2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | South Australia | Urban Centres and Localities

Laura (L)

Code UCL412000 (UCL)
People 570
Male 289
Female 281
Median age 46
Australian citizenship 507
People born overseas 54
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 0
Families 154
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 268
Average people per household 2.1
Median weekly household income $606
Median monthly mortgage repayment $650
Median weekly rent $105
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Laura (L) % Australia %
Total 570 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 289 50.7 9,799,252 49.4
Female 281 49.3 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 10 1.8 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 570 people were usually resident in Laura (L) (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 50.7% were male and 49.3% were female. Of the total population 1.8% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Laura (L) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 21 3.7 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 67 11.8 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 59 10.4 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 201 35.3 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 73 12.8 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 149 26.1 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 46 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 15.4% of people usually resident in Laura (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) were children aged 0-14 years, and 38.9% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 46 years.

Selected characteristics Laura (L) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 507 88.9 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 54 9.5 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 0 0.0 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 88.9% of people usually resident in Laura (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) were Australian citizens, 9.5% were born overseas and 0.0% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Laura (L) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 255 52.9 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 54 11.2 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 52 10.8 936,813 5.9
Never married 119 24.7 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 52.9% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Laura (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) were married, 11.2% were either separated or divorced, 10.8% were widowed and 24.7% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Laura (L) % Australia %
Australia 473 83.0 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Laura (L) % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Laura (L) % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Laura (L) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 125 53.4 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 80 34.2 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 13 5.6 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 0 0.0 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 16 6.8 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 216 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 234 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 234 people aged 15 years and over in Laura (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) were in the labour force. Of these 53.4% worked full-time, 34.2% worked part-time, 5.6% were away from work, 0.0% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 6.8% were unemployed. 216 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Laura (L) % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Industry of employment, top responses Laura (L) % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Laura (L) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 336 -- 466 --
Family 820 -- 1,171 --
Household 606 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Laura (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $336, the median family income was $820 and the median household income was $606.

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Families — family composition
Family composition Laura (L) % Australia %
Couple family without children 82 53.2 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 52 33.8 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 20 13.0 823,254 15.8
Other family 0 0.0 89,686 1.7
Total families 154 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 154 families in Laura (L) (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 53.2% were couple families without children, 33.8% were couple families with children, 13.0% 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 Laura (L) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 245 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 268 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 245 occupied private dwellings were counted in Laura (L) (Urban Centres and Localities).

Dwelling structure Laura (L) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 219 89.4 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 3 1.2 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 11 4.5 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 12 4.9 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Laura (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 89.4% were separate houses, 1.2% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 4.5% were flats, units or apartments and 4.9% were other dwellings.

Tenure Laura (L) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 110 44.9 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 65 26.5 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 53 21.6 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 5 2.0 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 16 6.5 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Laura (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 44.9% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 26.5% were owned with a mortgage and 21.6% were rented.

Landlord type Laura (L) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 8 15.1 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 13 24.5 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 26 49.1 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 3 5.7 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Laura (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 15.1% were rented from a real estate agent, 24.5% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 49.1% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Laura (L) % Australia %
Median weekly rent 105 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 650 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.1 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Laura (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly rent was $105. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $650. The average people per household was 2.1 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Laura (L) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 153 62.4 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 79 32.2 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 0 0.0 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Laura (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 62.4% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 32.2% 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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