Moresby Demographics (WA) Local Stats

Moresby (6530) is a suburb of South East & Central, Mid West, Western Australia. It is about 378 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. Moresby is in the federal electorate of Durack.

In the 2011 census the population of Moresby was 771 and is comprised of approximately 49.7% females and 50.3% males.

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

86.5% of people living in the suburb of Moresby were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.1% England, 2.3% New Zealand, 0.9% Germany, 0.6% South Eastern Europe, nfd, 0.6% Zimbabwe, 0.5% Netherlands, 0.5% Philippines, 0.4% South Africa, 0.4% United States of America, 0.4% Scotland.

97.0% of people living in Moresby speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 1.0% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.4% Other, 0.4% Italian, 0.4% German, 0.4% French, 0.4% Croatian.

The religious makeup of Moresby is 30.5% Anglican, 26.7% Catholic, 23.3% No religion, 5.8% Uniting Church, 3.6% Religious affiliation not stated, 1.8% Pentecostal, 1.6% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.4% Christian, nfd, 1.3% Lutheran, 1.0% Seventh-day Adventist.

59.3% of people are married, 24.8% have never married and 7.3% are divorced and 4.3% are separated. There are 25 widowed people living in Moresby.

59.5% of the people living in Moresby over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 30.3% are working on a part time basis. Moresby has an unemployment rate of 3.7%.

The main occupations of people living in Moresby are 16.3% Technicians & trades workers, 16.1% Professionals, 15.6% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.7% Managers, 12.7% Labourers, 10.3% Machinery operators & drivers, 7.7% Community & personal service workers, 7.0% Sales workers, 1.7% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Moresby work in are 11.7% Construction, 11.0% Education and training, 9.6% Transport, postal and warehousing, 9.1% Retail trade, 8.1% Health care and social assistance, 7.7% Public administration and safety, 6.7% Mining, 5.7% Manufacturing, 5.3% Agriculture, forestry and fishing.

38.6% of homes are fully owned, and 50.0% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 9.1% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $741 per week and the median household income is $1760 per week.

The median rent in Moresby is $338 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1800 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Moresby postcode 6530

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