Westminster Demographics (WA) Local Stats

Westminster (6061) is a suburb of Perth, Northern Suburbs, Western Australia. It is about 11 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. Westminster is in the federal electorate of Stirling.

In the 2011 census the population of Westminster was 5,175 and is comprised of approximately 49.8% females and 50.2% males.

The median/average age of the people in Westminster is 32 years of age.

48.3% of people living in the suburb of Westminster were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.1% England, 3.3% India, 2.7% New Zealand, 2.2% Philippines, 2.1% China , 1.9% Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia , 1.7% Vietnam, 1.6% Italy, 1.4% Sudan, 1.3% Greece, 1.2% Burma , 0.9% Iraq, 0.8% Malaysia, 0.7% Scotland.

55.7% of people living in Westminster speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 9.2% Other, 6.4% Language spoken at home not stated, 3.6% Macedonian, 2.8% Arabic, 2.7% Italian, 2.3% Vietnamese, 1.9% Mandarin, 1.1% Other, 1.1% Greek.

The religious makeup of Westminster is 26.0% Catholic, 19.0% No religion, 11.0% Anglican, 9.1% Religious affiliation not stated, 6.7% Eastern Orthodox, 6.1% Islam, 3.4% Buddhism, 2.8% Christian, nfd, 2.7% Hinduism, 2.3% Baptist.

41.0% of people are married, 41.0% have never married and 9.7% are divorced and 3.8% are separated. There are 191 widowed people living in Westminster.

61.5% of the people living in Westminster over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 24.3% are working on a part time basis. Westminster has an unemployment rate of 7.7%.

The main occupations of people living in Westminster are 17.2% Technicians & trades workers, 17.0% Professionals, 15.2% Clerical & administrative workers, 13.5% Labourers, 11.1% Community & personal service workers, 9.1% Sales workers, 8.0% Machinery operators & drivers, 6.2% Managers, 2.6% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Westminster work in are 11.0% Health care and social assistance, 10.9% Retail trade, 10.2% Manufacturing, 9.5% Construction, 6.7% Accommodation and food services, 6.5% Public administration and safety, 6.2% Professional, scientific and technical services, 5.7% Education and training, 5.1% Administrative and support services.

20.0% of homes are fully owned, and 32.2% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 43.3% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $555 per week and the median household income is $1082 per week.

The median rent in Westminster is $300 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2000 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Westminster postcode 6061

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