Wagin Demographics (WA) Local Stats

Wagin (6315) is a suburb of South Western, South West, Western Australia. It is about 205 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. Wagin is in the federal electorate of O'Connor.

In the 2011 census the population of Wagin was 1,586 and is comprised of approximately 49.7% females and 50.3% males.

The median/average age of the people in Wagin is 47 years of age.

78.9% of people living in the suburb of Wagin were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 6.4% England, 4.2% New Zealand, 0.9% Scotland, 0.4% Vietnam, 0.4% Trinidad and Tobago, 0.4% Ireland, 0.4% United States of America, 0.4% Germany, 0.4% Philippines, 0.3% Netherlands, 0.3% Wales, 0.3% Italy, 0.3% Singapore, 0.3% South Africa.

93.8% of people living in Wagin speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.5% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.8% Other, 0.4% Italian, 0.3% Vietnamese, 0.3% Hindi, 0.3% Dutch, 0.3% Macedonian, 0.2% Other , 0.2% Tagalog.

The religious makeup of Wagin is 25.7% No religion, 24.7% Anglican, 18.3% Catholic, 10.5% Uniting Church, 9.0% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.6% Baptist, 1.8% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.3% Christian, nfd, 0.8% Other Religious Groups, 0.7% Lutheran.

52.9% of people are married, 25.5% have never married and 8.5% are divorced and 4.1% are separated. There are 114 widowed people living in Wagin.

56.2% of the people living in Wagin over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 32.8% are working on a part time basis. Wagin has an unemployment rate of 5.5%.

The main occupations of people living in Wagin are 22.2% Managers, 15.5% Technicians & trades workers, 13.1% Labourers, 11.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 10.6% Machinery operators & drivers, 10.0% Community & personal service workers, 8.3% Professionals, 7.6% Sales workers, 1.1% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Wagin work in are 22.2% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 10.9% Retail trade, 9.6% Health care and social assistance, 8.2% Education and training, 6.8% Construction, 6.2% Manufacturing, 6.1% Transport, postal and warehousing, 5.5% Public administration and safety, 4.6% Other services.

39.9% of homes are fully owned, and 32.6% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 24.3% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $447 per week and the median household income is $789 per week.

The median rent in Wagin is $120 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $927 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Wagin postcode 6315

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