Sawyers Valley Demographics (WA) Local Stats

Sawyers Valley (6074) is a suburb of South Western, Heartlands, Western Australia. It is about 33 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. Sawyers Valley is in the federal electorate of Pearce.

In the 2011 census the population of Sawyers Valley was 954 and is comprised of approximately 50.1% females and 49.9% males.

The median/average age of the population of Sawyers Valley is 43 years of age.

71.8% of people living in the suburb of Sawyers Valley were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 14.0% England, 2.5% New Zealand, 1.2% Netherlands, 1.0% South Africa, 1.0% Germany, 0.9% United States of America, 0.7% Ireland, 0.7% Scotland, 0.6% Saudi Arabia, 0.6% Italy, 0.5% Lebanon, 0.5% Indonesia.

93.5% of people living in Sawyers Valley speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.4% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.8% Italian, 0.7% Other, 0.6% Dutch, 0.5% German, 0.4% Spanish, 0.3% Greek, 0.3% Macedonian, 0.3% Mandarin.

The religious makeup of Sawyers Valley is 32.5% No religion, 21.2% Anglican, 14.3% Catholic, 6.2% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.0% Christian, nfd, 4.4% Uniting Church, 2.9% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.7% Other religious affiliation , 2.1% Baptist, 1.9% Jehovah's Witnesses.

57.2% of people are married, 27.5% have never married and 8.7% are divorced and 3.2% are separated. There are 26 widowed people living in Sawyers Valley.

56.2% of the people living in Sawyers Valley over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 32.7% are working on a part time basis. Sawyers Valley has an unemployment rate of 4.0%.

The main occupations of people living in Sawyers Valley are 21.5% Professionals, 15.7% Technicians & trades workers, 14.9% Managers, 14.5% Clerical & administrative workers, 9.0% Labourers, 8.6% Community & personal service workers, 8.0% Sales workers, 7.2% Machinery operators & drivers, 0.6% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Sawyers Valley work in are 12.5% Education and training, 12.2% Construction, 10.2% Retail trade, 9.4% Manufacturing, 7.4% Health care and social assistance, 6.8% Public administration and safety, 6.4% Professional, scientific and technical services, 6.0% Transport, postal and warehousing, 5.4% Accommodation and food services.

36.0% of homes are fully owned, and 51.9% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 9.7% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $620 per week and the median household income is $1460 per week.

The median rent in Sawyers Valley is $200 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2167 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Sawyers Valley postcode 6074

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