Pemberton Demographics (WA) Local Stats

Pemberton (6260) is a suburb of South Western, South West, Western Australia. It is about 277 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. Pemberton is in the federal electorate of O'Connor.

In the 2011 census the population of Pemberton was 1,013 and is comprised of approximately 47.8% females and 52.2% males.

The median/average age of the population of Pemberton is 39 years of age.

79.1% of people living in the suburb of Pemberton were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.8% England, 2.3% New Zealand, 1.4% Italy, 1.4% Scotland, 1.2% Falkland Islands, 1.1% South Africa, 0.8% Ireland, 0.7% United Kingdom, Channel Islands and Isle of Man, nfd, 0.6% India, 0.6% China , 0.5% Northern Ireland, 0.5% Malaysia, 0.5% Poland.

90.7% of people living in Pemberton speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.0% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.5% Other, 1.2% Italian, 0.8% Polish, 0.3% Tamil, 0.3% Cantonese, 0.3% Spanish, 0.3% Dutch, 0.3% Mandarin.

The religious makeup of Pemberton is 30.6% Catholic, 28.7% No religion, 20.5% Anglican, 7.7% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.6% Uniting Church, 2.3% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.9% Christian, nfd, 1.4% Baptist, 0.8% Eastern Orthodox, 0.6% Other religious affiliation .

55.1% of people are married, 28.0% have never married and 7.9% are divorced and 2.2% are separated. There are 52 widowed people living in Pemberton.

45.3% of the people living in Pemberton over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 41.3% are working on a part time basis. Pemberton has an unemployment rate of 4.7%.

The main occupations of people living in Pemberton are 21.6% Labourers, 13.2% Technicians & trades workers, 13.0% Managers, 10.8% Community & personal service workers, 10.8% Professionals, 10.1% Machinery operators & drivers, 9.3% Sales workers, 7.5% Clerical & administrative workers, 3.7% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Pemberton work in are 16.3% Accommodation and food services, 12.6% Manufacturing, 10.2% Retail trade, 9.7% Public administration and safety, 8.8% Education and training, 8.2% Health care and social assistance, 6.8% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 5.7% Construction, 3.3% Mining.

38.1% of homes are fully owned, and 30.5% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 26.6% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $469 per week and the median household income is $896 per week.

The median rent in Pemberton is $170 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1500 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Pemberton postcode 6260

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