East Carnarvon Demographics (WA) Local Stats

East Carnarvon (6701) is a suburb of Northern, Gascoyne, Western Australia. It is about 816 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. East Carnarvon is in the federal electorate of Durack.

In the 2011 census the population of East Carnarvon was 871 and is comprised of approximately 45.9% females and 54.1% males.

The median/average age of the population of East Carnarvon is 37 years of age.

81.8% of people living in the suburb of East Carnarvon were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.8% England, 1.5% New Zealand, 1.1% Philippines, 0.9% Vanuatu, 0.7% Netherlands, 0.6% Vietnam, 0.6% Indonesia, 0.5% Wales, 0.5% Bosnia and Herzegovina, 0.5% Italy, 0.5% Fiji, 0.3% Croatia, 0.3% Ireland, 0.3% Malaysia.

88.2% of people living in East Carnarvon speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.8% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.8% Croatian, 0.8% Other, 0.7% Vietnamese, 0.7% Italian, 0.7% Indonesian, 0.6% Portuguese, 0.3% Australian Indigenous Languages , 0.3% French.

The religious makeup of East Carnarvon is 32.1% Catholic, 25.8% No religion, 19.5% Anglican, 9.1% Religious affiliation not stated, 2.9% Uniting Church, 2.0% Churches of Christ, 1.6% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.4% Seventh-day Adventist, 1.3% Baptist, 1.0% Buddhism.

44.8% of people are married, 36.3% have never married and 10.9% are divorced and 3.2% are separated. There are 32 widowed people living in East Carnarvon.

64.3% of the people living in East Carnarvon over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 24.1% are working on a part time basis. East Carnarvon has an unemployment rate of 5.1%.

The main occupations of people living in East Carnarvon are 17.8% Technicians & trades workers, 14.1% Clerical & administrative workers, 13.6% Machinery operators & drivers, 12.6% Labourers, 11.9% Managers, 10.4% Community & personal service workers, 8.7% Sales workers, 8.7% Professionals, 2.2% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from East Carnarvon work in are 12.3% Retail trade, 10.1% Health care and social assistance, 9.3% Education and training, 9.3% Construction, 9.1% Mining, 8.4% Public administration and safety, 7.1% Transport, postal and warehousing, 6.9% Accommodation and food services, 3.9% Administrative and support services.

34.1% of homes are fully owned, and 26.9% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 31.3% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $620 per week and the median household income is $1119 per week.

The median rent in East Carnarvon is $173 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1315 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for East Carnarvon postcode 6701

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