2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | South Australia | State Suburbs

Forreston

Code SSC43576 (SSC)
People 407
Male 210
Female 197
Median age 40
Australian citizenship 358
People born overseas 73
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 4
Families 115
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 144
Average people per household 3.0
Median weekly household income $1,157
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,170
Median weekly rent $92
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Forreston % Australia %
Total 407 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 210 51.6 9,799,252 49.4
Female 197 48.4 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 0 0.0 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 407 people were usually resident in Forreston (State Suburbs): of these 51.6% were male and 48.4% were female. Of the total population 0.0% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Forreston % Australia %
People
0-4 years 26 6.4 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 56 13.8 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 66 16.2 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 143 35.1 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 75 18.4 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 41 10.1 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 40 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 20.1% of people usually resident in Forreston (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 28.5% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 40 years.

Selected characteristics Forreston % Australia %
Australian citizenship 358 88.0 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 73 17.9 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 4 1.0 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 88.0% of people usually resident in Forreston (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 17.9% were born overseas and 1.0% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Forreston % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 216 66.5 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 23 7.1 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 7 2.2 936,813 5.9
Never married 83 25.5 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 66.5% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Forreston (State Suburbs) were married, 7.1% were either separated or divorced, 2.2% were widowed and 25.5% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Forreston % Australia %
Australia 308 75.7 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Forreston % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Forreston % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 106 49.3 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 77 35.8 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 7 3.3 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 22 10.2 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 3 1.4 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 88 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 215 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 215 people aged 15 years and over in Forreston (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 49.3% worked full-time, 35.8% worked part-time, 3.3% were away from work, 10.2% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 1.4% were unemployed. 88 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Forreston % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 484 -- 466 --
Family 1,233 -- 1,171 --
Household 1,157 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Forreston (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $484, the median family income was $1,233 and the median household income was $1,157.

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includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Forreston % Australia %
Couple family without children 48 41.7 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 63 54.8 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 4 3.5 823,254 15.8
Other family 0 0.0 89,686 1.7
Total families 115 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 115 families in Forreston (State Suburbs): of these 41.7% were couple families without children, 54.8% were couple families with children, 3.5% were one parent families and 0.0% 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 Forreston % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 134 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 144 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 134 occupied private dwellings were counted in Forreston (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Forreston % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 134 100.0 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 Forreston (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 Forreston % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 57 42.5 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 56 41.8 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 9 6.7 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 0 0.0 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 8 6.0 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Forreston (State Suburbs), 42.5% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 41.8% were owned with a mortgage and 6.7% were rented.

Landlord type Forreston % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 0 0.0 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 0 0.0 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 7 77.8 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 3 33.3 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Forreston (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 0.0% were rented from a real estate agent, 0.0% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 77.8% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Forreston % Australia %
Median weekly rent 92 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,170 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 3.0 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Forreston (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $92. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,170. The average people per household was 3.0 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Forreston % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 112 83.6 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 17 12.7 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 5 3.7 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Forreston (State Suburbs), 83.6% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 12.7% 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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