Salisbury Downs Demographics (SA) Local Stats

Salisbury Downs (5108) is a suburb of Adelaide, North & North East Suburbs, South Australia. It is about 18 kms from SA's capital city of Adelaide. Salisbury Downs is in the federal electorate of Port Adelaide.

In the 2011 census the population of Salisbury Downs was 5,258 and is comprised of approximately 50.8% females and 49.2% males.

The median/average age of the population of Salisbury Downs is 38 years of age.

65.5% of people living in the suburb of Salisbury Downs were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 7.1% England, 3.6% Vietnam, 2.0% Italy, 1.3% Philippines, 1.2% Cambodia, 1.0% Scotland, 0.8% Netherlands, 0.8% Germany, 0.6% India, 0.6% Afghanistan, 0.6% Burma , 0.5% Croatia, 0.5% Greece, 0.5% Poland.

71.9% of people living in Salisbury Downs speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.9% Vietnamese, 3.9% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.8% Italian, 2.3% Other, 1.6% Khmer, 1.6% Greek, 0.9% Serbian, 0.9% Spanish, 0.7% Polish.

The religious makeup of Salisbury Downs is 26.0% No religion, 23.5% Catholic, 11.4% Anglican, 9.4% Religious affiliation not stated, 6.0% Uniting Church, 4.8% Buddhism, 3.5% Eastern Orthodox, 2.6% Lutheran, 2.2% Christian, nfd, 1.9% Baptist.

43.5% of people are married, 35.8% have never married and 10.7% are divorced and 4.1% are separated. There are 255 widowed people living in Salisbury Downs.

56.0% of the people living in Salisbury Downs over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 26.7% are working on a part time basis. Salisbury Downs has an unemployment rate of 10.9%.

The main occupations of people living in Salisbury Downs are 18.2% Labourers, 16.4% Technicians & trades workers, 13.2% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.1% Machinery operators & drivers, 12.0% Community & personal service workers, 10.2% Sales workers, 8.4% Professionals, 7.2% Managers, 2.3% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Salisbury Downs work in are 17.3% Manufacturing, 13.3% Retail trade, 11.3% Health care and social assistance, 8.8% Construction, 6.5% Transport, postal and warehousing, 6.3% Accommodation and food services, 6.1% Public administration and safety, 4.8% Administrative and support services, 4.6% Education and training.

27.5% of homes are fully owned, and 32.9% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 36.0% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $394 per week and the median household income is $837 per week.

The median rent in Salisbury Downs is $200 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1300 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Salisbury Downs postcode 5108

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