Coober Pedy Demographics (SA) Local Stats

Coober Pedy (5723) is a suburb of Far North, Far North, South Australia. It is about 760 kms from SA's capital city of Adelaide. Coober Pedy is in the federal electorate of Grey.

In the 2011 census the population of Coober Pedy was 1,695 and is comprised of approximately 43.8% females and 56.2% males.

The median/average age of the population of Coober Pedy is 45 years of age.

61.8% of people living in the suburb of Coober Pedy were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.7% Greece, 2.9% England, 2.7% Sri Lanka, 2.3% Germany, 2.3% Croatia, 1.7% Philippines, 1.7% South Eastern Europe, nfd, 1.2% New Zealand, 1.2% Hungary, 0.8% Serbia, 0.5% Italy, 0.5% France, 0.4% China , 0.4% Romania.

65.5% of people living in Coober Pedy speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 10.6% Language spoken at home not stated, 6.5% Greek, 2.8% Other, 2.8% Sinhalese, 2.7% Australian Indigenous Languages , 2.2% Croatian, 1.4% German, 1.3% Serbian, 1.1% Hungarian.

The religious makeup of Coober Pedy is 20.2% No religion, 18.6% Catholic, 15.8% Religious affiliation not stated, 9.6% Eastern Orthodox, 9.1% Anglican, 8.7% Lutheran, 3.7% Uniting Church, 2.7% Buddhism, 2.1% Pentecostal, 1.9% Christian, nfd.

36.7% of people are married, 38.4% have never married and 14.6% are divorced and 4.9% are separated. There are 76 widowed people living in Coober Pedy.

56.7% of the people living in Coober Pedy over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 27.2% are working on a part time basis. Coober Pedy has an unemployment rate of 8.7%.

The main occupations of people living in Coober Pedy are 18.7% Community & personal service workers, 14.1% Machinery operators & drivers, 13.5% Labourers, 13.0% Technicians & trades workers, 12.2% Managers, 10.7% Professionals, 8.6% Clerical & administrative workers, 7.4% Sales workers, 1.9% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Coober Pedy work in are 15.9% Health care and social assistance, 15.8% Accommodation and food services, 13.2% Retail trade, 12.6% Public administration and safety, 11.6% Mining, 6.5% Education and training, 5.9% Construction, 3.9% Other services, 3.0% Inadequately described/Not stated.

37.6% of homes are fully owned, and 18.1% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 35.7% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $435 per week and the median household income is $691 per week.

The median rent in Coober Pedy is $100 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $581 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Coober Pedy postcode 5723

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