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2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | South Australia | State Suburbs

Christies Beach

Code SSC41241 (SSC)
People 4,832
Male 2,392
Female 2,440
Median age 43
Australian citizenship 4,077
People born overseas 1,481
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 15
Families 1,308
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 2,326
Average people per household 2.2
Median weekly household income $625
Median monthly mortgage repayment $867
Median weekly rent $160
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Christies Beach % Australia %
Total 4,832 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 2,392 49.5 9,799,252 49.4
Female 2,440 50.5 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 103 2.1 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 4,832 people were usually resident in Christies Beach (State Suburbs): of these 49.5% were male and 50.5% were female. Of the total population 2.1% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Christies Beach % Australia %
People
0-4 years 274 5.7 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 504 10.4 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 572 11.8 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 1,724 35.7 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 574 11.9 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 1,185 24.5 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 43 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 16.1% of people usually resident in Christies Beach (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 36.4% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 43 years.

Selected characteristics Christies Beach % Australia %
Australian citizenship 4,077 84.4 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 1,481 30.6 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 15 0.3 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 84.4% of people usually resident in Christies Beach (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 30.6% were born overseas and 0.3% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Christies Beach % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,867 46.0 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 594 14.6 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 357 8.8 936,813 5.9
Never married 1,237 30.5 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 46.0% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Christies Beach (State Suburbs) were married, 14.6% were either separated or divorced, 8.8% were widowed and 30.5% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Christies Beach % Australia %
Australia 3,030 62.7 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Christies Beach % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Christies Beach % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Christies Beach % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,003 52.8 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 571 30.1 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 93 4.9 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 34 1.8 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 197 10.4 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 1,924 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 1,898 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 1,898 people aged 15 years and over in Christies Beach (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 52.8% worked full-time, 30.1% worked part-time, 4.9% were away from work, 1.8% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 10.4% were unemployed. 1,924 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Christies Beach % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Christies Beach % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 354 -- 466 --
Family 766 -- 1,171 --
Household 625 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Christies Beach (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $354, the median family income was $766 and the median household income was $625.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Christies Beach % Australia %
Couple family without children 597 45.6 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 422 32.3 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 269 20.6 823,254 15.8
Other family 20 1.5 89,686 1.7
Total families 1,308 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 1,308 families in Christies Beach (State Suburbs): of these 45.6% were couple families without children, 32.3% were couple families with children, 20.6% were one parent families and 1.5% were other families.

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includes dwelling structure | dwelling characteristics | household composition

Dwellings — dwelling structure

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

Dwelling type Christies Beach % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,145 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 2,326 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 2,145 occupied private dwellings were counted in Christies Beach (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Christies Beach % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,760 82.1 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 61 2.8 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 293 13.7 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 31 1.4 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Christies Beach (State Suburbs), 82.1% were separate houses, 2.8% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 13.7% were flats, units or apartments and 1.4% were other dwellings.

Tenure Christies Beach % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 790 36.8 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 532 24.8 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 654 30.5 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 14 0.7 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 157 7.3 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Christies Beach (State Suburbs), 36.8% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 24.8% were owned with a mortgage and 30.5% were rented.

Landlord type Christies Beach % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 301 46.0 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 87 13.3 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 253 38.7 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 14 2.1 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Christies Beach (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 46.0% were rented from a real estate agent, 13.3% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 38.7% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Christies Beach % Australia %
Median weekly rent 160 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 867 -- 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 Christies Beach (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $160. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $867. The average people per household was 2.2 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Christies Beach % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 1,300 60.6 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 672 31.3 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 76 3.5 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Christies Beach (State Suburbs), 60.6% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 31.3% were single (or lone) person households and 3.5% 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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