2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | South Australia | State Suburbs

Kingswood

Code SSC41901 (SSC)
People 2,598
Male 1,142
Female 1,456
Median age 44
Australian citizenship 2,323
People born overseas 433
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 11
Families 598
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 981
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $1,143
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,343
Median weekly rent $180
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People — demographics
People Kingswood % Australia %
Total 2,598 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 1,142 44.0 9,799,252 49.4
Female 1,456 56.0 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 4 0.2 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 2,598 people were usually resident in Kingswood (State Suburbs): of these 44.0% were male and 56.0% were female. Of the total population 0.2% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Kingswood % Australia %
People
0-4 years 138 5.3 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 294 11.3 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 336 12.9 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 922 35.5 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 266 10.2 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 639 24.6 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 44 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 16.6% of people usually resident in Kingswood (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 34.8% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 44 years.

Selected characteristics Kingswood % Australia %
Australian citizenship 2,323 89.4 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 433 16.7 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 11 0.4 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 89.4% of people usually resident in Kingswood (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 16.7% were born overseas and 0.4% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Kingswood % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,047 48.4 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 181 8.4 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 325 15.0 936,813 5.9
Never married 609 28.2 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 48.4% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Kingswood (State Suburbs) were married, 8.4% were either separated or divorced, 15.0% were widowed and 28.2% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Kingswood % Australia %
Australia 2,029 78.1 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Kingswood % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Kingswood % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 689 58.4 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 389 33.0 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 49 4.2 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 24 2.0 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 28 2.4 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 875 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 1,179 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 1,179 people aged 15 years and over in Kingswood (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 58.4% worked full-time, 33.0% worked part-time, 4.2% were away from work, 2.0% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 2.4% were unemployed. 875 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Kingswood % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 498 -- 466 --
Family 1,766 -- 1,171 --
Household 1,143 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Kingswood (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $498, the median family income was $1,766 and the median household income was $1,143.

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includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Kingswood % Australia %
Couple family without children 222 37.1 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 311 52.0 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 60 10.0 823,254 15.8
Other family 5 0.8 89,686 1.7
Total families 598 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 598 families in Kingswood (State Suburbs): of these 37.1% were couple families without children, 52.0% were couple families with children, 10.0% were one parent families and 0.8% 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 Kingswood % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 941 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 981 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 941 occupied private dwellings were counted in Kingswood (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Kingswood % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 656 69.7 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 206 21.9 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 79 8.4 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 Kingswood (State Suburbs), 69.7% were separate houses, 21.9% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 8.4% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Tenure Kingswood % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 385 40.9 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 299 31.8 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 182 19.3 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 15 1.6 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 57 6.1 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Kingswood (State Suburbs), 40.9% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 31.8% were owned with a mortgage and 19.3% were rented.

Landlord type Kingswood % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 90 49.5 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 4 2.2 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 83 45.6 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 5 2.7 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Kingswood (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 49.5% were rented from a real estate agent, 2.2% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 45.6% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Kingswood % Australia %
Median weekly rent 180 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,343 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.5 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Kingswood (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $180. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,343. The average people per household was 2.5 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Kingswood % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 599 63.7 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 274 29.1 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 25 2.7 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Kingswood (State Suburbs), 63.7% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 29.1% were single (or lone) person households and 2.7% 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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