2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | South Australia | State Suburbs

Blair Athol

Code SSC41146 (SSC)
People 3,970
Male 2,036
Female 1,934
Median age 36
Australian citizenship 3,132
People born overseas 1,267
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 19
Families 975
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,765
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $619
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,000
Median weekly rent $135
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People — demographics
People Blair Athol % Australia %
Total 3,970 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 2,036 51.3 9,799,252 49.4
Female 1,934 48.7 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 88 2.2 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 3,970 people were usually resident in Blair Athol (State Suburbs): of these 51.3% were male and 48.7% were female. Of the total population 2.2% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Blair Athol % Australia %
People
0-4 years 250 6.3 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 521 13.1 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 584 14.7 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 1,560 39.3 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 317 8.0 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 738 18.6 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 36 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 19.4% of people usually resident in Blair Athol (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 26.6% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 36 years.

Selected characteristics Blair Athol % Australia %
Australian citizenship 3,132 78.9 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 1,267 31.9 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 19 0.5 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 78.9% of people usually resident in Blair Athol (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 31.9% were born overseas and 0.5% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Blair Athol % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,330 41.6 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 402 12.6 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 280 8.8 936,813 5.9
Never married 1,188 37.1 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 41.6% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Blair Athol (State Suburbs) were married, 12.6% were either separated or divorced, 8.8% were widowed and 37.1% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Blair Athol % Australia %
Australia 2,305 58.1 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Blair Athol % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Blair Athol % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Blair Athol % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 794 53.9 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 440 29.9 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 34 2.3 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 58 3.9 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 148 10.0 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 1,436 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 1,474 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 1,474 people aged 15 years and over in Blair Athol (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 53.9% worked full-time, 29.9% worked part-time, 2.3% were away from work, 3.9% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 10.0% were unemployed. 1,436 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Blair Athol % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Blair Athol % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 325 -- 466 --
Family 784 -- 1,171 --
Household 619 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Blair Athol (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $325, the median family income was $784 and the median household income was $619.

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Families — family composition
Family composition Blair Athol % Australia %
Couple family without children 332 34.1 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 365 37.4 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 261 26.8 823,254 15.8
Other family 17 1.7 89,686 1.7
Total families 975 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 975 families in Blair Athol (State Suburbs): of these 34.1% were couple families without children, 37.4% were couple families with children, 26.8% were one parent families and 1.7% 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 Blair Athol % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,661 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,765 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 1,661 occupied private dwellings were counted in Blair Athol (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Blair Athol % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,255 75.6 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 258 15.5 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 143 8.6 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 5 0.3 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Blair Athol (State Suburbs), 75.6% were separate houses, 15.5% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 8.6% were flats, units or apartments and 0.3% were other dwellings.

Tenure Blair Athol % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 507 30.5 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 330 19.9 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 640 38.5 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 14 0.8 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 171 10.3 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Blair Athol (State Suburbs), 30.5% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 19.9% were owned with a mortgage and 38.5% were rented.

Landlord type Blair Athol % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 106 16.6 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 298 46.6 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 219 34.2 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 18 2.8 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Blair Athol (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 16.6% were rented from a real estate agent, 46.6% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 34.2% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Blair Athol % Australia %
Median weekly rent 135 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,000 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.4 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Blair Athol (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $135. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,000. The average people per household was 2.4 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Blair Athol % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 952 57.3 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 517 31.1 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 91 5.5 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Blair Athol (State Suburbs), 57.3% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 31.1% were single (or lone) person households and 5.5% 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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