Walkaway Demographics (WA) Local Stats

Walkaway (6528) is a suburb of South East & Central, Mid West, Western Australia. It is about 350 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. Walkaway is in the federal electorate of Durack.

In the 2011 census the population of Walkaway was 287 and is comprised of approximately 51.6% females and 48.4% males.

The median/average age of the population of Walkaway is 44 years of age.

83.2% of people living in the suburb of Walkaway were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 7.0% England, 2.4% New Zealand.

92.4% of people living in Walkaway speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 6.2% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.4% German.

The religious makeup of Walkaway is 25.5% No religion, 25.2% Anglican, 23.4% Catholic, 13.3% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.8% Uniting Church, 2.1% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.7% Christian, nfd, 1.4% Churches of Christ, 1.4% Other religious affiliation , 1.0% Jehovah's Witnesses.

50.4% of people are married, 26.9% have never married and 11.1% are divorced and 4.3% are separated. There are 17 widowed people living in Walkaway.

64.2% of the people living in Walkaway over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 24.5% are working on a part time basis. Walkaway has an unemployment rate of 3.8%.

The main occupations of people living in Walkaway are 16.9% Managers, 15.6% Machinery operators & drivers, 15.6% Clerical & administrative workers, 15.6% Labourers, 12.3% Technicians & trades workers, 11.7% Professionals, 8.4% Community & personal service workers, 1.9% Sales workers, 1.9% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Walkaway work in are 19.0% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 11.8% Transport, postal and warehousing, 10.5% Health care and social assistance, 9.8% Professional, scientific and technical services, 6.5% Construction, 5.9% Other services, 5.9% Inadequately described/Not stated, 5.2% Retail trade, 5.2% Education and training.

33.0% of homes are fully owned, and 39.8% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 24.3% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $654 per week and the median household income is $1125 per week.

The median rent in Walkaway is $150 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1000 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Walkaway postcode 6528

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