South Murchison Demographics (WA) Local Stats

South Murchison (6635) is a suburb of South East & Central, Mid West, Western Australia. It is about 523 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. South Murchison is in the federal electorate of Durack.

In the 2011 census the population of South Murchison was 114 and is comprised of approximately 47.4% females and 52.6% males.

The median/average age of the population of South Murchison is 41 years of age.

76.5% of people living in the suburb of South Murchison were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 7.0% South Africa, 4.3% England.

77.2% of people living in South Murchison speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 8.8% Australian Indigenous Languages , 7.9% Language spoken at home not stated, 6.1% Other.

The religious makeup of South Murchison is 30.7% Catholic, 27.2% No religion, 16.7% Anglican, 12.3% Religious affiliation not stated, 7.0% Christian, nfd, 6.1% Uniting Church.

48.3% of people are married, 41.4% have never married and 10.3% are divorced and 0.0% are separated. There are 0 widowed people living in South Murchison.

79.2% of the people living in South Murchison over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 8.3% are working on a part time basis. South Murchison has an unemployment rate of 0.0%.

The main occupations of people living in South Murchison are 43.8% Managers, 16.7% Labourers, 16.7% Technicians & trades workers, 10.4% Clerical & administrative workers, 6.2% Machinery operators & drivers, 6.2% Community & personal service workers.

The main industries people from South Murchison work in are 52.1% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 14.6% Public administration and safety, 12.5% Accommodation and food services, 8.3% Administrative and support services, 6.2% Education and training, 6.2% Other services.

14.7% of homes are fully owned, and 8.8% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 76.5% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $566 per week and the median household income is $1018 per week.

The median rent in South Murchison is $45 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $6100 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for South Murchison postcode 6635

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