Girrawheen Demographics (WA) Local Stats

Girrawheen (6064) is a suburb of Perth, Northern Suburbs, Western Australia. It is about 13 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. Girrawheen is in the federal electorate of Cowan.

In the 2011 census the population of Girrawheen was 8,334 and is comprised of approximately 49.4% females and 50.6% males.

The median/average age of the population of Girrawheen is 33 years of age.

53.2% of people living in the suburb of Girrawheen were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.3% England, 5.1% Vietnam, 3.5% Burma , 2.8% New Zealand, 1.7% Sudan, 1.6% India, 1.4% Philippines, 1.1% Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia , 1.0% Thailand, 1.0% Scotland, 0.7% Italy, 0.7% Afghanistan, 0.7% Malaysia, 0.7% Mauritius.

60.8% of people living in Girrawheen speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 10.8% Other, 7.1% Vietnamese, 6.1% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.6% Arabic, 1.8% Macedonian, 1.1% Other , 1.0% Italian, 0.8% Tagalog, 0.7% Persian.

The religious makeup of Girrawheen is 22.8% Catholic, 20.7% No religion, 13.5% Anglican, 8.7% Religious affiliation not stated, 6.1% Buddhism, 6.1% Islam, 4.3% Baptist, 3.5% Eastern Orthodox, 2.6% Christian, nfd, 2.2% Pentecostal.

40.0% of people are married, 41.2% have never married and 10.4% are divorced and 3.8% are separated. There are 301 widowed people living in Girrawheen.

58.6% of the people living in Girrawheen over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 27.2% are working on a part time basis. Girrawheen has an unemployment rate of 7.1%.

The main occupations of people living in Girrawheen are 18.9% Technicians & trades workers, 16.9% Labourers, 13.4% Community & personal service workers, 12.8% Clerical & administrative workers, 10.4% Machinery operators & drivers, 10.2% Professionals, 8.8% Sales workers, 6.5% Managers, 2.2% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Girrawheen work in are 13.0% Manufacturing, 12.9% Health care and social assistance, 10.7% Retail trade, 10.0% Construction, 6.4% Accommodation and food services, 6.0% Public administration and safety, 5.6% Education and training, 5.0% Wholesale trade, 5.0% Other services.

24.3% of homes are fully owned, and 41.7% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 30.3% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $494 per week and the median household income is $988 per week.

The median rent in Girrawheen is $280 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1500 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Girrawheen postcode 6064

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