Moonta Demographics (SA) Local Stats

Moonta (5558) is a suburb of Spencer Gulf, Yorke Peninsula, South Australia. It is about 133 kms from SA's capital city of Adelaide. Moonta is in the federal electorate of Grey.

In the 2011 census the population of Moonta was 681 and is comprised of approximately 55.2% females and 44.8% males.

The median/average age of the population of Moonta is 55 years of age.

82.1% of people living in the suburb of Moonta were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 8.8% England, 1.9% Netherlands, 1.2% Kenya, 0.9% New Zealand, 0.9% Scotland, 0.7% United States of America.

96.5% of people living in Moonta speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 1.9% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.2% Other, 0.4% Greek.

The religious makeup of Moonta is 24.8% No religion, 23.8% Uniting Church, 16.3% Anglican, 12.6% Catholic, 9.1% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.1% Lutheran, 2.3% Christian, nfd, 1.5% Eastern Orthodox, 0.9% Buddhism, 0.9% Other Christian.

39.6% of people are married, 28.1% have never married and 14.6% are divorced and 3.0% are separated. There are 87 widowed people living in Moonta.

49.8% of the people living in Moonta over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 37.4% are working on a part time basis. Moonta has an unemployment rate of 6.8%.

The main occupations of people living in Moonta are 17.9% Professionals, 17.9% Community & personal service workers, 17.4% Technicians & trades workers, 16.9% Labourers, 11.4% Clerical & administrative workers, 8.5% Managers, 7.5% Sales workers, 2.5% Machinery operators & drivers.

The main industries people from Moonta work in are 14.9% Construction, 13.9% Health care and social assistance, 12.9% Accommodation and food services, 10.0% Retail trade, 10.0% Education and training, 7.0% Public administration and safety, 6.0% Administrative and support services, 4.5% Manufacturing, 4.5% Wholesale trade.

41.2% of homes are fully owned, and 21.9% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 32.0% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $369 per week and the median household income is $543 per week.

The median rent in Moonta is $120 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1000 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Moonta postcode 5558

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