Toodyay Demographics (WA) Local Stats

Toodyay (6566) is a suburb of South East & Central, Mid West, Western Australia. It is about 73 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. Toodyay is in the federal electorate of Pearce.

In the 2011 census the population of Toodyay was 1,323 and is comprised of approximately 50.8% females and 49.2% males.

The median/average age of the population of Toodyay is 49 years of age.

72.1% of people living in the suburb of Toodyay were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 9.3% England, 3.0% New Zealand, 1.1% Scotland, 0.6% Germany, 0.5% Netherlands, 0.5% Poland, 0.5% Wales, 0.5% Ireland, 0.5% Thailand, 0.4% Northern Ireland, 0.4% India, 0.4% Denmark, 0.4% Canada, 0.4% Zimbabwe.

90.9% of people living in Toodyay speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 6.4% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.7% Other, 0.5% Polish, 0.5% Italian, 0.3% Australian Indigenous Languages , 0.2% Dutch, 0.2% Japanese, 0.2% Other.

The religious makeup of Toodyay is 25.7% No religion, 24.4% Anglican, 18.3% Catholic, 10.4% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.0% Uniting Church, 3.0% Baptist, 2.9% Christian, nfd, 2.8% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.9% Jehovah's Witnesses, 1.1% Other religious affiliation .

51.1% of people are married, 27.1% have never married and 13.0% are divorced and 2.5% are separated. There are 68 widowed people living in Toodyay.

54.8% of the people living in Toodyay over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 34.0% are working on a part time basis. Toodyay has an unemployment rate of 5.6%.

The main occupations of people living in Toodyay are 19.7% Technicians & trades workers, 13.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 13.5% Professionals, 12.9% Labourers, 12.7% Community & personal service workers, 11.1% Managers, 9.9% Machinery operators & drivers, 4.4% Sales workers, 2.0% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Toodyay work in are 14.5% Health care and social assistance, 11.3% Construction, 9.7% Retail trade, 9.3% Public administration and safety, 9.1% Mining, 7.3% Education and training, 6.7% Transport, postal and warehousing, 6.0% Accommodation and food services, 5.6% Agriculture, forestry and fishing.

41.4% of homes are fully owned, and 30.3% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 25.2% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $451 per week and the median household income is $764 per week.

The median rent in Toodyay is $229 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1700 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Toodyay postcode 6566

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