Sturt Electorate Demographics (SA)

In the 2011 census the population of Sturt was 140,216 and is comprised of approximately 52.0% females and 48.0% males.

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

65.8% of people living in the electorate of Sturt were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.8% Italy, 4.7% England, 2.7% China , 2.3% India, 1.3% Malaysia, 0.9% Germany, 0.8% Korea, Republic of , 0.7% New Zealand, 0.7% Greece, 0.7% Scotland, 0.6% Hong Kong , 0.5% South Africa, 0.5% Sri Lanka, 0.5% Poland.

70.1% of people living in Sturt speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 7.7% Italian, 3.3% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.9% Mandarin, 2.2% Other, 2.0% Greek, 1.6% Cantonese, 0.8% Korean, 0.8% Arabic, 0.8% Other.

The religious makeup of Sturt is 29.3% Catholic, 22.8% No religion, 10.8% Anglican, 7.6% Uniting Church, 7.2% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.7% Eastern Orthodox, 2.7% Lutheran, 2.2% Buddhism, 2.0% Christian, nfd, 1.7% Hinduism.

50.8% of people are married, 31.6% have never married and 8.1% are divorced and 2.4% are separated. There are 8417 widowed people living in Sturt.

56.2% of the people living in Sturt over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 33.1% are working on a part time basis. Sturt has an unemployment rate of 5.1%.

The main occupations of people living in Sturt are 28.0% Professionals, 15.9% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.0% Managers, 11.6% Technicians & trades workers, 9.8% Sales workers, 9.7% Community & personal service workers, 7.7% Labourers, 3.7% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.6% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Sturt work in are 15.1% Health care and social assistance, 10.7% Retail trade, 9.8% Education and training, 8.7% Professional, scientific and technical services, 7.7% Manufacturing, 7.5% Public administration and safety, 7.1% Construction, 6.4% Accommodation and food services, 4.0% Financial and insurance services.

38.1% of homes are fully owned, and 30.9% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 26.6% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $561 per week and the median household income is $1141 per week.

The median rent in Sturt is $260 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1700 per month.

The Commonwealth electorate of Sturt contains postcodes 5063, 5064, 5065, 5066, 5067, 5068, 5070, 5072, 5073, 5074, 5075, 5076, 5086, 5087, 5088, 5089, 5090, 5132, 5150 and includes the suburbs of Athelstone, Auldana, Beaumont, Beulah Park, Burnside, Campbelltown, Dernancourt, Erindale, Felixstow, Firle, Frewville, Fullarton, Gilles Plains, Glen Osmond, Glenside, Glenunga, Glynde, Hazelwood Park, Heathpool, Hectorville, Highbury, Hillcrest, Holden Hill, Hope Valley, Kensington, Kensington Gardens, Kensington Park, Klemzig, Leabrook, Leawood Gardens, Linden Park, Magill, Marden, Marryatville, Mount Osmond, Myrtle Bank, Newton, Oakden, Paracombe, Paradise, Payneham, Payneham South, Rosslyn Park, Rostrevor, Skye, St Georges, St Morris, Stonyfell, Tranmere, Trinity Gardens, Tusmore, Waterfall Gully, Wattle Park and Windsor Gardens.