Pekina Demographics (SA) Local Stats

Pekina (5431) is a suburb of Far North, Far North, South Australia. It is about 232 kms from SA's capital city of Adelaide. Pekina is in the federal electorate of Grey.

In the 2011 census the population of Pekina was 302 and is comprised of approximately 46.0% females and 54.0% males.

The median/average age of the population of Pekina is 54 years of age.

90.3% of people living in the suburb of Pekina were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.7% England, 1.7% New Zealand.

94.0% of people living in Pekina speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.0% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.0% Australian Indigenous Languages , 1.0% Spanish.

The religious makeup of Pekina is 30.2% Catholic, 24.3% Uniting Church, 15.9% No religion, 11.3% Anglican, 8.0% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.7% Baptist, 2.0% Jehovah's Witnesses, 2.0% Lutheran, 1.7% Christian, nfd, 1.0% Other religious affiliation .

59.3% of people are married, 22.8% have never married and 7.8% are divorced and 3.4% are separated. There are 18 widowed people living in Pekina.

70.6% of the people living in Pekina over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 22.2% are working on a part time basis. Pekina has an unemployment rate of 3.1%.

The main occupations of people living in Pekina are 54.9% Managers, 9.3% Professionals, 7.8% Machinery operators & drivers, 7.8% Technicians & trades workers, 7.3% Labourers, 6.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 4.7% Community & personal service workers, 1.6% Sales workers.

The main industries people from Pekina work in are 61.5% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 10.2% Education and training, 6.4% Health care and social assistance, 6.4% Transport, postal and warehousing, 5.9% Retail trade, 5.3% Mining, 2.1% Manufacturing, 2.1% Administrative and support services.

73.8% of homes are fully owned, and 13.5% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 8.7% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $485 per week and the median household income is $919 per week.

The median rent in Pekina is $10 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1000 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Pekina postcode 5431

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