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2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | South Australia | State Suburbs

Torrens Park

Code SSC42706 (SSC)
People 2,440
Male 1,177
Female 1,263
Median age 41
Australian citizenship 2,189
People born overseas 453
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 22
Families 647
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,066
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $1,169
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,430
Median weekly rent $190
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Torrens Park % Australia %
Total 2,440 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 1,177 48.2 9,799,252 49.4
Female 1,263 51.8 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 6 0.2 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 2,440 people were usually resident in Torrens Park (State Suburbs): of these 48.2% were male and 51.8% were female. Of the total population 0.2% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Torrens Park % Australia %
People
0-4 years 94 3.9 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 284 11.6 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 430 17.6 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 925 37.9 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 331 13.6 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 374 15.3 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 41 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 15.5% of people usually resident in Torrens Park (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 28.9% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 41 years.

Selected characteristics Torrens Park % Australia %
Australian citizenship 2,189 89.7 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 453 18.6 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 22 0.9 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 89.7% of people usually resident in Torrens Park (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 18.6% were born overseas and 0.9% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Torrens Park % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,037 50.3 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 223 10.8 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 123 6.0 936,813 5.9
Never married 681 33.1 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 50.3% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Torrens Park (State Suburbs) were married, 10.8% were either separated or divorced, 6.0% were widowed and 33.1% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Torrens Park % Australia %
Australia 1,847 75.7 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Torrens Park % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Torrens Park % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Torrens Park % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 777 57.6 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 447 33.2 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 47 3.5 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 31 2.3 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 46 3.4 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 614 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 1,348 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 1,348 people aged 15 years and over in Torrens Park (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 57.6% worked full-time, 33.2% worked part-time, 3.5% were away from work, 2.3% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 3.4% were unemployed. 614 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Torrens Park % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Torrens Park % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 609 -- 466 --
Family 1,721 -- 1,171 --
Household 1,169 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Torrens Park (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $609, the median family income was $1,721 and the median household income was $1,169.

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Families — family composition
Family composition Torrens Park % Australia %
Couple family without children 229 35.4 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 308 47.6 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 100 15.5 823,254 15.8
Other family 10 1.5 89,686 1.7
Total families 647 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 647 families in Torrens Park (State Suburbs): of these 35.4% were couple families without children, 47.6% were couple families with children, 15.5% 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 Torrens Park % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 984 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,066 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 984 occupied private dwellings were counted in Torrens Park (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Torrens Park % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 713 72.5 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 116 11.8 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 155 15.8 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 Torrens Park (State Suburbs), 72.5% were separate houses, 11.8% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 15.8% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Tenure Torrens Park % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 395 40.1 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 337 34.2 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 194 19.7 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 6 0.6 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 53 5.4 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Torrens Park (State Suburbs), 40.1% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 34.2% were owned with a mortgage and 19.7% were rented.

Landlord type Torrens Park % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 102 52.6 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 0 0.0 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 90 46.4 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 4 2.1 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Torrens Park (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 52.6% were rented from a real estate agent, 0.0% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 46.4% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Torrens Park % Australia %
Median weekly rent 190 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,430 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.4 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Torrens Park (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $190. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,430. The average people per household was 2.4 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Torrens Park % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 643 65.3 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 276 28.0 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 37 3.8 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Torrens Park (State Suburbs), 65.3% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 28.0% were single (or lone) person households and 3.8% 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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