Burswood Demographics (WA) Local Stats

Burswood (6100) is a suburb of Perth, Eastern Suburbs, Western Australia. It is about 4 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. Burswood is in the federal electorate of Swan.

In the 2011 census the population of Burswood was 2,029 and is comprised of approximately 46.0% females and 54.0% males.

The median/average age of the people in Burswood is 38 years of age.

38.3% of people living in the suburb of Burswood were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 7.4% England, 3.4% New Zealand, 3.4% Malaysia, 3.1% India, 2.7% China , 1.8% Singapore, 1.5% South Africa, 1.5% Italy, 1.3% Korea, Republic of , 1.3% Scotland, 1.2% Iran, 1.2% Hong Kong , 0.9% Indonesia, 0.8% United States of America.

57.1% of people living in Burswood speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 15.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 4.0% Mandarin, 3.2% Cantonese, 2.9% Other, 1.9% Other, 1.5% Korean, 1.4% Italian, 1.1% Persian, 0.9% Punjabi.

The religious makeup of Burswood is 23.4% No religion, 21.5% Catholic, 17.6% Religious affiliation not stated, 12.0% Anglican, 4.8% Buddhism, 3.4% Hinduism, 2.7% Islam, 1.9% Christian, nfd, 1.9% Uniting Church, 1.7% Other Religious Groups.

42.4% of people are married, 43.2% have never married and 9.1% are divorced and 2.8% are separated. There are 48 widowed people living in Burswood.

70.6% of the people living in Burswood over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 22.4% are working on a part time basis. Burswood has an unemployment rate of 3.4%.

The main occupations of people living in Burswood are 25.8% Professionals, 20.4% Managers, 13.8% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.2% Technicians & trades workers, 8.4% Community & personal service workers, 7.7% Labourers, 6.8% Sales workers, 4.0% Machinery operators & drivers, 0.9% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Burswood work in are 13.6% Professional, scientific and technical services, 10.3% Retail trade, 10.2% Accommodation and food services, 8.5% Health care and social assistance, 7.5% Construction, 7.5% Manufacturing, 6.4% Mining, 5.3% Public administration and safety, 4.7% Administrative and support services.

21.0% of homes are fully owned, and 24.3% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 52.5% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $917 per week and the median household income is $1877 per week.

The median rent in Burswood is $465 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2600 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Burswood postcode 6100

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