Lockyer Demographics (WA) Local Stats

Lockyer (6330) is a suburb of South Western, South West, Western Australia. It is about 387 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. Lockyer is in the federal electorate of O'Connor.

In the 2011 census the population of Lockyer was 1,150 and is comprised of approximately 53.1% females and 46.9% males.

The median/average age of the population of Lockyer is 33 years of age.

77.1% of people living in the suburb of Lockyer were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 6.0% England, 2.8% Philippines, 1.4% New Zealand, 1.1% Netherlands, 1.0% Germany, 0.9% Scotland, 0.8% Jersey, 0.5% Wales, 0.3% India, 0.3% South Africa, 0.3% Afghanistan, 0.3% Italy, 0.3% Zimbabwe, 0.3% South Eastern Europe, nfd.

89.1% of people living in Lockyer speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.2% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.1% Tagalog, 1.0% Filipino , 0.6% Other, 0.5% German, 0.4% Dutch, 0.3% Arabic, 0.3% Greek, 0.3% Polish.

The religious makeup of Lockyer is 32.5% No religion, 16.2% Anglican, 14.3% Catholic, 11.5% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.4% Baptist, 4.5% Christian, nfd, 2.9% Uniting Church, 2.0% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.7% Salvation Army, 1.1% Seventh-day Adventist.

32.0% of people are married, 43.8% have never married and 12.0% are divorced and 4.8% are separated. There are 65 widowed people living in Lockyer.

48.6% of the people living in Lockyer over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 32.1% are working on a part time basis. Lockyer has an unemployment rate of 10.9%.

The main occupations of people living in Lockyer are 20.8% Labourers, 15.9% Technicians & trades workers, 13.8% Sales workers, 12.8% Community & personal service workers, 10.7% Professionals, 9.6% Machinery operators & drivers, 8.1% Clerical & administrative workers, 7.6% Managers, 0.8% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Lockyer work in are 19.0% Retail trade, 14.1% Health care and social assistance, 10.7% Accommodation and food services, 8.3% Construction, 7.0% Manufacturing, 7.0% Education and training, 4.7% Administrative and support services, 4.2% Public administration and safety, 3.9% Professional, scientific and technical services.

15.0% of homes are fully owned, and 27.9% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 54.0% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $386 per week and the median household income is $710 per week.

The median rent in Lockyer is $167 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1257 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Lockyer postcode 6330

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