2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | South Australia | State Suburbs

Stepney

Code SSC40691 (SSC)
People 855
Male 419
Female 436
Median age 36
Families 211
Average children per family 1.7
All private dwellings 435
Average people per household 2.2
Median weekly household income $1,393
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,167
Median weekly rent $270
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.4
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Stepney % South Australia % Australia %
Total 855 -- 1,596,572 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 419 49.0 787,218 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 436 51.0 809,354 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 3 0.4 30,431 1.9 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 855 people in Stepney (State Suburbs) of these 49.0% were male and 51.0% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.4% of the population.

Age Stepney % South Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 58 6.8 96,143 6.0 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 54 6.3 93,202 5.8 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 26 3.0 97,591 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 34 4.0 103,248 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 76 8.9 105,586 6.6 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 79 9.3 104,507 6.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 81 9.5 97,820 6.1 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 68 8.0 103,966 6.5 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 64 7.5 112,408 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 59 6.9 113,085 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 50 5.9 111,857 7.0 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 45 5.3 102,009 6.4 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 38 4.5 97,599 6.1 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 26 3.0 74,667 4.7 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 14 1.6 58,536 3.7 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 31 3.6 46,631 2.9 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 21 2.5 39,560 2.5 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 29 3.4 38,157 2.4 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 36 -- 39 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Stepney (State Suburbs) was 36 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 15.9% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 15.0% of the population.

Registered marital status Stepney % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 271 37.5 633,439 48.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 13 1.8 38,964 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 73 10.1 118,732 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 46 6.4 83,000 6.3 949,634 5.5
Never married 319 44.2 435,501 33.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Stepney (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 37.5% were married and 11.9% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Stepney % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 50 -- 52 -- 50 --
Separated 54 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 61 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 87 -- 79 -- 78 --
Never married 29 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Stepney (State Suburbs) was 50 years and the median age of people never married was 29 years.

Social marital status Stepney % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 245 36.5 575,818 48.7 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 96 14.3 113,166 9.6 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 331 49.3 492,206 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Stepney (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 36.5% of people were in a registered marriage and 14.3% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Stepney % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 48 -- 52 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 35 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 36 -- 36 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Stepney (State Suburbs) was 48 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 35 years.

Education Stepney % South Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 11 4.3 20,581 4.5 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 52 20.5 87,778 19.1 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 9 3.5 26,164 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 3 1.2 22,597 4.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 10 3.9 52,221 11.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 7 2.8 18,905 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 6 2.4 19,825 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 28 11.0 34,842 7.6 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 87 34.3 65,957 14.4 932,524 14.3
Other 5 2.0 11,101 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 36 14.2 98,694 21.5 1,511,694 23.2
Total 254 -- 458,665 -- 6,503,580 --

In Stepney (State Suburbs) 29.4% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 25.5% were in primary school, 9.0% in secondary school and 45.1% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Stepney % South Australia % Australia %
Australia 621 72.8 1,170,788 73.3 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Stepney % South Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 267 32.9 467,496 31.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 66 8.1 107,089 7.1 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 73 9.0 75,325 5.0 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 406 50.0 853,040 56.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Stepney (State Suburbs), 50.0% of people had both parents born in Australia and 32.9% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Stepney % South Australia % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Stepney % South Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 294 59.6 445,076 56.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 141 28.6 247,601 31.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 35 7.1 46,683 6.0 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 23 4.7 44,968 5.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 493 -- 784,328 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 493 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Stepney (State Suburbs). Of these 59.6% were employed full time, 28.6% were employed part-time and 4.7% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Stepney % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 45 9.5 88,381 12.0 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 43 9.1 72,516 9.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 54 11.4 86,705 11.7 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 71 15.0 146,289 19.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 226 47.9 298,788 40.4 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Stepney (State Suburbs), 9.5% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.1% worked 16 to 24 hours and 47.9% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Stepney % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 38 -- 42 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 34 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Stepney (State Suburbs) was 38 years and for people who were employed part-time was 34 years.

Occupation Stepney % South Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Stepney % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 724 -- 534 -- 577 --
Family 2,200 -- 1,330 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,393 -- 1,044 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Stepney (State Suburbs) was $724.

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

Unpaid work Stepney % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 553 76.7 936,604 71.5 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 179 24.8 364,336 27.8 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 88 12.2 154,651 11.8 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 144 19.9 258,840 19.8 3,090,874 17.8

In Stepney (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 76.7% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 24.8% provided care for children and 12.2% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 19.9% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Stepney % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 205 28.4 282,493 21.6 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 207 28.7 351,524 26.8 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 91 12.6 168,882 12.9 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 50 6.9 133,703 10.2 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Stepney (State Suburbs), 28.7% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.6% worked 15 to 29 hours and 6.9% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Stepney % South Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 84 39.8 174,668 40.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 90 42.7 178,436 41.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 27 12.8 70,082 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 10 4.7 7,064 1.6 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Stepney (State Suburbs), 42.7% were couple families with children, 39.8% were couple families without children and 12.8% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Stepney % South Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 18.5 -- 18.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 81.5 -- 81.1 -- 82.4

In Stepney (State Suburbs) 18.5% of single parents were male and 81.5% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Stepney % South Australia % Australia %
Families without children 3,083 -- 1,906 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,916 -- 2,130 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Stepney (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,916 and those without children was $3,083.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Stepney % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 49 27.2 68,246 19.3 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 4 2.2 14,646 4.1 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 35 19.4 80,406 22.8 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 23 12.8 48,840 13.8 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 6 3.3 20,310 5.8 251,191 5.4
Both not working 29 16.1 76,963 21.8 899,598 19.2
Other 15 8.3 21,766 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 19 10.6 21,930 6.2 314,529 6.7

In Stepney (State Suburbs), of couple families, 27.2% had both partners employed full-time, 2.2% had both employed part-time and 19.4% 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 Stepney % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 380 89.2 619,037 88.1 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 46 10.8 83,777 11.9 934,470 10.7

In Stepney (State Suburbs), 89.2% of private dwellings were occupied and 10.8% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Stepney % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 225 59.2 494,471 79.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 86 22.6 66,465 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 64 16.8 54,968 8.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 5 1.3 2,812 0.5 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Stepney (State Suburbs), 59.2% were separate houses, 22.6% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 16.8% were flats, units or apartments and 1.3% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Stepney % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 1,690 0.3 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 35 9.2 21,955 3.5 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 146 38.3 121,108 19.6 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 149 39.1 328,640 53.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 44 11.5 134,862 21.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 7 1.8 10,786 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.6 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.2 -- 2.4 -- 2.6 --

In Stepney (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 9.2% had 1 bedroom, 38.3% had 2 bedrooms and 39.1% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.6. The average household size was 2.2 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Stepney % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 114 30.1 203,281 32.8 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 127 33.5 218,402 35.3 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 127 33.5 172,727 27.9 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 4 1.1 8,937 1.4 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 7 1.8 15,694 2.5 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Stepney (State Suburbs), 30.1% were owned outright, 33.5% were owned with a mortgage and 33.5% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Stepney % South Australia % Australia %
Family households 209 54.9 424,352 68.5 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 146 38.3 172,669 27.9 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 26 6.8 22,020 3.6 321,007 4.1

In Stepney (State Suburbs), of all households, 54.9% were family households, 38.3% were single person households and 6.8% were group households.

Household income Stepney % South Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 27.7 -- 27.7 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 16.2 -- 7.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Stepney (State Suburbs), 27.7% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 16.2% 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 Stepney % South Australia % Australia %
Median rent 270 -- 220 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.4 -- 90.7 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 9.6 -- 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 Stepney % South Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,167 -- 1,500 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.5 -- 91.2 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 6.5 -- 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 Stepney % South Australia % Australia %
None 46 12.1 54,051 8.7 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 175 46.2 227,462 36.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 114 30.1 220,627 35.6 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 35 9.2 99,481 16.1 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 9 2.4 17,417 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Stepney (State Suburbs), 46.2% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 30.1% had two registered motor vehicles and 9.2% 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 Stepney % South Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 3 -- 30,430 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 3 100.0 14,971 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 0 0.0 15,459 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 42 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Stepney (State Suburbs), there were 3 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 3 (or 100.0%) were male and 0 (or 0.0%) were female. The median age was 42 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Stepney % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 1 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 0 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 0 -- 842 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Stepney (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 1, with 0 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $0.

Mortgage and rent Stepney % 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 0 -- 1,306 -- 1,647 --

In Stepney (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 $0.

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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