2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | South Australia | State Suburbs

Brooklyn Park

Code SSC40072 (SSC)
People 4,515
Male 2,293
Female 2,222
Median age 36
Families 1,116
Average children per family 1.7
All private dwellings 2,246
Average people per household 2.2
Median weekly household income $923
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,517
Median weekly rent $220
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.4
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Brooklyn Park % South Australia % Australia %
Total 4,515 -- 1,596,572 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 2,293 50.8 787,218 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 2,222 49.2 809,354 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 36 0.8 30,431 1.9 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 4,515 people in Brooklyn Park (State Suburbs) of these 50.8% were male and 49.2% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.8% of the population.

Age Brooklyn Park % South Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 244 5.4 96,143 6.0 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 184 4.1 93,202 5.8 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 189 4.2 97,591 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 249 5.5 103,248 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 406 9.0 105,586 6.6 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 508 11.3 104,507 6.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 392 8.7 97,820 6.1 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 337 7.5 103,966 6.5 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 295 6.5 112,408 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 308 6.8 113,085 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 288 6.4 111,857 7.0 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 216 4.8 102,009 6.4 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 189 4.2 97,599 6.1 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 158 3.5 74,667 4.7 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 178 3.9 58,536 3.7 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 126 2.8 46,631 2.9 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 119 2.6 39,560 2.5 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 128 2.8 38,157 2.4 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 36 -- 39 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Brooklyn Park (State Suburbs) was 36 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 13.7% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 15.7% of the population.

Registered marital status Brooklyn Park % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,575 40.5 633,439 48.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 113 2.9 38,964 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 355 9.1 118,732 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 240 6.2 83,000 6.3 949,634 5.5
Never married 1,610 41.4 435,501 33.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Brooklyn Park (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 40.5% were married and 12.0% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Brooklyn Park % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 47 -- 52 -- 50 --
Separated 51 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 55 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 78 -- 79 -- 78 --
Never married 27 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Brooklyn Park (State Suburbs) was 47 years and the median age of people never married was 27 years.

Social marital status Brooklyn Park % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 1,420 40.4 575,818 48.7 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 311 8.8 113,166 9.6 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 1,786 50.8 492,206 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Brooklyn Park (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 40.4% of people were in a registered marriage and 8.8% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Brooklyn Park % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 48 -- 52 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 30 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 35 -- 36 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Brooklyn Park (State Suburbs) was 48 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 30 years.

Education Brooklyn Park % South Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 58 4.2 20,581 4.5 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 139 10.0 87,778 19.1 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 133 9.6 26,164 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 12 0.9 22,597 4.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 106 7.6 52,221 11.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 70 5.0 18,905 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 13 0.9 19,825 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 150 10.8 34,842 7.6 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 303 21.8 65,957 14.4 932,524 14.3
Other 49 3.5 11,101 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 357 25.7 98,694 21.5 1,511,694 23.2
Total 1,390 -- 458,665 -- 6,503,580 --

In Brooklyn Park (State Suburbs) 30.8% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 20.4% were in primary school, 13.6% in secondary school and 32.8% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Brooklyn Park % South Australia % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Brooklyn Park % South Australia % Australia %
Australia 2,648 58.7 1,170,788 73.3 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Brooklyn Park % South Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 2,065 49.5 467,496 31.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 323 7.7 107,089 7.1 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 177 4.2 75,325 5.0 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,609 38.5 853,040 56.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Brooklyn Park (State Suburbs), 38.5% of people had both parents born in Australia and 49.5% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Brooklyn Park % South Australia % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Brooklyn Park % South Australia % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Brooklyn Park % South Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,306 55.7 445,076 56.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 743 31.7 247,601 31.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 121 5.2 46,683 6.0 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 176 7.5 44,968 5.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 2,346 -- 784,328 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 2,346 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Brooklyn Park (State Suburbs). Of these 55.7% were employed full time, 31.7% were employed part-time and 7.5% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Brooklyn Park % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 251 11.6 88,381 12.0 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 231 10.6 72,516 9.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 262 12.1 86,705 11.7 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 493 22.7 146,289 19.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 812 37.4 298,788 40.4 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Brooklyn Park (State Suburbs), 11.6% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.6% worked 16 to 24 hours and 37.4% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Brooklyn Park % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 37 -- 42 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 33 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Brooklyn Park (State Suburbs) was 37 years and for people who were employed part-time was 33 years.

Occupation Brooklyn Park % South Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Occupation Chart
Industry of employment, top responses Brooklyn Park % South Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Brooklyn Park % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 525 -- 534 -- 577 --
Family 1,242 -- 1,330 -- 1,481 --
Household 923 -- 1,044 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Brooklyn Park (State Suburbs) was $525.

Travel to work, top responses Brooklyn Park % South Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Brooklyn Park % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 2,624 67.4 936,604 71.5 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 849 21.8 364,336 27.8 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 427 11.0 154,651 11.8 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 562 14.4 258,840 19.8 3,090,874 17.8

In Brooklyn Park (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 67.4% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 21.8% provided care for children and 11.0% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 14.4% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Brooklyn Park % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 878 22.6 282,493 21.6 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,060 27.2 351,524 26.8 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 415 10.7 168,882 12.9 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 269 6.9 133,703 10.2 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Brooklyn Park (State Suburbs), 27.2% worked 5 to 14 hours, 10.7% worked 15 to 29 hours and 6.9% worked 30 hours or more.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition | weekly incomes | employment status of couple families

Families — family composition
Family composition Brooklyn Park % South Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 465 41.6 174,668 40.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 413 36.9 178,436 41.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 204 18.2 70,082 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 36 3.2 7,064 1.6 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Brooklyn Park (State Suburbs), 36.9% were couple families with children, 41.6% were couple families without children and 18.2% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Brooklyn Park % South Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 14.1 -- 18.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 85.9 -- 81.1 -- 82.4

In Brooklyn Park (State Suburbs) 14.1% of single parents were male and 85.9% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Brooklyn Park % South Australia % Australia %
Families without children 1,780 -- 1,906 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,055 -- 2,130 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Brooklyn Park (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,055 and those without children was $1,780.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Brooklyn Park % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 159 17.9 68,246 19.3 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 52 5.9 14,646 4.1 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 188 21.2 80,406 22.8 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 141 15.9 48,840 13.8 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 47 5.3 20,310 5.8 251,191 5.4
Both not working 198 22.3 76,963 21.8 899,598 19.2
Other 52 5.9 21,766 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 49 5.5 21,930 6.2 314,529 6.7

In Brooklyn Park (State Suburbs), of couple families, 17.9% had both partners employed full-time, 5.9% had both employed part-time and 21.2% had one employed full-time and the other part-time.

Expand Dwellings category,
includes dwelling structure | household composition | mortgage & rent | number of motor vehicles

Dwellings — dwelling structure

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling type Brooklyn Park % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,942 92.2 619,037 88.1 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 164 7.8 83,777 11.9 934,470 10.7

In Brooklyn Park (State Suburbs), 92.2% of private dwellings were occupied and 7.8% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Brooklyn Park % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,086 55.9 494,471 79.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 114 5.9 66,465 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 742 38.2 54,968 8.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 0 0.0 2,812 0.5 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Brooklyn Park (State Suburbs), 55.9% were separate houses, 5.9% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 38.2% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Brooklyn Park % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 7 0.4 1,690 0.3 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 109 5.6 21,955 3.5 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 807 41.6 121,108 19.6 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 780 40.2 328,640 53.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 195 10.1 134,862 21.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 42 2.2 10,786 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.6 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.2 -- 2.4 -- 2.6 --

In Brooklyn Park (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 5.6% had 1 bedroom, 41.6% had 2 bedrooms and 40.2% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.6. The average household size was 2.2 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Brooklyn Park % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 566 29.2 203,281 32.8 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 519 26.7 218,402 35.3 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 768 39.6 172,727 27.9 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 26 1.3 8,937 1.4 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 62 3.2 15,694 2.5 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Brooklyn Park (State Suburbs), 29.2% were owned outright, 26.7% were owned with a mortgage and 39.6% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Brooklyn Park % South Australia % Australia %
Family households 1,105 56.9 424,352 68.5 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 728 37.5 172,669 27.9 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 109 5.6 22,020 3.6 321,007 4.1

In Brooklyn Park (State Suburbs), of all households, 56.9% were family households, 37.5% were single person households and 5.6% were group households.

Household income Brooklyn Park % South Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 31.4 -- 27.7 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 4.5 -- 7.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Brooklyn Park (State Suburbs), 31.4% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 4.5% of households had a weekly income of more than $3,000.

Dwellings — mortgage & rent

Proportions are calculated using all tenure types for occupied private dwellings. This excludes visitor only and other non-classifiable households.

Rent weekly payments Brooklyn Park % South Australia % Australia %
Median rent 220 -- 220 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 84.4 -- 90.7 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 15.6 -- 9.3 -- 10.4
 
View the income fact sheet

Proportions in this table are calculated by taking the number of households whose rent payments were 30% or more of an imputed income measure and expressing this number as a proportion of the total number of households in an area, including those households which are not renting their dwelling (excluding the small proportion of visitor only and other non-classifiable households). The nature of the income imputation means that the reported proportion may significantly overstate the true proportion. Further information on the method to impute income is available in the income fact sheet.

Mortgage monthly repayments Brooklyn Park % South Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,517 -- 1,500 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.5 -- 91.2 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 8.5 -- 8.8 -- 9.9
 
View the income fact sheet

Proportions in this table are calculated by taking the number of households who own their dwelling, and whose mortgage payments were 30% or more of an imputed income measure and expressing this number as a proportion of the total number of households in an area, including those households which were renting their dwelling (excluding the small proportion of visitor only and other non-classifiable households). The nature of the income imputation means that the reported proportion may significantly overstate the true proportion. Further information on the method to impute income is available in the income fact sheet.

Dwellings — number of motor vehicles
Number of registered motor vehicles Brooklyn Park % South Australia % Australia %
None 296 15.2 54,051 8.7 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 834 42.9 227,462 36.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 553 28.5 220,627 35.6 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 197 10.1 99,481 16.1 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 62 3.2 17,417 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Brooklyn Park (State Suburbs), 42.9% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 28.5% had two registered motor vehicles and 10.1% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

Expand Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people category,
includes selected people & dwelling characteristics

People characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
People characteristics Brooklyn Park % South Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 36 -- 30,430 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 17 47.2 14,971 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 19 52.8 15,459 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 40 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Brooklyn Park (State Suburbs), there were 36 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 17 (or 47.2%) were male and 19 (or 52.8%) were female. The median age was 40 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Brooklyn Park % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 2.1 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 833 -- 842 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Brooklyn Park (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.1, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $833.

Mortgage and rent Brooklyn Park % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 130 -- 166 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 65 -- 1,306 -- 1,647 --

In Brooklyn Park (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $130 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $65.

LATEST ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (AEST) 28/03/2013

Some values may have been adjusted to avoid release of confidential data. This may have a significant impact on the calculated percentages.

The information contained in this QuickStat has been produced by the Australian Bureau of Statistics | It contains data from the 2011 Census of Population & Housing held on 9 August 2011 | Release date of this QuickStat was 28 March 2013 | 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 2011 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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