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2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | South Australia | State Suburbs

Black Forest

Code SSC41136 (SSC)
People 1,846
Male 871
Female 975
Median age 36
Australian citizenship 1,685
People born overseas 332
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 14
Families 486
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 901
Average people per household 2.2
Median weekly household income $951
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,192
Median weekly rent $160
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Black Forest % Australia %
Total 1,846 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 871 47.2 9,799,252 49.4
Female 975 52.8 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 9 0.5 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 1,846 people were usually resident in Black Forest (State Suburbs): of these 47.2% were male and 52.8% were female. Of the total population 0.5% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Black Forest % Australia %
People
0-4 years 102 5.5 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 184 10.0 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 308 16.7 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 844 45.7 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 191 10.3 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 216 11.7 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 36 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 15.5% of people usually resident in Black Forest (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 22.0% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 36 years.

Selected characteristics Black Forest % Australia %
Australian citizenship 1,685 91.3 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 332 18.0 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 14 0.8 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 91.3% of people usually resident in Black Forest (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 18.0% were born overseas and 0.8% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Black Forest % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 661 42.4 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 186 11.9 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 79 5.1 936,813 5.9
Never married 631 40.5 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 42.4% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Black Forest (State Suburbs) were married, 11.9% were either separated or divorced, 5.1% were widowed and 40.5% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Black Forest % Australia %
Australia 1,458 79.0 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Black Forest % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Black Forest % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Black Forest % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 609 58.8 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 322 31.1 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 23 2.2 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 27 2.6 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 54 5.2 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 477 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 1,035 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 1,035 people aged 15 years and over in Black Forest (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 58.8% worked full-time, 31.1% worked part-time, 2.2% were away from work, 2.6% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 5.2% were unemployed. 477 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Black Forest % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Industry of employment, top responses Black Forest % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Black Forest % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 500 -- 466 --
Family 1,375 -- 1,171 --
Household 951 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Black Forest (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $500, the median family income was $1,375 and the median household income was $951.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Black Forest % Australia %
Couple family without children 187 38.5 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 213 43.8 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 76 15.6 823,254 15.8
Other family 10 2.1 89,686 1.7
Total families 486 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 486 families in Black Forest (State Suburbs): of these 38.5% were couple families without children, 43.8% were couple families with children, 15.6% were one parent families and 2.1% were other families.

Expand Dwellings category,
includes dwelling structure | dwelling characteristics | household composition

Dwellings — dwelling structure

Dwellings include visitor only and other not-classifiable households unless otherwise stated

Dwelling type Black Forest % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 839 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 901 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 839 occupied private dwellings were counted in Black Forest (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Black Forest % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 477 56.9 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 115 13.7 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 247 29.4 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 0 0.0 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Black Forest (State Suburbs), 56.9% were separate houses, 13.7% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 29.4% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Tenure Black Forest % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 250 29.8 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 253 30.2 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 290 34.6 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 12 1.4 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 37 4.4 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Black Forest (State Suburbs), 29.8% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 30.2% were owned with a mortgage and 34.6% were rented.

Landlord type Black Forest % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 115 39.7 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 53 18.3 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 116 40.0 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 8 2.8 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Black Forest (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 39.7% were rented from a real estate agent, 18.3% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 40.0% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Black Forest % Australia %
Median weekly rent 160 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,192 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.2 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Black Forest (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $160. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,192. The average people per household was 2.2 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Black Forest % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 482 57.4 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 294 35.0 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 42 5.0 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Black Forest (State Suburbs), 57.4% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 35.0% were single (or lone) person households and 5.0% were group households.

LATEST ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (AEST) 25/10/2007

The information contained in this QuickStat has been produced by the Australian Bureau of Statistics. It contains data from the 2006 Census of Population & Housing held on 9 August 2006. 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. For further enquiries contact the ABS National Information and Referral Service on 1300 135 070 | www.abs.gov.au/census

Census Data Quality.

The information contained in this QuickStat has been produced by the Australian Bureau of Statistics. It contains data from the 2006 Census of Population & Housing held on 9 August 2006. 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 2006 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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