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Australia | South Australia | State Suburbs

West Lakes Shore

Code SSC40789 (SSC)
People 2,973
Male 1,424
Female 1,549
Median age 48
Families 890
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 1,336
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $1,301
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,733
Median weekly rent $300
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.9
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People West Lakes Shore % South Australia % Australia %
Total 2,973 -- 1,596,572 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 1,424 47.9 787,218 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 1,549 52.1 809,354 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 13 0.4 30,431 1.9 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 2,973 people in West Lakes Shore (State Suburbs) of these 47.9% were male and 52.1% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.4% of the population.

Age West Lakes Shore % South Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 145 4.9 96,143 6.0 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 125 4.2 93,202 5.8 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 130 4.4 97,591 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 174 5.9 103,248 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 179 6.0 105,586 6.6 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 143 4.8 104,507 6.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 160 5.4 97,820 6.1 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 156 5.2 103,966 6.5 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 179 6.0 112,408 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 183 6.2 113,085 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 229 7.7 111,857 7.0 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 278 9.4 102,009 6.4 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 297 10.0 97,599 6.1 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 193 6.5 74,667 4.7 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 129 4.3 58,536 3.7 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 109 3.7 46,631 2.9 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 77 2.6 39,560 2.5 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 86 2.9 38,157 2.4 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 48 -- 39 -- 37 --

The median age of people in West Lakes Shore (State Suburbs) was 48 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 13.4% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 19.9% of the population.

Registered marital status West Lakes Shore % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,461 56.7 633,439 48.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 78 3.0 38,964 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 204 7.9 118,732 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 192 7.5 83,000 6.3 949,634 5.5
Never married 641 24.9 435,501 33.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in West Lakes Shore (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 56.7% were married and 10.9% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status West Lakes Shore % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 56 -- 52 -- 50 --
Separated 48 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 59 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 79 -- 79 -- 78 --
Never married 24 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in West Lakes Shore (State Suburbs) was 56 years and the median age of people never married was 24 years.

Social marital status West Lakes Shore % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 1,362 57.1 575,818 48.7 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 171 7.2 113,166 9.6 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 854 35.8 492,206 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In West Lakes Shore (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 57.1% of people were in a registered marriage and 7.2% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status West Lakes Shore % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 55 -- 52 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 44 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 33 -- 36 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in West Lakes Shore (State Suburbs) was 55 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 44 years.

Education West Lakes Shore % South Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 29 4.4 20,581 4.5 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 115 17.3 87,778 19.1 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 56 8.4 26,164 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 13 2.0 22,597 4.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 75 11.3 52,221 11.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 51 7.7 18,905 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 29 4.4 19,825 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 57 8.6 34,842 7.6 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 107 16.1 65,957 14.4 932,524 14.3
Other 16 2.4 11,101 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 115 17.3 98,694 21.5 1,511,694 23.2
Total 663 -- 458,665 -- 6,503,580 --

In West Lakes Shore (State Suburbs) 22.3% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 27.8% were in primary school, 23.3% in secondary school and 25.2% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses West Lakes Shore % South Australia % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth West Lakes Shore % South Australia % Australia %
Australia 2,245 75.5 1,170,788 73.3 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses West Lakes Shore % South Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 879 30.6 467,496 31.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 221 7.7 107,089 7.1 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 145 5.1 75,325 5.0 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,624 56.6 853,040 56.8 10,757,087 53.7

In West Lakes Shore (State Suburbs), 56.6% of people had both parents born in Australia and 30.6% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses West Lakes Shore % South Australia % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) West Lakes Shore % South Australia % Australia %

People — employment
Employment West Lakes Shore % South Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 917 57.5 445,076 56.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 516 32.4 247,601 31.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 97 6.1 46,683 6.0 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 65 4.1 44,968 5.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 1,595 -- 784,328 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 1,595 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in West Lakes Shore (State Suburbs). Of these 57.5% were employed full time, 32.4% were employed part-time and 4.1% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked West Lakes Shore % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 182 11.9 88,381 12.0 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 156 10.2 72,516 9.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 174 11.4 86,705 11.7 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 280 18.3 146,289 19.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 632 41.3 298,788 40.4 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in West Lakes Shore (State Suburbs), 11.9% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.2% worked 16 to 24 hours and 41.3% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status West Lakes Shore % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 45 -- 42 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 44 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in West Lakes Shore (State Suburbs) was 45 years and for people who were employed part-time was 44 years.

Occupation West Lakes Shore % South Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes West Lakes Shore % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 630 -- 534 -- 577 --
Family 1,601 -- 1,330 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,301 -- 1,044 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in West Lakes Shore (State Suburbs) was $630.

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

Unpaid work West Lakes Shore % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,948 75.7 936,604 71.5 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 681 26.5 364,336 27.8 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 348 13.5 154,651 11.8 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 479 18.6 258,840 19.8 3,090,874 17.8

In West Lakes Shore (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, 26.5% provided care for children and 13.5% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 18.6% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours West Lakes Shore % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 610 23.7 282,493 21.6 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 728 28.3 351,524 26.8 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 361 14.0 168,882 12.9 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 251 9.7 133,703 10.2 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in West Lakes Shore (State Suburbs), 28.3% worked 5 to 14 hours, 14.0% worked 15 to 29 hours and 9.7% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition West Lakes Shore % South Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 424 47.6 174,668 40.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 364 40.9 178,436 41.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 95 10.7 70,082 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 8 0.9 7,064 1.6 97,722 1.7

Of the families in West Lakes Shore (State Suburbs), 40.9% were couple families with children, 47.6% were couple families without children and 10.7% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents West Lakes Shore % South Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 16.1 -- 18.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 83.9 -- 81.1 -- 82.4

In West Lakes Shore (State Suburbs) 16.1% of single parents were male and 83.9% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes West Lakes Shore % South Australia % Australia %
Families without children 2,299 -- 1,906 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,441 -- 2,130 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In West Lakes Shore (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,441 and those without children was $2,299.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families West Lakes Shore % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 145 18.4 68,246 19.3 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 37 4.7 14,646 4.1 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 187 23.8 80,406 22.8 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 89 11.3 48,840 13.8 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 44 5.6 20,310 5.8 251,191 5.4
Both not working 185 23.5 76,963 21.8 899,598 19.2
Other 47 6.0 21,766 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 53 6.7 21,930 6.2 314,529 6.7

In West Lakes Shore (State Suburbs), of couple families, 18.4% had both partners employed full-time, 4.7% had both employed part-time and 23.8% 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 West Lakes Shore % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,180 89.6 619,037 88.1 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 137 10.4 83,777 11.9 934,470 10.7

In West Lakes Shore (State Suburbs), 89.6% of private dwellings were occupied and 10.4% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure West Lakes Shore % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 863 73.1 494,471 79.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 258 21.9 66,465 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 59 5.0 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 West Lakes Shore (State Suburbs), 73.1% were separate houses, 21.9% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 5.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms West Lakes Shore % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 1,690 0.3 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 17 1.4 21,955 3.5 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 191 16.2 121,108 19.6 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 650 55.1 328,640 53.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 310 26.3 134,862 21.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 11 0.9 10,786 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.1 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.4 -- 2.4 -- 2.6 --

In West Lakes Shore (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 1.4% had 1 bedroom, 16.2% had 2 bedrooms and 55.1% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.1. The average household size was 2.4 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure West Lakes Shore % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 577 48.9 203,281 32.8 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 370 31.4 218,402 35.3 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 193 16.4 172,727 27.9 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 15 1.3 8,937 1.4 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 25 2.1 15,694 2.5 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in West Lakes Shore (State Suburbs), 48.9% were owned outright, 31.4% were owned with a mortgage and 16.4% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition West Lakes Shore % South Australia % Australia %
Family households 883 74.8 424,352 68.5 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 273 23.1 172,669 27.9 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 25 2.1 22,020 3.6 321,007 4.1

In West Lakes Shore (State Suburbs), of all households, 74.8% were family households, 23.1% were single person households and 2.1% were group households.

Household income West Lakes Shore % South Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 20.0 -- 27.7 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 11.9 -- 7.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In West Lakes Shore (State Suburbs), 20.0% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 11.9% 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 West Lakes Shore % South Australia % Australia %
Median rent 300 -- 220 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 95.3 -- 90.7 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 4.7 -- 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 West Lakes Shore % South Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,733 -- 1,500 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.8 -- 91.2 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 7.2 -- 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 West Lakes Shore % South Australia % Australia %
None 53 4.5 54,051 8.7 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 400 33.9 227,462 36.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 474 40.2 220,627 35.6 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 223 18.9 99,481 16.1 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 29 2.5 17,417 2.8 234,292 3.0

In West Lakes Shore (State Suburbs), 33.9% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 40.2% had two registered motor vehicles and 18.9% 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 West Lakes Shore % South Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 14 -- 30,430 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 3 21.4 14,971 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 11 78.6 15,459 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 48 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in West Lakes Shore (State Suburbs), there were 14 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 3 (or 21.4%) were male and 11 (or 78.6%) were female. The median age was 48 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics West Lakes Shore % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 2.1 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 387 -- 842 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In West Lakes Shore (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.1, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $387.

Mortgage and rent West Lakes Shore % 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 West Lakes Shore (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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