Port Adelaide Electorate Demographics (SA)

In the 2011 census the population of Port Adelaide was 160,213 and is comprised of approximately 50.5% females and 49.5% males.

The median/average age of the people in Port Adelaide is 37 years of age.

66.1% of people living in the electorate of Port Adelaide were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.5% England, 3.7% Vietnam, 2.1% Italy, 1.8% India, 1.1% Philippines, 1.0% China , 0.9% Greece, 0.9% Cambodia, 0.8% New Zealand, 0.7% Scotland, 0.7% Poland, 0.6% Germany, 0.5% Croatia, 0.5% Bosnia and Herzegovina.

68.1% of people living in Port Adelaide speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.4% Vietnamese, 4.4% Language spoken at home not stated, 3.5% Other, 3.3% Italian, 2.4% Greek, 1.3% Khmer, 1.2% Serbian, 1.0% Mandarin, 0.8% Polish.

The religious makeup of Port Adelaide is 25.3% Catholic, 24.5% No religion, 9.8% Anglican, 8.8% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.8% Uniting Church, 5.8% Buddhism, 5.1% Eastern Orthodox, 2.3% Islam, 2.2% Lutheran, 1.9% Christian, nfd.

43.9% of people are married, 36.5% have never married and 9.9% are divorced and 3.5% are separated. There are 8202 widowed people living in Port Adelaide.

58.5% of the people living in Port Adelaide over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 28.7% are working on a part time basis. Port Adelaide has an unemployment rate of 6.8%.

The main occupations of people living in Port Adelaide are 15.9% Professionals, 15.1% Clerical & administrative workers, 15.0% Technicians & trades workers, 13.3% Labourers, 10.8% Community & personal service workers, 9.6% Sales workers, 9.3% Managers, 8.9% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.0% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Port Adelaide work in are 14.6% Manufacturing, 12.6% Health care and social assistance, 11.4% Retail trade, 7.6% Public administration and safety, 7.3% Construction, 6.2% Accommodation and food services, 6.0% Education and training, 5.9% Transport, postal and warehousing, 4.3% Professional, scientific and technical services.

27.4% of homes are fully owned, and 37.2% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 31.5% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $496 per week and the median household income is $1002 per week.

The median rent in Port Adelaide is $230 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1517 per month.

The Commonwealth electorate of Port Adelaide contains postcodes 5007, 5008, 5009, 5010, 5011, 5012, 5013, 5014, 5015, 5016, 5017, 5018, 5019, 5023, 5094, 5107, 5108, 5110 and includes the suburbs of Alberton, Albert Park, Allenby Gardens, Angle Park, Athol Park, Beverley, Birkenhead, Bolivar, Burton, Cavan, Cheltenham, Croydon, Direk, Dry Creek, Ethelton, Exeter, Ferryden Park, Findon, Gepps Cross, Gillman, Glanville, Globe Derby Park, Green Fields, Hendon, Kilkenny, Largs Bay, Largs North, Mansfield Park, North Haven, Osborne, Ottoway, Outer Harbor, Parafield Gardens, Paralowie, Pennington, Peterhead, Port Adelaide, Queenstown, Regency Park, Rosewater, Royal Park, Salisbury, Salisbury Downs, Salisbury North, Seaton, Semaphore, Semaphore South, St Kilda, Taperoo, Waterloo Corner, Welland, West Croydon, West Hindmarsh, Wingfield, Woodville, Woodville Gardens, Woodville North, Woodville Park, Woodville South and Woodville West.