Bovell Demographics (WA) Local Stats

Bovell (6280) is a suburb of South Western, South West, Western Australia. It is about 197 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. Bovell is in the federal electorate of Forrest.

In the 2011 census the population of Bovell was 389 and is comprised of approximately 50.4% females and 49.6% males.

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

84.0% of people living in the suburb of Bovell were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 6.2% England, 1.8% New Zealand, 1.6% Northern Ireland, 1.3% Italy, 1.3% Switzerland, 1.0% Scotland.

96.1% of people living in Bovell speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.3% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.8% Italian, 0.8% German.

The religious makeup of Bovell is 35.8% Anglican, 25.7% Catholic, 20.5% No religion, 4.2% Uniting Church, 3.6% Religious affiliation not stated, 2.9% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.6% Baptist, 2.3% Christian, nfd, 0.8% Jehovah's Witnesses, 0.8% Other Protestant.

68.6% of people are married, 18.8% have never married and 6.9% are divorced and 2.3% are separated. There are 10 widowed people living in Bovell.

51.5% of the people living in Bovell over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 38.7% are working on a part time basis. Bovell has an unemployment rate of 3.1%.

The main occupations of people living in Bovell are 19.3% Managers, 16.6% Technicians & trades workers, 14.4% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.3% Professionals, 11.2% Community & personal service workers, 10.2% Sales workers, 8.0% Machinery operators & drivers, 8.0% Labourers.

The main industries people from Bovell work in are 19.1% Retail trade, 11.7% Health care and social assistance, 11.2% Construction, 6.9% Education and training, 6.9% Mining, 6.9% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 6.4% Accommodation and food services, 4.8% Professional, scientific and technical services, 4.8% Public administration and safety.

51.2% of homes are fully owned, and 39.0% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 4.9% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $564 per week and the median household income is $1799 per week.

The median rent in Bovell is $380 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1600 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Bovell postcode 6280

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