Port Pirie Demographics (SA) Local Stats

Port Pirie (5540) is a suburb of Far North, Far North, South Australia. It is about 202 kms from SA's capital city of Adelaide. Port Pirie is in the federal electorate of Grey.

In the 2011 census the population of Port Pirie was 241 and is comprised of approximately 54.4% females and 45.6% males.

The median/average age of the population of Port Pirie is 66 years of age.

76.4% of people living in the suburb of Port Pirie were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 7.0% Philippines, 4.1% Italy, 3.3% England, 2.5% Netherlands.

79.8% of people living in Port Pirie speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 6.6% Italian, 4.5% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.5% Tagalog, 2.5% Other , 1.7% Filipino , 1.2% Dutch, 1.2% Greek.

The religious makeup of Port Pirie is 36.0% Catholic, 20.2% No religion, 18.6% Uniting Church, 8.7% Anglican, 3.7% Baptist, 2.9% Religious affiliation not stated, 2.5% Eastern Orthodox, 2.5% Lutheran, 1.2% Salvation Army, 1.2% Presbyterian and Reformed.

26.1% of people are married, 25.2% have never married and 7.8% are divorced and 3.9% are separated. There are 85 widowed people living in Port Pirie.

57.1% 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, 25.7% are working on a part time basis. Port Pirie has an unemployment rate of 8.6%.

The main occupations of people living in Port Pirie are 27.4% Technicians & trades workers, 19.4% Sales workers, 14.5% Professionals, 9.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 9.7% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated, 8.1% Managers, 6.5% Community & personal service workers, 4.8% Labourers.

The main industries people from Port Pirie work in are 18.8% Accommodation and food services, 15.6% Retail trade, 14.1% Health care and social assistance, 14.1% Other services, 9.4% Manufacturing, 9.4% Education and training, 4.7% Financial and insurance services, 4.7% Electricity, gas, water and waste services, 4.7% Information media and telecommunications.

28.8% of homes are fully owned, and 10.2% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 55.9% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $364 per week and the median household income is $662 per week.

The median rent in Port Pirie is $140 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1800 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Port Pirie postcode 5540

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