South Carnarvon Demographics (WA) Local Stats

South Carnarvon (6701) is a suburb of Northern, Gascoyne, Western Australia. It is about 814 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. South Carnarvon is in the federal electorate of Durack.

In the 2011 census the population of South Carnarvon was 1,039 and is comprised of approximately 51.4% females and 48.6% males.

The median/average age of the population of South Carnarvon is 36 years of age.

73.9% of people living in the suburb of South Carnarvon were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.4% England, 1.6% New Zealand, 0.8% India, 0.7% Zimbabwe, 0.7% Scotland, 0.5% China , 0.5% Italy, 0.5% Vietnam, 0.5% Thailand, 0.5% Philippines, 0.4% Portugal, 0.4% Croatia, 0.4% Netherlands, 0.4% Ireland.

79.7% of people living in South Carnarvon speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 13.4% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.5% Other, 0.6% Australian Indigenous Languages , 0.6% Portuguese, 0.6% Italian, 0.6% Mandarin, 0.4% Hindi, 0.4% Vietnamese, 0.3% French.

The religious makeup of South Carnarvon is 27.4% Catholic, 25.8% No religion, 17.4% Religious affiliation not stated, 13.7% Anglican, 2.2% Christian, nfd, 2.2% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.9% Churches of Christ, 1.6% Uniting Church, 1.4% Buddhism, 1.3% Other religious affiliation .

36.9% of people are married, 43.0% have never married and 10.9% are divorced and 4.3% are separated. There are 39 widowed people living in South Carnarvon.

60.8% of the people living in South Carnarvon over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 26.4% are working on a part time basis. South Carnarvon has an unemployment rate of 5.2%.

The main occupations of people living in South Carnarvon are 19.2% Labourers, 14.8% Clerical & administrative workers, 14.6% Technicians & trades workers, 10.5% Machinery operators & drivers, 10.5% Professionals, 9.2% Community & personal service workers, 8.7% Sales workers, 8.1% Managers, 4.6% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from South Carnarvon work in are 12.0% Health care and social assistance, 11.7% Retail trade, 8.5% Accommodation and food services, 8.3% Construction, 7.6% Education and training, 7.4% Mining, 6.5% Transport, postal and warehousing, 6.1% Administrative and support services, 4.8% Public administration and safety.

24.4% of homes are fully owned, and 32.2% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 38.9% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $615 per week and the median household income is $1151 per week.

The median rent in South Carnarvon is $200 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1395 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for South Carnarvon postcode 6701

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