Marble Bar Demographics (WA) Local Stats

Marble Bar (6760) is a suburb of Northern, Pilbara, Western Australia. It is about 1259 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. Marble Bar is in the federal electorate of Durack.

In the 2011 census the population of Marble Bar was 512 and is comprised of approximately 49.8% females and 50.2% males.

The median/average age of the population of Marble Bar is 28 years of age.

88.8% of people living in the suburb of Marble Bar were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.5% New Zealand, 1.6% England, 1.2% South Africa.

48.2% of people living in Marble Bar speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 41.8% Australian Indigenous Languages , 8.8% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.6% Tagalog, 0.6% Spanish.

The religious makeup of Marble Bar is 27.5% Australian Aboriginal Traditional Religions, 26.8% No religion, 12.1% Religious affiliation not stated, 10.9% Catholic, 7.8% Anglican, 4.9% Baptist, 4.3% Seventh-day Adventist, 1.6% Churches of Christ, 1.2% Presbyterian and Reformed, 0.6% Buddhism.

27.8% of people are married, 53.9% have never married and 5.8% are divorced and 5.0% are separated. There are 27 widowed people living in Marble Bar.

48.3% of the people living in Marble Bar over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 29.0% are working on a part time basis. Marble Bar has an unemployment rate of 14.2%.

The main occupations of people living in Marble Bar are 26.3% Labourers, 13.5% Technicians & trades workers, 12.2% Machinery operators & drivers, 10.9% Professionals, 9.6% Clerical & administrative workers, 9.6% Community & personal service workers, 9.0% Managers, 7.1% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated, 1.9% Sales workers.

The main industries people from Marble Bar work in are 18.1% Education and training, 17.4% Mining, 12.3% Public administration and safety, 11.6% Other services, 10.3% Construction, 9.0% Administrative and support services, 7.1% Inadequately described/Not stated, 5.8% Health care and social assistance, 3.9% Accommodation and food services.

11.3% of homes are fully owned, and 3.2% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 75.8% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $289 per week and the median household income is $912 per week.

The median rent in Marble Bar is $35 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2167 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Marble Bar postcode 6760

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