2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | South Australia | State Suburbs

Seaton (SA)

Code SSC40659 (SSC)
People 9,845
Male 4,688
Female 5,157
Median age 41
Families 2,657
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 4,608
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $831
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,583
Median weekly rent $208
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.5
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Seaton (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Total 9,845 -- 1,596,572 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 4,688 47.6 787,218 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 5,157 52.4 809,354 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 154 1.6 30,431 1.9 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 9,845 people in Seaton (SA) (State Suburbs) of these 47.6% were male and 52.4% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.6% of the population.

Age Seaton (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 527 5.4 96,143 6.0 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 492 5.0 93,202 5.8 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 529 5.4 97,591 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 609 6.2 103,248 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 650 6.6 105,586 6.6 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 663 6.7 104,507 6.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 631 6.4 97,820 6.1 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 609 6.2 103,966 6.5 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 687 7.0 112,408 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 641 6.5 113,085 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 674 6.8 111,857 7.0 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 582 5.9 102,009 6.4 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 523 5.3 97,599 6.1 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 443 4.5 74,667 4.7 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 441 4.5 58,536 3.7 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 406 4.1 46,631 2.9 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 365 3.7 39,560 2.5 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 372 3.8 38,157 2.4 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 41 -- 39 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Seaton (SA) (State Suburbs) was 41 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 15.7% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 20.7% of the population.

Registered marital status Seaton (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 3,568 43.0 633,439 48.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 253 3.0 38,964 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 843 10.2 118,732 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 780 9.4 83,000 6.3 949,634 5.5
Never married 2,856 34.4 435,501 33.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Seaton (SA) (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 43.0% were married and 13.2% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Seaton (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 53 -- 52 -- 50 --
Separated 48 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 55 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 80 -- 79 -- 78 --
Never married 27 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Seaton (SA) (State Suburbs) was 53 years and the median age of people never married was 27 years.

Social marital status Seaton (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 3,327 43.0 575,818 48.7 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 570 7.4 113,166 9.6 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 3,841 49.6 492,206 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Seaton (SA) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 43.0% of people were in a registered marriage and 7.4% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Seaton (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 53 -- 52 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 34 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 40 -- 36 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Seaton (SA) (State Suburbs) was 53 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 34 years.

Education Seaton (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 110 4.2 20,581 4.5 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 456 17.4 87,778 19.1 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 232 8.9 26,164 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 17 0.6 22,597 4.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 315 12.0 52,221 11.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 157 6.0 18,905 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 33 1.3 19,825 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 240 9.2 34,842 7.6 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 314 12.0 65,957 14.4 932,524 14.3
Other 61 2.3 11,101 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 684 26.1 98,694 21.5 1,511,694 23.2
Total 2,619 -- 458,665 -- 6,503,580 --

In Seaton (SA) (State Suburbs) 26.6% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 26.9% were in primary school, 19.3% in secondary school and 21.0% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Seaton (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Australia 6,628 67.3 1,170,788 73.3 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Seaton (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 4,084 44.1 467,496 31.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 692 7.5 107,089 7.1 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 360 3.9 75,325 5.0 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 4,135 44.6 853,040 56.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Seaton (SA) (State Suburbs), 44.6% of people had both parents born in Australia and 44.1% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Seaton (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 2,496 56.1 445,076 56.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 1,394 31.3 247,601 31.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 276 6.2 46,683 6.0 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 284 6.4 44,968 5.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 4,450 -- 784,328 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 4,450 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Seaton (SA) (State Suburbs). Of these 56.1% were employed full time, 31.3% were employed part-time and 6.4% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Seaton (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 474 11.4 88,381 12.0 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 407 9.8 72,516 9.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 515 12.4 86,705 11.7 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 1,002 24.1 146,289 19.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,492 35.9 298,788 40.4 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Seaton (SA) (State Suburbs), 11.4% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.8% worked 16 to 24 hours and 35.9% worked 40 hours or more.

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

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

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

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

Median weekly incomes Seaton (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 448 -- 534 -- 577 --
Family 1,086 -- 1,330 -- 1,481 --
Household 831 -- 1,044 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Seaton (SA) (State Suburbs) was $448.

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

Unpaid work Seaton (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 5,420 65.3 936,604 71.5 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 2,029 24.4 364,336 27.8 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 1,078 13.0 154,651 11.8 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 981 11.8 258,840 19.8 3,090,874 17.8

In Seaton (SA) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 65.3% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 24.4% provided care for children and 13.0% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 11.8% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Seaton (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 1,697 20.4 282,493 21.6 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 2,021 24.3 351,524 26.8 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 933 11.2 168,882 12.9 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 771 9.3 133,703 10.2 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Seaton (SA) (State Suburbs), 24.3% worked 5 to 14 hours, 11.2% worked 15 to 29 hours and 9.3% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Seaton (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,000 37.6 174,668 40.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 990 37.3 178,436 41.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 609 22.9 70,082 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 58 2.2 7,064 1.6 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Seaton (SA) (State Suburbs), 37.3% were couple families with children, 37.6% were couple families without children and 22.9% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Seaton (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 17.1 -- 18.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 82.9 -- 81.1 -- 82.4

In Seaton (SA) (State Suburbs) 17.1% of single parents were male and 82.9% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Seaton (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Families without children 1,863 -- 1,906 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,955 -- 2,130 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Seaton (SA) (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,955 and those without children was $1,863.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Seaton (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 320 16.1 68,246 19.3 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 67 3.4 14,646 4.1 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 379 19.0 80,406 22.8 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 267 13.4 48,840 13.8 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 113 5.7 20,310 5.8 251,191 5.4
Both not working 603 30.3 76,963 21.8 899,598 19.2
Other 109 5.5 21,766 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 132 6.6 21,930 6.2 314,529 6.7

In Seaton (SA) (State Suburbs), of couple families, 16.1% had both partners employed full-time, 3.4% had both employed part-time and 19.0% 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 Seaton (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 4,171 92.5 619,037 88.1 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 337 7.5 83,777 11.9 934,470 10.7

In Seaton (SA) (State Suburbs), 92.5% of private dwellings were occupied and 7.5% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Seaton (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 2,808 67.3 494,471 79.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 762 18.3 66,465 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 600 14.4 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 Seaton (SA) (State Suburbs), 67.3% were separate houses, 18.3% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 14.4% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Seaton (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 5 0.1 1,690 0.3 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 91 2.2 21,955 3.5 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 1,140 27.3 121,108 19.6 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 2,349 56.3 328,640 53.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 494 11.8 134,862 21.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 93 2.2 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 2.3 -- 2.4 -- 2.6 --

In Seaton (SA) (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 2.2% had 1 bedroom, 27.3% had 2 bedrooms and 56.3% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.8. The average household size was 2.3 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Seaton (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 1,429 34.3 203,281 32.8 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 1,060 25.4 218,402 35.3 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 1,471 35.3 172,727 27.9 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 72 1.7 8,937 1.4 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 140 3.4 15,694 2.5 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Seaton (SA) (State Suburbs), 34.3% were owned outright, 25.4% were owned with a mortgage and 35.3% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Seaton (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Family households 2,624 62.9 424,352 68.5 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 1,409 33.8 172,669 27.9 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 137 3.3 22,020 3.6 321,007 4.1

In Seaton (SA) (State Suburbs), of all households, 62.9% were family households, 33.8% were single person households and 3.3% were group households.

Household income Seaton (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 35.6 -- 27.7 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 4.1 -- 7.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Seaton (SA) (State Suburbs), 35.6% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 4.1% 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 Seaton (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Median rent 208 -- 220 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 87.9 -- 90.7 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 12.1 -- 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 Seaton (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,583 -- 1,500 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.3 -- 91.2 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 7.7 -- 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 Seaton (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
None 528 12.7 54,051 8.7 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 1,809 43.4 227,462 36.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 1,198 28.7 220,627 35.6 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 483 11.6 99,481 16.1 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 153 3.7 17,417 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Seaton (SA) (State Suburbs), 43.4% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 28.7% had two registered motor vehicles and 11.6% 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 Seaton (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 155 -- 30,430 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 83 53.5 14,971 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 72 46.5 15,459 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 22 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Seaton (SA) (State Suburbs), there were 155 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 83 (or 53.5%) were male and 72 (or 46.5%) were female. The median age was 22 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Seaton (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 1.2 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 706 -- 842 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Seaton (SA) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.8, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $706.

Mortgage and rent Seaton (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 130 -- 166 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,400 -- 1,306 -- 1,647 --

In Seaton (SA) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $130 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,400.

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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