Gawler South Demographics (SA) Local Stats

Gawler South (5118) is a suburb of Adelaide, North & North East Suburbs, South Australia. It is about 38 kms from SA's capital city of Adelaide. Gawler South is in the federal electorate of Wakefield.

In the 2011 census the population of Gawler South was 2,435 and is comprised of approximately 52.4% females and 47.6% males.

The median/average age of the population of Gawler South is 41 years of age.

74.9% of people living in the suburb of Gawler South were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 10.9% England, 1.2% Scotland, 1.0% New Zealand, 0.7% Italy, 0.7% Netherlands, 0.5% Ireland, 0.5% Germany, 0.4% India, 0.4% Philippines, 0.3% South Africa, 0.3% Slovenia, 0.2% Eastern Europe, nfd, 0.2% Belgium, 0.2% Poland.

91.2% of people living in Gawler South speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.2% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.0% Italian, 0.5% Vietnamese, 0.4% Other, 0.3% Polish, 0.2% Hungarian, 0.2% Tagalog, 0.2% Maltese, 0.2% Hindi.

The religious makeup of Gawler South is 28.6% No religion, 17.3% Catholic, 16.4% Anglican, 12.0% Religious affiliation not stated, 8.7% Uniting Church, 6.0% Lutheran, 2.6% Christian, nfd, 1.7% Baptist, 1.4% Other religious affiliation , 1.0% Presbyterian and Reformed.

43.8% of people are married, 33.9% have never married and 10.3% are divorced and 3.8% are separated. There are 165 widowed people living in Gawler South.

56.9% of the people living in Gawler South over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 32.1% are working on a part time basis. Gawler South has an unemployment rate of 6.5%.

The main occupations of people living in Gawler South are 17.6% Technicians & trades workers, 15.5% Professionals, 14.1% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.2% Sales workers, 11.9% Community & personal service workers, 10.1% Labourers, 9.8% Managers, 7.1% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.7% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Gawler South work in are 13.1% Manufacturing, 12.9% Retail trade, 11.8% Health care and social assistance, 9.0% Education and training, 8.0% Public administration and safety, 7.8% Construction, 7.1% Accommodation and food services, 5.2% Transport, postal and warehousing, 4.6% Other services.

29.4% of homes are fully owned, and 35.4% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 31.3% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $495 per week and the median household income is $870 per week.

The median rent in Gawler South is $210 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1300 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Gawler South postcode 5118

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