Brighton Demographics (SA) Local Stats

Brighton (5048) is a suburb of Adelaide, Southern Suburbs, South Australia. It is about 13 kms from SA's capital city of Adelaide. Brighton is in the federal electorate of Boothby.

In the 2011 census the population of Brighton was 3,397 and is comprised of approximately 52.8% females and 47.2% males.

The median/average age of the population of Brighton is 47 years of age.

74.1% of people living in the suburb of Brighton were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 9.2% England, 1.4% New Zealand, 1.2% Scotland, 0.9% South Africa, 0.7% Canada, 0.6% Ireland, 0.6% Germany, 0.6% India, 0.6% Italy, 0.5% Greece, 0.4% Japan, 0.3% Kenya, 0.3% Malaysia, 0.3% Niger.

89.9% of people living in Brighton speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.4% Other, 0.9% Greek, 0.6% Italian, 0.4% German, 0.3% Mandarin, 0.3% Japanese, 0.3% French, 0.3% Polish.

The religious makeup of Brighton is 27.7% No religion, 22.4% Catholic, 17.1% Anglican, 10.6% Uniting Church, 8.2% Religious affiliation not stated, 2.9% Lutheran, 2.2% Christian, nfd, 1.3% Baptist, 1.2% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.1% Other religious affiliation .

48.6% of people are married, 29.3% have never married and 8.9% are divorced and 3.1% are separated. There are 295 widowed people living in Brighton.

55.7% of the people living in Brighton over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 34.9% are working on a part time basis. Brighton has an unemployment rate of 4.9%.

The main occupations of people living in Brighton are 29.0% Professionals, 14.1% Managers, 14.1% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.1% Community & personal service workers, 11.4% Technicians & trades workers, 10.8% Sales workers, 5.5% Labourers, 2.5% Machinery operators & drivers, 0.6% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Brighton work in are 15.6% Health care and social assistance, 13.9% Education and training, 10.0% Retail trade, 9.1% Construction, 8.4% Public administration and safety, 5.9% Manufacturing, 5.9% Accommodation and food services, 5.2% Professional, scientific and technical services, 4.2% Financial and insurance services.

42.8% of homes are fully owned, and 28.1% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 24.0% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $616 per week and the median household income is $1118 per week.

The median rent in Brighton is $275 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1733 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Brighton postcode 5048

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