Port Broughton Demographics (SA) Local Stats

Port Broughton (5522) is a suburb of Far North, Far North, South Australia. It is about 160 kms from SA's capital city of Adelaide. Port Broughton is in the federal electorate of Grey.

In the 2011 census the population of Port Broughton was 1,424 and is comprised of approximately 51.2% females and 48.8% males.

The median/average age of the population of Port Broughton is 52 years of age.

87.1% of people living in the suburb of Port Broughton were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.8% England, 0.7% New Zealand, 0.6% Germany, 0.4% Scotland, 0.4% Northern Ireland, 0.4% Netherlands, 0.3% Wales, 0.3% Philippines, 0.2% Canada, 0.2% Austria.

95.7% of people living in Port Broughton speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.6% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.3% Vietnamese, 0.2% Other, 0.2% Filipino .

The religious makeup of Port Broughton is 36.0% Uniting Church, 22.8% No religion, 12.0% Catholic, 11.0% Anglican, 8.3% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.9% Lutheran, 2.1% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.1% Baptist, 1.0% Christian, nfd, 0.4% Buddhism.

56.0% of people are married, 19.9% have never married and 9.2% are divorced and 2.9% are separated. There are 148 widowed people living in Port Broughton.

53.9% of the people living in Port Broughton over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 35.3% are working on a part time basis. Port Broughton has an unemployment rate of 5.1%.

The main occupations of people living in Port Broughton are 27.1% Managers, 13.6% Technicians & trades workers, 13.4% Community & personal service workers, 12.5% Labourers, 11.3% Professionals, 9.0% Clerical & administrative workers, 6.7% Machinery operators & drivers, 3.5% Sales workers, 2.9% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Port Broughton work in are 25.2% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 15.4% Health care and social assistance, 10.4% Accommodation and food services, 10.0% Education and training, 6.7% Retail trade, 5.2% Public administration and safety, 5.0% Transport, postal and warehousing, 4.0% Construction, 3.3% Manufacturing.

55.5% of homes are fully owned, and 17.5% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 21.3% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $403 per week and the median household income is $707 per week.

The median rent in Port Broughton is $158 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1083 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Port Broughton postcode 5522

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