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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Northern Territory | State Suburbs

Katherine South

Code SSC70101 (SSC)
People 1,405
Male 723
Female 682
Median age 35
Families 285
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 738
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $1,202
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,500
Median weekly rent $200
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.4
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Katherine South % Northern Territory % Australia %
Total 1,405 -- 211,945 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 723 51.5 109,517 51.7 10,634,013 49.4
Female 682 48.5 102,428 48.3 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 405 28.8 56,776 26.8 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 1,405 people in Katherine South (State Suburbs) of these 51.5% were male and 48.5% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 28.8% of the population.

Age Katherine South % Northern Territory % Australia %
People
0-4 years 101 7.2 17,119 8.1 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 74 5.3 16,415 7.7 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 87 6.2 15,608 7.4 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 86 6.1 14,820 7.0 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 139 9.9 16,839 7.9 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 106 7.5 19,213 9.1 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 105 7.5 17,345 8.2 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 82 5.8 16,829 7.9 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 107 7.6 16,331 7.7 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 110 7.8 14,799 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 107 7.6 13,775 6.5 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 98 7.0 11,632 5.5 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 84 6.0 9,121 4.3 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 60 4.3 5,286 2.5 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 30 2.1 3,280 1.5 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 11 0.8 1,726 0.8 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 11 0.8 1,112 0.5 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 7 0.5 694 0.3 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 35 -- 31 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Katherine South (State Suburbs) was 35 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 18.6% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 8.7% of the population.

Registered marital status Katherine South % Northern Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 353 31.0 70,154 43.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 40 3.5 5,526 3.4 529,280 3.0
Divorced 122 10.7 13,273 8.2 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 48 4.2 5,202 3.2 949,634 5.5
Never married 576 50.6 68,647 42.2 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Katherine South (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 31.0% were married and 14.4% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Katherine South % Northern Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 49 -- 44 -- 50 --
Separated 48 -- 47 -- 49 --
Divorced 54 -- 53 -- 54 --
Widowed 63 -- 65 -- 78 --
Never married 29 -- 27 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Katherine South (State Suburbs) was 49 years and the median age of people never married was 29 years.

Social marital status Katherine South % Northern Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 252 30.7 54,563 41.5 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 168 20.5 19,532 14.9 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 401 48.8 57,233 43.6 6,413,399 41.3

In Katherine South (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 30.7% of people were in a registered marriage and 20.5% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Katherine South % Northern Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 49 -- 44 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 31 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 41 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Katherine South (State Suburbs) was 49 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 31 years.

Education Katherine South % Northern Territory % Australia %
Pre-school 23 4.6 3,339 4.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 68 13.5 15,171 20.7 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 18 3.6 2,586 3.5 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 0 0.0 2,150 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 46 9.1 8,003 10.9 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 11 2.2 1,780 2.4 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 0 0.0 2,823 3.9 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 23 4.6 2,726 3.7 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 28 5.6 6,682 9.1 932,524 14.3
Other 22 4.4 1,627 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 265 52.6 26,242 35.9 1,511,694 23.2
Total 504 -- 73,129 -- 6,503,580 --

In Katherine South (State Suburbs) 35.8% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 17.1% were in primary school, 11.3% in secondary school and 10.3% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Katherine South % Northern Territory % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Katherine South % Northern Territory % Australia %
Australia 1,032 73.4 158,031 74.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Katherine South % Northern Territory % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 152 13.2 42,606 22.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 50 4.3 10,807 5.8 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 47 4.1 9,131 4.9 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 906 78.4 125,126 66.7 10,757,087 53.7

In Katherine South (State Suburbs), 78.4% of people had both parents born in Australia and 13.2% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Katherine South % Northern Territory % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Katherine South % Northern Territory % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Katherine South % Northern Territory % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 406 62.1 69,544 66.9 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 134 20.5 20,878 20.1 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 66 10.1 8,056 7.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 48 7.3 5,489 5.3 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 654 -- 103,967 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 654 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Katherine South (State Suburbs). Of these 62.1% were employed full time, 20.5% were employed part-time and 7.3% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Katherine South % Northern Territory % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 37 6.2 6,588 6.7 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 34 5.7 6,344 6.4 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 64 10.6 7,952 8.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 139 23.1 19,470 19.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 264 43.9 50,076 50.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Katherine South (State Suburbs), 6.2% worked 1 to 15 hours, 5.7% worked 16 to 24 hours and 43.9% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Katherine South % Northern Territory % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 43 -- 39 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 37 -- 37 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Katherine South (State Suburbs) was 43 years and for people who were employed part-time was 37 years.

Occupation Katherine South % Northern Territory % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Occupation Chart
Industry of employment, top responses Katherine South % Northern Territory % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Katherine South % Northern Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 647 -- 745 -- 577 --
Family 1,476 -- 1,759 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,202 -- 1,674 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Katherine South (State Suburbs) was $647.

Travel to work, top responses Katherine South % Northern Territory % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Katherine South % Northern Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 618 54.3 108,531 66.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 236 20.7 49,616 30.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 74 6.5 14,566 8.9 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 167 14.7 27,050 16.6 3,090,874 17.8

In Katherine South (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 54.3% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 20.7% provided care for children and 6.5% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 14.7% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Katherine South % Northern Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 211 18.5 37,795 23.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 246 21.6 42,817 26.3 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 105 9.2 16,605 10.2 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 55 4.8 11,314 6.9 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Katherine South (State Suburbs), 21.6% worked 5 to 14 hours, 9.2% worked 15 to 29 hours and 4.8% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Katherine South % Northern Territory % Australia %
Couple family without children 122 42.8 16,310 34.0 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 95 33.3 22,245 46.3 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 60 21.1 8,610 17.9 901,637 15.9
Other family 8 2.8 866 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Katherine South (State Suburbs), 33.3% were couple families with children, 42.8% were couple families without children and 21.1% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Katherine South % Northern Territory % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 23.8 -- 19.5 -- 17.6
Female -- 76.2 -- 80.5 -- 82.4

In Katherine South (State Suburbs) 23.8% of single parents were male and 76.2% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Katherine South % Northern Territory % Australia %
Families without children 2,218 -- 2,300 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,799 -- 2,475 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Katherine South (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,799 and those without children was $2,218.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Katherine South % Northern Territory % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 79 36.4 12,591 32.7 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 7 3.2 1,326 3.4 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 34 15.7 5,984 15.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 20 9.2 5,205 13.5 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 9 4.1 1,552 4.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 26 12.0 4,773 12.4 899,598 19.2
Other 21 9.7 3,327 8.6 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 21 9.7 3,801 9.9 314,529 6.7

In Katherine South (State Suburbs), of couple families, 36.4% had both partners employed full-time, 3.2% had both employed part-time and 15.7% 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 Katherine South % Northern Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 460 87.5 60,889 87.6 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 66 12.5 8,595 12.4 934,470 10.7

In Katherine South (State Suburbs), 87.5% of private dwellings were occupied and 12.5% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Katherine South % Northern Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 191 41.5 41,186 67.6 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 57 12.4 6,880 11.3 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 185 40.2 10,087 16.6 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 27 5.9 2,471 4.1 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Katherine South (State Suburbs), 41.5% were separate houses, 12.4% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 40.2% were flats, units or apartments and 5.9% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Katherine South % Northern Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 8 1.7 999 1.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 58 12.6 4,536 7.4 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 115 25.0 13,275 21.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 178 38.7 27,268 44.8 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 51 11.1 12,789 21.0 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 50 10.9 2,024 3.3 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.5 -- 2.8 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.4 -- 2.9 -- 2.6 --

In Katherine South (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 12.6% had 1 bedroom, 25.0% had 2 bedrooms and 38.7% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.5. The average household size was 2.4 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Katherine South % Northern Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 57 12.4 9,530 15.7 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 102 22.2 18,630 30.6 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 251 54.7 29,903 49.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 0 0.0 580 1.0 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 49 10.7 2,248 3.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Katherine South (State Suburbs), 12.4% were owned outright, 22.2% were owned with a mortgage and 54.7% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Katherine South % Northern Territory % Australia %
Family households 280 61.0 44,046 72.3 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 144 31.4 13,317 21.9 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 35 7.6 3,528 5.8 321,007 4.1

In Katherine South (State Suburbs), of all households, 61.0% were family households, 31.4% were single person households and 7.6% were group households.

Household income Katherine South % Northern Territory % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 23.4 -- 14.6 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 8.0 -- 16.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Katherine South (State Suburbs), 23.4% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 8.0% 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 Katherine South % Northern Territory % Australia %
Median rent 200 -- 225 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 89.4 -- 91.0 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 10.6 -- 9.0 -- 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 Katherine South % Northern Territory % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,500 -- 2,058 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 96.9 -- 92.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 3.1 -- 7.7 -- 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 Katherine South % Northern Territory % Australia %
None 71 15.4 7,153 11.7 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 179 38.9 20,289 33.3 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 114 24.8 20,488 33.6 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 49 10.7 10,184 16.7 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 47 10.2 2,776 4.6 234,292 3.0

In Katherine South (State Suburbs), 38.9% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 24.8% had two registered motor vehicles and 10.7% 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 Katherine South % Northern Territory % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 403 -- 56,776 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 199 49.4 28,035 49.4 270,331 49.3
Female 204 50.6 28,741 50.6 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 30 -- 23 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Katherine South (State Suburbs), there were 403 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 199 (or 49.4%) were male and 204 (or 50.6%) were female. The median age was 30 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Katherine South % Northern Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 2.8 -- 4.2 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.6 -- 1.7 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 966 -- 1,099 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Katherine South (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.8, with 1.6 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $966.

Mortgage and rent Katherine South % Northern Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 179 -- 75 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,335 -- 1,963 -- 1,647 --

In Katherine South (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $179 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,335.

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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