2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | South Australia | State Suburbs

Blackwood

Code SSC41141 (SSC)
People 3,800
Male 1,860
Female 1,940
Median age 43
Australian citizenship 3,457
People born overseas 748
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 34
Families 1,117
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,688
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $1,072
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,100
Median weekly rent $190
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People — demographics
People Blackwood % Australia %
Total 3,800 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 1,860 48.9 9,799,252 49.4
Female 1,940 51.1 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 16 0.4 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 3,800 people were usually resident in Blackwood (State Suburbs): of these 48.9% were male and 51.1% were female. Of the total population 0.4% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Blackwood % Australia %
People
0-4 years 174 4.6 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 397 10.4 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 485 12.8 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 1,517 39.9 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 561 14.8 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 667 17.6 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 43 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 15.0% of people usually resident in Blackwood (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 32.3% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 43 years.

Selected characteristics Blackwood % Australia %
Australian citizenship 3,457 91.0 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 748 19.7 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 34 0.9 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 91.0% of people usually resident in Blackwood (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 19.7% were born overseas and 0.9% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Blackwood % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,714 53.1 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 370 11.5 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 199 6.2 936,813 5.9
Never married 945 29.3 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 53.1% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Blackwood (State Suburbs) were married, 11.5% were either separated or divorced, 6.2% were widowed and 29.3% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Blackwood % Australia %
Australia 2,914 76.7 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Blackwood % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Blackwood % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Blackwood % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,175 57.1 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 667 32.4 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 76 3.7 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 46 2.2 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 95 4.6 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 1,087 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 2,059 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 2,059 people aged 15 years and over in Blackwood (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 57.1% worked full-time, 32.4% worked part-time, 3.7% were away from work, 2.2% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 4.6% were unemployed. 1,087 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Blackwood % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Industry of employment, top responses Blackwood % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Blackwood % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 535 -- 466 --
Family 1,350 -- 1,171 --
Household 1,072 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Blackwood (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $535, the median family income was $1,350 and the median household income was $1,072.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Blackwood % Australia %
Couple family without children 479 42.9 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 460 41.2 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 165 14.8 823,254 15.8
Other family 13 1.2 89,686 1.7
Total families 1,117 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 1,117 families in Blackwood (State Suburbs): of these 42.9% were couple families without children, 41.2% were couple families with children, 14.8% were one parent families and 1.2% were other families.

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includes dwelling structure | dwelling characteristics | household composition

Dwellings — dwelling structure

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

Dwelling type Blackwood % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,599 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,688 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 1,599 occupied private dwellings were counted in Blackwood (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Blackwood % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,301 81.4 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 289 18.1 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 3 0.2 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 6 0.4 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Blackwood (State Suburbs), 81.4% were separate houses, 18.1% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.2% were flats, units or apartments and 0.4% were other dwellings.

Tenure Blackwood % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 677 42.3 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 617 38.6 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 240 15.0 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 15 0.9 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 51 3.2 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Blackwood (State Suburbs), 42.3% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 38.6% were owned with a mortgage and 15.0% were rented.

Landlord type Blackwood % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 102 42.5 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 22 9.2 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 109 45.4 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 10 4.2 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Blackwood (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 42.5% were rented from a real estate agent, 9.2% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 45.4% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Blackwood % Australia %
Median weekly rent 190 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,100 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.3 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.0 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Blackwood (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $190. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,100. The average people per household was 2.3 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.0.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Blackwood % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 1,108 69.3 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 429 26.8 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 40 2.5 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Blackwood (State Suburbs), 69.3% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 26.8% were single (or lone) person households and 2.5% 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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