North Shields Demographics (SA) Local Stats

North Shields (5607) is a suburb of Spencer Gulf, Eyre Peninsula, South Australia. It is about 252 kms from SA's capital city of Adelaide. North Shields is in the federal electorate of Grey.

In the 2011 census the population of North Shields was 503 and is comprised of approximately 44.9% females and 55.1% males.

The median/average age of the people in North Shields is 38 years of age.

90.3% of people living in the suburb of North Shields were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.0% England, 1.8% Philippines, 1.0% Wales, 0.8% Malaysia, 0.8% Germany.

94.4% of people living in North Shields speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.2% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.0% Tagalog, 0.6% Australian Indigenous Languages , 0.6% Russian, 0.6% Polish, 0.6% Croatian.

The religious makeup of North Shields is 36.9% No religion, 15.3% Catholic, 13.1% Uniting Church, 9.8% Anglican, 9.0% Lutheran, 7.4% Religious affiliation not stated, 2.0% Salvation Army, 1.6% Brethren, 1.2% Churches of Christ, 1.2% Jehovah's Witnesses.

54.4% of people are married, 30.9% have never married and 10.6% are divorced and 2.6% are separated. There are 6 widowed people living in North Shields.

52.5% of the people living in North Shields over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 34.5% are working on a part time basis. North Shields has an unemployment rate of 6.1%.

The main occupations of people living in North Shields are 16.8% Managers, 16.4% Technicians & trades workers, 15.6% Labourers, 13.9% Professionals, 11.9% Clerical & administrative workers, 9.8% Machinery operators & drivers, 8.6% Community & personal service workers, 5.7% Sales workers, 1.2% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from North Shields work in are 14.4% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 11.5% Construction, 9.1% Health care and social assistance, 7.8% Retail trade, 7.4% Manufacturing, 7.4% Education and training, 6.6% Wholesale trade, 6.2% Transport, postal and warehousing, 5.3% Accommodation and food services.

34.8% of homes are fully owned, and 44.9% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 20.3% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $497 per week and the median household income is $1047 per week.

The median rent in North Shields is $150 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1300 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for North Shields postcode 5607

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