Lower Chittering Demographics (WA) Local Stats

Lower Chittering (6084) is a suburb of South Western, Heartlands, Western Australia. It is about 52 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. Lower Chittering is in the federal electorate of Pearce.

In the 2011 census the population of Lower Chittering was 1,558 and is comprised of approximately 49.7% females and 50.3% males.

The median/average age of the population of Lower Chittering is 40 years of age.

65.3% of people living in the suburb of Lower Chittering were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 16.9% England, 2.0% New Zealand, 1.8% South Africa, 1.6% Scotland, 1.2% Netherlands, 0.6% India, 0.6% United States of America, 0.6% Germany, 0.5% Singapore, 0.4% Wales, 0.3% Malaysia, 0.3% Northern Ireland, 0.3% Denmark, 0.3% Mauritius.

91.8% of people living in Lower Chittering speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.4% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.1% Dutch, 0.9% Other, 0.7% French, 0.4% Italian, 0.4% Other, 0.4% Mandarin, 0.3% Greek, 0.3% Polish.

The religious makeup of Lower Chittering is 29.0% Anglican, 27.1% No religion, 18.2% Catholic, 8.4% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.4% Christian, nfd, 3.7% Uniting Church, 2.6% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.4% Baptist, 1.1% Pentecostal, 1.0% Eastern Orthodox.

67.5% of people are married, 22.6% have never married and 6.9% are divorced and 1.9% are separated. There are 12 widowed people living in Lower Chittering.

62.3% of the people living in Lower Chittering over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 29.9% are working on a part time basis. Lower Chittering has an unemployment rate of 2.8%.

The main occupations of people living in Lower Chittering are 21.7% Technicians & trades workers, 17.2% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.4% Professionals, 11.2% Managers, 10.4% Labourers, 9.0% Community & personal service workers, 8.7% Machinery operators & drivers, 7.3% Sales workers, 2.1% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Lower Chittering work in are 10.5% Construction, 9.4% Manufacturing, 9.1% Public administration and safety, 8.7% Health care and social assistance, 7.7% Retail trade, 6.6% Education and training, 6.4% Mining, 6.0% Other services, 5.2% Wholesale trade.

28.4% of homes are fully owned, and 62.9% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 6.7% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $683 per week and the median household income is $1784 per week.

The median rent in Lower Chittering is $250 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2408 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Lower Chittering postcode 6084

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