Port Pirie West Demographics (SA) Local Stats

Port Pirie West (5540) is a suburb of Far North, Far North, South Australia. It is about 203 kms from SA's capital city of Adelaide. Port Pirie West is in the federal electorate of Grey.

In the 2011 census the population of Port Pirie West was 2,774 and is comprised of approximately 51.2% females and 48.8% males.

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

86.6% of people living in the suburb of Port Pirie West were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.1% England, 0.9% Philippines, 0.6% Scotland, 0.5% New Zealand, 0.5% Italy, 0.4% Germany, 0.4% Netherlands, 0.4% Greece, 0.3% Pakistan, 0.2% Malaysia, 0.1% India, 0.1% Bosnia and Herzegovina, 0.1% Zimbabwe, 0.1% France.

92.8% of people living in Port Pirie West speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.8% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.8% Greek, 0.6% Italian, 0.4% Other, 0.3% Australian Indigenous Languages , 0.3% Other, 0.3% Tagalog, 0.2% Mandarin, 0.1% Serbian.

The religious makeup of Port Pirie West is 36.2% No religion, 19.6% Catholic, 9.7% Anglican, 9.0% Religious affiliation not stated, 8.7% Uniting Church, 5.7% Lutheran, 1.9% Baptist, 1.7% Christian, nfd, 1.4% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.3% Eastern Orthodox.

34.4% of people are married, 40.0% have never married and 12.5% are divorced and 4.6% are separated. There are 188 widowed people living in Port Pirie West.

43.9% of the people living in Port Pirie West over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 35.6% are working on a part time basis. Port Pirie West has an unemployment rate of 13.4%.

The main occupations of people living in Port Pirie West are 17.9% Labourers, 15.3% Technicians & trades workers, 14.1% Machinery operators & drivers, 14.1% Community & personal service workers, 11.6% Sales workers, 11.3% Professionals, 8.1% Clerical & administrative workers, 5.3% Managers, 2.4% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Port Pirie West work in are 19.1% Health care and social assistance, 13.8% Manufacturing, 13.0% Retail trade, 10.1% Accommodation and food services, 7.5% Construction, 6.1% Education and training, 5.4% Transport, postal and warehousing, 5.4% Administrative and support services, 3.6% Public administration and safety.

26.4% of homes are fully owned, and 29.5% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 41.2% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $361 per week and the median household income is $607 per week.

The median rent in Port Pirie West is $135 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $771 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Port Pirie West postcode 5540

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