Parafield Gardens Demographics (SA) Local Stats

Parafield Gardens (5107) is a suburb of Adelaide, North & North East Suburbs, South Australia. It is about 15 kms from SA's capital city of Adelaide. Parafield Gardens is in the federal electorate of Port Adelaide.

In the 2011 census the population of Parafield Gardens was 15,317 and is comprised of approximately 51.0% females and 49.0% males.

The median/average age of the population of Parafield Gardens is 35 years of age.

64.3% of people living in the suburb of Parafield Gardens were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.5% England, 5.4% Vietnam, 2.2% Cambodia, 2.2% Philippines, 1.6% India, 1.2% Afghanistan, 0.8% Italy, 0.8% Poland, 0.8% China , 0.7% Scotland, 0.7% Thailand, 0.6% Germany, 0.5% New Zealand, 0.4% Croatia.

66.5% of people living in Parafield Gardens speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 8.1% Vietnamese, 3.7% Khmer, 3.3% Language spoken at home not stated, 3.2% Other, 1.4% Italian, 1.2% Tagalog, 1.0% Greek, 1.0% Spanish, 0.9% Polish.

The religious makeup of Parafield Gardens is 24.7% No religion, 23.9% Catholic, 10.6% Anglican, 8.2% Buddhism, 8.0% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.7% Uniting Church, 2.8% Islam, 2.6% Eastern Orthodox, 2.4% Lutheran, 2.1% Christian, nfd.

46.7% of people are married, 36.1% have never married and 9.0% are divorced and 3.3% are separated. There are 608 widowed people living in Parafield Gardens.

56.8% of the people living in Parafield Gardens over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 28.1% are working on a part time basis. Parafield Gardens has an unemployment rate of 8.1%.

The main occupations of people living in Parafield Gardens are 18.2% Labourers, 16.2% Technicians & trades workers, 13.6% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.0% Machinery operators & drivers, 11.1% Community & personal service workers, 10.5% Sales workers, 9.1% Professionals, 7.1% Managers, 2.2% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Parafield Gardens work in are 17.8% Manufacturing, 13.1% Retail trade, 11.3% Health care and social assistance, 7.6% Construction, 6.4% Transport, postal and warehousing, 6.3% Accommodation and food services, 5.9% Public administration and safety, 4.6% Administrative and support services, 4.4% Other services.

25.5% of homes are fully owned, and 43.6% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 26.6% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $426 per week and the median household income is $980 per week.

The median rent in Parafield Gardens is $218 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1387 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Parafield Gardens postcode 5107

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