Lakelands Demographics (WA) Local Stats

Lakelands (6180) is a suburb of South Western, Heartlands, Western Australia. It is about 58 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. Lakelands is in the federal electorate of Brand.

In the 2011 census the population of Lakelands was 2,923 and is comprised of approximately 50.8% females and 49.2% males.

The median/average age of the population of Lakelands is 28 years of age.

59.9% of people living in the suburb of Lakelands were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 13.2% England, 4.7% New Zealand, 3.5% South Africa, 1.8% Scotland, 1.2% Zimbabwe, 0.5% Ireland, 0.5% Philippines, 0.5% Singapore, 0.5% Netherlands, 0.4% Thailand, 0.4% Malaysia, 0.4% Switzerland, 0.3% India, 0.3% Canada.

83.1% of people living in Lakelands speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 8.2% Language spoken at home not stated, 4.0% Other, 0.5% Thai, 0.5% Italian, 0.5% German, 0.4% Dutch, 0.4% Mandarin, 0.3% Tagalog, 0.2% Japanese.

The religious makeup of Lakelands is 26.6% No religion, 20.6% Anglican, 18.8% Catholic, 11.7% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.6% Baptist, 3.5% Christian, nfd, 2.5% Uniting Church, 2.0% Pentecostal, 1.9% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.2% Buddhism.

53.3% of people are married, 34.5% have never married and 7.8% are divorced and 2.7% are separated. There are 37 widowed people living in Lakelands.

60.5% of the people living in Lakelands over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 26.1% are working on a part time basis. Lakelands has an unemployment rate of 5.7%.

The main occupations of people living in Lakelands are 20.5% Technicians & trades workers, 13.8% Professionals, 12.9% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.1% Machinery operators & drivers, 10.8% Community & personal service workers, 10.8% Labourers, 9.8% Sales workers, 8.8% Managers, 1.3% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Lakelands work in are 14.6% Construction, 10.1% Manufacturing, 9.8% Mining, 9.5% Retail trade, 9.1% Health care and social assistance, 7.2% Public administration and safety, 6.8% Accommodation and food services, 6.1% Education and training, 4.2% Professional, scientific and technical services.

12.3% of homes are fully owned, and 59.5% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 25.4% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $690 per week and the median household income is $1578 per week.

The median rent in Lakelands is $320 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2297 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Lakelands postcode 6180

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