Nedlands Demographics (WA) Local Stats

Nedlands (6009) is a suburb of Perth, Inner Western Suburbs, Western Australia. It is about 5 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. Nedlands is in the federal electorate of Curtin.

In the 2011 census the population of Nedlands was 10,184 and is comprised of approximately 51.4% females and 48.6% males.

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

61.4% of people living in the suburb of Nedlands were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 7.7% England, 3.5% Malaysia, 2.1% Singapore, 1.8% China , 1.5% South Africa, 1.5% United States of America, 1.4% India, 1.4% Scotland, 1.2% New Zealand, 0.8% Hong Kong , 0.7% Canada, 0.7% Sri Lanka, 0.6% Netherlands, 0.5% Ireland.

80.1% of people living in Nedlands speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.1% Language spoken at home not stated, 3.6% Mandarin, 2.0% Cantonese, 1.5% Other, 1.0% French, 0.6% Arabic, 0.5% Italian, 0.5% Other, 0.5% Dutch.

The religious makeup of Nedlands is 29.3% No religion, 22.0% Anglican, 19.7% Catholic, 7.0% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.6% Uniting Church, 2.5% Buddhism, 2.3% Christian, nfd, 2.1% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.4% Islam, 1.4% Hinduism.

51.4% of people are married, 35.2% have never married and 5.9% are divorced and 1.6% are separated. There are 492 widowed people living in Nedlands.

53.5% of the people living in Nedlands over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 36.9% are working on a part time basis. Nedlands has an unemployment rate of 4.0%.

The main occupations of people living in Nedlands are 46.4% Professionals, 16.4% Managers, 11.4% Clerical & administrative workers, 7.5% Sales workers, 7.2% Community & personal service workers, 4.8% Technicians & trades workers, 3.7% Labourers, 1.4% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.0% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Nedlands work in are 18.2% Health care and social assistance, 16.2% Professional, scientific and technical services, 12.8% Education and training, 8.6% Retail trade, 6.0% Accommodation and food services, 5.5% Mining, 5.0% Public administration and safety, 3.8% Construction, 3.5% Financial and insurance services.

40.8% of homes are fully owned, and 28.0% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 27.8% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $796 per week and the median household income is $2342 per week.

The median rent in Nedlands is $429 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2975 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Nedlands postcode 6009

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