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Penola

Code UCL415033 (UCL)
People 1,337
Male 656
Female 681
Median age 41
Families 345
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 659
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $972
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,224
Median weekly rent $150
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.7
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Penola % South Australia % Australia %
Total 1,337 -- 1,596,572 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 656 49.1 787,218 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 681 50.9 809,354 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 15 1.1 30,431 1.9 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 1,337 people in Penola (Urban Centres and Localities) of these 49.1% were male and 50.9% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.1% of the population.

Age Penola % South Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 86 6.4 96,143 6.0 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 92 6.9 93,202 5.8 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 78 5.8 97,591 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 80 6.0 103,248 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 66 4.9 105,586 6.6 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 74 5.5 104,507 6.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 96 7.2 97,820 6.1 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 81 6.1 103,966 6.5 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 105 7.8 112,408 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 95 7.1 113,085 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 73 5.5 111,857 7.0 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 98 7.3 102,009 6.4 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 77 5.8 97,599 6.1 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 52 3.9 74,667 4.7 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 57 4.3 58,536 3.7 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 33 2.5 46,631 2.9 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 53 4.0 39,560 2.5 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 42 3.1 38,157 2.4 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 41 -- 39 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Penola (Urban Centres and Localities) was 41 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 18.8% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 17.7% of the population.

Registered marital status Penola % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 531 49.2 633,439 48.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 31 2.9 38,964 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 91 8.4 118,732 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 93 8.6 83,000 6.3 949,634 5.5
Never married 334 30.9 435,501 33.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Penola (Urban Centres and Localities) aged 15 years and over, 49.2% were married and 11.6% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Penola % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 53 -- 52 -- 50 --
Separated 56 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 54 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 82 -- 79 -- 78 --
Never married 27 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Penola (Urban Centres and Localities) was 53 years and the median age of people never married was 27 years.

Social marital status Penola % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 475 50.6 575,818 48.7 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 124 13.2 113,166 9.6 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 340 36.2 492,206 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Penola (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 50.6% of people were in a registered marriage and 13.2% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Penola % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 51 -- 52 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 37 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 40 -- 36 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Penola (Urban Centres and Localities) was 51 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 37 years.

Education Penola % South Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 18 4.9 20,581 4.5 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 89 24.0 87,778 19.1 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 31 8.4 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 48 12.9 52,221 11.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 22 5.9 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 30 8.1 34,842 7.6 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 20 5.4 65,957 14.4 932,524 14.3
Other 9 2.4 11,101 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 104 28.0 98,694 21.5 1,511,694 23.2
Total 371 -- 458,665 -- 6,503,580 --

In Penola (Urban Centres and Localities) 27.7% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 32.1% were in primary school, 18.9% in secondary school and 13.7% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Penola % South Australia % Australia %
Australia 1,190 88.9 1,170,788 73.3 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Penola % South Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 128 10.0 467,496 31.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 61 4.8 107,089 7.1 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 38 3.0 75,325 5.0 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,052 82.3 853,040 56.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Penola (Urban Centres and Localities), 82.3% of people had both parents born in Australia and 10.0% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Penola % South Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 436 61.0 445,076 56.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 204 28.5 247,601 31.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 52 7.3 46,683 6.0 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 23 3.2 44,968 5.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 715 -- 784,328 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 715 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Penola (Urban Centres and Localities). Of these 61.0% were employed full time, 28.5% were employed part-time and 3.2% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Penola % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 66 9.5 88,381 12.0 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 61 8.8 72,516 9.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 82 11.8 86,705 11.7 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 92 13.3 146,289 19.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 344 49.7 298,788 40.4 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Penola (Urban Centres and Localities), 9.5% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.8% worked 16 to 24 hours and 49.7% worked 40 hours or more.

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

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

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

Median weekly incomes Penola % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 585 -- 534 -- 577 --
Family 1,294 -- 1,330 -- 1,481 --
Household 972 -- 1,044 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Penola (Urban Centres and Localities) was $585.

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

Unpaid work Penola % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 799 73.8 936,604 71.5 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 320 29.6 364,336 27.8 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 106 9.8 154,651 11.8 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 317 29.2 258,840 19.8 3,090,874 17.8

In Penola (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 73.8% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 29.6% provided care for children and 9.8% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 29.2% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Penola % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 248 22.9 282,493 21.6 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 281 25.9 351,524 26.8 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 142 13.1 168,882 12.9 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 129 11.9 133,703 10.2 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Penola (Urban Centres and Localities), 25.9% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.1% worked 15 to 29 hours and 11.9% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Penola % South Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 157 45.5 174,668 40.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 153 44.3 178,436 41.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 32 9.3 70,082 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 3 0.9 7,064 1.6 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Penola (Urban Centres and Localities), 44.3% were couple families with children, 45.5% were couple families without children and 9.3% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Penola % South Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 17.1 -- 18.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 82.9 -- 81.1 -- 82.4

In Penola (Urban Centres and Localities) 17.1% of single parents were male and 82.9% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Penola % South Australia % Australia %
Families without children 1,922 -- 1,906 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,733 -- 2,130 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Penola (Urban Centres and Localities), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,733 and those without children was $1,922.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Penola % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 73 23.5 68,246 19.3 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 10 3.2 14,646 4.1 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 91 29.3 80,406 22.8 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 29 9.3 48,840 13.8 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 15 4.8 20,310 5.8 251,191 5.4
Both not working 47 15.1 76,963 21.8 899,598 19.2
Other 25 8.0 21,766 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 21 6.8 21,930 6.2 314,529 6.7

In Penola (Urban Centres and Localities), of couple families, 23.5% had both partners employed full-time, 3.2% had both employed part-time and 29.3% 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 Penola % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 539 83.8 619,037 88.1 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 104 16.2 83,777 11.9 934,470 10.7

In Penola (Urban Centres and Localities), 83.8% of private dwellings were occupied and 16.2% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Penola % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 459 85.0 494,471 79.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 54 10.0 66,465 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 17 3.1 54,968 8.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 10 1.9 2,812 0.5 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Penola (Urban Centres and Localities), 85.0% were separate houses, 10.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 3.1% were flats, units or apartments and 1.9% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Penola % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 3 0.6 1,690 0.3 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 17 3.1 21,955 3.5 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 101 18.7 121,108 19.6 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 317 58.6 328,640 53.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 95 17.6 134,862 21.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 8 1.5 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 2.3 -- 2.4 -- 2.6 --

In Penola (Urban Centres and Localities), of occupied private dwellings 3.1% had 1 bedroom, 18.7% had 2 bedrooms and 58.6% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.9. The average household size was 2.3 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Penola % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 180 33.5 203,281 32.8 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 194 36.1 218,402 35.3 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 151 28.1 172,727 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 13 2.4 15,694 2.5 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Penola (Urban Centres and Localities), 33.5% were owned outright, 36.1% were owned with a mortgage and 28.1% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Penola % South Australia % Australia %
Family households 347 64.4 424,352 68.5 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 180 33.4 172,669 27.9 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 12 2.2 22,020 3.6 321,007 4.1

In Penola (Urban Centres and Localities), of all households, 64.4% were family households, 33.4% were single person households and 2.2% were group households.

Household income Penola % South Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 29.1 -- 27.7 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 3.9 -- 7.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Penola (Urban Centres and Localities), 29.1% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 3.9% 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 Penola % South Australia % Australia %
Median rent 150 -- 220 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.3 -- 90.7 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 5.7 -- 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 Penola % South Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,224 -- 1,500 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.2 -- 91.2 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 7.8 -- 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 Penola % South Australia % Australia %
None 34 6.3 54,051 8.7 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 207 38.4 227,462 36.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 203 37.7 220,627 35.6 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 86 16.0 99,481 16.1 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 9 1.7 17,417 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Penola (Urban Centres and Localities), 38.4% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 37.7% had two registered motor vehicles and 16.0% 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 Penola % South Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 15 -- 30,430 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 3 20.0 14,971 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 12 80.0 15,459 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 6 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Penola (Urban Centres and Localities), there were 15 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 3 (or 20.0%) were male and 12 (or 80.0%) were female. The median age was 6 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Penola % 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 350 -- 842 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Penola (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 $350.

Mortgage and rent Penola % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 180 -- 166 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,306 -- 1,647 --

In Penola (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $180 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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