Glen Iris Demographics (WA) Local Stats

Glen Iris (6230) is a suburb of South Western, South West, Western Australia. It is about 155 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. Glen Iris is in the federal electorate of Forrest.

In the 2011 census the population of Glen Iris was 2,882 and is comprised of approximately 50.0% females and 50.0% males.

The median/average age of the population of Glen Iris is 30 years of age.

75.6% of people living in the suburb of Glen Iris were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.9% New Zealand, 3.9% England, 1.4% South Africa, 1.2% Philippines, 0.6% China , 0.5% Burma , 0.5% Zimbabwe, 0.5% Italy, 0.5% Malaysia, 0.4% Poland, 0.4% Scotland, 0.4% Papua New Guinea, 0.3% India, 0.3% Netherlands.

85.7% of people living in Glen Iris speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 6.1% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.3% Other, 0.9% Italian, 0.8% Tagalog, 0.8% Mandarin, 0.5% Other , 0.5% Cantonese, 0.4% Polish, 0.3% Korean.

The religious makeup of Glen Iris is 26.9% No religion, 21.7% Catholic, 20.1% Anglican, 10.6% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.9% Christian, nfd, 2.6% Uniting Church, 2.1% Baptist, 1.6% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.4% Pentecostal, 1.4% Buddhism.

49.9% of people are married, 36.4% have never married and 8.8% are divorced and 2.7% are separated. There are 48 widowed people living in Glen Iris.

61.9% of the people living in Glen Iris over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 26.1% are working on a part time basis. Glen Iris has an unemployment rate of 5.7%.

The main occupations of people living in Glen Iris are 22.1% Technicians & trades workers, 14.7% Labourers, 13.3% Machinery operators & drivers, 12.1% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.3% Sales workers, 9.9% Professionals, 8.3% Managers, 7.4% Community & personal service workers, 0.9% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Glen Iris work in are 15.9% Manufacturing, 15.2% Construction, 14.0% Retail trade, 7.0% Health care and social assistance, 6.4% Accommodation and food services, 5.8% Education and training, 5.0% Transport, postal and warehousing, 4.1% Other services, 3.8% Mining.

19.2% of homes are fully owned, and 51.1% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 27.2% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $658 per week and the median household income is $1478 per week.

The median rent in Glen Iris is $290 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1937 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Glen Iris postcode 6230

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