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Unley (C)

Code LGA47980 (LGA)
People 36,840
Male 17,333
Female 19,507
Median age 39
Families 9,183
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 16,792
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $1,428
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,950
Median weekly rent $280
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 Unley (C) % South Australia % Australia %
Total 36,840 -- 1,596,572 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 17,333 47.0 787,218 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 19,507 53.0 809,354 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 145 0.4 30,431 1.9 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 36,840 people in Unley (C) (Local Government Areas) of these 47.0% were male and 53.0% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.4% of the population.

Age Unley (C) % South Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 2,000 5.4 96,143 6.0 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 2,045 5.6 93,202 5.8 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 1,889 5.1 97,591 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 2,041 5.5 103,248 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 2,818 7.6 105,586 6.6 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 2,719 7.4 104,507 6.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 2,401 6.5 97,820 6.1 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 2,530 6.9 103,966 6.5 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 2,619 7.1 112,408 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 2,553 6.9 113,085 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 2,530 6.9 111,857 7.0 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 2,486 6.7 102,009 6.4 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 2,191 5.9 97,599 6.1 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 1,474 4.0 74,667 4.7 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 1,133 3.1 58,536 3.7 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 909 2.5 46,631 2.9 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 988 2.7 39,560 2.5 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 1,512 4.1 38,157 2.4 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 39 -- 39 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Unley (C) (Local Government Areas) was 39 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 16.1% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 16.3% of the population.

Registered marital status Unley (C) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 14,118 45.7 633,439 48.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 682 2.2 38,964 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 2,662 8.6 118,732 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 2,151 7.0 83,000 6.3 949,634 5.5
Never married 11,295 36.5 435,501 33.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Unley (C) (Local Government Areas) aged 15 years and over, 45.7% were married and 10.8% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Unley (C) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 50 -- 52 -- 50 --
Separated 50 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 56 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 83 -- 79 -- 78 --
Never married 26 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Unley (C) (Local Government Areas) was 50 years and the median age of people never married was 26 years.

Social marital status Unley (C) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 12,639 46.5 575,818 48.7 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 2,578 9.5 113,166 9.6 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 11,977 44.0 492,206 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Unley (C) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 46.5% of people were in a registered marriage and 9.5% were in a de facto marriage.

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

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Unley (C) (Local Government Areas) was 50 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 36 years.

Education Unley (C) % South Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 502 4.4 20,581 4.5 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 1,541 13.6 87,778 19.1 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 545 4.8 26,164 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 847 7.5 22,597 4.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 646 5.7 52,221 11.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 402 3.5 18,905 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 864 7.6 19,825 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 648 5.7 34,842 7.6 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 3,189 28.1 65,957 14.4 932,524 14.3
Other 215 1.9 11,101 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 1,968 17.3 98,694 21.5 1,511,694 23.2
Total 11,367 -- 458,665 -- 6,503,580 --

In Unley (C) (Local Government Areas) 30.9% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 25.8% were in primary school, 16.8% in secondary school and 33.8% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Unley (C) % South Australia % Australia %
Australia 26,596 72.2 1,170,788 73.3 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Unley (C) % South Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 11,083 32.1 467,496 31.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 2,902 8.4 107,089 7.1 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 1,812 5.3 75,325 5.0 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 18,715 54.2 853,040 56.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Unley (C) (Local Government Areas), 54.2% of people had both parents born in Australia and 32.1% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Unley (C) % South Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 11,483 57.9 445,076 56.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 6,427 32.4 247,601 31.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 990 5.0 46,683 6.0 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 923 4.7 44,968 5.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 19,823 -- 784,328 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 19,823 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Unley (C) (Local Government Areas). Of these 57.9% were employed full time, 32.4% were employed part-time and 4.7% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Unley (C) % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 2,471 13.1 88,381 12.0 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 1,875 9.9 72,516 9.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 2,083 11.0 86,705 11.7 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 3,243 17.2 146,289 19.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 8,240 43.6 298,788 40.4 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Unley (C) (Local Government Areas), 13.1% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.9% worked 16 to 24 hours and 43.6% worked 40 hours or more.

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

The median age of people employed full-time in Unley (C) (Local Government Areas) was 42 years and for people who were employed part-time was 39 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Unley (C) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 723 -- 534 -- 577 --
Family 2,065 -- 1,330 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,428 -- 1,044 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Unley (C) (Local Government Areas) was $723.

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

Unpaid work Unley (C) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 23,307 75.4 936,604 71.5 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 8,267 26.7 364,336 27.8 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 3,653 11.8 154,651 11.8 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 6,965 22.5 258,840 19.8 3,090,874 17.8

In Unley (C) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 75.4% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 26.7% provided care for children and 11.8% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 22.5% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Unley (C) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 8,009 25.9 282,493 21.6 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 9,160 29.6 351,524 26.8 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 3,759 12.2 168,882 12.9 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 2,380 7.7 133,703 10.2 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Unley (C) (Local Government Areas), 29.6% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.2% worked 15 to 29 hours and 7.7% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Unley (C) % South Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 3,689 40.2 174,668 40.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 4,141 45.1 178,436 41.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 1,154 12.6 70,082 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 199 2.2 7,064 1.6 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Unley (C) (Local Government Areas), 45.1% were couple families with children, 40.2% were couple families without children and 12.6% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Unley (C) % South Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 18.6 -- 18.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 81.4 -- 81.1 -- 82.4

In Unley (C) (Local Government Areas) 18.6% of single parents were male and 81.4% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Unley (C) % South Australia % Australia %
Families without children 2,382 -- 1,906 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 3,017 -- 2,130 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Unley (C) (Local Government Areas), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $3,017 and those without children was $2,382.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Unley (C) % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 1,759 22.5 68,246 19.3 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 357 4.6 14,646 4.1 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 2,077 26.5 80,406 22.8 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 1,080 13.8 48,840 13.8 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 407 5.2 20,310 5.8 251,191 5.4
Both not working 1,220 15.6 76,963 21.8 899,598 19.2
Other 438 5.6 21,766 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 495 6.3 21,930 6.2 314,529 6.7

In Unley (C) (Local Government Areas), of couple families, 22.5% had both partners employed full-time, 4.6% had both employed part-time and 26.5% 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 Unley (C) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 14,638 90.3 619,037 88.1 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 1,571 9.7 83,777 11.9 934,470 10.7

In Unley (C) (Local Government Areas), 90.3% of private dwellings were occupied and 9.7% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Unley (C) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 8,887 60.7 494,471 79.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 2,912 19.9 66,465 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 2,821 19.3 54,968 8.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 5 0.0 2,812 0.5 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Unley (C) (Local Government Areas), 60.7% were separate houses, 19.9% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 19.3% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Unley (C) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 33 0.2 1,690 0.3 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 918 6.3 21,955 3.5 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 5,109 34.9 121,108 19.6 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 5,745 39.3 328,640 53.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 2,634 18.0 134,862 21.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 197 1.3 10,786 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.7 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.3 -- 2.4 -- 2.6 --

In Unley (C) (Local Government Areas), of occupied private dwellings 6.3% had 1 bedroom, 34.9% had 2 bedrooms and 39.3% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.7. The average household size was 2.3 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Unley (C) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 4,972 34.0 203,281 32.8 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 4,574 31.3 218,402 35.3 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 4,511 30.8 172,727 27.9 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 290 2.0 8,937 1.4 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 288 2.0 15,694 2.5 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Unley (C) (Local Government Areas), 34.0% were owned outright, 31.3% were owned with a mortgage and 30.8% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Unley (C) % South Australia % Australia %
Family households 9,123 62.3 424,352 68.5 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 4,622 31.6 172,669 27.9 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 892 6.1 22,020 3.6 321,007 4.1

In Unley (C) (Local Government Areas), of all households, 62.3% were family households, 31.6% were single person households and 6.1% were group households.

Household income Unley (C) % South Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 21.2 -- 27.7 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 17.4 -- 7.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Unley (C) (Local Government Areas), 21.2% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 17.4% 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 Unley (C) % South Australia % Australia %
Median rent 280 -- 220 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 89.8 -- 90.7 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 10.2 -- 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 Unley (C) % South Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,950 -- 1,500 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.8 -- 91.2 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 7.2 -- 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 Unley (C) % South Australia % Australia %
None 1,472 10.1 54,051 8.7 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 5,965 40.8 227,462 36.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 5,081 34.7 220,627 35.6 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 1,787 12.2 99,481 16.1 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 333 2.3 17,417 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Unley (C) (Local Government Areas), 40.8% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 34.7% had two registered motor vehicles and 12.2% 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 Unley (C) % South Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 144 -- 30,430 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 60 41.7 14,971 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 84 58.3 15,459 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 25 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Unley (C) (Local Government Areas), there were 144 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 60 (or 41.7%) were male and 84 (or 58.3%) were female. The median age was 25 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Unley (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 2.5 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,292 -- 842 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Unley (C) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.5, with 1.1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,292.

Mortgage and rent Unley (C) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 270 -- 166 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 3,033 -- 1,306 -- 1,647 --

In Unley (C) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $270 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $3,033.

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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