2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | South Australia | State Suburbs

Torrens Park

Code SSC40728 (SSC)
People 2,559
Male 1,249
Female 1,310
Median age 40
Families 670
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 1,078
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $1,513
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,149
Median weekly rent $280
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.7
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includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Torrens Park % South Australia % Australia %
Total 2,559 -- 1,596,572 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 1,249 48.8 787,218 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 1,310 51.2 809,354 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 22 0.9 30,431 1.9 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 2,559 people in Torrens Park (State Suburbs) of these 48.8% were male and 51.2% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.9% of the population.

Age Torrens Park % South Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 105 4.1 96,143 6.0 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 115 4.5 93,202 5.8 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 167 6.5 97,591 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 271 10.6 103,248 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 206 8.1 105,586 6.6 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 158 6.2 104,507 6.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 87 3.4 97,820 6.1 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 124 4.8 103,966 6.5 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 132 5.2 112,408 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 185 7.2 113,085 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 225 8.8 111,857 7.0 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 186 7.3 102,009 6.4 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 183 7.2 97,599 6.1 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 119 4.7 74,667 4.7 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 70 2.7 58,536 3.7 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 62 2.4 46,631 2.9 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 83 3.2 39,560 2.5 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 80 3.1 38,157 2.4 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 40 -- 39 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Torrens Park (State Suburbs) was 40 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 15.2% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 15.9% of the population.

Registered marital status Torrens Park % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,049 48.3 633,439 48.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 49 2.3 38,964 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 198 9.1 118,732 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 106 4.9 83,000 6.3 949,634 5.5
Never married 768 35.4 435,501 33.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Torrens Park (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 48.3% were married and 11.5% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Torrens Park % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 54 -- 52 -- 50 --
Separated 54 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 57 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 81 -- 79 -- 78 --
Never married 22 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Torrens Park (State Suburbs) was 54 years and the median age of people never married was 22 years.

Social marital status Torrens Park % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 932 48.7 575,818 48.7 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 150 7.8 113,166 9.6 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 830 43.4 492,206 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Torrens Park (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 48.7% of people were in a registered marriage and 7.8% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Torrens Park % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 54 -- 52 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 42 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 29 -- 36 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Torrens Park (State Suburbs) was 54 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 42 years.

Education Torrens Park % South Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 32 3.6 20,581 4.5 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 97 11.1 87,778 19.1 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 36 4.1 26,164 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 51 5.8 22,597 4.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 58 6.6 52,221 11.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 29 3.3 18,905 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 180 20.5 19,825 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 52 5.9 34,842 7.6 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 198 22.6 65,957 14.4 932,524 14.3
Other 16 1.8 11,101 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 128 14.6 98,694 21.5 1,511,694 23.2
Total 877 -- 458,665 -- 6,503,580 --

In Torrens Park (State Suburbs) 34.3% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 21.1% were in primary school, 30.6% in secondary school and 28.4% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Torrens Park % South Australia % Australia %
Australia 1,943 76.0 1,170,788 73.3 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Torrens Park % South Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 647 26.6 467,496 31.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 215 8.8 107,089 7.1 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 154 6.3 75,325 5.0 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,417 58.2 853,040 56.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Torrens Park (State Suburbs), 58.2% of people had both parents born in Australia and 26.6% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Torrens Park % South Australia % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Torrens Park % South Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 763 56.9 445,076 56.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 454 33.8 247,601 31.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 67 5.0 46,683 6.0 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 58 4.3 44,968 5.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 1,342 -- 784,328 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 1,342 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Torrens Park (State Suburbs). Of these 56.9% were employed full time, 33.8% were employed part-time and 4.3% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Torrens Park % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 201 15.7 88,381 12.0 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 113 8.8 72,516 9.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 136 10.6 86,705 11.7 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 218 17.1 146,289 19.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 546 42.7 298,788 40.4 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Torrens Park (State Suburbs), 15.7% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.8% worked 16 to 24 hours and 42.7% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Torrens Park % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 47 -- 42 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 41 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Torrens Park (State Suburbs) was 47 years and for people who were employed part-time was 41 years.

Occupation Torrens Park % South Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Torrens Park % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 701 -- 534 -- 577 --
Family 2,156 -- 1,330 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,513 -- 1,044 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Torrens Park (State Suburbs) was $701.

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

Unpaid work Torrens Park % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,714 79.1 936,604 71.5 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 587 27.1 364,336 27.8 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 309 14.2 154,651 11.8 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 575 26.5 258,840 19.8 3,090,874 17.8

In Torrens Park (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 79.1% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 27.1% provided care for children and 14.2% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 26.5% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Torrens Park % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 580 26.8 282,493 21.6 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 646 29.8 351,524 26.8 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 299 13.8 168,882 12.9 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 186 8.6 133,703 10.2 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Torrens Park (State Suburbs), 29.8% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.8% worked 15 to 29 hours and 8.6% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Torrens Park % South Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 266 39.7 174,668 40.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 292 43.6 178,436 41.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 97 14.5 70,082 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 15 2.2 7,064 1.6 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Torrens Park (State Suburbs), 43.6% were couple families with children, 39.7% were couple families without children and 14.5% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Torrens Park % South Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 19.4 -- 18.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 80.6 -- 81.1 -- 82.4

In Torrens Park (State Suburbs) 19.4% of single parents were male and 80.6% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Torrens Park % South Australia % Australia %
Families without children 2,301 -- 1,906 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 3,113 -- 2,130 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Torrens Park (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $3,113 and those without children was $2,301.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Torrens Park % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 124 22.2 68,246 19.3 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 27 4.8 14,646 4.1 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 126 22.6 80,406 22.8 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 76 13.6 48,840 13.8 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 33 5.9 20,310 5.8 251,191 5.4
Both not working 104 18.6 76,963 21.8 899,598 19.2
Other 33 5.9 21,766 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 35 6.3 21,930 6.2 314,529 6.7

In Torrens Park (State Suburbs), of couple families, 22.2% had both partners employed full-time, 4.8% had both employed part-time and 22.6% 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 Torrens Park % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 968 92.4 619,037 88.1 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 80 7.6 83,777 11.9 934,470 10.7

In Torrens Park (State Suburbs), 92.4% of private dwellings were occupied and 7.6% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Torrens Park % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 715 73.9 494,471 79.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 109 11.3 66,465 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 143 14.8 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 Torrens Park (State Suburbs), 73.9% were separate houses, 11.3% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 14.8% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Torrens Park % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 3 0.3 1,690 0.3 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 15 1.6 21,955 3.5 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 264 27.3 121,108 19.6 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 396 41.0 328,640 53.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 274 28.3 134,862 21.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 15 1.6 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 Torrens Park (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 1.6% had 1 bedroom, 27.3% had 2 bedrooms and 41.0% 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 Torrens Park % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 377 39.1 203,281 32.8 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 354 36.7 218,402 35.3 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 202 20.9 172,727 27.9 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 7 0.7 8,937 1.4 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 25 2.6 15,694 2.5 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Torrens Park (State Suburbs), 39.1% were owned outright, 36.7% were owned with a mortgage and 20.9% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Torrens Park % South Australia % Australia %
Family households 668 69.1 424,352 68.5 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 267 27.6 172,669 27.9 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 32 3.3 22,020 3.6 321,007 4.1

In Torrens Park (State Suburbs), of all households, 69.1% were family households, 27.6% were single person households and 3.3% were group households.

Household income Torrens Park % South Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 17.4 -- 27.7 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 18.5 -- 7.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Torrens Park (State Suburbs), 17.4% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 18.5% 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 Torrens Park % South Australia % Australia %
Median rent 280 -- 220 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.9 -- 90.7 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 7.1 -- 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 Torrens Park % South Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,149 -- 1,500 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.2 -- 91.2 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 7.8 -- 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 Torrens Park % South Australia % Australia %
None 63 6.5 54,051 8.7 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 341 35.2 227,462 36.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 379 39.2 220,627 35.6 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 158 16.3 99,481 16.1 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 27 2.8 17,417 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Torrens Park (State Suburbs), 35.2% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 39.2% had two registered motor vehicles and 16.3% 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 Torrens Park % South Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 23 -- 30,430 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 7 30.4 14,971 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 16 69.6 15,459 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 15 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Torrens Park (State Suburbs), there were 23 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 7 (or 30.4%) were male and 16 (or 69.6%) were female. The median age was 15 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Torrens Park % 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 2,083 -- 842 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Torrens Park (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 $2,083.

Mortgage and rent Torrens Park % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 288 -- 166 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,600 -- 1,306 -- 1,647 --

In Torrens Park (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $288 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,600.

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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