2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | South Australia | State Suburbs

Lipson

Code SSC40369 (SSC)
People 314
Male 175
Female 139
Median age 44
Families 88
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 171
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $877
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,138
Median weekly rent $75
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 Lipson % South Australia % Australia %
Total 314 -- 1,596,572 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 175 55.7 787,218 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 139 44.3 809,354 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 3 1.0 30,431 1.9 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 314 people in Lipson (State Suburbs) of these 55.7% were male and 44.3% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.0% of the population.

Age Lipson % South Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 16 5.1 96,143 6.0 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 26 8.3 93,202 5.8 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 22 7.0 97,591 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 25 8.0 103,248 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 12 3.8 105,586 6.6 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 7 2.2 104,507 6.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 14 4.5 97,820 6.1 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 22 7.0 103,966 6.5 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 14 4.5 112,408 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 33 10.5 113,085 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 44 14.0 111,857 7.0 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 23 7.3 102,009 6.4 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 18 5.7 97,599 6.1 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 17 5.4 74,667 4.7 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 10 3.2 58,536 3.7 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 4 1.3 46,631 2.9 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 3 1.0 39,560 2.5 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 4 1.3 38,157 2.4 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 44 -- 39 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Lipson (State Suburbs) was 44 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 19.1% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 12.4% of the population.

Registered marital status Lipson % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 154 60.9 633,439 48.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 6 2.4 38,964 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 21 8.3 118,732 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 7 2.8 83,000 6.3 949,634 5.5
Never married 65 25.7 435,501 33.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Lipson (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 60.9% were married and 9.9% were either divorced or separated.

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

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

Social marital status Lipson % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 141 60.0 575,818 48.7 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 15 6.4 113,166 9.6 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 79 33.6 492,206 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Lipson (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 60.0% of people were in a registered marriage and 6.4% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Lipson % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 52 -- 52 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 42 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 30 -- 36 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Lipson (State Suburbs) was 52 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 42 years.

Education Lipson % South Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 5 5.7 20,581 4.5 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 32 36.4 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 0 0.0 22,597 4.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 31 35.2 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 0 0.0 19,825 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 0 0.0 34,842 7.6 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 3 3.4 65,957 14.4 932,524 14.3
Other 3 3.4 11,101 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 14 15.9 98,694 21.5 1,511,694 23.2
Total 88 -- 458,665 -- 6,503,580 --

In Lipson (State Suburbs) 28.3% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 35.2% were in primary school, 34.1% in secondary school and 5.7% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Lipson % South Australia % Australia %
Australia 297 94.6 1,170,788 73.3 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Lipson % South Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 20 6.6 467,496 31.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 11 3.7 107,089 7.1 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 7 2.3 75,325 5.0 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 263 87.4 853,040 56.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Lipson (State Suburbs), 87.4% of people had both parents born in Australia and 6.6% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Lipson % South Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 110 60.1 445,076 56.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 58 31.7 247,601 31.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 9 4.9 46,683 6.0 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 6 3.3 44,968 5.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 183 -- 784,328 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 183 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Lipson (State Suburbs). Of these 60.1% were employed full time, 31.7% were employed part-time and 3.3% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Lipson % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 17 9.6 88,381 12.0 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 21 11.9 72,516 9.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 18 10.2 86,705 11.7 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 15 8.5 146,289 19.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 99 55.9 298,788 40.4 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Lipson (State Suburbs), 9.6% worked 1 to 15 hours, 11.9% worked 16 to 24 hours and 55.9% worked 40 hours or more.

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

The median age of people employed full-time in Lipson (State Suburbs) was 50 years and for people who were employed part-time was 42 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Lipson % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 436 -- 534 -- 577 --
Family 807 -- 1,330 -- 1,481 --
Household 877 -- 1,044 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Lipson (State Suburbs) was $436.

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

Unpaid work Lipson % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 200 79.4 936,604 71.5 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 79 31.2 364,336 27.8 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 37 14.8 154,651 11.8 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 112 44.4 258,840 19.8 3,090,874 17.8

In Lipson (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 79.4% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 31.2% provided care for children and 14.8% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 44.4% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Lipson % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 58 22.9 282,493 21.6 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 72 28.5 351,524 26.8 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 33 13.0 168,882 12.9 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 39 15.4 133,703 10.2 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Lipson (State Suburbs), 28.5% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.0% worked 15 to 29 hours and 15.4% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Lipson % South Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 38 43.7 174,668 40.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 40 46.0 178,436 41.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 9 10.3 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 Lipson (State Suburbs), 46.0% were couple families with children, 43.7% were couple families without children and 10.3% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Lipson % South Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 58.3 -- 18.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 41.7 -- 81.1 -- 82.4

In Lipson (State Suburbs) 58.3% of single parents were male and 41.7% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Lipson % South Australia % Australia %
Families without children 974 -- 1,906 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 675 -- 2,130 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Lipson (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $675 and those without children was $974.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Lipson % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 24 30.8 68,246 19.3 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 5 6.4 14,646 4.1 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 23 29.5 80,406 22.8 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 8 10.3 48,840 13.8 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 4 5.1 20,310 5.8 251,191 5.4
Both not working 8 10.3 76,963 21.8 899,598 19.2
Other 6 7.7 21,766 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 0 0.0 21,930 6.2 314,529 6.7

In Lipson (State Suburbs), of couple families, 30.8% had both partners employed full-time, 6.4% had both employed part-time and 29.5% 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 Lipson % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 121 72.5 619,037 88.1 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 46 27.5 83,777 11.9 934,470 10.7

In Lipson (State Suburbs), 72.5% of private dwellings were occupied and 27.5% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Lipson % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 120 100.0 494,471 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 Lipson (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 Lipson % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 1,690 0.3 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 6 5.0 21,955 3.5 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 12 10.0 121,108 19.6 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 67 55.8 328,640 53.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 35 29.2 134,862 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 2.4 -- 2.4 -- 2.6 --

In Lipson (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 5.0% had 1 bedroom, 10.0% had 2 bedrooms and 55.8% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.2. The average household size was 2.4 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Lipson % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 59 48.8 203,281 32.8 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 31 25.6 218,402 35.3 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 31 25.6 172,727 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 0 0.0 15,694 2.5 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Lipson (State Suburbs), 48.8% were owned outright, 25.6% were owned with a mortgage and 25.6% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Lipson % South Australia % Australia %
Family households 88 73.9 424,352 68.5 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 31 26.1 172,669 27.9 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 0 0.0 22,020 3.6 321,007 4.1

In Lipson (State Suburbs), of all households, 73.9% were family households, 26.1% were single person households and 0.0% were group households.

Household income Lipson % South Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 32.7 -- 27.7 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 5.6 -- 7.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Lipson (State Suburbs), 32.7% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 5.6% 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 Lipson % South Australia % Australia %
Median rent 75 -- 220 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 96.5 -- 90.7 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 3.5 -- 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 Lipson % South Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,138 -- 1,500 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 95.5 -- 91.2 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 4.5 -- 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 Lipson % South Australia % Australia %
None 0 0.0 54,051 8.7 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 31 25.6 227,462 36.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 42 34.7 220,627 35.6 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 45 37.2 99,481 16.1 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 3 2.5 17,417 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Lipson (State Suburbs), 25.6% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 34.7% had two registered motor vehicles and 37.2% 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 Lipson % 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 18 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Lipson (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 18 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

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

Mortgage and rent Lipson % 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 Lipson (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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