Kalgoorlie Demographics (WA) Local Stats

Kalgoorlie (6430) is a suburb of South East & Central, Goldfields, Western Australia. It is about 550 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. Kalgoorlie is in the federal electorate of O'Connor.

In the 2011 census the population of Kalgoorlie was 4,244 and is comprised of approximately 44.4% females and 55.6% males.

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

56.1% of people living in the suburb of Kalgoorlie were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 8.8% New Zealand, 3.0% Philippines, 2.3% England, 1.9% India, 1.4% China , 1.2% South Africa, 0.8% Zimbabwe, 0.4% Ireland, 0.4% Malaysia, 0.4% Scotland, 0.3% Bangladesh, 0.3% Papua New Guinea, 0.3% Thailand, 0.2% Canada.

71.0% of people living in Kalgoorlie speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 16.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 3.0% Other, 1.7% Filipino , 1.3% Mandarin, 1.0% Tagalog, 0.4% Hindi, 0.4% Italian, 0.3% Other, 0.3% Other.

The religious makeup of Kalgoorlie is 23.7% Catholic, 23.6% No religion, 20.6% Religious affiliation not stated, 11.9% Anglican, 3.6% Christian, nfd, 2.4% Uniting Church, 2.2% Baptist, 2.0% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.3% Latter-day Saints, 1.3% Buddhism.

37.0% of people are married, 48.0% have never married and 8.1% are divorced and 3.2% are separated. There are 130 widowed people living in Kalgoorlie.

71.2% of the people living in Kalgoorlie over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 18.8% are working on a part time basis. Kalgoorlie has an unemployment rate of 4.8%.

The main occupations of people living in Kalgoorlie are 19.6% Technicians & trades workers, 16.5% Professionals, 16.1% Machinery operators & drivers, 11.6% Clerical & administrative workers, 10.9% Labourers, 8.1% Managers, 7.8% Community & personal service workers, 7.6% Sales workers, 1.8% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Kalgoorlie work in are 19.1% Mining, 9.6% Retail trade, 8.3% Health care and social assistance, 7.9% Accommodation and food services, 7.4% Manufacturing, 7.1% Construction, 6.9% Education and training, 5.5% Other services, 5.5% Transport, postal and warehousing.

15.4% of homes are fully owned, and 31.9% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 48.2% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $866 per week and the median household income is $1820 per week.

The median rent in Kalgoorlie is $254 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1842 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Kalgoorlie postcode 6430

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