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Barmera

Code UCL415005 (UCL)
People 1,914
Male 891
Female 1,023
Median age 49
Families 474
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 1,000
Average people per household 2.1
Median weekly household income $577
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,083
Median weekly rent $136
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.4
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Barmera % South Australia % Australia %
Total 1,914 -- 1,596,572 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 891 46.6 787,218 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 1,023 53.4 809,354 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 109 5.7 30,431 1.9 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 1,914 people in Barmera (Urban Centres and Localities) of these 46.6% were male and 53.4% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 5.7% of the population.

Age Barmera % South Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 97 5.1 96,143 6.0 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 107 5.6 93,202 5.8 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 133 7.0 97,591 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 88 4.6 103,248 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 83 4.3 105,586 6.6 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 96 5.0 104,507 6.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 86 4.5 97,820 6.1 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 85 4.4 103,966 6.5 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 104 5.4 112,408 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 107 5.6 113,085 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 103 5.4 111,857 7.0 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 112 5.9 102,009 6.4 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 136 7.1 97,599 6.1 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 106 5.5 74,667 4.7 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 139 7.3 58,536 3.7 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 114 6.0 46,631 2.9 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 110 5.8 39,560 2.5 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 107 5.6 38,157 2.4 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 49 -- 39 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Barmera (Urban Centres and Localities) was 49 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 17.8% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 29.9% of the population.

Registered marital status Barmera % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 659 41.9 633,439 48.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 76 4.8 38,964 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 182 11.6 118,732 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 228 14.5 83,000 6.3 949,634 5.5
Never married 428 27.2 435,501 33.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Barmera (Urban Centres and Localities) aged 15 years and over, 41.9% were married and 16.3% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Barmera % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 62 -- 52 -- 50 --
Separated 50 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 60 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 79 -- 79 -- 78 --
Never married 28 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Barmera (Urban Centres and Localities) was 62 years and the median age of people never married was 28 years.

Social marital status Barmera % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 569 43.0 575,818 48.7 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 133 10.1 113,166 9.6 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 621 46.9 492,206 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Barmera (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 43.0% of people were in a registered marriage and 10.1% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Barmera % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 60 -- 52 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 31 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 52 -- 36 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Barmera (Urban Centres and Localities) was 60 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 31 years.

Education Barmera % South Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 21 4.2 20,581 4.5 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 118 23.6 87,778 19.1 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 37 7.4 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 85 17.0 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 0 0.0 19,825 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 33 6.6 34,842 7.6 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 10 2.0 65,957 14.4 932,524 14.3
Other 15 3.0 11,101 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 181 36.2 98,694 21.5 1,511,694 23.2
Total 500 -- 458,665 -- 6,503,580 --

In Barmera (Urban Centres and Localities) 26.1% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 30.8% were in primary school, 17.0% in secondary school and 8.6% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Barmera % South Australia % Australia %
Australia 1,530 80.0 1,170,788 73.3 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Barmera % South Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 311 18.1 467,496 31.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 84 4.9 107,089 7.1 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 62 3.6 75,325 5.0 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,265 73.5 853,040 56.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Barmera (Urban Centres and Localities), 73.5% of people had both parents born in Australia and 18.1% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Barmera % South Australia % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Barmera % South Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 310 50.7 445,076 56.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 208 34.0 247,601 31.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 30 4.9 46,683 6.0 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 64 10.5 44,968 5.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 612 -- 784,328 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 612 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Barmera (Urban Centres and Localities). Of these 50.7% were employed full time, 34.0% were employed part-time and 10.5% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Barmera % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 88 16.0 88,381 12.0 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 50 9.1 72,516 9.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 72 13.1 86,705 11.7 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 104 18.9 146,289 19.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 205 37.3 298,788 40.4 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Barmera (Urban Centres and Localities), 16.0% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.1% worked 16 to 24 hours and 37.3% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Barmera % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 41 -- 42 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 44 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Barmera (Urban Centres and Localities) was 41 years and for people who were employed part-time was 44 years.

Occupation Barmera % South Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Barmera % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 374 -- 534 -- 577 --
Family 809 -- 1,330 -- 1,481 --
Household 577 -- 1,044 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Barmera (Urban Centres and Localities) was $374.

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

Unpaid work Barmera % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 960 61.1 936,604 71.5 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 321 20.4 364,336 27.8 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 168 10.7 154,651 11.8 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 345 21.9 258,840 19.8 3,090,874 17.8

In Barmera (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 61.1% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 20.4% provided care for children and 10.7% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 21.9% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Barmera % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 230 14.6 282,493 21.6 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 362 23.0 351,524 26.8 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 199 12.7 168,882 12.9 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 172 10.9 133,703 10.2 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Barmera (Urban Centres and Localities), 23.0% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.7% worked 15 to 29 hours and 10.9% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Barmera % South Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 237 50.0 174,668 40.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 123 25.9 178,436 41.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 108 22.8 70,082 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 6 1.3 7,064 1.6 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Barmera (Urban Centres and Localities), 25.9% were couple families with children, 50.0% were couple families without children and 22.8% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Barmera % South Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 14.0 -- 18.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 86.0 -- 81.1 -- 82.4

In Barmera (Urban Centres and Localities) 14.0% of single parents were male and 86.0% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Barmera % South Australia % Australia %
Families without children 1,714 -- 1,906 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,520 -- 2,130 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Barmera (Urban Centres and Localities), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,520 and those without children was $1,714.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Barmera % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 44 12.2 68,246 19.3 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 16 4.4 14,646 4.1 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 51 14.2 80,406 22.8 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 29 8.1 48,840 13.8 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 26 7.2 20,310 5.8 251,191 5.4
Both not working 149 41.4 76,963 21.8 899,598 19.2
Other 14 3.9 21,766 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 31 8.6 21,930 6.2 314,529 6.7

In Barmera (Urban Centres and Localities), of couple families, 12.2% had both partners employed full-time, 4.4% had both employed part-time and 14.2% 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 Barmera % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 805 84.5 619,037 88.1 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 148 15.5 83,777 11.9 934,470 10.7

In Barmera (Urban Centres and Localities), 84.5% of private dwellings were occupied and 15.5% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Barmera % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 629 78.0 494,471 79.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 50 6.2 66,465 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 108 13.4 54,968 8.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 16 2.0 2,812 0.5 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Barmera (Urban Centres and Localities), 78.0% were separate houses, 6.2% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 13.4% were flats, units or apartments and 2.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Barmera % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 3 0.4 1,690 0.3 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 47 5.8 21,955 3.5 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 224 27.8 121,108 19.6 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 405 50.2 328,640 53.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 98 12.2 134,862 21.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 29 3.6 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 2.1 -- 2.4 -- 2.6 --

In Barmera (Urban Centres and Localities), of occupied private dwellings 5.8% had 1 bedroom, 27.8% had 2 bedrooms and 50.2% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.8. The average household size was 2.1 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Barmera % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 279 34.7 203,281 32.8 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 183 22.7 218,402 35.3 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 292 36.3 172,727 27.9 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 12 1.5 8,937 1.4 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 39 4.8 15,694 2.5 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Barmera (Urban Centres and Localities), 34.7% were owned outright, 22.7% were owned with a mortgage and 36.3% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Barmera % South Australia % Australia %
Family households 474 58.9 424,352 68.5 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 317 39.4 172,669 27.9 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 14 1.7 22,020 3.6 321,007 4.1

In Barmera (Urban Centres and Localities), of all households, 58.9% were family households, 39.4% were single person households and 1.7% were group households.

Household income Barmera % South Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 53.0 -- 27.7 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 1.9 -- 7.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Barmera (Urban Centres and Localities), 53.0% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 1.9% 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 Barmera % South Australia % Australia %
Median rent 136 -- 220 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 89.7 -- 90.7 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 10.3 -- 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 Barmera % South Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,083 -- 1,500 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 95.4 -- 91.2 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 4.6 -- 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 Barmera % South Australia % Australia %
None 90 11.1 54,051 8.7 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 390 48.3 227,462 36.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 209 25.9 220,627 35.6 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 86 10.6 99,481 16.1 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 33 4.1 17,417 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Barmera (Urban Centres and Localities), 48.3% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 25.9% had two registered motor vehicles and 10.6% 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 Barmera % South Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 109 -- 30,430 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 45 41.3 14,971 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 64 58.7 15,459 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 21 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Barmera (Urban Centres and Localities), there were 109 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 45 (or 41.3%) were male and 64 (or 58.7%) were female. The median age was 21 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Barmera % 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 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 574 -- 842 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Barmera (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.3, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $574.

Mortgage and rent Barmera % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 151 -- 166 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 867 -- 1,306 -- 1,647 --

In Barmera (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $151 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $867.

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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