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Wirrina Cove

Code SSC40814 (SSC)
People 497
Male 255
Female 242
Median age 48
Families 141
Average children per family 1.6
All private dwellings 514
Average people per household 2.2
Median weekly household income $749
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,083
Median weekly rent $163
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Wirrina Cove % South Australia % Australia %
Total 497 -- 1,596,572 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 255 51.3 787,218 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 242 48.7 809,354 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 5 1.0 30,431 1.9 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 497 people in Wirrina Cove (State Suburbs) of these 51.3% were male and 48.7% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.0% of the population.

Age Wirrina Cove % South Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 17 3.4 96,143 6.0 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 26 5.2 93,202 5.8 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 26 5.2 97,591 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 30 6.0 103,248 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 13 2.6 105,586 6.6 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 20 4.0 104,507 6.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 15 3.0 97,820 6.1 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 28 5.6 103,966 6.5 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 39 7.8 112,408 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 34 6.8 113,085 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 56 11.2 111,857 7.0 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 69 13.8 102,009 6.4 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 42 8.4 97,599 6.1 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 44 8.8 74,667 4.7 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 15 3.0 58,536 3.7 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 8 1.6 46,631 2.9 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 8 1.6 39,560 2.5 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 9 1.8 38,157 2.4 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 48 -- 39 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Wirrina Cove (State Suburbs) was 48 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 14.0% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 17.2% of the population.

Registered marital status Wirrina Cove % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 207 48.7 633,439 48.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 20 4.7 38,964 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 66 15.5 118,732 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 9 2.1 83,000 6.3 949,634 5.5
Never married 123 28.9 435,501 33.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Wirrina Cove (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 48.7% were married and 20.2% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Wirrina Cove % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 57 -- 52 -- 50 --
Separated 53 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 56 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 57 -- 79 -- 78 --
Never married 30 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Wirrina Cove (State Suburbs) was 57 years and the median age of people never married was 30 years.

Social marital status Wirrina Cove % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 171 46.0 575,818 48.7 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 56 15.1 113,166 9.6 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 145 39.0 492,206 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Wirrina Cove (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 46.0% of people were in a registered marriage and 15.1% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Wirrina Cove % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 57 -- 52 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 40 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 49 -- 36 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Wirrina Cove (State Suburbs) was 57 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 40 years.

Education Wirrina Cove % South Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 6 5.0 20,581 4.5 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 32 26.4 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 5 4.1 22,597 4.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 22 18.2 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 3 2.5 19,825 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 12 9.9 34,842 7.6 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 3 2.5 65,957 14.4 932,524 14.3
Other 3 2.5 11,101 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 35 28.9 98,694 21.5 1,511,694 23.2
Total 121 -- 458,665 -- 6,503,580 --

In Wirrina Cove (State Suburbs) 23.9% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 30.5% were in primary school, 21.2% in secondary school and 10.2% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Wirrina Cove % South Australia % Australia %
Australia 380 76.3 1,170,788 73.3 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Wirrina Cove % South Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 114 24.8 467,496 31.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 20 4.3 107,089 7.1 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 31 6.7 75,325 5.0 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 295 64.1 853,040 56.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Wirrina Cove (State Suburbs), 64.1% of people had both parents born in Australia and 24.8% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Wirrina Cove % South Australia % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Wirrina Cove % South Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 101 43.7 445,076 56.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 105 45.5 247,601 31.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 12 5.2 46,683 6.0 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 13 5.6 44,968 5.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 231 -- 784,328 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 231 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Wirrina Cove (State Suburbs). Of these 43.7% were employed full time, 45.5% were employed part-time and 5.6% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Wirrina Cove % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 41 19.2 88,381 12.0 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 31 14.5 72,516 9.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 30 14.0 86,705 11.7 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 24 11.2 146,289 19.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 76 35.5 298,788 40.4 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Wirrina Cove (State Suburbs), 19.2% worked 1 to 15 hours, 14.5% worked 16 to 24 hours and 35.5% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Wirrina Cove % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 47 -- 42 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 50 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Wirrina Cove (State Suburbs) was 47 years and for people who were employed part-time was 50 years.

Occupation Wirrina Cove % South Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Wirrina Cove % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 411 -- 534 -- 577 --
Family 927 -- 1,330 -- 1,481 --
Household 749 -- 1,044 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Wirrina Cove (State Suburbs) was $411.

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

Unpaid work Wirrina Cove % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 327 76.8 936,604 71.5 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 109 25.6 364,336 27.8 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 62 14.5 154,651 11.8 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 101 23.6 258,840 19.8 3,090,874 17.8

In Wirrina Cove (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 76.8% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 25.6% provided care for children and 14.5% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 23.6% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Wirrina Cove % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 59 13.8 282,493 21.6 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 129 30.2 351,524 26.8 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 75 17.6 168,882 12.9 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 65 15.2 133,703 10.2 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Wirrina Cove (State Suburbs), 30.2% worked 5 to 14 hours, 17.6% worked 15 to 29 hours and 15.2% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Wirrina Cove % South Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 75 53.2 174,668 40.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 45 31.9 178,436 41.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 21 14.9 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 Wirrina Cove (State Suburbs), 31.9% were couple families with children, 53.2% were couple families without children and 14.9% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Wirrina Cove % South Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 34.8 -- 18.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 65.2 -- 81.1 -- 82.4

In Wirrina Cove (State Suburbs) 34.8% of single parents were male and 65.2% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Wirrina Cove % South Australia % Australia %
Families without children 939 -- 1,906 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,625 -- 2,130 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Wirrina Cove (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,625 and those without children was $939.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Wirrina Cove % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 18 15.0 68,246 19.3 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 15 12.5 14,646 4.1 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 25 20.8 80,406 22.8 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 9 7.5 48,840 13.8 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 14 11.7 20,310 5.8 251,191 5.4
Both not working 31 25.8 76,963 21.8 899,598 19.2
Other 4 3.3 21,766 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 4 3.3 21,930 6.2 314,529 6.7

In Wirrina Cove (State Suburbs), of couple families, 15.0% had both partners employed full-time, 12.5% had both employed part-time and 20.8% 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 Wirrina Cove % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 221 44.5 619,037 88.1 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 276 55.5 83,777 11.9 934,470 10.7

In Wirrina Cove (State Suburbs), 44.5% of private dwellings were occupied and 55.5% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Wirrina Cove % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 190 85.6 494,471 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 15 6.8 54,968 8.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 17 7.7 2,812 0.5 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Wirrina Cove (State Suburbs), 85.6% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 6.8% were flats, units or apartments and 7.7% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Wirrina Cove % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 7 3.2 1,690 0.3 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 34 15.4 21,955 3.5 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 53 24.0 121,108 19.6 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 92 41.6 328,640 53.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 35 15.8 134,862 21.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 0 0.0 10,786 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.6 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.2 -- 2.4 -- 2.6 --

In Wirrina Cove (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 15.4% had 1 bedroom, 24.0% had 2 bedrooms and 41.6% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.6. The average household size was 2.2 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Wirrina Cove % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 93 42.1 203,281 32.8 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 61 27.6 218,402 35.3 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 57 25.8 172,727 27.9 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 4 1.8 8,937 1.4 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 6 2.7 15,694 2.5 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Wirrina Cove (State Suburbs), 42.1% were owned outright, 27.6% were owned with a mortgage and 25.8% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Wirrina Cove % South Australia % Australia %
Family households 138 62.7 424,352 68.5 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 75 34.1 172,669 27.9 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 7 3.2 22,020 3.6 321,007 4.1

In Wirrina Cove (State Suburbs), of all households, 62.7% were family households, 34.1% were single person households and 3.2% were group households.

Household income Wirrina Cove % South Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 40.7 -- 27.7 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 3.5 -- 7.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Wirrina Cove (State Suburbs), 40.7% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 3.5% 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 Wirrina Cove % South Australia % Australia %
Median rent 163 -- 220 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 89.0 -- 90.7 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 11.0 -- 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 Wirrina Cove % South Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,083 -- 1,500 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.0 -- 91.2 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 7.0 -- 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 Wirrina Cove % South Australia % Australia %
None 15 6.8 54,051 8.7 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 78 35.3 227,462 36.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 82 37.1 220,627 35.6 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 39 17.6 99,481 16.1 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 7 3.2 17,417 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Wirrina Cove (State Suburbs), 35.3% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 37.1% had two registered motor vehicles and 17.6% 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 Wirrina Cove % South Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 6 -- 30,430 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 3 50.0 14,971 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 3 50.0 15,459 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 38 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Wirrina Cove (State Suburbs), there were 6 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 3 (or 50.0%) were male and 3 (or 50.0%) were female. The median age was 38 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Wirrina Cove % 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 2,250 -- 842 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Wirrina Cove (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 $2,250.

Mortgage and rent Wirrina Cove % 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 Wirrina Cove (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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