Waggrakine Demographics (WA) Local Stats

Waggrakine (6530) is a suburb of South East & Central, Mid West, Western Australia. It is about 379 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. Waggrakine is in the federal electorate of Durack.

In the 2011 census the population of Waggrakine was 2,363 and is comprised of approximately 49.2% females and 50.8% males.

The median/average age of the population of Waggrakine is 32 years of age.

85.4% of people living in the suburb of Waggrakine were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.2% England, 2.2% New Zealand, 0.6% South Africa, 0.5% Germany, 0.5% India, 0.5% Philippines, 0.4% Scotland, 0.4% United Kingdom, Channel Islands and Isle of Man, nfd, 0.4% Italy, 0.3% Thailand, 0.2% Northern Ireland, 0.2% Wales, 0.2% Ireland, 0.2% France.

93.3% of people living in Waggrakine speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.0% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.1% Other, 0.8% Other , 0.4% German, 0.3% French, 0.3% Tagalog, 0.2% Cantonese, 0.2% Italian, 0.1% Thai.

The religious makeup of Waggrakine is 28.8% Catholic, 28.0% No religion, 20.7% Anglican, 7.5% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.7% Uniting Church, 2.1% Christian, nfd, 1.6% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.1% Islam, 0.9% Baptist, 0.9% Seventh-day Adventist.

47.1% of people are married, 39.3% have never married and 7.5% are divorced and 2.6% are separated. There are 60 widowed people living in Waggrakine.

60.9% of the people living in Waggrakine over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 26.5% are working on a part time basis. Waggrakine has an unemployment rate of 5.9%.

The main occupations of people living in Waggrakine are 20.2% Technicians & trades workers, 13.8% Clerical & administrative workers, 13.3% Machinery operators & drivers, 12.0% Labourers, 11.7% Professionals, 10.3% Sales workers, 9.9% Community & personal service workers, 6.7% Managers, 2.2% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Waggrakine work in are 12.0% Retail trade, 11.6% Construction, 8.9% Health care and social assistance, 8.7% Mining, 8.3% Transport, postal and warehousing, 7.8% Education and training, 6.2% Other services, 5.9% Public administration and safety, 5.6% Accommodation and food services.

26.5% of homes are fully owned, and 44.8% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 25.9% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $648 per week and the median household income is $1355 per week.

The median rent in Waggrakine is $275 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1763 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Waggrakine postcode 6530

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