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Australia | South Australia | State Suburbs

Athelstone

Code SSC40027 (SSC)
People 9,258
Male 4,623
Female 4,635
Median age 40
Families 2,743
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 3,545
Average people per household 2.8
Median weekly household income $1,453
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,571
Median weekly rent $300
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Athelstone % South Australia % Australia %
Total 9,258 -- 1,596,572 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 4,623 49.9 787,218 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 4,635 50.1 809,354 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 26 0.3 30,431 1.9 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 9,258 people in Athelstone (State Suburbs) of these 49.9% were male and 50.1% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.3% of the population.

Age Athelstone % South Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 495 5.3 96,143 6.0 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 562 6.1 93,202 5.8 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 604 6.5 97,591 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 723 7.8 103,248 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 591 6.4 105,586 6.6 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 445 4.8 104,507 6.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 461 5.0 97,820 6.1 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 597 6.4 103,966 6.5 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 725 7.8 112,408 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 742 8.0 113,085 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 753 8.1 111,857 7.0 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 645 7.0 102,009 6.4 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 626 6.8 97,599 6.1 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 475 5.1 74,667 4.7 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 365 3.9 58,536 3.7 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 234 2.5 46,631 2.9 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 134 1.4 39,560 2.5 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 83 0.9 38,157 2.4 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 40 -- 39 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Athelstone (State Suburbs) was 40 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 17.9% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 13.9% of the population.

Registered marital status Athelstone % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 4,492 59.1 633,439 48.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 154 2.0 38,964 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 463 6.1 118,732 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 288 3.8 83,000 6.3 949,634 5.5
Never married 2,198 28.9 435,501 33.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Athelstone (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 59.1% were married and 8.1% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Athelstone % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 52 -- 52 -- 50 --
Separated 47 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 54 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 74 -- 79 -- 78 --
Never married 23 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Athelstone (State Suburbs) was 52 years and the median age of people never married was 23 years.

Social marital status Athelstone % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 4,281 58.8 575,818 48.7 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 394 5.4 113,166 9.6 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 2,601 35.7 492,206 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Athelstone (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 58.8% of people were in a registered marriage and 5.4% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Athelstone % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 52 -- 52 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 40 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 26 -- 36 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Athelstone (State Suburbs) was 52 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 40 years.

Education Athelstone % South Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 129 4.8 20,581 4.5 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 477 17.8 87,778 19.1 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 325 12.2 26,164 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 67 2.5 22,597 4.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 258 9.6 52,221 11.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 321 12.0 18,905 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 62 2.3 19,825 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 173 6.5 34,842 7.6 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 445 16.6 65,957 14.4 932,524 14.3
Other 65 2.4 11,101 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 352 13.2 98,694 21.5 1,511,694 23.2
Total 2,674 -- 458,665 -- 6,503,580 --

In Athelstone (State Suburbs) 28.9% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 32.5% were in primary school, 24.0% in secondary school and 23.1% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Athelstone % South Australia % Australia %
Australia 6,543 70.7 1,170,788 73.3 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Athelstone % South Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 3,975 44.4 467,496 31.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 705 7.9 107,089 7.1 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 398 4.4 75,325 5.0 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 3,875 43.3 853,040 56.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Athelstone (State Suburbs), 43.3% of people had both parents born in Australia and 44.4% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Athelstone % South Australia % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Athelstone % South Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 2,820 56.1 445,076 56.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 1,674 33.3 247,601 31.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 324 6.4 46,683 6.0 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 212 4.2 44,968 5.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 5,030 -- 784,328 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 5,030 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Athelstone (State Suburbs). Of these 56.1% were employed full time, 33.3% were employed part-time and 4.2% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Athelstone % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 630 13.1 88,381 12.0 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 485 10.1 72,516 9.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 562 11.7 86,705 11.7 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 946 19.6 146,289 19.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,876 38.9 298,788 40.4 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Athelstone (State Suburbs), 13.1% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.1% worked 16 to 24 hours and 38.9% worked 40 hours or more.

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

The median age of people employed full-time in Athelstone (State Suburbs) was 44 years and for people who were employed part-time was 42 years.

Occupation Athelstone % South Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Athelstone % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 597 -- 534 -- 577 --
Family 1,655 -- 1,330 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,453 -- 1,044 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Athelstone (State Suburbs) was $597.

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

Unpaid work Athelstone % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 5,748 75.7 936,604 71.5 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 2,287 30.1 364,336 27.8 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 1,008 13.3 154,651 11.8 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,533 20.2 258,840 19.8 3,090,874 17.8

In Athelstone (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 75.7% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 30.1% provided care for children and 13.3% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 20.2% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Athelstone % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 1,790 23.6 282,493 21.6 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 2,163 28.5 351,524 26.8 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 1,019 13.4 168,882 12.9 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 777 10.2 133,703 10.2 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Athelstone (State Suburbs), 28.5% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.4% worked 15 to 29 hours and 10.2% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Athelstone % South Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 977 35.6 174,668 40.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 1,408 51.3 178,436 41.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 334 12.2 70,082 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 24 0.9 7,064 1.6 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Athelstone (State Suburbs), 51.3% were couple families with children, 35.6% were couple families without children and 12.2% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Athelstone % South Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 22.5 -- 18.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 77.5 -- 81.1 -- 82.4

In Athelstone (State Suburbs) 22.5% of single parents were male and 77.5% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Athelstone % South Australia % Australia %
Families without children 2,090 -- 1,906 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,307 -- 2,130 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Athelstone (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,307 and those without children was $2,090.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Athelstone % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 459 19.2 68,246 19.3 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 83 3.5 14,646 4.1 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 633 26.5 80,406 22.8 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 326 13.7 48,840 13.8 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 139 5.8 20,310 5.8 251,191 5.4
Both not working 465 19.5 76,963 21.8 899,598 19.2
Other 166 7.0 21,766 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 116 4.9 21,930 6.2 314,529 6.7

In Athelstone (State Suburbs), of couple families, 19.2% had both partners employed full-time, 3.5% 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 Athelstone % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 3,278 93.9 619,037 88.1 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 212 6.1 83,777 11.9 934,470 10.7

In Athelstone (State Suburbs), 93.9% of private dwellings were occupied and 6.1% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Athelstone % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 3,079 93.9 494,471 79.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 168 5.1 66,465 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 31 0.9 54,968 8.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 0 0.0 2,812 0.5 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Athelstone (State Suburbs), 93.9% were separate houses, 5.1% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.9% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Athelstone % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 1,690 0.3 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 11 0.3 21,955 3.5 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 224 6.8 121,108 19.6 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 1,792 54.7 328,640 53.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 1,219 37.2 134,862 21.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 32 1.0 10,786 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.4 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.8 -- 2.4 -- 2.6 --

In Athelstone (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 0.3% had 1 bedroom, 6.8% had 2 bedrooms and 54.7% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.4. The average household size was 2.8 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Athelstone % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 1,493 45.5 203,281 32.8 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 1,324 40.4 218,402 35.3 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 388 11.8 172,727 27.9 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 19 0.6 8,937 1.4 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 54 1.6 15,694 2.5 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Athelstone (State Suburbs), 45.5% were owned outright, 40.4% were owned with a mortgage and 11.8% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Athelstone % South Australia % Australia %
Family households 2,707 82.6 424,352 68.5 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 522 15.9 172,669 27.9 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 48 1.5 22,020 3.6 321,007 4.1

In Athelstone (State Suburbs), of all households, 82.6% were family households, 15.9% were single person households and 1.5% were group households.

Household income Athelstone % South Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 17.2 -- 27.7 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 12.1 -- 7.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Athelstone (State Suburbs), 17.2% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 12.1% 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 Athelstone % South Australia % Australia %
Median rent 300 -- 220 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 95.3 -- 90.7 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 4.7 -- 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 Athelstone % South Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,571 -- 1,500 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.9 -- 91.2 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 8.1 -- 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 Athelstone % South Australia % Australia %
None 94 2.9 54,051 8.7 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 927 28.3 227,462 36.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 1,473 44.9 220,627 35.6 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 721 22.0 99,481 16.1 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 63 1.9 17,417 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Athelstone (State Suburbs), 28.3% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 44.9% had two registered motor vehicles and 22.0% 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 Athelstone % South Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 27 -- 30,430 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 14 51.9 14,971 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 13 48.1 15,459 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 46 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Athelstone (State Suburbs), there were 27 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 14 (or 51.9%) were male and 13 (or 48.1%) were female. The median age was 46 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Athelstone % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 2.9 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,399 -- 842 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Athelstone (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.9, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,399.

Mortgage and rent Athelstone % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 320 -- 166 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,167 -- 1,306 -- 1,647 --

In Athelstone (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $320 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,167.

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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