Coffin Bay Demographics (SA) Local Stats

Coffin Bay (5607) is a suburb of Spencer Gulf, Eyre Peninsula, South Australia. It is about 288 kms from SA's capital city of Adelaide. Coffin Bay is in the federal electorate of Grey.

In the 2011 census the population of Coffin Bay was 615 and is comprised of approximately 47.5% females and 52.5% males.

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

85.2% of people living in the suburb of Coffin Bay were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.5% England, 2.0% New Zealand, 0.8% Netherlands, 0.8% Austria, 0.7% South Africa, 0.7% Scotland.

95.3% of people living in Coffin Bay speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.8% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.5% Other, 0.5% Russian, 0.5% Korean, 0.5% Italian.

The religious makeup of Coffin Bay is 32.9% No religion, 16.3% Uniting Church, 14.5% Anglican, 12.2% Catholic, 10.7% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.7% Lutheran, 2.8% Buddhism, 1.8% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.5% Other religious affiliation , 1.1% Christian, nfd.

51.4% of people are married, 28.5% have never married and 11.8% are divorced and 3.1% are separated. There are 28 widowed people living in Coffin Bay.

53.3% of the people living in Coffin Bay over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 34.2% are working on a part time basis. Coffin Bay has an unemployment rate of 6.6%.

The main occupations of people living in Coffin Bay are 21.3% Managers, 16.9% Labourers, 13.0% Professionals, 13.0% Technicians & trades workers, 10.6% Community & personal service workers, 9.1% Clerical & administrative workers, 7.9% Sales workers, 7.1% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.2% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Coffin Bay work in are 20.7% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 13.5% Accommodation and food services, 9.6% Retail trade, 9.6% Construction, 7.6% Transport, postal and warehousing, 5.2% Manufacturing, 4.8% Professional, scientific and technical services, 4.8% Health care and social assistance, 4.4% Other services.

42.3% of homes are fully owned, and 35.1% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 22.6% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $457 per week and the median household income is $835 per week.

The median rent in Coffin Bay is $165 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1000 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Coffin Bay postcode 5607

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