2011 Census QuickStats

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Bethany

Code SSC40043 (SSC)
People 300
Male 148
Female 152
Median age 44
Families 92
Average children per family 2.3
All private dwellings 134
Average people per household 2.9
Median weekly household income $1,779
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,127
Median weekly rent $150
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.4
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Bethany % South Australia % Australia %
Total 300 -- 1,596,572 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 148 49.3 787,218 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 152 50.7 809,354 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 0 0.0 30,431 1.9 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 300 people in Bethany (State Suburbs) of these 49.3% were male and 50.7% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.0% of the population.

Age Bethany % South Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 12 4.0 96,143 6.0 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 19 6.4 93,202 5.8 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 39 13.0 97,591 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 20 6.7 103,248 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 8 2.7 105,586 6.6 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 3 1.0 104,507 6.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 9 3.0 97,820 6.1 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 28 9.4 103,966 6.5 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 15 5.0 112,408 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 22 7.4 113,085 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 28 9.4 111,857 7.0 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 25 8.4 102,009 6.4 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 34 11.4 97,599 6.1 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 14 4.7 74,667 4.7 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 3 1.0 58,536 3.7 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 8 2.7 46,631 2.9 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 7 2.3 39,560 2.5 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 5 1.7 38,157 2.4 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 44 -- 39 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Bethany (State Suburbs) was 44 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 22.8% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 11.4% of the population.

Registered marital status Bethany % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 159 68.8 633,439 48.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 3 1.3 38,964 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 14 6.1 118,732 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 7 3.0 83,000 6.3 949,634 5.5
Never married 48 20.8 435,501 33.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Bethany (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 68.8% were married and 7.4% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Bethany % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 53 -- 52 -- 50 --
Separated 76 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 49 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 79 -- 79 -- 78 --
Never married 24 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Bethany (State Suburbs) was 53 years and the median age of people never married was 24 years.

Social marital status Bethany % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 157 68.9 575,818 48.7 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 20 8.8 113,166 9.6 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 51 22.4 492,206 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Bethany (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 68.9% of people were in a registered marriage and 8.8% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Bethany % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 55 -- 52 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 39 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 38 -- 36 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Bethany (State Suburbs) was 55 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 39 years.

Education Bethany % South Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 3 3.2 20,581 4.5 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 14 14.9 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 24 25.5 22,597 4.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 12 12.8 52,221 11.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 3 3.2 18,905 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 20 21.3 19,825 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 3 3.2 34,842 7.6 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 3 3.2 65,957 14.4 932,524 14.3
Other 0 0.0 11,101 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 12 12.8 98,694 21.5 1,511,694 23.2
Total 94 -- 458,665 -- 6,503,580 --

In Bethany (State Suburbs) 30.7% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 41.5% were in primary school, 36.2% in secondary school and 6.4% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Bethany % South Australia % Australia %
Australia 275 91.7 1,170,788 73.3 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Bethany % South Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 24 8.2 467,496 31.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 5 1.7 107,089 7.1 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 23 7.8 75,325 5.0 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 242 82.3 853,040 56.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Bethany (State Suburbs), 82.3% of people had both parents born in Australia and 8.2% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Bethany % South Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 97 54.5 445,076 56.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 67 37.6 247,601 31.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 9 5.1 46,683 6.0 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 5 2.8 44,968 5.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 178 -- 784,328 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 178 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Bethany (State Suburbs). Of these 54.5% were employed full time, 37.6% were employed part-time and 2.8% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Bethany % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 40 22.9 88,381 12.0 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 18 10.3 72,516 9.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 13 7.4 86,705 11.7 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 16 9.1 146,289 19.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 81 46.3 298,788 40.4 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Bethany (State Suburbs), 22.9% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.3% worked 16 to 24 hours and 46.3% worked 40 hours or more.

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

The median age of people employed full-time in Bethany (State Suburbs) was 47 years and for people who were employed part-time was 46 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Bethany % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 767 -- 534 -- 577 --
Family 1,819 -- 1,330 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,779 -- 1,044 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Bethany (State Suburbs) was $767.

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

Unpaid work Bethany % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 194 84.3 936,604 71.5 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 84 36.5 364,336 27.8 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 40 17.4 154,651 11.8 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 104 45.6 258,840 19.8 3,090,874 17.8

In Bethany (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 84.3% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 36.5% provided care for children and 17.4% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 45.6% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Bethany % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 45 19.6 282,493 21.6 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 73 31.7 351,524 26.8 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 46 20.0 168,882 12.9 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 30 13.0 133,703 10.2 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Bethany (State Suburbs), 31.7% worked 5 to 14 hours, 20.0% worked 15 to 29 hours and 13.0% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Bethany % South Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 46 50.0 174,668 40.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 42 45.7 178,436 41.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 4 4.3 70,082 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 0 0.0 7,064 1.6 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Bethany (State Suburbs), 45.7% were couple families with children, 50.0% were couple families without children and 4.3% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Bethany % South Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 0.0 -- 18.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 100.0 -- 81.1 -- 82.4

In Bethany (State Suburbs) 0.0% of single parents were male and 100.0% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Bethany % South Australia % Australia %
Families without children 2,250 -- 1,906 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,025 -- 2,130 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Bethany (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,025 and those without children was $2,250.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Bethany % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 23 25.8 68,246 19.3 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 6 6.7 14,646 4.1 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 26 29.2 80,406 22.8 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 14 15.7 48,840 13.8 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 7 7.9 20,310 5.8 251,191 5.4
Both not working 7 7.9 76,963 21.8 899,598 19.2
Other 6 6.7 21,766 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 0 0.0 21,930 6.2 314,529 6.7

In Bethany (State Suburbs), of couple families, 25.8% had both partners employed full-time, 6.7% had both employed part-time and 29.2% 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 Bethany % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 105 80.8 619,037 88.1 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 25 19.2 83,777 11.9 934,470 10.7

In Bethany (State Suburbs), 80.8% of private dwellings were occupied and 19.2% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Bethany % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 102 97.1 494,471 79.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 3 2.9 66,465 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 0 0.0 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 Bethany (State Suburbs), 97.1% were separate houses, 2.9% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Bethany % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 1,690 0.3 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 3 2.8 21,955 3.5 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 19 17.9 121,108 19.6 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 56 52.8 328,640 53.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 28 26.4 134,862 21.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 0 0.0 10,786 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.9 -- 2.4 -- 2.6 --

In Bethany (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 2.8% had 1 bedroom, 17.9% had 2 bedrooms and 52.8% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3. The average household size was 2.9 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Bethany % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 55 52.4 203,281 32.8 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 31 29.5 218,402 35.3 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 15 14.3 172,727 27.9 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 4 3.8 8,937 1.4 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 0 0.0 15,694 2.5 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Bethany (State Suburbs), 52.4% were owned outright, 29.5% were owned with a mortgage and 14.3% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Bethany % South Australia % Australia %
Family households 93 86.9 424,352 68.5 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 14 13.1 172,669 27.9 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 0 0.0 22,020 3.6 321,007 4.1

In Bethany (State Suburbs), of all households, 86.9% were family households, 13.1% were single person households and 0.0% were group households.

Household income Bethany % South Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 11.2 -- 27.7 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 13.3 -- 7.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Bethany (State Suburbs), 11.2% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 13.3% 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 Bethany % South Australia % Australia %
Median rent 150 -- 220 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 100.0 -- 90.7 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 0.0 -- 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 Bethany % South Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,127 -- 1,500 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.0 -- 91.2 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 6.0 -- 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 Bethany % South Australia % Australia %
None 3 2.8 54,051 8.7 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 23 21.7 227,462 36.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 34 32.1 220,627 35.6 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 46 43.4 99,481 16.1 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 0 0.0 17,417 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Bethany (State Suburbs), 21.7% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 32.1% had two registered motor vehicles and 43.4% 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 Bethany % South Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 0 -- 30,430 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 0 0.0 14,971 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 0 0.0 15,459 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 0 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Bethany (State Suburbs), there were 0 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 0 (or 0.0%) were male and 0 (or 0.0%) were female. The median age was 0 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Bethany % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 0 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 0 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 0 -- 842 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Bethany (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 0, with 0 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $0.

Mortgage and rent Bethany % 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 0 -- 1,306 -- 1,647 --

In Bethany (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 $0.

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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