Barragup Demographics (WA) Local Stats

Barragup (6209) is a suburb of South Western, Heartlands, Western Australia. It is about 64 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. Barragup is in the federal electorate of Canning.

In the 2011 census the population of Barragup was 806 and is comprised of approximately 48.4% females and 51.6% males.

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

77.9% of people living in the suburb of Barragup were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 9.1% England, 1.4% New Zealand, 1.0% Scotland, 0.9% Netherlands, 0.9% Italy, 0.7% Thailand, 0.6% India, 0.6% Wales, 0.5% United States of America, 0.5% Germany.

93.9% of people living in Barragup speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.8% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.7% Vietnamese, 0.5% Thai.

The religious makeup of Barragup is 30.7% Anglican, 27.0% No religion, 20.2% Catholic, 8.1% Religious affiliation not stated, 2.9% Uniting Church, 2.6% Christian, nfd, 1.9% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.9% Baptist, 1.4% Buddhism, 0.9% Jehovah's Witnesses.

58.2% of people are married, 26.4% have never married and 7.4% are divorced and 3.8% are separated. There are 27 widowed people living in Barragup.

55.3% of the people living in Barragup over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 32.7% are working on a part time basis. Barragup has an unemployment rate of 6.0%.

The main occupations of people living in Barragup are 22.1% Technicians & trades workers, 12.5% Managers, 12.2% Professionals, 12.2% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.2% Machinery operators & drivers, 10.4% Labourers, 9.6% Community & personal service workers, 8.2% Sales workers, 1.6% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Barragup work in are 16.1% Manufacturing, 11.6% Construction, 10.6% Retail trade, 7.9% Education and training, 7.7% Health care and social assistance, 6.1% Professional, scientific and technical services, 5.6% Mining, 5.3% Accommodation and food services, 5.0% Administrative and support services.

37.9% of homes are fully owned, and 45.4% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 15.6% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $543 per week and the median household income is $1308 per week.

The median rent in Barragup is $200 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2383 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Barragup postcode 6209

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