Cable Beach Demographics (WA) Local Stats

Cable Beach (6726) is a suburb of Northern, Kimberley/North, Western Australia. It is about 1684 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. Cable Beach is in the federal electorate of Durack.

In the 2011 census the population of Cable Beach was 5,158 and is comprised of approximately 50.8% females and 49.2% males.

The median/average age of the population of Cable Beach is 33 years of age.

75.5% of people living in the suburb of Cable Beach were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.9% England, 1.9% New Zealand, 0.9% Philippines, 0.7% Germany, 0.7% South Africa, 0.7% Scotland, 0.4% India, 0.3% Switzerland, 0.3% United States of America, 0.3% Ireland, 0.3% Italy, 0.3% Indonesia, 0.3% Canada, 0.3% Thailand.

83.2% of people living in Cable Beach speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 10.0% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.3% Australian Indigenous Languages , 1.0% Other, 0.6% Italian, 0.6% German, 0.6% Filipino , 0.5% Thai, 0.3% French, 0.2% Japanese.

The religious makeup of Cable Beach is 29.3% Catholic, 28.5% No religion, 14.0% Religious affiliation not stated, 13.6% Anglican, 2.8% Uniting Church, 1.6% Baptist, 1.6% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.4% Christian, nfd, 1.4% Buddhism, 1.0% Lutheran.

38.9% of people are married, 47.5% have never married and 8.1% are divorced and 3.5% are separated. There are 78 widowed people living in Cable Beach.

69.1% of the people living in Cable Beach over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 21.1% are working on a part time basis. Cable Beach has an unemployment rate of 3.1%.

The main occupations of people living in Cable Beach are 20.9% Professionals, 16.5% Technicians & trades workers, 14.5% Managers, 14.3% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.2% Community & personal service workers, 8.7% Sales workers, 7.8% Labourers, 5.1% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.0% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Cable Beach work in are 13.0% Health care and social assistance, 11.5% Retail trade, 10.2% Education and training, 9.9% Accommodation and food services, 9.4% Construction, 9.2% Public administration and safety, 7.5% Transport, postal and warehousing, 3.9% Professional, scientific and technical services, 3.6% Administrative and support services.

14.8% of homes are fully owned, and 26.6% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 55.3% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $937 per week and the median household income is $1856 per week.

The median rent in Cable Beach is $270 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2600 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Cable Beach postcode 6726

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