2011 Census QuickStats

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Flinders Ranges (DC)

Code LGA41830 (LGA)
People 1,702
Male 862
Female 840
Median age 45
Families 474
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 962
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $853
Median monthly mortgage repayments $910
Median weekly rent $130
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Flinders Ranges (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Total 1,702 -- 1,596,572 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 862 50.6 787,218 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 840 49.4 809,354 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 181 10.7 30,431 1.9 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 1,702 people in Flinders Ranges (DC) (Local Government Areas) of these 50.6% were male and 49.4% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 10.7% of the population.

Age Flinders Ranges (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 87 5.1 96,143 6.0 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 95 5.6 93,202 5.8 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 129 7.6 97,591 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 100 5.9 103,248 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 73 4.3 105,586 6.6 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 59 3.5 104,507 6.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 93 5.5 97,820 6.1 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 89 5.2 103,966 6.5 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 116 6.8 112,408 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 127 7.5 113,085 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 116 6.8 111,857 7.0 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 146 8.6 102,009 6.4 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 148 8.7 97,599 6.1 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 105 6.2 74,667 4.7 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 70 4.1 58,536 3.7 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 61 3.6 46,631 2.9 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 40 2.4 39,560 2.5 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 47 2.8 38,157 2.4 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 45 -- 39 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Flinders Ranges (DC) (Local Government Areas) was 45 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 18.4% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 19.1% of the population.

Registered marital status Flinders Ranges (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 702 50.6 633,439 48.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 51 3.7 38,964 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 117 8.4 118,732 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 119 8.6 83,000 6.3 949,634 5.5
Never married 397 28.6 435,501 33.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Flinders Ranges (DC) (Local Government Areas) aged 15 years and over, 50.6% were married and 12.1% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Flinders Ranges (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 57 -- 52 -- 50 --
Separated 54 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 54 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 75 -- 79 -- 78 --
Never married 30 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Flinders Ranges (DC) (Local Government Areas) was 57 years and the median age of people never married was 30 years.

Social marital status Flinders Ranges (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 619 52.1 575,818 48.7 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 133 11.2 113,166 9.6 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 437 36.8 492,206 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Flinders Ranges (DC) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 52.1% of people were in a registered marriage and 11.2% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Flinders Ranges (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 55 -- 52 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 44 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 45 -- 36 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Flinders Ranges (DC) (Local Government Areas) was 55 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 44 years.

Education Flinders Ranges (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 30 6.6 20,581 4.5 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 150 33.1 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 6 1.3 22,597 4.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 96 21.2 52,221 11.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 5 1.1 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 31 6.8 34,842 7.6 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 19 4.2 65,957 14.4 932,524 14.3
Other 6 1.3 11,101 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 110 24.3 98,694 21.5 1,511,694 23.2
Total 453 -- 458,665 -- 6,503,580 --

In Flinders Ranges (DC) (Local Government Areas) 26.8% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 34.4% were in primary school, 22.3% in secondary school and 10.6% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Flinders Ranges (DC) % South Australia % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Flinders Ranges (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Australia 1,480 87.0 1,170,788 73.3 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Flinders Ranges (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 141 8.9 467,496 31.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 58 3.7 107,089 7.1 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 53 3.4 75,325 5.0 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,327 84.0 853,040 56.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Flinders Ranges (DC) (Local Government Areas), 84.0% of people had both parents born in Australia and 8.9% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Flinders Ranges (DC) % South Australia % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Flinders Ranges (DC) % South Australia % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Flinders Ranges (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 480 60.2 445,076 56.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 221 27.7 247,601 31.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 60 7.5 46,683 6.0 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 36 4.5 44,968 5.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 797 -- 784,328 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 797 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Flinders Ranges (DC) (Local Government Areas). Of these 60.2% were employed full time, 27.7% were employed part-time and 4.5% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Flinders Ranges (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 79 10.4 88,381 12.0 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 55 7.2 72,516 9.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 85 11.2 86,705 11.7 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 110 14.5 146,289 19.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 371 48.9 298,788 40.4 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Flinders Ranges (DC) (Local Government Areas), 10.4% worked 1 to 15 hours, 7.2% worked 16 to 24 hours and 48.9% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Flinders Ranges (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 46 -- 42 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 43 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Flinders Ranges (DC) (Local Government Areas) was 46 years and for people who were employed part-time was 43 years.

Occupation Flinders Ranges (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Flinders Ranges (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 483 -- 534 -- 577 --
Family 1,166 -- 1,330 -- 1,481 --
Household 853 -- 1,044 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Flinders Ranges (DC) (Local Government Areas) was $483.

Travel to work, top responses Flinders Ranges (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Flinders Ranges (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 934 67.4 936,604 71.5 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 332 24.0 364,336 27.8 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 168 12.1 154,651 11.8 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 438 31.6 258,840 19.8 3,090,874 17.8

In Flinders Ranges (DC) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 67.4% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 24.0% provided care for children and 12.1% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 31.6% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Flinders Ranges (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 223 16.1 282,493 21.6 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 347 25.1 351,524 26.8 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 156 11.3 168,882 12.9 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 203 14.7 133,703 10.2 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Flinders Ranges (DC) (Local Government Areas), 25.1% worked 5 to 14 hours, 11.3% worked 15 to 29 hours and 14.7% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Flinders Ranges (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 242 51.2 174,668 40.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 153 32.3 178,436 41.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 74 15.6 70,082 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 4 0.8 7,064 1.6 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Flinders Ranges (DC) (Local Government Areas), 32.3% were couple families with children, 51.2% were couple families without children and 15.6% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Flinders Ranges (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 23.4 -- 18.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 76.6 -- 81.1 -- 82.4

In Flinders Ranges (DC) (Local Government Areas) 23.4% of single parents were male and 76.6% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Flinders Ranges (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Families without children 1,637 -- 1,906 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,104 -- 2,130 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Flinders Ranges (DC) (Local Government Areas), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,104 and those without children was $1,637.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Flinders Ranges (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 87 22.1 68,246 19.3 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 10 2.5 14,646 4.1 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 63 16.0 80,406 22.8 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 46 11.7 48,840 13.8 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 24 6.1 20,310 5.8 251,191 5.4
Both not working 80 20.3 76,963 21.8 899,598 19.2
Other 31 7.9 21,766 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 53 13.5 21,930 6.2 314,529 6.7

In Flinders Ranges (DC) (Local Government Areas), of couple families, 22.1% had both partners employed full-time, 2.5% had both employed part-time and 16.0% 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 Flinders Ranges (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 686 80.1 619,037 88.1 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 170 19.9 83,777 11.9 934,470 10.7

In Flinders Ranges (DC) (Local Government Areas), 80.1% of private dwellings were occupied and 19.9% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Flinders Ranges (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 630 91.8 494,471 79.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 12 1.7 66,465 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 20 2.9 54,968 8.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 21 3.1 2,812 0.5 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Flinders Ranges (DC) (Local Government Areas), 91.8% were separate houses, 1.7% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 2.9% were flats, units or apartments and 3.1% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Flinders Ranges (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 1,690 0.3 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 25 3.6 21,955 3.5 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 122 17.8 121,108 19.6 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 356 51.9 328,640 53.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 157 22.9 134,862 21.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 26 3.8 10,786 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.1 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.3 -- 2.4 -- 2.6 --

In Flinders Ranges (DC) (Local Government Areas), of occupied private dwellings 3.6% had 1 bedroom, 17.8% had 2 bedrooms and 51.9% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.1. The average household size was 2.3 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Flinders Ranges (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 273 39.8 203,281 32.8 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 239 34.8 218,402 35.3 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 142 20.7 172,727 27.9 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 4 0.6 8,937 1.4 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 28 4.1 15,694 2.5 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Flinders Ranges (DC) (Local Government Areas), 39.8% were owned outright, 34.8% were owned with a mortgage and 20.7% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Flinders Ranges (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Family households 472 68.9 424,352 68.5 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 204 29.8 172,669 27.9 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 9 1.3 22,020 3.6 321,007 4.1

In Flinders Ranges (DC) (Local Government Areas), of all households, 68.9% were family households, 29.8% were single person households and 1.3% were group households.

Household income Flinders Ranges (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 35.2 -- 27.7 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 5.3 -- 7.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Flinders Ranges (DC) (Local Government Areas), 35.2% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 5.3% 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 Flinders Ranges (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Median rent 130 -- 220 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 96.4 -- 90.7 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 3.6 -- 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 Flinders Ranges (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 910 -- 1,500 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.9 -- 91.2 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 7.1 -- 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 Flinders Ranges (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
None 38 5.5 54,051 8.7 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 204 29.7 227,462 36.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 241 35.1 220,627 35.6 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 162 23.6 99,481 16.1 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 41 6.0 17,417 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Flinders Ranges (DC) (Local Government Areas), 29.7% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 35.1% had two registered motor vehicles and 23.6% 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 Flinders Ranges (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 184 -- 30,430 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 85 46.2 14,971 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 99 53.8 15,459 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 23 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Flinders Ranges (DC) (Local Government Areas), there were 184 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 85 (or 46.2%) were male and 99 (or 53.8%) were female. The median age was 23 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Flinders Ranges (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 2.7 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,012 -- 842 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Flinders Ranges (DC) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.7, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,012.

Mortgage and rent Flinders Ranges (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 130 -- 166 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 758 -- 1,306 -- 1,647 --

In Flinders Ranges (DC) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $130 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $758.

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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