Willaston Demographics (SA) Local Stats

Willaston (5118) is a suburb of Adelaide, North & North East Suburbs, South Australia. It is about 39 kms from SA's capital city of Adelaide. Willaston is in the federal electorate of Wakefield.

In the 2011 census the population of Willaston was 3,294 and is comprised of approximately 51.4% females and 48.6% males.

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

80.1% of people living in the suburb of Willaston were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 9.9% England, 1.0% Scotland, 0.6% Germany, 0.5% New Zealand, 0.5% Netherlands, 0.5% Wales, 0.4% Taiwan, 0.4% United States of America, 0.2% Italy, 0.2% Malaysia, 0.2% Ireland, 0.2% Philippines, 0.2% China , 0.2% Canada.

94.8% of people living in Willaston speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.5% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.4% Other, 0.3% German, 0.2% Mandarin, 0.2% Dutch, 0.2% Russian, 0.2% Italian, 0.1% Filipino , 0.1% Other .

The religious makeup of Willaston is 30.9% No religion, 15.0% Catholic, 14.8% Anglican, 10.7% Uniting Church, 10.1% Religious affiliation not stated, 8.1% Lutheran, 2.6% Christian, nfd, 1.5% Baptist, 1.1% Pentecostal, 1.0% Other religious affiliation .

46.4% of people are married, 31.4% have never married and 12.0% are divorced and 4.2% are separated. There are 162 widowed people living in Willaston.

60.5% of the people living in Willaston over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 29.4% are working on a part time basis. Willaston has an unemployment rate of 4.7%.

The main occupations of people living in Willaston are 17.5% Technicians & trades workers, 14.9% Professionals, 13.5% Labourers, 12.9% Clerical & administrative workers, 10.8% Community & personal service workers, 9.9% Sales workers, 9.6% Machinery operators & drivers, 9.1% Managers, 1.8% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Willaston work in are 15.4% Manufacturing, 13.1% Health care and social assistance, 11.3% Retail trade, 9.8% Construction, 7.2% Education and training, 6.3% Public administration and safety, 5.4% Transport, postal and warehousing, 5.2% Accommodation and food services, 4.7% Other services.

28.5% of homes are fully owned, and 43.4% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 25.9% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $553 per week and the median household income is $990 per week.

The median rent in Willaston is $245 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1361 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Willaston postcode 5118

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