Chittering Demographics (WA) Local Stats

Chittering (6084) is a suburb of South Western, Heartlands, Western Australia. It is about 58 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. Chittering is in the federal electorate of Pearce.

In the 2011 census the population of Chittering was 503 and is comprised of approximately 48.9% females and 51.1% males.

The median/average age of the population of Chittering is 41 years of age.

68.7% of people living in the suburb of Chittering were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 15.0% England, 2.0% New Zealand, 1.4% Ireland, 1.2% Scotland, 1.2% Switzerland, 1.0% Israel, 0.8% Croatia, 0.8% South Africa, 0.8% Singapore, 0.6% United States of America, 0.6% Italy, 0.6% Germany.

89.3% of people living in Chittering speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.2% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.6% Other, 0.8% Thai, 0.8% German, 0.6% Dutch, 0.6% Mandarin, 0.6% Spanish, 0.6% Croatian.

The religious makeup of Chittering is 30.0% Anglican, 27.4% No religion, 16.7% Catholic, 8.1% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.2% Uniting Church, 4.0% Christian, nfd, 1.6% Buddhism, 1.4% Other Religious Groups, 1.2% Seventh-day Adventist, 1.2% Presbyterian and Reformed.

64.2% of people are married, 20.1% have never married and 10.2% are divorced and 2.5% are separated. There are 12 widowed people living in Chittering.

62.9% of the people living in Chittering over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 31.0% are working on a part time basis. Chittering has an unemployment rate of 1.2%.

The main occupations of people living in Chittering are 19.7% Managers, 19.7% Technicians & trades workers, 12.0% Professionals, 12.0% Labourers, 10.8% Clerical & administrative workers, 8.8% Machinery operators & drivers, 7.6% Community & personal service workers, 6.8% Sales workers, 2.4% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Chittering work in are 12.3% Construction, 9.5% Education and training, 9.5% Transport, postal and warehousing, 8.2% Manufacturing, 7.8% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 7.4% Public administration and safety, 7.4% Retail trade, 5.3% Health care and social assistance, 5.3% Other services.

33.3% of homes are fully owned, and 54.2% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 12.4% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $580 per week and the median household income is $1062 per week.

The median rent in Chittering is $350 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1995 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Chittering postcode 6084

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