Durack Demographics (WA) Local Stats

Durack (6743) is a suburb of Northern, Kimberley/North, Western Australia. It is about 2134 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. Durack is in the federal electorate of Durack.

In the 2011 census the population of Durack was 522 and is comprised of approximately 35.4% females and 64.6% males.

The median/average age of the population of Durack is 35 years of age.

75.5% of people living in the suburb of Durack were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.7% England, 2.1% New Zealand, 1.7% Germany, 1.2% Austria, 1.2% France, 1.0% Switzerland, 0.8% South Africa, 0.6% Ireland.

71.8% of people living in Durack speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 14.6% Language spoken at home not stated, 7.5% Australian Indigenous Languages , 1.5% German, 0.6% Portuguese, 0.6% French, 0.6% Other , 0.6% Sinhalese, 0.6% Other, 0.6% Macedonian.

The religious makeup of Durack is 29.9% No religion, 26.8% Catholic, 19.3% Religious affiliation not stated, 9.0% Anglican, 3.3% Other Protestant, 2.5% Uniting Church, 1.7% Baptist, 1.5% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.3% Christian, nfd, 1.1% Other religious affiliation .

34.0% of people are married, 51.2% have never married and 7.7% are divorced and 6.5% are separated. There are 3 widowed people living in Durack.

68.3% of the people living in Durack over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 16.4% are working on a part time basis. Durack has an unemployment rate of 6.3%.

The main occupations of people living in Durack are 24.0% Technicians & trades workers, 21.3% Labourers, 16.1% Machinery operators & drivers, 12.7% Professionals, 9.7% Managers, 7.1% Community & personal service workers, 5.2% Clerical & administrative workers, 2.2% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated, 1.5% Sales workers.

The main industries people from Durack work in are 35.8% Mining, 14.2% Construction, 10.2% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 8.0% Education and training, 6.9% Other services, 5.8% Health care and social assistance, 5.8% Administrative and support services, 5.5% Accommodation and food services, 2.2% Public administration and safety.

14.9% of homes are fully owned, and 6.4% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 63.8% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $932 per week and the median household income is $870 per week.

The median rent in Durack is $50 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $5106 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Durack postcode 6743

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