Jurien Bay Demographics (WA) Local Stats

Jurien Bay (6516) is a suburb of South East & Central, Mid West, Western Australia. It is about 196 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. Jurien Bay is in the federal electorate of Durack.

In the 2011 census the population of Jurien Bay was 1,507 and is comprised of approximately 47.8% females and 52.2% males.

The median/average age of the population of Jurien Bay is 42 years of age.

79.1% of people living in the suburb of Jurien Bay were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.0% England, 3.2% New Zealand, 0.7% South Africa, 0.7% Scotland, 0.6% Netherlands, 0.6% Kenya, 0.5% Finland, 0.5% Mauritius, 0.3% Pakistan, 0.3% Northern Ireland, 0.3% Ireland, 0.3% Malaysia, 0.3% United States of America, 0.2% India.

90.6% of people living in Jurien Bay speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 6.6% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.9% Other, 0.7% Portuguese, 0.3% Japanese, 0.3% Thai, 0.3% Dutch, 0.2% Vietnamese, 0.2% Urdu.

The religious makeup of Jurien Bay is 32.1% No religion, 27.6% Anglican, 17.4% Catholic, 10.9% Religious affiliation not stated, 2.8% Uniting Church, 2.0% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.3% Christian, nfd, 1.1% Baptist, 0.9% Seventh-day Adventist, 0.7% Other religious affiliation .

55.9% of people are married, 24.7% have never married and 10.1% are divorced and 3.3% are separated. There are 71 widowed people living in Jurien Bay.

54.6% of the people living in Jurien Bay over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 30.5% are working on a part time basis. Jurien Bay has an unemployment rate of 5.8%.

The main occupations of people living in Jurien Bay are 19.6% Technicians & trades workers, 15.3% Labourers, 13.0% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.5% Managers, 10.9% Professionals, 10.4% Machinery operators & drivers, 8.6% Community & personal service workers, 8.4% Sales workers, 1.5% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Jurien Bay work in are 15.7% Construction, 12.0% Retail trade, 8.9% Public administration and safety, 8.6% Accommodation and food services, 7.1% Mining, 6.4% Education and training, 5.8% Manufacturing, 5.4% Health care and social assistance, 5.0% Transport, postal and warehousing.

37.0% of homes are fully owned, and 27.7% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 33.0% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $568 per week and the median household income is $1003 per week.

The median rent in Jurien Bay is $220 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1560 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Jurien Bay postcode 6516

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