Meckering Demographics (WA) Local Stats

Meckering (6405) is a suburb of South East & Central, Mid West, Western Australia. It is about 114 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. Meckering is in the federal electorate of Durack.

In the 2011 census the population of Meckering was 265 and is comprised of approximately 48.7% females and 51.3% males.

The median/average age of the population of Meckering is 44 years of age.

82.0% of people living in the suburb of Meckering were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 6.4% England, 3.4% New Zealand, 1.5% Wales, 1.5% Netherlands, 1.5% Scotland.

95.8% of people living in Meckering speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 1.9% Other, 1.1% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.1% German.

The religious makeup of Meckering is 25.6% Anglican, 24.4% Catholic, 21.1% No religion, 7.9% Uniting Church, 6.8% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.5% Presbyterian and Reformed, 3.0% Christian, nfd, 1.1% Churches of Christ, 1.1% Buddhism, 1.1% Judaism.

57.0% of people are married, 23.4% have never married and 9.3% are divorced and 5.1% are separated. There are 11 widowed people living in Meckering.

62.3% of the people living in Meckering over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 27.4% are working on a part time basis. Meckering has an unemployment rate of 8.2%.

The main occupations of people living in Meckering are 30.7% Managers, 16.4% Labourers, 14.3% Technicians & trades workers, 12.1% Machinery operators & drivers, 7.9% Community & personal service workers, 7.1% Clerical & administrative workers, 6.4% Professionals, 5.0% Sales workers.

The main industries people from Meckering work in are 36.7% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 10.8% Education and training, 10.8% Transport, postal and warehousing, 7.9% Construction, 7.2% Retail trade, 6.5% Wholesale trade, 5.8% Accommodation and food services, 5.8% Health care and social assistance, 4.3% Public administration and safety.

45.5% of homes are fully owned, and 34.8% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 16.1% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $585 per week and the median household income is $817 per week.

The median rent in Meckering is $130 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $900 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Meckering postcode 6405

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