2011 Census QuickStats

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Burra (L)

Code UCL421004 (UCL)
People 893
Male 429
Female 464
Median age 49
Families 238
Average children per family 1.6
All private dwellings 546
Average people per household 2
Median weekly household income $763
Median monthly mortgage repayments $676
Median weekly rent $130
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 Burra (L) % South Australia % Australia %
Total 893 -- 1,596,572 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 429 48.0 787,218 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 464 52.0 809,354 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 13 1.5 30,431 1.9 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 893 people in Burra (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) of these 48.0% were male and 52.0% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.5% of the population.

Age Burra (L) % South Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 43 4.8 96,143 6.0 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 49 5.5 93,202 5.8 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 45 5.0 97,591 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 53 5.9 103,248 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 43 4.8 105,586 6.6 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 24 2.7 104,507 6.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 34 3.8 97,820 6.1 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 46 5.2 103,966 6.5 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 39 4.4 112,408 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 69 7.7 113,085 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 64 7.2 111,857 7.0 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 69 7.7 102,009 6.4 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 78 8.7 97,599 6.1 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 72 8.1 74,667 4.7 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 44 4.9 58,536 3.7 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 55 6.2 46,631 2.9 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 34 3.8 39,560 2.5 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 32 3.6 38,157 2.4 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 49 -- 39 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Burra (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) was 49 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 15.5% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 26.2% of the population.

Registered marital status Burra (L) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 341 45.5 633,439 48.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 26 3.5 38,964 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 106 14.1 118,732 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 71 9.5 83,000 6.3 949,634 5.5
Never married 206 27.5 435,501 33.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Burra (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) aged 15 years and over, 45.5% were married and 17.4% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Burra (L) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 59 -- 52 -- 50 --
Separated 50 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 61 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 82 -- 79 -- 78 --
Never married 27 -- 25 -- 25 --

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

Social marital status Burra (L) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 286 44.6 575,818 48.7 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 82 12.8 113,166 9.6 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 273 42.6 492,206 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Burra (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 44.6% of people were in a registered marriage and 12.8% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Burra (L) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 59 -- 52 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 36 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 54 -- 36 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Burra (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) was 59 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 36 years.

Education Burra (L) % South Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 5 2.5 20,581 4.5 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 65 32.5 87,778 19.1 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 5 2.5 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 46 23.0 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 0 0.0 19,825 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 11 5.5 34,842 7.6 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 8 4.0 65,957 14.4 932,524 14.3
Other 7 3.5 11,101 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 53 26.5 98,694 21.5 1,511,694 23.2
Total 200 -- 458,665 -- 6,503,580 --

In Burra (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) 22.4% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 34.8% were in primary school, 22.9% in secondary school and 9.5% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Burra (L) % South Australia % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Burra (L) % South Australia % Australia %
Australia 756 84.5 1,170,788 73.3 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Burra (L) % South Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 114 13.6 467,496 31.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 41 4.9 107,089 7.1 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 37 4.4 75,325 5.0 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 646 77.1 853,040 56.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Burra (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 77.1% of people had both parents born in Australia and 13.6% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Burra (L) % South Australia % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Burra (L) % South Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 201 51.5 445,076 56.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 143 36.7 247,601 31.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 24 6.2 46,683 6.0 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 22 5.6 44,968 5.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 390 -- 784,328 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 390 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Burra (L) (Urban Centres and Localities). Of these 51.5% were employed full time, 36.7% were employed part-time and 5.6% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Burra (L) % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 57 15.4 88,381 12.0 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 38 10.3 72,516 9.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 52 14.1 86,705 11.7 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 47 12.7 146,289 19.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 154 41.6 298,788 40.4 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Burra (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 15.4% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.3% worked 16 to 24 hours and 41.6% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Burra (L) % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 47 -- 42 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 46 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Burra (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) was 47 years and for people who were employed part-time was 46 years.

Occupation Burra (L) % South Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Occupation Chart
Industry of employment, top responses Burra (L) % South Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Burra (L) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 451 -- 534 -- 577 --
Family 1,083 -- 1,330 -- 1,481 --
Household 763 -- 1,044 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Burra (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) was $451.

Travel to work, top responses Burra (L) % South Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Burra (L) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 550 73.5 936,604 71.5 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 179 23.9 364,336 27.8 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 81 10.8 154,651 11.8 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 269 36.0 258,840 19.8 3,090,874 17.8

In Burra (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 73.5% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 23.9% 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, 36.0% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Burra (L) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 136 18.2 282,493 21.6 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 196 26.2 351,524 26.8 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 114 15.2 168,882 12.9 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 104 13.9 133,703 10.2 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Burra (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 26.2% worked 5 to 14 hours, 15.2% worked 15 to 29 hours and 13.9% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Burra (L) % South Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 119 50.0 174,668 40.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 75 31.5 178,436 41.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 36 15.1 70,082 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 8 3.4 7,064 1.6 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Burra (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 31.5% were couple families with children, 50.0% were couple families without children and 15.1% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Burra (L) % South Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 8.6 -- 18.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 91.4 -- 81.1 -- 82.4

In Burra (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) 8.6% of single parents were male and 91.4% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Burra (L) % South Australia % Australia %
Families without children 1,444 -- 1,906 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,421 -- 2,130 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Burra (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,421 and those without children was $1,444.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Burra (L) % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 26 13.5 68,246 19.3 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 9 4.7 14,646 4.1 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 49 25.4 80,406 22.8 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 14 7.3 48,840 13.8 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 11 5.7 20,310 5.8 251,191 5.4
Both not working 60 31.1 76,963 21.8 899,598 19.2
Other 8 4.1 21,766 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 16 8.3 21,930 6.2 314,529 6.7

In Burra (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of couple families, 13.5% had both partners employed full-time, 4.7% had both employed part-time and 25.4% 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 Burra (L) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 396 76.7 619,037 88.1 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 120 23.3 83,777 11.9 934,470 10.7

In Burra (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 76.7% of private dwellings were occupied and 23.3% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Burra (L) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 331 83.6 494,471 79.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 49 12.4 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 16 4.0 2,812 0.5 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Burra (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 83.6% were separate houses, 12.4% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 4.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Burra (L) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 1,690 0.3 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 28 7.0 21,955 3.5 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 95 23.9 121,108 19.6 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 184 46.2 328,640 53.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 83 20.9 134,862 21.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 8 2.0 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 -- 2.4 -- 2.6 --

In Burra (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of occupied private dwellings 7.0% had 1 bedroom, 23.9% had 2 bedrooms and 46.2% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.9. The average household size was 2 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Burra (L) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 151 38.2 203,281 32.8 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 116 29.4 218,402 35.3 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 113 28.6 172,727 27.9 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 6 1.5 8,937 1.4 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 9 2.3 15,694 2.5 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Burra (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 38.2% were owned outright, 29.4% were owned with a mortgage and 28.6% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Burra (L) % South Australia % Australia %
Family households 236 59.3 424,352 68.5 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 149 37.4 172,669 27.9 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 13 3.3 22,020 3.6 321,007 4.1

In Burra (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of all households, 59.3% were family households, 37.4% were single person households and 3.3% were group households.

Household income Burra (L) % South Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 38.4 -- 27.7 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 3.4 -- 7.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Burra (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 38.4% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 3.4% 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 Burra (L) % South Australia % Australia %
Median rent 130 -- 220 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.4 -- 90.7 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 6.6 -- 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 Burra (L) % South Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 676 -- 1,500 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.7 -- 91.2 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 6.3 -- 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 Burra (L) % South Australia % Australia %
None 26 6.6 54,051 8.7 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 174 43.9 227,462 36.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 112 28.3 220,627 35.6 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 66 16.7 99,481 16.1 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 18 4.5 17,417 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Burra (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 43.9% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 28.3% had two registered motor vehicles and 16.7% 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 Burra (L) % South Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 11 -- 30,430 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 7 63.6 14,971 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 4 36.4 15,459 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 2 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Burra (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), there were 11 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 7 (or 63.6%) were male and 4 (or 36.4%) were female. The median age was 2 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Burra (L) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 2.5 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 559 -- 842 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Burra (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.5, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $559.

Mortgage and rent Burra (L) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 130 -- 166 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,306 -- 1,647 --

In Burra (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $130 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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