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Forreston

Code SSC40211 (SSC)
People 370
Male 193
Female 177
Median age 45
Families 116
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 146
Average people per household 2.8
Median weekly household income $1,239
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,500
Median weekly rent $100
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.5
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Forreston % South Australia % Australia %
Total 370 -- 1,596,572 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 193 52.2 787,218 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 177 47.8 809,354 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 7 1.9 30,431 1.9 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 370 people in Forreston (State Suburbs) of these 52.2% were male and 47.8% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.9% of the population.

Age Forreston % South Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 18 4.9 96,143 6.0 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 25 6.8 93,202 5.8 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 25 6.8 97,591 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 31 8.4 103,248 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 22 5.9 105,586 6.6 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 14 3.8 104,507 6.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 13 3.5 97,820 6.1 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 19 5.1 103,966 6.5 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 28 7.6 112,408 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 30 8.1 113,085 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 33 8.9 111,857 7.0 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 35 9.5 102,009 6.4 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 31 8.4 97,599 6.1 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 24 6.5 74,667 4.7 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 8 2.2 58,536 3.7 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 4 1.1 46,631 2.9 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 7 1.9 39,560 2.5 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 3 0.8 38,157 2.4 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 45 -- 39 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Forreston (State Suburbs) was 45 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 19.1% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 12.7% of the population.

Registered marital status Forreston % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 192 63.4 633,439 48.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 8 2.6 38,964 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 22 7.3 118,732 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 5 1.7 83,000 6.3 949,634 5.5
Never married 76 25.1 435,501 33.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Forreston (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 63.4% were married and 9.6% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Forreston % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 56 -- 52 -- 50 --
Separated 45 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 53 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 68 -- 79 -- 78 --
Never married 22 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Forreston (State Suburbs) was 56 years and the median age of people never married was 22 years.

Social marital status Forreston % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 177 63.2 575,818 48.7 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 27 9.6 113,166 9.6 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 76 27.1 492,206 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Forreston (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 63.2% of people were in a registered marriage and 9.6% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Forreston % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 56 -- 52 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 46 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 27 -- 36 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Forreston (State Suburbs) was 56 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 46 years.

Education Forreston % South Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 7 6.1 20,581 4.5 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 22 19.3 87,778 19.1 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 0 0.0 26,164 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 13 11.4 22,597 4.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 11 9.6 52,221 11.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 3 2.6 18,905 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 16 14.0 19,825 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 17 14.9 34,842 7.6 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 14 12.3 65,957 14.4 932,524 14.3
Other 0 0.0 11,101 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 11 9.6 98,694 21.5 1,511,694 23.2
Total 114 -- 458,665 -- 6,503,580 --

In Forreston (State Suburbs) 30.5% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 30.7% were in primary school, 26.3% in secondary school and 27.2% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Forreston % South Australia % Australia %
Australia 299 80.6 1,170,788 73.3 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Forreston % South Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 94 25.5 467,496 31.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 26 7.0 107,089 7.1 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 22 6.0 75,325 5.0 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 227 61.5 853,040 56.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Forreston (State Suburbs), 61.5% of people had both parents born in Australia and 25.5% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Forreston % South Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 118 57.0 445,076 56.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 69 33.3 247,601 31.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 12 5.8 46,683 6.0 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 8 3.9 44,968 5.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 207 -- 784,328 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 207 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Forreston (State Suburbs). Of these 57.0% were employed full time, 33.3% were employed part-time and 3.9% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Forreston % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 26 12.7 88,381 12.0 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 25 12.3 72,516 9.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 24 11.8 86,705 11.7 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 34 16.7 146,289 19.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 84 41.2 298,788 40.4 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Forreston (State Suburbs), 12.7% worked 1 to 15 hours, 12.3% worked 16 to 24 hours and 41.2% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Forreston % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 46 -- 42 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 50 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Forreston (State Suburbs) was 46 years and for people who were employed part-time was 50 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Forreston % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 602 -- 534 -- 577 --
Family 1,361 -- 1,330 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,239 -- 1,044 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Forreston (State Suburbs) was $602.

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

Unpaid work Forreston % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 238 78.5 936,604 71.5 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 84 27.8 364,336 27.8 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 42 14.0 154,651 11.8 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 86 28.7 258,840 19.8 3,090,874 17.8

In Forreston (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 78.5% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 27.8% provided care for children and 14.0% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 28.7% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Forreston % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 56 18.5 282,493 21.6 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 90 29.8 351,524 26.8 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 49 16.2 168,882 12.9 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 40 13.2 133,703 10.2 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Forreston (State Suburbs), 29.8% worked 5 to 14 hours, 16.2% worked 15 to 29 hours and 13.2% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Forreston % South Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 46 40.0 174,668 40.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 56 48.7 178,436 41.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 10 8.7 70,082 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 3 2.6 7,064 1.6 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Forreston (State Suburbs), 48.7% were couple families with children, 40.0% were couple families without children and 8.7% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Forreston % South Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 57.1 -- 18.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 42.9 -- 81.1 -- 82.4

In Forreston (State Suburbs) 57.1% of single parents were male and 42.9% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Forreston % South Australia % Australia %
Families without children 1,281 -- 1,906 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,312 -- 2,130 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Forreston (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,312 and those without children was $1,281.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Forreston % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 17 15.7 68,246 19.3 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 6 5.6 14,646 4.1 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 26 24.1 80,406 22.8 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 22 20.4 48,840 13.8 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 9 8.3 20,310 5.8 251,191 5.4
Both not working 20 18.5 76,963 21.8 899,598 19.2
Other 4 3.7 21,766 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 4 3.7 21,930 6.2 314,529 6.7

In Forreston (State Suburbs), of couple families, 15.7% had both partners employed full-time, 5.6% had both employed part-time and 24.1% 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 Forreston % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 125 86.8 619,037 88.1 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 19 13.2 83,777 11.9 934,470 10.7

In Forreston (State Suburbs), 86.8% of private dwellings were occupied and 13.2% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Forreston % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 124 100.0 494,471 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 Forreston (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 Forreston % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 1,690 0.3 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 0 0.0 21,955 3.5 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 12 9.8 121,108 19.6 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 65 52.8 328,640 53.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 46 37.4 134,862 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 3.5 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.8 -- 2.4 -- 2.6 --

In Forreston (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 0.0% had 1 bedroom, 9.8% had 2 bedrooms and 52.8% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.5. The average household size was 2.8 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Forreston % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 54 43.5 203,281 32.8 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 60 48.4 218,402 35.3 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 10 8.1 172,727 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 0 0.0 15,694 2.5 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Forreston (State Suburbs), 43.5% were owned outright, 48.4% were owned with a mortgage and 8.1% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Forreston % South Australia % Australia %
Family households 112 89.6 424,352 68.5 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 13 10.4 172,669 27.9 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 0 0.0 22,020 3.6 321,007 4.1

In Forreston (State Suburbs), of all households, 89.6% were family households, 10.4% were single person households and 0.0% were group households.

Household income Forreston % South Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 21.4 -- 27.7 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 8.0 -- 7.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Forreston (State Suburbs), 21.4% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 8.0% 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 Forreston % South Australia % Australia %
Median rent 100 -- 220 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 97.6 -- 90.7 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 2.4 -- 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 Forreston % South Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,500 -- 1,500 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.1 -- 91.2 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 9.9 -- 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 Forreston % South Australia % Australia %
None 0 0.0 54,051 8.7 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 15 12.0 227,462 36.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 56 44.8 220,627 35.6 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 54 43.2 99,481 16.1 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 0 0.0 17,417 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Forreston (State Suburbs), 12.0% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 44.8% had two registered motor vehicles and 43.2% 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 Forreston % South Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 5 -- 30,430 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 5 100.0 14,971 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 0 0.0 15,459 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 60 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Forreston (State Suburbs), there were 5 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 5 (or 100.0%) were male and 0 (or 0.0%) were female. The median age was 60 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Forreston % 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 0 -- 842 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Forreston (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 $0.

Mortgage and rent Forreston % 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 0 -- 1,306 -- 1,647 --

In Forreston (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 $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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