West Beach Demographics (WA) Local Stats

West Beach (6450) is a suburb of South East & Central, Goldfields, Western Australia. It is about 600 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. West Beach is in the federal electorate of O'Connor.

In the 2011 census the population of West Beach was 1,446 and is comprised of approximately 51.1% females and 48.9% males.

The median/average age of the people in West Beach is 41 years of age.

81.8% of people living in the suburb of West Beach were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.3% England, 2.3% New Zealand, 1.0% South Africa, 0.9% Scotland, 0.6% Canada, 0.6% Belgium, 0.6% United States of America, 0.5% Thailand, 0.4% Ireland, 0.3% India, 0.3% Netherlands, 0.3% Northern Ireland, 0.3% Italy, 0.3% Zimbabwe.

93.2% of people living in West Beach speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.9% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.0% Other, 0.7% Thai, 0.3% Cantonese, 0.3% Sinhalese, 0.3% Dutch, 0.2% French, 0.2% Filipino .

The religious makeup of West Beach is 29.1% No religion, 21.8% Catholic, 21.4% Anglican, 8.9% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.9% Uniting Church, 3.7% Christian, nfd, 2.1% Jehovah's Witnesses, 2.1% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.9% Pentecostal, 1.7% Buddhism.

61.3% of people are married, 26.3% have never married and 6.5% are divorced and 3.1% are separated. There are 32 widowed people living in West Beach.

58.4% of the people living in West Beach over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 30.4% are working on a part time basis. West Beach has an unemployment rate of 3.8%.

The main occupations of people living in West Beach are 19.7% Professionals, 19.5% Managers, 14.8% Technicians & trades workers, 14.3% Clerical & administrative workers, 10.6% Sales workers, 7.8% Labourers, 6.5% Community & personal service workers, 6.0% Machinery operators & drivers, 0.8% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from West Beach work in are 12.4% Retail trade, 10.8% Education and training, 9.9% Health care and social assistance, 9.3% Transport, postal and warehousing, 9.1% Construction, 6.0% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 5.7% Accommodation and food services, 5.2% Wholesale trade, 5.0% Public administration and safety.

38.8% of homes are fully owned, and 34.5% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 25.5% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $733 per week and the median household income is $1466 per week.

The median rent in West Beach is $290 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1900 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for West Beach postcode 6450

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