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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | South Australia | State Suburbs

North Adelaide

Code SSC40502 (SSC)
People 6,678
Male 3,239
Female 3,439
Median age 35
Families 1,382
Average children per family 1.6
All private dwellings 3,399
Average people per household 1.9
Median weekly household income $1,530
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,000
Median weekly rent $315
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.3
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People North Adelaide % South Australia % Australia %
Total 6,678 -- 1,596,572 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 3,239 48.5 787,218 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 3,439 51.5 809,354 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 52 0.8 30,431 1.9 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 6,678 people in North Adelaide (State Suburbs) of these 48.5% were male and 51.5% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.8% of the population.

Age North Adelaide % South Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 245 3.7 96,143 6.0 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 145 2.2 93,202 5.8 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 169 2.5 97,591 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 546 8.2 103,248 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 921 13.8 105,586 6.6 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 741 11.1 104,507 6.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 492 7.4 97,820 6.1 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 382 5.7 103,966 6.5 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 301 4.5 112,408 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 362 5.4 113,085 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 352 5.3 111,857 7.0 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 382 5.7 102,009 6.4 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 468 7.0 97,599 6.1 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 328 4.9 74,667 4.7 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 261 3.9 58,536 3.7 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 163 2.4 46,631 2.9 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 172 2.6 39,560 2.5 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 248 3.7 38,157 2.4 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 35 -- 39 -- 37 --

The median age of people in North Adelaide (State Suburbs) was 35 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 8.4% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 17.5% of the population.

Registered marital status North Adelaide % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 2,174 35.5 633,439 48.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 140 2.3 38,964 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 500 8.2 118,732 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 359 5.9 83,000 6.3 949,634 5.5
Never married 2,947 48.2 435,501 33.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in North Adelaide (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 35.5% were married and 10.4% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status North Adelaide % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 55 -- 52 -- 50 --
Separated 51 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 58 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 83 -- 79 -- 78 --
Never married 25 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in North Adelaide (State Suburbs) was 55 years and the median age of people never married was 25 years.

Social marital status North Adelaide % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 1,820 40.2 575,818 48.7 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 514 11.4 113,166 9.6 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 2,192 48.4 492,206 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In North Adelaide (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 40.2% of people were in a registered marriage and 11.4% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status North Adelaide % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 54 -- 52 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 33 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 32 -- 36 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in North Adelaide (State Suburbs) was 54 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 33 years.

Education North Adelaide % South Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 53 2.2 20,581 4.5 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 98 4.0 87,778 19.1 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 24 1.0 26,164 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 96 3.9 22,597 4.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 32 1.3 52,221 11.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 25 1.0 18,905 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 101 4.1 19,825 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 118 4.8 34,842 7.6 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 1,365 55.6 65,957 14.4 932,524 14.3
Other 73 3.0 11,101 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 470 19.1 98,694 21.5 1,511,694 23.2
Total 2,455 -- 458,665 -- 6,503,580 --

In North Adelaide (State Suburbs) 36.8% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 8.8% were in primary school, 6.4% in secondary school and 60.6% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses North Adelaide % South Australia % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth North Adelaide % South Australia % Australia %
Australia 4,317 64.7 1,170,788 73.3 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses North Adelaide % South Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 2,293 37.4 467,496 31.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 428 7.0 107,089 7.1 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 330 5.4 75,325 5.0 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 3,084 50.3 853,040 56.8 10,757,087 53.7

In North Adelaide (State Suburbs), 50.3% of people had both parents born in Australia and 37.4% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses North Adelaide % South Australia % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) North Adelaide % South Australia % Australia %

People — employment
Employment North Adelaide % South Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 2,047 57.6 445,076 56.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 1,080 30.4 247,601 31.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 232 6.5 46,683 6.0 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 192 5.4 44,968 5.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 3,551 -- 784,328 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 3,551 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in North Adelaide (State Suburbs). Of these 57.6% were employed full time, 30.4% were employed part-time and 5.4% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked North Adelaide % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 471 14.0 88,381 12.0 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 292 8.7 72,516 9.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 317 9.4 86,705 11.7 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 538 16.0 146,289 19.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,507 44.8 298,788 40.4 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in North Adelaide (State Suburbs), 14.0% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.7% worked 16 to 24 hours and 44.8% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status North Adelaide % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 39 -- 42 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 32 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in North Adelaide (State Suburbs) was 39 years and for people who were employed part-time was 32 years.

Occupation North Adelaide % South Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes North Adelaide % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 722 -- 534 -- 577 --
Family 2,163 -- 1,330 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,530 -- 1,044 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in North Adelaide (State Suburbs) was $722.

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

Unpaid work North Adelaide % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 4,231 69.1 936,604 71.5 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,009 16.5 364,336 27.8 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 544 8.9 154,651 11.8 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,543 25.2 258,840 19.8 3,090,874 17.8

In North Adelaide (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 69.1% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 16.5% provided care for children and 8.9% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 25.2% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours North Adelaide % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 1,785 29.2 282,493 21.6 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,616 26.4 351,524 26.8 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 541 8.8 168,882 12.9 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 289 4.7 133,703 10.2 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in North Adelaide (State Suburbs), 26.4% worked 5 to 14 hours, 8.8% worked 15 to 29 hours and 4.7% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition North Adelaide % South Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 851 61.6 174,668 40.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 358 25.9 178,436 41.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 111 8.0 70,082 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 62 4.5 7,064 1.6 97,722 1.7

Of the families in North Adelaide (State Suburbs), 25.9% were couple families with children, 61.6% were couple families without children and 8.0% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents North Adelaide % South Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 23.7 -- 18.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 76.3 -- 81.1 -- 82.4

In North Adelaide (State Suburbs) 23.7% of single parents were male and 76.3% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes North Adelaide % South Australia % Australia %
Families without children 2,568 -- 1,906 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 3,258 -- 2,130 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In North Adelaide (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $3,258 and those without children was $2,568.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families North Adelaide % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 282 23.4 68,246 19.3 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 71 5.9 14,646 4.1 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 203 16.9 80,406 22.8 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 175 14.5 48,840 13.8 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 87 7.2 20,310 5.8 251,191 5.4
Both not working 213 17.7 76,963 21.8 899,598 19.2
Other 81 6.7 21,766 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 91 7.6 21,930 6.2 314,529 6.7

In North Adelaide (State Suburbs), of couple families, 23.4% had both partners employed full-time, 5.9% had both employed part-time and 16.9% 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 North Adelaide % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,654 85.1 619,037 88.1 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 465 14.9 83,777 11.9 934,470 10.7

In North Adelaide (State Suburbs), 85.1% of private dwellings were occupied and 14.9% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure North Adelaide % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 672 25.3 494,471 79.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 1,015 38.3 66,465 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 956 36.0 54,968 8.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 4 0.2 2,812 0.5 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in North Adelaide (State Suburbs), 25.3% were separate houses, 38.3% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 36.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.2% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms North Adelaide % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 25 0.9 1,690 0.3 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 373 14.1 21,955 3.5 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 1,162 43.8 121,108 19.6 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 780 29.4 328,640 53.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 277 10.4 134,862 21.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 35 1.3 10,786 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.4 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 1.9 -- 2.4 -- 2.6 --

In North Adelaide (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 14.1% had 1 bedroom, 43.8% had 2 bedrooms and 29.4% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.4. The average household size was 1.9 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure North Adelaide % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 817 30.8 203,281 32.8 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 486 18.3 218,402 35.3 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 1,264 47.6 172,727 27.9 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 28 1.1 8,937 1.4 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 59 2.2 15,694 2.5 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in North Adelaide (State Suburbs), 30.8% were owned outright, 18.3% were owned with a mortgage and 47.6% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition North Adelaide % South Australia % Australia %
Family households 1,368 51.6 424,352 68.5 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 1,021 38.5 172,669 27.9 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 263 9.9 22,020 3.6 321,007 4.1

In North Adelaide (State Suburbs), of all households, 51.6% were family households, 38.5% were single person households and 9.9% were group households.

Household income North Adelaide % South Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 17.3 -- 27.7 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 16.3 -- 7.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In North Adelaide (State Suburbs), 17.3% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 16.3% 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 North Adelaide % South Australia % Australia %
Median rent 315 -- 220 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 86.5 -- 90.7 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 13.5 -- 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 North Adelaide % South Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,000 -- 1,500 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.7 -- 91.2 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 5.3 -- 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 North Adelaide % South Australia % Australia %
None 342 12.9 54,051 8.7 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 1,314 49.5 227,462 36.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 736 27.7 220,627 35.6 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 206 7.8 99,481 16.1 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 56 2.1 17,417 2.8 234,292 3.0

In North Adelaide (State Suburbs), 49.5% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 27.7% had two registered motor vehicles and 7.8% 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 North Adelaide % South Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 52 -- 30,430 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 19 36.5 14,971 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 33 63.5 15,459 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 20 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in North Adelaide (State Suburbs), there were 52 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 19 (or 36.5%) were male and 33 (or 63.5%) were female. The median age was 20 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics North Adelaide % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 2.2 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.4 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,937 -- 842 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In North Adelaide (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.2, with 1.4 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,937.

Mortgage and rent North Adelaide % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 200 -- 166 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,100 -- 1,306 -- 1,647 --

In North Adelaide (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $200 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,100.

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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