Population of Adelaide, Australia 2019 (SA)
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. However, urban centres around Adelaide increase these figures. Places such as Gawler, Elizabeth, Bridgewater and Mount Barker are include in these figures. Adelaide is the capital of South Australia and is the most populated city in the state. The city is also the 5th most populated city in Australia, behind Perth which has over 2 million people.
Other populated areas in South Australia
Victor Harbor – Goolwa
Industry of Employment
The Population of Adelaide has a variety of occupations, but a large chunk of the population work in “Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals)” at 4.5%. The next highest job is “Aged Care Residential Services” at 3.1% which is higher than the Australian average of 2%. This data was obtained from the most recent Australian government census.
The top response for religious affiliation was “No Religion” at 35.6%, followed by “Catholic” at 19% of Adelaide’s population. Overall, this data shows that Adelaide is not a religious city, which is similar to the other major cities in Australia. This data was obtained from the most recent Australian government census. View our article on types of religion in Australia.
Adelaide, South Australia
Demographic - Male & Female
The Adelaide population is split by 51.1% female and 48.9% male. This data was obtain through the most recent Australian government census.
Adelaide’s population median age is 39 years old. The biggest age group is 30-34 year olds at 7% of the Greater Adelaide population (90,495 People). This data was obtain through the most recent Australian government census.
Median weekly household income
The population of Adelaide has an average weekly household income of $1,265. However, the average personal income was $617 a week. This data was obtain through the most recent Australian government census.
Median weekly rent
The population of Adelaide pays on average $285 a week in rent. The average amount of people per household is 2.5 in Adelaide. This data was obtain through the most recent Australian government census.
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.
Facts about Adelaide
- Adelaide was the only capital city that was never settled by convicts. Maybe that’s why Adelaide has a fairly low crime rate!
- Adelaide has the driest climate out of any Australian capital city.
- 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.