2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | South Australia | State Suburbs

Belair

Code SSC40040 (SSC)
People 4,390
Male 2,152
Female 2,238
Median age 45
Families 1,257
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 1,738
Average people per household 2.6
Median weekly household income $1,707
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,876
Median weekly rent $310
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Belair % South Australia % Australia %
Total 4,390 -- 1,596,572 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 2,152 49.0 787,218 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 2,238 51.0 809,354 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 13 0.3 30,431 1.9 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 4,390 people in Belair (State Suburbs) of these 49.0% were male and 51.0% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.3% of the population.

Age Belair % South Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 195 4.4 96,143 6.0 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 236 5.4 93,202 5.8 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 301 6.9 97,591 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 302 6.9 103,248 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 248 5.6 105,586 6.6 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 130 3.0 104,507 6.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 192 4.4 97,820 6.1 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 214 4.9 103,966 6.5 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 326 7.4 112,408 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 343 7.8 113,085 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 326 7.4 111,857 7.0 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 344 7.8 102,009 6.4 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 359 8.2 97,599 6.1 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 268 6.1 74,667 4.7 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 175 4.0 58,536 3.7 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 122 2.8 46,631 2.9 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 128 2.9 39,560 2.5 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 183 4.2 38,157 2.4 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 45 -- 39 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Belair (State Suburbs) was 45 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 16.6% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 19.9% of the population.

Registered marital status Belair % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 2,182 59.6 633,439 48.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 71 1.9 38,964 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 252 6.9 118,732 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 219 6.0 83,000 6.3 949,634 5.5
Never married 937 25.6 435,501 33.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Belair (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 59.6% were married and 8.9% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Belair % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 55 -- 52 -- 50 --
Separated 54 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 55 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 85 -- 79 -- 78 --
Never married 23 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Belair (State Suburbs) was 55 years and the median age of people never married was 23 years.

Social marital status Belair % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 1,972 59.9 575,818 48.7 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 226 6.9 113,166 9.6 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 1,094 33.2 492,206 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Belair (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 59.9% of people were in a registered marriage and 6.9% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Belair % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 55 -- 52 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 41 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 29 -- 36 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Belair (State Suburbs) was 55 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 41 years.

Education Belair % South Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 55 4.2 20,581 4.5 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 238 18.1 87,778 19.1 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 22 1.7 26,164 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 113 8.6 22,597 4.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 113 8.6 52,221 11.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 42 3.2 18,905 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 171 13.0 19,825 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 68 5.2 34,842 7.6 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 294 22.3 65,957 14.4 932,524 14.3
Other 26 2.0 11,101 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 174 13.2 98,694 21.5 1,511,694 23.2
Total 1,316 -- 458,665 -- 6,503,580 --

In Belair (State Suburbs) 30.0% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 28.3% were in primary school, 24.8% in secondary school and 27.7% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Belair % South Australia % Australia %
Australia 3,205 73.0 1,170,788 73.3 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Belair % South Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 1,176 28.3 467,496 31.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 336 8.1 107,089 7.1 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 226 5.4 75,325 5.0 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 2,414 58.1 853,040 56.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Belair (State Suburbs), 58.1% of people had both parents born in Australia and 28.3% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Belair % South Australia % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Belair % South Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,226 53.9 445,076 56.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 831 36.5 247,601 31.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 133 5.8 46,683 6.0 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 85 3.7 44,968 5.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 2,275 -- 784,328 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 2,275 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Belair (State Suburbs). Of these 53.9% were employed full time, 36.5% were employed part-time and 3.7% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Belair % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 331 15.1 88,381 12.0 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 230 10.5 72,516 9.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 268 12.2 86,705 11.7 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 305 13.9 146,289 19.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 921 42.1 298,788 40.4 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Belair (State Suburbs), 15.1% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.5% worked 16 to 24 hours and 42.1% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Belair % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 47 -- 42 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 44 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Belair (State Suburbs) was 47 years and for people who were employed part-time was 44 years.

Occupation Belair % South Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Belair % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 730 -- 534 -- 577 --
Family 1,990 -- 1,330 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,707 -- 1,044 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Belair (State Suburbs) was $730.

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

Unpaid work Belair % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 2,963 81.0 936,604 71.5 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,085 29.6 364,336 27.8 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 455 12.4 154,651 11.8 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,018 27.8 258,840 19.8 3,090,874 17.8

In Belair (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 81.0% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 29.6% provided care for children and 12.4% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 27.8% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Belair % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 842 23.0 282,493 21.6 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,140 31.1 351,524 26.8 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 631 17.2 168,882 12.9 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 350 9.6 133,703 10.2 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Belair (State Suburbs), 31.1% worked 5 to 14 hours, 17.2% worked 15 to 29 hours and 9.6% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Belair % South Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 535 42.5 174,668 40.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 596 47.4 178,436 41.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 116 9.2 70,082 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 11 0.9 7,064 1.6 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Belair (State Suburbs), 47.4% were couple families with children, 42.5% were couple families without children and 9.2% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Belair % South Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 20.0 -- 18.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 80.0 -- 81.1 -- 82.4

In Belair (State Suburbs) 20.0% of single parents were male and 80.0% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Belair % South Australia % Australia %
Families without children 2,452 -- 1,906 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,861 -- 2,130 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Belair (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,861 and those without children was $2,452.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Belair % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 228 20.1 68,246 19.3 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 56 4.9 14,646 4.1 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 289 25.5 80,406 22.8 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 124 11.0 48,840 13.8 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 81 7.2 20,310 5.8 251,191 5.4
Both not working 217 19.2 76,963 21.8 899,598 19.2
Other 69 6.1 21,766 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 68 6.0 21,930 6.2 314,529 6.7

In Belair (State Suburbs), of couple families, 20.1% had both partners employed full-time, 4.9% had both employed part-time and 25.5% 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 Belair % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,582 93.7 619,037 88.1 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 106 6.3 83,777 11.9 934,470 10.7

In Belair (State Suburbs), 93.7% of private dwellings were occupied and 6.3% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Belair % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,421 89.8 494,471 79.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 92 5.8 66,465 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 56 3.5 54,968 8.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 13 0.8 2,812 0.5 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Belair (State Suburbs), 89.8% were separate houses, 5.8% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 3.5% were flats, units or apartments and 0.8% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Belair % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 5 0.3 1,690 0.3 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 36 2.3 21,955 3.5 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 233 14.7 121,108 19.6 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 692 43.7 328,640 53.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 600 37.9 134,862 21.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 17 1.1 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 2.6 -- 2.4 -- 2.6 --

In Belair (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 2.3% had 1 bedroom, 14.7% had 2 bedrooms and 43.7% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.3. The average household size was 2.6 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Belair % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 641 40.5 203,281 32.8 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 675 42.7 218,402 35.3 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 148 9.4 172,727 27.9 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 92 5.8 8,937 1.4 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 26 1.6 15,694 2.5 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Belair (State Suburbs), 40.5% were owned outright, 42.7% were owned with a mortgage and 9.4% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Belair % South Australia % Australia %
Family households 1,245 78.8 424,352 68.5 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 300 19.0 172,669 27.9 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 35 2.2 22,020 3.6 321,007 4.1

In Belair (State Suburbs), of all households, 78.8% were family households, 19.0% were single person households and 2.2% were group households.

Household income Belair % South Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 15.6 -- 27.7 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 18.9 -- 7.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Belair (State Suburbs), 15.6% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 18.9% 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 Belair % South Australia % Australia %
Median rent 310 -- 220 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 97.2 -- 90.7 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 2.8 -- 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 Belair % South Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,876 -- 1,500 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.0 -- 91.2 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 8.0 -- 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 Belair % South Australia % Australia %
None 39 2.5 54,051 8.7 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 468 29.6 227,462 36.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 699 44.2 220,627 35.6 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 357 22.6 99,481 16.1 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 20 1.3 17,417 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Belair (State Suburbs), 29.6% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 44.2% had two registered motor vehicles and 22.6% 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 Belair % South Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 15 -- 30,430 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 3 20.0 14,971 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 12 80.0 15,459 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 16 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Belair (State Suburbs), there were 15 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 3 (or 20.0%) were male and 12 (or 80.0%) were female. The median age was 16 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Belair % 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 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 3,083 -- 842 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Belair (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.3, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $3,083.

Mortgage and rent Belair % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 385 -- 166 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 5,050 -- 1,306 -- 1,647 --

In Belair (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $385 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $5,050.

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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