Wattle Grove Demographics (WA) Local Stats

Wattle Grove (6107) is a suburb of Perth, Southern Suburbs, Western Australia. It is about 15 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. Wattle Grove is in the federal electorate of Hasluck.

In the 2011 census the population of Wattle Grove was 4,119 and is comprised of approximately 50.6% females and 49.4% males.

The median/average age of the people in Wattle Grove is 31 years of age.

63.3% of people living in the suburb of Wattle Grove were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.6% England, 3.6% New Zealand, 3.0% India, 2.3% Afghanistan, 1.6% Philippines, 1.3% South Africa, 1.3% China , 1.2% Bangladesh, 1.1% Singapore, 1.0% Malaysia, 0.7% Scotland, 0.7% Burma , 0.7% Italy, 0.7% Ireland.

74.9% of people living in Wattle Grove speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.2% Language spoken at home not stated, 3.4% Other, 1.9% Mandarin, 1.6% Dari, 1.5% Bengali, 1.5% Italian, 1.1% Persian, 0.9% Tagalog, 0.9% Arabic.

The religious makeup of Wattle Grove is 25.0% Catholic, 23.1% No religion, 16.4% Anglican, 7.3% Islam, 5.9% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.3% Christian, nfd, 3.2% Baptist, 2.2% Pentecostal, 2.1% Uniting Church, 1.9% Hinduism.

54.8% of people are married, 34.5% have never married and 6.4% are divorced and 2.6% are separated. There are 56 widowed people living in Wattle Grove.

66.3% of the people living in Wattle Grove over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 24.4% are working on a part time basis. Wattle Grove has an unemployment rate of 3.3%.

The main occupations of people living in Wattle Grove are 18.4% Technicians & trades workers, 17.2% Clerical & administrative workers, 16.7% Professionals, 11.8% Managers, 9.3% Machinery operators & drivers, 8.7% Labourers, 8.3% Community & personal service workers, 7.6% Sales workers, 2.1% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Wattle Grove work in are 10.1% Retail trade, 10.0% Construction, 10.0% Manufacturing, 8.0% Health care and social assistance, 7.6% Transport, postal and warehousing, 6.7% Education and training, 6.4% Professional, scientific and technical services, 5.9% Wholesale trade, 5.7% Mining.

17.7% of homes are fully owned, and 65.9% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 15.0% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $822 per week and the median household income is $1954 per week.

The median rent in Wattle Grove is $400 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2331 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Wattle Grove postcode 6107

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