Smithfield Plains Demographics (SA) Local Stats

Smithfield Plains (5114) is a suburb of Adelaide, North & North East Suburbs, South Australia. It is about 29 kms from SA's capital city of Adelaide. Smithfield Plains is in the federal electorate of Wakefield.

In the 2011 census the population of Smithfield Plains was 2,278 and is comprised of approximately 49.8% females and 50.2% males.

The median/average age of the population of Smithfield Plains is 28 years of age.

71.9% of people living in the suburb of Smithfield Plains were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 7.5% England, 1.4% Scotland, 1.4% Afghanistan, 0.8% El Salvador, 0.7% Burundi, 0.7% New Zealand, 0.6% Congo, Democratic Republic of, 0.6% Tanzania, 0.5% Germany, 0.4% Kenya, 0.4% United States of America, 0.3% Romania, 0.3% Uganda, 0.3% Ireland.

82.7% of people living in Smithfield Plains speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 8.3% Language spoken at home not stated, 3.4% Other, 1.6% Dari, 0.7% Spanish, 0.5% Arabic, 0.4% Vietnamese, 0.3% Russian, 0.3% Turkish, 0.3% Greek.

The religious makeup of Smithfield Plains is 39.0% No religion, 14.5% Religious affiliation not stated, 13.2% Catholic, 13.1% Anglican, 3.7% Uniting Church, 3.1% Christian, nfd, 2.4% Islam, 2.2% Lutheran, 1.5% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.4% Pentecostal.

29.2% of people are married, 47.9% have never married and 13.2% are divorced and 4.8% are separated. There are 83 widowed people living in Smithfield Plains.

48.5% of the people living in Smithfield Plains over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 29.1% are working on a part time basis. Smithfield Plains has an unemployment rate of 16.9%.

The main occupations of people living in Smithfield Plains are 24.7% Labourers, 17.5% Machinery operators & drivers, 14.2% Community & personal service workers, 13.2% Technicians & trades workers, 10.0% Sales workers, 8.8% Clerical & administrative workers, 4.6% Professionals, 4.5% Managers, 2.5% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Smithfield Plains work in are 17.2% Manufacturing, 11.9% Retail trade, 10.8% Health care and social assistance, 9.1% Construction, 6.8% Administrative and support services, 6.7% Transport, postal and warehousing, 6.5% Accommodation and food services, 6.0% Public administration and safety, 4.6% Education and training.

13.9% of homes are fully owned, and 29.5% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 51.1% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $378 per week and the median household income is $708 per week.

The median rent in Smithfield Plains is $200 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $964 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Smithfield Plains postcode 5114

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