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Perth Metropolitan Area

Population highlights

Estimated Resident Population,
Perth Metropolitan Area
Estimated Resident Population,<br /> Perth Metropolitan Area 2,067,359 2,039,949 2,008,880 1,970,814 1,905,618 1,834,302 1,781,870 1,740,064 1,683,549 1,629,131 1,577,574
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Regional Population Growth, Australia (3218.0). Compiled and presented by .id the population experts
 2011  Perth Metropolitan Area Greater Perth Western Australia Australia
Median Age 36 36 36 37
Median weekly household income $1,454 $1,456 $1,405 $1,230
Couples with children 32% 32% 31% 31%
Older couples without children 8% 8% 8% 9%
Medium and high density Housing 23% 23% 20% 25%
Households with a mortgage 38% 38% 36% 33%
Median weekly rent $321 $321 $302 $289
Households renting 27% 27% 28% 29%
Non-English speaking backgrounds 17% 17% 14% 16%
University attendance 5% 5% 4% 4%
Bachelor or Higher degree 20% 20% 18% 19%
Vocational 18% 19% 19% 18%
Unemployment 4.7% 4.9% 4.7% 5.6%
SEIFA index of disadvantage 2011 1033 1033 1021 1002
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