2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | South Australia | State Suburbs

Melrose (SA)

Code SSC40420 (SSC)
People 406
Male 203
Female 203
Median age 42
Families 108
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 242
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $761
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,000
Median weekly rent $65
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.6
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Melrose (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Total 406 -- 1,596,572 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 203 50.0 787,218 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 203 50.0 809,354 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 17 4.2 30,431 1.9 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 406 people in Melrose (SA) (State Suburbs) of these 50.0% were male and 50.0% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 4.2% of the population.

Age Melrose (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 30 7.4 96,143 6.0 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 23 5.7 93,202 5.8 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 30 7.4 97,591 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 28 6.9 103,248 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 3 0.7 105,586 6.6 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 10 2.5 104,507 6.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 23 5.7 97,820 6.1 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 23 5.7 103,966 6.5 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 24 5.9 112,408 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 30 7.4 113,085 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 34 8.4 111,857 7.0 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 32 7.9 102,009 6.4 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 27 6.7 97,599 6.1 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 28 6.9 74,667 4.7 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 23 5.7 58,536 3.7 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 20 4.9 46,631 2.9 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 6 1.5 39,560 2.5 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 12 3.0 38,157 2.4 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 42 -- 39 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Melrose (SA) (State Suburbs) was 42 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 20.7% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 21.7% of the population.

Registered marital status Melrose (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 185 56.7 633,439 48.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 14 4.3 38,964 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 35 10.7 118,732 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 25 7.7 83,000 6.3 949,634 5.5
Never married 67 20.6 435,501 33.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Melrose (SA) (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 56.7% were married and 15.1% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Melrose (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 55 -- 52 -- 50 --
Separated 45 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 63 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 76 -- 79 -- 78 --
Never married 24 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Melrose (SA) (State Suburbs) was 55 years and the median age of people never married was 24 years.

Social marital status Melrose (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 157 54.5 575,818 48.7 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 22 7.6 113,166 9.6 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 109 37.8 492,206 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Melrose (SA) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 54.5% of people were in a registered marriage and 7.6% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Melrose (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 54 -- 52 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 47 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 53 -- 36 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Melrose (SA) (State Suburbs) was 54 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 47 years.

Education Melrose (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 10 9.6 20,581 4.5 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 31 29.8 87,778 19.1 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 4 3.8 26,164 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 3 2.9 22,597 4.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 21 20.2 52,221 11.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 3 2.9 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 5 4.8 34,842 7.6 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 7 6.7 65,957 14.4 932,524 14.3
Other 3 2.9 11,101 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 17 16.3 98,694 21.5 1,511,694 23.2
Total 104 -- 458,665 -- 6,503,580 --

In Melrose (SA) (State Suburbs) 25.4% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 36.5% were in primary school, 24.0% in secondary school and 10.6% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Melrose (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Australia 351 86.0 1,170,788 73.3 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Melrose (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 46 11.9 467,496 31.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 19 4.9 107,089 7.1 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 15 3.9 75,325 5.0 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 306 79.3 853,040 56.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Melrose (SA) (State Suburbs), 79.3% of people had both parents born in Australia and 11.9% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Melrose (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 128 64.0 445,076 56.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 56 28.0 247,601 31.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 8 4.0 46,683 6.0 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 8 4.0 44,968 5.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 200 -- 784,328 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 200 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Melrose (SA) (State Suburbs). Of these 64.0% were employed full time, 28.0% were employed part-time and 4.0% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Melrose (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 22 11.5 88,381 12.0 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 16 8.3 72,516 9.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 21 10.9 86,705 11.7 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 22 11.5 146,289 19.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 104 54.2 298,788 40.4 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Melrose (SA) (State Suburbs), 11.5% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.3% worked 16 to 24 hours and 54.2% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Melrose (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 53 -- 42 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 51 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Melrose (SA) (State Suburbs) was 53 years and for people who were employed part-time was 51 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Melrose (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 517 -- 534 -- 577 --
Family 1,013 -- 1,330 -- 1,481 --
Household 761 -- 1,044 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Melrose (SA) (State Suburbs) was $517.

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

Unpaid work Melrose (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 240 74.1 936,604 71.5 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 93 28.8 364,336 27.8 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 32 9.9 154,651 11.8 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 137 42.0 258,840 19.8 3,090,874 17.8

In Melrose (SA) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 74.1% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 28.8% provided care for children and 9.9% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 42.0% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Melrose (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 57 17.5 282,493 21.6 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 78 24.0 351,524 26.8 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 52 16.0 168,882 12.9 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 56 17.2 133,703 10.2 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Melrose (SA) (State Suburbs), 24.0% worked 5 to 14 hours, 16.0% worked 15 to 29 hours and 17.2% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Melrose (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 50 46.3 174,668 40.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 47 43.5 178,436 41.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 11 10.2 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 Melrose (SA) (State Suburbs), 43.5% were couple families with children, 46.3% were couple families without children and 10.2% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Melrose (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 0.0 -- 18.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 100.0 -- 81.1 -- 82.4

In Melrose (SA) (State Suburbs) 0.0% of single parents were male and 100.0% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Melrose (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Families without children 1,750 -- 1,906 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,416 -- 2,130 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Melrose (SA) (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,416 and those without children was $1,750.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Melrose (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 22 23.2 68,246 19.3 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 8 8.4 14,646 4.1 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 16 16.8 80,406 22.8 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 12 12.6 48,840 13.8 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 3 3.2 20,310 5.8 251,191 5.4
Both not working 20 21.1 76,963 21.8 899,598 19.2
Other 0 0.0 21,766 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 14 14.7 21,930 6.2 314,529 6.7

In Melrose (SA) (State Suburbs), of couple families, 23.2% had both partners employed full-time, 8.4% had both employed part-time and 16.8% 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 Melrose (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 167 78.0 619,037 88.1 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 47 22.0 83,777 11.9 934,470 10.7

In Melrose (SA) (State Suburbs), 78.0% of private dwellings were occupied and 22.0% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Melrose (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 165 96.5 494,471 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 6 3.5 2,812 0.5 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Melrose (SA) (State Suburbs), 96.5% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 3.5% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Melrose (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 1,690 0.3 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 4 2.4 21,955 3.5 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 30 17.6 121,108 19.6 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 99 58.2 328,640 53.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 37 21.8 134,862 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 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.3 -- 2.4 -- 2.6 --

In Melrose (SA) (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 2.4% had 1 bedroom, 17.6% had 2 bedrooms and 58.2% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3. The average household size was 2.3 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Melrose (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 96 56.8 203,281 32.8 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 39 23.1 218,402 35.3 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 26 15.4 172,727 27.9 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 3 1.8 8,937 1.4 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 5 3.0 15,694 2.5 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Melrose (SA) (State Suburbs), 56.8% were owned outright, 23.1% were owned with a mortgage and 15.4% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Melrose (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Family households 110 64.7 424,352 68.5 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 60 35.3 172,669 27.9 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 0 0.0 22,020 3.6 321,007 4.1

In Melrose (SA) (State Suburbs), of all households, 64.7% were family households, 35.3% were single person households and 0.0% were group households.

Household income Melrose (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 31.2 -- 27.7 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 5.6 -- 7.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Melrose (SA) (State Suburbs), 31.2% 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 Melrose (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Median rent 65 -- 220 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 100.0 -- 90.7 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 0.0 -- 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 Melrose (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,000 -- 1,500 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 96.8 -- 91.2 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 3.2 -- 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 Melrose (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
None 6 3.5 54,051 8.7 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 52 30.4 227,462 36.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 60 35.1 220,627 35.6 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 49 28.7 99,481 16.1 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 4 2.3 17,417 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Melrose (SA) (State Suburbs), 30.4% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 35.1% had two registered motor vehicles and 28.7% 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 Melrose (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 17 -- 30,430 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 4 23.5 14,971 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 13 76.5 15,459 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 42 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Melrose (SA) (State Suburbs), there were 17 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 4 (or 23.5%) were male and 13 (or 76.5%) were female. The median age was 42 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Melrose (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 2.7 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,375 -- 842 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Melrose (SA) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.7, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,375.

Mortgage and rent Melrose (SA) % 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 1,560 -- 1,306 -- 1,647 --

In Melrose (SA) (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 $1,560.

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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