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Australia | South Australia | Local Government Areas

Port Adelaide Enfield (C)

Code LGA45890 (LGA)
People 112,815
Male 56,146
Female 56,669
Median age 37
Families 29,045
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 50,291
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $952
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,600
Median weekly rent $220
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.5
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Port Adelaide Enfield (C) % South Australia % Australia %
Total 112,815 -- 1,596,572 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 56,146 49.8 787,218 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 56,669 50.2 809,354 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 2,720 2.4 30,431 1.9 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 112,815 people in Port Adelaide Enfield (C) (Local Government Areas) of these 49.8% were male and 50.2% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 2.4% of the population.

Age Port Adelaide Enfield (C) % South Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 6,926 6.1 96,143 6.0 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 6,176 5.5 93,202 5.8 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 6,297 5.6 97,591 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 6,668 5.9 103,248 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 7,892 7.0 105,586 6.6 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 9,422 8.4 104,507 6.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 8,588 7.6 97,820 6.1 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 8,208 7.3 103,966 6.5 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 8,081 7.2 112,408 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 7,548 6.7 113,085 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 7,634 6.8 111,857 7.0 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 6,533 5.8 102,009 6.4 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 5,955 5.3 97,599 6.1 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 4,363 3.9 74,667 4.7 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 3,580 3.2 58,536 3.7 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 3,200 2.8 46,631 2.9 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 2,943 2.6 39,560 2.5 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 2,802 2.5 38,157 2.4 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 37 -- 39 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Port Adelaide Enfield (C) (Local Government Areas) was 37 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 17.2% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 15.0% of the population.

Registered marital status Port Adelaide Enfield (C) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 39,650 42.4 633,439 48.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 3,122 3.3 38,964 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 9,492 10.2 118,732 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 6,361 6.8 83,000 6.3 949,634 5.5
Never married 34,788 37.2 435,501 33.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Port Adelaide Enfield (C) (Local Government Areas) aged 15 years and over, 42.4% were married and 13.5% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Port Adelaide Enfield (C) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 48 -- 52 -- 50 --
Separated 49 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 54 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 79 -- 79 -- 78 --
Never married 27 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Port Adelaide Enfield (C) (Local Government Areas) was 48 years and the median age of people never married was 27 years.

Social marital status Port Adelaide Enfield (C) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 35,932 42.5 575,818 48.7 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 7,718 9.1 113,166 9.6 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 40,973 48.4 492,206 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Port Adelaide Enfield (C) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 42.5% of people were in a registered marriage and 9.1% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Port Adelaide Enfield (C) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 49 -- 52 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 36 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 38 -- 36 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Port Adelaide Enfield (C) (Local Government Areas) was 49 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 36 years.

Education Port Adelaide Enfield (C) % South Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 1,441 4.2 20,581 4.5 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 4,982 14.7 87,778 19.1 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 2,661 7.8 26,164 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 1,006 3.0 22,597 4.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 3,162 9.3 52,221 11.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 1,827 5.4 18,905 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 734 2.2 19,825 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 3,126 9.2 34,842 7.6 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 5,011 14.7 65,957 14.4 932,524 14.3
Other 1,062 3.1 11,101 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 8,971 26.4 98,694 21.5 1,511,694 23.2
Total 33,983 -- 458,665 -- 6,503,580 --

In Port Adelaide Enfield (C) (Local Government Areas) 30.1% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 25.5% were in primary school, 16.8% in secondary school and 24.0% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Port Adelaide Enfield (C) % South Australia % Australia %
Australia 72,142 63.9 1,170,788 73.3 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Port Adelaide Enfield (C) % South Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 45,261 43.3 467,496 31.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 7,132 6.8 107,089 7.1 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 4,612 4.4 75,325 5.0 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 47,490 45.4 853,040 56.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Port Adelaide Enfield (C) (Local Government Areas), 45.4% of people had both parents born in Australia and 43.3% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Port Adelaide Enfield (C) % South Australia % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Port Adelaide Enfield (C) % South Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 30,468 57.7 445,076 56.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 15,672 29.7 247,601 31.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 3,072 5.8 46,683 6.0 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 3,565 6.8 44,968 5.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 52,777 -- 784,328 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 52,777 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Port Adelaide Enfield (C) (Local Government Areas). Of these 57.7% were employed full time, 29.7% were employed part-time and 6.8% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Port Adelaide Enfield (C) % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 5,307 10.8 88,381 12.0 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 4,754 9.7 72,516 9.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 5,617 11.4 86,705 11.7 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 11,989 24.4 146,289 19.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 18,471 37.5 298,788 40.4 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Port Adelaide Enfield (C) (Local Government Areas), 10.8% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.7% worked 16 to 24 hours and 37.5% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Port Adelaide Enfield (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 Port Adelaide Enfield (C) (Local Government Areas) was 39 years and for people who were employed part-time was 37 years.

Occupation Port Adelaide Enfield (C) % South Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Port Adelaide Enfield (C) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 484 -- 534 -- 577 --
Family 1,221 -- 1,330 -- 1,481 --
Household 952 -- 1,044 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Port Adelaide Enfield (C) (Local Government Areas) was $484.

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

Unpaid work Port Adelaide Enfield (C) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 61,488 65.8 936,604 71.5 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 23,791 25.5 364,336 27.8 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 10,493 11.2 154,651 11.8 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 13,231 14.2 258,840 19.8 3,090,874 17.8

In Port Adelaide Enfield (C) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 65.8% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 25.5% provided care for children and 11.2% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 14.2% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Port Adelaide Enfield (C) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 19,782 21.2 282,493 21.6 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 23,535 25.2 351,524 26.8 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 10,251 11.0 168,882 12.9 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 7,919 8.5 133,703 10.2 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Port Adelaide Enfield (C) (Local Government Areas), 25.2% worked 5 to 14 hours, 11.0% worked 15 to 29 hours and 8.5% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Port Adelaide Enfield (C) % South Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 10,702 36.8 174,668 40.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 11,578 39.9 178,436 41.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 6,052 20.8 70,082 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 712 2.5 7,064 1.6 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Port Adelaide Enfield (C) (Local Government Areas), 39.9% were couple families with children, 36.8% were couple families without children and 20.8% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Port Adelaide Enfield (C) % South Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 16.6 -- 18.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 83.4 -- 81.1 -- 82.4

In Port Adelaide Enfield (C) (Local Government Areas) 16.6% of single parents were male and 83.4% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Port Adelaide Enfield (C) % South Australia % Australia %
Families without children 2,004 -- 1,906 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,042 -- 2,130 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Port Adelaide Enfield (C) (Local Government Areas), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,042 and those without children was $2,004.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Port Adelaide Enfield (C) % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 4,558 20.5 68,246 19.3 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 911 4.1 14,646 4.1 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 4,368 19.6 80,406 22.8 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 3,296 14.8 48,840 13.8 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 1,324 5.9 20,310 5.8 251,191 5.4
Both not working 5,137 23.1 76,963 21.8 899,598 19.2
Other 1,360 6.1 21,766 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 1,329 6.0 21,930 6.2 314,529 6.7

In Port Adelaide Enfield (C) (Local Government Areas), of couple families, 20.5% had both partners employed full-time, 4.1% had both employed part-time and 19.6% 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 Port Adelaide Enfield (C) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 44,654 91.9 619,037 88.1 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 3,952 8.1 83,777 11.9 934,470 10.7

In Port Adelaide Enfield (C) (Local Government Areas), 91.9% of private dwellings were occupied and 8.1% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Port Adelaide Enfield (C) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 32,630 73.1 494,471 79.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 6,889 15.4 66,465 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 4,974 11.1 54,968 8.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 140 0.3 2,812 0.5 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Port Adelaide Enfield (C) (Local Government Areas), 73.1% were separate houses, 15.4% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 11.1% were flats, units or apartments and 0.3% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Port Adelaide Enfield (C) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 113 0.3 1,690 0.3 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 1,817 4.1 21,955 3.5 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 11,308 25.3 121,108 19.6 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 24,186 54.2 328,640 53.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 6,237 14.0 134,862 21.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 991 2.2 10,786 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.8 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.4 -- 2.4 -- 2.6 --

In Port Adelaide Enfield (C) (Local Government Areas), of occupied private dwellings 4.1% had 1 bedroom, 25.3% had 2 bedrooms and 54.2% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.8. The average household size was 2.4 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Port Adelaide Enfield (C) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 12,141 27.2 203,281 32.8 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 14,306 32.0 218,402 35.3 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 16,352 36.6 172,727 27.9 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 466 1.0 8,937 1.4 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 1,389 3.1 15,694 2.5 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Port Adelaide Enfield (C) (Local Government Areas), 27.2% were owned outright, 32.0% were owned with a mortgage and 36.6% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Port Adelaide Enfield (C) % South Australia % Australia %
Family households 28,397 63.6 424,352 68.5 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 14,195 31.8 172,669 27.9 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 2,061 4.6 22,020 3.6 321,007 4.1

In Port Adelaide Enfield (C) (Local Government Areas), of all households, 63.6% were family households, 31.8% were single person households and 4.6% were group households.

Household income Port Adelaide Enfield (C) % South Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 31.6 -- 27.7 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 5.3 -- 7.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Port Adelaide Enfield (C) (Local Government Areas), 31.6% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 5.3% 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 Port Adelaide Enfield (C) % South Australia % Australia %
Median rent 220 -- 220 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 87.6 -- 90.7 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 12.4 -- 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 Port Adelaide Enfield (C) % South Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,600 -- 1,500 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.8 -- 91.2 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 9.2 -- 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 Port Adelaide Enfield (C) % South Australia % Australia %
None 5,983 13.4 54,051 8.7 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 17,869 40.0 227,462 36.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 14,138 31.7 220,627 35.6 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 5,046 11.3 99,481 16.1 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 1,616 3.6 17,417 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Port Adelaide Enfield (C) (Local Government Areas), 40.0% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 31.7% had two registered motor vehicles and 11.3% 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 Port Adelaide Enfield (C) % South Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 2,722 -- 30,430 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 1,345 49.4 14,971 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 1,377 50.6 15,459 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 23 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Port Adelaide Enfield (C) (Local Government Areas), there were 2,722 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 1,345 (or 49.4%) were male and 1,377 (or 50.6%) were female. The median age was 23 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Port Adelaide Enfield (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 2.8 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 741 -- 842 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Port Adelaide Enfield (C) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.8, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $741.

Mortgage and rent Port Adelaide Enfield (C) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 180 -- 166 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,463 -- 1,306 -- 1,647 --

In Port Adelaide Enfield (C) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $180 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,463.

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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