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Goyder (DC)

Code LGA42110 (LGA)
People 4,162
Male 2,091
Female 2,071
Median age 46
Families 1,142
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 2,206
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $755
Median monthly mortgage repayments $758
Median weekly rent $120
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.1
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Goyder (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Total 4,162 -- 1,596,572 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 2,091 50.2 787,218 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 2,071 49.8 809,354 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 66 1.6 30,431 1.9 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 4,162 people in Goyder (DC) (Local Government Areas) of these 50.2% were male and 49.8% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.6% of the population.

Age Goyder (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 238 5.7 96,143 6.0 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 274 6.6 93,202 5.8 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 263 6.3 97,591 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 274 6.6 103,248 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 155 3.7 105,586 6.6 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 127 3.1 104,507 6.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 171 4.1 97,820 6.1 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 223 5.4 103,966 6.5 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 266 6.4 112,408 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 319 7.7 113,085 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 368 8.8 111,857 7.0 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 338 8.1 102,009 6.4 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 289 6.9 97,599 6.1 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 260 6.2 74,667 4.7 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 214 5.1 58,536 3.7 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 163 3.9 46,631 2.9 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 101 2.4 39,560 2.5 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 119 2.9 38,157 2.4 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 46 -- 39 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Goyder (DC) (Local Government Areas) was 46 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 18.6% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 20.5% of the population.

Registered marital status Goyder (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,761 52.0 633,439 48.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 122 3.6 38,964 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 349 10.3 118,732 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 251 7.4 83,000 6.3 949,634 5.5
Never married 904 26.7 435,501 33.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Goyder (DC) (Local Government Areas) aged 15 years and over, 52.0% were married and 13.9% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Goyder (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 56 -- 52 -- 50 --
Separated 49 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 56 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 78 -- 79 -- 78 --
Never married 27 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Goyder (DC) (Local Government Areas) was 56 years and the median age of people never married was 27 years.

Social marital status Goyder (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 1,574 52.0 575,818 48.7 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 299 9.9 113,166 9.6 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 1,153 38.1 492,206 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Goyder (DC) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 52.0% of people were in a registered marriage and 9.9% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Goyder (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 56 -- 52 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 42 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 47 -- 36 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Goyder (DC) (Local Government Areas) was 56 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 42 years.

Education Goyder (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 48 4.5 20,581 4.5 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 276 25.9 87,778 19.1 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 27 2.5 26,164 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 86 8.1 22,597 4.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 216 20.2 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 31 2.9 19,825 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 73 6.8 34,842 7.6 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 31 2.9 65,957 14.4 932,524 14.3
Other 23 2.2 11,101 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 256 24.0 98,694 21.5 1,511,694 23.2
Total 1,067 -- 458,665 -- 6,503,580 --

In Goyder (DC) (Local Government Areas) 25.7% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 36.5% were in primary school, 23.3% in secondary school and 9.7% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Goyder (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Australia 3,569 85.7 1,170,788 73.3 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Goyder (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 496 12.6 467,496 31.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 174 4.4 107,089 7.1 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 163 4.1 75,325 5.0 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 3,098 78.8 853,040 56.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Goyder (DC) (Local Government Areas), 78.8% of people had both parents born in Australia and 12.6% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Goyder (DC) % South Australia % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Goyder (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,081 58.2 445,076 56.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 589 31.7 247,601 31.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 99 5.3 46,683 6.0 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 88 4.7 44,968 5.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 1,857 -- 784,328 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 1,857 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Goyder (DC) (Local Government Areas). Of these 58.2% were employed full time, 31.7% were employed part-time and 4.7% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Goyder (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 223 12.6 88,381 12.0 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 168 9.5 72,516 9.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 195 11.0 86,705 11.7 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 198 11.2 146,289 19.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 888 50.2 298,788 40.4 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Goyder (DC) (Local Government Areas), 12.6% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.5% worked 16 to 24 hours and 50.2% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Goyder (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 48 -- 42 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 45 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Goyder (DC) (Local Government Areas) was 48 years and for people who were employed part-time was 45 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Goyder (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 413 -- 534 -- 577 --
Family 940 -- 1,330 -- 1,481 --
Household 755 -- 1,044 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Goyder (DC) (Local Government Areas) was $413.

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

Unpaid work Goyder (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 2,454 72.5 936,604 71.5 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 894 26.4 364,336 27.8 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 438 12.9 154,651 11.8 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,165 34.4 258,840 19.8 3,090,874 17.8

In Goyder (DC) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 72.5% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 26.4% provided care for children and 12.9% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 34.4% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Goyder (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 595 17.6 282,493 21.6 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 814 24.0 351,524 26.8 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 499 14.7 168,882 12.9 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 545 16.1 133,703 10.2 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Goyder (DC) (Local Government Areas), 24.0% worked 5 to 14 hours, 14.7% worked 15 to 29 hours and 16.1% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Goyder (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 555 48.6 174,668 40.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 413 36.1 178,436 41.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 161 14.1 70,082 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 14 1.2 7,064 1.6 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Goyder (DC) (Local Government Areas), 36.1% were couple families with children, 48.6% were couple families without children and 14.1% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Goyder (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 27.5 -- 18.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 72.5 -- 81.1 -- 82.4

In Goyder (DC) (Local Government Areas) 27.5% of single parents were male and 72.5% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Goyder (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Families without children 1,321 -- 1,906 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,531 -- 2,130 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Goyder (DC) (Local Government Areas), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,531 and those without children was $1,321.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Goyder (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 177 18.3 68,246 19.3 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 33 3.4 14,646 4.1 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 223 23.0 80,406 22.8 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 112 11.6 48,840 13.8 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 61 6.3 20,310 5.8 251,191 5.4
Both not working 244 25.2 76,963 21.8 899,598 19.2
Other 45 4.6 21,766 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 74 7.6 21,930 6.2 314,529 6.7

In Goyder (DC) (Local Government Areas), of couple families, 18.3% had both partners employed full-time, 3.4% had both employed part-time and 23.0% 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 Goyder (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,680 79.4 619,037 88.1 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 436 20.6 83,777 11.9 934,470 10.7

In Goyder (DC) (Local Government Areas), 79.4% of private dwellings were occupied and 20.6% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Goyder (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,599 95.2 494,471 79.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 46 2.7 66,465 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 16 1.0 54,968 8.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 19 1.1 2,812 0.5 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Goyder (DC) (Local Government Areas), 95.2% were separate houses, 2.7% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 1.0% were flats, units or apartments and 1.1% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Goyder (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 9 0.5 1,690 0.3 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 70 4.2 21,955 3.5 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 322 19.2 121,108 19.6 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 830 49.4 328,640 53.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 423 25.2 134,862 21.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 26 1.5 10,786 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.3 -- 2.4 -- 2.6 --

In Goyder (DC) (Local Government Areas), of occupied private dwellings 4.2% had 1 bedroom, 19.2% had 2 bedrooms and 49.4% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3. The average household size was 2.3 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Goyder (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 781 46.5 203,281 32.8 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 509 30.3 218,402 35.3 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 336 20.0 172,727 27.9 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 15 0.9 8,937 1.4 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 40 2.4 15,694 2.5 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Goyder (DC) (Local Government Areas), 46.5% were owned outright, 30.3% were owned with a mortgage and 20.0% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Goyder (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Family households 1,128 67.1 424,352 68.5 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 519 30.9 172,669 27.9 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 34 2.0 22,020 3.6 321,007 4.1

In Goyder (DC) (Local Government Areas), of all households, 67.1% were family households, 30.9% were single person households and 2.0% were group households.

Household income Goyder (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 38.8 -- 27.7 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 3.6 -- 7.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Goyder (DC) (Local Government Areas), 38.8% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 3.6% 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 Goyder (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Median rent 120 -- 220 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 95.4 -- 90.7 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 4.6 -- 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 Goyder (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 758 -- 1,500 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.5 -- 91.2 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 6.5 -- 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 Goyder (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
None 90 5.3 54,051 8.7 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 541 32.1 227,462 36.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 565 33.6 220,627 35.6 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 436 25.9 99,481 16.1 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 51 3.0 17,417 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Goyder (DC) (Local Government Areas), 32.1% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 33.6% had two registered motor vehicles and 25.9% 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 Goyder (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 69 -- 30,430 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 34 49.3 14,971 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 35 50.7 15,459 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 38 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Goyder (DC) (Local Government Areas), there were 69 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 34 (or 49.3%) were male and 35 (or 50.7%) were female. The median age was 38 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Goyder (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 1.1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 620 -- 842 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Goyder (DC) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.7, with 1.1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $620.

Mortgage and rent Goyder (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 175 -- 166 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,300 -- 1,306 -- 1,647 --

In Goyder (DC) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $175 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,300.

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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