Wokalup Demographics (WA) Local Stats

Wokalup (6221) is a suburb of South Western, South West, Western Australia. It is about 128 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. Wokalup is in the federal electorate of Forrest.

In the 2011 census the population of Wokalup was 438 and is comprised of approximately 46.6% females and 53.4% males.

The median/average age of the people in Wokalup is 36 years of age.

83.4% of people living in the suburb of Wokalup were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.2% England, 2.7% Italy, 2.5% New Zealand, 1.1% South Africa, 0.7% Scotland.

88.4% of people living in Wokalup speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.3% Italian, 3.9% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.4% Other, 0.7% Thai, 0.7% Tagalog, 0.7% Indonesian.

The religious makeup of Wokalup is 33.6% Catholic, 23.4% No religion, 17.3% Anglican, 8.6% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.0% Christian, nfd, 3.0% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.7% Baptist, 1.4% Churches of Christ, 1.4% Uniting Church, 0.9% Jehovah's Witnesses.

55.8% of people are married, 28.6% have never married and 7.7% are divorced and 3.5% are separated. There are 15 widowed people living in Wokalup.

53.6% of the people living in Wokalup over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 30.1% are working on a part time basis. Wokalup has an unemployment rate of 10.0%.

The main occupations of people living in Wokalup are 29.1% Managers, 15.5% Labourers, 13.6% Clerical & administrative workers, 10.0% Professionals, 10.0% Technicians & trades workers, 9.5% Machinery operators & drivers, 8.2% Sales workers, 4.1% Community & personal service workers.

The main industries people from Wokalup work in are 28.1% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 18.9% Manufacturing, 8.3% Education and training, 7.4% Retail trade, 6.0% Construction, 5.1% Professional, scientific and technical services, 5.1% Transport, postal and warehousing, 4.6% Health care and social assistance, 4.6% Accommodation and food services.

39.2% of homes are fully owned, and 30.1% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 25.9% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $578 per week and the median household income is $1325 per week.

The median rent in Wokalup is $130 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2167 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Wokalup postcode 6221

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