Carramar Demographics (WA) Local Stats

Carramar (6031) is a suburb of South Western, Heartlands, Western Australia. It is about 28 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. Carramar is in the federal electorate of Moore.

In the 2011 census the population of Carramar was 6,605 and is comprised of approximately 51.4% females and 48.6% males.

The median/average age of the population of Carramar is 32 years of age.

47.3% of people living in the suburb of Carramar were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 24.8% England, 4.3% Scotland, 4.3% South Africa, 3.7% New Zealand, 1.2% Zimbabwe, 1.1% Ireland, 0.9% Wales, 0.7% India, 0.7% Philippines, 0.5% Germany, 0.5% Kenya, 0.4% Singapore, 0.3% Malaysia, 0.3% Poland.

87.6% of people living in Carramar speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.8% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.8% Other, 0.5% Persian, 0.4% Cantonese, 0.4% Polish, 0.4% Tagalog, 0.3% Vietnamese, 0.3% Mandarin, 0.3% Spanish.

The religious makeup of Carramar is 25.7% Anglican, 24.3% No religion, 22.6% Catholic, 6.8% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.7% Uniting Church, 2.8% Baptist, 2.8% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.5% Christian, nfd, 1.9% Pentecostal, 1.0% Islam.

59.5% of people are married, 30.3% have never married and 5.8% are divorced and 2.7% are separated. There are 80 widowed people living in Carramar.

58.1% of the people living in Carramar over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 31.7% are working on a part time basis. Carramar has an unemployment rate of 4.4%.

The main occupations of people living in Carramar are 20.1% Technicians & trades workers, 17.0% Clerical & administrative workers, 16.4% Professionals, 11.4% Managers, 11.1% Community & personal service workers, 9.8% Sales workers, 8.0% Labourers, 5.4% Machinery operators & drivers, 0.9% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Carramar work in are 13.9% Construction, 12.0% Health care and social assistance, 11.0% Retail trade, 6.8% Education and training, 6.7% Public administration and safety, 6.5% Manufacturing, 6.0% Professional, scientific and technical services, 5.2% Other services, 4.8% Mining.

16.8% of homes are fully owned, and 65.9% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 15.9% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $773 per week and the median household income is $1964 per week.

The median rent in Carramar is $400 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2297 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Carramar postcode 6031

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