Marion (C)

2016 Census Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people QuickStats
Geography type Local Government Areas
Area code LGA44060
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 1,037
Male 49.4%
Female 50.6%
Median age 23
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander households 535
Average people per household 2.8
Median weekly household income $1,141
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,760
Median weekly rent $270

(a) This label has been updated to more accurately reflect the Census concept shown in this data item. The data has not changed.

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People

demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

Demographics & education

People tables are based on a person's place of usual residence on Census night

People Marion (C) % Marion (C) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Aboriginal 951 91.7 32,617 95.4 590,062 90.9
Torres Strait Islander 57 5.5 941 2.8 32,344 5.0
Both Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 29 2.8 634 1.9 26,767 4.1

For the 2016 Census in Marion (C), there were 1,037 Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 49.4% were male and 50.6% were female.

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Age Marion (C) % Marion (C) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Median age 23 -- 23 -- 23 --
0-4 years 94 9.1 3,787 11.1 73,265 11.3
5-14 years 212 20.5 7,631 22.3 147,134 22.7
15-24 years 238 23.0 6,564 19.2 123,719 19.1
25-34 years 152 14.7 4,851 14.2 88,861 13.7
35-44 years 97 9.4 3,706 10.8 72,394 11.2
45-54 years 114 11.0 3,614 10.6 67,415 10.4
55-64 years 79 7.6 2,439 7.1 45,433 7.0
65 years and over 47 4.5 1,581 4.6 30,952 4.8

In Marion (C), the median age of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people was 23 years. Of the Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 29.9% were children aged 0 to 14 years and 4.5% were people aged 65 years and over.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Marion (C) % Marion (C) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Married 136 19.0 4,778 21.0 105,086 24.5
Separated 19 2.7 1,012 4.4 19,112 4.5
Divorced 63 8.8 1,571 6.9 28,796 6.7
Widowed 21 2.9 755 3.3 13,794 3.2
Never married 476 66.6 14,641 64.3 261,980 61.1

In Marion (C), 19.0% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were married and 11.5% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Marion (C) % Marion (C) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Registered marriage 127 19.7 3,859 19.6 86,716 23.1
De facto marriage 79 12.2 3,237 16.4 60,051 16.0
Not married 440 68.1 12,585 63.9 228,281 60.9

In Marion (C), 19.7% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were in a registered marriage and 12.2% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education attendance Marion (C) % Marion (C) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Pre-school 13 3.0 1,020 7.1 16,698 6.4
Primary 162 37.4 5,406 37.6 97,859 37.5
Secondary 116 26.8 3,165 22.0 65,208 25.0
Technical or further education institution 33 7.6 799 5.6 14,227 5.5
University or tertiary institution 51 11.8 847 5.9 15,489 5.9
Other 16 3.7 306 2.1 5,047 1.9
Not stated 42 9.7 2,853 19.8 46,428 17.8

Of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people in Marion (C), 42.3% were attending an educational institution. Of these, 37.4% were attending a primary school, 26.8% were attending a secondary school and 19.4% were attending a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Marion (C) % Marion (C) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Bachelor Degree level and above 63 8.8 1,198 5.3 24,911 5.8
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 45 6.2 1,159 5.1 23,795 5.5
Certificate level IV 20 2.8 776 3.4 14,308 3.3
Certificate level III 102 14.2 2,932 12.9 56,625 13.2
Year 12 133 18.5 2,846 12.5 59,949 14.0
Year 11 86 11.9 2,906 12.8 34,674 8.1
Year 10 98 13.6 3,510 15.4 77,265 18.0
Certificate level II 0 0.0 77 0.3 1,215 0.3
Certificate level I 0 0.0 12 0.1 241 0.1
Year 9 or below 87 12.1 3,101 13.6 64,604 15.1
No educational attainment 7 1.0 224 1.0 4,256 1.0
Not stated 60 8.3 3,452 15.2 56,698 13.2

Of people aged 15 and over in Marion (C), 18.5% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 17.6% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 6.2% had completed an Advanced Diploma or Diploma.

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Cultural & language diversity

Australian Indigenous language, top responses Marion (C) % Marion (C) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Ngarrindjeri 8 0.8 283 0.8 302 0.0
Pitjantjatjara 6 0.6 1,813 5.3 3,054 0.5
Adnymathanha 3 0.3 128 0.4 134 0.0
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English only spoken at home 931 90.8 28,540 83.5 544,491 83.9

English was the only language spoken at home by 90.8% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people in Marion (C). The only other responses for language at home were Ngarrindjeri 0.8%, Pitjantjatjara 0.6% and Adnymathanha 0.3%.

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Ancestry, top responses Marion (C) % Marion (C) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Australian 675 46.4 21,514 45.8 399,843 45.0
English 286 19.6 7,980 17.0 152,758 17.2
Australian Aboriginal 143 9.8 7,936 16.9 140,480 15.8
Irish 107 7.3 1,992 4.2 45,887 5.2
Scottish 89 6.1 1,602 3.4 30,843 3.5

Respondents had the option of reporting up to two ancestries on their Census form, and this is captured by the Ancestry Multi Response (ANCP) variable used in this table. Therefore, the total responses count will not equal the persons count for this area. Calculated percentages represent a proportion of all responses from people in Marion (C) (including those who did not state an ancestry).

For Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people in Marion (C), the most common ancestries were Australian 46.4%, English 19.6%, Australian Aboriginal 9.8%, Irish 7.3% and Scottish 6.1%.

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Employment

Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Marion (C) % Marion (C) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Worked full-time 164 43.9 4,770 43.9 106,960 48.0
Worked part-time 122 32.6 3,195 29.4 61,049 27.4
Away from work 31 8.3 733 6.7 14,143 6.4
Unemployed 57 15.2 2,164 19.9 40,486 18.2
Not in the labour force 341 47.1 10,821 47.5 190,132 44.3

There were 374 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Marion (C). Of these 43.9% were employed full time, 32.6% were employed part-time and 15.2% were unemployed.

The ABS Labour Force Survey provides the official estimates of Australia's unemployment rate. More information about Census and labour force status is provided in Understanding the Census and Census Data.

For information on the Community Development Programme (CDP) please refer to the Census Data Dictionary. CDP data is available in TableBuilder.

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Occupation, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Marion (C) % Marion (C) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Professionals 58 17.8 1,191 13.7 24,339 13.4
Clerical and Administrative Workers 57 17.5 1,162 13.4 23,174 12.7
Community and Personal Service Workers 55 16.9 1,671 19.2 30,991 17.0
Labourers 39 12.0 1,371 15.8 27,814 15.3
Technicians and Trades Workers 36 11.1 944 10.9 24,399 13.4
Sales Workers 36 11.1 717 8.3 15,791 8.7
Managers 19 5.8 609 7.0 12,844 7.1
Machinery Operators and Drivers 16 4.9 714 8.2 16,774 9.2

For Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people in Marion (C), the most common occupations were Professionals 17.8%, Clerical and Administrative Workers 17.5%, Community and Personal Service Workers 16.9%, Labourers 12.0%, Technicians and Trades Workers 11.1%, Sales Workers 11.1%, Managers 5.8% and Machinery Operators and Drivers 4.9%.

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Industry of employment, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Marion (C) % Marion (C) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Takeaway Food Services 14 5.8 205 2.4 4,469 2.5
State Government Administration 13 5.4 339 3.9 4,176 2.3
Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 12 5.0 227 2.6 5,542 3.0
Cafes and Restaurants 10 4.1 109 1.3 2,888 1.6
Central Government Administration 10 4.1 188 2.2 3,808 2.1

For Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people in Marion (C), the most common industries of employment were Takeaway Food Services 5.8%, State Government Administration 5.4%, Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 5.0%, Cafes and Restaurants 4.1% and Central Government Administration 4.1%.

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Marion (C) % Marion (C) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Personal 443 -- 413 -- 441 --
Household 1,141 -- 1,014 -- 1,203 --

The median weekly personal income for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people in Marion (C) was $443 and the median weekly household income was $1,141.

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Marion (C) % Marion (C) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 460 63.8 13,372 58.8 263,334 61.4
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 190 26.3 6,560 28.8 136,079 31.7
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 114 15.8 3,026 13.3 58,541 13.7
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 128 17.7 3,230 14.2 63,303 14.8

In Marion (C), of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, 63.8% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 26.3% provided care for children and 15.8% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 17.7% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

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Dwellings

dwelling characteristics | dwelling structure

Dwelling characteristics

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
Marion (C) % Marion (C) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Average number of people per household 2.8 -- 3 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 1 -- 1 -- 1 --
Average number of registered motor vehicles per dwelling 1.6 -- 1.6 -- 1.7 --

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 Marion (C), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.8 persons, with 1 persons per bedroom and 1.6 registered motor vehicles per dwelling.

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Housing costs
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Marion (C) % Marion (C) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Median weekly rent 270 -- 220 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,760 -- 1,387 -- 1,660 --

In Marion (C), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $270 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,760.

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Family household composition
Counts the types of families within family households at the dwelling level
Marion (C) % Marion (C) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
One family household: Couple family with no children 93 17.5 2,308 15.6 42,536 16.2
One family household: Couple family with children 131 24.7 3,979 26.9 80,803 30.7
One family household: One parent family 122 23.0 4,112 27.8 67,528 25.7
One family household: Other family 21 4.0 353 2.4 5,547 2.1
Multiple family household: Couple family with no children 0 0.0 96 0.6 2,223 0.8
Multiple family household: Couple family with children 0 0.0 152 1.0 4,951 1.9
Multiple family household: One parent family 3 0.6 236 1.6 5,768 2.2
Multiple family household: Other family 0 0.0 16 0.1 471 0.2
Other household 161 30.3 3,544 24.0 53,195 20.2

In Marion (C), of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander households, 17.5% were a couple family with no children, 24.7% were a couple family with children and 23.5% were a one parent family.

In multiple family households, only the family composition of the primary family is recorded. Other household includes lone person households and group households.

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Dwelling structure

Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Marion (C) % Marion (C) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Separate house 350 66.4 11,459 77.7 211,205 80.7
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 148 28.1 2,519 17.1 27,017 10.3
Flat or apartment 29 5.5 703 4.8 20,580 7.9
Other dwelling 0 0.0 69 0.5 2,897 1.1

In Marion (C) there were 535 private dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people. Where a dwelling type was stated, 66.4% were separate houses, 28.1% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 5.5% were flats or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Marion (C) % Marion (C) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Owned outright 52 9.6 1,509 10.2 32,045 12.2
Owned with a mortgage 138 25.5 3,734 25.2 68,085 25.9
Rented 320 59.1 8,841 59.7 150,832 57.3
Other tenure type 4 0.7 119 0.8 1,888 0.7
Tenure type not stated 27 5.0 602 4.1 10,182 3.9

In Marion (C), of dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, 9.6% were owned outright, 25.5% were owned with a mortgage and 59.1% were rented.

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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.