2001 Census QuickStats

All people - location on Census Night

Australia | South Australia | Statistical Subdivisions

Kangaroo Island

Code 41010 (SSD)
People 4,238
Male 2,192
Female 2,046
Australian citizenship 3,911
People born overseas 499
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 145
Families 1,104
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 2,455
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Kangaroo Island % Australia %
Total 4,238 -- 18,769,249 --
Male 2,192 51.7 9,270,466 49.4
Female 2,046 48.3 9,498,783 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 38 0.9 410,003 2.2

On Census Night 7th August 2001, 4,238 people were counted in Kangaroo Island (Statistical Subdivisions): of these 51.7% were male and 48.3% were female. Of the total population 0.9% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Kangaroo Island % Australia %
People
0-4 years 299 7.1 1,243,969 6.6
5-14 years 632 14.9 2,668,506 14.2
15-24 years 354 8.4 2,566,346 13.7
25-54 years 1,928 45.5 8,159,808 43.5
55-64 years 454 10.7 1,759,742 9.4
65 years and over 573 13.5 2,370,878 12.6

On Census Night 2001 in Kangaroo Island (Statistical Subdivisions) there were 931 children aged 0-14 years and 1,027 people aged 55 years and over.

Selected characteristics Kangaroo Island % Australia %
Australian citizenship 3,911 92.3 16,559,774 88.2
People born overseas 499 11.8 4,105,444 21.9
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 145 3.3 203,101 1.1

On Census Night 2001 in Kangaroo Island (Statistical Subdivisions), 3,911 people were Australian citizens, 499 were born overseas and 145 people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Kangaroo Island % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,870 56.5 7,635,947 51.4
Separated or divorced 428 12.9 1,609,314 10.8
Widowed 207 6.3 919,904 6.2
Never married 809 24.4 4,691,609 31.6

On Census Night 2001 in Kangaroo Island (Statistical Subdivisions), 56.5% of people aged 15 years and over were married, 12.9% were separated or divorced, 6.3% were widowed and 24.4% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Kangaroo Island % Australia %
Australia 3,555 83.9 13,629,481 72.6
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Kangaroo Island % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Kangaroo Island % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Kangaroo Island % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,128 53.9 5,360,693 59.8
Worked part-time 767 36.7 2,689,709 30.0
Hours worked not stated 34 1.6 248,204 2.8
Unemployed 163 7.8 660,709 7.4
Not in the labour force 1,116 -- 5,265,426 --
Total in labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 2,092 -- 8,959,315 --
 
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During the week prior to Census Night 2001, 2,092 people aged 15 years and over in Kangaroo Island (Statistical Subdivisions) were in the labour force. Of these 53.9% worked full-time, 36.7% worked part-time, 1.6% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 7.8% were unemployed. 1,116 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Kangaroo Island % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Industry of employment, top responses Kangaroo Island % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Expand Families category,
includes family type

Families — family type
Family type Kangaroo Island % Australia %
Couple family without children 472 42.8 1,764,167 35.7
Couple family with children 499 45.2 2,321,165 47.0
One parent family 124 11.2 762,632 15.4
Other family 9 0.8 88,864 1.8
Total families 1,104 -- 4,936,828 --

On Census Night 2001 in Kangaroo Island (Statistical Subdivisions), 1,104 families were counted: of these, 42.8% were couple families without children, 45.2% were couple families with children, 11.2% were one parent families and 0.8% were other families.

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includes dwelling structure | household type

Dwellings — dwelling structure

Dwellings include visitor only and other not-classifiable households unless otherwise stated

Dwelling type Kangaroo Island % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,693 69.0 7,072,202 90.8
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 2,455 -- 7,790,079 --

On Census Night 2001 in Kangaroo Island (Statistical Subdivisions), 1,693 occupied private dwellings were counted.

Dwelling structure Kangaroo Island % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,525 90.1 5,327,309 75.3
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 29 1.7 632,176 8.9
Flat, unit or apartment 60 3.5 923,139 13.1
Other dwelling 70 4.1 134,274 1.9
Dwelling type not stated 9 0.5 55,304 0.8

On Census Night 2001, of occupied private dwellings counted in Kangaroo Island (Statistical Subdivisions), 90.1% were separate houses, 1.7% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 3.5% were flats, units or apartments and 4.1% were other dwellings.

Tenure Kangaroo Island % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 781 46.1 2,810,917 39.7
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 355 21.0 1,872,132 26.5
Rented (includes rent-free) 383 22.6 1,858,324 26.3
Other tenure type 116 6.9 196,026 2.8
Tenure type not stated 55 3.2 334,803 4.7

On Census Night 2001 in Kangaroo Island (Statistical Subdivisions), 46.1% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 21.0% were being purchased and 22.6% were rented.

Landlord type Kangaroo Island % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 82 21.4 813,633 43.8
State or Territory housing authority 43 11.2 317,171 17.1
Other landlord type 253 66.1 705,122 37.9
Landlord type not stated 3 0.8 22,398 1.2

On Census Night 2001 in Kangaroo Island (Statistical Subdivisions), of the occupied private dwellings being rented 21.4% were rented from a real estate agent, 11.2% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 66.1% were rented from an other landlord type.

Dwellings — household type
Household type Kangaroo Island % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 1,102 65.1 4,866,031 68.8
Single (or lone) person households 439 25.9 1,616,213 22.9
Group households 31 1.8 262,551 3.7

On Census Night 2001 in Kangaroo Island (Statistical Subdivisions), 65.1% of the occupied private dwellings were family households, 25.9% were single (or lone) person households and 1.8% were group households.

LATEST ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (AEST) 9/03/2006

Data for this Quickstats has been sourced from the 2001 Basic Community Profile catalogue No. 2001.0 and the 2001 Indigenous Profile catalogue No. 2002.0. Indigenous Statistics are only available for selected geographic areas. The information contained in this QuickStat has been produced by the Australian Bureau of Statistics. It contains data from the 2001 Census of Population & Housing held on 7 August 2001. 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. For further enquiries contact the ABS National Information and Referral Service on 1300 135 070 | www.abs.gov.au/census

Census Data Quality.

The information contained in this QuickStat has been produced by the Australian Bureau of Statistics. It contains data from the 2001 Census of Population & Housing held on 7 August 2001. 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 2001 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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