2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | South Australia | State Suburbs

Penong

Code SSC40568 (SSC)
People 343
Male 200
Female 143
Median age 45
Families 68
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 311
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $1,062
Median monthly mortgage repayments $477
Median weekly rent $50
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.2
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Penong % South Australia % Australia %
Total 343 -- 1,596,572 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 200 58.3 787,218 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 143 41.7 809,354 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 51 14.9 30,431 1.9 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 343 people in Penong (State Suburbs) of these 58.3% were male and 41.7% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 14.9% of the population.

Age Penong % South Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 21 6.1 96,143 6.0 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 24 7.0 93,202 5.8 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 24 7.0 97,591 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 7 2.0 103,248 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 14 4.1 105,586 6.6 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 24 7.0 104,507 6.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 13 3.8 97,820 6.1 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 17 5.0 103,966 6.5 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 32 9.4 112,408 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 55 16.1 113,085 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 40 11.7 111,857 7.0 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 17 5.0 102,009 6.4 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 30 8.8 97,599 6.1 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 11 3.2 74,667 4.7 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 8 2.3 58,536 3.7 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 5 1.5 46,631 2.9 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 0 0.0 39,560 2.5 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 0 0.0 38,157 2.4 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 45 -- 39 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Penong (State Suburbs) was 45 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 19.6% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 8.2% of the population.

Registered marital status Penong % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 118 42.4 633,439 48.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 5 1.8 38,964 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 19 6.8 118,732 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 14 5.0 83,000 6.3 949,634 5.5
Never married 122 43.9 435,501 33.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Penong (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 42.4% were married and 8.6% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Penong % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 52 -- 52 -- 50 --
Separated 0 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 61 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 67 -- 79 -- 78 --
Never married 39 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Penong (State Suburbs) was 52 years and the median age of people never married was 39 years.

Social marital status Penong % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 79 41.6 575,818 48.7 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 43 22.6 113,166 9.6 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 68 35.8 492,206 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Penong (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 41.6% of people were in a registered marriage and 22.6% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Penong % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 50 -- 52 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 45 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 48 -- 36 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Penong (State Suburbs) was 50 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 45 years.

Education Penong % South Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 6 5.3 20,581 4.5 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 24 21.2 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 7 6.2 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 3 2.7 34,842 7.6 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 0 0.0 65,957 14.4 932,524 14.3
Other 0 0.0 11,101 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 73 64.6 98,694 21.5 1,511,694 23.2
Total 113 -- 458,665 -- 6,503,580 --

In Penong (State Suburbs) 33.0% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 22.5% were in primary school, 6.3% in secondary school and 2.7% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Penong % South Australia % Australia %
Australia 246 71.5 1,170,788 73.3 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Penong % South Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 36 13.5 467,496 31.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 9 3.4 107,089 7.1 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 19 7.1 75,325 5.0 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 203 76.0 853,040 56.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Penong (State Suburbs), 76.0% of people had both parents born in Australia and 13.5% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Penong % South Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 105 61.4 445,076 56.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 46 26.9 247,601 31.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 12 7.0 46,683 6.0 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 8 4.7 44,968 5.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 171 -- 784,328 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 171 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Penong (State Suburbs). Of these 61.4% were employed full time, 26.9% were employed part-time and 4.7% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Penong % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 19 11.6 88,381 12.0 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 19 11.6 72,516 9.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 9 5.5 86,705 11.7 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 18 11.0 146,289 19.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 82 50.0 298,788 40.4 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Penong (State Suburbs), 11.6% worked 1 to 15 hours, 11.6% worked 16 to 24 hours and 50.0% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Penong % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 46 -- 42 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 51 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Penong (State Suburbs) was 46 years and for people who were employed part-time was 51 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Penong % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 566 -- 534 -- 577 --
Family 1,204 -- 1,330 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,062 -- 1,044 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Penong (State Suburbs) was $566.

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

Unpaid work Penong % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 143 51.8 936,604 71.5 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 60 21.6 364,336 27.8 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 21 7.6 154,651 11.8 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 78 28.2 258,840 19.8 3,090,874 17.8

In Penong (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 51.8% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 21.6% provided care for children and 7.6% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 28.2% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Penong % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 38 13.8 282,493 21.6 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 57 20.7 351,524 26.8 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 25 9.1 168,882 12.9 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 23 8.3 133,703 10.2 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Penong (State Suburbs), 20.7% worked 5 to 14 hours, 9.1% worked 15 to 29 hours and 8.3% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Penong % South Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 34 49.3 174,668 40.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 27 39.1 178,436 41.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 8 11.6 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 Penong (State Suburbs), 39.1% were couple families with children, 49.3% were couple families without children and 11.6% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Penong % South Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 33.3 -- 18.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 66.7 -- 81.1 -- 82.4

In Penong (State Suburbs) 33.3% of single parents were male and 66.7% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Penong % South Australia % Australia %
Families without children 1,650 -- 1,906 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,437 -- 2,130 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Penong (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,437 and those without children was $1,650.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Penong % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 14 22.6 68,246 19.3 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 5 8.1 14,646 4.1 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 14 22.6 80,406 22.8 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 12 19.4 48,840 13.8 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 3 4.8 20,310 5.8 251,191 5.4
Both not working 4 6.5 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 10 16.1 21,930 6.2 314,529 6.7

In Penong (State Suburbs), of couple families, 22.6% had both partners employed full-time, 8.1% had both employed part-time and 22.6% 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 Penong % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 103 52.8 619,037 88.1 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 92 47.2 83,777 11.9 934,470 10.7

In Penong (State Suburbs), 52.8% of private dwellings were occupied and 47.2% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Penong % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 91 88.3 494,471 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 9 8.7 2,812 0.5 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Penong (State Suburbs), 88.3% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 8.7% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Penong % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 1,690 0.3 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 10 9.7 21,955 3.5 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 20 19.4 121,108 19.6 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 42 40.8 328,640 53.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 24 23.3 134,862 21.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 7 6.8 10,786 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.9 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.5 -- 2.4 -- 2.6 --

In Penong (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 9.7% had 1 bedroom, 19.4% had 2 bedrooms and 40.8% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.9. The average household size was 2.5 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Penong % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 38 36.5 203,281 32.8 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 20 19.2 218,402 35.3 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 37 35.6 172,727 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 9 8.7 15,694 2.5 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Penong (State Suburbs), 36.5% were owned outright, 19.2% were owned with a mortgage and 35.6% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Penong % South Australia % Australia %
Family households 69 67.6 424,352 68.5 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 33 32.4 172,669 27.9 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 0 0.0 22,020 3.6 321,007 4.1

In Penong (State Suburbs), of all households, 67.6% were family households, 32.4% were single person households and 0.0% were group households.

Household income Penong % South Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 31.5 -- 27.7 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 3.4 -- 7.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Penong (State Suburbs), 31.5% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 3.4% 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 Penong % South Australia % Australia %
Median rent 50 -- 220 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.3 -- 90.7 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 5.7 -- 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 Penong % South Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 477 -- 1,500 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 95.6 -- 91.2 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 4.4 -- 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 Penong % South Australia % Australia %
None 4 3.8 54,051 8.7 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 25 24.0 227,462 36.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 31 29.8 220,627 35.6 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 36 34.6 99,481 16.1 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 8 7.7 17,417 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Penong (State Suburbs), 24.0% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 29.8% had two registered motor vehicles and 34.6% 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 Penong % South Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 54 -- 30,430 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 28 51.9 14,971 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 26 48.1 15,459 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 40 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Penong (State Suburbs), there were 54 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 28 (or 51.9%) were male and 26 (or 48.1%) 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 Penong % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 2.3 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.5 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 680 -- 842 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Penong (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.3, with 1.5 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $680.

Mortgage and rent Penong % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 35 -- 166 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,306 -- 1,647 --

In Penong (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $35 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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