Prospect Demographics (SA) Local Stats

Prospect (5082) is a suburb of Adelaide, Eastern Suburbs, South Australia. It is about 5 kms from SA's capital city of Adelaide. Prospect is in the federal electorate of Adelaide.

In the 2011 census the population of Prospect was 13,008 and is comprised of approximately 49.9% females and 50.1% males.

The median/average age of the population of Prospect is 36 years of age.

68.1% of people living in the suburb of Prospect were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.9% India, 3.6% England, 2.6% Italy, 2.4% Greece, 1.4% China , 1.2% Vietnam, 1.0% Malaysia, 0.8% New Zealand, 0.6% Germany, 0.6% Philippines, 0.5% Scotland, 0.4% Poland, 0.4% Nepal, 0.4% Bangladesh.

69.1% of people living in Prospect speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.5% Greek, 4.6% Italian, 3.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.8% Other, 2.1% Other, 1.7% Vietnamese, 1.6% Mandarin, 1.2% Punjabi, 0.9% Hindi.

The religious makeup of Prospect is 28.5% Catholic, 24.1% No religion, 8.6% Anglican, 8.1% Eastern Orthodox, 7.0% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.9% Uniting Church, 3.9% Hinduism, 3.2% Lutheran, 2.2% Buddhism, 2.1% Islam.

46.1% of people are married, 38.9% have never married and 7.4% are divorced and 2.1% are separated. There are 592 widowed people living in Prospect.

58.1% of the people living in Prospect over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 31.4% are working on a part time basis. Prospect has an unemployment rate of 5.0%.

The main occupations of people living in Prospect are 30.3% Professionals, 14.4% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.6% Managers, 10.6% Technicians & trades workers, 9.7% Sales workers, 9.6% Community & personal service workers, 7.4% Labourers, 4.1% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.3% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Prospect work in are 14.7% Health care and social assistance, 10.4% Education and training, 10.3% Retail trade, 9.4% Public administration and safety, 8.2% Manufacturing, 7.5% Professional, scientific and technical services, 7.2% Accommodation and food services, 6.3% Construction, 3.7% Other services.

31.3% of homes are fully owned, and 34.1% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 31.1% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $644 per week and the median household income is $1349 per week.

The median rent in Prospect is $265 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1755 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Prospect postcode 5082

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