2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | South Australia | State Suburbs

Dry Creek

Code SSC41366 (SSC)
People 220
Male 127
Female 93
Median age 36
Australian citizenship 186
People born overseas 48
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 0
Families 44
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 113
Average people per household 2.2
Median weekly household income $620
Median monthly mortgage repayment $758
Median weekly rent $143
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Dry Creek % Australia %
Total 220 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 127 57.7 9,799,252 49.4
Female 93 42.3 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 9 4.1 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 220 people were usually resident in Dry Creek (State Suburbs): of these 57.7% were male and 42.3% were female. Of the total population 4.1% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Dry Creek % Australia %
People
0-4 years 9 4.1 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 45 20.5 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 22 10.0 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 98 44.5 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 19 8.6 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 27 12.3 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 36 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 24.5% of people usually resident in Dry Creek (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 20.9% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 36 years.

Selected characteristics Dry Creek % Australia %
Australian citizenship 186 84.5 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 48 21.8 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 0 0.0 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 84.5% of people usually resident in Dry Creek (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 21.8% were born overseas and 0.0% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Dry Creek % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 46 27.7 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 30 18.1 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 8 4.8 936,813 5.9
Never married 83 50.0 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 27.7% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Dry Creek (State Suburbs) were married, 18.1% were either separated or divorced, 4.8% were widowed and 50.0% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Dry Creek % Australia %
Australia 156 70.9 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Dry Creek % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Dry Creek % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Dry Creek % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 59 65.6 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 24 26.7 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 3 3.3 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 0 0.0 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 4 4.4 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 64 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 90 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 90 people aged 15 years and over in Dry Creek (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 65.6% worked full-time, 26.7% worked part-time, 3.3% were away from work, 0.0% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 4.4% were unemployed. 64 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Dry Creek % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Dry Creek % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 412 -- 466 --
Family 833 -- 1,171 --
Household 620 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Dry Creek (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $412, the median family income was $833 and the median household income was $620.

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Families — family composition
Family composition Dry Creek % Australia %
Couple family without children 14 31.8 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 15 34.1 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 15 34.1 823,254 15.8
Other family 0 0.0 89,686 1.7
Total families 44 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 44 families in Dry Creek (State Suburbs): of these 31.8% were couple families without children, 34.1% were couple families with children, 34.1% were one parent families and 0.0% 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 Dry Creek % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 99 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 113 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 99 occupied private dwellings were counted in Dry Creek (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Dry Creek % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 71 71.7 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 4 4.0 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 24 24.2 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 0 0.0 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Dry Creek (State Suburbs), 71.7% were separate houses, 4.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 24.2% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Tenure Dry Creek % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 28 28.3 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 34 34.3 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 20 20.2 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 0 0.0 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 12 12.1 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Dry Creek (State Suburbs), 28.3% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 34.3% were owned with a mortgage and 20.2% were rented.

Landlord type Dry Creek % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 9 45.0 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 0 0.0 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 11 55.0 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 0 0.0 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Dry Creek (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 45.0% were rented from a real estate agent, 0.0% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 55.0% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Dry Creek % Australia %
Median weekly rent 143 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 758 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.2 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Dry Creek (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $143. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $758. The average people per household was 2.2 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Dry Creek % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 45 45.5 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 42 42.4 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 5 5.1 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Dry Creek (State Suburbs), 45.5% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 42.4% were single (or lone) person households and 5.1% 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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