2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | South Australia | State Suburbs

Forestville (SA)

Code SSC40210 (SSC)
People 1,351
Male 671
Female 680
Median age 35
Families 355
Average children per family 1.6
All private dwellings 633
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $1,227
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,731
Median weekly rent $263
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.4
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Forestville (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Total 1,351 -- 1,596,572 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 671 49.7 787,218 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 680 50.3 809,354 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 6 0.4 30,431 1.9 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 1,351 people in Forestville (SA) (State Suburbs) of these 49.7% were male and 50.3% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.4% of the population.

Age Forestville (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 92 6.8 96,143 6.0 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 75 5.6 93,202 5.8 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 72 5.3 97,591 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 51 3.8 103,248 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 95 7.0 105,586 6.6 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 139 10.3 104,507 6.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 149 11.1 97,820 6.1 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 100 7.4 103,966 6.5 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 106 7.9 112,408 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 97 7.2 113,085 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 103 7.6 111,857 7.0 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 88 6.5 102,009 6.4 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 66 4.9 97,599 6.1 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 36 2.7 74,667 4.7 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 30 2.2 58,536 3.7 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 17 1.3 46,631 2.9 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 17 1.3 39,560 2.5 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 15 1.1 38,157 2.4 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 35 -- 39 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Forestville (SA) (State Suburbs) was 35 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 17.7% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 8.7% of the population.

Registered marital status Forestville (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 464 41.7 633,439 48.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 28 2.5 38,964 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 98 8.8 118,732 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 49 4.4 83,000 6.3 949,634 5.5
Never married 475 42.6 435,501 33.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Forestville (SA) (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 41.7% were married and 11.3% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Forestville (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 46 -- 52 -- 50 --
Separated 46 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 57 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 77 -- 79 -- 78 --
Never married 29 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Forestville (SA) (State Suburbs) was 46 years and the median age of people never married was 29 years.

Social marital status Forestville (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 428 41.2 575,818 48.7 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 159 15.3 113,166 9.6 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 453 43.6 492,206 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Forestville (SA) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 41.2% of people were in a registered marriage and 15.3% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Forestville (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 46 -- 52 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 33 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 34 -- 36 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Forestville (SA) (State Suburbs) was 46 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 33 years.

Education Forestville (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 22 5.3 20,581 4.5 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 50 12.0 87,778 19.1 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 51 12.2 26,164 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 11 2.6 22,597 4.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 31 7.4 52,221 11.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 10 2.4 18,905 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 19 4.6 19,825 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 38 9.1 34,842 7.6 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 120 28.8 65,957 14.4 932,524 14.3
Other 12 2.9 11,101 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 53 12.7 98,694 21.5 1,511,694 23.2
Total 417 -- 458,665 -- 6,503,580 --

In Forestville (SA) (State Suburbs) 30.8% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 26.9% were in primary school, 14.6% in secondary school and 37.6% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Forestville (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Australia 981 72.7 1,170,788 73.3 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Forestville (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 429 33.4 467,496 31.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 103 8.0 107,089 7.1 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 77 6.0 75,325 5.0 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 677 52.6 853,040 56.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Forestville (SA) (State Suburbs), 52.6% of people had both parents born in Australia and 33.4% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Forestville (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 500 61.4 445,076 56.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 248 30.5 247,601 31.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 40 4.9 46,683 6.0 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 26 3.2 44,968 5.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 814 -- 784,328 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 814 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Forestville (SA) (State Suburbs). Of these 61.4% were employed full time, 30.5% were employed part-time and 3.2% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Forestville (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 75 9.5 88,381 12.0 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 78 9.9 72,516 9.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 94 11.9 86,705 11.7 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 179 22.7 146,289 19.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 323 40.9 298,788 40.4 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Forestville (SA) (State Suburbs), 9.5% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.9% worked 16 to 24 hours and 40.9% worked 40 hours or more.

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

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

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

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

Median weekly incomes Forestville (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 726 -- 534 -- 577 --
Family 1,683 -- 1,330 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,227 -- 1,044 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Forestville (SA) (State Suburbs) was $726.

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

Unpaid work Forestville (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 903 80.8 936,604 71.5 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 333 29.8 364,336 27.8 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 132 11.8 154,651 11.8 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 242 21.7 258,840 19.8 3,090,874 17.8

In Forestville (SA) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 80.8% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 29.8% 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, 21.7% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Forestville (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 311 27.8 282,493 21.6 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 400 35.8 351,524 26.8 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 127 11.4 168,882 12.9 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 65 5.8 133,703 10.2 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Forestville (SA) (State Suburbs), 35.8% worked 5 to 14 hours, 11.4% worked 15 to 29 hours and 5.8% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Forestville (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 136 38.4 174,668 40.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 164 46.3 178,436 41.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 41 11.6 70,082 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 13 3.7 7,064 1.6 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Forestville (SA) (State Suburbs), 46.3% were couple families with children, 38.4% were couple families without children and 11.6% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Forestville (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 15.0 -- 18.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 85.0 -- 81.1 -- 82.4

In Forestville (SA) (State Suburbs) 15.0% of single parents were male and 85.0% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Forestville (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Families without children 2,288 -- 1,906 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,687 -- 2,130 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Forestville (SA) (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,687 and those without children was $2,288.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Forestville (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 91 30.5 68,246 19.3 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 16 5.4 14,646 4.1 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 75 25.2 80,406 22.8 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 42 14.1 48,840 13.8 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 17 5.7 20,310 5.8 251,191 5.4
Both not working 27 9.1 76,963 21.8 899,598 19.2
Other 19 6.4 21,766 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 11 3.7 21,930 6.2 314,529 6.7

In Forestville (SA) (State Suburbs), of couple families, 30.5% had both partners employed full-time, 5.4% had both employed part-time and 25.2% 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 Forestville (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 569 92.7 619,037 88.1 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 45 7.3 83,777 11.9 934,470 10.7

In Forestville (SA) (State Suburbs), 92.7% of private dwellings were occupied and 7.3% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Forestville (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 325 57.1 494,471 79.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 134 23.6 66,465 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 110 19.3 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 Forestville (SA) (State Suburbs), 57.1% were separate houses, 23.6% 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 Forestville (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 1,690 0.3 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 19 3.4 21,955 3.5 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 268 47.3 121,108 19.6 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 212 37.5 328,640 53.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 59 10.4 134,862 21.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 8 1.4 10,786 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.6 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.3 -- 2.4 -- 2.6 --

In Forestville (SA) (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 3.4% had 1 bedroom, 47.3% had 2 bedrooms and 37.5% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.6. The average household size was 2.3 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Forestville (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 147 25.9 203,281 32.8 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 211 37.2 218,402 35.3 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 191 33.7 172,727 27.9 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 5 0.9 8,937 1.4 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 13 2.3 15,694 2.5 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Forestville (SA) (State Suburbs), 25.9% were owned outright, 37.2% were owned with a mortgage and 33.7% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Forestville (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Family households 354 62.4 424,352 68.5 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 175 30.9 172,669 27.9 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 38 6.7 22,020 3.6 321,007 4.1

In Forestville (SA) (State Suburbs), of all households, 62.4% were family households, 30.9% were single person households and 6.7% were group households.

Household income Forestville (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 21.4 -- 27.7 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 15.3 -- 7.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Forestville (SA) (State Suburbs), 21.4% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 15.3% 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 Forestville (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Median rent 263 -- 220 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 88.5 -- 90.7 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 11.5 -- 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 Forestville (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,731 -- 1,500 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.0 -- 91.2 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 9.0 -- 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 Forestville (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
None 63 11.1 54,051 8.7 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 259 45.4 227,462 36.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 177 31.1 220,627 35.6 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 56 9.8 99,481 16.1 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 15 2.6 17,417 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Forestville (SA) (State Suburbs), 45.4% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 31.1% had two registered motor vehicles and 9.8% 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 Forestville (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 5 -- 30,430 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 0 0.0 14,971 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 5 100.0 15,459 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 12 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Forestville (SA) (State Suburbs), there were 5 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 0 (or 0.0%) were male and 5 (or 100.0%) were female. The median age was 12 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Forestville (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 2 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 700 -- 842 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Forestville (SA) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $700.

Mortgage and rent Forestville (SA) % 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 0 -- 1,306 -- 1,647 --

In Forestville (SA) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $270 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $0.

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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