Stirling Demographics (WA) Local Stats

Stirling (6021) is a suburb of Perth, Northern Suburbs, Western Australia. It is about 9 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. Stirling is in the federal electorate of Stirling.

In the 2011 census the population of Stirling was 9,157 and is comprised of approximately 50.6% females and 49.4% males.

The median/average age of the population of Stirling is 38 years of age.

59.6% of people living in the suburb of Stirling were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 6.6% Italy, 4.5% England, 2.1% India, 1.6% New Zealand, 1.6% South Africa, 1.6% Malaysia, 1.5% Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia , 1.5% China , 1.4% Greece, 1.3% Croatia, 1.1% Vietnam, 0.8% Singapore, 0.8% Scotland, 0.7% Hong Kong .

62.5% of people living in Stirling speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 10.8% Italian, 3.6% Macedonian, 2.8% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.5% Cantonese, 2.2% Other, 2.2% Mandarin, 2.1% Greek, 2.0% Croatian, 1.3% Vietnamese.

The religious makeup of Stirling is 44.1% Catholic, 14.2% No religion, 10.1% Anglican, 9.4% Eastern Orthodox, 4.9% Religious affiliation not stated, 2.7% Hinduism, 2.5% Buddhism, 2.1% Uniting Church, 1.5% Christian, nfd, 1.4% Presbyterian and Reformed.

60.4% of people are married, 28.3% have never married and 5.3% are divorced and 1.7% are separated. There are 317 widowed people living in Stirling.

62.0% of the people living in Stirling over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 28.4% are working on a part time basis. Stirling has an unemployment rate of 3.3%.

The main occupations of people living in Stirling are 24.8% Professionals, 16.4% Clerical & administrative workers, 15.0% Technicians & trades workers, 14.5% Managers, 8.8% Sales workers, 7.4% Community & personal service workers, 7.1% Labourers, 4.1% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.8% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Stirling work in are 12.2% Construction, 10.7% Retail trade, 10.3% Health care and social assistance, 10.2% Professional, scientific and technical services, 7.7% Education and training, 7.0% Manufacturing, 5.6% Public administration and safety, 5.1% Accommodation and food services, 4.4% Other services.

41.6% of homes are fully owned, and 39.0% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 16.9% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $722 per week and the median household income is $1756 per week.

The median rent in Stirling is $350 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2383 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Stirling postcode 6021

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