2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | South Australia | Local Government Areas

Grant (DC)

Code LGA42250 (LGA)
People 7,855
Male 4,144
Female 3,711
Median age 41
Families 2,185
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 3,663
Average people per household 2.7
Median weekly household income $1,184
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,300
Median weekly rent $135
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.4
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Grant (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Total 7,855 -- 1,596,572 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 4,144 52.8 787,218 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 3,711 47.2 809,354 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 106 1.3 30,431 1.9 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 7,855 people in Grant (DC) (Local Government Areas) of these 52.8% were male and 47.2% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.3% of the population.

Age Grant (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 503 6.4 96,143 6.0 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 537 6.8 93,202 5.8 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 611 7.8 97,591 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 546 7.0 103,248 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 289 3.7 105,586 6.6 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 314 4.0 104,507 6.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 376 4.8 97,820 6.1 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 523 6.7 103,966 6.5 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 681 8.7 112,408 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 699 8.9 113,085 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 616 7.8 111,857 7.0 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 609 7.8 102,009 6.4 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 577 7.3 97,599 6.1 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 361 4.6 74,667 4.7 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 259 3.3 58,536 3.7 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 156 2.0 46,631 2.9 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 116 1.5 39,560 2.5 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 82 1.0 38,157 2.4 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 41 -- 39 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Grant (DC) (Local Government Areas) was 41 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 21.1% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 12.3% of the population.

Registered marital status Grant (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 3,746 60.4 633,439 48.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 167 2.7 38,964 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 442 7.1 118,732 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 221 3.6 83,000 6.3 949,634 5.5
Never married 1,626 26.2 435,501 33.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Grant (DC) (Local Government Areas) aged 15 years and over, 60.4% were married and 9.8% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Grant (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 51 -- 52 -- 50 --
Separated 49 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 55 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 78 -- 79 -- 78 --
Never married 25 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Grant (DC) (Local Government Areas) was 51 years and the median age of people never married was 25 years.

Social marital status Grant (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 3,350 61.5 575,818 48.7 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 495 9.1 113,166 9.6 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 1,603 29.4 492,206 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Grant (DC) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 61.5% of people were in a registered marriage and 9.1% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Grant (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 50 -- 52 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 41 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 32 -- 36 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Grant (DC) (Local Government Areas) was 50 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 41 years.

Education Grant (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 122 5.2 20,581 4.5 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 647 27.4 87,778 19.1 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 113 4.8 26,164 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 82 3.5 22,597 4.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 411 17.4 52,221 11.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 88 3.7 18,905 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 46 2.0 19,825 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 167 7.1 34,842 7.6 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 99 4.2 65,957 14.4 932,524 14.3
Other 24 1.0 11,101 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 559 23.7 98,694 21.5 1,511,694 23.2
Total 2,358 -- 458,665 -- 6,503,580 --

In Grant (DC) (Local Government Areas) 30.0% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 35.8% were in primary school, 23.2% in secondary school and 11.2% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Grant (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Australia 7,012 89.3 1,170,788 73.3 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Grant (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 733 10.0 467,496 31.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 358 4.9 107,089 7.1 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 222 3.0 75,325 5.0 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 6,019 82.1 853,040 56.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Grant (DC) (Local Government Areas), 82.1% of people had both parents born in Australia and 10.0% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Grant (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 2,305 55.6 445,076 56.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 1,350 32.6 247,601 31.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 304 7.3 46,683 6.0 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 183 4.4 44,968 5.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 4,142 -- 784,328 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 4,142 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Grant (DC) (Local Government Areas). Of these 55.6% were employed full time, 32.6% were employed part-time and 4.4% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Grant (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 502 12.7 88,381 12.0 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 399 10.1 72,516 9.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 450 11.4 86,705 11.7 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 544 13.8 146,289 19.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,762 44.5 298,788 40.4 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Grant (DC) (Local Government Areas), 12.7% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.1% worked 16 to 24 hours and 44.5% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Grant (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 45 -- 42 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 43 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Grant (DC) (Local Government Areas) was 45 years and for people who were employed part-time was 43 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Grant (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 577 -- 534 -- 577 --
Family 1,372 -- 1,330 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,184 -- 1,044 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Grant (DC) (Local Government Areas) was $577.

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

Unpaid work Grant (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 4,591 74.0 936,604 71.5 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 2,053 33.1 364,336 27.8 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 708 11.4 154,651 11.8 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,715 27.7 258,840 19.8 3,090,874 17.8

In Grant (DC) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 74.0% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 33.1% provided care for children and 11.4% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 27.7% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Grant (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 1,208 19.5 282,493 21.6 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,638 26.4 351,524 26.8 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 972 15.7 168,882 12.9 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 770 12.4 133,703 10.2 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Grant (DC) (Local Government Areas), 26.4% worked 5 to 14 hours, 15.7% worked 15 to 29 hours and 12.4% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Grant (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 936 42.9 174,668 40.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 1,033 47.3 178,436 41.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 192 8.8 70,082 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 23 1.1 7,064 1.6 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Grant (DC) (Local Government Areas), 47.3% were couple families with children, 42.9% were couple families without children and 8.8% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Grant (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 30.7 -- 18.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 69.3 -- 81.1 -- 82.4

In Grant (DC) (Local Government Areas) 30.7% of single parents were male and 69.3% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Grant (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Families without children 1,685 -- 1,906 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,865 -- 2,130 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Grant (DC) (Local Government Areas), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,865 and those without children was $1,685.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Grant (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 409 20.8 68,246 19.3 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 100 5.1 14,646 4.1 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 562 28.5 80,406 22.8 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 237 12.0 48,840 13.8 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 103 5.2 20,310 5.8 251,191 5.4
Both not working 291 14.8 76,963 21.8 899,598 19.2
Other 145 7.4 21,766 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 123 6.2 21,930 6.2 314,529 6.7

In Grant (DC) (Local Government Areas), of couple families, 20.8% had both partners employed full-time, 5.1% had both employed part-time and 28.5% 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 Grant (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,718 76.4 619,037 88.1 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 839 23.6 83,777 11.9 934,470 10.7

In Grant (DC) (Local Government Areas), 76.4% of private dwellings were occupied and 23.6% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Grant (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 2,662 97.9 494,471 79.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 9 0.3 66,465 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 18 0.7 54,968 8.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 26 1.0 2,812 0.5 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Grant (DC) (Local Government Areas), 97.9% were separate houses, 0.3% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.7% were flats, units or apartments and 1.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Grant (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 4 0.1 1,690 0.3 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 68 2.5 21,955 3.5 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 358 13.2 121,108 19.6 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 1,415 52.1 328,640 53.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 832 30.6 134,862 21.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 39 1.4 10,786 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.2 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.7 -- 2.4 -- 2.6 --

In Grant (DC) (Local Government Areas), of occupied private dwellings 2.5% had 1 bedroom, 13.2% had 2 bedrooms and 52.1% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.2. The average household size was 2.7 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Grant (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 1,110 40.9 203,281 32.8 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 1,143 42.1 218,402 35.3 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 371 13.7 172,727 27.9 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 34 1.3 8,937 1.4 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 58 2.1 15,694 2.5 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Grant (DC) (Local Government Areas), 40.9% were owned outright, 42.1% were owned with a mortgage and 13.7% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Grant (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Family households 2,160 79.5 424,352 68.5 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 510 18.8 172,669 27.9 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 47 1.7 22,020 3.6 321,007 4.1

In Grant (DC) (Local Government Areas), of all households, 79.5% were family households, 18.8% were single person households and 1.7% were group households.

Household income Grant (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 21.8 -- 27.7 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 6.4 -- 7.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Grant (DC) (Local Government Areas), 21.8% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 6.4% 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 Grant (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Median rent 135 -- 220 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 96.7 -- 90.7 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 3.3 -- 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 Grant (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,300 -- 1,500 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.3 -- 91.2 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 8.7 -- 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 Grant (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
None 44 1.6 54,051 8.7 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 529 19.5 227,462 36.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 1,128 41.5 220,627 35.6 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 944 34.7 99,481 16.1 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 72 2.6 17,417 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Grant (DC) (Local Government Areas), 19.5% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 41.5% had two registered motor vehicles and 34.7% 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 Grant (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 107 -- 30,430 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 64 59.8 14,971 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 43 40.2 15,459 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 29 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Grant (DC) (Local Government Areas), there were 107 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 64 (or 59.8%) were male and 43 (or 40.2%) were female. The median age was 29 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Grant (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 2.9 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,041 -- 842 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Grant (DC) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.9, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,041.

Mortgage and rent Grant (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 867 -- 1,306 -- 1,647 --

In Grant (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 $867.

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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