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Berri

Code UCL415006 (UCL)
People 4,103
Male 1,983
Female 2,120
Median age 39
Families 1,080
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 2,066
Average people per household 2.2
Median weekly household income $748
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,083
Median weekly rent $150
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.5
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Berri % South Australia % Australia %
Total 4,103 -- 1,596,572 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 1,983 48.3 787,218 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 2,120 51.7 809,354 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 252 6.1 30,431 1.9 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 4,103 people in Berri (Urban Centres and Localities) of these 48.3% were male and 51.7% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 6.1% of the population.

Age Berri % South Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 290 7.1 96,143 6.0 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 286 7.0 93,202 5.8 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 266 6.5 97,591 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 222 5.4 103,248 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 250 6.1 105,586 6.6 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 279 6.8 104,507 6.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 245 6.0 97,820 6.1 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 218 5.3 103,966 6.5 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 280 6.8 112,408 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 230 5.6 113,085 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 280 6.8 111,857 7.0 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 247 6.0 102,009 6.4 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 271 6.6 97,599 6.1 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 178 4.3 74,667 4.7 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 162 4.0 58,536 3.7 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 161 3.9 46,631 2.9 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 126 3.1 39,560 2.5 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 109 2.7 38,157 2.4 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 39 -- 39 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Berri (Urban Centres and Localities) was 39 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 20.5% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 17.9% of the population.

Registered marital status Berri % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,437 44.1 633,439 48.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 119 3.7 38,964 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 312 9.6 118,732 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 296 9.1 83,000 6.3 949,634 5.5
Never married 1,096 33.6 435,501 33.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Berri (Urban Centres and Localities) aged 15 years and over, 44.1% were married and 13.2% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Berri % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 55 -- 52 -- 50 --
Separated 51 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 54 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 78 -- 79 -- 78 --
Never married 27 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Berri (Urban Centres and Localities) was 55 years and the median age of people never married was 27 years.

Social marital status Berri % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 1,278 44.6 575,818 48.7 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 298 10.4 113,166 9.6 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 1,288 45.0 492,206 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Berri (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 44.6% of people were in a registered marriage and 10.4% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Berri % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 54 -- 52 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 32 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 42 -- 36 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Berri (Urban Centres and Localities) was 54 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 32 years.

Education Berri % South Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 55 4.6 20,581 4.5 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 301 25.0 87,778 19.1 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 94 7.8 26,164 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 29 2.4 22,597 4.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 185 15.4 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 0.2 19,825 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 100 8.3 34,842 7.6 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 53 4.4 65,957 14.4 932,524 14.3
Other 31 2.6 11,101 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 352 29.3 98,694 21.5 1,511,694 23.2
Total 1,203 -- 458,665 -- 6,503,580 --

In Berri (Urban Centres and Localities) 29.3% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 35.3% were in primary school, 15.6% in secondary school and 12.6% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Berri % South Australia % Australia %
Australia 3,368 82.1 1,170,788 73.3 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Berri % South Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 706 18.6 467,496 31.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 229 6.0 107,089 7.1 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 141 3.7 75,325 5.0 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 2,716 71.6 853,040 56.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Berri (Urban Centres and Localities), 71.6% of people had both parents born in Australia and 18.6% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Berri % South Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 930 54.7 445,076 56.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 515 30.3 247,601 31.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 105 6.2 46,683 6.0 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 151 8.9 44,968 5.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 1,701 -- 784,328 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 1,701 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Berri (Urban Centres and Localities). Of these 54.7% were employed full time, 30.3% were employed part-time and 8.9% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Berri % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 160 10.3 88,381 12.0 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 163 10.5 72,516 9.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 196 12.6 86,705 11.7 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 301 19.4 146,289 19.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 631 40.7 298,788 40.4 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Berri (Urban Centres and Localities), 10.3% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.5% worked 16 to 24 hours and 40.7% worked 40 hours or more.

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

The median age of people employed full-time in Berri (Urban Centres and Localities) was 41 years and for people who were employed part-time was 42 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Berri % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 453 -- 534 -- 577 --
Family 910 -- 1,330 -- 1,481 --
Household 748 -- 1,044 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Berri (Urban Centres and Localities) was $453.

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

Unpaid work Berri % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 2,170 66.5 936,604 71.5 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 851 26.1 364,336 27.8 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 373 11.4 154,651 11.8 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 698 21.4 258,840 19.8 3,090,874 17.8

In Berri (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 66.5% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 26.1% provided care for children and 11.4% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 21.4% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Berri % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 555 17.0 282,493 21.6 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 802 24.6 351,524 26.8 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 439 13.5 168,882 12.9 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 376 11.5 133,703 10.2 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Berri (Urban Centres and Localities), 24.6% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.5% worked 15 to 29 hours and 11.5% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Berri % South Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 455 42.1 174,668 40.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 353 32.7 178,436 41.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 257 23.8 70,082 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 15 1.4 7,064 1.6 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Berri (Urban Centres and Localities), 32.7% were couple families with children, 42.1% were couple families without children and 23.8% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Berri % South Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 17.2 -- 18.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 82.8 -- 81.1 -- 82.4

In Berri (Urban Centres and Localities) 17.2% of single parents were male and 82.8% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Berri % South Australia % Australia %
Families without children 1,554 -- 1,906 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,782 -- 2,130 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Berri (Urban Centres and Localities), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,782 and those without children was $1,554.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Berri % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 143 17.7 68,246 19.3 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 40 5.0 14,646 4.1 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 155 19.2 80,406 22.8 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 90 11.1 48,840 13.8 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 46 5.7 20,310 5.8 251,191 5.4
Both not working 234 29.0 76,963 21.8 899,598 19.2
Other 47 5.8 21,766 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 53 6.6 21,930 6.2 314,529 6.7

In Berri (Urban Centres and Localities), of couple families, 17.7% had both partners employed full-time, 5.0% had both employed part-time and 19.2% 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 Berri % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,683 87.2 619,037 88.1 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 246 12.8 83,777 11.9 934,470 10.7

In Berri (Urban Centres and Localities), 87.2% of private dwellings were occupied and 12.8% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Berri % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,319 78.3 494,471 79.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 177 10.5 66,465 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 168 10.0 54,968 8.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 17 1.0 2,812 0.5 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Berri (Urban Centres and Localities), 78.3% were separate houses, 10.5% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 10.0% were flats, units or apartments and 1.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Berri % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 1,690 0.3 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 41 2.4 21,955 3.5 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 344 20.4 121,108 19.6 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 961 57.1 328,640 53.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 295 17.5 134,862 21.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 42 2.5 10,786 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.9 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.2 -- 2.4 -- 2.6 --

In Berri (Urban Centres and Localities), of occupied private dwellings 2.4% had 1 bedroom, 20.4% had 2 bedrooms and 57.1% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.9. The average household size was 2.2 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Berri % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 472 28.1 203,281 32.8 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 422 25.1 218,402 35.3 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 712 42.3 172,727 27.9 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 21 1.2 8,937 1.4 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 55 3.3 15,694 2.5 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Berri (Urban Centres and Localities), 28.1% were owned outright, 25.1% were owned with a mortgage and 42.3% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Berri % South Australia % Australia %
Family households 1,068 63.5 424,352 68.5 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 570 33.9 172,669 27.9 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 45 2.7 22,020 3.6 321,007 4.1

In Berri (Urban Centres and Localities), of all households, 63.5% were family households, 33.9% were single person households and 2.7% were group households.

Household income Berri % South Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 39.5 -- 27.7 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 2.7 -- 7.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Berri (Urban Centres and Localities), 39.5% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 2.7% 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 Berri % South Australia % Australia %
Median rent 150 -- 220 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 88.3 -- 90.7 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 11.7 -- 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 Berri % South Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,083 -- 1,500 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.9 -- 91.2 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 6.1 -- 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 Berri % South Australia % Australia %
None 199 11.8 54,051 8.7 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 718 42.6 227,462 36.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 502 29.8 220,627 35.6 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 196 11.6 99,481 16.1 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 70 4.2 17,417 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Berri (Urban Centres and Localities), 42.6% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 29.8% had two registered motor vehicles and 11.6% 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 Berri % South Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 255 -- 30,430 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 127 49.8 14,971 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 128 50.2 15,459 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 24 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Berri (Urban Centres and Localities), there were 255 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 127 (or 49.8%) were male and 128 (or 50.2%) were female. The median age was 24 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Berri % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.1 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 739 -- 842 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Berri (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.1, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $739.

Mortgage and rent Berri % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 147 -- 166 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,127 -- 1,306 -- 1,647 --

In Berri (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $147 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,127.

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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