Port Augusta West Demographics (SA) Local Stats

Port Augusta West (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 West is in the federal electorate of Grey.

In the 2011 census the population of Port Augusta West was 4,153 and is comprised of approximately 50.5% females and 49.5% males.

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

85.0% of people living in the suburb of Port Augusta West were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.7% England, 0.9% India, 0.8% New Zealand, 0.4% Netherlands, 0.3% Scotland, 0.3% Italy, 0.3% South Africa, 0.3% Germany, 0.2% Pakistan, 0.2% Wales, 0.2% United States of America, 0.2% Northern Ireland, 0.2% Fiji, 0.1% Hungary.

89.7% of people living in Port Augusta West speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.9% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.2% Australian Indigenous Languages , 0.7% Other, 0.5% Hindi, 0.5% Italian, 0.3% Punjabi, 0.2% Urdu, 0.1% Cantonese, 0.1% Dutch.

The religious makeup of Port Augusta West is 28.8% No religion, 19.8% Catholic, 16.0% Anglican, 12.6% Religious affiliation not stated, 9.7% Uniting Church, 3.6% Lutheran, 1.8% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.2% Christian, nfd, 0.9% Pentecostal, 0.9% Brethren.

43.4% of people are married, 37.5% have never married and 8.0% are divorced and 4.3% are separated. There are 222 widowed people living in Port Augusta West.

60.1% of the people living in Port Augusta West over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 28.3% are working on a part time basis. Port Augusta West has an unemployment rate of 5.3%.

The main occupations of people living in Port Augusta West are 16.2% Professionals, 15.7% Community & personal service workers, 15.1% Technicians & trades workers, 13.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.5% Labourers, 9.0% Managers, 8.8% Machinery operators & drivers, 8.1% Sales workers, 1.9% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Port Augusta West work in are 15.4% Health care and social assistance, 14.7% Public administration and safety, 10.8% Retail trade, 9.5% Education and training, 9.1% Accommodation and food services, 7.1% Construction, 6.0% Transport, postal and warehousing, 5.0% Electricity, gas, water and waste services, 3.7% Manufacturing.

27.0% of homes are fully owned, and 29.4% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 40.3% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $570 per week and the median household income is $1081 per week.

The median rent in Port Augusta West is $160 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1300 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Port Augusta West postcode 5700

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