Papunya Demographics (NT) Local Stats

Papunya (0872) is a suburb of Northern Territory, Alice Springs, Northern Territory. It is about 1200 kms from NT's capital city of Darwin. Papunya is in the federal electorate of Lingiari.

In the 2011 census the population of Papunya was 418 and is comprised of approximately 54.1% females and 45.9% males.

The median/average age of the population of Papunya is 24 years of age.

97.8% of people living in the suburb of Papunya were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth wer.

81.8% of people living in Papunya speak Australian Indigenous Languages . The other top languages spoken are 9.8% Language spoken at home not stated, 7.7% English only, 0.7% Spanish.

The religious makeup of Papunya is 65.2% Lutheran, 20.5% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.8% Baptist, 3.3% No religion, 2.1% Catholic, 1.4% Uniting Church, 0.7% Buddhism, 0.7% Anglican, 0.7% Australian Aboriginal Traditional Religions, 0.7% Other religious affiliation .

59.4% of people are married, 24.6% have never married and 2.7% are divorced and 4.1% are separated. There are 27 widowed people living in Papunya.

44.4% of the people living in Papunya over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 23.3% are working on a part time basis. Papunya has an unemployment rate of 18.9%.

The main occupations of people living in Papunya are 26.3% Community & personal service workers, 25.0% Professionals, 25.0% Labourers, 11.8% Managers, 7.9% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated, 3.9% Sales workers.

The main industries people from Papunya work in are 41.3% Public administration and safety, 21.3% Arts and recreation services, 21.3% Education and training, 12.0% Retail trade, 4.0% Other services.

0.0% of homes are fully owned, and 0.0% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 87.1% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $231 per week and the median household income is $1218 per week.

The median rent in Papunya is $35 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $0 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Papunya postcode 0872

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