2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | South Australia | Local Government Areas

Onkaparinga (C)

Code LGA45340 (LGA)
People 149,735
Male 73,716
Female 76,019
Median age 37
Australian citizenship 133,237
People born overseas 31,329
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 520
Families 42,329
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 62,185
Average people per household 2.6
Median weekly household income $922
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,000
Median weekly rent $170
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Onkaparinga (C) % Australia %
Total 149,735 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 73,716 49.2 9,799,252 49.4
Female 76,019 50.8 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 1,622 1.1 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 149,735 people were usually resident in Onkaparinga (C) (Local Government Areas): of these 49.2% were male and 50.8% were female. Of the total population 1.1% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Onkaparinga (C) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 9,153 6.1 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 21,144 14.1 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 20,707 13.8 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 62,492 41.7 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 18,167 12.1 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 18,073 12.1 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 37 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 20.2% of people usually resident in Onkaparinga (C) (Local Government Areas) were children aged 0-14 years, and 24.2% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 37 years.

Selected characteristics Onkaparinga (C) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 133,237 89.0 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 31,329 20.9 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 520 0.3 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 89.0% of people usually resident in Onkaparinga (C) (Local Government Areas) were Australian citizens, 20.9% were born overseas and 0.3% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Onkaparinga (C) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 61,165 51.2 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 15,368 12.9 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 6,135 5.1 936,813 5.9
Never married 36,771 30.8 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 51.2% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Onkaparinga (C) (Local Government Areas) were married, 12.9% were either separated or divorced, 5.1% were widowed and 30.8% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Onkaparinga (C) % Australia %
Australia 111,456 74.4 14,072,944 70.9
 
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 42,650 57.1 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 23,436 31.4 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 2,821 3.8 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 1,599 2.1 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 4,183 5.6 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 40,243 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 74,689 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 74,689 people aged 15 years and over in Onkaparinga (C) (Local Government Areas) were in the labour force. Of these 57.1% worked full-time, 31.4% worked part-time, 3.8% were away from work, 2.1% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 5.6% were unemployed. 40,243 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

Median weekly incomes Onkaparinga (C) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 439 -- 466 --
Family 1,088 -- 1,171 --
Household 922 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Onkaparinga (C) (Local Government Areas), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $439, the median family income was $1,088 and the median household income was $922.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Onkaparinga (C) % Australia %
Couple family without children 15,588 36.8 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 18,901 44.7 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 7,368 17.4 823,254 15.8
Other family 472 1.1 89,686 1.7
Total families 42,329 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 42,329 families in Onkaparinga (C) (Local Government Areas): of these 36.8% were couple families without children, 44.7% were couple families with children, 17.4% were one parent families and 1.1% were other families.

Expand Dwellings category,
includes dwelling structure | dwelling characteristics | household composition

Dwellings — dwelling structure

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

Dwelling type Onkaparinga (C) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 57,585 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 62,185 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 57,585 occupied private dwellings were counted in Onkaparinga (C) (Local Government Areas).

Dwelling structure Onkaparinga (C) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 51,891 90.1 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 2,751 4.8 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 2,547 4.4 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 389 0.7 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 7 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Onkaparinga (C) (Local Government Areas), 90.1% were separate houses, 4.8% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 4.4% were flats, units or apartments and 0.7% were other dwellings.

Tenure Onkaparinga (C) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 17,121 29.7 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 25,247 43.8 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 11,841 20.6 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 791 1.4 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 2,587 4.5 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Onkaparinga (C) (Local Government Areas), 29.7% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 43.8% were owned with a mortgage and 20.6% were rented.

Landlord type Onkaparinga (C) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 3,961 33.5 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 3,272 27.6 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 4,377 37.0 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 232 2.0 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Onkaparinga (C) (Local Government Areas), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 33.5% were rented from a real estate agent, 27.6% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 37.0% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Onkaparinga (C) % Australia %
Median weekly rent 170 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,000 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.6 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Onkaparinga (C) (Local Government Areas), the median weekly rent was $170. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,000. The average people per household was 2.6 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Onkaparinga (C) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 41,869 72.7 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 12,736 22.1 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 1,354 2.4 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Onkaparinga (C) (Local Government Areas), 72.7% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 22.1% were single (or lone) person households and 2.4% were group households.

LATEST ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (AEST) 25/10/2007

The information contained in this QuickStat has been produced by the Australian Bureau of Statistics. It contains data from the 2006 Census of Population & Housing held on 9 August 2006. 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 2006 Census of Population & Housing held on 9 August 2006. 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 2006 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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