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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | South Australia | State Suburbs

Rostrevor

Code SSC40636 (SSC)
People 7,366
Male 3,550
Female 3,816
Median age 43
Families 2,095
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 3,025
Average people per household 2.6
Median weekly household income $1,180
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,733
Median weekly rent $286
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.7
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Rostrevor % South Australia % Australia %
Total 7,366 -- 1,596,572 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 3,550 48.2 787,218 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 3,816 51.8 809,354 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 27 0.4 30,431 1.9 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 7,366 people in Rostrevor (State Suburbs) of these 48.2% were male and 51.8% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.4% of the population.

Age Rostrevor % South Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 337 4.6 96,143 6.0 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 387 5.3 93,202 5.8 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 460 6.2 97,591 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 506 6.9 103,248 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 521 7.1 105,586 6.6 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 359 4.9 104,507 6.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 355 4.8 97,820 6.1 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 454 6.2 103,966 6.5 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 506 6.9 112,408 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 542 7.4 113,085 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 481 6.5 111,857 7.0 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 360 4.9 102,009 6.4 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 387 5.3 97,599 6.1 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 441 6.0 74,667 4.7 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 461 6.3 58,536 3.7 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 335 4.5 46,631 2.9 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 255 3.5 39,560 2.5 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 216 2.9 38,157 2.4 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 43 -- 39 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Rostrevor (State Suburbs) was 43 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 16.1% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 23.2% of the population.

Registered marital status Rostrevor % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 3,488 56.4 633,439 48.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 113 1.8 38,964 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 404 6.5 118,732 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 436 7.1 83,000 6.3 949,634 5.5
Never married 1,743 28.2 435,501 33.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Rostrevor (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 56.4% were married and 8.3% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Rostrevor % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 54 -- 52 -- 50 --
Separated 50 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 55 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 78 -- 79 -- 78 --
Never married 23 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Rostrevor (State Suburbs) was 54 years and the median age of people never married was 23 years.

Social marital status Rostrevor % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 3,242 56.6 575,818 48.7 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 285 5.0 113,166 9.6 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 2,198 38.4 492,206 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Rostrevor (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 56.6% of people were in a registered marriage and 5.0% were in a de facto marriage.

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

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Rostrevor (State Suburbs) was 54 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 36 years.

Education Rostrevor % South Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 67 3.0 20,581 4.5 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 393 17.5 87,778 19.1 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 171 7.6 26,164 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 25 1.1 22,597 4.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 258 11.5 52,221 11.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 164 7.3 18,905 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 49 2.2 19,825 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 137 6.1 34,842 7.6 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 489 21.8 65,957 14.4 932,524 14.3
Other 53 2.4 11,101 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 435 19.4 98,694 21.5 1,511,694 23.2
Total 2,241 -- 458,665 -- 6,503,580 --

In Rostrevor (State Suburbs) 30.4% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 26.3% were in primary school, 21.0% in secondary school and 27.8% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Rostrevor % South Australia % Australia %
Australia 4,453 60.5 1,170,788 73.3 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Rostrevor % South Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 3,577 51.1 467,496 31.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 460 6.6 107,089 7.1 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 303 4.3 75,325 5.0 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 2,658 38.0 853,040 56.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Rostrevor (State Suburbs), 38.0% of people had both parents born in Australia and 51.1% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Rostrevor % South Australia % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Rostrevor % South Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,944 55.0 445,076 56.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 1,183 33.5 247,601 31.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 224 6.3 46,683 6.0 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 182 5.2 44,968 5.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 3,533 -- 784,328 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 3,533 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Rostrevor (State Suburbs). Of these 55.0% were employed full time, 33.5% were employed part-time and 5.2% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Rostrevor % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 449 13.4 88,381 12.0 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 341 10.2 72,516 9.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 387 11.6 86,705 11.7 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 705 21.1 146,289 19.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,238 37.0 298,788 40.4 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Rostrevor (State Suburbs), 13.4% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.2% worked 16 to 24 hours and 37.0% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Rostrevor % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 44 -- 42 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 39 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Rostrevor (State Suburbs) was 44 years and for people who were employed part-time was 39 years.

Occupation Rostrevor % South Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Rostrevor % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 524 -- 534 -- 577 --
Family 1,432 -- 1,330 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,180 -- 1,044 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Rostrevor (State Suburbs) was $524.

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

Unpaid work Rostrevor % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 4,544 73.5 936,604 71.5 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,702 27.5 364,336 27.8 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 789 12.8 154,651 11.8 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,251 20.2 258,840 19.8 3,090,874 17.8

In Rostrevor (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 73.5% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 27.5% provided care for children and 12.8% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 20.2% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Rostrevor % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 1,372 22.2 282,493 21.6 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,649 26.7 351,524 26.8 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 890 14.4 168,882 12.9 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 637 10.3 133,703 10.2 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Rostrevor (State Suburbs), 26.7% worked 5 to 14 hours, 14.4% worked 15 to 29 hours and 10.3% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Rostrevor % South Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 844 40.3 174,668 40.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 959 45.8 178,436 41.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 268 12.8 70,082 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 24 1.1 7,064 1.6 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Rostrevor (State Suburbs), 45.8% were couple families with children, 40.3% were couple families without children and 12.8% were one parent families.

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

In Rostrevor (State Suburbs) 17.6% of single parents were male and 82.4% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Rostrevor % South Australia % Australia %
Families without children 2,050 -- 1,906 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,373 -- 2,130 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Rostrevor (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,373 and those without children was $2,050.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Rostrevor % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 305 17.0 68,246 19.3 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 68 3.8 14,646 4.1 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 357 19.8 80,406 22.8 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 238 13.2 48,840 13.8 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 112 6.2 20,310 5.8 251,191 5.4
Both not working 505 28.1 76,963 21.8 899,598 19.2
Other 106 5.9 21,766 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 108 6.0 21,930 6.2 314,529 6.7

In Rostrevor (State Suburbs), of couple families, 17.0% had both partners employed full-time, 3.8% had both employed part-time and 19.8% 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 Rostrevor % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,746 92.8 619,037 88.1 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 214 7.2 83,777 11.9 934,470 10.7

In Rostrevor (State Suburbs), 92.8% of private dwellings were occupied and 7.2% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Rostrevor % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 2,453 89.4 494,471 79.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 206 7.5 66,465 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 86 3.1 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 Rostrevor (State Suburbs), 89.4% were separate houses, 7.5% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 3.1% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Rostrevor % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 3 0.1 1,690 0.3 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 37 1.3 21,955 3.5 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 343 12.5 121,108 19.6 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 1,544 56.2 328,640 53.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 776 28.3 134,862 21.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 43 1.6 10,786 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.2 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.6 -- 2.4 -- 2.6 --

In Rostrevor (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 1.3% had 1 bedroom, 12.5% had 2 bedrooms and 56.2% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.2. The average household size was 2.6 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Rostrevor % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 1,287 46.9 203,281 32.8 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 864 31.5 218,402 35.3 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 482 17.6 172,727 27.9 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 34 1.2 8,937 1.4 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 79 2.9 15,694 2.5 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Rostrevor (State Suburbs), 46.9% were owned outright, 31.5% were owned with a mortgage and 17.6% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Rostrevor % South Australia % Australia %
Family households 2,059 75.0 424,352 68.5 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 614 22.4 172,669 27.9 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 72 2.6 22,020 3.6 321,007 4.1

In Rostrevor (State Suburbs), of all households, 75.0% were family households, 22.4% were single person households and 2.6% were group households.

Household income Rostrevor % South Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 24.8 -- 27.7 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 10.6 -- 7.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Rostrevor (State Suburbs), 24.8% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 10.6% 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 Rostrevor % South Australia % Australia %
Median rent 286 -- 220 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.9 -- 90.7 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 7.1 -- 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 Rostrevor % South Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,733 -- 1,500 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.4 -- 91.2 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 7.6 -- 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 Rostrevor % South Australia % Australia %
None 188 6.9 54,051 8.7 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 1,013 36.9 227,462 36.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 1,051 38.3 220,627 35.6 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 424 15.5 99,481 16.1 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 68 2.5 17,417 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Rostrevor (State Suburbs), 36.9% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 38.3% had two registered motor vehicles and 15.5% 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 Rostrevor % South Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 26 -- 30,430 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 10 38.5 14,971 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 16 61.5 15,459 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 39 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Rostrevor (State Suburbs), there were 26 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 10 (or 38.5%) were male and 16 (or 61.5%) were female. The median age was 39 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Rostrevor % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.6 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,375 -- 842 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Rostrevor (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.6, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,375.

Mortgage and rent Rostrevor % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 320 -- 166 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,625 -- 1,306 -- 1,647 --

In Rostrevor (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $320 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,625.

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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