Nickol Demographics (WA) Local Stats

Nickol (6714) is a suburb of Northern, Pilbara, Western Australia. It is about 1251 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. Nickol is in the federal electorate of Durack.

In the 2011 census the population of Nickol was 4,288 and is comprised of approximately 45.6% females and 54.4% males.

The median/average age of the population of Nickol is 29 years of age.

66.7% of people living in the suburb of Nickol were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.8% New Zealand, 3.4% England, 1.5% South Africa, 1.4% Philippines, 1.4% India, 1.0% Scotland, 0.5% Pakistan, 0.4% Ireland, 0.3% Zimbabwe, 0.3% Thailand, 0.3% United States of America, 0.3% Oman, 0.3% Wales, 0.2% Malaysia.

77.9% of people living in Nickol speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 13.1% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.7% Other, 0.9% Urdu, 0.6% Australian Indigenous Languages , 0.6% Filipino , 0.6% Tagalog, 0.4% Thai, 0.4% Other, 0.4% Tamil.

The religious makeup of Nickol is 29.2% No religion, 23.5% Catholic, 16.4% Religious affiliation not stated, 14.1% Anglican, 2.8% Uniting Church, 2.6% Baptist, 2.0% Christian, nfd, 1.4% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.1% Buddhism, 1.1% Islam.

54.3% of people are married, 37.5% have never married and 5.2% are divorced and 2.7% are separated. There are 10 widowed people living in Nickol.

73.3% of the people living in Nickol over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 16.1% are working on a part time basis. Nickol has an unemployment rate of 2.8%.

The main occupations of people living in Nickol are 23.3% Technicians & trades workers, 18.8% Professionals, 15.2% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.4% Managers, 8.6% Labourers, 7.8% Machinery operators & drivers, 7.0% Community & personal service workers, 4.9% Sales workers, 2.1% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Nickol work in are 25.9% Mining, 13.5% Construction, 7.9% Public administration and safety, 7.5% Education and training, 5.9% Transport, postal and warehousing, 5.6% Professional, scientific and technical services, 5.4% Retail trade, 4.3% Health care and social assistance, 4.2% Manufacturing.

3.2% of homes are fully owned, and 8.5% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 85.8% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $1545 per week and the median household income is $2912 per week.

The median rent in Nickol is $89 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $3467 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Nickol postcode 6714

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