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2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | South Australia | State Suburbs

Morphettville

Code SSC42096 (SSC)
People 3,021
Male 1,359
Female 1,662
Median age 46
Australian citizenship 2,617
People born overseas 587
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 11
Families 691
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,363
Average people per household 2.0
Median weekly household income $656
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,083
Median weekly rent $120
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Morphettville % Australia %
Total 3,021 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 1,359 45.0 9,799,252 49.4
Female 1,662 55.0 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 35 1.2 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 3,021 people were usually resident in Morphettville (State Suburbs): of these 45.0% were male and 55.0% were female. Of the total population 1.2% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Morphettville % Australia %
People
0-4 years 127 4.2 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 287 9.5 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 326 10.8 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 1,099 36.4 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 336 11.1 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 846 28.0 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 46 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 13.7% of people usually resident in Morphettville (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 39.1% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 46 years.

Selected characteristics Morphettville % Australia %
Australian citizenship 2,617 86.6 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 587 19.4 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 11 0.4 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 86.6% of people usually resident in Morphettville (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 19.4% were born overseas and 0.4% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Morphettville % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 957 36.7 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 392 15.0 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 378 14.5 936,813 5.9
Never married 878 33.7 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 36.7% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Morphettville (State Suburbs) were married, 15.0% were either separated or divorced, 14.5% were widowed and 33.7% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Morphettville % Australia %
Australia 2,215 73.3 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Morphettville % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Morphettville % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 700 58.1 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 361 30.0 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 39 3.2 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 28 2.3 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 76 6.3 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 1,219 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 1,204 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 1,204 people aged 15 years and over in Morphettville (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 58.1% worked full-time, 30.0% worked part-time, 3.2% were away from work, 2.3% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 6.3% were unemployed. 1,219 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Morphettville % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 367 -- 466 --
Family 976 -- 1,171 --
Household 656 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Morphettville (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $367, the median family income was $976 and the median household income was $656.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Morphettville % Australia %
Couple family without children 265 38.4 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 213 30.8 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 189 27.4 823,254 15.8
Other family 24 3.5 89,686 1.7
Total families 691 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 691 families in Morphettville (State Suburbs): of these 38.4% were couple families without children, 30.8% were couple families with children, 27.4% were one parent families and 3.5% 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 Morphettville % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,273 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,363 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 1,273 occupied private dwellings were counted in Morphettville (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Morphettville % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 604 47.4 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 407 32.0 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 262 20.6 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 Morphettville (State Suburbs), 47.4% were separate houses, 32.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 20.6% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Tenure Morphettville % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 317 24.9 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 326 25.6 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 560 44.0 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 7 0.5 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 63 4.9 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Morphettville (State Suburbs), 24.9% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 25.6% were owned with a mortgage and 44.0% were rented.

Landlord type Morphettville % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 82 14.6 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 362 64.6 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 109 19.5 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 9 1.6 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Morphettville (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 14.6% were rented from a real estate agent, 64.6% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 19.5% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Morphettville % Australia %
Median weekly rent 120 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,083 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.0 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.0 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Morphettville (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $120. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,083. The average people per household was 2.0 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.0.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Morphettville % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 688 54.0 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 506 39.7 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 41 3.2 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Morphettville (State Suburbs), 54.0% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 39.7% were single (or lone) person households and 3.2% 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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