St James Demographics (WA) Local Stats

St James (6102) is a suburb of Perth, Southern Suburbs, Western Australia. It is about 7 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. St James is in the federal electorate of Swan.

In the 2011 census the population of St James was 4,533 and is comprised of approximately 49.2% females and 50.8% males.

The median/average age of the people in St James is 30 years of age.

51.7% of people living in the suburb of St James were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.2% England, 3.9% Malaysia, 3.1% India, 2.9% China , 2.2% New Zealand, 1.7% Indonesia, 1.6% Singapore, 1.3% Philippines, 1.0% Italy, 0.9% Scotland, 0.9% South Africa, 0.8% Kenya, 0.7% Ireland, 0.7% Zimbabwe.

64.4% of people living in St James speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 7.3% Language spoken at home not stated, 5.0% Mandarin, 4.7% Other, 2.5% Cantonese, 1.6% Italian, 1.6% Indonesian, 1.5% Arabic, 0.9% Punjabi, 0.8% Other .

The religious makeup of St James is 26.2% No religion, 23.3% Catholic, 10.7% Anglican, 9.8% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.5% Islam, 4.6% Buddhism, 3.1% Christian, nfd, 2.6% Uniting Church, 2.5% Hinduism, 2.5% Baptist.

35.0% of people are married, 49.2% have never married and 8.4% are divorced and 2.6% are separated. There are 184 widowed people living in St James.

56.3% of the people living in St James over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 31.4% are working on a part time basis. St James has an unemployment rate of 7.1%.

The main occupations of people living in St James are 28.3% Professionals, 14.5% Technicians & trades workers, 13.6% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.3% Community & personal service workers, 9.3% Labourers, 8.2% Sales workers, 8.2% Managers, 5.5% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.2% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from St James work in are 11.3% Health care and social assistance, 9.3% Professional, scientific and technical services, 8.9% Education and training, 8.9% Accommodation and food services, 8.3% Retail trade, 7.1% Manufacturing, 6.8% Public administration and safety, 6.8% Construction, 4.8% Transport, postal and warehousing.

20.7% of homes are fully owned, and 28.7% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 47.1% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $571 per week and the median household income is $1222 per week.

The median rent in St James is $305 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2000 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for St James postcode 6102

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