Norseman Demographics (WA) Local Stats

Norseman (6443) is a suburb of South East & Central, Goldfields, Western Australia. It is about 558 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. Norseman is in the federal electorate of O'Connor.

In the 2011 census the population of Norseman was 777 and is comprised of approximately 48.5% females and 51.5% males.

The median/average age of the population of Norseman is 39 years of age.

67.5% of people living in the suburb of Norseman were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.8% New Zealand, 4.2% England, 1.7% South Africa, 1.3% Papua New Guinea, 1.2% Germany, 0.9% Zimbabwe, 0.8% Ireland, 0.8% Scotland, 0.6% Philippines, 0.5% Croatia, 0.5% Fiji, 0.4% Northern Ireland, 0.4% China , 0.4% Netherlands.

86.9% of people living in Norseman speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 9.0% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.5% Other, 0.9% Indonesian, 0.6% Italian, 0.5% Greek, 0.5% Mandarin.

The religious makeup of Norseman is 26.2% No religion, 19.6% Catholic, 17.0% Religious affiliation not stated, 15.9% Anglican, 3.0% Uniting Church, 2.4% Lutheran, 2.3% Baptist, 2.1% Christian, nfd, 1.8% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.5% Churches of Christ.

35.8% of people are married, 41.3% have never married and 11.6% are divorced and 7.3% are separated. There are 24 widowed people living in Norseman.

61.2% of the people living in Norseman over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 22.9% are working on a part time basis. Norseman has an unemployment rate of 7.4%.

The main occupations of people living in Norseman are 24.1% Machinery operators & drivers, 13.9% Labourers, 13.9% Technicians & trades workers, 13.3% Community & personal service workers, 9.2% Professionals, 8.9% Clerical & administrative workers, 8.2% Managers, 5.7% Sales workers, 2.8% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Norseman work in are 26.1% Mining, 10.8% Education and training, 9.9% Retail trade, 9.9% Accommodation and food services, 7.0% Health care and social assistance, 6.4% Public administration and safety, 6.4% Construction, 5.1% Transport, postal and warehousing, 4.8% Administrative and support services.

39.0% of homes are fully owned, and 19.7% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 34.3% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $582 per week and the median household income is $1051 per week.

The median rent in Norseman is $120 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $660 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Norseman postcode 6443

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