Wattleup Demographics (WA) Local Stats

Wattleup (6166) is a suburb of Perth, Southern Suburbs, Western Australia. It is about 25 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. Wattleup is in the federal electorate of Fremantle.

In the 2011 census the population of Wattleup was 571 and is comprised of approximately 45.2% females and 54.8% males.

The median/average age of the population of Wattleup is 46 years of age.

69.3% of people living in the suburb of Wattleup were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 6.3% Croatia, 4.7% England, 2.6% New Zealand, 2.3% Italy, 1.7% South Eastern Europe, nfd, 1.4% Netherlands, 1.2% Denmark, 1.2% Zimbabwe, 0.9% Hong Kong , 0.7% Northern Ireland, 0.7% Belgium, 0.7% Scotland, 0.5% Vietnam, 0.5% Singapore.

77.8% of people living in Wattleup speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 6.1% Croatian, 3.0% Serbian, 2.8% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.6% Italian, 1.6% Dutch, 1.4% Other, 1.1% French, 0.9% Mandarin, 0.7% Samoan.

The religious makeup of Wattleup is 32.7% Catholic, 23.6% No religion, 16.5% Anglican, 8.8% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.6% Eastern Orthodox, 3.0% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.5% Uniting Church, 2.1% Buddhism, 1.6% Christian, nfd, 1.2% Baptist.

49.9% of people are married, 32.9% have never married and 8.7% are divorced and 3.0% are separated. There are 27 widowed people living in Wattleup.

54.2% of the people living in Wattleup over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 33.9% are working on a part time basis. Wattleup has an unemployment rate of 3.9%.

The main occupations of people living in Wattleup are 18.8% Technicians & trades workers, 17.4% Managers, 17.1% Machinery operators & drivers, 13.8% Clerical & administrative workers, 10.7% Labourers, 7.0% Professionals, 6.4% Community & personal service workers, 5.4% Sales workers, 3.4% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Wattleup work in are 13.3% Construction, 12.3% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 9.0% Retail trade, 8.6% Transport, postal and warehousing, 8.0% Manufacturing, 7.6% Health care and social assistance, 6.0% Mining, 5.6% Wholesale trade, 5.3% Professional, scientific and technical services.

46.1% of homes are fully owned, and 23.7% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 21.9% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $571 per week and the median household income is $1262 per week.

The median rent in Wattleup is $293 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1770 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Wattleup postcode 6166

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