Carmel Demographics (WA) Local Stats

Carmel (6076) is a suburb of South Western, Heartlands, Western Australia. It is about 22 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. Carmel is in the federal electorate of Pearce.

In the 2011 census the population of Carmel was 714 and is comprised of approximately 47.9% females and 52.1% males.

The median/average age of the population of Carmel is 43 years of age.

67.7% of people living in the suburb of Carmel were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 9.2% England, 2.9% Italy, 1.5% New Zealand, 1.3% Switzerland, 1.1% Singapore, 1.1% Scotland, 1.0% Vietnam, 0.6% India, 0.6% Fiji, 0.6% South Eastern Europe, nfd, 0.6% Malaysia, 0.6% South Africa, 0.4% Netherlands, 0.4% Philippines.

79.7% of people living in Carmel speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 10.5% Language spoken at home not stated, 5.0% Italian, 1.0% Other, 0.8% Vietnamese, 0.8% German, 0.7% Dutch, 0.6% French, 0.4% Spanish, 0.4% Bengali.

The religious makeup of Carmel is 24.0% Catholic, 21.1% No religion, 16.4% Anglican, 14.9% Religious affiliation not stated, 8.6% Seventh-day Adventist, 6.0% Christian, nfd, 2.4% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.1% Uniting Church, 1.7% Baptist, 1.0% Other religious affiliation .

51.1% of people are married, 26.8% have never married and 9.2% are divorced and 3.3% are separated. There are 56 widowed people living in Carmel.

57.9% of the people living in Carmel over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 33.7% are working on a part time basis. Carmel has an unemployment rate of 2.2%.

The main occupations of people living in Carmel are 24.4% Professionals, 17.8% Managers, 13.5% Technicians & trades workers, 12.6% Clerical & administrative workers, 9.5% Community & personal service workers, 7.4% Labourers, 6.9% Machinery operators & drivers, 6.6% Sales workers, 1.4% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Carmel work in are 12.6% Education and training, 10.6% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 9.5% Manufacturing, 9.5% Health care and social assistance, 7.2% Retail trade, 6.9% Wholesale trade, 6.3% Professional, scientific and technical services, 5.7% Other services, 5.7% Construction.

49.5% of homes are fully owned, and 35.6% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 12.0% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $640 per week and the median household income is $1714 per week.

The median rent in Carmel is $200 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1625 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Carmel postcode 6076

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