2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | South Australia | State Suburbs

Myrtle Bank

Code SSC42131 (SSC)
People 2,834
Male 1,249
Female 1,585
Median age 50
Australian citizenship 2,573
People born overseas 516
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 24
Families 659
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,113
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $1,120
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,300
Median weekly rent $200
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Myrtle Bank % Australia %
Total 2,834 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 1,249 44.1 9,799,252 49.4
Female 1,585 55.9 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 12 0.4 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 2,834 people were usually resident in Myrtle Bank (State Suburbs): of these 44.1% were male and 55.9% were female. Of the total population 0.4% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Myrtle Bank % Australia %
People
0-4 years 124 4.4 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 296 10.4 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 331 11.7 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 856 30.2 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 291 10.3 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 938 33.1 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 50 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 14.8% of people usually resident in Myrtle Bank (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 43.4% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 50 years.

Selected characteristics Myrtle Bank % Australia %
Australian citizenship 2,573 90.8 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 516 18.2 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 24 0.8 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 90.8% of people usually resident in Myrtle Bank (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 18.2% were born overseas and 0.8% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Myrtle Bank % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,137 47.1 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 220 9.1 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 446 18.5 936,813 5.9
Never married 609 25.2 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 47.1% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Myrtle Bank (State Suburbs) were married, 9.1% were either separated or divorced, 18.5% were widowed and 25.2% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Myrtle Bank % Australia %
Australia 1,996 70.4 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Myrtle Bank % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Myrtle Bank % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Myrtle Bank % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 664 57.1 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 405 34.9 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 36 3.1 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 22 1.9 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 35 3.0 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 892 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 1,162 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 1,162 people aged 15 years and over in Myrtle Bank (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 57.1% worked full-time, 34.9% worked part-time, 3.1% were away from work, 1.9% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 3.0% were unemployed. 892 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Myrtle Bank % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Myrtle Bank % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 561 -- 466 --
Family 1,655 -- 1,171 --
Household 1,120 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Myrtle Bank (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $561, the median family income was $1,655 and the median household income was $1,120.

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includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Myrtle Bank % Australia %
Couple family without children 264 40.1 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 301 45.7 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 80 12.1 823,254 15.8
Other family 14 2.1 89,686 1.7
Total families 659 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 659 families in Myrtle Bank (State Suburbs): of these 40.1% were couple families without children, 45.7% were couple families with children, 12.1% 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 Myrtle Bank % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,032 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,113 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 1,032 occupied private dwellings were counted in Myrtle Bank (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Myrtle Bank % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 675 65.4 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 230 22.3 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 127 12.3 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 Myrtle Bank (State Suburbs), 65.4% were separate houses, 22.3% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 12.3% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Tenure Myrtle Bank % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 416 40.3 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 291 28.2 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 178 17.2 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 93 9.0 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 52 5.0 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Myrtle Bank (State Suburbs), 40.3% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 28.2% were owned with a mortgage and 17.2% were rented.

Landlord type Myrtle Bank % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 80 44.9 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 12 6.7 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 85 47.8 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 0 0.0 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Myrtle Bank (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 44.9% were rented from a real estate agent, 6.7% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 47.8% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Myrtle Bank % Australia %
Median weekly rent 200 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,300 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.4 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Myrtle Bank (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $200. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,300. The average people per household was 2.4 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Myrtle Bank % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 652 63.2 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 332 32.2 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 27 2.6 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Myrtle Bank (State Suburbs), 63.2% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 32.2% were single (or lone) person households and 2.6% 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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