2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | South Australia | State Suburbs

Sandy Creek (SA)

Code SSC40650 (SSC)
People 439
Male 231
Female 208
Median age 41
Families 135
Average children per family 2
All private dwellings 168
Average people per household 2.8
Median weekly household income $1,413
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,350
Median weekly rent $250
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.5
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Sandy Creek (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Total 439 -- 1,596,572 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 231 52.6 787,218 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 208 47.4 809,354 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 3 0.7 30,431 1.9 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 439 people in Sandy Creek (SA) (State Suburbs) of these 52.6% were male and 47.4% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.7% of the population.

Age Sandy Creek (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 21 4.8 96,143 6.0 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 33 7.5 93,202 5.8 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 46 10.4 97,591 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 20 4.5 103,248 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 22 5.0 105,586 6.6 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 4 0.9 104,507 6.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 19 4.3 97,820 6.1 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 30 6.8 103,966 6.5 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 31 7.0 112,408 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 47 10.7 113,085 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 46 10.4 111,857 7.0 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 30 6.8 102,009 6.4 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 35 7.9 97,599 6.1 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 33 7.5 74,667 4.7 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 13 2.9 58,536 3.7 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 5 1.1 46,631 2.9 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 3 0.7 39,560 2.5 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 3 0.7 38,157 2.4 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 41 -- 39 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Sandy Creek (SA) (State Suburbs) was 41 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 21.3% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 14.1% of the population.

Registered marital status Sandy Creek (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 217 62.9 633,439 48.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 11 3.2 38,964 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 21 6.1 118,732 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 14 4.1 83,000 6.3 949,634 5.5
Never married 82 23.8 435,501 33.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Sandy Creek (SA) (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 62.9% were married and 9.3% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Sandy Creek (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 53 -- 52 -- 50 --
Separated 39 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 47 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 63 -- 79 -- 78 --
Never married 24 -- 25 -- 25 --

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

Social marital status Sandy Creek (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 208 63.0 575,818 48.7 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 30 9.1 113,166 9.6 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 92 27.9 492,206 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Sandy Creek (SA) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 63.0% of people were in a registered marriage and 9.1% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Sandy Creek (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 54 -- 52 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 46 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 34 -- 36 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Sandy Creek (SA) (State Suburbs) was 54 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 46 years.

Education Sandy Creek (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 10 7.6 20,581 4.5 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 27 20.5 87,778 19.1 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 9 6.8 26,164 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 20 15.2 22,597 4.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 6 4.5 52,221 11.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 4 3.0 18,905 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 19 14.4 19,825 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 6 4.5 34,842 7.6 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 10 7.6 65,957 14.4 932,524 14.3
Other 0 0.0 11,101 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 21 15.9 98,694 21.5 1,511,694 23.2
Total 132 -- 458,665 -- 6,503,580 --

In Sandy Creek (SA) (State Suburbs) 29.8% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 41.7% were in primary school, 22.0% in secondary school and 12.9% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Sandy Creek (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Australia 350 79.4 1,170,788 73.3 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Sandy Creek (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 101 23.9 467,496 31.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 38 9.0 107,089 7.1 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 18 4.3 75,325 5.0 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 266 62.9 853,040 56.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Sandy Creek (SA) (State Suburbs), 62.9% of people had both parents born in Australia and 23.9% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Sandy Creek (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 140 58.6 445,076 56.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 79 33.1 247,601 31.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 17 7.1 46,683 6.0 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 3 1.3 44,968 5.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 239 -- 784,328 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 239 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Sandy Creek (SA) (State Suburbs). Of these 58.6% were employed full time, 33.1% were employed part-time and 1.3% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Sandy Creek (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 27 11.4 88,381 12.0 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 28 11.9 72,516 9.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 27 11.4 86,705 11.7 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 44 18.6 146,289 19.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 98 41.5 298,788 40.4 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Sandy Creek (SA) (State Suburbs), 11.4% worked 1 to 15 hours, 11.9% worked 16 to 24 hours and 41.5% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Sandy Creek (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 46 -- 42 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 47 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Sandy Creek (SA) (State Suburbs) was 46 years and for people who were employed part-time was 47 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Sandy Creek (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 633 -- 534 -- 577 --
Family 1,608 -- 1,330 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,413 -- 1,044 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Sandy Creek (SA) (State Suburbs) was $633.

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

Unpaid work Sandy Creek (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 282 81.5 936,604 71.5 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 116 33.8 364,336 27.8 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 34 9.9 154,651 11.8 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 84 24.5 258,840 19.8 3,090,874 17.8

In Sandy Creek (SA) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 81.5% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 33.8% provided care for children and 9.9% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 24.5% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Sandy Creek (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 65 18.8 282,493 21.6 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 100 29.0 351,524 26.8 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 64 18.6 168,882 12.9 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 51 14.8 133,703 10.2 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Sandy Creek (SA) (State Suburbs), 29.0% worked 5 to 14 hours, 18.6% worked 15 to 29 hours and 14.8% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Sandy Creek (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 63 46.3 174,668 40.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 64 47.1 178,436 41.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 9 6.6 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 Sandy Creek (SA) (State Suburbs), 47.1% were couple families with children, 46.3% were couple families without children and 6.6% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Sandy Creek (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 30.0 -- 18.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 70.0 -- 81.1 -- 82.4

In Sandy Creek (SA) (State Suburbs) 30.0% of single parents were male and 70.0% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Sandy Creek (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Families without children 2,333 -- 1,906 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,892 -- 2,130 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Sandy Creek (SA) (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,892 and those without children was $2,333.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Sandy Creek (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 24 19.7 68,246 19.3 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 9 7.4 14,646 4.1 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 27 22.1 80,406 22.8 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 23 18.9 48,840 13.8 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 5 4.1 20,310 5.8 251,191 5.4
Both not working 16 13.1 76,963 21.8 899,598 19.2
Other 8 6.6 21,766 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 10 8.2 21,930 6.2 314,529 6.7

In Sandy Creek (SA) (State Suburbs), of couple families, 19.7% had both partners employed full-time, 7.4% had both employed part-time and 22.1% 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 Sandy Creek (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 161 95.8 619,037 88.1 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 7 4.2 83,777 11.9 934,470 10.7

In Sandy Creek (SA) (State Suburbs), 95.8% of private dwellings were occupied and 4.2% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Sandy Creek (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 161 100.0 494,471 79.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 0 0.0 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 0 0.0 2,812 0.5 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Sandy Creek (SA) (State Suburbs), 100.0% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Sandy Creek (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 1,690 0.3 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 3 1.9 21,955 3.5 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 15 9.3 121,108 19.6 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 61 37.7 328,640 53.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 80 49.4 134,862 21.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 3 1.9 10,786 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.4 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.8 -- 2.4 -- 2.6 --

In Sandy Creek (SA) (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 1.9% had 1 bedroom, 9.3% had 2 bedrooms and 37.7% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.4. The average household size was 2.8 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Sandy Creek (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 56 35.2 203,281 32.8 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 84 52.8 218,402 35.3 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 13 8.2 172,727 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 6 3.8 15,694 2.5 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Sandy Creek (SA) (State Suburbs), 35.2% were owned outright, 52.8% were owned with a mortgage and 8.2% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Sandy Creek (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Family households 133 83.6 424,352 68.5 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 26 16.4 172,669 27.9 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 0 0.0 22,020 3.6 321,007 4.1

In Sandy Creek (SA) (State Suburbs), of all households, 83.6% were family households, 16.4% were single person households and 0.0% were group households.

Household income Sandy Creek (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 19.0 -- 27.7 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 11.3 -- 7.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Sandy Creek (SA) (State Suburbs), 19.0% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 11.3% 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 Sandy Creek (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Median rent 250 -- 220 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 98.0 -- 90.7 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 2.0 -- 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 Sandy Creek (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,350 -- 1,500 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 89.4 -- 91.2 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 10.6 -- 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 Sandy Creek (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
None 0 0.0 54,051 8.7 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 25 15.5 227,462 36.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 65 40.4 220,627 35.6 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 65 40.4 99,481 16.1 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 6 3.7 17,417 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Sandy Creek (SA) (State Suburbs), 15.5% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 40.4% had two registered motor vehicles and 40.4% 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 Sandy Creek (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 3 -- 30,430 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 0 0.0 14,971 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 3 100.0 15,459 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 8 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Sandy Creek (SA) (State Suburbs), there were 3 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 0 (or 0.0%) were male and 3 (or 100.0%) were female. The median age was 8 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Sandy 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 0 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 0 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 0 -- 842 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Sandy Creek (SA) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 0, with 0 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $0.

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

In Sandy Creek (SA) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $0 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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