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City of Marion

Market characteristics

The City of Marion has a higher proportion of households in the medium to high income category compared to South Australia.

The people who live in an area are one of the most important resources that an economy draws upon, both as a market that consumes goods and services and as a source of labour.

This table provides an overview of the City of Marion's population demographics, and how their characteristics compare to those of the broader region.

More detailed information about the City of Marion's resident population, including neighbourhood profiles, can be found in the Community Profile.

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2006 and 2011 – by usual residence

Key statistics of local residents
City of Marion20112006Change
NameNumber%South Australia %Number%South Australia %2006 to 2011
Population summary--------------
Total residents82,988100.0100.078,703100.0100.0+4,285
Males40,02248.249.337,84048.149.2+2,182
Females42,96651.850.740,86351.950.8+2,103
Age structure--------------
0 - 14 years13,46216.218.012,97216.518.5+490
15 - 24 years11,08913.413.110,66113.513.3+428
25 - 54 years34,31741.440.332,85741.741.1+1,460
55 - 64 Years10,24412.312.58,58010.911.7+1,664
65 years and over13,87616.716.113,61717.315.4+259
Education institute attending--------------
Primary school6,3977.78.66,3718.19.2+26
Secondary school4,4555.45.74,5745.85.8-119
TAFE1,8852.32.21,7762.32.2+109
University4,4575.44.13,4684.43.5+989
Overseas born--------------
Total overseas born20,85625.122.017,55722.320.3+3,299
Non-English speaking backgrounds11,66514.112.68,92711.310.7+2,738
Speaks another language and English well or very well9,19111.19.48,63011.09.6+561
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree12,46217.915.98,86713.513.0+3,595
Certificate level13,34019.218.812,01418.317.2+1,326
No qualification31,47345.348.132,93250.151.7-1,459
Household income--------------
Nil to $5998,63325.325.1--------
$600 to $1,2498,99326.427.2--------
$1,250 to $1,999 6,31818.518.4--------
$2,000 or more 7,02220.619.8--------
Housing tenure--------------
Owned10,57130.432.010,89732.733.7-326
Purchasing12,26635.334.111,43034.333.5+836
Renting9,99628.727.38,97326.925.6+1,023
Dwelling structure--------------
Separate house27,07572.378.926,04873.378.8+1,027
Medium house10,16327.118.69,31826.218.7+845
High density1960.51.61190.31.4+77

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

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