2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | South Australia | Urban Centres and Localities

Ardrossan

Code UCL401200 (UCL)
People 1,122
Male 557
Female 565
Median age 56
Australian citizenship 1,010
People born overseas 113
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 0
Families 336
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 642
Average people per household 2.0
Median weekly household income $567
Median monthly mortgage repayment $679
Median weekly rent $120
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Expand People category,
includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Ardrossan % Australia %
Total 1,122 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 557 49.6 9,799,252 49.4
Female 565 50.4 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 0 0.0 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 1,122 people were usually resident in Ardrossan (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 49.6% were male and 50.4% were female. Of the total population 0.0% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Ardrossan % Australia %
People
0-4 years 39 3.5 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 105 9.4 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 73 6.5 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 329 29.3 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 196 17.5 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 381 34.0 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 56 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 12.8% of people usually resident in Ardrossan (Urban Centres and Localities) were children aged 0-14 years, and 51.4% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 56 years.

Selected characteristics Ardrossan % Australia %
Australian citizenship 1,010 90.0 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 113 10.1 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 0 0.0 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 90.0% of people usually resident in Ardrossan (Urban Centres and Localities) were Australian citizens, 10.1% were born overseas and 0.0% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Ardrossan % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 586 59.9 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 121 12.4 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 112 11.4 936,813 5.9
Never married 162 16.5 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 59.9% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Ardrossan (Urban Centres and Localities) were married, 12.4% were either separated or divorced, 11.4% were widowed and 16.5% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Ardrossan % Australia %
Australia 928 82.7 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Ardrossan % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Ardrossan % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 201 52.3 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 129 33.6 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 16 4.2 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 8 2.1 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 30 7.8 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 509 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 384 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 384 people aged 15 years and over in Ardrossan (Urban Centres and Localities) were in the labour force. Of these 52.3% worked full-time, 33.6% worked part-time, 4.2% were away from work, 2.1% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 7.8% were unemployed. 509 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Ardrossan % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 317 -- 466 --
Family 700 -- 1,171 --
Household 567 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Ardrossan (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $317, the median family income was $700 and the median household income was $567.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Ardrossan % Australia %
Couple family without children 217 64.6 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 73 21.7 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 41 12.2 823,254 15.8
Other family 5 1.5 89,686 1.7
Total families 336 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 336 families in Ardrossan (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 64.6% were couple families without children, 21.7% were couple families with children, 12.2% were one parent families and 1.5% 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 Ardrossan % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 515 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 642 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 515 occupied private dwellings were counted in Ardrossan (Urban Centres and Localities).

Dwelling structure Ardrossan % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 461 89.5 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 0 0.0 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 26 5.0 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 28 5.4 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Ardrossan (Urban Centres and Localities), 89.5% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 5.0% were flats, units or apartments and 5.4% were other dwellings.

Tenure Ardrossan % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 262 50.9 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 99 19.2 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 115 22.3 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 5 1.0 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 35 6.8 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Ardrossan (Urban Centres and Localities), 50.9% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 19.2% were owned with a mortgage and 22.3% were rented.

Landlord type Ardrossan % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 23 20.0 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 34 29.6 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 53 46.1 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 7 6.1 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Ardrossan (Urban Centres and Localities), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 20.0% were rented from a real estate agent, 29.6% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 46.1% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Ardrossan % Australia %
Median weekly rent 120 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 679 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.0 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Ardrossan (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly rent was $120. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $679. The average people per household was 2.0 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Ardrossan % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 334 64.9 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 159 30.9 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 0 0.0 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Ardrossan (Urban Centres and Localities), 64.9% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 30.9% were single (or lone) person households and 0.0% 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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