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2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | South Australia | State Suburbs

Echunga

Code SSC43516 (SSC)
People 846
Male 415
Female 431
Median age 37
Australian citizenship 793
People born overseas 95
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 5
Families 238
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 325
Average people per household 2.8
Median weekly household income $1,081
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,020
Median weekly rent $185
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Echunga % Australia %
Total 846 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 415 49.1 9,799,252 49.4
Female 431 50.9 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 4 0.5 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 846 people were usually resident in Echunga (State Suburbs): of these 49.1% were male and 50.9% were female. Of the total population 0.5% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Echunga % Australia %
People
0-4 years 68 8.0 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 142 16.8 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 89 10.5 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 377 44.6 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 94 11.1 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 76 9.0 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 37 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 24.8% of people usually resident in Echunga (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 20.1% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 37 years.

Selected characteristics Echunga % Australia %
Australian citizenship 793 93.7 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 95 11.2 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 5 0.6 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 93.7% of people usually resident in Echunga (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 11.2% were born overseas and 0.6% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Echunga % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 345 54.2 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 87 13.7 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 25 3.9 936,813 5.9
Never married 181 28.5 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 54.2% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Echunga (State Suburbs) were married, 13.7% were either separated or divorced, 3.9% were widowed and 28.5% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Echunga % Australia %
Australia 719 85.0 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Echunga % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Echunga % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 240 53.5 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 161 35.9 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 9 2.0 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 13 2.9 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 26 5.8 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 163 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 449 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 449 people aged 15 years and over in Echunga (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 53.5% worked full-time, 35.9% worked part-time, 2.0% were away from work, 2.9% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 5.8% were unemployed. 163 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Echunga % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 466 -- 466 --
Family 1,160 -- 1,171 --
Household 1,081 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Echunga (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $466, the median family income was $1,160 and the median household income was $1,081.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Echunga % Australia %
Couple family without children 85 35.7 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 127 53.4 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 26 10.9 823,254 15.8
Other family 0 0.0 89,686 1.7
Total families 238 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 238 families in Echunga (State Suburbs): of these 35.7% were couple families without children, 53.4% were couple families with children, 10.9% were one parent families and 0.0% 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 Echunga % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 305 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 325 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 305 occupied private dwellings were counted in Echunga (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Echunga % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 293 96.1 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 0 0.0 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 5 1.6 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 7 2.3 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Echunga (State Suburbs), 96.1% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 1.6% were flats, units or apartments and 2.3% were other dwellings.

Tenure Echunga % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 102 33.4 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 146 47.9 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 49 16.1 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 0 0.0 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 9 3.0 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Echunga (State Suburbs), 33.4% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 47.9% were owned with a mortgage and 16.1% were rented.

Landlord type Echunga % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 15 30.6 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 4 8.2 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 27 55.1 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 0 0.0 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Echunga (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 30.6% were rented from a real estate agent, 8.2% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 55.1% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Echunga % Australia %
Median weekly rent 185 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,020 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.8 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Echunga (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $185. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,020. The average people per household was 2.8 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Echunga % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 237 77.7 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 46 15.1 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 7 2.3 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Echunga (State Suburbs), 77.7% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 15.1% were single (or lone) person households and 2.3% 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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