Port Pirie South Demographics (SA) Local Stats

Port Pirie South (5540) is a suburb of Far North, Far North, South Australia. It is about 199 kms from SA's capital city of Adelaide. Port Pirie South is in the federal electorate of Grey.

In the 2011 census the population of Port Pirie South was 3,744 and is comprised of approximately 50.2% females and 49.8% males.

The median/average age of the population of Port Pirie South is 40 years of age.

87.7% of people living in the suburb of Port Pirie South were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.3% England, 0.9% Italy, 0.6% Scotland, 0.3% India, 0.3% New Zealand, 0.3% Greece, 0.3% Netherlands, 0.3% Germany, 0.2% Papua New Guinea, 0.2% South Africa, 0.2% Pakistan, 0.1% Bulgaria, 0.1% Wales, 0.1% Vietnam.

91.6% of people living in Port Pirie South speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.1% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.9% Italian, 0.8% Greek, 0.6% Other, 0.2% Vietnamese, 0.2% Urdu, 0.2% German, 0.1% Australian Indigenous Languages , 0.1% Other.

The religious makeup of Port Pirie South is 29.3% Catholic, 25.4% No religion, 12.7% Uniting Church, 9.5% Anglican, 9.1% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.8% Lutheran, 1.8% Baptist, 1.6% Eastern Orthodox, 1.2% Christian, nfd, 1.0% Pentecostal.

48.5% of people are married, 32.9% have never married and 7.7% are divorced and 2.9% are separated. There are 239 widowed people living in Port Pirie South.

54.6% of the people living in Port Pirie South over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 34.2% are working on a part time basis. Port Pirie South has an unemployment rate of 5.6%.

The main occupations of people living in Port Pirie South are 14.5% Technicians & trades workers, 14.0% Sales workers, 13.5% Machinery operators & drivers, 13.0% Professionals, 11.9% Community & personal service workers, 11.8% Labourers, 10.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 8.1% Managers, 2.3% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Port Pirie South work in are 16.7% Manufacturing, 15.4% Health care and social assistance, 15.0% Retail trade, 7.5% Education and training, 7.2% Accommodation and food services, 6.0% Public administration and safety, 5.7% Construction, 4.6% Transport, postal and warehousing, 4.5% Other services.

36.0% of homes are fully owned, and 34.0% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 26.7% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $441 per week and the median household income is $855 per week.

The median rent in Port Pirie South is $160 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1083 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Port Pirie South postcode 5540

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