Telfer Demographics (WA) Local Stats

Telfer (6762) is a suburb of Northern, Kimberley/North, Western Australia. It is about 1301 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. Telfer is in the federal electorate of Durack.

In the 2011 census the population of Telfer was 1,176 and is comprised of approximately 22.3% females and 77.7% males.

The median/average age of the population of Telfer is 33 years of age.

68.0% of people living in the suburb of Telfer were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 10.4% New Zealand, 4.1% England, 1.7% South Africa, 1.1% Philippines, 0.6% Zimbabwe, 0.4% China , 0.4% Malaysia, 0.4% Chile, 0.4% Germany, 0.3% India, 0.3% Canada, 0.3% Wales, 0.3% Ireland, 0.3% Spain.

62.9% of people living in Telfer speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 21.0% Australian Indigenous Languages , 9.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.6% Other, 0.6% Tagalog, 0.5% German, 0.3% Italian, 0.3% Spanish, 0.3% Serbian, 0.3% Other .

The religious makeup of Telfer is 28.7% No religion, 17.4% Catholic, 16.0% Religious affiliation not stated, 11.2% Anglican, 5.5% Australian Aboriginal Traditional Religions, 5.4% Baptist, 3.0% Other religious affiliation , 2.1% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.9% Pentecostal, 1.9% Uniting Church.

37.2% of people are married, 47.9% have never married and 7.7% are divorced and 5.3% are separated. There are 20 widowed people living in Telfer.

78.4% of the people living in Telfer over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 10.1% are working on a part time basis. Telfer has an unemployment rate of 2.4%.

The main occupations of people living in Telfer are 34.2% Machinery operators & drivers, 31.9% Technicians & trades workers, 11.9% Professionals, 11.2% Labourers, 3.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 3.0% Managers, 2.5% Community & personal service workers, 0.8% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated, 0.7% Sales workers.

The main industries people from Telfer work in are 70.3% Mining, 5.4% Accommodation and food services, 4.9% Other services, 4.9% Administrative and support services, 3.0% Construction, 2.3% Arts and recreation services, 1.7% Education and training, 1.6% Health care and social assistance, 1.2% Professional, scientific and technical services.

0.0% of homes are fully owned, and 0.0% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 100.0% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $1759 per week and the median household income is $900 per week.

The median rent in Telfer is $90 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $0 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Telfer postcode 6762

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