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2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | South Australia | State Suburbs

Colonel Light Gardens

Code SSC41281 (SSC)
People 3,237
Male 1,612
Female 1,625
Median age 36
Australian citizenship 3,031
People born overseas 412
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 12
Families 887
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,199
Average people per household 2.8
Median weekly household income $1,375
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,300
Median weekly rent $220
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Colonel Light Gardens % Australia %
Total 3,237 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 1,612 49.8 9,799,252 49.4
Female 1,625 50.2 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 4 0.1 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 3,237 people were usually resident in Colonel Light Gardens (State Suburbs): of these 49.8% were male and 50.2% were female. Of the total population 0.1% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Colonel Light Gardens % Australia %
People
0-4 years 265 8.2 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 489 15.1 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 424 13.1 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 1,459 45.1 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 295 9.1 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 305 9.4 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 36 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 23.3% of people usually resident in Colonel Light Gardens (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 18.5% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 36 years.

Selected characteristics Colonel Light Gardens % Australia %
Australian citizenship 3,031 93.6 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 412 12.7 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 12 0.4 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 93.6% of people usually resident in Colonel Light Gardens (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 12.7% were born overseas and 0.4% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Colonel Light Gardens % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,437 57.9 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 203 8.2 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 128 5.2 936,813 5.9
Never married 713 28.7 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 57.9% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Colonel Light Gardens (State Suburbs) were married, 8.2% were either separated or divorced, 5.2% were widowed and 28.7% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Colonel Light Gardens % Australia %
Australia 2,711 83.8 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Colonel Light Gardens % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Colonel Light Gardens % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Colonel Light Gardens % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,037 57.5 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 621 34.4 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 64 3.5 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 33 1.8 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 50 2.8 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 617 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 1,805 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 1,805 people aged 15 years and over in Colonel Light Gardens (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 57.5% worked full-time, 34.4% worked part-time, 3.5% were away from work, 1.8% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 2.8% were unemployed. 617 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Colonel Light Gardens % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Industry of employment, top responses Colonel Light Gardens % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Colonel Light Gardens % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 586 -- 466 --
Family 1,650 -- 1,171 --
Household 1,375 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Colonel Light Gardens (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $586, the median family income was $1,650 and the median household income was $1,375.

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includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Colonel Light Gardens % Australia %
Couple family without children 252 28.4 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 530 59.8 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 94 10.6 823,254 15.8
Other family 11 1.2 89,686 1.7
Total families 887 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 887 families in Colonel Light Gardens (State Suburbs): of these 28.4% were couple families without children, 59.8% were couple families with children, 10.6% were one parent families and 1.2% 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 Colonel Light Gardens % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,146 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,199 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 1,146 occupied private dwellings were counted in Colonel Light Gardens (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Colonel Light Gardens % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,091 95.2 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 37 3.2 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 10 0.9 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 8 0.7 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Colonel Light Gardens (State Suburbs), 95.2% were separate houses, 3.2% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.9% were flats, units or apartments and 0.7% were other dwellings.

Tenure Colonel Light Gardens % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 397 34.6 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 545 47.6 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 137 12.0 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 20 1.7 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 44 3.8 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Colonel Light Gardens (State Suburbs), 34.6% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 47.6% were owned with a mortgage and 12.0% were rented.

Landlord type Colonel Light Gardens % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 54 39.4 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 9 6.6 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 69 50.4 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 5 3.6 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Colonel Light Gardens (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 39.4% were rented from a real estate agent, 6.6% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 50.4% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Colonel Light Gardens % Australia %
Median weekly rent 220 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,300 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.8 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Colonel Light Gardens (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $220. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,300. The average people per household was 2.8 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Colonel Light Gardens % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 885 77.2 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 213 18.6 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 25 2.2 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Colonel Light Gardens (State Suburbs), 77.2% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 18.6% were single (or lone) person households and 2.2% 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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