Welcome to the City of Onkaparinga Community Profile

The City of Onkaparinga Estimated Resident Population for 2013 is 166,435, with a population density of 3.21 persons per hectare.

The City of Onkaparinga is located on Adelaide's southern fringe, between 25 and 40 kilometres from the Adelaide CBD.

The City of Onkaparinga Community Profile provides demographic analysis for the City and its suburbs based on results from the 2011, 2006, 2001, 1996 and 1991 Censuses of Population and Housing. The profile is updated with population estimates when the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) releases new figures.

Important

Statistics

Population

166,435

ABS ERP 2013

Land area

51,829

hectares (518 Km2)

Population density

3.21

persons per hectare

Profile areas
City of Onkaparinga
NEWS

Communities of interest modules now available

(27/03/2014)

Have you ever wondered whether preschoolers in your local government area live in wealthier or poorer households than average? Or whether more elderly people in your LGA are downsizing and living smaller dwellings? Or if your youth are accessing employment more or less easily over time? Now you can find out with a new series of add-on modules for profile.id Learn more about the new communities of interest modules and register your interest.

Who works the most, men or women?

(20/03/2014)

Controversial! This is one of the Census topics that generates a lot of interest. It’s a bit of a minefield, but we attempt to look at not just domestic work, but which gender does the most work overall, to see if we can answer this age old question. The results are surprising….

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