Peterborough Demographics (SA) Local Stats

Peterborough (5422) is a suburb of Far North, Far North, South Australia. It is about 218 kms from SA's capital city of Adelaide. Peterborough is in the federal electorate of Grey.

In the 2011 census the population of Peterborough was 1,486 and is comprised of approximately 50.2% females and 49.8% males.

The median/average age of the population of Peterborough is 50 years of age.

82.7% of people living in the suburb of Peterborough were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.3% England, 1.1% Germany, 0.9% Scotland, 0.7% New Zealand, 0.6% Netherlands, 0.5% South Africa, 0.4% Wales, 0.3% Bangladesh, 0.3% Ireland, 0.3% Malta.

92.7% of people living in Peterborough speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.6% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.5% Other, 0.4% German, 0.2% Bengali, 0.2% Arabic, 0.2% Italian, 0.2% Croatian.

The religious makeup of Peterborough is 31.3% No religion, 17.0% Catholic, 12.7% Anglican, 12.5% Uniting Church, 11.5% Religious affiliation not stated, 2.8% Lutheran, 2.6% Salvation Army, 1.8% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.8% Jehovah's Witnesses, 1.8% Baptist.

43.1% of people are married, 28.0% have never married and 13.5% are divorced and 5.3% are separated. There are 125 widowed people living in Peterborough.

43.7% of the people living in Peterborough over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 41.3% are working on a part time basis. Peterborough has an unemployment rate of 11.8%.

The main occupations of people living in Peterborough are 22.8% Labourers, 13.9% Managers, 13.4% Community & personal service workers, 12.1% Technicians & trades workers, 11.9% Professionals, 8.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 8.4% Machinery operators & drivers, 7.9% Sales workers, 1.0% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Peterborough work in are 15.3% Health care and social assistance, 12.6% Retail trade, 12.3% Accommodation and food services, 8.1% Education and training, 6.7% Public administration and safety, 6.7% Manufacturing, 6.2% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 6.2% Wholesale trade, 4.9% Transport, postal and warehousing.

47.8% of homes are fully owned, and 29.9% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 17.9% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $353 per week and the median household income is $540 per week.

The median rent in Peterborough is $125 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $520 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Peterborough postcode 5422

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