Withers Demographics (WA) Local Stats

Withers (6230) is a suburb of South Western, South West, Western Australia. It is about 158 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. Withers is in the federal electorate of Forrest.

In the 2011 census the population of Withers was 3,112 and is comprised of approximately 49.7% females and 50.3% males.

The median/average age of the people in Withers is 35 years of age.

70.7% of people living in the suburb of Withers were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 6.2% England, 2.4% New Zealand, 1.0% Philippines, 0.8% Scotland, 0.7% Netherlands, 0.5% Ireland, 0.5% Germany, 0.4% Italy, 0.4% Indonesia, 0.4% Armenia, 0.4% India, 0.4% South Africa, 0.3% Vietnam, 0.3% United States of America.

83.9% of people living in Withers speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 9.9% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.0% Other, 0.7% Tagalog, 0.6% Italian, 0.4% German, 0.3% Russian, 0.3% Indonesian, 0.3% French, 0.3% Filipino .

The religious makeup of Withers is 28.1% No religion, 19.8% Anglican, 17.1% Catholic, 16.2% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.0% Christian, nfd, 3.0% Uniting Church, 2.3% Baptist, 2.0% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.3% Other religious affiliation , 1.0% Jehovah's Witnesses.

34.4% of people are married, 42.2% have never married and 13.6% are divorced and 5.1% are separated. There are 116 widowed people living in Withers.

53.4% of the people living in Withers over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 29.8% are working on a part time basis. Withers has an unemployment rate of 9.5%.

The main occupations of people living in Withers are 20.7% Labourers, 19.0% Technicians & trades workers, 13.2% Machinery operators & drivers, 10.4% Community & personal service workers, 9.8% Sales workers, 9.4% Professionals, 9.0% Clerical & administrative workers, 6.1% Managers, 2.4% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Withers work in are 13.2% Retail trade, 13.0% Manufacturing, 12.6% Construction, 10.1% Health care and social assistance, 9.1% Accommodation and food services, 7.3% Education and training, 4.6% Transport, postal and warehousing, 4.2% Public administration and safety, 4.1% Mining.

17.8% of homes are fully owned, and 30.9% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 47.2% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $429 per week and the median household income is $783 per week.

The median rent in Withers is $188 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1300 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Withers postcode 6230

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