Banksia Grove Demographics (WA) Local Stats

Banksia Grove (6031) is a suburb of South Western, Heartlands, Western Australia. It is about 29 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. Banksia Grove is in the federal electorates of Cowan, Moore.

In the 2011 census the population of Banksia Grove was 4,718 and is comprised of approximately 51.1% females and 48.9% males.

The median/average age of the population of Banksia Grove is 26 years of age.

57.5% of people living in the suburb of Banksia Grove were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 12.5% England, 5.3% New Zealand, 2.4% South Africa, 1.8% Scotland, 1.5% Sudan, 1.3% Zimbabwe, 1.3% India, 1.0% Philippines, 0.7% Ireland, 0.6% Singapore, 0.6% Malaysia, 0.6% South Sudan, 0.5% Kenya, 0.4% Indonesia.

80.7% of people living in Banksia Grove speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.4% Other, 4.3% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.5% Arabic, 0.8% Mandarin, 0.7% Punjabi, 0.6% Tagalog, 0.5% Spanish, 0.4% Other , 0.4% Polish.

The religious makeup of Banksia Grove is 29.8% No religion, 21.6% Catholic, 17.8% Anglican, 8.2% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.3% Christian, nfd, 2.3% Islam, 2.2% Uniting Church, 2.1% Baptist, 1.7% Pentecostal, 1.7% Presbyterian and Reformed.

42.8% of people are married, 45.5% have never married and 6.4% are divorced and 3.8% are separated. There are 50 widowed people living in Banksia Grove.

63.7% of the people living in Banksia Grove over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 23.4% are working on a part time basis. Banksia Grove has an unemployment rate of 6.1%.

The main occupations of people living in Banksia Grove are 21.3% Technicians & trades workers, 16.0% Clerical & administrative workers, 13.0% Professionals, 11.7% Labourers, 10.9% Community & personal service workers, 9.6% Sales workers, 8.6% Machinery operators & drivers, 7.4% Managers, 1.5% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Banksia Grove work in are 13.4% Construction, 11.7% Retail trade, 10.6% Health care and social assistance, 10.0% Manufacturing, 5.5% Public administration and safety, 5.1% Accommodation and food services, 5.1% Professional, scientific and technical services, 5.0% Other services, 4.9% Education and training.

5.1% of homes are fully owned, and 71.0% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 22.4% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $752 per week and the median household income is $1555 per week.

The median rent in Banksia Grove is $320 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2383 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Banksia Grove postcode 6031

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