Balga  Suburb
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About Balga
Balga postcode 6061
Total Persons : 8494
Total Males : 4194
Total Femals : 4300
Age Group (0-4 years) : 653
Age Group (5-14 years) 1188
65 Years Over:
Median Age of Persons 34
Persons born overseas 2700
Main Country of birth which is not Australia: England
No of people of Main Country of birth which is not Australia : 545
No of People Married : 2549
Married Percentage: 0.383
Labour Force: 3262
Employed Fulltime: 1857
Employed Full Time Percentage: 0.569
Main Occupation: Labourers
Number of Main Occupation: 590
Main Occupation Percentage: 0.197
Main Industry of Employment: Cafes, Restaurants and Takeaway Food Services
Main Industry of Employment Numbers: 126
Main Industry of Employment Percentage: 0.042
Median Individual Income ($/Weekly): 347
Median Household Income ($/Weekly) : 644
Median Family Income ($/Weekly): 785
Number of Families: 2141
Number of Families With Children: 742
Total Private Dwellings: 3894
Median Rent ($/Weekly):* 299
Median Housing Loan Repayment ($/Weekly): 900
Average Household Size: 2.4
Average Number of Persons Per Bedroom: 1.1
Household Fully Owned Percentage: 0.214
Household Rented Percentage: 0.411
Family Household Percentage: 0.595
Balga is a suburb of Perth, the capital city of Western Australia, and is located 13 kilometres (8 mi) north of Perth's central business district (CBD).

The name "Balga" was adopted in 1954 and is the Noongar (Aboriginal) word for the indigenous grass tree Xanthorrhoea preissii. Balga residents had a median age of 34, and median incomes were well below average for the Perth metropolitan area and the region. (Source: Wiki)
* Median Rent is based on data from the most recent Australian suburb survey.
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