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Noarlunga Downs

Code SSC40499 (SSC)
People 3,383
Male 1,652
Female 1,731
Median age 34
Families 939
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 1,504
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $920
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,530
Median weekly rent $146
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.6
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Noarlunga Downs % South Australia % Australia %
Total 3,383 -- 1,596,572 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 1,652 48.8 787,218 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 1,731 51.2 809,354 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 100 3.0 30,431 1.9 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 3,383 people in Noarlunga Downs (State Suburbs) of these 48.8% were male and 51.2% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 3.0% of the population.

Age Noarlunga Downs % South Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 265 7.8 96,143 6.0 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 214 6.3 93,202 5.8 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 198 5.9 97,591 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 265 7.8 103,248 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 257 7.6 105,586 6.6 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 284 8.4 104,507 6.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 252 7.4 97,820 6.1 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 210 6.2 103,966 6.5 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 264 7.8 112,408 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 242 7.2 113,085 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 259 7.7 111,857 7.0 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 177 5.2 102,009 6.4 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 175 5.2 97,599 6.1 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 125 3.7 74,667 4.7 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 66 2.0 58,536 3.7 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 71 2.1 46,631 2.9 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 35 1.0 39,560 2.5 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 24 0.7 38,157 2.4 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 34 -- 39 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Noarlunga Downs (State Suburbs) was 34 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 20.0% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 9.5% of the population.

Registered marital status Noarlunga Downs % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,074 39.7 633,439 48.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 115 4.2 38,964 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 307 11.3 118,732 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 124 4.6 83,000 6.3 949,634 5.5
Never married 1,088 40.2 435,501 33.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Noarlunga Downs (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 39.7% were married and 15.6% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Noarlunga Downs % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 48 -- 52 -- 50 --
Separated 50 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 52 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 70 -- 79 -- 78 --
Never married 26 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Noarlunga Downs (State Suburbs) was 48 years and the median age of people never married was 26 years.

Social marital status Noarlunga Downs % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 1,015 39.8 575,818 48.7 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 316 12.4 113,166 9.6 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 1,222 47.9 492,206 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Noarlunga Downs (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 39.8% of people were in a registered marriage and 12.4% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Noarlunga Downs % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 48 -- 52 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 33 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 36 -- 36 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Noarlunga Downs (State Suburbs) was 48 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 33 years.

Education Noarlunga Downs % South Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 64 6.6 20,581 4.5 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 200 20.7 87,778 19.1 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 55 5.7 26,164 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 44 4.6 22,597 4.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 135 14.0 52,221 11.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 48 5.0 18,905 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 29 3.0 19,825 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 95 9.8 34,842 7.6 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 88 9.1 65,957 14.4 932,524 14.3
Other 33 3.4 11,101 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 176 18.2 98,694 21.5 1,511,694 23.2
Total 967 -- 458,665 -- 6,503,580 --

In Noarlunga Downs (State Suburbs) 28.6% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 30.8% were in primary school, 21.8% in secondary school and 19.4% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Noarlunga Downs % South Australia % Australia %
Australia 2,439 72.1 1,170,788 73.3 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Noarlunga Downs % South Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 1,099 34.1 467,496 31.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 286 8.9 107,089 7.1 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 243 7.5 75,325 5.0 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,591 49.4 853,040 56.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Noarlunga Downs (State Suburbs), 49.4% of people had both parents born in Australia and 34.1% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Noarlunga Downs % South Australia % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Noarlunga Downs % South Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 918 55.2 445,076 56.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 517 31.1 247,601 31.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 102 6.1 46,683 6.0 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 125 7.5 44,968 5.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 1,662 -- 784,328 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 1,662 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Noarlunga Downs (State Suburbs). Of these 55.2% were employed full time, 31.1% were employed part-time and 7.5% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Noarlunga Downs % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 189 12.3 88,381 12.0 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 136 8.9 72,516 9.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 192 12.5 86,705 11.7 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 365 23.8 146,289 19.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 552 36.0 298,788 40.4 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Noarlunga Downs (State Suburbs), 12.3% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.9% worked 16 to 24 hours and 36.0% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Noarlunga Downs % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 38 -- 42 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 37 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Noarlunga Downs (State Suburbs) was 38 years and for people who were employed part-time was 37 years.

Occupation Noarlunga Downs % South Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Noarlunga Downs % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 476 -- 534 -- 577 --
Family 1,186 -- 1,330 -- 1,481 --
Household 920 -- 1,044 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Noarlunga Downs (State Suburbs) was $476.

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

Unpaid work Noarlunga Downs % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,975 72.9 936,604 71.5 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 827 30.5 364,336 27.8 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 323 11.9 154,651 11.8 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 361 13.3 258,840 19.8 3,090,874 17.8

In Noarlunga Downs (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 72.9% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 30.5% provided care for children and 11.9% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 13.3% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Noarlunga Downs % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 601 22.2 282,493 21.6 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 764 28.2 351,524 26.8 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 315 11.6 168,882 12.9 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 294 10.9 133,703 10.2 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Noarlunga Downs (State Suburbs), 28.2% worked 5 to 14 hours, 11.6% worked 15 to 29 hours and 10.9% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Noarlunga Downs % South Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 319 33.9 174,668 40.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 363 38.6 178,436 41.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 239 25.4 70,082 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 19 2.0 7,064 1.6 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Noarlunga Downs (State Suburbs), 38.6% were couple families with children, 33.9% were couple families without children and 25.4% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Noarlunga Downs % South Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 18.4 -- 18.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 81.6 -- 81.1 -- 82.4

In Noarlunga Downs (State Suburbs) 18.4% of single parents were male and 81.6% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Noarlunga Downs % South Australia % Australia %
Families without children 1,799 -- 1,906 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,931 -- 2,130 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Noarlunga Downs (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,931 and those without children was $1,799.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Noarlunga Downs % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 151 22.1 68,246 19.3 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 32 4.7 14,646 4.1 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 157 23.0 80,406 22.8 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 101 14.8 48,840 13.8 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 25 3.7 20,310 5.8 251,191 5.4
Both not working 136 19.9 76,963 21.8 899,598 19.2
Other 43 6.3 21,766 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 38 5.6 21,930 6.2 314,529 6.7

In Noarlunga Downs (State Suburbs), of couple families, 22.1% had both partners employed full-time, 4.7% had both employed part-time and 23.0% 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 Noarlunga Downs % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,357 92.1 619,037 88.1 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 117 7.9 83,777 11.9 934,470 10.7

In Noarlunga Downs (State Suburbs), 92.1% of private dwellings were occupied and 7.9% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Noarlunga Downs % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,210 89.2 494,471 79.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 91 6.7 66,465 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 53 3.9 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 Noarlunga Downs (State Suburbs), 89.2% were separate houses, 6.7% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 3.9% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Noarlunga Downs % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 1,690 0.3 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 9 0.7 21,955 3.5 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 212 15.6 121,108 19.6 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 809 59.7 328,640 53.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 310 22.9 134,862 21.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 15 1.1 10,786 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.1 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.4 -- 2.4 -- 2.6 --

In Noarlunga Downs (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 0.7% had 1 bedroom, 15.6% had 2 bedrooms and 59.7% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.1. The average household size was 2.4 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Noarlunga Downs % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 185 13.6 203,281 32.8 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 601 44.3 218,402 35.3 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 543 40.0 172,727 27.9 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 5 0.4 8,937 1.4 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 22 1.6 15,694 2.5 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Noarlunga Downs (State Suburbs), 13.6% were owned outright, 44.3% were owned with a mortgage and 40.0% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Noarlunga Downs % South Australia % Australia %
Family households 925 68.1 424,352 68.5 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 384 28.3 172,669 27.9 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 49 3.6 22,020 3.6 321,007 4.1

In Noarlunga Downs (State Suburbs), of all households, 68.1% were family households, 28.3% were single person households and 3.6% were group households.

Household income Noarlunga Downs % South Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 33.0 -- 27.7 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 2.2 -- 7.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Noarlunga Downs (State Suburbs), 33.0% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 2.2% 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 Noarlunga Downs % South Australia % Australia %
Median rent 146 -- 220 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 88.5 -- 90.7 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 11.5 -- 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 Noarlunga Downs % South Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,530 -- 1,500 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 87.7 -- 91.2 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 12.3 -- 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 Noarlunga Downs % South Australia % Australia %
None 150 11.1 54,051 8.7 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 522 38.5 227,462 36.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 465 34.3 220,627 35.6 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 187 13.8 99,481 16.1 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 32 2.4 17,417 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Noarlunga Downs (State Suburbs), 38.5% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 34.3% had two registered motor vehicles and 13.8% 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 Noarlunga Downs % South Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 101 -- 30,430 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 45 44.6 14,971 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 56 55.4 15,459 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 19 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Noarlunga Downs (State Suburbs), there were 101 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 45 (or 44.6%) were male and 56 (or 55.4%) were female. The median age was 19 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Noarlunga Downs % 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 1.2 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,031 -- 842 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Noarlunga Downs (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.5, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,031.

Mortgage and rent Noarlunga Downs % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 223 -- 166 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,430 -- 1,306 -- 1,647 --

In Noarlunga Downs (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $223 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,430.

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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