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2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | South Australia | State Suburbs

Parkside

Code SSC42301 (SSC)
People 4,618
Male 2,168
Female 2,450
Median age 35
Australian citizenship 4,094
People born overseas 1,061
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 38
Families 1,137
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 2,297
Average people per household 2.2
Median weekly household income $1,126
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,300
Median weekly rent $200
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Parkside % Australia %
Total 4,618 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 2,168 46.9 9,799,252 49.4
Female 2,450 53.1 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 23 0.5 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 4,618 people were usually resident in Parkside (State Suburbs): of these 46.9% were male and 53.1% were female. Of the total population 0.5% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Parkside % Australia %
People
0-4 years 305 6.6 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 372 8.1 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 627 13.6 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 2,325 50.3 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 381 8.3 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 607 13.1 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 35 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 14.7% of people usually resident in Parkside (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 21.4% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 35 years.

Selected characteristics Parkside % Australia %
Australian citizenship 4,094 88.7 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 1,061 23.0 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 38 0.8 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 88.7% of people usually resident in Parkside (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 23.0% were born overseas and 0.8% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Parkside % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,482 37.6 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 480 12.2 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 252 6.4 936,813 5.9
Never married 1,727 43.8 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 37.6% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Parkside (State Suburbs) were married, 12.2% were either separated or divorced, 6.4% were widowed and 43.8% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Parkside % Australia %
Australia 3,340 72.3 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Parkside % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Parkside % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,715 63.5 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 739 27.4 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 100 3.7 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 49 1.8 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 99 3.7 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 1,090 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 2,702 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 2,702 people aged 15 years and over in Parkside (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 63.5% worked full-time, 27.4% worked part-time, 3.7% were away from work, 1.8% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 3.7% were unemployed. 1,090 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Parkside % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 635 -- 466 --
Family 1,578 -- 1,171 --
Household 1,126 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Parkside (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $635, the median family income was $1,578 and the median household income was $1,126.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Parkside % Australia %
Couple family without children 465 40.9 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 451 39.7 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 185 16.3 823,254 15.8
Other family 36 3.2 89,686 1.7
Total families 1,137 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 1,137 families in Parkside (State Suburbs): of these 40.9% were couple families without children, 39.7% were couple families with children, 16.3% were one parent families and 3.2% 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 Parkside % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,102 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 2,297 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 2,102 occupied private dwellings were counted in Parkside (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Parkside % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,112 52.9 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 596 28.4 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 389 18.5 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 5 0.2 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Parkside (State Suburbs), 52.9% were separate houses, 28.4% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 18.5% were flats, units or apartments and 0.2% were other dwellings.

Tenure Parkside % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 561 26.7 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 675 32.1 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 750 35.7 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 14 0.7 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 101 4.8 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Parkside (State Suburbs), 26.7% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 32.1% were owned with a mortgage and 35.7% were rented.

Landlord type Parkside % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 304 40.5 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 93 12.4 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 329 43.9 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 23 3.1 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Parkside (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 40.5% were rented from a real estate agent, 12.4% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 43.9% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Parkside % Australia %
Median weekly rent 200 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,300 -- 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 Parkside (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $200. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,300. The average people per household was 2.2 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Parkside % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 1,130 53.8 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 711 33.8 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 179 8.5 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Parkside (State Suburbs), 53.8% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 33.8% were single (or lone) person households and 8.5% 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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