Wilberforce Demographics (WA) Local Stats

Wilberforce (6302) is a suburb of South Western, Heartlands, Western Australia. It is about 82 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. Wilberforce is in the federal electorate of Pearce.

In the 2011 census the population of Wilberforce was 308 and is comprised of approximately 52.9% females and 47.1% males.

The median/average age of the population of Wilberforce is 51 years of age.

78.8% of people living in the suburb of Wilberforce were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 7.2% England, 2.9% New Zealand, 2.9% South Africa, 1.6% Ireland, 1.3% Netherlands, 1.3% Scotland.

92.5% of people living in Wilberforce speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.6% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.9% Other, 1.0% French.

The religious makeup of Wilberforce is 32.2% Anglican, 27.4% No religion, 15.6% Catholic, 7.8% Uniting Church, 6.2% Religious affiliation not stated, 2.6% Christian, nfd, 2.3% Other Christian, 2.0% Seventh-day Adventist, 1.6% Salvation Army, 1.3% Jehovah's Witnesses.

65.9% of people are married, 16.3% have never married and 7.1% are divorced and 4.8% are separated. There are 15 widowed people living in Wilberforce.

59.2% of the people living in Wilberforce over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 33.9% are working on a part time basis. Wilberforce has an unemployment rate of 1.7%.

The main occupations of people living in Wilberforce are 38.5% Managers, 13.8% Professionals, 13.2% Labourers, 10.9% Clerical & administrative workers, 9.2% Community & personal service workers, 5.2% Machinery operators & drivers, 5.2% Technicians & trades workers, 2.3% Sales workers, 1.7% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Wilberforce work in are 37.8% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 10.5% Professional, scientific and technical services, 5.8% Retail trade, 5.8% Education and training, 5.8% Health care and social assistance, 5.8% Accommodation and food services, 5.8% Inadequately described/Not stated, 5.2% Public administration and safety, 3.5% Other services.

59.1% of homes are fully owned, and 21.7% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 12.2% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $565 per week and the median household income is $1156 per week.

The median rent in Wilberforce is $195 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1421 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Wilberforce postcode 6302

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