Samson Demographics (WA) Local Stats

Samson (6163) is a suburb of Perth, Southern Suburbs, Western Australia. It is about 14 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. Samson is in the federal electorate of Fremantle.

In the 2011 census the population of Samson was 1,905 and is comprised of approximately 51.0% females and 49.0% males.

The median/average age of the population of Samson is 45 years of age.

68.3% of people living in the suburb of Samson were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 6.7% England, 6.0% Italy, 1.8% Scotland, 1.7% Portugal, 1.7% New Zealand, 1.2% South Africa, 0.9% Croatia, 0.8% India, 0.7% Ireland, 0.7% Malaysia, 0.6% Singapore, 0.6% Germany, 0.6% China , 0.5% Poland.

80.1% of people living in Samson speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 7.6% Italian, 2.0% Croatian, 1.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.4% Portuguese, 1.3% Other, 0.6% Mandarin, 0.5% Macedonian, 0.4% French, 0.4% Polish.

The religious makeup of Samson is 42.6% Catholic, 24.2% No religion, 15.4% Anglican, 4.6% Religious affiliation not stated, 2.9% Uniting Church, 2.2% Christian, nfd, 2.0% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.3% Eastern Orthodox, 0.9% Buddhism, 0.9% Other religious affiliation .

53.1% of people are married, 32.1% have never married and 6.7% are divorced and 1.6% are separated. There are 106 widowed people living in Samson.

55.6% of the people living in Samson over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 33.6% are working on a part time basis. Samson has an unemployment rate of 5.2%.

The main occupations of people living in Samson are 21.3% Professionals, 16.8% Clerical & administrative workers, 16.4% Technicians & trades workers, 11.3% Managers, 9.5% Community & personal service workers, 9.2% Sales workers, 8.4% Labourers, 6.3% Machinery operators & drivers, 0.9% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Samson work in are 12.2% Education and training, 11.7% Health care and social assistance, 11.2% Retail trade, 9.0% Construction, 8.3% Manufacturing, 6.7% Transport, postal and warehousing, 6.4% Professional, scientific and technical services, 5.5% Public administration and safety, 4.7% Other services.

49.9% of homes are fully owned, and 36.8% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 10.9% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $581 per week and the median household income is $1415 per week.

The median rent in Samson is $310 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1950 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Samson postcode 6163

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