2016 Census QuickStats

Australia South Australia Local Government Areas

Prospect (C)

Code LGA46510 (LGA) Search for a Community Profile
People 20,527
Male 50.2%
Female 49.8%
Median age 37
Families 5,200
Average children per family
for families with children 1.8
for all families 0.7
All private dwellings 8,919
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $1,576
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,863
Median weekly rent $295
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 tables are based on a person's place of usual residence on Census night

People
Persons count based on place of usual residence on Census night
Prospect (C) % South Australia % Australia %
Male 10,296 50.2 825,997 49.3 11,546,638 49.3
Female 10,226 49.8 850,652 50.7 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 165 0.8 34,184 2.0 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 20,527 people in Prospect (C) (Local Government Areas). Of these 50.2% were male and 49.8% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.8% of the population.

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Age Prospect (C) % South Australia % Australia %
Median age 37 -- 40 -- 38 --
0-4 years 1,201 5.9 97,072 5.8 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 1,211 5.9 100,466 6.0 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 1,060 5.2 95,461 5.7 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 1,071 5.2 100,686 6.0 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 1,626 7.9 107,986 6.4 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 1,616 7.9 107,361 6.4 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 1,668 8.1 110,751 6.6 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 1,412 6.9 102,818 6.1 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 1,369 6.7 106,650 6.4 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 1,441 7.0 113,619 6.8 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 1,375 6.7 113,272 6.8 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 1,411 6.9 111,896 6.7 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 1,224 6.0 102,028 6.1 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 915 4.5 96,286 5.7 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 595 2.9 72,563 4.3 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 442 2.2 53,885 3.2 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 392 1.9 39,374 2.3 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 477 2.3 44,479 2.7 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Prospect (C) (Local Government Areas) was 37 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 16.9% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 13.8% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Prospect (C) % South Australia % Australia %
Married 8,144 47.8 659,638 47.7 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 399 2.3 44,199 3.2 608,059 3.2
Divorced 1,365 8.0 127,916 9.2 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 796 4.7 83,281 6.0 985,204 5.2
Never married 6,344 37.2 468,621 33.9 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Prospect (C) (Local Government Areas) aged 15 years and over, 47.8% were married and 10.3% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Prospect (C) % South Australia % Australia %
Registered marriage 7,220 47.0 582,236 47.4 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 1,488 9.7 126,020 10.3 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 6,665 43.4 520,539 42.4 7,024,973 41.9

In Prospect (C) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 47.0% of people were in a registered marriage and 9.7% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Prospect (C) % South Australia % Australia %
Preschool 291 4.7 20,292 4.2 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 922 14.8 94,526 19.5 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 552 8.8 26,196 5.4 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 255 4.1 22,589 4.7 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 272 4.4 52,721 10.9 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 457 7.3 19,484 4.0 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 294 4.7 21,053 4.3 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 396 6.3 31,394 6.5 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 1,665 26.6 78,780 16.2 1,160,626 16.1
Other 131 2.1 11,501 2.4 198,383 2.8
Not stated 1,014 16.2 106,438 21.9 1,707,023 23.7

In Prospect (C) (Local Government Areas), 30.4% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 27.7% were in primary school, 16.4% in secondary school and 33.0% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Prospect (C) % South Australia % Australia %

Respondents had the option of reporting two ancestries on their Census form, and this is captured by the Ancestry Multi Response (ANCP) variable used in this table. Calculated percentages represent a proportion of total reported ancestry responses in Prospect (C) (Local Government Areas), and therefore the total responses count will not equal the persons count.

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Country of birth Prospect (C) % South Australia % Australia %
Australia 14,044 68.6 1,192,546 71.1 15,614,835 66.7
Other top responses

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Country of birth of father and/or mother, stated responses Prospect (C) % South Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 7,987 38.9 513,545 30.6 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 1,496 7.3 109,094 6.5 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 999 4.9 79,405 4.7 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 9,046 44.1 869,207 51.8 11,070,538 47.3

In Prospect (C) (Local Government Areas), 44.1% of people had both parents born in Australia and 38.9% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses Prospect (C) % South Australia % Australia %

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses Prospect (C) % South Australia % Australia %

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Religious affiliation, top responses Prospect (C) % South Australia % Australia %

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Language, top responses (other than English) Prospect (C) % South Australia % Australia %

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People — employment
Employment - Released October 2017
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Prospect (C) % South Australia % Australia %
Worked full-time
Worked part-time
Away from work
Unemployed
Total in labour force -- -- --

There were people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Prospect (C) (Local Government Areas). Of these % were employed full time, % were employed part-time and % were unemployed.

Available Oct 2017
Employment - hours worked - Released October 2017
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Prospect (C) % South Australia % Australia %
1-15 hours per week
16-24 hours per week
25-34 hours per week
35-39 hours per week
40 hours or more per week

Of employed people in Prospect (C) (Local Government Areas), % worked 1 to 15 hours, % worked 16 to 24 hours and % worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status - Released October 2017
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Prospect (C) % South Australia % Australia %
Employed full-time -- -- --
Employed part-time -- -- --

The median age of people employed full-time in Prospect (C) (Local Government Areas) was years and for people who were employed part-time was years.

Occupation - Released October 2017
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Prospect (C) % South Australia % Australia %

Industry of employment, top responses - Released October 2017
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Prospect (C) % South Australia % Australia %

Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Prospect (C) % South Australia % Australia %
Personal 757 -- 600 -- 662 --
Family 2,099 -- 1,510 -- 1,734 --
Household 1,576 -- 1,206 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Prospect (C) (Local Government Areas) was $757.

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Travel to work, top responses - Released October 2017
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Prospect (C) % South Australia % Australia %

Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Prospect (C) % South Australia % Australia %
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 12,649 74.2 982,036 71.0 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 4,668 27.4 380,737 27.5 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 2,189 12.8 168,496 12.2 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 3,603 21.1 295,670 21.4 3,620,726 19.0

In Prospect (C) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 74.2% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 27.4% 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, 21.1% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

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Unpaid domestic work, number of hours
People aged 15 years and over
Prospect (C) % South Australia % Australia %
Less than 5 hours per week 4,268 25.0 299,651 21.7 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 5,160 30.3 379,617 27.4 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 2,033 11.9 174,791 12.6 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 1,188 7.0 127,972 9.2 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Prospect (C) (Local Government Areas), 30.3% worked 5 to 14 hours, 11.9% worked 15 to 29 hours and 7.0% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Prospect (C) % South Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,895 36.4 178,588 40.2 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 2,575 49.5 184,733 41.6 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 619 11.9 73,128 16.5 959,543 15.8
Other family 111 2.1 7,282 1.6 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Prospect (C) (Local Government Areas), 49.5% were couple families with children, 36.4% were couple families without children and 11.9% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Prospect (C) % South Australia % Australia %
Male -- 20.2 -- 19.4 -- 18.2
Female -- 79.8 -- 80.6 -- 81.8

In Prospect (C) (Local Government Areas), 20.2% of single parents were male and 79.8% were female.

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Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes - Released October 2017 Prospect (C) % South Australia % Australia %
Families without children -- -- --
Families with children -- -- --
 

In Prospect (C) (Local Government Areas), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $ and those without children was $.

This table uses Labour Force Status of Parents/Partners in Families (LFSF) to report the median family income of couple families with 2 incomes. This data will be available from October 2017.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families - Released October 2017
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Prospect (C) % South Australia % Australia %
Both employed, worked full-time
Both employed, worked part-time
One employed full-time, one part-time
One employed full-time, other not working
One employed part-time, other not working
Both not working
Other
Labour force status not stated

In Prospect (C) (Local Government Areas), of couple families with children, % had both partners employed full-time, % had both employed part-time and % had one employed full-time and the other part-time.

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

Dwellings — dwelling structure

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling count Prospect (C) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 7,767 90.3 638,782 87.4 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 831 9.7 92,242 12.6 1,039,874 11.2

In Prospect (C) (Local Government Areas), 90.3% of private dwellings were occupied and 9.7% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Prospect (C) % South Australia % Australia %
Separate house 5,325 68.6 496,799 77.8 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 1,457 18.8 94,510 14.8 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 936 12.1 42,003 6.6 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 26 0.3 3,016 0.5 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in Prospect (C) (Local Government Areas), 68.6% were separate houses, 18.8% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 12.1% were flat or apartments and 0.3% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Prospect (C) % South Australia % Australia %
None (includes bedsitters) 6 0.1 1,611 0.3 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 365 4.7 21,505 3.4 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 2,316 29.9 118,792 18.6 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 3,350 43.2 333,035 52.1 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 1,572 20.3 150,400 23.5 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 145 1.9 13,455 2.1 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.9 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.5 -- 2.4 -- 2.6 --

In Prospect (C) (Local Government Areas), of occupied private dwellings 4.7% had 1 bedroom, 29.9% had 2 bedrooms and 43.2% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.9. The average household size was 2.5 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Prospect (C) % South Australia % Australia %
Owned outright 2,381 30.7 205,531 32.2 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 2,633 33.9 225,670 35.3 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 2,496 32.2 182,180 28.5 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 76 1.0 9,847 1.5 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 172 2.2 15,566 2.4 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Prospect (C) (Local Government Areas), 30.7% were owned outright, 33.9% were owned with a mortgage and 32.2% were rented.

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Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Prospect (C) % South Australia % Australia %
Family households 5,115 65.9 436,817 68.4 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 2,161 27.9 179,119 28.0 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 481 6.2 22,855 3.6 354,917 4.3

In Prospect (C) (Local Government Areas), of all households, 65.9% were family households, 27.9% were single person households and 6.2% were group households.

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Household income Prospect (C) % South Australia % Australia %
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 18.6 -- 23.8 -- 20.0
More than $3000 gross weekly income -- 20.7 -- 10.7 -- 16.4

In Prospect (C) (Local Government Areas), 18.6% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 20.7% of households had a weekly income of more than $3000.

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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 Prospect (C) % South Australia % Australia %
Median rent 295 -- 260 -- 335 --
Households with rent payments less than 30% of household income -- 89.2 -- 89.8 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than 30% of household income -- 10.8 -- 10.2 -- 11.5

The number of households where rent payments were 30% or more of an imputed income measure are expressed in this table as a proportion of the total number of households in an area (including those households which were not renting, and 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.

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Mortgage monthly repayments Prospect (C) % South Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,863 -- 1,491 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.6 -- 93.4 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than 30% of household income -- 5.4 -- 6.6 -- 7.2

The number of households where mortgage repayments were 30% or more of an imputed income measure are expressed in this table as a proportion of the total number of households in an area (including those households which were renting, and 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.

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Dwellings — number of motor vehicles
Number of registered motor vehicles Prospect (C) % South Australia % Australia %
None 649 8.4 47,848 7.5 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 2,775 35.8 228,940 35.8 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 2,895 37.3 229,930 36.0 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 1,238 16.0 112,047 17.5 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 202 2.6 20,017 3.1 285,197 3.4

In Prospect (C) (Local Government Areas), 35.8% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 37.3% had two registered motor vehicles and 16.0% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Dwellings — internet connection
Dwelling internet connection Prospect (C) % South Australia % Australia %
Internet not accessed from dwelling 1,016 13.1 108,737 17.0 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 6,587 84.9 515,114 80.6 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 158 2.0 14,941 2.3 221,494 2.7

In Prospect (C) (Local Government Areas), 84.9% of households had at least one person access the internet from the dwelling. This could have been through a desktop/laptop computer, mobile or smart phone, tablet, music or video player, gaming console, smart TV or any other device.

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

People characteristics - Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples
People characteristics
Count based on place of usual residence on Census night.
Prospect (C) % South Australia % Australia %
Male 90 54.5 16,891 49.4 322,171 49.6
Female 75 45.5 17,292 50.6 326,996 50.4
Median age 30 -- 23 -- 23 --

In Prospect (C) (Local Government Areas), 54.5% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 45.5% were female. The median age was 30 years.

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Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Prospect (C) % South Australia % Australia %
Average number of people per household 2.5 -- 3 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 0.9 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 1,575 -- 1,014 -- 1,203 --

There has been change in methodology used to calculate the average number of persons per bedroom. To compare the time series for average number of persons per bedroom please refer to Understanding the Census and Census Data

In Prospect (C) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.5 persons, with 0.9 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,575.

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Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Prospect (C) % South Australia % Australia %
Median weekly rent 260 -- 220 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,767 -- 1,387 -- 1,660 --

In Prospect (C) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $260 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,767.

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LATEST ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (AEST) 27/06/2017

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Data reported for Australia and Other Territories now includes Norfolk Island, following an amendment to the Acts Interpretation Act, 1901. Because Norfolk Island has not previously been included in the Census, any 2011 benchmarks will not include Norfolk Island.

The information contained in this QuickStat has been produced by the Australian Bureau of Statistics It contains data from the 2016 Census of Population & Housing held on 9 August 2016 Release date of this QuickStat was 27 June 2017 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 2016 Census Dictionary. For further enquiries contact the ABS National Information and Referral Service on 1300 135 070 www.abs.gov.au/census