Erskine Demographics (WA) Local Stats

Erskine (6210) is a suburb of South Western, South West, Western Australia. It is about 68 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. Erskine is in the federal electorate of Canning.

In the 2011 census the population of Erskine was 4,100 and is comprised of approximately 52.2% females and 47.8% males.

The median/average age of the population of Erskine is 54 years of age.

63.5% of people living in the suburb of Erskine were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 15.1% England, 3.1% New Zealand, 1.6% South Africa, 1.5% Scotland, 0.8% Netherlands, 0.8% Wales, 0.4% India, 0.4% Germany, 0.4% Thailand, 0.4% United States of America, 0.4% Philippines, 0.3% Northern Ireland, 0.3% Bahamas, 0.3% Ireland.

89.1% of people living in Erskine speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 6.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.0% Other, 0.4% Dutch, 0.3% Thai, 0.3% German, 0.3% Spanish, 0.3% Mandarin, 0.2% Cantonese, 0.2% French.

The religious makeup of Erskine is 30.1% Anglican, 22.0% No religion, 18.5% Catholic, 10.2% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.5% Uniting Church, 3.6% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.7% Baptist, 1.9% Christian, nfd, 1.2% Lutheran, 0.8% Jehovah's Witnesses.

58.1% of people are married, 20.6% have never married and 10.7% are divorced and 3.0% are separated. There are 274 widowed people living in Erskine.

52.7% of the people living in Erskine over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 33.2% are working on a part time basis. Erskine has an unemployment rate of 6.3%.

The main occupations of people living in Erskine are 20.1% Technicians & trades workers, 12.8% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.2% Professionals, 12.1% Labourers, 11.7% Sales workers, 10.9% Community & personal service workers, 9.6% Managers, 9.1% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.6% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Erskine work in are 14.2% Retail trade, 13.4% Construction, 12.0% Manufacturing, 9.7% Health care and social assistance, 8.4% Education and training, 6.6% Mining, 6.1% Accommodation and food services, 4.4% Public administration and safety, 4.4% Other services.

41.3% of homes are fully owned, and 24.5% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 22.9% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $427 per week and the median household income is $814 per week.

The median rent in Erskine is $300 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1820 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Erskine postcode 6210

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