South Kalgoorlie Demographics (WA) Local Stats

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

In the 2011 census the population of South Kalgoorlie was 4,850 and is comprised of approximately 48.3% females and 51.7% males.

The median/average age of the population of South Kalgoorlie is 30 years of age.

66.9% of people living in the suburb of South Kalgoorlie were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 9.6% New Zealand, 2.2% England, 1.3% South Africa, 1.2% Philippines, 0.9% India, 0.8% Papua New Guinea, 0.5% Zimbabwe, 0.5% Scotland, 0.4% Fiji, 0.3% Indonesia, 0.2% Italy, 0.2% Germany, 0.2% Thailand, 0.2% Sri Lanka.

79.8% of people living in South Kalgoorlie speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 11.5% Language spoken at home not stated, 3.0% Other, 0.8% Australian Indigenous Languages , 0.7% Tagalog, 0.6% Hindi, 0.4% Tamil, 0.3% German, 0.3% Samoan, 0.2% Italian.

The religious makeup of South Kalgoorlie is 28.0% No religion, 18.5% Catholic, 16.4% Religious affiliation not stated, 13.9% Anglican, 3.9% Uniting Church, 3.1% Christian, nfd, 2.4% Baptist, 2.1% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.1% Churches of Christ, 1.8% Latter-day Saints.

39.4% of people are married, 44.2% have never married and 8.5% are divorced and 3.7% are separated. There are 154 widowed people living in South Kalgoorlie.

67.3% of the people living in South Kalgoorlie over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 19.8% are working on a part time basis. South Kalgoorlie has an unemployment rate of 5.9%.

The main occupations of people living in South Kalgoorlie are 23.2% Technicians & trades workers, 19.3% Machinery operators & drivers, 11.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 10.5% Labourers, 10.1% Professionals, 8.8% Community & personal service workers, 7.5% Sales workers, 7.1% Managers, 1.9% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from South Kalgoorlie work in are 22.5% Mining, 9.7% Retail trade, 8.1% Construction, 7.9% Manufacturing, 6.7% Health care and social assistance, 6.3% Other services, 5.9% Education and training, 5.4% Transport, postal and warehousing, 5.0% Accommodation and food services.

14.1% of homes are fully owned, and 44.5% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 37.7% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $760 per week and the median household income is $1756 per week.

The median rent in South Kalgoorlie is $260 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1733 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for South Kalgoorlie postcode 6430

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