Yakamia Demographics (WA) Local Stats

Yakamia (6330) is a suburb of South Western, Great Southern, Western Australia. It is about 387 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. Yakamia is in the federal electorate of O'Connor.

In the 2011 census the population of Yakamia was 2,717 and is comprised of approximately 54.4% females and 45.6% males.

The median/average age of the population of Yakamia is 43 years of age.

75.8% of people living in the suburb of Yakamia were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 6.8% England, 1.8% Netherlands, 1.7% New Zealand, 1.3% Philippines, 1.2% South Africa, 1.0% Scotland, 0.9% Italy, 0.8% Burma , 0.7% Germany, 0.5% China , 0.4% Colombia, 0.4% Wales, 0.3% Luxembourg, 0.3% Northern Ireland.

89.8% of people living in Yakamia speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.5% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.2% Other, 1.1% Dutch, 1.0% Italian, 0.6% Tagalog, 0.4% Spanish, 0.3% Cantonese, 0.3% German, 0.3% Other .

The religious makeup of Yakamia is 24.5% No religion, 21.4% Anglican, 14.6% Catholic, 7.3% Religious affiliation not stated, 7.2% Uniting Church, 6.0% Presbyterian and Reformed, 5.4% Baptist, 3.5% Christian, nfd, 2.6% Pentecostal, 1.2% Brethren.

49.2% of people are married, 25.7% have never married and 7.2% are divorced and 2.9% are separated. There are 326 widowed people living in Yakamia.

52.9% of the people living in Yakamia over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 34.9% are working on a part time basis. Yakamia has an unemployment rate of 5.0%.

The main occupations of people living in Yakamia are 15.1% Technicians & trades workers, 14.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 13.9% Professionals, 13.3% Labourers, 13.0% Managers, 11.9% Community & personal service workers, 10.6% Sales workers, 6.1% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.4% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Yakamia work in are 14.7% Retail trade, 11.5% Health care and social assistance, 9.8% Manufacturing, 9.6% Construction, 9.2% Education and training, 6.6% Public administration and safety, 5.3% Accommodation and food services, 4.8% Other services, 4.4% Transport, postal and warehousing.

32.1% of homes are fully owned, and 24.7% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 32.0% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $469 per week and the median household income is $916 per week.

The median rent in Yakamia is $255 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1700 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Yakamia postcode 6330

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