2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | South Australia | Local Government Areas

Mallala (DC)

Code LGA43920 (LGA)
People 8,343
Male 4,252
Female 4,091
Median age 40
Families 2,329
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 3,320
Average people per household 2.7
Median weekly household income $1,167
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,354
Median weekly rent $190
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.3
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Mallala (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Total 8,343 -- 1,596,572 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 4,252 51.0 787,218 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 4,091 49.0 809,354 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 170 2.0 30,431 1.9 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 8,343 people in Mallala (DC) (Local Government Areas) of these 51.0% were male and 49.0% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 2.0% of the population.

Age Mallala (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 497 6.0 96,143 6.0 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 557 6.7 93,202 5.8 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 649 7.8 97,591 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 647 7.8 103,248 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 418 5.0 105,586 6.6 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 411 4.9 104,507 6.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 418 5.0 97,820 6.1 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 565 6.8 103,966 6.5 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 755 9.0 112,408 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 778 9.3 113,085 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 686 8.2 111,857 7.0 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 575 6.9 102,009 6.4 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 506 6.1 97,599 6.1 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 361 4.3 74,667 4.7 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 228 2.7 58,536 3.7 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 132 1.6 46,631 2.9 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 89 1.1 39,560 2.5 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 73 0.9 38,157 2.4 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 40 -- 39 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Mallala (DC) (Local Government Areas) was 40 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 20.4% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 10.6% of the population.

Registered marital status Mallala (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 3,421 51.5 633,439 48.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 249 3.7 38,964 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 604 9.1 118,732 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 253 3.8 83,000 6.3 949,634 5.5
Never married 2,120 31.9 435,501 33.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Mallala (DC) (Local Government Areas) aged 15 years and over, 51.5% were married and 12.8% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Mallala (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 50 -- 52 -- 50 --
Separated 48 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 53 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 73 -- 79 -- 78 --
Never married 25 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Mallala (DC) (Local Government Areas) was 50 years and the median age of people never married was 25 years.

Social marital status Mallala (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 3,194 52.2 575,818 48.7 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 741 12.1 113,166 9.6 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 2,179 35.6 492,206 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Mallala (DC) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 52.2% of people were in a registered marriage and 12.1% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Mallala (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 Mallala (DC) (Local Government Areas) was 50 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 41 years.

Education Mallala (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 113 4.8 20,581 4.5 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 504 21.3 87,778 19.1 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 132 5.6 26,164 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 217 9.2 22,597 4.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 296 12.5 52,221 11.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 123 5.2 18,905 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 163 6.9 19,825 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 153 6.5 34,842 7.6 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 123 5.2 65,957 14.4 932,524 14.3
Other 35 1.5 11,101 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 510 21.5 98,694 21.5 1,511,694 23.2
Total 2,369 -- 458,665 -- 6,503,580 --

In Mallala (DC) (Local Government Areas) 28.4% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 36.0% were in primary school, 24.6% in secondary school and 11.6% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Mallala (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Australia 6,774 81.2 1,170,788 73.3 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Mallala (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 1,776 22.6 467,496 31.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 571 7.3 107,089 7.1 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 456 5.8 75,325 5.0 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 5,057 64.3 853,040 56.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Mallala (DC) (Local Government Areas), 64.3% of people had both parents born in Australia and 22.6% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Mallala (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 2,523 59.9 445,076 56.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 1,197 28.4 247,601 31.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 278 6.6 46,683 6.0 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 212 5.0 44,968 5.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 4,210 -- 784,328 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 4,210 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Mallala (DC) (Local Government Areas). Of these 59.9% were employed full time, 28.4% were employed part-time and 5.0% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Mallala (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 369 9.2 88,381 12.0 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 351 8.8 72,516 9.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 474 11.9 86,705 11.7 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 773 19.3 146,289 19.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,751 43.8 298,788 40.4 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Mallala (DC) (Local Government Areas), 9.2% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.8% worked 16 to 24 hours and 43.8% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Mallala (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 44 -- 42 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 42 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Mallala (DC) (Local Government Areas) was 44 years and for people who were employed part-time was 42 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Mallala (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 526 -- 534 -- 577 --
Family 1,317 -- 1,330 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,167 -- 1,044 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Mallala (DC) (Local Government Areas) was $526.

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

Unpaid work Mallala (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 4,761 71.6 936,604 71.5 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 2,024 30.4 364,336 27.8 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 806 12.1 154,651 11.8 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,215 18.3 258,840 19.8 3,090,874 17.8

In Mallala (DC) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 71.6% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 30.4% 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, 18.3% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Mallala (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 1,277 19.2 282,493 21.6 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,769 26.6 351,524 26.8 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 872 13.1 168,882 12.9 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 843 12.7 133,703 10.2 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Mallala (DC) (Local Government Areas), 26.6% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.1% worked 15 to 29 hours and 12.7% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Mallala (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 895 38.4 174,668 40.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 1,121 48.1 178,436 41.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 291 12.5 70,082 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 22 0.9 7,064 1.6 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Mallala (DC) (Local Government Areas), 48.1% were couple families with children, 38.4% were couple families without children and 12.5% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Mallala (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 22.1 -- 18.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 77.9 -- 81.1 -- 82.4

In Mallala (DC) (Local Government Areas) 22.1% of single parents were male and 77.9% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Mallala (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Families without children 1,752 -- 1,906 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,840 -- 2,130 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Mallala (DC) (Local Government Areas), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,840 and those without children was $1,752.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Mallala (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 417 20.6 68,246 19.3 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 75 3.7 14,646 4.1 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 436 21.6 80,406 22.8 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 332 16.4 48,840 13.8 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 113 5.6 20,310 5.8 251,191 5.4
Both not working 351 17.4 76,963 21.8 899,598 19.2
Other 158 7.8 21,766 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 139 6.9 21,930 6.2 314,529 6.7

In Mallala (DC) (Local Government Areas), of couple families, 20.6% had both partners employed full-time, 3.7% had both employed part-time and 21.6% 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 Mallala (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,919 90.6 619,037 88.1 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 304 9.4 83,777 11.9 934,470 10.7

In Mallala (DC) (Local Government Areas), 90.6% of private dwellings were occupied and 9.4% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Mallala (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 2,856 97.9 494,471 79.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 15 0.5 66,465 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 23 0.8 54,968 8.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 24 0.8 2,812 0.5 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Mallala (DC) (Local Government Areas), 97.9% were separate houses, 0.5% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.8% were flats, units or apartments and 0.8% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Mallala (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 10 0.3 1,690 0.3 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 61 2.1 21,955 3.5 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 284 9.7 121,108 19.6 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 1,448 49.6 328,640 53.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 1,075 36.9 134,862 21.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 39 1.3 10,786 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.3 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.7 -- 2.4 -- 2.6 --

In Mallala (DC) (Local Government Areas), of occupied private dwellings 2.1% had 1 bedroom, 9.7% had 2 bedrooms and 49.6% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.3. The average household size was 2.7 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Mallala (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 883 30.3 203,281 32.8 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 1,589 54.4 218,402 35.3 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 370 12.7 172,727 27.9 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 22 0.8 8,937 1.4 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 55 1.9 15,694 2.5 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Mallala (DC) (Local Government Areas), 30.3% were owned outright, 54.4% were owned with a mortgage and 12.7% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Mallala (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Family households 2,267 77.7 424,352 68.5 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 580 19.9 172,669 27.9 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 72 2.5 22,020 3.6 321,007 4.1

In Mallala (DC) (Local Government Areas), of all households, 77.7% were family households, 19.9% were single person households and 2.5% were group households.

Household income Mallala (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 21.8 -- 27.7 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 5.6 -- 7.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Mallala (DC) (Local Government Areas), 21.8% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 5.6% 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 Mallala (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Median rent 190 -- 220 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 96.6 -- 90.7 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 3.4 -- 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 Mallala (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,354 -- 1,500 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 84.3 -- 91.2 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 15.7 -- 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 Mallala (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
None 66 2.3 54,051 8.7 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 644 22.1 227,462 36.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 1,162 39.8 220,627 35.6 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 988 33.8 99,481 16.1 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 59 2.0 17,417 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Mallala (DC) (Local Government Areas), 22.1% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 39.8% had two registered motor vehicles and 33.8% 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 Mallala (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 169 -- 30,430 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 86 50.9 14,971 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 83 49.1 15,459 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 18 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Mallala (DC) (Local Government Areas), there were 169 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 86 (or 50.9%) were male and 83 (or 49.1%) were female. The median age was 18 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Mallala (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 3.4 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,416 -- 842 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Mallala (DC) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.4, with 1.1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,416.

Mortgage and rent Mallala (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 185 -- 166 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,300 -- 1,306 -- 1,647 --

In Mallala (DC) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $185 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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