Gawler East Demographics (SA) Local Stats

Gawler East (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 East is in the federal electorate of Wakefield.

In the 2011 census the population of Gawler East was 4,740 and is comprised of approximately 51.4% females and 48.6% males.

The median/average age of the population of Gawler East is 44 years of age.

77.9% of people living in the suburb of Gawler East were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 11.3% England, 1.2% Scotland, 0.9% Germany, 0.6% New Zealand, 0.5% Netherlands, 0.4% Northern Ireland, 0.3% United States of America, 0.3% Philippines, 0.3% South Africa, 0.3% Wales, 0.3% Italy, 0.2% Guernsey, 0.2% Poland, 0.2% Ireland.

94.7% of people living in Gawler East speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.4% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.5% German, 0.5% Other, 0.4% Italian, 0.2% Dutch, 0.2% Greek, 0.2% Spanish, 0.2% Mandarin, 0.1% Thai.

The religious makeup of Gawler East is 27.4% No religion, 18.0% Anglican, 15.9% Catholic, 11.6% Uniting Church, 8.3% Lutheran, 7.0% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.1% Christian, nfd, 1.9% Baptist, 1.2% Pentecostal, 1.2% Presbyterian and Reformed.

53.7% of people are married, 27.8% have never married and 8.5% are divorced and 3.2% are separated. There are 266 widowed people living in Gawler East.

58.0% of the people living in Gawler East over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 30.5% are working on a part time basis. Gawler East has an unemployment rate of 4.9%.

The main occupations of people living in Gawler East are 17.2% Professionals, 15.5% Clerical & administrative workers, 15.1% Technicians & trades workers, 11.9% Managers, 11.5% Labourers, 11.0% Community & personal service workers, 10.2% Sales workers, 5.9% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.8% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Gawler East work in are 13.2% Health care and social assistance, 12.9% Manufacturing, 11.7% Retail trade, 10.1% Education and training, 9.0% Construction, 8.4% Public administration and safety, 5.7% Accommodation and food services, 3.9% Transport, postal and warehousing, 3.8% Professional, scientific and technical services.

38.2% of homes are fully owned, and 39.3% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 19.3% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $558 per week and the median household income is $1153 per week.

The median rent in Gawler East is $243 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1473 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Gawler East postcode 5118

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