Balcatta Demographics (WA) Local Stats

Balcatta (6021) is a suburb of Perth, Inner Northern Suburbs, Western Australia. It is about 11 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. Balcatta is in the federal electorate of Stirling.

In the 2011 census the population of Balcatta was 9,991 and is comprised of approximately 51.1% females and 48.9% males.

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

56.0% of people living in the suburb of Balcatta were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 7.2% Italy, 3.8% England, 2.8% India, 2.1% New Zealand, 1.8% Greece, 1.8% Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia , 1.2% Vietnam, 1.0% Croatia, 0.7% China , 0.7% Philippines, 0.7% Malaysia, 0.6% South Africa, 0.6% Scotland, 0.6% Ireland.

59.1% of people living in Balcatta speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 10.9% Italian, 5.5% Language spoken at home not stated, 4.9% Macedonian, 3.6% Other, 1.7% Greek, 1.5% Croatian, 1.5% Vietnamese, 1.1% Arabic, 1.0% Cantonese.

The religious makeup of Balcatta is 38.2% Catholic, 16.6% No religion, 10.0% Anglican, 9.0% Eastern Orthodox, 7.9% Religious affiliation not stated, 2.5% Christian, nfd, 2.2% Islam, 2.0% Buddhism, 2.0% Hinduism, 1.8% Uniting Church.

44.6% of people are married, 35.6% have never married and 9.8% are divorced and 2.8% are separated. There are 612 widowed people living in Balcatta.

60.8% of the people living in Balcatta over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 29.1% are working on a part time basis. Balcatta has an unemployment rate of 4.2%.

The main occupations of people living in Balcatta are 20.0% Professionals, 16.2% Clerical & administrative workers, 16.1% Technicians & trades workers, 10.6% Labourers, 10.0% Managers, 9.7% Sales workers, 9.1% Community & personal service workers, 6.8% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.4% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Balcatta work in are 11.4% Retail trade, 11.4% Health care and social assistance, 11.4% Construction, 7.9% Manufacturing, 7.9% Professional, scientific and technical services, 6.7% Education and training, 5.8% Public administration and safety, 5.7% Accommodation and food services, 4.7% Transport, postal and warehousing.

34.6% of homes are fully owned, and 28.6% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 32.9% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $570 per week and the median household income is $1115 per week.

The median rent in Balcatta is $310 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1950 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Balcatta postcode 6021

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