2016 Census QuickStats

Australia South Australia State Suburbs

Penola

Code SSC41124 (SSC) Search for a Community Profile
People 1,592
Male 50.2%
Female 49.8%
Median age 43
Families 416
Average children per family
for families with children 1.8
for all families 0.6
All private dwellings 775
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $1,170
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,000
Median weekly rent $175
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2

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People — demographics & education

People tables are based on a person's place of usual residence on Census night

People
Persons count based on place of usual residence on Census night
Penola % South Australia % Australia %
Male 800 50.2 825,997 49.3 11,546,638 49.3
Female 795 49.8 850,652 50.7 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 19 1.2 34,184 2.0 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 1,592 people in Penola (State Suburbs). Of these 50.2% were male and 49.8% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.2% of the population.

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Age Penola % South Australia % Australia %
Median age 43 -- 40 -- 38 --
0-4 years 96 6.0 97,072 5.8 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 87 5.5 100,466 6.0 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 105 6.6 95,461 5.7 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 88 5.5 100,686 6.0 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 82 5.2 107,986 6.4 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 76 4.8 107,361 6.4 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 89 5.6 110,751 6.6 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 86 5.4 102,818 6.1 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 107 6.7 106,650 6.4 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 112 7.1 113,619 6.8 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 101 6.4 113,272 6.8 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 95 6.0 111,896 6.7 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 115 7.2 102,028 6.1 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 116 7.3 96,286 5.7 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 79 5.0 72,563 4.3 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 61 3.8 53,885 3.2 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 29 1.8 39,374 2.3 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 63 4.0 44,479 2.7 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Penola (State Suburbs) was 43 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 18.1% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 21.9% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Penola % South Australia % Australia %
Married 660 50.7 659,638 47.7 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 34 2.6 44,199 3.2 608,059 3.2
Divorced 117 9.0 127,916 9.2 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 104 8.0 83,281 6.0 985,204 5.2
Never married 388 29.8 468,621 33.9 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Penola (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 50.7% were married and 11.6% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Penola % South Australia % Australia %
Registered marriage 557 49.9 582,236 47.4 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 148 13.2 126,020 10.3 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 412 36.9 520,539 42.4 7,024,973 41.9

In Penola (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 49.9% of people were in a registered marriage and 13.2% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Penola % South Australia % Australia %
Preschool 22 5.3 20,292 4.2 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 93 22.5 94,526 19.5 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 46 11.1 26,196 5.4 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 3 0.7 22,589 4.7 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 53 12.8 52,721 10.9 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 26 6.3 19,484 4.0 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 8 1.9 21,053 4.3 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 21 5.1 31,394 6.5 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 34 8.2 78,780 16.2 1,160,626 16.1
Other 3 0.7 11,501 2.4 198,383 2.8
Not stated 105 25.4 106,438 21.9 1,707,023 23.7

In Penola (State Suburbs), 26.0% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 34.5% were in primary school, 20.1% in secondary school and 13.2% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Penola % South Australia % Australia %
Bachelor Degree level and above 153 11.7 256,510 18.5 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 88 6.7 115,102 8.3 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 33 2.5 42,793 3.1 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 199 15.2 188,790 13.6 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 178 13.6 214,813 15.5 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 163 12.5 128,782 9.3 941,531 4.9
Year 10 158 12.1 138,607 10.0 2,054,331 10.8
Certificate level II 0 0.0 1,077 0.1 13,454 0.1
Certificate level I 0 0.0 174 0.0 2,176 0.0
Year 9 or below 148 11.3 119,572 8.6 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 0 0.0 11,000 0.8 145,844 0.8
Not stated 135 10.3 129,257 9.3 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Penola (State Suburbs), 13.6% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 18.1% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 6.7% had completed an Advanced Diploma or Diploma.

2011 benchmarks are not available for this data item.

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People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Penola % South Australia % Australia %

Respondents had the option of reporting up to two ancestries on their Census form, and this is captured by the Ancestry Multi Response (ANCP) variable used in this table. Therefore, the total responses count will not equal the persons count for this area. Calculated percentages represent a proportion of all responses from people in Penola (State Suburbs) (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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Country of birth Penola % South Australia % Australia %
Australia 1,351 85.7 1,192,546 71.1 15,614,835 66.7
Other top responses

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Country of birth of father and/or mother, stated responses Penola % South Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 137 8.6 513,545 30.6 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 64 4.0 109,094 6.5 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 55 3.5 79,405 4.7 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 1,243 78.2 869,207 51.8 11,070,538 47.3

In Penola (State Suburbs), 78.2% of people had both parents born in Australia and 8.6% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses Penola % South Australia % Australia %

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses Penola % South Australia % Australia %

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Religious affiliation, top responses Penola % South Australia % Australia %

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Language, top responses (other than English) Penola % South Australia % Australia %

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People — employment
Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Penola % South Australia % Australia %
Worked full-time 490 58.0 435,110 53.9 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 258 30.5 270,409 33.5 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 60 7.1 40,582 5.0 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 37 4.4 60,488 7.5 787,452 6.9

There were 845 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Penola (State Suburbs). Of these 58.0% were employed full time, 30.5% were employed part-time and 4.4% were unemployed.

The ABS Labour Force Survey provides the official estimates of Australia's unemployment rate. More information about Census and labour force status is provided in Understanding the Census and Census Data.

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Employment - hours worked
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Penola % South Australia % Australia %
1-15 hours per week 98 12.1 95,282 12.8 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 71 8.8 77,283 10.4 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 92 11.3 97,844 13.1 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 144 17.8 153,550 20.6 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 347 42.8 281,566 37.7 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Penola (State Suburbs), 12.1% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.8% worked 16 to 24 hours and 42.8% worked 40 hours or more.

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Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Penola % South Australia % Australia %

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Industry of employment, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Penola % South Australia % Australia %

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Penola % South Australia % Australia %
Personal 673 -- 600 -- 662 --
Family 1,429 -- 1,510 -- 1,734 --
Household 1,170 -- 1,206 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Penola (State Suburbs) was $673.

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

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Penola % South Australia % Australia %
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 925 71.2 982,036 71.0 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 356 27.4 380,737 27.5 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 133 10.2 168,496 12.2 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 443 34.0 295,670 21.4 3,620,726 19.0

In Penola (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 71.2% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 27.4% provided care for children and 10.2% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 34.0% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

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Unpaid domestic work, number of hours
People aged 15 years and over
Penola % South Australia % Australia %
Less than 5 hours per week 256 19.5 299,651 21.7 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 371 28.3 379,617 27.4 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 161 12.3 174,791 12.6 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 147 11.2 127,972 9.2 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Penola (State Suburbs), 28.3% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.3% worked 15 to 29 hours and 11.2% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Penola % South Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 191 45.7 178,588 40.2 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 172 41.1 184,733 41.6 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 55 13.2 73,128 16.5 959,543 15.8
Other family 0 0.0 7,282 1.6 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Penola (State Suburbs), 41.1% were couple families with children, 45.7% were couple families without children and 13.2% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Penola % South Australia % Australia %
Male -- 12.7 -- 19.4 -- 18.2
Female -- 87.3 -- 80.6 -- 81.8

In Penola (State Suburbs), 12.7% of single parents were male and 87.3% were female.

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Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of parents in couple families
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Penola % South Australia % Australia %
Both employed, worked full-time 75 21.4 67,049 18.5 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 7 2.0 16,589 4.6 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 106 30.3 83,567 23.0 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 42 12.0 47,483 13.1 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 19 5.4 23,992 6.6 302,037 6.0
Both not working 57 16.3 84,108 23.1 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 25 7.1 18,943 5.2 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 19 5.4 21,592 5.9 311,381 6.2

In Penola (State Suburbs), of couple families with children, 21.4% had both partners employed full-time, 2.0% had both employed part-time and 30.3% had one employed full-time and the other part-time.

The ABS Labour Force Survey provides the official estimates of Australia's unemployment rate. More information about Census and labour force status is provided in Understanding the Census and Census Data.

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Expand Dwellings category,
includes dwelling structure household composition mortgage & rent number of motor vehicles internet connection

Dwellings — dwelling structure

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling count Penola % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 614 83.3 638,782 87.4 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 123 16.7 92,242 12.6 1,039,874 11.2

In Penola (State Suburbs), 83.3% of private dwellings were occupied and 16.7% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Penola % South Australia % Australia %
Separate house 552 89.9 496,799 77.8 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 38 6.2 94,510 14.8 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 10 1.6 42,003 6.6 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 11 1.8 3,016 0.5 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in Penola (State Suburbs), 89.9% were separate houses, 6.2% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 1.6% were flat or apartments and 1.8% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Penola % South Australia % Australia %
None (includes bedsitters) 6 1.0 1,611 0.3 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 21 3.4 21,505 3.4 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 84 13.7 118,792 18.6 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 352 57.3 333,035 52.1 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 132 21.5 150,400 23.5 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 19 3.1 13,455 2.1 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.3 -- 2.4 -- 2.6 --

In Penola (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 3.4% had 1 bedroom, 13.7% had 2 bedrooms and 57.3% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3. The average household size was 2.3 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Penola % South Australia % Australia %
Owned outright 219 35.8 205,531 32.2 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 193 31.5 225,670 35.3 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 175 28.6 182,180 28.5 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 8 1.3 9,847 1.5 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 17 2.8 15,566 2.4 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Penola (State Suburbs), 35.8% were owned outright, 31.5% were owned with a mortgage and 28.6% were rented.

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Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Penola % South Australia % Australia %
Family households 417 67.9 436,817 68.4 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 179 29.2 179,119 28.0 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 18 2.9 22,855 3.6 354,917 4.3

In Penola (State Suburbs), of all households, 67.9% were family households, 29.2% were single person households and 2.9% were group households.

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Household income Penola % South Australia % Australia %
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 24.3 -- 23.8 -- 20.0
More than $3000 gross weekly income -- 9.4 -- 10.7 -- 16.4

In Penola (State Suburbs), 24.3% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 9.4% of households had a weekly income of more than $3000.

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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 Penola % South Australia % Australia %
Median rent 175 -- 260 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 95.1 -- 89.8 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 4.9 -- 10.2 -- 11.5

The number of households where rent payments were 30% or more of an imputed income measure are expressed in this table as a proportion of the total number of households in an area (including those households which were not renting, and 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.

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Mortgage monthly repayments Penola % South Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,000 -- 1,491 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 96.2 -- 93.4 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 3.8 -- 6.6 -- 7.2

The number of households where mortgage repayments were 30% or more of an imputed income measure are expressed in this table as a proportion of the total number of households in an area (including those households which were renting, and 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.

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Dwellings — number of motor vehicles
Number of registered motor vehicles Penola % South Australia % Australia %
None 28 4.5 47,848 7.5 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 184 29.7 228,940 35.8 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 233 37.6 229,930 36.0 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 155 25.0 112,047 17.5 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 19 3.1 20,017 3.1 285,197 3.4

In Penola (State Suburbs), 29.7% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 37.6% had two registered motor vehicles and 25.0% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Dwellings — internet connection
Dwelling internet connection Penola % South Australia % Australia %
Internet not accessed from dwelling 129 20.9 108,737 17.0 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 472 76.6 515,114 80.6 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 15 2.4 14,941 2.3 221,494 2.7

In Penola (State Suburbs), 76.6% of households had at least one person access the internet from the dwelling. This could have been through a desktop/laptop computer, mobile or smart phone, tablet, music or video player, gaming console, smart TV or any other device.

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Expand Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people category,
includes selected people & dwelling characteristics

People characteristics - Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples
People characteristics
Count based on place of usual residence on Census night.
Penola % South Australia % Australia %
Male 6 42.9 16,891 49.4 322,171 49.6
Female 8 57.1 17,292 50.6 326,996 50.4
Median age 17 -- 23 -- 23 --

In Penola (State Suburbs), 42.9% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 57.1% were female. The median age was 17 years.

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Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Penola % South Australia % Australia %
Average number of people per household 1.5 -- 3 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 0 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 649 -- 1,014 -- 1,203 --

There has been change in methodology used to calculate the average number of persons per bedroom. To compare the time series for average number of persons per bedroom please refer to Understanding the Census and Census Data

In Penola (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 1.5 persons, with 0 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $649.

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Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Penola % South Australia % Australia %
Median weekly rent 195 -- 220 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,387 -- 1,660 --

In Penola (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $195 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $0.

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LATEST ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (AEST) 23/10/2017

Small random adjustments have been made to all cell values to protect the confidentiality of data. These adjustments may cause the sum of rows or columns to differ by small amounts from the table totals. For further information, go to the User Guide for QuickStats.

Data reported for Australia and Other Territories now includes Norfolk Island, following an amendment to the Acts Interpretation Act, 1901. Because Norfolk Island has not previously been included in the Census, any 2011 benchmarks will not include Norfolk Island.

The information contained in this QuickStat has been produced by the Australian Bureau of Statistics It contains data from the 2016 Census of Population & Housing held on 9 August 2016 Release date of this QuickStat was 23 October 2017 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 2016 Census Dictionary. For further enquiries contact the ABS National Information and Referral Service on 1300 135 070 www.abs.gov.au/census