2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | South Australia | Postal Areas

5291, SA

Code POA5291 (POA)
People 8,560
Male 4,510
Female 4,050
Median age 41
Families 2,387
Average children per family 2
All private dwellings 3,909
Average people per household 2.7
Median weekly household income $1,235
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,322
Median weekly rent $140
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.4
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People 5291, SA % South Australia % Australia %
Total 8,560 -- 1,596,572 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 4,510 52.7 787,218 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 4,050 47.3 809,354 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 94 1.1 30,431 1.9 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 8,560 people in 5291, SA (Postal Areas) of these 52.7% were male and 47.3% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.1% of the population.

Age 5291, SA % South Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 555 6.5 96,143 6.0 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 607 7.1 93,202 5.8 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 673 7.9 97,591 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 603 7.0 103,248 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 324 3.8 105,586 6.6 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 333 3.9 104,507 6.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 408 4.8 97,820 6.1 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 559 6.5 103,966 6.5 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 771 9.0 112,408 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 749 8.8 113,085 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 680 7.9 111,857 7.0 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 658 7.7 102,009 6.4 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 624 7.3 97,599 6.1 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 362 4.2 74,667 4.7 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 278 3.2 58,536 3.7 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 157 1.8 46,631 2.9 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 127 1.5 39,560 2.5 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 92 1.1 38,157 2.4 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 41 -- 39 -- 37 --

The median age of people in 5291, SA (Postal Areas) was 41 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 21.5% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 11.9% of the population.

Registered marital status 5291, SA % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 4,132 61.5 633,439 48.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 175 2.6 38,964 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 452 6.7 118,732 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 234 3.5 83,000 6.3 949,634 5.5
Never married 1,728 25.7 435,501 33.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in 5291, SA (Postal Areas) aged 15 years and over, 61.5% were married and 9.4% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status 5291, SA % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 51 -- 52 -- 50 --
Separated 50 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 54 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 78 -- 79 -- 78 --
Never married 24 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in 5291, SA (Postal Areas) was 51 years and the median age of people never married was 24 years.

Social marital status 5291, SA % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 3,707 62.6 575,818 48.7 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 512 8.6 113,166 9.6 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 1,706 28.8 492,206 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In 5291, SA (Postal Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 62.6% of people were in a registered marriage and 8.6% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status 5291, SA % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 50 -- 52 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 41 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 29 -- 36 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in 5291, SA (Postal Areas) was 50 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 41 years.

Education 5291, SA % South Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 136 5.3 20,581 4.5 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 704 27.4 87,778 19.1 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 155 6.0 26,164 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 95 3.7 22,597 4.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 441 17.2 52,221 11.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 116 4.5 18,905 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 52 2.0 19,825 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 180 7.0 34,842 7.6 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 102 4.0 65,957 14.4 932,524 14.3
Other 24 0.9 11,101 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 563 21.9 98,694 21.5 1,511,694 23.2
Total 2,568 -- 458,665 -- 6,503,580 --

In 5291, SA (Postal Areas) 30.0% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 37.1% were in primary school, 23.8% in secondary school and 11.0% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses 5291, SA % South Australia % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth 5291, SA % South Australia % Australia %
Australia 7,647 89.3 1,170,788 73.3 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses 5291, SA % South Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 816 10.2 467,496 31.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 395 4.9 107,089 7.1 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 257 3.2 75,325 5.0 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 6,565 81.7 853,040 56.8 10,757,087 53.7

In 5291, SA (Postal Areas), 81.7% of people had both parents born in Australia and 10.2% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses 5291, SA % South Australia % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) 5291, SA % South Australia % Australia %

People — employment
Employment 5291, SA % South Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 2,575 56.0 445,076 56.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 1,488 32.4 247,601 31.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 330 7.2 46,683 6.0 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 206 4.5 44,968 5.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 4,599 -- 784,328 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 4,599 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in 5291, SA (Postal Areas). Of these 56.0% were employed full time, 32.4% were employed part-time and 4.5% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked 5291, SA % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 547 12.4 88,381 12.0 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 443 10.1 72,516 9.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 496 11.3 86,705 11.7 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 614 14.0 146,289 19.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,962 44.6 298,788 40.4 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in 5291, SA (Postal Areas), 12.4% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.1% worked 16 to 24 hours and 44.6% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status 5291, SA % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 45 -- 42 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 44 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in 5291, SA (Postal Areas) was 45 years and for people who were employed part-time was 44 years.

Occupation 5291, SA % South Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Occupation Chart
Industry of employment, top responses 5291, SA % South Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes 5291, SA % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 586 -- 534 -- 577 --
Family 1,406 -- 1,330 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,235 -- 1,044 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in 5291, SA (Postal Areas) was $586.

Travel to work, top responses 5291, SA % South Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work 5291, SA % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 5,049 75.1 936,604 71.5 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 2,268 33.8 364,336 27.8 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 776 11.6 154,651 11.8 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,922 28.6 258,840 19.8 3,090,874 17.8

In 5291, SA (Postal Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 75.1% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 33.8% 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, 28.6% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours 5291, SA % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 1,340 19.9 282,493 21.6 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,801 26.8 351,524 26.8 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 1,059 15.8 168,882 12.9 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 847 12.6 133,703 10.2 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in 5291, SA (Postal Areas), 26.8% worked 5 to 14 hours, 15.8% worked 15 to 29 hours and 12.6% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition 5291, SA % South Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,016 42.6 174,668 40.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 1,152 48.3 178,436 41.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 197 8.3 70,082 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 22 0.9 7,064 1.6 97,722 1.7

Of the families in 5291, SA (Postal Areas), 48.3% were couple families with children, 42.6% were couple families without children and 8.3% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents 5291, SA % South Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 27.8 -- 18.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 72.2 -- 81.1 -- 82.4

In 5291, SA (Postal Areas) 27.8% of single parents were male and 72.2% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes 5291, SA % South Australia % Australia %
Families without children 1,664 -- 1,906 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,907 -- 2,130 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In 5291, SA (Postal Areas), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,907 and those without children was $1,664.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families 5291, SA % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 460 21.2 68,246 19.3 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 111 5.1 14,646 4.1 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 637 29.4 80,406 22.8 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 265 12.2 48,840 13.8 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 101 4.7 20,310 5.8 251,191 5.4
Both not working 297 13.7 76,963 21.8 899,598 19.2
Other 157 7.2 21,766 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 141 6.5 21,930 6.2 314,529 6.7

In 5291, SA (Postal Areas), of couple families, 21.2% had both partners employed full-time, 5.1% had both employed part-time and 29.4% 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 5291, SA % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,939 77.2 619,037 88.1 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 869 22.8 83,777 11.9 934,470 10.7

In 5291, SA (Postal Areas), 77.2% of private dwellings were occupied and 22.8% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure 5291, SA % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 2,886 98.2 494,471 79.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 9 0.3 66,465 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 14 0.5 54,968 8.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 26 0.9 2,812 0.5 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in 5291, SA (Postal Areas), 98.2% were separate houses, 0.3% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.5% were flats, units or apartments and 0.9% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms 5291, SA % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 5 0.2 1,690 0.3 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 66 2.2 21,955 3.5 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 367 12.5 121,108 19.6 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 1,520 51.7 328,640 53.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 939 31.9 134,862 21.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 42 1.4 10,786 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.2 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.7 -- 2.4 -- 2.6 --

In 5291, SA (Postal Areas), of occupied private dwellings 2.2% had 1 bedroom, 12.5% had 2 bedrooms and 51.7% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.2. The average household size was 2.7 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure 5291, SA % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 1,192 40.6 203,281 32.8 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 1,260 42.9 218,402 35.3 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 386 13.1 172,727 27.9 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 32 1.1 8,937 1.4 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 68 2.3 15,694 2.5 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in 5291, SA (Postal Areas), 40.6% were owned outright, 42.9% were owned with a mortgage and 13.1% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition 5291, SA % South Australia % Australia %
Family households 2,360 80.4 424,352 68.5 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 529 18.0 172,669 27.9 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 47 1.6 22,020 3.6 321,007 4.1

In 5291, SA (Postal Areas), of all households, 80.4% were family households, 18.0% were single person households and 1.6% were group households.

Household income 5291, SA % South Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 20.8 -- 27.7 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 7.0 -- 7.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In 5291, SA (Postal Areas), 20.8% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 7.0% 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 5291, SA % South Australia % Australia %
Median rent 140 -- 220 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 97.1 -- 90.7 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 2.9 -- 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 5291, SA % South Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,322 -- 1,500 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.7 -- 91.2 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 9.3 -- 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 5291, SA % South Australia % Australia %
None 40 1.4 54,051 8.7 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 552 18.8 227,462 36.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 1,229 41.8 220,627 35.6 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 1,046 35.6 99,481 16.1 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 73 2.5 17,417 2.8 234,292 3.0

In 5291, SA (Postal Areas), 18.8% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 41.8% had two registered motor vehicles and 35.6% 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 5291, SA % South Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 94 -- 30,430 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 58 61.7 14,971 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 36 38.3 15,459 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 29 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in 5291, SA (Postal Areas), there were 94 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 58 (or 61.7%) were male and 36 (or 38.3%) were female. The median age was 29 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics 5291, SA % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.3 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,333 -- 842 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In 5291, SA (Postal Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.3, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,333.

Mortgage and rent 5291, SA % 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 867 -- 1,306 -- 1,647 --

In 5291, SA (Postal Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $175 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $867.

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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