Australian Bureau of Statistics
2032.0 - Census of Population and Housing: Australia in Profile -- A Regional Analysis, 2001
Latest ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 16/01/2004
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Adelaide Housing Costs Amongst Lowest in Australia
Of the 69 mainly urban regions across Australia, Adelaide had some of the lowest housing costs, according to a report released today by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS).
Western Adelaide (Statistical Sub-Division, or SSD) had the lowest median rent in Australia of $114 per week; while Northern Adelaide (SSD) was third lowest with $117 per week. Northern Adelaide (SSD) also had the lowest median weekly mortgage repayment in Australia ($163 per week), with Southern Adelaide (SSD) fourth lowest at $176.
The report used results from the 2001 Census of Population and Housing to describe the major differences in the socio-demographic characteristics of people living in different parts of Australia.
Some major findings of the report relating to South Australia include:
Further information is in Census of Population and Housing: Australia in Profile - A Regional Analysis (cat. no. 2032.0).
Media Note: The report was based on ABS geographical areas called Statistical Divisions (SDs). However, to give more evenly sized regions, SDs in populous areas have generally been disaggregated to Statistical Sub-Divisions (SSDs) or Statistical Region Sectors (SRSs). Specifically, information is presented for 10 regions in South Australia, including 4 in Adelaide.
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