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Orroroo/Carrieton (DC)

Code LGA45400 (LGA)
People 875
Male 453
Female 422
Median age 49
Families 251
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 504
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $932
Median monthly mortgage repayments $867
Median weekly rent $71
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.3
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includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Orroroo/Carrieton (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Total 875 -- 1,596,572 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 453 51.8 787,218 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 422 48.2 809,354 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 21 2.4 30,431 1.9 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 875 people in Orroroo/Carrieton (DC) (Local Government Areas) of these 51.8% were male and 48.2% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 2.4% of the population.

Age Orroroo/Carrieton (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 39 4.5 96,143 6.0 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 46 5.3 93,202 5.8 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 40 4.6 97,591 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 56 6.4 103,248 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 29 3.3 105,586 6.6 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 27 3.1 104,507 6.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 34 3.9 97,820 6.1 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 43 4.9 103,966 6.5 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 57 6.5 112,408 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 71 8.1 113,085 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 60 6.9 111,857 7.0 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 105 12.0 102,009 6.4 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 66 7.6 97,599 6.1 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 63 7.2 74,667 4.7 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 35 4.0 58,536 3.7 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 28 3.2 46,631 2.9 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 37 4.2 39,560 2.5 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 38 4.3 38,157 2.4 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 49 -- 39 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Orroroo/Carrieton (DC) (Local Government Areas) was 49 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 14.4% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 23.2% of the population.

Registered marital status Orroroo/Carrieton (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 434 57.9 633,439 48.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 23 3.1 38,964 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 53 7.1 118,732 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 68 9.1 83,000 6.3 949,634 5.5
Never married 171 22.8 435,501 33.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Orroroo/Carrieton (DC) (Local Government Areas) aged 15 years and over, 57.9% were married and 10.3% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Orroroo/Carrieton (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 56 -- 52 -- 50 --
Separated 55 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 55 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 79 -- 79 -- 78 --
Never married 26 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Orroroo/Carrieton (DC) (Local Government Areas) was 56 years and the median age of people never married was 26 years.

Social marital status Orroroo/Carrieton (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 372 58.2 575,818 48.7 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 45 7.0 113,166 9.6 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 222 34.7 492,206 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Orroroo/Carrieton (DC) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 58.2% of people were in a registered marriage and 7.0% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Orroroo/Carrieton (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 56 -- 52 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 39 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 52 -- 36 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Orroroo/Carrieton (DC) (Local Government Areas) was 56 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 39 years.

Education Orroroo/Carrieton (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 10 5.1 20,581 4.5 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 66 33.7 87,778 19.1 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 0 0.0 26,164 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 0 0.0 22,597 4.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 57 29.1 52,221 11.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 0 0.0 18,905 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 3 1.5 19,825 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 12 6.1 34,842 7.6 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 11 5.6 65,957 14.4 932,524 14.3
Other 3 1.5 11,101 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 34 17.3 98,694 21.5 1,511,694 23.2
Total 196 -- 458,665 -- 6,503,580 --

In Orroroo/Carrieton (DC) (Local Government Areas) 22.3% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 33.5% were in primary school, 30.5% in secondary school and 11.7% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Orroroo/Carrieton (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Australia 772 88.3 1,170,788 73.3 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Orroroo/Carrieton (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 87 10.4 467,496 31.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 15 1.8 107,089 7.1 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 37 4.4 75,325 5.0 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 701 83.5 853,040 56.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Orroroo/Carrieton (DC) (Local Government Areas), 83.5% of people had both parents born in Australia and 10.4% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Orroroo/Carrieton (DC) % South Australia % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Orroroo/Carrieton (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 283 61.5 445,076 56.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 142 30.9 247,601 31.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 28 6.1 46,683 6.0 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 7 1.5 44,968 5.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 460 -- 784,328 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 460 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Orroroo/Carrieton (DC) (Local Government Areas). Of these 61.5% were employed full time, 30.9% were employed part-time and 1.5% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Orroroo/Carrieton (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 58 12.7 88,381 12.0 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 48 10.5 72,516 9.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 37 8.1 86,705 11.7 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 44 9.7 146,289 19.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 240 52.7 298,788 40.4 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Orroroo/Carrieton (DC) (Local Government Areas), 12.7% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.5% worked 16 to 24 hours and 52.7% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Orroroo/Carrieton (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 52 -- 42 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 44 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Orroroo/Carrieton (DC) (Local Government Areas) was 52 years and for people who were employed part-time was 44 years.

Occupation Orroroo/Carrieton (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Orroroo/Carrieton (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 433 -- 534 -- 577 --
Family 1,090 -- 1,330 -- 1,481 --
Household 932 -- 1,044 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Orroroo/Carrieton (DC) (Local Government Areas) was $433.

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

Unpaid work Orroroo/Carrieton (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 544 72.5 936,604 71.5 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 168 22.5 364,336 27.8 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 100 13.4 154,651 11.8 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 336 44.9 258,840 19.8 3,090,874 17.8

In Orroroo/Carrieton (DC) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 72.5% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 22.5% provided care for children and 13.4% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 44.9% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Orroroo/Carrieton (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 127 16.9 282,493 21.6 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 188 25.1 351,524 26.8 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 111 14.8 168,882 12.9 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 118 15.7 133,703 10.2 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Orroroo/Carrieton (DC) (Local Government Areas), 25.1% worked 5 to 14 hours, 14.8% worked 15 to 29 hours and 15.7% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Orroroo/Carrieton (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 138 55.0 174,668 40.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 83 33.1 178,436 41.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 25 10.0 70,082 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 5 2.0 7,064 1.6 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Orroroo/Carrieton (DC) (Local Government Areas), 33.1% were couple families with children, 55.0% were couple families without children and 10.0% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Orroroo/Carrieton (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 42.3 -- 18.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 57.7 -- 81.1 -- 82.4

In Orroroo/Carrieton (DC) (Local Government Areas) 42.3% of single parents were male and 57.7% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Orroroo/Carrieton (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Families without children 1,483 -- 1,906 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,692 -- 2,130 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Orroroo/Carrieton (DC) (Local Government Areas), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,692 and those without children was $1,483.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Orroroo/Carrieton (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 54 24.8 68,246 19.3 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 7 3.2 14,646 4.1 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 54 24.8 80,406 22.8 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 11 5.0 48,840 13.8 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 14 6.4 20,310 5.8 251,191 5.4
Both not working 47 21.6 76,963 21.8 899,598 19.2
Other 11 5.0 21,766 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 20 9.2 21,930 6.2 314,529 6.7

In Orroroo/Carrieton (DC) (Local Government Areas), of couple families, 24.8% had both partners employed full-time, 3.2% had both employed part-time and 24.8% 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 Orroroo/Carrieton (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 356 75.6 619,037 88.1 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 115 24.4 83,777 11.9 934,470 10.7

In Orroroo/Carrieton (DC) (Local Government Areas), 75.6% of private dwellings were occupied and 24.4% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Orroroo/Carrieton (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 346 97.5 494,471 79.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 0 0.0 66,465 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 3 0.8 54,968 8.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 6 1.7 2,812 0.5 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Orroroo/Carrieton (DC) (Local Government Areas), 97.5% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.8% were flats, units or apartments and 1.7% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Orroroo/Carrieton (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 1,690 0.3 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 12 3.4 21,955 3.5 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 57 16.1 121,108 19.6 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 175 49.4 328,640 53.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 105 29.7 134,862 21.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 5 1.4 10,786 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.1 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.3 -- 2.4 -- 2.6 --

In Orroroo/Carrieton (DC) (Local Government Areas), of occupied private dwellings 3.4% had 1 bedroom, 16.1% had 2 bedrooms and 49.4% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.1. The average household size was 2.3 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Orroroo/Carrieton (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 216 60.8 203,281 32.8 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 70 19.7 218,402 35.3 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 46 13.0 172,727 27.9 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 7 2.0 8,937 1.4 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 16 4.5 15,694 2.5 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Orroroo/Carrieton (DC) (Local Government Areas), 60.8% were owned outright, 19.7% were owned with a mortgage and 13.0% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Orroroo/Carrieton (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Family households 248 69.7 424,352 68.5 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 101 28.4 172,669 27.9 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 7 2.0 22,020 3.6 321,007 4.1

In Orroroo/Carrieton (DC) (Local Government Areas), of all households, 69.7% were family households, 28.4% were single person households and 2.0% were group households.

Household income Orroroo/Carrieton (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 34.1 -- 27.7 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 2.0 -- 7.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Orroroo/Carrieton (DC) (Local Government Areas), 34.1% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 2.0% 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 Orroroo/Carrieton (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Median rent 71 -- 220 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 98.2 -- 90.7 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 1.8 -- 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 Orroroo/Carrieton (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 867 -- 1,500 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 97.6 -- 91.2 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 2.4 -- 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 Orroroo/Carrieton (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
None 19 5.4 54,051 8.7 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 88 24.9 227,462 36.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 111 31.4 220,627 35.6 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 127 35.9 99,481 16.1 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 9 2.5 17,417 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Orroroo/Carrieton (DC) (Local Government Areas), 24.9% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 31.4% had two registered motor vehicles and 35.9% 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 Orroroo/Carrieton (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 20 -- 30,430 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 9 45.0 14,971 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 11 55.0 15,459 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 30 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Orroroo/Carrieton (DC) (Local Government Areas), there were 20 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 9 (or 45.0%) were male and 11 (or 55.0%) were female. The median age was 30 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Orroroo/Carrieton (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 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.3 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,156 -- 842 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Orroroo/Carrieton (DC) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3, with 1.3 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,156.

Mortgage and rent Orroroo/Carrieton (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 0 -- 166 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,408 -- 1,306 -- 1,647 --

In Orroroo/Carrieton (DC) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $0 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,408.

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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