Furnissdale Demographics (WA) Local Stats

Furnissdale (6209) is a suburb of South Western, South West, Western Australia. It is about 68 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. Furnissdale is in the federal electorate of Canning.

In the 2011 census the population of Furnissdale was 1,027 and is comprised of approximately 48.0% females and 52.0% males.

The median/average age of the population of Furnissdale is 52 years of age.

70.8% of people living in the suburb of Furnissdale were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 12.2% England, 2.5% New Zealand, 1.0% Thailand, 0.8% Netherlands, 0.8% Germany, 0.6% Vietnam, 0.6% South Africa, 0.5% Switzerland, 0.5% Scotland, 0.4% Northern Ireland, 0.4% India, 0.4% Korea, Republic of , 0.4% United States of America, 0.3% Italy.

89.4% of people living in Furnissdale speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 7.0% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.7% Thai, 0.7% Korean, 0.7% German, 0.4% Indonesian, 0.3% Other, 0.3% Italian, 0.3% French, 0.3% Croatian.

The religious makeup of Furnissdale is 33.0% Anglican, 21.7% No religion, 15.9% Catholic, 11.9% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.3% Uniting Church, 3.4% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.0% Buddhism, 1.9% Christian, nfd, 1.7% Baptist, 1.7% Other religious affiliation .

48.6% of people are married, 23.3% have never married and 13.7% are divorced and 3.9% are separated. There are 95 widowed people living in Furnissdale.

52.5% of the people living in Furnissdale over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 31.1% are working on a part time basis. Furnissdale has an unemployment rate of 8.9%.

The main occupations of people living in Furnissdale are 22.2% Technicians & trades workers, 15.9% Machinery operators & drivers, 15.7% Labourers, 10.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 10.4% Managers, 8.6% Professionals, 7.6% Community & personal service workers, 6.8% Sales workers, 2.1% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Furnissdale work in are 18.8% Construction, 13.1% Manufacturing, 9.9% Retail trade, 9.7% Health care and social assistance, 7.3% Accommodation and food services, 5.8% Transport, postal and warehousing, 5.5% Public administration and safety, 5.5% Other services, 5.0% Administrative and support services.

51.7% of homes are fully owned, and 20.1% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 23.5% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $403 per week and the median household income is $675 per week.

The median rent in Furnissdale is $200 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1733 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Furnissdale postcode 6209

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