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Playford (C)

Code LGA45680 (LGA)
People 79,115
Male 39,281
Female 39,834
Median age 32
Families 21,284
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 32,375
Average people per household 2.6
Median weekly household income $896
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,300
Median weekly rent $200
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.6
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Playford (C) % South Australia % Australia %
Total 79,115 -- 1,596,572 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 39,281 49.7 787,218 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 39,834 50.3 809,354 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 2,364 3.0 30,431 1.9 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 79,115 people in Playford (C) (Local Government Areas) of these 49.7% were male and 50.3% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 3.0% of the population.

Age Playford (C) % South Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 6,643 8.4 96,143 6.0 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 5,730 7.2 93,202 5.8 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 5,849 7.4 97,591 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 6,052 7.6 103,248 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 6,143 7.8 105,586 6.6 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 6,006 7.6 104,507 6.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 5,022 6.3 97,820 6.1 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 5,053 6.4 103,966 6.5 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 5,383 6.8 112,408 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 5,546 7.0 113,085 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 4,974 6.3 111,857 7.0 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 3,979 5.0 102,009 6.4 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 3,444 4.4 97,599 6.1 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 2,639 3.3 74,667 4.7 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 2,341 3.0 58,536 3.7 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 1,912 2.4 46,631 2.9 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 1,445 1.8 39,560 2.5 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 957 1.2 38,157 2.4 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 32 -- 39 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Playford (C) (Local Government Areas) was 32 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 23.0% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 11.7% of the population.

Registered marital status Playford (C) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 25,077 41.2 633,439 48.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 2,522 4.1 38,964 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 6,025 9.9 118,732 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 3,305 5.4 83,000 6.3 949,634 5.5
Never married 23,968 39.4 435,501 33.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Playford (C) (Local Government Areas) aged 15 years and over, 41.2% were married and 14.0% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Playford (C) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 50 -- 52 -- 50 --
Separated 46 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 52 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 76 -- 79 -- 78 --
Never married 25 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Playford (C) (Local Government Areas) was 50 years and the median age of people never married was 25 years.

Social marital status Playford (C) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 23,421 41.7 575,818 48.7 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 6,980 12.4 113,166 9.6 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 25,709 45.8 492,206 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Playford (C) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 41.7% of people were in a registered marriage and 12.4% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Playford (C) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 49 -- 52 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 32 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 33 -- 36 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Playford (C) (Local Government Areas) was 49 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 32 years.

Education Playford (C) % South Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 1,261 5.2 20,581 4.5 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 5,212 21.4 87,778 19.1 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 1,406 5.8 26,164 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 1,287 5.3 22,597 4.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 2,958 12.1 52,221 11.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 1,039 4.3 18,905 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 1,115 4.6 19,825 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 1,954 8.0 34,842 7.6 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 1,459 6.0 65,957 14.4 932,524 14.3
Other 612 2.5 11,101 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 6,067 24.9 98,694 21.5 1,511,694 23.2
Total 24,370 -- 458,665 -- 6,503,580 --

In Playford (C) (Local Government Areas) 30.8% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 32.4% were in primary school, 21.0% in secondary school and 14.0% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Playford (C) % South Australia % Australia %
Australia 57,732 73.0 1,170,788 73.3 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Playford (C) % South Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 23,669 32.2 467,496 31.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 6,140 8.4 107,089 7.1 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 4,820 6.6 75,325 5.0 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 38,894 52.9 853,040 56.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Playford (C) (Local Government Areas), 52.9% of people had both parents born in Australia and 32.2% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Playford (C) % South Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 18,882 55.9 445,076 56.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 9,592 28.4 247,601 31.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 2,116 6.3 46,683 6.0 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 3,216 9.5 44,968 5.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 33,806 -- 784,328 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 33,806 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Playford (C) (Local Government Areas). Of these 55.9% were employed full time, 28.4% were employed part-time and 9.5% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Playford (C) % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 3,153 10.3 88,381 12.0 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 2,658 8.7 72,516 9.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 3,780 12.4 86,705 11.7 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 7,411 24.2 146,289 19.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 11,471 37.5 298,788 40.4 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Playford (C) (Local Government Areas), 10.3% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.7% worked 16 to 24 hours and 37.5% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Playford (C) % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 39 -- 42 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 37 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Playford (C) (Local Government Areas) was 39 years and for people who were employed part-time was 37 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Playford (C) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 455 -- 534 -- 577 --
Family 1,063 -- 1,330 -- 1,481 --
Household 896 -- 1,044 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Playford (C) (Local Government Areas) was $455.

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

Unpaid work Playford (C) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 40,616 66.7 936,604 71.5 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 18,541 30.4 364,336 27.8 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 7,360 12.1 154,651 11.8 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 7,112 11.7 258,840 19.8 3,090,874 17.8

In Playford (C) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 66.7% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 30.4% provided care for children and 12.1% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 11.7% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Playford (C) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 11,779 19.3 282,493 21.6 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 14,934 24.5 351,524 26.8 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 7,214 11.8 168,882 12.9 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 6,686 11.0 133,703 10.2 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Playford (C) (Local Government Areas), 24.5% worked 5 to 14 hours, 11.8% worked 15 to 29 hours and 11.0% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Playford (C) % South Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 6,967 32.7 174,668 40.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 8,550 40.2 178,436 41.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 5,422 25.5 70,082 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 345 1.6 7,064 1.6 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Playford (C) (Local Government Areas), 40.2% were couple families with children, 32.7% were couple families without children and 25.5% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Playford (C) % South Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 17.5 -- 18.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 82.5 -- 81.1 -- 82.4

In Playford (C) (Local Government Areas) 17.5% of single parents were male and 82.5% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Playford (C) % South Australia % Australia %
Families without children 1,714 -- 1,906 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,884 -- 2,130 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Playford (C) (Local Government Areas), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,884 and those without children was $1,714.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Playford (C) % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 2,803 18.1 68,246 19.3 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 480 3.1 14,646 4.1 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 2,998 19.3 80,406 22.8 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 2,601 16.8 48,840 13.8 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 874 5.6 20,310 5.8 251,191 5.4
Both not working 3,828 24.7 76,963 21.8 899,598 19.2
Other 1,037 6.7 21,766 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 893 5.8 21,930 6.2 314,529 6.7

In Playford (C) (Local Government Areas), of couple families, 18.1% had both partners employed full-time, 3.1% had both employed part-time and 19.3% 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 Playford (C) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 29,005 92.5 619,037 88.1 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 2,347 7.5 83,777 11.9 934,470 10.7

In Playford (C) (Local Government Areas), 92.5% of private dwellings were occupied and 7.5% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Playford (C) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 23,446 80.8 494,471 79.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 4,232 14.6 66,465 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 1,209 4.2 54,968 8.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 114 0.4 2,812 0.5 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Playford (C) (Local Government Areas), 80.8% were separate houses, 14.6% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 4.2% were flats, units or apartments and 0.4% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Playford (C) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 102 0.4 1,690 0.3 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 704 2.4 21,955 3.5 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 2,465 8.5 121,108 19.6 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 18,122 62.5 328,640 53.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 6,942 23.9 134,862 21.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 670 2.3 10,786 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.1 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.6 -- 2.4 -- 2.6 --

In Playford (C) (Local Government Areas), of occupied private dwellings 2.4% had 1 bedroom, 8.5% had 2 bedrooms and 62.5% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.1. The average household size was 2.6 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Playford (C) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 6,042 20.8 203,281 32.8 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 11,536 39.8 218,402 35.3 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 10,458 36.1 172,727 27.9 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 135 0.5 8,937 1.4 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 834 2.9 15,694 2.5 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Playford (C) (Local Government Areas), 20.8% were owned outright, 39.8% were owned with a mortgage and 36.1% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Playford (C) % South Australia % Australia %
Family households 20,827 71.8 424,352 68.5 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 7,268 25.1 172,669 27.9 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 910 3.1 22,020 3.6 321,007 4.1

In Playford (C) (Local Government Areas), of all households, 71.8% were family households, 25.1% were single person households and 3.1% were group households.

Household income Playford (C) % South Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 31.9 -- 27.7 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 3.0 -- 7.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Playford (C) (Local Government Areas), 31.9% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 3.0% 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 Playford (C) % South Australia % Australia %
Median rent 200 -- 220 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 86.5 -- 90.7 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 13.5 -- 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 Playford (C) % South Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,300 -- 1,500 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 88.9 -- 91.2 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 11.1 -- 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 Playford (C) % South Australia % Australia %
None 3,500 12.1 54,051 8.7 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 10,847 37.4 227,462 36.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 9,459 32.6 220,627 35.6 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 4,149 14.3 99,481 16.1 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 1,048 3.6 17,417 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Playford (C) (Local Government Areas), 37.4% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 32.6% had two registered motor vehicles and 14.3% 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 Playford (C) % South Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 2,366 -- 30,430 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 1,171 49.5 14,971 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 1,195 50.5 15,459 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 18 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Playford (C) (Local Government Areas), there were 2,366 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 1,171 (or 49.5%) were male and 1,195 (or 50.5%) were female. The median age was 18 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Playford (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 3.2 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 794 -- 842 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Playford (C) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.2, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $794.

Mortgage and rent Playford (C) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 200 -- 166 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,300 -- 1,306 -- 1,647 --

In Playford (C) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $200 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,300.

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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