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2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | South Australia | Urban Centres and Localities

Riverton (L)

Code UCL423400 (UCL)
People 723
Male 333
Female 390
Median age 49
Australian citizenship 680
People born overseas 88
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 3
Families 197
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 353
Average people per household 2.1
Median weekly household income $596
Median monthly mortgage repayment $639
Median weekly rent $121
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Expand People category,
includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Riverton (L) % Australia %
Total 723 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 333 46.1 9,799,252 49.4
Female 390 53.9 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 0 0.0 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 723 people were usually resident in Riverton (L) (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 46.1% were male and 53.9% were female. Of the total population 0.0% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Riverton (L) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 34 4.7 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 77 10.7 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 72 10.0 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 213 29.5 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 120 16.6 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 206 28.5 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 49 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 15.4% of people usually resident in Riverton (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) were children aged 0-14 years, and 45.1% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 49 years.

Selected characteristics Riverton (L) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 680 94.1 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 88 12.2 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 3 0.4 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 94.1% of people usually resident in Riverton (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) were Australian citizens, 12.2% were born overseas and 0.4% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Riverton (L) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 298 48.8 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 89 14.6 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 83 13.6 936,813 5.9
Never married 140 22.9 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 48.8% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Riverton (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) were married, 14.6% were either separated or divorced, 13.6% were widowed and 22.9% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Riverton (L) % Australia %
Australia 605 83.7 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Riverton (L) % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Riverton (L) % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Riverton (L) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 167 56.8 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 98 33.3 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 5 1.7 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 10 3.4 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 14 4.8 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 305 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 294 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 294 people aged 15 years and over in Riverton (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) were in the labour force. Of these 56.8% worked full-time, 33.3% worked part-time, 1.7% were away from work, 3.4% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 4.8% were unemployed. 305 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Riverton (L) % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Industry of employment, top responses Riverton (L) % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Riverton (L) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 341 -- 466 --
Family 733 -- 1,171 --
Household 596 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Riverton (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $341, the median family income was $733 and the median household income was $596.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Riverton (L) % Australia %
Couple family without children 107 54.3 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 50 25.4 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 35 17.8 823,254 15.8
Other family 5 2.5 89,686 1.7
Total families 197 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 197 families in Riverton (L) (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 54.3% were couple families without children, 25.4% were couple families with children, 17.8% were one parent families and 2.5% 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 Riverton (L) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 309 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 353 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 309 occupied private dwellings were counted in Riverton (L) (Urban Centres and Localities).

Dwelling structure Riverton (L) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 267 86.4 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 6 1.9 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 19 6.1 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 17 5.5 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Riverton (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 86.4% were separate houses, 1.9% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 6.1% were flats, units or apartments and 5.5% were other dwellings.

Tenure Riverton (L) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 125 40.5 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 85 27.5 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 88 28.5 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 0 0.0 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 13 4.2 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Riverton (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 40.5% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 27.5% were owned with a mortgage and 28.5% were rented.

Landlord type Riverton (L) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 19 21.6 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 10 11.4 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 57 64.8 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 0 0.0 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Riverton (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 21.6% were rented from a real estate agent, 11.4% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 64.8% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Riverton (L) % Australia %
Median weekly rent 121 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 639 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.1 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Riverton (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly rent was $121. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $639. The average people per household was 2.1 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Riverton (L) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 193 62.5 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 106 34.3 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 8 2.6 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Riverton (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 62.5% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 34.3% 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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