Wilson Demographics (WA) Local Stats

Wilson (6107) is a suburb of Perth, Southern Suburbs, Western Australia. It is about 8 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. Wilson is in the federal electorate of Swan.

In the 2011 census the population of Wilson was 5,726 and is comprised of approximately 49.8% females and 50.2% males.

The median/average age of the population of Wilson is 33 years of age.

50.5% of people living in the suburb of Wilson were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.7% China , 5.5% England, 4.7% Malaysia, 3.3% India, 2.3% New Zealand, 1.9% Indonesia, 1.4% Singapore, 1.0% Italy, 0.9% Korea, Republic of , 0.8% Hong Kong , 0.8% South Africa, 0.8% Scotland, 0.8% Vietnam, 0.7% Sri Lanka.

64.5% of people living in Wilson speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 6.9% Mandarin, 5.4% Language spoken at home not stated, 3.3% Other, 3.1% Cantonese, 1.9% Indonesian, 1.3% Arabic, 1.3% Italian, 1.1% Other , 0.9% Korean.

The religious makeup of Wilson is 22.7% No religion, 21.7% Catholic, 13.2% Anglican, 8.8% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.1% Islam, 4.7% Buddhism, 3.5% Presbyterian and Reformed, 3.3% Christian, nfd, 3.1% Uniting Church, 2.7% Baptist.

42.3% of people are married, 42.1% have never married and 7.0% are divorced and 2.5% are separated. There are 301 widowed people living in Wilson.

55.8% of the people living in Wilson over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 32.5% are working on a part time basis. Wilson has an unemployment rate of 6.4%.

The main occupations of people living in Wilson are 25.1% Professionals, 15.9% Clerical & administrative workers, 14.0% Technicians & trades workers, 9.7% Community & personal service workers, 9.6% Sales workers, 9.2% Labourers, 8.6% Managers, 5.4% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.5% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Wilson work in are 10.7% Retail trade, 10.4% Education and training, 10.3% Health care and social assistance, 8.9% Professional, scientific and technical services, 8.0% Manufacturing, 7.9% Construction, 7.5% Public administration and safety, 6.8% Accommodation and food services, 4.3% Transport, postal and warehousing.

31.6% of homes are fully owned, and 27.8% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 33.8% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $487 per week and the median household income is $1127 per week.

The median rent in Wilson is $320 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1950 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Wilson postcode 6107

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