2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | South Australia | State Suburbs

Upper Sturt

Code SSC40745 (SSC)
People 1,005
Male 529
Female 476
Median age 41
Families 299
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 396
Average people per household 2.8
Median weekly household income $1,829
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,613
Median weekly rent $140
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.4
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Upper Sturt % South Australia % Australia %
Total 1,005 -- 1,596,572 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 529 52.6 787,218 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 476 47.4 809,354 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 5 0.5 30,431 1.9 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 1,005 people in Upper Sturt (State Suburbs) of these 52.6% were male and 47.4% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.5% of the population.

Age Upper Sturt % South Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 80 8.0 96,143 6.0 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 70 7.0 93,202 5.8 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 65 6.5 97,591 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 69 6.9 103,248 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 37 3.7 105,586 6.6 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 32 3.2 104,507 6.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 52 5.2 97,820 6.1 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 73 7.3 103,966 6.5 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 98 9.8 112,408 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 73 7.3 113,085 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 88 8.8 111,857 7.0 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 88 8.8 102,009 6.4 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 90 9.0 97,599 6.1 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 44 4.4 74,667 4.7 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 18 1.8 58,536 3.7 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 6 0.6 46,631 2.9 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 13 1.3 39,560 2.5 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 9 0.9 38,157 2.4 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 41 -- 39 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Upper Sturt (State Suburbs) was 41 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 21.4% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 9.3% of the population.

Registered marital status Upper Sturt % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 460 58.4 633,439 48.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 19 2.4 38,964 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 73 9.3 118,732 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 17 2.2 83,000 6.3 949,634 5.5
Never married 219 27.8 435,501 33.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Upper Sturt (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 58.4% were married and 11.9% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Upper Sturt % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 52 -- 52 -- 50 --
Separated 40 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 53 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 85 -- 79 -- 78 --
Never married 24 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Upper Sturt (State Suburbs) was 52 years and the median age of people never married was 24 years.

Social marital status Upper Sturt % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 435 59.5 575,818 48.7 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 90 12.3 113,166 9.6 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 206 28.2 492,206 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Upper Sturt (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 59.5% of people were in a registered marriage and 12.3% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Upper Sturt % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 52 -- 52 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 42 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 26 -- 36 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Upper Sturt (State Suburbs) was 52 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 42 years.

Education Upper Sturt % South Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 21 7.1 20,581 4.5 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 79 26.8 87,778 19.1 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 12 4.1 26,164 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 14 4.7 22,597 4.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 30 10.2 52,221 11.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 3 1.0 18,905 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 26 8.8 19,825 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 15 5.1 34,842 7.6 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 57 19.3 65,957 14.4 932,524 14.3
Other 12 4.1 11,101 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 26 8.8 98,694 21.5 1,511,694 23.2
Total 295 -- 458,665 -- 6,503,580 --

In Upper Sturt (State Suburbs) 29.7% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 35.1% were in primary school, 19.9% in secondary school and 26.0% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Upper Sturt % South Australia % Australia %
Australia 784 78.0 1,170,788 73.3 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Upper Sturt % South Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 238 24.0 467,496 31.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 99 10.0 107,089 7.1 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 72 7.3 75,325 5.0 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 581 58.7 853,040 56.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Upper Sturt (State Suburbs), 58.7% of people had both parents born in Australia and 24.0% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Upper Sturt % South Australia % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Upper Sturt % South Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 325 56.4 445,076 56.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 187 32.5 247,601 31.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 41 7.1 46,683 6.0 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 23 4.0 44,968 5.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 576 -- 784,328 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 576 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Upper Sturt (State Suburbs). Of these 56.4% were employed full time, 32.5% were employed part-time and 4.0% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Upper Sturt % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 69 12.4 88,381 12.0 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 62 11.2 72,516 9.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 62 11.2 86,705 11.7 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 88 15.8 146,289 19.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 234 42.1 298,788 40.4 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Upper Sturt (State Suburbs), 12.4% worked 1 to 15 hours, 11.2% worked 16 to 24 hours and 42.1% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Upper Sturt % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 48 -- 42 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 40 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Upper Sturt (State Suburbs) was 48 years and for people who were employed part-time was 40 years.

Occupation Upper Sturt % South Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Upper Sturt % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 787 -- 534 -- 577 --
Family 1,928 -- 1,330 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,829 -- 1,044 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Upper Sturt (State Suburbs) was $787.

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

Unpaid work Upper Sturt % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 681 86.4 936,604 71.5 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 296 37.6 364,336 27.8 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 104 13.2 154,651 11.8 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 236 29.9 258,840 19.8 3,090,874 17.8

In Upper Sturt (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 86.4% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 37.6% provided care for children and 13.2% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 29.9% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Upper Sturt % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 185 23.4 282,493 21.6 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 268 34.0 351,524 26.8 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 131 16.6 168,882 12.9 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 100 12.7 133,703 10.2 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Upper Sturt (State Suburbs), 34.0% worked 5 to 14 hours, 16.6% worked 15 to 29 hours and 12.7% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Upper Sturt % South Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 113 37.8 174,668 40.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 154 51.5 178,436 41.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 29 9.7 70,082 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 3 1.0 7,064 1.6 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Upper Sturt (State Suburbs), 51.5% were couple families with children, 37.8% were couple families without children and 9.7% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Upper Sturt % South Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 26.7 -- 18.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 73.3 -- 81.1 -- 82.4

In Upper Sturt (State Suburbs) 26.7% of single parents were male and 73.3% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Upper Sturt % South Australia % Australia %
Families without children 2,316 -- 1,906 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,531 -- 2,130 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Upper Sturt (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,531 and those without children was $2,316.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Upper Sturt % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 55 20.7 68,246 19.3 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 14 5.3 14,646 4.1 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 71 26.7 80,406 22.8 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 52 19.5 48,840 13.8 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 17 6.4 20,310 5.8 251,191 5.4
Both not working 28 10.5 76,963 21.8 899,598 19.2
Other 19 7.1 21,766 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 10 3.8 21,930 6.2 314,529 6.7

In Upper Sturt (State Suburbs), of couple families, 20.7% had both partners employed full-time, 5.3% had both employed part-time and 26.7% 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 Upper Sturt % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 354 89.6 619,037 88.1 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 41 10.4 83,777 11.9 934,470 10.7

In Upper Sturt (State Suburbs), 89.6% of private dwellings were occupied and 10.4% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Upper Sturt % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 351 99.2 494,471 79.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 0 0.0 66,465 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 3 0.8 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 Upper Sturt (State Suburbs), 99.2% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.8% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Upper Sturt % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 1,690 0.3 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 4 1.1 21,955 3.5 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 38 10.8 121,108 19.6 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 186 52.8 328,640 53.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 121 34.4 134,862 21.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 3 0.9 10,786 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.6 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.8 -- 2.4 -- 2.6 --

In Upper Sturt (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 1.1% had 1 bedroom, 10.8% had 2 bedrooms and 52.8% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.6. The average household size was 2.8 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Upper Sturt % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 123 34.8 203,281 32.8 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 198 56.1 218,402 35.3 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 29 8.2 172,727 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 3 0.8 15,694 2.5 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Upper Sturt (State Suburbs), 34.8% were owned outright, 56.1% were owned with a mortgage and 8.2% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Upper Sturt % South Australia % Australia %
Family households 298 84.9 424,352 68.5 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 48 13.7 172,669 27.9 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 5 1.4 22,020 3.6 321,007 4.1

In Upper Sturt (State Suburbs), of all households, 84.9% were family households, 13.7% were single person households and 1.4% were group households.

Household income Upper Sturt % South Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 12.2 -- 27.7 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 15.8 -- 7.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Upper Sturt (State Suburbs), 12.2% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 15.8% 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 Upper Sturt % South Australia % Australia %
Median rent 140 -- 220 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 97.1 -- 90.7 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 2.9 -- 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 Upper Sturt % South Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,613 -- 1,500 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.4 -- 91.2 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 7.6 -- 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 Upper Sturt % South Australia % Australia %
None 4 1.1 54,051 8.7 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 80 22.7 227,462 36.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 178 50.4 220,627 35.6 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 87 24.6 99,481 16.1 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 4 1.1 17,417 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Upper Sturt (State Suburbs), 22.7% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 50.4% had two registered motor vehicles and 24.6% 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 Upper Sturt % South Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 6 -- 30,430 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 3 50.0 14,971 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 3 50.0 15,459 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 43 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Upper Sturt (State Suburbs), there were 6 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 3 (or 50.0%) were male and 3 (or 50.0%) were female. The median age was 43 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Upper Sturt % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 0 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 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 Upper Sturt (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 0, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $0.

Mortgage and rent Upper Sturt % 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 Upper Sturt (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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