Roebourne Demographics (WA) Local Stats

Roebourne (6718) is a suburb of Northern, Pilbara, Western Australia. It is about 1250 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. Roebourne is in the federal electorate of Durack.

In the 2011 census the population of Roebourne was 1,410 and is comprised of approximately 35.0% females and 65.0% males.

The median/average age of the population of Roebourne is 34 years of age.

66.7% of people living in the suburb of Roebourne were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 12.5% Australia , nfd, 5.4% New Zealand, 1.1% England, 0.8% Philippines, 0.6% Scotland, 0.4% Wales, 0.4% South Africa, 0.4% France, 0.3% Serbia, 0.3% Ireland, 0.3% Vietnam, 0.3% Papua New Guinea, 0.2% Croatia, 0.2% India.

53.6% of people living in Roebourne speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 23.4% Language spoken at home not stated, 19.1% Australian Indigenous Languages , 1.3% Other, 0.6% Filipino , 0.4% French, 0.3% Italian, 0.2% Thai, 0.2% Vietnamese, 0.2% Other.

The religious makeup of Roebourne is 32.5% No religion, 27.6% Religious affiliation not stated, 11.3% Catholic, 9.0% Anglican, 7.3% Christian, nfd, 1.8% Churches of Christ, 1.8% Australian Aboriginal Traditional Religions, 1.8% Other religious affiliation , 1.4% Uniting Church, 1.1% Presbyterian and Reformed.

31.7% of people are married, 55.6% have never married and 6.0% are divorced and 4.6% are separated. There are 27 widowed people living in Roebourne.

71.5% of the people living in Roebourne over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 11.3% are working on a part time basis. Roebourne has an unemployment rate of 9.2%.

The main occupations of people living in Roebourne are 22.6% Machinery operators & drivers, 18.1% Labourers, 17.9% Technicians & trades workers, 12.0% Professionals, 10.0% Community & personal service workers, 8.6% Clerical & administrative workers, 5.3% Managers, 3.8% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated, 1.6% Sales workers.

The main industries people from Roebourne work in are 31.5% Construction, 16.1% Mining, 8.8% Health care and social assistance, 7.7% Accommodation and food services, 6.2% Public administration and safety, 4.9% Professional, scientific and technical services, 4.9% Inadequately described/Not stated, 3.8% Administrative and support services, 3.3% Transport, postal and warehousing.

17.9% of homes are fully owned, and 14.4% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 60.3% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $935 per week and the median household income is $1399 per week.

The median rent in Roebourne is $160 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1192 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Roebourne postcode 6718

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