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Australia | South Australia | State Suburbs

Clare (SA)

Code SSC40107 (SSC)
People 3,278
Male 1,607
Female 1,671
Median age 41
Families 868
Average children per family 2
All private dwellings 1,566
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $964
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,299
Median weekly rent $195
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 Clare (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Total 3,278 -- 1,596,572 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 1,607 49.0 787,218 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 1,671 51.0 809,354 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 45 1.4 30,431 1.9 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 3,278 people in Clare (SA) (State Suburbs) of these 49.0% were male and 51.0% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.4% of the population.

Age Clare (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 225 6.9 96,143 6.0 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 224 6.8 93,202 5.8 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 185 5.6 97,591 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 196 6.0 103,248 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 191 5.8 105,586 6.6 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 173 5.3 104,507 6.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 167 5.1 97,820 6.1 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 186 5.7 103,966 6.5 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 248 7.6 112,408 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 178 5.4 113,085 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 208 6.3 111,857 7.0 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 215 6.6 102,009 6.4 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 209 6.4 97,599 6.1 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 196 6.0 74,667 4.7 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 131 4.0 58,536 3.7 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 109 3.3 46,631 2.9 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 124 3.8 39,560 2.5 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 111 3.4 38,157 2.4 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 41 -- 39 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Clare (SA) (State Suburbs) was 41 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 19.4% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 20.5% of the population.

Registered marital status Clare (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,426 54.1 633,439 48.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 77 2.9 38,964 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 186 7.1 118,732 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 216 8.2 83,000 6.3 949,634 5.5
Never married 733 27.8 435,501 33.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Clare (SA) (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 54.1% were married and 10.0% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Clare (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 55 -- 52 -- 50 --
Separated 52 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 51 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 82 -- 79 -- 78 --
Never married 24 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Clare (SA) (State Suburbs) was 55 years and the median age of people never married was 24 years.

Social marital status Clare (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 1,240 54.2 575,818 48.7 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 224 9.8 113,166 9.6 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 822 36.0 492,206 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Clare (SA) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 54.2% of people were in a registered marriage and 9.8% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Clare (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 54 -- 52 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 35 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 37 -- 36 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Clare (SA) (State Suburbs) was 54 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 35 years.

Education Clare (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 45 5.4 20,581 4.5 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 140 16.7 87,778 19.1 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 114 13.6 26,164 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 39 4.6 22,597 4.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 176 21.0 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 11 1.3 19,825 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 64 7.6 34,842 7.6 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 41 4.9 65,957 14.4 932,524 14.3
Other 13 1.5 11,101 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 193 23.0 98,694 21.5 1,511,694 23.2
Total 839 -- 458,665 -- 6,503,580 --

In Clare (SA) (State Suburbs) 25.6% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 34.9% were in primary school, 22.6% in secondary school and 12.8% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Clare (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Australia 2,901 88.5 1,170,788 73.3 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Clare (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 317 10.1 467,496 31.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 143 4.6 107,089 7.1 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 121 3.9 75,325 5.0 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 2,553 81.5 853,040 56.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Clare (SA) (State Suburbs), 81.5% of people had both parents born in Australia and 10.1% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Clare (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 921 57.2 445,076 56.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 562 34.9 247,601 31.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 81 5.0 46,683 6.0 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 45 2.8 44,968 5.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 1,609 -- 784,328 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 1,609 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Clare (SA) (State Suburbs). Of these 57.2% were employed full time, 34.9% were employed part-time and 2.8% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Clare (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 200 12.8 88,381 12.0 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 189 12.1 72,516 9.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 164 10.5 86,705 11.7 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 241 15.4 146,289 19.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 684 43.6 298,788 40.4 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Clare (SA) (State Suburbs), 12.8% worked 1 to 15 hours, 12.1% worked 16 to 24 hours and 43.6% worked 40 hours or more.

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

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

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

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

Median weekly incomes Clare (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 523 -- 534 -- 577 --
Family 1,236 -- 1,330 -- 1,481 --
Household 964 -- 1,044 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Clare (SA) (State Suburbs) was $523.

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

Unpaid work Clare (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,950 73.9 936,604 71.5 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 725 27.5 364,336 27.8 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 292 11.1 154,651 11.8 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 898 34.0 258,840 19.8 3,090,874 17.8

In Clare (SA) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 73.9% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 27.5% provided care for children and 11.1% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 34.0% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Clare (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 541 20.5 282,493 21.6 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 693 26.3 351,524 26.8 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 388 14.7 168,882 12.9 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 325 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 Clare (SA) (State Suburbs), 26.3% worked 5 to 14 hours, 14.7% 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 Clare (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 435 50.1 174,668 40.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 318 36.6 178,436 41.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 104 12.0 70,082 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 12 1.4 7,064 1.6 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Clare (SA) (State Suburbs), 36.6% were couple families with children, 50.1% were couple families without children and 12.0% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Clare (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 13.6 -- 18.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 86.4 -- 81.1 -- 82.4

In Clare (SA) (State Suburbs) 13.6% of single parents were male and 86.4% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Clare (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Families without children 1,619 -- 1,906 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,856 -- 2,130 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Clare (SA) (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,856 and those without children was $1,619.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Clare (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 138 18.2 68,246 19.3 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 42 5.5 14,646 4.1 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 195 25.7 80,406 22.8 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 86 11.3 48,840 13.8 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 41 5.4 20,310 5.8 251,191 5.4
Both not working 150 19.8 76,963 21.8 899,598 19.2
Other 40 5.3 21,766 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 66 8.7 21,930 6.2 314,529 6.7

In Clare (SA) (State Suburbs), of couple families, 18.2% had both partners employed full-time, 5.5% had both employed part-time and 25.7% 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 Clare (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,280 85.1 619,037 88.1 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 224 14.9 83,777 11.9 934,470 10.7

In Clare (SA) (State Suburbs), 85.1% of private dwellings were occupied and 14.9% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Clare (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,183 92.3 494,471 79.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 30 2.3 66,465 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 60 4.7 54,968 8.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 9 0.7 2,812 0.5 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Clare (SA) (State Suburbs), 92.3% were separate houses, 2.3% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 4.7% were flats, units or apartments and 0.7% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Clare (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 1,690 0.3 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 50 3.9 21,955 3.5 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 199 15.5 121,108 19.6 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 711 55.5 328,640 53.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 301 23.5 134,862 21.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 20 1.6 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 Clare (SA) (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 3.9% had 1 bedroom, 15.5% had 2 bedrooms and 55.5% 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 Clare (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 439 34.2 203,281 32.8 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 401 31.3 218,402 35.3 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 407 31.7 172,727 27.9 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 6 0.5 8,937 1.4 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 29 2.3 15,694 2.5 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Clare (SA) (State Suburbs), 34.2% were owned outright, 31.3% were owned with a mortgage and 31.7% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Clare (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Family households 867 67.6 424,352 68.5 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 368 28.7 172,669 27.9 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 48 3.7 22,020 3.6 321,007 4.1

In Clare (SA) (State Suburbs), of all households, 67.6% were family households, 28.7% were single person households and 3.7% were group households.

Household income Clare (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 29.0 -- 27.7 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 3.8 -- 7.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Clare (SA) (State Suburbs), 29.0% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 3.8% 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 Clare (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Median rent 195 -- 220 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.8 -- 90.7 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 8.2 -- 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 Clare (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,299 -- 1,500 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.9 -- 91.2 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 6.1 -- 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 Clare (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
None 87 6.8 54,051 8.7 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 452 35.2 227,462 36.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 488 38.0 220,627 35.6 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 230 17.9 99,481 16.1 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 26 2.0 17,417 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Clare (SA) (State Suburbs), 35.2% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 38.0% had two registered motor vehicles and 17.9% 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 Clare (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 45 -- 30,430 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 23 51.1 14,971 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 22 48.9 15,459 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 19 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Clare (SA) (State Suburbs), there were 45 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 23 (or 51.1%) were male and 22 (or 48.9%) were female. The median age was 19 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Clare (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 2.5 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.5 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 566 -- 842 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Clare (SA) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.5, with 1.5 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $566.

Mortgage and rent Clare (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 123 -- 166 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,067 -- 1,306 -- 1,647 --

In Clare (SA) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $123 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,067.

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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