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2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | South Australia | State Suburbs

Brighton

Code SSC41176 (SSC)
People 3,338
Male 1,539
Female 1,799
Median age 46
Australian citizenship 3,023
People born overseas 638
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 18
Families 887
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,629
Average people per household 2.2
Median weekly household income $1,012
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,200
Median weekly rent $190
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Brighton % Australia %
Total 3,338 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 1,539 46.1 9,799,252 49.4
Female 1,799 53.9 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 14 0.4 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 3,338 people were usually resident in Brighton (State Suburbs): of these 46.1% were male and 53.9% were female. Of the total population 0.4% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Brighton % Australia %
People
0-4 years 132 4.0 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 341 10.2 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 400 12.0 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 1,240 37.1 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 408 12.2 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 817 24.5 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 46 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 14.2% of people usually resident in Brighton (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 36.7% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 46 years.

Selected characteristics Brighton % Australia %
Australian citizenship 3,023 90.6 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 638 19.1 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 18 0.5 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 90.6% of people usually resident in Brighton (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 19.1% were born overseas and 0.5% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Brighton % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,441 50.3 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 316 11.0 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 314 11.0 936,813 5.9
Never married 796 27.8 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 50.3% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Brighton (State Suburbs) were married, 11.0% were either separated or divorced, 11.0% were widowed and 27.8% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Brighton % Australia %
Australia 2,558 76.6 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Brighton % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Brighton % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Brighton % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 974 60.4 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 502 31.1 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 57 3.5 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 35 2.2 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 44 2.7 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 1,131 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 1,612 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 1,612 people aged 15 years and over in Brighton (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 60.4% worked full-time, 31.1% worked part-time, 3.5% were away from work, 2.2% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 2.7% were unemployed. 1,131 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Brighton % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Brighton % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 503 -- 466 --
Family 1,349 -- 1,171 --
Household 1,012 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Brighton (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $503, the median family income was $1,349 and the median household income was $1,012.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Brighton % Australia %
Couple family without children 426 48.0 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 339 38.2 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 113 12.7 823,254 15.8
Other family 9 1.0 89,686 1.7
Total families 887 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 887 families in Brighton (State Suburbs): of these 48.0% were couple families without children, 38.2% were couple families with children, 12.7% were one parent families and 1.0% 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 Brighton % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,473 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,629 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 1,473 occupied private dwellings were counted in Brighton (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Brighton % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 932 63.3 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 208 14.1 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 329 22.3 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 4 0.3 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Brighton (State Suburbs), 63.3% were separate houses, 14.1% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 22.3% were flats, units or apartments and 0.3% were other dwellings.

Tenure Brighton % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 680 46.2 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 375 25.5 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 318 21.6 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 35 2.4 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 64 4.3 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Brighton (State Suburbs), 46.2% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 25.5% were owned with a mortgage and 21.6% were rented.

Landlord type Brighton % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 153 48.1 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 12 3.8 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 146 45.9 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 8 2.5 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Brighton (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 48.1% were rented from a real estate agent, 3.8% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 45.9% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Brighton % Australia %
Median weekly rent 190 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,200 -- 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 Brighton (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $190. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,200. The average people per household was 2.2 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Brighton % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 882 59.9 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 508 34.5 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 55 3.7 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Brighton (State Suburbs), 59.9% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 34.5% were single (or lone) person households and 3.7% 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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