Gilles Plains Demographics (SA) Local Stats

Gilles Plains (5086) is a suburb of Adelaide, North & North East Suburbs, South Australia. It is about 9 kms from SA's capital city of Adelaide. Gilles Plains is in the federal electorate of Sturt.

In the 2011 census the population of Gilles Plains was 3,339 and is comprised of approximately 50.2% females and 49.8% males.

The median/average age of the population of Gilles Plains is 35 years of age.

63.1% of people living in the suburb of Gilles Plains were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.7% England, 3.8% India, 2.5% China , 1.9% Afghanistan, 1.3% Vietnam, 1.1% Philippines, 1.0% Germany, 1.0% Malaysia, 0.9% Italy, 0.9% Scotland, 0.7% Pakistan, 0.7% Uzbekistan, 0.7% Korea, Republic of , 0.7% Iran.

65.9% of people living in Gilles Plains speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.6% Other, 4.3% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.3% Mandarin, 2.1% Persian, 2.0% Vietnamese, 1.9% Arabic, 1.7% Other, 1.6% Italian, 1.4% Dari.

The religious makeup of Gilles Plains is 22.6% No religion, 17.3% Catholic, 10.0% Islam, 9.8% Anglican, 7.9% Religious affiliation not stated, 6.4% Uniting Church, 3.4% Lutheran, 2.7% Eastern Orthodox, 2.4% Other Religious Groups, 2.4% Christian, nfd.

44.2% of people are married, 37.5% have never married and 9.0% are divorced and 2.7% are separated. There are 177 widowed people living in Gilles Plains.

54.9% of the people living in Gilles Plains over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 30.9% are working on a part time basis. Gilles Plains has an unemployment rate of 7.3%.

The main occupations of people living in Gilles Plains are 17.0% Professionals, 16.4% Clerical & administrative workers, 15.2% Technicians & trades workers, 12.8% Labourers, 12.5% Community & personal service workers, 9.4% Sales workers, 7.9% Machinery operators & drivers, 7.7% Managers, 1.1% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Gilles Plains work in are 14.9% Health care and social assistance, 12.5% Manufacturing, 10.8% Retail trade, 8.0% Accommodation and food services, 7.5% Public administration and safety, 6.4% Construction, 6.0% Education and training, 5.6% Professional, scientific and technical services, 4.8% Other services.

23.2% of homes are fully owned, and 31.9% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 41.6% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $432 per week and the median household income is $897 per week.

The median rent in Gilles Plains is $200 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1400 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Gilles Plains postcode 5086

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