Christie Downs Demographics (SA) Local Stats

Christie Downs (5164) is a suburb of Adelaide, Southern Suburbs, South Australia. It is about 24 kms from SA's capital city of Adelaide. Christie Downs is in the federal electorate of Kingston.

In the 2011 census the population of Christie Downs was 5,133 and is comprised of approximately 51.9% females and 48.1% males.

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

71.9% of people living in the suburb of Christie Downs were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 9.1% England, 1.5% Scotland, 1.0% Germany, 0.8% Philippines, 0.7% New Zealand, 0.6% Netherlands, 0.6% India, 0.4% Wales, 0.4% Greece, 0.3% Indonesia, 0.3% Poland, 0.3% Ireland, 0.3% Congo, Democratic Republic of, 0.3% Northern Ireland.

86.4% of people living in Christie Downs speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 6.6% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.7% Other, 0.6% Greek, 0.5% German, 0.4% Arabic, 0.4% Polish, 0.4% Dutch, 0.4% Mandarin, 0.4% Spanish.

The religious makeup of Christie Downs is 33.8% No religion, 14.8% Catholic, 14.6% Religious affiliation not stated, 13.9% Anglican, 4.5% Uniting Church, 3.0% Christian, nfd, 2.9% Lutheran, 2.2% Baptist, 1.4% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.2% Eastern Orthodox.

36.2% of people are married, 38.6% have never married and 12.6% are divorced and 4.0% are separated. There are 359 widowed people living in Christie Downs.

47.4% of the people living in Christie Downs over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 34.2% are working on a part time basis. Christie Downs has an unemployment rate of 11.3%.

The main occupations of people living in Christie Downs are 19.5% Technicians & trades workers, 17.3% Labourers, 16.1% Community & personal service workers, 11.9% Clerical & administrative workers, 10.2% Sales workers, 8.9% Machinery operators & drivers, 8.7% Professionals, 5.3% Managers, 2.2% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Christie Downs work in are 15.8% Health care and social assistance, 14.4% Manufacturing, 13.5% Retail trade, 8.7% Construction, 6.6% Accommodation and food services, 6.0% Public administration and safety, 5.2% Administrative and support services, 5.0% Other services, 4.2% Education and training.

21.5% of homes are fully owned, and 29.0% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 44.9% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $370 per week and the median household income is $701 per week.

The median rent in Christie Downs is $130 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1278 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Christie Downs postcode 5164

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