Barunga Demographics (NT) Local Stats

Barunga (0852) is a suburb of Northern Territory, Katherine, Northern Territory. It is about 317 kms from NT's capital city of Darwin. Barunga is in the federal electorate of Lingiari.

In the 2011 census the population of Barunga was 313 and is comprised of approximately 51.1% females and 48.9% males.

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

100.0% of people living in the suburb of Barunga were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth wer.

83.4% of people living in Barunga speak Australian Indigenous Languages . The other top languages spoken are 11.5% English only, 5.1% Language spoken at home not stated.

The religious makeup of Barunga is 56.1% Other Protestant, 27.2% Religious affiliation not stated, 8.3% No religion, 2.9% Anglican, 2.2% Christian, nfd, 1.3% Pentecostal, 1.0% Australian Aboriginal Traditional Religions, 1.0% Catholic.

41.4% of people are married, 46.0% have never married and 4.2% are divorced and 5.6% are separated. There are 6 widowed people living in Barunga.

38.4% of the people living in Barunga over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 20.2% are working on a part time basis. Barunga has an unemployment rate of 32.3%.

The main occupations of people living in Barunga are 29.7% Community & personal service workers, 21.9% Professionals, 12.5% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.5% Labourers, 9.4% Managers, 4.7% Machinery operators & drivers, 4.7% Sales workers, 4.7% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Barunga work in are 38.5% Public administration and safety, 18.5% Education and training, 16.9% Health care and social assistance, 10.8% Retail trade, 6.2% Inadequately described/Not stated, 4.6% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 4.6% Professional, scientific and technical services.

0.0% of homes are fully owned, and 0.0% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 95.5% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $260 per week and the median household income is $962 per week.

The median rent in Barunga is $60 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $0 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Barunga postcode 0852

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