2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | South Australia | State Suburbs

Palmer

Code SSC44511 (SSC)
People 329
Male 171
Female 158
Median age 39
Australian citizenship 295
People born overseas 33
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 0
Families 85
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 136
Average people per household 2.7
Median weekly household income $833
Median monthly mortgage repayment $823
Median weekly rent $125
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Palmer % Australia %
Total 329 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 171 52.0 9,799,252 49.4
Female 158 48.0 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 6 1.8 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 329 people were usually resident in Palmer (State Suburbs): of these 52.0% were male and 48.0% were female. Of the total population 1.8% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Palmer % Australia %
People
0-4 years 9 2.7 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 73 22.2 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 31 9.4 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 135 41.0 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 50 15.2 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 31 9.4 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 39 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 24.9% of people usually resident in Palmer (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 24.6% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 39 years.

Selected characteristics Palmer % Australia %
Australian citizenship 295 89.7 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 33 10.0 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 0 0.0 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 89.7% of people usually resident in Palmer (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 10.0% were born overseas and 0.0% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Palmer % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 145 58.7 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 21 8.5 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 12 4.9 936,813 5.9
Never married 68 27.5 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 58.7% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Palmer (State Suburbs) were married, 8.5% were either separated or divorced, 4.9% were widowed and 27.5% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Palmer % Australia %
Australia 269 81.8 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Palmer % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Palmer % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 86 59.3 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 45 31.0 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 0 0.0 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 0 0.0 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 14 9.7 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 83 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 145 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 145 people aged 15 years and over in Palmer (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 59.3% worked full-time, 31.0% worked part-time, 0.0% were away from work, 0.0% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 9.7% were unemployed. 83 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Palmer % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 352 -- 466 --
Family 959 -- 1,171 --
Household 833 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Palmer (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $352, the median family income was $959 and the median household income was $833.

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includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Palmer % Australia %
Couple family without children 35 41.2 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 47 55.3 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 3 3.5 823,254 15.8
Other family 0 0.0 89,686 1.7
Total families 85 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 85 families in Palmer (State Suburbs): of these 41.2% were couple families without children, 55.3% 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 Palmer % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 124 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 136 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 124 occupied private dwellings were counted in Palmer (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Palmer % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 121 97.6 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 3 2.4 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Palmer (State Suburbs), 97.6% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 2.4% were other dwellings.

Tenure Palmer % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 44 35.5 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 49 39.5 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 16 12.9 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 5 4.0 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 7 5.6 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Palmer (State Suburbs), 35.5% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 39.5% were owned with a mortgage and 12.9% were rented.

Landlord type Palmer % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 5 31.3 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 0 0.0 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 12 75.0 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 0 0.0 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Palmer (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 31.3% were rented from a real estate agent, 0.0% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 75.0% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Palmer % Australia %
Median weekly rent 125 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 823 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.7 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Palmer (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $125. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $823. The average people per household was 2.7 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Palmer % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 86 69.4 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 30 24.2 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 6 4.8 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Palmer (State Suburbs), 69.4% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 24.2% were single (or lone) person households and 4.8% 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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