Barker Electorate Demographics (SA)

In the 2011 census the population of Barker was 148,382 and is comprised of approximately 49.7% females and 50.3% males.

The median/average age of the people in Barker is 41 years of age.

85.1% of people living in the electorate of Barker were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.2% England, 0.9% New Zealand, 0.5% Germany, 0.5% Netherlands, 0.5% India, 0.4% Italy, 0.4% Scotland, 0.4% Philippines, 0.3% Greece, 0.3% China , 0.2% Afghanistan, 0.2% South Africa, 0.1% United States of America, 0.1% Thailand.

90.7% of people living in Barker speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.1% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.8% Other, 0.8% Greek, 0.7% Italian, 0.4% Punjabi, 0.3% German, 0.3% Mandarin, 0.2% Dutch, 0.2% Tagalog.

The religious makeup of Barker is 27.3% No religion, 14.9% Catholic, 12.2% Lutheran, 11.5% Uniting Church, 11.2% Anglican, 9.6% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.0% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.1% Christian, nfd, 1.1% Pentecostal, 1.1% Baptist.

52.1% of people are married, 29.3% have never married and 8.6% are divorced and 3.1% are separated. There are 8169 widowed people living in Barker.

56.6% of the people living in Barker over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 31.3% are working on a part time basis. Barker has an unemployment rate of 5.4%.

The main occupations of people living in Barker are 18.6% Managers, 18.1% Labourers, 13.7% Technicians & trades workers, 11.6% Professionals, 10.6% Clerical & administrative workers, 9.2% Community & personal service workers, 8.8% Sales workers, 7.9% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.5% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Barker work in are 16.7% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 13.9% Manufacturing, 11.3% Retail trade, 10.5% Health care and social assistance, 6.5% Construction, 6.5% Education and training, 6.3% Accommodation and food services, 4.2% Public administration and safety, 4.2% Transport, postal and warehousing.

35.9% of homes are fully owned, and 32.9% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 26.8% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $489 per week and the median household income is $895 per week.

The median rent in Barker is $150 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1148 per month.

The Commonwealth electorate of Barker contains postcodes 5234, 5235, 5236, 5237, 5238, 5244, 5253, 5254, 5255, 5256, 5259, 5260, 5261, 5262, 5263, 5264, 5265, 5266, 5267, 5268, 5269, 5270, 5271, 5272, 5273, 5275, 5276, 5277, 5278, 5279, 5280, 5290, 5291, 5301, 5302, 5303, 5304, 5306, 5307, 5308, 5309, 5310, 5311, 5320, 5321, 5322, 5330, 5331, 5332, 5333, 5340, 5341, 5342, 5343, 5344, 5345, 5346, 5351, 5352, 5353, 5354, 5355, 5356, 5357, 5374 and includes the suburbs of Alawoona, Allendale East, Altona, Angaston, Angas Valley, Annadale, Apamurra, Ashville, Avenue Range, Avoca Dell, Bakara, Bakara Well, Bangham, Barmera, Beachport, Beatty, Beaumonts, Berri, Bethany, Big Bend, Billiatt, Binnum, Birdwood, Blackfellows Caves, Blackford, Black Hill, Blanchetown, Boatswain Point, Bolto, Bookpurnong, Boolgun, Bool Lagoon, Bordertown, Bordertown South, Borrika, Bower, Bowhill, Bray, Brenda Park, Brimbago, Brinkley, Brownlow, Buckingham, Bugle Hut, Bunbury, Burdett, Burrungule, Cadell, Cadell Lagoon, Cadgee, Caliph, Callington, Caloote, Cambrai, Cannawigara, Canunda, Cape Douglas, Cape Jaffa, Carcuma, Carew, Caroline, Carpenter Rocks, Caurnamont, Caveton, Chaffey, Chapman Bore, Claypans, Clay Wells, Cobdogla, Colebatch, Coles, Comaum, Compton, Conmurra, Cooke Plains, Cooltong, Coomandook, Coombe, Coonalpyn, Coonawarra, Coorong, Copeville, Cowirra, Crescent, Culburra, Custon, Deepwater, Devlins Pound, Dismal Swamp, Donovans, Dutton, Dutton East, Eba, Eden Valley, Eight Mile Creek, Elwomple, Ettrick, Field, Fisher, Five Miles, Forster, Fox, Frahns, Frances, Frankton, Frayville, Furner, Galga, Geranium, Gerard, German Creek, German Flat, Gifford Hill, Glenburnie, Glencoe, Glenroy, Glossop, Golden Heights, Good Hope Landing, Greenbanks, Greenways, Gurra Gurra, Halidon, Hatherleigh, Holder, Holder Siding, Hynam, Jabuk, Jervois, Joanna, Julanka Holdings, Kalangadoo, Kangaroo Inn, Kanni, Karoonda, Karte, Keilira, Keith, Kepa, Keppoch, Keyneton, Ki Ki, Kingston On Murray, Kingston Se, Kongal, Kongorong, Koorine, Koppamurra, Kringin, Krondorf, Krongart, Kybybolite, Laffer, Lake Carlet, Lameroo, Langs Landing, Laurie Park, Light Pass, Lindley, Lochaber, Long Flat, Loveday, Lowan Vale, Lowbank, Loxton, Loxton North, Lucindale, Lyndoch, Lyrup, Maaoupe, Magarey, Maggea, Makin, Malinong, Malpas, Mannum, Mantung, Marama, Marcollat, Markaranka, Marks Landing, Maude, Mcbean Pound, Mccallum, Meningie, Meningie East, Meningie West, Mercunda, Meribah, Milendella, Mil-Lel, Millicent, Mindarie, Mingbool, Mobilong, Moculta, Moerlong, Monarto, Monarto South, Monash, Monbulla, Monteith, Moorak, Moorlands, Moorook, Moorook South, Morgan, Morphetts Flat, Mount Benson, Mount Burr, Mount Charles, Mount Crawford, Mount Gambier, Mount Light, Mount Mary, Mount Mcintyre, Mount Mckenzie, Mount Pleasant, Mount Schank, Mount Torrens, Moyhall, Mulgundawa, Mundic Creek, Mundulla, Mundulla West, Murbko, Murrawong, Murray Bridge, Murray Bridge East, Murray Bridge North, Murray Bridge South, Murtho, Mypolonga, Naidia, Nalpa, Nangwarry, Naracoorte, Narrung, Naturi, Nene Valley, Netherton, New Residence, New Well, Ngarkat, Nildottie, Nora Creina, Northern Heights, North West Bend, Notts Well, Nuriootpa, Old Calperum, Old Teal Flat, Overland Corner, Padthaway, Paisley, Pallamana, Palmer, Parilla, Paringa, Parrakie, Paruna, Pata, Peake, Peebinga, Pelican Point, Pellaring Flat, Penola, Penrice, Perponda, Petherick, Pewsey Vale, Pike River, Pine Hill, Pinks Beach, Pinnaroo, Pleasant Park, Poltalloch, Pompoota, Ponde, Pooginagoric, Pooginook, Port Macdonnell, Port Mannum, Punthari, Punyelroo, Purnong, Pyap, Pyap West, Qualco, Racecourse Bay, Ramco, Ramco Heights, Raukkan, Reedy Creek, Rendelsham, Renmark, Renmark North, Renmark South, Renmark West, Riverglades, Riverglen, Robe, Rockleigh, Rocky Camp, Rocky Gully, Rocky Point, Rosetown, Rowland Flat, Salt Creek, Sandalwood, Sanderston, Sandleton, Sandy Grove, Schell Well, Sebastopol, Sedan, Senior, Shaugh, Sherlock, Sherwood, Short, Southend, Spectacle Lake, Spence, Springton, Square Mile, Steinfeld, Stewart Range, Stockwell, Stockyard Plain, Struan, Stuart, Sunlands, Sunnydale, Sunnyside, Suttontown, Swanport, Swan Reach, Swede Flat, Tailem Bend, Taldra, Tantanoola, Tanunda, Taplan, Taratap, Tarpeena, Taylorville, Teal Flat, Tepko, The Gap, Thornlea, Tilley Swamp, Tintinara, Tolderol, Toora, Towitta, Trihi, Truro, Tungkillo, Veitch, Vine Vale, Waikerie, Walker Flat, Wall Flat, Waltowa, Wanbi, Wandilo, Wangolina, Wappilka, Wattle Range, Wattle Range East, Wellington, Wellington East, Wepar, Western Flat, West Range, White Hill, White Sands, Wigley Flat, Wild Dog Valley, Willalooka, Willow Banks, Winkie, Wirrega, Wolseley, Wombats Rest, Wongulla, Wonuarra, Woodlane, Woodleigh, Woods Point, Woolpunda, Woolumbool, Worrolong, Wrattonbully, Wunkar, Wye, Wynarka, Wyomi, Yahl, Yamba, Yinkanie, Younghusband, Younghusband Holdings, Yumali and Zadows Landing.