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Marion (C)

Code LGA44060 (LGA)
People 82,991
Male 40,024
Female 42,967
Median age 39
Families 22,503
Average children per family 1.7
All private dwellings 37,463
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $1,064
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,600
Median weekly rent $240
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.6
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People — demographics & education
People Marion (C) % South Australia % Australia %
Total 82,991 -- 1,596,572 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 40,024 48.2 787,218 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 42,967 51.8 809,354 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 880 1.1 30,431 1.9 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 82,991 people in Marion (C) (Local Government Areas) of these 48.2% were male and 51.8% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.1% of the population.

Age Marion (C) % South Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 4,746 5.7 96,143 6.0 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 4,320 5.2 93,202 5.8 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 4,402 5.3 97,591 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 5,212 6.3 103,248 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 5,880 7.1 105,586 6.6 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 5,846 7.0 104,507 6.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 5,682 6.8 97,820 6.1 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 5,668 6.8 103,966 6.5 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 5,509 6.6 112,408 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 5,775 7.0 113,085 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 5,828 7.0 111,857 7.0 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 5,566 6.7 102,009 6.4 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 4,686 5.6 97,599 6.1 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 3,466 4.2 74,667 4.7 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 2,903 3.5 58,536 3.7 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 2,571 3.1 46,631 2.9 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 2,514 3.0 39,560 2.5 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 2,416 2.9 38,157 2.4 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 39 -- 39 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Marion (C) (Local Government Areas) was 39 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 16.2% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 16.7% of the population.

Registered marital status Marion (C) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 32,384 46.6 633,439 48.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 1,928 2.8 38,964 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 6,711 9.7 118,732 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 4,680 6.7 83,000 6.3 949,634 5.5
Never married 23,822 34.3 435,501 33.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Marion (C) (Local Government Areas) aged 15 years and over, 46.6% were married and 12.4% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Marion (C) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 51 -- 52 -- 50 --
Separated 50 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 55 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 81 -- 79 -- 78 --
Never married 26 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Marion (C) (Local Government Areas) was 51 years and the median age of people never married was 26 years.

Social marital status Marion (C) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 29,774 46.6 575,818 48.7 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 5,812 9.1 113,166 9.6 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 28,343 44.3 492,206 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Marion (C) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 46.6% of people were in a registered marriage and 9.1% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Marion (C) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 51 -- 52 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 35 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 37 -- 36 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Marion (C) (Local Government Areas) was 51 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 35 years.

Education Marion (C) % South Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 976 4.2 20,581 4.5 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 4,150 17.9 87,778 19.1 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 1,372 5.9 26,164 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 881 3.8 22,597 4.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 2,669 11.5 52,221 11.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 1,027 4.4 18,905 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 756 3.3 19,825 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 1,884 8.1 34,842 7.6 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 4,455 19.2 65,957 14.4 932,524 14.3
Other 664 2.9 11,101 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 4,331 18.7 98,694 21.5 1,511,694 23.2
Total 23,165 -- 458,665 -- 6,503,580 --

In Marion (C) (Local Government Areas) 27.9% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 27.6% were in primary school, 19.2% in secondary school and 27.4% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Marion (C) % South Australia % Australia %
Australia 58,802 70.9 1,170,788 73.3 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Marion (C) % South Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 26,410 33.6 467,496 31.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 5,640 7.2 107,089 7.1 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 4,011 5.1 75,325 5.0 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 42,645 54.2 853,040 56.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Marion (C) (Local Government Areas), 54.2% of people had both parents born in Australia and 33.6% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Marion (C) % South Australia % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Marion (C) % South Australia % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Marion (C) % South Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 24,193 56.9 445,076 56.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 13,619 32.0 247,601 31.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 2,456 5.8 46,683 6.0 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 2,279 5.4 44,968 5.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 42,547 -- 784,328 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 42,547 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Marion (C) (Local Government Areas). Of these 56.9% were employed full time, 32.0% were employed part-time and 5.4% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Marion (C) % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 4,821 12.0 88,381 12.0 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 4,018 10.0 72,516 9.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 4,779 11.9 86,705 11.7 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 8,743 21.7 146,289 19.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 15,453 38.4 298,788 40.4 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Marion (C) (Local Government Areas), 12.0% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.0% worked 16 to 24 hours and 38.4% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Marion (C) % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 40 -- 42 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 39 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Marion (C) (Local Government Areas) was 40 years and for people who were employed part-time was 39 years.

Occupation Marion (C) % South Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Marion (C) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 552 -- 534 -- 577 --
Family 1,422 -- 1,330 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,064 -- 1,044 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Marion (C) (Local Government Areas) was $552.

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

Unpaid work Marion (C) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 50,893 73.2 936,604 71.5 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 18,535 26.7 364,336 27.8 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 8,043 11.6 154,651 11.8 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 12,213 17.6 258,840 19.8 3,090,874 17.8

In Marion (C) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 73.2% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 26.7% provided care for children and 11.6% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 17.6% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Marion (C) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 16,404 23.6 282,493 21.6 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 19,543 28.1 351,524 26.8 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 8,783 12.6 168,882 12.9 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 6,162 8.9 133,703 10.2 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Marion (C) (Local Government Areas), 28.1% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.6% worked 15 to 29 hours and 8.9% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Marion (C) % South Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 8,924 39.7 174,668 40.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 9,301 41.3 178,436 41.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 3,825 17.0 70,082 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 453 2.0 7,064 1.6 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Marion (C) (Local Government Areas), 41.3% were couple families with children, 39.7% were couple families without children and 17.0% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Marion (C) % South Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 17.7 -- 18.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 82.3 -- 81.1 -- 82.4

In Marion (C) (Local Government Areas) 17.7% of single parents were male and 82.3% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Marion (C) % South Australia % Australia %
Families without children 2,027 -- 1,906 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,165 -- 2,130 -- 2,310 --
 
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In Marion (C) (Local Government Areas), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,165 and those without children was $2,027.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Marion (C) % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 3,682 20.2 68,246 19.3 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 742 4.1 14,646 4.1 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 4,288 23.5 80,406 22.8 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 2,438 13.4 48,840 13.8 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 963 5.3 20,310 5.8 251,191 5.4
Both not working 3,872 21.2 76,963 21.8 899,598 19.2
Other 1,164 6.4 21,766 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 1,076 5.9 21,930 6.2 314,529 6.7

In Marion (C) (Local Government Areas), of couple families, 20.2% had both partners employed full-time, 4.1% had both employed part-time and 23.5% 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 Marion (C) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 33,836 92.7 619,037 88.1 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 2,664 7.3 83,777 11.9 934,470 10.7

In Marion (C) (Local Government Areas), 92.7% of private dwellings were occupied and 7.3% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Marion (C) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 24,746 73.1 494,471 79.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 5,892 17.4 66,465 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 3,182 9.4 54,968 8.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 11 0.0 2,812 0.5 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Marion (C) (Local Government Areas), 73.1% were separate houses, 17.4% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 9.4% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Marion (C) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 52 0.2 1,690 0.3 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 1,115 3.3 21,955 3.5 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 7,189 21.2 121,108 19.6 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 18,557 54.8 328,640 53.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 6,347 18.8 134,862 21.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 577 1.7 10,786 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.9 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.3 -- 2.4 -- 2.6 --

In Marion (C) (Local Government Areas), of occupied private dwellings 3.3% had 1 bedroom, 21.2% had 2 bedrooms and 54.8% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.9. The average household size was 2.3 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Marion (C) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 10,510 31.1 203,281 32.8 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 12,209 36.1 218,402 35.3 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 9,891 29.2 172,727 27.9 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 379 1.1 8,937 1.4 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 847 2.5 15,694 2.5 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Marion (C) (Local Government Areas), 31.1% were owned outright, 36.1% were owned with a mortgage and 29.2% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Marion (C) % South Australia % Australia %
Family households 22,255 65.8 424,352 68.5 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 10,117 29.9 172,669 27.9 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 1,467 4.3 22,020 3.6 321,007 4.1

In Marion (C) (Local Government Areas), of all households, 65.8% were family households, 29.9% were single person households and 4.3% were group households.

Household income Marion (C) % South Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 27.9 -- 27.7 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 6.5 -- 7.3 -- 11.2
 
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In Marion (C) (Local Government Areas), 27.9% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 6.5% 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 Marion (C) % South Australia % Australia %
Median rent 240 -- 220 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.3 -- 90.7 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 9.7 -- 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 Marion (C) % South Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,600 -- 1,500 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.0 -- 91.2 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 9.0 -- 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 Marion (C) % South Australia % Australia %
None 3,494 10.3 54,051 8.7 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 13,155 38.9 227,462 36.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 11,680 34.5 220,627 35.6 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 4,554 13.5 99,481 16.1 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 956 2.8 17,417 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Marion (C) (Local Government Areas), 38.9% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 34.5% had two registered motor vehicles and 13.5% 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 Marion (C) % South Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 880 -- 30,430 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 434 49.3 14,971 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 446 50.7 15,459 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 21 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Marion (C) (Local Government Areas), there were 880 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 434 (or 49.3%) were male and 446 (or 50.7%) were female. The median age was 21 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Marion (C) % 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 1.1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 887 -- 842 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Marion (C) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.9, with 1.1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $887.

Mortgage and rent Marion (C) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 175 -- 166 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,850 -- 1,306 -- 1,647 --

In Marion (C) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $175 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,850.

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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