Yarloop Demographics (WA) Local Stats

Yarloop (6218) is a suburb of South Western, Heartlands, Western Australia. It is about 111 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. Yarloop is in the federal electorate of Forrest.

In the 2011 census the population of Yarloop was 482 and is comprised of approximately 50.2% females and 49.8% males.

The median/average age of the population of Yarloop is 36 years of age.

68.8% of people living in the suburb of Yarloop were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.2% New Zealand, 4.2% England, 1.5% Denmark, 1.5% Scotland, 1.2% Northern Ireland, 1.0% Philippines.

79.6% of people living in Yarloop speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 15.0% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.3% Italian, 1.9% Other, 0.6% Dutch, 0.6% Tagalog.

The religious makeup of Yarloop is 33.0% No religion, 20.5% Religious affiliation not stated, 19.5% Anglican, 13.7% Catholic, 3.3% Baptist, 2.5% Uniting Church, 2.1% Christian, nfd, 1.7% Seventh-day Adventist, 1.0% Presbyterian and Reformed, 0.8% Salvation Army.

34.7% of people are married, 44.9% have never married and 8.5% are divorced and 6.1% are separated. There are 21 widowed people living in Yarloop.

54.2% of the people living in Yarloop over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 22.6% are working on a part time basis. Yarloop has an unemployment rate of 11.9%.

The main occupations of people living in Yarloop are 26.4% Labourers, 18.9% Technicians & trades workers, 16.2% Machinery operators & drivers, 10.8% Community & personal service workers, 8.1% Clerical & administrative workers, 7.4% Sales workers, 6.1% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated, 4.1% Managers, 2.0% Professionals.

The main industries people from Yarloop work in are 27.0% Manufacturing, 14.2% Construction, 10.1% Retail trade, 8.8% Inadequately described/Not stated, 8.1% Transport, postal and warehousing, 6.1% Health care and social assistance, 5.4% Mining, 4.1% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 4.1% Other services.

24.4% of homes are fully owned, and 20.9% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 50.6% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $350 per week and the median household income is $640 per week.

The median rent in Yarloop is $200 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1083 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Yarloop postcode 6218

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