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Whyalla SA


Located in the Outback – North and East area of South Australia, Whyalla is in the Whyalla local government area, and within the electoral seat of Grey.

Whyalla at a glance

Postcode: 5600

Latitude: -32.9969473

Longitude: 137.1584377

Altitude: 141.1075287 (metres above sea level)

Population of Whyalla SA

At the 2021 national census, the population of 5600 (Including Whyalla) was 6150 people. Out of those, 3150 were male and 3003 were female.

1123 (18.26%) of those people were born outside Australia, and the remaining 4765 people were born in Australia. 156 (2.54%) of these people are Indigenous Australians.

Map of Whyalla

Here is a map of Whyalla, South Australia and surrounds.

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