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Salisbury (C)

Code LGA47140 (LGA)
People 129,109
Male 64,252
Female 64,857
Median age 35
Families 35,246
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 52,105
Average people per household 2.6
Median weekly household income $1,021
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,410
Median weekly rent $240
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.7
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People — demographics & education
People Salisbury (C) % South Australia % Australia %
Total 129,109 -- 1,596,572 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 64,252 49.8 787,218 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 64,857 50.2 809,354 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 2,439 1.9 30,431 1.9 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 129,109 people in Salisbury (C) (Local Government Areas) of these 49.8% were male and 50.2% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.9% of the population.

Age Salisbury (C) % South Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 9,252 7.2 96,143 6.0 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 8,086 6.3 93,202 5.8 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 8,294 6.4 97,591 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 9,076 7.0 103,248 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 9,413 7.3 105,586 6.6 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 10,187 7.9 104,507 6.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 9,349 7.2 97,820 6.1 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 8,976 7.0 103,966 6.5 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 9,028 7.0 112,408 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 9,037 7.0 113,085 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 8,232 6.4 111,857 7.0 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 7,397 5.7 102,009 6.4 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 6,997 5.4 97,599 6.1 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 5,127 4.0 74,667 4.7 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 3,892 3.0 58,536 3.7 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 2,924 2.3 46,631 2.9 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 2,092 1.6 39,560 2.5 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 1,750 1.4 38,157 2.4 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 35 -- 39 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Salisbury (C) (Local Government Areas) was 35 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 19.9% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 12.2% of the population.

Registered marital status Salisbury (C) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 47,851 46.2 633,439 48.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 3,471 3.4 38,964 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 9,776 9.4 118,732 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 5,591 5.4 83,000 6.3 949,634 5.5
Never married 36,783 35.5 435,501 33.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Salisbury (C) (Local Government Areas) aged 15 years and over, 46.2% were married and 12.8% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Salisbury (C) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 50 -- 52 -- 50 --
Separated 47 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 52 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 76 -- 79 -- 78 --
Never married 25 -- 25 -- 25 --

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

Social marital status Salisbury (C) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 44,311 46.7 575,818 48.7 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 9,547 10.1 113,166 9.6 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 41,106 43.3 492,206 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Salisbury (C) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 46.7% of people were in a registered marriage and 10.1% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Salisbury (C) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 49 -- 52 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 34 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 32 -- 36 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Salisbury (C) (Local Government Areas) was 49 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 34 years.

Education Salisbury (C) % South Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 1,901 5.0 20,581 4.5 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 7,322 19.3 87,778 19.1 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 2,140 5.6 26,164 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 1,719 4.5 22,597 4.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 4,583 12.1 52,221 11.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 1,648 4.3 18,905 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 1,362 3.6 19,825 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 3,227 8.5 34,842 7.6 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 3,871 10.2 65,957 14.4 932,524 14.3
Other 1,009 2.7 11,101 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 9,150 24.1 98,694 21.5 1,511,694 23.2
Total 37,932 -- 458,665 -- 6,503,580 --

In Salisbury (C) (Local Government Areas) 29.4% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 29.5% were in primary school, 20.0% in secondary school and 18.7% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Salisbury (C) % South Australia % Australia %
Australia 86,478 67.0 1,170,788 73.3 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Salisbury (C) % South Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 49,169 40.8 467,496 31.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 8,781 7.3 107,089 7.1 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 6,350 5.3 75,325 5.0 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 56,129 46.6 853,040 56.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Salisbury (C) (Local Government Areas), 46.6% of people had both parents born in Australia and 40.8% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Salisbury (C) % South Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 36,096 58.8 445,076 56.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 17,120 27.9 247,601 31.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 3,735 6.1 46,683 6.0 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 4,476 7.3 44,968 5.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 61,427 -- 784,328 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 61,427 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Salisbury (C) (Local Government Areas). Of these 58.8% were employed full time, 27.9% were employed part-time and 7.3% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Salisbury (C) % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 5,830 10.2 88,381 12.0 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 4,829 8.5 72,516 9.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 6,454 11.3 86,705 11.7 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 14,666 25.8 146,289 19.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 21,431 37.6 298,788 40.4 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Salisbury (C) (Local Government Areas), 10.2% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.5% worked 16 to 24 hours and 37.6% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Salisbury (C) % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 39 -- 42 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 38 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Salisbury (C) (Local Government Areas) was 39 years and for people who were employed part-time was 38 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Salisbury (C) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 502 -- 534 -- 577 --
Family 1,193 -- 1,330 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,021 -- 1,044 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Salisbury (C) (Local Government Areas) was $502.

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

Unpaid work Salisbury (C) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 69,581 67.2 936,604 71.5 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 30,088 29.1 364,336 27.8 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 11,836 11.4 154,651 11.8 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 12,322 11.9 258,840 19.8 3,090,874 17.8

In Salisbury (C) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 67.2% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 29.1% provided care for children and 11.4% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 11.9% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Salisbury (C) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 21,865 21.1 282,493 21.6 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 25,925 25.1 351,524 26.8 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 11,828 11.4 168,882 12.9 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 9,961 9.6 133,703 10.2 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Salisbury (C) (Local Government Areas), 25.1% worked 5 to 14 hours, 11.4% worked 15 to 29 hours and 9.6% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Salisbury (C) % South Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 12,272 34.8 174,668 40.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 15,198 43.1 178,436 41.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 7,155 20.3 70,082 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 621 1.8 7,064 1.6 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Salisbury (C) (Local Government Areas), 43.1% were couple families with children, 34.8% were couple families without children and 20.3% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Salisbury (C) % South Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 18.4 -- 18.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 81.6 -- 81.1 -- 82.4

In Salisbury (C) (Local Government Areas) 18.4% of single parents were male and 81.6% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Salisbury (C) % South Australia % Australia %
Families without children 1,790 -- 1,906 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,923 -- 2,130 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Salisbury (C) (Local Government Areas), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,923 and those without children was $1,790.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Salisbury (C) % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 5,429 19.8 68,246 19.3 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 874 3.2 14,646 4.1 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 5,384 19.6 80,406 22.8 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 4,620 16.8 48,840 13.8 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 1,620 5.9 20,310 5.8 251,191 5.4
Both not working 6,244 22.7 76,963 21.8 899,598 19.2
Other 1,766 6.4 21,766 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 1,533 5.6 21,930 6.2 314,529 6.7

In Salisbury (C) (Local Government Areas), of couple families, 19.8% had both partners employed full-time, 3.2% 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 Salisbury (C) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 47,367 93.9 619,037 88.1 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 3,057 6.1 83,777 11.9 934,470 10.7

In Salisbury (C) (Local Government Areas), 93.9% of private dwellings were occupied and 6.1% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Salisbury (C) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 40,100 84.7 494,471 79.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 4,363 9.2 66,465 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 2,767 5.8 54,968 8.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 121 0.3 2,812 0.5 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Salisbury (C) (Local Government Areas), 84.7% were separate houses, 9.2% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 5.8% were flats, units or apartments and 0.3% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Salisbury (C) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 111 0.2 1,690 0.3 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 1,040 2.2 21,955 3.5 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 5,354 11.3 121,108 19.6 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 29,990 63.3 328,640 53.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 10,009 21.1 134,862 21.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 861 1.8 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 Salisbury (C) (Local Government Areas), of occupied private dwellings 2.2% had 1 bedroom, 11.3% had 2 bedrooms and 63.3% 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 Salisbury (C) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 12,550 26.5 203,281 32.8 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 20,155 42.6 218,402 35.3 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 12,934 27.3 172,727 27.9 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 480 1.0 8,937 1.4 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 1,248 2.6 15,694 2.5 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Salisbury (C) (Local Government Areas), 26.5% were owned outright, 42.6% were owned with a mortgage and 27.3% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Salisbury (C) % South Australia % Australia %
Family households 34,420 72.7 424,352 68.5 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 11,531 24.3 172,669 27.9 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 1,415 3.0 22,020 3.6 321,007 4.1

In Salisbury (C) (Local Government Areas), of all households, 72.7% were family households, 24.3% were single person households and 3.0% were group households.

Household income Salisbury (C) % South Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 26.4 -- 27.7 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 4.1 -- 7.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Salisbury (C) (Local Government Areas), 26.4% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 4.1% 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 Salisbury (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 Salisbury (C) % South Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,410 -- 1,500 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 87.9 -- 91.2 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 12.1 -- 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 Salisbury (C) % South Australia % Australia %
None 3,793 8.0 54,051 8.7 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 17,802 37.6 227,462 36.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 17,079 36.1 220,627 35.6 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 7,301 15.4 99,481 16.1 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 1,390 2.9 17,417 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Salisbury (C) (Local Government Areas), 37.6% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 36.1% had two registered motor vehicles and 15.4% 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 Salisbury (C) % South Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 2,438 -- 30,430 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 1,188 48.7 14,971 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 1,250 51.3 15,459 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 20 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Salisbury (C) (Local Government Areas), there were 2,438 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 1,188 (or 48.7%) were male and 1,250 (or 51.3%) were female. The median age was 20 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Salisbury (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 992 -- 842 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Salisbury (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 $992.

Mortgage and rent Salisbury (C) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 210 -- 166 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,517 -- 1,306 -- 1,647 --

In Salisbury (C) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $210 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,517.

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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