Utakarra Demographics (WA) Local Stats

Utakarra (6530) is a suburb of South East & Central, Mid West, Western Australia. It is about 372 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. Utakarra is in the federal electorate of Durack.

In the 2011 census the population of Utakarra was 1,292 and is comprised of approximately 49.1% females and 50.9% males.

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

82.0% of people living in the suburb of Utakarra were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.5% England, 1.2% New Zealand, 1.2% Philippines, 0.9% Thailand, 0.6% Netherlands, 0.5% Nigeria, 0.5% Scotland, 0.5% United States of America, 0.3% Canada, 0.3% Germany, 0.2% South Africa.

87.1% of people living in Utakarra speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 7.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.1% Thai, 1.1% Tagalog, 1.0% Other , 0.9% Other, 0.5% Australian Indigenous Languages , 0.2% Vietnamese, 0.2% Filipino , 0.2% Italian.

The religious makeup of Utakarra is 27.2% Catholic, 26.8% No religion, 15.9% Anglican, 14.3% Religious affiliation not stated, 2.2% Uniting Church, 1.9% Other religious affiliation , 1.7% Christian, nfd, 1.5% Buddhism, 1.5% Pentecostal, 1.3% Presbyterian and Reformed.

37.0% of people are married, 46.5% have never married and 8.7% are divorced and 4.6% are separated. There are 30 widowed people living in Utakarra.

59.0% of the people living in Utakarra over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 23.8% are working on a part time basis. Utakarra has an unemployment rate of 11.4%.

The main occupations of people living in Utakarra are 21.1% Technicians & trades workers, 15.9% Machinery operators & drivers, 15.9% Labourers, 11.7% Sales workers, 11.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 9.9% Community & personal service workers, 6.6% Professionals, 6.0% Managers, 1.2% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Utakarra work in are 14.9% Retail trade, 11.9% Construction, 8.9% Health care and social assistance, 8.5% Accommodation and food services, 8.2% Transport, postal and warehousing, 6.4% Manufacturing, 6.4% Mining, 5.8% Public administration and safety, 5.6% Education and training.

17.2% of homes are fully owned, and 43.8% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 32.6% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $496 per week and the median household income is $1028 per week.

The median rent in Utakarra is $210 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1389 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Utakarra postcode 6530

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