2016 Data in pictures

Adelaide

People in Adelaide

Total number of people: 1,295,714

Number of Females: 51.1%

Number of Males: 48.9%

Household Income - Average weekly (gross)

Total income in 2011: $1,106

Total income in 2016: $1,265

Top 5 countries of birth

  1. Born in Australia 68.2%
  2. England 6.2%
  3. India 2.0%
  4. China 1.8%
  5. Italy 1.3%

Age

  1. 0-14 years old 17.4%
  2. 15-64 years old 65.4%
  3. Greater than 65 years old 17.2%

Household composition

Average people per household: 2.5 (based on 2016 values for Australia)

Dwellings

  1. Owned outright 30.7%
  2. Mortgage 36.5%
  3. Rented 28.9%
People
Persons count based on place of usual residence on Census night
Greater Adelaide % South Australia % Australia %
Male 633,888 48.9 825,997 49.3 11,546,638 49.3
Female 661,823 51.1 850,652 50.7 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 18,403 1.4 34,184 2.0 649,171 2.8
Age Greater Adelaide % South Australia % Australia %
Median age 39 -- 40 -- 38 --
0-4 years 76,145 5.9 97,072 5.8 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 77,270 6.0 100,466 6.0 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 72,533 5.6 95,461 5.7 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 79,385 6.1 100,686 6.0 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 89,535 6.9 107,986 6.4 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 87,807 6.8 107,361 6.4 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 90,495 7.0 110,751 6.6 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 83,037 6.4 102,818 6.1 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 84,217 6.5 106,650 6.4 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 87,943 6.8 113,619 6.8 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 86,131 6.6 113,272 6.8 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 83,406 6.4 111,896 6.7 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 74,316 5.7 102,028 6.1 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 69,278 5.3 96,286 5.7 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 51,538 4.0 72,563 4.3 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 39,078 3.0 53,885 3.2 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 29,423 2.3 39,374 2.3 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 34,170 2.6 44,479 2.7 486,842 2.1
Country of birth Greater Adelaide % South Australia % Australia %
Australia 884,244 68.2 1,192,546 71.1 15,614,835 66.7
Other top responses
England80,7956.297,3925.8907,5703.9
India26,2702.027,5941.6455,3891.9
China (excludes SARs and Taiwan)23,9191.824,6101.5509,5552.2
Italy17,3981.318,5441.1174,0420.7
Vietnam13,9321.114,3370.9219,3550.9
Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Greater Adelaide % South Australia % Australia %
Personal 617 -- 600 -- 662 --
Family 1,591 -- 1,510 -- 1,734 --
Household 1,265 -- 1,206 -- 1,438 --
Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Greater Adelaide % South Australia % Australia %
None (includes bedsitters) 1,034 0.2 1,611 0.3 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 16,917 3.4 21,505 3.4 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 95,252 19.3 118,792 18.6 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 255,351 51.9 333,035 52.1 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 114,063 23.2 150,400 23.5 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 9,829 2.0 13,455 2.1 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.5 -- 2.4 -- 2.6 --
Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Greater Adelaide % South Australia % Australia %
Owned outright 151,060 30.7 205,531 32.2 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 179,648 36.5 225,670 35.3 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 142,460 28.9 182,180 28.5 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 7,806 1.6 9,847 1.5 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 11,468 2.3 15,566 2.4 224,869 2.7
LATEST ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (AEST) 27/06/2017

Please note that there are small random adjustments made to all cell values to protect the confidentiality of data. These adjustments may cause the sum of rows or columns to differ by small amounts from table totals. 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: Data in Pictures 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: Data in Pictures 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 ##cycle## Census Dictionary. For further enquiries contact the ABS National Information and Referral Service on 1300 135 070 www.abs.gov.au/census