Carnarvon Demographics (WA) Local Stats

Carnarvon (6701) is a suburb of Northern, Gascoyne, Western Australia. It is about 815 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. Carnarvon is in the federal electorate of Durack.

In the 2011 census the population of Carnarvon was 222 and is comprised of approximately 44.6% females and 55.4% males.

The median/average age of the population of Carnarvon is 39 years of age.

64.0% of people living in the suburb of Carnarvon were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 7.2% England, 3.2% Japan, 3.2% Hong Kong , 2.7% France, 2.3% New Zealand, 2.3% Portugal, 1.8% Netherlands, 1.8% Germany.

78.0% of people living in Carnarvon speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 10.8% Language spoken at home not stated, 3.6% Cantonese, 3.6% French, 2.7% Other, 1.3% Polish.

The religious makeup of Carnarvon is 28.7% No religion, 24.7% Anglican, 19.3% Catholic, 13.9% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.0% Uniting Church, 2.7% Other religious affiliation , 1.8% Salvation Army, 1.8% Other Protestant, 1.8% Christian, nfd, 1.3% Buddhism.

37.4% of people are married, 42.3% have never married and 12.1% are divorced and 2.2% are separated. There are 11 widowed people living in Carnarvon.

69.8% of the people living in Carnarvon over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 16.0% are working on a part time basis. Carnarvon has an unemployment rate of 2.8%.

The main occupations of people living in Carnarvon are 27.0% Labourers, 24.0% Managers, 9.0% Professionals, 9.0% Community & personal service workers, 9.0% Technicians & trades workers, 7.0% Clerical & administrative workers, 6.0% Sales workers, 6.0% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated, 3.0% Machinery operators & drivers.

The main industries people from Carnarvon work in are 20.0% Retail trade, 14.3% Accommodation and food services, 11.4% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 8.6% Construction, 8.6% Health care and social assistance, 8.6% Other services, 5.7% Professional, scientific and technical services, 5.7% Financial and insurance services, 2.9% Electricity, gas, water and waste services.

37.1% of homes are fully owned, and 27.1% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 31.4% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $621 per week and the median household income is $1524 per week.

The median rent in Carnarvon is $150 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $900 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Carnarvon postcode 6701

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