Dampier Peninsula Demographics (WA) Local Stats

Dampier Peninsula (6725) is a suburb of Northern, Kimberley/North, Western Australia. It is about 1819 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. Dampier Peninsula is in the federal electorate of Durack.

In the 2011 census the population of Dampier Peninsula was 1,032 and is comprised of approximately 48.4% females and 51.6% males.

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

96.3% of people living in the suburb of Dampier Peninsula were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 0.9% England, 0.8% Ireland, 0.5% Taiwan, 0.4% New Zealand.

86.9% of people living in Dampier Peninsula speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 9.6% Australian Indigenous Languages , 2.6% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.6% Other, 0.3% French.

The religious makeup of Dampier Peninsula is 61.7% Catholic, 14.7% No religion, 7.3% Uniting Church, 6.1% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.4% Christian, nfd, 2.5% Anglican, 1.5% Baptist, 1.2% Australian Aboriginal Traditional Religions, 1.2% Other Protestant, 0.3% Lutheran.

25.9% of people are married, 65.4% have never married and 3.2% are divorced and 2.7% are separated. There are 18 widowed people living in Dampier Peninsula.

42.8% of the people living in Dampier Peninsula over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 31.0% are working on a part time basis. Dampier Peninsula has an unemployment rate of 14.2%.

The main occupations of people living in Dampier Peninsula are 21.0% Labourers, 20.6% Professionals, 18.9% Community & personal service workers, 10.3% Managers, 7.6% Clerical & administrative workers, 7.2% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated, 6.2% Technicians & trades workers, 5.8% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.4% Sales workers.

The main industries people from Dampier Peninsula work in are 20.1% Education and training, 17.1% Other services, 9.9% Health care and social assistance, 8.9% Inadequately described/Not stated, 8.5% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 5.1% Retail trade, 4.8% Arts and recreation services, 4.4% Construction, 4.1% Public administration and safety.

7.2% of homes are fully owned, and 0.0% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 81.2% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $299 per week and the median household income is $835 per week.

The median rent in Dampier Peninsula is $50 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $0 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Dampier Peninsula postcode 6725

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