Sunset Beach Demographics (WA) Local Stats

Sunset Beach (6530) is a suburb of South East & Central, Mid West, Western Australia. It is about 379 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. Sunset Beach is in the federal electorate of Durack.

In the 2011 census the population of Sunset Beach was 1,210 and is comprised of approximately 49.1% females and 50.9% males.

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

79.3% of people living in the suburb of Sunset Beach were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.0% England, 3.3% New Zealand, 1.3% South Africa, 1.1% Philippines, 0.7% Netherlands, 0.7% France, 0.6% United States of America, 0.5% Canada, 0.5% Italy, 0.5% Zimbabwe, 0.5% Sweden, 0.4% India, 0.4% Switzerland, 0.3% Fiji.

91.2% of people living in Sunset Beach speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.6% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.7% Other, 0.8% Filipino , 0.6% Spanish, 0.5% Thai, 0.5% German, 0.3% Other , 0.3% Italian, 0.2% Vietnamese.

The religious makeup of Sunset Beach is 27.8% Catholic, 25.0% Anglican, 22.8% No religion, 6.4% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.1% Uniting Church, 2.8% Christian, nfd, 2.1% Pentecostal, 1.9% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.7% Baptist, 1.7% Lutheran.

49.4% of people are married, 31.6% have never married and 8.6% are divorced and 3.9% are separated. There are 62 widowed people living in Sunset Beach.

58.5% of the people living in Sunset Beach over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 26.7% are working on a part time basis. Sunset Beach has an unemployment rate of 6.6%.

The main occupations of people living in Sunset Beach are 20.6% Technicians & trades workers, 16.1% Professionals, 13.0% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.6% Labourers, 11.6% Community & personal service workers, 9.3% Managers, 8.3% Machinery operators & drivers, 7.1% Sales workers, 1.6% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Sunset Beach work in are 11.9% Construction, 11.2% Education and training, 10.3% Retail trade, 9.3% Public administration and safety, 8.8% Health care and social assistance, 8.3% Transport, postal and warehousing, 5.0% Manufacturing, 5.0% Accommodation and food services, 4.8% Mining.

39.1% of homes are fully owned, and 26.5% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 30.8% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $585 per week and the median household income is $1099 per week.

The median rent in Sunset Beach is $250 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1842 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Sunset Beach postcode 6530

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