Glen Forrest Demographics (WA) Local Stats

Glen Forrest (6071) is a suburb of South Western, Heartlands, Western Australia. It is about 23 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. Glen Forrest is in the federal electorate of Pearce.

In the 2011 census the population of Glen Forrest was 2,883 and is comprised of approximately 50.2% females and 49.8% males.

The median/average age of the population of Glen Forrest is 41 years of age.

66.1% of people living in the suburb of Glen Forrest were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 13.2% England, 1.3% New Zealand, 1.3% South Africa, 1.1% Netherlands, 1.1% Scotland, 0.7% United States of America, 0.6% Ireland, 0.6% Wales, 0.5% Germany, 0.5% India, 0.5% Switzerland, 0.3% Zimbabwe, 0.3% Malaysia, 0.3% France.

87.5% of people living in Glen Forrest speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 7.9% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.9% Other, 0.8% German, 0.5% Dutch, 0.3% French, 0.3% Italian, 0.2% Persian, 0.2% Hungarian, 0.2% Greek.

The religious makeup of Glen Forrest is 32.7% No religion, 21.2% Anglican, 15.8% Catholic, 12.7% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.5% Christian, nfd, 3.2% Uniting Church, 2.2% Baptist, 1.9% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.0% Buddhism, 0.7% Seventh-day Adventist.

55.7% of people are married, 28.9% have never married and 8.8% are divorced and 3.0% are separated. There are 85 widowed people living in Glen Forrest.

56.0% of the people living in Glen Forrest over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 34.3% are working on a part time basis. Glen Forrest has an unemployment rate of 3.9%.

The main occupations of people living in Glen Forrest are 24.6% Professionals, 15.5% Clerical & administrative workers, 14.8% Technicians & trades workers, 13.9% Managers, 10.3% Community & personal service workers, 8.2% Sales workers, 7.1% Labourers, 4.6% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.0% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Glen Forrest work in are 12.1% Health care and social assistance, 11.1% Education and training, 10.2% Professional, scientific and technical services, 8.4% Retail trade, 8.1% Construction, 7.5% Public administration and safety, 7.5% Manufacturing, 5.0% Transport, postal and warehousing, 4.7% Mining.

40.1% of homes are fully owned, and 46.5% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 11.2% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $628 per week and the median household income is $1680 per week.

The median rent in Glen Forrest is $330 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1842 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Glen Forrest postcode 6071

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