Rivervale Demographics (WA) Local Stats

Rivervale (6103) is a suburb of Perth, Southern Suburbs, Western Australia. It is about 5 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. Rivervale is in the federal electorate of Swan.

In the 2011 census the population of Rivervale was 8,402 and is comprised of approximately 48.6% females and 51.4% males.

The median/average age of the people in Rivervale is 33 years of age.

52.1% of people living in the suburb of Rivervale were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.7% England, 3.7% New Zealand, 3.4% India, 3.1% China , 1.7% Malaysia, 1.5% Philippines, 0.9% Singapore, 0.9% Italy, 0.9% Korea, Republic of , 0.8% Vietnam, 0.8% South Africa, 0.7% Ireland, 0.7% Mauritius, 0.7% Germany.

64.4% of people living in Rivervale speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 8.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 4.0% Mandarin, 3.8% Other, 1.8% Cantonese, 1.6% Arabic, 1.4% Italian, 1.3% Punjabi, 0.9% Korean, 0.9% Vietnamese.

The religious makeup of Rivervale is 24.9% Catholic, 23.8% No religion, 12.5% Anglican, 11.5% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.3% Islam, 4.1% Buddhism, 2.7% Christian, nfd, 2.2% Uniting Church, 2.1% Hinduism, 2.0% Other Religious Groups.

37.2% of people are married, 43.4% have never married and 10.6% are divorced and 3.5% are separated. There are 381 widowed people living in Rivervale.

65.7% of the people living in Rivervale over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 23.8% are working on a part time basis. Rivervale has an unemployment rate of 5.3%.

The main occupations of people living in Rivervale are 23.5% Professionals, 15.2% Technicians & trades workers, 14.0% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.2% Managers, 9.8% Community & personal service workers, 9.6% Labourers, 8.1% Machinery operators & drivers, 7.3% Sales workers, 1.2% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Rivervale work in are 9.5% Professional, scientific and technical services, 8.8% Health care and social assistance, 8.5% Accommodation and food services, 8.3% Construction, 8.1% Retail trade, 7.1% Manufacturing, 6.8% Transport, postal and warehousing, 6.5% Public administration and safety, 6.5% Mining.

18.8% of homes are fully owned, and 27.5% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 49.9% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $696 per week and the median household income is $1292 per week.

The median rent in Rivervale is $290 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2080 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Rivervale postcode 6103

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