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Tailem Bend

Code UCL415040 (UCL)
People 1,405
Male 691
Female 714
Median age 46
Families 390
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 697
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $727
Median monthly mortgage repayments $880
Median weekly rent $160
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.8
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includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Tailem Bend % South Australia % Australia %
Total 1,405 -- 1,596,572 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 691 49.2 787,218 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 714 50.8 809,354 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 45 3.2 30,431 1.9 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 1,405 people in Tailem Bend (Urban Centres and Localities) of these 49.2% were male and 50.8% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 3.2% of the population.

Age Tailem Bend % South Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 61 4.3 96,143 6.0 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 89 6.3 93,202 5.8 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 85 6.0 97,591 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 96 6.8 103,248 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 63 4.5 105,586 6.6 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 48 3.4 104,507 6.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 71 5.1 97,820 6.1 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 80 5.7 103,966 6.5 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 85 6.0 112,408 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 103 7.3 113,085 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 107 7.6 111,857 7.0 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 102 7.3 102,009 6.4 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 110 7.8 97,599 6.1 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 112 8.0 74,667 4.7 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 72 5.1 58,536 3.7 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 48 3.4 46,631 2.9 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 41 2.9 39,560 2.5 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 32 2.3 38,157 2.4 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 46 -- 39 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Tailem Bend (Urban Centres and Localities) was 46 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 16.7% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 21.8% of the population.

Registered marital status Tailem Bend % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 520 44.4 633,439 48.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 52 4.4 38,964 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 138 11.8 118,732 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 100 8.5 83,000 6.3 949,634 5.5
Never married 360 30.8 435,501 33.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Tailem Bend (Urban Centres and Localities) aged 15 years and over, 44.4% were married and 16.3% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Tailem Bend % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 59 -- 52 -- 50 --
Separated 49 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 56 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 76 -- 79 -- 78 --
Never married 29 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Tailem Bend (Urban Centres and Localities) was 59 years and the median age of people never married was 29 years.

Social marital status Tailem Bend % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 464 44.7 575,818 48.7 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 123 11.8 113,166 9.6 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 451 43.4 492,206 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Tailem Bend (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 44.7% of people were in a registered marriage and 11.8% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Tailem Bend % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 56 -- 52 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 40 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 46 -- 36 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Tailem Bend (Urban Centres and Localities) was 56 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 40 years.

Education Tailem Bend % South Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 14 4.1 20,581 4.5 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 105 30.5 87,778 19.1 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 6 1.7 26,164 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 10 2.9 22,597 4.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 50 14.5 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 15 4.4 19,825 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 21 6.1 34,842 7.6 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 19 5.5 65,957 14.4 932,524 14.3
Other 3 0.9 11,101 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 101 29.4 98,694 21.5 1,511,694 23.2
Total 344 -- 458,665 -- 6,503,580 --

In Tailem Bend (Urban Centres and Localities) 24.5% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 35.5% were in primary school, 18.9% in secondary school and 11.3% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Tailem Bend % South Australia % Australia %
Australia 1,191 84.7 1,170,788 73.3 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Tailem Bend % South Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 152 11.6 467,496 31.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 70 5.3 107,089 7.1 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 56 4.3 75,325 5.0 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,037 78.9 853,040 56.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Tailem Bend (Urban Centres and Localities), 78.9% of people had both parents born in Australia and 11.6% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Tailem Bend % South Australia % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Tailem Bend % South Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 288 48.7 445,076 56.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 197 33.3 247,601 31.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 43 7.3 46,683 6.0 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 63 10.7 44,968 5.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 591 -- 784,328 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 591 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Tailem Bend (Urban Centres and Localities). Of these 48.7% were employed full time, 33.3% were employed part-time and 10.7% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Tailem Bend % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 71 13.4 88,381 12.0 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 64 12.1 72,516 9.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 70 13.2 86,705 11.7 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 104 19.7 146,289 19.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 179 33.8 298,788 40.4 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Tailem Bend (Urban Centres and Localities), 13.4% worked 1 to 15 hours, 12.1% worked 16 to 24 hours and 33.8% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Tailem Bend % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 43 -- 42 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 45 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Tailem Bend (Urban Centres and Localities) was 43 years and for people who were employed part-time was 45 years.

Occupation Tailem Bend % South Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Tailem Bend % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 393 -- 534 -- 577 --
Family 931 -- 1,330 -- 1,481 --
Household 727 -- 1,044 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Tailem Bend (Urban Centres and Localities) was $393.

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

Unpaid work Tailem Bend % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 808 69.0 936,604 71.5 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 307 26.2 364,336 27.8 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 143 12.2 154,651 11.8 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 355 30.3 258,840 19.8 3,090,874 17.8

In Tailem Bend (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 69.0% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 26.2% provided care for children and 12.2% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 30.3% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Tailem Bend % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 207 17.7 282,493 21.6 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 279 23.8 351,524 26.8 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 168 14.3 168,882 12.9 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 154 13.2 133,703 10.2 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Tailem Bend (Urban Centres and Localities), 23.8% worked 5 to 14 hours, 14.3% worked 15 to 29 hours and 13.2% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Tailem Bend % South Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 179 45.8 174,668 40.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 125 32.0 178,436 41.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 77 19.7 70,082 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 10 2.6 7,064 1.6 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Tailem Bend (Urban Centres and Localities), 32.0% were couple families with children, 45.8% were couple families without children and 19.7% were one parent families.

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

In Tailem Bend (Urban Centres and Localities) 17.6% of single parents were male and 82.4% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Tailem Bend % South Australia % Australia %
Families without children 1,523 -- 1,906 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,678 -- 2,130 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Tailem Bend (Urban Centres and Localities), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,678 and those without children was $1,523.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Tailem Bend % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 34 11.2 68,246 19.3 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 15 5.0 14,646 4.1 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 51 16.8 80,406 22.8 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 42 13.9 48,840 13.8 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 22 7.3 20,310 5.8 251,191 5.4
Both not working 96 31.7 76,963 21.8 899,598 19.2
Other 17 5.6 21,766 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 26 8.6 21,930 6.2 314,529 6.7

In Tailem Bend (Urban Centres and Localities), of couple families, 11.2% had both partners employed full-time, 5.0% had both employed part-time and 16.8% 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 Tailem Bend % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 574 85.0 619,037 88.1 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 101 15.0 83,777 11.9 934,470 10.7

In Tailem Bend (Urban Centres and Localities), 85.0% of private dwellings were occupied and 15.0% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Tailem Bend % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 549 95.5 494,471 79.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 22 3.8 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 4 0.7 2,812 0.5 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Tailem Bend (Urban Centres and Localities), 95.5% were separate houses, 3.8% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.7% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Tailem Bend % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 3 0.5 1,690 0.3 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 14 2.4 21,955 3.5 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 110 19.1 121,108 19.6 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 369 64.1 328,640 53.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 75 13.0 134,862 21.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 5 0.9 10,786 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.3 -- 2.4 -- 2.6 --

In Tailem Bend (Urban Centres and Localities), of occupied private dwellings 2.4% had 1 bedroom, 19.1% had 2 bedrooms and 64.1% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3. The average household size was 2.3 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Tailem Bend % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 229 40.0 203,281 32.8 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 218 38.0 218,402 35.3 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 104 18.2 172,727 27.9 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 10 1.7 8,937 1.4 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 12 2.1 15,694 2.5 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Tailem Bend (Urban Centres and Localities), 40.0% were owned outright, 38.0% were owned with a mortgage and 18.2% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Tailem Bend % South Australia % Australia %
Family households 386 67.0 424,352 68.5 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 167 29.0 172,669 27.9 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 23 4.0 22,020 3.6 321,007 4.1

In Tailem Bend (Urban Centres and Localities), of all households, 67.0% were family households, 29.0% were single person households and 4.0% were group households.

Household income Tailem Bend % South Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 39.1 -- 27.7 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 1.8 -- 7.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Tailem Bend (Urban Centres and Localities), 39.1% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 1.8% 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 Tailem Bend % South Australia % Australia %
Median rent 160 -- 220 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.6 -- 90.7 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 5.4 -- 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 Tailem Bend % South Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 880 -- 1,500 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.2 -- 91.2 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 8.8 -- 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 Tailem Bend % South Australia % Australia %
None 40 6.9 54,051 8.7 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 236 40.9 227,462 36.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 184 31.9 220,627 35.6 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 102 17.7 99,481 16.1 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 15 2.6 17,417 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Tailem Bend (Urban Centres and Localities), 40.9% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 31.9% had two registered motor vehicles and 17.7% 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 Tailem Bend % South Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 45 -- 30,430 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 28 62.2 14,971 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 17 37.8 15,459 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 27 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Tailem Bend (Urban Centres and Localities), there were 45 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 28 (or 62.2%) were male and 17 (or 37.8%) were female. The median age was 27 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Tailem Bend % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 2.2 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 782 -- 842 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Tailem Bend (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.2, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $782.

Mortgage and rent Tailem Bend % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 190 -- 166 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 563 -- 1,306 -- 1,647 --

In Tailem Bend (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $190 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $563.

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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