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Australia | South Australia | State Suburbs

Norwood (SA)

Code SSC40513 (SSC)
People 5,802
Male 2,728
Female 3,074
Median age 38
Families 1,367
Average children per family 1.6
All private dwellings 3,220
Average people per household 2
Median weekly household income $1,329
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,000
Median weekly rent $300
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.3
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Norwood (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Total 5,802 -- 1,596,572 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 2,728 47.0 787,218 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 3,074 53.0 809,354 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 19 0.3 30,431 1.9 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 5,802 people in Norwood (SA) (State Suburbs) of these 47.0% were male and 53.0% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.3% of the population.

Age Norwood (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 215 3.7 96,143 6.0 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 199 3.4 93,202 5.8 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 173 3.0 97,591 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 218 3.8 103,248 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 596 10.3 105,586 6.6 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 725 12.5 104,507 6.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 515 8.9 97,820 6.1 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 412 7.1 103,966 6.5 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 357 6.2 112,408 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 353 6.1 113,085 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 429 7.4 111,857 7.0 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 389 6.7 102,009 6.4 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 354 6.1 97,599 6.1 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 248 4.3 74,667 4.7 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 186 3.2 58,536 3.7 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 147 2.5 46,631 2.9 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 126 2.2 39,560 2.5 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 162 2.8 38,157 2.4 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 38 -- 39 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Norwood (SA) (State Suburbs) was 38 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 10.1% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 15.0% of the population.

Registered marital status Norwood (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,826 35.0 633,439 48.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 135 2.6 38,964 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 563 10.8 118,732 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 302 5.8 83,000 6.3 949,634 5.5
Never married 2,391 45.8 435,501 33.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Norwood (SA) (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 35.0% were married and 13.4% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Norwood (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 51 -- 52 -- 50 --
Separated 52 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 57 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 81 -- 79 -- 78 --
Never married 28 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Norwood (SA) (State Suburbs) was 51 years and the median age of people never married was 28 years.

Social marital status Norwood (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 1,557 34.3 575,818 48.7 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 590 13.0 113,166 9.6 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 2,395 52.7 492,206 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Norwood (SA) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 34.3% of people were in a registered marriage and 13.0% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Norwood (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 51 -- 52 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 32 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 35 -- 36 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Norwood (SA) (State Suburbs) was 51 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 32 years.

Education Norwood (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 45 2.7 20,581 4.5 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 166 9.8 87,778 19.1 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 50 3.0 26,164 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 59 3.5 22,597 4.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 73 4.3 52,221 11.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 23 1.4 18,905 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 66 3.9 19,825 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 126 7.4 34,842 7.6 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 611 36.1 65,957 14.4 932,524 14.3
Other 53 3.1 11,101 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 421 24.9 98,694 21.5 1,511,694 23.2
Total 1,693 -- 458,665 -- 6,503,580 --

In Norwood (SA) (State Suburbs) 29.2% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 16.2% were in primary school, 9.6% in secondary school and 43.5% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Norwood (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Australia 3,792 65.3 1,170,788 73.3 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Norwood (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 2,066 38.4 467,496 31.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 410 7.6 107,089 7.1 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 323 6.0 75,325 5.0 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 2,575 47.9 853,040 56.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Norwood (SA) (State Suburbs), 47.9% of people had both parents born in Australia and 38.4% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Norwood (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 2,112 61.5 445,076 56.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 993 28.9 247,601 31.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 159 4.6 46,683 6.0 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 168 4.9 44,968 5.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 3,432 -- 784,328 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 3,432 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Norwood (SA) (State Suburbs). Of these 61.5% were employed full time, 28.9% were employed part-time and 4.9% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Norwood (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 395 12.1 88,381 12.0 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 254 7.8 72,516 9.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 341 10.4 86,705 11.7 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 620 19.0 146,289 19.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,493 45.7 298,788 40.4 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Norwood (SA) (State Suburbs), 12.1% worked 1 to 15 hours, 7.8% worked 16 to 24 hours and 45.7% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Norwood (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 38 -- 42 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 38 -- 40 -- 40 --

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

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

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

Median weekly incomes Norwood (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 764 -- 534 -- 577 --
Family 2,015 -- 1,330 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,329 -- 1,044 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Norwood (SA) (State Suburbs) was $764.

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

Unpaid work Norwood (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 3,894 74.6 936,604 71.5 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,073 20.6 364,336 27.8 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 550 10.5 154,651 11.8 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,097 21.0 258,840 19.8 3,090,874 17.8

In Norwood (SA) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 74.6% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 20.6% provided care for children and 10.5% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 21.0% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Norwood (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 1,507 28.9 282,493 21.6 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,568 30.1 351,524 26.8 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 512 9.8 168,882 12.9 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 305 5.8 133,703 10.2 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Norwood (SA) (State Suburbs), 30.1% worked 5 to 14 hours, 9.8% worked 15 to 29 hours and 5.8% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Norwood (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 703 51.5 174,668 40.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 406 29.7 178,436 41.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 205 15.0 70,082 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 52 3.8 7,064 1.6 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Norwood (SA) (State Suburbs), 29.7% were couple families with children, 51.5% were couple families without children and 15.0% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Norwood (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 20.3 -- 18.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 79.7 -- 81.1 -- 82.4

In Norwood (SA) (State Suburbs) 20.3% of single parents were male and 79.7% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Norwood (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Families without children 2,421 -- 1,906 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,799 -- 2,130 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Norwood (SA) (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,799 and those without children was $2,421.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Norwood (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 287 25.9 68,246 19.3 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 56 5.1 14,646 4.1 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 244 22.0 80,406 22.8 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 173 15.6 48,840 13.8 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 66 6.0 20,310 5.8 251,191 5.4
Both not working 151 13.6 76,963 21.8 899,598 19.2
Other 52 4.7 21,766 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 78 7.0 21,930 6.2 314,529 6.7

In Norwood (SA) (State Suburbs), of couple families, 25.9% had both partners employed full-time, 5.1% had both employed part-time and 22.0% 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 Norwood (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,705 88.8 619,037 88.1 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 341 11.2 83,777 11.9 934,470 10.7

In Norwood (SA) (State Suburbs), 88.8% of private dwellings were occupied and 11.2% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Norwood (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 998 36.9 494,471 79.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 1,158 42.8 66,465 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 545 20.1 54,968 8.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 4 0.1 2,812 0.5 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Norwood (SA) (State Suburbs), 36.9% were separate houses, 42.8% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 20.1% were flats, units or apartments and 0.1% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Norwood (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 5 0.2 1,690 0.3 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 267 9.9 21,955 3.5 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 1,143 42.2 121,108 19.6 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 1,044 38.6 328,640 53.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 217 8.0 134,862 21.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 30 1.1 10,786 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.5 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2 -- 2.4 -- 2.6 --

In Norwood (SA) (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 9.9% had 1 bedroom, 42.2% had 2 bedrooms and 38.6% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.5. The average household size was 2 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Norwood (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 748 27.7 203,281 32.8 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 600 22.2 218,402 35.3 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 1,267 46.9 172,727 27.9 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 46 1.7 8,937 1.4 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 43 1.6 15,694 2.5 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Norwood (SA) (State Suburbs), 27.7% were owned outright, 22.2% were owned with a mortgage and 46.9% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Norwood (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Family households 1,361 50.4 424,352 68.5 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 1,076 39.8 172,669 27.9 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 265 9.8 22,020 3.6 321,007 4.1

In Norwood (SA) (State Suburbs), of all households, 50.4% were family households, 39.8% were single person households and 9.8% were group households.

Household income Norwood (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 23.8 -- 27.7 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 12.5 -- 7.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Norwood (SA) (State Suburbs), 23.8% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 12.5% 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 Norwood (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Median rent 300 -- 220 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 85.0 -- 90.7 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 15.0 -- 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 Norwood (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,000 -- 1,500 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.7 -- 91.2 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 6.3 -- 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 Norwood (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
None 399 14.8 54,051 8.7 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 1,287 47.6 227,462 36.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 751 27.8 220,627 35.6 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 208 7.7 99,481 16.1 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 58 2.1 17,417 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Norwood (SA) (State Suburbs), 47.6% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 27.8% had two registered motor vehicles and 7.7% 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 Norwood (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 17 -- 30,430 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 11 64.7 14,971 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 6 35.3 15,459 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 43 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Norwood (SA) (State Suburbs), there were 17 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 11 (or 64.7%) were male and 6 (or 35.3%) were female. The median age was 43 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Norwood (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 1.9 -- 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 Norwood (SA) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 1.9, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,375.

Mortgage and rent Norwood (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 250 -- 166 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,600 -- 1,306 -- 1,647 --

In Norwood (SA) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $250 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,600.

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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