Tanami Demographics (WA) Local Stats

Tanami (6770) is a suburb of Northern, Kimberley/North, Western Australia. It is about 1845 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. Tanami is in the federal electorate of Durack.

In the 2011 census the population of Tanami was 508 and is comprised of approximately 48.0% females and 52.0% males.

The median/average age of the population of Tanami is 25 years of age.

98.4% of people living in the suburb of Tanami were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth wer.

79.3% of people living in Tanami speak Australian Indigenous Languages . The other top languages spoken are 17.6% English only, 3.2% Language spoken at home not stated.

The religious makeup of Tanami is 87.4% Catholic, 4.9% No religion, 2.4% Baptist, 2.0% Religious affiliation not stated, 1.4% Pentecostal, 1.2% Christian, nfd, 0.8% Lutheran.

57.6% of people are married, 31.3% have never married and 2.8% are divorced and 2.5% are separated. There are 21 widowed people living in Tanami.

54.5% of the people living in Tanami over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 33.8% are working on a part time basis. Tanami has an unemployment rate of 3.9%.

The main occupations of people living in Tanami are 29.3% Professionals, 25.3% Community & personal service workers, 20.0% Managers, 17.3% Labourers, 4.0% Sales workers, 4.0% Clerical & administrative workers.

The main industries people from Tanami work in are 35.1% Education and training, 20.3% Administrative and support services, 12.2% Construction, 12.2% Health care and social assistance, 12.2% Other services, 4.1% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 4.1% Public administration and safety.

3.7% of homes are fully owned, and 0.0% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 92.7% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $273 per week and the median household income is $1102 per week.

The median rent in Tanami is $50 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $0 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Tanami postcode 6770

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