Katanning Demographics (WA) Local Stats

Katanning (6317) is a suburb of South Western, Heartlands, Western Australia. It is about 250 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. Katanning is in the federal electorate of O'Connor.

In the 2011 census the population of Katanning was 4,183 and is comprised of approximately 50.2% females and 49.8% males.

The median/average age of the population of Katanning is 36 years of age.

75.4% of people living in the suburb of Katanning were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.3% New Zealand, 3.3% England, 2.3% Burma , 2.2% China , 0.9% Thailand, 0.8% Afghanistan, 0.7% South Africa, 0.5% Italy, 0.5% Singapore, 0.4% Tanzania, 0.4% Malaysia, 0.4% Germany, 0.4% India, 0.4% Indonesia.

77.9% of people living in Katanning speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 6.3% Other , 5.7% Other, 3.9% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.4% Mandarin, 0.7% Dari, 0.7% Italian, 0.3% Persian, 0.3% Indonesian, 0.3% Arabic.

The religious makeup of Katanning is 21.5% No religion, 16.8% Catholic, 16.1% Anglican, 9.6% Baptist, 9.2% Islam, 7.6% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.4% Uniting Church, 4.4% Christian, nfd, 2.6% Lutheran, 1.4% Presbyterian and Reformed.

52.5% of people are married, 30.8% have never married and 7.0% are divorced and 3.6% are separated. There are 192 widowed people living in Katanning.

54.0% of the people living in Katanning over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 24.0% are working on a part time basis. Katanning has an unemployment rate of 5.7%.

The main occupations of people living in Katanning are 20.1% Labourers, 16.7% Managers, 16.3% Technicians & trades workers, 12.4% Professionals, 9.9% Clerical & administrative workers, 8.3% Sales workers, 8.3% Community & personal service workers, 5.4% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.4% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Katanning work in are 13.2% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 11.2% Retail trade, 10.9% Manufacturing, 9.3% Health care and social assistance, 9.2% Wholesale trade, 8.6% Education and training, 6.4% Public administration and safety, 4.8% Construction, 4.4% Other services.

32.1% of homes are fully owned, and 29.6% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 34.1% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $525 per week and the median household income is $951 per week.

The median rent in Katanning is $140 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1200 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Katanning postcode 6317

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