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2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | South Australia | State Suburbs

Unley

Code SSC42746 (SSC)
People 3,585
Male 1,735
Female 1,850
Median age 36
Australian citizenship 3,122
People born overseas 905
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 30
Families 902
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,755
Average people per household 2.2
Median weekly household income $1,119
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,500
Median weekly rent $200
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Unley % Australia %
Total 3,585 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 1,735 48.4 9,799,252 49.4
Female 1,850 51.6 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 11 0.3 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 3,585 people were usually resident in Unley (State Suburbs): of these 48.4% were male and 51.6% were female. Of the total population 0.3% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Unley % Australia %
People
0-4 years 215 6.0 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 329 9.2 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 519 14.5 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 1,701 47.4 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 392 10.9 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 427 11.9 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 36 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 15.2% of people usually resident in Unley (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 22.8% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 36 years.

Selected characteristics Unley % Australia %
Australian citizenship 3,122 87.1 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 905 25.2 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 30 0.8 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 87.1% of people usually resident in Unley (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 25.2% were born overseas and 0.8% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Unley % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,291 42.5 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 335 11.0 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 145 4.8 936,813 5.9
Never married 1,269 41.8 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 42.5% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Unley (State Suburbs) were married, 11.0% were either separated or divorced, 4.8% were widowed and 41.8% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Unley % Australia %
Australia 2,533 70.7 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Unley % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Unley % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,257 60.3 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 643 30.9 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 65 3.1 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 34 1.6 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 84 4.0 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 857 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 2,083 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 2,083 people aged 15 years and over in Unley (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 60.3% worked full-time, 30.9% worked part-time, 3.1% were away from work, 1.6% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 4.0% were unemployed. 857 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Unley % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 601 -- 466 --
Family 1,652 -- 1,171 --
Household 1,119 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Unley (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $601, the median family income was $1,652 and the median household income was $1,119.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Unley % Australia %
Couple family without children 383 42.5 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 382 42.4 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 106 11.8 823,254 15.8
Other family 31 3.4 89,686 1.7
Total families 902 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 902 families in Unley (State Suburbs): of these 42.5% were couple families without children, 42.4% were couple families with children, 11.8% were one parent families and 3.4% 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 Unley % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,616 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,755 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 1,616 occupied private dwellings were counted in Unley (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Unley % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 906 56.1 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 370 22.9 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 340 21.0 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 Unley (State Suburbs), 56.1% were separate houses, 22.9% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 21.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Tenure Unley % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 499 30.9 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 455 28.2 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 576 35.6 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 13 0.8 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 74 4.6 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Unley (State Suburbs), 30.9% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 28.2% were owned with a mortgage and 35.6% were rented.

Landlord type Unley % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 244 42.4 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 46 8.0 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 270 46.9 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 16 2.8 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Unley (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 42.4% were rented from a real estate agent, 8.0% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 46.9% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Unley % Australia %
Median weekly rent 200 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,500 -- 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 Unley (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $200. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,500. The average people per household was 2.2 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Unley % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 900 55.7 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 509 31.5 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 142 8.8 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Unley (State Suburbs), 55.7% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 31.5% were single (or lone) person households and 8.8% 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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