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2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | South Australia | State Suburbs

Birdwood

Code SSC43136 (SSC)
People 1,127
Male 564
Female 563
Median age 39
Australian citizenship 1,052
People born overseas 168
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 0
Families 328
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 449
Average people per household 2.7
Median weekly household income $1,056
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,038
Median weekly rent $170
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Expand People category,
includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Birdwood % Australia %
Total 1,127 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 564 50.0 9,799,252 49.4
Female 563 50.0 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 3 0.3 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 1,127 people were usually resident in Birdwood (State Suburbs): of these 50.0% were male and 50.0% were female. Of the total population 0.3% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Birdwood % Australia %
People
0-4 years 51 4.5 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 190 16.9 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 143 12.7 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 473 42.0 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 136 12.1 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 135 12.0 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 39 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 21.4% of people usually resident in Birdwood (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 24.0% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 39 years.

Selected characteristics Birdwood % Australia %
Australian citizenship 1,052 93.3 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 168 14.9 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 0 0.0 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 93.3% of people usually resident in Birdwood (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 14.9% were born overseas and 0.0% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Birdwood % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 541 61.0 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 96 10.8 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 27 3.0 936,813 5.9
Never married 217 24.5 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 61.0% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Birdwood (State Suburbs) were married, 10.8% were either separated or divorced, 3.0% were widowed and 24.5% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Birdwood % Australia %
Australia 910 80.7 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Birdwood % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Birdwood % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 337 57.1 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 194 32.9 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 25 4.2 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 14 2.4 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 20 3.4 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 269 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 590 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 590 people aged 15 years and over in Birdwood (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 57.1% worked full-time, 32.9% worked part-time, 4.2% were away from work, 2.4% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 3.4% were unemployed. 269 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Birdwood % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 468 -- 466 --
Family 1,135 -- 1,171 --
Household 1,056 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Birdwood (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $468, the median family income was $1,135 and the median household income was $1,056.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Birdwood % Australia %
Couple family without children 124 37.8 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 162 49.4 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 39 11.9 823,254 15.8
Other family 3 0.9 89,686 1.7
Total families 328 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 328 families in Birdwood (State Suburbs): of these 37.8% were couple families without children, 49.4% were couple families with children, 11.9% were one parent families and 0.9% 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 Birdwood % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 404 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 449 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 404 occupied private dwellings were counted in Birdwood (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Birdwood % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 394 97.5 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 0 0.0 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 10 2.5 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 Birdwood (State Suburbs), 97.5% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 2.5% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Tenure Birdwood % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 149 36.9 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 190 47.0 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 58 14.4 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 0 0.0 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 10 2.5 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Birdwood (State Suburbs), 36.9% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 47.0% were owned with a mortgage and 14.4% were rented.

Landlord type Birdwood % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 23 39.7 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 0 0.0 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 30 51.7 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 6 10.3 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Birdwood (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 39.7% were rented from a real estate agent, 0.0% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 51.7% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Birdwood % Australia %
Median weekly rent 170 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,038 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.7 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Birdwood (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $170. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,038. The average people per household was 2.7 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Birdwood % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 326 80.7 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 72 17.8 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 0 0.0 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Birdwood (State Suburbs), 80.7% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 17.8% were single (or lone) person households and 0.0% 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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