North Plantations Demographics (WA) Local Stats

North Plantations (6701) is a suburb of Northern, Gascoyne, Western Australia. It is about 819 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. North Plantations is in the federal electorate of Durack.

In the 2011 census the population of North Plantations was 355 and is comprised of approximately 43.9% females and 56.1% males.

The median/average age of the population of North Plantations is 40 years of age.

52.7% of people living in the suburb of North Plantations were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 19.4% Vietnam, 7.0% Portugal, 6.8% Croatia, 1.7% Tonga, 1.1% Bosnia and Herzegovina, 0.8% New Zealand, 0.8% France, 0.8% England.

45.9% of people living in North Plantations speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 24.8% Vietnamese, 9.0% Language spoken at home not stated, 7.9% Portuguese, 7.3% Croatian, 1.7% Other, 1.7% French, 0.8% Serbian, 0.8% Spanish.

The religious makeup of North Plantations is 49.0% Catholic, 15.1% Buddhism, 12.0% No religion, 8.7% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.8% Anglican, 2.8% Uniting Church, 2.2% Other Religious Groups, 1.1% Baptist, 0.8% Jehovah's Witnesses, 0.8% Eastern Orthodox.

59.1% of people are married, 29.2% have never married and 4.6% are divorced and 4.6% are separated. There are 7 widowed people living in North Plantations.

68.3% of the people living in North Plantations over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 19.8% are working on a part time basis. North Plantations has an unemployment rate of 4.5%.

The main occupations of people living in North Plantations are 57.8% Managers, 14.1% Labourers, 7.8% Professionals, 4.7% Machinery operators & drivers, 4.7% Technicians & trades workers, 3.1% Sales workers, 3.1% Clerical & administrative workers, 3.1% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated, 1.6% Community & personal service workers.

The main industries people from North Plantations work in are 66.1% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 6.3% Construction, 6.3% Wholesale trade, 4.8% Transport, postal and warehousing, 3.7% Retail trade, 2.6% Education and training, 2.1% Mining, 1.6% Professional, scientific and technical services, 1.6% Accommodation and food services.

43.0% of homes are fully owned, and 26.2% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 20.6% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $605 per week and the median household income is $1083 per week.

The median rent in North Plantations is $170 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2312 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for North Plantations postcode 6701

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