2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | South Australia | State Suburbs

Seaford (SA)

Code SSC40656 (SSC)
People 4,269
Male 2,061
Female 2,208
Median age 40
Families 1,198
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 1,856
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $914
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,430
Median weekly rent $270
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.7
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Seaford (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Total 4,269 -- 1,596,572 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 2,061 48.3 787,218 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 2,208 51.7 809,354 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 64 1.5 30,431 1.9 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 4,269 people in Seaford (SA) (State Suburbs) of these 48.3% were male and 51.7% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.5% of the population.

Age Seaford (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 282 6.6 96,143 6.0 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 253 5.9 93,202 5.8 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 256 6.0 97,591 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 244 5.7 103,248 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 208 4.9 105,586 6.6 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 283 6.6 104,507 6.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 272 6.4 97,820 6.1 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 270 6.3 103,966 6.5 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 271 6.3 112,408 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 226 5.3 113,085 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 269 6.3 111,857 7.0 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 281 6.6 102,009 6.4 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 256 6.0 97,599 6.1 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 214 5.0 74,667 4.7 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 190 4.5 58,536 3.7 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 178 4.2 46,631 2.9 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 158 3.7 39,560 2.5 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 157 3.7 38,157 2.4 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 40 -- 39 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Seaford (SA) (State Suburbs) was 40 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 18.6% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 20.9% of the population.

Registered marital status Seaford (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,700 48.9 633,439 48.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 114 3.3 38,964 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 350 10.1 118,732 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 281 8.1 83,000 6.3 949,634 5.5
Never married 1,030 29.6 435,501 33.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Seaford (SA) (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 48.9% were married and 13.4% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Seaford (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 57 -- 52 -- 50 --
Separated 49 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 53 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 81 -- 79 -- 78 --
Never married 26 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Seaford (SA) (State Suburbs) was 57 years and the median age of people never married was 26 years.

Social marital status Seaford (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 1,521 49.3 575,818 48.7 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 354 11.5 113,166 9.6 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 1,210 39.2 492,206 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Seaford (SA) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 49.3% of people were in a registered marriage and 11.5% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Seaford (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 57 -- 52 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 33 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 39 -- 36 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Seaford (SA) (State Suburbs) was 57 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 33 years.

Education Seaford (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 53 4.7 20,581 4.5 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 238 21.2 87,778 19.1 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 58 5.2 26,164 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 36 3.2 22,597 4.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 179 15.9 52,221 11.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 50 4.5 18,905 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 18 1.6 19,825 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 78 6.9 34,842 7.6 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 93 8.3 65,957 14.4 932,524 14.3
Other 29 2.6 11,101 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 291 25.9 98,694 21.5 1,511,694 23.2
Total 1,123 -- 458,665 -- 6,503,580 --

In Seaford (SA) (State Suburbs) 26.3% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 29.5% were in primary school, 22.0% in secondary school and 15.3% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Seaford (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Australia 2,901 68.0 1,170,788 73.3 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Seaford (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 1,418 35.5 467,496 31.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 347 8.7 107,089 7.1 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 231 5.8 75,325 5.0 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 2,003 50.1 853,040 56.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Seaford (SA) (State Suburbs), 50.1% of people had both parents born in Australia and 35.5% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Seaford (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,016 54.6 445,076 56.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 584 31.4 247,601 31.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 131 7.0 46,683 6.0 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 129 6.9 44,968 5.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 1,860 -- 784,328 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 1,860 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Seaford (SA) (State Suburbs). Of these 54.6% were employed full time, 31.4% were employed part-time and 6.9% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Seaford (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 201 11.6 88,381 12.0 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 170 9.8 72,516 9.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 214 12.4 86,705 11.7 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 367 21.2 146,289 19.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 644 37.2 298,788 40.4 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Seaford (SA) (State Suburbs), 11.6% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.8% worked 16 to 24 hours and 37.2% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Seaford (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 40 -- 42 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 39 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Seaford (SA) (State Suburbs) was 40 years and for people who were employed part-time was 39 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Seaford (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 472 -- 534 -- 577 --
Family 1,116 -- 1,330 -- 1,481 --
Household 914 -- 1,044 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Seaford (SA) (State Suburbs) was $472.

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

Unpaid work Seaford (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 2,451 70.5 936,604 71.5 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 966 27.8 364,336 27.8 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 428 12.3 154,651 11.8 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 571 16.4 258,840 19.8 3,090,874 17.8

In Seaford (SA) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 70.5% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 27.8% provided care for children and 12.3% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 16.4% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Seaford (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 685 19.7 282,493 21.6 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 898 25.8 351,524 26.8 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 470 13.5 168,882 12.9 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 397 11.4 133,703 10.2 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Seaford (SA) (State Suburbs), 25.8% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.5% worked 15 to 29 hours and 11.4% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Seaford (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 519 43.3 174,668 40.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 441 36.8 178,436 41.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 224 18.7 70,082 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 15 1.3 7,064 1.6 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Seaford (SA) (State Suburbs), 36.8% were couple families with children, 43.3% were couple families without children and 18.7% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Seaford (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 18.6 -- 18.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 81.4 -- 81.1 -- 82.4

In Seaford (SA) (State Suburbs) 18.6% of single parents were male and 81.4% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Seaford (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Families without children 1,960 -- 1,906 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,821 -- 2,130 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Seaford (SA) (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,821 and those without children was $1,960.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Seaford (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 139 14.5 68,246 19.3 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 30 3.1 14,646 4.1 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 176 18.3 80,406 22.8 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 144 15.0 48,840 13.8 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 63 6.6 20,310 5.8 251,191 5.4
Both not working 279 29.0 76,963 21.8 899,598 19.2
Other 66 6.9 21,766 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 64 6.7 21,930 6.2 314,529 6.7

In Seaford (SA) (State Suburbs), of couple families, 14.5% had both partners employed full-time, 3.1% had both employed part-time and 18.3% 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 Seaford (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,644 92.1 619,037 88.1 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 141 7.9 83,777 11.9 934,470 10.7

In Seaford (SA) (State Suburbs), 92.1% of private dwellings were occupied and 7.9% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Seaford (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,565 95.3 494,471 79.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 54 3.3 66,465 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 24 1.5 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 Seaford (SA) (State Suburbs), 95.3% were separate houses, 3.3% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 1.5% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Seaford (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 1,690 0.3 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 18 1.1 21,955 3.5 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 230 14.0 121,108 19.6 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 1,050 63.9 328,640 53.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 325 19.8 134,862 21.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 21 1.3 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 Seaford (SA) (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 1.1% had 1 bedroom, 14.0% had 2 bedrooms and 63.9% 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 Seaford (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 531 32.3 203,281 32.8 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 556 33.8 218,402 35.3 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 426 25.9 172,727 27.9 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 94 5.7 8,937 1.4 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 37 2.3 15,694 2.5 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Seaford (SA) (State Suburbs), 32.3% were owned outright, 33.8% were owned with a mortgage and 25.9% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Seaford (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Family households 1,184 72.1 424,352 68.5 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 414 25.2 172,669 27.9 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 45 2.7 22,020 3.6 321,007 4.1

In Seaford (SA) (State Suburbs), of all households, 72.1% were family households, 25.2% were single person households and 2.7% were group households.

Household income Seaford (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 30.0 -- 27.7 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 3.0 -- 7.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Seaford (SA) (State Suburbs), 30.0% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 3.0% 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 Seaford (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Median rent 270 -- 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 Seaford (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,430 -- 1,500 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.7 -- 91.2 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 8.3 -- 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 Seaford (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
None 111 6.8 54,051 8.7 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 685 41.7 227,462 36.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 569 34.6 220,627 35.6 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 235 14.3 99,481 16.1 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 44 2.7 17,417 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Seaford (SA) (State Suburbs), 41.7% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 34.6% had two registered motor vehicles and 14.3% 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 Seaford (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 65 -- 30,430 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 25 38.5 14,971 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 40 61.5 15,459 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 20 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Seaford (SA) (State Suburbs), there were 65 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 25 (or 38.5%) were male and 40 (or 61.5%) 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 Seaford (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 2.8 -- 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 Seaford (SA) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.8, with 1.3 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,125.

Mortgage and rent Seaford (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 2,059 -- 1,306 -- 1,647 --

In Seaford (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 $2,059.

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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