Bowes Demographics (WA) Local Stats

Bowes (6535) is a suburb of South East & Central, Mid West, Western Australia. It is about 408 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. Bowes is in the federal electorate of Durack.

In the 2011 census the population of Bowes was 276 and is comprised of approximately 47.5% females and 52.5% males.

The median/average age of the population of Bowes is 47 years of age.

88.7% of people living in the suburb of Bowes were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.0% England, 1.8% New Zealand, 1.8% Scotland.

96.4% of people living in Bowes speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.2% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.4% Other.

The religious makeup of Bowes is 32.2% Anglican, 23.6% Catholic, 18.8% No religion, 14.5% Uniting Church, 2.9% Religious affiliation not stated, 2.2% Baptist, 2.2% Other religious affiliation , 2.2% Christian, nfd, 1.4% Lutheran.

67.4% of people are married, 19.9% have never married and 7.7% are divorced and 2.3% are separated. There are 6 widowed people living in Bowes.

70.9% of the people living in Bowes over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 22.3% are working on a part time basis. Bowes has an unemployment rate of 0.0%.

The main occupations of people living in Bowes are 42.9% Managers, 10.2% Professionals, 10.2% Technicians & trades workers, 8.8% Clerical & administrative workers, 8.8% Labourers, 8.2% Machinery operators & drivers, 6.1% Sales workers, 4.8% Community & personal service workers.

The main industries people from Bowes work in are 43.4% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 8.4% Education and training, 7.7% Retail trade, 6.3% Accommodation and food services, 6.3% Mining, 5.6% Health care and social assistance, 4.9% Public administration and safety, 4.2% Transport, postal and warehousing, 2.8% Manufacturing.

54.7% of homes are fully owned, and 28.2% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 12.0% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $431 per week and the median household income is $818 per week.

The median rent in Bowes is $100 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2297 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Bowes postcode 6535

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