Murdoch Demographics (WA) Local Stats

Murdoch (6150) is a suburb of Perth, Fremantle, Western Australia. It is about 12 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. Murdoch is in the federal electorate of Tangney.

In the 2011 census the population of Murdoch was 3,325 and is comprised of approximately 52.5% females and 47.5% males.

The median/average age of the population of Murdoch is 35 years of age.

45.9% of people living in the suburb of Murdoch were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 9.0% Malaysia, 5.9% Singapore, 5.1% England, 3.2% China , 2.4% India, 2.1% Hong Kong , 1.6% Indonesia, 1.5% New Zealand, 1.5% Brunei Darussalam, 1.3% South Africa, 1.1% Zimbabwe, 1.0% Italy, 0.9% Philippines, 0.8% Sri Lanka.

61.6% of people living in Murdoch speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 10.3% Mandarin, 6.1% Cantonese, 3.9% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.7% Other, 2.0% Other, 1.3% Italian, 1.3% Indonesian, 1.3% Other , 1.0% Tamil.

The religious makeup of Murdoch is 24.4% Catholic, 20.5% No religion, 15.9% Anglican, 7.6% Buddhism, 6.5% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.7% Uniting Church, 4.4% Presbyterian and Reformed, 3.5% Christian, nfd, 2.7% Hinduism, 2.5% Islam.

42.7% of people are married, 44.1% have never married and 3.7% are divorced and 1.5% are separated. There are 242 widowed people living in Murdoch.

46.1% of the people living in Murdoch over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 40.4% are working on a part time basis. Murdoch has an unemployment rate of 8.0%.

The main occupations of people living in Murdoch are 28.2% Professionals, 15.2% Clerical & administrative workers, 13.1% Sales workers, 12.6% Community & personal service workers, 10.3% Technicians & trades workers, 9.6% Managers, 7.3% Labourers, 3.0% Machinery operators & drivers, 0.7% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Murdoch work in are 13.8% Accommodation and food services, 12.4% Retail trade, 11.9% Health care and social assistance, 10.8% Education and training, 10.3% Professional, scientific and technical services, 5.9% Manufacturing, 5.4% Public administration and safety, 4.7% Construction, 3.4% Mining.

40.0% of homes are fully owned, and 17.6% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 27.3% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $409 per week and the median household income is $1078 per week.

The median rent in Murdoch is $400 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1800 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Murdoch postcode 6150

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