Parklands Demographics (WA) Local Stats

Parklands (6180) is a suburb of South Western, South West, Western Australia. It is about 62 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. Parklands is in the federal electorate of Brand.

In the 2011 census the population of Parklands was 539 and is comprised of approximately 47.9% females and 52.1% males.

The median/average age of the population of Parklands is 45 years of age.

72.1% of people living in the suburb of Parklands were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 10.5% England, 2.0% New Zealand, 1.8% Zimbabwe, 1.7% Wales, 1.3% Botswana, 0.9% Ireland, 0.7% Northern Ireland, 0.7% Vietnam, 0.7% South Africa, 0.6% India, 0.6% Netherlands, 0.6% United States of America, 0.6% Germany, 0.6% Scotland.

93.4% of people living in Parklands speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.1% Vietnamese, 0.7% Italian, 0.6% Thai, 0.6% German.

The religious makeup of Parklands is 31.2% Anglican, 26.1% No religion, 19.8% Catholic, 6.8% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.7% Christian, nfd, 3.5% Baptist, 1.7% Pentecostal, 1.5% Uniting Church, 1.3% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.1% Buddhism.

61.5% of people are married, 25.5% have never married and 6.7% are divorced and 3.1% are separated. There are 14 widowed people living in Parklands.

50.0% of the people living in Parklands over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 34.9% are working on a part time basis. Parklands has an unemployment rate of 4.1%.

The main occupations of people living in Parklands are 20.6% Technicians & trades workers, 13.9% Professionals, 13.2% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.0% Community & personal service workers, 11.0% Managers, 10.7% Machinery operators & drivers, 10.3% Sales workers, 8.2% Labourers, 1.1% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Parklands work in are 17.0% Construction, 12.8% Manufacturing, 11.7% Retail trade, 10.3% Health care and social assistance, 7.8% Education and training, 6.4% Other services, 5.0% Transport, postal and warehousing, 4.6% Professional, scientific and technical services, 4.6% Mining.

38.6% of homes are fully owned, and 51.2% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 10.2% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $602 per week and the median household income is $2083 per week.

The median rent in Parklands is $250 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1655 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Parklands postcode 6180

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