Ardrossan Demographics (SA) Local Stats

Ardrossan (5571) is a suburb of Spencer Gulf, Yorke Peninsula, South Australia. It is about 84 kms from SA's capital city of Adelaide. Ardrossan is in the federal electorate of Grey.

In the 2011 census the population of Ardrossan was 1,136 and is comprised of approximately 49.7% females and 50.3% males.

The median/average age of the population of Ardrossan is 58 years of age.

85.7% of people living in the suburb of Ardrossan were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 6.0% England, 1.1% Scotland, 0.5% New Zealand, 0.5% Philippines, 0.4% Pakistan, 0.4% Germany, 0.4% Netherlands.

96.0% of people living in Ardrossan speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.3% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.4% Urdu, 0.4% Mandarin.

The religious makeup of Ardrossan is 31.1% Uniting Church, 21.8% No religion, 17.7% Anglican, 10.5% Catholic, 7.7% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.2% Lutheran, 1.5% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.1% Christian, nfd, 1.1% Baptist, 0.5% Islam.

56.0% of people are married, 17.6% have never married and 10.4% are divorced and 2.8% are separated. There are 133 widowed people living in Ardrossan.

54.7% of the people living in Ardrossan over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 34.1% are working on a part time basis. Ardrossan has an unemployment rate of 2.9%.

The main occupations of people living in Ardrossan are 15.3% Technicians & trades workers, 14.6% Labourers, 14.1% Managers, 11.9% Professionals, 10.4% Sales workers, 9.9% Machinery operators & drivers, 9.9% Community & personal service workers, 8.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 5.2% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Ardrossan work in are 15.6% Manufacturing, 14.6% Retail trade, 14.4% Health care and social assistance, 8.2% Education and training, 6.7% Construction, 6.0% Transport, postal and warehousing, 6.0% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 4.5% Mining, 4.5% Accommodation and food services.

54.8% of homes are fully owned, and 18.0% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 21.9% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $398 per week and the median household income is $692 per week.

The median rent in Ardrossan is $148 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1154 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Ardrossan postcode 5571

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