Forestville Demographics (SA) Local Stats

Forestville (5035) is a suburb of Adelaide, Western & Beach Suburbs, South Australia. It is about 3 kms from SA's capital city of Adelaide. Forestville is in the federal electorate of Adelaide.

In the 2011 census the population of Forestville was 1,351 and is comprised of approximately 50.3% females and 49.7% males.

The median/average age of the population of Forestville is 35 years of age.

72.7% of people living in the suburb of Forestville were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.2% England, 2.5% Greece, 1.9% India, 1.6% China , 1.2% Italy, 0.9% New Zealand, 0.9% Indonesia, 0.8% Malaysia, 0.7% Germany, 0.5% South Africa, 0.5% Poland, 0.4% Hong Kong , 0.4% Vietnam, 0.4% Nepal.

78.5% of people living in Forestville speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.5% Greek, 3.0% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.1% Other, 2.1% Italian, 1.8% Mandarin, 0.8% Cantonese, 0.7% Hindi, 0.6% Spanish, 0.6% Arabic.

The religious makeup of Forestville is 35.1% No religion, 20.7% Catholic, 10.3% Anglican, 7.3% Eastern Orthodox, 6.7% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.4% Uniting Church, 3.1% Lutheran, 1.9% Hinduism, 1.6% Buddhism, 1.5% Other religious affiliation .

41.6% of people are married, 42.6% have never married and 8.9% are divorced and 2.5% are separated. There are 49 widowed people living in Forestville.

61.4% of the people living in Forestville over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 30.3% are working on a part time basis. Forestville has an unemployment rate of 4.1%.

The main occupations of people living in Forestville are 33.7% Professionals, 15.0% Clerical & administrative workers, 13.0% Managers, 9.8% Community & personal service workers, 9.3% Technicians & trades workers, 8.5% Sales workers, 6.6% Labourers, 3.0% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.1% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Forestville work in are 14.9% Health care and social assistance, 11.5% Public administration and safety, 10.7% Professional, scientific and technical services, 10.2% Education and training, 8.8% Retail trade, 6.5% Manufacturing, 6.0% Accommodation and food services, 4.7% Construction, 4.5% Administrative and support services.

25.7% of homes are fully owned, and 36.9% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 34.1% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $726 per week and the median household income is $1227 per week.

The median rent in Forestville is $263 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1731 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Forestville postcode 5035

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