Brockman Demographics (WA) Local Stats

Brockman (6701) is a suburb of Northern, Gascoyne, Western Australia. It is about 816 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. Brockman is in the federal electorate of Durack.

In the 2011 census the population of Brockman was 1,127 and is comprised of approximately 51.4% females and 48.6% males.

The median/average age of the population of Brockman is 36 years of age.

67.2% of people living in the suburb of Brockman were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.2% England, 2.0% New Zealand, 1.6% South Africa, 1.1% Tonga, 1.0% Portugal, 1.0% Scotland, 0.8% Philippines, 0.6% India, 0.6% Netherlands, 0.6% Italy, 0.6% Vietnam, 0.4% Croatia, 0.4% Seychelles, 0.4% France.

77.4% of people living in Brockman speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 15.6% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.9% Other, 1.1% Portuguese, 0.6% Italian, 0.5% German, 0.4% Australian Indigenous Languages , 0.4% Vietnamese, 0.3% Spanish, 0.3% Croatian.

The religious makeup of Brockman is 28.4% Catholic, 21.0% No religion, 20.2% Religious affiliation not stated, 14.2% Anglican, 3.4% Christian, nfd, 3.2% Uniting Church, 2.1% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.3% Pentecostal, 1.2% Churches of Christ, 1.1% Baptist.

42.9% of people are married, 39.2% have never married and 7.3% are divorced and 4.3% are separated. There are 53 widowed people living in Brockman.

68.8% of the people living in Brockman over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 17.2% are working on a part time basis. Brockman has an unemployment rate of 5.3%.

The main occupations of people living in Brockman are 20.0% Professionals, 15.7% Managers, 15.0% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.1% Technicians & trades workers, 11.9% Community & personal service workers, 11.9% Labourers, 7.0% Machinery operators & drivers, 4.5% Sales workers, 2.0% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Brockman work in are 15.9% Public administration and safety, 14.6% Education and training, 13.0% Health care and social assistance, 7.8% Retail trade, 7.6% Construction, 6.3% Mining, 5.4% Transport, postal and warehousing, 4.9% Manufacturing, 3.8% Agriculture, forestry and fishing.

12.0% of homes are fully owned, and 13.3% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 68.1% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $741 per week and the median household income is $1399 per week.

The median rent in Brockman is $150 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1950 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Brockman postcode 6701

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