Butler Demographics (WA) Local Stats

Butler (6036) is a suburb of South Western, Heartlands, Western Australia. It is about 37 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. Butler is in the federal electorate of Pearce.

In the 2011 census the population of Butler was 9,653 and is comprised of approximately 51.1% females and 48.9% males.

The median/average age of the population of Butler is 28 years of age.

48.7% of people living in the suburb of Butler were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 23.4% England, 4.9% New Zealand, 3.9% South Africa, 2.9% Scotland, 1.0% Ireland, 0.9% Zimbabwe, 0.6% Wales, 0.5% Sudan, 0.5% India, 0.5% Philippines, 0.5% Singapore, 0.3% Germany, 0.3% United States of America, 0.3% Egypt.

85.8% of people living in Butler speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.3% Language spoken at home not stated, 4.2% Other, 0.8% Arabic, 0.6% Spanish, 0.4% Mandarin, 0.3% German, 0.3% Italian, 0.2% Portuguese, 0.2% Cantonese.

The religious makeup of Butler is 28.2% No religion, 23.8% Anglican, 21.8% Catholic, 7.6% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.5% Christian, nfd, 2.1% Uniting Church, 1.9% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.9% Baptist, 1.6% Pentecostal, 1.2% Latter-day Saints.

52.2% of people are married, 36.6% have never married and 6.6% are divorced and 3.0% are separated. There are 105 widowed people living in Butler.

63.6% of the people living in Butler over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 25.1% are working on a part time basis. Butler has an unemployment rate of 5.0%.

The main occupations of people living in Butler are 22.6% Technicians & trades workers, 14.9% Clerical & administrative workers, 14.5% Professionals, 11.2% Community & personal service workers, 9.8% Labourers, 9.7% Sales workers, 9.4% Managers, 6.8% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.0% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Butler work in are 15.4% Construction, 10.8% Health care and social assistance, 10.7% Retail trade, 8.0% Manufacturing, 6.5% Education and training, 6.3% Mining, 5.7% Public administration and safety, 5.6% Accommodation and food services, 5.4% Professional, scientific and technical services.

8.5% of homes are fully owned, and 61.1% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 28.7% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $746 per week and the median household income is $1655 per week.

The median rent in Butler is $360 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2300 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Butler postcode 6036

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