Denham Demographics (WA) Local Stats

Denham (6537) is a suburb of Northern, Gascoyne, Western Australia. It is about 707 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. Denham is in the federal electorate of Durack.

In the 2011 census the population of Denham was 636 and is comprised of approximately 47.2% females and 52.8% males.

The median/average age of the population of Denham is 48 years of age.

77.3% of people living in the suburb of Denham were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 9.0% England, 2.0% New Zealand, 1.6% Netherlands, 0.9% Wales, 0.9% France, 0.8% Japan, 0.6% Northern Ireland, 0.6% Malaysia, 0.6% Italy, 0.6% Germany, 0.5% Scotland.

94.2% of people living in Denham speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.0% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.5% Other, 0.5% Dutch, 0.5% Tagalog, 0.5% Greek, 0.5% Macedonian, 0.5% Japanese.

The religious makeup of Denham is 29.2% No religion, 26.2% Anglican, 24.6% Catholic, 8.5% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.0% Uniting Church, 2.7% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.7% Christian, nfd, 1.4% Buddhism, 0.6% Churches of Christ, 0.6% Eastern Orthodox.

48.0% of people are married, 29.6% have never married and 11.5% are divorced and 4.8% are separated. There are 33 widowed people living in Denham.

58.0% of the people living in Denham over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 29.6% are working on a part time basis. Denham has an unemployment rate of 3.7%.

The main occupations of people living in Denham are 20.7% Labourers, 15.9% Managers, 12.1% Technicians & trades workers, 11.8% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.5% Professionals, 9.9% Community & personal service workers, 8.6% Sales workers, 7.6% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.9% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Denham work in are 20.0% Public administration and safety, 15.9% Accommodation and food services, 10.5% Retail trade, 9.5% Construction, 6.3% Education and training, 6.3% Transport, postal and warehousing, 6.0% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 4.1% Manufacturing, 3.2% Administrative and support services.

30.5% of homes are fully owned, and 14.0% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 52.3% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $530 per week and the median household income is $836 per week.

The median rent in Denham is $150 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $867 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Denham postcode 6537

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