2011 Census QuickStats

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McLaren Flat

Code UCL415025 (UCL)
People 1,034
Male 513
Female 521
Median age 33
Families 284
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 353
Average people per household 3
Median weekly household income $1,574
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,829
Median weekly rent $285
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.1
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People McLaren Flat % South Australia % Australia %
Total 1,034 -- 1,596,572 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 513 49.6 787,218 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 521 50.4 809,354 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 3 0.3 30,431 1.9 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 1,034 people in McLaren Flat (Urban Centres and Localities) of these 49.6% were male and 50.4% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.3% of the population.

Age McLaren Flat % South Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 111 10.7 96,143 6.0 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 105 10.1 93,202 5.8 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 88 8.5 97,591 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 56 5.4 103,248 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 39 3.8 105,586 6.6 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 61 5.9 104,507 6.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 98 9.5 97,820 6.1 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 110 10.6 103,966 6.5 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 111 10.7 112,408 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 70 6.8 113,085 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 36 3.5 111,857 7.0 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 49 4.7 102,009 6.4 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 39 3.8 97,599 6.1 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 30 2.9 74,667 4.7 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 18 1.7 58,536 3.7 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 4 0.4 46,631 2.9 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 7 0.7 39,560 2.5 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 3 0.3 38,157 2.4 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 33 -- 39 -- 37 --

The median age of people in McLaren Flat (Urban Centres and Localities) was 33 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 29.4% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 5.8% of the population.

Registered marital status McLaren Flat % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 464 63.5 633,439 48.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 10 1.4 38,964 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 53 7.3 118,732 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 8 1.1 83,000 6.3 949,634 5.5
Never married 196 26.8 435,501 33.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in McLaren Flat (Urban Centres and Localities) aged 15 years and over, 63.5% were married and 8.5% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status McLaren Flat % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 42 -- 52 -- 50 --
Separated 59 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 55 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 77 -- 79 -- 78 --
Never married 27 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in McLaren Flat (Urban Centres and Localities) was 42 years and the median age of people never married was 27 years.

Social marital status McLaren Flat % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 437 65.2 575,818 48.7 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 83 12.4 113,166 9.6 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 150 22.4 492,206 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In McLaren Flat (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 65.2% of people were in a registered marriage and 12.4% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status McLaren Flat % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 42 -- 52 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 40 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 28 -- 36 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in McLaren Flat (Urban Centres and Localities) was 42 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 40 years.

Education McLaren Flat % South Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 25 7.4 20,581 4.5 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 116 34.4 87,778 19.1 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 10 3.0 26,164 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 19 5.6 22,597 4.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 35 10.4 52,221 11.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 3 0.9 18,905 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 25 7.4 19,825 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 16 4.7 34,842 7.6 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 27 8.0 65,957 14.4 932,524 14.3
Other 12 3.6 11,101 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 49 14.5 98,694 21.5 1,511,694 23.2
Total 337 -- 458,665 -- 6,503,580 --

In McLaren Flat (Urban Centres and Localities) 32.3% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 43.3% were in primary school, 18.5% in secondary school and 13.1% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth McLaren Flat % South Australia % Australia %
Australia 817 78.9 1,170,788 73.3 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses McLaren Flat % South Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 253 25.2 467,496 31.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 75 7.5 107,089 7.1 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 70 7.0 75,325 5.0 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 607 60.4 853,040 56.8 10,757,087 53.7

In McLaren Flat (Urban Centres and Localities), 60.4% of people had both parents born in Australia and 25.2% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses McLaren Flat % South Australia % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment McLaren Flat % South Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 323 58.5 445,076 56.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 173 31.3 247,601 31.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 33 6.0 46,683 6.0 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 23 4.2 44,968 5.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 552 -- 784,328 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 552 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in McLaren Flat (Urban Centres and Localities). Of these 58.5% were employed full time, 31.3% were employed part-time and 4.2% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked McLaren Flat % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 49 9.2 88,381 12.0 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 60 11.2 72,516 9.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 68 12.7 86,705 11.7 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 93 17.4 146,289 19.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 231 43.3 298,788 40.4 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in McLaren Flat (Urban Centres and Localities), 9.2% worked 1 to 15 hours, 11.2% worked 16 to 24 hours and 43.3% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status McLaren Flat % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 38 -- 42 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 41 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in McLaren Flat (Urban Centres and Localities) was 38 years and for people who were employed part-time was 41 years.

Occupation McLaren Flat % South Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes McLaren Flat % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 688 -- 534 -- 577 --
Family 1,741 -- 1,330 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,574 -- 1,044 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in McLaren Flat (Urban Centres and Localities) was $688.

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

Unpaid work McLaren Flat % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 608 83.1 936,604 71.5 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 374 51.2 364,336 27.8 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 66 9.0 154,651 11.8 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 156 21.4 258,840 19.8 3,090,874 17.8

In McLaren Flat (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 83.1% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 51.2% provided care for children and 9.0% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 21.4% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours McLaren Flat % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 164 22.5 282,493 21.6 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 226 31.0 351,524 26.8 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 124 17.0 168,882 12.9 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 88 12.1 133,703 10.2 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in McLaren Flat (Urban Centres and Localities), 31.0% worked 5 to 14 hours, 17.0% worked 15 to 29 hours and 12.1% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition McLaren Flat % South Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 91 31.9 174,668 40.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 176 61.8 178,436 41.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 18 6.3 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 McLaren Flat (Urban Centres and Localities), 61.8% were couple families with children, 31.9% were couple families without children and 6.3% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents McLaren Flat % South Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 25.0 -- 18.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 75.0 -- 81.1 -- 82.4

In McLaren Flat (Urban Centres and Localities) 25.0% of single parents were male and 75.0% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes McLaren Flat % South Australia % Australia %
Families without children 2,166 -- 1,906 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,045 -- 2,130 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In McLaren Flat (Urban Centres and Localities), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,045 and those without children was $2,166.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families McLaren Flat % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 54 20.1 68,246 19.3 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 13 4.9 14,646 4.1 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 92 34.3 80,406 22.8 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 35 13.1 48,840 13.8 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 14 5.2 20,310 5.8 251,191 5.4
Both not working 27 10.1 76,963 21.8 899,598 19.2
Other 16 6.0 21,766 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 17 6.3 21,930 6.2 314,529 6.7

In McLaren Flat (Urban Centres and Localities), of couple families, 20.1% had both partners employed full-time, 4.9% had both employed part-time and 34.3% 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 McLaren Flat % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 333 95.7 619,037 88.1 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 15 4.3 83,777 11.9 934,470 10.7

In McLaren Flat (Urban Centres and Localities), 95.7% of private dwellings were occupied and 4.3% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure McLaren Flat % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 328 98.5 494,471 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 5 1.5 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 McLaren Flat (Urban Centres and Localities), 98.5% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 1.5% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms McLaren Flat % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 1,690 0.3 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 4 1.2 21,955 3.5 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 19 5.7 121,108 19.6 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 129 38.9 328,640 53.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 175 52.7 134,862 21.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 5 1.5 10,786 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.5 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 3 -- 2.4 -- 2.6 --

In McLaren Flat (Urban Centres and Localities), of occupied private dwellings 1.2% had 1 bedroom, 5.7% had 2 bedrooms and 38.9% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.5. The average household size was 3 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure McLaren Flat % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 65 19.5 203,281 32.8 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 218 65.5 218,402 35.3 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 38 11.4 172,727 27.9 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 4 1.2 8,937 1.4 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 8 2.4 15,694 2.5 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in McLaren Flat (Urban Centres and Localities), 19.5% were owned outright, 65.5% were owned with a mortgage and 11.4% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition McLaren Flat % South Australia % Australia %
Family households 288 86.2 424,352 68.5 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 43 12.9 172,669 27.9 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 3 0.9 22,020 3.6 321,007 4.1

In McLaren Flat (Urban Centres and Localities), of all households, 86.2% were family households, 12.9% were single person households and 0.9% were group households.

Household income McLaren Flat % South Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 12.0 -- 27.7 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 7.7 -- 7.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In McLaren Flat (Urban Centres and Localities), 12.0% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 7.7% 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 McLaren Flat % South Australia % Australia %
Median rent 285 -- 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 McLaren Flat % South Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,829 -- 1,500 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 84.4 -- 91.2 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 15.6 -- 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 McLaren Flat % South Australia % Australia %
None 4 1.2 54,051 8.7 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 63 19.0 227,462 36.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 191 57.5 220,627 35.6 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 69 20.8 99,481 16.1 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 5 1.5 17,417 2.8 234,292 3.0

In McLaren Flat (Urban Centres and Localities), 19.0% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 57.5% had two registered motor vehicles and 20.8% 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 McLaren Flat % South Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 3 -- 30,430 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 3 100.0 14,971 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 0 0.0 15,459 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 12 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in McLaren Flat (Urban Centres and Localities), there were 3 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 3 (or 100.0%) were male and 0 (or 0.0%) were female. The median age was 12 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics McLaren Flat % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 0 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 0 -- 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 McLaren Flat (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 0, with 0 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $0.

Mortgage and rent McLaren Flat % 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 McLaren Flat (Urban Centres and Localities), 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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