2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | South Australia | Local Government Areas

Mid Murray (DC)

Code LGA44210 (LGA)
People 8,136
Male 4,324
Female 3,812
Median age 48
Families 2,188
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 6,114
Average people per household 2.2
Median weekly household income $757
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,083
Median weekly rent $140
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Mid Murray (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Total 8,136 -- 1,596,572 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 4,324 53.1 787,218 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 3,812 46.9 809,354 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 155 1.9 30,431 1.9 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 8,136 people in Mid Murray (DC) (Local Government Areas) of these 53.1% were male and 46.9% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.9% of the population.

Age Mid Murray (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 357 4.4 96,143 6.0 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 411 5.1 93,202 5.8 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 481 5.9 97,591 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 446 5.5 103,248 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 284 3.5 105,586 6.6 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 306 3.8 104,507 6.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 319 3.9 97,820 6.1 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 440 5.4 103,966 6.5 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 568 7.0 112,408 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 642 7.9 113,085 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 679 8.3 111,857 7.0 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 737 9.1 102,009 6.4 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 790 9.7 97,599 6.1 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 589 7.2 74,667 4.7 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 475 5.8 58,536 3.7 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 264 3.2 46,631 2.9 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 209 2.6 39,560 2.5 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 138 1.7 38,157 2.4 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 48 -- 39 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Mid Murray (DC) (Local Government Areas) was 48 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 15.3% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 20.6% of the population.

Registered marital status Mid Murray (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 3,563 51.7 633,439 48.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 251 3.6 38,964 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 774 11.2 118,732 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 475 6.9 83,000 6.3 949,634 5.5
Never married 1,830 26.5 435,501 33.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Mid Murray (DC) (Local Government Areas) aged 15 years and over, 51.7% were married and 14.9% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Mid Murray (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 57 -- 52 -- 50 --
Separated 55 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 56 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 76 -- 79 -- 78 --
Never married 29 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Mid Murray (DC) (Local Government Areas) was 57 years and the median age of people never married was 29 years.

Social marital status Mid Murray (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 3,089 52.6 575,818 48.7 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 580 9.9 113,166 9.6 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 2,209 37.6 492,206 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Mid Murray (DC) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 52.6% of people were in a registered marriage and 9.9% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Mid Murray (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 57 -- 52 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 43 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 48 -- 36 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Mid Murray (DC) (Local Government Areas) was 57 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 43 years.

Education Mid Murray (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 78 3.7 20,581 4.5 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 480 22.8 87,778 19.1 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 18 0.9 26,164 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 93 4.4 22,597 4.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 352 16.7 52,221 11.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 10 0.5 18,905 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 67 3.2 19,825 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 133 6.3 34,842 7.6 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 45 2.1 65,957 14.4 932,524 14.3
Other 27 1.3 11,101 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 805 38.2 98,694 21.5 1,511,694 23.2
Total 2,108 -- 458,665 -- 6,503,580 --

In Mid Murray (DC) (Local Government Areas) 25.9% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 28.0% were in primary school, 20.4% in secondary school and 8.4% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Mid Murray (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Australia 6,649 81.7 1,170,788 73.3 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Mid Murray (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 1,146 15.5 467,496 31.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 380 5.2 107,089 7.1 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 307 4.2 75,325 5.0 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 5,541 75.1 853,040 56.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Mid Murray (DC) (Local Government Areas), 75.1% of people had both parents born in Australia and 15.5% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Mid Murray (DC) % South Australia % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Mid Murray (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,916 55.2 445,076 56.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 1,135 32.7 247,601 31.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 209 6.0 46,683 6.0 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 208 6.0 44,968 5.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 3,468 -- 784,328 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 3,468 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Mid Murray (DC) (Local Government Areas). Of these 55.2% were employed full time, 32.7% were employed part-time and 6.0% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Mid Murray (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 407 12.5 88,381 12.0 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 297 9.1 72,516 9.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 430 13.2 86,705 11.7 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 493 15.1 146,289 19.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,425 43.7 298,788 40.4 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Mid Murray (DC) (Local Government Areas), 12.5% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.1% worked 16 to 24 hours and 43.7% worked 40 hours or more.

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

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

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

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

Median weekly incomes Mid Murray (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 403 -- 534 -- 577 --
Family 931 -- 1,330 -- 1,481 --
Household 757 -- 1,044 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Mid Murray (DC) (Local Government Areas) was $403.

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

Unpaid work Mid Murray (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 4,701 68.2 936,604 71.5 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,574 22.8 364,336 27.8 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 897 13.0 154,651 11.8 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,839 26.7 258,840 19.8 3,090,874 17.8

In Mid Murray (DC) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 68.2% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 22.8% provided care for children and 13.0% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 26.7% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Mid Murray (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 1,102 16.0 282,493 21.6 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,611 23.4 351,524 26.8 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 1,000 14.5 168,882 12.9 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 991 14.4 133,703 10.2 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Mid Murray (DC) (Local Government Areas), 23.4% worked 5 to 14 hours, 14.5% worked 15 to 29 hours and 14.4% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Mid Murray (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,160 53.0 174,668 40.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 721 32.9 178,436 41.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 285 13.0 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 Mid Murray (DC) (Local Government Areas), 32.9% were couple families with children, 53.0% were couple families without children and 13.0% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Mid Murray (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 24.4 -- 18.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 75.6 -- 81.1 -- 82.4

In Mid Murray (DC) (Local Government Areas) 24.4% of single parents were male and 75.6% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Mid Murray (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Families without children 1,383 -- 1,906 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,539 -- 2,130 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Mid Murray (DC) (Local Government Areas), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,539 and those without children was $1,383.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Mid Murray (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 300 15.9 68,246 19.3 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 88 4.7 14,646 4.1 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 366 19.4 80,406 22.8 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 221 11.7 48,840 13.8 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 141 7.5 20,310 5.8 251,191 5.4
Both not working 555 29.5 76,963 21.8 899,598 19.2
Other 97 5.2 21,766 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 114 6.1 21,930 6.2 314,529 6.7

In Mid Murray (DC) (Local Government Areas), of couple families, 15.9% had both partners employed full-time, 4.7% had both employed part-time and 19.4% 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 Mid Murray (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 3,289 56.3 619,037 88.1 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 2,554 43.7 83,777 11.9 934,470 10.7

In Mid Murray (DC) (Local Government Areas), 56.3% of private dwellings were occupied and 43.7% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Mid Murray (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 3,079 93.7 494,471 79.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 108 3.3 66,465 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 17 0.5 54,968 8.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 72 2.2 2,812 0.5 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Mid Murray (DC) (Local Government Areas), 93.7% were separate houses, 3.3% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.5% were flats, units or apartments and 2.2% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Mid Murray (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 29 0.9 1,690 0.3 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 186 5.7 21,955 3.5 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 671 20.4 121,108 19.6 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 1,674 50.9 328,640 53.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 656 20.0 134,862 21.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 72 2.2 10,786 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.9 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.2 -- 2.4 -- 2.6 --

In Mid Murray (DC) (Local Government Areas), of occupied private dwellings 5.7% had 1 bedroom, 20.4% had 2 bedrooms and 50.9% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.9. The average household size was 2.2 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Mid Murray (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 1,527 46.5 203,281 32.8 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 1,016 30.9 218,402 35.3 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 611 18.6 172,727 27.9 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 35 1.1 8,937 1.4 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 98 3.0 15,694 2.5 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Mid Murray (DC) (Local Government Areas), 46.5% were owned outright, 30.9% were owned with a mortgage and 18.6% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Mid Murray (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Family households 2,173 66.1 424,352 68.5 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 1,038 31.6 172,669 27.9 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 77 2.3 22,020 3.6 321,007 4.1

In Mid Murray (DC) (Local Government Areas), of all households, 66.1% were family households, 31.6% were single person households and 2.3% were group households.

Household income Mid Murray (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 39.2 -- 27.7 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 1.7 -- 7.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Mid Murray (DC) (Local Government Areas), 39.2% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 1.7% 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 Mid Murray (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Median rent 140 -- 220 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 95.1 -- 90.7 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 4.9 -- 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 Mid Murray (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,083 -- 1,500 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.4 -- 91.2 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 7.6 -- 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 Mid Murray (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
None 130 4.0 54,051 8.7 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 1,108 33.7 227,462 36.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 1,145 34.8 220,627 35.6 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 783 23.8 99,481 16.1 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 120 3.7 17,417 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Mid Murray (DC) (Local Government Areas), 33.7% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 34.8% had two registered motor vehicles and 23.8% 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 Mid Murray (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 154 -- 30,430 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 90 58.4 14,971 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 64 41.6 15,459 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 22 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Mid Murray (DC) (Local Government Areas), there were 154 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 90 (or 58.4%) were male and 64 (or 41.6%) were female. The median age was 22 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Mid Murray (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 1.3 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 881 -- 842 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Mid Murray (DC) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.9, with 1.3 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $881.

Mortgage and rent Mid Murray (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 160 -- 166 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,300 -- 1,306 -- 1,647 --

In Mid Murray (DC) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $160 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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