2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | South Australia | State Suburbs

Black Forest

Code SSC40049 (SSC)
People 1,998
Male 986
Female 1,012
Median age 37
Families 504
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 930
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $1,199
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,797
Median weekly rent $250
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.5
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Black Forest % South Australia % Australia %
Total 1,998 -- 1,596,572 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 986 49.3 787,218 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 1,012 50.7 809,354 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 6 0.3 30,431 1.9 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 1,998 people in Black Forest (State Suburbs) of these 49.3% were male and 50.7% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.3% of the population.

Age Black Forest % South Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 126 6.3 96,143 6.0 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 117 5.9 93,202 5.8 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 82 4.1 97,591 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 116 5.8 103,248 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 195 9.8 105,586 6.6 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 156 7.8 104,507 6.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 140 7.0 97,820 6.1 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 161 8.1 103,966 6.5 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 154 7.7 112,408 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 132 6.6 113,085 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 143 7.2 111,857 7.0 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 123 6.2 102,009 6.4 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 124 6.2 97,599 6.1 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 74 3.7 74,667 4.7 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 48 2.4 58,536 3.7 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 38 1.9 46,631 2.9 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 31 1.6 39,560 2.5 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 39 2.0 38,157 2.4 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 37 -- 39 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Black Forest (State Suburbs) was 37 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 16.4% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 11.4% of the population.

Registered marital status Black Forest % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 742 44.4 633,439 48.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 31 1.9 38,964 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 144 8.6 118,732 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 62 3.7 83,000 6.3 949,634 5.5
Never married 692 41.4 435,501 33.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Black Forest (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 44.4% were married and 10.5% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Black Forest % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 48 -- 52 -- 50 --
Separated 47 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 58 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 78 -- 79 -- 78 --
Never married 27 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Black Forest (State Suburbs) was 48 years and the median age of people never married was 27 years.

Social marital status Black Forest % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 687 44.2 575,818 48.7 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 155 10.0 113,166 9.6 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 713 45.9 492,206 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Black Forest (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 44.2% of people were in a registered marriage and 10.0% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Black Forest % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 48 -- 52 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 37 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 33 -- 36 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Black Forest (State Suburbs) was 48 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 37 years.

Education Black Forest % South Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 33 5.3 20,581 4.5 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 108 17.5 87,778 19.1 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 29 4.7 26,164 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 16 2.6 22,597 4.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 39 6.3 52,221 11.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 25 4.1 18,905 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 31 5.0 19,825 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 43 7.0 34,842 7.6 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 187 30.3 65,957 14.4 932,524 14.3
Other 18 2.9 11,101 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 88 14.3 98,694 21.5 1,511,694 23.2
Total 617 -- 458,665 -- 6,503,580 --

In Black Forest (State Suburbs) 30.9% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 24.6% were in primary school, 15.4% in secondary school and 37.4% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Black Forest % South Australia % Australia %
Australia 1,473 73.7 1,170,788 73.3 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Black Forest % South Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 592 31.0 467,496 31.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 175 9.2 107,089 7.1 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 116 6.1 75,325 5.0 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,025 53.7 853,040 56.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Black Forest (State Suburbs), 53.7% of people had both parents born in Australia and 31.0% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Black Forest % South Australia % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Black Forest % South Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 639 57.1 445,076 56.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 370 33.1 247,601 31.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 53 4.7 46,683 6.0 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 57 5.1 44,968 5.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 1,119 -- 784,328 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 1,119 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Black Forest (State Suburbs). Of these 57.1% were employed full time, 33.1% were employed part-time and 5.1% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Black Forest % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 140 13.2 88,381 12.0 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 110 10.3 72,516 9.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 115 10.8 86,705 11.7 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 201 18.9 146,289 19.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 439 41.3 298,788 40.4 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Black Forest (State Suburbs), 13.2% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.3% worked 16 to 24 hours and 41.3% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Black Forest % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 41 -- 42 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 39 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Black Forest (State Suburbs) was 41 years and for people who were employed part-time was 39 years.

Occupation Black Forest % South Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Black Forest % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 637 -- 534 -- 577 --
Family 1,798 -- 1,330 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,199 -- 1,044 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Black Forest (State Suburbs) was $637.

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

Unpaid work Black Forest % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,278 76.4 936,604 71.5 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 427 25.6 364,336 27.8 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 214 12.8 154,651 11.8 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 361 21.6 258,840 19.8 3,090,874 17.8

In Black Forest (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 76.4% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 25.6% provided care for children and 12.8% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 21.6% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Black Forest % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 429 25.7 282,493 21.6 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 507 30.3 351,524 26.8 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 196 11.7 168,882 12.9 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 145 8.7 133,703 10.2 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Black Forest (State Suburbs), 30.3% worked 5 to 14 hours, 11.7% worked 15 to 29 hours and 8.7% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Black Forest % South Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 192 38.1 174,668 40.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 237 47.0 178,436 41.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 65 12.9 70,082 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 10 2.0 7,064 1.6 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Black Forest (State Suburbs), 47.0% were couple families with children, 38.1% were couple families without children and 12.9% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Black Forest % South Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 15.9 -- 18.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 84.1 -- 81.1 -- 82.4

In Black Forest (State Suburbs) 15.9% of single parents were male and 84.1% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Black Forest % South Australia % Australia %
Families without children 2,116 -- 1,906 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,643 -- 2,130 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Black Forest (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,643 and those without children was $2,116.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Black Forest % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 98 22.9 68,246 19.3 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 27 6.3 14,646 4.1 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 105 24.5 80,406 22.8 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 72 16.8 48,840 13.8 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 17 4.0 20,310 5.8 251,191 5.4
Both not working 62 14.5 76,963 21.8 899,598 19.2
Other 23 5.4 21,766 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 24 5.6 21,930 6.2 314,529 6.7

In Black Forest (State Suburbs), of couple families, 22.9% had both partners employed full-time, 6.3% had both employed part-time and 24.5% 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 Black Forest % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 826 91.3 619,037 88.1 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 79 8.7 83,777 11.9 934,470 10.7

In Black Forest (State Suburbs), 91.3% of private dwellings were occupied and 8.7% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Black Forest % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 474 57.4 494,471 79.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 198 24.0 66,465 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 154 18.6 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 Black Forest (State Suburbs), 57.4% were separate houses, 24.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 18.6% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Black Forest % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 1,690 0.3 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 71 8.6 21,955 3.5 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 307 37.2 121,108 19.6 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 311 37.7 328,640 53.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 119 14.4 134,862 21.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 18 2.2 10,786 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.6 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.3 -- 2.4 -- 2.6 --

In Black Forest (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 8.6% had 1 bedroom, 37.2% had 2 bedrooms and 37.7% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.6. The average household size was 2.3 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Black Forest % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 254 30.8 203,281 32.8 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 251 30.4 218,402 35.3 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 297 36.0 172,727 27.9 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 10 1.2 8,937 1.4 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 14 1.7 15,694 2.5 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Black Forest (State Suburbs), 30.8% were owned outright, 30.4% were owned with a mortgage and 36.0% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Black Forest % South Australia % Australia %
Family households 500 60.6 424,352 68.5 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 274 33.2 172,669 27.9 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 51 6.2 22,020 3.6 321,007 4.1

In Black Forest (State Suburbs), of all households, 60.6% were family households, 33.2% were single person households and 6.2% were group households.

Household income Black Forest % South Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 22.6 -- 27.7 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 10.8 -- 7.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Black Forest (State Suburbs), 22.6% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 10.8% 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 Black Forest % South Australia % Australia %
Median rent 250 -- 220 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 86.4 -- 90.7 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 13.6 -- 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 Black Forest % South Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,797 -- 1,500 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.6 -- 91.2 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 6.4 -- 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 Black Forest % South Australia % Australia %
None 88 10.7 54,051 8.7 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 357 43.2 227,462 36.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 257 31.1 220,627 35.6 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 95 11.5 99,481 16.1 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 29 3.5 17,417 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Black Forest (State Suburbs), 43.2% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 31.1% had two registered motor vehicles and 11.5% 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 Black Forest % South Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 4 -- 30,430 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 0 0.0 14,971 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 4 100.0 15,459 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 35 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Black Forest (State Suburbs), there were 4 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 0 (or 0.0%) were male and 4 (or 100.0%) were female. The median age was 35 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Black Forest % 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 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 387 -- 842 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Black Forest (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $387.

Mortgage and rent Black Forest % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 97 -- 166 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,306 -- 1,647 --

In Black Forest (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $97 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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