Birkenhead Demographics (SA) Local Stats

Birkenhead (5015) is a suburb of Adelaide, Western & Beach Suburbs, South Australia. It is about 13 kms from SA's capital city of Adelaide. Birkenhead is in the federal electorate of Port Adelaide.

In the 2011 census the population of Birkenhead was 1,716 and is comprised of approximately 51.0% females and 49.0% males.

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

78.6% of people living in the suburb of Birkenhead were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.6% England, 1.2% Greece, 1.2% New Zealand, 1.1% Italy, 0.7% Scotland, 0.6% Germany, 0.6% Philippines, 0.5% Bosnia and Herzegovina, 0.4% Afghanistan, 0.3% South Eastern Europe, nfd, 0.3% Burma , 0.3% Poland, 0.3% Austria, 0.3% Ireland.

86.3% of people living in Birkenhead speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.1% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.0% Greek, 1.2% Italian, 0.8% Other, 0.6% Serbian, 0.6% Polish, 0.5% German, 0.5% Vietnamese, 0.5% Dari.

The religious makeup of Birkenhead is 34.2% No religion, 20.6% Catholic, 11.6% Religious affiliation not stated, 10.2% Anglican, 6.4% Uniting Church, 3.2% Eastern Orthodox, 2.0% Lutheran, 1.8% Other religious affiliation , 1.5% Buddhism, 1.5% Pentecostal.

38.4% of people are married, 40.5% have never married and 12.3% are divorced and 3.6% are separated. There are 73 widowed people living in Birkenhead.

59.7% of the people living in Birkenhead over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 28.0% are working on a part time basis. Birkenhead has an unemployment rate of 5.6%.

The main occupations of people living in Birkenhead are 17.5% Technicians & trades workers, 16.8% Professionals, 14.8% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.6% Community & personal service workers, 9.3% Managers, 9.2% Labourers, 9.0% Sales workers, 8.3% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.5% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Birkenhead work in are 13.7% Manufacturing, 13.0% Health care and social assistance, 8.7% Public administration and safety, 8.7% Retail trade, 7.7% Construction, 7.1% Education and training, 6.9% Transport, postal and warehousing, 5.8% Accommodation and food services, 4.9% Professional, scientific and technical services.

24.9% of homes are fully owned, and 43.8% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 28.1% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $628 per week and the median household income is $1172 per week.

The median rent in Birkenhead is $255 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1600 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Birkenhead postcode 5015

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