Silver Sands Demographics (WA) Local Stats

Silver Sands (6210) is a suburb of South Western, Heartlands, Western Australia. It is about 63 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. Silver Sands is in the federal electorates of Brand, Canning.

In the 2011 census the population of Silver Sands was 1,241 and is comprised of approximately 49.5% females and 50.5% males.

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

70.6% of people living in the suburb of Silver Sands were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 11.1% England, 2.1% New Zealand, 1.5% South Africa, 1.0% Netherlands, 1.0% Scotland, 0.6% Ireland, 0.6% Italy, 0.6% Indonesia, 0.5% India, 0.5% Norway, 0.4% Wales, 0.4% Germany, 0.3% Zimbabwe, 0.3% Thailand.

86.8% of people living in Silver Sands speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 8.5% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.4% Italian, 1.1% Other, 0.5% Other, 0.5% Dutch, 0.5% Indonesian, 0.2% Tagalog, 0.2% German, 0.2% Mandarin.

The religious makeup of Silver Sands is 26.2% Anglican, 24.1% No religion, 21.8% Catholic, 11.3% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.8% Uniting Church, 2.3% Christian, nfd, 1.9% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.3% Buddhism, 1.2% Baptist, 1.0% Pentecostal.

51.4% of people are married, 29.3% have never married and 9.3% are divorced and 3.7% are separated. There are 66 widowed people living in Silver Sands.

52.8% of the people living in Silver Sands over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 32.8% are working on a part time basis. Silver Sands has an unemployment rate of 6.7%.

The main occupations of people living in Silver Sands are 19.4% Technicians & trades workers, 13.3% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.8% Professionals, 11.8% Labourers, 11.4% Sales workers, 10.8% Managers, 9.3% Community & personal service workers, 8.2% Machinery operators & drivers, 4.0% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Silver Sands work in are 15.1% Retail trade, 11.3% Construction, 10.0% Manufacturing, 8.3% Health care and social assistance, 7.9% Education and training, 6.0% Public administration and safety, 6.0% Mining, 5.5% Accommodation and food services, 4.1% Other services.

39.2% of homes are fully owned, and 23.1% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 34.3% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $534 per week and the median household income is $982 per week.

The median rent in Silver Sands is $280 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1898 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Silver Sands postcode 6210

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