2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | South Australia | Local Government Areas

Mount Remarkable (DC)

Code LGA44830 (LGA)
People 2,873
Male 1,451
Female 1,422
Median age 49
Families 798
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 1,586
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $795
Median monthly mortgage repayments $910
Median weekly rent $100
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 Mount Remarkable (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Total 2,873 -- 1,596,572 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 1,451 50.5 787,218 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 1,422 49.5 809,354 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 92 3.2 30,431 1.9 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 2,873 people in Mount Remarkable (DC) (Local Government Areas) of these 50.5% were male and 49.5% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 3.2% of the population.

Age Mount Remarkable (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 137 4.8 96,143 6.0 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 144 5.0 93,202 5.8 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 201 7.0 97,591 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 172 6.0 103,248 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 79 2.7 105,586 6.6 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 89 3.1 104,507 6.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 132 4.6 97,820 6.1 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 118 4.1 103,966 6.5 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 164 5.7 112,408 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 248 8.6 113,085 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 273 9.5 111,857 7.0 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 260 9.0 102,009 6.4 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 223 7.8 97,599 6.1 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 206 7.2 74,667 4.7 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 163 5.7 58,536 3.7 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 114 4.0 46,631 2.9 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 75 2.6 39,560 2.5 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 75 2.6 38,157 2.4 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 49 -- 39 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Mount Remarkable (DC) (Local Government Areas) was 49 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 16.7% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 22.2% of the population.

Registered marital status Mount Remarkable (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,371 57.2 633,439 48.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 71 3.0 38,964 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 220 9.2 118,732 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 170 7.1 83,000 6.3 949,634 5.5
Never married 563 23.5 435,501 33.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Mount Remarkable (DC) (Local Government Areas) aged 15 years and over, 57.2% were married and 12.1% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Mount Remarkable (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 56 -- 52 -- 50 --
Separated 54 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 56 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 77 -- 79 -- 78 --
Never married 27 -- 25 -- 25 --

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

Social marital status Mount Remarkable (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 1,193 57.6 575,818 48.7 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 201 9.7 113,166 9.6 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 676 32.7 492,206 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Mount Remarkable (DC) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 57.6% of people were in a registered marriage and 9.7% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Mount Remarkable (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 55 -- 52 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 45 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 48 -- 36 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Mount Remarkable (DC) (Local Government Areas) was 55 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 45 years.

Education Mount Remarkable (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 45 6.2 20,581 4.5 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 206 28.6 87,778 19.1 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 11 1.5 26,164 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 9 1.2 22,597 4.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 159 22.1 52,221 11.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 14 1.9 18,905 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 5 0.7 19,825 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 32 4.4 34,842 7.6 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 28 3.9 65,957 14.4 932,524 14.3
Other 13 1.8 11,101 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 199 27.6 98,694 21.5 1,511,694 23.2
Total 721 -- 458,665 -- 6,503,580 --

In Mount Remarkable (DC) (Local Government Areas) 25.1% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 31.3% were in primary school, 24.5% in secondary school and 8.6% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Mount Remarkable (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Australia 2,492 86.7 1,170,788 73.3 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Mount Remarkable (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 305 11.2 467,496 31.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 107 3.9 107,089 7.1 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 81 3.0 75,325 5.0 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 2,225 81.9 853,040 56.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Mount Remarkable (DC) (Local Government Areas), 81.9% of people had both parents born in Australia and 11.2% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Mount Remarkable (DC) % South Australia % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Mount Remarkable (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 782 59.3 445,076 56.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 395 29.9 247,601 31.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 87 6.6 46,683 6.0 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 55 4.2 44,968 5.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 1,319 -- 784,328 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 1,319 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Mount Remarkable (DC) (Local Government Areas). Of these 59.3% were employed full time, 29.9% were employed part-time and 4.2% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Mount Remarkable (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 163 12.9 88,381 12.0 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 91 7.2 72,516 9.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 142 11.2 86,705 11.7 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 164 12.9 146,289 19.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 623 49.1 298,788 40.4 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Mount Remarkable (DC) (Local Government Areas), 12.9% worked 1 to 15 hours, 7.2% worked 16 to 24 hours and 49.1% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Mount Remarkable (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 49 -- 42 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 49 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Mount Remarkable (DC) (Local Government Areas) was 49 years and for people who were employed part-time was 49 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Mount Remarkable (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 423 -- 534 -- 577 --
Family 994 -- 1,330 -- 1,481 --
Household 795 -- 1,044 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Mount Remarkable (DC) (Local Government Areas) was $423.

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

Unpaid work Mount Remarkable (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,731 72.3 936,604 71.5 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 576 24.1 364,336 27.8 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 298 12.4 154,651 11.8 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 882 36.8 258,840 19.8 3,090,874 17.8

In Mount Remarkable (DC) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 72.3% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 24.1% provided care for children and 12.4% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 36.8% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Mount Remarkable (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 390 16.3 282,493 21.6 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 575 24.0 351,524 26.8 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 364 15.2 168,882 12.9 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 398 16.6 133,703 10.2 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Mount Remarkable (DC) (Local Government Areas), 24.0% worked 5 to 14 hours, 15.2% worked 15 to 29 hours and 16.6% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Mount Remarkable (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 451 56.4 174,668 40.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 279 34.9 178,436 41.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 67 8.4 70,082 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 3 0.4 7,064 1.6 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Mount Remarkable (DC) (Local Government Areas), 34.9% were couple families with children, 56.4% were couple families without children and 8.4% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Mount Remarkable (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 25.7 -- 18.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 74.3 -- 81.1 -- 82.4

In Mount Remarkable (DC) (Local Government Areas) 25.7% of single parents were male and 74.3% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Mount Remarkable (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Families without children 1,567 -- 1,906 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,794 -- 2,130 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Mount Remarkable (DC) (Local Government Areas), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,794 and those without children was $1,567.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Mount Remarkable (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 146 20.0 68,246 19.3 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 35 4.8 14,646 4.1 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 142 19.4 80,406 22.8 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 67 9.2 48,840 13.8 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 41 5.6 20,310 5.8 251,191 5.4
Both not working 179 24.5 76,963 21.8 899,598 19.2
Other 45 6.2 21,766 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 76 10.4 21,930 6.2 314,529 6.7

In Mount Remarkable (DC) (Local Government Areas), of couple families, 20.0% had both partners employed full-time, 4.8% 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 Mount Remarkable (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,154 77.7 619,037 88.1 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 332 22.3 83,777 11.9 934,470 10.7

In Mount Remarkable (DC) (Local Government Areas), 77.7% of private dwellings were occupied and 22.3% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Mount Remarkable (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,109 96.1 494,471 79.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 6 0.5 66,465 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 19 1.6 54,968 8.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 20 1.7 2,812 0.5 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Mount Remarkable (DC) (Local Government Areas), 96.1% were separate houses, 0.5% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 1.6% were flats, units or apartments and 1.7% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Mount Remarkable (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 6 0.5 1,690 0.3 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 39 3.4 21,955 3.5 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 221 19.2 121,108 19.6 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 594 51.6 328,640 53.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 268 23.3 134,862 21.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 24 2.1 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 Mount Remarkable (DC) (Local Government Areas), of occupied private dwellings 3.4% had 1 bedroom, 19.2% had 2 bedrooms and 51.6% 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 Mount Remarkable (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 614 53.3 203,281 32.8 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 293 25.4 218,402 35.3 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 189 16.4 172,727 27.9 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 21 1.8 8,937 1.4 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 36 3.1 15,694 2.5 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Mount Remarkable (DC) (Local Government Areas), 53.3% were owned outright, 25.4% were owned with a mortgage and 16.4% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Mount Remarkable (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Family households 793 68.8 424,352 68.5 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 341 29.6 172,669 27.9 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 18 1.6 22,020 3.6 321,007 4.1

In Mount Remarkable (DC) (Local Government Areas), of all households, 68.8% were family households, 29.6% were single person households and 1.6% were group households.

Household income Mount Remarkable (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 35.8 -- 27.7 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 4.2 -- 7.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Mount Remarkable (DC) (Local Government Areas), 35.8% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 4.2% 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 Mount Remarkable (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Median rent 100 -- 220 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 98.0 -- 90.7 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 2.0 -- 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 Mount Remarkable (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 910 -- 1,500 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 96.4 -- 91.2 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 3.6 -- 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 Mount Remarkable (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
None 39 3.4 54,051 8.7 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 335 29.1 227,462 36.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 403 35.0 220,627 35.6 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 342 29.7 99,481 16.1 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 34 2.9 17,417 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Mount Remarkable (DC) (Local Government Areas), 29.1% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 35.0% had two registered motor vehicles and 29.7% 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 Mount Remarkable (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 92 -- 30,430 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 40 43.5 14,971 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 52 56.5 15,459 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 15 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Mount Remarkable (DC) (Local Government Areas), there were 92 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 40 (or 43.5%) were male and 52 (or 56.5%) were female. The median age was 15 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Mount Remarkable (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 624 -- 842 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Mount Remarkable (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 $624.

Mortgage and rent Mount Remarkable (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 145 -- 166 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,668 -- 1,306 -- 1,647 --

In Mount Remarkable (DC) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $145 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,668.

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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