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Adelaide River

Code SSC70002 (SSC)
People 237
Male 111
Female 126
Median age 45
Families 57
Average children per family 2
All private dwellings 139
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $833
Median monthly mortgage repayments $997
Median weekly rent $115
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.6
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Adelaide River % Northern Territory % Australia %
Total 237 -- 211,945 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 111 46.8 109,517 51.7 10,634,013 49.4
Female 126 53.2 102,428 48.3 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 72 30.5 56,776 26.8 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 237 people in Adelaide River (State Suburbs) of these 46.8% were male and 53.2% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 30.5% of the population.

Age Adelaide River % Northern Territory % Australia %
People
0-4 years 20 8.5 17,119 8.1 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 16 6.8 16,415 7.7 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 18 7.7 15,608 7.4 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 12 5.1 14,820 7.0 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 14 6.0 16,839 7.9 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 11 4.7 19,213 9.1 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 7 3.0 17,345 8.2 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 7 3.0 16,829 7.9 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 19 8.1 16,331 7.7 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 15 6.4 14,799 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 12 5.1 13,775 6.5 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 20 8.5 11,632 5.5 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 24 10.2 9,121 4.3 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 18 7.7 5,286 2.5 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 11 4.7 3,280 1.5 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 5 2.1 1,726 0.8 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 6 2.6 1,112 0.5 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 0 0.0 694 0.3 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 45 -- 31 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Adelaide River (State Suburbs) was 45 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 21.8% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 16.2% of the population.

Registered marital status Adelaide River % Northern Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 75 41.0 70,154 43.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 7 3.8 5,526 3.4 529,280 3.0
Divorced 24 13.1 13,273 8.2 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 13 7.1 5,202 3.2 949,634 5.5
Never married 64 35.0 68,647 42.2 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Adelaide River (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 41.0% were married and 17.5% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Adelaide River % Northern Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 53 -- 44 -- 50 --
Separated 49 -- 47 -- 49 --
Divorced 65 -- 53 -- 54 --
Widowed 83 -- 65 -- 78 --
Never married 36 -- 27 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Adelaide River (State Suburbs) was 53 years and the median age of people never married was 36 years.

Social marital status Adelaide River % Northern Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 60 39.5 54,563 41.5 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 26 17.1 19,532 14.9 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 66 43.4 57,233 43.6 6,413,399 41.3

In Adelaide River (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 39.5% of people were in a registered marriage and 17.1% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Adelaide River % Northern Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 54 -- 44 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 43 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 54 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Adelaide River (State Suburbs) was 54 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 43 years.

Education Adelaide River % Northern Territory % Australia %
Pre-school 5 10.0 3,339 4.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 19 38.0 15,171 20.7 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 0 0.0 2,586 3.5 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 0 0.0 2,150 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 9 18.0 8,003 10.9 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 0 0.0 1,780 2.4 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 0 0.0 2,823 3.9 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 0 0.0 2,726 3.7 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 0 0.0 6,682 9.1 932,524 14.3
Other 0 0.0 1,627 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 17 34.0 26,242 35.9 1,511,694 23.2
Total 50 -- 73,129 -- 6,503,580 --

In Adelaide River (State Suburbs) 22.4% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 39.2% were in primary school, 17.6% in secondary school and 0.0% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Adelaide River % Northern Territory % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Adelaide River % Northern Territory % Australia %
Australia 191 81.6 158,031 74.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Adelaide River % Northern Territory % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 29 13.6 42,606 22.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 9 4.2 10,807 5.8 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 7 3.3 9,131 4.9 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 169 79.0 125,126 66.7 10,757,087 53.7

In Adelaide River (State Suburbs), 79.0% of people had both parents born in Australia and 13.6% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Adelaide River % Northern Territory % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Adelaide River % Northern Territory % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Adelaide River % Northern Territory % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 56 56.6 69,544 66.9 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 24 24.2 20,878 20.1 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 11 11.1 8,056 7.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 8 8.1 5,489 5.3 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 99 -- 103,967 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 99 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Adelaide River (State Suburbs). Of these 56.6% were employed full time, 24.2% were employed part-time and 8.1% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Adelaide River % Northern Territory % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 9 9.9 6,588 6.7 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 4 4.4 6,344 6.4 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 7 7.7 7,952 8.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 17 18.7 19,470 19.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 46 50.5 50,076 50.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Adelaide River (State Suburbs), 9.9% worked 1 to 15 hours, 4.4% worked 16 to 24 hours and 50.5% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Adelaide River % Northern Territory % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 41 -- 39 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 55 -- 37 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Adelaide River (State Suburbs) was 41 years and for people who were employed part-time was 55 years.

Occupation Adelaide River % Northern Territory % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Occupation Chart
Industry of employment, top responses Adelaide River % Northern Territory % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Adelaide River % Northern Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 422 -- 745 -- 577 --
Family 1,093 -- 1,759 -- 1,481 --
Household 833 -- 1,674 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Adelaide River (State Suburbs) was $422.

Travel to work, top responses Adelaide River % Northern Territory % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Adelaide River % Northern Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 112 60.9 108,531 66.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 58 31.9 49,616 30.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 18 9.8 14,566 8.9 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 38 20.8 27,050 16.6 3,090,874 17.8

In Adelaide River (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 60.9% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 31.9% provided care for children and 9.8% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 20.8% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Adelaide River % Northern Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 33 17.9 37,795 23.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 45 24.5 42,817 26.3 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 16 8.7 16,605 10.2 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 19 10.3 11,314 6.9 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Adelaide River (State Suburbs), 24.5% worked 5 to 14 hours, 8.7% 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 Adelaide River % Northern Territory % Australia %
Couple family without children 24 40.7 16,310 34.0 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 24 40.7 22,245 46.3 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 7 11.9 8,610 17.9 901,637 15.9
Other family 4 6.8 866 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Adelaide River (State Suburbs), 40.7% were couple families with children, 40.7% were couple families without children and 11.9% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Adelaide River % Northern Territory % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 0.0 -- 19.5 -- 17.6
Female -- 100.0 -- 80.5 -- 82.4

In Adelaide River (State Suburbs) 0.0% of single parents were male and 100.0% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Adelaide River % Northern Territory % Australia %
Families without children 2,416 -- 2,300 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,125 -- 2,475 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Adelaide River (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,125 and those without children was $2,416.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Adelaide River % Northern Territory % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 9 18.8 12,591 32.7 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 0 0.0 1,326 3.4 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 3 6.2 5,984 15.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 8 16.7 5,205 13.5 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 4 8.3 1,552 4.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 12 25.0 4,773 12.4 899,598 19.2
Other 7 14.6 3,327 8.6 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 5 10.4 3,801 9.9 314,529 6.7

In Adelaide River (State Suburbs), of couple families, 18.8% had both partners employed full-time, 0.0% had both employed part-time and 6.2% 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 Adelaide River % Northern Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 83 89.2 60,889 87.6 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 10 10.8 8,595 12.4 934,470 10.7

In Adelaide River (State Suburbs), 89.2% of private dwellings were occupied and 10.8% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Adelaide River % Northern Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 61 73.5 41,186 67.6 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 0 0.0 6,880 11.3 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 7 8.4 10,087 16.6 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 15 18.1 2,471 4.1 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Adelaide River (State Suburbs), 73.5% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 8.4% were flats, units or apartments and 18.1% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Adelaide River % Northern Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 5 6.1 999 1.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 10 12.2 4,536 7.4 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 23 28.0 13,275 21.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 31 37.8 27,268 44.8 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 10 12.2 12,789 21.0 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 3 3.7 2,024 3.3 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.5 -- 2.8 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.4 -- 2.9 -- 2.6 --

In Adelaide River (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 12.2% had 1 bedroom, 28.0% had 2 bedrooms and 37.8% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.5. The average household size was 2.4 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Adelaide River % Northern Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 30 36.6 9,530 15.7 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 17 20.7 18,630 30.6 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 27 32.9 29,903 49.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 4 4.9 580 1.0 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 4 4.9 2,248 3.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Adelaide River (State Suburbs), 36.6% were owned outright, 20.7% were owned with a mortgage and 32.9% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Adelaide River % Northern Territory % Australia %
Family households 50 60.2 44,046 72.3 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 28 33.7 13,317 21.9 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 5 6.0 3,528 5.8 321,007 4.1

In Adelaide River (State Suburbs), of all households, 60.2% were family households, 33.7% were single person households and 6.0% were group households.

Household income Adelaide River % Northern Territory % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 34.7 -- 14.6 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 6.7 -- 16.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Adelaide River (State Suburbs), 34.7% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 6.7% 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 Adelaide River % Northern Territory % Australia %
Median rent 115 -- 225 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 95.8 -- 91.0 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 4.2 -- 9.0 -- 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 Adelaide River % Northern Territory % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 997 -- 2,058 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 89.6 -- 92.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 10.4 -- 7.7 -- 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 Adelaide River % Northern Territory % Australia %
None 6 7.1 7,153 11.7 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 36 42.9 20,289 33.3 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 29 34.5 20,488 33.6 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 10 11.9 10,184 16.7 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 3 3.6 2,776 4.6 234,292 3.0

In Adelaide River (State Suburbs), 42.9% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 34.5% had two registered motor vehicles and 11.9% 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 Adelaide River % Northern Territory % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 72 -- 56,776 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 31 43.1 28,035 49.4 270,331 49.3
Female 41 56.9 28,741 50.6 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 24 -- 23 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Adelaide River (State Suburbs), there were 72 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 31 (or 43.1%) were male and 41 (or 56.9%) were female. The median age was 24 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Adelaide River % Northern Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.8 -- 4.2 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.6 -- 1.7 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 941 -- 1,099 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Adelaide River (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.8, with 1.6 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $941.

Mortgage and rent Adelaide River % Northern Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 60 -- 75 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 997 -- 1,963 -- 1,647 --

In Adelaide River (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $60 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $997.

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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