Kalbarri Demographics (WA) Local Stats

Kalbarri (6536) is a suburb of Northern, Gascoyne, Western Australia. It is about 499 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. Kalbarri is in the federal electorate of Durack.

In the 2011 census the population of Kalbarri was 1,497 and is comprised of approximately 48.8% females and 51.2% males.

The median/average age of the population of Kalbarri is 45 years of age.

76.7% of people living in the suburb of Kalbarri were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 7.7% England, 2.8% New Zealand, 1.3% Scotland, 0.9% Netherlands, 0.9% Germany, 0.4% Wales, 0.3% India, 0.3% Brazil, 0.3% Zimbabwe, 0.3% Belgium, 0.3% Burma , 0.3% Egypt, 0.3% Ireland, 0.2% Italy.

92.1% of people living in Kalbarri speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.1% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.8% German, 0.5% Other, 0.5% Italian, 0.3% Dutch, 0.3% Serbian, 0.2% Portuguese, 0.2% Arabic.

The religious makeup of Kalbarri is 28.8% No religion, 26.8% Anglican, 18.8% Catholic, 11.4% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.8% Uniting Church, 3.4% Christian, nfd, 2.0% Presbyterian and Reformed, 0.9% Other Religious Groups, 0.7% Baptist, 0.7% Latter-day Saints.

56.6% of people are married, 25.6% have never married and 11.2% are divorced and 2.1% are separated. There are 54 widowed people living in Kalbarri.

48.0% of the people living in Kalbarri over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 36.9% are working on a part time basis. Kalbarri has an unemployment rate of 5.2%.

The main occupations of people living in Kalbarri are 18.9% Labourers, 16.9% Managers, 15.1% Technicians & trades workers, 11.8% Professionals, 11.6% Community & personal service workers, 8.5% Clerical & administrative workers, 8.1% Sales workers, 7.5% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.5% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Kalbarri work in are 22.3% Accommodation and food services, 11.3% Construction, 10.2% Retail trade, 7.3% Education and training, 7.3% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 6.4% Health care and social assistance, 4.6% Manufacturing, 4.4% Administrative and support services, 4.3% Transport, postal and warehousing.

36.5% of homes are fully owned, and 26.9% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 34.5% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $465 per week and the median household income is $761 per week.

The median rent in Kalbarri is $200 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1400 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Kalbarri postcode 6536

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