Rosewater Demographics (SA) Local Stats

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

In the 2011 census the population of Rosewater was 3,338 and is comprised of approximately 50.0% females and 50.0% males.

The median/average age of the population of Rosewater is 39 years of age.

67.0% of people living in the suburb of Rosewater were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.0% Vietnam, 4.0% England, 2.4% Philippines, 1.2% Italy, 1.1% India, 1.1% Poland, 1.0% Germany, 0.9% Scotland, 0.9% Greece, 0.8% China , 0.8% New Zealand, 0.6% Croatia, 0.5% Bangladesh, 0.4% Serbia.

70.7% of people living in Rosewater speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 6.8% Vietnamese, 4.9% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.6% Other, 1.8% Greek, 1.6% Italian, 1.5% Polish, 1.5% Tagalog, 1.0% Serbian, 0.9% Cantonese.

The religious makeup of Rosewater is 27.0% No religion, 26.1% Catholic, 9.8% Religious affiliation not stated, 7.9% Anglican, 6.1% Uniting Church, 5.2% Buddhism, 4.0% Eastern Orthodox, 2.6% Pentecostal, 1.9% Lutheran, 1.5% Baptist.

34.9% of people are married, 41.4% have never married and 13.6% are divorced and 4.3% are separated. There are 161 widowed people living in Rosewater.

59.2% of the people living in Rosewater over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 27.1% are working on a part time basis. Rosewater has an unemployment rate of 7.1%.

The main occupations of people living in Rosewater are 16.0% Technicians & trades workers, 15.6% Clerical & administrative workers, 15.2% Professionals, 12.0% Labourers, 11.1% Community & personal service workers, 11.0% Machinery operators & drivers, 9.2% Sales workers, 6.9% Managers, 3.0% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Rosewater work in are 15.7% Manufacturing, 14.2% Health care and social assistance, 11.1% Retail trade, 7.2% Construction, 6.7% Public administration and safety, 6.6% Accommodation and food services, 5.9% Transport, postal and warehousing, 5.4% Education and training, 3.8% Professional, scientific and technical services.

27.6% of homes are fully owned, and 37.4% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 31.2% 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 Rosewater is $200 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1463 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Rosewater postcode 5013

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