Gelorup Demographics (WA) Local Stats

Gelorup (6230) is a suburb of South Western, South West, Western Australia. It is about 164 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. Gelorup is in the federal electorate of Forrest.

In the 2011 census the population of Gelorup was 2,181 and is comprised of approximately 50.1% females and 49.9% males.

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

79.1% of people living in the suburb of Gelorup were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 7.0% England, 1.9% New Zealand, 1.3% South Africa, 1.2% Zimbabwe, 0.7% Scotland, 0.6% Thailand, 0.6% Netherlands, 0.5% Germany, 0.4% Italy, 0.4% United States of America, 0.3% Wales, 0.3% Botswana, 0.2% Ireland, 0.2% Malaysia.

94.0% of people living in Gelorup speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.9% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.8% Other, 0.7% Thai, 0.6% Italian, 0.1% Russian, 0.1% Sinhalese, 0.1% Dutch, 0.1% Polish, 0.1% German.

The religious makeup of Gelorup is 28.9% Anglican, 26.3% No religion, 20.6% Catholic, 7.1% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.4% Uniting Church, 2.5% Christian, nfd, 2.2% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.6% Baptist, 1.2% Lutheran, 0.9% Buddhism.

62.3% of people are married, 27.8% have never married and 5.3% are divorced and 2.1% are separated. There are 41 widowed people living in Gelorup.

56.3% of the people living in Gelorup over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 34.1% are working on a part time basis. Gelorup has an unemployment rate of 2.4%.

The main occupations of people living in Gelorup are 23.1% Professionals, 18.6% Technicians & trades workers, 13.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 10.3% Managers, 9.4% Community & personal service workers, 8.8% Labourers, 8.4% Sales workers, 6.2% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.6% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Gelorup work in are 12.8% Construction, 12.5% Health care and social assistance, 10.7% Education and training, 10.4% Retail trade, 10.1% Manufacturing, 6.6% Other services, 5.9% Public administration and safety, 5.1% Mining, 3.9% Professional, scientific and technical services.

43.5% of homes are fully owned, and 47.8% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 6.9% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $638 per week and the median household income is $1866 per week.

The median rent in Gelorup is $280 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1850 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Gelorup postcode 6230

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