2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | South Australia | Local Government Areas

Renmark Paringa (DC)

Code LGA46670 (LGA)
People 9,245
Male 4,602
Female 4,643
Median age 40
Families 2,473
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 4,312
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $842
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,083
Median weekly rent $150
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.8
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includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Renmark Paringa (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Total 9,245 -- 1,596,572 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 4,602 49.8 787,218 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 4,643 50.2 809,354 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 164 1.8 30,431 1.9 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 9,245 people in Renmark Paringa (DC) (Local Government Areas) of these 49.8% were male and 50.2% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.8% of the population.

Age Renmark Paringa (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 540 5.8 96,143 6.0 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 597 6.5 93,202 5.8 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 629 6.8 97,591 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 646 7.0 103,248 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 496 5.4 105,586 6.6 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 536 5.8 104,507 6.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 485 5.2 97,820 6.1 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 550 5.9 103,966 6.5 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 685 7.4 112,408 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 633 6.8 113,085 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 699 7.6 111,857 7.0 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 611 6.6 102,009 6.4 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 617 6.7 97,599 6.1 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 437 4.7 74,667 4.7 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 388 4.2 58,536 3.7 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 270 2.9 46,631 2.9 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 238 2.6 39,560 2.5 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 188 2.0 38,157 2.4 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 40 -- 39 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Renmark Paringa (DC) (Local Government Areas) was 40 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 19.1% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 16.5% of the population.

Registered marital status Renmark Paringa (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 3,803 50.8 633,439 48.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 248 3.3 38,964 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 615 8.2 118,732 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 558 7.5 83,000 6.3 949,634 5.5
Never married 2,262 30.2 435,501 33.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Renmark Paringa (DC) (Local Government Areas) aged 15 years and over, 50.8% were married and 11.5% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Renmark Paringa (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 53 -- 52 -- 50 --
Separated 49 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 53 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 77 -- 79 -- 78 --
Never married 25 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Renmark Paringa (DC) (Local Government Areas) was 53 years and the median age of people never married was 25 years.

Social marital status Renmark Paringa (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 3,383 50.8 575,818 48.7 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 623 9.3 113,166 9.6 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 2,658 39.9 492,206 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Renmark Paringa (DC) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 50.8% of people were in a registered marriage and 9.3% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Renmark Paringa (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 53 -- 52 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 36 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 39 -- 36 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Renmark Paringa (DC) (Local Government Areas) was 53 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 36 years.

Education Renmark Paringa (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 110 4.3 20,581 4.5 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 626 24.2 87,778 19.1 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 186 7.2 26,164 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 19 0.7 22,597 4.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 561 21.7 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 7 0.3 19,825 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 192 7.4 34,842 7.6 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 96 3.7 65,957 14.4 932,524 14.3
Other 47 1.8 11,101 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 740 28.6 98,694 21.5 1,511,694 23.2
Total 2,584 -- 458,665 -- 6,503,580 --

In Renmark Paringa (DC) (Local Government Areas) 28.0% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 32.1% were in primary school, 21.9% in secondary school and 11.2% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Renmark Paringa (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Australia 7,339 79.4 1,170,788 73.3 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Renmark Paringa (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 1,800 21.2 467,496 31.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 431 5.1 107,089 7.1 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 275 3.2 75,325 5.0 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 5,997 70.5 853,040 56.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Renmark Paringa (DC) (Local Government Areas), 70.5% of people had both parents born in Australia and 21.2% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Renmark Paringa (DC) % South Australia % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Renmark Paringa (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 2,395 55.0 445,076 56.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 1,419 32.6 247,601 31.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 294 6.8 46,683 6.0 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 243 5.6 44,968 5.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 4,351 -- 784,328 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 4,351 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Renmark Paringa (DC) (Local Government Areas). Of these 55.0% were employed full time, 32.6% were employed part-time and 5.6% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Renmark Paringa (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 478 11.6 88,381 12.0 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 409 10.0 72,516 9.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 536 13.1 86,705 11.7 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 665 16.2 146,289 19.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,725 42.0 298,788 40.4 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Renmark Paringa (DC) (Local Government Areas), 11.6% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.0% worked 16 to 24 hours and 42.0% worked 40 hours or more.

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

The median age of people employed full-time in Renmark Paringa (DC) (Local Government Areas) was 44 years and for people who were employed part-time was 40 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Renmark Paringa (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 462 -- 534 -- 577 --
Family 1,052 -- 1,330 -- 1,481 --
Household 842 -- 1,044 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Renmark Paringa (DC) (Local Government Areas) was $462.

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

Unpaid work Renmark Paringa (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 5,019 67.1 936,604 71.5 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,900 25.4 364,336 27.8 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 849 11.3 154,651 11.8 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,488 19.9 258,840 19.8 3,090,874 17.8

In Renmark Paringa (DC) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 67.1% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 25.4% provided care for children and 11.3% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 19.9% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Renmark Paringa (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 1,360 18.2 282,493 21.6 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,905 25.5 351,524 26.8 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 989 13.2 168,882 12.9 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 764 10.2 133,703 10.2 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Renmark Paringa (DC) (Local Government Areas), 25.5% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.2% worked 15 to 29 hours and 10.2% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Renmark Paringa (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,104 44.6 174,668 40.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 952 38.5 178,436 41.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 381 15.4 70,082 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 37 1.5 7,064 1.6 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Renmark Paringa (DC) (Local Government Areas), 38.5% were couple families with children, 44.6% were couple families without children and 15.4% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Renmark Paringa (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 18.7 -- 18.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 81.3 -- 81.1 -- 82.4

In Renmark Paringa (DC) (Local Government Areas) 18.7% of single parents were male and 81.3% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Renmark Paringa (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Families without children 1,445 -- 1,906 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,620 -- 2,130 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Renmark Paringa (DC) (Local Government Areas), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,620 and those without children was $1,445.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Renmark Paringa (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 415 20.2 68,246 19.3 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 121 5.9 14,646 4.1 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 427 20.8 80,406 22.8 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 228 11.1 48,840 13.8 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 110 5.4 20,310 5.8 251,191 5.4
Both not working 462 22.5 76,963 21.8 899,598 19.2
Other 145 7.1 21,766 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 146 7.1 21,930 6.2 314,529 6.7

In Renmark Paringa (DC) (Local Government Areas), of couple families, 20.2% had both partners employed full-time, 5.9% had both employed part-time and 20.8% 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 Renmark Paringa (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 3,589 88.7 619,037 88.1 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 458 11.3 83,777 11.9 934,470 10.7

In Renmark Paringa (DC) (Local Government Areas), 88.7% of private dwellings were occupied and 11.3% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Renmark Paringa (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 3,195 89.0 494,471 79.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 110 3.1 66,465 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 234 6.5 54,968 8.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 46 1.3 2,812 0.5 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Renmark Paringa (DC) (Local Government Areas), 89.0% were separate houses, 3.1% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 6.5% were flats, units or apartments and 1.3% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Renmark Paringa (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 8 0.2 1,690 0.3 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 129 3.6 21,955 3.5 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 612 17.1 121,108 19.6 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 1,922 53.6 328,640 53.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 809 22.6 134,862 21.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 107 3.0 10,786 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.4 -- 2.4 -- 2.6 --

In Renmark Paringa (DC) (Local Government Areas), of occupied private dwellings 3.6% had 1 bedroom, 17.1% had 2 bedrooms and 53.6% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3. The average household size was 2.4 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Renmark Paringa (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 1,202 33.5 203,281 32.8 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 1,152 32.1 218,402 35.3 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 1,065 29.7 172,727 27.9 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 38 1.1 8,937 1.4 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 129 3.6 15,694 2.5 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Renmark Paringa (DC) (Local Government Areas), 33.5% were owned outright, 32.1% were owned with a mortgage and 29.7% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Renmark Paringa (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Family households 2,448 68.2 424,352 68.5 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 1,053 29.4 172,669 27.9 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 86 2.4 22,020 3.6 321,007 4.1

In Renmark Paringa (DC) (Local Government Areas), of all households, 68.2% were family households, 29.4% were single person households and 2.4% were group households.

Household income Renmark Paringa (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 33.7 -- 27.7 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 2.9 -- 7.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Renmark Paringa (DC) (Local Government Areas), 33.7% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 2.9% 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 Renmark Paringa (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Median rent 150 -- 220 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.2 -- 90.7 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 7.8 -- 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 Renmark Paringa (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,083 -- 1,500 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.2 -- 91.2 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 7.8 -- 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 Renmark Paringa (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
None 250 7.0 54,051 8.7 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 1,230 34.3 227,462 36.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 1,291 36.0 220,627 35.6 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 671 18.7 99,481 16.1 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 146 4.1 17,417 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Renmark Paringa (DC) (Local Government Areas), 34.3% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 36.0% had two registered motor vehicles and 18.7% 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 Renmark Paringa (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 166 -- 30,430 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 76 45.8 14,971 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 90 54.2 15,459 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 19 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Renmark Paringa (DC) (Local Government Areas), there were 166 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 76 (or 45.8%) were male and 90 (or 54.2%) were female. The median age was 19 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Renmark Paringa (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 3.1 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 749 -- 842 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Renmark Paringa (DC) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.1, with 1.1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $749.

Mortgage and rent Renmark Paringa (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 1,365 -- 1,306 -- 1,647 --

In Renmark Paringa (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 $1,365.

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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