Shelley Demographics (WA) Local Stats

Shelley (6148) is a suburb of Perth, South Perth Suburbs, Western Australia. It is about 9 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. Shelley is in the federal electorate of Tangney.

In the 2011 census the population of Shelley was 4,380 and is comprised of approximately 51.2% females and 48.8% males.

The median/average age of the population of Shelley is 40 years of age.

54.5% of people living in the suburb of Shelley were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 8.1% England, 4.2% India, 3.1% Malaysia, 2.8% South Africa, 2.6% China , 2.0% New Zealand, 1.7% Singapore, 1.6% Scotland, 1.4% Sri Lanka, 0.9% Indonesia, 0.9% Korea, Republic of , 0.9% Netherlands, 0.7% Philippines, 0.6% Hong Kong .

73.4% of people living in Shelley speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.4% Mandarin, 4.0% Language spoken at home not stated, 3.1% Cantonese, 2.3% Other, 1.4% Sinhalese, 1.0% Tamil, 0.9% Indonesian, 0.9% Italian, 0.9% Korean.

The religious makeup of Shelley is 23.7% Catholic, 22.6% No religion, 17.5% Anglican, 6.7% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.7% Uniting Church, 4.2% Buddhism, 3.5% Hinduism, 3.1% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.9% Baptist, 2.9% Christian, nfd.

54.8% of people are married, 32.9% have never married and 6.3% are divorced and 2.2% are separated. There are 141 widowed people living in Shelley.

56.5% of the people living in Shelley over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 33.3% are working on a part time basis. Shelley has an unemployment rate of 3.8%.

The main occupations of people living in Shelley are 31.5% Professionals, 15.6% Managers, 14.5% Clerical & administrative workers, 10.1% Technicians & trades workers, 9.7% Sales workers, 8.0% Community & personal service workers, 5.2% Labourers, 4.1% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.4% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Shelley work in are 13.0% Education and training, 11.3% Retail trade, 9.8% Professional, scientific and technical services, 9.8% Health care and social assistance, 8.4% Manufacturing, 8.0% Construction, 6.2% Public administration and safety, 4.5% Mining, 4.3% Accommodation and food services.

39.2% of homes are fully owned, and 30.8% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 28.1% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $731 per week and the median household income is $1694 per week.

The median rent in Shelley is $340 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2167 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Shelley postcode 6148

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