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Australia | South Australia | Local Government Areas

Victor Harbor (C)

Code LGA48050 (LGA)
People 13,841
Male 6,568
Female 7,273
Median age 56
Families 3,940
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 8,437
Average people per household 2.1
Median weekly household income $751
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,213
Median weekly rent $210
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.6
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Victor Harbor (C) % South Australia % Australia %
Total 13,841 -- 1,596,572 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 6,568 47.5 787,218 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 7,273 52.5 809,354 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 153 1.1 30,431 1.9 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 13,841 people in Victor Harbor (C) (Local Government Areas) of these 47.5% were male and 52.5% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.1% of the population.

Age Victor Harbor (C) % South Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 547 4.0 96,143 6.0 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 626 4.5 93,202 5.8 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 661 4.8 97,591 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 627 4.5 103,248 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 453 3.3 105,586 6.6 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 432 3.1 104,507 6.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 499 3.6 97,820 6.1 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 603 4.4 103,966 6.5 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 630 4.6 112,408 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 760 5.5 113,085 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 820 5.9 111,857 7.0 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 1,034 7.5 102,009 6.4 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 1,339 9.7 97,599 6.1 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 1,347 9.7 74,667 4.7 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 1,097 7.9 58,536 3.7 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 903 6.5 46,631 2.9 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 776 5.6 39,560 2.5 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 687 5.0 38,157 2.4 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 56 -- 39 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Victor Harbor (C) (Local Government Areas) was 56 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 13.2% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 34.7% of the population.

Registered marital status Victor Harbor (C) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 6,938 57.8 633,439 48.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 358 3.0 38,964 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 1,128 9.4 118,732 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 1,156 9.6 83,000 6.3 949,634 5.5
Never married 2,426 20.2 435,501 33.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Victor Harbor (C) (Local Government Areas) aged 15 years and over, 57.8% were married and 12.4% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Victor Harbor (C) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 63 -- 52 -- 50 --
Separated 54 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 58 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 81 -- 79 -- 78 --
Never married 27 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Victor Harbor (C) (Local Government Areas) was 63 years and the median age of people never married was 27 years.

Social marital status Victor Harbor (C) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 5,919 58.3 575,818 48.7 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 804 7.9 113,166 9.6 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 3,438 33.8 492,206 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Victor Harbor (C) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 58.3% of people were in a registered marriage and 7.9% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Victor Harbor (C) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 63 -- 52 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 43 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 52 -- 36 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Victor Harbor (C) (Local Government Areas) was 63 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 43 years.

Education Victor Harbor (C) % South Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 105 3.4 20,581 4.5 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 549 17.7 87,778 19.1 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 18 0.6 26,164 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 336 10.8 22,597 4.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 392 12.6 52,221 11.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 11 0.4 18,905 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 175 5.6 19,825 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 224 7.2 34,842 7.6 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 144 4.6 65,957 14.4 932,524 14.3
Other 61 2.0 11,101 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 1,095 35.2 98,694 21.5 1,511,694 23.2
Total 3,110 -- 458,665 -- 6,503,580 --

In Victor Harbor (C) (Local Government Areas) 22.5% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 29.0% were in primary school, 18.6% in secondary school and 11.8% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Victor Harbor (C) % South Australia % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Victor Harbor (C) % South Australia % Australia %
Australia 10,269 74.2 1,170,788 73.3 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Victor Harbor (C) % South Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 3,110 24.3 467,496 31.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 795 6.2 107,089 7.1 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 543 4.2 75,325 5.0 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 8,336 65.2 853,040 56.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Victor Harbor (C) (Local Government Areas), 65.2% of people had both parents born in Australia and 24.3% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Victor Harbor (C) % South Australia % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Victor Harbor (C) % South Australia % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Victor Harbor (C) % South Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 2,244 45.1 445,076 56.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 2,026 40.7 247,601 31.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 376 7.6 46,683 6.0 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 334 6.7 44,968 5.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 4,980 -- 784,328 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 4,980 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Victor Harbor (C) (Local Government Areas). Of these 45.1% were employed full time, 40.7% were employed part-time and 6.7% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Victor Harbor (C) % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 740 15.9 88,381 12.0 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 582 12.5 72,516 9.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 705 15.2 86,705 11.7 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 704 15.1 146,289 19.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,542 33.2 298,788 40.4 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Victor Harbor (C) (Local Government Areas), 15.9% worked 1 to 15 hours, 12.5% worked 16 to 24 hours and 33.2% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Victor Harbor (C) % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 46 -- 42 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 47 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Victor Harbor (C) (Local Government Areas) was 46 years and for people who were employed part-time was 47 years.

Occupation Victor Harbor (C) % South Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Victor Harbor (C) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 408 -- 534 -- 577 --
Family 905 -- 1,330 -- 1,481 --
Household 751 -- 1,044 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Victor Harbor (C) (Local Government Areas) was $408.

Travel to work, top responses Victor Harbor (C) % South Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Victor Harbor (C) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 8,552 71.2 936,604 71.5 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 2,508 20.9 364,336 27.8 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 1,636 13.6 154,651 11.8 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 3,216 26.8 258,840 19.8 3,090,874 17.8

In Victor Harbor (C) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 71.2% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 20.9% provided care for children and 13.6% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 26.8% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Victor Harbor (C) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 1,921 16.0 282,493 21.6 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 3,012 25.1 351,524 26.8 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 2,015 16.8 168,882 12.9 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 1,604 13.4 133,703 10.2 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Victor Harbor (C) (Local Government Areas), 25.1% worked 5 to 14 hours, 16.8% worked 15 to 29 hours and 13.4% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Victor Harbor (C) % South Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 2,448 62.1 174,668 40.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 986 25.0 178,436 41.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 475 12.1 70,082 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 32 0.8 7,064 1.6 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Victor Harbor (C) (Local Government Areas), 25.0% were couple families with children, 62.1% were couple families without children and 12.1% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Victor Harbor (C) % South Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 18.2 -- 18.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 81.8 -- 81.1 -- 82.4

In Victor Harbor (C) (Local Government Areas) 18.2% of single parents were male and 81.8% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Victor Harbor (C) % South Australia % Australia %
Families without children 1,508 -- 1,906 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,667 -- 2,130 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Victor Harbor (C) (Local Government Areas), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,667 and those without children was $1,508.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Victor Harbor (C) % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 301 8.8 68,246 19.3 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 196 5.7 14,646 4.1 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 512 14.9 80,406 22.8 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 286 8.3 48,840 13.8 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 262 7.6 20,310 5.8 251,191 5.4
Both not working 1,492 43.5 76,963 21.8 899,598 19.2
Other 183 5.3 21,766 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 198 5.8 21,930 6.2 314,529 6.7

In Victor Harbor (C) (Local Government Areas), of couple families, 8.8% had both partners employed full-time, 5.7% had both employed part-time and 14.9% 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 Victor Harbor (C) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 5,743 71.4 619,037 88.1 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 2,295 28.6 83,777 11.9 934,470 10.7

In Victor Harbor (C) (Local Government Areas), 71.4% of private dwellings were occupied and 28.6% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Victor Harbor (C) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 5,073 88.3 494,471 79.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 405 7.1 66,465 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 237 4.1 54,968 8.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 29 0.5 2,812 0.5 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Victor Harbor (C) (Local Government Areas), 88.3% were separate houses, 7.1% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 4.1% were flats, units or apartments and 0.5% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Victor Harbor (C) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 20 0.3 1,690 0.3 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 136 2.4 21,955 3.5 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 1,315 22.9 121,108 19.6 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 2,943 51.2 328,640 53.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 1,260 21.9 134,862 21.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 69 1.2 10,786 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.1 -- 2.4 -- 2.6 --

In Victor Harbor (C) (Local Government Areas), of occupied private dwellings 2.4% had 1 bedroom, 22.9% had 2 bedrooms and 51.2% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3. The average household size was 2.1 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Victor Harbor (C) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 2,691 46.9 203,281 32.8 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 1,413 24.6 218,402 35.3 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 1,305 22.7 172,727 27.9 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 197 3.4 8,937 1.4 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 137 2.4 15,694 2.5 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Victor Harbor (C) (Local Government Areas), 46.9% were owned outright, 24.6% were owned with a mortgage and 22.7% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Victor Harbor (C) % South Australia % Australia %
Family households 3,909 68.1 424,352 68.5 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 1,731 30.1 172,669 27.9 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 103 1.8 22,020 3.6 321,007 4.1

In Victor Harbor (C) (Local Government Areas), of all households, 68.1% were family households, 30.1% were single person households and 1.8% were group households.

Household income Victor Harbor (C) % South Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 38.2 -- 27.7 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 2.4 -- 7.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Victor Harbor (C) (Local Government Areas), 38.2% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 2.4% 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 Victor Harbor (C) % South Australia % Australia %
Median rent 210 -- 220 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.8 -- 90.7 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 9.2 -- 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 Victor Harbor (C) % South Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,213 -- 1,500 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.6 -- 91.2 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 7.4 -- 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 Victor Harbor (C) % South Australia % Australia %
None 395 6.9 54,051 8.7 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 2,589 45.1 227,462 36.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 1,933 33.7 220,627 35.6 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 684 11.9 99,481 16.1 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 143 2.5 17,417 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Victor Harbor (C) (Local Government Areas), 45.1% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 33.7% had two registered motor vehicles and 11.9% 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 Victor Harbor (C) % South Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 151 -- 30,430 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 73 48.3 14,971 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 78 51.7 15,459 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 22 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Victor Harbor (C) (Local Government Areas), there were 151 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 73 (or 48.3%) were male and 78 (or 51.7%) 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 Victor Harbor (C) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.6 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.3 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,213 -- 842 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Victor Harbor (C) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.6, with 1.3 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,213.

Mortgage and rent Victor Harbor (C) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 250 -- 166 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,250 -- 1,306 -- 1,647 --

In Victor Harbor (C) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $250 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,250.

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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