2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | South Australia | State Suburbs

Sturt (SA)

Code SSC40699 (SSC)
People 2,293
Male 1,070
Female 1,223
Median age 40
Families 619
Average children per family 1.7
All private dwellings 1,119
Average people per household 2.2
Median weekly household income $787
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,443
Median weekly rent $182
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 Sturt (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Total 2,293 -- 1,596,572 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 1,070 46.7 787,218 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 1,223 53.3 809,354 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 38 1.7 30,431 1.9 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 2,293 people in Sturt (SA) (State Suburbs) of these 46.7% were male and 53.3% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.7% of the population.

Age Sturt (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 120 5.2 96,143 6.0 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 96 4.2 93,202 5.8 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 120 5.2 97,591 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 137 6.0 103,248 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 188 8.2 105,586 6.6 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 177 7.7 104,507 6.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 161 7.0 97,820 6.1 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 140 6.1 103,966 6.5 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 121 5.3 112,408 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 138 6.0 113,085 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 126 5.5 111,857 7.0 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 152 6.6 102,009 6.4 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 149 6.5 97,599 6.1 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 121 5.3 74,667 4.7 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 121 5.3 58,536 3.7 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 103 4.5 46,631 2.9 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 81 3.5 39,560 2.5 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 40 1.7 38,157 2.4 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 40 -- 39 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Sturt (SA) (State Suburbs) was 40 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 14.6% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 20.3% of the population.

Registered marital status Sturt (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 835 42.7 633,439 48.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 58 3.0 38,964 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 235 12.0 118,732 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 126 6.4 83,000 6.3 949,634 5.5
Never married 701 35.9 435,501 33.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Sturt (SA) (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 42.7% were married and 15.0% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Sturt (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 55 -- 52 -- 50 --
Separated 55 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 58 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 76 -- 79 -- 78 --
Never married 26 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Sturt (SA) (State Suburbs) was 55 years and the median age of people never married was 26 years.

Social marital status Sturt (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 760 40.9 575,818 48.7 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 135 7.3 113,166 9.6 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 962 51.8 492,206 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Sturt (SA) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 40.9% of people were in a registered marriage and 7.3% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Sturt (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 55 -- 52 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 38 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 37 -- 36 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Sturt (SA) (State Suburbs) was 55 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 38 years.

Education Sturt (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 12 1.8 20,581 4.5 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 96 14.2 87,778 19.1 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 25 3.7 26,164 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 22 3.3 22,597 4.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 68 10.1 52,221 11.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 18 2.7 18,905 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 12 1.8 19,825 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 61 9.0 34,842 7.6 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 187 27.7 65,957 14.4 932,524 14.3
Other 27 4.0 11,101 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 147 21.8 98,694 21.5 1,511,694 23.2
Total 675 -- 458,665 -- 6,503,580 --

In Sturt (SA) (State Suburbs) 29.4% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 21.1% were in primary school, 14.5% in secondary school and 36.5% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Sturt (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Australia 1,544 67.4 1,170,788 73.3 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Sturt (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 829 38.1 467,496 31.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 136 6.2 107,089 7.1 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 92 4.2 75,325 5.0 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,119 51.4 853,040 56.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Sturt (SA) (State Suburbs), 51.4% of people had both parents born in Australia and 38.1% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Sturt (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 541 52.9 445,076 56.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 324 31.7 247,601 31.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 66 6.5 46,683 6.0 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 92 9.0 44,968 5.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 1,023 -- 784,328 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 1,023 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Sturt (SA) (State Suburbs). Of these 52.9% were employed full time, 31.7% were employed part-time and 9.0% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Sturt (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 122 13.1 88,381 12.0 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 77 8.3 72,516 9.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 129 13.8 86,705 11.7 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 206 22.1 146,289 19.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 331 35.5 298,788 40.4 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Sturt (SA) (State Suburbs), 13.1% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.3% worked 16 to 24 hours and 35.5% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Sturt (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 39 -- 42 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 35 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Sturt (SA) (State Suburbs) was 39 years and for people who were employed part-time was 35 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Sturt (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 421 -- 534 -- 577 --
Family 1,087 -- 1,330 -- 1,481 --
Household 787 -- 1,044 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Sturt (SA) (State Suburbs) was $421.

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

Unpaid work Sturt (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,364 69.7 936,604 71.5 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 483 24.7 364,336 27.8 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 247 12.6 154,651 11.8 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 325 16.6 258,840 19.8 3,090,874 17.8

In Sturt (SA) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 69.7% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 24.7% provided care for children and 12.6% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 16.6% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Sturt (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 474 24.2 282,493 21.6 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 497 25.4 351,524 26.8 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 226 11.5 168,882 12.9 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 165 8.4 133,703 10.2 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Sturt (SA) (State Suburbs), 25.4% worked 5 to 14 hours, 11.5% worked 15 to 29 hours and 8.4% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Sturt (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 248 40.1 174,668 40.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 211 34.1 178,436 41.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 145 23.4 70,082 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 15 2.4 7,064 1.6 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Sturt (SA) (State Suburbs), 34.1% were couple families with children, 40.1% were couple families without children and 23.4% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Sturt (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 20.7 -- 18.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 79.3 -- 81.1 -- 82.4

In Sturt (SA) (State Suburbs) 20.7% of single parents were male and 79.3% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Sturt (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Families without children 1,916 -- 1,906 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,226 -- 2,130 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Sturt (SA) (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,226 and those without children was $1,916.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Sturt (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 73 15.9 68,246 19.3 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 8 1.7 14,646 4.1 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 75 16.3 80,406 22.8 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 58 12.6 48,840 13.8 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 28 6.1 20,310 5.8 251,191 5.4
Both not working 157 34.2 76,963 21.8 899,598 19.2
Other 29 6.3 21,766 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 31 6.8 21,930 6.2 314,529 6.7

In Sturt (SA) (State Suburbs), of couple families, 15.9% had both partners employed full-time, 1.7% had both employed part-time and 16.3% 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 Sturt (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,003 91.7 619,037 88.1 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 91 8.3 83,777 11.9 934,470 10.7

In Sturt (SA) (State Suburbs), 91.7% of private dwellings were occupied and 8.3% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Sturt (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 671 66.9 494,471 79.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 227 22.6 66,465 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 105 10.5 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 Sturt (SA) (State Suburbs), 66.9% were separate houses, 22.6% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 10.5% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Sturt (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 6 0.6 1,690 0.3 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 65 6.5 21,955 3.5 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 137 13.6 121,108 19.6 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 651 64.8 328,640 53.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 119 11.9 134,862 21.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 26 2.6 10,786 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.9 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.2 -- 2.4 -- 2.6 --

In Sturt (SA) (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 6.5% had 1 bedroom, 13.6% had 2 bedrooms and 64.8% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.9. The average household size was 2.2 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Sturt (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 302 30.1 203,281 32.8 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 281 28.0 218,402 35.3 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 375 37.4 172,727 27.9 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 9 0.9 8,937 1.4 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 35 3.5 15,694 2.5 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Sturt (SA) (State Suburbs), 30.1% were owned outright, 28.0% were owned with a mortgage and 37.4% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Sturt (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Family households 616 61.4 424,352 68.5 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 337 33.6 172,669 27.9 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 51 5.1 22,020 3.6 321,007 4.1

In Sturt (SA) (State Suburbs), of all households, 61.4% were family households, 33.6% were single person households and 5.1% were group households.

Household income Sturt (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 37.8 -- 27.7 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 2.8 -- 7.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Sturt (SA) (State Suburbs), 37.8% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 2.8% 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 Sturt (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Median rent 182 -- 220 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 85.9 -- 90.7 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 14.1 -- 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 Sturt (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,443 -- 1,500 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.6 -- 91.2 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 8.4 -- 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 Sturt (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
None 139 13.8 54,051 8.7 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 444 44.2 227,462 36.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 278 27.7 220,627 35.6 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 116 11.5 99,481 16.1 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 28 2.8 17,417 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Sturt (SA) (State Suburbs), 44.2% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 27.7% had two registered motor vehicles and 11.5% 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 Sturt (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 38 -- 30,430 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 22 57.9 14,971 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 16 42.1 15,459 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 19 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Sturt (SA) (State Suburbs), there were 38 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 22 (or 57.9%) were male and 16 (or 42.1%) 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 Sturt (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 2.9 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,375 -- 842 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Sturt (SA) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.9, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,375.

Mortgage and rent Sturt (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 176 -- 166 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,306 -- 1,647 --

In Sturt (SA) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $176 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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