Whyalla Norrie Demographics (SA) Local Stats

Whyalla Norrie (5608) is a suburb of Far North, Far North, South Australia. It is about 233 kms from SA's capital city of Adelaide. Whyalla Norrie is in the federal electorate of Grey.

In the 2011 census the population of Whyalla Norrie was 6,712 and is comprised of approximately 49.8% females and 50.2% males.

The median/average age of the population of Whyalla Norrie is 36 years of age.

74.9% of people living in the suburb of Whyalla Norrie were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 7.0% England, 2.5% Scotland, 1.2% Philippines, 0.8% Germany, 0.8% South Africa, 0.7% India, 0.7% New Zealand, 0.7% Netherlands, 0.4% Italy, 0.4% Wales, 0.3% Fiji, 0.3% Greece, 0.3% China , 0.3% Spain.

88.3% of people living in Whyalla Norrie speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.2% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.4% Other, 0.7% Greek, 0.5% Filipino , 0.5% Hindi, 0.4% Spanish, 0.4% Italian, 0.4% Tagalog, 0.3% Cantonese.

The religious makeup of Whyalla Norrie is 35.3% No religion, 17.0% Catholic, 12.5% Religious affiliation not stated, 11.2% Anglican, 6.3% Uniting Church, 3.9% Lutheran, 2.2% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.1% Christian, nfd, 1.9% Baptist, 1.5% Pentecostal.

39.9% of people are married, 39.7% have never married and 10.5% are divorced and 3.8% are separated. There are 322 widowed people living in Whyalla Norrie.

55.6% of the people living in Whyalla Norrie over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 27.1% are working on a part time basis. Whyalla Norrie has an unemployment rate of 9.8%.

The main occupations of people living in Whyalla Norrie are 19.8% Technicians & trades workers, 16.8% Machinery operators & drivers, 14.8% Labourers, 12.4% Professionals, 9.8% Community & personal service workers, 9.6% Sales workers, 8.2% Clerical & administrative workers, 6.2% Managers, 2.3% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Whyalla Norrie work in are 22.4% Manufacturing, 12.4% Health care and social assistance, 11.9% Retail trade, 7.6% Accommodation and food services, 7.0% Mining, 6.7% Education and training, 5.2% Construction, 5.1% Administrative and support services, 4.7% Transport, postal and warehousing.

21.1% of homes are fully owned, and 34.9% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 40.7% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $452 per week and the median household income is $870 per week.

The median rent in Whyalla Norrie is $165 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1083 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Whyalla Norrie postcode 5608

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