2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | South Australia | State Suburbs

Marion

Code SSC42001 (SSC)
People 3,629
Male 1,708
Female 1,921
Median age 48
Australian citizenship 3,256
People born overseas 771
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 37
Families 957
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,633
Average people per household 2.2
Median weekly household income $764
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,109
Median weekly rent $157
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People — demographics
People Marion % Australia %
Total 3,629 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 1,708 47.1 9,799,252 49.4
Female 1,921 52.9 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 23 0.6 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 3,629 people were usually resident in Marion (State Suburbs): of these 47.1% were male and 52.9% were female. Of the total population 0.6% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Marion % Australia %
People
0-4 years 132 3.6 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 301 8.3 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 520 14.3 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 1,130 31.1 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 456 12.6 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 1,088 30.0 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 48 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 11.9% of people usually resident in Marion (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 42.5% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 48 years.

Selected characteristics Marion % Australia %
Australian citizenship 3,256 89.7 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 771 21.2 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 37 1.0 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 89.7% of people usually resident in Marion (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 21.2% were born overseas and 1.0% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Marion % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,575 49.3 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 304 9.5 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 382 12.0 936,813 5.9
Never married 923 28.9 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 49.3% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Marion (State Suburbs) were married, 9.5% were either separated or divorced, 12.0% were widowed and 28.9% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Marion % Australia %
Australia 2,678 73.8 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Marion % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Marion % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 870 58.0 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 465 31.0 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 63 4.2 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 36 2.4 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 65 4.3 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 1,539 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 1,499 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 1,499 people aged 15 years and over in Marion (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 58.0% worked full-time, 31.0% worked part-time, 4.2% were away from work, 2.4% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 4.3% were unemployed. 1,539 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Marion % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 373 -- 466 --
Family 1,055 -- 1,171 --
Household 764 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Marion (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $373, the median family income was $1,055 and the median household income was $764.

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Families — family composition
Family composition Marion % Australia %
Couple family without children 466 48.7 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 338 35.3 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 133 13.9 823,254 15.8
Other family 20 2.1 89,686 1.7
Total families 957 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 957 families in Marion (State Suburbs): of these 48.7% were couple families without children, 35.3% were couple families with children, 13.9% were one parent families and 2.1% 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 Marion % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,538 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,633 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 1,538 occupied private dwellings were counted in Marion (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Marion % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,099 71.5 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 321 20.9 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 114 7.4 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 4 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 Marion (State Suburbs), 71.5% were separate houses, 20.9% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 7.4% were flats, units or apartments and 0.3% were other dwellings.

Tenure Marion % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 666 43.3 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 368 23.9 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 299 19.4 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 98 6.4 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 108 7.0 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Marion (State Suburbs), 43.3% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 23.9% were owned with a mortgage and 19.4% were rented.

Landlord type Marion % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 89 29.8 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 66 22.1 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 140 46.8 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 6 2.0 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Marion (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 29.8% were rented from a real estate agent, 22.1% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 46.8% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Marion % Australia %
Median weekly rent 157 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,109 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.2 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.0 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Marion (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $157. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,109. The average people per household was 2.2 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.0.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Marion % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 941 61.2 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 484 31.5 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 56 3.6 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Marion (State Suburbs), 61.2% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 31.5% were single (or lone) person households and 3.6% 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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