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Elliston (L)

Code UCL422022 (UCL)
People 292
Male 156
Female 136
Median age 44
Families 76
Average children per family 1.7
All private dwellings 226
Average people per household 2.2
Median weekly household income $808
Median monthly mortgage repayments $989
Median weekly rent $143
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.8
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Elliston (L) % South Australia % Australia %
Total 292 -- 1,596,572 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 156 53.4 787,218 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 136 46.6 809,354 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 3 1.0 30,431 1.9 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 292 people in Elliston (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) of these 53.4% were male and 46.6% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.0% of the population.

Age Elliston (L) % South Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 23 7.9 96,143 6.0 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 13 4.5 93,202 5.8 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 15 5.1 97,591 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 8 2.7 103,248 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 21 7.2 105,586 6.6 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 23 7.9 104,507 6.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 18 6.2 97,820 6.1 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 15 5.1 103,966 6.5 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 20 6.8 112,408 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 19 6.5 113,085 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 13 4.5 111,857 7.0 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 31 10.6 102,009 6.4 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 21 7.2 97,599 6.1 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 13 4.5 74,667 4.7 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 14 4.8 58,536 3.7 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 9 3.1 46,631 2.9 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 3 1.0 39,560 2.5 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 13 4.5 38,157 2.4 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 44 -- 39 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Elliston (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) was 44 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 17.8% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 16.1% of the population.

Registered marital status Elliston (L) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 105 43.0 633,439 48.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 7 2.9 38,964 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 18 7.4 118,732 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 15 6.1 83,000 6.3 949,634 5.5
Never married 99 40.6 435,501 33.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Elliston (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) aged 15 years and over, 43.0% were married and 11.1% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Elliston (L) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 53 -- 52 -- 50 --
Separated 59 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 55 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 70 -- 79 -- 78 --
Never married 39 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Elliston (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) was 53 years and the median age of people never married was 39 years.

Social marital status Elliston (L) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 91 43.1 575,818 48.7 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 24 11.4 113,166 9.6 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 96 45.5 492,206 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Elliston (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 43.1% of people were in a registered marriage and 11.4% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Elliston (L) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 50 -- 52 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 31 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 47 -- 36 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Elliston (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) was 50 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 31 years.

Education Elliston (L) % South Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 4 6.9 20,581 4.5 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 22 37.9 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 0 0.0 22,597 4.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 8 13.8 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 5.2 19,825 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 10 17.2 34,842 7.6 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 4 6.9 65,957 14.4 932,524 14.3
Other 0 0.0 11,101 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 7 12.1 98,694 21.5 1,511,694 23.2
Total 58 -- 458,665 -- 6,503,580 --

In Elliston (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) 20.0% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 38.6% were in primary school, 19.3% in secondary school and 22.8% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Elliston (L) % South Australia % Australia %
Australia 268 91.5 1,170,788 73.3 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Elliston (L) % South Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 34 11.9 467,496 31.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 14 4.9 107,089 7.1 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 8 2.8 75,325 5.0 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 230 80.4 853,040 56.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Elliston (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 80.4% of people had both parents born in Australia and 11.9% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Elliston (L) % South Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 76 49.4 445,076 56.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 57 37.0 247,601 31.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 17 11.0 46,683 6.0 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 4 2.6 44,968 5.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 154 -- 784,328 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 154 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Elliston (L) (Urban Centres and Localities). Of these 49.4% were employed full time, 37.0% were employed part-time and 2.6% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Elliston (L) % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 17 11.3 88,381 12.0 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 20 13.3 72,516 9.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 21 14.0 86,705 11.7 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 14 9.3 146,289 19.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 60 40.0 298,788 40.4 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Elliston (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 11.3% worked 1 to 15 hours, 13.3% worked 16 to 24 hours and 40.0% worked 40 hours or more.

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

The median age of people employed full-time in Elliston (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) was 39 years and for people who were employed part-time was 42 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Elliston (L) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 572 -- 534 -- 577 --
Family 981 -- 1,330 -- 1,481 --
Household 808 -- 1,044 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Elliston (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) was $572.

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

Unpaid work Elliston (L) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 183 75.0 936,604 71.5 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 65 26.9 364,336 27.8 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 14 5.7 154,651 11.8 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 88 36.4 258,840 19.8 3,090,874 17.8

In Elliston (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 75.0% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 26.9% provided care for children and 5.7% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 36.4% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Elliston (L) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 48 19.8 282,493 21.6 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 62 25.6 351,524 26.8 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 41 16.9 168,882 12.9 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 28 11.6 133,703 10.2 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Elliston (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 25.6% worked 5 to 14 hours, 16.9% worked 15 to 29 hours and 11.6% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Elliston (L) % South Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 33 44.0 174,668 40.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 29 38.7 178,436 41.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 13 17.3 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 Elliston (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 38.7% were couple families with children, 44.0% were couple families without children and 17.3% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Elliston (L) % South Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 21.4 -- 18.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 78.6 -- 81.1 -- 82.4

In Elliston (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) 21.4% of single parents were male and 78.6% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Elliston (L) % South Australia % Australia %
Families without children 1,437 -- 1,906 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,049 -- 2,130 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Elliston (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,049 and those without children was $1,437.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Elliston (L) % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 10 17.9 68,246 19.3 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 7 12.5 14,646 4.1 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 10 17.9 80,406 22.8 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 3 5.4 48,840 13.8 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 8 14.3 20,310 5.8 251,191 5.4
Both not working 10 17.9 76,963 21.8 899,598 19.2
Other 3 5.4 21,766 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 5 8.9 21,930 6.2 314,529 6.7

In Elliston (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of couple families, 17.9% had both partners employed full-time, 12.5% had both employed part-time and 17.9% 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 Elliston (L) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 135 67.5 619,037 88.1 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 65 32.5 83,777 11.9 934,470 10.7

In Elliston (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 67.5% of private dwellings were occupied and 32.5% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Elliston (L) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 117 86.7 494,471 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 4 3.0 54,968 8.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 11 8.1 2,812 0.5 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Elliston (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 86.7% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 3.0% were flats, units or apartments and 8.1% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Elliston (L) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 1,690 0.3 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 13 9.6 21,955 3.5 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 22 16.3 121,108 19.6 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 69 51.1 328,640 53.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 25 18.5 134,862 21.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 6 4.4 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 Elliston (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of occupied private dwellings 9.6% had 1 bedroom, 16.3% had 2 bedrooms and 51.1% 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 Elliston (L) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 52 39.1 203,281 32.8 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 33 24.8 218,402 35.3 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 43 32.3 172,727 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 5 3.8 15,694 2.5 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Elliston (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 39.1% were owned outright, 24.8% were owned with a mortgage and 32.3% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Elliston (L) % South Australia % Australia %
Family households 72 53.7 424,352 68.5 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 51 38.1 172,669 27.9 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 11 8.2 22,020 3.6 321,007 4.1

In Elliston (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of all households, 53.7% were family households, 38.1% were single person households and 8.2% were group households.

Household income Elliston (L) % South Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 35.3 -- 27.7 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 2.5 -- 7.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Elliston (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 35.3% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 2.5% 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 Elliston (L) % South Australia % Australia %
Median rent 143 -- 220 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.5 -- 90.7 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 6.5 -- 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 Elliston (L) % South Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 989 -- 1,500 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.1 -- 91.2 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 8.9 -- 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 Elliston (L) % South Australia % Australia %
None 6 4.5 54,051 8.7 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 44 32.8 227,462 36.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 58 43.3 220,627 35.6 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 22 16.4 99,481 16.1 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 4 3.0 17,417 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Elliston (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 32.8% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 43.3% had two registered motor vehicles and 16.4% 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 Elliston (L) % 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 27 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Elliston (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 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 27 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Elliston (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 2 -- 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 Elliston (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 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 $0.

Mortgage and rent Elliston (L) % 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 Elliston (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 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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