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Roxby Downs

Code UCL415038 (UCL)
People 4,702
Male 2,766
Female 1,936
Median age 29
Families 1,038
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 1,636
Average people per household 2.9
Median weekly household income $2,755
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,323
Median weekly rent $200
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.2
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Roxby Downs % South Australia % Australia %
Total 4,702 -- 1,596,572 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 2,766 58.8 787,218 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 1,936 41.2 809,354 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 75 1.6 30,431 1.9 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 4,702 people in Roxby Downs (Urban Centres and Localities) of these 58.8% were male and 41.2% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.6% of the population.

Age Roxby Downs % South Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 439 9.3 96,143 6.0 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 353 7.5 93,202 5.8 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 286 6.1 97,591 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 216 4.6 103,248 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 457 9.7 105,586 6.6 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 622 13.2 104,507 6.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 497 10.6 97,820 6.1 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 474 10.1 103,966 6.5 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 443 9.4 112,408 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 361 7.7 113,085 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 304 6.5 111,857 7.0 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 168 3.6 102,009 6.4 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 63 1.3 97,599 6.1 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 9 0.2 74,667 4.7 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 3 0.1 58,536 3.7 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 4 0.1 46,631 2.9 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 0 0.0 39,560 2.5 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 3 0.1 38,157 2.4 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 29 -- 39 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Roxby Downs (Urban Centres and Localities) was 29 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 22.9% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 0.5% of the population.

Registered marital status Roxby Downs % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,688 46.5 633,439 48.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 122 3.4 38,964 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 247 6.8 118,732 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 18 0.5 83,000 6.3 949,634 5.5
Never married 1,552 42.8 435,501 33.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Roxby Downs (Urban Centres and Localities) aged 15 years and over, 46.5% were married and 10.2% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Roxby Downs % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 40 -- 52 -- 50 --
Separated 44 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 48 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 63 -- 79 -- 78 --
Never married 26 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Roxby Downs (Urban Centres and Localities) was 40 years and the median age of people never married was 26 years.

Social marital status Roxby Downs % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 1,273 48.6 575,818 48.7 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 591 22.6 113,166 9.6 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 756 28.9 492,206 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Roxby Downs (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 48.6% of people were in a registered marriage and 22.6% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Roxby Downs % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 39 -- 52 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 29 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 26 -- 36 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Roxby Downs (Urban Centres and Localities) was 39 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 29 years.

Education Roxby Downs % South Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 81 5.3 20,581 4.5 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 323 21.2 87,778 19.1 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 152 10.0 26,164 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 9 0.6 22,597 4.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 169 11.1 52,221 11.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 6 0.4 18,905 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 18 1.2 19,825 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 148 9.7 34,842 7.6 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 86 5.6 65,957 14.4 932,524 14.3
Other 16 1.0 11,101 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 516 33.9 98,694 21.5 1,511,694 23.2
Total 1,524 -- 458,665 -- 6,503,580 --

In Roxby Downs (Urban Centres and Localities) 32.5% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 31.7% were in primary school, 12.7% in secondary school and 15.4% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Roxby Downs % South Australia % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Roxby Downs % South Australia % Australia %
Australia 3,590 76.4 1,170,788 73.3 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Roxby Downs % South Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 834 20.0 467,496 31.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 275 6.6 107,089 7.1 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 217 5.2 75,325 5.0 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 2,837 68.1 853,040 56.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Roxby Downs (Urban Centres and Localities), 68.1% of people had both parents born in Australia and 20.0% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Roxby Downs % South Australia % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Roxby Downs % South Australia % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Roxby Downs % South Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 2,210 78.3 445,076 56.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 375 13.3 247,601 31.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 186 6.6 46,683 6.0 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 53 1.9 44,968 5.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 2,824 -- 784,328 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 2,824 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Roxby Downs (Urban Centres and Localities). Of these 78.3% were employed full time, 13.3% were employed part-time and 1.9% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Roxby Downs % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 101 3.7 88,381 12.0 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 129 4.7 72,516 9.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 140 5.1 86,705 11.7 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 159 5.7 146,289 19.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 2,052 74.2 298,788 40.4 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Roxby Downs (Urban Centres and Localities), 3.7% worked 1 to 15 hours, 4.7% worked 16 to 24 hours and 74.2% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Roxby Downs % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 35 -- 42 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 34 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Roxby Downs (Urban Centres and Localities) was 35 years and for people who were employed part-time was 34 years.

Occupation Roxby Downs % South Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Occupation Chart
Industry of employment, top responses Roxby Downs % South Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Roxby Downs % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 1,464 -- 534 -- 577 --
Family 2,844 -- 1,330 -- 1,481 --
Household 2,755 -- 1,044 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Roxby Downs (Urban Centres and Localities) was $1,464.

Travel to work, top responses Roxby Downs % South Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Roxby Downs % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 2,468 68.1 936,604 71.5 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,196 33.0 364,336 27.8 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 161 4.4 154,651 11.8 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 817 22.5 258,840 19.8 3,090,874 17.8

In Roxby Downs (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 68.1% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 33.0% provided care for children and 4.4% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 22.5% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Roxby Downs % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 859 23.7 282,493 21.6 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 946 26.1 351,524 26.8 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 356 9.8 168,882 12.9 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 308 8.5 133,703 10.2 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Roxby Downs (Urban Centres and Localities), 26.1% worked 5 to 14 hours, 9.8% worked 15 to 29 hours and 8.5% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Roxby Downs % South Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 361 34.7 174,668 40.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 608 58.5 178,436 41.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 58 5.6 70,082 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 12 1.2 7,064 1.6 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Roxby Downs (Urban Centres and Localities), 58.5% were couple families with children, 34.7% were couple families without children and 5.6% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Roxby Downs % South Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 37.9 -- 18.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 62.1 -- 81.1 -- 82.4

In Roxby Downs (Urban Centres and Localities) 37.9% of single parents were male and 62.1% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Roxby Downs % South Australia % Australia %
Families without children 3,223 -- 1,906 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 3,063 -- 2,130 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Roxby Downs (Urban Centres and Localities), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $3,063 and those without children was $3,223.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Roxby Downs % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 368 38.1 68,246 19.3 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 6 0.6 14,646 4.1 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 216 22.4 80,406 22.8 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 218 22.6 48,840 13.8 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 8 0.8 20,310 5.8 251,191 5.4
Both not working 4 0.4 76,963 21.8 899,598 19.2
Other 72 7.5 21,766 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 73 7.6 21,930 6.2 314,529 6.7

In Roxby Downs (Urban Centres and Localities), of couple families, 38.1% had both partners employed full-time, 0.6% had both employed part-time and 22.4% 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 Roxby Downs % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,318 89.2 619,037 88.1 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 160 10.8 83,777 11.9 934,470 10.7

In Roxby Downs (Urban Centres and Localities), 89.2% of private dwellings were occupied and 10.8% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Roxby Downs % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,105 83.7 494,471 79.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 107 8.1 66,465 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 80 6.1 54,968 8.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 24 1.8 2,812 0.5 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Roxby Downs (Urban Centres and Localities), 83.7% were separate houses, 8.1% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 6.1% were flats, units or apartments and 1.8% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Roxby Downs % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 9 0.7 1,690 0.3 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 60 4.5 21,955 3.5 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 138 10.4 121,108 19.6 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 588 44.5 328,640 53.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 513 38.8 134,862 21.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 13 1.0 10,786 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.3 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.9 -- 2.4 -- 2.6 --

In Roxby Downs (Urban Centres and Localities), of occupied private dwellings 4.5% had 1 bedroom, 10.4% had 2 bedrooms and 44.5% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.3. The average household size was 2.9 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Roxby Downs % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 82 6.2 203,281 32.8 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 342 25.9 218,402 35.3 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 877 66.4 172,727 27.9 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 7 0.5 8,937 1.4 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 13 1.0 15,694 2.5 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Roxby Downs (Urban Centres and Localities), 6.2% were owned outright, 25.9% were owned with a mortgage and 66.4% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Roxby Downs % South Australia % Australia %
Family households 1,034 78.3 424,352 68.5 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 220 16.7 172,669 27.9 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 66 5.0 22,020 3.6 321,007 4.1

In Roxby Downs (Urban Centres and Localities), of all households, 78.3% were family households, 16.7% were single person households and 5.0% were group households.

Household income Roxby Downs % South Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 2.4 -- 27.7 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 36.2 -- 7.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Roxby Downs (Urban Centres and Localities), 2.4% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 36.2% 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 Roxby Downs % South Australia % Australia %
Median rent 200 -- 220 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.9 -- 90.7 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 5.1 -- 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 Roxby Downs % South Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,323 -- 1,500 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 95.9 -- 91.2 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 4.1 -- 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 Roxby Downs % South Australia % Australia %
None 27 2.0 54,051 8.7 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 330 25.0 227,462 36.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 611 46.3 220,627 35.6 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 326 24.7 99,481 16.1 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 26 2.0 17,417 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Roxby Downs (Urban Centres and Localities), 25.0% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 46.3% had two registered motor vehicles and 24.7% 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 Roxby Downs % South Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 73 -- 30,430 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 44 60.3 14,971 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 29 39.7 15,459 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 26 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Roxby Downs (Urban Centres and Localities), there were 73 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 44 (or 60.3%) were male and 29 (or 39.7%) were female. The median age was 26 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Roxby Downs % 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 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,931 -- 842 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Roxby Downs (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.9, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,931.

Mortgage and rent Roxby Downs % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 185 -- 166 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,817 -- 1,306 -- 1,647 --

In Roxby Downs (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $185 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,817.

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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