Sturt Demographics (SA) Local Stats

Sturt (5047) is a suburb of Adelaide, Southern Suburbs, South Australia. It is about 12 kms from SA's capital city of Adelaide. Sturt is in the federal electorate of Boothby.

In the 2011 census the population of Sturt was 2,293 and is comprised of approximately 53.3% females and 46.7% males.

The median/average age of the population of Sturt is 40 years of age.

67.4% of people living in the suburb of Sturt were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.8% England, 3.3% China , 2.7% India, 1.2% Scotland, 1.1% Iran, 1.0% Philippines, 1.0% Netherlands, 0.8% New Zealand, 0.7% Germany, 0.7% Malaysia, 0.7% Poland, 0.7% Italy, 0.7% Saudi Arabia, 0.6% Sri Lanka.

75.7% of people living in Sturt speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.1% Language spoken at home not stated, 3.1% Other, 2.8% Mandarin, 2.4% Arabic, 1.7% Cantonese, 1.1% Persian, 1.0% Greek, 1.0% Italian, 0.7% Polish.

The religious makeup of Sturt is 27.2% No religion, 19.5% Catholic, 12.7% Anglican, 8.6% Religious affiliation not stated, 8.5% Uniting Church, 3.4% Islam, 2.9% Lutheran, 2.7% Christian, nfd, 2.4% Baptist, 1.9% Hinduism.

42.7% of people are married, 35.8% have never married and 12.1% are divorced and 3.0% are separated. There are 125 widowed people living in Sturt.

52.8% of the people living in Sturt over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 31.9% are working on a part time basis. Sturt has an unemployment rate of 9.0%.

The main occupations of people living in Sturt are 22.8% Professionals, 15.6% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.5% Technicians & trades workers, 12.2% Community & personal service workers, 10.2% Sales workers, 10.2% Labourers, 8.5% Managers, 5.9% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.0% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Sturt work in are 21.1% Health care and social assistance, 13.7% Retail trade, 7.9% Manufacturing, 7.8% Education and training, 7.0% Accommodation and food services, 6.6% Construction, 6.3% Professional, scientific and technical services, 5.4% Public administration and safety, 4.2% Transport, postal and warehousing.

30.0% of homes are fully owned, and 28.2% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 37.4% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $421 per week and the median household income is $787 per week.

The median rent in Sturt is $182 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1443 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Sturt postcode 5047

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