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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | South Australia | Local Government Areas

Kangaroo Island (DC)

Code LGA42750 (LGA)
People 4,417
Male 2,259
Female 2,158
Median age 46
Families 1,181
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 3,057
Average people per household 2.2
Median weekly household income $834
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,083
Median weekly rent $159
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.9
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Kangaroo Island (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Total 4,417 -- 1,596,572 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 2,259 51.1 787,218 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 2,158 48.9 809,354 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 51 1.2 30,431 1.9 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 4,417 people in Kangaroo Island (DC) (Local Government Areas) of these 51.1% were male and 48.9% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.2% of the population.

Age Kangaroo Island (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 241 5.5 96,143 6.0 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 253 5.7 93,202 5.8 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 293 6.6 97,591 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 191 4.3 103,248 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 155 3.5 105,586 6.6 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 220 5.0 104,507 6.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 210 4.8 97,820 6.1 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 256 5.8 103,966 6.5 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 303 6.9 112,408 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 353 8.0 113,085 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 398 9.0 111,857 7.0 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 386 8.7 102,009 6.4 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 403 9.1 97,599 6.1 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 273 6.2 74,667 4.7 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 178 4.0 58,536 3.7 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 119 2.7 46,631 2.9 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 83 1.9 39,560 2.5 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 102 2.3 38,157 2.4 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 46 -- 39 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Kangaroo Island (DC) (Local Government Areas) was 46 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 17.9% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 17.1% of the population.

Registered marital status Kangaroo Island (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,950 53.8 633,439 48.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 127 3.5 38,964 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 383 10.6 118,732 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 200 5.5 83,000 6.3 949,634 5.5
Never married 967 26.7 435,501 33.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Kangaroo Island (DC) (Local Government Areas) aged 15 years and over, 53.8% were married and 14.1% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Kangaroo Island (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 55 -- 52 -- 50 --
Separated 51 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 55 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 80 -- 79 -- 78 --
Never married 31 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Kangaroo Island (DC) (Local Government Areas) was 55 years and the median age of people never married was 31 years.

Social marital status Kangaroo Island (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 1,639 54.0 575,818 48.7 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 397 13.1 113,166 9.6 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 1,000 32.9 492,206 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Kangaroo Island (DC) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 54.0% of people were in a registered marriage and 13.1% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Kangaroo Island (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 55 -- 52 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 42 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 48 -- 36 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Kangaroo Island (DC) (Local Government Areas) was 55 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 42 years.

Education Kangaroo Island (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 43 4.0 20,581 4.5 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 377 35.4 87,778 19.1 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 0 0.0 26,164 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 12 1.1 22,597 4.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 198 18.6 52,221 11.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 3 0.3 18,905 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 15 1.4 19,825 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 74 7.0 34,842 7.6 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 45 4.2 65,957 14.4 932,524 14.3
Other 16 1.5 11,101 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 281 26.4 98,694 21.5 1,511,694 23.2
Total 1,064 -- 458,665 -- 6,503,580 --

In Kangaroo Island (DC) (Local Government Areas) 24.1% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 36.4% were in primary school, 20.2% in secondary school and 11.5% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Kangaroo Island (DC) % South Australia % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Kangaroo Island (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Australia 3,589 81.3 1,170,788 73.3 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Kangaroo Island (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 704 16.9 467,496 31.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 245 5.9 107,089 7.1 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 185 4.4 75,325 5.0 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 3,031 72.8 853,040 56.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Kangaroo Island (DC) (Local Government Areas), 72.8% of people had both parents born in Australia and 16.9% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Kangaroo Island (DC) % South Australia % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Kangaroo Island (DC) % South Australia % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Kangaroo Island (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,108 48.2 445,076 56.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 912 39.7 247,601 31.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 179 7.8 46,683 6.0 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 99 4.3 44,968 5.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 2,298 -- 784,328 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 2,298 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Kangaroo Island (DC) (Local Government Areas). Of these 48.2% were employed full time, 39.7% were employed part-time and 4.3% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Kangaroo Island (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 308 14.0 88,381 12.0 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 286 13.0 72,516 9.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 317 14.4 86,705 11.7 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 283 12.9 146,289 19.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 825 37.5 298,788 40.4 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Kangaroo Island (DC) (Local Government Areas), 14.0% worked 1 to 15 hours, 13.0% worked 16 to 24 hours and 37.5% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Kangaroo Island (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 46 -- 42 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 47 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Kangaroo Island (DC) (Local Government Areas) was 46 years and for people who were employed part-time was 47 years.

Occupation Kangaroo Island (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Occupation Chart
Industry of employment, top responses Kangaroo Island (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Kangaroo Island (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 489 -- 534 -- 577 --
Family 1,053 -- 1,330 -- 1,481 --
Household 834 -- 1,044 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Kangaroo Island (DC) (Local Government Areas) was $489.

Travel to work, top responses Kangaroo Island (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Kangaroo Island (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 2,820 77.8 936,604 71.5 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,028 28.3 364,336 27.8 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 425 11.7 154,651 11.8 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,395 38.4 258,840 19.8 3,090,874 17.8

In Kangaroo Island (DC) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 77.8% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 28.3% provided care for children and 11.7% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 38.4% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Kangaroo Island (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 706 19.5 282,493 21.6 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,041 28.7 351,524 26.8 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 573 15.8 168,882 12.9 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 501 13.8 133,703 10.2 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Kangaroo Island (DC) (Local Government Areas), 28.7% worked 5 to 14 hours, 15.8% worked 15 to 29 hours and 13.8% worked 30 hours or more.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition | weekly incomes | employment status of couple families

Families — family composition
Family composition Kangaroo Island (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 634 53.7 174,668 40.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 418 35.4 178,436 41.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 121 10.2 70,082 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 8 0.7 7,064 1.6 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Kangaroo Island (DC) (Local Government Areas), 35.4% were couple families with children, 53.7% were couple families without children and 10.2% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Kangaroo Island (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 21.0 -- 18.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 79.0 -- 81.1 -- 82.4

In Kangaroo Island (DC) (Local Government Areas) 21.0% of single parents were male and 79.0% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Kangaroo Island (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Families without children 1,235 -- 1,906 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,482 -- 2,130 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Kangaroo Island (DC) (Local Government Areas), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,482 and those without children was $1,235.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Kangaroo Island (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 177 16.8 68,246 19.3 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 109 10.4 14,646 4.1 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 250 23.7 80,406 22.8 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 82 7.8 48,840 13.8 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 81 7.7 20,310 5.8 251,191 5.4
Both not working 188 17.9 76,963 21.8 899,598 19.2
Other 84 8.0 21,766 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 82 7.8 21,930 6.2 314,529 6.7

In Kangaroo Island (DC) (Local Government Areas), of couple families, 16.8% had both partners employed full-time, 10.4% had both employed part-time and 23.7% had one employed full-time and the other part-time.

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

Dwellings — dwelling structure

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling type Kangaroo Island (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,783 61.6 619,037 88.1 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 1,110 38.4 83,777 11.9 934,470 10.7

In Kangaroo Island (DC) (Local Government Areas), 61.6% of private dwellings were occupied and 38.4% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Kangaroo Island (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,670 93.7 494,471 79.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 22 1.2 66,465 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 71 4.0 54,968 8.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 19 1.1 2,812 0.5 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Kangaroo Island (DC) (Local Government Areas), 93.7% were separate houses, 1.2% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 4.0% were flats, units or apartments and 1.1% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Kangaroo Island (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 5 0.3 1,690 0.3 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 97 5.4 21,955 3.5 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 351 19.7 121,108 19.6 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 918 51.5 328,640 53.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 378 21.2 134,862 21.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 32 1.8 10,786 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.2 -- 2.4 -- 2.6 --

In Kangaroo Island (DC) (Local Government Areas), of occupied private dwellings 5.4% had 1 bedroom, 19.7% had 2 bedrooms and 51.5% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3. The average household size was 2.2 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Kangaroo Island (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 731 41.0 203,281 32.8 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 538 30.2 218,402 35.3 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 457 25.6 172,727 27.9 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 18 1.0 8,937 1.4 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 39 2.2 15,694 2.5 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Kangaroo Island (DC) (Local Government Areas), 41.0% were owned outright, 30.2% were owned with a mortgage and 25.6% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Kangaroo Island (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Family households 1,176 66.0 424,352 68.5 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 561 31.5 172,669 27.9 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 45 2.5 22,020 3.6 321,007 4.1

In Kangaroo Island (DC) (Local Government Areas), of all households, 66.0% were family households, 31.5% were single person households and 2.5% were group households.

Household income Kangaroo Island (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 35.5 -- 27.7 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 2.1 -- 7.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Kangaroo Island (DC) (Local Government Areas), 35.5% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 2.1% of households had a weekly income of more than $3,000.

Dwellings — mortgage & rent

Proportions are calculated using all tenure types for occupied private dwellings. This excludes visitor only and other non-classifiable households.

Rent weekly payments Kangaroo Island (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Median rent 159 -- 220 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.2 -- 90.7 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 6.8 -- 9.3 -- 10.4
 
View the income fact sheet

Proportions in this table are calculated by taking the number of households whose rent payments were 30% or more of an imputed income measure and expressing this number as a proportion of the total number of households in an area, including those households which are not renting their dwelling (excluding the small proportion of visitor only and other non-classifiable households). The nature of the income imputation means that the reported proportion may significantly overstate the true proportion. Further information on the method to impute income is available in the income fact sheet.

Mortgage monthly repayments Kangaroo Island (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,083 -- 1,500 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.0 -- 91.2 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 9.0 -- 8.8 -- 9.9
 
View the income fact sheet

Proportions in this table are calculated by taking the number of households who own their dwelling, and whose mortgage payments were 30% or more of an imputed income measure and expressing this number as a proportion of the total number of households in an area, including those households which were renting their dwelling (excluding the small proportion of visitor only and other non-classifiable households). The nature of the income imputation means that the reported proportion may significantly overstate the true proportion. Further information on the method to impute income is available in the income fact sheet.

Dwellings — number of motor vehicles
Number of registered motor vehicles Kangaroo Island (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
None 109 6.1 54,051 8.7 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 599 33.7 227,462 36.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 690 38.8 220,627 35.6 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 342 19.2 99,481 16.1 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 40 2.2 17,417 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Kangaroo Island (DC) (Local Government Areas), 33.7% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 38.8% had two registered motor vehicles and 19.2% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

Expand Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people category,
includes selected people & dwelling characteristics

People characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
People characteristics Kangaroo Island (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 51 -- 30,430 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 24 47.1 14,971 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 27 52.9 15,459 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 20 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Kangaroo Island (DC) (Local Government Areas), there were 51 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 24 (or 47.1%) were male and 27 (or 52.9%) were female. The median age was 20 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Kangaroo Island (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 2.5 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 766 -- 842 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Kangaroo Island (DC) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.5, with 1.1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $766.

Mortgage and rent Kangaroo Island (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 130 -- 166 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 867 -- 1,306 -- 1,647 --

In Kangaroo Island (DC) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $130 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $867.

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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