2011 Census QuickStats

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Salisbury Plain

Code SSC40648 (SSC)
People 1,166
Male 587
Female 579
Median age 38
Families 329
Average children per family 1.7
All private dwellings 503
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $971
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,517
Median weekly rent $210
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 Salisbury Plain % South Australia % Australia %
Total 1,166 -- 1,596,572 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 587 50.3 787,218 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 579 49.7 809,354 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 25 2.1 30,431 1.9 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 1,166 people in Salisbury Plain (State Suburbs) of these 50.3% were male and 49.7% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 2.1% of the population.

Age Salisbury Plain % South Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 83 7.1 96,143 6.0 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 55 4.7 93,202 5.8 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 68 5.8 97,591 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 64 5.5 103,248 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 77 6.6 105,586 6.6 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 89 7.6 104,507 6.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 87 7.4 97,820 6.1 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 71 6.1 103,966 6.5 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 85 7.3 112,408 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 74 6.3 113,085 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 77 6.6 111,857 7.0 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 91 7.8 102,009 6.4 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 70 6.0 97,599 6.1 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 36 3.1 74,667 4.7 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 36 3.1 58,536 3.7 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 41 3.5 46,631 2.9 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 42 3.6 39,560 2.5 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 22 1.9 38,157 2.4 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 38 -- 39 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Salisbury Plain (State Suburbs) was 38 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 17.8% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 15.2% of the population.

Registered marital status Salisbury Plain % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 427 44.4 633,439 48.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 40 4.2 38,964 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 97 10.1 118,732 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 61 6.3 83,000 6.3 949,634 5.5
Never married 337 35.0 435,501 33.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Salisbury Plain (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 44.4% were married and 14.0% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Salisbury Plain % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 55 -- 52 -- 50 --
Separated 45 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 53 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 74 -- 79 -- 78 --
Never married 27 -- 25 -- 25 --

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

Social marital status Salisbury Plain % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 402 44.8 575,818 48.7 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 110 12.3 113,166 9.6 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 385 42.9 492,206 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Salisbury Plain (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 44.8% of people were in a registered marriage and 12.3% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Salisbury Plain % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 54 -- 52 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 34 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 42 -- 36 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Salisbury Plain (State Suburbs) was 54 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 34 years.

Education Salisbury Plain % South Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 17 5.4 20,581 4.5 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 48 15.2 87,778 19.1 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 29 9.2 26,164 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 19 6.0 22,597 4.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 31 9.8 52,221 11.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 20 6.3 18,905 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 5 1.6 19,825 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 29 9.2 34,842 7.6 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 30 9.5 65,957 14.4 932,524 14.3
Other 8 2.5 11,101 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 80 25.3 98,694 21.5 1,511,694 23.2
Total 316 -- 458,665 -- 6,503,580 --

In Salisbury Plain (State Suburbs) 27.0% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 30.1% were in primary school, 17.4% in secondary school and 18.7% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Salisbury Plain % South Australia % Australia %
Australia 810 69.3 1,170,788 73.3 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Salisbury Plain % South Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 442 40.3 467,496 31.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 89 8.1 107,089 7.1 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 62 5.7 75,325 5.0 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 503 45.9 853,040 56.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Salisbury Plain (State Suburbs), 45.9% of people had both parents born in Australia and 40.3% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Salisbury Plain % South Australia % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Salisbury Plain % South Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 336 61.4 445,076 56.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 134 24.5 247,601 31.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 45 8.2 46,683 6.0 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 32 5.9 44,968 5.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 547 -- 784,328 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 547 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Salisbury Plain (State Suburbs). Of these 61.4% were employed full time, 24.5% were employed part-time and 5.9% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Salisbury Plain % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 46 9.0 88,381 12.0 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 34 6.6 72,516 9.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 57 11.1 86,705 11.7 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 126 24.6 146,289 19.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 208 40.6 298,788 40.4 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Salisbury Plain (State Suburbs), 9.0% worked 1 to 15 hours, 6.6% worked 16 to 24 hours and 40.6% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Salisbury Plain % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 40 -- 42 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 34 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Salisbury Plain (State Suburbs) was 40 years and for people who were employed part-time was 34 years.

Occupation Salisbury Plain % South Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Salisbury Plain % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 507 -- 534 -- 577 --
Family 1,188 -- 1,330 -- 1,481 --
Household 971 -- 1,044 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Salisbury Plain (State Suburbs) was $507.

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

Unpaid work Salisbury Plain % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 641 66.6 936,604 71.5 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 262 27.3 364,336 27.8 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 142 14.8 154,651 11.8 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 109 11.4 258,840 19.8 3,090,874 17.8

In Salisbury Plain (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 66.6% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 27.3% provided care for children and 14.8% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 11.4% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Salisbury Plain % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 190 19.8 282,493 21.6 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 264 27.5 351,524 26.8 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 103 10.7 168,882 12.9 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 80 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 Salisbury Plain (State Suburbs), 27.5% worked 5 to 14 hours, 10.7% 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 Salisbury Plain % South Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 127 38.7 174,668 40.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 132 40.2 178,436 41.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 65 19.8 70,082 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 4 1.2 7,064 1.6 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Salisbury Plain (State Suburbs), 40.2% were couple families with children, 38.7% were couple families without children and 19.8% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Salisbury Plain % South Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 25.8 -- 18.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 74.2 -- 81.1 -- 82.4

In Salisbury Plain (State Suburbs) 25.8% of single parents were male and 74.2% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Salisbury Plain % South Australia % Australia %
Families without children 1,704 -- 1,906 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,760 -- 2,130 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Salisbury Plain (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,760 and those without children was $1,704.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Salisbury Plain % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 58 22.3 68,246 19.3 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 6 2.3 14,646 4.1 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 45 17.3 80,406 22.8 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 32 12.3 48,840 13.8 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 5 1.9 20,310 5.8 251,191 5.4
Both not working 80 30.8 76,963 21.8 899,598 19.2
Other 18 6.9 21,766 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 16 6.2 21,930 6.2 314,529 6.7

In Salisbury Plain (State Suburbs), of couple families, 22.3% had both partners employed full-time, 2.3% had both employed part-time and 17.3% 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 Plain % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 470 96.3 619,037 88.1 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 18 3.7 83,777 11.9 934,470 10.7

In Salisbury Plain (State Suburbs), 96.3% of private dwellings were occupied and 3.7% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Salisbury Plain % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 420 89.4 494,471 79.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 47 10.0 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 0 0.0 2,812 0.5 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Salisbury Plain (State Suburbs), 89.4% were separate houses, 10.0% 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 Salisbury Plain % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 3 0.6 1,690 0.3 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 3 0.6 21,955 3.5 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 53 11.2 121,108 19.6 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 299 63.3 328,640 53.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 104 22.0 134,862 21.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 10 2.1 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 Salisbury Plain (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 0.6% had 1 bedroom, 11.2% had 2 bedrooms and 63.3% 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 Salisbury Plain % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 147 31.2 203,281 32.8 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 177 37.6 218,402 35.3 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 131 27.8 172,727 27.9 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 5 1.1 8,937 1.4 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 11 2.3 15,694 2.5 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Salisbury Plain (State Suburbs), 31.2% were owned outright, 37.6% were owned with a mortgage and 27.8% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Salisbury Plain % South Australia % Australia %
Family households 325 69.1 424,352 68.5 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 132 28.1 172,669 27.9 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 13 2.8 22,020 3.6 321,007 4.1

In Salisbury Plain (State Suburbs), of all households, 69.1% were family households, 28.1% were single person households and 2.8% were group households.

Household income Salisbury Plain % South Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 27.3 -- 27.7 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 2.6 -- 7.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Salisbury Plain (State Suburbs), 27.3% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 2.6% 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 Salisbury Plain % South Australia % Australia %
Median rent 210 -- 220 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.5 -- 90.7 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 9.5 -- 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 Plain % South Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,517 -- 1,500 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 87.6 -- 91.2 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 12.4 -- 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 Salisbury Plain % South Australia % Australia %
None 45 9.6 54,051 8.7 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 184 39.1 227,462 36.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 162 34.4 220,627 35.6 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 66 14.0 99,481 16.1 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 14 3.0 17,417 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Salisbury Plain (State Suburbs), 39.1% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 34.4% had two registered motor vehicles and 14.0% 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 Plain % South Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 28 -- 30,430 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 15 53.6 14,971 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 13 46.4 15,459 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 20 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Salisbury Plain (State Suburbs), there were 28 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 15 (or 53.6%) were male and 13 (or 46.4%) were female. The median age was 20 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Salisbury Plain % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.4 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.3 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,125 -- 842 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Salisbury Plain (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.4, with 1.3 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,125.

Mortgage and rent Salisbury Plain % 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 1,574 -- 1,306 -- 1,647 --

In Salisbury Plain (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 $1,574.

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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