2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | South Australia | State Suburbs

Para Hills

Code SSC42266 (SSC)
People 7,722
Male 3,904
Female 3,818
Median age 37
Australian citizenship 6,665
People born overseas 2,204
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 11
Families 2,186
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 3,137
Average people per household 2.6
Median weekly household income $912
Median monthly mortgage repayment $867
Median weekly rent $190
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Para Hills % Australia %
Total 7,722 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 3,904 50.6 9,799,252 49.4
Female 3,818 49.4 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 114 1.5 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 7,722 people were usually resident in Para Hills (State Suburbs): of these 50.6% were male and 49.4% were female. Of the total population 1.5% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Para Hills % Australia %
People
0-4 years 515 6.7 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 1,007 13.0 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 953 12.3 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 3,257 42.2 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 911 11.8 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 1,078 14.0 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 37 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 19.7% of people usually resident in Para Hills (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 25.8% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 37 years.

Selected characteristics Para Hills % Australia %
Australian citizenship 6,665 86.3 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 2,204 28.5 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 11 0.1 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 86.3% of people usually resident in Para Hills (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 28.5% were born overseas and 0.1% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Para Hills % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 3,234 52.2 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 695 11.2 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 302 4.9 936,813 5.9
Never married 1,967 31.7 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 52.2% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Para Hills (State Suburbs) were married, 11.2% were either separated or divorced, 4.9% were widowed and 31.7% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Para Hills % Australia %
Australia 4,961 64.2 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Para Hills % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Para Hills % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Para Hills % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 2,200 60.8 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 1,001 27.7 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 151 4.2 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 102 2.8 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 165 4.6 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 2,223 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 3,619 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 3,619 people aged 15 years and over in Para Hills (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 60.8% worked full-time, 27.7% worked part-time, 4.2% were away from work, 2.8% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 4.6% were unemployed. 2,223 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Para Hills % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Para Hills % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 427 -- 466 --
Family 1,039 -- 1,171 --
Household 912 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Para Hills (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $427, the median family income was $1,039 and the median household income was $912.

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Families — family composition
Family composition Para Hills % Australia %
Couple family without children 865 39.6 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 929 42.5 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 363 16.6 823,254 15.8
Other family 29 1.3 89,686 1.7
Total families 2,186 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 2,186 families in Para Hills (State Suburbs): of these 39.6% were couple families without children, 42.5% were couple families with children, 16.6% were one parent families and 1.3% 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 Para Hills % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,981 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 3,137 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 2,981 occupied private dwellings were counted in Para Hills (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Para Hills % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 2,950 99.0 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 23 0.8 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 8 0.3 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 Para Hills (State Suburbs), 99.0% were separate houses, 0.8% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.3% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Tenure Para Hills % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 1,077 36.1 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 1,322 44.3 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 366 12.3 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 12 0.4 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 205 6.9 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Para Hills (State Suburbs), 36.1% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 44.3% were owned with a mortgage and 12.3% were rented.

Landlord type Para Hills % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 161 44.0 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 19 5.2 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 166 45.4 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 17 4.6 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Para Hills (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 44.0% were rented from a real estate agent, 5.2% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 45.4% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Para Hills % Australia %
Median weekly rent 190 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 867 -- 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 Para Hills (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $190. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $867. The average people per household was 2.6 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Para Hills % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 2,156 72.3 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 618 20.7 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 71 2.4 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Para Hills (State Suburbs), 72.3% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 20.7% were single (or lone) person households and 2.4% 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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