Gapuwiyak Demographics (NT) Local Stats

Gapuwiyak (0880) is a suburb of Northern Territory, Top End, Northern Territory. It is about 540 kms from NT's capital city of Darwin. Gapuwiyak is in the federal electorate of Lingiari.

In the 2011 census the population of Gapuwiyak was 874 and is comprised of approximately 47.7% females and 52.3% males.

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

99.7% of people living in the suburb of Gapuwiyak were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth wer.

88.9% of people living in Gapuwiyak speak Australian Indigenous Languages . The other top languages spoken are 6.3% English only, 4.5% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.3% Other.

The religious makeup of Gapuwiyak is 77.9% Uniting Church, 6.5% Australian Aboriginal Traditional Religions, 6.3% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.3% No religion, 1.6% Christian, nfd, 1.3% Anglican, 1.0% Other Protestant, 0.7% Catholic, 0.3% Other Religious Groups.

44.8% of people are married, 46.1% have never married and 1.5% are divorced and 1.6% are separated. There are 37 widowed people living in Gapuwiyak.

18.1% of the people living in Gapuwiyak over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 45.0% are working on a part time basis. Gapuwiyak has an unemployment rate of 18.1%.

The main occupations of people living in Gapuwiyak are 25.9% Labourers, 25.2% Professionals, 15.6% Community & personal service workers, 8.9% Sales workers, 8.9% Managers, 4.4% Machinery operators & drivers, 4.4% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated, 3.7% Technicians & trades workers, 3.0% Clerical & administrative workers.

The main industries people from Gapuwiyak work in are 26.1% Public administration and safety, 23.9% Education and training, 15.2% Other services, 14.5% Retail trade, 11.6% Health care and social assistance, 3.6% Inadequately described/Not stated, 2.9% Administrative and support services, 2.2% Transport, postal and warehousing.

0.0% of homes are fully owned, and 3.0% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 92.9% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $234 per week and the median household income is $1421 per week.

The median rent in Gapuwiyak is $25 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $108 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Gapuwiyak postcode 0880

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