Adelaide Electorate Demographics (SA)

In the 2011 census the population of Adelaide was 150,024 and is comprised of approximately 50.5% females and 49.5% males.

The median/average age of the population of Adelaide is 36 years of age.

64.0% of people living in the electorate of Adelaide were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.1% England, 3.1% India, 3.0% China , 1.6% Italy, 1.5% Greece, 1.5% Malaysia, 1.4% Vietnam, 0.8% New Zealand, 0.7% Germany, 0.6% Scotland, 0.6% Philippines, 0.6% Afghanistan, 0.5% Korea, Republic of , 0.5% Hong Kong .

68.3% of people living in Adelaide speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.3% Language spoken at home not stated, 3.5% Greek, 3.3% Mandarin, 2.7% Italian, 2.5% Other, 1.8% Vietnamese, 1.4% Other, 1.4% Cantonese, 0.9% Arabic.

The religious makeup of Adelaide is 27.8% No religion, 21.4% Catholic, 10.9% Anglican, 9.1% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.7% Uniting Church, 5.6% Eastern Orthodox, 3.3% Buddhism, 2.8% Islam, 2.6% Lutheran, 2.5% Hinduism.

40.9% of people are married, 42.0% have never married and 8.7% are divorced and 2.6% are separated. There are 7423 widowed people living in Adelaide.

57.5% of the people living in Adelaide over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 31.1% are working on a part time basis. Adelaide has an unemployment rate of 6.1%.

The main occupations of people living in Adelaide are 32.7% Professionals, 13.6% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.9% Managers, 9.8% Technicians & trades workers, 9.7% Community & personal service workers, 8.7% Sales workers, 7.5% Labourers, 3.4% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.6% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Adelaide work in are 15.4% Health care and social assistance, 10.0% Professional, scientific and technical services, 9.7% Education and training, 9.6% Retail trade, 8.1% Public administration and safety, 7.6% Accommodation and food services, 7.5% Manufacturing, 5.2% Construction, 3.7% Financial and insurance services.

28.5% of homes are fully owned, and 27.7% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 40.1% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $605 per week and the median household income is $1197 per week.

The median rent in Adelaide is $260 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1800 per month.

The Commonwealth electorate of Adelaide contains postcodes 5000, 5006, 5007, 5008, 5031, 5034, 5035, 5061, 5063, 5065, 5067, 5069, 5070, 5081, 5082, 5083, 5084, 5085, 5086 and includes the suburbs of Adelaide, Ashford, Black Forest, Blair Athol, Bowden, Broadview, Brompton, Clarence Park, Clearview, College Park, Collinswood, Croydon Park, Devon Park, Dudley Park, Dulwich, Eastwood, Enfield, Evandale, Everard Park, Fitzroy, Forestville, Fullarton, Gilberton, Goodwood, Greenacres, Hackney, Hampstead Gardens, Highgate, Hindmarsh, Hyde Park, Joslin, Kent Town, Keswick, Kilburn, Kings Park, Malvern, Manningham, Maylands, Medindie, Medindie Gardens, Mile End, Mile End South, Millswood, Nailsworth, North Adelaide, Northfield, Northgate, Norwood, Ovingham, Parkside, Payneham, Prospect, Renown Park, Ridleyton, Rose Park, Royston Park, Sefton Park, Stepney, St Peters, Thebarton, Thorngate, Toorak Gardens, Unley, Unley Park, Vale Park, Walkerville and Wayville.