Derby Demographics (WA) Local Stats

Derby (6728) is a suburb of Northern, Kimberley/North, Western Australia. It is about 1807 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. Derby is in the federal electorate of Durack.

In the 2011 census the population of Derby was 4,865 and is comprised of approximately 34.4% females and 65.6% males.

The median/average age of the population of Derby is 31 years of age.

49.4% of people living in the suburb of Derby were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 20.1% Afghanistan, 3.7% Iran, 2.3% Sri Lanka, 2.0% New Zealand, 1.6% England, 0.8% Pakistan, 0.5% Iraq, 0.3% Zimbabwe, 0.3% India, 0.3% South Africa, 0.2% Syria, 0.2% Papua New Guinea, 0.2% Solomon Islands, 0.2% Thailand.

52.1% of people living in Derby speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 43.3% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.1% Australian Indigenous Languages , 1.0% Other, 0.2% German, 0.1% Arabic, 0.1% Italian, 0.1% French, 0.1% Other, 0.1% Thai.

The religious makeup of Derby is 44.9% Religious affiliation not stated, 18.4% Catholic, 14.7% No religion, 6.3% Anglican, 5.2% Uniting Church, 1.9% Christian, nfd, 1.7% Other Protestant, 1.5% Baptist, 1.2% Pentecostal, 0.9% Presbyterian and Reformed.

32.1% of people are married, 56.1% have never married and 6.4% are divorced and 3.2% are separated. There are 88 widowed people living in Derby.

67.4% of the people living in Derby over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 19.7% are working on a part time basis. Derby has an unemployment rate of 4.4%.

The main occupations of people living in Derby are 19.6% Professionals, 14.9% Technicians & trades workers, 14.0% Community & personal service workers, 13.8% Labourers, 12.6% Clerical & administrative workers, 9.8% Managers, 7.9% Machinery operators & drivers, 4.7% Sales workers, 2.9% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Derby work in are 17.5% Health care and social assistance, 12.5% Public administration and safety, 11.2% Education and training, 10.3% Construction, 6.9% Mining, 6.5% Retail trade, 5.4% Other services, 5.1% Administrative and support services, 5.0% Transport, postal and warehousing.

16.9% of homes are fully owned, and 19.2% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 56.3% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $734 per week and the median household income is $1519 per week.

The median rent in Derby is $129 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1733 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Derby postcode 6728

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