2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | South Australia | Urban Centres and Localities

Meadows (L)

Code UCL414800 (UCL)
People 752
Male 388
Female 364
Median age 33
Australian citizenship 697
People born overseas 84
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 0
Families 210
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 305
Average people per household 2.7
Median weekly household income $983
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,083
Median weekly rent $190
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People — demographics
People Meadows (L) % Australia %
Total 752 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 388 51.6 9,799,252 49.4
Female 364 48.4 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 3 0.4 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 752 people were usually resident in Meadows (L) (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 51.6% were male and 48.4% were female. Of the total population 0.4% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Meadows (L) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 41 5.5 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 146 19.4 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 109 14.5 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 331 44.0 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 67 8.9 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 61 8.1 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 33 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 24.9% of people usually resident in Meadows (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) were children aged 0-14 years, and 17.0% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 33 years.

Selected characteristics Meadows (L) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 697 92.7 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 84 11.2 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 0 0.0 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 92.7% of people usually resident in Meadows (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) were Australian citizens, 11.2% were born overseas and 0.0% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Meadows (L) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 263 46.3 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 100 17.6 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 16 2.8 936,813 5.9
Never married 187 32.9 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 46.3% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Meadows (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) were married, 17.6% were either separated or divorced, 2.8% were widowed and 32.9% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Meadows (L) % Australia %
Australia 637 84.7 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

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

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

People — employment
Employment Meadows (L) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 228 59.1 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 124 32.1 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 9 2.3 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 3 0.8 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 22 5.7 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 167 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 386 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 386 people aged 15 years and over in Meadows (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) were in the labour force. Of these 59.1% worked full-time, 32.1% worked part-time, 2.3% were away from work, 0.8% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 5.7% were unemployed. 167 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Meadows (L) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 494 -- 466 --
Family 1,109 -- 1,171 --
Household 983 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Meadows (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $494, the median family income was $1,109 and the median household income was $983.

Expand Families category,
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Families — family composition
Family composition Meadows (L) % Australia %
Couple family without children 74 35.2 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 99 47.1 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 37 17.6 823,254 15.8
Other family 0 0.0 89,686 1.7
Total families 210 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 210 families in Meadows (L) (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 35.2% were couple families without children, 47.1% were couple families with children, 17.6% 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 Meadows (L) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 277 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 305 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 277 occupied private dwellings were counted in Meadows (L) (Urban Centres and Localities).

Dwelling structure Meadows (L) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 277 100.0 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 Meadows (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 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 Meadows (L) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 69 24.9 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 154 55.6 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 42 15.2 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 0 0.0 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 12 4.3 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Meadows (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 24.9% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 55.6% were owned with a mortgage and 15.2% were rented.

Landlord type Meadows (L) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 14 33.3 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 4 9.5 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 21 50.0 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 0 0.0 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Meadows (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 33.3% were rented from a real estate agent, 9.5% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 50.0% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Meadows (L) % Australia %
Median weekly rent 190 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,083 -- 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 Meadows (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly rent was $190. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,083. The average people per household was 2.7 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Meadows (L) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 205 74.0 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 55 19.9 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 4 1.4 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Meadows (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 74.0% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 19.9% were single (or lone) person households and 1.4% 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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