Gilgering Demographics (WA) Local Stats

Gilgering (6302) is a suburb of South Western, Heartlands, Western Australia. It is about 90 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. Gilgering is in the federal electorate of Pearce.

In the 2011 census the population of Gilgering was 259 and is comprised of approximately 47.9% females and 52.1% males.

The median/average age of the population of Gilgering is 47 years of age.

85.5% of people living in the suburb of Gilgering were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 7.8% England, 2.0% Netherlands, 2.0% Switzerland.

96.1% of people living in Gilgering speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.3% Other, 1.6% Australian Indigenous Languages .

The religious makeup of Gilgering is 38.8% Anglican, 22.9% No religion, 10.9% Catholic, 7.4% Uniting Church, 7.0% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.3% Buddhism, 3.5% Churches of Christ, 1.9% Salvation Army, 1.2% Christian, nfd, 1.2% Presbyterian and Reformed.

66.7% of people are married, 21.8% have never married and 8.3% are divorced and 1.9% are separated. There are 3 widowed people living in Gilgering.

61.7% of the people living in Gilgering over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 29.8% are working on a part time basis. Gilgering has an unemployment rate of 2.8%.

The main occupations of people living in Gilgering are 35.8% Managers, 16.1% Technicians & trades workers, 9.5% Machinery operators & drivers, 8.8% Sales workers, 7.3% Clerical & administrative workers, 7.3% Labourers, 6.6% Professionals, 6.6% Community & personal service workers, 2.2% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Gilgering work in are 34.8% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 13.0% Retail trade, 8.7% Accommodation and food services, 7.2% Health care and social assistance, 7.2% Mining, 6.5% Education and training, 4.3% Other services, 2.9% Wholesale trade, 2.2% Professional, scientific and technical services.

52.0% of homes are fully owned, and 30.6% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 14.3% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $515 per week and the median household income is $1208 per week.

The median rent in Gilgering is $0 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1733 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Gilgering postcode 6302

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