2011 Census QuickStats

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Brighton (SA)

Code SSC40068 (SSC)
People 3,397
Male 1,602
Female 1,795
Median age 47
Families 899
Average children per family 1.7
All private dwellings 1,713
Average people per household 2.2
Median weekly household income $1,118
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,733
Median weekly rent $275
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 Brighton (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Total 3,397 -- 1,596,572 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 1,602 47.2 787,218 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 1,795 52.8 809,354 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 7 0.2 30,431 1.9 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 3,397 people in Brighton (SA) (State Suburbs) of these 47.2% were male and 52.8% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.2% of the population.

Age Brighton (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 133 3.9 96,143 6.0 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 152 4.5 93,202 5.8 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 175 5.2 97,591 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 231 6.8 103,248 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 204 6.0 105,586 6.6 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 123 3.6 104,507 6.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 168 4.9 97,820 6.1 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 188 5.5 103,966 6.5 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 207 6.1 112,408 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 251 7.4 113,085 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 316 9.3 111,857 7.0 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 246 7.2 102,009 6.4 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 207 6.1 97,599 6.1 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 173 5.1 74,667 4.7 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 142 4.2 58,536 3.7 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 144 4.2 46,631 2.9 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 172 5.1 39,560 2.5 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 165 4.9 38,157 2.4 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 47 -- 39 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Brighton (SA) (State Suburbs) was 47 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 13.4% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 23.4% of the population.

Registered marital status Brighton (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,430 48.7 633,439 48.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 90 3.1 38,964 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 262 8.9 118,732 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 295 10.0 83,000 6.3 949,634 5.5
Never married 861 29.3 435,501 33.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Brighton (SA) (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 48.7% were married and 12.0% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Brighton (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 54 -- 52 -- 50 --
Separated 49 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 57 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 82 -- 79 -- 78 --
Never married 25 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Brighton (SA) (State Suburbs) was 54 years and the median age of people never married was 25 years.

Social marital status Brighton (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 1,296 49.7 575,818 48.7 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 192 7.4 113,166 9.6 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 1,118 42.9 492,206 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Brighton (SA) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 49.7% of people were in a registered marriage and 7.4% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Brighton (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 54 -- 52 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 36 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 44 -- 36 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Brighton (SA) (State Suburbs) was 54 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 36 years.

Education Brighton (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 30 3.4 20,581 4.5 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 132 14.7 87,778 19.1 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 53 5.9 26,164 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 46 5.1 22,597 4.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 92 10.3 52,221 11.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 69 7.7 18,905 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 33 3.7 19,825 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 48 5.4 34,842 7.6 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 198 22.1 65,957 14.4 932,524 14.3
Other 27 3.0 11,101 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 167 18.7 98,694 21.5 1,511,694 23.2
Total 895 -- 458,665 -- 6,503,580 --

In Brighton (SA) (State Suburbs) 26.3% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 25.7% were in primary school, 21.7% in secondary school and 27.4% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Brighton (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Australia 2,520 74.2 1,170,788 73.3 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Brighton (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 928 28.8 467,496 31.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 253 7.9 107,089 7.1 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 167 5.2 75,325 5.0 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,872 58.1 853,040 56.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Brighton (SA) (State Suburbs), 58.1% of people had both parents born in Australia and 28.8% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Brighton (SA) % South Australia % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Brighton (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 939 55.5 445,076 56.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 590 34.9 247,601 31.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 82 4.8 46,683 6.0 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 81 4.8 44,968 5.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 1,692 -- 784,328 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 1,692 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Brighton (SA) (State Suburbs). Of these 55.5% were employed full time, 34.9% were employed part-time and 4.8% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Brighton (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 231 14.4 88,381 12.0 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 181 11.3 72,516 9.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 180 11.2 86,705 11.7 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 286 17.8 146,289 19.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 653 40.6 298,788 40.4 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Brighton (SA) (State Suburbs), 14.4% worked 1 to 15 hours, 11.3% worked 16 to 24 hours and 40.6% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Brighton (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 46 -- 42 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 39 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Brighton (SA) (State Suburbs) was 46 years and for people who were employed part-time was 39 years.

Occupation Brighton (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Brighton (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 616 -- 534 -- 577 --
Family 1,707 -- 1,330 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,118 -- 1,044 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Brighton (SA) (State Suburbs) was $616.

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

Unpaid work Brighton (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 2,213 75.3 936,604 71.5 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 691 23.5 364,336 27.8 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 378 12.9 154,651 11.8 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 743 25.3 258,840 19.8 3,090,874 17.8

In Brighton (SA) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 75.3% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 23.5% provided care for children and 12.9% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 25.3% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Brighton (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 671 22.8 282,493 21.6 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 850 28.9 351,524 26.8 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 398 13.6 168,882 12.9 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 293 10.0 133,703 10.2 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Brighton (SA) (State Suburbs), 28.9% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.6% worked 15 to 29 hours and 10.0% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Brighton (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 402 44.7 174,668 40.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 367 40.8 178,436 41.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 121 13.5 70,082 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 9 1.0 7,064 1.6 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Brighton (SA) (State Suburbs), 40.8% were couple families with children, 44.7% were couple families without children and 13.5% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Brighton (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 20.2 -- 18.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 79.8 -- 81.1 -- 82.4

In Brighton (SA) (State Suburbs) 20.2% of single parents were male and 79.8% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Brighton (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Families without children 2,270 -- 1,906 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,591 -- 2,130 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Brighton (SA) (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,591 and those without children was $2,270.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Brighton (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 143 18.6 68,246 19.3 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 30 3.9 14,646 4.1 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 188 24.5 80,406 22.8 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 85 11.1 48,840 13.8 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 47 6.1 20,310 5.8 251,191 5.4
Both not working 183 23.8 76,963 21.8 899,598 19.2
Other 36 4.7 21,766 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 56 7.3 21,930 6.2 314,529 6.7

In Brighton (SA) (State Suburbs), of couple families, 18.6% had both partners employed full-time, 3.9% had both employed part-time and 24.5% 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 Brighton (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,446 87.0 619,037 88.1 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 217 13.0 83,777 11.9 934,470 10.7

In Brighton (SA) (State Suburbs), 87.0% of private dwellings were occupied and 13.0% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Brighton (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 899 62.2 494,471 79.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 239 16.5 66,465 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 298 20.6 54,968 8.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 6 0.4 2,812 0.5 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Brighton (SA) (State Suburbs), 62.2% were separate houses, 16.5% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 20.6% were flats, units or apartments and 0.4% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Brighton (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 1,690 0.3 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 55 3.8 21,955 3.5 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 464 32.1 121,108 19.6 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 621 42.9 328,640 53.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 287 19.8 134,862 21.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 19 1.3 10,786 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.9 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.2 -- 2.4 -- 2.6 --

In Brighton (SA) (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 3.8% had 1 bedroom, 32.1% had 2 bedrooms and 42.9% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.9. The average household size was 2.2 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Brighton (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 620 42.9 203,281 32.8 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 405 28.0 218,402 35.3 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 346 23.9 172,727 27.9 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 35 2.4 8,937 1.4 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 40 2.8 15,694 2.5 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Brighton (SA) (State Suburbs), 42.9% were owned outright, 28.0% were owned with a mortgage and 23.9% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Brighton (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Family households 895 61.9 424,352 68.5 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 511 35.3 172,669 27.9 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 41 2.8 22,020 3.6 321,007 4.1

In Brighton (SA) (State Suburbs), of all households, 61.9% were family households, 35.3% were single person households and 2.8% were group households.

Household income Brighton (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 26.0 -- 27.7 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 12.2 -- 7.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Brighton (SA) (State Suburbs), 26.0% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 12.2% 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 Brighton (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Median rent 275 -- 220 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.8 -- 90.7 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 9.2 -- 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 Brighton (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,733 -- 1,500 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.0 -- 91.2 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 6.0 -- 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 Brighton (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
None 148 10.2 54,051 8.7 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 612 42.3 227,462 36.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 458 31.7 220,627 35.6 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 191 13.2 99,481 16.1 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 37 2.6 17,417 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Brighton (SA) (State Suburbs), 42.3% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 31.7% had two registered motor vehicles and 13.2% 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 Brighton (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 8 -- 30,430 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 8 100.0 14,971 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 0 0.0 15,459 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 17 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Brighton (SA) (State Suburbs), there were 8 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 8 (or 100.0%) were male and 0 (or 0.0%) were female. The median age was 17 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Brighton (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 --
Average number of people per bedroom 2 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 0 -- 842 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Brighton (SA) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3, with 2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $0.

Mortgage and rent Brighton (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 0 -- 166 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,500 -- 1,306 -- 1,647 --

In Brighton (SA) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $0 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,500.

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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