Forrest Demographics (WA) Local Stats

Forrest (6434) is a suburb of South East & Central, Goldfields, Western Australia. It is about 1168 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. Forrest is in the federal electorate of O'Connor.

In the 2006 Census the population of Forrest is 171 and is comprised of 51.2% males and 48.8% females.

The median/average age of the Forrest population is 41 years of age, 4 years above the Australian average.

The country of birth of people living in Forrest is 76.5% Australia, 7.1% England, 2.4% Portugal, 2.4% Switzerland.

90% of people speak English as their first language, 5.3% speak Auslan, 2.4% speak German.

The religious make up of Forrest is 40.6% No Religion, 21.2% Catholic, 12.4% Anglican, 4.7% Uniting Church, 2.9% Presbyterian and Reformed.

39.7% of people are married, 33.3% have never married and 23.8% are separated or divorced. There are 7 widowed people living in Forrest.

42% of the people living in Forrest are employed full time, while 39.5% are employed on a part time basis. Forrest has an above average unemployment rate of 8.6% and 43 people are not part of the labour force.

The average individual income is $380.00 per week and the average household income is $638.00 per week.

The average rent in Forrest is $120 per week and the average mortgage repayment is $823 per month. 35.8% are fully owned, and 37.3% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 17.9% of homes are rented.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Forrest postcode 6434

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