2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | South Australia | Local Government Areas

Kingston (DC)

Code LGA43360 (LGA)
People 2,279
Male 1,165
Female 1,114
Median age 46
Families 632
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 1,567
Average people per household 2.2
Median weekly household income $819
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,083
Median weekly rent $130
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Kingston (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Total 2,279 -- 1,596,572 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 1,165 51.1 787,218 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 1,114 48.9 809,354 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 35 1.5 30,431 1.9 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 2,279 people in Kingston (DC) (Local Government Areas) of these 51.1% were male and 48.9% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.5% of the population.

Age Kingston (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 109 4.8 96,143 6.0 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 122 5.4 93,202 5.8 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 129 5.7 97,591 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 135 5.9 103,248 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 99 4.3 105,586 6.6 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 118 5.2 104,507 6.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 107 4.7 97,820 6.1 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 126 5.5 103,966 6.5 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 134 5.9 112,408 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 144 6.3 113,085 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 166 7.3 111,857 7.0 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 197 8.6 102,009 6.4 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 192 8.4 97,599 6.1 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 166 7.3 74,667 4.7 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 112 4.9 58,536 3.7 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 117 5.1 46,631 2.9 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 53 2.3 39,560 2.5 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 54 2.4 38,157 2.4 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 46 -- 39 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Kingston (DC) (Local Government Areas) was 46 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 15.9% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 22.2% of the population.

Registered marital status Kingston (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,062 55.3 633,439 48.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 50 2.6 38,964 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 150 7.8 118,732 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 150 7.8 83,000 6.3 949,634 5.5
Never married 510 26.5 435,501 33.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Kingston (DC) (Local Government Areas) aged 15 years and over, 55.3% were married and 10.5% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Kingston (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 57 -- 52 -- 50 --
Separated 51 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 57 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 77 -- 79 -- 78 --
Never married 26 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Kingston (DC) (Local Government Areas) was 57 years and the median age of people never married was 26 years.

Social marital status Kingston (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 890 54.6 575,818 48.7 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 175 10.7 113,166 9.6 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 564 34.6 492,206 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Kingston (DC) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 54.6% of people were in a registered marriage and 10.7% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Kingston (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 55 -- 52 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 37 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 43 -- 36 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Kingston (DC) (Local Government Areas) was 55 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 37 years.

Education Kingston (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 28 5.3 20,581 4.5 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 169 31.7 87,778 19.1 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 0 0.0 26,164 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 0 0.0 22,597 4.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 118 22.1 52,221 11.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 0 0.0 18,905 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 7 1.3 19,825 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 38 7.1 34,842 7.6 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 15 2.8 65,957 14.4 932,524 14.3
Other 12 2.3 11,101 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 146 27.4 98,694 21.5 1,511,694 23.2
Total 533 -- 458,665 -- 6,503,580 --

In Kingston (DC) (Local Government Areas) 23.4% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 32.5% were in primary school, 23.6% in secondary school and 9.6% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Kingston (DC) % South Australia % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Kingston (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Australia 2,055 90.2 1,170,788 73.3 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Kingston (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 179 8.3 467,496 31.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 76 3.5 107,089 7.1 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 93 4.3 75,325 5.0 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,811 83.9 853,040 56.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Kingston (DC) (Local Government Areas), 83.9% of people had both parents born in Australia and 8.3% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Kingston (DC) % South Australia % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Kingston (DC) % South Australia % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Kingston (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 587 53.2 445,076 56.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 374 33.9 247,601 31.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 115 10.4 46,683 6.0 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 28 2.5 44,968 5.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 1,104 -- 784,328 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 1,104 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Kingston (DC) (Local Government Areas). Of these 53.2% were employed full time, 33.9% were employed part-time and 2.5% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Kingston (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 158 14.7 88,381 12.0 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 98 9.1 72,516 9.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 117 10.9 86,705 11.7 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 124 11.6 146,289 19.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 466 43.5 298,788 40.4 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Kingston (DC) (Local Government Areas), 14.7% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.1% worked 16 to 24 hours and 43.5% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Kingston (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 44 -- 42 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 46 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Kingston (DC) (Local Government Areas) was 44 years and for people who were employed part-time was 46 years.

Occupation Kingston (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Occupation Chart
Industry of employment, top responses Kingston (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Kingston (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 480 -- 534 -- 577 --
Family 988 -- 1,330 -- 1,481 --
Household 819 -- 1,044 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Kingston (DC) (Local Government Areas) was $480.

Travel to work, top responses Kingston (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Kingston (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,374 71.5 936,604 71.5 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 484 25.2 364,336 27.8 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 214 11.1 154,651 11.8 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 641 33.4 258,840 19.8 3,090,874 17.8

In Kingston (DC) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 71.5% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 25.2% provided care for children and 11.1% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 33.4% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Kingston (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 335 17.4 282,493 21.6 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 457 23.8 351,524 26.8 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 288 15.0 168,882 12.9 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 293 15.2 133,703 10.2 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Kingston (DC) (Local Government Areas), 23.8% worked 5 to 14 hours, 15.0% worked 15 to 29 hours and 15.2% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Kingston (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 337 53.4 174,668 40.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 215 34.1 178,436 41.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 75 11.9 70,082 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 4 0.6 7,064 1.6 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Kingston (DC) (Local Government Areas), 34.1% were couple families with children, 53.4% were couple families without children and 11.9% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Kingston (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 19.4 -- 18.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 80.6 -- 81.1 -- 82.4

In Kingston (DC) (Local Government Areas) 19.4% of single parents were male and 80.6% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Kingston (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Families without children 1,517 -- 1,906 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,562 -- 2,130 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Kingston (DC) (Local Government Areas), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,562 and those without children was $1,517.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Kingston (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 83 15.0 68,246 19.3 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 28 5.1 14,646 4.1 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 117 21.2 80,406 22.8 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 59 10.7 48,840 13.8 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 33 6.0 20,310 5.8 251,191 5.4
Both not working 130 23.6 76,963 21.8 899,598 19.2
Other 52 9.4 21,766 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 50 9.1 21,930 6.2 314,529 6.7

In Kingston (DC) (Local Government Areas), of couple families, 15.0% had both partners employed full-time, 5.1% 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 Kingston (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 927 60.9 619,037 88.1 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 594 39.1 83,777 11.9 934,470 10.7

In Kingston (DC) (Local Government Areas), 60.9% of private dwellings were occupied and 39.1% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Kingston (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 866 93.7 494,471 79.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 23 2.5 66,465 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 27 2.9 54,968 8.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 8 0.9 2,812 0.5 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Kingston (DC) (Local Government Areas), 93.7% were separate houses, 2.5% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 2.9% were flats, units or apartments and 0.9% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Kingston (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 1,690 0.3 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 22 2.4 21,955 3.5 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 149 16.1 121,108 19.6 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 481 51.9 328,640 53.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 255 27.5 134,862 21.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 20 2.2 10,786 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.2 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.2 -- 2.4 -- 2.6 --

In Kingston (DC) (Local Government Areas), of occupied private dwellings 2.4% had 1 bedroom, 16.1% had 2 bedrooms and 51.9% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.2. The average household size was 2.2 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Kingston (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 408 44.1 203,281 32.8 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 219 23.7 218,402 35.3 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 253 27.3 172,727 27.9 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 16 1.7 8,937 1.4 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 30 3.2 15,694 2.5 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Kingston (DC) (Local Government Areas), 44.1% were owned outright, 23.7% were owned with a mortgage and 27.3% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Kingston (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Family households 629 68.1 424,352 68.5 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 276 29.9 172,669 27.9 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 19 2.1 22,020 3.6 321,007 4.1

In Kingston (DC) (Local Government Areas), of all households, 68.1% were family households, 29.9% were single person households and 2.1% were group households.

Household income Kingston (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 35.4 -- 27.7 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 3.2 -- 7.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Kingston (DC) (Local Government Areas), 35.4% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 3.2% 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 Kingston (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Median rent 130 -- 220 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.1 -- 90.7 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 5.9 -- 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 Kingston (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,083 -- 1,500 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.6 -- 91.2 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 5.4 -- 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 Kingston (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
None 32 3.5 54,051 8.7 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 303 32.8 227,462 36.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 363 39.2 220,627 35.6 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 196 21.2 99,481 16.1 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 31 3.4 17,417 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Kingston (DC) (Local Government Areas), 32.8% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 39.2% had two registered motor vehicles and 21.2% 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 Kingston (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 35 -- 30,430 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 19 54.3 14,971 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 16 45.7 15,459 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 38 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Kingston (DC) (Local Government Areas), there were 35 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 19 (or 54.3%) were male and 16 (or 45.7%) were female. The median age was 38 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Kingston (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 2.9 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 666 -- 842 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Kingston (DC) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.9, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $666.

Mortgage and rent Kingston (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 138 -- 166 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 3,339 -- 1,306 -- 1,647 --

In Kingston (DC) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $138 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $3,339.

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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