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Island Beach

Code SSC40315 (SSC)
People 319
Male 165
Female 154
Median age 51
Families 94
Average children per family 1.5
All private dwellings 348
Average people per household 2.1
Median weekly household income $690
Median monthly mortgage repayments $800
Median weekly rent $185
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Island Beach % South Australia % Australia %
Total 319 -- 1,596,572 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 165 51.7 787,218 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 154 48.3 809,354 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 0 0.0 30,431 1.9 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 319 people in Island Beach (State Suburbs) of these 51.7% were male and 48.3% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.0% of the population.

Age Island Beach % South Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 11 3.4 96,143 6.0 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 15 4.7 93,202 5.8 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 19 5.9 97,591 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 12 3.8 103,248 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 0 0.0 105,586 6.6 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 13 4.1 104,507 6.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 15 4.7 97,820 6.1 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 17 5.3 103,966 6.5 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 20 6.2 112,408 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 32 10.0 113,085 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 31 9.7 111,857 7.0 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 30 9.4 102,009 6.4 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 30 9.4 97,599 6.1 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 36 11.2 74,667 4.7 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 21 6.6 58,536 3.7 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 9 2.8 46,631 2.9 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 4 1.2 39,560 2.5 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 5 1.6 38,157 2.4 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 51 -- 39 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Island Beach (State Suburbs) was 51 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 14.4% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 24.1% of the population.

Registered marital status Island Beach % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 169 60.8 633,439 48.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 5 1.8 38,964 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 32 11.5 118,732 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 13 4.7 83,000 6.3 949,634 5.5
Never married 59 21.2 435,501 33.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Island Beach (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 60.8% were married and 12.3% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Island Beach % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 58 -- 52 -- 50 --
Separated 58 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 56 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 67 -- 79 -- 78 --
Never married 49 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Island Beach (State Suburbs) was 58 years and the median age of people never married was 49 years.

Social marital status Island Beach % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 130 59.1 575,818 48.7 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 28 12.7 113,166 9.6 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 62 28.2 492,206 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Island Beach (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 59.1% of people were in a registered marriage and 12.7% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Island Beach % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 59 -- 52 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 47 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 58 -- 36 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Island Beach (State Suburbs) was 59 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 47 years.

Education Island Beach % South Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 0 0.0 20,581 4.5 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 27 36.5 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 11 14.9 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 7 9.5 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 29 39.2 98,694 21.5 1,511,694 23.2
Total 74 -- 458,665 -- 6,503,580 --

In Island Beach (State Suburbs) 23.0% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 36.5% were in primary school, 14.9% in secondary school and 9.5% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Island Beach % South Australia % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Island Beach % South Australia % Australia %
Australia 244 76.2 1,170,788 73.3 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Island Beach % South Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 68 22.2 467,496 31.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 20 6.5 107,089 7.1 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 13 4.2 75,325 5.0 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 205 67.0 853,040 56.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Island Beach (State Suburbs), 67.0% of people had both parents born in Australia and 22.2% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Island Beach % South Australia % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Island Beach % South Australia % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Island Beach % South Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 61 38.1 445,076 56.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 74 46.2 247,601 31.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 22 13.8 46,683 6.0 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 3 1.9 44,968 5.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 160 -- 784,328 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 160 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Island Beach (State Suburbs). Of these 38.1% were employed full time, 46.2% were employed part-time and 1.9% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Island Beach % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 29 18.6 88,381 12.0 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 22 14.1 72,516 9.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 26 16.7 86,705 11.7 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 10 6.4 146,289 19.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 49 31.4 298,788 40.4 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Island Beach (State Suburbs), 18.6% worked 1 to 15 hours, 14.1% worked 16 to 24 hours and 31.4% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Island Beach % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 51 -- 42 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 49 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Island Beach (State Suburbs) was 51 years and for people who were employed part-time was 49 years.

Occupation Island Beach % South Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Island Beach % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 423 -- 534 -- 577 --
Family 774 -- 1,330 -- 1,481 --
Household 690 -- 1,044 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Island Beach (State Suburbs) was $423.

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

Unpaid work Island Beach % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 217 78.3 936,604 71.5 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 71 25.5 364,336 27.8 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 30 10.8 154,651 11.8 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 110 39.6 258,840 19.8 3,090,874 17.8

In Island Beach (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 78.3% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 25.5% provided care for children and 10.8% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 39.6% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Island Beach % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 38 13.7 282,493 21.6 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 82 29.5 351,524 26.8 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 52 18.7 168,882 12.9 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 47 16.9 133,703 10.2 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Island Beach (State Suburbs), 29.5% worked 5 to 14 hours, 18.7% worked 15 to 29 hours and 16.9% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Island Beach % South Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 58 61.1 174,668 40.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 24 25.3 178,436 41.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 10 10.5 70,082 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 3 3.2 7,064 1.6 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Island Beach (State Suburbs), 25.3% were couple families with children, 61.1% were couple families without children and 10.5% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Island Beach % South Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 25.0 -- 18.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 75.0 -- 81.1 -- 82.4

In Island Beach (State Suburbs) 25.0% of single parents were male and 75.0% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Island Beach % South Australia % Australia %
Families without children 733 -- 1,906 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,075 -- 2,130 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Island Beach (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,075 and those without children was $733.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Island Beach % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 10 11.9 68,246 19.3 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 18 21.4 14,646 4.1 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 14 16.7 80,406 22.8 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 3 3.6 48,840 13.8 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 8 9.5 20,310 5.8 251,191 5.4
Both not working 19 22.6 76,963 21.8 899,598 19.2
Other 6 7.1 21,766 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 6 7.1 21,930 6.2 314,529 6.7

In Island Beach (State Suburbs), of couple families, 11.9% had both partners employed full-time, 21.4% had both employed part-time and 16.7% 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 Island Beach % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 130 39.4 619,037 88.1 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 200 60.6 83,777 11.9 934,470 10.7

In Island Beach (State Suburbs), 39.4% of private dwellings were occupied and 60.6% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Island Beach % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 129 100.0 494,471 79.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 0 0.0 66,465 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 0 0.0 54,968 8.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 0 0.0 2,812 0.5 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Island Beach (State Suburbs), 100.0% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Island Beach % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 1,690 0.3 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 4 3.1 21,955 3.5 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 33 25.6 121,108 19.6 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 61 47.3 328,640 53.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 31 24.0 134,862 21.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 0 0.0 10,786 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.1 -- 2.4 -- 2.6 --

In Island Beach (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 3.1% had 1 bedroom, 25.6% had 2 bedrooms and 47.3% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3. The average household size was 2.1 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Island Beach % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 62 47.7 203,281 32.8 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 45 34.6 218,402 35.3 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 19 14.6 172,727 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 4 3.1 15,694 2.5 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Island Beach (State Suburbs), 47.7% were owned outright, 34.6% were owned with a mortgage and 14.6% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Island Beach % South Australia % Australia %
Family households 92 70.8 424,352 68.5 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 35 26.9 172,669 27.9 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 3 2.3 22,020 3.6 321,007 4.1

In Island Beach (State Suburbs), of all households, 70.8% were family households, 26.9% were single person households and 2.3% were group households.

Household income Island Beach % South Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 39.3 -- 27.7 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 2.6 -- 7.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Island Beach (State Suburbs), 39.3% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 2.6% 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 Island Beach % South Australia % Australia %
Median rent 185 -- 220 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 95.2 -- 90.7 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 4.8 -- 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 Island Beach % South Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 800 -- 1,500 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.1 -- 91.2 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 5.9 -- 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 Island Beach % South Australia % Australia %
None 0 0.0 54,051 8.7 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 49 38.0 227,462 36.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 48 37.2 220,627 35.6 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 32 24.8 99,481 16.1 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 0 0.0 17,417 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Island Beach (State Suburbs), 38.0% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 37.2% had two registered motor vehicles and 24.8% 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 Island Beach % South Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 0 -- 30,430 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 0 0.0 14,971 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 0 0.0 15,459 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 0 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Island Beach (State Suburbs), there were 0 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 0 (or 0.0%) were male and 0 (or 0.0%) were female. The median age was 0 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Island Beach % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 0 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 0 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 0 -- 842 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Island Beach (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 0, with 0 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $0.

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

In Island Beach (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $0 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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