South Lake Demographics (WA) Local Stats

South Lake (6164) is a suburb of Perth, Southern Suburbs, Western Australia. It is about 17 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. South Lake is in the federal electorate of Fremantle.

In the 2011 census the population of South Lake was 5,972 and is comprised of approximately 49.3% females and 50.7% males.

The median/average age of the population of South Lake is 33 years of age.

63.8% of people living in the suburb of South Lake were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.2% England, 3.6% New Zealand, 2.8% Philippines, 1.7% China , 1.4% Malaysia, 1.3% South Africa, 1.2% India, 1.2% Scotland, 1.0% Croatia, 0.9% Portugal, 0.9% Indonesia, 0.7% Singapore, 0.5% Italy, 0.5% Thailand.

75.7% of people living in South Lake speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.8% Language spoken at home not stated, 3.0% Other, 2.3% Mandarin, 1.7% Tagalog, 1.5% Portuguese, 1.3% Serbian, 1.0% Italian, 1.0% Filipino , 1.0% Indonesian.

The religious makeup of South Lake is 26.7% No religion, 26.3% Catholic, 16.6% Anglican, 6.9% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.0% Christian, nfd, 3.0% Uniting Church, 2.8% Buddhism, 2.5% Baptist, 1.9% Eastern Orthodox, 1.6% Presbyterian and Reformed.

44.3% of people are married, 39.3% have never married and 9.9% are divorced and 3.2% are separated. There are 159 widowed people living in South Lake.

62.3% of the people living in South Lake over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 26.3% are working on a part time basis. South Lake has an unemployment rate of 4.8%.

The main occupations of people living in South Lake are 20.6% Technicians & trades workers, 13.8% Clerical & administrative workers, 13.7% Professionals, 12.2% Labourers, 10.4% Machinery operators & drivers, 10.1% Community & personal service workers, 9.0% Sales workers, 8.4% Managers, 1.8% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from South Lake work in are 11.8% Manufacturing, 11.5% Health care and social assistance, 11.0% Retail trade, 10.4% Construction, 6.8% Transport, postal and warehousing, 6.6% Education and training, 5.5% Accommodation and food services, 5.1% Public administration and safety, 4.8% Wholesale trade.

19.5% of homes are fully owned, and 53.3% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 24.9% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $670 per week and the median household income is $1412 per week.

The median rent in South Lake is $310 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1733 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for South Lake postcode 6164

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