South Brighton Demographics (SA) Local Stats

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

In the 2011 census the population of South Brighton was 2,419 and is comprised of approximately 53.4% females and 46.6% males.

The median/average age of the population of South Brighton is 46 years of age.

70.9% of people living in the suburb of South Brighton were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 8.6% England, 1.9% Scotland, 1.1% New Zealand, 1.1% Germany, 0.8% India, 0.5% South Africa, 0.5% Wales, 0.5% Ireland, 0.4% Brazil, 0.4% Canada, 0.4% Indonesia, 0.4% Netherlands, 0.3% United States of America, 0.3% Greece.

86.2% of people living in South Brighton speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 6.2% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.6% Other, 1.0% German, 0.8% Greek, 0.6% Arabic, 0.5% Persian, 0.4% Mandarin, 0.3% Portuguese, 0.3% Italian.

The religious makeup of South Brighton is 29.5% No religion, 22.4% Catholic, 16.1% Anglican, 9.0% Uniting Church, 7.7% Religious affiliation not stated, 2.5% Baptist, 1.9% Lutheran, 1.9% Christian, nfd, 1.6% Eastern Orthodox, 1.1% Presbyterian and Reformed.

48.7% of people are married, 29.5% have never married and 10.1% are divorced and 2.5% are separated. There are 193 widowed people living in South Brighton.

56.2% of the people living in South Brighton over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 31.5% are working on a part time basis. South Brighton has an unemployment rate of 4.6%.

The main occupations of people living in South Brighton are 25.7% Professionals, 17.6% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.5% Managers, 12.0% Technicians & trades workers, 11.8% Sales workers, 11.0% Community & personal service workers, 5.0% Labourers, 2.9% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.5% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from South Brighton work in are 15.7% Health care and social assistance, 11.3% Education and training, 9.6% Retail trade, 9.2% Construction, 8.0% Public administration and safety, 6.8% Manufacturing, 6.5% Professional, scientific and technical services, 4.1% Other services, 3.9% Financial and insurance services.

38.7% of homes are fully owned, and 31.2% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 28.0% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $588 per week and the median household income is $1067 per week.

The median rent in South Brighton is $270 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1650 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for South Brighton postcode 5048

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