2011 Census QuickStats

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Mount Compass

Code UCL415029 (UCL)
People 1,042
Male 529
Female 513
Median age 36
Families 306
Average children per family 2.1
All private dwellings 395
Average people per household 2.8
Median weekly household income $1,072
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,475
Median weekly rent $250
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Mount Compass % South Australia % Australia %
Total 1,042 -- 1,596,572 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 529 50.8 787,218 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 513 49.2 809,354 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 11 1.1 30,431 1.9 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 1,042 people in Mount Compass (Urban Centres and Localities) of these 50.8% were male and 49.2% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.1% of the population.

Age Mount Compass % South Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 83 8.0 96,143 6.0 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 95 9.1 93,202 5.8 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 86 8.3 97,591 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 74 7.1 103,248 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 50 4.8 105,586 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 70 6.7 97,820 6.1 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 78 7.5 103,966 6.5 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 70 6.7 112,408 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 74 7.1 113,085 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 74 7.1 111,857 7.0 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 59 5.7 102,009 6.4 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 79 7.6 97,599 6.1 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 50 4.8 74,667 4.7 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 21 2.0 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 8 0.8 39,560 2.5 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 5 0.5 38,157 2.4 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 36 -- 39 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Mount Compass (Urban Centres and Localities) was 36 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 25.4% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 8.6% of the population.

Registered marital status Mount Compass % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 443 57.2 633,439 48.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 28 3.6 38,964 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 61 7.9 118,732 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 16 2.1 83,000 6.3 949,634 5.5
Never married 227 29.3 435,501 33.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Mount Compass (Urban Centres and Localities) aged 15 years and over, 57.2% were married and 11.1% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Mount Compass % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 50 -- 52 -- 50 --
Separated 44 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 57 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 75 -- 79 -- 78 --
Never married 24 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Mount Compass (Urban Centres and Localities) was 50 years and the median age of people never married was 24 years.

Social marital status Mount Compass % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 411 58.0 575,818 48.7 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 110 15.5 113,166 9.6 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 188 26.5 492,206 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Mount Compass (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 58.0% of people were in a registered marriage and 15.5% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Mount Compass % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 51 -- 52 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 39 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 35 -- 36 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Mount Compass (Urban Centres and Localities) was 51 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 39 years.

Education Mount Compass % South Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 18 5.6 20,581 4.5 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 111 34.3 87,778 19.1 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 6 1.9 26,164 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 21 6.5 22,597 4.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 57 17.6 52,221 11.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 6 1.9 18,905 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 10 3.1 19,825 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 30 9.3 34,842 7.6 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 26 8.0 65,957 14.4 932,524 14.3
Other 5 1.5 11,101 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 34 10.5 98,694 21.5 1,511,694 23.2
Total 324 -- 458,665 -- 6,503,580 --

In Mount Compass (Urban Centres and Localities) 31.1% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 42.6% were in primary school, 22.5% in secondary school and 17.3% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Mount Compass % South Australia % Australia %
Australia 843 81.0 1,170,788 73.3 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Mount Compass % South Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 209 20.8 467,496 31.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 80 8.0 107,089 7.1 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 60 6.0 75,325 5.0 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 656 65.3 853,040 56.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Mount Compass (Urban Centres and Localities), 65.3% of people had both parents born in Australia and 20.8% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Mount Compass % South Australia % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Mount Compass % South Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 272 52.9 445,076 56.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 172 33.5 247,601 31.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 38 7.4 46,683 6.0 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 32 6.2 44,968 5.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 514 -- 784,328 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 514 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Mount Compass (Urban Centres and Localities). Of these 52.9% were employed full time, 33.5% were employed part-time and 6.2% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Mount Compass % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 83 17.3 88,381 12.0 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 42 8.7 72,516 9.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 53 11.0 86,705 11.7 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 86 17.9 146,289 19.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 184 38.3 298,788 40.4 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Mount Compass (Urban Centres and Localities), 17.3% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.7% worked 16 to 24 hours and 38.3% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Mount Compass % 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 Mount Compass (Urban Centres and Localities) was 41 years and for people who were employed part-time was 42 years.

Occupation Mount Compass % South Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Mount Compass % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 489 -- 534 -- 577 --
Family 1,108 -- 1,330 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,072 -- 1,044 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Mount Compass (Urban Centres and Localities) was $489.

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

Unpaid work Mount Compass % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 609 78.7 936,604 71.5 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 323 41.6 364,336 27.8 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 84 10.8 154,651 11.8 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 184 23.7 258,840 19.8 3,090,874 17.8

In Mount Compass (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 78.7% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 41.6% provided care for children and 10.8% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 23.7% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Mount Compass % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 141 18.2 282,493 21.6 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 254 32.8 351,524 26.8 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 101 13.0 168,882 12.9 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 115 14.8 133,703 10.2 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Mount Compass (Urban Centres and Localities), 32.8% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.0% worked 15 to 29 hours and 14.8% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Mount Compass % South Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 120 39.5 174,668 40.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 148 48.7 178,436 41.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 33 10.9 70,082 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 3 1.0 7,064 1.6 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Mount Compass (Urban Centres and Localities), 48.7% were couple families with children, 39.5% were couple families without children and 10.9% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Mount Compass % South Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 14.3 -- 18.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 85.7 -- 81.1 -- 82.4

In Mount Compass (Urban Centres and Localities) 14.3% of single parents were male and 85.7% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Mount Compass % South Australia % Australia %
Families without children 1,636 -- 1,906 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,728 -- 2,130 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Mount Compass (Urban Centres and Localities), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,728 and those without children was $1,636.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Mount Compass % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 37 14.0 68,246 19.3 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 12 4.5 14,646 4.1 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 60 22.6 80,406 22.8 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 48 18.1 48,840 13.8 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 19 7.2 20,310 5.8 251,191 5.4
Both not working 50 18.9 76,963 21.8 899,598 19.2
Other 20 7.5 21,766 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 19 7.2 21,930 6.2 314,529 6.7

In Mount Compass (Urban Centres and Localities), of couple families, 14.0% had both partners employed full-time, 4.5% had both employed part-time and 22.6% 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 Mount Compass % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 354 90.8 619,037 88.1 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 36 9.2 83,777 11.9 934,470 10.7

In Mount Compass (Urban Centres and Localities), 90.8% of private dwellings were occupied and 9.2% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Mount Compass % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 355 100.0 494,471 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 0 0.0 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 Mount Compass (Urban Centres and Localities), 100.0% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Mount Compass % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 3 0.8 1,690 0.3 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 4 1.1 21,955 3.5 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 23 6.4 121,108 19.6 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 176 49.3 328,640 53.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 151 42.3 134,862 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 3.4 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.8 -- 2.4 -- 2.6 --

In Mount Compass (Urban Centres and Localities), of occupied private dwellings 1.1% had 1 bedroom, 6.4% had 2 bedrooms and 49.3% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.4. The average household size was 2.8 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Mount Compass % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 79 22.2 203,281 32.8 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 224 62.9 218,402 35.3 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 47 13.2 172,727 27.9 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 0 0.0 8,937 1.4 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 6 1.7 15,694 2.5 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Mount Compass (Urban Centres and Localities), 22.2% were owned outright, 62.9% were owned with a mortgage and 13.2% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Mount Compass % South Australia % Australia %
Family households 305 85.4 424,352 68.5 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 48 13.4 172,669 27.9 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 4 1.1 22,020 3.6 321,007 4.1

In Mount Compass (Urban Centres and Localities), of all households, 85.4% were family households, 13.4% were single person households and 1.1% were group households.

Household income Mount Compass % South Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 21.7 -- 27.7 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 2.2 -- 7.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Mount Compass (Urban Centres and Localities), 21.7% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 2.2% 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 Mount Compass % South Australia % Australia %
Median rent 250 -- 220 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.7 -- 90.7 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 6.3 -- 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 Mount Compass % South Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,475 -- 1,500 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 78.5 -- 91.2 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 21.5 -- 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 Mount Compass % South Australia % Australia %
None 5 1.4 54,051 8.7 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 90 25.4 227,462 36.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 177 49.9 220,627 35.6 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 76 21.4 99,481 16.1 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 7 2.0 17,417 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Mount Compass (Urban Centres and Localities), 25.4% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 49.9% had two registered motor vehicles and 21.4% 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 Mount Compass % South Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 11 -- 30,430 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 8 72.7 14,971 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 3 27.3 15,459 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 9 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Mount Compass (Urban Centres and Localities), there were 11 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 8 (or 72.7%) were male and 3 (or 27.3%) were female. The median age was 9 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Mount Compass % 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 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 3,250 -- 842 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Mount Compass (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $3,250.

Mortgage and rent Mount Compass % 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 Mount Compass (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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