2001 Census QuickStats

All people - location on Census Night

Australia | South Australia | Local Government Areas

Onkaparinga (C)

Code LGA45340 (LGA)
People 144,407
Male 71,150
Female 73,257
Australian citizenship 130,031
People born overseas 31,019
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 471
Families 41,465
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 58,059
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Onkaparinga (C) % Australia %
Total 144,407 -- 18,769,249 --
Male 71,150 49.3 9,270,466 49.4
Female 73,257 50.7 9,498,783 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 1,274 0.9 410,003 2.2

On Census Night 7th August 2001, 144,407 people were counted in Onkaparinga (C) (Local Government Areas): of these 49.3% were male and 50.7% were female. Of the total population 0.9% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Onkaparinga (C) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 9,684 6.7 1,243,969 6.6
5-14 years 22,416 15.5 2,668,506 14.2
15-24 years 20,580 14.3 2,566,346 13.7
25-54 years 64,257 44.5 8,159,808 43.5
55-64 years 12,654 8.8 1,759,742 9.4
65 years and over 14,816 10.3 2,370,878 12.6

On Census Night 2001 in Onkaparinga (C) (Local Government Areas) there were 32,100 children aged 0-14 years and 27,470 people aged 55 years and over.

Selected characteristics Onkaparinga (C) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 130,031 90.0 16,559,774 88.2
People born overseas 31,019 21.5 4,105,444 21.9
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 471 0.3 203,101 1.1

On Census Night 2001 in Onkaparinga (C) (Local Government Areas), 130,031 people were Australian citizens, 31,019 were born overseas and 471 people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Onkaparinga (C) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 60,171 53.6 7,635,947 51.4
Separated or divorced 13,861 12.3 1,609,314 10.8
Widowed 5,360 4.8 919,904 6.2
Never married 32,915 29.3 4,691,609 31.6

On Census Night 2001 in Onkaparinga (C) (Local Government Areas), 53.6% of people aged 15 years and over were married, 12.3% were separated or divorced, 4.8% were widowed and 29.3% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Onkaparinga (C) % Australia %
Australia 108,019 74.8 13,629,481 72.6
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Onkaparinga (C) % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Onkaparinga (C) % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Onkaparinga (C) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 39,754 56.7 5,360,693 59.8
Worked part-time 23,102 33.0 2,689,709 30.0
Hours worked not stated 1,630 2.3 248,204 2.8
Unemployed 5,583 8.0 660,709 7.4
Not in the labour force 39,510 -- 5,265,426 --
Total in labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 70,069 -- 8,959,315 --
 
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During the week prior to Census Night 2001, 70,069 people aged 15 years and over in Onkaparinga (C) (Local Government Areas) were in the labour force. Of these 56.7% worked full-time, 33.0% worked part-time, 2.3% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 8.0% were unemployed. 39,510 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Onkaparinga (C) % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Industry of employment, top responses Onkaparinga (C) % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Expand Families category,
includes family type

Families — family type
Family type Onkaparinga (C) % Australia %
Couple family without children 14,190 34.2 1,764,167 35.7
Couple family with children 19,794 47.7 2,321,165 47.0
One parent family 7,052 17.0 762,632 15.4
Other family 429 1.0 88,864 1.8
Total families 41,465 -- 4,936,828 --

On Census Night 2001 in Onkaparinga (C) (Local Government Areas), 41,465 families were counted: of these, 34.2% were couple families without children, 47.7% were couple families with children, 17.0% were one parent families and 1.0% were other families.

Expand Dwellings category,
includes dwelling structure | household type

Dwellings — dwelling structure

Dwellings include visitor only and other not-classifiable households unless otherwise stated

Dwelling type Onkaparinga (C) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 54,633 94.1 7,072,202 90.8
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 58,059 -- 7,790,079 --

On Census Night 2001 in Onkaparinga (C) (Local Government Areas), 54,633 occupied private dwellings were counted.

Dwelling structure Onkaparinga (C) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 48,927 89.6 5,327,309 75.3
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 3,388 6.2 632,176 8.9
Flat, unit or apartment 1,640 3.0 923,139 13.1
Other dwelling 503 0.9 134,274 1.9
Dwelling type not stated 175 0.3 55,304 0.8

On Census Night 2001, of occupied private dwellings counted in Onkaparinga (C) (Local Government Areas), 89.6% were separate houses, 6.2% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 3.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.9% were other dwellings.

Tenure Onkaparinga (C) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 18,783 34.4 2,810,917 39.7
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 22,670 41.5 1,872,132 26.5
Rented (includes rent-free) 10,688 19.6 1,858,324 26.3
Other tenure type 1,085 2.0 196,026 2.8
Tenure type not stated 1,410 2.6 334,803 4.7

On Census Night 2001 in Onkaparinga (C) (Local Government Areas), 34.4% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 41.5% were being purchased and 19.6% were rented.

Landlord type Onkaparinga (C) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 2,835 26.5 813,633 43.8
State or Territory housing authority 3,452 32.3 317,171 17.1
Other landlord type 4,302 40.3 705,122 37.9
Landlord type not stated 102 1.0 22,398 1.2

On Census Night 2001 in Onkaparinga (C) (Local Government Areas), of the occupied private dwellings being rented 26.5% were rented from a real estate agent, 32.3% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 40.3% were rented from an other landlord type.

Dwellings — household type
Household type Onkaparinga (C) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 41,145 75.3 4,866,031 68.8
Single (or lone) person households 11,205 20.5 1,616,213 22.9
Group households 1,340 2.5 262,551 3.7

On Census Night 2001 in Onkaparinga (C) (Local Government Areas), 75.3% of the occupied private dwellings were family households, 20.5% were single (or lone) person households and 2.5% were group households.

LATEST ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (AEST) 9/03/2006

Data for this Quickstats has been sourced from the 2001 Basic Community Profile catalogue No. 2001.0 and the 2001 Indigenous Profile catalogue No. 2002.0. Indigenous Statistics are only available for selected geographic areas. The information contained in this QuickStat has been produced by the Australian Bureau of Statistics. It contains data from the 2001 Census of Population & Housing held on 7 August 2001. Some values may have been adjusted to avoid release of confidential data. These adjustments may have a significant impact on the calculated percentages in QuickStats. For more information refer to Introduced Random Error. For further enquiries contact the ABS National Information and Referral Service on 1300 135 070 | www.abs.gov.au/census

Census Data Quality.

The information contained in this QuickStat has been produced by the Australian Bureau of Statistics. It contains data from the 2001 Census of Population & Housing held on 7 August 2001. Some values may have been adjusted to avoid release of confidential data. These adjustments may have a significant impact on the calculated percentages in QuickStats. For more information refer to Introduced Random Error in the 2001 Census Dictionary. For further enquiries contact the ABS National Information and Referral Service on 1300 135 070. www.abs.gov.au/census

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