Port Pirie

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2016 Census All persons QuickStats
Geography type State Suburbs
Area code SSC41195
People 195
Male 41.8%
Female 58.2%
Median age 77
Families 16
Average children per family
for families with children 1.5
for all families 0.2
All private dwellings 53
Average people per household 1.4
Median weekly household income $687
Median monthly mortgage repayments $0
Median weekly rent $148
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 0.9
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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
Persons count based on place of usual residence on Census night
Port Pirie % Port Pirie South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Male 81 41.8 825,997 49.3 11,546,638 49.3
Female 113 58.2 850,652 50.7 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 0 0.0 34,184 2.0 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 195 people in Port Pirie. Of these 41.8% were male and 58.2% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.0% of the population.

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Age Port Pirie % Port Pirie South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Median age 77 -- 40 -- 38 --
0-4 years 0 0.0 97,072 5.8 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 7 3.7 100,466 6.0 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 0 0.0 95,461 5.7 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 0 0.0 100,686 6.0 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 15 7.9 107,986 6.4 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 6 3.2 107,361 6.4 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 7 3.7 110,751 6.6 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 4 2.1 102,818 6.1 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 0 0.0 106,650 6.4 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 15 7.9 113,619 6.8 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 4 2.1 113,272 6.8 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 5 2.6 111,896 6.7 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 8 4.2 102,028 6.1 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 13 6.9 96,286 5.7 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 5 2.6 72,563 4.3 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 13 6.9 53,885 3.2 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 29 15.3 39,374 2.3 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 58 30.7 44,479 2.7 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Port Pirie was 77 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 3.7% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 62.4% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Port Pirie % Port Pirie South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Married 35 19.7 659,638 47.7 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 6 3.4 44,199 3.2 608,059 3.2
Divorced 8 4.5 127,916 9.2 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 83 46.6 83,281 6.0 985,204 5.2
Never married 46 25.8 468,621 33.9 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Port Pirie aged 15 years and over, 19.7% were married and 9.7% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Port Pirie % Port Pirie South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Registered marriage 12 23.5 582,236 47.4 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 0 0.0 126,020 10.3 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 39 76.5 520,539 42.4 7,024,973 41.9

In Port Pirie, of people aged 15 years and over, 23.5% of people were in a registered marriage and 0.0% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Port Pirie % Port Pirie South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Preschool 0 0.0 20,292 4.2 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 4 14.8 94,526 19.5 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 0 0.0 26,196 5.4 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 0 0.0 22,589 4.7 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 0 0.0 52,721 10.9 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 0 0.0 19,484 4.0 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 0 0.0 21,053 4.3 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 0 0.0 31,394 6.5 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 7 25.9 78,780 16.2 1,160,626 16.1
Other 0 0.0 11,501 2.4 198,383 2.8
Not stated 16 59.3 106,438 21.9 1,707,023 23.7

In Port Pirie 14.2% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 12.9% were in primary school, 0.0% in secondary school and 22.6% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Port Pirie % Port Pirie South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Bachelor Degree level and above 14 7.7 256,510 18.5 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 3 1.6 115,102 8.3 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 3 1.6 42,793 3.1 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 25 13.7 188,790 13.6 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 7 3.8 214,813 15.5 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 11 6.0 128,782 9.3 941,531 4.9
Year 10 22 12.0 138,607 10.0 2,054,331 10.8
Certificate level II 0 0.0 1,077 0.1 13,454 0.1
Certificate level I 0 0.0 174 0.0 2,176 0.0
Year 9 or below 65 35.5 119,572 8.6 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 3 1.6 11,000 0.8 145,844 0.8
Not stated 29 15.8 129,257 9.3 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Port Pirie, 3.8% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 14.2% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 1.6% had completed an Advanced Diploma or Diploma.

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Cultural & language diversity

Ancestry, top responses Port Pirie % Port Pirie South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Australian 83 36.4 560,374 25.0 7,298,243 23.3
English 54 23.7 639,350 28.5 7,852,224 25.0
Italian 21 9.2 96,010 4.3 1,000,006 3.2
Irish 13 5.7 134,437 6.0 2,388,058 7.6
Scottish 12 5.3 140,424 6.3 2,023,470 6.4

The most common ancestries in Port Pirie were Australian 36.4%, English 23.7%, Italian 9.2%, Irish 5.7% and Scottish 5.3%.

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 Port Pirie (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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Country of birth Port Pirie % Port Pirie South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Australia 142 76.8 1,192,546 71.1 15,614,835 66.7
Other top responses:  null  null  null  null  null  null
Philippines 12 6.5 12,465 0.7 232,386 1.0
England 5 2.7 97,392 5.8 907,570 3.9
Italy 5 2.7 18,544 1.1 174,042 0.7
South Africa 3 1.6 6,610 0.4 162,449 0.7

In Port Pirie, 76.8% of people were born in Australia. The only other responses for country of birth were Philippines 6.5%, England 2.7%, Italy 2.7% and South Africa 1.6%.

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Country of birth of father and/or mother, stated responses Port Pirie % Port Pirie South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Both parents born overseas 45 23.9 513,545 30.6 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 8 4.3 109,094 6.5 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 3 1.6 79,405 4.7 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 119 63.3 869,207 51.8 11,070,538 47.3

In Port Pirie, 63.3% of people had both parents born in Australia and 23.9% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses Port Pirie % Port Pirie South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Australia 126 72.4 954,233 56.9 12,231,150 52.3
Italy 14 8.0 51,307 3.1 470,138 2.0
Philippines 11 6.3 13,782 0.8 270,177 1.2
England 7 4.0 144,172 8.6 1,403,096 6.0
Malta 3 1.7 3,655 0.2 100,031 0.4

In Port Pirie, the most common countries of birth for male parents were Australia 72.4%, Italy 8.0%, Philippines 6.3%, England 4.0% and Malta 1.7%.

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses Port Pirie % Port Pirie South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Australia 131 67.5 985,020 58.7 12,643,365 54.0
Italy 17 8.8 43,864 2.6 395,775 1.7
Philippines 11 5.7 16,929 1.0 325,049 1.4
England 10 5.2 140,701 8.4 1,302,147 5.6
Scotland 3 1.5 23,476 1.4 245,915 1.1

In Port Pirie, the most common countries of birth for female parents were Australia 67.5%, Italy 8.8%, Philippines 5.7%, England 5.2% and Scotland 1.5%.

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Religious affiliation, top responses Port Pirie % Port Pirie South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Catholic 72 38.3 301,034 18.0 5,291,834 22.6
No Religion, so described 35 18.6 594,313 35.4 6,933,708 29.6
Uniting Church 23 12.2 118,229 7.1 870,183 3.7
Anglican 21 11.2 167,658 10.0 3,101,185 13.3
Not stated 19 10.1 150,215 9.0 2,238,735 9.6

The most common responses for religion in Port Pirie were Catholic 38.3%, No Religion, so described 18.6%, Uniting Church 12.2%, Anglican 11.2% and Not stated 10.1%. In Port Pirie, Christianity was the largest religious group reported overall (80.1%) (this figure excludes not stated responses).

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Language, top responses (other than English) Port Pirie % Port Pirie South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Italian 16 8.2 29,106 1.7 271,597 1.2
Filipino 6 3.1 3,861 0.2 71,220 0.3
Greek 3 1.5 22,993 1.4 237,588 1.0
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English only spoken at home 154 79.0 1,311,533 78.2 17,020,417 72.7
Households where a non English language is spoken 13 24.5 117,512 17.4 1,971,011 22.2

In Port Pirie 79.0% of people only spoke English at home. The only other responses for language spoken at home were Italian 8.2%, Filipino 3.1% and Greek 1.5%.

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Employment

Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Port Pirie % Port Pirie South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Worked full-time 22 51.2 435,110 53.9 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 11 25.6 270,409 33.5 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 3 7.0 40,582 5.0 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 7 16.3 60,488 7.5 787,452 6.9

There were 43 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Port Pirie. Of these 51.2% were employed full time, 25.6% were employed part-time and 16.3% 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.

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Employment - hours worked
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Port Pirie % Port Pirie South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
1-15 hours per week 3 7.7 95,282 12.8 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 0 0.0 77,283 10.4 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 9 23.1 97,844 13.1 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 6 15.4 153,550 20.6 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 18 46.2 281,566 37.7 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Port Pirie, 7.7% worked 1 to 15 hours, 0.0% worked 16 to 24 hours and 46.2% worked 40 hours or more.

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Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Port Pirie % Port Pirie South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Technicians and Trades Workers 8 19.5 100,142 13.4 1,447,414 13.5
Professionals 7 17.1 151,091 20.3 2,370,966 22.2
Community and Personal Service Workers 7 17.1 89,625 12.0 1,157,003 10.8
Sales Workers 7 17.1 71,761 9.6 1,000,955 9.4
Managers 5 12.2 94,075 12.6 1,390,047 13.0
Labourers 4 9.8 82,850 11.1 1,011,520 9.5
Clerical and Administrative Workers 3 7.3 99,540 13.3 1,449,681 13.6

The only other responses for occupation in Port Pirie were Technicians and Trades Workers 19.5%, Professionals 17.1%, Community and Personal Service Workers 17.1%, Sales Workers 17.1%, Managers 12.2%, Labourers 9.8% and Clerical and Administrative Workers 7.3%.

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Industry of employment, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Port Pirie % Port Pirie South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Accommodation 8 25.8 7,544 1.0 113,377 1.1
Supermarket and Grocery Stores 4 12.9 21,632 2.9 254,275 2.4
Copper, Silver, Lead and Zinc Smelting and Refining 3 9.7 763 0.1 1,538 0.0
Waste Remediation and Materials Recovery Services 3 9.7 814 0.1 5,516 0.1
Car Retailing 3 9.7 4,153 0.6 58,306 0.5

Of the employed people in Port Pirie, the most common responses for industry of employment included Accommodation 25.8%, Supermarket and Grocery Stores 12.9%, Copper, Silver, Lead and Zinc Smelting and Refining 9.7%, Waste Remediation and Materials Recovery Services 9.7% and Car Retailing 9.7%.

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Port Pirie % Port Pirie South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Personal 441 -- 600 -- 662 --
Family 933 -- 1,510 -- 1,734 --
Household 687 -- 1,206 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Port Pirie was $441.

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Travel to work, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Port Pirie % Port Pirie South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Car, as driver 22 62.9 492,357 66.0 6,574,571 61.5
Walked only 9 25.7 20,697 2.8 370,427 3.5
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People who travelled to work by public transport 0 0.0 53,457 7.2 1,225,668 11.5
People who travelled to work by car as driver or passenger 21 51.2 539,409 72.3 7,305,271 68.4

In Port Pirie, on the day of the Census, the only responses for methods of travel to work for employed people were Car, as driver 62.9% and Walked only 25.7%. On the day, 0.0% of employed people used public transport (train, bus, ferry, tram/light rail) as at least one of their methods of travel to work and 51.2% used car (either as driver or as passenger).

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Port Pirie % Port Pirie South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 52 28.9 982,036 71.0 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 15 7.9 380,737 27.5 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 8 4.4 168,496 12.2 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 20 10.4 295,670 21.4 3,620,726 19.0

In Port Pirie, of people aged 15 years and over, 28.9% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 7.9% provided care for children and 4.4% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 10.4% 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
Port Pirie % Port Pirie South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Less than 5 hours per week 22 12.2 299,651 21.7 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 17 9.4 379,617 27.4 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 7 3.9 174,791 12.6 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 6 3.3 127,972 9.2 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Port Pirie, 9.4% worked 5 to 14 hours, 3.9% worked 15 to 29 hours and 3.3% worked 30 hours or more.

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Families

family composition | employment status of couple families

Family composition

Family composition Port Pirie % Port Pirie South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Couple family without children 4 40.0 178,588 40.2 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 3 30.0 184,733 41.6 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 3 30.0 73,128 16.5 959,543 15.8
Other family 0 0.0 7,282 1.6 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Port Pirie, 30.0% were couple families with children, 40.0% were couple families without children and 30.0% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Port Pirie % Port Pirie South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Male -- 0.0 -- 19.4 -- 18.2
Female -- 100.0 -- 80.6 -- 81.8

In Port Pirie, 0.0% of single parents were male and 100.0% were female.

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Employment status of couple families

Employment status of parents in couple families
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Port Pirie % Port Pirie South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Both employed, worked full-time 0 0.0 67,049 18.5 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 0 0.0 16,589 4.6 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 0 0.0 83,567 23.0 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 3 33.3 47,483 13.1 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 3 33.3 23,992 6.6 302,037 6.0
Both not working 3 33.3 84,108 23.1 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 0 0.0 18,943 5.2 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 0 0.0 21,592 5.9 311,381 6.2

In Port Pirie, of couple families with children, 0.0% had both partners employed full-time, 0.0% had both employed part-time and 0.0% had one employed full-time and the other part-time.

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.

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Dwellings

dwelling structure | household composition | mortgage & rent | number of motor vehicles | internet connection

Dwelling structure

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling count Port Pirie % Port Pirie South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Occupied private dwellings 34 89.5 638,782 87.4 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 4 10.5 92,242 12.6 1,039,874 11.2

In Port Pirie, 89.5% of private dwellings were occupied and 10.5% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Port Pirie % Port Pirie South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Separate house 19 55.9 496,799 77.8 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 11 32.4 94,510 14.8 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 0 0.0 42,003 6.6 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 0 0.0 3,016 0.5 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in Port Pirie, 55.9% were separate houses, 32.4% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Port Pirie % Port Pirie South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 1,611 0.3 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 11 27.5 21,505 3.4 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 4 10.0 118,792 18.6 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 15 37.5 333,035 52.1 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 7 17.5 150,400 23.5 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 3 7.5 13,455 2.1 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.6 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 1.4 -- 2.4 -- 2.6 --

In Port Pirie, of occupied private dwellings 27.5% had 1 bedroom, 10.0% had 2 bedrooms and 37.5% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.6. The average household size was 1.4 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Port Pirie % Port Pirie South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Owned outright 10 26.3 205,531 32.2 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 3 7.9 225,670 35.3 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 22 57.9 182,180 28.5 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 0 0.0 9,847 1.5 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 3 7.9 15,566 2.4 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Port Pirie, 26.3% were owned outright, 7.9% were owned with a mortgage and 57.9% were rented.

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Household composition

Household composition Port Pirie % Port Pirie South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Family households 10 30.3 436,817 68.4 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 23 69.7 179,119 28.0 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 0 0.0 22,855 3.6 354,917 4.3

In Port Pirie, of all households, 30.3% were family households, 69.7% were single person households and 0.0% were group households.

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Household income Port Pirie % Port Pirie South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 43.8 -- 23.8 -- 20.0
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 0.0 -- 10.7 -- 16.4

In Port Pirie, 43.8% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 0.0% of households had a weekly income of more than $3000.

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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 Port Pirie % Port Pirie South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Median rent 148 -- 260 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 81.8 -- 89.8 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 18.2 -- 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 Port Pirie % Port Pirie South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Median mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,491 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 100.0 -- 93.4 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 0.0 -- 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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Number of motor vehicles

Number of registered motor vehicles Port Pirie % Port Pirie South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
None 11 30.6 47,848 7.5 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 14 38.9 228,940 35.8 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 3 8.3 229,930 36.0 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 5 13.9 112,047 17.5 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 3 8.3 20,017 3.1 285,197 3.4

In Port Pirie, 38.9% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 8.3% had two registered motor vehicles and 13.9% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Internet connection

Dwelling internet connection Port Pirie % Port Pirie South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Internet not accessed from dwelling 15 36.6 108,737 17.0 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 23 56.1 515,114 80.6 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 3 7.3 14,941 2.3 221,494 2.7

In Port Pirie, 56.1% 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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Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people

selected people & dwelling characteristics

People characteristics

People characteristics
Count based on place of usual residence on Census night.
Port Pirie % Port Pirie South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Male 0 0.0 16,891 49.4 322,171 49.6
Female 0 0.0 17,292 50.6 326,996 50.4
Median age 0 -- 23 -- 23 --

In Port Pirie, 0.0% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 0.0% were female. The median age was 0 years.

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Dwelling characteristics

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households. These tables represent occupied private dwellings where at least one Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait islander person was present.

Dwelling characteristics
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Port Pirie % Port Pirie South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Average number of people per household 0 -- 3 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 0 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 0 -- 1,014 -- 1,203 --

In Port Pirie, for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 0 persons, with 0 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $0.

View the data quality statements for: Number of Bedrooms in Private Dwelling (BEDD) Household composition (HHCD) Indigenous household Indicator (INGDWTD)

Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Port Pirie % Port Pirie South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Median weekly rent 0 -- 220 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,387 -- 1,660 --

In Port Pirie, for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $0 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $0.

View the data quality statements for: Rent weekly payments (RNTD) Mortgage monthly repayments (MRED) Indigenous household Indicator (INGDWTD)

Small random adjustments have been 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 the table totals. For further information, go to the User Guide for QuickStats.

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.