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City of Onkaparinga

Market characteristics

The City of Onkaparinga has a lower 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 Onkaparinga's population demographics, and how their characteristics compare to those of the broader region.

More detailed information about the City of Onkaparinga'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 Onkaparinga20162011Change
NameNumber%South Australia %Number%South Australia %2011 to 2016
Population summary--------------
Total residents166,766100.0100.0159,583100.0100.0+7,183
Males81,61048.949.378,40949.149.3+3,201
Females85,15551.150.781,17450.950.7+3,981
Age structure--------------
0 - 14 years31,19318.717.531,12019.518.0+73
15 - 24 years20,45412.312.420,81613.013.1-362
25 - 54 years64,70138.839.064,63940.540.3+62
55 - 64 Years21,52512.912.820,91413.112.5+611
65 years and over28,89617.318.322,09413.816.1+6,802
Education institute attending--------------
Primary school15,3689.28.514,9009.38.6+468
Secondary school9,8695.95.69,8096.15.7+60
TAFE3,0641.81.93,6222.32.2-558
University5,7743.54.74,8293.04.1+945
Diversity--------------
Total overseas born35,25321.122.934,79621.822.0+457
Speaks language other than English at home11,0346.616.39,5776.014.3+1,457
Speaks another language, and English not well or not at all1,2430.72.91,0580.72.5+185
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree18,14413.418.514,81211.515.9+3,332
Advanced Diploma or Diploma12,3679.18.39,7147.67.3+2,653
Certificate level34,97125.820.130,43623.718.8+4,535
No qualification58,53743.243.761,92848.248.1-3,391
Household income--------------
Nill to $64912,90520.321.6--------
$650 to $1,49922,75035.832.9--------
$1,500 to $2,44914,15322.320.8--------
$2,500 or more 7,97812.615.2--------
Housing tenure--------------
Owned18,49128.131.017,64728.432.0+844
Purchasing27,22141.433.726,92343.334.1+298
Renting15,26523.227.514,01822.527.3+1,247
Dwelling structure--------------
Separate house63,15988.176.560,72789.578.9+2,432
Medium house7,84510.920.36,5579.718.6+1,288
High density1330.21.71370.21.6-4

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

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