2006 Census QuickStats

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Meningie (L)

Code UCL415000 (UCL)
People 940
Male 437
Female 503
Median age 43
Australian citizenship 873
People born overseas 59
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 11
Families 235
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 447
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $637
Median monthly mortgage repayment $860
Median weekly rent $110
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Meningie (L) % Australia %
Total 940 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 437 46.5 9,799,252 49.4
Female 503 53.5 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 90 9.6 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 940 people were usually resident in Meningie (L) (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 46.5% were male and 53.5% were female. Of the total population 9.6% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Meningie (L) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 56 6.0 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 130 13.8 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 111 11.8 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 321 34.1 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 115 12.2 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 207 22.0 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 43 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 19.8% of people usually resident in Meningie (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) were children aged 0-14 years, and 34.3% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 43 years.

Selected characteristics Meningie (L) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 873 92.9 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 59 6.3 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 11 1.2 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 92.9% of people usually resident in Meningie (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) were Australian citizens, 6.3% were born overseas and 1.2% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Meningie (L) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 380 50.4 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 93 12.3 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 83 11.0 936,813 5.9
Never married 198 26.3 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 50.4% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Meningie (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) were married, 12.3% were either separated or divorced, 11.0% were widowed and 26.3% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Meningie (L) % Australia %
Australia 834 88.7 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

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

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

People — employment
Employment Meningie (L) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 239 56.2 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 147 34.6 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 13 3.1 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 7 1.6 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 19 4.5 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 301 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 425 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 425 people aged 15 years and over in Meningie (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) were in the labour force. Of these 56.2% worked full-time, 34.6% worked part-time, 3.1% were away from work, 1.6% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 4.5% were unemployed. 301 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Meningie (L) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 376 -- 466 --
Family 978 -- 1,171 --
Household 637 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Meningie (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $376, the median family income was $978 and the median household income was $637.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Meningie (L) % Australia %
Couple family without children 109 46.4 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 79 33.6 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 43 18.3 823,254 15.8
Other family 4 1.7 89,686 1.7
Total families 235 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 235 families in Meningie (L) (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 46.4% were couple families without children, 33.6% were couple families with children, 18.3% were one parent families and 1.7% 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 Meningie (L) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 381 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 447 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 381 occupied private dwellings were counted in Meningie (L) (Urban Centres and Localities).

Dwelling structure Meningie (L) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 330 86.6 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 6 1.6 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 24 6.3 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 21 5.5 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Meningie (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 86.6% were separate houses, 1.6% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 6.3% were flats, units or apartments and 5.5% were other dwellings.

Tenure Meningie (L) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 139 36.5 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 99 26.0 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 111 29.1 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 4 1.0 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 28 7.3 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Meningie (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 36.5% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 26.0% were owned with a mortgage and 29.1% were rented.

Landlord type Meningie (L) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 23 20.7 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 30 27.0 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 55 49.5 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 4 3.6 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Meningie (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 20.7% were rented from a real estate agent, 27.0% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 49.5% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Meningie (L) % Australia %
Median weekly rent 110 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 860 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.3 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Meningie (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly rent was $110. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $860. The average people per household was 2.3 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Meningie (L) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 233 61.2 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 118 31.0 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 10 2.6 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Meningie (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 61.2% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 31.0% were single (or lone) person households and 2.6% 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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