Stirling (SA)

2016 Census All persons QuickStats
Geography type State Suburbs
Area code SSC41371
People 2,966
Male 48.1%
Female 51.9%
Median age 46
Families 852
Average children per family
for families with children 1.9
for all families 0.8
All private dwellings 1,259
Average people per household 2.6
Median weekly household income $1,806
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,005
Median weekly rent $400
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.9

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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
Stirling (SA) % Stirling (SA) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Male 1,430 48.1 825,997 49.3 11,546,638 49.3
Female 1,542 51.9 850,652 50.7 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 7 0.2 34,184 2.0 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 2,966 people in Stirling (SA). Of these 48.1% were male and 51.9% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.2% of the population.

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Age Stirling (SA) % Stirling (SA) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Median age 46 -- 40 -- 38 --
0-4 years 147 5.0 97,072 5.8 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 241 8.1 100,466 6.0 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 211 7.1 95,461 5.7 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 160 5.4 100,686 6.0 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 120 4.1 107,986 6.4 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 74 2.5 107,361 6.4 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 95 3.2 110,751 6.6 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 149 5.0 102,818 6.1 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 213 7.2 106,650 6.4 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 254 8.6 113,619 6.8 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 204 6.9 113,272 6.8 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 199 6.7 111,896 6.7 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 209 7.1 102,028 6.1 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 250 8.4 96,286 5.7 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 151 5.1 72,563 4.3 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 113 3.8 53,885 3.2 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 87 2.9 39,374 2.3 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 82 2.8 44,479 2.7 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Stirling (SA) was 46 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 20.2% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 23.1% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Stirling (SA) % Stirling (SA) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Married 1,443 60.9 659,638 47.7 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 60 2.5 44,199 3.2 608,059 3.2
Divorced 160 6.8 127,916 9.2 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 151 6.4 83,281 6.0 985,204 5.2
Never married 555 23.4 468,621 33.9 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Stirling (SA) aged 15 years and over, 60.9% were married and 9.1% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Stirling (SA) % Stirling (SA) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Registered marriage 1,284 59.5 582,236 47.4 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 171 7.9 126,020 10.3 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 702 32.5 520,539 42.4 7,024,973 41.9

In Stirling (SA), of people aged 15 years and over, 59.5% of people were in a registered marriage and 7.9% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Stirling (SA) % Stirling (SA) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Preschool 51 5.7 20,292 4.2 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 215 23.9 94,526 19.5 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 55 6.1 26,196 5.4 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 73 8.1 22,589 4.7 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 52 5.8 52,721 10.9 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 24 2.7 19,484 4.0 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 104 11.6 21,053 4.3 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 24 2.7 31,394 6.5 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 148 16.4 78,780 16.2 1,160,626 16.1
Other 9 1.0 11,501 2.4 198,383 2.8
Not stated 145 16.1 106,438 21.9 1,707,023 23.7

In Stirling (SA) 30.3% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 38.1% were in primary school, 20.2% in secondary school and 19.0% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Stirling (SA) % Stirling (SA) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Bachelor Degree level and above 999 42.4 256,510 18.5 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 262 11.1 115,102 8.3 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 45 1.9 42,793 3.1 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 176 7.5 188,790 13.6 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 310 13.2 214,813 15.5 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 114 4.8 128,782 9.3 941,531 4.9
Year 10 142 6.0 138,607 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 85 3.6 119,572 8.6 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 0 0.0 11,000 0.8 145,844 0.8
Not stated 159 6.8 129,257 9.3 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Stirling (SA), 13.2% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 9.6% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 11.1% had completed an Advanced Diploma or Diploma.

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Cultural & language diversity

Ancestry, top responses Stirling (SA) % Stirling (SA) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
English 1,478 34.7 639,350 28.5 7,852,224 25.0
Australian 1,071 25.1 560,374 25.0 7,298,243 23.3
Scottish 383 9.0 140,424 6.3 2,023,470 6.4
Irish 308 7.2 134,437 6.0 2,388,058 7.6
German 281 6.6 129,923 5.8 982,226 3.1

The most common ancestries in Stirling (SA) were English 34.7%, Australian 25.1%, Scottish 9.0%, Irish 7.2% and German 6.6%.

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

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Country of birth Stirling (SA) % Stirling (SA) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Australia 2,221 76.0 1,192,546 71.1 15,614,835 66.7
Other top responses:  null  null  null  null  null  null
England 295 10.1 97,392 5.8 907,570 3.9
Scotland 32 1.1 11,991 0.7 119,417 0.5
New Zealand 31 1.1 12,937 0.8 518,466 2.2
South Africa 29 1.0 6,610 0.4 162,449 0.7
United States of America 27 0.9 4,360 0.3 86,125 0.4

In Stirling (SA), 76.0% of people were born in Australia. The most common countries of birth were England 10.1%, Scotland 1.1%, New Zealand 1.1%, South Africa 1.0% and United States of America 0.9%.

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Country of birth of father and/or mother, stated responses Stirling (SA) % Stirling (SA) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Both parents born overseas 740 25.0 513,545 30.6 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 279 9.4 109,094 6.5 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 195 6.6 79,405 4.7 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 1,610 54.3 869,207 51.8 11,070,538 47.3

In Stirling (SA), 54.3% of people had both parents born in Australia and 25.0% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses Stirling (SA) % Stirling (SA) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Australia 1,811 61.1 954,233 56.9 12,231,150 52.3
England 387 13.1 144,172 8.6 1,403,096 6.0
United Kingdom, Channel Islands and Isle of Man, nfd 65 2.2 17,790 1.1 177,536 0.8
Scotland 61 2.1 25,390 1.5 276,038 1.2
Germany 51 1.7 17,505 1.0 170,571 0.7

In Stirling (SA), the most common countries of birth for male parents were Australia 61.1%, England 13.1%, United Kingdom, Channel Islands and Isle of Man, nfd 2.2%, Scotland 2.1% and Germany 1.7%.

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses Stirling (SA) % Stirling (SA) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Australia 1,898 64.0 985,020 58.7 12,643,365 54.0
England 335 11.3 140,701 8.4 1,302,147 5.6
Germany 56 1.9 17,624 1.1 169,618 0.7
Scotland 54 1.8 23,476 1.4 245,915 1.1
New Zealand 50 1.7 16,040 1.0 608,329 2.6

In Stirling (SA), the most common countries of birth for female parents were Australia 64.0%, England 11.3%, Germany 1.9%, Scotland 1.8% and New Zealand 1.7%.

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Religious affiliation, top responses Stirling (SA) % Stirling (SA) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
No Religion, so described 1,275 42.8 594,313 35.4 6,933,708 29.6
Anglican 450 15.1 167,658 10.0 3,101,185 13.3
Catholic 389 13.1 301,034 18.0 5,291,834 22.6
Not stated 268 9.0 150,215 9.0 2,238,735 9.6
Uniting Church 215 7.2 118,229 7.1 870,183 3.7

The most common responses for religion in Stirling (SA) were No Religion, so described 42.8%, Anglican 15.1%, Catholic 13.1%, Not stated 9.0% and Uniting Church 7.2%. In Stirling (SA), Christianity was the largest religious group reported overall (49.7%) (this figure excludes not stated responses).

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Language, top responses (other than English) Stirling (SA) % Stirling (SA) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
German 41 1.4 6,453 0.4 79,353 0.3
Italian 18 0.6 29,106 1.7 271,597 1.2
Spanish 11 0.4 5,669 0.3 140,817 0.6
Mandarin 10 0.3 28,780 1.7 596,711 2.5
French 9 0.3 2,720 0.2 70,873 0.3
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English only spoken at home 2,671 90.9 1,311,533 78.2 17,020,417 72.7
Households where a non English language is spoken 94 8.2 117,512 17.4 1,971,011 22.2

In Stirling (SA) 90.9% of people only spoke English at home. Other languages spoken at home included German 1.4%, Italian 0.6%, Spanish 0.4%, Mandarin 0.3% and French 0.3%.

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Employment

Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Stirling (SA) % Stirling (SA) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Worked full-time 797 56.2 435,110 53.9 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 500 35.3 270,409 33.5 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 53 3.7 40,582 5.0 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 68 4.8 60,488 7.5 787,452 6.9

There were 1,418 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Stirling (SA). Of these 56.2% were employed full time, 35.3% were employed part-time and 4.8% 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
Stirling (SA) % Stirling (SA) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
1-15 hours per week 199 14.7 95,282 12.8 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 152 11.3 77,283 10.4 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 148 11.0 97,844 13.1 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 189 14.0 153,550 20.6 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 608 45.0 281,566 37.7 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Stirling (SA), 14.7% worked 1 to 15 hours, 11.3% worked 16 to 24 hours and 45.0% worked 40 hours or more.

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Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Stirling (SA) % Stirling (SA) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Professionals 554 41.1 151,091 20.3 2,370,966 22.2
Managers 238 17.6 94,075 12.6 1,390,047 13.0
Clerical and Administrative Workers 153 11.3 99,540 13.3 1,449,681 13.6
Community and Personal Service Workers 117 8.7 89,625 12.0 1,157,003 10.8
Sales Workers 102 7.6 71,761 9.6 1,000,955 9.4
Technicians and Trades Workers 98 7.3 100,142 13.4 1,447,414 13.5
Labourers 49 3.6 82,850 11.1 1,011,520 9.5
Machinery Operators and Drivers 21 1.6 45,515 6.1 670,106 6.3

The most common occupations in Stirling (SA) included Professionals 41.1%, Managers 17.6%, Clerical and Administrative Workers 11.3%, Community and Personal Service Workers 8.7%, Sales Workers 7.6%, Technicians and Trades Workers 7.3%, Labourers 3.6% and Machinery Operators and Drivers 1.6%.

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Industry of employment, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Stirling (SA) % Stirling (SA) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 81 6.5 30,463 4.1 411,808 3.9
Higher Education 43 3.4 11,187 1.5 155,985 1.5
State Government Administration 39 3.1 15,118 2.0 158,980 1.5
Primary Education 36 2.9 16,651 2.2 231,198 2.2
Cafes and Restaurants 35 2.8 15,530 2.1 253,385 2.4

Of the employed people in Stirling (SA), the most common responses for industry of employment included Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 6.5%, Higher Education 3.4%, State Government Administration 3.1%, Primary Education 2.9% and Cafes and Restaurants 2.8%.

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Stirling (SA) % Stirling (SA) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Personal 844 -- 600 -- 662 --
Family 2,379 -- 1,510 -- 1,734 --
Household 1,806 -- 1,206 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Stirling (SA) was $844.

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Travel to work, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Stirling (SA) % Stirling (SA) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Car, as driver 882 65.5 492,357 66.0 6,574,571 61.5
Worked at home 133 9.9 32,679 4.4 503,582 4.7
Bus 80 5.9 29,592 4.0 323,201 3.0
Car, as passenger 43 3.2 34,003 4.6 489,922 4.6
Walked only 21 1.6 20,697 2.8 370,427 3.5
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People who travelled to work by public transport 104 7.7 53,457 7.2 1,225,668 11.5
People who travelled to work by car as driver or passenger 956 70.7 539,409 72.3 7,305,271 68.4

In Stirling (SA), on the day of the Census, the most common methods of travel to work for employed people included Car, as driver 65.5%, Worked at home 9.9%, Bus 5.9%, Car, as passenger 3.2% and Walked only 1.6%. On the day, 7.7% of employed people used public transport (train, bus, ferry, tram/light rail) as at least one of their methods of travel to work and 70.7% used car (either as driver or as passenger).

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Stirling (SA) % Stirling (SA) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,985 84.1 982,036 71.0 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 774 32.7 380,737 27.5 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 326 13.8 168,496 12.2 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 790 33.3 295,670 21.4 3,620,726 19.0

In Stirling (SA), of people aged 15 years and over, 84.1% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 32.7% provided care for children and 13.8% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 33.3% 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
Stirling (SA) % Stirling (SA) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Less than 5 hours per week 518 21.9 299,651 21.7 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 796 33.7 379,617 27.4 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 413 17.5 174,791 12.6 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 257 10.9 127,972 9.2 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Stirling (SA), 33.7% worked 5 to 14 hours, 17.5% worked 15 to 29 hours and 10.9% worked 30 hours or more.

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Families

family composition | employment status of couple families

Family composition

Family composition Stirling (SA) % Stirling (SA) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Couple family without children 360 42.1 178,588 40.2 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 396 46.3 184,733 41.6 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 89 10.4 73,128 16.5 959,543 15.8
Other family 10 1.2 7,282 1.6 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Stirling (SA), 46.3% were couple families with children, 42.1% were couple families without children and 10.4% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Stirling (SA) % Stirling (SA) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Male -- 14.9 -- 19.4 -- 18.2
Female -- 85.1 -- 80.6 -- 81.8

In Stirling (SA), 14.9% of single parents were male and 85.1% 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
Stirling (SA) % Stirling (SA) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Both employed, worked full-time 146 19.3 67,049 18.5 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 28 3.7 16,589 4.6 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 178 23.6 83,567 23.0 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 105 13.9 47,483 13.1 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 55 7.3 23,992 6.6 302,037 6.0
Both not working 154 20.4 84,108 23.1 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 32 4.2 18,943 5.2 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 57 7.5 21,592 5.9 311,381 6.2

In Stirling (SA), of couple families with children, 19.3% had both partners employed full-time, 3.7% had both employed part-time and 23.6% 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 Stirling (SA) % Stirling (SA) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Occupied private dwellings 1,109 91.1 638,782 87.4 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 109 8.9 92,242 12.6 1,039,874 11.2

In Stirling (SA), 91.1% of private dwellings were occupied and 8.9% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Stirling (SA) % Stirling (SA) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Separate house 1,038 93.6 496,799 77.8 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 61 5.5 94,510 14.8 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 7 0.6 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 Stirling (SA), 93.6% were separate houses, 5.5% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.6% were flats or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Stirling (SA) % Stirling (SA) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
None (includes bedsitters) 3 0.3 1,611 0.3 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 32 2.9 21,505 3.4 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 186 16.7 118,792 18.6 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 457 41.0 333,035 52.1 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 418 37.5 150,400 23.5 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 18 1.6 13,455 2.1 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.3 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.6 -- 2.4 -- 2.6 --

In Stirling (SA), of occupied private dwellings 2.9% had 1 bedroom, 16.7% had 2 bedrooms and 41.0% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.3. The average household size was 2.6 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Stirling (SA) % Stirling (SA) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Owned outright 489 44.0 205,531 32.2 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 456 41.0 225,670 35.3 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 107 9.6 182,180 28.5 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 41 3.7 9,847 1.5 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 18 1.6 15,566 2.4 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Stirling (SA), 44.0% were owned outright, 41.0% were owned with a mortgage and 9.6% were rented.

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Household composition

Household composition Stirling (SA) % Stirling (SA) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Family households 841 75.8 436,817 68.4 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 253 22.8 179,119 28.0 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 15 1.4 22,855 3.6 354,917 4.3

In Stirling (SA), of all households, 75.8% were family households, 22.8% were single person households and 1.4% were group households.

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Household income Stirling (SA) % Stirling (SA) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 15.5 -- 23.8 -- 20.0
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 29.2 -- 10.7 -- 16.4

In Stirling (SA), 15.5% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 29.2% 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 Stirling (SA) % Stirling (SA) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Median rent 400 -- 260 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 97.0 -- 89.8 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 3.0 -- 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 Stirling (SA) % Stirling (SA) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Median mortgage repayments 2,005 -- 1,491 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.7 -- 93.4 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 6.3 -- 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 Stirling (SA) % Stirling (SA) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
None 46 4.1 47,848 7.5 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 340 30.5 228,940 35.8 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 491 44.0 229,930 36.0 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 211 18.9 112,047 17.5 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 28 2.5 20,017 3.1 285,197 3.4

In Stirling (SA), 30.5% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 44.0% had two registered motor vehicles and 18.9% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Internet connection

Dwelling internet connection Stirling (SA) % Stirling (SA) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Internet not accessed from dwelling 100 9.0 108,737 17.0 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 989 88.9 515,114 80.6 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 24 2.2 14,941 2.3 221,494 2.7

In Stirling (SA), 88.9% 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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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.
Stirling (SA) % Stirling (SA) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Male 4 100.0 16,891 49.4 322,171 49.6
Female 0 0.0 17,292 50.6 326,996 50.4
Median age 60 -- 23 -- 23 --

In Stirling (SA), 100.0% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 0.0% were female. The median age was 60 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
Stirling (SA) % Stirling (SA) 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 Stirling (SA), 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.

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Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Stirling (SA) % Stirling (SA) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Median weekly rent 0 -- 220 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,102 -- 1,387 -- 1,660 --

In Stirling (SA), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $0 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,102.

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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.