Waterford Demographics (WA) Local Stats

Waterford (6152) is a suburb of Perth, South Perth Suburbs, Western Australia. It is about 7 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. Waterford is in the federal electorate of Swan.

In the 2011 census the population of Waterford was 2,086 and is comprised of approximately 48.0% females and 52.0% males.

The median/average age of the population of Waterford is 37 years of age.

44.5% of people living in the suburb of Waterford were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 6.7% Malaysia, 4.8% England, 4.7% Indonesia, 3.9% Singapore, 2.8% China , 2.0% India, 1.9% South Africa, 1.6% Hong Kong , 1.6% Italy, 1.4% Iraq, 1.3% Bhutan, 1.1% Kenya, 0.9% Mauritius, 0.9% Burma .

58.7% of people living in Waterford speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 7.4% Mandarin, 5.2% Cantonese, 4.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 3.5% Indonesian, 2.9% Other, 2.7% Arabic, 2.5% Italian, 1.5% Other, 1.3% Other.

The religious makeup of Waterford is 29.3% Catholic, 18.4% No religion, 10.9% Anglican, 8.8% Buddhism, 7.1% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.6% Uniting Church, 4.6% Islam, 2.9% Christian, nfd, 2.2% Baptist, 2.2% Presbyterian and Reformed.

54.4% of people are married, 38.3% have never married and 3.3% are divorced and 1.7% are separated. There are 44 widowed people living in Waterford.

53.7% of the people living in Waterford over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 35.1% are working on a part time basis. Waterford has an unemployment rate of 5.7%.

The main occupations of people living in Waterford are 33.2% Professionals, 15.4% Managers, 14.0% Clerical & administrative workers, 9.8% Sales workers, 9.7% Technicians & trades workers, 8.6% Community & personal service workers, 6.8% Labourers, 2.3% Machinery operators & drivers, 0.3% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Waterford work in are 11.9% Education and training, 11.7% Professional, scientific and technical services, 10.2% Health care and social assistance, 9.9% Retail trade, 8.8% Accommodation and food services, 5.9% Manufacturing, 5.7% Construction, 5.1% Public administration and safety, 5.1% Mining.

51.7% of homes are fully owned, and 28.4% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 18.4% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $623 per week and the median household income is $1934 per week.

The median rent in Waterford is $360 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2000 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Waterford postcode 6152

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