2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | South Australia | State Suburbs

Seacombe Heights

Code SSC42516 (SSC)
People 1,459
Male 725
Female 734
Median age 42
Australian citizenship 1,343
People born overseas 351
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 8
Families 442
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 607
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $1,071
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,192
Median weekly rent $220
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People — demographics
People Seacombe Heights % Australia %
Total 1,459 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 725 49.7 9,799,252 49.4
Female 734 50.3 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 12 0.8 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 1,459 people were usually resident in Seacombe Heights (State Suburbs): of these 49.7% were male and 50.3% were female. Of the total population 0.8% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Seacombe Heights % Australia %
People
0-4 years 73 5.0 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 147 10.1 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 205 14.1 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 560 38.4 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 222 15.2 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 252 17.3 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 42 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 15.1% of people usually resident in Seacombe Heights (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 32.5% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 42 years.

Selected characteristics Seacombe Heights % Australia %
Australian citizenship 1,343 92.0 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 351 24.1 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 8 0.5 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 92.0% of people usually resident in Seacombe Heights (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 24.1% were born overseas and 0.5% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Seacombe Heights % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 671 54.2 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 133 10.7 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 57 4.6 936,813 5.9
Never married 380 30.7 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 54.2% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Seacombe Heights (State Suburbs) were married, 10.7% were either separated or divorced, 4.6% were widowed and 30.7% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Seacombe Heights % Australia %
Australia 1,048 71.8 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Seacombe Heights % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Seacombe Heights % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Seacombe Heights % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 456 59.1 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 230 29.8 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 37 4.8 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 18 2.3 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 31 4.0 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 424 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 772 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 772 people aged 15 years and over in Seacombe Heights (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 59.1% worked full-time, 29.8% worked part-time, 4.8% were away from work, 2.3% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 4.0% were unemployed. 424 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Seacombe Heights % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Seacombe Heights % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 477 -- 466 --
Family 1,178 -- 1,171 --
Household 1,071 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Seacombe Heights (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $477, the median family income was $1,178 and the median household income was $1,071.

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includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Seacombe Heights % Australia %
Couple family without children 198 44.8 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 185 41.9 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 52 11.8 823,254 15.8
Other family 7 1.6 89,686 1.7
Total families 442 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 442 families in Seacombe Heights (State Suburbs): of these 44.8% were couple families without children, 41.9% were couple families with children, 11.8% were one parent families and 1.6% 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 Seacombe Heights % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 579 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 607 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 579 occupied private dwellings were counted in Seacombe Heights (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Seacombe Heights % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 579 100.0 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 0 0.0 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 0 0.0 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 Seacombe Heights (State Suburbs), 100.0% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Tenure Seacombe Heights % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 254 43.9 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 232 40.1 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 57 9.8 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 3 0.5 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 29 5.0 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Seacombe Heights (State Suburbs), 43.9% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 40.1% were owned with a mortgage and 9.8% were rented.

Landlord type Seacombe Heights % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 23 40.4 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 0 0.0 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 32 56.1 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 0 0.0 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Seacombe Heights (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 40.4% were rented from a real estate agent, 0.0% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 56.1% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Seacombe Heights % Australia %
Median weekly rent 220 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,192 -- 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 Seacombe Heights (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $220. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,192. The average people per household was 2.5 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Seacombe Heights % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 430 74.3 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 112 19.3 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 26 4.5 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Seacombe Heights (State Suburbs), 74.3% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 19.3% were single (or lone) person households and 4.5% 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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