Dwellingup Demographics (WA) Local Stats

Dwellingup (6213) is a suburb of South Western, South West, Western Australia. It is about 87 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. Dwellingup is in the federal electorate of Canning.

In the 2011 census the population of Dwellingup was 700 and is comprised of approximately 47.7% females and 52.3% males.

The median/average age of the population of Dwellingup is 42 years of age.

81.8% of people living in the suburb of Dwellingup were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.4% England, 1.9% New Zealand, 1.7% Gibraltar, 1.3% United States of America, 1.1% Italy, 0.7% Netherlands, 0.7% Ireland, 0.7% Germany, 0.7% Scotland.

93.7% of people living in Dwellingup speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.1% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.3% Italian, 1.0% Other, 0.4% Australian Indigenous Languages , 0.4% German.

The religious makeup of Dwellingup is 33.4% No religion, 27.6% Anglican, 16.4% Catholic, 7.4% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.1% Christian, nfd, 2.0% Baptist, 1.9% Uniting Church, 1.7% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.0% Buddhism, 1.0% Other Protestant.

47.9% of people are married, 31.6% have never married and 11.7% are divorced and 5.4% are separated. There are 19 widowed people living in Dwellingup.

55.0% of the people living in Dwellingup over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 31.6% are working on a part time basis. Dwellingup has an unemployment rate of 2.5%.

The main occupations of people living in Dwellingup are 16.2% Machinery operators & drivers, 15.7% Professionals, 15.4% Labourers, 15.4% Technicians & trades workers, 14.2% Managers, 8.7% Community & personal service workers, 6.4% Clerical & administrative workers, 5.5% Sales workers, 2.6% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Dwellingup work in are 15.9% Mining, 12.5% Accommodation and food services, 12.2% Manufacturing, 9.6% Public administration and safety, 8.4% Retail trade, 7.2% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 6.1% Education and training, 5.8% Health care and social assistance, 5.5% Construction.

41.7% of homes are fully owned, and 28.0% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 25.8% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $569 per week and the median household income is $1176 per week.

The median rent in Dwellingup is $220 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1900 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Dwellingup postcode 6213

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