Port Augusta Demographics (SA) Local Stats

Port Augusta (5700) is a suburb of Far North, Far North, South Australia. It is about 282 kms from SA's capital city of Adelaide. Port Augusta is in the federal electorate of Grey.

In the 2011 census the population of Port Augusta was 7,336 and is comprised of approximately 48.1% females and 51.9% males.

The median/average age of the population of Port Augusta is 38 years of age.

80.7% of people living in the suburb of Port Augusta were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.2% England, 0.6% Germany, 0.5% Italy, 0.4% India, 0.3% New Zealand, 0.3% Vietnam, 0.3% Philippines, 0.2% Netherlands, 0.2% Inadequately described, 0.2% Northern Ireland, 0.2% Scotland, 0.1% Fiji, 0.1% United Kingdom, Channel Islands and Isle of Man, nfd, 0.1% South Eastern Europe, nfd.

80.1% of people living in Port Augusta speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 15.5% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.0% Australian Indigenous Languages , 0.6% Italian, 0.6% Other, 0.3% Hindi, 0.2% Vietnamese, 0.2% German, 0.1% Tamil, 0.1% Tagalog.

The religious makeup of Port Augusta is 28.5% No religion, 21.3% Religious affiliation not stated, 15.8% Catholic, 11.3% Anglican, 8.4% Uniting Church, 5.4% Lutheran, 2.2% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.2% Christian, nfd, 1.0% Salvation Army, 0.6% Jehovah's Witnesses.

38.1% of people are married, 42.7% have never married and 8.3% are divorced and 4.0% are separated. There are 408 widowed people living in Port Augusta.

57.0% of the people living in Port Augusta over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 29.4% are working on a part time basis. Port Augusta has an unemployment rate of 6.9%.

The main occupations of people living in Port Augusta are 16.2% Community & personal service workers, 15.9% Technicians & trades workers, 13.7% Professionals, 13.5% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.4% Labourers, 10.4% Sales workers, 8.5% Machinery operators & drivers, 6.7% Managers, 2.6% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Port Augusta work in are 16.2% Health care and social assistance, 12.5% Retail trade, 12.3% Public administration and safety, 9.8% Accommodation and food services, 7.7% Education and training, 7.4% Construction, 5.2% Transport, postal and warehousing, 4.0% Other services, 3.9% Electricity, gas, water and waste services.

30.4% of homes are fully owned, and 26.9% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 39.5% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $502 per week and the median household income is $889 per week.

The median rent in Port Augusta is $150 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1100 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Port Augusta postcode 5700

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