Wadeye Demographics (NT) Local Stats

Wadeye (0822) is a suburb of Northern Territory, Darwin, Northern Territory. It is about 244 kms from NT's capital city of Darwin. Wadeye is in the federal electorate of Lingiari.

In the 2011 census the population of Wadeye was 2,111 and is comprised of approximately 50.7% females and 49.3% males.

The median/average age of the population of Wadeye is 21 years of age.

99.4% of people living in the suburb of Wadeye were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth wer.

87.3% of people living in Wadeye speak Australian Indigenous Languages . The other top languages spoken are 9.3% English only, 2.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.6% Other, 0.1% Sinhalese.

The religious makeup of Wadeye is 87.5% Catholic, 5.1% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.5% No religion, 0.9% Anglican, 0.5% Uniting Church, 0.4% Australian Aboriginal Traditional Religions, 0.3% Other religious affiliation , 0.2% Christian, nfd, 0.1% Seventh-day Adventist, 0.1% Buddhism.

28.7% of people are married, 63.4% have never married and 2.2% are divorced and 1.5% are separated. There are 55 widowed people living in Wadeye.

59.8% of the people living in Wadeye over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 14.1% are working on a part time basis. Wadeye has an unemployment rate of 22.3%.

The main occupations of people living in Wadeye are 24.4% Professionals, 18.8% Community & personal service workers, 15.3% Labourers, 12.2% Clerical & administrative workers, 9.9% Managers, 8.9% Technicians & trades workers, 3.8% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated, 3.6% Machinery operators & drivers, 3.1% Sales workers.

The main industries people from Wadeye work in are 23.1% Public administration and safety, 22.6% Education and training, 18.7% Other services, 8.7% Health care and social assistance, 6.9% Construction, 4.9% Retail trade, 3.8% Administrative and support services, 3.1% Arts and recreation services, 2.1% Transport, postal and warehousing.

0.0% of homes are fully owned, and 0.0% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 95.3% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $191 per week and the median household income is $948 per week.

The median rent in Wadeye is $50 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $0 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Wadeye postcode 0822

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