Spalding Demographics (WA) Local Stats

Spalding (6530) is a suburb of South East & Central, Mid West, Western Australia. It is about 377 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. Spalding is in the federal electorate of Durack.

In the 2011 census the population of Spalding was 2,319 and is comprised of approximately 50.8% females and 49.2% males.

The median/average age of the population of Spalding is 33 years of age.

83.3% of people living in the suburb of Spalding were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.9% England, 1.6% New Zealand, 0.6% Philippines, 0.4% Malaysia, 0.3% South Africa, 0.3% Netherlands, 0.3% Scotland, 0.3% Finland, 0.2% Indonesia, 0.2% Egypt, 0.2% Hungary, 0.2% Wales, 0.2% Italy, 0.2% Vietnam.

87.8% of people living in Spalding speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 7.3% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.8% Other , 0.4% Filipino , 0.4% Other, 0.3% Australian Indigenous Languages , 0.3% Vietnamese, 0.3% Italian, 0.3% Tagalog, 0.3% Indonesian.

The religious makeup of Spalding is 30.9% Catholic, 22.5% No religion, 19.1% Anglican, 10.9% Religious affiliation not stated, 2.8% Uniting Church, 2.4% Islam, 1.6% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.5% Christian, nfd, 1.1% Churches of Christ, 1.1% Jehovah's Witnesses.

37.9% of people are married, 42.9% have never married and 8.3% are divorced and 5.3% are separated. There are 98 widowed people living in Spalding.

55.7% of the people living in Spalding over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 24.1% are working on a part time basis. Spalding has an unemployment rate of 10.4%.

The main occupations of people living in Spalding are 20.3% Technicians & trades workers, 14.8% Labourers, 13.0% Machinery operators & drivers, 11.1% Sales workers, 11.1% Community & personal service workers, 11.1% Clerical & administrative workers, 8.5% Professionals, 6.7% Managers, 3.2% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Spalding work in are 14.1% Retail trade, 12.6% Construction, 8.7% Health care and social assistance, 8.2% Transport, postal and warehousing, 7.5% Education and training, 7.5% Accommodation and food services, 5.1% Public administration and safety, 5.1% Inadequately described/Not stated, 5.1% Other services.

24.8% of homes are fully owned, and 31.3% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 38.7% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $437 per week and the median household income is $864 per week.

The median rent in Spalding is $200 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1300 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Spalding postcode 6530

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