Port Hedland LocalStats Australia

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In the 2011 census the population of Port Hedland was 13,772 and is comprised of approximately 44.6% females and 55.4% males.

The median/average age of the people in Port Hedland is 30 years of age.

61.7% of people living in the region of Port Hedland were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.1% New Zealand, 3.4% United Kingdom, Channel Islands and Isle of Man, 1.2% South Africa, 1.0% Philippines, 0.7% India, 0.4% Malaysia, 0.4% Thailand, 0.3% Indonesia, 0.3% Ireland.

69.9% of people living in Port Hedland speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 20.0% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.1% Other, 2.0% Other , 1.2% Australian Indigenous Languages , 0.5% Tagalog, 0.4% Indonesian, 0.4% Filipino , 0.4% Thai, 0.3% Mandarin.

The religious makeup of Port Hedland is 24.7% No religion, 23.3% Religious affiliation not stated, 21.8% Catholic, 12.1% Anglican, 2.9% Islam, 2.7% Uniting Church, 2.3% Christian, nfd, 1.5% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.3% Buddhism, 1.2% Baptist.

42.3% of people are married, 45.7% have never married and 6.9% are divorced and 3.4% are separated. There are 187 widowed people living in Port Hedland.

75.3% of the people living in Port Hedland over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 13.4% are working on a part time basis. Port Hedland has an unemployment rate of 3.8%.

The main occupations of people living in Port Hedland are 25.0% Technicians & trades workers, 14.0% Professionals, 13.8% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.8% Machinery operators & drivers, 11.2% Labourers, 9.8% Managers, 6.5% Community & personal service workers, 5.0% Sales workers, 2.0% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Port Hedland work in are 23.7% Mining, 14.4% Construction, 7.8% Health care and social assistance, 7.4% Transport, postal and warehousing, 6.6% Retail trade, 6.2% Education and training, 5.7% Manufacturing, 4.6% Public administration and safety, 4.2% Accommodation and food services.

9.5% of homes are fully owned, and 16.9% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 67.9% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $1369 per week and the median household income is $2817 per week.

The median rent in Port Hedland is $120 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2503 per month.