Broome Demographics (WA) Local Stats

Broome (6725) is a suburb of Northern, Kimberley/North, Western Australia. It is about 1683 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. Broome is in the federal electorate of Durack.

In the 2011 census the population of Broome was 4,290 and is comprised of approximately 47.9% females and 52.1% males.

The median/average age of the people in Broome is 33 years of age.

70.6% of people living in the suburb of Broome were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.3% England, 2.4% Australia , nfd, 2.4% New Zealand, 1.5% Philippines, 0.6% India, 0.6% Korea, Republic of , 0.6% Germany, 0.6% Indonesia, 0.5% Thailand, 0.4% Taiwan, 0.3% South Africa, 0.3% Ireland, 0.3% Scotland, 0.3% Malaysia.

74.3% of people living in Broome speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 14.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 3.1% Australian Indigenous Languages , 1.3% Other, 0.8% Filipino , 0.7% Korean, 0.6% Tagalog, 0.5% Thai, 0.5% German, 0.4% Cantonese.

The religious makeup of Broome is 31.4% Catholic, 25.4% No religion, 19.2% Religious affiliation not stated, 10.4% Anglican, 2.6% Uniting Church, 1.8% Christian, nfd, 1.5% Buddhism, 1.2% Other religious affiliation , 1.1% Presbyterian and Reformed, 0.8% Islam.

27.5% of people are married, 55.5% have never married and 9.0% are divorced and 4.5% are separated. There are 118 widowed people living in Broome.

66.6% of the people living in Broome over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 20.3% are working on a part time basis. Broome has an unemployment rate of 5.9%.

The main occupations of people living in Broome are 17.9% Technicians & trades workers, 16.6% Professionals, 13.5% Community & personal service workers, 13.3% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.5% Managers, 10.5% Labourers, 7.4% Sales workers, 6.9% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.4% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Broome work in are 14.1% Accommodation and food services, 13.4% Health care and social assistance, 9.0% Construction, 8.8% Retail trade, 8.6% Transport, postal and warehousing, 7.6% Education and training, 6.1% Public administration and safety, 5.7% Other services, 4.1% Inadequately described/Not stated.

16.6% of homes are fully owned, and 17.1% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 59.9% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $709 per week and the median household income is $1208 per week.

The median rent in Broome is $220 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2227 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Broome postcode 6725

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