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Western Australia

Western Australia Facts

  • Name: Western Australia
  • Capital: Perth (1,832,114 population) (2012)
  • Population: 2,537,7000 (2014)
  • Population Density: 0.94/km2 (2.4 /sq mi)
  • Populations (all countries)
  • Currency: Australian Dollar
    (conversion rates)

    Austrlian Dollars
    5 Australian Dollars
  • Western Australia GSP (gross state product) per capita: A$99,065 (2011-2012)
  • Australian Ethnicity: (countrywide) English 32%, Australian 27%, Irish 7%, Italian 4%, indigenous 3%, Scottish 2%, German 2%, Chinese 2%
  • Australian Languages: (countrywide) English 78.5%, Chinese 2.5%, Italian 1.6%, Greek 1.3%, Arabic 1.2%, Vietnamese 1%, other 8.2%, unspecified 5.7% (2006 Census)
  • Australian Religion: (countrywide) Protestant 27.4% (Anglican 18.7%, Uniting Church 5.7%, Presbyterian and Reformed 3%), Catholic 25.8%, Eastern Orthodox 2.7%, other Christian 7.9%, Buddhist 2.1%, Muslim 1.7%, other 2.4%, unspecified 11.3%, none 18.7% (2006 Census)
  • Holidays
  • Land Sizes
  • Largest Cities: (by population) Perth, Rockingham (suburb of Perth), Mandurah, Banbury, Kalgoorlie, Geraldton, Albany
  • Name: Self-descriptive
  • National Day: Australia Day, January 26
  • Symbols
  • Time Zone UTC+8 (AWST) (does not observe DST)
This page was last updated on April 7, 2017.