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Port Noarlunga

Code SSC40595 (SSC)
People 2,632
Male 1,264
Female 1,368
Median age 44
Families 681
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 1,228
Average people per household 2.2
Median weekly household income $935
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,419
Median weekly rent $215
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 Port Noarlunga % South Australia % Australia %
Total 2,632 -- 1,596,572 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 1,264 48.0 787,218 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 1,368 52.0 809,354 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 33 1.3 30,431 1.9 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 2,632 people in Port Noarlunga (State Suburbs) of these 48.0% were male and 52.0% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.3% of the population.

Age Port Noarlunga % South Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 136 5.2 96,143 6.0 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 131 5.0 93,202 5.8 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 121 4.6 97,591 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 161 6.1 103,248 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 153 5.8 105,586 6.6 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 145 5.5 104,507 6.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 125 4.8 97,820 6.1 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 177 6.7 103,966 6.5 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 184 7.0 112,408 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 170 6.5 113,085 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 205 7.8 111,857 7.0 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 197 7.5 102,009 6.4 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 176 6.7 97,599 6.1 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 150 5.7 74,667 4.7 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 107 4.1 58,536 3.7 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 84 3.2 46,631 2.9 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 86 3.3 39,560 2.5 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 122 4.6 38,157 2.4 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 44 -- 39 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Port Noarlunga (State Suburbs) was 44 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 14.7% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 21.0% of the population.

Registered marital status Port Noarlunga % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 965 43.0 633,439 48.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 85 3.8 38,964 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 292 13.0 118,732 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 218 9.7 83,000 6.3 949,634 5.5
Never married 682 30.4 435,501 33.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Port Noarlunga (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 43.0% were married and 16.8% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Port Noarlunga % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 55 -- 52 -- 50 --
Separated 51 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 56 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 82 -- 79 -- 78 --
Never married 27 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Port Noarlunga (State Suburbs) was 55 years and the median age of people never married was 27 years.

Social marital status Port Noarlunga % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 869 44.1 575,818 48.7 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 240 12.2 113,166 9.6 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 862 43.7 492,206 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Port Noarlunga (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 44.1% of people were in a registered marriage and 12.2% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Port Noarlunga % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 55 -- 52 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 38 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 39 -- 36 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Port Noarlunga (State Suburbs) was 55 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 38 years.

Education Port Noarlunga % South Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 34 5.3 20,581 4.5 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 113 17.6 87,778 19.1 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 42 6.6 26,164 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 32 5.0 22,597 4.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 66 10.3 52,221 11.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 47 7.3 18,905 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 18 2.8 19,825 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 58 9.0 34,842 7.6 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 62 9.7 65,957 14.4 932,524 14.3
Other 15 2.3 11,101 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 154 24.0 98,694 21.5 1,511,694 23.2
Total 641 -- 458,665 -- 6,503,580 --

In Port Noarlunga (State Suburbs) 24.4% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 29.2% were in primary school, 20.4% in secondary school and 18.4% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Port Noarlunga % South Australia % Australia %
Australia 1,749 66.5 1,170,788 73.3 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Port Noarlunga % South Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 930 38.1 467,496 31.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 218 8.9 107,089 7.1 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 134 5.5 75,325 5.0 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,157 47.4 853,040 56.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Port Noarlunga (State Suburbs), 47.4% of people had both parents born in Australia and 38.1% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Port Noarlunga % South Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 719 56.1 445,076 56.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 414 32.3 247,601 31.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 65 5.1 46,683 6.0 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 84 6.6 44,968 5.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 1,282 -- 784,328 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 1,282 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Port Noarlunga (State Suburbs). Of these 56.1% were employed full time, 32.3% were employed part-time and 6.6% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Port Noarlunga % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 148 12.3 88,381 12.0 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 123 10.2 72,516 9.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 148 12.3 86,705 11.7 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 266 22.2 146,289 19.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 451 37.6 298,788 40.4 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Port Noarlunga (State Suburbs), 12.3% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.2% worked 16 to 24 hours and 37.6% worked 40 hours or more.

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

The median age of people employed full-time in Port Noarlunga (State Suburbs) was 43 years and for people who were employed part-time was 42 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Port Noarlunga % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 511 -- 534 -- 577 --
Family 1,321 -- 1,330 -- 1,481 --
Household 935 -- 1,044 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Port Noarlunga (State Suburbs) was $511.

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

Unpaid work Port Noarlunga % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,612 71.9 936,604 71.5 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 595 26.6 364,336 27.8 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 247 11.0 154,651 11.8 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 383 17.1 258,840 19.8 3,090,874 17.8

In Port Noarlunga (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 71.9% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 26.6% provided care for children and 11.0% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 17.1% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Port Noarlunga % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 464 20.7 282,493 21.6 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 654 29.2 351,524 26.8 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 288 12.9 168,882 12.9 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 204 9.1 133,703 10.2 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Port Noarlunga (State Suburbs), 29.2% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.9% worked 15 to 29 hours and 9.1% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Port Noarlunga % South Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 301 44.2 174,668 40.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 267 39.2 178,436 41.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 107 15.7 70,082 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 6 0.9 7,064 1.6 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Port Noarlunga (State Suburbs), 39.2% were couple families with children, 44.2% were couple families without children and 15.7% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Port Noarlunga % South Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 29.4 -- 18.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 70.6 -- 81.1 -- 82.4

In Port Noarlunga (State Suburbs) 29.4% of single parents were male and 70.6% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Port Noarlunga % South Australia % Australia %
Families without children 1,814 -- 1,906 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,918 -- 2,130 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Port Noarlunga (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,918 and those without children was $1,814.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Port Noarlunga % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 108 19.0 68,246 19.3 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 24 4.2 14,646 4.1 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 113 19.9 80,406 22.8 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 85 14.9 48,840 13.8 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 43 7.6 20,310 5.8 251,191 5.4
Both not working 134 23.6 76,963 21.8 899,598 19.2
Other 32 5.6 21,766 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 30 5.3 21,930 6.2 314,529 6.7

In Port Noarlunga (State Suburbs), of couple families, 19.0% had both partners employed full-time, 4.2% had both employed part-time and 19.9% 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 Port Noarlunga % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,075 90.8 619,037 88.1 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 109 9.2 83,777 11.9 934,470 10.7

In Port Noarlunga (State Suburbs), 90.8% of private dwellings were occupied and 9.2% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Port Noarlunga % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 856 79.7 494,471 79.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 116 10.8 66,465 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 98 9.1 54,968 8.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 4 0.4 2,812 0.5 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Port Noarlunga (State Suburbs), 79.7% were separate houses, 10.8% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 9.1% were flats, units or apartments and 0.4% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Port Noarlunga % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 1,690 0.3 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 104 9.7 21,955 3.5 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 210 19.5 121,108 19.6 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 512 47.6 328,640 53.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 233 21.7 134,862 21.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 16 1.5 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 2.2 -- 2.4 -- 2.6 --

In Port Noarlunga (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 9.7% had 1 bedroom, 19.5% had 2 bedrooms and 47.6% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.9. The average household size was 2.2 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Port Noarlunga % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 316 29.4 203,281 32.8 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 401 37.3 218,402 35.3 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 306 28.5 172,727 27.9 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 22 2.0 8,937 1.4 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 29 2.7 15,694 2.5 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Port Noarlunga (State Suburbs), 29.4% were owned outright, 37.3% were owned with a mortgage and 28.5% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Port Noarlunga % South Australia % Australia %
Family households 667 62.0 424,352 68.5 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 367 34.1 172,669 27.9 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 42 3.9 22,020 3.6 321,007 4.1

In Port Noarlunga (State Suburbs), of all households, 62.0% were family households, 34.1% were single person households and 3.9% were group households.

Household income Port Noarlunga % South Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 30.4 -- 27.7 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 4.4 -- 7.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Port Noarlunga (State Suburbs), 30.4% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 4.4% 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 Port Noarlunga % South Australia % Australia %
Median rent 215 -- 220 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 89.9 -- 90.7 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 10.1 -- 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 Port Noarlunga % South Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,419 -- 1,500 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.9 -- 91.2 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 9.1 -- 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 Port Noarlunga % South Australia % Australia %
None 103 9.6 54,051 8.7 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 435 40.5 227,462 36.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 358 33.3 220,627 35.6 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 145 13.5 99,481 16.1 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 34 3.2 17,417 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Port Noarlunga (State Suburbs), 40.5% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 33.3% had two registered motor vehicles and 13.5% 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 Port Noarlunga % South Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 32 -- 30,430 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 15 46.9 14,971 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 17 53.1 15,459 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 23 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Port Noarlunga (State Suburbs), there were 32 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 15 (or 46.9%) were male and 17 (or 53.1%) were female. The median age was 23 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Port Noarlunga % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 2.6 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 571 -- 842 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Port Noarlunga (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.6, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $571.

Mortgage and rent Port Noarlunga % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 300 -- 166 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,040 -- 1,306 -- 1,647 --

In Port Noarlunga (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $300 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,040.

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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