South Australia Population 2021
"The festival State"
The population of South Australia is 1,736,422
as of March 2019. The number is expected to reach over 1.8 million by 2019, with the percentage increase in previous years being 0.7%. The capital of SA (South Australia) is Adelaide, which is also the most populated city in the Southern Territory. The data is according to the most recent government estimations.
The official estimation of the population as of the 31st of March 2019 is 1,736,422
people. This is up by 0.7% from the 31st of March 2017. The estimate for overseas migration is 236,800 compared to 259,600 people the previous year in the whole of Australia. (Government Statistics)
Most populated areas in South Australia
Victor Harbor – Goolwa
States and territories population
|States and Territories||Population March 2019|
Percentage change over 2017-18
|New South Wales||7,988,241||1.5%|
|Australian Capital Territory||420,960||2.2%|
|*Total Australian Population||24,899,100||1.6%|
*Figure includes other teritorries including Jervis Bay Territory, Norfolk Island, Cocos (Keeling) Island and Christmas Island.
Adelaide - South Australia
The population of Adelaide in 2019, is a very diverse city with a population of over 1.3 million people in the greater Adelaide area. In 2018 Business insider ranked Adelaide the 10th most liveable city in the world. Included in the list are Sydney (5th), Adelaide (10th) and Melbourne (2nd). The reason for the ranking is because of the high quality of life Australian residence have.
Demographic - Male & Female
The Southern Australian population is split by 50.7% female and 49.3% male. This data was obtain through the most recent Australian government census.
In South Australia the populations median age is 40 years old. This is slightly higher that the Australian average of 38. The biggest age group is 45-49 and 50-54 years old at 6.8% of the SA population. This data was obtain through the most recent Australian government census.
Median weekly household income
The South Australian the population has an average weekly household income of $1,206. However, the average personal income is $600 a week. This data was obtain through the most recent Australian government census.
Median weekly rent
In the Southern Territory people pay on average $260 a week in rent. The average amount of people per household is 2.4 in SA. This data was obtain through the most recent Australian government census.
The top response for religious affiliation was “No religion” at 35.4%, followed by Catholic at 18% of South Australia’s population. Since the last census in 2011 the number of people responding as having “no religion” has gone up by 7.8%. This data was obtained from the most recent Australian government census.
The population of South Australia have a variety of occupations, but 20.3% of the population are “professionals”. The next highest occupation is “Technicians and Trades Workers” at 13.4% which is slightly lower than the Australian average of 13.5%. This data was obtained from the most recent Australian government census.
Facts about Western Australia
- The highest recorded temperate in Australia’s history was recorded in South Australia. It was a staggering 50.7°C!
- In the Southern Australian outback is Lake Eyre, which is the biggest salt lake in the world. Many land-speed records have been attempted on the lake.
- South Australia borders all the mainland states, excluding the Australian Capital Territory.