2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | South Australia | Urban Centres and Localities

Port Elliot

Code UCL421400 (UCL)
People 1,754
Male 862
Female 892
Median age 49
Australian citizenship 1,525
People born overseas 313
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 3
Families 467
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,270
Average people per household 2.2
Median weekly household income $610
Median monthly mortgage repayment $867
Median weekly rent $150
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Port Elliot % Australia %
Total 1,754 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 862 49.1 9,799,252 49.4
Female 892 50.9 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 19 1.1 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 1,754 people were usually resident in Port Elliot (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 49.1% were male and 50.9% were female. Of the total population 1.1% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Port Elliot % Australia %
People
0-4 years 101 5.8 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 198 11.3 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 147 8.4 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 577 32.9 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 268 15.3 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 462 26.3 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 49 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 17.0% of people usually resident in Port Elliot (Urban Centres and Localities) were children aged 0-14 years, and 41.6% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 49 years.

Selected characteristics Port Elliot % Australia %
Australian citizenship 1,525 86.9 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 313 17.8 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 3 0.2 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 86.9% of people usually resident in Port Elliot (Urban Centres and Localities) were Australian citizens, 17.8% were born overseas and 0.2% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Port Elliot % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 826 56.8 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 166 11.4 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 130 8.9 936,813 5.9
Never married 327 22.5 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 56.8% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Port Elliot (Urban Centres and Localities) were married, 11.4% were either separated or divorced, 8.9% were widowed and 22.5% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Port Elliot % Australia %
Australia 1,274 72.6 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Port Elliot % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Port Elliot % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Port Elliot % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 283 46.2 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 261 42.6 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 19 3.1 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 16 2.6 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 34 5.5 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 715 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 613 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 613 people aged 15 years and over in Port Elliot (Urban Centres and Localities) were in the labour force. Of these 46.2% worked full-time, 42.6% worked part-time, 3.1% were away from work, 2.6% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 5.5% were unemployed. 715 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Port Elliot % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Port Elliot % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 354 -- 466 --
Family 729 -- 1,171 --
Household 610 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Port Elliot (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $354, the median family income was $729 and the median household income was $610.

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Families — family composition
Family composition Port Elliot % Australia %
Couple family without children 264 56.5 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 142 30.4 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 58 12.4 823,254 15.8
Other family 3 0.6 89,686 1.7
Total families 467 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 467 families in Port Elliot (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 56.5% were couple families without children, 30.4% were couple families with children, 12.4% were one parent families and 0.6% 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 Port Elliot % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 764 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,270 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 764 occupied private dwellings were counted in Port Elliot (Urban Centres and Localities).

Dwelling structure Port Elliot % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 700 91.6 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 0 0.0 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 48 6.3 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 16 2.1 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Port Elliot (Urban Centres and Localities), 91.6% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 6.3% were flats, units or apartments and 2.1% were other dwellings.

Tenure Port Elliot % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 315 41.2 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 202 26.4 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 159 20.8 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 29 3.8 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 56 7.3 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Port Elliot (Urban Centres and Localities), 41.2% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 26.4% were owned with a mortgage and 20.8% were rented.

Landlord type Port Elliot % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 59 37.1 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 15 9.4 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 79 49.7 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 9 5.7 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Port Elliot (Urban Centres and Localities), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 37.1% were rented from a real estate agent, 9.4% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 49.7% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Port Elliot % Australia %
Median weekly rent 150 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 867 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.2 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Port Elliot (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly rent was $150. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $867. The average people per household was 2.2 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Port Elliot % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 461 60.3 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 213 27.9 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 12 1.6 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Port Elliot (Urban Centres and Localities), 60.3% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 27.9% were single (or lone) person households and 1.6% 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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