Dongara Demographics (WA) Local Stats

Dongara (6525) is a suburb of South East & Central, Mid West, Western Australia. It is about 313 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. Dongara is in the federal electorate of Durack.

In the 2011 census the population of Dongara was 1,352 and is comprised of approximately 49.9% females and 50.1% males.

The median/average age of the population of Dongara is 44 years of age.

80.6% of people living in the suburb of Dongara were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 6.2% England, 3.5% New Zealand, 0.7% Scotland, 0.5% Netherlands, 0.4% Germany, 0.4% Sri Lanka, 0.4% Austria, 0.4% Ireland, 0.4% Italy, 0.3% Thailand, 0.3% Vietnam, 0.3% Philippines.

93.0% of people living in Dongara speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.4% Thai, 0.4% Dutch, 0.4% Vietnamese, 0.2% Other, 0.2% Filipino , 0.2% Italian, 0.2% German.

The religious makeup of Dongara is 28.9% No religion, 28.7% Anglican, 19.9% Catholic, 8.1% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.6% Uniting Church, 2.3% Christian, nfd, 1.6% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.4% Other religious affiliation , 0.9% Lutheran, 0.7% Seventh-day Adventist.

56.6% of people are married, 26.8% have never married and 8.9% are divorced and 2.7% are separated. There are 53 widowed people living in Dongara.

53.8% of the people living in Dongara over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 33.6% are working on a part time basis. Dongara has an unemployment rate of 4.5%.

The main occupations of people living in Dongara are 22.5% Technicians & trades workers, 17.8% Labourers, 11.6% Professionals, 11.6% Managers, 11.0% Clerical & administrative workers, 10.6% Machinery operators & drivers, 7.6% Community & personal service workers, 6.6% Sales workers, 0.8% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Dongara work in are 13.7% Construction, 11.6% Mining, 11.4% Accommodation and food services, 8.9% Retail trade, 8.5% Education and training, 6.3% Manufacturing, 6.1% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 5.9% Health care and social assistance, 4.9% Public administration and safety.

37.9% of homes are fully owned, and 27.4% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 31.0% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $486 per week and the median household income is $1004 per week.

The median rent in Dongara is $187 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1720 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Dongara postcode 6525

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