Golden Bay Demographics (WA) Local Stats

Golden Bay (6174) is a suburb of South Western, South West, Western Australia. It is about 53 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. Golden Bay is in the federal electorate of Brand.

In the 2011 census the population of Golden Bay was 2,176 and is comprised of approximately 49.4% females and 50.6% males.

The median/average age of the population of Golden Bay is 34 years of age.

70.0% of people living in the suburb of Golden Bay were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 12.0% England, 3.6% New Zealand, 1.3% Scotland, 1.2% South Africa, 0.6% Germany, 0.6% United States of America, 0.5% Netherlands, 0.4% Wales, 0.4% Italy, 0.2% Ukraine, 0.2% India, 0.2% Spain, 0.2% Philippines, 0.2% Northern Ireland.

89.6% of people living in Golden Bay speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 7.2% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.9% Other, 0.5% Polish, 0.4% Italian, 0.4% German, 0.2% French, 0.2% Other , 0.1% Greek, 0.1% Spanish.

The religious makeup of Golden Bay is 31.0% No religion, 24.2% Anglican, 20.0% Catholic, 10.8% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.8% Christian, nfd, 1.8% Uniting Church, 1.5% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.3% Baptist, 1.1% Other religious affiliation , 0.8% Lutheran.

48.1% of people are married, 36.6% have never married and 9.0% are divorced and 3.5% are separated. There are 46 widowed people living in Golden Bay.

59.4% of the people living in Golden Bay over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 27.5% are working on a part time basis. Golden Bay has an unemployment rate of 5.6%.

The main occupations of people living in Golden Bay are 23.4% Technicians & trades workers, 14.8% Professionals, 12.2% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.0% Labourers, 10.1% Community & personal service workers, 9.8% Managers, 9.0% Machinery operators & drivers, 7.6% Sales workers, 2.1% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Golden Bay work in are 17.5% Construction, 12.1% Manufacturing, 9.1% Retail trade, 9.0% Health care and social assistance, 8.3% Education and training, 7.2% Mining, 5.2% Public administration and safety, 4.9% Accommodation and food services, 4.7% Professional, scientific and technical services.

23.5% of homes are fully owned, and 47.0% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 28.1% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $629 per week and the median household income is $1604 per week.

The median rent in Golden Bay is $270 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2000 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Golden Bay postcode 6174

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