2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | South Australia | State Suburbs

Bordertown

Code SSC40061 (SSC)
People 2,792
Male 1,401
Female 1,391
Median age 39
Families 771
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 1,302
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $914
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,083
Median weekly rent $165
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.8
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Bordertown % South Australia % Australia %
Total 2,792 -- 1,596,572 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 1,401 50.2 787,218 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 1,391 49.8 809,354 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 14 0.5 30,431 1.9 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 2,792 people in Bordertown (State Suburbs) of these 50.2% were male and 49.8% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.5% of the population.

Age Bordertown % South Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 183 6.5 96,143 6.0 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 164 5.9 93,202 5.8 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 206 7.4 97,591 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 195 7.0 103,248 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 162 5.8 105,586 6.6 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 173 6.2 104,507 6.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 184 6.6 97,820 6.1 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 156 5.6 103,966 6.5 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 208 7.4 112,408 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 188 6.7 113,085 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 139 5.0 111,857 7.0 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 162 5.8 102,009 6.4 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 155 5.5 97,599 6.1 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 137 4.9 74,667 4.7 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 127 4.5 58,536 3.7 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 107 3.8 46,631 2.9 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 81 2.9 39,560 2.5 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 68 2.4 38,157 2.4 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 39 -- 39 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Bordertown (State Suburbs) was 39 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 19.9% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 18.4% of the population.

Registered marital status Bordertown % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,205 53.9 633,439 48.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 58 2.6 38,964 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 165 7.4 118,732 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 143 6.4 83,000 6.3 949,634 5.5
Never married 665 29.7 435,501 33.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Bordertown (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 53.9% were married and 9.9% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Bordertown % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 53 -- 52 -- 50 --
Separated 43 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 52 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 79 -- 79 -- 78 --
Never married 24 -- 25 -- 25 --

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

Social marital status Bordertown % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 1,071 52.7 575,818 48.7 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 215 10.6 113,166 9.6 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 746 36.7 492,206 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Bordertown (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 52.7% of people were in a registered marriage and 10.6% were in a de facto marriage.

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

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Bordertown (State Suburbs) was 52 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 36 years.

Education Bordertown % South Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 39 5.5 20,581 4.5 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 255 36.3 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 6 0.9 22,597 4.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 170 24.2 52,221 11.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 3 0.4 18,905 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 7 1.0 19,825 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 41 5.8 34,842 7.6 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 18 2.6 65,957 14.4 932,524 14.3
Other 25 3.6 11,101 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 139 19.8 98,694 21.5 1,511,694 23.2
Total 703 -- 458,665 -- 6,503,580 --

In Bordertown (State Suburbs) 25.1% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 37.1% were in primary school, 25.6% in secondary school and 8.7% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Bordertown % South Australia % Australia %
Australia 2,260 80.9 1,170,788 73.3 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Bordertown % South Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 487 18.1 467,496 31.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 115 4.3 107,089 7.1 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 79 2.9 75,325 5.0 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 2,010 74.7 853,040 56.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Bordertown (State Suburbs), 74.7% of people had both parents born in Australia and 18.1% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Bordertown % South Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 788 55.0 445,076 56.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 412 28.8 247,601 31.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 178 12.4 46,683 6.0 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 55 3.8 44,968 5.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 1,433 -- 784,328 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 1,433 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Bordertown (State Suburbs). Of these 55.0% were employed full time, 28.8% were employed part-time and 3.8% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Bordertown % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 158 11.5 88,381 12.0 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 114 8.3 72,516 9.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 145 10.5 86,705 11.7 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 247 17.9 146,289 19.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 541 39.2 298,788 40.4 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Bordertown (State Suburbs), 11.5% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.3% worked 16 to 24 hours and 39.2% worked 40 hours or more.

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

The median age of people employed full-time in Bordertown (State Suburbs) was 40 years and for people who were employed part-time was 42 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Bordertown % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 548 -- 534 -- 577 --
Family 1,144 -- 1,330 -- 1,481 --
Household 914 -- 1,044 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Bordertown (State Suburbs) was $548.

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

Unpaid work Bordertown % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,621 72.4 936,604 71.5 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 637 28.5 364,336 27.8 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 230 10.3 154,651 11.8 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 718 32.1 258,840 19.8 3,090,874 17.8

In Bordertown (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 72.4% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 28.5% provided care for children and 10.3% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 32.1% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Bordertown % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 418 18.7 282,493 21.6 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 607 27.1 351,524 26.8 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 322 14.4 168,882 12.9 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 273 12.2 133,703 10.2 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Bordertown (State Suburbs), 27.1% worked 5 to 14 hours, 14.4% worked 15 to 29 hours and 12.2% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Bordertown % South Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 371 48.0 174,668 40.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 292 37.8 178,436 41.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 100 12.9 70,082 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 10 1.3 7,064 1.6 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Bordertown (State Suburbs), 37.8% were couple families with children, 48.0% were couple families without children and 12.9% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Bordertown % South Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 20.4 -- 18.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 79.6 -- 81.1 -- 82.4

In Bordertown (State Suburbs) 20.4% of single parents were male and 79.6% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Bordertown % South Australia % Australia %
Families without children 1,505 -- 1,906 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,527 -- 2,130 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Bordertown (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,527 and those without children was $1,505.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Bordertown % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 135 20.5 68,246 19.3 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 26 3.9 14,646 4.1 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 128 19.4 80,406 22.8 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 80 12.1 48,840 13.8 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 36 5.5 20,310 5.8 251,191 5.4
Both not working 138 20.9 76,963 21.8 899,598 19.2
Other 70 10.6 21,766 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 46 7.0 21,930 6.2 314,529 6.7

In Bordertown (State Suburbs), of couple families, 20.5% had both partners employed full-time, 3.9% had both employed part-time and 19.4% 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 Bordertown % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,111 87.2 619,037 88.1 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 163 12.8 83,777 11.9 934,470 10.7

In Bordertown (State Suburbs), 87.2% of private dwellings were occupied and 12.8% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Bordertown % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,038 93.4 494,471 79.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 58 5.2 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 15 1.4 2,812 0.5 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Bordertown (State Suburbs), 93.4% were separate houses, 5.2% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 1.4% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Bordertown % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 4 0.4 1,690 0.3 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 27 2.4 21,955 3.5 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 152 13.7 121,108 19.6 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 663 59.7 328,640 53.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 246 22.1 134,862 21.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 19 1.7 10,786 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.3 -- 2.4 -- 2.6 --

In Bordertown (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 2.4% had 1 bedroom, 13.7% had 2 bedrooms and 59.7% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3. The average household size was 2.3 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Bordertown % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 383 34.5 203,281 32.8 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 381 34.4 218,402 35.3 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 281 25.3 172,727 27.9 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 47 4.2 8,937 1.4 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 17 1.5 15,694 2.5 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Bordertown (State Suburbs), 34.5% were owned outright, 34.4% were owned with a mortgage and 25.3% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Bordertown % South Australia % Australia %
Family households 756 68.1 424,352 68.5 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 319 28.7 172,669 27.9 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 35 3.2 22,020 3.6 321,007 4.1

In Bordertown (State Suburbs), of all households, 68.1% were family households, 28.7% were single person households and 3.2% were group households.

Household income Bordertown % South Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 28.3 -- 27.7 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 2.2 -- 7.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Bordertown (State Suburbs), 28.3% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 2.2% 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 Bordertown % South Australia % Australia %
Median rent 165 -- 220 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.8 -- 90.7 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 5.2 -- 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 Bordertown % South Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,083 -- 1,500 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.3 -- 91.2 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 6.7 -- 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 Bordertown % South Australia % Australia %
None 65 5.9 54,051 8.7 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 413 37.2 227,462 36.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 429 38.7 220,627 35.6 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 180 16.2 99,481 16.1 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 22 2.0 17,417 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Bordertown (State Suburbs), 37.2% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 38.7% had two registered motor vehicles and 16.2% 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 Bordertown % South Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 15 -- 30,430 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 9 60.0 14,971 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 6 40.0 15,459 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 35 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Bordertown (State Suburbs), there were 15 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 9 (or 60.0%) were male and 6 (or 40.0%) 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 Bordertown % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 2.4 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 2,083 -- 842 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Bordertown (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.4, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $2,083.

Mortgage and rent Bordertown % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 180 -- 166 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,383 -- 1,306 -- 1,647 --

In Bordertown (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $180 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,383.

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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