Port Pirie LocalStats Australia

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In the 2011 census the population of Port Pirie was 14,043 and is comprised of approximately 51.1% females and 48.9% males.

The median/average age of the population of Port Pirie is 40 years of age.

87.9% of people living in the region of Port Pirie were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.0% United Kingdom, Channel Islands and Isle of Man, 0.9% Italy, 0.4% Philippines, 0.3% New Zealand, 0.3% Netherlands, 0.3% Greece, 0.3% Germany, 0.2% India, 0.1% South Africa.

92.2% of people living in Port Pirie speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.4% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.6% Italian, 0.7% Greek, 0.5% Other, 0.2% Australian Indigenous Languages , 0.2% Urdu, 0.1% Tagalog, 0.1% Filipino , 0.1% German.

The religious makeup of Port Pirie is 28.4% No religion, 26.7% Catholic, 11.8% Uniting Church, 9.4% Anglican, 8.5% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.1% Lutheran, 2.0% Baptist, 1.5% Eastern Orthodox, 1.3% Christian, nfd, 1.3% Pentecostal.

44.8% of people are married, 33.4% have never married and 9.2% are divorced and 3.6% are separated. There are 1012 widowed people living in Port Pirie.

52.6% of the people living in Port Pirie over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 33.2% are working on a part time basis. Port Pirie has an unemployment rate of 8.0%.

The main occupations of people living in Port Pirie are 15.3% Technicians & trades workers, 13.0% Machinery operators & drivers, 12.9% Professionals, 12.7% Labourers, 12.6% Sales workers, 12.2% Community & personal service workers, 11.2% Clerical & administrative workers, 7.9% Managers, 2.3% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Port Pirie work in are 16.4% Health care and social assistance, 16.1% Manufacturing, 14.8% Retail trade, 7.6% Accommodation and food services, 7.5% Education and training, 6.5% Construction, 5.3% Public administration and safety, 4.4% Transport, postal and warehousing, 3.8% Other services.

32.5% of homes are fully owned, and 31.1% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 33.3% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $395 per week and the median household income is $744 per week.

The median rent in Port Pirie is $150 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1010 per month.