Burra Demographics (SA) Local Stats

Burra (5417) is a suburb of Far North, Far North, South Australia. It is about 142 kms from SA's capital city of Adelaide. Burra is in the federal electorate of Grey.

In the 2011 census the population of Burra was 1,396 and is comprised of approximately 49.8% females and 50.2% males.

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

87.3% of people living in the suburb of Burra were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.6% England, 0.7% Netherlands, 0.6% New Zealand, 0.6% Scotland, 0.4% Germany, 0.4% Inadequately described, 0.4% Philippines, 0.3% Austria, 0.3% United States of America, 0.3% Italy, 0.3% Indonesia.

94.8% of people living in Burra speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.4% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.6% Other, 0.6% Italian, 0.3% Dutch, 0.2% German.

The religious makeup of Burra is 24.7% Uniting Church, 21.3% No religion, 18.0% Catholic, 16.8% Anglican, 7.4% Lutheran, 6.2% Religious affiliation not stated, 1.1% Baptist, 0.8% Christian, nfd, 0.8% Other religious affiliation , 0.6% Buddhism.

53.1% of people are married, 24.8% have never married and 11.9% are divorced and 3.1% are separated. There are 80 widowed people living in Burra.

56.9% of the people living in Burra over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 32.9% are working on a part time basis. Burra has an unemployment rate of 4.5%.

The main occupations of people living in Burra are 30.9% Managers, 15.7% Labourers, 14.3% Technicians & trades workers, 8.7% Community & personal service workers, 8.5% Professionals, 8.0% Clerical & administrative workers, 7.1% Machinery operators & drivers, 5.5% Sales workers, 1.3% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Burra work in are 30.5% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 10.9% Manufacturing, 10.4% Retail trade, 8.2% Accommodation and food services, 7.3% Health care and social assistance, 6.3% Education and training, 5.2% Public administration and safety, 4.6% Construction, 3.9% Other services.

41.5% of homes are fully owned, and 28.3% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 27.1% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $475 per week and the median household income is $848 per week.

The median rent in Burra is $100 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $676 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Burra postcode 5417

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