Wirrabara Demographics (SA) Local Stats

Wirrabara (5481) is a suburb of Far North, Far North, South Australia. It is about 213 kms from SA's capital city of Adelaide. Wirrabara is in the federal electorate of Grey.

In the 2011 census the population of Wirrabara was 522 and is comprised of approximately 48.7% females and 51.3% males.

The median/average age of the population of Wirrabara is 50 years of age.

88.5% of people living in the suburb of Wirrabara were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.8% England, 1.2% Netherlands, 1.0% Germany, 0.8% Italy, 0.8% Scotland.

95.0% of people living in Wirrabara speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.1% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.8% Australian Indigenous Languages , 0.6% Dutch, 0.6% Vietnamese.

The religious makeup of Wirrabara is 21.8% No religion, 18.5% Uniting Church, 15.9% Anglican, 15.5% Lutheran, 12.4% Catholic, 8.0% Religious affiliation not stated, 2.5% Christian, nfd, 1.3% Baptist, 1.1% Seventh-day Adventist, 1.1% Buddhism.

57.5% of people are married, 22.9% have never married and 10.9% are divorced and 2.3% are separated. There are 29 widowed people living in Wirrabara.

56.1% of the people living in Wirrabara over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 29.6% are working on a part time basis. Wirrabara has an unemployment rate of 5.2%.

The main occupations of people living in Wirrabara are 32.7% Managers, 15.7% Professionals, 15.2% Technicians & trades workers, 12.1% Labourers, 9.4% Clerical & administrative workers, 5.4% Machinery operators & drivers, 5.4% Community & personal service workers, 2.7% Sales workers, 1.3% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Wirrabara work in are 32.3% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 11.2% Health care and social assistance, 8.1% Accommodation and food services, 7.2% Education and training, 7.2% Construction, 6.3% Manufacturing, 5.8% Public administration and safety, 5.4% Wholesale trade, 4.9% Retail trade.

50.4% of homes are fully owned, and 29.1% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 13.9% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $414 per week and the median household income is $693 per week.

The median rent in Wirrabara is $100 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $800 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Wirrabara postcode 5481

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