Skye Demographics (SA) Local Stats

Skye (5072) is a suburb of Adelaide, Eastern Suburbs, South Australia. It is about 9 kms from SA's capital city of Adelaide. Skye is in the federal electorates of Mayo, Sturt.

In the 2011 census the population of Skye was 292 and is comprised of approximately 53.8% females and 46.2% males.

The median/average age of the population of Skye is 51 years of age.

70.1% of people living in the suburb of Skye were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 6.2% England, 5.8% Italy, 2.4% Lithuania, 2.4% United States of America, 2.4% Singapore, 2.1% China , 1.7% Malaysia, 1.7% India, 1.7% South Africa, 1.7% Greece.

80.1% of people living in Skye speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 8.9% Italian, 2.1% Other, 2.1% Mandarin, 1.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.0% Hindi, 1.0% Greek, 1.0% Croatian, 1.0% Dutch, 1.0% Indonesian.

The religious makeup of Skye is 27.7% No religion, 25.3% Catholic, 11.6% Anglican, 11.6% Uniting Church, 8.9% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.5% Presbyterian and Reformed, 3.4% Pentecostal, 1.7% Jehovah's Witnesses, 1.4% Salvation Army, 1.4% Christian, nfd.

63.6% of people are married, 25.1% have never married and 7.3% are divorced and 1.2% are separated. There are 7 widowed people living in Skye.

51.6% of the people living in Skye over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 38.1% are working on a part time basis. Skye has an unemployment rate of 1.9%.

The main occupations of people living in Skye are 35.3% Professionals, 23.5% Managers, 12.4% Technicians & trades workers, 7.8% Clerical & administrative workers, 7.8% Community & personal service workers, 5.9% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.6% Sales workers, 2.6% Labourers, 2.0% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Skye work in are 17.3% Health care and social assistance, 10.7% Retail trade, 9.3% Professional, scientific and technical services, 9.3% Manufacturing, 9.3% Education and training, 8.7% Wholesale trade, 7.3% Construction, 6.0% Administrative and support services, 4.0% Other services.

52.3% of homes are fully owned, and 37.4% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 6.5% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $744 per week and the median household income is $2026 per week.

The median rent in Skye is $440 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1600 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Skye postcode 5072

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