Byford Demographics (WA) Local Stats

Byford (6122) is a suburb of South Western, Heartlands, Western Australia. It is about 33 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. Byford is in the federal electorate of Canning.

In the 2011 census the population of Byford was 7,034 and is comprised of approximately 50.2% females and 49.8% males.

The median/average age of the population of Byford is 30 years of age.

71.1% of people living in the suburb of Byford were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 11.5% England, 3.4% New Zealand, 1.6% South Africa, 1.1% Scotland, 1.0% Netherlands, 0.4% India, 0.4% Malaysia, 0.3% Ireland, 0.3% Wales, 0.3% Germany, 0.3% Singapore, 0.2% Canada, 0.2% Philippines, 0.2% Northern Ireland.

90.8% of people living in Byford speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.3% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.9% Other, 0.6% Dutch, 0.3% Italian, 0.2% French, 0.2% Mandarin, 0.2% Other , 0.2% Tagalog, 0.1% Indonesian.

The religious makeup of Byford is 31.6% No religion, 22.5% Anglican, 16.2% Catholic, 8.4% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.6% Presbyterian and Reformed, 3.0% Christian, nfd, 2.6% Baptist, 2.2% Uniting Church, 1.3% Buddhism, 1.0% Pentecostal.

52.0% of people are married, 35.3% have never married and 6.4% are divorced and 3.2% are separated. There are 156 widowed people living in Byford.

63.4% of the people living in Byford over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 25.9% are working on a part time basis. Byford has an unemployment rate of 4.0%.

The main occupations of people living in Byford are 22.9% Technicians & trades workers, 16.4% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.9% Machinery operators & drivers, 11.3% Professionals, 9.4% Labourers, 9.1% Community & personal service workers, 9.0% Managers, 8.8% Sales workers, 1.2% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Byford work in are 14.4% Construction, 11.9% Manufacturing, 11.5% Retail trade, 9.0% Health care and social assistance, 6.2% Transport, postal and warehousing, 6.2% Education and training, 6.0% Public administration and safety, 5.4% Mining, 4.6% Other services.

19.8% of homes are fully owned, and 61.5% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 17.1% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $720 per week and the median household income is $1679 per week.

The median rent in Byford is $360 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2167 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Byford postcode 6122

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