2011 Census QuickStats

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Dry Creek (SA)

Code SSC40160 (SSC)
People 198
Male 111
Female 87
Median age 39
Families 41
Average children per family 1.6
All private dwellings 113
Average people per household 2
Median weekly household income $715
Median monthly mortgage repayments $945
Median weekly rent $230
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.6
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Dry Creek (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Total 198 -- 1,596,572 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 111 56.1 787,218 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 87 43.9 809,354 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 8 4.1 30,431 1.9 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 198 people in Dry Creek (SA) (State Suburbs) of these 56.1% were male and 43.9% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 4.1% of the population.

Age Dry Creek (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 11 5.6 96,143 6.0 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 4 2.0 93,202 5.8 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 12 6.1 97,591 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 20 10.1 103,248 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 13 6.6 105,586 6.6 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 13 6.6 104,507 6.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 13 6.6 97,820 6.1 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 17 8.6 103,966 6.5 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 21 10.6 112,408 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 20 10.1 113,085 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 13 6.6 111,857 7.0 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 8 4.0 102,009 6.4 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 11 5.6 97,599 6.1 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 3 1.5 74,667 4.7 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 9 4.5 58,536 3.7 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 4 2.0 46,631 2.9 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 3 1.5 39,560 2.5 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 3 1.5 38,157 2.4 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 39 -- 39 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Dry Creek (SA) (State Suburbs) was 39 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 14.6% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 12.1% of the population.

Registered marital status Dry Creek (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 51 30.7 633,439 48.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 9 5.4 38,964 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 28 16.9 118,732 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 6 3.6 83,000 6.3 949,634 5.5
Never married 72 43.4 435,501 33.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Dry Creek (SA) (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 30.7% were married and 22.3% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Dry Creek (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 49 -- 52 -- 50 --
Separated 44 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 52 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 91 -- 79 -- 78 --
Never married 27 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Dry Creek (SA) (State Suburbs) was 49 years and the median age of people never married was 27 years.

Social marital status Dry Creek (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 41 27.5 575,818 48.7 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 15 10.1 113,166 9.6 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 93 62.4 492,206 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Dry Creek (SA) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 27.5% of people were in a registered marriage and 10.1% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Dry Creek (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 50 -- 52 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 41 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 43 -- 36 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Dry Creek (SA) (State Suburbs) was 50 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 41 years.

Education Dry Creek (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 3 4.8 20,581 4.5 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 9 14.3 87,778 19.1 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 3 4.8 26,164 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 0 0.0 22,597 4.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 13 20.6 52,221 11.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 3 4.8 18,905 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 3 4.8 19,825 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 6 9.5 34,842 7.6 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 3 4.8 65,957 14.4 932,524 14.3
Other 3 4.8 11,101 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 17 27.0 98,694 21.5 1,511,694 23.2
Total 63 -- 458,665 -- 6,503,580 --

In Dry Creek (SA) (State Suburbs) 31.6% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 19.0% were in primary school, 30.2% in secondary school and 14.3% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Dry Creek (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Australia 131 66.8 1,170,788 73.3 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Dry Creek (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 75 41.7 467,496 31.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 10 5.6 107,089 7.1 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 4 2.2 75,325 5.0 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 91 50.6 853,040 56.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Dry Creek (SA) (State Suburbs), 50.6% of people had both parents born in Australia and 41.7% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Dry Creek (SA) % South Australia % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Dry Creek (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 63 70.8 445,076 56.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 19 21.3 247,601 31.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 3 3.4 46,683 6.0 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 4 4.5 44,968 5.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 89 -- 784,328 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 89 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Dry Creek (SA) (State Suburbs). Of these 70.8% were employed full time, 21.3% were employed part-time and 4.5% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Dry Creek (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 9 10.5 88,381 12.0 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 3 3.5 72,516 9.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 9 10.5 86,705 11.7 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 18 20.9 146,289 19.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 44 51.2 298,788 40.4 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Dry Creek (SA) (State Suburbs), 10.5% worked 1 to 15 hours, 3.5% worked 16 to 24 hours and 51.2% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Dry Creek (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 41 -- 42 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 34 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Dry Creek (SA) (State Suburbs) was 41 years and for people who were employed part-time was 34 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Dry Creek (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 516 -- 534 -- 577 --
Family 933 -- 1,330 -- 1,481 --
Household 715 -- 1,044 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Dry Creek (SA) (State Suburbs) was $516.

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

Unpaid work Dry Creek (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 97 58.8 936,604 71.5 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 38 22.9 364,336 27.8 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 21 12.7 154,651 11.8 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 9 5.4 258,840 19.8 3,090,874 17.8

In Dry Creek (SA) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 58.8% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 22.9% provided care for children and 12.7% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 5.4% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Dry Creek (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 30 18.1 282,493 21.6 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 49 29.5 351,524 26.8 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 12 7.2 168,882 12.9 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 8 4.8 133,703 10.2 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Dry Creek (SA) (State Suburbs), 29.5% worked 5 to 14 hours, 7.2% worked 15 to 29 hours and 4.8% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Dry Creek (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 13 31.7 174,668 40.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 14 34.1 178,436 41.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 14 34.1 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 Dry Creek (SA) (State Suburbs), 34.1% were couple families with children, 31.7% were couple families without children and 34.1% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Dry Creek (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 Dry Creek (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 Dry Creek (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Families without children 1,750 -- 1,906 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,125 -- 2,130 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Dry Creek (SA) (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,125 and those without children was $1,750.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Dry Creek (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 9 30.0 68,246 19.3 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 3 10.0 14,646 4.1 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 0 0.0 80,406 22.8 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 4 13.3 48,840 13.8 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 4 13.3 20,310 5.8 251,191 5.4
Both not working 4 13.3 76,963 21.8 899,598 19.2
Other 3 10.0 21,766 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 3 10.0 21,930 6.2 314,529 6.7

In Dry Creek (SA) (State Suburbs), of couple families, 30.0% had both partners employed full-time, 10.0% had both employed part-time and 0.0% 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 Dry Creek (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 86 79.6 619,037 88.1 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 22 20.4 83,777 11.9 934,470 10.7

In Dry Creek (SA) (State Suburbs), 79.6% of private dwellings were occupied and 20.4% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Dry Creek (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 64 73.6 494,471 79.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 4 4.6 66,465 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 19 21.8 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 Dry Creek (SA) (State Suburbs), 73.6% were separate houses, 4.6% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 21.8% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Dry Creek (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 1,690 0.3 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 0 0.0 21,955 3.5 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 30 34.1 121,108 19.6 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 53 60.2 328,640 53.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 5 5.7 134,862 21.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 0 0.0 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 -- 2.4 -- 2.6 --

In Dry Creek (SA) (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 0.0% had 1 bedroom, 34.1% had 2 bedrooms and 60.2% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.8. The average household size was 2 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Dry Creek (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 23 26.1 203,281 32.8 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 32 36.4 218,402 35.3 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 30 34.1 172,727 27.9 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 0 0.0 8,937 1.4 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 3 3.4 15,694 2.5 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Dry Creek (SA) (State Suburbs), 26.1% were owned outright, 36.4% were owned with a mortgage and 34.1% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Dry Creek (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Family households 42 48.3 424,352 68.5 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 39 44.8 172,669 27.9 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 6 6.9 22,020 3.6 321,007 4.1

In Dry Creek (SA) (State Suburbs), of all households, 48.3% were family households, 44.8% were single person households and 6.9% were group households.

Household income Dry Creek (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 36.5 -- 27.7 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 0.0 -- 7.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Dry Creek (SA) (State Suburbs), 36.5% 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 Dry Creek (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Median rent 230 -- 220 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 82.6 -- 90.7 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 17.4 -- 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 Dry Creek (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 945 -- 1,500 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 87.2 -- 91.2 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 12.8 -- 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 Dry Creek (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
None 8 9.2 54,051 8.7 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 38 43.7 227,462 36.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 20 23.0 220,627 35.6 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 15 17.2 99,481 16.1 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 6 6.9 17,417 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Dry Creek (SA) (State Suburbs), 43.7% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 23.0% had two registered motor vehicles and 17.2% 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 Dry Creek (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 10 -- 30,430 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 7 70.0 14,971 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 3 30.0 15,459 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 12 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Dry Creek (SA) (State Suburbs), there were 10 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 7 (or 70.0%) were male and 3 (or 30.0%) were female. The median age was 12 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Dry Creek (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 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,233 -- 842 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Dry Creek (SA) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,233.

Mortgage and rent Dry Creek (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 290 -- 166 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,306 -- 1,647 --

In Dry Creek (SA) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $290 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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