2011 Census QuickStats

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Woomera (L)

Code UCL422059 (UCL)
People 216
Male 119
Female 97
Median age 35
Families 45
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 345
Average people per household 2
Median weekly household income $1,292
Median monthly mortgage repayments $0
Median weekly rent $150
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 Woomera (L) % South Australia % Australia %
Total 216 -- 1,596,572 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 119 55.1 787,218 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 97 44.9 809,354 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 10 4.7 30,431 1.9 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 216 people in Woomera (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) of these 55.1% were male and 44.9% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 4.7% of the population.

Age Woomera (L) % South Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 15 7.0 96,143 6.0 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 20 9.3 93,202 5.8 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 13 6.0 97,591 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 11 5.1 103,248 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 14 6.5 105,586 6.6 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 21 9.8 104,507 6.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 18 8.4 97,820 6.1 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 11 5.1 103,966 6.5 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 24 11.2 112,408 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 16 7.4 113,085 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 19 8.8 111,857 7.0 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 12 5.6 102,009 6.4 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 9 4.2 97,599 6.1 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 8 3.7 74,667 4.7 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 4 1.9 58,536 3.7 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 0 0.0 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 0 0.0 38,157 2.4 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 35 -- 39 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Woomera (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) was 35 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 20.1% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 5.1% of the population.

Registered marital status Woomera (L) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 67 39.2 633,439 48.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 16 9.4 38,964 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 19 11.1 118,732 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 7 4.1 83,000 6.3 949,634 5.5
Never married 62 36.3 435,501 33.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Woomera (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) aged 15 years and over, 39.2% were married and 20.5% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Woomera (L) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 44 -- 52 -- 50 --
Separated 37 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 51 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 0 -- 79 -- 78 --
Never married 26 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Woomera (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) was 44 years and the median age of people never married was 26 years.

Social marital status Woomera (L) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 46 36.5 575,818 48.7 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 13 10.3 113,166 9.6 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 67 53.2 492,206 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Woomera (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 36.5% of people were in a registered marriage and 10.3% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Woomera (L) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 50 -- 52 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 20 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 31 -- 36 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Woomera (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) was 50 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 20 years.

Education Woomera (L) % South Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 5 6.2 20,581 4.5 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 16 20.0 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 0 0.0 22,597 4.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 8 10.0 52,221 11.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 0 0.0 18,905 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 0 0.0 19,825 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 4 5.0 34,842 7.6 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 0 0.0 65,957 14.4 932,524 14.3
Other 0 0.0 11,101 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 47 58.7 98,694 21.5 1,511,694 23.2
Total 80 -- 458,665 -- 6,503,580 --

In Woomera (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) 38.4% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 19.5% were in primary school, 11.0% in secondary school and 6.1% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Woomera (L) % South Australia % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Woomera (L) % South Australia % Australia %
Australia 133 61.9 1,170,788 73.3 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Woomera (L) % South Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 38 23.3 467,496 31.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 7 4.3 107,089 7.1 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 12 7.4 75,325 5.0 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 106 65.0 853,040 56.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Woomera (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 65.0% of people had both parents born in Australia and 23.3% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Woomera (L) % South Australia % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Woomera (L) % South Australia % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Woomera (L) % South Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 87 70.7 445,076 56.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 28 22.8 247,601 31.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 5 4.1 46,683 6.0 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 3 2.4 44,968 5.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 123 -- 784,328 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 123 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Woomera (L) (Urban Centres and Localities). Of these 70.7% were employed full time, 22.8% were employed part-time and 2.4% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Woomera (L) % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 4 3.2 88,381 12.0 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 6 4.8 72,516 9.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 16 12.8 86,705 11.7 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 30 24.0 146,289 19.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 62 49.6 298,788 40.4 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Woomera (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 3.2% worked 1 to 15 hours, 4.8% worked 16 to 24 hours and 49.6% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Woomera (L) % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 43 -- 42 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 32 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Woomera (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) was 43 years and for people who were employed part-time was 32 years.

Occupation Woomera (L) % South Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Woomera (L) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 860 -- 534 -- 577 --
Family 1,549 -- 1,330 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,292 -- 1,044 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Woomera (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) was $860.

Travel to work, top responses Woomera (L) % South Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Woomera (L) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 112 65.9 936,604 71.5 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 41 24.0 364,336 27.8 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 9 5.3 154,651 11.8 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 49 28.5 258,840 19.8 3,090,874 17.8

In Woomera (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 65.9% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 24.0% provided care for children and 5.3% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 28.5% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Woomera (L) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 57 33.3 282,493 21.6 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 39 22.8 351,524 26.8 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 15 8.8 168,882 12.9 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 4 2.3 133,703 10.2 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Woomera (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 22.8% worked 5 to 14 hours, 8.8% worked 15 to 29 hours and 2.3% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Woomera (L) % South Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 20 44.4 174,668 40.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 12 26.7 178,436 41.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 13 28.9 70,082 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 0 0.0 7,064 1.6 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Woomera (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 26.7% were couple families with children, 44.4% were couple families without children and 28.9% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Woomera (L) % South Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 50.0 -- 18.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 50.0 -- 81.1 -- 82.4

In Woomera (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) 50.0% of single parents were male and 50.0% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Woomera (L) % South Australia % Australia %
Families without children 1,708 -- 1,906 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,833 -- 2,130 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Woomera (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,833 and those without children was $1,708.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Woomera (L) % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 6 20.7 68,246 19.3 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 0 0.0 14,646 4.1 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 10 34.5 80,406 22.8 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 3 10.3 48,840 13.8 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 0 0.0 20,310 5.8 251,191 5.4
Both not working 4 13.8 76,963 21.8 899,598 19.2
Other 3 10.3 21,766 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 3 10.3 21,930 6.2 314,529 6.7

In Woomera (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of couple families, 20.7% had both partners employed full-time, 0.0% had both employed part-time and 34.5% 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 Woomera (L) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 81 26.8 619,037 88.1 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 221 73.2 83,777 11.9 934,470 10.7

In Woomera (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 26.8% of private dwellings were occupied and 73.2% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Woomera (L) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 61 74.4 494,471 79.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 8 9.8 66,465 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 8 9.8 54,968 8.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 5 6.1 2,812 0.5 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Woomera (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 74.4% were separate houses, 9.8% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 9.8% were flats, units or apartments and 6.1% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Woomera (L) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 1,690 0.3 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 7 8.6 21,955 3.5 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 4 4.9 121,108 19.6 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 47 58.0 328,640 53.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 17 21.0 134,862 21.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 6 7.4 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 -- 2.4 -- 2.6 --

In Woomera (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of occupied private dwellings 8.6% had 1 bedroom, 4.9% had 2 bedrooms and 58.0% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3. The average household size was 2 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Woomera (L) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 0 0.0 203,281 32.8 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 0 0.0 218,402 35.3 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 76 92.7 172,727 27.9 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 0 0.0 8,937 1.4 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 6 7.3 15,694 2.5 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Woomera (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 0.0% were owned outright, 0.0% were owned with a mortgage and 92.7% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Woomera (L) % South Australia % Australia %
Family households 44 54.3 424,352 68.5 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 33 40.7 172,669 27.9 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 4 4.9 22,020 3.6 321,007 4.1

In Woomera (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of all households, 54.3% were family households, 40.7% were single person households and 4.9% were group households.

Household income Woomera (L) % South Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 7.0 -- 27.7 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 9.9 -- 7.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Woomera (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 7.0% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 9.9% 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 Woomera (L) % South Australia % Australia %
Median rent 150 -- 220 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.1 -- 90.7 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 6.9 -- 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 Woomera (L) % South Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,500 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 100.0 -- 91.2 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 0.0 -- 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 Woomera (L) % South Australia % Australia %
None 5 6.1 54,051 8.7 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 39 47.6 227,462 36.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 23 28.0 220,627 35.6 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 6 7.3 99,481 16.1 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 9 11.0 17,417 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Woomera (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 47.6% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 28.0% had two registered motor vehicles and 7.3% 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 Woomera (L) % South Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 10 -- 30,430 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 7 70.0 14,971 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 3 30.0 15,459 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 15 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Woomera (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), there were 10 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 7 (or 70.0%) were male and 3 (or 30.0%) were female. The median age was 15 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Woomera (L) % 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 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 3,250 -- 842 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Woomera (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $3,250.

Mortgage and rent Woomera (L) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 90 -- 166 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,306 -- 1,647 --

In Woomera (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $90 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $0.

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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