Karawara Demographics (WA) Local Stats

Karawara (6152) is a suburb of Perth, South Perth Suburbs, Western Australia. It is about 7 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. Karawara is in the federal electorate of Swan.

In the 2011 census the population of Karawara was 2,194 and is comprised of approximately 48.9% females and 51.1% males.

The median/average age of the population of Karawara is 25 years of age.

39.0% of people living in the suburb of Karawara were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 9.7% Malaysia, 6.1% China , 2.9% England, 2.4% Indonesia, 2.3% Singapore, 2.1% India, 1.5% Iran, 1.4% Philippines, 1.3% Hong Kong , 1.2% Vietnam, 1.1% Burma , 1.0% Mauritius, 1.0% Libya, 1.0% South Africa.

47.0% of people living in Karawara speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 11.2% Mandarin, 8.8% Language spoken at home not stated, 6.2% Other, 3.6% Cantonese, 2.7% Indonesian, 2.2% Other, 2.1% Arabic, 1.7% Persian, 1.4% Other .

The religious makeup of Karawara is 24.4% No religion, 20.3% Catholic, 12.3% Religious affiliation not stated, 7.8% Islam, 7.5% Buddhism, 7.0% Anglican, 3.3% Uniting Church, 3.2% Christian, nfd, 2.1% Hinduism, 2.1% Other Religious Groups.

31.4% of people are married, 57.6% have never married and 5.9% are divorced and 2.4% are separated. There are 51 widowed people living in Karawara.

41.7% of the people living in Karawara over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 38.6% are working on a part time basis. Karawara has an unemployment rate of 14.2%.

The main occupations of people living in Karawara are 25.6% Professionals, 13.2% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.6% Community & personal service workers, 12.5% Labourers, 12.0% Sales workers, 10.3% Managers, 7.8% Technicians & trades workers, 4.4% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.6% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Karawara work in are 13.9% Accommodation and food services, 11.4% Retail trade, 10.4% Education and training, 9.6% Professional, scientific and technical services, 9.0% Health care and social assistance, 5.6% Manufacturing, 5.3% Public administration and safety, 4.6% Construction, 4.4% Transport, postal and warehousing.

21.8% of homes are fully owned, and 27.2% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 47.8% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $320 per week and the median household income is $1020 per week.

The median rent in Karawara is $225 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2167 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Karawara postcode 6152

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