Bassendean Demographics (WA) Local Stats

Bassendean (6054) is a suburb of Perth, Eastern Suburbs, Western Australia. It is about 10 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. Bassendean is in the federal electorate of Perth.

In the 2011 census the population of Bassendean was 9,640 and is comprised of approximately 50.5% females and 49.5% males.

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

65.9% of people living in the suburb of Bassendean were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 8.3% England, 3.5% New Zealand, 1.2% Italy, 1.2% Scotland, 1.2% India, 0.9% Ireland, 0.7% South Africa, 0.6% Germany, 0.5% Malaysia, 0.5% Vietnam, 0.5% Philippines, 0.5% China , 0.4% Netherlands, 0.4% Poland.

82.9% of people living in Bassendean speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.2% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.0% Italian, 1.9% Other, 0.7% Mandarin, 0.7% Croatian, 0.6% Vietnamese, 0.6% French, 0.5% Polish, 0.5% Serbian.

The religious makeup of Bassendean is 29.4% No religion, 26.0% Catholic, 17.0% Anglican, 8.4% Religious affiliation not stated, 2.7% Christian, nfd, 2.6% Uniting Church, 2.1% Buddhism, 2.0% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.3% Islam, 1.2% Eastern Orthodox.

42.1% of people are married, 36.5% have never married and 11.2% are divorced and 3.8% are separated. There are 508 widowed people living in Bassendean.

61.9% of the people living in Bassendean over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 27.9% are working on a part time basis. Bassendean has an unemployment rate of 4.2%.

The main occupations of people living in Bassendean are 24.1% Professionals, 16.1% Technicians & trades workers, 15.6% Clerical & administrative workers, 10.8% Managers, 10.2% Community & personal service workers, 8.1% Sales workers, 7.8% Labourers, 6.1% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.3% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Bassendean work in are 11.4% Health care and social assistance, 9.6% Public administration and safety, 8.9% Education and training, 8.6% Retail trade, 8.6% Construction, 8.5% Professional, scientific and technical services, 8.3% Manufacturing, 5.3% Accommodation and food services, 4.9% Transport, postal and warehousing.

30.0% of homes are fully owned, and 38.5% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 28.2% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $672 per week and the median household income is $1301 per week.

The median rent in Bassendean is $300 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1898 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Bassendean postcode 6054

  • Qpzm LocalStats Western Australia Suburb of the Day: Eucla 6443 -> South East & Central -> Western Australia