South Bunbury Demographics (WA) Local Stats

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

In the 2011 census the population of South Bunbury was 8,174 and is comprised of approximately 51.3% females and 48.7% males.

The median/average age of the population of South Bunbury is 42 years of age.

74.4% of people living in the suburb of South Bunbury were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 6.0% England, 2.6% New Zealand, 1.4% Italy, 1.3% South Africa, 0.9% Philippines, 0.8% Scotland, 0.6% India, 0.5% Ireland, 0.5% Netherlands, 0.4% Zimbabwe, 0.4% Germany, 0.3% United States of America, 0.3% Poland, 0.2% Northern Ireland.

87.5% of people living in South Bunbury speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.0% Italian, 1.4% Other, 0.4% Tagalog, 0.3% Arabic, 0.3% Filipino , 0.3% Cantonese, 0.3% Dutch, 0.3% Spanish.

The religious makeup of South Bunbury is 25.5% Catholic, 25.2% No religion, 22.4% Anglican, 8.8% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.4% Uniting Church, 2.8% Christian, nfd, 1.6% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.2% Baptist, 1.0% Buddhism, 0.9% Other religious affiliation .

48.2% of people are married, 30.5% have never married and 10.2% are divorced and 3.3% are separated. There are 526 widowed people living in South Bunbury.

60.4% of the people living in South Bunbury over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 28.6% are working on a part time basis. South Bunbury has an unemployment rate of 4.5%.

The main occupations of people living in South Bunbury are 20.0% Technicians & trades workers, 19.6% Professionals, 13.0% Clerical & administrative workers, 10.6% Labourers, 10.2% Managers, 9.3% Sales workers, 8.6% Community & personal service workers, 7.7% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.0% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from South Bunbury work in are 14.5% Construction, 11.9% Health care and social assistance, 11.3% Manufacturing, 11.2% Retail trade, 8.8% Education and training, 5.6% Public administration and safety, 5.2% Professional, scientific and technical services, 5.1% Accommodation and food services, 4.5% Other services.

34.2% of homes are fully owned, and 29.1% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 32.5% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $618 per week and the median household income is $1205 per week.

The median rent in South Bunbury is $260 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1700 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for South Bunbury postcode 6230

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