2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | South Australia | State Suburbs

Highgate

Code SSC41776 (SSC)
People 1,397
Male 647
Female 750
Median age 37
Australian citizenship 1,276
People born overseas 261
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 16
Families 378
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 586
Average people per household 2.6
Median weekly household income $1,271
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,420
Median weekly rent $195
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Highgate % Australia %
Total 1,397 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 647 46.3 9,799,252 49.4
Female 750 53.7 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 3 0.2 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 1,397 people were usually resident in Highgate (State Suburbs): of these 46.3% were male and 53.7% were female. Of the total population 0.2% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Highgate % Australia %
People
0-4 years 84 6.0 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 208 14.9 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 198 14.2 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 600 42.9 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 155 11.1 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 149 10.7 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 37 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 20.9% of people usually resident in Highgate (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 21.8% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 37 years.

Selected characteristics Highgate % Australia %
Australian citizenship 1,276 91.3 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 261 18.7 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 16 1.1 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 91.3% of people usually resident in Highgate (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 18.7% were born overseas and 1.1% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Highgate % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 607 55.1 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 109 9.9 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 66 6.0 936,813 5.9
Never married 321 29.1 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 55.1% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Highgate (State Suburbs) were married, 9.9% were either separated or divorced, 6.0% were widowed and 29.1% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Highgate % Australia %
Australia 1,093 78.2 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Highgate % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Highgate % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 454 58.7 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 255 33.0 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 23 3.0 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 13 1.7 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 28 3.6 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 306 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 773 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 773 people aged 15 years and over in Highgate (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 58.7% worked full-time, 33.0% worked part-time, 3.0% were away from work, 1.7% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 3.6% were unemployed. 306 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Highgate % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 626 -- 466 --
Family 1,850 -- 1,171 --
Household 1,271 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Highgate (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $626, the median family income was $1,850 and the median household income was $1,271.

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includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Highgate % Australia %
Couple family without children 112 29.6 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 208 55.0 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 48 12.7 823,254 15.8
Other family 10 2.6 89,686 1.7
Total families 378 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 378 families in Highgate (State Suburbs): of these 29.6% were couple families without children, 55.0% were couple families with children, 12.7% were one parent families and 2.6% 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 Highgate % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 554 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 586 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 554 occupied private dwellings were counted in Highgate (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Highgate % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 363 65.5 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 66 11.9 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 125 22.6 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 Highgate (State Suburbs), 65.5% were separate houses, 11.9% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 22.6% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Tenure Highgate % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 194 35.0 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 210 37.9 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 114 20.6 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 14 2.5 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 20 3.6 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Highgate (State Suburbs), 35.0% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 37.9% were owned with a mortgage and 20.6% were rented.

Landlord type Highgate % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 54 47.4 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 0 0.0 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 60 52.6 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 0 0.0 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Highgate (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 47.4% were rented from a real estate agent, 0.0% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 52.6% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Highgate % Australia %
Median weekly rent 195 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,420 -- 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 Highgate (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $195. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,420. The average people per household was 2.6 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Highgate % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 371 67.0 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 144 26.0 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 19 3.4 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Highgate (State Suburbs), 67.0% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 26.0% were single (or lone) person households and 3.4% 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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