2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | South Australia | Local Government Areas

Robe (DC)

Code LGA46860 (LGA)
People 1,398
Male 726
Female 672
Median age 45
Families 375
Average children per family 2
All private dwellings 1,400
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $846
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,389
Median weekly rent $160
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.9
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Robe (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Total 1,398 -- 1,596,572 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 726 51.9 787,218 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 672 48.1 809,354 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 15 1.1 30,431 1.9 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 1,398 people in Robe (DC) (Local Government Areas) of these 51.9% were male and 48.1% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.1% of the population.

Age Robe (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 77 5.5 96,143 6.0 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 74 5.3 93,202 5.8 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 78 5.6 97,591 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 74 5.3 103,248 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 62 4.4 105,586 6.6 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 75 5.4 104,507 6.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 70 5.0 97,820 6.1 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 91 6.5 103,966 6.5 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 109 7.8 112,408 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 96 6.9 113,085 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 90 6.4 111,857 7.0 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 112 8.0 102,009 6.4 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 124 8.9 97,599 6.1 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 85 6.1 74,667 4.7 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 81 5.8 58,536 3.7 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 40 2.9 46,631 2.9 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 39 2.8 39,560 2.5 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 21 1.5 38,157 2.4 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 45 -- 39 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Robe (DC) (Local Government Areas) was 45 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 16.3% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 19.0% of the population.

Registered marital status Robe (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 626 53.6 633,439 48.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 35 3.0 38,964 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 111 9.5 118,732 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 69 5.9 83,000 6.3 949,634 5.5
Never married 327 28.0 435,501 33.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Robe (DC) (Local Government Areas) aged 15 years and over, 53.6% were married and 12.6% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Robe (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 56 -- 52 -- 50 --
Separated 54 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 58 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 78 -- 79 -- 78 --
Never married 27 -- 25 -- 25 --

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

Social marital status Robe (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 511 53.1 575,818 48.7 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 150 15.6 113,166 9.6 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 302 31.4 492,206 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Robe (DC) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 53.1% of people were in a registered marriage and 15.6% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Robe (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 55 -- 52 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 40 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 44 -- 36 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Robe (DC) (Local Government Areas) was 55 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 40 years.

Education Robe (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 22 6.6 20,581 4.5 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 108 32.2 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 63 18.8 52,221 11.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 3 0.9 18,905 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 0 0.0 19,825 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 18 5.4 34,842 7.6 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 12 3.6 65,957 14.4 932,524 14.3
Other 6 1.8 11,101 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 103 30.7 98,694 21.5 1,511,694 23.2
Total 335 -- 458,665 -- 6,503,580 --

In Robe (DC) (Local Government Areas) 23.9% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 32.5% were in primary school, 20.2% in secondary school and 7.5% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Robe (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Australia 1,208 86.4 1,170,788 73.3 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Robe (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 122 9.4 467,496 31.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 71 5.4 107,089 7.1 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 71 5.4 75,325 5.0 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,039 79.7 853,040 56.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Robe (DC) (Local Government Areas), 79.7% of people had both parents born in Australia and 9.4% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Robe (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 375 51.1 445,076 56.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 261 35.6 247,601 31.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 77 10.5 46,683 6.0 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 21 2.9 44,968 5.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 734 -- 784,328 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 734 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Robe (DC) (Local Government Areas). Of these 51.1% were employed full time, 35.6% were employed part-time and 2.9% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Robe (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 121 17.0 88,381 12.0 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 62 8.7 72,516 9.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 78 11.0 86,705 11.7 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 70 9.8 146,289 19.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 305 42.9 298,788 40.4 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Robe (DC) (Local Government Areas), 17.0% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.7% worked 16 to 24 hours and 42.9% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Robe (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 44 -- 42 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 50 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Robe (DC) (Local Government Areas) was 44 years and for people who were employed part-time was 50 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Robe (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 555 -- 534 -- 577 --
Family 1,206 -- 1,330 -- 1,481 --
Household 846 -- 1,044 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Robe (DC) (Local Government Areas) was $555.

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

Unpaid work Robe (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 879 75.1 936,604 71.5 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 311 26.6 364,336 27.8 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 117 10.0 154,651 11.8 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 366 31.3 258,840 19.8 3,090,874 17.8

In Robe (DC) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 75.1% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 26.6% provided care for children and 10.0% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 31.3% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Robe (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 246 21.0 282,493 21.6 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 316 27.0 351,524 26.8 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 163 13.9 168,882 12.9 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 154 13.2 133,703 10.2 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Robe (DC) (Local Government Areas), 27.0% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.9% worked 15 to 29 hours and 13.2% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Robe (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 215 56.9 174,668 40.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 131 34.7 178,436 41.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 28 7.4 70,082 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 4 1.1 7,064 1.6 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Robe (DC) (Local Government Areas), 34.7% were couple families with children, 56.9% were couple families without children and 7.4% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Robe (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 29.6 -- 18.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 70.4 -- 81.1 -- 82.4

In Robe (DC) (Local Government Areas) 29.6% of single parents were male and 70.4% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Robe (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Families without children 1,275 -- 1,906 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,789 -- 2,130 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Robe (DC) (Local Government Areas), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,789 and those without children was $1,275.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Robe (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 60 17.4 68,246 19.3 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 28 8.1 14,646 4.1 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 69 20.1 80,406 22.8 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 36 10.5 48,840 13.8 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 23 6.7 20,310 5.8 251,191 5.4
Both not working 74 21.5 76,963 21.8 899,598 19.2
Other 27 7.8 21,766 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 27 7.8 21,930 6.2 314,529 6.7

In Robe (DC) (Local Government Areas), of couple families, 17.4% had both partners employed full-time, 8.1% had both employed part-time and 20.1% 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 Robe (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 540 40.9 619,037 88.1 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 781 59.1 83,777 11.9 934,470 10.7

In Robe (DC) (Local Government Areas), 40.9% of private dwellings were occupied and 59.1% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Robe (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 506 93.7 494,471 79.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 15 2.8 66,465 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 15 2.8 54,968 8.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 4 0.7 2,812 0.5 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Robe (DC) (Local Government Areas), 93.7% were separate houses, 2.8% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 2.8% were flats, units or apartments and 0.7% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Robe (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 1,690 0.3 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 14 2.6 21,955 3.5 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 62 11.5 121,108 19.6 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 305 56.4 328,640 53.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 151 27.9 134,862 21.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 9 1.7 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 2.3 -- 2.4 -- 2.6 --

In Robe (DC) (Local Government Areas), of occupied private dwellings 2.6% had 1 bedroom, 11.5% had 2 bedrooms and 56.4% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.3. The average household size was 2.3 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Robe (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 228 42.1 203,281 32.8 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 146 27.0 218,402 35.3 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 151 27.9 172,727 27.9 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 6 1.1 8,937 1.4 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 10 1.8 15,694 2.5 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Robe (DC) (Local Government Areas), 42.1% were owned outright, 27.0% were owned with a mortgage and 27.9% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Robe (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Family households 372 68.8 424,352 68.5 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 155 28.7 172,669 27.9 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 14 2.6 22,020 3.6 321,007 4.1

In Robe (DC) (Local Government Areas), of all households, 68.8% were family households, 28.7% were single person households and 2.6% were group households.

Household income Robe (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 31.2 -- 27.7 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 2.7 -- 7.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Robe (DC) (Local Government Areas), 31.2% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 2.7% 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 Robe (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Median rent 160 -- 220 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.2 -- 90.7 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 6.8 -- 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 Robe (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,389 -- 1,500 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.5 -- 91.2 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 7.5 -- 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 Robe (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
None 13 2.4 54,051 8.7 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 172 31.7 227,462 36.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 225 41.5 220,627 35.6 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 119 22.0 99,481 16.1 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 13 2.4 17,417 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Robe (DC) (Local Government Areas), 31.7% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 41.5% had two registered motor vehicles and 22.0% 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 Robe (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 17 -- 30,430 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 13 76.5 14,971 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 4 23.5 15,459 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 27 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Robe (DC) (Local Government Areas), there were 17 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 13 (or 76.5%) were male and 4 (or 23.5%) were female. The median age was 27 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Robe (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 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,583 -- 842 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Robe (DC) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.3, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,583.

Mortgage and rent Robe (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 225 -- 166 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,613 -- 1,306 -- 1,647 --

In Robe (DC) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $225 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,613.

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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