Bunbury Demographics (WA) Local Stats

Bunbury (6230) is a suburb of South Western, South West, Western Australia. It is about 154 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. Bunbury is in the federal electorate of Forrest.

In the 2011 census the population of Bunbury was 3,629 and is comprised of approximately 49.0% females and 51.0% males.

The median/average age of the population of Bunbury is 44 years of age.

68.3% of people living in the suburb of Bunbury were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 8.2% England, 3.8% New Zealand, 1.7% India, 1.2% South Africa, 0.9% United States of America, 0.8% Italy, 0.8% Scotland, 0.7% Ireland, 0.7% Netherlands, 0.6% Philippines, 0.6% Poland, 0.5% Germany, 0.4% Zimbabwe, 0.3% Spain.

86.5% of people living in Bunbury speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.2% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.1% Other, 1.1% Italian, 0.6% Other, 0.5% Dutch, 0.5% Spanish, 0.5% Polish, 0.5% French, 0.4% Vietnamese.

The religious makeup of Bunbury is 27.0% No religion, 24.2% Catholic, 22.5% Anglican, 7.5% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.8% Uniting Church, 3.0% Christian, nfd, 1.7% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.6% Baptist, 1.4% Hinduism, 1.1% Islam.

45.7% of people are married, 32.3% have never married and 10.0% are divorced and 3.7% are separated. There are 263 widowed people living in Bunbury.

63.4% of the people living in Bunbury over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 27.5% are working on a part time basis. Bunbury has an unemployment rate of 3.8%.

The main occupations of people living in Bunbury are 25.3% Professionals, 17.1% Technicians & trades workers, 15.0% Managers, 12.1% Clerical & administrative workers, 9.9% Labourers, 7.6% Community & personal service workers, 6.8% Sales workers, 4.5% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.6% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Bunbury work in are 13.6% Construction, 11.6% Health care and social assistance, 11.1% Manufacturing, 10.2% Retail trade, 8.9% Accommodation and food services, 8.4% Professional, scientific and technical services, 7.8% Education and training, 4.2% Public administration and safety, 3.1% Administrative and support services.

30.6% of homes are fully owned, and 22.9% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 41.1% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $726 per week and the median household income is $1388 per week.

The median rent in Bunbury is $267 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2167 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Bunbury postcode 6230

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