Leschenault Demographics (WA) Local Stats

Leschenault (6233) is a suburb of South Western, South West, Western Australia. It is about 143 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. Leschenault is in the federal electorate of Forrest.

In the 2011 census the population of Leschenault was 2,819 and is comprised of approximately 49.0% females and 51.0% males.

The median/average age of the population of Leschenault is 43 years of age.

76.7% of people living in the suburb of Leschenault were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 9.5% England, 2.5% New Zealand, 1.0% South Africa, 0.8% Scotland, 0.7% Germany, 0.5% Ireland, 0.4% Netherlands, 0.3% India, 0.2% Zambia, 0.2% Norway, 0.2% Wales, 0.2% Italy, 0.2% Zimbabwe, 0.2% Sweden.

92.9% of people living in Leschenault speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.5% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.8% Other, 0.4% Italian, 0.4% German, 0.2% Spanish, 0.1% Dutch, 0.1% Korean, 0.1% French, 0.1% Arabic.

The religious makeup of Leschenault is 27.5% No religion, 25.1% Anglican, 20.2% Catholic, 10.0% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.7% Uniting Church, 3.8% Christian, nfd, 2.6% Baptist, 2.2% Presbyterian and Reformed, 0.5% Latter-day Saints, 0.5% Lutheran.

66.2% of people are married, 23.7% have never married and 5.9% are divorced and 2.3% are separated. There are 44 widowed people living in Leschenault.

56.4% of the people living in Leschenault over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 33.4% are working on a part time basis. Leschenault has an unemployment rate of 3.7%.

The main occupations of people living in Leschenault are 20.9% Technicians & trades workers, 18.4% Professionals, 13.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.0% Managers, 9.2% Sales workers, 8.9% Machinery operators & drivers, 8.7% Labourers, 8.1% Community & personal service workers, 1.1% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Leschenault work in are 15.3% Manufacturing, 12.1% Construction, 11.2% Retail trade, 10.7% Health care and social assistance, 10.4% Education and training, 6.3% Mining, 4.6% Accommodation and food services, 4.2% Public administration and safety, 3.9% Other services.

39.9% of homes are fully owned, and 51.7% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 7.4% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $637 per week and the median household income is $1893 per week.

The median rent in Leschenault is $315 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1700 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Leschenault postcode 6233

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