2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | South Australia | State Suburbs

Kingston SE

Code SSC40348 (SSC)
People 1,425
Male 690
Female 735
Median age 47
Families 388
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 869
Average people per household 2.2
Median weekly household income $771
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,083
Median weekly rent $150
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.7
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includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Kingston SE % South Australia % Australia %
Total 1,425 -- 1,596,572 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 690 48.4 787,218 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 735 51.6 809,354 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 25 1.8 30,431 1.9 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 1,425 people in Kingston SE (State Suburbs) of these 48.4% were male and 51.6% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.8% of the population.

Age Kingston SE % South Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 62 4.4 96,143 6.0 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 71 5.0 93,202 5.8 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 86 6.0 97,591 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 87 6.1 103,248 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 70 4.9 105,586 6.6 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 59 4.1 104,507 6.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 56 3.9 97,820 6.1 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 74 5.2 103,966 6.5 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 88 6.2 112,408 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 82 5.8 113,085 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 85 6.0 111,857 7.0 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 110 7.7 102,009 6.4 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 125 8.8 97,599 6.1 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 114 8.0 74,667 4.7 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 73 5.1 58,536 3.7 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 83 5.8 46,631 2.9 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 50 3.5 39,560 2.5 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 50 3.5 38,157 2.4 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 47 -- 39 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Kingston SE (State Suburbs) was 47 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 15.4% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 25.9% of the population.

Registered marital status Kingston SE % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 635 52.8 633,439 48.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 29 2.4 38,964 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 94 7.8 118,732 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 119 9.9 83,000 6.3 949,634 5.5
Never married 325 27.0 435,501 33.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Kingston SE (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 52.8% were married and 10.1% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Kingston SE % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 59 -- 52 -- 50 --
Separated 51 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 61 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 78 -- 79 -- 78 --
Never married 25 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Kingston SE (State Suburbs) was 59 years and the median age of people never married was 25 years.

Social marital status Kingston SE % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 526 52.6 575,818 48.7 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 103 10.3 113,166 9.6 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 371 37.1 492,206 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Kingston SE (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 52.6% of people were in a registered marriage and 10.3% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Kingston SE % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 57 -- 52 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 34 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 40 -- 36 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Kingston SE (State Suburbs) was 57 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 34 years.

Education Kingston SE % South Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 17 5.1 20,581 4.5 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 107 31.9 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 3 0.9 22,597 4.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 77 23.0 52,221 11.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 0 0.0 18,905 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 3 0.9 19,825 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 23 6.9 34,842 7.6 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 9 2.7 65,957 14.4 932,524 14.3
Other 6 1.8 11,101 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 90 26.9 98,694 21.5 1,511,694 23.2
Total 335 -- 458,665 -- 6,503,580 --

In Kingston SE (State Suburbs) 23.4% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 32.5% were in primary school, 23.9% in secondary school and 9.6% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Kingston SE % South Australia % Australia %
Australia 1,290 90.5 1,170,788 73.3 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Kingston SE % South Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 113 8.4 467,496 31.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 46 3.4 107,089 7.1 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 51 3.8 75,325 5.0 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,139 84.4 853,040 56.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Kingston SE (State Suburbs), 84.4% of people had both parents born in Australia and 8.4% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Kingston SE % South Australia % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Kingston SE % South Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 306 47.3 445,076 56.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 258 39.9 247,601 31.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 61 9.4 46,683 6.0 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 22 3.4 44,968 5.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 647 -- 784,328 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 647 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Kingston SE (State Suburbs). Of these 47.3% were employed full time, 39.9% were employed part-time and 3.4% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Kingston SE % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 115 18.3 88,381 12.0 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 63 10.0 72,516 9.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 81 12.9 86,705 11.7 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 83 13.2 146,289 19.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 226 36.0 298,788 40.4 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Kingston SE (State Suburbs), 18.3% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.0% worked 16 to 24 hours and 36.0% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Kingston SE % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 43 -- 42 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 45 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Kingston SE (State Suburbs) was 43 years and for people who were employed part-time was 45 years.

Occupation Kingston SE % South Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Kingston SE % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 456 -- 534 -- 577 --
Family 902 -- 1,330 -- 1,481 --
Household 771 -- 1,044 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Kingston SE (State Suburbs) was $456.

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

Unpaid work Kingston SE % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 854 71.0 936,604 71.5 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 298 24.8 364,336 27.8 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 137 11.4 154,651 11.8 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 408 33.9 258,840 19.8 3,090,874 17.8

In Kingston SE (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 71.0% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 24.8% provided care for children and 11.4% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 33.9% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Kingston SE % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 206 17.1 282,493 21.6 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 295 24.5 351,524 26.8 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 181 15.1 168,882 12.9 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 172 14.3 133,703 10.2 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Kingston SE (State Suburbs), 24.5% worked 5 to 14 hours, 15.1% worked 15 to 29 hours and 14.3% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Kingston SE % South Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 206 53.1 174,668 40.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 126 32.5 178,436 41.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 52 13.4 70,082 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 4 1.0 7,064 1.6 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Kingston SE (State Suburbs), 32.5% were couple families with children, 53.1% were couple families without children and 13.4% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Kingston SE % 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 Kingston SE (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 Kingston SE % South Australia % Australia %
Families without children 1,307 -- 1,906 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,666 -- 2,130 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Kingston SE (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,666 and those without children was $1,307.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Kingston SE % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 41 12.4 68,246 19.3 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 20 6.0 14,646 4.1 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 71 21.5 80,406 22.8 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 30 9.1 48,840 13.8 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 28 8.5 20,310 5.8 251,191 5.4
Both not working 86 26.0 76,963 21.8 899,598 19.2
Other 23 6.9 21,766 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 32 9.7 21,930 6.2 314,529 6.7

In Kingston SE (State Suburbs), of couple families, 12.4% had both partners employed full-time, 6.0% had both employed part-time and 21.5% 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 Kingston SE % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 574 67.9 619,037 88.1 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 271 32.1 83,777 11.9 934,470 10.7

In Kingston SE (State Suburbs), 67.9% of private dwellings were occupied and 32.1% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Kingston SE % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 536 93.4 494,471 79.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 4 0.7 66,465 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 27 4.7 54,968 8.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 7 1.2 2,812 0.5 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Kingston SE (State Suburbs), 93.4% were separate houses, 0.7% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 4.7% were flats, units or apartments and 1.2% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Kingston SE % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 1,690 0.3 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 14 2.4 21,955 3.5 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 104 18.1 121,108 19.6 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 317 55.0 328,640 53.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 126 21.9 134,862 21.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 15 2.6 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 2.2 -- 2.4 -- 2.6 --

In Kingston SE (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 2.4% had 1 bedroom, 18.1% had 2 bedrooms and 55.0% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.2. The average household size was 2.2 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Kingston SE % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 244 42.4 203,281 32.8 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 154 26.7 218,402 35.3 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 158 27.4 172,727 27.9 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 6 1.0 8,937 1.4 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 14 2.4 15,694 2.5 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Kingston SE (State Suburbs), 42.4% were owned outright, 26.7% were owned with a mortgage and 27.4% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Kingston SE % South Australia % Australia %
Family households 385 66.8 424,352 68.5 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 176 30.6 172,669 27.9 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 15 2.6 22,020 3.6 321,007 4.1

In Kingston SE (State Suburbs), of all households, 66.8% were family households, 30.6% were single person households and 2.6% were group households.

Household income Kingston SE % South Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 36.5 -- 27.7 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 2.0 -- 7.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Kingston SE (State Suburbs), 36.5% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 2.0% 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 Kingston SE % South Australia % Australia %
Median rent 150 -- 220 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.0 -- 90.7 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 8.0 -- 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 Kingston SE % South Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,083 -- 1,500 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.8 -- 91.2 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 5.2 -- 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 Kingston SE % South Australia % Australia %
None 25 4.3 54,051 8.7 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 220 38.2 227,462 36.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 230 39.9 220,627 35.6 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 78 13.5 99,481 16.1 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 23 4.0 17,417 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Kingston SE (State Suburbs), 38.2% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 39.9% had two registered motor vehicles and 13.5% 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 Kingston SE % South Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 28 -- 30,430 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 12 42.9 14,971 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 16 57.1 15,459 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 33 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Kingston SE (State Suburbs), there were 28 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 12 (or 42.9%) were male and 16 (or 57.1%) were female. The median age was 33 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Kingston SE % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.5 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.3 -- 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 Kingston SE (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.5, with 1.3 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $700.

Mortgage and rent Kingston SE % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 158 -- 166 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 3,339 -- 1,306 -- 1,647 --

In Kingston SE (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $158 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $3,339.

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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