2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | South Australia | State Suburbs

Point Lowly

Code SSC40578 (SSC)
People 299
Male 168
Female 131
Median age 47
Families 86
Average children per family 2.3
All private dwellings 434
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $938
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,300
Median weekly rent $0
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.5
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Point Lowly % South Australia % Australia %
Total 299 -- 1,596,572 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 168 56.2 787,218 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 131 43.8 809,354 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 3 1.0 30,431 1.9 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 299 people in Point Lowly (State Suburbs) of these 56.2% were male and 43.8% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.0% of the population.

Age Point Lowly % South Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 21 7.0 96,143 6.0 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 15 5.0 93,202 5.8 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 25 8.3 97,591 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 9 3.0 103,248 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 11 3.6 105,586 6.6 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 9 3.0 104,507 6.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 12 4.0 97,820 6.1 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 21 7.0 103,966 6.5 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 21 7.0 112,408 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 33 10.9 113,085 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 26 8.6 111,857 7.0 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 29 9.6 102,009 6.4 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 24 7.9 97,599 6.1 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 24 7.9 74,667 4.7 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 18 6.0 58,536 3.7 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 4 1.3 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 47 -- 39 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Point Lowly (State Suburbs) was 47 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 21.2% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 15.2% of the population.

Registered marital status Point Lowly % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 162 67.5 633,439 48.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 7 2.9 38,964 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 20 8.3 118,732 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 5 2.1 83,000 6.3 949,634 5.5
Never married 46 19.2 435,501 33.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Point Lowly (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 67.5% were married and 11.2% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Point Lowly % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 56 -- 52 -- 50 --
Separated 58 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 56 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 50 -- 79 -- 78 --
Never married 44 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Point Lowly (State Suburbs) was 56 years and the median age of people never married was 44 years.

Social marital status Point Lowly % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 144 69.2 575,818 48.7 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 18 8.7 113,166 9.6 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 46 22.1 492,206 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Point Lowly (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 69.2% of people were in a registered marriage and 8.7% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Point Lowly % 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 Point Lowly (State Suburbs) was 54 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 47 years.

Education Point Lowly % South Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 6 8.6 20,581 4.5 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 30 42.9 87,778 19.1 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 3 4.3 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 13 18.6 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 4.3 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 15 21.4 98,694 21.5 1,511,694 23.2
Total 70 -- 458,665 -- 6,503,580 --

In Point Lowly (State Suburbs) 22.5% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 47.1% were in primary school, 18.6% in secondary school and 4.3% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Point Lowly % South Australia % Australia %
Australia 270 90.0 1,170,788 73.3 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Point Lowly % South Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 21 7.2 467,496 31.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 13 4.5 107,089 7.1 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 9 3.1 75,325 5.0 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 249 85.3 853,040 56.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Point Lowly (State Suburbs), 85.3% of people had both parents born in Australia and 7.2% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Point Lowly % South Australia % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Point Lowly % South Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 94 63.5 445,076 56.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 34 23.0 247,601 31.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 14 9.5 46,683 6.0 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 6 4.1 44,968 5.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 148 -- 784,328 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 148 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Point Lowly (State Suburbs). Of these 63.5% were employed full time, 23.0% were employed part-time and 4.1% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Point Lowly % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 11 7.9 88,381 12.0 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 12 8.6 72,516 9.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 9 6.5 86,705 11.7 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 13 9.4 146,289 19.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 81 58.3 298,788 40.4 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Point Lowly (State Suburbs), 7.9% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.6% worked 16 to 24 hours and 58.3% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Point Lowly % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 47 -- 42 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 46 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Point Lowly (State Suburbs) was 47 years and for people who were employed part-time was 46 years.

Occupation Point Lowly % South Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Point Lowly % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 497 -- 534 -- 577 --
Family 954 -- 1,330 -- 1,481 --
Household 938 -- 1,044 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Point Lowly (State Suburbs) was $497.

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

Unpaid work Point Lowly % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 190 79.8 936,604 71.5 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 60 25.1 364,336 27.8 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 29 12.1 154,651 11.8 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 80 33.8 258,840 19.8 3,090,874 17.8

In Point Lowly (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 79.8% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 25.1% provided care for children and 12.1% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 33.8% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Point Lowly % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 43 17.9 282,493 21.6 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 53 22.1 351,524 26.8 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 46 19.2 168,882 12.9 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 50 20.8 133,703 10.2 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Point Lowly (State Suburbs), 22.1% worked 5 to 14 hours, 19.2% worked 15 to 29 hours and 20.8% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Point Lowly % South Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 56 65.9 174,668 40.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 29 34.1 178,436 41.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 0 0.0 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 Point Lowly (State Suburbs), 34.1% were couple families with children, 65.9% were couple families without children and 0.0% were one parent families.

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

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

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Point Lowly % South Australia % Australia %
Families without children 1,666 -- 1,906 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,375 -- 2,130 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Point Lowly (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,375 and those without children was $1,666.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Point Lowly % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 16 19.3 68,246 19.3 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 0 0.0 14,646 4.1 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 19 22.9 80,406 22.8 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 19 22.9 48,840 13.8 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 3 3.6 20,310 5.8 251,191 5.4
Both not working 17 20.5 76,963 21.8 899,598 19.2
Other 6 7.2 21,766 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 3 3.6 21,930 6.2 314,529 6.7

In Point Lowly (State Suburbs), of couple families, 19.3% had both partners employed full-time, 0.0% had both employed part-time and 22.9% 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 Point Lowly % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 112 26.9 619,037 88.1 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 305 73.1 83,777 11.9 934,470 10.7

In Point Lowly (State Suburbs), 26.9% of private dwellings were occupied and 73.1% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Point Lowly % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 108 95.6 494,471 79.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 5 4.4 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 0 0.0 2,812 0.5 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Point Lowly (State Suburbs), 95.6% were separate houses, 4.4% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Point Lowly % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 1,690 0.3 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 12 10.5 21,955 3.5 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 12 10.5 121,108 19.6 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 50 43.9 328,640 53.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 36 31.6 134,862 21.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 4 3.5 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 Point Lowly (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 10.5% had 1 bedroom, 10.5% had 2 bedrooms and 43.9% 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 Point Lowly % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 70 61.4 203,281 32.8 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 16 14.0 218,402 35.3 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 20 17.5 172,727 27.9 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 4 3.5 8,937 1.4 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 4 3.5 15,694 2.5 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Point Lowly (State Suburbs), 61.4% were owned outright, 14.0% were owned with a mortgage and 17.5% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Point Lowly % South Australia % Australia %
Family households 87 76.3 424,352 68.5 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 23 20.2 172,669 27.9 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 4 3.5 22,020 3.6 321,007 4.1

In Point Lowly (State Suburbs), of all households, 76.3% were family households, 20.2% were single person households and 3.5% were group households.

Household income Point Lowly % South Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 25.2 -- 27.7 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 6.5 -- 7.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Point Lowly (State Suburbs), 25.2% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 6.5% 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 Point Lowly % South Australia % Australia %
Median rent 0 -- 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 Point Lowly % South Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,300 -- 1,500 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 100.0 -- 91.2 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 0.0 -- 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 Point Lowly % South Australia % Australia %
None 3 2.6 54,051 8.7 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 28 24.6 227,462 36.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 44 38.6 220,627 35.6 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 35 30.7 99,481 16.1 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 4 3.5 17,417 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Point Lowly (State Suburbs), 24.6% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 38.6% had two registered motor vehicles and 30.7% 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 Point Lowly % South Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 3 -- 30,430 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 3 100.0 14,971 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 0 0.0 15,459 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 46 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Point Lowly (State Suburbs), there were 3 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 3 (or 100.0%) were male and 0 (or 0.0%) were female. The median age was 46 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Point Lowly % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 0 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 0 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 0 -- 842 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Point Lowly (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 0, with 0 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $0.

Mortgage and rent Point Lowly % 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 0 -- 1,306 -- 1,647 --

In Point Lowly (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 $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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