Whyalla Jenkins Demographics (SA) Local Stats

Whyalla Jenkins (5609) is a suburb of Far North, Far North, South Australia. It is about 234 kms from SA's capital city of Adelaide. Whyalla Jenkins is in the federal electorate of Grey.

In the 2011 census the population of Whyalla Jenkins was 1,390 and is comprised of approximately 49.8% females and 50.2% males.

The median/average age of the population of Whyalla Jenkins is 33 years of age.

72.8% of people living in the suburb of Whyalla Jenkins were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 10.2% England, 5.0% Scotland, 3.0% South Africa, 1.1% Northern Ireland, 1.1% New Zealand, 0.9% Wales, 0.8% India, 0.6% Guernsey, 0.6% Germany, 0.4% Netherlands, 0.4% Korea, Republic of , 0.4% Ireland, 0.3% Serbia, 0.2% Canada.

92.8% of people living in Whyalla Jenkins speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.2% Other, 1.3% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.6% Dutch, 0.6% German, 0.4% Other, 0.4% Polish, 0.3% Korean, 0.2% Russian, 0.2% Italian.

The religious makeup of Whyalla Jenkins is 35.4% No religion, 22.6% Catholic, 11.7% Anglican, 9.4% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.0% Uniting Church, 4.0% Presbyterian and Reformed, 3.4% Lutheran, 1.5% Eastern Orthodox, 1.2% Pentecostal, 1.2% Baptist.

58.1% of people are married, 30.8% have never married and 5.5% are divorced and 1.7% are separated. There are 41 widowed people living in Whyalla Jenkins.

64.8% of the people living in Whyalla Jenkins over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 25.9% are working on a part time basis. Whyalla Jenkins has an unemployment rate of 3.5%.

The main occupations of people living in Whyalla Jenkins are 18.8% Technicians & trades workers, 16.5% Professionals, 13.1% Machinery operators & drivers, 11.5% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.2% Community & personal service workers, 10.2% Managers, 8.7% Sales workers, 6.6% Labourers, 3.3% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Whyalla Jenkins work in are 24.1% Manufacturing, 13.7% Health care and social assistance, 11.8% Retail trade, 9.5% Mining, 7.3% Education and training, 6.9% Public administration and safety, 4.2% Construction, 3.9% Transport, postal and warehousing, 3.5% Other services.

18.1% of homes are fully owned, and 45.6% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 34.2% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $724 per week and the median household income is $1702 per week.

The median rent in Whyalla Jenkins is $225 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1800 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Whyalla Jenkins postcode 5609

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