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Ardrossan (L)

Code UCL421002 (UCL)
People 1,136
Male 571
Female 565
Median age 58
Families 322
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 706
Average people per household 1.9
Median weekly household income $691
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,154
Median weekly rent $142
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.6
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Ardrossan (L) % South Australia % Australia %
Total 1,136 -- 1,596,572 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 571 50.3 787,218 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 565 49.7 809,354 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 20 1.8 30,431 1.9 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 1,136 people in Ardrossan (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) of these 50.3% were male and 49.7% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.8% of the population.

Age Ardrossan (L) % South Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 42 3.7 96,143 6.0 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 43 3.8 93,202 5.8 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 43 3.8 97,591 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 38 3.3 103,248 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 32 2.8 105,586 6.6 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 40 3.5 104,507 6.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 42 3.7 97,820 6.1 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 25 2.2 103,966 6.5 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 40 3.5 112,408 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 70 6.2 113,085 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 86 7.6 111,857 7.0 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 95 8.4 102,009 6.4 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 105 9.2 97,599 6.1 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 113 9.9 74,667 4.7 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 105 9.2 58,536 3.7 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 92 8.1 46,631 2.9 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 71 6.2 39,560 2.5 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 54 4.8 38,157 2.4 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 58 -- 39 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Ardrossan (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) was 58 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 11.4% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 38.1% of the population.

Registered marital status Ardrossan (L) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 563 55.9 633,439 48.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 28 2.8 38,964 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 105 10.4 118,732 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 135 13.4 83,000 6.3 949,634 5.5
Never married 176 17.5 435,501 33.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Ardrossan (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) aged 15 years and over, 55.9% were married and 13.3% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Ardrossan (L) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 64 -- 52 -- 50 --
Separated 58 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 64 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 78 -- 79 -- 78 --
Never married 30 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Ardrossan (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) was 64 years and the median age of people never married was 30 years.

Social marital status Ardrossan (L) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 481 56.5 575,818 48.7 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 77 9.0 113,166 9.6 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 294 34.5 492,206 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Ardrossan (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 56.5% of people were in a registered marriage and 9.0% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Ardrossan (L) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 63 -- 52 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 52 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 55 -- 36 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Ardrossan (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) was 63 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 52 years.

Education Ardrossan (L) % South Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 6 3.1 20,581 4.5 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 57 29.5 87,778 19.1 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 0 0.0 26,164 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 6 3.1 22,597 4.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 34 17.6 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 3 1.6 19,825 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 10 5.2 34,842 7.6 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 7 3.6 65,957 14.4 932,524 14.3
Other 9 4.7 11,101 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 61 31.6 98,694 21.5 1,511,694 23.2
Total 193 -- 458,665 -- 6,503,580 --

In Ardrossan (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) 16.8% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 32.3% were in primary school, 19.0% in secondary school and 8.2% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Ardrossan (L) % South Australia % Australia %
Australia 971 85.4 1,170,788 73.3 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Ardrossan (L) % South Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 133 12.2 467,496 31.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 45 4.1 107,089 7.1 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 38 3.5 75,325 5.0 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 874 80.2 853,040 56.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Ardrossan (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 80.2% of people had both parents born in Australia and 12.2% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Ardrossan (L) % South Australia % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Ardrossan (L) % South Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 223 54.1 445,076 56.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 144 35.0 247,601 31.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 33 8.0 46,683 6.0 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 12 2.9 44,968 5.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 412 -- 784,328 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 412 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Ardrossan (L) (Urban Centres and Localities). Of these 54.1% were employed full time, 35.0% were employed part-time and 2.9% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Ardrossan (L) % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 53 13.2 88,381 12.0 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 32 8.0 72,516 9.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 56 14.0 86,705 11.7 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 50 12.5 146,289 19.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 177 44.2 298,788 40.4 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Ardrossan (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 13.2% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.0% worked 16 to 24 hours and 44.2% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Ardrossan (L) % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 47 -- 42 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 50 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Ardrossan (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) was 47 years and for people who were employed part-time was 50 years.

Occupation Ardrossan (L) % South Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Ardrossan (L) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 398 -- 534 -- 577 --
Family 866 -- 1,330 -- 1,481 --
Household 691 -- 1,044 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Ardrossan (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) was $398.

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

Unpaid work Ardrossan (L) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 677 67.2 936,604 71.5 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 180 17.8 364,336 27.8 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 132 13.1 154,651 11.8 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 330 32.6 258,840 19.8 3,090,874 17.8

In Ardrossan (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 67.2% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 17.8% provided care for children and 13.1% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 32.6% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Ardrossan (L) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 132 13.1 282,493 21.6 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 244 24.2 351,524 26.8 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 157 15.6 168,882 12.9 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 144 14.3 133,703 10.2 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Ardrossan (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 24.2% worked 5 to 14 hours, 15.6% worked 15 to 29 hours and 14.3% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Ardrossan (L) % South Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 226 70.2 174,668 40.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 61 18.9 178,436 41.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 35 10.9 70,082 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 0 0.0 7,064 1.6 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Ardrossan (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 18.9% were couple families with children, 70.2% were couple families without children and 10.9% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Ardrossan (L) % South Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 48.6 -- 18.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 51.4 -- 81.1 -- 82.4

In Ardrossan (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) 48.6% of single parents were male and 51.4% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Ardrossan (L) % South Australia % Australia %
Families without children 1,672 -- 1,906 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,471 -- 2,130 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Ardrossan (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,471 and those without children was $1,672.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Ardrossan (L) % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 33 11.7 68,246 19.3 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 7 2.5 14,646 4.1 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 51 18.1 80,406 22.8 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 11 3.9 48,840 13.8 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 18 6.4 20,310 5.8 251,191 5.4
Both not working 126 44.7 76,963 21.8 899,598 19.2
Other 13 4.6 21,766 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 23 8.2 21,930 6.2 314,529 6.7

In Ardrossan (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of couple families, 11.7% had both partners employed full-time, 2.5% had both employed part-time and 18.1% 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 Ardrossan (L) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 514 76.6 619,037 88.1 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 157 23.4 83,777 11.9 934,470 10.7

In Ardrossan (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 76.6% of private dwellings were occupied and 23.4% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Ardrossan (L) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 431 83.7 494,471 79.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 35 6.8 66,465 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 3 0.6 54,968 8.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 46 8.9 2,812 0.5 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Ardrossan (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 83.7% were separate houses, 6.8% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.6% were flats, units or apartments and 8.9% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Ardrossan (L) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 3 0.6 1,690 0.3 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 32 6.2 21,955 3.5 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 117 22.8 121,108 19.6 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 287 55.8 328,640 53.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 62 12.1 134,862 21.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 13 2.5 10,786 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.7 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 1.9 -- 2.4 -- 2.6 --

In Ardrossan (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of occupied private dwellings 6.2% had 1 bedroom, 22.8% had 2 bedrooms and 55.8% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.7. The average household size was 1.9 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Ardrossan (L) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 280 54.3 203,281 32.8 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 94 18.2 218,402 35.3 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 116 22.5 172,727 27.9 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 8 1.6 8,937 1.4 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 18 3.5 15,694 2.5 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Ardrossan (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 54.3% were owned outright, 18.2% were owned with a mortgage and 22.5% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Ardrossan (L) % South Australia % Australia %
Family households 326 63.2 424,352 68.5 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 182 35.3 172,669 27.9 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 8 1.6 22,020 3.6 321,007 4.1

In Ardrossan (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of all households, 63.2% were family households, 35.3% were single person households and 1.6% were group households.

Household income Ardrossan (L) % South Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 43.3 -- 27.7 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 2.0 -- 7.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Ardrossan (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 43.3% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 2.0% 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 Ardrossan (L) % South Australia % Australia %
Median rent 142 -- 220 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.2 -- 90.7 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 5.8 -- 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 Ardrossan (L) % South Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,154 -- 1,500 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.0 -- 91.2 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 7.0 -- 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 Ardrossan (L) % South Australia % Australia %
None 26 5.0 54,051 8.7 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 256 49.6 227,462 36.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 146 28.3 220,627 35.6 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 68 13.2 99,481 16.1 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 20 3.9 17,417 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Ardrossan (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 49.6% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 28.3% had two registered motor vehicles and 13.2% 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 Ardrossan (L) % South Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 21 -- 30,430 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 15 71.4 14,971 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 6 28.6 15,459 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 39 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Ardrossan (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), there were 21 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 15 (or 71.4%) were male and 6 (or 28.6%) were female. The median age was 39 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Ardrossan (L) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.7 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.4 -- 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 Ardrossan (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.7, with 1.4 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $900.

Mortgage and rent Ardrossan (L) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 250 -- 166 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,306 -- 1,647 --

In Ardrossan (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $250 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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