2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | South Australia | Local Government Areas

Yorke Peninsula (DC)

Code LGA48830 (LGA)
People 11,024
Male 5,629
Female 5,395
Median age 52
Families 3,080
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 9,490
Average people per household 2.2
Median weekly household income $717
Median monthly mortgage repayments $975
Median weekly rent $138
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 Yorke Peninsula (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Total 11,024 -- 1,596,572 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 5,629 51.1 787,218 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 5,395 48.9 809,354 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 339 3.1 30,431 1.9 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 11,024 people in Yorke Peninsula (DC) (Local Government Areas) of these 51.1% were male and 48.9% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 3.1% of the population.

Age Yorke Peninsula (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 508 4.6 96,143 6.0 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 545 4.9 93,202 5.8 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 652 5.9 97,591 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 518 4.7 103,248 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 364 3.3 105,586 6.6 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 367 3.3 104,507 6.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 398 3.6 97,820 6.1 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 427 3.9 103,966 6.5 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 592 5.4 112,408 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 706 6.4 113,085 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 858 7.8 111,857 7.0 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 943 8.6 102,009 6.4 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 1,073 9.7 97,599 6.1 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 963 8.7 74,667 4.7 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 746 6.8 58,536 3.7 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 573 5.2 46,631 2.9 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 457 4.1 39,560 2.5 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 335 3.0 38,157 2.4 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 52 -- 39 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Yorke Peninsula (DC) (Local Government Areas) was 52 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 15.4% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 27.9% of the population.

Registered marital status Yorke Peninsula (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 5,297 56.8 633,439 48.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 290 3.1 38,964 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 887 9.5 118,732 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 849 9.1 83,000 6.3 949,634 5.5
Never married 2,002 21.5 435,501 33.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Yorke Peninsula (DC) (Local Government Areas) aged 15 years and over, 56.8% were married and 12.6% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Yorke Peninsula (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 60 -- 52 -- 50 --
Separated 54 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 59 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 78 -- 79 -- 78 --
Never married 28 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Yorke Peninsula (DC) (Local Government Areas) was 60 years and the median age of people never married was 28 years.

Social marital status Yorke Peninsula (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 4,588 57.1 575,818 48.7 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 754 9.4 113,166 9.6 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 2,693 33.5 492,206 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Yorke Peninsula (DC) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 57.1% of people were in a registered marriage and 9.4% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Yorke Peninsula (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 59 -- 52 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 45 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 51 -- 36 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Yorke Peninsula (DC) (Local Government Areas) was 59 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 45 years.

Education Yorke Peninsula (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 114 5.0 20,581 4.5 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 692 30.2 87,778 19.1 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 56 2.4 26,164 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 130 5.7 22,597 4.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 463 20.2 52,221 11.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 9 0.4 18,905 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 81 3.5 19,825 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 121 5.3 34,842 7.6 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 67 2.9 65,957 14.4 932,524 14.3
Other 33 1.4 11,101 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 523 22.8 98,694 21.5 1,511,694 23.2
Total 2,289 -- 458,665 -- 6,503,580 --

In Yorke Peninsula (DC) (Local Government Areas) 20.8% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 38.4% were in primary school, 24.2% in secondary school and 8.2% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Yorke Peninsula (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Australia 9,573 86.8 1,170,788 73.3 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Yorke Peninsula (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 1,254 11.9 467,496 31.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 421 4.0 107,089 7.1 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 385 3.6 75,325 5.0 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 8,488 80.5 853,040 56.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Yorke Peninsula (DC) (Local Government Areas), 80.5% of people had both parents born in Australia and 11.9% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Yorke Peninsula (DC) % South Australia % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Yorke Peninsula (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 2,391 54.4 445,076 56.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 1,517 34.5 247,601 31.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 293 6.7 46,683 6.0 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 197 4.5 44,968 5.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 4,398 -- 784,328 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 4,398 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Yorke Peninsula (DC) (Local Government Areas). Of these 54.4% were employed full time, 34.5% were employed part-time and 4.5% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Yorke Peninsula (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 596 14.2 88,381 12.0 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 415 9.9 72,516 9.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 507 12.1 86,705 11.7 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 456 10.8 146,289 19.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,934 46.0 298,788 40.4 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Yorke Peninsula (DC) (Local Government Areas), 14.2% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.9% worked 16 to 24 hours and 46.0% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Yorke Peninsula (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 47 -- 42 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 48 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Yorke Peninsula (DC) (Local Government Areas) was 47 years and for people who were employed part-time was 48 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Yorke Peninsula (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 394 -- 534 -- 577 --
Family 889 -- 1,330 -- 1,481 --
Household 717 -- 1,044 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Yorke Peninsula (DC) (Local Government Areas) was $394.

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

Unpaid work Yorke Peninsula (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 6,618 71.0 936,604 71.5 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 2,082 22.3 364,336 27.8 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 1,177 12.6 154,651 11.8 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 3,096 33.2 258,840 19.8 3,090,874 17.8

In Yorke Peninsula (DC) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 71.0% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 22.3% provided care for children and 12.6% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 33.2% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Yorke Peninsula (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 1,482 15.9 282,493 21.6 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 2,222 23.8 351,524 26.8 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 1,426 15.3 168,882 12.9 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 1,487 15.9 133,703 10.2 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Yorke Peninsula (DC) (Local Government Areas), 23.8% worked 5 to 14 hours, 15.3% worked 15 to 29 hours and 15.9% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Yorke Peninsula (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,834 59.5 174,668 40.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 909 29.5 178,436 41.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 324 10.5 70,082 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 13 0.4 7,064 1.6 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Yorke Peninsula (DC) (Local Government Areas), 29.5% were couple families with children, 59.5% were couple families without children and 10.5% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Yorke Peninsula (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 26.4 -- 18.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 73.6 -- 81.1 -- 82.4

In Yorke Peninsula (DC) (Local Government Areas) 26.4% of single parents were male and 73.6% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Yorke Peninsula (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Families without children 1,436 -- 1,906 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,481 -- 2,130 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Yorke Peninsula (DC) (Local Government Areas), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,481 and those without children was $1,436.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Yorke Peninsula (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 382 13.9 68,246 19.3 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 124 4.5 14,646 4.1 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 496 18.1 80,406 22.8 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 257 9.4 48,840 13.8 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 177 6.5 20,310 5.8 251,191 5.4
Both not working 1,006 36.7 76,963 21.8 899,598 19.2
Other 127 4.6 21,766 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 172 6.3 21,930 6.2 314,529 6.7

In Yorke Peninsula (DC) (Local Government Areas), of couple families, 13.9% had both partners employed full-time, 4.5% had both employed part-time and 18.1% 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 Yorke Peninsula (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 4,618 50.6 619,037 88.1 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 4,506 49.4 83,777 11.9 934,470 10.7

In Yorke Peninsula (DC) (Local Government Areas), 50.6% of private dwellings were occupied and 49.4% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Yorke Peninsula (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 4,348 94.2 494,471 79.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 72 1.6 66,465 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 63 1.4 54,968 8.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 135 2.9 2,812 0.5 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Yorke Peninsula (DC) (Local Government Areas), 94.2% were separate houses, 1.6% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 1.4% were flats, units or apartments and 2.9% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Yorke Peninsula (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 24 0.5 1,690 0.3 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 174 3.8 21,955 3.5 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 935 20.2 121,108 19.6 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 2,437 52.8 328,640 53.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 967 20.9 134,862 21.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 81 1.8 10,786 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.9 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.2 -- 2.4 -- 2.6 --

In Yorke Peninsula (DC) (Local Government Areas), of occupied private dwellings 3.8% had 1 bedroom, 20.2% had 2 bedrooms and 52.8% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.9. The average household size was 2.2 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Yorke Peninsula (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 2,504 54.2 203,281 32.8 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 981 21.2 218,402 35.3 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 957 20.7 172,727 27.9 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 61 1.3 8,937 1.4 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 116 2.5 15,694 2.5 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Yorke Peninsula (DC) (Local Government Areas), 54.2% were owned outright, 21.2% were owned with a mortgage and 20.7% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Yorke Peninsula (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Family households 3,063 66.4 424,352 68.5 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 1,482 32.1 172,669 27.9 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 71 1.5 22,020 3.6 321,007 4.1

In Yorke Peninsula (DC) (Local Government Areas), of all households, 66.4% were family households, 32.1% were single person households and 1.5% were group households.

Household income Yorke Peninsula (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 41.7 -- 27.7 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 2.5 -- 7.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Yorke Peninsula (DC) (Local Government Areas), 41.7% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 2.5% 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 Yorke Peninsula (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Median rent 138 -- 220 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 95.4 -- 90.7 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 4.6 -- 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 Yorke Peninsula (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 975 -- 1,500 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.5 -- 91.2 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 5.5 -- 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 Yorke Peninsula (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
None 215 4.7 54,051 8.7 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 1,691 36.6 227,462 36.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 1,658 35.9 220,627 35.6 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 932 20.2 99,481 16.1 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 120 2.6 17,417 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Yorke Peninsula (DC) (Local Government Areas), 36.6% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 35.9% had two registered motor vehicles and 20.2% 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 Yorke Peninsula (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 338 -- 30,430 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 153 45.3 14,971 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 185 54.7 15,459 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 23 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Yorke Peninsula (DC) (Local Government Areas), there were 338 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 153 (or 45.3%) were male and 185 (or 54.7%) were female. The median age was 23 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Yorke Peninsula (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 2.6 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 549 -- 842 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Yorke Peninsula (DC) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.6, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $549.

Mortgage and rent Yorke Peninsula (DC) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 120 -- 166 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,083 -- 1,306 -- 1,647 --

In Yorke Peninsula (DC) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $120 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,083.

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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