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Australia | South Australia | State Suburbs

Prospect (SA)

Code SSC40606 (SSC)
People 13,008
Male 6,522
Female 6,486
Median age 36
Families 3,322
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 5,594
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $1,349
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,755
Median weekly rent $265
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 Prospect (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Total 13,008 -- 1,596,572 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 6,522 50.1 787,218 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 6,486 49.9 809,354 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 123 0.9 30,431 1.9 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 13,008 people in Prospect (SA) (State Suburbs) of these 50.1% were male and 49.9% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.9% of the population.

Age Prospect (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 820 6.3 96,143 6.0 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 713 5.5 93,202 5.8 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 668 5.1 97,591 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 778 6.0 103,248 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 1,175 9.0 105,586 6.6 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 1,098 8.4 104,507 6.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 984 7.6 97,820 6.1 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 923 7.1 103,966 6.5 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 993 7.6 112,408 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 958 7.4 113,085 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 926 7.1 111,857 7.0 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 774 5.9 102,009 6.4 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 594 4.6 97,599 6.1 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 388 3.0 74,667 4.7 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 335 2.6 58,536 3.7 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 296 2.3 46,631 2.9 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 280 2.2 39,560 2.5 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 306 2.4 38,157 2.4 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 36 -- 39 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Prospect (SA) (State Suburbs) was 36 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 16.9% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 12.4% of the population.

Registered marital status Prospect (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 4,983 46.1 633,439 48.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 225 2.1 38,964 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 804 7.4 118,732 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 593 5.5 83,000 6.3 949,634 5.5
Never married 4,205 38.9 435,501 33.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Prospect (SA) (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 46.1% were married and 9.5% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Prospect (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 47 -- 52 -- 50 --
Separated 48 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 55 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 81 -- 79 -- 78 --
Never married 26 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Prospect (SA) (State Suburbs) was 47 years and the median age of people never married was 26 years.

Social marital status Prospect (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 4,559 46.1 575,818 48.7 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 867 8.8 113,166 9.6 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 4,455 45.1 492,206 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Prospect (SA) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 46.1% of people were in a registered marriage and 8.8% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Prospect (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 47 -- 52 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 36 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 30 -- 36 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Prospect (SA) (State Suburbs) was 47 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 36 years.

Education Prospect (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 169 4.2 20,581 4.5 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 469 11.7 87,778 19.1 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 402 10.0 26,164 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 159 4.0 22,597 4.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 189 4.7 52,221 11.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 306 7.6 18,905 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 154 3.8 19,825 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 298 7.4 34,842 7.6 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 1,043 25.9 65,957 14.4 932,524 14.3
Other 135 3.4 11,101 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 701 17.4 98,694 21.5 1,511,694 23.2
Total 4,025 -- 458,665 -- 6,503,580 --

In Prospect (SA) (State Suburbs) 30.9% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 25.6% were in primary school, 16.1% in secondary school and 33.3% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Prospect (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Australia 8,860 68.1 1,170,788 73.3 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Prospect (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 5,018 40.7 467,496 31.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 948 7.7 107,089 7.1 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 590 4.8 75,325 5.0 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 5,767 46.8 853,040 56.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Prospect (SA) (State Suburbs), 46.8% of people had both parents born in Australia and 40.7% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Prospect (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 4,141 58.1 445,076 56.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 2,236 31.4 247,601 31.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 403 5.7 46,683 6.0 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 352 4.9 44,968 5.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 7,132 -- 784,328 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 7,132 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Prospect (SA) (State Suburbs). Of these 58.1% were employed full time, 31.4% were employed part-time and 4.9% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Prospect (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 818 12.1 88,381 12.0 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 701 10.3 72,516 9.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 710 10.5 86,705 11.7 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 1,370 20.2 146,289 19.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 2,773 40.9 298,788 40.4 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Prospect (SA) (State Suburbs), 12.1% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.3% worked 16 to 24 hours and 40.9% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Prospect (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 41 -- 42 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 35 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Prospect (SA) (State Suburbs) was 41 years and for people who were employed part-time was 35 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Prospect (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 644 -- 534 -- 577 --
Family 1,788 -- 1,330 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,349 -- 1,044 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Prospect (SA) (State Suburbs) was $644.

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

Unpaid work Prospect (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 7,882 72.9 936,604 71.5 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 2,835 26.2 364,336 27.8 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 1,263 11.7 154,651 11.8 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,999 18.5 258,840 19.8 3,090,874 17.8

In Prospect (SA) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 72.9% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 26.2% provided care for children and 11.7% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 18.5% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Prospect (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 2,684 24.8 282,493 21.6 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 3,027 28.0 351,524 26.8 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 1,334 12.3 168,882 12.9 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 832 7.7 133,703 10.2 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Prospect (SA) (State Suburbs), 28.0% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.3% worked 15 to 29 hours and 7.7% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Prospect (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,196 36.0 174,668 40.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 1,578 47.5 178,436 41.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 465 14.0 70,082 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 83 2.5 7,064 1.6 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Prospect (SA) (State Suburbs), 47.5% were couple families with children, 36.0% were couple families without children and 14.0% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Prospect (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 21.3 -- 18.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 78.7 -- 81.1 -- 82.4

In Prospect (SA) (State Suburbs) 21.3% of single parents were male and 78.7% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Prospect (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Families without children 2,255 -- 1,906 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,615 -- 2,130 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Prospect (SA) (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,615 and those without children was $2,255.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Prospect (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 698 25.1 68,246 19.3 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 122 4.4 14,646 4.1 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 677 24.4 80,406 22.8 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 382 13.8 48,840 13.8 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 144 5.2 20,310 5.8 251,191 5.4
Both not working 407 14.7 76,963 21.8 899,598 19.2
Other 189 6.8 21,766 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 157 5.7 21,930 6.2 314,529 6.7

In Prospect (SA) (State Suburbs), of couple families, 25.1% had both partners employed full-time, 4.4% had both employed part-time and 24.4% 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 Prospect (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 4,980 91.7 619,037 88.1 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 452 8.3 83,777 11.9 934,470 10.7

In Prospect (SA) (State Suburbs), 91.7% of private dwellings were occupied and 8.3% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Prospect (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 3,819 76.7 494,471 79.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 690 13.9 66,465 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 462 9.3 54,968 8.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 8 0.2 2,812 0.5 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Prospect (SA) (State Suburbs), 76.7% were separate houses, 13.9% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 9.3% were flats, units or apartments and 0.2% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Prospect (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 11 0.2 1,690 0.3 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 223 4.5 21,955 3.5 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 1,484 29.8 121,108 19.6 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 2,291 46.0 328,640 53.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 876 17.6 134,862 21.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 94 1.9 10,786 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.8 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.5 -- 2.4 -- 2.6 --

In Prospect (SA) (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 4.5% had 1 bedroom, 29.8% had 2 bedrooms and 46.0% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.8. The average household size was 2.5 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Prospect (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 1,559 31.3 203,281 32.8 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 1,695 34.0 218,402 35.3 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 1,547 31.1 172,727 27.9 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 43 0.9 8,937 1.4 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 134 2.7 15,694 2.5 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Prospect (SA) (State Suburbs), 31.3% were owned outright, 34.0% were owned with a mortgage and 31.1% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Prospect (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Family households 3,276 65.8 424,352 68.5 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 1,367 27.4 172,669 27.9 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 337 6.8 22,020 3.6 321,007 4.1

In Prospect (SA) (State Suburbs), of all households, 65.8% were family households, 27.4% were single person households and 6.8% were group households.

Household income Prospect (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 22.4 -- 27.7 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 14.6 -- 7.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Prospect (SA) (State Suburbs), 22.4% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 14.6% 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 Prospect (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Median rent 265 -- 220 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.2 -- 90.7 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 9.8 -- 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 Prospect (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,755 -- 1,500 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.1 -- 91.2 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 7.9 -- 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 Prospect (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
None 474 9.5 54,051 8.7 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 1,852 37.2 227,462 36.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 1,778 35.7 220,627 35.6 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 715 14.4 99,481 16.1 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 160 3.2 17,417 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Prospect (SA) (State Suburbs), 37.2% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 35.7% had two registered motor vehicles and 14.4% 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 Prospect (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 123 -- 30,430 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 55 44.7 14,971 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 68 55.3 15,459 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 23 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Prospect (SA) (State Suburbs), there were 123 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 55 (or 44.7%) were male and 68 (or 55.3%) 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 Prospect (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 2.7 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 809 -- 842 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Prospect (SA) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.7, with 1.1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $809.

Mortgage and rent Prospect (SA) % 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 1,600 -- 1,306 -- 1,647 --

In Prospect (SA) (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 $1,600.

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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