Wongan Hills Demographics (WA) Local Stats

Wongan Hills (6603) is a suburb of South East & Central, Mid West, Western Australia. It is about 144 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. Wongan Hills is in the federal electorate of Durack.

In the 2011 census the population of Wongan Hills was 1,127 and is comprised of approximately 48.4% females and 51.6% males.

The median/average age of the people in Wongan Hills is 37 years of age.

84.0% of people living in the suburb of Wongan Hills were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.8% England, 1.9% New Zealand, 1.2% South Africa, 0.5% Malaysia, 0.4% India, 0.4% Netherlands, 0.4% Poland, 0.4% United States of America, 0.4% Zimbabwe, 0.4% Scotland, 0.4% Philippines.

92.6% of people living in Wongan Hills speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.3% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.0% Other, 0.3% Persian, 0.3% Polish, 0.3% Tagalog, 0.3% Cantonese.

The religious makeup of Wongan Hills is 34.2% Anglican, 23.7% No religion, 16.9% Catholic, 8.3% Religious affiliation not stated, 6.4% Uniting Church, 2.5% Christian, nfd, 1.8% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.5% Baptist, 0.8% Other Protestant, 0.7% Other religious affiliation .

52.4% of people are married, 31.6% have never married and 6.6% are divorced and 4.3% are separated. There are 43 widowed people living in Wongan Hills.

63.4% of the people living in Wongan Hills over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 24.2% are working on a part time basis. Wongan Hills has an unemployment rate of 6.7%.

The main occupations of people living in Wongan Hills are 25.4% Managers, 16.9% Technicians & trades workers, 13.6% Clerical & administrative workers, 10.7% Labourers, 9.7% Machinery operators & drivers, 9.3% Professionals, 7.6% Community & personal service workers, 5.8% Sales workers, 1.2% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Wongan Hills work in are 21.3% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 10.4% Wholesale trade, 9.3% Retail trade, 7.4% Education and training, 7.4% Health care and social assistance, 6.8% Construction, 6.0% Transport, postal and warehousing, 5.8% Manufacturing, 5.2% Public administration and safety.

32.6% of homes are fully owned, and 29.0% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 34.0% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $639 per week and the median household income is $1165 per week.

The median rent in Wongan Hills is $120 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $934 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Wongan Hills postcode 6603

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