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Australia | South Australia | State Suburbs

Highbury (SA)

Code SSC40290 (SSC)
People 6,648
Male 3,379
Female 3,269
Median age 41
Families 1,980
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 2,503
Average people per household 2.7
Median weekly household income $1,510
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,543
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 Highbury (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Total 6,648 -- 1,596,572 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 3,379 50.8 787,218 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 3,269 49.2 809,354 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 40 0.6 30,431 1.9 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 6,648 people in Highbury (SA) (State Suburbs) of these 50.8% were male and 49.2% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.6% of the population.

Age Highbury (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 400 6.0 96,143 6.0 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 438 6.6 93,202 5.8 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 450 6.8 97,591 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 437 6.6 103,248 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 383 5.8 105,586 6.6 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 313 4.7 104,507 6.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 347 5.2 97,820 6.1 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 429 6.5 103,966 6.5 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 525 7.9 112,408 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 500 7.5 113,085 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 484 7.3 111,857 7.0 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 456 6.9 102,009 6.4 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 551 8.3 97,599 6.1 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 419 6.3 74,667 4.7 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 238 3.6 58,536 3.7 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 126 1.9 46,631 2.9 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 96 1.4 39,560 2.5 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 57 0.9 38,157 2.4 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 41 -- 39 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Highbury (SA) (State Suburbs) was 41 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 19.4% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 14.1% of the population.

Registered marital status Highbury (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 3,299 61.5 633,439 48.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 124 2.3 38,964 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 349 6.5 118,732 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 186 3.5 83,000 6.3 949,634 5.5
Never married 1,408 26.2 435,501 33.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Highbury (SA) (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 61.5% were married and 8.8% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Highbury (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 53 -- 52 -- 50 --
Separated 47 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 52 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 74 -- 79 -- 78 --
Never married 23 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Highbury (SA) (State Suburbs) was 53 years and the median age of people never married was 23 years.

Social marital status Highbury (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 3,059 60.9 575,818 48.7 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 308 6.1 113,166 9.6 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 1,658 33.0 492,206 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Highbury (SA) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 60.9% of people were in a registered marriage and 6.1% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Highbury (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 53 -- 52 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 40 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 27 -- 36 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Highbury (SA) (State Suburbs) was 53 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 40 years.

Education Highbury (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 102 5.4 20,581 4.5 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 388 20.6 87,778 19.1 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 158 8.4 26,164 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 109 5.8 22,597 4.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 171 9.1 52,221 11.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 125 6.6 18,905 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 88 4.7 19,825 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 121 6.4 34,842 7.6 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 284 15.1 65,957 14.4 932,524 14.3
Other 64 3.4 11,101 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 275 14.6 98,694 21.5 1,511,694 23.2
Total 1,885 -- 458,665 -- 6,503,580 --

In Highbury (SA) (State Suburbs) 28.4% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 34.8% were in primary school, 20.4% in secondary school and 21.5% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Highbury (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Australia 4,964 74.7 1,170,788 73.3 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Highbury (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 2,172 34.0 467,496 31.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 549 8.6 107,089 7.1 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 336 5.3 75,325 5.0 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 3,337 52.2 853,040 56.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Highbury (SA) (State Suburbs), 52.2% of people had both parents born in Australia and 34.0% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Highbury (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 2,106 58.8 445,076 56.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 1,160 32.4 247,601 31.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 165 4.6 46,683 6.0 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 151 4.2 44,968 5.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 3,582 -- 784,328 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 3,582 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Highbury (SA) (State Suburbs). Of these 58.8% were employed full time, 32.4% were employed part-time and 4.2% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Highbury (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 406 11.8 88,381 12.0 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 370 10.8 72,516 9.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 386 11.2 86,705 11.7 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 690 20.1 146,289 19.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,417 41.3 298,788 40.4 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Highbury (SA) (State Suburbs), 11.8% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.8% worked 16 to 24 hours and 41.3% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Highbury (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 45 -- 42 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 41 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Highbury (SA) (State Suburbs) was 45 years and for people who were employed part-time was 41 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Highbury (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 649 -- 534 -- 577 --
Family 1,690 -- 1,330 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,510 -- 1,044 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Highbury (SA) (State Suburbs) was $649.

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

Unpaid work Highbury (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 4,123 76.8 936,604 71.5 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,760 32.8 364,336 27.8 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 662 12.3 154,651 11.8 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,099 20.5 258,840 19.8 3,090,874 17.8

In Highbury (SA) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 76.8% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 32.8% provided care for children and 12.3% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 20.5% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Highbury (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 1,211 22.6 282,493 21.6 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,513 28.2 351,524 26.8 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 821 15.3 168,882 12.9 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 576 10.7 133,703 10.2 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Highbury (SA) (State Suburbs), 28.2% worked 5 to 14 hours, 15.3% worked 15 to 29 hours and 10.7% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Highbury (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 794 40.1 174,668 40.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 929 46.9 178,436 41.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 236 11.9 70,082 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 22 1.1 7,064 1.6 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Highbury (SA) (State Suburbs), 46.9% were couple families with children, 40.1% were couple families without children and 11.9% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Highbury (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 21.8 -- 18.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 78.2 -- 81.1 -- 82.4

In Highbury (SA) (State Suburbs) 21.8% of single parents were male and 78.2% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Highbury (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Families without children 2,129 -- 1,906 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,404 -- 2,130 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Highbury (SA) (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,404 and those without children was $2,129.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Highbury (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 364 21.1 68,246 19.3 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 60 3.5 14,646 4.1 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 438 25.4 80,406 22.8 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 233 13.5 48,840 13.8 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 102 5.9 20,310 5.8 251,191 5.4
Both not working 332 19.3 76,963 21.8 899,598 19.2
Other 87 5.1 21,766 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 106 6.2 21,930 6.2 314,529 6.7

In Highbury (SA) (State Suburbs), of couple families, 21.1% had both partners employed full-time, 3.5% had both employed part-time and 25.4% 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 Highbury (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,349 96.0 619,037 88.1 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 99 4.0 83,777 11.9 934,470 10.7

In Highbury (SA) (State Suburbs), 96.0% of private dwellings were occupied and 4.0% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Highbury (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 2,300 97.9 494,471 79.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 21 0.9 66,465 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 24 1.0 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 Highbury (SA) (State Suburbs), 97.9% were separate houses, 0.9% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 1.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Highbury (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 3 0.1 1,690 0.3 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 16 0.7 21,955 3.5 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 112 4.8 121,108 19.6 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 1,348 57.3 328,640 53.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 853 36.3 134,862 21.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 20 0.9 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 2.7 -- 2.4 -- 2.6 --

In Highbury (SA) (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 0.7% had 1 bedroom, 4.8% had 2 bedrooms and 57.3% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.4. The average household size was 2.7 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Highbury (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 1,012 43.1 203,281 32.8 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 1,039 44.2 218,402 35.3 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 255 10.9 172,727 27.9 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 3 0.1 8,937 1.4 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 41 1.7 15,694 2.5 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Highbury (SA) (State Suburbs), 43.1% were owned outright, 44.2% were owned with a mortgage and 10.9% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Highbury (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Family households 1,952 83.1 424,352 68.5 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 355 15.1 172,669 27.9 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 43 1.8 22,020 3.6 321,007 4.1

In Highbury (SA) (State Suburbs), of all households, 83.1% were family households, 15.1% were single person households and 1.8% were group households.

Household income Highbury (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 14.1 -- 27.7 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 12.9 -- 7.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Highbury (SA) (State Suburbs), 14.1% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 12.9% 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 Highbury (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Median rent 300 -- 220 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 95.7 -- 90.7 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 4.3 -- 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 Highbury (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,543 -- 1,500 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.3 -- 91.2 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 8.7 -- 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 Highbury (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
None 69 2.9 54,051 8.7 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 630 26.8 227,462 36.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 1,095 46.6 220,627 35.6 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 517 22.0 99,481 16.1 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 39 1.7 17,417 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Highbury (SA) (State Suburbs), 26.8% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 46.6% 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 Highbury (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 41 -- 30,430 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 17 41.5 14,971 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 24 58.5 15,459 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 14 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Highbury (SA) (State Suburbs), there were 41 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 17 (or 41.5%) were male and 24 (or 58.5%) were female. The median age was 14 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Highbury (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 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 650 -- 842 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Highbury (SA) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.3, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $650.

Mortgage and rent Highbury (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 300 -- 166 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,586 -- 1,306 -- 1,647 --

In Highbury (SA) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $300 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,586.

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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