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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | South Australia | State Suburbs

Glenelg East

Code SSC40238 (SSC)
People 3,701
Male 1,805
Female 1,896
Median age 41
Families 983
Average children per family 1.7
All private dwellings 1,863
Average people per household 2.2
Median weekly household income $1,174
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,800
Median weekly rent $260
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.5
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Glenelg East % South Australia % Australia %
Total 3,701 -- 1,596,572 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 1,805 48.8 787,218 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 1,896 51.2 809,354 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 24 0.6 30,431 1.9 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 3,701 people in Glenelg East (State Suburbs) of these 48.8% were male and 51.2% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.6% of the population.

Age Glenelg East % South Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 159 4.3 96,143 6.0 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 175 4.7 93,202 5.8 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 187 5.1 97,591 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 218 5.9 103,248 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 283 7.6 105,586 6.6 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 270 7.3 104,507 6.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 230 6.2 97,820 6.1 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 255 6.9 103,966 6.5 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 243 6.6 112,408 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 289 7.8 113,085 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 322 8.7 111,857 7.0 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 254 6.9 102,009 6.4 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 226 6.1 97,599 6.1 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 123 3.3 74,667 4.7 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 122 3.3 58,536 3.7 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 119 3.2 46,631 2.9 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 98 2.6 39,560 2.5 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 127 3.4 38,157 2.4 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 41 -- 39 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Glenelg East (State Suburbs) was 41 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 14.1% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 15.9% of the population.

Registered marital status Glenelg East % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,392 43.8 633,439 48.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 97 3.1 38,964 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 331 10.4 118,732 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 204 6.4 83,000 6.3 949,634 5.5
Never married 1,151 36.3 435,501 33.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Glenelg East (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 43.8% were married and 13.6% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Glenelg East % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 52 -- 52 -- 50 --
Separated 50 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 55 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 82 -- 79 -- 78 --
Never married 26 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Glenelg East (State Suburbs) was 52 years and the median age of people never married was 26 years.

Social marital status Glenelg East % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 1,273 43.1 575,818 48.7 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 305 10.3 113,166 9.6 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 1,377 46.6 492,206 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Glenelg East (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 43.1% of people were in a registered marriage and 10.3% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Glenelg East % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 52 -- 52 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 37 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 38 -- 36 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Glenelg East (State Suburbs) was 52 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 37 years.

Education Glenelg East % South Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 23 2.3 20,581 4.5 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 102 10.3 87,778 19.1 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 82 8.3 26,164 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 90 9.1 22,597 4.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 66 6.7 52,221 11.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 62 6.3 18,905 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 69 7.0 19,825 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 88 8.9 34,842 7.6 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 237 24.0 65,957 14.4 932,524 14.3
Other 20 2.0 11,101 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 149 15.1 98,694 21.5 1,511,694 23.2
Total 988 -- 458,665 -- 6,503,580 --

In Glenelg East (State Suburbs) 26.7% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 27.6% were in primary school, 20.0% in secondary school and 33.1% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Glenelg East % South Australia % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Glenelg East % South Australia % Australia %
Australia 2,863 77.4 1,170,788 73.3 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Glenelg East % South Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 991 27.8 467,496 31.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 238 6.7 107,089 7.1 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 181 5.1 75,325 5.0 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 2,151 60.4 853,040 56.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Glenelg East (State Suburbs), 60.4% of people had both parents born in Australia and 27.8% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Glenelg East % South Australia % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Glenelg East % South Australia % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Glenelg East % South Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,253 57.7 445,076 56.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 708 32.6 247,601 31.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 122 5.6 46,683 6.0 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 88 4.1 44,968 5.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 2,171 -- 784,328 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 2,171 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Glenelg East (State Suburbs). Of these 57.7% were employed full time, 32.6% were employed part-time and 4.1% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Glenelg East % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 248 11.9 88,381 12.0 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 191 9.2 72,516 9.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 267 12.8 86,705 11.7 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 383 18.4 146,289 19.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 875 42.1 298,788 40.4 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Glenelg East (State Suburbs), 11.9% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.2% worked 16 to 24 hours and 42.1% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Glenelg East % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 43 -- 42 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 40 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Glenelg East (State Suburbs) was 43 years and for people who were employed part-time was 40 years.

Occupation Glenelg East % South Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Occupation Chart
Industry of employment, top responses Glenelg East % South Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Glenelg East % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 693 -- 534 -- 577 --
Family 1,789 -- 1,330 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,174 -- 1,044 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Glenelg East (State Suburbs) was $693.

Travel to work, top responses Glenelg East % South Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Glenelg East % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 2,408 75.9 936,604 71.5 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 758 23.9 364,336 27.8 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 373 11.8 154,651 11.8 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 648 20.4 258,840 19.8 3,090,874 17.8

In Glenelg East (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 75.9% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 23.9% provided care for children and 11.8% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 20.4% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Glenelg East % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 851 26.8 282,493 21.6 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 919 29.0 351,524 26.8 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 399 12.6 168,882 12.9 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 240 7.6 133,703 10.2 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Glenelg East (State Suburbs), 29.0% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.6% worked 15 to 29 hours and 7.6% worked 30 hours or more.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition | weekly incomes | employment status of couple families

Families — family composition
Family composition Glenelg East % South Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 416 42.3 174,668 40.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 398 40.5 178,436 41.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 144 14.6 70,082 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 25 2.5 7,064 1.6 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Glenelg East (State Suburbs), 40.5% were couple families with children, 42.3% were couple families without children and 14.6% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Glenelg East % South Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 16.0 -- 18.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 84.0 -- 81.1 -- 82.4

In Glenelg East (State Suburbs) 16.0% of single parents were male and 84.0% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Glenelg East % South Australia % Australia %
Families without children 2,144 -- 1,906 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 3,022 -- 2,130 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Glenelg East (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $3,022 and those without children was $2,144.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Glenelg East % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 174 21.3 68,246 19.3 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 44 5.4 14,646 4.1 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 218 26.7 80,406 22.8 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 98 12.0 48,840 13.8 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 45 5.5 20,310 5.8 251,191 5.4
Both not working 126 15.4 76,963 21.8 899,598 19.2
Other 52 6.4 21,766 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 59 7.2 21,930 6.2 314,529 6.7

In Glenelg East (State Suburbs), of couple families, 21.3% had both partners employed full-time, 5.4% had both employed part-time and 26.7% had one employed full-time and the other part-time.

Expand Dwellings category,
includes dwelling structure | household composition | mortgage & rent | number of motor vehicles

Dwellings — dwelling structure

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling type Glenelg East % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,658 90.5 619,037 88.1 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 175 9.5 83,777 11.9 934,470 10.7

In Glenelg East (State Suburbs), 90.5% of private dwellings were occupied and 9.5% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Glenelg East % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 808 48.8 494,471 79.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 348 21.0 66,465 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 501 30.2 54,968 8.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 0 0.0 2,812 0.5 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Glenelg East (State Suburbs), 48.8% were separate houses, 21.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 30.2% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Glenelg East % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 10 0.6 1,690 0.3 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 95 5.7 21,955 3.5 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 779 47.0 121,108 19.6 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 500 30.2 328,640 53.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 249 15.0 134,862 21.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 23 1.4 10,786 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.6 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.2 -- 2.4 -- 2.6 --

In Glenelg East (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 5.7% had 1 bedroom, 47.0% had 2 bedrooms and 30.2% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.6. The average household size was 2.2 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Glenelg East % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 575 34.7 203,281 32.8 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 462 27.9 218,402 35.3 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 554 33.4 172,727 27.9 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 26 1.6 8,937 1.4 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 40 2.4 15,694 2.5 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Glenelg East (State Suburbs), 34.7% were owned outright, 27.9% were owned with a mortgage and 33.4% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Glenelg East % South Australia % Australia %
Family households 975 58.8 424,352 68.5 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 605 36.5 172,669 27.9 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 78 4.7 22,020 3.6 321,007 4.1

In Glenelg East (State Suburbs), of all households, 58.8% were family households, 36.5% were single person households and 4.7% were group households.

Household income Glenelg East % South Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 25.3 -- 27.7 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 13.5 -- 7.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Glenelg East (State Suburbs), 25.3% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 13.5% of households had a weekly income of more than $3,000.

Dwellings — mortgage & rent

Proportions are calculated using all tenure types for occupied private dwellings. This excludes visitor only and other non-classifiable households.

Rent weekly payments Glenelg East % South Australia % Australia %
Median rent 260 -- 220 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 87.5 -- 90.7 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 12.5 -- 9.3 -- 10.4
 
View the income fact sheet

Proportions in this table are calculated by taking the number of households whose rent payments were 30% or more of an imputed income measure and expressing this number as a proportion of the total number of households in an area, including those households which are not renting their dwelling (excluding the small proportion of visitor only and other non-classifiable households). The nature of the income imputation means that the reported proportion may significantly overstate the true proportion. Further information on the method to impute income is available in the income fact sheet.

Mortgage monthly repayments Glenelg East % South Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,800 -- 1,500 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.4 -- 91.2 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 5.6 -- 8.8 -- 9.9
 
View the income fact sheet

Proportions in this table are calculated by taking the number of households who own their dwelling, and whose mortgage payments were 30% or more of an imputed income measure and expressing this number as a proportion of the total number of households in an area, including those households which were renting their dwelling (excluding the small proportion of visitor only and other non-classifiable households). The nature of the income imputation means that the reported proportion may significantly overstate the true proportion. Further information on the method to impute income is available in the income fact sheet.

Dwellings — number of motor vehicles
Number of registered motor vehicles Glenelg East % South Australia % Australia %
None 209 12.6 54,051 8.7 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 676 40.8 227,462 36.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 518 31.2 220,627 35.6 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 215 13.0 99,481 16.1 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 40 2.4 17,417 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Glenelg East (State Suburbs), 40.8% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 31.2% had two registered motor vehicles and 13.0% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

Expand Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people category,
includes selected people & dwelling characteristics

People characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
People characteristics Glenelg East % South Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 23 -- 30,430 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 12 52.2 14,971 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 11 47.8 15,459 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 11 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Glenelg East (State Suburbs), there were 23 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 12 (or 52.2%) were male and 11 (or 47.8%) were female. The median age was 11 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Glenelg East % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 2.4 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,291 -- 842 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Glenelg East (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.4, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,291.

Mortgage and rent Glenelg East % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 300 -- 166 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,306 -- 1,647 --

In Glenelg East (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $300 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $0.

LATEST ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (AEST) 28/03/2013

Some values may have been adjusted to avoid release of confidential data. This may have a significant impact on the calculated percentages.

The information contained in this QuickStat has been produced by the Australian Bureau of Statistics | It contains data from the 2011 Census of Population & Housing held on 9 August 2011 | Release date of this QuickStat was 28 March 2013 | 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 2011 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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