2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | South Australia | State Suburbs

Seaview Downs

Code SSC42541 (SSC)
People 2,643
Male 1,278
Female 1,365
Median age 42
Australian citizenship 2,384
People born overseas 557
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 12
Families 799
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,075
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $1,075
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,192
Median weekly rent $220
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People — demographics
People Seaview Downs % Australia %
Total 2,643 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 1,278 48.4 9,799,252 49.4
Female 1,365 51.6 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 23 0.9 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 2,643 people were usually resident in Seaview Downs (State Suburbs): of these 48.4% were male and 51.6% were female. Of the total population 0.9% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Seaview Downs % Australia %
People
0-4 years 145 5.5 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 287 10.9 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 348 13.2 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 1,019 38.6 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 422 16.0 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 422 16.0 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 42 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 16.3% of people usually resident in Seaview Downs (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 31.9% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 42 years.

Selected characteristics Seaview Downs % Australia %
Australian citizenship 2,384 90.2 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 557 21.1 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 12 0.5 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 90.2% of people usually resident in Seaview Downs (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 21.1% were born overseas and 0.5% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Seaview Downs % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,283 58.0 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 198 9.0 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 106 4.8 936,813 5.9
Never married 619 28.0 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 58.0% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Seaview Downs (State Suburbs) were married, 9.0% were either separated or divorced, 4.8% were widowed and 28.0% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Seaview Downs % Australia %
Australia 1,971 74.6 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Seaview Downs % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Seaview Downs % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Seaview Downs % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 803 58.2 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 427 30.9 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 64 4.6 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 28 2.0 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 58 4.2 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 766 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 1,380 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 1,380 people aged 15 years and over in Seaview Downs (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 58.2% worked full-time, 30.9% worked part-time, 4.6% were away from work, 2.0% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 4.2% were unemployed. 766 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Seaview Downs % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Seaview Downs % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 479 -- 466 --
Family 1,168 -- 1,171 --
Household 1,075 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Seaview Downs (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $479, the median family income was $1,168 and the median household income was $1,075.

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includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Seaview Downs % Australia %
Couple family without children 355 44.4 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 326 40.8 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 103 12.9 823,254 15.8
Other family 15 1.9 89,686 1.7
Total families 799 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 799 families in Seaview Downs (State Suburbs): of these 44.4% were couple families without children, 40.8% were couple families with children, 12.9% were one parent families and 1.9% 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 Seaview Downs % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,014 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,075 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 1,014 occupied private dwellings were counted in Seaview Downs (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Seaview Downs % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,011 99.7 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 0 0.0 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 3 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 Seaview Downs (State Suburbs), 99.7% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.3% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Tenure Seaview Downs % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 459 45.3 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 401 39.5 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 124 12.2 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 6 0.6 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 27 2.7 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Seaview Downs (State Suburbs), 45.3% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 39.5% were owned with a mortgage and 12.2% were rented.

Landlord type Seaview Downs % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 54 43.5 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 6 4.8 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 61 49.2 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 4 3.2 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Seaview Downs (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 43.5% were rented from a real estate agent, 4.8% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 49.2% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Seaview Downs % 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 1.0 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Seaview Downs (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 1.0.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Seaview Downs % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 792 78.1 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 182 17.9 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 19 1.9 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Seaview Downs (State Suburbs), 78.1% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 17.9% were single (or lone) person households and 1.9% 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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