Mataranka Demographics (NT) Local Stats

Mataranka (0852) is a suburb of Northern Territory, Top End, Northern Territory. It is about 364 kms from NT's capital city of Darwin. Mataranka is in the federal electorate of Lingiari.

In the 2011 census the population of Mataranka was 244 and is comprised of approximately 52.0% females and 48.0% males.

The median/average age of the population of Mataranka is 40 years of age.

88.1% of people living in the suburb of Mataranka were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.3% England, 2.5% New Zealand, 2.0% Ireland.

66.0% of people living in Mataranka speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 27.5% Australian Indigenous Languages , 6.6% Language spoken at home not stated.

The religious makeup of Mataranka is 29.5% Anglican, 25.4% No religion, 22.5% Religious affiliation not stated, 13.5% Catholic, 3.7% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.9% Uniting Church, 1.2% Seventh-day Adventist, 1.2% Christian, nfd.

42.2% of people are married, 29.9% have never married and 8.8% are divorced and 7.4% are separated. There are 24 widowed people living in Mataranka.

83.6% of the people living in Mataranka over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 10.0% are working on a part time basis. Mataranka has an unemployment rate of 0.0%.

The main occupations of people living in Mataranka are 18.8% Managers, 16.1% Community & personal service workers, 14.3% Professionals, 13.4% Clerical & administrative workers, 13.4% Technicians & trades workers, 10.7% Machinery operators & drivers, 10.7% Labourers, 2.7% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Mataranka work in are 20.0% Accommodation and food services, 16.4% Education and training, 14.5% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 14.5% Manufacturing, 12.7% Public administration and safety, 8.2% Health care and social assistance, 5.5% Other services, 2.7% Professional, scientific and technical services, 2.7% Arts and recreation services.

35.5% of homes are fully owned, and 21.1% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 39.5% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $700 per week and the median household income is $1284 per week.

The median rent in Mataranka is $3 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $823 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Mataranka postcode 0852

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