2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | South Australia | State Suburbs

Waterloo Corner

Code SSC40776 (SSC)
People 1,157
Male 598
Female 559
Median age 52
Families 339
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 518
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $676
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,733
Median weekly rent $170
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.8
Community profile

QuickStats Search

Loading map...
Each of the sections below is expandable. Select once to expand the section and display the hidden content. Select again to collapse the section and hide the content. To access the hidden content within each section, select the section to display the content, then use arrow keys to navigate down to the expanded content.

Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Waterloo Corner % South Australia % Australia %
Total 1,157 -- 1,596,572 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 598 51.7 787,218 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 559 48.3 809,354 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 0 0.0 30,431 1.9 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 1,157 people in Waterloo Corner (State Suburbs) of these 51.7% were male and 48.3% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.0% of the population.

Age Waterloo Corner % South Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 50 4.3 96,143 6.0 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 54 4.7 93,202 5.8 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 56 4.8 97,591 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 46 4.0 103,248 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 49 4.2 105,586 6.6 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 42 3.6 104,507 6.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 35 3.0 97,820 6.1 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 51 4.4 103,966 6.5 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 65 5.6 112,408 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 73 6.3 113,085 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 90 7.8 111,857 7.0 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 93 8.0 102,009 6.4 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 105 9.1 97,599 6.1 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 108 9.3 74,667 4.7 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 99 8.6 58,536 3.7 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 89 7.7 46,631 2.9 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 36 3.1 39,560 2.5 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 16 1.4 38,157 2.4 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 52 -- 39 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Waterloo Corner (State Suburbs) was 52 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 13.9% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 29.6% of the population.

Registered marital status Waterloo Corner % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 593 59.3 633,439 48.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 37 3.7 38,964 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 94 9.4 118,732 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 63 6.3 83,000 6.3 949,634 5.5
Never married 213 21.3 435,501 33.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Waterloo Corner (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 59.3% were married and 13.1% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Waterloo Corner % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 62 -- 52 -- 50 --
Separated 55 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 59 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 79 -- 79 -- 78 --
Never married 26 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Waterloo Corner (State Suburbs) was 62 years and the median age of people never married was 26 years.

Social marital status Waterloo Corner % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 545 58.7 575,818 48.7 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 58 6.2 113,166 9.6 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 326 35.1 492,206 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Waterloo Corner (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 58.7% of people were in a registered marriage and 6.2% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Waterloo Corner % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 62 -- 52 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 50 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 48 -- 36 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Waterloo Corner (State Suburbs) was 62 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 50 years.

Education Waterloo Corner % South Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 16 6.4 20,581 4.5 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 31 12.4 87,778 19.1 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 26 10.4 26,164 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 7 2.8 22,597 4.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 12 4.8 52,221 11.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 22 8.8 18,905 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 6 2.4 19,825 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 12 4.8 34,842 7.6 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 15 6.0 65,957 14.4 932,524 14.3
Other 9 3.6 11,101 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 93 37.3 98,694 21.5 1,511,694 23.2
Total 249 -- 458,665 -- 6,503,580 --

In Waterloo Corner (State Suburbs) 21.4% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 25.7% were in primary school, 16.1% in secondary school and 10.8% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Waterloo Corner % South Australia % Australia %
Australia 665 57.6 1,170,788 73.3 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Waterloo Corner % South Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 625 57.6 467,496 31.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 48 4.4 107,089 7.1 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 27 2.5 75,325 5.0 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 386 35.5 853,040 56.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Waterloo Corner (State Suburbs), 35.5% of people had both parents born in Australia and 57.6% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Waterloo Corner % South Australia % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Waterloo Corner % South Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 222 55.5 445,076 56.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 136 34.0 247,601 31.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 29 7.2 46,683 6.0 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 13 3.2 44,968 5.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 400 -- 784,328 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 400 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Waterloo Corner (State Suburbs). Of these 55.5% were employed full time, 34.0% were employed part-time and 3.2% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Waterloo Corner % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 45 11.7 88,381 12.0 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 40 10.4 72,516 9.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 47 12.2 86,705 11.7 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 71 18.4 146,289 19.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 154 40.0 298,788 40.4 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Waterloo Corner (State Suburbs), 11.7% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.4% worked 16 to 24 hours and 40.0% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Waterloo Corner % 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 Waterloo Corner (State Suburbs) was 46 years and for people who were employed part-time was 47 years.

Occupation Waterloo Corner % South Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Waterloo Corner % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 358 -- 534 -- 577 --
Family 765 -- 1,330 -- 1,481 --
Household 676 -- 1,044 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Waterloo Corner (State Suburbs) was $358.

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

Unpaid work Waterloo Corner % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 594 59.5 936,604 71.5 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 191 19.1 364,336 27.8 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 160 16.0 154,651 11.8 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 95 9.5 258,840 19.8 3,090,874 17.8

In Waterloo Corner (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 59.5% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 19.1% provided care for children and 16.0% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 9.5% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Waterloo Corner % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 154 15.4 282,493 21.6 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 190 19.0 351,524 26.8 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 144 14.4 168,882 12.9 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 107 10.7 133,703 10.2 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Waterloo Corner (State Suburbs), 19.0% worked 5 to 14 hours, 14.4% worked 15 to 29 hours and 10.7% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Waterloo Corner % South Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 188 55.6 174,668 40.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 115 34.0 178,436 41.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 28 8.3 70,082 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 7 2.1 7,064 1.6 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Waterloo Corner (State Suburbs), 34.0% were couple families with children, 55.6% were couple families without children and 8.3% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Waterloo Corner % South Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 29.4 -- 18.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 70.6 -- 81.1 -- 82.4

In Waterloo Corner (State Suburbs) 29.4% of single parents were male and 70.6% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Waterloo Corner % South Australia % Australia %
Families without children 1,607 -- 1,906 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,860 -- 2,130 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Waterloo Corner (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,860 and those without children was $1,607.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Waterloo Corner % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 36 11.8 68,246 19.3 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 15 4.9 14,646 4.1 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 27 8.9 80,406 22.8 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 31 10.2 48,840 13.8 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 21 6.9 20,310 5.8 251,191 5.4
Both not working 143 46.9 76,963 21.8 899,598 19.2
Other 20 6.6 21,766 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 12 3.9 21,930 6.2 314,529 6.7

In Waterloo Corner (State Suburbs), of couple families, 11.8% had both partners employed full-time, 4.9% had both employed part-time and 8.9% 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 Waterloo Corner % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 467 93.4 619,037 88.1 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 33 6.6 83,777 11.9 934,470 10.7

In Waterloo Corner (State Suburbs), 93.4% of private dwellings were occupied and 6.6% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Waterloo Corner % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 430 92.1 494,471 79.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 7 1.5 66,465 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 9 1.9 54,968 8.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 21 4.5 2,812 0.5 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Waterloo Corner (State Suburbs), 92.1% were separate houses, 1.5% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 1.9% were flats, units or apartments and 4.5% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Waterloo Corner % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 5 1.1 1,690 0.3 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 35 7.5 21,955 3.5 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 130 27.8 121,108 19.6 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 178 38.1 328,640 53.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 107 22.9 134,862 21.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 12 2.6 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 2.4 -- 2.4 -- 2.6 --

In Waterloo Corner (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 7.5% had 1 bedroom, 27.8% had 2 bedrooms and 38.1% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.8. The average household size was 2.4 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Waterloo Corner % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 281 60.0 203,281 32.8 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 88 18.8 218,402 35.3 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 74 15.8 172,727 27.9 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 4 0.9 8,937 1.4 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 21 4.5 15,694 2.5 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Waterloo Corner (State Suburbs), 60.0% were owned outright, 18.8% were owned with a mortgage and 15.8% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Waterloo Corner % South Australia % Australia %
Family households 324 69.7 424,352 68.5 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 127 27.3 172,669 27.9 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 14 3.0 22,020 3.6 321,007 4.1

In Waterloo Corner (State Suburbs), of all households, 69.7% were family households, 27.3% were single person households and 3.0% were group households.

Household income Waterloo Corner % South Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 44.9 -- 27.7 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 3.3 -- 7.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Waterloo Corner (State Suburbs), 44.9% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 3.3% 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 Waterloo Corner % South Australia % Australia %
Median rent 170 -- 220 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 95.6 -- 90.7 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 4.4 -- 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 Waterloo Corner % South Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,733 -- 1,500 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.1 -- 91.2 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 6.9 -- 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 Waterloo Corner % South Australia % Australia %
None 18 3.9 54,051 8.7 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 196 42.2 227,462 36.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 128 27.5 220,627 35.6 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 95 20.4 99,481 16.1 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 28 6.0 17,417 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Waterloo Corner (State Suburbs), 42.2% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 27.5% had two registered motor vehicles and 20.4% 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 Waterloo Corner % South Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 0 -- 30,430 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 0 0.0 14,971 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 0 0.0 15,459 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 0 -- 22 -- 21 --

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

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Waterloo Corner % 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 0 -- 842 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Waterloo Corner (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 $0.

Mortgage and rent Waterloo Corner % 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 2,384 -- 1,306 -- 1,647 --

In Waterloo Corner (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 $2,384.

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

Back to Top