2011 Census QuickStats

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Mallala (L)

Code UCL421023 (UCL)
People 754
Male 360
Female 394
Median age 40
Families 194
Average children per family 2
All private dwellings 312
Average people per household 2.6
Median weekly household income $1,031
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,100
Median weekly rent $175
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.9
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Mallala (L) % South Australia % Australia %
Total 754 -- 1,596,572 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 360 47.7 787,218 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 394 52.3 809,354 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 20 2.7 30,431 1.9 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 754 people in Mallala (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) of these 47.7% were male and 52.3% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 2.7% of the population.

Age Mallala (L) % South Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 41 5.4 96,143 6.0 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 41 5.4 93,202 5.8 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 56 7.4 97,591 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 52 6.9 103,248 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 62 8.2 105,586 6.6 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 42 5.6 104,507 6.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 29 3.8 97,820 6.1 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 36 4.8 103,966 6.5 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 45 6.0 112,408 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 64 8.5 113,085 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 67 8.9 111,857 7.0 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 49 6.5 102,009 6.4 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 38 5.0 97,599 6.1 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 35 4.6 74,667 4.7 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 19 2.5 58,536 3.7 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 17 2.3 46,631 2.9 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 21 2.8 39,560 2.5 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 41 5.4 38,157 2.4 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 40 -- 39 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Mallala (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) was 40 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 18.8% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 18.1% of the population.

Registered marital status Mallala (L) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 307 49.8 633,439 48.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 14 2.3 38,964 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 40 6.5 118,732 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 63 10.2 83,000 6.3 949,634 5.5
Never married 192 31.2 435,501 33.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Mallala (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) aged 15 years and over, 49.8% were married and 9.2% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Mallala (L) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 51 -- 52 -- 50 --
Separated 47 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 50 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 84 -- 79 -- 78 --
Never married 24 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Mallala (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) was 51 years and the median age of people never married was 24 years.

Social marital status Mallala (L) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 273 51.3 575,818 48.7 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 61 11.5 113,166 9.6 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 198 37.2 492,206 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Mallala (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 51.3% of people were in a registered marriage and 11.5% were in a de facto marriage.

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

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Mallala (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) was 51 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 35 years.

Education Mallala (L) % South Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 10 5.5 20,581 4.5 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 59 32.6 87,778 19.1 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 6 3.3 26,164 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 7 3.9 22,597 4.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 37 20.4 52,221 11.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 6 3.3 18,905 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 7 3.9 19,825 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 9 5.0 34,842 7.6 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 9 5.0 65,957 14.4 932,524 14.3
Other 0 0.0 11,101 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 31 17.1 98,694 21.5 1,511,694 23.2
Total 181 -- 458,665 -- 6,503,580 --

In Mallala (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) 23.8% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 41.3% were in primary school, 27.4% in secondary school and 8.4% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Mallala (L) % South Australia % Australia %
Australia 681 90.2 1,170,788 73.3 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Mallala (L) % South Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 87 12.1 467,496 31.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 40 5.6 107,089 7.1 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 36 5.0 75,325 5.0 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 555 77.3 853,040 56.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Mallala (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 77.3% of people had both parents born in Australia and 12.1% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Mallala (L) % South Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 199 53.9 445,076 56.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 124 33.6 247,601 31.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 28 7.6 46,683 6.0 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 18 4.9 44,968 5.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 369 -- 784,328 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 369 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Mallala (L) (Urban Centres and Localities). Of these 53.9% were employed full time, 33.6% were employed part-time and 4.9% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Mallala (L) % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 25 7.2 88,381 12.0 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 40 11.5 72,516 9.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 52 14.9 86,705 11.7 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 61 17.5 146,289 19.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 138 39.5 298,788 40.4 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Mallala (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 7.2% worked 1 to 15 hours, 11.5% worked 16 to 24 hours and 39.5% worked 40 hours or more.

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

The median age of people employed full-time in Mallala (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) was 42 years and for people who were employed part-time was 44 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Mallala (L) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 501 -- 534 -- 577 --
Family 1,426 -- 1,330 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,031 -- 1,044 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Mallala (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) was $501.

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

Unpaid work Mallala (L) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 430 69.6 936,604 71.5 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 169 27.3 364,336 27.8 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 72 11.6 154,651 11.8 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 163 26.3 258,840 19.8 3,090,874 17.8

In Mallala (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 69.6% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 27.3% provided care for children and 11.6% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 26.3% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Mallala (L) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 125 20.2 282,493 21.6 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 155 25.0 351,524 26.8 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 76 12.3 168,882 12.9 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 78 12.6 133,703 10.2 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Mallala (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 25.0% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.3% worked 15 to 29 hours and 12.6% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Mallala (L) % South Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 76 38.8 174,668 40.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 95 48.5 178,436 41.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 25 12.8 70,082 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 0 0.0 7,064 1.6 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Mallala (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 48.5% were couple families with children, 38.8% were couple families without children and 12.8% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Mallala (L) % South Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 15.4 -- 18.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 84.6 -- 81.1 -- 82.4

In Mallala (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) 15.4% of single parents were male and 84.6% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Mallala (L) % South Australia % Australia %
Families without children 1,766 -- 1,906 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,833 -- 2,130 -- 2,310 --
 
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In Mallala (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,833 and those without children was $1,766.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Mallala (L) % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 34 20.1 68,246 19.3 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 14 8.3 14,646 4.1 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 36 21.3 80,406 22.8 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 25 14.8 48,840 13.8 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 16 9.5 20,310 5.8 251,191 5.4
Both not working 27 16.0 76,963 21.8 899,598 19.2
Other 9 5.3 21,766 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 8 4.7 21,930 6.2 314,529 6.7

In Mallala (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of couple families, 20.1% had both partners employed full-time, 8.3% had both employed part-time and 21.3% 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 Mallala (L) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 271 88.6 619,037 88.1 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 35 11.4 83,777 11.9 934,470 10.7

In Mallala (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 88.6% of private dwellings were occupied and 11.4% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Mallala (L) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 262 96.3 494,471 79.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 0 0.0 66,465 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 6 2.2 54,968 8.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 4 1.5 2,812 0.5 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Mallala (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 96.3% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 2.2% were flats, units or apartments and 1.5% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Mallala (L) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 1,690 0.3 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 9 3.3 21,955 3.5 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 26 9.5 121,108 19.6 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 178 65.0 328,640 53.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 58 21.2 134,862 21.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 3 1.1 10,786 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.1 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.6 -- 2.4 -- 2.6 --

In Mallala (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of occupied private dwellings 3.3% had 1 bedroom, 9.5% had 2 bedrooms and 65.0% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.1. The average household size was 2.6 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Mallala (L) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 91 33.6 203,281 32.8 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 127 46.9 218,402 35.3 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 48 17.7 172,727 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 5 1.8 15,694 2.5 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Mallala (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 33.6% were owned outright, 46.9% were owned with a mortgage and 17.7% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Mallala (L) % South Australia % Australia %
Family households 195 72.0 424,352 68.5 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 68 25.1 172,669 27.9 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 8 3.0 22,020 3.6 321,007 4.1

In Mallala (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of all households, 72.0% were family households, 25.1% were single person households and 3.0% were group households.

Household income Mallala (L) % South Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 25.2 -- 27.7 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 4.5 -- 7.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Mallala (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 25.2% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 4.5% 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 Mallala (L) % South Australia % Australia %
Median rent 175 -- 220 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 95.4 -- 90.7 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 4.6 -- 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 Mallala (L) % South Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,100 -- 1,500 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 89.8 -- 91.2 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 10.2 -- 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 Mallala (L) % South Australia % Australia %
None 13 4.8 54,051 8.7 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 84 30.9 227,462 36.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 112 41.2 220,627 35.6 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 59 21.7 99,481 16.1 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 4 1.5 17,417 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Mallala (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 30.9% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 41.2% had two registered motor vehicles and 21.7% 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 Mallala (L) % South Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 22 -- 30,430 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 12 54.5 14,971 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 10 45.5 15,459 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 9 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Mallala (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), there were 22 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 12 (or 54.5%) were male and 10 (or 45.5%) were female. The median age was 9 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Mallala (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 3.8 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.3 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,583 -- 842 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Mallala (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.8, with 1.3 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,583.

Mortgage and rent Mallala (L) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 0 -- 166 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,167 -- 1,306 -- 1,647 --

In Mallala (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $0 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,167.

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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