0.5% Spanish, 0.5% French, 0.4% Serbian.

The religious makeup of Kensington is 29.6% No religion, 25.1% Catholic, 16.4% Anglican, 7.6% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.3% Uniting Church, 2.5% Christian, nfd, 1.6% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.6% Buddhism, 1.4% Baptist, 1.4% Eastern Orthodox.

48.7% of people are married, 37.2% have never married and 8.7% are divorced and 2.0% are separated. There are 120 widowed people living in Kensington.

60.7% of the people living in Kensington over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 30.1% are working on a part time basis. Kensington has an unemployment rate of 4.0%.

The main occupations of people living in Kensington are 35.9% Professionals, 17.1% Managers, 14.5% Clerical & administrative workers, 8.9% Technicians & trades workers, 7.8% Community & personal service workers, 7.3% Sales workers, 5.1% Labourers, 2.3% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.1% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Kensington work in are 14.9% Professional, scientific and technical services, 12.0% Education and training, 10.8% Health care and social assistance, 7.5% Public administration and safety, 7.5% Construction, 6.3% Retail trade, 5.6% Accommodation and food services, 5.4% Mining, 5.3% Manufacturing.

27.4% of homes are fully owned, and 39.9% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 29.8% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $878 per week and the median household income is $2100 per week.

The median rent in Kensington is $330 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2383 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Kensington postcode 6151

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