Ballajura Demographics (WA) Local Stats

Ballajura (6066) is a suburb of Perth, Eastern Suburbs, Western Australia. It is about 13 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. Ballajura is in the federal electorate of Cowan.

In the 2011 census the population of Ballajura was 18,952 and is comprised of approximately 50.5% females and 49.5% males.

The median/average age of the population of Ballajura is 34 years of age.

62.2% of people living in the suburb of Ballajura were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.9% England, 3.9% Vietnam, 2.6% New Zealand, 1.7% Malaysia, 1.7% India, 1.3% Philippines, 1.2% South Africa, 1.0% Scotland, 0.9% Iraq, 0.7% Burma , 0.7% Singapore, 0.7% Italy, 0.6% China , 0.5% Afghanistan.

71.6% of people living in Ballajura speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.8% Vietnamese, 3.8% Other, 3.6% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.0% Arabic, 1.6% Cantonese, 1.3% Italian, 1.0% Mandarin, 0.9% Macedonian, 0.7% Tagalog.

The religious makeup of Ballajura is 28.2% Catholic, 20.2% No religion, 16.3% Anglican, 6.7% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.7% Buddhism, 5.5% Islam, 2.8% Eastern Orthodox, 2.6% Christian, nfd, 1.9% Uniting Church, 1.6% Baptist.

50.5% of people are married, 35.9% have never married and 7.5% are divorced and 3.1% are separated. There are 457 widowed people living in Ballajura.

60.0% of the people living in Ballajura over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 28.7% are working on a part time basis. Ballajura has an unemployment rate of 5.0%.

The main occupations of people living in Ballajura are 18.0% Technicians & trades workers, 16.9% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.5% Professionals, 11.2% Labourers, 11.1% Sales workers, 10.3% Community & personal service workers, 9.4% Managers, 8.7% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.8% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Ballajura work in are 12.5% Retail trade, 12.3% Manufacturing, 9.8% Construction, 9.4% Health care and social assistance, 6.4% Public administration and safety, 6.3% Accommodation and food services, 6.2% Education and training, 5.4% Wholesale trade, 5.2% Professional, scientific and technical services.

26.1% of homes are fully owned, and 52.7% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 19.1% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $616 per week and the median household income is $1496 per week.

The median rent in Ballajura is $350 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1733 per month.

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