Bedfordale Demographics (WA) Local Stats

Bedfordale (6112) is a suburb of Perth, Southern Suburbs, Western Australia. It is about 30 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. Bedfordale is in the federal electorate of Canning.

In the 2011 census the population of Bedfordale was 2,239 and is comprised of approximately 48.4% females and 51.6% males.

The median/average age of the population of Bedfordale is 39 years of age.

66.5% of people living in the suburb of Bedfordale were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 16.4% England, 2.0% Netherlands, 1.6% South Africa, 1.5% New Zealand, 1.2% Scotland, 1.0% Canada, 0.6% Switzerland, 0.6% Malaysia, 0.5% Ireland, 0.5% Germany, 0.5% India, 0.5% Italy, 0.4% Wales, 0.4% Northern Ireland.

91.6% of people living in Bedfordale speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.1% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.8% Other, 1.3% Dutch, 0.7% German, 0.5% Italian, 0.3% French, 0.3% Spanish, 0.3% Croatian, 0.3% Polish.

The religious makeup of Bedfordale is 25.7% No religion, 23.9% Anglican, 18.6% Catholic, 7.5% Presbyterian and Reformed, 6.4% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.1% Christian, nfd, 2.7% Baptist, 2.4% Uniting Church, 1.6% Pentecostal, 1.2% Buddhism.

63.7% of people are married, 25.2% have never married and 7.1% are divorced and 1.8% are separated. There are 39 widowed people living in Bedfordale.

60.8% of the people living in Bedfordale over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 30.3% are working on a part time basis. Bedfordale has an unemployment rate of 3.4%.

The main occupations of people living in Bedfordale are 22.2% Technicians & trades workers, 17.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 16.9% Professionals, 12.9% Managers, 7.9% Sales workers, 7.3% Community & personal service workers, 7.1% Labourers, 6.4% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.5% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Bedfordale work in are 13.9% Construction, 11.2% Manufacturing, 9.4% Retail trade, 9.0% Health care and social assistance, 7.6% Professional, scientific and technical services, 7.0% Education and training, 5.9% Transport, postal and warehousing, 5.1% Public administration and safety, 4.8% Mining.

36.2% of homes are fully owned, and 54.9% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 6.9% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $755 per week and the median household income is $2127 per week.

The median rent in Bedfordale is $293 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2313 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Bedfordale postcode 6112

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