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Blair Athol (SA)

Code SSC40052 (SSC)
People 4,373
Male 2,221
Female 2,152
Median age 33
Families 1,075
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 1,801
Average people per household 2.6
Median weekly household income $851
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,517
Median weekly rent $210
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 Blair Athol (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Total 4,373 -- 1,596,572 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 2,221 50.8 787,218 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 2,152 49.2 809,354 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 122 2.8 30,431 1.9 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 4,373 people in Blair Athol (SA) (State Suburbs) of these 50.8% were male and 49.2% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 2.8% of the population.

Age Blair Athol (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 319 7.3 96,143 6.0 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 249 5.7 93,202 5.8 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 276 6.3 97,591 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 304 7.0 103,248 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 387 8.9 105,586 6.6 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 375 8.6 104,507 6.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 366 8.4 97,820 6.1 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 327 7.5 103,966 6.5 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 285 6.5 112,408 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 264 6.0 113,085 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 259 5.9 111,857 7.0 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 208 4.8 102,009 6.4 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 165 3.8 97,599 6.1 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 110 2.5 74,667 4.7 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 106 2.4 58,536 3.7 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 112 2.6 46,631 2.9 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 120 2.7 39,560 2.5 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 139 3.2 38,157 2.4 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 33 -- 39 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Blair Athol (SA) (State Suburbs) was 33 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 19.3% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 13.5% of the population.

Registered marital status Blair Athol (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,491 42.3 633,439 48.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 126 3.6 38,964 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 284 8.0 118,732 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 258 7.3 83,000 6.3 949,634 5.5
Never married 1,369 38.8 435,501 33.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Blair Athol (SA) (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 42.3% were married and 11.6% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Blair Athol (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 44 -- 52 -- 50 --
Separated 47 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 55 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 80 -- 79 -- 78 --
Never married 25 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Blair Athol (SA) (State Suburbs) was 44 years and the median age of people never married was 25 years.

Social marital status Blair Athol (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 1,327 40.5 575,818 48.7 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 226 6.9 113,166 9.6 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 1,725 52.6 492,206 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Blair Athol (SA) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 40.5% of people were in a registered marriage and 6.9% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Blair Athol (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 46 -- 52 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 37 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 33 -- 36 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Blair Athol (SA) (State Suburbs) was 46 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 37 years.

Education Blair Athol (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 65 4.4 20,581 4.5 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 221 15.0 87,778 19.1 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 78 5.3 26,164 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 35 2.4 22,597 4.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 170 11.5 52,221 11.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 76 5.1 18,905 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 24 1.6 19,825 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 159 10.8 34,842 7.6 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 215 14.6 65,957 14.4 932,524 14.3
Other 55 3.7 11,101 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 378 25.6 98,694 21.5 1,511,694 23.2
Total 1,476 -- 458,665 -- 6,503,580 --

In Blair Athol (SA) (State Suburbs) 33.7% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 22.7% were in primary school, 18.3% in secondary school and 25.0% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Blair Athol (SA) % South Australia % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Blair Athol (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Australia 2,407 55.1 1,170,788 73.3 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Blair Athol (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 2,159 53.0 467,496 31.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 214 5.2 107,089 7.1 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 136 3.3 75,325 5.0 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,568 38.5 853,040 56.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Blair Athol (SA) (State Suburbs), 38.5% of people had both parents born in Australia and 53.0% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Blair Athol (SA) % South Australia % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Blair Athol (SA) % South Australia % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Blair Athol (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 977 53.3 445,076 56.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 573 31.3 247,601 31.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 107 5.8 46,683 6.0 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 176 9.6 44,968 5.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 1,833 -- 784,328 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 1,833 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Blair Athol (SA) (State Suburbs). Of these 53.3% were employed full time, 31.3% were employed part-time and 9.6% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Blair Athol (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 168 10.1 88,381 12.0 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 198 11.9 72,516 9.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 214 12.9 86,705 11.7 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 420 25.3 146,289 19.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 551 33.2 298,788 40.4 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Blair Athol (SA) (State Suburbs), 10.1% worked 1 to 15 hours, 11.9% worked 16 to 24 hours and 33.2% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Blair Athol (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 38 -- 42 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 33 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Blair Athol (SA) (State Suburbs) was 38 years and for people who were employed part-time was 33 years.

Occupation Blair Athol (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Occupation Chart
Industry of employment, top responses Blair Athol (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Blair Athol (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 397 -- 534 -- 577 --
Family 1,020 -- 1,330 -- 1,481 --
Household 851 -- 1,044 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Blair Athol (SA) (State Suburbs) was $397.

Travel to work, top responses Blair Athol (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Blair Athol (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 2,204 62.5 936,604 71.5 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 911 25.8 364,336 27.8 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 398 11.3 154,651 11.8 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 502 14.2 258,840 19.8 3,090,874 17.8

In Blair Athol (SA) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 62.5% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 25.8% provided care for children and 11.3% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 14.2% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Blair Athol (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 705 20.0 282,493 21.6 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 800 22.7 351,524 26.8 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 374 10.6 168,882 12.9 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 327 9.3 133,703 10.2 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Blair Athol (SA) (State Suburbs), 22.7% worked 5 to 14 hours, 10.6% worked 15 to 29 hours and 9.3% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Blair Athol (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 321 29.8 174,668 40.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 473 44.0 178,436 41.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 259 24.1 70,082 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 23 2.1 7,064 1.6 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Blair Athol (SA) (State Suburbs), 44.0% were couple families with children, 29.8% were couple families without children and 24.1% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Blair Athol (SA) % 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 Blair Athol (SA) (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 Blair Athol (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Families without children 1,773 -- 1,906 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,039 -- 2,130 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Blair Athol (SA) (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,039 and those without children was $1,773.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Blair Athol (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 127 16.1 68,246 19.3 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 45 5.7 14,646 4.1 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 114 14.4 80,406 22.8 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 127 16.1 48,840 13.8 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 68 8.6 20,310 5.8 251,191 5.4
Both not working 220 27.9 76,963 21.8 899,598 19.2
Other 50 6.3 21,766 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 38 4.8 21,930 6.2 314,529 6.7

In Blair Athol (SA) (State Suburbs), of couple families, 16.1% had both partners employed full-time, 5.7% had both employed part-time and 14.4% 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 Blair Athol (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,596 91.6 619,037 88.1 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 146 8.4 83,777 11.9 934,470 10.7

In Blair Athol (SA) (State Suburbs), 91.6% of private dwellings were occupied and 8.4% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Blair Athol (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,227 76.9 494,471 79.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 274 17.2 66,465 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 95 6.0 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 Blair Athol (SA) (State Suburbs), 76.9% were separate houses, 17.2% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 6.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Blair Athol (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 3 0.2 1,690 0.3 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 57 3.6 21,955 3.5 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 359 22.5 121,108 19.6 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 933 58.5 328,640 53.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 212 13.3 134,862 21.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 32 2.0 10,786 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.8 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.6 -- 2.4 -- 2.6 --

In Blair Athol (SA) (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 3.6% had 1 bedroom, 22.5% had 2 bedrooms and 58.5% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.8. The average household size was 2.6 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Blair Athol (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 445 27.9 203,281 32.8 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 385 24.1 218,402 35.3 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 691 43.3 172,727 27.9 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 19 1.2 8,937 1.4 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 56 3.5 15,694 2.5 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Blair Athol (SA) (State Suburbs), 27.9% were owned outright, 24.1% were owned with a mortgage and 43.3% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Blair Athol (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Family households 1,033 64.7 424,352 68.5 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 479 30.0 172,669 27.9 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 84 5.3 22,020 3.6 321,007 4.1

In Blair Athol (SA) (State Suburbs), of all households, 64.7% were family households, 30.0% were single person households and 5.3% were group households.

Household income Blair Athol (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 35.0 -- 27.7 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 3.5 -- 7.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Blair Athol (SA) (State Suburbs), 35.0% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 3.5% 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 Blair Athol (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Median rent 210 -- 220 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 85.5 -- 90.7 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 14.5 -- 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 Blair Athol (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,517 -- 1,500 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.1 -- 91.2 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 6.9 -- 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 Blair Athol (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
None 248 15.5 54,051 8.7 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 646 40.5 227,462 36.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 457 28.7 220,627 35.6 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 181 11.3 99,481 16.1 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 63 3.9 17,417 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Blair Athol (SA) (State Suburbs), 40.5% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 28.7% had two registered motor vehicles and 11.3% 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 Blair Athol (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 121 -- 30,430 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 55 45.5 14,971 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 66 54.5 15,459 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 16 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Blair Athol (SA) (State Suburbs), there were 121 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 55 (or 45.5%) were male and 66 (or 54.5%) 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 Blair Athol (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.4 -- 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 Blair Athol (SA) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.4, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $549.

Mortgage and rent Blair Athol (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 144 -- 166 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,517 -- 1,306 -- 1,647 --

In Blair Athol (SA) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $144 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,517.

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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