Dampier Demographics (WA) Local Stats

Dampier (6713) is a suburb of Northern, Pilbara, Western Australia. It is about 1259 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. Dampier is in the federal electorate of Durack.

In the 2011 census the population of Dampier was 1,265 and is comprised of approximately 45.6% females and 54.4% males.

The median/average age of the population of Dampier is 34 years of age.

67.6% of people living in the suburb of Dampier were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.7% England, 4.2% New Zealand, 0.9% Thailand, 0.9% South Africa, 0.6% Philippines, 0.6% Zimbabwe, 0.5% Northern Ireland, 0.4% Nigeria, 0.4% China , 0.4% Italy, 0.4% Malaysia, 0.3% Portugal, 0.3% Ireland, 0.3% Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic of.

79.2% of people living in Dampier speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 16.8% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.8% Thai, 0.8% Other, 0.6% Portuguese, 0.6% Cantonese, 0.3% Spanish, 0.3% German, 0.2% Filipino , 0.2% Italian.

The religious makeup of Dampier is 34.4% No religion, 20.2% Religious affiliation not stated, 19.7% Catholic, 13.8% Anglican, 2.1% Christian, nfd, 2.1% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.9% Other religious affiliation , 1.6% Uniting Church, 1.2% Baptist, 1.0% Buddhism.

51.7% of people are married, 36.9% have never married and 7.8% are divorced and 2.6% are separated. There are 9 widowed people living in Dampier.

76.0% of the people living in Dampier over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 15.6% are working on a part time basis. Dampier has an unemployment rate of 1.0%.

The main occupations of people living in Dampier are 24.4% Technicians & trades workers, 16.2% Clerical & administrative workers, 15.4% Professionals, 11.5% Managers, 10.6% Machinery operators & drivers, 10.3% Labourers, 5.5% Community & personal service workers, 3.7% Sales workers, 2.5% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Dampier work in are 33.6% Mining, 13.6% Transport, postal and warehousing, 10.7% Construction, 6.2% Accommodation and food services, 5.9% Education and training, 4.5% Retail trade, 3.8% Public administration and safety, 3.8% Manufacturing, 3.5% Health care and social assistance.

22.9% of homes are fully owned, and 24.1% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 49.4% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $1577 per week and the median household income is $3056 per week.

The median rent in Dampier is $231 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2500 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Dampier postcode 6713

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