Prospect (SA)

2016 Census All persons QuickStats
Geography type State Suburbs
Area code SSC41206
People 13,280
Male 50.6%
Female 49.4%
Median age 37
Families 3,331
Average children per family
for families with children 1.8
for all families 0.7
All private dwellings 5,658
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $1,567
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,900
Median weekly rent $300
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.7

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People

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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 (SA) % Prospect (SA) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Male 6,724 50.6 825,997 49.3 11,546,638 49.3
Female 6,558 49.4 850,652 50.7 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 122 0.9 34,184 2.0 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 13,280 people in Prospect (SA). Of these 50.6% were male and 49.4% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.9% of the population.

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Age Prospect (SA) % Prospect (SA) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Median age 37 -- 40 -- 38 --
0-4 years 814 6.1 97,072 5.8 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 788 5.9 100,466 6.0 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 660 5.0 95,461 5.7 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 705 5.3 100,686 6.0 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 1,110 8.3 107,986 6.4 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 1,039 7.8 107,361 6.4 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 1,081 8.1 110,751 6.6 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 944 7.1 102,818 6.1 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 868 6.5 106,650 6.4 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 954 7.2 113,619 6.8 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 908 6.8 113,272 6.8 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 874 6.6 111,896 6.7 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 758 5.7 102,028 6.1 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 564 4.2 96,286 5.7 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 367 2.8 72,563 4.3 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 297 2.2 53,885 3.2 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 257 1.9 39,374 2.3 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 310 2.3 44,479 2.7 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Prospect (SA) was 37 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 17.0% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 13.5% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Prospect (SA) % Prospect (SA) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Married 5,198 47.2 659,638 47.7 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 253 2.3 44,199 3.2 608,059 3.2
Divorced 846 7.7 127,916 9.2 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 533 4.8 83,281 6.0 985,204 5.2
Never married 4,187 38.0 468,621 33.9 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Prospect (SA) aged 15 years and over, 47.2% were married and 10.0% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Prospect (SA) % Prospect (SA) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Registered marriage 4,570 46.2 582,236 47.4 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 982 9.9 126,020 10.3 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 4,335 43.8 520,539 42.4 7,024,973 41.9

In Prospect (SA), of people aged 15 years and over, 46.2% of people were in a registered marriage and 9.9% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Prospect (SA) % Prospect (SA) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Preschool 195 4.8 20,292 4.2 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 573 14.0 94,526 19.5 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 385 9.4 26,196 5.4 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 144 3.5 22,589 4.7 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 206 5.0 52,721 10.9 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 309 7.6 19,484 4.0 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 129 3.2 21,053 4.3 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 286 7.0 31,394 6.5 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 1,097 26.9 78,780 16.2 1,160,626 16.1
Other 89 2.2 11,501 2.4 198,383 2.8
Not stated 672 16.5 106,438 21.9 1,707,023 23.7

In Prospect (SA) 30.8% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 27.2% were in primary school, 15.7% in secondary school and 33.8% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Prospect (SA) % Prospect (SA) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Bachelor Degree level and above 3,592 32.6 256,510 18.5 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 1,013 9.2 115,102 8.3 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 267 2.4 42,793 3.1 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 1,020 9.2 188,790 13.6 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 1,907 17.3 214,813 15.5 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 678 6.1 128,782 9.3 941,531 4.9
Year 10 614 5.6 138,607 10.0 2,054,331 10.8
Certificate level II 4 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 744 6.7 119,572 8.6 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 144 1.3 11,000 0.8 145,844 0.8
Not stated 785 7.1 129,257 9.3 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Prospect (SA), 17.3% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 11.7% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 9.2% had completed an Advanced Diploma or Diploma.

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Cultural & language diversity

Ancestry, top responses Prospect (SA) % Prospect (SA) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
English 3,911 21.9 639,350 28.5 7,852,224 25.0
Australian 3,567 19.9 560,374 25.0 7,298,243 23.3
Italian 1,476 8.3 96,010 4.3 1,000,006 3.2
Irish 1,226 6.9 134,437 6.0 2,388,058 7.6
Greek 937 5.2 38,186 1.7 397,431 1.3

The most common ancestries in Prospect (SA) were English 21.9%, Australian 19.9%, Italian 8.3%, Irish 6.9% and Greek 5.2%.

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 Prospect (SA) (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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Country of birth Prospect (SA) % Prospect (SA) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Australia 8,967 67.7 1,192,546 71.1 15,614,835 66.7
Other top responses:  null  null  null  null  null  null
India 582 4.4 27,594 1.6 455,389 1.9
England 475 3.6 97,392 5.8 907,570 3.9
Italy 293 2.2 18,544 1.1 174,042 0.7
Greece 260 2.0 8,682 0.5 93,743 0.4
China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 253 1.9 24,610 1.5 509,555 2.2

In Prospect (SA), 67.7% of people were born in Australia. The most common countries of birth were India 4.4%, England 3.6%, Italy 2.2%, Greece 2.0% and China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 1.9%.

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Country of birth of father and/or mother, stated responses Prospect (SA) % Prospect (SA) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Both parents born overseas 5,261 39.6 513,545 30.6 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 967 7.3 109,094 6.5 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 647 4.9 79,405 4.7 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 5,730 43.1 869,207 51.8 11,070,538 47.3

In Prospect (SA), 43.1% of people had both parents born in Australia and 39.6% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses Prospect (SA) % Prospect (SA) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Australia 6,393 48.3 954,233 56.9 12,231,150 52.3
England 807 6.1 144,172 8.6 1,403,096 6.0
Italy 803 6.1 51,307 3.1 470,138 2.0
India 723 5.5 35,854 2.1 616,939 2.6
Greece 604 4.6 21,892 1.3 226,920 1.0

In Prospect (SA), the most common countries of birth for male parents were Australia 48.3%, England 6.1%, Italy 6.1%, India 5.5% and Greece 4.6%.

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses Prospect (SA) % Prospect (SA) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Australia 6,731 50.7 985,020 58.7 12,643,365 54.0
Italy 739 5.6 43,864 2.6 395,775 1.7
England 718 5.4 140,701 8.4 1,302,147 5.6
India 718 5.4 35,249 2.1 605,777 2.6
Greece 556 4.2 19,793 1.2 206,674 0.9

In Prospect (SA), the most common countries of birth for female parents were Australia 50.7%, Italy 5.6%, England 5.4%, India 5.4% and Greece 4.2%.

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Religious affiliation, top responses Prospect (SA) % Prospect (SA) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
No Religion, so described 4,225 31.8 594,313 35.4 6,933,708 29.6
Catholic 3,395 25.6 301,034 18.0 5,291,834 22.6
Not stated 1,109 8.3 150,215 9.0 2,238,735 9.6
Eastern Orthodox 929 7.0 41,219 2.5 502,801 2.1
Anglican 829 6.2 167,658 10.0 3,101,185 13.3

The most common responses for religion in Prospect (SA) were No Religion, so described 31.8%, Catholic 25.6%, Not stated 8.3%, Eastern Orthodox 7.0% and Anglican 6.2%. In Prospect (SA), Christianity was the largest religious group reported overall (53.4%) (this figure excludes not stated responses).

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Language, top responses (other than English) Prospect (SA) % Prospect (SA) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Greek 667 5.0 22,993 1.4 237,588 1.0
Italian 476 3.6 29,106 1.7 271,597 1.2
Vietnamese 310 2.3 19,017 1.1 277,400 1.2
Mandarin 270 2.0 28,780 1.7 596,711 2.5
Gujarati 214 1.6 4,345 0.3 52,888 0.2
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English only spoken at home 9,051 68.2 1,311,533 78.2 17,020,417 72.7
Households where a non English language is spoken 1,575 30.7 117,512 17.4 1,971,011 22.2

In Prospect (SA) 68.2% of people only spoke English at home. Other languages spoken at home included Greek 5.0%, Italian 3.6%, Vietnamese 2.3%, Mandarin 2.0% and Gujarati 1.6%.

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Employment

Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Prospect (SA) % Prospect (SA) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Worked full-time 4,032 55.6 435,110 53.9 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 2,412 33.2 270,409 33.5 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 309 4.3 40,582 5.0 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 502 6.9 60,488 7.5 787,452 6.9

There were 7,255 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Prospect (SA). Of these 55.6% were employed full time, 33.2% were employed part-time and 6.9% 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
Prospect (SA) % Prospect (SA) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
1-15 hours per week 812 12.0 95,282 12.8 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 749 11.1 77,283 10.4 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 850 12.6 97,844 13.1 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 1,352 20.0 153,550 20.6 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 2,677 39.6 281,566 37.7 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Prospect (SA), 12.0% worked 1 to 15 hours, 11.1% worked 16 to 24 hours and 39.6% worked 40 hours or more.

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Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Prospect (SA) % Prospect (SA) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Professionals 2,051 30.4 151,091 20.3 2,370,966 22.2
Clerical and Administrative Workers 965 14.3 99,540 13.3 1,449,681 13.6
Managers 942 14.0 94,075 12.6 1,390,047 13.0
Technicians and Trades Workers 721 10.7 100,142 13.4 1,447,414 13.5
Community and Personal Service Workers 620 9.2 89,625 12.0 1,157,003 10.8
Sales Workers 564 8.4 71,761 9.6 1,000,955 9.4
Labourers 541 8.0 82,850 11.1 1,011,520 9.5
Machinery Operators and Drivers 254 3.8 45,515 6.1 670,106 6.3

The most common occupations in Prospect (SA) included Professionals 30.4%, Clerical and Administrative Workers 14.3%, Managers 14.0%, Technicians and Trades Workers 10.7%, Community and Personal Service Workers 9.2%, Sales Workers 8.4%, Labourers 8.0% and Machinery Operators and Drivers 3.8%.

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Industry of employment, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Prospect (SA) % Prospect (SA) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 333 5.0 30,463 4.1 411,808 3.9
State Government Administration 209 3.1 15,118 2.0 158,980 1.5
Primary Education 170 2.6 16,651 2.2 231,198 2.2
Cafes and Restaurants 167 2.5 15,530 2.1 253,385 2.4
Supermarket and Grocery Stores 157 2.4 21,632 2.9 254,275 2.4

Of the employed people in Prospect (SA), the most common responses for industry of employment included Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 5.0%, State Government Administration 3.1%, Primary Education 2.6%, Cafes and Restaurants 2.5% and Supermarket and Grocery Stores 2.4%.

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Prospect (SA) % Prospect (SA) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Personal 727 -- 600 -- 662 --
Family 2,054 -- 1,510 -- 1,734 --
Household 1,567 -- 1,206 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Prospect (SA) was $727.

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Travel to work, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Prospect (SA) % Prospect (SA) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Car, as driver 4,316 64.1 492,357 66.0 6,574,571 61.5
Bus 582 8.6 29,592 4.0 323,201 3.0
Car, as passenger 349 5.2 34,003 4.6 489,922 4.6
Worked at home 208 3.1 32,679 4.4 503,582 4.7
Walked only 146 2.2 20,697 2.8 370,427 3.5
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People who travelled to work by public transport 715 10.6 53,457 7.2 1,225,668 11.5
People who travelled to work by car as driver or passenger 4,752 70.4 539,409 72.3 7,305,271 68.4

In Prospect (SA), on the day of the Census, the most common methods of travel to work for employed people included Car, as driver 64.1%, Bus 8.6%, Car, as passenger 5.2%, Worked at home 3.1% and Walked only 2.2%. On the day, 10.6% of employed people used public transport (train, bus, ferry, tram/light rail) as at least one of their methods of travel to work and 70.4% used car (either as driver or as passenger).

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Prospect (SA) % Prospect (SA) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 8,058 73.0 982,036 71.0 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 3,041 27.6 380,737 27.5 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 1,404 12.7 168,496 12.2 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 2,272 20.6 295,670 21.4 3,620,726 19.0

In Prospect (SA), of people aged 15 years and over, 73.0% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 27.6% provided care for children and 12.7% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 20.6% 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 (SA) % Prospect (SA) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Less than 5 hours per week 2,749 24.9 299,651 21.7 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 3,260 29.6 379,617 27.4 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 1,282 11.6 174,791 12.6 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 759 6.9 127,972 9.2 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Prospect (SA), 29.6% worked 5 to 14 hours, 11.6% worked 15 to 29 hours and 6.9% worked 30 hours or more.

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Families

family composition | employment status of couple families

Family composition

Family composition Prospect (SA) % Prospect (SA) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Couple family without children 1,188 35.6 178,588 40.2 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 1,666 50.0 184,733 41.6 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 410 12.3 73,128 16.5 959,543 15.8
Other family 69 2.1 7,282 1.6 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Prospect (SA), 50.0% were couple families with children, 35.6% were couple families without children and 12.3% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Prospect (SA) % Prospect (SA) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Male -- 19.6 -- 19.4 -- 18.2
Female -- 80.4 -- 80.6 -- 81.8

In Prospect (SA), 19.6% of single parents were male and 80.4% 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
Prospect (SA) % Prospect (SA) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Both employed, worked full-time 671 23.6 67,049 18.5 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 140 4.9 16,589 4.6 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 742 26.0 83,567 23.0 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 353 12.4 47,483 13.1 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 180 6.3 23,992 6.6 302,037 6.0
Both not working 435 15.3 84,108 23.1 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 154 5.4 18,943 5.2 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 174 6.1 21,592 5.9 311,381 6.2

In Prospect (SA), of couple families with children, 23.6% had both partners employed full-time, 4.9% had both employed part-time and 26.0% 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

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Dwelling structure

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling count Prospect (SA) % Prospect (SA) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Occupied private dwellings 4,913 90.5 638,782 87.4 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 516 9.5 92,242 12.6 1,039,874 11.2

In Prospect (SA), 90.5% of private dwellings were occupied and 9.5% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Prospect (SA) % Prospect (SA) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Separate house 3,547 72.2 496,799 77.8 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 798 16.2 94,510 14.8 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 523 10.6 42,003 6.6 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 23 0.5 3,016 0.5 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in Prospect (SA), 72.2% were separate houses, 16.2% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 10.6% were flats or apartments and 0.5% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Prospect (SA) % Prospect (SA) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
None (includes bedsitters) 5 0.1 1,611 0.3 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 238 4.8 21,505 3.4 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 1,329 27.0 118,792 18.6 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 2,287 46.4 333,035 52.1 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 981 19.9 150,400 23.5 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 86 1.7 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 (SA), of occupied private dwellings 4.8% had 1 bedroom, 27.0% had 2 bedrooms and 46.4% 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 (SA) % Prospect (SA) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Owned outright 1,484 30.1 205,531 32.2 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 1,719 34.9 225,670 35.3 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 1,575 32.0 182,180 28.5 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 47 1.0 9,847 1.5 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 102 2.1 15,566 2.4 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Prospect (SA), 30.1% were owned outright, 34.9% were owned with a mortgage and 32.0% were rented.

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Household composition

Household composition Prospect (SA) % Prospect (SA) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Family households 3,275 66.5 436,817 68.4 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 1,304 26.5 179,119 28.0 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 343 7.0 22,855 3.6 354,917 4.3

In Prospect (SA), of all households, 66.5% were family households, 26.5% were single person households and 7.0% were group households.

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Household income Prospect (SA) % Prospect (SA) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 18.7 -- 23.8 -- 20.0
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 20.3 -- 10.7 -- 16.4

In Prospect (SA), 18.7% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 20.3% 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 Prospect (SA) % Prospect (SA) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Median rent 300 -- 260 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 88.9 -- 89.8 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 11.1 -- 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 (SA) % Prospect (SA) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Median mortgage repayments 1,900 -- 1,491 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.7 -- 93.4 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 5.3 -- 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 Prospect (SA) % Prospect (SA) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
None 410 8.3 47,848 7.5 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 1,757 35.7 228,940 35.8 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 1,843 37.5 229,930 36.0 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 785 16.0 112,047 17.5 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 125 2.5 20,017 3.1 285,197 3.4

In Prospect (SA), 35.7% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 37.5% had two registered motor vehicles and 16.0% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Internet connection

Dwelling internet connection Prospect (SA) % Prospect (SA) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Internet not accessed from dwelling 635 12.9 108,737 17.0 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 4,199 85.2 515,114 80.6 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 96 1.9 14,941 2.3 221,494 2.7

In Prospect (SA), 85.2% 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.
Prospect (SA) % Prospect (SA) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Male 63 53.8 16,891 49.4 322,171 49.6
Female 54 46.2 17,292 50.6 326,996 50.4
Median age 27 -- 23 -- 23 --

In Prospect (SA), 53.8% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 46.2% were female. The median age was 27 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
Prospect (SA) % Prospect (SA) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Average number of people per household 2.7 -- 3 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 1 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 1,542 -- 1,014 -- 1,203 --

In Prospect (SA), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.7 persons, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,542.

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Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Prospect (SA) % Prospect (SA) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Median weekly rent 253 -- 220 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,700 -- 1,387 -- 1,660 --

In Prospect (SA), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $253 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,700.

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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.