Lesmurdie Demographics (WA) Local Stats

Lesmurdie (6076) is a suburb of South Western, Heartlands, Western Australia. It is about 19 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. Lesmurdie is in the federal electorates of Hasluck, Pearce.

In the 2011 census the population of Lesmurdie was 8,045 and is comprised of approximately 51.2% females and 48.8% males.

The median/average age of the population of Lesmurdie is 41 years of age.

66.5% of people living in the suburb of Lesmurdie were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 12.4% England, 2.4% New Zealand, 1.8% South Africa, 1.5% Italy, 1.5% Scotland, 1.0% Zimbabwe, 0.7% Netherlands, 0.7% Ireland, 0.7% Germany, 0.6% Malaysia, 0.5% India, 0.5% United States of America, 0.4% Wales, 0.3% Northern Ireland.

90.2% of people living in Lesmurdie speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.4% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.3% Italian, 1.2% Other, 0.4% German, 0.4% Dutch, 0.4% French, 0.2% Croatian, 0.2% Spanish, 0.2% Other .

The religious makeup of Lesmurdie is 28.3% Catholic, 24.1% No religion, 21.0% Anglican, 6.3% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.1% Uniting Church, 3.6% Baptist, 3.2% Christian, nfd, 1.9% Presbyterian and Reformed, 0.9% Seventh-day Adventist, 0.8% Buddhism.

57.2% of people are married, 28.2% have never married and 7.2% are divorced and 2.3% are separated. There are 331 widowed people living in Lesmurdie.

58.6% of the people living in Lesmurdie over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 32.3% are working on a part time basis. Lesmurdie has an unemployment rate of 3.4%.

The main occupations of people living in Lesmurdie are 23.9% Professionals, 16.6% Technicians & trades workers, 15.9% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.8% Managers, 9.0% Community & personal service workers, 8.6% Sales workers, 7.1% Labourers, 4.7% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.4% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Lesmurdie work in are 12.0% Education and training, 10.8% Retail trade, 10.1% Health care and social assistance, 9.7% Construction, 8.7% Manufacturing, 8.1% Professional, scientific and technical services, 6.5% Public administration and safety, 5.2% Mining, 5.1% Transport, postal and warehousing.

42.4% of homes are fully owned, and 43.4% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 11.4% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $650 per week and the median household income is $1684 per week.

The median rent in Lesmurdie is $320 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1950 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Lesmurdie postcode 6076

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