2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | South Australia | State Suburbs

Bedford Park

Code SSC40039 (SSC)
People 1,837
Male 825
Female 1,012
Median age 27
Families 319
Average children per family 1.7
All private dwellings 583
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $918
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,376
Median weekly rent $240
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.4
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Bedford Park % South Australia % Australia %
Total 1,837 -- 1,596,572 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 825 44.9 787,218 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 1,012 55.1 809,354 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 14 0.8 30,431 1.9 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 1,837 people in Bedford Park (State Suburbs) of these 44.9% were male and 55.1% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.8% of the population.

Age Bedford Park % South Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 69 3.8 96,143 6.0 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 57 3.1 93,202 5.8 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 47 2.6 97,591 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 216 11.8 103,248 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 399 21.7 105,586 6.6 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 240 13.1 104,507 6.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 162 8.8 97,820 6.1 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 139 7.6 103,966 6.5 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 74 4.0 112,408 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 70 3.8 113,085 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 49 2.7 111,857 7.0 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 58 3.2 102,009 6.4 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 59 3.2 97,599 6.1 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 61 3.3 74,667 4.7 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 55 3.0 58,536 3.7 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 42 2.3 46,631 2.9 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 22 1.2 39,560 2.5 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 18 1.0 38,157 2.4 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 27 -- 39 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Bedford Park (State Suburbs) was 27 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 9.5% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 10.7% of the population.

Registered marital status Bedford Park % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 611 36.9 633,439 48.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 25 1.5 38,964 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 61 3.7 118,732 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 47 2.8 83,000 6.3 949,634 5.5
Never married 914 55.1 435,501 33.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Bedford Park (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 36.9% were married and 5.2% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Bedford Park % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 42 -- 52 -- 50 --
Separated 38 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 57 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 71 -- 79 -- 78 --
Never married 22 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Bedford Park (State Suburbs) was 42 years and the median age of people never married was 22 years.

Social marital status Bedford Park % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 490 44.9 575,818 48.7 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 64 5.9 113,166 9.6 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 538 49.3 492,206 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Bedford Park (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 44.9% of people were in a registered marriage and 5.9% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Bedford Park % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 46 -- 52 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 30 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 27 -- 36 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Bedford Park (State Suburbs) was 46 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 30 years.

Education Bedford Park % South Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 13 1.3 20,581 4.5 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 59 5.8 87,778 19.1 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 10 1.0 26,164 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 8 0.8 22,597 4.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 36 3.6 52,221 11.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 12 1.2 18,905 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 10 1.0 19,825 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 20 2.0 34,842 7.6 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 709 70.2 65,957 14.4 932,524 14.3
Other 24 2.4 11,101 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 109 10.8 98,694 21.5 1,511,694 23.2
Total 1,010 -- 458,665 -- 6,503,580 --

In Bedford Park (State Suburbs) 55.0% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 7.6% were in primary school, 5.7% in secondary school and 71.9% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Bedford Park % South Australia % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Bedford Park % South Australia % Australia %
Australia 882 48.0 1,170,788 73.3 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Bedford Park % South Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 953 55.0 467,496 31.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 97 5.6 107,089 7.1 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 81 4.7 75,325 5.0 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 603 34.8 853,040 56.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Bedford Park (State Suburbs), 34.8% of people had both parents born in Australia and 55.0% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Bedford Park % South Australia % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Bedford Park % South Australia % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Bedford Park % South Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 304 37.8 445,076 56.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 324 40.2 247,601 31.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 50 6.2 46,683 6.0 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 127 15.8 44,968 5.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 805 -- 784,328 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 805 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Bedford Park (State Suburbs). Of these 37.8% were employed full time, 40.2% were employed part-time and 15.8% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Bedford Park % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 164 24.3 88,381 12.0 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 88 13.0 72,516 9.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 72 10.7 86,705 11.7 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 121 17.9 146,289 19.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 178 26.4 298,788 40.4 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Bedford Park (State Suburbs), 24.3% worked 1 to 15 hours, 13.0% worked 16 to 24 hours and 26.4% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Bedford Park % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 36 -- 42 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 28 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Bedford Park (State Suburbs) was 36 years and for people who were employed part-time was 28 years.

Occupation Bedford Park % South Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Occupation Chart
Industry of employment, top responses Bedford Park % South Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Bedford Park % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 314 -- 534 -- 577 --
Family 1,132 -- 1,330 -- 1,481 --
Household 918 -- 1,044 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Bedford Park (State Suburbs) was $314.

Travel to work, top responses Bedford Park % South Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Bedford Park % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,141 68.8 936,604 71.5 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 285 17.2 364,336 27.8 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 117 7.1 154,651 11.8 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 347 20.9 258,840 19.8 3,090,874 17.8

In Bedford Park (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 68.8% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 17.2% provided care for children and 7.1% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 20.9% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Bedford Park % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 500 30.2 282,493 21.6 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 398 24.0 351,524 26.8 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 140 8.4 168,882 12.9 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 102 6.2 133,703 10.2 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Bedford Park (State Suburbs), 24.0% worked 5 to 14 hours, 8.4% worked 15 to 29 hours and 6.2% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Bedford Park % South Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 150 47.2 174,668 40.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 131 41.2 178,436 41.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 33 10.4 70,082 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 4 1.3 7,064 1.6 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Bedford Park (State Suburbs), 41.2% were couple families with children, 47.2% were couple families without children and 10.4% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Bedford Park % South Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 16.1 -- 18.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 83.9 -- 81.1 -- 82.4

In Bedford Park (State Suburbs) 16.1% of single parents were male and 83.9% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Bedford Park % South Australia % Australia %
Families without children 1,600 -- 1,906 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,083 -- 2,130 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Bedford Park (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,083 and those without children was $1,600.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Bedford Park % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 40 14.1 68,246 19.3 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 10 3.5 14,646 4.1 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 46 16.3 80,406 22.8 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 40 14.1 48,840 13.8 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 34 12.0 20,310 5.8 251,191 5.4
Both not working 92 32.5 76,963 21.8 899,598 19.2
Other 12 4.2 21,766 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 9 3.2 21,930 6.2 314,529 6.7

In Bedford Park (State Suburbs), of couple families, 14.1% had both partners employed full-time, 3.5% had both employed part-time and 16.3% 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 Bedford Park % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 515 92.3 619,037 88.1 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 43 7.7 83,777 11.9 934,470 10.7

In Bedford Park (State Suburbs), 92.3% of private dwellings were occupied and 7.7% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Bedford Park % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 372 72.2 494,471 79.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 9 1.7 66,465 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 130 25.2 54,968 8.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 0 0.0 2,812 0.5 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Bedford Park (State Suburbs), 72.2% were separate houses, 1.7% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 25.2% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Bedford Park % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 1,690 0.3 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 9 1.7 21,955 3.5 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 145 28.2 121,108 19.6 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 250 48.5 328,640 53.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 107 20.8 134,862 21.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 4 0.8 10,786 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.5 -- 2.4 -- 2.6 --

In Bedford Park (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 1.7% had 1 bedroom, 28.2% had 2 bedrooms and 48.5% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3. The average household size was 2.5 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Bedford Park % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 154 29.8 203,281 32.8 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 125 24.2 218,402 35.3 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 221 42.8 172,727 27.9 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 3 0.6 8,937 1.4 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 13 2.5 15,694 2.5 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Bedford Park (State Suburbs), 29.8% were owned outright, 24.2% were owned with a mortgage and 42.8% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Bedford Park % South Australia % Australia %
Family households 314 61.1 424,352 68.5 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 136 26.5 172,669 27.9 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 64 12.5 22,020 3.6 321,007 4.1

In Bedford Park (State Suburbs), of all households, 61.1% were family households, 26.5% were single person households and 12.5% were group households.

Household income Bedford Park % South Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 30.9 -- 27.7 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 3.8 -- 7.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Bedford Park (State Suburbs), 30.9% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 3.8% 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 Bedford Park % South Australia % Australia %
Median rent 240 -- 220 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 82.6 -- 90.7 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 17.4 -- 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 Bedford Park % South Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,376 -- 1,500 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.7 -- 91.2 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 6.3 -- 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 Bedford Park % South Australia % Australia %
None 72 13.9 54,051 8.7 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 218 42.2 227,462 36.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 145 28.0 220,627 35.6 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 61 11.8 99,481 16.1 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 21 4.1 17,417 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Bedford Park (State Suburbs), 42.2% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 28.0% had two registered motor vehicles and 11.8% 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 Bedford Park % South Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 14 -- 30,430 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 6 42.9 14,971 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 8 57.1 15,459 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 19 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Bedford Park (State Suburbs), there were 14 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 6 (or 42.9%) were male and 8 (or 57.1%) 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 Bedford Park % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 4 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,483 -- 842 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Bedford Park (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 4, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,483.

Mortgage and rent Bedford Park % 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 1,582 -- 1,306 -- 1,647 --

In Bedford Park (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $0 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,582.

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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