Abbey Demographics (WA) Local Stats

Abbey (6280) is a suburb of South Western, South West, Western Australia. It is about 198 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. Abbey is in the federal electorate of Forrest.

In the 2011 census the population of Abbey was 1,024 and is comprised of approximately 50.8% females and 49.2% males.

The median/average age of the population of Abbey is 40 years of age.

79.2% of people living in the suburb of Abbey were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.6% England, 3.6% New Zealand, 1.5% South Africa, 1.1% Scotland, 0.8% Afghanistan, 0.8% United States of America, 0.6% Northern Ireland, 0.6% Sweden, 0.6% Germany, 0.5% Vietnam, 0.5% Switzerland, 0.5% Philippines, 0.4% Netherlands.

91.5% of people living in Abbey speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.8% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.2% Other, 0.8% Greek, 0.7% Dari, 0.6% Thai, 0.3% Russian, 0.3% French, 0.3% Spanish, 0.3% Other .

The religious makeup of Abbey is 28.0% No religion, 21.9% Anglican, 16.6% Catholic, 8.5% Religious affiliation not stated, 6.6% Christian, nfd, 5.3% Uniting Church, 2.9% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.2% Baptist, 1.7% Buddhism, 1.1% Churches of Christ.

55.3% of people are married, 28.8% have never married and 9.1% are divorced and 3.6% are separated. There are 26 widowed people living in Abbey.

54.4% of the people living in Abbey over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 34.2% are working on a part time basis. Abbey has an unemployment rate of 4.1%.

The main occupations of people living in Abbey are 19.5% Technicians & trades workers, 15.5% Managers, 14.5% Labourers, 13.3% Professionals, 11.3% Community & personal service workers, 11.3% Clerical & administrative workers, 9.7% Sales workers, 5.0% Machinery operators & drivers.

The main industries people from Abbey work in are 15.8% Construction, 14.2% Retail trade, 10.0% Accommodation and food services, 8.8% Health care and social assistance, 7.0% Education and training, 6.4% Manufacturing, 5.8% Mining, 5.4% Public administration and safety, 4.6% Administrative and support services.

31.0% of homes are fully owned, and 32.1% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 34.8% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $577 per week and the median household income is $1134 per week.

The median rent in Abbey is $305 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2000 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Abbey postcode 6280

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