2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | South Australia | State Suburbs

Pennington

Code SSC42331 (SSC)
People 3,601
Male 1,788
Female 1,813
Median age 38
Australian citizenship 3,168
People born overseas 1,100
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 10
Families 876
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,473
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $643
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,045
Median weekly rent $101
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Pennington % Australia %
Total 3,601 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 1,788 49.7 9,799,252 49.4
Female 1,813 50.3 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 92 2.6 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 3,601 people were usually resident in Pennington (State Suburbs): of these 49.7% were male and 50.3% were female. Of the total population 2.6% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Pennington % Australia %
People
0-4 years 207 5.7 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 506 14.1 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 478 13.3 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 1,513 42.0 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 338 9.4 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 558 15.5 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 38 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 19.8% of people usually resident in Pennington (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 24.9% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 38 years.

Selected characteristics Pennington % Australia %
Australian citizenship 3,168 88.0 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 1,100 30.5 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 10 0.3 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 88.0% of people usually resident in Pennington (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 30.5% were born overseas and 0.3% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Pennington % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,130 39.1 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 435 15.1 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 287 9.9 936,813 5.9
Never married 1,038 36.0 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 39.1% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Pennington (State Suburbs) were married, 15.1% were either separated or divorced, 9.9% were widowed and 36.0% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Pennington % Australia %
Australia 2,203 61.2 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Pennington % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Pennington % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 765 55.7 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 388 28.2 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 39 2.8 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 49 3.6 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 133 9.7 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 1,332 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 1,374 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 1,374 people aged 15 years and over in Pennington (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 55.7% worked full-time, 28.2% worked part-time, 2.8% were away from work, 3.6% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 9.7% were unemployed. 1,332 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Pennington % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 323 -- 466 --
Family 875 -- 1,171 --
Household 643 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Pennington (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $323, the median family income was $875 and the median household income was $643.

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includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Pennington % Australia %
Couple family without children 217 24.8 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 395 45.1 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 236 26.9 823,254 15.8
Other family 28 3.2 89,686 1.7
Total families 876 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 876 families in Pennington (State Suburbs): of these 24.8% were couple families without children, 45.1% were couple families with children, 26.9% were one parent families and 3.2% 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 Pennington % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,388 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,473 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 1,388 occupied private dwellings were counted in Pennington (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Pennington % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 970 69.9 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 343 24.7 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 65 4.7 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 6 0.4 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 4 0.3 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Pennington (State Suburbs), 69.9% were separate houses, 24.7% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 4.7% were flats, units or apartments and 0.4% were other dwellings.

Tenure Pennington % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 367 26.4 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 407 29.3 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 500 36.0 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 8 0.6 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 107 7.7 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Pennington (State Suburbs), 26.4% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 29.3% were owned with a mortgage and 36.0% were rented.

Landlord type Pennington % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 62 12.4 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 319 63.8 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 112 22.4 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 12 2.4 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Pennington (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 12.4% were rented from a real estate agent, 63.8% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 22.4% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Pennington % Australia %
Median weekly rent 101 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,045 -- 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 Pennington (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $101. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,045. The average people per household was 2.5 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Pennington % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 859 61.9 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 429 30.9 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 44 3.2 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Pennington (State Suburbs), 61.9% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 30.9% were single (or lone) person households and 3.2% 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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