Armadale Demographics (WA) Local Stats

Armadale (6112) is a suburb of Perth, Southern Suburbs, Western Australia. It is about 26 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. Armadale is in the federal electorate of Canning.

In the 2011 census the population of Armadale was 12,853 and is comprised of approximately 50.8% females and 49.2% males.

The median/average age of the people in Armadale is 35 years of age.

62.9% of people living in the suburb of Armadale were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 10.8% England, 4.0% New Zealand, 1.5% Netherlands, 1.3% India, 1.1% Scotland, 0.9% Philippines, 0.7% South Africa, 0.5% Germany, 0.4% Zimbabwe, 0.4% Ireland, 0.4% Indonesia, 0.3% United States of America, 0.3% Italy, 0.3% Wales.

83.2% of people living in Armadale speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 8.0% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.8% Other, 0.8% Dutch, 0.5% Tagalog, 0.4% Italian, 0.3% German, 0.3% Spanish, 0.3% Indonesian, 0.3% Punjabi.

The religious makeup of Armadale is 28.1% No religion, 18.8% Anglican, 16.6% Catholic, 12.9% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.8% Presbyterian and Reformed, 3.5% Christian, nfd, 2.5% Baptist, 2.1% Uniting Church, 1.3% Other religious affiliation , 1.2% Buddhism.

36.0% of people are married, 39.5% have never married and 12.0% are divorced and 4.9% are separated. There are 775 widowed people living in Armadale.

58.6% of the people living in Armadale over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 25.1% are working on a part time basis. Armadale has an unemployment rate of 9.0%.

The main occupations of people living in Armadale are 18.4% Technicians & trades workers, 15.5% Labourers, 14.9% Machinery operators & drivers, 13.2% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.0% Community & personal service workers, 10.1% Sales workers, 9.0% Professionals, 5.7% Managers, 2.0% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Armadale work in are 12.5% Retail trade, 12.0% Manufacturing, 11.7% Health care and social assistance, 10.8% Construction, 8.1% Transport, postal and warehousing, 6.0% Accommodation and food services, 5.6% Education and training, 5.5% Public administration and safety, 5.0% Wholesale trade.

24.5% of homes are fully owned, and 32.8% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 37.4% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $471 per week and the median household income is $889 per week.

The median rent in Armadale is $265 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1467 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Armadale postcode 6112

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