Vasse Demographics (WA) Local Stats

Vasse (6280) is a suburb of South Western, South West, Western Australia. It is about 200 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. Vasse is in the federal electorate of Forrest.

In the 2011 census the population of Vasse was 1,733 and is comprised of approximately 50.5% females and 49.5% males.

The median/average age of the population of Vasse is 33 years of age.

80.9% of people living in the suburb of Vasse were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 7.6% England, 2.9% New Zealand, 0.5% Germany, 0.5% Scotland, 0.5% Afghanistan, 0.4% Estonia, 0.3% Canada, 0.3% Northern Ireland, 0.3% India, 0.3% South Africa, 0.3% Poland, 0.3% Philippines, 0.3% Switzerland, 0.2% Netherlands.

94.1% of people living in Vasse speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.6% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.7% Other, 0.3% Italian, 0.3% German, 0.3% Persian, 0.2% French, 0.2% Dutch, 0.2% Polish, 0.2% Japanese.

The religious makeup of Vasse is 34.1% No religion, 24.8% Anglican, 15.6% Catholic, 8.0% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.0% Christian, nfd, 3.5% Uniting Church, 1.8% Other religious affiliation , 1.3% Buddhism, 1.3% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.1% Jehovah's Witnesses.

54.1% of people are married, 33.3% have never married and 7.5% are divorced and 2.6% are separated. There are 32 widowed people living in Vasse.

55.5% of the people living in Vasse over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 33.0% are working on a part time basis. Vasse has an unemployment rate of 4.3%.

The main occupations of people living in Vasse are 22.9% Technicians & trades workers, 14.6% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.0% Sales workers, 11.6% Labourers, 11.3% Professionals, 9.4% Machinery operators & drivers, 9.4% Managers, 8.1% Community & personal service workers, 0.7% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Vasse work in are 17.3% Construction, 13.3% Retail trade, 8.2% Health care and social assistance, 7.3% Education and training, 6.9% Accommodation and food services, 5.6% Manufacturing, 5.5% Mining, 5.1% Transport, postal and warehousing, 4.7% Other services.

26.4% of homes are fully owned, and 53.7% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 18.6% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $638 per week and the median household income is $1394 per week.

The median rent in Vasse is $350 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2135 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Vasse postcode 6280

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