Munster Demographics (WA) Local Stats

Munster (6166) is a suburb of Perth, Southern Suburbs, Western Australia. It is about 21 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. Munster is in the federal electorate of Fremantle.

In the 2011 census the population of Munster was 3,476 and is comprised of approximately 51.5% females and 48.5% males.

The median/average age of the population of Munster is 39 years of age.

66.1% of people living in the suburb of Munster were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 7.5% England, 3.1% Croatia, 2.4% Italy, 2.1% New Zealand, 2.1% Philippines, 2.0% Portugal, 0.9% Scotland, 0.8% South Africa, 0.7% Bosnia and Herzegovina, 0.6% Germany, 0.6% Netherlands, 0.5% South Eastern Europe, nfd, 0.5% United States of America, 0.4% Wales.

77.3% of people living in Munster speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.0% Croatian, 4.5% Italian, 3.9% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.6% Portuguese, 1.8% Other, 1.1% Tagalog, 0.9% Serbian, 0.7% Filipino , 0.7% Spanish.

The religious makeup of Munster is 47.4% Catholic, 16.7% No religion, 15.9% Anglican, 7.1% Religious affiliation not stated, 2.1% Christian, nfd, 2.1% Uniting Church, 2.0% Eastern Orthodox, 1.3% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.3% Baptist, 0.7% Pentecostal.

53.1% of people are married, 30.8% have never married and 8.1% are divorced and 2.8% are separated. There are 151 widowed people living in Munster.

60.1% of the people living in Munster over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 29.0% are working on a part time basis. Munster has an unemployment rate of 4.1%.

The main occupations of people living in Munster are 20.4% Technicians & trades workers, 18.1% Clerical & administrative workers, 13.0% Professionals, 10.5% Sales workers, 10.4% Managers, 9.8% Labourers, 9.7% Community & personal service workers, 6.5% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.5% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Munster work in are 13.0% Manufacturing, 11.3% Retail trade, 10.2% Construction, 10.1% Health care and social assistance, 8.0% Education and training, 6.4% Transport, postal and warehousing, 5.2% Public administration and safety, 5.2% Other services, 5.1% Accommodation and food services.

41.2% of homes are fully owned, and 39.1% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 16.6% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $601 per week and the median household income is $1400 per week.

The median rent in Munster is $330 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2015 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Munster postcode 6166

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