Paraburdoo Demographics (WA) Local Stats

Paraburdoo (6754) is a suburb of Northern, Pilbara, Western Australia. It is about 990 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. Paraburdoo is in the federal electorate of Durack.

In the 2011 census the population of Paraburdoo was 1,509 and is comprised of approximately 44.5% females and 55.5% males.

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

73.8% of people living in the suburb of Paraburdoo were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 6.4% New Zealand, 4.0% England, 1.0% Papua New Guinea, 0.9% Philippines, 0.7% Indonesia, 0.6% India, 0.5% Thailand, 0.5% South Africa, 0.5% Northern Ireland, 0.5% Zimbabwe, 0.4% Austria, 0.4% Germany, 0.4% Scotland, 0.3% Malaysia.

85.9% of people living in Paraburdoo speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 8.0% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.2% Other, 0.7% Indonesian, 0.6% Hindi, 0.5% Thai, 0.5% German, 0.5% Mandarin, 0.4% Filipino , 0.3% Bengali.

The religious makeup of Paraburdoo is 32.3% No religion, 21.6% Catholic, 20.1% Anglican, 10.9% Religious affiliation not stated, 2.2% Uniting Church, 2.1% Christian, nfd, 1.9% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.6% Baptist, 1.4% Buddhism, 1.1% Pentecostal.

48.8% of people are married, 37.9% have never married and 8.0% are divorced and 4.4% are separated. There are 9 widowed people living in Paraburdoo.

74.6% of the people living in Paraburdoo over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 14.9% are working on a part time basis. Paraburdoo has an unemployment rate of 1.4%.

The main occupations of people living in Paraburdoo are 29.0% Machinery operators & drivers, 26.0% Technicians & trades workers, 11.7% Professionals, 9.1% Clerical & administrative workers, 6.6% Labourers, 6.2% Managers, 5.8% Community & personal service workers, 3.7% Sales workers, 1.9% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Paraburdoo work in are 64.4% Mining, 5.4% Construction, 4.2% Retail trade, 3.7% Education and training, 3.5% Accommodation and food services, 3.4% Health care and social assistance, 2.9% Administrative and support services, 2.8% Public administration and safety, 2.8% Transport, postal and warehousing.

4.6% of homes are fully owned, and 2.5% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 90.1% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $1668 per week and the median household income is $2801 per week.

The median rent in Paraburdoo is $30 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $232 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Paraburdoo postcode 6754

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