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Australia | South Australia | State Suburbs

Charleston

Code SSC40101 (SSC)
People 516
Male 272
Female 244
Median age 39
Families 147
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 201
Average people per household 2.9
Median weekly household income $1,458
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,517
Median weekly rent $225
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 Charleston % South Australia % Australia %
Total 516 -- 1,596,572 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 272 52.7 787,218 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 244 47.3 809,354 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 3 0.6 30,431 1.9 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 516 people in Charleston (State Suburbs) of these 52.7% were male and 47.3% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.6% of the population.

Age Charleston % South Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 30 5.8 96,143 6.0 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 33 6.4 93,202 5.8 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 49 9.5 97,591 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 44 8.5 103,248 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 21 4.1 105,586 6.6 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 17 3.3 104,507 6.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 32 6.2 97,820 6.1 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 44 8.5 103,966 6.5 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 47 9.1 112,408 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 39 7.5 113,085 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 43 8.3 111,857 7.0 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 46 8.9 102,009 6.4 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 31 6.0 97,599 6.1 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 13 2.5 74,667 4.7 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 12 2.3 58,536 3.7 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 8 1.5 46,631 2.9 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 6 1.2 39,560 2.5 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 3 0.6 38,157 2.4 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 39 -- 39 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Charleston (State Suburbs) was 39 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 21.1% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 7.7% of the population.

Registered marital status Charleston % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 239 58.2 633,439 48.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 9 2.2 38,964 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 32 7.8 118,732 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 9 2.2 83,000 6.3 949,634 5.5
Never married 122 29.7 435,501 33.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Charleston (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 58.2% were married and 10.2% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Charleston % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 48 -- 52 -- 50 --
Separated 63 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 57 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 70 -- 79 -- 78 --
Never married 24 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Charleston (State Suburbs) was 48 years and the median age of people never married was 24 years.

Social marital status Charleston % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 221 58.8 575,818 48.7 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 32 8.5 113,166 9.6 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 123 32.7 492,206 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Charleston (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 58.8% of people were in a registered marriage and 8.5% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Charleston % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 48 -- 52 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 51 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 30 -- 36 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Charleston (State Suburbs) was 48 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 51 years.

Education Charleston % South Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 7 4.5 20,581 4.5 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 24 15.3 87,778 19.1 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 3 1.9 26,164 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 27 17.2 22,597 4.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 34 21.7 52,221 11.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 3 1.9 18,905 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 14 8.9 19,825 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 9 5.7 34,842 7.6 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 15 9.6 65,957 14.4 932,524 14.3
Other 3 1.9 11,101 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 18 11.5 98,694 21.5 1,511,694 23.2
Total 157 -- 458,665 -- 6,503,580 --

In Charleston (State Suburbs) 29.9% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 35.0% were in primary school, 32.5% in secondary school and 14.0% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Charleston % South Australia % Australia %
Australia 457 88.2 1,170,788 73.3 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Charleston % South Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 52 10.5 467,496 31.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 41 8.2 107,089 7.1 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 29 5.8 75,325 5.0 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 375 75.5 853,040 56.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Charleston (State Suburbs), 75.5% of people had both parents born in Australia and 10.5% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Charleston % South Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 169 56.1 445,076 56.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 103 34.2 247,601 31.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 21 7.0 46,683 6.0 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 8 2.7 44,968 5.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 301 -- 784,328 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 301 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Charleston (State Suburbs). Of these 56.1% were employed full time, 34.2% were employed part-time and 2.7% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Charleston % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 36 12.5 88,381 12.0 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 22 7.6 72,516 9.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 42 14.5 86,705 11.7 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 48 16.6 146,289 19.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 121 41.9 298,788 40.4 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Charleston (State Suburbs), 12.5% worked 1 to 15 hours, 7.6% worked 16 to 24 hours and 41.9% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Charleston % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 45 -- 42 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 38 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Charleston (State Suburbs) was 45 years and for people who were employed part-time was 38 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Charleston % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 636 -- 534 -- 577 --
Family 1,656 -- 1,330 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,458 -- 1,044 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Charleston (State Suburbs) was $636.

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

Unpaid work Charleston % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 344 83.7 936,604 71.5 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 155 37.7 364,336 27.8 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 67 16.3 154,651 11.8 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 138 33.7 258,840 19.8 3,090,874 17.8

In Charleston (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 83.7% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 37.7% provided care for children and 16.3% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 33.7% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Charleston % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 106 25.9 282,493 21.6 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 133 32.4 351,524 26.8 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 53 12.9 168,882 12.9 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 51 12.4 133,703 10.2 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Charleston (State Suburbs), 32.4% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.9% worked 15 to 29 hours and 12.4% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Charleston % South Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 43 29.3 174,668 40.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 91 61.9 178,436 41.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 13 8.8 70,082 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 0 0.0 7,064 1.6 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Charleston (State Suburbs), 61.9% were couple families with children, 29.3% were couple families without children and 8.8% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Charleston % South Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 23.1 -- 18.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 76.9 -- 81.1 -- 82.4

In Charleston (State Suburbs) 23.1% of single parents were male and 76.9% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Charleston % South Australia % Australia %
Families without children 1,583 -- 1,906 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,941 -- 2,130 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Charleston (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,941 and those without children was $1,583.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Charleston % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 24 18.2 68,246 19.3 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 7 5.3 14,646 4.1 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 40 30.3 80,406 22.8 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 18 13.6 48,840 13.8 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 10 7.6 20,310 5.8 251,191 5.4
Both not working 10 7.6 76,963 21.8 899,598 19.2
Other 11 8.3 21,766 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 12 9.1 21,930 6.2 314,529 6.7

In Charleston (State Suburbs), of couple families, 18.2% had both partners employed full-time, 5.3% had both employed part-time and 30.3% 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 Charleston % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 172 89.1 619,037 88.1 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 21 10.9 83,777 11.9 934,470 10.7

In Charleston (State Suburbs), 89.1% of private dwellings were occupied and 10.9% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Charleston % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 172 100.0 494,471 79.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 0 0.0 66,465 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 0 0.0 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 Charleston (State Suburbs), 100.0% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Charleston % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 1,690 0.3 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 4 2.3 21,955 3.5 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 18 10.5 121,108 19.6 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 88 51.2 328,640 53.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 62 36.0 134,862 21.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 0 0.0 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 2.9 -- 2.4 -- 2.6 --

In Charleston (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 2.3% had 1 bedroom, 10.5% had 2 bedrooms and 51.2% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.2. The average household size was 2.9 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Charleston % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 55 32.0 203,281 32.8 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 101 58.7 218,402 35.3 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 13 7.6 172,727 27.9 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 0 0.0 8,937 1.4 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 3 1.7 15,694 2.5 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Charleston (State Suburbs), 32.0% were owned outright, 58.7% were owned with a mortgage and 7.6% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Charleston % South Australia % Australia %
Family households 142 82.6 424,352 68.5 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 30 17.4 172,669 27.9 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 0 0.0 22,020 3.6 321,007 4.1

In Charleston (State Suburbs), of all households, 82.6% were family households, 17.4% were single person households and 0.0% were group households.

Household income Charleston % South Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 14.2 -- 27.7 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 11.5 -- 7.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Charleston (State Suburbs), 14.2% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 11.5% 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 Charleston % South Australia % Australia %
Median rent 225 -- 220 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 98.2 -- 90.7 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 1.8 -- 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 Charleston % South Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,517 -- 1,500 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 84.8 -- 91.2 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 15.2 -- 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 Charleston % South Australia % Australia %
None 0 0.0 54,051 8.7 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 28 16.2 227,462 36.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 72 41.6 220,627 35.6 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 70 40.5 99,481 16.1 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 3 1.7 17,417 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Charleston (State Suburbs), 16.2% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 41.6% had two registered motor vehicles and 40.5% 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 Charleston % South Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 3 -- 30,430 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 3 100.0 14,971 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 0 0.0 15,459 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 0 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Charleston (State Suburbs), there were 3 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 3 (or 100.0%) were male and 0 (or 0.0%) were female. The median age was 0 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Charleston % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 5 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 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 Charleston (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 5, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $0.

Mortgage and rent Charleston % 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 737 -- 1,306 -- 1,647 --

In Charleston (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 $737.

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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