2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | South Australia | Urban Centres and Localities

Strathalbyn

Code UCL424800 (UCL)
People 3,894
Male 1,830
Female 2,064
Median age 42
Australian citizenship 3,597
People born overseas 423
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 13
Families 1,114
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,734
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $740
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,062
Median weekly rent $165
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Strathalbyn % Australia %
Total 3,894 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 1,830 47.0 9,799,252 49.4
Female 2,064 53.0 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 42 1.1 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 3,894 people were usually resident in Strathalbyn (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 47.0% were male and 53.0% were female. Of the total population 1.1% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Strathalbyn % Australia %
People
0-4 years 244 6.3 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 499 12.8 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 434 11.1 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 1,402 36.0 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 502 12.9 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 815 20.9 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 42 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 19.1% of people usually resident in Strathalbyn (Urban Centres and Localities) were children aged 0-14 years, and 33.8% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 42 years.

Selected characteristics Strathalbyn % Australia %
Australian citizenship 3,597 92.4 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 423 10.9 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 13 0.3 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 92.4% of people usually resident in Strathalbyn (Urban Centres and Localities) were Australian citizens, 10.9% were born overseas and 0.3% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Strathalbyn % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,733 55.0 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 365 11.6 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 277 8.8 936,813 5.9
Never married 781 24.8 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 55.0% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Strathalbyn (Urban Centres and Localities) were married, 11.6% were either separated or divorced, 8.8% were widowed and 24.8% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Strathalbyn % Australia %
Australia 3,272 84.0 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Strathalbyn % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Strathalbyn % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Strathalbyn % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 963 57.3 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 535 31.8 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 60 3.6 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 40 2.4 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 83 4.9 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 1,330 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 1,681 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 1,681 people aged 15 years and over in Strathalbyn (Urban Centres and Localities) were in the labour force. Of these 57.3% worked full-time, 31.8% worked part-time, 3.6% were away from work, 2.4% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 4.9% were unemployed. 1,330 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Strathalbyn % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Strathalbyn % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 384 -- 466 --
Family 927 -- 1,171 --
Household 740 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Strathalbyn (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $384, the median family income was $927 and the median household income was $740.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Strathalbyn % Australia %
Couple family without children 527 47.3 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 410 36.8 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 166 14.9 823,254 15.8
Other family 11 1.0 89,686 1.7
Total families 1,114 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 1,114 families in Strathalbyn (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 47.3% were couple families without children, 36.8% were couple families with children, 14.9% were one parent families and 1.0% 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 Strathalbyn % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,585 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,734 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 1,585 occupied private dwellings were counted in Strathalbyn (Urban Centres and Localities).

Dwelling structure Strathalbyn % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,426 90.0 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 85 5.4 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 47 3.0 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 27 1.7 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Strathalbyn (Urban Centres and Localities), 90.0% were separate houses, 5.4% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 3.0% were flats, units or apartments and 1.7% were other dwellings.

Tenure Strathalbyn % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 592 37.4 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 517 32.6 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 394 24.9 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 10 0.6 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 73 4.6 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Strathalbyn (Urban Centres and Localities), 37.4% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 32.6% were owned with a mortgage and 24.9% were rented.

Landlord type Strathalbyn % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 159 40.4 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 98 24.9 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 124 31.5 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 13 3.3 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Strathalbyn (Urban Centres and Localities), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 40.4% were rented from a real estate agent, 24.9% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 31.5% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Strathalbyn % Australia %
Median weekly rent 165 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,062 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.4 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Strathalbyn (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly rent was $165. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,062. The average people per household was 2.4 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Strathalbyn % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 1,105 69.7 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 408 25.7 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 26 1.6 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Strathalbyn (Urban Centres and Localities), 69.7% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 25.7% 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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