2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | South Australia | State Suburbs

Blanchetown

Code SSC40055 (SSC)
People 210
Male 119
Female 91
Median age 56
Families 54
Average children per family 1.7
All private dwellings 357
Average people per household 1.9
Median weekly household income $537
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,083
Median weekly rent $150
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 Blanchetown % South Australia % Australia %
Total 210 -- 1,596,572 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 119 56.7 787,218 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 91 43.3 809,354 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 4 1.9 30,431 1.9 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 210 people in Blanchetown (State Suburbs) of these 56.7% were male and 43.3% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.9% of the population.

Age Blanchetown % South Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 5 2.4 96,143 6.0 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 8 3.8 93,202 5.8 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 13 6.2 97,591 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 7 3.3 103,248 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 4 1.9 105,586 6.6 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 3 1.4 104,507 6.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 10 4.7 97,820 6.1 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 6 2.8 103,966 6.5 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 9 4.3 112,408 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 20 9.5 113,085 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 13 6.2 111,857 7.0 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 26 12.3 102,009 6.4 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 22 10.4 97,599 6.1 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 17 8.1 74,667 4.7 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 28 13.3 58,536 3.7 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 14 6.6 46,631 2.9 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 3 1.4 39,560 2.5 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 3 1.4 38,157 2.4 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 56 -- 39 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Blanchetown (State Suburbs) was 56 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 10.9% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 29.4% of the population.

Registered marital status Blanchetown % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 95 50.8 633,439 48.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 10 5.3 38,964 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 34 18.2 118,732 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 12 6.4 83,000 6.3 949,634 5.5
Never married 36 19.3 435,501 33.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Blanchetown (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 50.8% were married and 22.6% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Blanchetown % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 60 -- 52 -- 50 --
Separated 51 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 53 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 75 -- 79 -- 78 --
Never married 28 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Blanchetown (State Suburbs) was 60 years and the median age of people never married was 28 years.

Social marital status Blanchetown % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 80 53.0 575,818 48.7 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 14 9.3 113,166 9.6 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 57 37.7 492,206 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Blanchetown (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 53.0% of people were in a registered marriage and 9.3% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Blanchetown % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 61 -- 52 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 49 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 60 -- 36 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Blanchetown (State Suburbs) was 61 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 49 years.

Education Blanchetown % South Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 0 0.0 20,581 4.5 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 10 16.7 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 4 6.7 22,597 4.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 8 13.3 52,221 11.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 0 0.0 18,905 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 0 0.0 19,825 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 0 0.0 34,842 7.6 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 0 0.0 65,957 14.4 932,524 14.3
Other 0 0.0 11,101 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 38 63.3 98,694 21.5 1,511,694 23.2
Total 60 -- 458,665 -- 6,503,580 --

In Blanchetown (State Suburbs) 29.4% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 22.2% were in primary school, 12.7% in secondary school and 4.8% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Blanchetown % South Australia % Australia %
Australia 141 67.1 1,170,788 73.3 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Blanchetown % South Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 53 29.1 467,496 31.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 0 0.0 107,089 7.1 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 13 7.1 75,325 5.0 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 116 63.7 853,040 56.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Blanchetown (State Suburbs), 63.7% of people had both parents born in Australia and 29.1% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Blanchetown % South Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 29 51.8 445,076 56.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 20 35.7 247,601 31.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 4 7.1 46,683 6.0 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 3 5.4 44,968 5.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 56 -- 784,328 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 56 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Blanchetown (State Suburbs). Of these 51.8% were employed full time, 35.7% were employed part-time and 5.4% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Blanchetown % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 9 17.3 88,381 12.0 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 8 15.4 72,516 9.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 4 7.7 86,705 11.7 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 7 13.5 146,289 19.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 20 38.5 298,788 40.4 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Blanchetown (State Suburbs), 17.3% worked 1 to 15 hours, 15.4% worked 16 to 24 hours and 38.5% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Blanchetown % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 48 -- 42 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 56 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Blanchetown (State Suburbs) was 48 years and for people who were employed part-time was 56 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Blanchetown % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 361 -- 534 -- 577 --
Family 714 -- 1,330 -- 1,481 --
Household 537 -- 1,044 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Blanchetown (State Suburbs) was $361.

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

Unpaid work Blanchetown % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 105 55.9 936,604 71.5 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 31 16.4 364,336 27.8 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 27 14.4 154,651 11.8 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 47 25.0 258,840 19.8 3,090,874 17.8

In Blanchetown (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 55.9% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 16.4% provided care for children and 14.4% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 25.0% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Blanchetown % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 24 12.8 282,493 21.6 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 29 15.5 351,524 26.8 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 27 14.4 168,882 12.9 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 23 12.3 133,703 10.2 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Blanchetown (State Suburbs), 15.5% worked 5 to 14 hours, 14.4% worked 15 to 29 hours and 12.3% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Blanchetown % South Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 35 64.8 174,668 40.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 12 22.2 178,436 41.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 7 13.0 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 Blanchetown (State Suburbs), 22.2% were couple families with children, 64.8% were couple families without children and 13.0% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Blanchetown % South Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 37.5 -- 18.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 62.5 -- 81.1 -- 82.4

In Blanchetown (State Suburbs) 37.5% of single parents were male and 62.5% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Blanchetown % South Australia % Australia %
Families without children 1,291 -- 1,906 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 0 -- 2,130 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Blanchetown (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $0 and those without children was $1,291.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Blanchetown % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 3 5.9 68,246 19.3 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 3 5.9 14,646 4.1 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 8 15.7 80,406 22.8 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 4 7.8 48,840 13.8 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 3 5.9 20,310 5.8 251,191 5.4
Both not working 26 51.0 76,963 21.8 899,598 19.2
Other 0 0.0 21,766 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 4 7.8 21,930 6.2 314,529 6.7

In Blanchetown (State Suburbs), of couple families, 5.9% had both partners employed full-time, 5.9% had both employed part-time and 15.7% 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 Blanchetown % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 92 26.8 619,037 88.1 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 251 73.2 83,777 11.9 934,470 10.7

In Blanchetown (State Suburbs), 26.8% of private dwellings were occupied and 73.2% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Blanchetown % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 88 94.6 494,471 79.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 0 0.0 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 5 5.4 2,812 0.5 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Blanchetown (State Suburbs), 94.6% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 5.4% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Blanchetown % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 1,690 0.3 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 7 7.5 21,955 3.5 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 27 29.0 121,108 19.6 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 45 48.4 328,640 53.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 9 9.7 134,862 21.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 5 5.4 10,786 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.7 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 1.9 -- 2.4 -- 2.6 --

In Blanchetown (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 7.5% had 1 bedroom, 29.0% had 2 bedrooms and 48.4% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.7. The average household size was 1.9 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Blanchetown % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 37 38.9 203,281 32.8 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 31 32.6 218,402 35.3 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 20 21.1 172,727 27.9 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 7 7.4 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 Blanchetown (State Suburbs), 38.9% were owned outright, 32.6% were owned with a mortgage and 21.1% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Blanchetown % South Australia % Australia %
Family households 56 60.9 424,352 68.5 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 30 32.6 172,669 27.9 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 6 6.5 22,020 3.6 321,007 4.1

In Blanchetown (State Suburbs), of all households, 60.9% were family households, 32.6% were single person households and 6.5% were group households.

Household income Blanchetown % South Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 61.2 -- 27.7 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 0.0 -- 7.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Blanchetown (State Suburbs), 61.2% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 0.0% 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 Blanchetown % South Australia % Australia %
Median rent 150 -- 220 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.9 -- 90.7 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 8.1 -- 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 Blanchetown % South Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,083 -- 1,500 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 85.5 -- 91.2 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 14.5 -- 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 Blanchetown % South Australia % Australia %
None 7 7.4 54,051 8.7 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 42 44.2 227,462 36.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 27 28.4 220,627 35.6 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 15 15.8 99,481 16.1 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 4 4.2 17,417 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Blanchetown (State Suburbs), 44.2% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 28.4% had two registered motor vehicles and 15.8% 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 Blanchetown % South Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 6 -- 30,430 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 3 50.0 14,971 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 3 50.0 15,459 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 7 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Blanchetown (State Suburbs), there were 6 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 3 (or 50.0%) were male and 3 (or 50.0%) were female. The median age was 7 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Blanchetown % 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 Blanchetown (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 Blanchetown % 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 Blanchetown (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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