East Cannington Demographics (WA) Local Stats

East Cannington (6107) is a suburb of Perth, Southern Suburbs, Western Australia. It is about 11 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. East Cannington is in the federal electorate of Swan.

In the 2011 census the population of East Cannington was 4,300 and is comprised of approximately 47.7% females and 52.3% males.

The median/average age of the population of East Cannington is 31 years of age.

51.1% of people living in the suburb of East Cannington were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.6% India, 4.0% England, 3.2% China , 2.9% Philippines, 2.6% New Zealand, 2.4% Burma , 2.3% Indonesia, 2.2% Malaysia, 1.9% Italy, 1.7% Turkey, 0.9% Saudi Arabia, 0.9% Sri Lanka, 0.8% Singapore, 0.8% Mauritius.

57.8% of people living in East Cannington speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 6.6% Other, 4.4% Language spoken at home not stated, 4.0% Mandarin, 3.3% Turkish, 3.2% Arabic, 2.6% Italian, 2.4% Indonesian, 1.6% Cantonese, 1.4% Punjabi.

The religious makeup of East Cannington is 27.7% Catholic, 18.7% No religion, 12.6% Anglican, 11.4% Islam, 6.6% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.6% Buddhism, 3.0% Christian, nfd, 2.7% Baptist, 2.1% Uniting Church, 2.1% Hinduism.

47.5% of people are married, 40.3% have never married and 6.8% are divorced and 2.5% are separated. There are 103 widowed people living in East Cannington.

63.6% of the people living in East Cannington over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 26.0% are working on a part time basis. East Cannington has an unemployment rate of 5.0%.

The main occupations of people living in East Cannington are 18.9% Technicians & trades workers, 17.0% Professionals, 15.2% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.1% Labourers, 10.3% Machinery operators & drivers, 9.0% Sales workers, 8.7% Community & personal service workers, 7.5% Managers, 1.3% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from East Cannington work in are 10.9% Manufacturing, 10.6% Retail trade, 10.5% Construction, 9.4% Health care and social assistance, 7.5% Transport, postal and warehousing, 6.8% Professional, scientific and technical services, 6.6% Public administration and safety, 6.5% Accommodation and food services, 5.2% Education and training.

24.5% of homes are fully owned, and 40.5% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 32.0% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $645 per week and the median household income is $1458 per week.

The median rent in East Cannington is $340 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2000 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for East Cannington postcode 6107

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