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Thompson Beach

Code SSC40722 (SSC)
People 334
Male 199
Female 135
Median age 46
Families 88
Average children per family 1.5
All private dwellings 200
Average people per household 2.2
Median weekly household income $852
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,029
Median weekly rent $250
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Thompson Beach % South Australia % Australia %
Total 334 -- 1,596,572 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 199 59.6 787,218 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 135 40.4 809,354 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 8 2.4 30,431 1.9 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 334 people in Thompson Beach (State Suburbs) of these 59.6% were male and 40.4% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 2.4% of the population.

Age Thompson Beach % South Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 15 4.5 96,143 6.0 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 25 7.5 93,202 5.8 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 17 5.1 97,591 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 15 4.5 103,248 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 8 2.4 105,586 6.6 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 14 4.2 104,507 6.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 16 4.8 97,820 6.1 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 23 6.9 103,966 6.5 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 23 6.9 112,408 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 42 12.6 113,085 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 31 9.3 111,857 7.0 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 29 8.7 102,009 6.4 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 32 9.6 97,599 6.1 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 19 5.7 74,667 4.7 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 15 4.5 58,536 3.7 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 6 1.8 46,631 2.9 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 3 0.9 39,560 2.5 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 0 0.0 38,157 2.4 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 46 -- 39 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Thompson Beach (State Suburbs) was 46 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 17.4% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 13.5% of the population.

Registered marital status Thompson Beach % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 122 44.0 633,439 48.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 18 6.5 38,964 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 49 17.7 118,732 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 9 3.2 83,000 6.3 949,634 5.5
Never married 79 28.5 435,501 33.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Thompson Beach (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 44.0% were married and 23.8% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Thompson Beach % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 55 -- 52 -- 50 --
Separated 56 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 54 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 73 -- 79 -- 78 --
Never married 34 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Thompson Beach (State Suburbs) was 55 years and the median age of people never married was 34 years.

Social marital status Thompson Beach % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 113 45.0 575,818 48.7 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 34 13.5 113,166 9.6 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 104 41.4 492,206 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Thompson Beach (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 45.0% of people were in a registered marriage and 13.5% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Thompson Beach % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 55 -- 52 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 46 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 48 -- 36 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Thompson Beach (State Suburbs) was 55 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 46 years.

Education Thompson Beach % South Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 5 6.2 20,581 4.5 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 18 22.5 87,778 19.1 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 3 3.8 26,164 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 3 3.8 22,597 4.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 13 16.2 52,221 11.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 0 0.0 18,905 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 0 0.0 19,825 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 0 0.0 34,842 7.6 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 6 7.5 65,957 14.4 932,524 14.3
Other 3 3.8 11,101 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 29 36.2 98,694 21.5 1,511,694 23.2
Total 80 -- 458,665 -- 6,503,580 --

In Thompson Beach (State Suburbs) 24.0% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 30.0% were in primary school, 16.2% in secondary school and 7.5% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Thompson Beach % South Australia % Australia %
Australia 262 78.4 1,170,788 73.3 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Thompson Beach % South Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 71 23.4 467,496 31.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 17 5.6 107,089 7.1 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 13 4.3 75,325 5.0 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 203 66.8 853,040 56.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Thompson Beach (State Suburbs), 66.8% of people had both parents born in Australia and 23.4% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Thompson Beach % South Australia % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Thompson Beach % South Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 84 54.9 445,076 56.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 47 30.7 247,601 31.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 11 7.2 46,683 6.0 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 11 7.2 44,968 5.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 153 -- 784,328 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 153 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Thompson Beach (State Suburbs). Of these 54.9% were employed full time, 30.7% were employed part-time and 7.2% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Thompson Beach % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 16 11.4 88,381 12.0 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 14 10.0 72,516 9.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 15 10.7 86,705 11.7 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 21 15.0 146,289 19.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 63 45.0 298,788 40.4 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Thompson Beach (State Suburbs), 11.4% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.0% worked 16 to 24 hours and 45.0% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Thompson Beach % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 46 -- 42 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 45 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Thompson Beach (State Suburbs) was 46 years and for people who were employed part-time was 45 years.

Occupation Thompson Beach % South Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Thompson Beach % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 409 -- 534 -- 577 --
Family 857 -- 1,330 -- 1,481 --
Household 852 -- 1,044 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Thompson Beach (State Suburbs) was $409.

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

Unpaid work Thompson Beach % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 179 65.1 936,604 71.5 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 58 21.1 364,336 27.8 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 30 10.9 154,651 11.8 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 34 12.3 258,840 19.8 3,090,874 17.8

In Thompson Beach (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 65.1% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 21.1% provided care for children and 10.9% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 12.3% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Thompson Beach % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 49 17.9 282,493 21.6 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 67 24.5 351,524 26.8 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 37 13.5 168,882 12.9 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 25 9.1 133,703 10.2 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Thompson Beach (State Suburbs), 24.5% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.5% worked 15 to 29 hours and 9.1% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Thompson Beach % South Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 40 44.9 174,668 40.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 31 34.8 178,436 41.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 15 16.9 70,082 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 3 3.4 7,064 1.6 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Thompson Beach (State Suburbs), 34.8% were couple families with children, 44.9% were couple families without children and 16.9% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Thompson Beach % South Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 38.5 -- 18.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 61.5 -- 81.1 -- 82.4

In Thompson Beach (State Suburbs) 38.5% of single parents were male and 61.5% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Thompson Beach % South Australia % Australia %
Families without children 1,125 -- 1,906 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,292 -- 2,130 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Thompson Beach (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,292 and those without children was $1,125.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Thompson Beach % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 6 8.6 68,246 19.3 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 0 0.0 14,646 4.1 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 11 15.7 80,406 22.8 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 15 21.4 48,840 13.8 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 12 17.1 20,310 5.8 251,191 5.4
Both not working 14 20.0 76,963 21.8 899,598 19.2
Other 4 5.7 21,766 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 8 11.4 21,930 6.2 314,529 6.7

In Thompson Beach (State Suburbs), of couple families, 8.6% had both partners employed full-time, 0.0% had both employed part-time and 15.7% 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 Thompson Beach % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 139 71.6 619,037 88.1 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 55 28.4 83,777 11.9 934,470 10.7

In Thompson Beach (State Suburbs), 71.6% of private dwellings were occupied and 28.4% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Thompson Beach % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 132 93.6 494,471 79.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 5 3.5 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 4 2.8 2,812 0.5 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Thompson Beach (State Suburbs), 93.6% were separate houses, 3.5% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 2.8% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Thompson Beach % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 3 2.1 1,690 0.3 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 0 0.0 21,955 3.5 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 29 20.4 121,108 19.6 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 80 56.3 328,640 53.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 30 21.1 134,862 21.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 0 0.0 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 2.2 -- 2.4 -- 2.6 --

In Thompson Beach (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 0.0% had 1 bedroom, 20.4% had 2 bedrooms and 56.3% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.1. The average household size was 2.2 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Thompson Beach % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 46 32.9 203,281 32.8 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 77 55.0 218,402 35.3 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 17 12.1 172,727 27.9 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 0 0.0 8,937 1.4 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 0 0.0 15,694 2.5 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Thompson Beach (State Suburbs), 32.9% were owned outright, 55.0% were owned with a mortgage and 12.1% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Thompson Beach % South Australia % Australia %
Family households 90 62.9 424,352 68.5 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 45 31.5 172,669 27.9 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 8 5.6 22,020 3.6 321,007 4.1

In Thompson Beach (State Suburbs), of all households, 62.9% were family households, 31.5% were single person households and 5.6% were group households.

Household income Thompson Beach % South Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 35.2 -- 27.7 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 0.0 -- 7.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Thompson Beach (State Suburbs), 35.2% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 0.0% 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 Thompson Beach % South Australia % Australia %
Median rent 250 -- 220 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 100.0 -- 90.7 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 0.0 -- 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 Thompson Beach % South Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,029 -- 1,500 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 81.1 -- 91.2 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 18.9 -- 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 Thompson Beach % South Australia % Australia %
None 3 2.1 54,051 8.7 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 46 32.6 227,462 36.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 54 38.3 220,627 35.6 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 29 20.6 99,481 16.1 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 9 6.4 17,417 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Thompson Beach (State Suburbs), 32.6% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 38.3% had two registered motor vehicles and 20.6% 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 Thompson Beach % South Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 7 -- 30,430 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 7 100.0 14,971 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 0 0.0 15,459 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 40 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Thompson Beach (State Suburbs), there were 7 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 7 (or 100.0%) were male and 0 (or 0.0%) were female. The median age was 40 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Thompson Beach % 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 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 900 -- 842 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Thompson Beach (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $900.

Mortgage and rent Thompson Beach % 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 1,300 -- 1,306 -- 1,647 --

In Thompson Beach (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 $1,300.

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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