Wiluna Demographics (WA) Local Stats

Wiluna (6646) is a suburb of South East & Central, Mid West, Western Australia. It is about 731 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. Wiluna is in the federal electorate of Durack.

In the 2011 census the population of Wiluna was 1,159 and is comprised of approximately 29.6% females and 70.4% males.

The median/average age of the population of Wiluna is 34 years of age.

64.0% of people living in the suburb of Wiluna were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 8.5% New Zealand, 4.9% England, 1.6% Fiji, 1.1% South Africa, 0.9% India, 0.6% Malaysia, 0.5% Ireland, 0.5% Poland, 0.4% Zambia, 0.4% Peru, 0.4% Russian Federation, 0.4% Indonesia, 0.4% Philippines, 0.3% Northern Ireland.

62.6% of people living in Wiluna speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 15.4% Australian Indigenous Languages , 12.3% Language spoken at home not stated, 4.1% Other, 0.5% Spanish, 0.5% Polish, 0.4% Serbian, 0.4% Filipino , 0.3% Russian, 0.3% Persian.

The religious makeup of Wiluna is 25.0% No religion, 19.5% Seventh-day Adventist, 16.7% Catholic, 13.6% Religious affiliation not stated, 9.7% Anglican, 2.7% Uniting Church, 2.5% Christian, nfd, 2.4% Other religious affiliation , 2.1% Presbyterian and Reformed, 0.9% Baptist.

31.9% of people are married, 52.1% have never married and 9.7% are divorced and 4.7% are separated. There are 16 widowed people living in Wiluna.

77.2% of the people living in Wiluna over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 9.4% are working on a part time basis. Wiluna has an unemployment rate of 4.4%.

The main occupations of people living in Wiluna are 27.3% Machinery operators & drivers, 27.2% Technicians & trades workers, 15.1% Professionals, 12.9% Labourers, 6.2% Community & personal service workers, 5.0% Clerical & administrative workers, 4.9% Managers, 1.4% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Wiluna work in are 35.5% Mining, 25.0% Manufacturing, 9.3% Construction, 6.1% Public administration and safety, 4.4% Administrative and support services, 4.0% Accommodation and food services, 3.7% Health care and social assistance, 2.5% Education and training, 2.2% Professional, scientific and technical services.

18.6% of homes are fully owned, and 3.5% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 77.9% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $1666 per week and the median household income is $1215 per week.

The median rent in Wiluna is $25 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $190 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Wiluna postcode 6646

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