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Owen

Code SSC40534 (SSC)
People 634
Male 321
Female 313
Median age 38
Families 179
Average children per family 2.1
All private dwellings 271
Average people per household 2.6
Median weekly household income $841
Median monthly mortgage repayments $923
Median weekly rent $135
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.9
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Owen % South Australia % Australia %
Total 634 -- 1,596,572 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 321 50.6 787,218 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 313 49.4 809,354 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 13 2.0 30,431 1.9 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 634 people in Owen (State Suburbs) of these 50.6% were male and 49.4% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 2.0% of the population.

Age Owen % South Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 51 8.0 96,143 6.0 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 50 7.9 93,202 5.8 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 58 9.1 97,591 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 39 6.1 103,248 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 18 2.8 105,586 6.6 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 32 5.0 104,507 6.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 41 6.4 97,820 6.1 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 29 4.6 103,966 6.5 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 48 7.5 112,408 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 46 7.2 113,085 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 42 6.6 111,857 7.0 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 45 7.1 102,009 6.4 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 42 6.6 97,599 6.1 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 39 6.1 74,667 4.7 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 24 3.8 58,536 3.7 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 12 1.9 46,631 2.9 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 11 1.7 39,560 2.5 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 9 1.4 38,157 2.4 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 38 -- 39 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Owen (State Suburbs) was 38 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 24.9% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 14.5% of the population.

Registered marital status Owen % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 269 56.0 633,439 48.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 16 3.3 38,964 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 41 8.5 118,732 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 16 3.3 83,000 6.3 949,634 5.5
Never married 138 28.8 435,501 33.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Owen (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 56.0% were married and 11.9% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Owen % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 55 -- 52 -- 50 --
Separated 42 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 57 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 74 -- 79 -- 78 --
Never married 28 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Owen (State Suburbs) was 55 years and the median age of people never married was 28 years.

Social marital status Owen % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 231 54.4 575,818 48.7 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 60 14.1 113,166 9.6 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 134 31.5 492,206 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Owen (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 54.4% of people were in a registered marriage and 14.1% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Owen % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 55 -- 52 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 37 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 39 -- 36 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Owen (State Suburbs) was 55 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 37 years.

Education Owen % South Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 15 7.9 20,581 4.5 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 60 31.4 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 19 9.9 22,597 4.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 37 19.4 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 13 6.8 19,825 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 8 4.2 34,842 7.6 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 3 1.6 65,957 14.4 932,524 14.3
Other 0 0.0 11,101 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 36 18.8 98,694 21.5 1,511,694 23.2
Total 191 -- 458,665 -- 6,503,580 --

In Owen (State Suburbs) 29.8% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 41.4% were in primary school, 26.2% in secondary school and 5.8% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Owen % South Australia % Australia %
Australia 552 86.8 1,170,788 73.3 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Owen % South Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 80 13.2 467,496 31.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 47 7.8 107,089 7.1 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 18 3.0 75,325 5.0 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 459 76.0 853,040 56.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Owen (State Suburbs), 76.0% of people had both parents born in Australia and 13.2% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Owen % South Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 154 56.2 445,076 56.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 96 35.0 247,601 31.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 17 6.2 46,683 6.0 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 7 2.6 44,968 5.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 274 -- 784,328 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 274 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Owen (State Suburbs). Of these 56.2% were employed full time, 35.0% were employed part-time and 2.6% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Owen % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 40 14.9 88,381 12.0 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 30 11.2 72,516 9.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 25 9.3 86,705 11.7 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 39 14.6 146,289 19.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 114 42.5 298,788 40.4 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Owen (State Suburbs), 14.9% worked 1 to 15 hours, 11.2% worked 16 to 24 hours and 42.5% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Owen % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 46 -- 42 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 43 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Owen (State Suburbs) was 46 years and for people who were employed part-time was 43 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Owen % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 466 -- 534 -- 577 --
Family 993 -- 1,330 -- 1,481 --
Household 841 -- 1,044 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Owen (State Suburbs) was $466.

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

Unpaid work Owen % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 367 76.6 936,604 71.5 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 178 36.9 364,336 27.8 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 73 15.2 154,651 11.8 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 113 23.5 258,840 19.8 3,090,874 17.8

In Owen (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 76.6% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 36.9% provided care for children and 15.2% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 23.5% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Owen % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 85 17.7 282,493 21.6 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 111 23.2 351,524 26.8 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 73 15.2 168,882 12.9 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 100 20.9 133,703 10.2 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Owen (State Suburbs), 23.2% worked 5 to 14 hours, 15.2% worked 15 to 29 hours and 20.9% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Owen % South Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 76 42.5 174,668 40.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 73 40.8 178,436 41.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 26 14.5 70,082 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 4 2.2 7,064 1.6 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Owen (State Suburbs), 40.8% were couple families with children, 42.5% were couple families without children and 14.5% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Owen % South Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 15.4 -- 18.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 84.6 -- 81.1 -- 82.4

In Owen (State Suburbs) 15.4% of single parents were male and 84.6% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Owen % South Australia % Australia %
Families without children 1,437 -- 1,906 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,485 -- 2,130 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Owen (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,485 and those without children was $1,437.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Owen % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 23 15.8 68,246 19.3 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 9 6.2 14,646 4.1 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 36 24.7 80,406 22.8 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 17 11.6 48,840 13.8 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 11 7.5 20,310 5.8 251,191 5.4
Both not working 34 23.3 76,963 21.8 899,598 19.2
Other 7 4.8 21,766 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 9 6.2 21,930 6.2 314,529 6.7

In Owen (State Suburbs), of couple families, 15.8% had both partners employed full-time, 6.2% had both employed part-time and 24.7% 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 Owen % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 224 84.5 619,037 88.1 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 41 15.5 83,777 11.9 934,470 10.7

In Owen (State Suburbs), 84.5% of private dwellings were occupied and 15.5% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Owen % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 220 98.2 494,471 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 4 1.8 2,812 0.5 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Owen (State Suburbs), 98.2% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 1.8% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Owen % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 1,690 0.3 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 4 1.8 21,955 3.5 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 35 15.6 121,108 19.6 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 130 57.8 328,640 53.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 56 24.9 134,862 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 3.1 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.6 -- 2.4 -- 2.6 --

In Owen (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 1.8% had 1 bedroom, 15.6% had 2 bedrooms and 57.8% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.1. The average household size was 2.6 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Owen % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 86 38.1 203,281 32.8 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 100 44.2 218,402 35.3 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 37 16.4 172,727 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 3 1.3 15,694 2.5 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Owen (State Suburbs), 38.1% were owned outright, 44.2% were owned with a mortgage and 16.4% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Owen % South Australia % Australia %
Family households 175 77.8 424,352 68.5 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 47 20.9 172,669 27.9 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 3 1.3 22,020 3.6 321,007 4.1

In Owen (State Suburbs), of all households, 77.8% were family households, 20.9% were single person households and 1.3% were group households.

Household income Owen % South Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 29.2 -- 27.7 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 3.0 -- 7.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Owen (State Suburbs), 29.2% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 3.0% 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 Owen % South Australia % Australia %
Median rent 135 -- 220 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 96.4 -- 90.7 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 3.6 -- 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 Owen % South Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 923 -- 1,500 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.0 -- 91.2 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 8.0 -- 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 Owen % South Australia % Australia %
None 3 1.3 54,051 8.7 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 71 31.4 227,462 36.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 98 43.4 220,627 35.6 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 46 20.4 99,481 16.1 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 8 3.5 17,417 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Owen (State Suburbs), 31.4% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 43.4% had two registered motor vehicles and 20.4% 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 Owen % South Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 13 -- 30,430 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 8 61.5 14,971 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 5 38.5 15,459 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 40 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Owen (State Suburbs), there were 13 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 8 (or 61.5%) were male and 5 (or 38.5%) were female. The median age was 40 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Owen % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 4.5 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,750 -- 842 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Owen (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 4.5, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,750.

Mortgage and rent Owen % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 98 -- 166 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 923 -- 1,306 -- 1,647 --

In Owen (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $98 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $923.

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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