2011 Census QuickStats

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people - usual residents

Australia | South Australia | Indigenous Locations

Amata - Tjurma Homelands

Code ILOC40200101 (ILOC) Total population 479 | Total dwellings 138
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 450
Male 225
Female 224
Median age 23
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Households 63
Average people per household 5.3
Median weekly household income $949
Median monthly mortgage repayments $0
Median weekly rent $20
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Amata - Tjurma Homelands % South Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal 447 99.3 28,831 94.7 495,757 90.4
Torres Strait Islander 0 0.0 1,039 3.4 31,407 5.7
Both Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 3 0.7 561 1.8 21,206 3.9
Total 450 -- 30,431 -- 548,370 --
           
Male 225 50.1 14,971 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 224 49.9 15,459 50.8 278,037 50.7

For the 2011 Census in Amata - Tjurma Homelands (Indigenous Locations), there were 450 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 225 (or 50.1%) were male and 224 (or 49.9%) were female.

Age Amata - Tjurma Homelands % South Australia % Australia %
0-4 years 40 8.9 3,580 11.8 67,415 12.3
5-14 years 81 18.0 6,969 22.9 129,670 23.6
15-24 years 110 24.5 5,897 19.4 105,652 19.3
25-54 years 185 41.2 10,953 36.0 192,627 35.1
55-64 years 17 3.8 1,774 5.8 32,232 5.9
65 years and over 16 3.6 1,260 4.1 20,772 3.8
           
Median age 23 -- 22 -- 21 --

In Amata - Tjurma Homelands (Indigenous Locations) the median age of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people was 23 years. Of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 26.9% were children aged 0 to 14 years and 3.6% were people aged 65 years and over.

Registered marital status Amata - Tjurma Homelands % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 179 55.2 4,142 20.8 85,741 24.4
Separated 15 4.6 869 4.4 14,925 4.2
Divorced 6 1.9 1,394 7.0 23,126 6.6
Widowed 17 5.2 737 3.7 12,142 3.5
Never married 107 33.0 12,739 64.1 215,347 61.3

In Amata - Tjurma Homelands (Indigenous Locations) 55.2% of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people were married and 6.5% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Amata - Tjurma Homelands % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 30 -- 45 -- 44 --
Separated 31 -- 46 -- 46 --
Divorced 27 -- 51 -- 51 --
Widowed 64 -- 65 -- 65 --
Never married 23 -- 26 -- 26 --

In Amata - Tjurma Homelands (Indigenous Locations) for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people the median age of married people was 30 years and the median age of people never married was 23 years.

Social marital status Amata - Tjurma Homelands % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 131 44.4 3,449 20.2 71,575 23.3
De facto marriage 0 0.0 2,642 15.5 48,600 15.8
Not married 164 55.6 10,991 64.3 187,097 60.9

In Amata - Tjurma Homelands (Indigenous Locations) 44.4% of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people were in a registered marriage and 0.0% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Amata - Tjurma Homelands % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 30 -- 45 -- 45 --
De facto marriage 33 -- 33 -- 34 --
Not married 26 -- 30 -- 28 --

In Amata - Tjurma Homelands (Indigenous Locations) for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people the median age in a registered marriage was 30 years and in a de facto marriage was 33 years.

Education Amata - Tjurma Homelands % South Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 8 5.1 844 6.6 13,977 6.2
Primary 68 43.0 4,561 35.4 81,554 36.4
Secondary 49 31.0 2,580 20.0 50,986 22.8
Technical or further education institution 6 3.8 751 5.8 13,211 5.9
University or tertiary institution 3 1.9 594 4.6 10,125 4.5
Other 0 0.0 263 2.0 3,662 1.6
Not stated 24 15.2 3,291 25.5 50,410 22.5
Total 158 -- 12,884 -- 223,925 --

Of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in Amata - Tjurma Homelands (Indigenous Locations), 34.7% were attending an educational institution. Of these, 43.0% were attending a primary school, 31.0% were attending a secondary school and 5.7% were attending a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — language diversity
Australian Indigenous Language, top responses Amata - Tjurma Homelands % South Australia % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Amata - Tjurma Homelands % South Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 29 33.0 4,311 46.6 86,714 48.7
Worked part-time 31 35.2 2,578 27.8 47,035 26.4
Away from work 22 25.0 698 7.5 13,959 7.8
Unemployed 6 6.8 1,670 18.0 30,462 17.1
Total in labour force 88 -- 9,257 -- 178,170 --
 
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There were 88 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Amata - Tjurma Homelands (Indigenous Locations). Of these 33.0% were employed full time, 35.2% were employed part-time and 6.8% were unemployed.

Median age by employment status Amata - Tjurma Homelands % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 29 -- 37 -- 37 --
Employed part-time 37 -- 34 -- 34 --

The median age of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in Amata - Tjurma Homelands (Indigenous Locations) who were employed full time was 29 years and those employed part time was 37 years.

Median weekly incomes Amata - Tjurma Homelands % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 229 -- 348 -- 362 --
Household 949 -- 842 -- 991 --
 
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The median weekly personal income for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in Amata - Tjurma Homelands (Indigenous Locations) was $229 and the median weekly household income was $949.

Expand Dwellings category,
includes dwelling structure | household composition | mortgage & rent | number of motor vehicles

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Amata - Tjurma Homelands % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 5.3 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 2.2 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Average number of registered motor vehicles per dwelling 0.7 -- 1.4 -- 1.5 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Amata - Tjurma Homelands (Indigenous Locations), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 5.3, with 2.2 persons per bedroom and 0.7 registered motor vehicles per dwelling.

Housing costs Amata - Tjurma Homelands % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 20 -- 166 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,306 -- 1,647 --

In Amata - Tjurma Homelands (Indigenous Locations), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $20 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $0.

Dwellings — dwelling structure
Dwelling structure Amata - Tjurma Homelands % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander            
Separate house 63 100.0 9,815 79.5 168,749 80.7
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 0 0.0 1,586 12.8 16,437 7.9
Flat, unit or apartment 0 0.0 861 7.0 20,640 9.9
Other dwelling 0 0.0 76 0.6 2,949 1.4
Total 63 -- 12,343 -- 209,047 --

In Amata - Tjurma Homelands (Indigenous Locations) there were 63 private dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people: 100.0% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, unit or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Tenure Amata - Tjurma Homelands % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Owned outright 3 4.7 1,182 9.6 23,333 11.2
Owned with a mortgage 0 0.0 3,028 24.5 51,761 24.8
Rented 58 90.6 7,430 60.2 124,099 59.4
Other tenure type 3 4.7 137 1.1 1,516 0.7
Tenure type not stated 0 0.0 564 4.6 8,338 4.0

In Amata - Tjurma Homelands (Indigenous Locations), of dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, 4.7% were owned outright, 0.0% were owned with a mortgage and 90.6% were rented.

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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