Penong Demographics (SA) Local Stats

Penong (5690) is a suburb of West Coast, West Coast, South Australia. It is about 616 kms from SA's capital city of Adelaide. Penong is in the federal electorate of Grey.

In the 2011 census the population of Penong was 343 and is comprised of approximately 41.7% females and 58.3% males.

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

73.1% of people living in the suburb of Penong were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.8% England, 2.0% Philippines, 1.2% New Zealand, 1.2% Scotland.

73.1% of people living in Penong speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 21.1% Language spoken at home not stated, 4.1% Australian Indigenous Languages , 0.9% Bengali, 0.9% Filipino .

The religious makeup of Penong is 21.3% Religious affiliation not stated, 18.7% No religion, 16.0% Uniting Church, 14.9% Lutheran, 11.7% Anglican, 8.5% Catholic, 1.7% Churches of Christ, 1.7% Baptist, 1.2% Pentecostal, 0.9% Islam.

42.8% of people are married, 44.2% have never married and 7.6% are divorced and 0.0% are separated. There are 15 widowed people living in Penong.

61.2% of the people living in Penong over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 28.8% are working on a part time basis. Penong has an unemployment rate of 3.5%.

The main occupations of people living in Penong are 27.9% Managers, 16.4% Labourers, 15.2% Technicians & trades workers, 13.3% Community & personal service workers, 10.9% Machinery operators & drivers, 7.3% Professionals, 5.5% Sales workers, 1.8% Clerical & administrative workers, 1.8% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Penong work in are 20.0% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 13.9% Accommodation and food services, 11.5% Health care and social assistance, 9.7% Mining, 9.1% Education and training, 7.9% Retail trade, 5.5% Public administration and safety, 4.2% Manufacturing, 3.6% Professional, scientific and technical services.

36.5% of homes are fully owned, and 19.2% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 36.5% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $566 per week and the median household income is $1062 per week.

The median rent in Penong is $50 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $477 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Penong postcode 5690

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