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2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | South Australia | State Suburbs

Willaston

Code SSC42856 (SSC)
People 3,209
Male 1,508
Female 1,701
Median age 39
Australian citizenship 2,886
People born overseas 549
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 7
Families 903
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,324
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $834
Median monthly mortgage repayment $910
Median weekly rent $170
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Willaston % Australia %
Total 3,209 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 1,508 47.0 9,799,252 49.4
Female 1,701 53.0 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 22 0.7 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 3,209 people were usually resident in Willaston (State Suburbs): of these 47.0% were male and 53.0% were female. Of the total population 0.7% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Willaston % Australia %
People
0-4 years 186 5.8 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 424 13.2 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 444 13.8 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 1,254 39.1 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 346 10.8 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 556 17.3 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 39 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 19.0% of people usually resident in Willaston (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 28.1% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 39 years.

Selected characteristics Willaston % Australia %
Australian citizenship 2,886 89.9 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 549 17.1 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 7 0.2 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 89.9% of people usually resident in Willaston (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 17.1% were born overseas and 0.2% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Willaston % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,283 49.3 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 345 13.3 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 198 7.6 936,813 5.9
Never married 773 29.7 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 49.3% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Willaston (State Suburbs) were married, 13.3% were either separated or divorced, 7.6% were widowed and 29.7% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Willaston % Australia %
Australia 2,485 77.4 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Willaston % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Willaston % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 904 59.1 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 452 29.5 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 64 4.2 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 29 1.9 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 81 5.3 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 958 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 1,530 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 1,530 people aged 15 years and over in Willaston (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 59.1% worked full-time, 29.5% worked part-time, 4.2% were away from work, 1.9% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 5.3% were unemployed. 958 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Willaston % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 427 -- 466 --
Family 1,030 -- 1,171 --
Household 834 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Willaston (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $427, the median family income was $1,030 and the median household income was $834.

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includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Willaston % Australia %
Couple family without children 376 41.6 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 343 38.0 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 168 18.6 823,254 15.8
Other family 16 1.8 89,686 1.7
Total families 903 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 903 families in Willaston (State Suburbs): of these 41.6% were couple families without children, 38.0% were couple families with children, 18.6% were one parent families and 1.8% 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 Willaston % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,300 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,324 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 1,300 occupied private dwellings were counted in Willaston (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Willaston % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,106 85.1 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 48 3.7 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 142 10.9 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 4 0.3 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Willaston (State Suburbs), 85.1% were separate houses, 3.7% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 10.9% were flats, units or apartments and 0.3% were other dwellings.

Tenure Willaston % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 424 32.6 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 521 40.1 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 290 22.3 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 8 0.6 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 57 4.4 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Willaston (State Suburbs), 32.6% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 40.1% were owned with a mortgage and 22.3% were rented.

Landlord type Willaston % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 145 50.0 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 31 10.7 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 103 35.5 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 11 3.8 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Willaston (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 50.0% were rented from a real estate agent, 10.7% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 35.5% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Willaston % Australia %
Median weekly rent 170 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 910 -- 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 Willaston (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $170. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $910. The average people per household was 2.4 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Willaston % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 890 68.5 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 340 26.2 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 34 2.6 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Willaston (State Suburbs), 68.5% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 26.2% were single (or lone) person households and 2.6% 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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