Murray Bridge LocalStats Australia

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In the 2011 census the population of Murray Bridge was 16,708 and is comprised of approximately 50.2% females and 49.8% males.

The median/average age of the people in Murray Bridge is 39 years of age.

80.9% of people living in the region of Murray Bridge were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.2% United Kingdom, Channel Islands and Isle of Man, 1.4% China , 1.3% New Zealand, 0.8% Philippines, 0.7% Italy, 0.5% Netherlands, 0.5% Germany, 0.5% India, 0.2% Turkey.

85.0% of people living in Murray Bridge speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 7.0% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.4% Mandarin, 1.3% Other, 1.0% Italian, 0.4% Turkish, 0.4% Tagalog, 0.3% Filipino , 0.3% Arabic, 0.3% German.

The religious makeup of Murray Bridge is 27.1% No religion, 13.3% Catholic, 13.2% Religious affiliation not stated, 11.7% Lutheran, 11.4% Uniting Church, 9.1% Anglican, 2.9% Christian, nfd, 2.1% Pentecostal, 1.3% Islam, 1.3% Presbyterian and Reformed.

45.4% of people are married, 34.0% have never married and 9.5% are divorced and 3.8% are separated. There are 993 widowed people living in Murray Bridge.

55.2% of the people living in Murray Bridge over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 30.2% are working on a part time basis. Murray Bridge has an unemployment rate of 7.6%.

The main occupations of people living in Murray Bridge are 24.0% Labourers, 13.6% Technicians & trades workers, 11.4% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.3% Community & personal service workers, 10.2% Sales workers, 9.7% Managers, 9.1% Professionals, 8.7% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.1% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Murray Bridge work in are 16.7% Manufacturing, 13.4% Retail trade, 12.3% Health care and social assistance, 7.6% Construction, 6.1% Public administration and safety, 5.6% Accommodation and food services, 5.5% Education and training, 5.3% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 4.7% Transport, postal and warehousing.

30.5% of homes are fully owned, and 27.5% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 36.4% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $448 per week and the median household income is $812 per week.

The median rent in Murray Bridge is $180 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1200 per month.