Gawler Demographics (SA) Local Stats

Gawler (5118) is a suburb of Adelaide, North & North East Suburbs, South Australia. It is about 39 kms from SA's capital city of Adelaide. Gawler is in the federal electorate of Wakefield.

In the 2011 census the population of Gawler was 688 and is comprised of approximately 54.7% females and 45.3% males.

The median/average age of the population of Gawler is 49 years of age.

67.4% of people living in the suburb of Gawler were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 16.7% England, 2.5% Scotland, 0.9% Italy, 0.9% Germany, 0.7% Netherlands, 0.7% France, 0.7% Wales, 0.7% Vietnam, 0.6% New Zealand, 0.6% Ireland.

91.7% of people living in Gawler speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.8% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.2% German, 0.9% Other, 0.4% Vietnamese.

The religious makeup of Gawler is 26.9% No religion, 16.6% Anglican, 15.7% Catholic, 11.2% Religious affiliation not stated, 10.9% Uniting Church, 7.3% Lutheran, 2.8% Christian, nfd, 2.0% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.6% Other religious affiliation , 1.3% Pentecostal.

40.6% of people are married, 30.8% have never married and 11.7% are divorced and 3.1% are separated. There are 80 widowed people living in Gawler.

51.2% of the people living in Gawler over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 33.4% are working on a part time basis. Gawler has an unemployment rate of 7.2%.

The main occupations of people living in Gawler are 24.9% Professionals, 13.8% Labourers, 13.0% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.2% Technicians & trades workers, 10.0% Community & personal service workers, 9.7% Sales workers, 8.9% Managers, 8.6% Machinery operators & drivers.

The main industries people from Gawler work in are 15.5% Health care and social assistance, 10.7% Retail trade, 10.7% Manufacturing, 9.6% Accommodation and food services, 9.2% Education and training, 7.7% Transport, postal and warehousing, 7.4% Professional, scientific and technical services, 7.0% Public administration and safety, 6.6% Administrative and support services.

29.3% of homes are fully owned, and 24.2% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 36.6% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $446 per week and the median household income is $647 per week.

The median rent in Gawler is $165 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1161 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Gawler postcode 5118

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