Wannanup Demographics (WA) Local Stats

Wannanup (6210) is a suburb of South Western, Heartlands, Western Australia. It is about 74 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. Wannanup is in the federal electorate of Canning.

In the 2011 census the population of Wannanup was 2,769 and is comprised of approximately 50.9% females and 49.1% males.

The median/average age of the population of Wannanup is 42 years of age.

65.2% of people living in the suburb of Wannanup were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 12.6% England, 4.2% New Zealand, 2.7% South Africa, 1.4% Scotland, 1.0% United States of America, 0.6% Wales, 0.6% Ireland, 0.5% Germany, 0.5% United Kingdom, Channel Islands and Isle of Man, nfd, 0.4% Netherlands, 0.4% Italy, 0.4% Thailand, 0.3% India, 0.3% Kuwait.

89.6% of people living in Wannanup speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.2% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.6% Other, 0.8% Italian, 0.3% Thai, 0.3% German, 0.2% Russian, 0.2% Dutch, 0.2% Tagalog, 0.2% Mandarin.

The religious makeup of Wannanup is 26.9% Anglican, 24.0% No religion, 23.4% Catholic, 8.6% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.9% Uniting Church, 3.1% Christian, nfd, 2.8% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.6% Baptist, 0.7% Other religious affiliation , 0.6% Buddhism.

60.7% of people are married, 24.1% have never married and 8.5% are divorced and 3.6% are separated. There are 68 widowed people living in Wannanup.

56.0% of the people living in Wannanup over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 31.3% are working on a part time basis. Wannanup has an unemployment rate of 6.3%.

The main occupations of people living in Wannanup are 19.6% Technicians & trades workers, 14.3% Professionals, 12.4% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.1% Managers, 12.0% Labourers, 10.7% Sales workers, 9.7% Community & personal service workers, 7.5% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.5% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Wannanup work in are 16.0% Construction, 11.7% Retail trade, 9.6% Manufacturing, 8.8% Health care and social assistance, 7.5% Education and training, 7.0% Mining, 6.1% Accommodation and food services, 5.5% Professional, scientific and technical services, 5.3% Public administration and safety.

30.0% of homes are fully owned, and 36.0% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 29.7% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $578 per week and the median household income is $1303 per week.

The median rent in Wannanup is $320 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2146 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Wannanup postcode 6210

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