Wakefield Electorate Demographics (SA)

In the 2011 census the population of Wakefield was 156,219 and is comprised of approximately 50.3% females and 49.7% males.

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

75.2% of people living in the electorate of Wakefield were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 8.8% England, 1.2% Scotland, 0.7% New Zealand, 0.7% Italy, 0.6% Germany, 0.6% Philippines, 0.5% Vietnam, 0.5% Netherlands, 0.3% India, 0.3% Afghanistan, 0.2% Greece, 0.2% Bhutan, 0.2% Ireland, 0.2% Wales.

87.3% of people living in Wakefield speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.3% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.8% Other, 1.0% Italian, 0.8% Vietnamese, 0.5% Greek, 0.3% Khmer, 0.3% Other, 0.3% German, 0.3% Spanish.

The religious makeup of Wakefield is 31.3% No religion, 17.0% Catholic, 14.5% Anglican, 10.2% Religious affiliation not stated, 8.0% Uniting Church, 4.7% Lutheran, 2.7% Christian, nfd, 1.5% Baptist, 1.4% Pentecostal, 1.3% Buddhism.

45.0% of people are married, 35.6% have never married and 9.7% are divorced and 3.8% are separated. There are 7263 widowed people living in Wakefield.

56.9% of the people living in Wakefield over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 29.2% are working on a part time basis. Wakefield has an unemployment rate of 7.7%.

The main occupations of people living in Wakefield are 15.8% Labourers, 15.7% Technicians & trades workers, 13.4% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.1% Community & personal service workers, 11.0% Managers, 10.8% Professionals, 10.7% Machinery operators & drivers, 9.6% Sales workers, 1.9% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Wakefield work in are 16.0% Manufacturing, 11.9% Retail trade, 11.8% Health care and social assistance, 8.2% Construction, 7.2% Public administration and safety, 5.8% Transport, postal and warehousing, 5.6% Education and training, 5.5% Accommodation and food services, 4.5% Agriculture, forestry and fishing.

25.3% of homes are fully owned, and 40.3% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 31.0% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $481 per week and the median household income is $936 per week.

The median rent in Wakefield is $200 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1300 per month.

The Commonwealth electorate of Wakefield contains postcodes 5108, 5109, 5110, 5111, 5112, 5113, 5114, 5115, 5116, 5117, 5118, 5120, 5121, 5350, 5351, 5352, 5355, 5356, 5360, 5371, 5372, 5373, 5374, 5400, 5401, 5410, 5411, 5412, 5413, 5414, 5415, 5416, 5451, 5452, 5453, 5455, 5460, 5461, 5464, 5501, 5502, 5550 and includes the suburbs of Allendale North, Alma, Altona, Anama, Andrews Farm, Angle Vale, Armagh, Auburn, Avon, Bagot Well, Balaklava, Barabba, Barinia, Barossa Goldfields, Beaufort, Benbournie, Bethel, Bibaringa, Black Springs, Blakeview, Boconnoc Park, Bowillia, Bowmans, Brahma Lodge, Buchfelde, Buckland Park, Bungaree, Calomba, Clare, Cockatoo Valley, Concordia, Craigmore, Dalkey, Daveyston, Davoren Park, Dublin, Ebenezer, Edinburgh, Elizabeth, Elizabeth Downs, Elizabeth East, Elizabeth Grove, Elizabeth North, Elizabeth Park, Elizabeth South, Elizabeth Vale, Emu Flat, Erith, Evanston, Evanston Gardens, Evanston Park, Evanston South, Everard Central, Farrell Flat, Fischer, Fords, Freeling, Gawler, Gawler Belt, Gawler East, Gawler River, Gawler South, Gawler West, Giles Corner, Gillentown, Gomersal, Gould Creek, Goyder, Grace Plains, Greenock, Halbury, Hamilton, Hamley Bridge, Hansborough, Hewett, Hillbank, Hillier, Hill River, Hilltown, Hoskin Corner, Hoyleton, Humbug Scrub, Inkerman, Kalbeeba, Kallora, Kangaroo Flat, Kapunda, Kingsford, Koonunga, Korunye, Kudla, Leasingham, Lewiston, Linwood, Long Plains, Lower Light, Lyndoch, Macdonald Park, Mallala, Manoora, Marananga, Marrabel, Middle Beach, Mintaro, Moppa, Morn Hill, Mount Templeton, Munno Para, Munno Para Downs, Munno Para West, Nain, Nantawarra, Nuriootpa, One Tree Hill, Owen, Parham, Penfield, Penfield Gardens, Penwortham, Pinery, Pinkerton Plains, Polish Hill River, Port Gawler, Port Wakefield, Proof Range, Redbanks, Reeves Plains, Reid, Rhynie, Riverton, Rosedale, Roseworthy, Rowland Flat, Saddleworth, Saints, Salisbury, Salisbury Park, Salisbury Plain, Salter Springs, Sampson Flat, Sandy Creek, Seppeltsfield, Sevenhill, Shea-Oak Log, Smithfield, Smithfield Plains, South Hummocks, Spring Farm, Spring Gully, Stanley, Stanley Flat, Steelton, St Johns, St Kitts, Stockport, Stockwell, Stockyard Creek, Stone Well, Stow, Tanunda, Tarlee, Tarnma, Templers, Thompson Beach, Tothill Belt, Tothill Creek, Truro, Two Wells, Uleybury, Undalya, Virginia, Ward Belt, Wasleys, Watchman, Waterloo, Waterloo Corner, Watervale, Webb Beach, Whitwarta, Wild Horse Plains, Willaston, Williamstown, Windsor, Woolshed Flat, Woolsheds and Yattalunga.