2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | South Australia | Urban Centres and Localities

Mount Pleasant (L)

Code UCL417600 (UCL)
People 593
Male 301
Female 292
Median age 44
Australian citizenship 514
People born overseas 84
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 0
Families 166
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 266
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $745
Median monthly mortgage repayment $780
Median weekly rent $150
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Mount Pleasant (L) % Australia %
Total 593 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 301 50.8 9,799,252 49.4
Female 292 49.2 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 13 2.2 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 593 people were usually resident in Mount Pleasant (L) (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 50.8% were male and 49.2% were female. Of the total population 2.2% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Mount Pleasant (L) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 30 5.1 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 73 12.3 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 65 11.0 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 209 35.2 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 81 13.7 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 134 22.6 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 44 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 17.4% of people usually resident in Mount Pleasant (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) were children aged 0-14 years, and 36.3% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 44 years.

Selected characteristics Mount Pleasant (L) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 514 86.7 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 84 14.2 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 0 0.0 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 86.7% of people usually resident in Mount Pleasant (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) were Australian citizens, 14.2% were born overseas and 0.0% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Mount Pleasant (L) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 267 54.6 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 66 13.5 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 39 8.0 936,813 5.9
Never married 117 23.9 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 54.6% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Mount Pleasant (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) were married, 13.5% were either separated or divorced, 8.0% were widowed and 23.9% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Mount Pleasant (L) % Australia %
Australia 454 76.6 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Mount Pleasant (L) % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Mount Pleasant (L) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 148 57.4 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 73 28.3 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 11 4.3 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 6 2.3 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 20 7.8 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 177 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 258 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 258 people aged 15 years and over in Mount Pleasant (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) were in the labour force. Of these 57.4% worked full-time, 28.3% worked part-time, 4.3% were away from work, 2.3% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 7.8% were unemployed. 177 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Mount Pleasant (L) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 407 -- 466 --
Family 873 -- 1,171 --
Household 745 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Mount Pleasant (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $407, the median family income was $873 and the median household income was $745.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Mount Pleasant (L) % Australia %
Couple family without children 76 45.8 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 58 34.9 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 32 19.3 823,254 15.8
Other family 0 0.0 89,686 1.7
Total families 166 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 166 families in Mount Pleasant (L) (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 45.8% were couple families without children, 34.9% were couple families with children, 19.3% were one parent families and 0.0% 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 Mount Pleasant (L) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 243 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 266 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 243 occupied private dwellings were counted in Mount Pleasant (L) (Urban Centres and Localities).

Dwelling structure Mount Pleasant (L) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 212 87.2 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 18 7.4 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 0 0.0 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 13 5.3 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Mount Pleasant (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 87.2% were separate houses, 7.4% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 5.3% were other dwellings.

Tenure Mount Pleasant (L) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 93 38.3 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 82 33.7 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 45 18.5 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 3 1.2 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 20 8.2 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Mount Pleasant (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 38.3% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 33.7% were owned with a mortgage and 18.5% were rented.

Landlord type Mount Pleasant (L) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 24 53.3 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 0 0.0 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 24 53.3 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 0 0.0 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Mount Pleasant (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 53.3% were rented from a real estate agent, 0.0% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 53.3% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Mount Pleasant (L) % Australia %
Median weekly rent 150 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 780 -- 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 Mount Pleasant (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly rent was $150. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $780. The average people per household was 2.3 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Mount Pleasant (L) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 165 67.9 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 59 24.3 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 6 2.5 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Mount Pleasant (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 67.9% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 24.3% were single (or lone) person households and 2.5% 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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