Nilgen Demographics (WA) Local Stats

Nilgen (6044) is a suburb of South East & Central, Mid West, Western Australia. It is about 116 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. Nilgen is in the federal electorate of Pearce.

In the 2011 census the population of Nilgen was 388 and is comprised of approximately 45.4% females and 54.6% males.

The median/average age of the population of Nilgen is 46 years of age.

62.3% of people living in the suburb of Nilgen were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 9.5% England, 2.6% Vietnam, 2.3% Scotland, 1.8% New Zealand, 1.8% Serbia, 1.3% South Africa, 1.3% Germany, 1.0% Denmark, 1.0% United States of America, 1.0% Poland, 0.8% Italy.

80.9% of people living in Nilgen speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 11.6% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.8% Vietnamese, 1.8% Serbian, 1.5% Other, 1.5% Polish, 0.8% German.

The religious makeup of Nilgen is 28.0% No religion, 20.1% Anglican, 19.5% Religious affiliation not stated, 18.0% Catholic, 4.1% Uniting Church, 2.6% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.3% Buddhism, 1.5% Lutheran, 1.5% Pentecostal, 0.8% Salvation Army.

60.8% of people are married, 22.6% have never married and 9.6% are divorced and 3.0% are separated. There are 12 widowed people living in Nilgen.

53.8% of the people living in Nilgen over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 24.5% are working on a part time basis. Nilgen has an unemployment rate of 6.3%.

The main occupations of people living in Nilgen are 24.4% Managers, 13.3% Professionals, 13.3% Labourers, 13.3% Technicians & trades workers, 11.1% Machinery operators & drivers, 8.9% Clerical & administrative workers, 6.7% Sales workers, 6.7% Community & personal service workers, 2.2% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Nilgen work in are 26.1% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 14.2% Construction, 12.7% Manufacturing, 11.9% Education and training, 7.5% Mining, 5.2% Health care and social assistance, 4.5% Wholesale trade, 2.2% Professional, scientific and technical services, 2.2% Accommodation and food services.

45.7% of homes are fully owned, and 41.1% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 8.5% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $469 per week and the median household income is $906 per week.

The median rent in Nilgen is $75 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1050 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Nilgen postcode 6044

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