2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | South Australia | State Suburbs

Roxby Downs

Code SSC44841 (SSC)
People 4,055
Male 2,278
Female 1,777
Median age 29
Australian citizenship 3,515
People born overseas 426
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 20
Families 958
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,446
Average people per household 2.9
Median weekly household income $2,033
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,300
Median weekly rent $138
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Roxby Downs % Australia %
Total 4,055 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 2,278 56.2 9,799,252 49.4
Female 1,777 43.8 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 67 1.7 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 4,055 people were usually resident in Roxby Downs (State Suburbs): of these 56.2% were male and 43.8% were female. Of the total population 1.7% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Roxby Downs % Australia %
People
0-4 years 417 10.3 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 717 17.7 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 514 12.7 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 2,226 54.9 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 159 3.9 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 22 0.5 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 29 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 28.0% of people usually resident in Roxby Downs (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 4.5% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 29 years.

Selected characteristics Roxby Downs % Australia %
Australian citizenship 3,515 86.7 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 426 10.5 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 20 0.5 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 86.7% of people usually resident in Roxby Downs (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 10.5% were born overseas and 0.5% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Roxby Downs % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,492 51.1 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 340 11.6 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 18 0.6 936,813 5.9
Never married 1,063 36.4 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 51.1% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Roxby Downs (State Suburbs) were married, 11.6% were either separated or divorced, 0.6% were widowed and 36.4% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Roxby Downs % Australia %
Australia 3,366 83.0 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Roxby Downs % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Roxby Downs % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,839 76.8 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 372 15.5 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 80 3.3 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 47 2.0 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 56 2.3 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 313 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 2,394 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 2,394 people aged 15 years and over in Roxby Downs (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 76.8% worked full-time, 15.5% worked part-time, 3.3% were away from work, 2.0% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 2.3% were unemployed. 313 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Roxby Downs % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 1,116 -- 466 --
Family 2,196 -- 1,171 --
Household 2,033 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Roxby Downs (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $1,116, the median family income was $2,196 and the median household income was $2,033.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Roxby Downs % Australia %
Couple family without children 287 30.0 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 598 62.4 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 67 7.0 823,254 15.8
Other family 6 0.6 89,686 1.7
Total families 958 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 958 families in Roxby Downs (State Suburbs): of these 30.0% were couple families without children, 62.4% were couple families with children, 7.0% were one parent families and 0.6% were other families.

Expand Dwellings category,
includes dwelling structure | dwelling characteristics | household composition

Dwellings — dwelling structure

Dwellings include visitor only and other not-classifiable households unless otherwise stated

Dwelling type Roxby Downs % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,328 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,446 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 1,328 occupied private dwellings were counted in Roxby Downs (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Roxby Downs % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,062 80.0 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 75 5.6 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 44 3.3 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 147 11.1 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Roxby Downs (State Suburbs), 80.0% were separate houses, 5.6% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 3.3% were flats, units or apartments and 11.1% were other dwellings.

Tenure Roxby Downs % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 87 6.6 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 321 24.2 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 719 54.1 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 4 0.3 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 198 14.9 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Roxby Downs (State Suburbs), 6.6% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 24.2% were owned with a mortgage and 54.1% were rented.

Landlord type Roxby Downs % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 247 34.4 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 14 1.9 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 442 61.5 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 15 2.1 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Roxby Downs (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 34.4% were rented from a real estate agent, 1.9% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 61.5% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Roxby Downs % Australia %
Median weekly rent 138 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,300 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.9 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Roxby Downs (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $138. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,300. The average people per household was 2.9 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Roxby Downs % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 941 70.9 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 222 16.7 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 48 3.6 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Roxby Downs (State Suburbs), 70.9% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 16.7% were single (or lone) person households and 3.6% 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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