Wyalkatchem Demographics (WA) Local Stats

Wyalkatchem (6485) is a suburb of South East & Central, Mid West, Western Australia. It is about 168 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. Wyalkatchem is in the federal electorate of Durack.

In the 2011 census the population of Wyalkatchem was 522 and is comprised of approximately 48.9% females and 51.1% males.

The median/average age of the population of Wyalkatchem is 45 years of age.

77.5% of people living in the suburb of Wyalkatchem were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.9% England, 2.1% Lesotho, 1.5% New Zealand, 1.1% India, 0.6% Northern Ireland, 0.6% South Africa, 0.6% Netherlands, 0.6% Ireland, 0.6% Scotland.

89.9% of people living in Wyalkatchem speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 8.0% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.3% Other, 0.8% German.

The religious makeup of Wyalkatchem is 29.6% Anglican, 23.0% No religion, 16.1% Catholic, 15.4% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.6% Uniting Church, 2.9% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.7% Churches of Christ, 1.9% Christian, nfd, 1.3% Other religious affiliation , 0.8% Eastern Orthodox.

51.9% of people are married, 27.3% have never married and 8.3% are divorced and 3.3% are separated. There are 39 widowed people living in Wyalkatchem.

64.5% of the people living in Wyalkatchem over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 25.9% are working on a part time basis. Wyalkatchem has an unemployment rate of 1.4%.

The main occupations of people living in Wyalkatchem are 39.3% Managers, 12.6% Professionals, 10.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 8.9% Machinery operators & drivers, 8.9% Labourers, 7.9% Technicians & trades workers, 6.1% Community & personal service workers, 2.8% Sales workers, 2.8% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Wyalkatchem work in are 34.2% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 13.7% Education and training, 11.4% Health care and social assistance, 7.3% Public administration and safety, 6.8% Transport, postal and warehousing, 4.6% Retail trade, 4.6% Electricity, gas, water and waste services, 4.1% Manufacturing, 2.7% Financial and insurance services.

45.7% of homes are fully owned, and 19.0% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 29.4% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $433 per week and the median household income is $774 per week.

The median rent in Wyalkatchem is $124 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $585 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Wyalkatchem postcode 6485

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