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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | South Australia | State Suburbs

Port Adelaide

Code SSC40582 (SSC)
People 1,293
Male 665
Female 628
Median age 41
Families 292
Average children per family 1.6
All private dwellings 701
Average people per household 1.9
Median weekly household income $817
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,733
Median weekly rent $178
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.1
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Port Adelaide % South Australia % Australia %
Total 1,293 -- 1,596,572 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 665 51.4 787,218 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 628 48.6 809,354 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 45 3.5 30,431 1.9 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 1,293 people in Port Adelaide (State Suburbs) of these 51.4% were male and 48.6% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 3.5% of the population.

Age Port Adelaide % South Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 59 4.6 96,143 6.0 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 50 3.9 93,202 5.8 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 55 4.2 97,591 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 88 6.8 103,248 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 86 6.6 105,586 6.6 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 101 7.8 104,507 6.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 80 6.2 97,820 6.1 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 94 7.3 103,966 6.5 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 113 8.7 112,408 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 85 6.6 113,085 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 121 9.3 111,857 7.0 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 111 8.6 102,009 6.4 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 88 6.8 97,599 6.1 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 69 5.3 74,667 4.7 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 38 2.9 58,536 3.7 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 16 1.2 46,631 2.9 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 24 1.9 39,560 2.5 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 17 1.3 38,157 2.4 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 41 -- 39 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Port Adelaide (State Suburbs) was 41 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 12.7% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 12.7% of the population.

Registered marital status Port Adelaide % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 320 28.3 633,439 48.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 55 4.9 38,964 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 184 16.3 118,732 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 56 5.0 83,000 6.3 949,634 5.5
Never married 515 45.6 435,501 33.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Port Adelaide (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 28.3% were married and 21.3% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Port Adelaide % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 51 -- 52 -- 50 --
Separated 48 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 58 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 79 -- 79 -- 78 --
Never married 30 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Port Adelaide (State Suburbs) was 51 years and the median age of people never married was 30 years.

Social marital status Port Adelaide % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 287 29.6 575,818 48.7 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 101 10.4 113,166 9.6 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 581 60.0 492,206 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Port Adelaide (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 29.6% of people were in a registered marriage and 10.4% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Port Adelaide % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 50 -- 52 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 40 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 44 -- 36 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Port Adelaide (State Suburbs) was 50 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 40 years.

Education Port Adelaide % South Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 13 3.6 20,581 4.5 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 44 12.2 87,778 19.1 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 20 5.5 26,164 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 7 1.9 22,597 4.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 35 9.7 52,221 11.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 18 5.0 18,905 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 12 3.3 19,825 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 36 9.9 34,842 7.6 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 46 12.7 65,957 14.4 932,524 14.3
Other 12 3.3 11,101 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 119 32.9 98,694 21.5 1,511,694 23.2
Total 362 -- 458,665 -- 6,503,580 --

In Port Adelaide (State Suburbs) 28.0% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 19.9% were in primary school, 18.0% in secondary school and 21.6% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Port Adelaide % South Australia % Australia %
Australia 893 69.0 1,170,788 73.3 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Port Adelaide % South Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 389 33.1 467,496 31.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 94 8.0 107,089 7.1 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 94 8.0 75,325 5.0 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 599 50.9 853,040 56.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Port Adelaide (State Suburbs), 50.9% of people had both parents born in Australia and 33.1% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Port Adelaide % South Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 369 58.0 445,076 56.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 191 30.0 247,601 31.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 31 4.9 46,683 6.0 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 45 7.1 44,968 5.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 636 -- 784,328 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 636 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Port Adelaide (State Suburbs). Of these 58.0% were employed full time, 30.0% were employed part-time and 7.1% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Port Adelaide % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 76 12.9 88,381 12.0 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 52 8.8 72,516 9.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 64 10.8 86,705 11.7 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 117 19.8 146,289 19.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 252 42.6 298,788 40.4 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Port Adelaide (State Suburbs), 12.9% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.8% worked 16 to 24 hours and 42.6% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Port Adelaide % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 42 -- 42 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 38 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Port Adelaide (State Suburbs) was 42 years and for people who were employed part-time was 38 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Port Adelaide % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 507 -- 534 -- 577 --
Family 1,290 -- 1,330 -- 1,481 --
Household 817 -- 1,044 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Port Adelaide (State Suburbs) was $507.

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

Unpaid work Port Adelaide % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 768 68.0 936,604 71.5 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 262 23.1 364,336 27.8 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 136 12.0 154,651 11.8 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 158 14.0 258,840 19.8 3,090,874 17.8

In Port Adelaide (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 68.0% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 23.1% provided care for children and 12.0% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 14.0% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Port Adelaide % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 262 23.2 282,493 21.6 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 314 27.8 351,524 26.8 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 110 9.7 168,882 12.9 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 79 7.0 133,703 10.2 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Port Adelaide (State Suburbs), 27.8% worked 5 to 14 hours, 9.7% worked 15 to 29 hours and 7.0% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Port Adelaide % South Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 105 36.0 174,668 40.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 91 31.2 178,436 41.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 88 30.1 70,082 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 8 2.7 7,064 1.6 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Port Adelaide (State Suburbs), 31.2% were couple families with children, 36.0% were couple families without children and 30.1% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Port Adelaide % South Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 18.7 -- 18.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 81.3 -- 81.1 -- 82.4

In Port Adelaide (State Suburbs) 18.7% of single parents were male and 81.3% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Port Adelaide % South Australia % Australia %
Families without children 2,013 -- 1,906 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,288 -- 2,130 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Port Adelaide (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,288 and those without children was $2,013.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Port Adelaide % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 51 25.9 68,246 19.3 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 5 2.5 14,646 4.1 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 52 26.4 80,406 22.8 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 30 15.2 48,840 13.8 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 9 4.6 20,310 5.8 251,191 5.4
Both not working 32 16.2 76,963 21.8 899,598 19.2
Other 11 5.6 21,766 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 7 3.6 21,930 6.2 314,529 6.7

In Port Adelaide (State Suburbs), of couple families, 25.9% had both partners employed full-time, 2.5% had both employed part-time and 26.4% 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 Port Adelaide % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 602 90.3 619,037 88.1 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 65 9.7 83,777 11.9 934,470 10.7

In Port Adelaide (State Suburbs), 90.3% of private dwellings were occupied and 9.7% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Port Adelaide % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 274 45.5 494,471 79.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 235 39.0 66,465 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 77 12.8 54,968 8.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 3 0.5 2,812 0.5 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Port Adelaide (State Suburbs), 45.5% were separate houses, 39.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 12.8% were flats, units or apartments and 0.5% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Port Adelaide % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 6 1.0 1,690 0.3 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 102 17.0 21,955 3.5 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 196 32.6 121,108 19.6 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 231 38.4 328,640 53.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 57 9.5 134,862 21.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 9 1.5 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 Port Adelaide (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 17.0% had 1 bedroom, 32.6% had 2 bedrooms and 38.4% 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 Port Adelaide % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 114 18.9 203,281 32.8 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 132 21.9 218,402 35.3 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 334 55.5 172,727 27.9 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 4 0.7 8,937 1.4 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 18 3.0 15,694 2.5 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Port Adelaide (State Suburbs), 18.9% were owned outright, 21.9% were owned with a mortgage and 55.5% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Port Adelaide % South Australia % Australia %
Family households 292 48.7 424,352 68.5 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 283 47.2 172,669 27.9 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 25 4.2 22,020 3.6 321,007 4.1

In Port Adelaide (State Suburbs), of all households, 48.7% were family households, 47.2% were single person households and 4.2% were group households.

Household income Port Adelaide % South Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 39.7 -- 27.7 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 3.3 -- 7.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Port Adelaide (State Suburbs), 39.7% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 3.3% 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 Port Adelaide % South Australia % Australia %
Median rent 178 -- 220 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 83.0 -- 90.7 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 17.0 -- 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 Port Adelaide % South Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,733 -- 1,500 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.0 -- 91.2 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 6.0 -- 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 Port Adelaide % South Australia % Australia %
None 154 25.7 54,051 8.7 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 251 41.8 227,462 36.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 135 22.5 220,627 35.6 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 42 7.0 99,481 16.1 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 18 3.0 17,417 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Port Adelaide (State Suburbs), 41.8% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 22.5% had two registered motor vehicles and 7.0% 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 Port Adelaide % South Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 43 -- 30,430 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 18 41.9 14,971 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 25 58.1 15,459 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 26 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Port Adelaide (State Suburbs), there were 43 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 18 (or 41.9%) were male and 25 (or 58.1%) were female. The median age was 26 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Port 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 2.5 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 350 -- 842 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Port Adelaide (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.5, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $350.

Mortgage and rent Port Adelaide % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 105 -- 166 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,306 -- 1,647 --

In Port Adelaide (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $105 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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