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Waikerie

Code UCL415044 (UCL)
People 1,633
Male 766
Female 867
Median age 47
Families 439
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 845
Average people per household 2.1
Median weekly household income $666
Median monthly mortgage repayments $997
Median weekly rent $147
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.4
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Waikerie % South Australia % Australia %
Total 1,633 -- 1,596,572 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 766 46.9 787,218 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 867 53.1 809,354 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 30 1.8 30,431 1.9 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 1,633 people in Waikerie (Urban Centres and Localities) of these 46.9% were male and 53.1% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.8% of the population.

Age Waikerie % South Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 93 5.7 96,143 6.0 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 88 5.4 93,202 5.8 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 97 5.9 97,591 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 96 5.9 103,248 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 83 5.1 105,586 6.6 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 87 5.3 104,507 6.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 68 4.2 97,820 6.1 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 77 4.7 103,966 6.5 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 91 5.6 112,408 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 86 5.3 113,085 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 92 5.6 111,857 7.0 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 117 7.2 102,009 6.4 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 104 6.4 97,599 6.1 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 103 6.3 74,667 4.7 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 80 4.9 58,536 3.7 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 82 5.0 46,631 2.9 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 80 4.9 39,560 2.5 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 110 6.7 38,157 2.4 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 47 -- 39 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Waikerie (Urban Centres and Localities) was 47 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 17.0% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 28.0% of the population.

Registered marital status Waikerie % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 610 45.0 633,439 48.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 35 2.6 38,964 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 120 8.9 118,732 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 208 15.4 83,000 6.3 949,634 5.5
Never married 382 28.2 435,501 33.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Waikerie (Urban Centres and Localities) aged 15 years and over, 45.0% were married and 11.4% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Waikerie % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 59 -- 52 -- 50 --
Separated 54 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 55 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 81 -- 79 -- 78 --
Never married 27 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Waikerie (Urban Centres and Localities) was 59 years and the median age of people never married was 27 years.

Social marital status Waikerie % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 545 44.8 575,818 48.7 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 147 12.1 113,166 9.6 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 525 43.1 492,206 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Waikerie (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 44.8% of people were in a registered marriage and 12.1% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Waikerie % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 60 -- 52 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 34 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 50 -- 36 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Waikerie (Urban Centres and Localities) was 60 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 34 years.

Education Waikerie % South Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 24 6.1 20,581 4.5 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 104 26.4 87,778 19.1 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 0 0.0 26,164 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 25 6.3 22,597 4.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 78 19.8 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 5 1.3 19,825 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 29 7.4 34,842 7.6 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 18 4.6 65,957 14.4 932,524 14.3
Other 14 3.6 11,101 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 97 24.6 98,694 21.5 1,511,694 23.2
Total 394 -- 458,665 -- 6,503,580 --

In Waikerie (Urban Centres and Localities) 24.1% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 32.7% were in primary school, 21.1% in secondary school and 12.4% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Waikerie % South Australia % Australia %
Australia 1,368 83.7 1,170,788 73.3 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Waikerie % South Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 240 15.3 467,496 31.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 54 3.4 107,089 7.1 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 64 4.1 75,325 5.0 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,208 77.1 853,040 56.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Waikerie (Urban Centres and Localities), 77.1% of people had both parents born in Australia and 15.3% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Waikerie % South Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 344 53.8 445,076 56.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 217 34.0 247,601 31.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 36 5.6 46,683 6.0 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 42 6.6 44,968 5.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 639 -- 784,328 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 639 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Waikerie (Urban Centres and Localities). Of these 53.8% were employed full time, 34.0% were employed part-time and 6.6% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Waikerie % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 64 10.8 88,381 12.0 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 79 13.3 72,516 9.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 70 11.8 86,705 11.7 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 113 19.0 146,289 19.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 234 39.4 298,788 40.4 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Waikerie (Urban Centres and Localities), 10.8% worked 1 to 15 hours, 13.3% worked 16 to 24 hours and 39.4% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Waikerie % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 44 -- 42 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 40 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Waikerie (Urban Centres and Localities) was 44 years and for people who were employed part-time was 40 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Waikerie % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 391 -- 534 -- 577 --
Family 914 -- 1,330 -- 1,481 --
Household 666 -- 1,044 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Waikerie (Urban Centres and Localities) was $391.

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

Unpaid work Waikerie % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 928 68.6 936,604 71.5 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 305 22.5 364,336 27.8 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 147 10.9 154,651 11.8 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 358 26.5 258,840 19.8 3,090,874 17.8

In Waikerie (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 68.6% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 22.5% provided care for children and 10.9% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 26.5% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Waikerie % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 229 16.9 282,493 21.6 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 349 25.8 351,524 26.8 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 197 14.5 168,882 12.9 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 155 11.4 133,703 10.2 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Waikerie (Urban Centres and Localities), 25.8% worked 5 to 14 hours, 14.5% worked 15 to 29 hours and 11.4% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Waikerie % South Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 224 50.9 174,668 40.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 134 30.5 178,436 41.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 78 17.7 70,082 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 4 0.9 7,064 1.6 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Waikerie (Urban Centres and Localities), 30.5% were couple families with children, 50.9% were couple families without children and 17.7% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Waikerie % South Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 25.6 -- 18.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 74.4 -- 81.1 -- 82.4

In Waikerie (Urban Centres and Localities) 25.6% of single parents were male and 74.4% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Waikerie % South Australia % Australia %
Families without children 1,529 -- 1,906 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,596 -- 2,130 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Waikerie (Urban Centres and Localities), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,596 and those without children was $1,529.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Waikerie % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 62 17.3 68,246 19.3 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 24 6.7 14,646 4.1 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 45 12.6 80,406 22.8 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 54 15.1 48,840 13.8 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 14 3.9 20,310 5.8 251,191 5.4
Both not working 122 34.1 76,963 21.8 899,598 19.2
Other 12 3.4 21,766 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 25 7.0 21,930 6.2 314,529 6.7

In Waikerie (Urban Centres and Localities), of couple families, 17.3% had both partners employed full-time, 6.7% had both employed part-time and 12.6% 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 Waikerie % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 730 88.2 619,037 88.1 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 98 11.8 83,777 11.9 934,470 10.7

In Waikerie (Urban Centres and Localities), 88.2% of private dwellings were occupied and 11.8% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Waikerie % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 605 83.0 494,471 79.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 56 7.7 66,465 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 58 8.0 54,968 8.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 10 1.4 2,812 0.5 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Waikerie (Urban Centres and Localities), 83.0% were separate houses, 7.7% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 8.0% were flats, units or apartments and 1.4% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Waikerie % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 3 0.4 1,690 0.3 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 42 5.7 21,955 3.5 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 144 19.7 121,108 19.6 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 418 57.1 328,640 53.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 98 13.4 134,862 21.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 27 3.7 10,786 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.8 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.1 -- 2.4 -- 2.6 --

In Waikerie (Urban Centres and Localities), of occupied private dwellings 5.7% had 1 bedroom, 19.7% had 2 bedrooms and 57.1% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.8. The average household size was 2.1 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Waikerie % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 245 33.6 203,281 32.8 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 141 19.3 218,402 35.3 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 290 39.7 172,727 27.9 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 23 3.2 8,937 1.4 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 31 4.2 15,694 2.5 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Waikerie (Urban Centres and Localities), 33.6% were owned outright, 19.3% were owned with a mortgage and 39.7% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Waikerie % South Australia % Australia %
Family households 441 60.4 424,352 68.5 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 274 37.5 172,669 27.9 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 15 2.1 22,020 3.6 321,007 4.1

In Waikerie (Urban Centres and Localities), of all households, 60.4% were family households, 37.5% were single person households and 2.1% were group households.

Household income Waikerie % South Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 45.2 -- 27.7 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 1.1 -- 7.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Waikerie (Urban Centres and Localities), 45.2% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 1.1% 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 Waikerie % South Australia % Australia %
Median rent 147 -- 220 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.9 -- 90.7 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 9.1 -- 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 Waikerie % South Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 997 -- 1,500 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 96.5 -- 91.2 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 3.5 -- 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 Waikerie % South Australia % Australia %
None 75 10.3 54,051 8.7 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 338 46.4 227,462 36.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 196 26.9 220,627 35.6 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 80 11.0 99,481 16.1 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 39 5.4 17,417 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Waikerie (Urban Centres and Localities), 46.4% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 26.9% had two registered motor vehicles and 11.0% 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 Waikerie % South Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 29 -- 30,430 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 22 75.9 14,971 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 7 24.1 15,459 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 10 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Waikerie (Urban Centres and Localities), there were 29 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 22 (or 75.9%) were male and 7 (or 24.1%) were female. The median age was 10 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Waikerie % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.5 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 919 -- 842 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Waikerie (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.5, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $919.

Mortgage and rent Waikerie % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 160 -- 166 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,306 -- 1,647 --

In Waikerie (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $160 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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