2011 Census QuickStats

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Salisbury (SA)

Code SSC40642 (SSC)
People 7,551
Male 3,743
Female 3,808
Median age 40
Families 1,919
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 3,467
Average people per household 2.2
Median weekly household income $758
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,200
Median weekly rent $200
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.3
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includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Salisbury (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Total 7,551 -- 1,596,572 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 3,743 49.6 787,218 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 3,808 50.4 809,354 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 172 2.3 30,431 1.9 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 7,551 people in Salisbury (SA) (State Suburbs) of these 49.6% were male and 50.4% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 2.3% of the population.

Age Salisbury (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 506 6.7 96,143 6.0 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 375 5.0 93,202 5.8 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 401 5.3 97,591 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 455 6.0 103,248 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 566 7.5 105,586 6.6 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 590 7.8 104,507 6.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 477 6.3 97,820 6.1 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 420 5.6 103,966 6.5 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 485 6.4 112,408 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 492 6.5 113,085 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 460 6.1 111,857 7.0 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 442 5.9 102,009 6.4 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 471 6.2 97,599 6.1 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 280 3.7 74,667 4.7 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 347 4.6 58,536 3.7 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 293 3.9 46,631 2.9 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 235 3.1 39,560 2.5 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 253 3.4 38,157 2.4 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 40 -- 39 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Salisbury (SA) (State Suburbs) was 40 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 17.0% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 18.7% of the population.

Registered marital status Salisbury (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 2,449 39.1 633,439 48.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 285 4.5 38,964 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 772 12.3 118,732 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 574 9.2 83,000 6.3 949,634 5.5
Never married 2,184 34.9 435,501 33.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Salisbury (SA) (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 39.1% were married and 16.8% were either divorced or separated.

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

The median age of married people in Salisbury (SA) (State Suburbs) was 54 years and the median age of people never married was 26 years.

Social marital status Salisbury (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 2,232 40.0 575,818 48.7 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 467 8.4 113,166 9.6 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 2,875 51.6 492,206 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Salisbury (SA) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 40.0% of people were in a registered marriage and 8.4% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Salisbury (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 53 -- 52 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 33 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 40 -- 36 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Salisbury (SA) (State Suburbs) was 53 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 33 years.

Education Salisbury (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 88 4.0 20,581 4.5 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 343 15.7 87,778 19.1 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 113 5.2 26,164 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 52 2.4 22,597 4.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 284 13.0 52,221 11.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 64 2.9 18,905 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 37 1.7 19,825 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 266 12.2 34,842 7.6 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 173 7.9 65,957 14.4 932,524 14.3
Other 69 3.2 11,101 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 692 31.7 98,694 21.5 1,511,694 23.2
Total 2,181 -- 458,665 -- 6,503,580 --

In Salisbury (SA) (State Suburbs) 28.9% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 23.2% were in primary school, 17.7% in secondary school and 20.2% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Salisbury (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Australia 4,562 60.4 1,170,788 73.3 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Salisbury (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 3,174 46.0 467,496 31.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 507 7.3 107,089 7.1 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 306 4.4 75,325 5.0 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 2,920 42.3 853,040 56.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Salisbury (SA) (State Suburbs), 42.3% of people had both parents born in Australia and 46.0% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Salisbury (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,669 55.9 445,076 56.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 790 26.5 247,601 31.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 198 6.6 46,683 6.0 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 327 11.0 44,968 5.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 2,984 -- 784,328 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 2,984 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Salisbury (SA) (State Suburbs). Of these 55.9% were employed full time, 26.5% were employed part-time and 11.0% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Salisbury (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 268 10.1 88,381 12.0 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 235 8.8 72,516 9.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 284 10.7 86,705 11.7 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 726 27.3 146,289 19.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 945 35.5 298,788 40.4 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Salisbury (SA) (State Suburbs), 10.1% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.8% worked 16 to 24 hours and 35.5% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Salisbury (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 40 -- 42 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 38 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Salisbury (SA) (State Suburbs) was 40 years and for people who were employed part-time was 38 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Salisbury (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 396 -- 534 -- 577 --
Family 921 -- 1,330 -- 1,481 --
Household 758 -- 1,044 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Salisbury (SA) (State Suburbs) was $396.

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

Unpaid work Salisbury (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 3,908 62.4 936,604 71.5 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,543 24.6 364,336 27.8 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 806 12.9 154,651 11.8 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 755 12.1 258,840 19.8 3,090,874 17.8

In Salisbury (SA) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 62.4% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 24.6% provided care for children and 12.9% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 12.1% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Salisbury (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 1,195 19.1 282,493 21.6 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,389 22.2 351,524 26.8 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 694 11.1 168,882 12.9 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 629 10.0 133,703 10.2 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Salisbury (SA) (State Suburbs), 22.2% worked 5 to 14 hours, 11.1% worked 15 to 29 hours and 10.0% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Salisbury (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 701 36.5 174,668 40.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 674 35.1 178,436 41.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 505 26.3 70,082 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 38 2.0 7,064 1.6 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Salisbury (SA) (State Suburbs), 35.1% were couple families with children, 36.5% were couple families without children and 26.3% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Salisbury (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 20.4 -- 18.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 79.6 -- 81.1 -- 82.4

In Salisbury (SA) (State Suburbs) 20.4% of single parents were male and 79.6% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Salisbury (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Families without children 1,650 -- 1,906 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,876 -- 2,130 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Salisbury (SA) (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,876 and those without children was $1,650.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Salisbury (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 187 13.6 68,246 19.3 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 33 2.4 14,646 4.1 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 187 13.6 80,406 22.8 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 224 16.3 48,840 13.8 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 88 6.4 20,310 5.8 251,191 5.4
Both not working 504 36.6 76,963 21.8 899,598 19.2
Other 78 5.7 21,766 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 75 5.5 21,930 6.2 314,529 6.7

In Salisbury (SA) (State Suburbs), of couple families, 13.6% had both partners employed full-time, 2.4% had both employed part-time and 13.6% 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 Salisbury (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 3,082 92.0 619,037 88.1 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 269 8.0 83,777 11.9 934,470 10.7

In Salisbury (SA) (State Suburbs), 92.0% of private dwellings were occupied and 8.0% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Salisbury (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,880 61.0 494,471 79.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 505 16.4 66,465 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 696 22.6 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 Salisbury (SA) (State Suburbs), 61.0% were separate houses, 16.4% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 22.6% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Salisbury (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 5 0.2 1,690 0.3 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 125 4.1 21,955 3.5 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 938 30.4 121,108 19.6 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 1,568 50.9 328,640 53.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 356 11.6 134,862 21.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 89 2.9 10,786 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.7 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.2 -- 2.4 -- 2.6 --

In Salisbury (SA) (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 4.1% had 1 bedroom, 30.4% had 2 bedrooms and 50.9% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.7. The average household size was 2.2 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Salisbury (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 875 28.4 203,281 32.8 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 777 25.2 218,402 35.3 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 1,292 42.0 172,727 27.9 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 21 0.7 8,937 1.4 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 114 3.7 15,694 2.5 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Salisbury (SA) (State Suburbs), 28.4% were owned outright, 25.2% were owned with a mortgage and 42.0% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Salisbury (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Family households 1,859 60.4 424,352 68.5 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 1,126 36.6 172,669 27.9 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 94 3.1 22,020 3.6 321,007 4.1

In Salisbury (SA) (State Suburbs), of all households, 60.4% were family households, 36.6% were single person households and 3.1% were group households.

Household income Salisbury (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 38.8 -- 27.7 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 2.0 -- 7.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Salisbury (SA) (State Suburbs), 38.8% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 2.0% 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 Salisbury (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Median rent 200 -- 220 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 81.3 -- 90.7 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 18.7 -- 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 Salisbury (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,200 -- 1,500 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.0 -- 91.2 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 7.0 -- 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 Salisbury (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
None 537 17.4 54,051 8.7 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 1,351 43.8 227,462 36.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 750 24.3 220,627 35.6 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 302 9.8 99,481 16.1 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 141 4.6 17,417 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Salisbury (SA) (State Suburbs), 43.8% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 24.3% had two registered motor vehicles and 9.8% 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 Salisbury (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 171 -- 30,430 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 78 45.6 14,971 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 93 54.4 15,459 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 19 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Salisbury (SA) (State Suburbs), there were 171 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 78 (or 45.6%) were male and 93 (or 54.4%) were female. The median age was 19 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Salisbury (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 1.2 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 743 -- 842 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Salisbury (SA) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.7, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $743.

Mortgage and rent Salisbury (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 224 -- 166 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,402 -- 1,306 -- 1,647 --

In Salisbury (SA) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $224 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,402.

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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