Karratha Demographics (WA) Local Stats

Karratha (6714) is a suburb of Northern, Pilbara, Western Australia. It is about 1251 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. Karratha is in the federal electorate of Durack.

In the 2011 census the population of Karratha was 177 and is comprised of approximately 37.3% females and 62.7% males.

The median/average age of the population of Karratha is 29 years of age.

47.7% of people living in the suburb of Karratha were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 14.4% New Zealand, 8.6% England, 3.4% Ireland, 3.4% Philippines, 2.3% Scotland.

73.6% of people living in Karratha speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 19.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 3.4% Tagalog, 1.7% Other, 1.7% Spanish.

The religious makeup of Karratha is 32.9% Catholic, 22.0% Religious affiliation not stated, 21.4% No religion, 13.3% Anglican, 8.1% Uniting Church, 2.3% Jehovah's Witnesses.

26.3% of people are married, 59.9% have never married and 7.8% are divorced and 3.6% are separated. There are 4 widowed people living in Karratha.

88.2% of the people living in Karratha over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 4.7% are working on a part time basis. Karratha has an unemployment rate of 2.4%.

The main occupations of people living in Karratha are 26.6% Technicians & trades workers, 23.4% Labourers, 12.9% Clerical & administrative workers, 8.9% Managers, 8.1% Machinery operators & drivers, 8.1% Community & personal service workers, 7.3% Professionals, 2.4% Sales workers, 2.4% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Karratha work in are 31.1% Construction, 13.1% Mining, 12.3% Accommodation and food services, 8.2% Professional, scientific and technical services, 8.2% Inadequately described/Not stated, 7.4% Other services, 7.4% Transport, postal and warehousing, 4.9% Manufacturing, 4.9% Rental, hiring and real estate services.

7.5% of homes are fully owned, and 0.0% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 84.9% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $1257 per week and the median household income is $2281 per week.

The median rent in Karratha is $450 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $0 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Karratha postcode 6714

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