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Wallaroo

Code UCL415045 (UCL)
People 3,160
Male 1,564
Female 1,596
Median age 52
Families 916
Average children per family 1.7
All private dwellings 2,324
Average people per household 2.1
Median weekly household income $707
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,083
Median weekly rent $189
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.6
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Wallaroo % South Australia % Australia %
Total 3,160 -- 1,596,572 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 1,564 49.5 787,218 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 1,596 50.5 809,354 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 66 2.1 30,431 1.9 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 3,160 people in Wallaroo (Urban Centres and Localities) of these 49.5% were male and 50.5% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 2.1% of the population.

Age Wallaroo % South Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 152 4.8 96,143 6.0 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 135 4.3 93,202 5.8 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 154 4.9 97,591 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 149 4.7 103,248 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 130 4.1 105,586 6.6 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 118 3.7 104,507 6.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 120 3.8 97,820 6.1 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 135 4.3 103,966 6.5 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 183 5.8 112,408 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 214 6.8 113,085 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 251 7.9 111,857 7.0 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 251 7.9 102,009 6.4 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 301 9.5 97,599 6.1 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 286 9.1 74,667 4.7 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 236 7.5 58,536 3.7 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 152 4.8 46,631 2.9 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 102 3.2 39,560 2.5 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 90 2.8 38,157 2.4 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 52 -- 39 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Wallaroo (Urban Centres and Localities) was 52 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 13.9% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 27.4% of the population.

Registered marital status Wallaroo % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,399 51.5 633,439 48.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 95 3.5 38,964 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 322 11.9 118,732 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 234 8.6 83,000 6.3 949,634 5.5
Never married 666 24.5 435,501 33.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Wallaroo (Urban Centres and Localities) aged 15 years and over, 51.5% were married and 15.4% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Wallaroo % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 61 -- 52 -- 50 --
Separated 49 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 56 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 77 -- 79 -- 78 --
Never married 28 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Wallaroo (Urban Centres and Localities) was 61 years and the median age of people never married was 28 years.

Social marital status Wallaroo % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 1,219 50.9 575,818 48.7 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 249 10.4 113,166 9.6 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 929 38.8 492,206 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Wallaroo (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 50.9% of people were in a registered marriage and 10.4% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Wallaroo % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 60 -- 52 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 44 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 48 -- 36 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Wallaroo (Urban Centres and Localities) was 60 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 44 years.

Education Wallaroo % South Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 26 3.9 20,581 4.5 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 143 21.4 87,778 19.1 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 56 8.4 26,164 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 14 2.1 22,597 4.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 102 15.2 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 24 3.6 19,825 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 49 7.3 34,842 7.6 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 17 2.5 65,957 14.4 932,524 14.3
Other 12 1.8 11,101 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 226 33.8 98,694 21.5 1,511,694 23.2
Total 669 -- 458,665 -- 6,503,580 --

In Wallaroo (Urban Centres and Localities) 21.2% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 31.9% were in primary school, 18.8% in secondary school and 9.9% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Wallaroo % South Australia % Australia %
Australia 2,734 86.6 1,170,788 73.3 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Wallaroo % South Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 370 12.6 467,496 31.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 144 4.9 107,089 7.1 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 98 3.3 75,325 5.0 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 2,329 79.2 853,040 56.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Wallaroo (Urban Centres and Localities), 79.2% of people had both parents born in Australia and 12.6% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Wallaroo % South Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 541 46.7 445,076 56.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 427 36.9 247,601 31.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 90 7.8 46,683 6.0 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 100 8.6 44,968 5.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 1,158 -- 784,328 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 1,158 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Wallaroo (Urban Centres and Localities). Of these 46.7% were employed full time, 36.9% were employed part-time and 8.6% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Wallaroo % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 146 13.9 88,381 12.0 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 129 12.3 72,516 9.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 151 14.4 86,705 11.7 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 150 14.3 146,289 19.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 385 36.6 298,788 40.4 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Wallaroo (Urban Centres and Localities), 13.9% worked 1 to 15 hours, 12.3% worked 16 to 24 hours and 36.6% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Wallaroo % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 46 -- 42 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 46 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Wallaroo (Urban Centres and Localities) was 46 years and for people who were employed part-time was 46 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Wallaroo % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 385 -- 534 -- 577 --
Family 831 -- 1,330 -- 1,481 --
Household 707 -- 1,044 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Wallaroo (Urban Centres and Localities) was $385.

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

Unpaid work Wallaroo % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,821 67.1 936,604 71.5 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 569 21.0 364,336 27.8 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 358 13.2 154,651 11.8 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 637 23.5 258,840 19.8 3,090,874 17.8

In Wallaroo (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 67.1% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 21.0% provided care for children and 13.2% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 23.5% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Wallaroo % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 438 16.1 282,493 21.6 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 616 22.7 351,524 26.8 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 389 14.3 168,882 12.9 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 374 13.8 133,703 10.2 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Wallaroo (Urban Centres and Localities), 22.7% worked 5 to 14 hours, 14.3% worked 15 to 29 hours and 13.8% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Wallaroo % South Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 514 56.1 174,668 40.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 237 25.9 178,436 41.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 148 16.2 70,082 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 17 1.9 7,064 1.6 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Wallaroo (Urban Centres and Localities), 25.9% were couple families with children, 56.1% were couple families without children and 16.2% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Wallaroo % South Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 17.8 -- 18.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 82.2 -- 81.1 -- 82.4

In Wallaroo (Urban Centres and Localities) 17.8% of single parents were male and 82.2% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Wallaroo % South Australia % Australia %
Families without children 1,648 -- 1,906 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,631 -- 2,130 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Wallaroo (Urban Centres and Localities), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,631 and those without children was $1,648.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Wallaroo % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 71 9.4 68,246 19.3 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 32 4.3 14,646 4.1 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 106 14.1 80,406 22.8 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 73 9.7 48,840 13.8 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 62 8.2 20,310 5.8 251,191 5.4
Both not working 318 42.3 76,963 21.8 899,598 19.2
Other 40 5.3 21,766 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 50 6.6 21,930 6.2 314,529 6.7

In Wallaroo (Urban Centres and Localities), of couple families, 9.4% had both partners employed full-time, 4.3% had both employed part-time and 14.1% 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 Wallaroo % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,365 61.3 619,037 88.1 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 860 38.7 83,777 11.9 934,470 10.7

In Wallaroo (Urban Centres and Localities), 61.3% of private dwellings were occupied and 38.7% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Wallaroo % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,217 89.2 494,471 79.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 90 6.6 66,465 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 51 3.7 54,968 8.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 3 0.2 2,812 0.5 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Wallaroo (Urban Centres and Localities), 89.2% were separate houses, 6.6% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 3.7% were flats, units or apartments and 0.2% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Wallaroo % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 1,690 0.3 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 38 2.8 21,955 3.5 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 261 19.2 121,108 19.6 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 760 55.8 328,640 53.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 270 19.8 134,862 21.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 33 2.4 10,786 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.1 -- 2.4 -- 2.6 --

In Wallaroo (Urban Centres and Localities), of occupied private dwellings 2.8% had 1 bedroom, 19.2% had 2 bedrooms and 55.8% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3. The average household size was 2.1 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Wallaroo % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 609 44.6 203,281 32.8 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 284 20.8 218,402 35.3 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 426 31.2 172,727 27.9 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 9 0.7 8,937 1.4 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 36 2.6 15,694 2.5 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Wallaroo (Urban Centres and Localities), 44.6% were owned outright, 20.8% were owned with a mortgage and 31.2% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Wallaroo % South Australia % Australia %
Family households 903 66.2 424,352 68.5 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 427 31.3 172,669 27.9 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 35 2.6 22,020 3.6 321,007 4.1

In Wallaroo (Urban Centres and Localities), of all households, 66.2% were family households, 31.3% were single person households and 2.6% were group households.

Household income Wallaroo % South Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 40.9 -- 27.7 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 2.7 -- 7.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Wallaroo (Urban Centres and Localities), 40.9% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 2.7% 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 Wallaroo % South Australia % Australia %
Median rent 189 -- 220 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 87.9 -- 90.7 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 12.1 -- 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 Wallaroo % South Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,083 -- 1,500 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.3 -- 91.2 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 5.7 -- 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 Wallaroo % South Australia % Australia %
None 106 7.8 54,051 8.7 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 561 41.1 227,462 36.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 453 33.2 220,627 35.6 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 181 13.3 99,481 16.1 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 63 4.6 17,417 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Wallaroo (Urban Centres and Localities), 41.1% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 33.2% had two registered motor vehicles and 13.3% 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 Wallaroo % South Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 66 -- 30,430 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 33 50.0 14,971 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 33 50.0 15,459 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 19 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Wallaroo (Urban Centres and Localities), there were 66 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 33 (or 50.0%) were male and 33 (or 50.0%) were female. The median age was 19 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Wallaroo % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 2.7 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 568 -- 842 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Wallaroo (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.7, with 1.1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $568.

Mortgage and rent Wallaroo % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 175 -- 166 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,027 -- 1,306 -- 1,647 --

In Wallaroo (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $175 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,027.

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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