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Wattle Range (DC)

Code LGA48340 (LGA)
People 11,624
Male 5,862
Female 5,762
Median age 42
Families 3,198
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 5,815
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $884
Median monthly mortgage repayments $975
Median weekly rent $130
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 Wattle Range (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Total 11,624 -- 1,596,572 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 5,862 50.4 787,218 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 5,762 49.6 809,354 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 189 1.6 30,431 1.9 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 11,624 people in Wattle Range (DC) (Local Government Areas) of these 50.4% were male and 49.6% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.6% of the population.

Age Wattle Range (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 714 6.1 96,143 6.0 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 790 6.8 93,202 5.8 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 789 6.8 97,591 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 730 6.3 103,248 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 481 4.1 105,586 6.6 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 498 4.3 104,507 6.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 635 5.5 97,820 6.1 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 659 5.7 103,966 6.5 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 923 7.9 112,408 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 867 7.5 113,085 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 890 7.7 111,857 7.0 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 871 7.5 102,009 6.4 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 814 7.0 97,599 6.1 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 587 5.0 74,667 4.7 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 483 4.2 58,536 3.7 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 339 2.9 46,631 2.9 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 308 2.6 39,560 2.5 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 246 2.1 38,157 2.4 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 42 -- 39 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Wattle Range (DC) (Local Government Areas) was 42 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 19.7% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 16.9% of the population.

Registered marital status Wattle Range (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 4,907 52.6 633,439 48.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 258 2.8 38,964 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 841 9.0 118,732 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 658 7.0 83,000 6.3 949,634 5.5
Never married 2,672 28.6 435,501 33.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Wattle Range (DC) (Local Government Areas) aged 15 years and over, 52.6% were married and 11.8% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Wattle Range (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 53 -- 52 -- 50 --
Separated 52 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 54 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 80 -- 79 -- 78 --
Never married 27 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Wattle Range (DC) (Local Government Areas) was 53 years and the median age of people never married was 27 years.

Social marital status Wattle Range (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 4,391 52.7 575,818 48.7 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 914 11.0 113,166 9.6 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 3,020 36.3 492,206 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Wattle Range (DC) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 52.7% of people were in a registered marriage and 11.0% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Wattle Range (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 53 -- 52 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 38 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 43 -- 36 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Wattle Range (DC) (Local Government Areas) was 53 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 38 years.

Education Wattle Range (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 175 5.6 20,581 4.5 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 837 26.7 87,778 19.1 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 313 10.0 26,164 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 20 0.6 22,597 4.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 467 14.9 52,221 11.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 193 6.2 18,905 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 20 0.6 19,825 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 264 8.4 34,842 7.6 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 121 3.9 65,957 14.4 932,524 14.3
Other 49 1.6 11,101 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 671 21.4 98,694 21.5 1,511,694 23.2
Total 3,130 -- 458,665 -- 6,503,580 --

In Wattle Range (DC) (Local Government Areas) 26.9% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 37.4% were in primary school, 21.7% in secondary school and 12.3% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Wattle Range (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Australia 10,147 87.3 1,170,788 73.3 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Wattle Range (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 1,401 12.6 467,496 31.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 566 5.1 107,089 7.1 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 440 4.0 75,325 5.0 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 8,674 78.3 853,040 56.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Wattle Range (DC) (Local Government Areas), 78.3% of people had both parents born in Australia and 12.6% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Wattle Range (DC) % South Australia % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Wattle Range (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 3,126 55.0 445,076 56.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 1,763 31.0 247,601 31.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 448 7.9 46,683 6.0 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 345 6.1 44,968 5.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 5,682 -- 784,328 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 5,682 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Wattle Range (DC) (Local Government Areas). Of these 55.0% were employed full time, 31.0% were employed part-time and 6.1% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Wattle Range (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 702 13.2 88,381 12.0 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 509 9.5 72,516 9.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 556 10.4 86,705 11.7 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 811 15.2 146,289 19.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 2,312 43.3 298,788 40.4 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Wattle Range (DC) (Local Government Areas), 13.2% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.5% worked 16 to 24 hours and 43.3% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Wattle Range (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 45 -- 42 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 43 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Wattle Range (DC) (Local Government Areas) was 45 years and for people who were employed part-time was 43 years.

Occupation Wattle Range (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Wattle Range (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 470 -- 534 -- 577 --
Family 1,131 -- 1,330 -- 1,481 --
Household 884 -- 1,044 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Wattle Range (DC) (Local Government Areas) was $470.

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

Unpaid work Wattle Range (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 6,781 72.6 936,604 71.5 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 2,682 28.7 364,336 27.8 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 1,123 12.0 154,651 11.8 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 2,606 27.9 258,840 19.8 3,090,874 17.8

In Wattle Range (DC) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 72.6% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 28.7% provided care for children and 12.0% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 27.9% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Wattle Range (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 1,731 18.5 282,493 21.6 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 2,422 25.9 351,524 26.8 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 1,349 14.5 168,882 12.9 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 1,281 13.7 133,703 10.2 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Wattle Range (DC) (Local Government Areas), 25.9% worked 5 to 14 hours, 14.5% worked 15 to 29 hours and 13.7% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Wattle Range (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,462 45.7 174,668 40.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 1,262 39.5 178,436 41.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 446 13.9 70,082 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 28 0.9 7,064 1.6 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Wattle Range (DC) (Local Government Areas), 39.5% were couple families with children, 45.7% were couple families without children and 13.9% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Wattle Range (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 23.1 -- 18.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 76.9 -- 81.1 -- 82.4

In Wattle Range (DC) (Local Government Areas) 23.1% of single parents were male and 76.9% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Wattle Range (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Families without children 1,536 -- 1,906 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,785 -- 2,130 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Wattle Range (DC) (Local Government Areas), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,785 and those without children was $1,536.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Wattle Range (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 479 17.6 68,246 19.3 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 107 3.9 14,646 4.1 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 684 25.1 80,406 22.8 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 370 13.6 48,840 13.8 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 146 5.4 20,310 5.8 251,191 5.4
Both not working 566 20.8 76,963 21.8 899,598 19.2
Other 188 6.9 21,766 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 183 6.7 21,930 6.2 314,529 6.7

In Wattle Range (DC) (Local Government Areas), of couple families, 17.6% had both partners employed full-time, 3.9% had both employed part-time and 25.1% 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 Wattle Range (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 4,603 80.8 619,037 88.1 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 1,096 19.2 83,777 11.9 934,470 10.7

In Wattle Range (DC) (Local Government Areas), 80.8% of private dwellings were occupied and 19.2% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Wattle Range (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 4,254 92.4 494,471 79.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 153 3.3 66,465 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 159 3.5 54,968 8.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 31 0.7 2,812 0.5 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Wattle Range (DC) (Local Government Areas), 92.4% were separate houses, 3.3% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 3.5% were flats, units or apartments and 0.7% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Wattle Range (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 8 0.2 1,690 0.3 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 91 2.0 21,955 3.5 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 636 13.8 121,108 19.6 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 2,780 60.4 328,640 53.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 1,008 21.9 134,862 21.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 80 1.7 10,786 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.1 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.4 -- 2.4 -- 2.6 --

In Wattle Range (DC) (Local Government Areas), of occupied private dwellings 2.0% had 1 bedroom, 13.8% had 2 bedrooms and 60.4% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.1. The average household size was 2.4 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Wattle Range (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 1,787 38.8 203,281 32.8 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 1,635 35.5 218,402 35.3 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 1,020 22.2 172,727 27.9 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 31 0.7 8,937 1.4 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 129 2.8 15,694 2.5 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Wattle Range (DC) (Local Government Areas), 38.8% were owned outright, 35.5% were owned with a mortgage and 22.2% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Wattle Range (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Family households 3,181 69.1 424,352 68.5 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 1,336 29.0 172,669 27.9 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 87 1.9 22,020 3.6 321,007 4.1

In Wattle Range (DC) (Local Government Areas), of all households, 69.1% were family households, 29.0% were single person households and 1.9% were group households.

Household income Wattle Range (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 33.3 -- 27.7 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 3.7 -- 7.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Wattle Range (DC) (Local Government Areas), 33.3% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 3.7% 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 Wattle Range (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Median rent 130 -- 220 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.6 -- 90.7 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 5.4 -- 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 Wattle Range (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 975 -- 1,500 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.1 -- 91.2 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 6.9 -- 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 Wattle Range (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
None 252 5.5 54,051 8.7 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 1,440 31.3 227,462 36.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 1,821 39.6 220,627 35.6 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 965 21.0 99,481 16.1 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 125 2.7 17,417 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Wattle Range (DC) (Local Government Areas), 31.3% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 39.6% had two registered motor vehicles and 21.0% 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 Wattle Range (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 189 -- 30,430 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 95 50.3 14,971 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 94 49.7 15,459 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 21 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Wattle Range (DC) (Local Government Areas), there were 189 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 95 (or 50.3%) were male and 94 (or 49.7%) were female. The median age was 21 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Wattle Range (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 2.9 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 893 -- 842 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Wattle Range (DC) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.9, with 1.1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $893.

Mortgage and rent Wattle Range (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 133 -- 166 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 920 -- 1,306 -- 1,647 --

In Wattle Range (DC) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $133 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $920.

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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