Woodvale Demographics (WA) Local Stats

Woodvale (6026) is a suburb of Perth, Northern Suburbs, Western Australia. It is about 20 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. Woodvale is in the federal electorate of Cowan.

In the 2011 census the population of Woodvale was 9,202 and is comprised of approximately 51.2% females and 48.8% males.

The median/average age of the population of Woodvale is 41 years of age.

61.7% of people living in the suburb of Woodvale were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 17.1% England, 2.7% South Africa, 2.5% Scotland, 2.0% New Zealand, 0.9% Ireland, 0.8% India, 0.8% Zimbabwe, 0.7% Malaysia, 0.5% Italy, 0.5% Northern Ireland, 0.5% Wales, 0.3% Germany, 0.3% Kenya, 0.3% China .

90.0% of people living in Woodvale speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.3% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.2% Other, 0.8% Italian, 0.6% Other, 0.6% Cantonese, 0.4% Macedonian, 0.4% Spanish, 0.3% Mandarin, 0.3% Polish.

The religious makeup of Woodvale is 25.4% Catholic, 25.1% Anglican, 24.4% No religion, 5.3% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.1% Uniting Church, 2.8% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.5% Christian, nfd, 2.1% Baptist, 1.3% Eastern Orthodox, 1.2% Pentecostal.

59.3% of people are married, 29.4% have never married and 5.8% are divorced and 1.9% are separated. There are 273 widowed people living in Woodvale.

55.5% of the people living in Woodvale over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 35.7% are working on a part time basis. Woodvale has an unemployment rate of 3.1%.

The main occupations of people living in Woodvale are 21.2% Professionals, 17.6% Clerical & administrative workers, 15.9% Technicians & trades workers, 12.0% Managers, 11.6% Sales workers, 10.1% Community & personal service workers, 6.6% Labourers, 4.2% Machinery operators & drivers, 0.9% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Woodvale work in are 12.2% Retail trade, 11.3% Health care and social assistance, 10.5% Education and training, 10.2% Construction, 8.2% Professional, scientific and technical services, 7.2% Manufacturing, 6.7% Public administration and safety, 5.2% Accommodation and food services, 4.4% Financial and insurance services.

38.9% of homes are fully owned, and 49.1% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 10.0% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $684 per week and the median household income is $1996 per week.

The median rent in Woodvale is $400 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1950 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Woodvale postcode 6026

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