2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | South Australia | State Suburbs

Goolwa

Code SSC40250 (SSC)
People 2,201
Male 988
Female 1,213
Median age 63
Families 592
Average children per family 1.7
All private dwellings 1,324
Average people per household 1.9
Median weekly household income $620
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,200
Median weekly rent $188
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.4
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Goolwa % South Australia % Australia %
Total 2,201 -- 1,596,572 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 988 44.9 787,218 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 1,213 55.1 809,354 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 30 1.4 30,431 1.9 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 2,201 people in Goolwa (State Suburbs) of these 44.9% were male and 55.1% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.4% of the population.

Age Goolwa % South Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 55 2.5 96,143 6.0 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 69 3.1 93,202 5.8 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 67 3.0 97,591 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 82 3.7 103,248 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 65 3.0 105,586 6.6 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 37 1.7 104,507 6.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 55 2.5 97,820 6.1 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 77 3.5 103,966 6.5 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 85 3.9 112,408 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 105 4.8 113,085 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 115 5.2 111,857 7.0 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 149 6.8 102,009 6.4 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 214 9.7 97,599 6.1 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 240 10.9 74,667 4.7 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 231 10.5 58,536 3.7 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 188 8.5 46,631 2.9 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 175 7.9 39,560 2.5 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 193 8.8 38,157 2.4 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 63 -- 39 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Goolwa (State Suburbs) was 63 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 8.6% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 46.9% of the population.

Registered marital status Goolwa % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,016 50.6 633,439 48.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 72 3.6 38,964 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 271 13.5 118,732 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 289 14.4 83,000 6.3 949,634 5.5
Never married 358 17.8 435,501 33.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Goolwa (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 50.6% were married and 17.0% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Goolwa % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 68 -- 52 -- 50 --
Separated 53 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 63 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 82 -- 79 -- 78 --
Never married 28 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Goolwa (State Suburbs) was 68 years and the median age of people never married was 28 years.

Social marital status Goolwa % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 849 50.9 575,818 48.7 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 150 9.0 113,166 9.6 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 669 40.1 492,206 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Goolwa (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 50.9% of people were in a registered marriage and 9.0% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Goolwa % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 66 -- 52 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 49 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 61 -- 36 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Goolwa (State Suburbs) was 66 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 49 years.

Education Goolwa % South Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 9 2.3 20,581 4.5 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 52 13.5 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 40 10.4 22,597 4.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 32 8.3 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 35 9.1 19,825 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 26 6.7 34,842 7.6 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 25 6.5 65,957 14.4 932,524 14.3
Other 9 2.3 11,101 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 158 40.9 98,694 21.5 1,511,694 23.2
Total 386 -- 458,665 -- 6,503,580 --

In Goolwa (State Suburbs) 17.5% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 23.8% were in primary school, 17.6% in secondary school and 13.5% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Goolwa % South Australia % Australia %
Australia 1,605 72.9 1,170,788 73.3 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Goolwa % South Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 541 26.0 467,496 31.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 116 5.6 107,089 7.1 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 88 4.2 75,325 5.0 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,337 64.2 853,040 56.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Goolwa (State Suburbs), 64.2% of people had both parents born in Australia and 26.0% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Goolwa % South Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 304 46.0 445,076 56.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 278 42.1 247,601 31.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 39 5.9 46,683 6.0 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 40 6.1 44,968 5.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 661 -- 784,328 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 661 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Goolwa (State Suburbs). Of these 46.0% were employed full time, 42.1% were employed part-time and 6.1% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Goolwa % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 104 16.8 88,381 12.0 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 81 13.1 72,516 9.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 95 15.4 86,705 11.7 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 106 17.2 146,289 19.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 195 31.6 298,788 40.4 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Goolwa (State Suburbs), 16.8% worked 1 to 15 hours, 13.1% worked 16 to 24 hours and 31.6% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Goolwa % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 47 -- 42 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 47 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Goolwa (State Suburbs) was 47 years and for people who were employed part-time was 47 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Goolwa % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 383 -- 534 -- 577 --
Family 834 -- 1,330 -- 1,481 --
Household 620 -- 1,044 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Goolwa (State Suburbs) was $383.

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

Unpaid work Goolwa % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,285 64.0 936,604 71.5 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 339 16.9 364,336 27.8 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 263 13.1 154,651 11.8 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 507 25.3 258,840 19.8 3,090,874 17.8

In Goolwa (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 64.0% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 16.9% provided care for children and 13.1% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 25.3% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Goolwa % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 256 12.7 282,493 21.6 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 459 22.9 351,524 26.8 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 310 15.4 168,882 12.9 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 265 13.2 133,703 10.2 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Goolwa (State Suburbs), 22.9% worked 5 to 14 hours, 15.4% worked 15 to 29 hours and 13.2% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Goolwa % South Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 396 66.8 174,668 40.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 113 19.1 178,436 41.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 77 13.0 70,082 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 7 1.2 7,064 1.6 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Goolwa (State Suburbs), 19.1% were couple families with children, 66.8% were couple families without children and 13.0% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Goolwa % South Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 18.4 -- 18.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 81.6 -- 81.1 -- 82.4

In Goolwa (State Suburbs) 18.4% of single parents were male and 81.6% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Goolwa % South Australia % Australia %
Families without children 1,235 -- 1,906 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,750 -- 2,130 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Goolwa (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,750 and those without children was $1,235.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Goolwa % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 28 5.5 68,246 19.3 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 18 3.5 14,646 4.1 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 62 12.1 80,406 22.8 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 30 5.9 48,840 13.8 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 45 8.8 20,310 5.8 251,191 5.4
Both not working 278 54.4 76,963 21.8 899,598 19.2
Other 17 3.3 21,766 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 33 6.5 21,930 6.2 314,529 6.7

In Goolwa (State Suburbs), of couple families, 5.5% had both partners employed full-time, 3.5% had both employed part-time and 12.1% 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 Goolwa % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,018 78.7 619,037 88.1 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 275 21.3 83,777 11.9 934,470 10.7

In Goolwa (State Suburbs), 78.7% of private dwellings were occupied and 21.3% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Goolwa % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 843 82.7 494,471 79.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 122 12.0 66,465 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 42 4.1 54,968 8.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 12 1.2 2,812 0.5 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Goolwa (State Suburbs), 82.7% were separate houses, 12.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 4.1% were flats, units or apartments and 1.2% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Goolwa % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 3 0.3 1,690 0.3 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 72 7.1 21,955 3.5 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 352 34.5 121,108 19.6 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 451 44.3 328,640 53.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 116 11.4 134,862 21.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 25 2.5 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 Goolwa (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 7.1% had 1 bedroom, 34.5% had 2 bedrooms and 44.3% 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 Goolwa % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 494 48.4 203,281 32.8 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 187 18.3 218,402 35.3 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 280 27.5 172,727 27.9 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 24 2.4 8,937 1.4 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 35 3.4 15,694 2.5 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Goolwa (State Suburbs), 48.4% were owned outright, 18.3% were owned with a mortgage and 27.5% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Goolwa % South Australia % Australia %
Family households 589 57.9 424,352 68.5 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 404 39.7 172,669 27.9 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 24 2.4 22,020 3.6 321,007 4.1

In Goolwa (State Suburbs), of all households, 57.9% were family households, 39.7% were single person households and 2.4% were group households.

Household income Goolwa % South Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 48.4 -- 27.7 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 0.9 -- 7.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Goolwa (State Suburbs), 48.4% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 0.9% 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 Goolwa % South Australia % Australia %
Median rent 188 -- 220 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 87.4 -- 90.7 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 12.6 -- 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 Goolwa % South Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,200 -- 1,500 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.7 -- 91.2 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 5.3 -- 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 Goolwa % South Australia % Australia %
None 94 9.2 54,051 8.7 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 547 53.6 227,462 36.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 245 24.0 220,627 35.6 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 103 10.1 99,481 16.1 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 31 3.0 17,417 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Goolwa (State Suburbs), 53.6% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 24.0% had two registered motor vehicles and 10.1% 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 Goolwa % South Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 30 -- 30,430 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 14 46.7 14,971 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 16 53.3 15,459 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 28 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Goolwa (State Suburbs), there were 30 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 14 (or 46.7%) were male and 16 (or 53.3%) were female. The median age was 28 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Goolwa % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 2.9 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,031 -- 842 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Goolwa (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.9, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,031.

Mortgage and rent Goolwa % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 220 -- 166 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 542 -- 1,306 -- 1,647 --

In Goolwa (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $220 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $542.

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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