Port Augusta LocalStats Australia

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In the 2011 census the population of Port Augusta was 13,658 and is comprised of approximately 49.2% females and 50.8% males.

The median/average age of the population of Port Augusta is 38 years of age.

83.4% of people living in the region of Port Augusta were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.9% United Kingdom, Channel Islands and Isle of Man, 0.5% Germany, 0.5% India, 0.4% New Zealand, 0.4% Italy, 0.3% Netherlands, 0.2% Vietnam, 0.2% Philippines, 0.2% Fiji.

84.8% of people living in Port Augusta speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 11.0% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.2% Australian Indigenous Languages , 0.6% Other, 0.5% Italian, 0.3% Hindi, 0.2% German, 0.1% Cantonese, 0.1% Punjabi, 0.1% Vietnamese.

The religious makeup of Port Augusta is 29.8% No religion, 17.0% Catholic, 17.0% Religious affiliation not stated, 12.8% Anglican, 9.1% Uniting Church, 4.8% Lutheran, 2.0% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.4% Christian, nfd, 0.9% Salvation Army, 0.7% Other religious affiliation .

41.5% of people are married, 40.0% have never married and 8.0% are divorced and 4.1% are separated. There are 700 widowed people living in Port Augusta.

59.3% of the people living in Port Augusta over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 28.3% are working on a part time basis. Port Augusta has an unemployment rate of 5.9%.

The main occupations of people living in Port Augusta are 16.6% Technicians & trades workers, 15.7% Community & personal service workers, 14.1% Professionals, 13.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.7% Labourers, 9.4% Sales workers, 9.1% Machinery operators & drivers, 7.6% Managers, 2.2% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Port Augusta work in are 15.5% Health care and social assistance, 13.2% Public administration and safety, 11.8% Retail trade, 9.2% Accommodation and food services, 8.2% Education and training, 7.4% Construction, 6.1% Transport, postal and warehousing, 4.6% Electricity, gas, water and waste services, 4.1% Manufacturing.

29.8% of homes are fully owned, and 30.7% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 36.3% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $537 per week and the median household income is $981 per week.

The median rent in Port Augusta is $150 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1200 per month.