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Holdfast Bay (C)

Code LGA42600 (LGA)
People 34,605
Male 16,451
Female 18,154
Median age 45
Families 8,835
Average children per family 1.7
All private dwellings 17,569
Average people per household 2.1
Median weekly household income $1,159
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,850
Median weekly rent $270
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.5
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includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Holdfast Bay (C) % South Australia % Australia %
Total 34,605 -- 1,596,572 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 16,451 47.5 787,218 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 18,154 52.5 809,354 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 171 0.5 30,431 1.9 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 34,605 people in Holdfast Bay (C) (Local Government Areas) of these 47.5% were male and 52.5% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.5% of the population.

Age Holdfast Bay (C) % South Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 1,418 4.1 96,143 6.0 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 1,418 4.1 93,202 5.8 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 1,526 4.4 97,591 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 1,982 5.7 103,248 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 2,326 6.7 105,586 6.6 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 2,212 6.4 104,507 6.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 1,905 5.5 97,820 6.1 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 1,983 5.7 103,966 6.5 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 2,174 6.3 112,408 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 2,476 7.2 113,085 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 2,694 7.8 111,857 7.0 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 2,565 7.4 102,009 6.4 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 2,459 7.1 97,599 6.1 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 1,768 5.1 74,667 4.7 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 1,341 3.9 58,536 3.7 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 1,292 3.7 46,631 2.9 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 1,342 3.9 39,560 2.5 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 1,723 5.0 38,157 2.4 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 45 -- 39 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Holdfast Bay (C) (Local Government Areas) was 45 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 12.6% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 21.6% of the population.

Registered marital status Holdfast Bay (C) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 13,764 45.5 633,439 48.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 850 2.8 38,964 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 3,073 10.2 118,732 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 2,680 8.9 83,000 6.3 949,634 5.5
Never married 9,874 32.7 435,501 33.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Holdfast Bay (C) (Local Government Areas) aged 15 years and over, 45.5% were married and 13.0% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Holdfast Bay (C) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 55 -- 52 -- 50 --
Separated 51 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 57 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 83 -- 79 -- 78 --
Never married 26 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Holdfast Bay (C) (Local Government Areas) was 55 years and the median age of people never married was 26 years.

Social marital status Holdfast Bay (C) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 12,224 46.4 575,818 48.7 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 2,339 8.9 113,166 9.6 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 11,804 44.8 492,206 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Holdfast Bay (C) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 46.4% of people were in a registered marriage and 8.9% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Holdfast Bay (C) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 54 -- 52 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 37 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 41 -- 36 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Holdfast Bay (C) (Local Government Areas) was 54 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 37 years.

Education Holdfast Bay (C) % South Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 285 3.1 20,581 4.5 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 1,038 11.4 87,778 19.1 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 530 5.8 26,164 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 539 5.9 22,597 4.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 756 8.3 52,221 11.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 559 6.2 18,905 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 399 4.4 19,825 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 633 7.0 34,842 7.6 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 1,978 21.8 65,957 14.4 932,524 14.3
Other 238 2.6 11,101 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 2,118 23.3 98,694 21.5 1,511,694 23.2
Total 9,073 -- 458,665 -- 6,503,580 --

In Holdfast Bay (C) (Local Government Areas) 26.2% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 23.2% were in primary school, 18.9% in secondary school and 28.7% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Holdfast Bay (C) % South Australia % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Holdfast Bay (C) % South Australia % Australia %
Australia 24,902 72.0 1,170,788 73.3 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Holdfast Bay (C) % South Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 9,756 30.2 467,496 31.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 2,342 7.2 107,089 7.1 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 1,566 4.8 75,325 5.0 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 18,663 57.7 853,040 56.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Holdfast Bay (C) (Local Government Areas), 57.7% of people had both parents born in Australia and 30.2% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Holdfast Bay (C) % South Australia % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Holdfast Bay (C) % South Australia % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Holdfast Bay (C) % South Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 10,290 57.2 445,076 56.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 5,828 32.4 247,601 31.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 1,034 5.7 46,683 6.0 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 832 4.6 44,968 5.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 17,984 -- 784,328 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 17,984 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Holdfast Bay (C) (Local Government Areas). Of these 57.2% were employed full time, 32.4% were employed part-time and 4.6% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Holdfast Bay (C) % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 2,095 12.2 88,381 12.0 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 1,709 10.0 72,516 9.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 2,021 11.8 86,705 11.7 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 3,043 17.7 146,289 19.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 7,248 42.3 298,788 40.4 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Holdfast Bay (C) (Local Government Areas), 12.2% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.0% worked 16 to 24 hours and 42.3% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Holdfast Bay (C) % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 43 -- 42 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 41 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Holdfast Bay (C) (Local Government Areas) was 43 years and for people who were employed part-time was 41 years.

Occupation Holdfast Bay (C) % South Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Holdfast Bay (C) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 646 -- 534 -- 577 --
Family 1,727 -- 1,330 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,159 -- 1,044 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Holdfast Bay (C) (Local Government Areas) was $646.

Travel to work, top responses Holdfast Bay (C) % South Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Holdfast Bay (C) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 21,746 71.9 936,604 71.5 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 7,075 23.4 364,336 27.8 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 3,468 11.5 154,651 11.8 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 6,188 20.5 258,840 19.8 3,090,874 17.8

In Holdfast Bay (C) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 71.9% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 23.4% provided care for children and 11.5% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 20.5% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Holdfast Bay (C) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 7,397 24.5 282,493 21.6 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 8,314 27.5 351,524 26.8 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 3,586 11.9 168,882 12.9 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 2,452 8.1 133,703 10.2 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Holdfast Bay (C) (Local Government Areas), 27.5% worked 5 to 14 hours, 11.9% worked 15 to 29 hours and 8.1% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Holdfast Bay (C) % South Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 4,156 47.0 174,668 40.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 3,348 37.9 178,436 41.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 1,184 13.4 70,082 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 147 1.7 7,064 1.6 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Holdfast Bay (C) (Local Government Areas), 37.9% were couple families with children, 47.0% were couple families without children and 13.4% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Holdfast Bay (C) % South Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 19.3 -- 18.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 80.7 -- 81.1 -- 82.4

In Holdfast Bay (C) (Local Government Areas) 19.3% of single parents were male and 80.7% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Holdfast Bay (C) % South Australia % Australia %
Families without children 2,226 -- 1,906 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,699 -- 2,130 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Holdfast Bay (C) (Local Government Areas), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,699 and those without children was $2,226.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Holdfast Bay (C) % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 1,500 20.0 68,246 19.3 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 318 4.2 14,646 4.1 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 1,756 23.4 80,406 22.8 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 920 12.3 48,840 13.8 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 438 5.8 20,310 5.8 251,191 5.4
Both not working 1,635 21.8 76,963 21.8 899,598 19.2
Other 426 5.7 21,766 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 511 6.8 21,930 6.2 314,529 6.7

In Holdfast Bay (C) (Local Government Areas), of couple families, 20.0% had both partners employed full-time, 4.2% had both employed part-time and 23.4% 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 Holdfast Bay (C) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 14,836 88.2 619,037 88.1 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 1,989 11.8 83,777 11.9 934,470 10.7

In Holdfast Bay (C) (Local Government Areas), 88.2% of private dwellings were occupied and 11.8% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Holdfast Bay (C) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 7,921 53.4 494,471 79.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 2,787 18.8 66,465 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 4,067 27.4 54,968 8.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 54 0.4 2,812 0.5 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Holdfast Bay (C) (Local Government Areas), 53.4% were separate houses, 18.8% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 27.4% were flats, units or apartments and 0.4% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Holdfast Bay (C) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 43 0.3 1,690 0.3 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 1,100 7.4 21,955 3.5 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 5,089 34.3 121,108 19.6 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 5,961 40.2 328,640 53.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 2,309 15.6 134,862 21.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 331 2.2 10,786 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.7 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.1 -- 2.4 -- 2.6 --

In Holdfast Bay (C) (Local Government Areas), of occupied private dwellings 7.4% had 1 bedroom, 34.3% had 2 bedrooms and 40.2% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.7. The average household size was 2.1 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Holdfast Bay (C) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 5,426 36.6 203,281 32.8 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 4,029 27.2 218,402 35.3 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 4,591 30.9 172,727 27.9 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 321 2.2 8,937 1.4 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 468 3.2 15,694 2.5 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Holdfast Bay (C) (Local Government Areas), 36.6% were owned outright, 27.2% were owned with a mortgage and 30.9% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Holdfast Bay (C) % South Australia % Australia %
Family households 8,771 59.1 424,352 68.5 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 5,395 36.4 172,669 27.9 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 670 4.5 22,020 3.6 321,007 4.1

In Holdfast Bay (C) (Local Government Areas), of all households, 59.1% were family households, 36.4% were single person households and 4.5% were group households.

Household income Holdfast Bay (C) % South Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 25.1 -- 27.7 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 11.9 -- 7.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Holdfast Bay (C) (Local Government Areas), 25.1% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 11.9% 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 Holdfast Bay (C) % South Australia % Australia %
Median rent 270 -- 220 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 88.8 -- 90.7 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 11.2 -- 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 Holdfast Bay (C) % South Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,850 -- 1,500 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.3 -- 91.2 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 6.7 -- 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 Holdfast Bay (C) % South Australia % Australia %
None 1,559 10.5 54,051 8.7 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 6,248 42.1 227,462 36.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 4,795 32.3 220,627 35.6 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 1,756 11.8 99,481 16.1 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 478 3.2 17,417 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Holdfast Bay (C) (Local Government Areas), 42.1% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 32.3% had two registered motor vehicles and 11.8% 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 Holdfast Bay (C) % South Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 171 -- 30,430 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 83 48.5 14,971 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 88 51.5 15,459 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 26 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Holdfast Bay (C) (Local Government Areas), there were 171 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 83 (or 48.5%) were male and 88 (or 51.5%) were female. The median age was 26 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Holdfast Bay (C) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 2.3 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 988 -- 842 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Holdfast Bay (C) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.3, with 1.1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $988.

Mortgage and rent Holdfast Bay (C) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 261 -- 166 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,728 -- 1,306 -- 1,647 --

In Holdfast Bay (C) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $261 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,728.

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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