Dawesville Demographics (WA) Local Stats

Dawesville (6211) is a suburb of South Western, Heartlands, Western Australia. It is about 78 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. Dawesville is in the federal electorate of Canning.

In the 2011 census the population of Dawesville was 4,299 and is comprised of approximately 50.2% females and 49.8% males.

The median/average age of the population of Dawesville is 38 years of age.

72.2% of people living in the suburb of Dawesville were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 10.7% England, 4.1% New Zealand, 1.6% South Africa, 0.9% Scotland, 0.3% Ireland, 0.3% Netherlands, 0.3% United States of America, 0.3% Canada, 0.3% Wales, 0.3% Germany, 0.2% Italy, 0.2% Singapore, 0.2% Malaysia, 0.2% Philippines.

91.9% of people living in Dawesville speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.0% Other, 0.4% Mandarin, 0.3% German, 0.3% Italian, 0.2% French, 0.2% Portuguese, 0.2% Maltese, 0.1% Thai.

The religious makeup of Dawesville is 29.9% No religion, 26.1% Anglican, 21.0% Catholic, 7.7% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.8% Uniting Church, 2.3% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.1% Christian, nfd, 1.6% Baptist, 0.7% Other religious affiliation , 0.6% Jehovah's Witnesses.

58.3% of people are married, 26.8% have never married and 9.1% are divorced and 3.5% are separated. There are 76 widowed people living in Dawesville.

51.9% of the people living in Dawesville over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 34.1% are working on a part time basis. Dawesville has an unemployment rate of 5.8%.

The main occupations of people living in Dawesville are 21.3% Technicians & trades workers, 14.0% Professionals, 12.8% Clerical & administrative workers, 10.8% Machinery operators & drivers, 10.1% Sales workers, 10.0% Labourers, 9.8% Managers, 9.4% Community & personal service workers, 1.6% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Dawesville work in are 15.8% Construction, 11.4% Retail trade, 9.6% Manufacturing, 8.7% Education and training, 8.3% Health care and social assistance, 8.3% Mining, 6.6% Accommodation and food services, 5.5% Professional, scientific and technical services, 3.8% Public administration and safety.

31.3% of homes are fully owned, and 40.9% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 26.1% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $538 per week and the median household income is $1244 per week.

The median rent in Dawesville is $300 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1950 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Dawesville postcode 6211

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