2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | South Australia | State Suburbs

Vale Park

Code SSC42766 (SSC)
People 2,083
Male 1,025
Female 1,058
Median age 44
Australian citizenship 1,856
People born overseas 462
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 13
Families 593
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 920
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $1,102
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,150
Median weekly rent $201
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People — demographics
People Vale Park % Australia %
Total 2,083 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 1,025 49.2 9,799,252 49.4
Female 1,058 50.8 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 5 0.2 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 2,083 people were usually resident in Vale Park (State Suburbs): of these 49.2% were male and 50.8% were female. Of the total population 0.2% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Vale Park % Australia %
People
0-4 years 103 4.9 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 234 11.2 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 251 12.0 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 763 36.6 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 265 12.7 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 467 22.4 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 44 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 16.2% of people usually resident in Vale Park (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 35.1% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 44 years.

Selected characteristics Vale Park % Australia %
Australian citizenship 1,856 89.1 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 462 22.2 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 13 0.6 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 89.1% of people usually resident in Vale Park (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 22.2% were born overseas and 0.6% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Vale Park % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,009 57.8 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 148 8.5 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 130 7.4 936,813 5.9
Never married 455 26.1 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 57.8% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Vale Park (State Suburbs) were married, 8.5% were either separated or divorced, 7.4% were widowed and 26.1% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Vale Park % Australia %
Australia 1,496 71.8 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Vale Park % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Vale Park % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 562 58.2 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 305 31.6 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 33 3.4 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 19 2.0 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 47 4.9 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 682 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 966 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 966 people aged 15 years and over in Vale Park (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 58.2% worked full-time, 31.6% worked part-time, 3.4% were away from work, 2.0% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 4.9% were unemployed. 682 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Vale Park % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 488 -- 466 --
Family 1,345 -- 1,171 --
Household 1,102 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Vale Park (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $488, the median family income was $1,345 and the median household income was $1,102.

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Families — family composition
Family composition Vale Park % Australia %
Couple family without children 264 44.5 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 239 40.3 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 83 14.0 823,254 15.8
Other family 7 1.2 89,686 1.7
Total families 593 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 593 families in Vale Park (State Suburbs): of these 44.5% were couple families without children, 40.3% were couple families with children, 14.0% were one parent families and 1.2% 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 Vale Park % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 870 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 920 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 870 occupied private dwellings were counted in Vale Park (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Vale Park % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 756 86.9 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 51 5.9 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 17 2.0 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 46 5.3 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Vale Park (State Suburbs), 86.9% were separate houses, 5.9% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 2.0% were flats, units or apartments and 5.3% were other dwellings.

Tenure Vale Park % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 451 51.8 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 215 24.7 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 142 16.3 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 9 1.0 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 52 6.0 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Vale Park (State Suburbs), 51.8% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 24.7% were owned with a mortgage and 16.3% were rented.

Landlord type Vale Park % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 48 33.8 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 6 4.2 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 84 59.2 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 3 2.1 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Vale Park (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 33.8% were rented from a real estate agent, 4.2% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 59.2% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Vale Park % Australia %
Median weekly rent 201 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,150 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.4 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Vale Park (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $201. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,150. The average people per household was 2.4 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Vale Park % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 590 67.8 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 202 23.2 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 19 2.2 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Vale Park (State Suburbs), 67.8% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 23.2% were single (or lone) person households and 2.2% 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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