Cervantes Demographics (WA) Local Stats

Cervantes (6511) is a suburb of South East & Central, Mid West, Western Australia. It is about 178 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. Cervantes is in the federal electorate of Durack.

In the 2011 census the population of Cervantes was 461 and is comprised of approximately 46.9% females and 53.1% males.

The median/average age of the population of Cervantes is 51 years of age.

77.0% of people living in the suburb of Cervantes were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.3% England, 3.3% Scotland, 2.8% New Zealand, 0.9% Canada, 0.9% Kenya, 0.9% Wales, 0.9% Italy, 0.9% Germany, 0.7% Philippines.

94.8% of people living in Cervantes speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.5% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.1% German, 0.7% Greek.

The religious makeup of Cervantes is 32.8% Anglican, 22.8% No religion, 21.3% Catholic, 7.2% Religious affiliation not stated, 6.1% Uniting Church, 2.4% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.0% Christian, nfd, 1.3% Buddhism, 0.9% Churches of Christ, 0.7% Eastern Orthodox.

56.7% of people are married, 23.3% have never married and 10.6% are divorced and 0.8% are separated. There are 33 widowed people living in Cervantes.

46.6% of the people living in Cervantes over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 38.8% are working on a part time basis. Cervantes has an unemployment rate of 5.1%.

The main occupations of people living in Cervantes are 25.3% Labourers, 12.4% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.2% Machinery operators & drivers, 11.2% Technicians & trades workers, 10.6% Community & personal service workers, 8.8% Professionals, 8.8% Managers, 8.2% Sales workers, 3.5% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Cervantes work in are 20.6% Accommodation and food services, 16.5% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 10.6% Education and training, 8.8% Wholesale trade, 7.6% Public administration and safety, 7.6% Construction, 7.1% Retail trade, 6.5% Manufacturing, 5.3% Inadequately described/Not stated.

43.8% of homes are fully owned, and 24.7% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 25.8% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $439 per week and the median household income is $785 per week.

The median rent in Cervantes is $200 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $900 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Cervantes postcode 6511

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