Kununurra Demographics (WA) Local Stats

Kununurra (6743) is a suburb of Northern, Kimberley/North, Western Australia. It is about 2221 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. Kununurra is in the federal electorate of Durack.

In the 2011 census the population of Kununurra was 5,525 and is comprised of approximately 48.5% females and 51.5% males.

The median/average age of the population of Kununurra is 31 years of age.

76.4% of people living in the suburb of Kununurra were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.3% England, 2.2% New Zealand, 0.9% Korea, Republic of , 0.7% Germany, 0.6% South Africa, 0.5% Vietnam, 0.5% Philippines, 0.5% United States of America, 0.4% Scotland, 0.4% Japan, 0.3% Ireland, 0.3% Malaysia, 0.3% France, 0.3% Netherlands.

80.0% of people living in Kununurra speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 9.5% Language spoken at home not stated, 4.0% Australian Indigenous Languages , 1.3% Other, 0.9% German, 0.8% Korean, 0.5% Vietnamese, 0.4% Japanese, 0.3% French, 0.3% Tagalog.

The religious makeup of Kununurra is 30.1% No religion, 23.9% Catholic, 13.6% Anglican, 13.6% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.4% Uniting Church, 3.3% Christian, nfd, 2.1% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.0% Pentecostal, 1.5% Baptist, 1.3% Buddhism.

39.5% of people are married, 47.6% have never married and 8.3% are divorced and 2.7% are separated. There are 80 widowed people living in Kununurra.

71.8% of the people living in Kununurra over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 16.9% are working on a part time basis. Kununurra has an unemployment rate of 3.6%.

The main occupations of people living in Kununurra are 19.5% Professionals, 16.0% Technicians & trades workers, 15.1% Clerical & administrative workers, 13.9% Managers, 9.9% Labourers, 9.5% Community & personal service workers, 8.8% Machinery operators & drivers, 5.1% Sales workers, 2.3% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Kununurra work in are 11.3% Health care and social assistance, 10.6% Construction, 10.3% Public administration and safety, 7.8% Retail trade, 7.6% Education and training, 7.4% Mining, 6.9% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 6.1% Transport, postal and warehousing, 6.0% Accommodation and food services.

17.0% of homes are fully owned, and 18.7% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 59.6% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $886 per week and the median household income is $1710 per week.

The median rent in Kununurra is $150 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2200 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Kununurra postcode 6743

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