2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | South Australia | State Suburbs

Plympton Park

Code SSC42346 (SSC)
People 2,954
Male 1,389
Female 1,565
Median age 38
Australian citizenship 2,678
People born overseas 543
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 14
Families 781
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,416
Average people per household 2.2
Median weekly household income $715
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,100
Median weekly rent $140
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Plympton Park % Australia %
Total 2,954 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 1,389 47.0 9,799,252 49.4
Female 1,565 53.0 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 36 1.2 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 2,954 people were usually resident in Plympton Park (State Suburbs): of these 47.0% were male and 53.0% were female. Of the total population 1.2% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Plympton Park % Australia %
People
0-4 years 176 6.0 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 298 10.1 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 395 13.4 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 1,247 42.2 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 263 8.9 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 574 19.4 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 38 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 16.0% of people usually resident in Plympton Park (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 28.3% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 38 years.

Selected characteristics Plympton Park % Australia %
Australian citizenship 2,678 90.7 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 543 18.4 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 14 0.5 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 90.7% of people usually resident in Plympton Park (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 18.4% were born overseas and 0.5% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Plympton Park % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,019 41.1 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 332 13.4 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 243 9.8 936,813 5.9
Never married 882 35.6 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 41.1% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Plympton Park (State Suburbs) were married, 13.4% were either separated or divorced, 9.8% were widowed and 35.6% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Plympton Park % Australia %
Australia 2,267 76.7 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Plympton Park % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Plympton Park % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Plympton Park % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 794 58.0 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 425 31.0 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 55 4.0 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 34 2.5 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 62 4.5 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 1,000 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 1,370 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 1,370 people aged 15 years and over in Plympton Park (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 58.0% worked full-time, 31.0% worked part-time, 4.0% were away from work, 2.5% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 4.5% were unemployed. 1,000 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Plympton Park % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Plympton Park % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 395 -- 466 --
Family 1,055 -- 1,171 --
Household 715 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Plympton Park (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $395, the median family income was $1,055 and the median household income was $715.

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Families — family composition
Family composition Plympton Park % Australia %
Couple family without children 292 37.4 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 298 38.2 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 168 21.5 823,254 15.8
Other family 23 2.9 89,686 1.7
Total families 781 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 781 families in Plympton Park (State Suburbs): of these 37.4% were couple families without children, 38.2% were couple families with children, 21.5% were one parent families and 2.9% 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 Plympton Park % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,336 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,416 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 1,336 occupied private dwellings were counted in Plympton Park (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Plympton Park % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 835 62.5 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 487 36.5 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 11 0.8 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 3 0.2 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Plympton Park (State Suburbs), 62.5% were separate houses, 36.5% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.8% were flats, units or apartments and 0.2% were other dwellings.

Tenure Plympton Park % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 411 30.8 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 386 28.9 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 473 35.4 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 7 0.5 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 61 4.6 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Plympton Park (State Suburbs), 30.8% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 28.9% were owned with a mortgage and 35.4% were rented.

Landlord type Plympton Park % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 89 18.8 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 262 55.4 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 111 23.5 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 10 2.1 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Plympton Park (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 18.8% were rented from a real estate agent, 55.4% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 23.5% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Plympton Park % Australia %
Median weekly rent 140 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,100 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.2 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Plympton Park (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $140. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,100. The average people per household was 2.2 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Plympton Park % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 777 58.2 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 487 36.5 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 49 3.7 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Plympton Park (State Suburbs), 58.2% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 36.5% were single (or lone) person households and 3.7% 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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