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2011 Census QuickStats

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people - usual residents

Australia | Other Territories | Indigenous Locations

Wreck Bay

Code ILOC90200102 (ILOC) Total population 198 | Total dwellings 48
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 186
Male 90
Female 96
Median age 30
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Households 52
Average people per household 3.6
Median weekly household income $833
Median monthly mortgage repayments $0
Median weekly rent $25
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Wreck Bay % Other Territories % Australia %
Aboriginal 183 98.4 237 96.3 495,757 90.4
Torres Strait Islander 3 1.6 3 1.2 31,407 5.7
Both Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 0 0.0 6 2.4 21,206 3.9
Total 186 -- 246 -- 548,370 --
           
Male 90 48.4 121 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 96 51.6 125 50.8 278,037 50.7

For the 2011 Census in Wreck Bay (Indigenous Locations), there were 186 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 90 (or 48.4%) were male and 96 (or 51.6%) were female.

Age Wreck Bay % Other Territories % Australia %
0-4 years 21 11.3 26 10.6 67,415 12.3
5-14 years 40 21.5 57 23.3 129,670 23.6
15-24 years 24 12.9 33 13.5 105,652 19.3
25-54 years 74 39.8 94 38.4 192,627 35.1
55-64 years 17 9.1 19 7.8 32,232 5.9
65 years and over 10 5.4 16 6.5 20,772 3.8
           
Median age 30 -- 30 -- 21 --

In Wreck Bay (Indigenous Locations) the median age of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people was 30 years. Of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 33.0% were children aged 0 to 14 years and 5.4% were people aged 65 years and over.

Registered marital status Wreck Bay % Other Territories % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 17 13.7 29 17.7 85,741 24.4
Separated 4 3.2 6 3.7 14,925 4.2
Divorced 0 0.0 8 4.9 23,126 6.6
Widowed 13 10.5 11 6.7 12,142 3.5
Never married 90 72.6 110 67.1 215,347 61.3

In Wreck Bay (Indigenous Locations) 13.7% of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people were married and 4.0% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Wreck Bay % Other Territories % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 49 -- 54 -- 44 --
Separated 60 -- 52 -- 46 --
Divorced 0 -- 40 -- 51 --
Widowed 66 -- 66 -- 65 --
Never married 32 -- 32 -- 26 --

In Wreck Bay (Indigenous Locations) for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people the median age of married people was 49 years and the median age of people never married was 32 years.

Social marital status Wreck Bay % Other Territories % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 20 17.4 33 21.7 71,575 23.3
De facto marriage 5 4.3 9 5.9 48,600 15.8
Not married 90 78.3 110 72.4 187,097 60.9

In Wreck Bay (Indigenous Locations) 17.4% of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people were in a registered marriage and 4.3% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Wreck Bay % Other Territories % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 52 -- 52 -- 45 --
De facto marriage 30 -- 30 -- 34 --
Not married 37 -- 38 -- 28 --

In Wreck Bay (Indigenous Locations) for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people the median age in a registered marriage was 52 years and in a de facto marriage was 30 years.

Education Wreck Bay % Other Territories % Australia %
Pre-school 3 4.6 0 0.0 13,977 6.2
Primary 33 50.8 42 47.7 81,554 36.4
Secondary 17 26.2 25 28.4 50,986 22.8
Technical or further education institution 4 6.2 7 8.0 13,211 5.9
University or tertiary institution 0 0.0 0 0.0 10,125 4.5
Other 0 0.0 3 3.4 3,662 1.6
Not stated 8 12.3 11 12.5 50,410 22.5
Total 65 -- 88 -- 223,925 --

Of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in Wreck Bay (Indigenous Locations), 36.4% were attending an educational institution. Of these, 50.8% were attending a primary school, 26.2% were attending a secondary school and 6.1% were attending a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — language diversity
Australian Indigenous Language, top responses Wreck Bay % Other Territories % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Wreck Bay % Other Territories % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 17 36.2 24 35.3 86,714 48.7
Worked part-time 8 17.0 17 25.0 47,035 26.4
Away from work 0 0.0 6 8.8 13,959 7.8
Unemployed 22 46.8 21 30.9 30,462 17.1
Total in labour force 47 -- 68 -- 178,170 --
 
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There were 47 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Wreck Bay (Indigenous Locations). Of these 36.2% were employed full time, 17.0% were employed part-time and 46.8% were unemployed.

Median age by employment status Wreck Bay % Other Territories % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 47 -- 43 -- 37 --
Employed part-time 29 -- 40 -- 34 --

The median age of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in Wreck Bay (Indigenous Locations) who were employed full time was 47 years and those employed part time was 29 years.

Median weekly incomes Wreck Bay % Other Territories % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 285 -- 297 -- 362 --
Household 833 -- 939 -- 991 --
 
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The median weekly personal income for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in Wreck Bay (Indigenous Locations) was $285 and the median weekly household income was $833.

Expand Dwellings category,
includes dwelling structure | household composition | mortgage & rent | number of motor vehicles

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Wreck Bay % Other Territories % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.6 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.1 -- 1.2 --
Average number of registered motor vehicles per dwelling 1.7 -- 1.4 -- 1.5 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Wreck Bay (Indigenous Locations), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.6, with 1.2 persons per bedroom and 1.7 registered motor vehicles per dwelling.

Housing costs Wreck Bay % Other Territories % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 25 -- 44 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,300 -- 1,647 --

In Wreck Bay (Indigenous Locations), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $25 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $0.

Dwellings — dwelling structure
Dwelling structure Wreck Bay % Other Territories % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander            
Separate house 48 100.0 66 90.4 168,749 80.7
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 0 0.0 0 0.0 16,437 7.9
Flat, unit or apartment 0 0.0 4 5.5 20,640 9.9
Other dwelling 0 0.0 0 0.0 2,949 1.4
Total 48 -- 73 -- 209,047 --

In Wreck Bay (Indigenous Locations) there were 48 private dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people: 100.0% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, unit or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Tenure Wreck Bay % Other Territories % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Owned outright 0 0.0 0 0.0 23,333 11.2
Owned with a mortgage 0 0.0 0 0.0 51,761 24.8
Rented 46 93.9 71 100.0 124,099 59.4
Other tenure type 3 6.1 0 0.0 1,516 0.7
Tenure type not stated 0 0.0 0 0.0 8,338 4.0

In Wreck Bay (Indigenous Locations), of dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, 0.0% were owned outright, 0.0% were owned with a mortgage and 93.9% were rented.

LATEST ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (AEST) 28/03/2013

Some values may have been adjusted to avoid release of confidential data. This may have a significant impact on the calculated percentages.

The information contained in this QuickStat has been produced by the Australian Bureau of Statistics | It contains data from the 2011 Census of Population & Housing held on 9 August 2011 | Release date of this QuickStat was 28 March 2013 | Some values may have been adjusted to avoid release of confidential data | These adjustments may have a significant impact on the calculated percentages in QuickStats | For more information refer to Introduced Random Error in the 2011 Census Dictionary. For further enquiries contact the ABS National Information and Referral Service on 1300 135 070 | www.abs.gov.au/census

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