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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 2011 and 2016 – by usual residence

Key statistics of local residents
City of Marion20162011Change
NameNumber%South Australia %Number%South Australia %2011 to 2016
Population summary--------------
Total residents88,618100.0100.082,988100.0100.0+5,630
Males42,60948.149.340,02248.249.3+2,587
Females46,00351.950.742,96651.850.7+3,037
Age structure--------------
0 - 14 years14,37716.217.513,46216.218.0+915
15 - 24 years11,40112.912.411,08913.413.1+312
25 - 54 years36,08040.739.034,31741.340.3+1,763
55 - 64 Years11,32512.812.810,24412.312.5+1,081
65 years and over15,43217.418.313,87616.716.1+1,556
Education institute attending--------------
Primary school6,8387.78.56,3977.78.6+441
Secondary school4,5845.25.64,4555.45.7+129
TAFE1,7452.01.91,8852.32.2-140
University5,8076.64.74,4575.44.1+1,350
Diversity--------------
Total overseas born24,18227.322.920,85625.122.0+3,326
Speaks language other than English at home16,62618.816.312,55115.114.3+4,075
Speaks another language, and English not well or not at all2,7593.12.91,9752.42.5+784
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree16,40922.118.512,46217.915.9+3,947
Advanced Diploma or Diploma7,0979.68.35,7268.27.3+1,371
Certificate level14,60119.720.113,34019.218.8+1,261
No qualification30,29540.843.731,47345.348.1-1,178
Household income--------------
Nill to $6497,64321.521.6--------
$650 to $1,49911,18431.432.9--------
$1,500 to $2,4498,08022.720.8--------
$2,500 or more 5,54715.615.2--------
Housing tenure--------------
Owned10,61629.031.010,57130.432.0+45
Purchasing12,79434.933.712,26635.334.1+528
Renting10,86429.727.59,99628.727.3+868
Dwelling structure--------------
Separate house26,89467.676.527,07572.378.9-181
Medium house12,67631.920.310,16327.118.6+2,513
High density100.01.71960.51.6-186

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id (informed decisions).

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