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Derby WA


Located in the Kimberley area of Western Australia, Derby is in the Wyndham-East Kimberley local government area, and within the electoral seat of Durack.

Derby at a glance

Postcode 6728
Latitude -17.9518176
Longitude 124.2522537
Altitude (metres above sea level)

Population of Derby WA

At the 2021 national census, the population of 6728 (Including Derby) was 5365 people. Out of those, 2736 were male and 2627 were female.

382 (7.12%) of those people were born outside Australia, and the remaining 4044 people were born in Australia. 3048 (56.81%) of these people are Indigenous Australians.

Map of Derby

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