West Lamington Demographics (WA) Local Stats

West Lamington (6430) is a suburb of South East & Central, Goldfields, Western Australia. It is about 548 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. West Lamington is in the federal electorate of O'Connor.

In the 2011 census the population of West Lamington was 1,422 and is comprised of approximately 48.2% females and 51.8% males.

The median/average age of the population of West Lamington is 29 years of age.

68.9% of people living in the suburb of West Lamington were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 8.0% New Zealand, 2.5% England, 2.3% South Africa, 1.2% Fiji, 1.1% Zimbabwe, 0.9% Philippines, 0.8% India, 0.8% Papua New Guinea, 0.6% Ireland, 0.4% Montenegro, 0.4% Scotland, 0.4% Samoa, 0.4% Slovenia, 0.3% Mongolia.

84.7% of people living in West Lamington speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 7.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 3.0% Other, 0.4% Vietnamese, 0.4% Other , 0.4% Sinhalese, 0.4% Samoan, 0.4% Italian, 0.4% Tagalog, 0.4% Mandarin.

The religious makeup of West Lamington is 28.2% Catholic, 24.7% No religion, 13.6% Anglican, 11.7% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.5% Christian, nfd, 3.4% Uniting Church, 3.1% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.2% Baptist, 1.5% Churches of Christ, 1.2% Jehovah's Witnesses.

47.8% of people are married, 41.1% have never married and 5.3% are divorced and 1.9% are separated. There are 42 widowed people living in West Lamington.

75.0% of the people living in West Lamington over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 17.4% are working on a part time basis. West Lamington has an unemployment rate of 2.8%.

The main occupations of people living in West Lamington are 24.3% Technicians & trades workers, 15.2% Professionals, 13.9% Machinery operators & drivers, 13.1% Clerical & administrative workers, 8.8% Managers, 8.8% Labourers, 8.2% Community & personal service workers, 6.6% Sales workers, 1.2% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from West Lamington work in are 21.3% Mining, 11.6% Construction, 9.4% Retail trade, 8.0% Education and training, 7.8% Manufacturing, 5.9% Health care and social assistance, 5.4% Public administration and safety, 4.9% Other services, 4.6% Transport, postal and warehousing.

14.9% of homes are fully owned, and 42.0% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 39.8% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $1027 per week and the median household income is $2292 per week.

The median rent in West Lamington is $285 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2167 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for West Lamington postcode 6430

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