Elliston Demographics (SA) Local Stats

Elliston (5670) is a suburb of Spencer Gulf, Eyre Peninsula, South Australia. It is about 369 kms from SA's capital city of Adelaide. Elliston is in the federal electorate of Grey.

In the 2011 census the population of Elliston was 291 and is comprised of approximately 46.4% females and 53.6% males.

The median/average age of the population of Elliston is 44 years of age.

91.5% of people living in the suburb of Elliston were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.4% England, 1.7% France, 1.4% India, 1.0% New Zealand, 1.0% Indonesia, 1.0% Germany.

98.0% of people living in Elliston speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 1.0% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.0% Other.

The religious makeup of Elliston is 29.5% No religion, 18.8% Catholic, 17.8% Anglican, 10.3% Uniting Church, 6.8% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.5% Baptist, 4.8% Lutheran, 2.7% Buddhism, 1.4% Hinduism, 1.4% Other religious affiliation .

42.6% of people are married, 39.8% have never married and 7.8% are divorced and 2.5% are separated. There are 18 widowed people living in Elliston.

49.7% of the people living in Elliston over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 39.2% are working on a part time basis. Elliston has an unemployment rate of 2.6%.

The main occupations of people living in Elliston are 19.7% Professionals, 19.1% Managers, 18.4% Technicians & trades workers, 14.5% Labourers, 10.5% Community & personal service workers, 9.9% Clerical & administrative workers, 3.9% Machinery operators & drivers, 3.9% Sales workers.

The main industries people from Elliston work in are 26.1% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 21.6% Health care and social assistance, 11.1% Accommodation and food services, 9.8% Retail trade, 5.9% Construction, 5.9% Education and training, 5.9% Wholesale trade, 3.9% Public administration and safety, 2.0% Professional, scientific and technical services.

38.1% of homes are fully owned, and 24.6% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 34.3% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $567 per week and the median household income is $789 per week.

The median rent in Elliston is $143 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1005 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Elliston postcode 5670

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