Willetton Demographics (WA) Local Stats

Willetton (6155) is a suburb of Perth, Southern Suburbs, Western Australia. It is about 11 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. Willetton is in the federal electorate of Tangney.

In the 2011 census the population of Willetton was 17,392 and is comprised of approximately 50.3% females and 49.7% males.

The median/average age of the population of Willetton is 38 years of age.

52.8% of people living in the suburb of Willetton were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 7.6% Malaysia, 7.0% England, 4.7% India, 3.1% China , 2.9% Singapore, 2.1% New Zealand, 1.7% South Africa, 1.4% Sri Lanka, 1.2% Indonesia, 1.2% Scotland, 0.8% Korea, Republic of , 0.6% Hong Kong , 0.6% Zimbabwe, 0.5% Ireland.

69.3% of people living in Willetton speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 7.3% Mandarin, 4.2% Cantonese, 2.9% Other, 2.0% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.5% Tamil, 1.1% Indonesian, 1.0% Hindi, 1.0% Sinhalese, 1.0% Other.

The religious makeup of Willetton is 22.7% No religion, 21.6% Catholic, 16.0% Anglican, 5.8% Buddhism, 5.3% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.9% Hinduism, 4.2% Uniting Church, 3.6% Christian, nfd, 3.3% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.7% Baptist.

56.6% of people are married, 31.6% have never married and 6.0% are divorced and 2.0% are separated. There are 530 widowed people living in Willetton.

58.3% of the people living in Willetton over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 31.6% are working on a part time basis. Willetton has an unemployment rate of 4.7%.

The main occupations of people living in Willetton are 28.3% Professionals, 15.9% Clerical & administrative workers, 13.0% Technicians & trades workers, 11.0% Managers, 9.4% Sales workers, 9.0% Community & personal service workers, 7.3% Labourers, 4.7% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.3% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Willetton work in are 11.5% Education and training, 11.4% Health care and social assistance, 10.6% Retail trade, 10.0% Professional, scientific and technical services, 7.8% Manufacturing, 6.9% Public administration and safety, 6.7% Construction, 5.7% Accommodation and food services, 4.5% Transport, postal and warehousing.

40.5% of homes are fully owned, and 39.9% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 18.0% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $643 per week and the median household income is $1731 per week.

The median rent in Willetton is $355 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1800 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Willetton postcode 6155

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