Onslow Demographics (WA) Local Stats

Onslow (6710) is a suburb of Northern, Gascoyne, Western Australia. It is about 1150 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. Onslow is in the federal electorate of Durack.

In the 2011 census the population of Onslow was 667 and is comprised of approximately 47.2% females and 52.8% males.

The median/average age of the population of Onslow is 39 years of age.

74.8% of people living in the suburb of Onslow were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.9% New Zealand, 3.8% England, 1.2% Taiwan, 0.8% Ireland, 0.6% Austria, 0.5% South Africa, 0.5% Netherlands.

75.4% of people living in Onslow speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 12.5% Language spoken at home not stated, 7.2% Australian Indigenous Languages , 1.1% Other, 0.9% German, 0.8% Indonesian, 0.5% Thai, 0.5% French, 0.5% Arabic, 0.5% Italian.

The religious makeup of Onslow is 33.0% No religion, 20.2% Religious affiliation not stated, 15.3% Catholic, 14.8% Anglican, 3.6% Christian, nfd, 3.6% Uniting Church, 1.8% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.3% Australian Aboriginal Traditional Religions, 1.2% Islam, 1.2% Buddhism.

31.8% of people are married, 41.9% have never married and 15.4% are divorced and 8.0% are separated. There are 15 widowed people living in Onslow.

72.3% of the people living in Onslow over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 17.9% are working on a part time basis. Onslow has an unemployment rate of 5.2%.

The main occupations of people living in Onslow are 22.8% Technicians & trades workers, 16.4% Labourers, 14.5% Machinery operators & drivers, 11.9% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.3% Professionals, 10.6% Managers, 8.4% Community & personal service workers, 4.2% Sales workers.

The main industries people from Onslow work in are 21.9% Mining, 12.3% Construction, 10.0% Education and training, 9.0% Accommodation and food services, 8.1% Transport, postal and warehousing, 7.7% Manufacturing, 6.5% Public administration and safety, 5.8% Health care and social assistance, 4.8% Administrative and support services.

19.9% of homes are fully owned, and 10.0% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 59.0% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $932 per week and the median household income is $1431 per week.

The median rent in Onslow is $65 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1858 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Onslow postcode 6710

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