Dunsborough Demographics (WA) Local Stats

Dunsborough (6281) is a suburb of South Western, South West, Western Australia. It is about 198 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. Dunsborough is in the federal electorate of Forrest.

In the 2011 census the population of Dunsborough was 4,005 and is comprised of approximately 50.8% females and 49.2% males.

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

75.5% of people living in the suburb of Dunsborough were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 7.9% England, 2.5% New Zealand, 0.8% South Africa, 0.7% Germany, 0.7% United States of America, 0.5% Scotland, 0.5% France, 0.5% Ireland, 0.4% Canada, 0.4% Switzerland, 0.3% Italy, 0.2% Northern Ireland, 0.2% Wales, 0.2% Thailand.

91.4% of people living in Dunsborough speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.5% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.9% German, 0.6% French, 0.5% Italian, 0.4% Other, 0.3% Japanese, 0.2% Mandarin, 0.2% Spanish, 0.1% Dutch.

The religious makeup of Dunsborough is 31.9% No religion, 23.1% Anglican, 22.1% Catholic, 7.4% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.0% Uniting Church, 2.4% Christian, nfd, 1.4% Other religious affiliation , 1.2% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.2% Baptist, 1.1% Buddhism.

52.5% of people are married, 32.8% have never married and 8.8% are divorced and 2.7% are separated. There are 98 widowed people living in Dunsborough.

52.3% of the people living in Dunsborough over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 36.1% are working on a part time basis. Dunsborough has an unemployment rate of 3.7%.

The main occupations of people living in Dunsborough are 21.1% Technicians & trades workers, 17.1% Professionals, 13.6% Managers, 11.8% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.2% Sales workers, 10.4% Labourers, 9.9% Community & personal service workers, 3.9% Machinery operators & drivers, 0.9% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Dunsborough work in are 16.4% Accommodation and food services, 14.9% Construction, 11.0% Retail trade, 7.6% Manufacturing, 6.8% Health care and social assistance, 6.3% Professional, scientific and technical services, 6.0% Education and training, 4.8% Administrative and support services, 4.4% Mining.

26.1% of homes are fully owned, and 35.8% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 35.8% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $669 per week and the median household income is $1356 per week.

The median rent in Dunsborough is $325 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2058 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Dunsborough postcode 6281

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