Australia
Population
Type Number
Indicator Perth, WA, Capital City Balranald, NSW, Local Government Area
Population 1,943,858 2,287
Population density (Persons/sqkm)
Type Number
Indicator Perth, WA, Capital City Balranald, NSW, Local Government Area
Population density (Persons/sqkm) 303 0.1
Age groups
Type Percentage
Indicator Perth, WA, Capital City Balranald, NSW, Local Government Area
0-4 years 6.5% 6.3%
5-14 years 12.5% 14.7%
15-19 years 6.2% 5.9%
20-24 years 6.9% 5.8%
25-34 years 15.8% 10.2%
35-44 years 14.0% 12.1%
45-54 years 13.3% 12.7%
55-64 years 11.0% 16.5%
65-74 years 7.8% 8.8%
75-84 years 4.2% 5.7%
85 years and over 1.8% 1.5%
Age groups
Type Number
Indicator Perth, WA, Capital City Balranald, NSW, Local Government Area
0-4 years 126,713 143
5-14 years 243,617 336
15-19 years 120,129 135
20-24 years 133,434 132
25-34 years 306,680 233
35-44 years 272,610 276
45-54 years 258,693 290
55-64 years 212,965 377
65-74 years 152,368 202
75-84 years 82,007 131
85 years and over 34,652 35
Median age
Type Number
Indicator Perth, WA, Capital City Balranald, NSW, Local Government Area
Median age 36 41
Indigenous people
Type Number
Indicator Perth, WA, Capital City Balranald, NSW, Local Government Area
Indigenous people 31,214 202
Indigenous people (Percentage of population)
Type Percentage
Indicator Perth, WA, Capital City Balranald, NSW, Local Government Area
Indigenous people (Percentage of population) 1.6% 8.8%
Citizenship, Place of Birth and Language
Type Percentage
Indicator Perth, WA, Capital City Balranald, NSW, Local Government Area
Born in Australia 57.3% 81.7%
Born Elsewhere 36.1% 6.3%
Language spoken at home: English only 73.5% 83.2%
Language spoken at home: Other language 20.1% 6.7%
Australian citizen 78.3% 86.3%
Citizenship, Place of Birth and Language
Type Number
Indicator Perth, WA, Capital City Balranald, NSW, Local Government Area
Born in Australia 1,113,290 1,869
Born Elsewhere 702,545 144
Language spoken at home: English only 1,428,821 1,902
Language spoken at home: Other language 390,963 154
Australian citizen 1,521,235 1,974
Registered marital status (15 years and over)
Type Percentage
Indicator Perth, WA, Capital City Balranald, NSW, Local Government Area
Married 49.0% 49.8%
Separated 3.0% 2.8%
Divorced 8.2% 7.3%
Widowed 4.4% 6.3%
Never married 35.4% 33.8%
Registered marital status (15 years and over)
Type Number
Indicator Perth, WA, Capital City Balranald, NSW, Local Government Area
Married 770,357 897
Separated 47,568 50
Divorced 129,401 132
Widowed 69,549 114
Never married 556,668 608
Ancestry top responses
Type Percentage
Indicator Perth, WA, Capital City Balranald, NSW, Local Government Area
Australian 21.0% 31.7%
Australian Aboriginal 0.2% 1.2%
Chinese 3.8% 0.3%
Croatian 0.7% 0%
Dutch 1.4% 0.3%
English 27.7% 25.2%
Filipino 1.1% 0.1%
French 0.5% 0.1%
German 2.1% 2.6%
Greek 0.5% 0.2%
Hungarian 0.2% 0%
Indian 2.5% 0.2%
Irish 6.8% 10.1%
Italian 4.0% 9%
Korean 0.3% 0.1%
Lebanese 0.1% 0.2%
Macedonian 0.4% 0%
Maltese 0.2% 0.2%
Maori 0.8% 0.1%
New Zealander 1.0% 0.1%
Polish 0.7% 0.1%
Russian 0.2% 0.1%
Scottish 6.4% 6.0%
Serbian 0.2% 0%
South African 1.0% 0%
Spanish 0.4% 0.1%
Sri Lankan 0.3% 0%
Turkish 0.1% 0.1%
Vietnamese 0.8% 0%
Welsh 0.7% 0.1%
Others 9.1% 3.2%
Ancestry not stated 5.1% 8.4%
Ancestry top responses
Type Number
Indicator Perth, WA, Capital City Balranald, NSW, Local Government Area
Australian 549,235 947
Australian Aboriginal 4,600 37
Chinese 99,229 9
Croatian 16,875 0
Dutch 37,392 8
English 722,500 752
Filipino 28,445 4
French 13,075 3
German 55,298 79
Greek 13,548 6
Hungarian 4,350 0
Indian 64,933 6
Irish 178,256 303
Italian 103,773 269
Korean 7,716 3
Lebanese 2,913 7
Macedonian 9,197 0
Maltese 3,901 6
Maori 20,879 4
New Zealander 25,119 4
Polish 17,417 4
Russian 5,196 3
Scottish 167,460 178
Serbian 6,161 0
South African 24,999 0
Spanish 9,886 3
Sri Lankan 7,523 0
Turkish 2,279 4
Vietnamese 20,790 0
Welsh 18,304 4
Others 238,239 95
Ancestry not stated 132,434 251
Language spoken at home
Type Percentage
Indicator Perth, WA, Capital City Balranald, NSW, Local Government Area
Afrikaans 0.6% 0%
Australian Indigenous Languages 0.0% 0%
Arabic 0.7% 0.4%
Bengali 0.2% 0%
Cantonese 1.0% 0.1%
Croatian 0.3% 0%
Dutch 0.2% 0%
Filipino 0.4% 0.1%
French 0.4% 0%
Greek 0.2% 0.2%
German 0.4% 0%
Hindi 0.5% 0%
Indones 0.5% 0%
Italian 1.4% 3.0%
Japanese 0.3% 0%
Korean 0.3% 0%
Language spoken at home not stated 6.4% 10.5%
Mandarin 2.4% 0.5%
Maltese 0.0% 0%
Macedonian 0.3% 0%
Other Southeast Asian Austronesian languages 0.3% 0%
Other Indo-Aryan languages 0.6% 0.1%
Other Chinese 0.2% 0%
Other languages 3.9% 1.3%
Punjabi 0.6% 0%
Persian 0.3% 0%
Polish 0.3% 0%
Russian 0.2% 0%
Samoan 0.0% 0.1%
Serbian 0.3% 0%
Sinhale 0.2% 0%
Spanish 0.5% 0.1%
Tagalog 0.6% 0%
Tamil 0.3% 0.2%
Thai 0.3% 0.2%
Turkish 0.1% 0%
Urdu 0.3% 0%
Vietnamese 1% 0%
Language spoken at home
Type Number
Indicator Perth, WA, Capital City Balranald, NSW, Local Government Area
Afrikaans 11,393 0
Australian Indigenous Languages 747 0
Arabic 13,733 8
Bengali 3,071 0
Cantonese 18,830 3
Croatian 5,282 0
Dutch 4,224 0
Filipino 8,051 3
French 8,566 0
Greek 4,536 4
German 7,562 0
Hindi 10,166 0
Indones 10,119 0
Italian 26,759 69
Japanese 5,403 0
Korean 6,630 0
Language spoken at home not stated 124,074 239
Mandarin 45,658 11
Maltese 351 0
Macedonian 5,632 0
Other Southeast Asian Austronesian languages 6,250 0
Other Indo-Aryan languages 11,589 3
Other Chinese 4,208 0
Other languages 75,058 30
Punjabi 11,782 0
Persian 6,494 0
Polish 5,501 0
Russian 2,973 0
Samoan 811 3
Serbian 4,890 0
Sinhale 4,621 0
Spanish 9,661 3
Tagalog 12,336 0
Tamil 6,571 5
Thai 5,353 4
Turkish 1,668 0
Urdu 5,099 0
Vietnamese 19,396 0
Religious affiliation
Type Percentage Number
Indicator Perth, WA, Capital City Balranald, NSW, Local Government Area Perth, WA, Capital City Balranald, NSW, Local Government Area
Buddhism 2.5% 0.7% 47,666 16
Christianity Anglican 13.8% 15.0% 268,381 341
Christianity Asyrin Apstlic 0% 0% 29 0
Christianity Baptist 1.7% 0.2% 32,755 4
Christianity Brethren 0.1% 0% 1,210 0
Christianity Catholic 22.0% 35.6% 428,418 810
Christianity Church Christ 0.3% 0.2% 5,063 5
Christianity Eastrn Orthodox 1.2% 0% 22,464 0
Christinty Jehvahs Witnses 0.4% 0.1% 8,029 3
Christianity Latter-day Saints 0.3% 0% 5,291 0
Christianity Lutheran 0.3% 0.7% 5,723 15
Christianity Oriental Orthodox 0.1% 0% 2,632 0
Christianity Other Protestant 0.6% 0.2% 12,438 5
Christianity Pentecostal 1.1% 0.5% 21,663 11
Christinty Presbyterian and Reformed 1.8% 6.9% 35,830 156
Christianity Salvation Army 0.2% 0% 3,198 0
Christnty Seventh-day Adventist 0.2% 0% 4,567 0
Christianity Uniting Church 2.1% 3.0% 39,754 68
Christianity, nfd 3.4% 2.6% 66,029 58
Christianity Othr Christian 0.1% 0% 2,729 0
Hinduism 1.9% 0.4% 36,684 10
Islam 2.4% 0.3% 47,398 7
Judaism 0.3% 0% 5,187 0
Other Religions 1.0% 0.2% 19,955 4
Secular Beliefs and Other Spiritual Beliefs and No Religious Affiliation total 32.6% 20.9% 634,404 476
Religious affiliation not stated 9.6% 12.7% 186,361 289

Source: Complied from various sources including 2016 Census Data, ABS