Whyalla Playford Demographics (SA) Local Stats

Whyalla Playford (5600) is a suburb of Far North, Far North, South Australia. It is about 231 kms from SA's capital city of Adelaide. Whyalla Playford is in the federal electorate of Grey.

In the 2011 census the population of Whyalla Playford was 2,764 and is comprised of approximately 47.8% females and 52.2% males.

The median/average age of the population of Whyalla Playford is 41 years of age.

74.6% of people living in the suburb of Whyalla Playford were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 6.4% England, 2.6% Scotland, 0.8% India, 0.7% Croatia, 0.6% Philippines, 0.6% South Africa, 0.5% Germany, 0.4% Netherlands, 0.4% New Zealand, 0.4% Italy, 0.4% Wales, 0.4% Greece, 0.3% Spain, 0.3% North Africa, nfd.

86.6% of people living in Whyalla Playford speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 7.0% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.0% Other, 0.9% Greek, 0.7% Italian, 0.6% Croatian, 0.6% German, 0.5% Tamil, 0.5% Tagalog, 0.3% French.

The religious makeup of Whyalla Playford is 28.4% No religion, 22.1% Catholic, 14.2% Religious affiliation not stated, 10.2% Anglican, 9.2% Uniting Church, 2.8% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.8% Lutheran, 1.6% Baptist, 1.5% Christian, nfd, 1.5% Eastern Orthodox.

50.8% of people are married, 32.2% have never married and 7.5% are divorced and 3.1% are separated. There are 145 widowed people living in Whyalla Playford.

59.5% of the people living in Whyalla Playford over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 26.3% are working on a part time basis. Whyalla Playford has an unemployment rate of 5.6%.

The main occupations of people living in Whyalla Playford are 21.6% Technicians & trades workers, 16.7% Professionals, 12.3% Machinery operators & drivers, 11.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 9.7% Labourers, 9.0% Community & personal service workers, 8.5% Sales workers, 7.2% Managers, 3.4% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Whyalla Playford work in are 21.7% Manufacturing, 11.0% Health care and social assistance, 10.7% Retail trade, 10.6% Education and training, 6.7% Mining, 6.2% Construction, 4.7% Transport, postal and warehousing, 4.3% Public administration and safety, 4.0% Accommodation and food services.

37.5% of homes are fully owned, and 38.1% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 21.5% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $568 per week and the median household income is $1301 per week.

The median rent in Whyalla Playford is $160 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1517 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Whyalla Playford postcode 5600

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