2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | South Australia | State Suburbs

Venus Bay (SA)

Code SSC40750 (SSC)
People 322
Male 173
Female 149
Median age 47
Families 88
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 380
Average people per household 2.2
Median weekly household income $847
Median monthly mortgage repayments $759
Median weekly rent $0
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.7
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Venus Bay (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Total 322 -- 1,596,572 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 173 53.7 787,218 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 149 46.3 809,354 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 8 2.5 30,431 1.9 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 322 people in Venus Bay (SA) (State Suburbs) of these 53.7% were male and 46.3% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 2.5% of the population.

Age Venus Bay (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 16 5.0 96,143 6.0 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 26 8.1 93,202 5.8 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 10 3.1 97,591 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 15 4.7 103,248 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 21 6.5 105,586 6.6 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 11 3.4 104,507 6.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 22 6.9 97,820 6.1 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 15 4.7 103,966 6.5 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 11 3.4 112,408 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 35 10.9 113,085 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 40 12.5 111,857 7.0 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 31 9.7 102,009 6.4 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 17 5.3 97,599 6.1 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 23 7.2 74,667 4.7 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 7 2.2 58,536 3.7 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 10 3.1 46,631 2.9 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 11 3.4 39,560 2.5 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 0 0.0 38,157 2.4 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 47 -- 39 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Venus Bay (SA) (State Suburbs) was 47 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 15.3% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 15.9% of the population.

Registered marital status Venus Bay (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 152 55.9 633,439 48.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 7 2.6 38,964 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 23 8.5 118,732 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 16 5.9 83,000 6.3 949,634 5.5
Never married 74 27.2 435,501 33.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Venus Bay (SA) (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 55.9% were married and 10.7% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Venus Bay (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 51 -- 52 -- 50 --
Separated 68 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 56 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 67 -- 79 -- 78 --
Never married 34 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Venus Bay (SA) (State Suburbs) was 51 years and the median age of people never married was 34 years.

Social marital status Venus Bay (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 130 55.8 575,818 48.7 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 34 14.6 113,166 9.6 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 69 29.6 492,206 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Venus Bay (SA) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 55.8% of people were in a registered marriage and 14.6% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Venus Bay (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 51 -- 52 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 49 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 47 -- 36 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Venus Bay (SA) (State Suburbs) was 51 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 49 years.

Education Venus Bay (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 0 0.0 20,581 4.5 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 27 42.9 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 0 0.0 22,597 4.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 6 9.5 52,221 11.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 6 9.5 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 0 0.0 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 15 23.8 98,694 21.5 1,511,694 23.2
Total 63 -- 458,665 -- 6,503,580 --

In Venus Bay (SA) (State Suburbs) 19.7% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 42.9% were in primary school, 23.8% in secondary school and 4.8% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Venus Bay (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Australia 283 88.4 1,170,788 73.3 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Venus Bay (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 35 11.4 467,496 31.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 3 1.0 107,089 7.1 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 4 1.3 75,325 5.0 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 265 86.3 853,040 56.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Venus Bay (SA) (State Suburbs), 86.3% of people had both parents born in Australia and 11.4% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Venus Bay (SA) % South Australia % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Venus Bay (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 109 64.1 445,076 56.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 40 23.5 247,601 31.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 10 5.9 46,683 6.0 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 11 6.5 44,968 5.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 170 -- 784,328 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 170 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Venus Bay (SA) (State Suburbs). Of these 64.1% were employed full time, 23.5% were employed part-time and 6.5% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Venus Bay (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 7 4.5 88,381 12.0 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 16 10.3 72,516 9.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 12 7.7 86,705 11.7 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 6 3.9 146,289 19.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 101 65.2 298,788 40.4 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Venus Bay (SA) (State Suburbs), 4.5% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.3% worked 16 to 24 hours and 65.2% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Venus Bay (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 47 -- 42 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 53 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Venus Bay (SA) (State Suburbs) was 47 years and for people who were employed part-time was 53 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Venus Bay (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 438 -- 534 -- 577 --
Family 990 -- 1,330 -- 1,481 --
Household 847 -- 1,044 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Venus Bay (SA) (State Suburbs) was $438.

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

Unpaid work Venus Bay (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 206 75.7 936,604 71.5 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 66 24.4 364,336 27.8 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 37 13.6 154,651 11.8 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 114 41.6 258,840 19.8 3,090,874 17.8

In Venus Bay (SA) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 75.7% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 24.4% provided care for children and 13.6% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 41.6% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Venus Bay (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 48 17.5 282,493 21.6 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 76 27.7 351,524 26.8 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 38 13.9 168,882 12.9 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 48 17.5 133,703 10.2 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Venus Bay (SA) (State Suburbs), 27.7% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.9% worked 15 to 29 hours and 17.5% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Venus Bay (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 49 55.7 174,668 40.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 35 39.8 178,436 41.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 4 4.5 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 Venus Bay (SA) (State Suburbs), 39.8% were couple families with children, 55.7% were couple families without children and 4.5% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Venus Bay (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 0.0 -- 18.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 0.0 -- 81.1 -- 82.4

In Venus Bay (SA) (State Suburbs) 0.0% of single parents were male and 0.0% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Venus Bay (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Families without children 933 -- 1,906 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,104 -- 2,130 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Venus Bay (SA) (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,104 and those without children was $933.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Venus Bay (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 14 16.7 68,246 19.3 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 5 6.0 14,646 4.1 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 15 17.9 80,406 22.8 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 11 13.1 48,840 13.8 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 3 3.6 20,310 5.8 251,191 5.4
Both not working 18 21.4 76,963 21.8 899,598 19.2
Other 11 13.1 21,766 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 7 8.3 21,930 6.2 314,529 6.7

In Venus Bay (SA) (State Suburbs), of couple families, 16.7% had both partners employed full-time, 6.0% had both employed part-time and 17.9% 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 Venus Bay (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 132 38.2 619,037 88.1 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 214 61.8 83,777 11.9 934,470 10.7

In Venus Bay (SA) (State Suburbs), 38.2% of private dwellings were occupied and 61.8% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Venus Bay (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 120 90.2 494,471 79.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 5 3.8 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 8 6.0 2,812 0.5 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Venus Bay (SA) (State Suburbs), 90.2% were separate houses, 3.8% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 6.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Venus Bay (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 3 2.3 1,690 0.3 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 11 8.3 21,955 3.5 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 21 15.9 121,108 19.6 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 57 43.2 328,640 53.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 36 27.3 134,862 21.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 4 3.0 10,786 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.2 -- 2.4 -- 2.6 --

In Venus Bay (SA) (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 8.3% had 1 bedroom, 15.9% had 2 bedrooms and 43.2% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3. The average household size was 2.2 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Venus Bay (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 80 61.1 203,281 32.8 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 28 21.4 218,402 35.3 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 20 15.3 172,727 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 2.3 15,694 2.5 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Venus Bay (SA) (State Suburbs), 61.1% were owned outright, 21.4% were owned with a mortgage and 15.3% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Venus Bay (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Family households 86 64.7 424,352 68.5 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 44 33.1 172,669 27.9 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 3 2.3 22,020 3.6 321,007 4.1

In Venus Bay (SA) (State Suburbs), of all households, 64.7% were family households, 33.1% were single person households and 2.3% were group households.

Household income Venus Bay (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 39.2 -- 27.7 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 2.5 -- 7.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Venus Bay (SA) (State Suburbs), 39.2% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 2.5% 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 Venus Bay (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Median rent 0 -- 220 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 97.7 -- 90.7 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 2.3 -- 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 Venus Bay (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 759 -- 1,500 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.1 -- 91.2 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 7.9 -- 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 Venus Bay (SA) % South Australia % Australia %
None 0 0.0 54,051 8.7 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 40 30.1 227,462 36.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 57 42.9 220,627 35.6 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 31 23.3 99,481 16.1 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 5 3.8 17,417 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Venus Bay (SA) (State Suburbs), 30.1% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 42.9% had two registered motor vehicles and 23.3% 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 Venus Bay (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 34 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Venus Bay (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 34 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Venus Bay (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 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 700 -- 842 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Venus Bay (SA) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $700.

Mortgage and rent Venus Bay (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 Venus Bay (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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