2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | South Australia | State Suburbs

Millswood

Code SSC42056 (SSC)
People 2,079
Male 985
Female 1,094
Median age 40
Australian citizenship 1,877
People born overseas 322
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 18
Families 542
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 818
Average people per household 2.6
Median weekly household income $1,653
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,500
Median weekly rent $231
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People — demographics
People Millswood % Australia %
Total 2,079 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 985 47.4 9,799,252 49.4
Female 1,094 52.6 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 5 0.2 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 2,079 people were usually resident in Millswood (State Suburbs): of these 47.4% were male and 52.6% were female. Of the total population 0.2% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Millswood % Australia %
People
0-4 years 127 6.1 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 275 13.2 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 272 13.1 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 823 39.6 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 277 13.3 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 304 14.6 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 40 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 19.3% of people usually resident in Millswood (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 27.9% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 40 years.

Selected characteristics Millswood % Australia %
Australian citizenship 1,877 90.3 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 322 15.5 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 18 0.9 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 90.3% of people usually resident in Millswood (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 15.5% were born overseas and 0.9% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Millswood % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 909 54.2 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 166 9.9 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 103 6.1 936,813 5.9
Never married 495 29.5 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 54.2% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Millswood (State Suburbs) were married, 9.9% were either separated or divorced, 6.1% were widowed and 29.5% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Millswood % Australia %
Australia 1,672 80.4 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Millswood % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Millswood % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 656 59.3 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 364 32.9 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 36 3.3 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 27 2.4 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 23 2.1 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 485 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 1,106 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 1,106 people aged 15 years and over in Millswood (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 59.3% worked full-time, 32.9% worked part-time, 3.3% were away from work, 2.4% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 2.1% were unemployed. 485 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Millswood % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 697 -- 466 --
Family 1,992 -- 1,171 --
Household 1,653 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Millswood (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $697, the median family income was $1,992 and the median household income was $1,653.

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Families — family composition
Family composition Millswood % Australia %
Couple family without children 198 36.5 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 276 50.9 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 59 10.9 823,254 15.8
Other family 9 1.7 89,686 1.7
Total families 542 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 542 families in Millswood (State Suburbs): of these 36.5% were couple families without children, 50.9% were couple families with children, 10.9% were one parent families and 1.7% 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 Millswood % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 755 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 818 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 755 occupied private dwellings were counted in Millswood (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Millswood % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 659 87.3 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 42 5.6 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 54 7.2 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 Millswood (State Suburbs), 87.3% were separate houses, 5.6% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 7.2% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Tenure Millswood % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 305 40.4 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 293 38.8 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 127 16.8 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 3 0.4 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 28 3.7 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Millswood (State Suburbs), 40.4% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 38.8% were owned with a mortgage and 16.8% were rented.

Landlord type Millswood % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 61 48.0 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 0 0.0 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 62 48.8 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 4 3.1 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Millswood (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 48.0% were rented from a real estate agent, 0.0% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 48.8% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Millswood % Australia %
Median weekly rent 231 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,500 -- 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 Millswood (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $231. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,500. The average people per household was 2.6 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Millswood % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 539 71.4 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 155 20.5 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 36 4.8 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Millswood (State Suburbs), 71.4% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 20.5% were single (or lone) person households and 4.8% 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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