Mount Melville Demographics (WA) Local Stats

Mount Melville (6330) is a suburb of South Western, Great Southern, Western Australia. It is about 389 kms from WA's capital city of Perth.

In the 2011 census the population of Mount Melville was 1,079 and is comprised of approximately 50.3% females and 49.7% males.

The median/average age of the population of Mount Melville is 41 years of age.

70.6% of people living in the suburb of Mount Melville were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 7.8% England, 3.5% Philippines, 3.1% New Zealand, 1.9% Italy, 1.3% Scotland, 1.1% Burma , 0.9% United States of America, 0.6% Thailand, 0.6% Germany, 0.6% Wales, 0.5% Tanzania, 0.5% France, 0.4% Singapore, 0.3% India.

86.8% of people living in Mount Melville speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.5% Language spoken at home not stated, 3.0% Italian, 1.8% Filipino , 1.6% Other, 1.3% Tagalog, 0.5% Mandarin, 0.4% Dutch, 0.4% German, 0.3% Thai.

The religious makeup of Mount Melville is 30.9% No religion, 17.4% Anglican, 17.3% Catholic, 10.8% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.2% Uniting Church, 3.8% Christian, nfd, 3.7% Baptist, 1.9% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.5% Buddhism, 1.3% Other religious affiliation .

43.9% of people are married, 35.6% have never married and 10.9% are divorced and 3.7% are separated. There are 54 widowed people living in Mount Melville.

55.5% of the people living in Mount Melville over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 32.4% are working on a part time basis. Mount Melville has an unemployment rate of 6.1%.

The main occupations of people living in Mount Melville are 21.0% Professionals, 16.2% Technicians & trades workers, 13.7% Labourers, 12.3% Community & personal service workers, 11.8% Clerical & administrative workers, 10.4% Managers, 8.1% Sales workers, 6.0% Machinery operators & drivers, 0.5% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Mount Melville work in are 15.3% Health care and social assistance, 11.3% Retail trade, 9.9% Education and training, 9.7% Accommodation and food services, 9.0% Manufacturing, 8.3% Construction, 7.8% Public administration and safety, 4.9% Professional, scientific and technical services, 3.9% Transport, postal and warehousing.

27.2% of homes are fully owned, and 26.4% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 41.8% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $570 per week and the median household income is $1065 per week.

The median rent in Mount Melville is $250 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1560 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Mount Melville postcode 6330

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