Wandering Demographics (WA) Local Stats

Wandering (6308) is a suburb of South Western, Heartlands, Western Australia. It is about 111 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. Wandering is in the federal electorate of O'Connor.

In the 2011 census the population of Wandering was 438 and is comprised of approximately 48.6% females and 51.4% males.

The median/average age of the population of Wandering is 44 years of age.

81.5% of people living in the suburb of Wandering were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 7.5% England, 2.1% Mozambique, 1.6% Scotland, 0.9% New Zealand, 0.9% South Africa, 0.7% Germany.

93.4% of people living in Wandering speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.9% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.1% Other, 0.7% Portuguese.

The religious makeup of Wandering is 34.6% Anglican, 23.7% No religion, 16.4% Catholic, 6.6% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.2% Uniting Church, 4.3% Baptist, 2.1% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.6% Eastern Orthodox, 1.4% Buddhism, 1.4% Lutheran.

64.7% of people are married, 21.1% have never married and 9.0% are divorced and 1.7% are separated. There are 12 widowed people living in Wandering.

68.9% of the people living in Wandering over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 22.8% are working on a part time basis. Wandering has an unemployment rate of 2.5%.

The main occupations of people living in Wandering are 38.3% Managers, 16.2% Machinery operators & drivers, 11.9% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.1% Labourers, 11.1% Technicians & trades workers, 8.9% Professionals, 2.6% Community & personal service workers.

The main industries people from Wandering work in are 40.4% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 14.9% Mining, 9.4% Public administration and safety, 6.4% Education and training, 5.1% Health care and social assistance, 3.4% Retail trade, 3.4% Manufacturing, 3.4% Transport, postal and warehousing, 3.4% Construction.

48.5% of homes are fully owned, and 26.3% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 19.2% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $745 per week and the median household income is $1281 per week.

The median rent in Wandering is $223 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1923 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Wandering postcode 6308

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