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Australia | South Australia | State Suburbs

Bridgewater (SA)

Code SSC40067 (SSC)
People 3,498
Male 1,743
Female 1,755
Median age 38
Families 1,004
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 1,458
Average people per household 2.6
Median weekly household income $1,489
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,710
Median weekly rent $320
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.9
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Bridgewater (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Total 3,498 -- 1,596,572 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 1,743 49.8 787,218 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 1,755 50.2 809,354 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 16 0.5 30,431 1.9 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 3,498 people in Bridgewater (SA) (State Suburbs) of these 49.8% were male and 50.2% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.5% of the population.

Age Bridgewater (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 266 7.6 96,143 6.0 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 240 6.9 93,202 5.8 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 228 6.5 97,591 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 236 6.8 103,248 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 191 5.5 105,586 6.6 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 166 4.8 104,507 6.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 207 5.9 97,820 6.1 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 298 8.5 103,966 6.5 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 284 8.1 112,408 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 265 7.6 113,085 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 272 7.8 111,857 7.0 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 267 7.6 102,009 6.4 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 238 6.8 97,599 6.1 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 127 3.6 74,667 4.7 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 72 2.1 58,536 3.7 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 66 1.9 46,631 2.9 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 44 1.3 39,560 2.5 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 27 0.8 38,157 2.4 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 38 -- 39 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Bridgewater (SA) (State Suburbs) was 38 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 21.1% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 9.7% of the population.

Registered marital status Bridgewater (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,433 51.9 633,439 48.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 76 2.8 38,964 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 284 10.3 118,732 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 82 3.0 83,000 6.3 949,634 5.5
Never married 886 32.1 435,501 33.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Bridgewater (SA) (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 51.9% were married and 13.1% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Bridgewater (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 49 -- 52 -- 50 --
Separated 50 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 55 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 77 -- 79 -- 78 --
Never married 26 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Bridgewater (SA) (State Suburbs) was 49 years and the median age of people never married was 26 years.

Social marital status Bridgewater (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 1,326 51.5 575,818 48.7 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 293 11.4 113,166 9.6 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 957 37.2 492,206 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Bridgewater (SA) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 51.5% of people were in a registered marriage and 11.4% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Bridgewater (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 49 -- 52 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 38 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 38 -- 36 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Bridgewater (SA) (State Suburbs) was 49 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 38 years.

Education Bridgewater (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 57 5.4 20,581 4.5 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 234 22.2 87,778 19.1 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 29 2.8 26,164 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 109 10.4 22,597 4.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 131 12.4 52,221 11.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 27 2.6 18,905 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 46 4.4 19,825 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 73 6.9 34,842 7.6 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 190 18.0 65,957 14.4 932,524 14.3
Other 28 2.7 11,101 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 129 12.3 98,694 21.5 1,511,694 23.2
Total 1,053 -- 458,665 -- 6,503,580 --

In Bridgewater (SA) (State Suburbs) 30.1% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 35.4% were in primary school, 19.4% in secondary school and 25.0% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Bridgewater (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Australia 2,828 80.9 1,170,788 73.3 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Bridgewater (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 757 22.4 467,496 31.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 325 9.6 107,089 7.1 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 239 7.1 75,325 5.0 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 2,061 60.9 853,040 56.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Bridgewater (SA) (State Suburbs), 60.9% of people had both parents born in Australia and 22.4% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Bridgewater (SA) % South Australia % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Bridgewater (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,115 54.1 445,076 56.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 745 36.1 247,601 31.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 118 5.7 46,683 6.0 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 84 4.1 44,968 5.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 2,062 -- 784,328 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 2,062 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Bridgewater (SA) (State Suburbs). Of these 54.1% were employed full time, 36.1% were employed part-time and 4.1% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Bridgewater (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 259 13.1 88,381 12.0 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 204 10.3 72,516 9.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 278 14.1 86,705 11.7 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 320 16.2 146,289 19.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 794 40.2 298,788 40.4 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Bridgewater (SA) (State Suburbs), 13.1% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.3% worked 16 to 24 hours and 40.2% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Bridgewater (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 43 -- 42 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 41 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Bridgewater (SA) (State Suburbs) was 43 years and for people who were employed part-time was 41 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Bridgewater (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 727 -- 534 -- 577 --
Family 1,754 -- 1,330 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,489 -- 1,044 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Bridgewater (SA) (State Suburbs) was $727.

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

Unpaid work Bridgewater (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 2,319 84.0 936,604 71.5 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 975 35.3 364,336 27.8 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 323 11.7 154,651 11.8 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 817 29.6 258,840 19.8 3,090,874 17.8

In Bridgewater (SA) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 84.0% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 35.3% provided care for children and 11.7% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 29.6% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Bridgewater (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 661 24.0 282,493 21.6 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 954 34.6 351,524 26.8 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 438 15.9 168,882 12.9 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 265 9.6 133,703 10.2 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Bridgewater (SA) (State Suburbs), 34.6% worked 5 to 14 hours, 15.9% worked 15 to 29 hours and 9.6% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Bridgewater (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 362 36.1 174,668 40.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 473 47.1 178,436 41.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 163 16.2 70,082 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 6 0.6 7,064 1.6 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Bridgewater (SA) (State Suburbs), 47.1% were couple families with children, 36.1% were couple families without children and 16.2% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Bridgewater (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 25.0 -- 18.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 75.0 -- 81.1 -- 82.4

In Bridgewater (SA) (State Suburbs) 25.0% of single parents were male and 75.0% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Bridgewater (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Families without children 2,072 -- 1,906 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,333 -- 2,130 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Bridgewater (SA) (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,333 and those without children was $2,072.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Bridgewater (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 175 21.0 68,246 19.3 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 61 7.3 14,646 4.1 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 253 30.3 80,406 22.8 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 99 11.9 48,840 13.8 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 39 4.7 20,310 5.8 251,191 5.4
Both not working 92 11.0 76,963 21.8 899,598 19.2
Other 59 7.1 21,766 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 57 6.8 21,930 6.2 314,529 6.7

In Bridgewater (SA) (State Suburbs), of couple families, 21.0% had both partners employed full-time, 7.3% had both employed part-time and 30.3% 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 Bridgewater (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,333 93.3 619,037 88.1 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 96 6.7 83,777 11.9 934,470 10.7

In Bridgewater (SA) (State Suburbs), 93.3% of private dwellings were occupied and 6.7% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Bridgewater (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,312 98.4 494,471 79.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 4 0.3 66,465 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 18 1.3 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 Bridgewater (SA) (State Suburbs), 98.4% were separate houses, 0.3% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 1.3% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Bridgewater (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 1,690 0.3 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 34 2.6 21,955 3.5 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 219 16.4 121,108 19.6 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 710 53.3 328,640 53.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 354 26.6 134,862 21.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 16 1.2 10,786 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.1 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.6 -- 2.4 -- 2.6 --

In Bridgewater (SA) (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 2.6% had 1 bedroom, 16.4% had 2 bedrooms and 53.3% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.1. The average household size was 2.6 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Bridgewater (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 455 34.1 203,281 32.8 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 679 50.9 218,402 35.3 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 171 12.8 172,727 27.9 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 9 0.7 8,937 1.4 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 20 1.5 15,694 2.5 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Bridgewater (SA) (State Suburbs), 34.1% were owned outright, 50.9% were owned with a mortgage and 12.8% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Bridgewater (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Family households 996 74.6 424,352 68.5 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 303 22.7 172,669 27.9 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 36 2.7 22,020 3.6 321,007 4.1

In Bridgewater (SA) (State Suburbs), of all households, 74.6% were family households, 22.7% were single person households and 2.7% were group households.

Household income Bridgewater (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 16.3 -- 27.7 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 10.9 -- 7.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Bridgewater (SA) (State Suburbs), 16.3% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 10.9% 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 Bridgewater (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Median rent 320 -- 220 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 95.9 -- 90.7 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 4.1 -- 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 Bridgewater (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,710 -- 1,500 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 88.1 -- 91.2 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 11.9 -- 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 Bridgewater (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
None 34 2.5 54,051 8.7 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 457 34.2 227,462 36.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 588 44.0 220,627 35.6 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 241 18.1 99,481 16.1 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 15 1.1 17,417 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Bridgewater (SA) (State Suburbs), 34.2% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 44.0% had two registered motor vehicles and 18.1% 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 Bridgewater (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 16 -- 30,430 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 9 56.2 14,971 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 7 43.8 15,459 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 21 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Bridgewater (SA) (State Suburbs), there were 16 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 9 (or 56.2%) were male and 7 (or 43.8%) were female. The median age was 21 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Bridgewater (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 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.3 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 900 -- 842 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Bridgewater (SA) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3, with 1.3 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $900.

Mortgage and rent Bridgewater (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 330 -- 166 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 754 -- 1,306 -- 1,647 --

In Bridgewater (SA) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $330 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $754.

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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