2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | South Australia | State Suburbs

Kent Town

Code SSC41866 (SSC)
People 1,151
Male 657
Female 494
Median age 30
Australian citizenship 831
People born overseas 353
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 43
Families 199
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 676
Average people per household 1.8
Median weekly household income $862
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,697
Median weekly rent $164
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Kent Town % Australia %
Total 1,151 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 657 57.1 9,799,252 49.4
Female 494 42.9 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 10 0.9 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 1,151 people were usually resident in Kent Town (State Suburbs): of these 57.1% were male and 42.9% were female. Of the total population 0.9% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Kent Town % Australia %
People
0-4 years 25 2.2 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 49 4.3 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 316 27.5 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 539 46.8 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 107 9.3 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 116 10.1 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 30 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 6.4% of people usually resident in Kent Town (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 19.4% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 30 years.

Selected characteristics Kent Town % Australia %
Australian citizenship 831 72.2 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 353 30.7 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 43 3.7 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 72.2% of people usually resident in Kent Town (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 30.7% were born overseas and 3.7% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Kent Town % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 230 21.3 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 139 12.9 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 46 4.3 936,813 5.9
Never married 662 61.4 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 21.3% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Kent Town (State Suburbs) were married, 12.9% were either separated or divorced, 4.3% were widowed and 61.4% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Kent Town % Australia %
Australia 717 62.3 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Kent Town % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Kent Town % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Kent Town % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 366 57.5 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 194 30.5 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 20 3.1 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 13 2.0 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 44 6.9 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 370 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 637 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 637 people aged 15 years and over in Kent Town (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 57.5% worked full-time, 30.5% worked part-time, 3.1% were away from work, 2.0% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 6.9% were unemployed. 370 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Kent Town % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Kent Town % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 437 -- 466 --
Family 1,521 -- 1,171 --
Household 862 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Kent Town (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $437, the median family income was $1,521 and the median household income was $862.

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includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Kent Town % Australia %
Couple family without children 108 54.3 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 39 19.6 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 37 18.6 823,254 15.8
Other family 15 7.5 89,686 1.7
Total families 199 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 199 families in Kent Town (State Suburbs): of these 54.3% were couple families without children, 19.6% were couple families with children, 18.6% were one parent families and 7.5% 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 Kent Town % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 584 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 676 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 584 occupied private dwellings were counted in Kent Town (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Kent Town % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 59 10.1 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 190 32.5 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 335 57.4 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 Kent Town (State Suburbs), 10.1% were separate houses, 32.5% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 57.4% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Tenure Kent Town % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 75 12.8 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 86 14.7 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 349 59.8 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 15 2.6 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 58 9.9 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Kent Town (State Suburbs), 12.8% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 14.7% were owned with a mortgage and 59.8% were rented.

Landlord type Kent Town % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 155 44.4 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 80 22.9 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 109 31.2 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 4 1.1 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Kent Town (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 44.4% were rented from a real estate agent, 22.9% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 31.2% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Kent Town % Australia %
Median weekly rent 164 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,697 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 1.8 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Kent Town (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $164. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,697. The average people per household was 1.8 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Kent Town % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 196 33.6 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 259 44.3 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 73 12.5 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Kent Town (State Suburbs), 33.6% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 44.3% were single (or lone) person households and 12.5% 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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