Ottoway Demographics (SA) Local Stats

Ottoway (5013) is a suburb of Adelaide, Western & Beach Suburbs, South Australia. It is about 11 kms from SA's capital city of Adelaide. Ottoway is in the federal electorate of Port Adelaide.

In the 2011 census the population of Ottoway was 2,419 and is comprised of approximately 49.2% females and 50.8% males.

The median/average age of the population of Ottoway is 38 years of age.

57.3% of people living in the suburb of Ottoway were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 12.2% Vietnam, 3.8% Philippines, 2.5% Italy, 1.9% England, 1.7% Poland, 1.2% Greece, 1.1% India, 1.0% China , 1.0% New Zealand, 1.0% Germany, 0.8% Bosnia and Herzegovina, 0.8% Kenya, 0.7% Somalia, 0.6% South Africa.

53.8% of people living in Ottoway speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 17.6% Vietnamese, 5.5% Other, 3.7% Italian, 3.3% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.5% Cantonese, 2.1% Tagalog, 1.9% Polish, 1.7% Greek, 1.7% Filipino .

The religious makeup of Ottoway is 29.8% Catholic, 20.3% No religion, 13.1% Buddhism, 7.4% Religious affiliation not stated, 6.2% Anglican, 4.2% Islam, 3.5% Uniting Church, 3.5% Eastern Orthodox, 2.3% Pentecostal, 1.8% Christian, nfd.

38.8% of people are married, 39.1% have never married and 11.7% are divorced and 3.5% are separated. There are 135 widowed people living in Ottoway.

56.7% of the people living in Ottoway over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 28.9% are working on a part time basis. Ottoway has an unemployment rate of 9.0%.

The main occupations of people living in Ottoway are 19.8% Labourers, 17.5% Technicians & trades workers, 13.9% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.0% Machinery operators & drivers, 10.5% Professionals, 9.8% Community & personal service workers, 8.4% Sales workers, 5.0% Managers, 3.1% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Ottoway work in are 18.9% Manufacturing, 13.1% Health care and social assistance, 11.1% Retail trade, 7.4% Accommodation and food services, 7.4% Construction, 7.0% Transport, postal and warehousing, 5.9% Public administration and safety, 4.5% Wholesale trade, 4.4% Administrative and support services.

27.2% of homes are fully owned, and 31.7% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 36.3% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $393 per week and the median household income is $785 per week.

The median rent in Ottoway is $200 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1383 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Ottoway postcode 5013

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