Katherine Demographics (NT) Local Stats

Katherine (0850) is a suburb of Northern Territory, Darwin, Northern Territory. It is about 271 kms from NT's capital city of Darwin. Katherine is in the federal electorate of Lingiari.

In the 2011 census the population of Katherine was 1,376 and is comprised of approximately 49.1% females and 50.9% males.

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

72.7% of people living in the suburb of Katherine were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.9% England, 2.2% India, 2.1% New Zealand, 1.5% Philippines, 1.4% Zimbabwe, 0.8% South Africa, 0.7% Italy, 0.6% Scotland, 0.5% Thailand, 0.5% Kenya, 0.5% Greece, 0.4% Taiwan, 0.4% Denmark, 0.4% Zambia.

78.7% of people living in Katherine speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 10.0% Language spoken at home not stated, 3.4% Australian Indigenous Languages , 3.2% Other, 0.7% Vietnamese, 0.5% Italian, 0.5% Tagalog, 0.4% Tamil, 0.4% Greek, 0.4% Filipino .

The religious makeup of Katherine is 26.4% Catholic, 25.0% No religion, 13.7% Anglican, 12.7% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.4% Uniting Church, 3.3% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.8% Baptist, 1.8% Christian, nfd, 1.5% Lutheran, 0.9% Eastern Orthodox.

38.1% of people are married, 42.9% have never married and 10.4% are divorced and 3.9% are separated. There are 54 widowed people living in Katherine.

73.6% of the people living in Katherine over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 16.8% are working on a part time basis. Katherine has an unemployment rate of 2.9%.

The main occupations of people living in Katherine are 21.9% Professionals, 14.8% Technicians & trades workers, 13.8% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.8% Managers, 11.7% Community & personal service workers, 10.6% Labourers, 6.0% Sales workers, 5.4% Machinery operators & drivers, 4.0% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Katherine work in are 20.1% Public administration and safety, 16.8% Health care and social assistance, 11.0% Accommodation and food services, 8.2% Education and training, 7.8% Retail trade, 6.2% Construction, 3.6% Professional, scientific and technical services, 3.4% Transport, postal and warehousing, 3.4% Administrative and support services.

17.5% of homes are fully owned, and 24.8% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 49.6% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $780 per week and the median household income is $1419 per week.

The median rent in Katherine is $200 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1517 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Katherine postcode 0850

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