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Anangu Pitjantjatjara

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Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples 1,905
Male 47.9%
Female 52.1%
Median age 26
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander households 350
Average people per household 4.7
Median weekly household income $893
Median monthly mortgage repayments $0
Median weekly rent $75

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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education cultural & language diversity employment

People — demographics & education

People tables are based on a person's place of usual residence on Census night

People Anangu Pitjantjatjara % South Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal 1,891 99.3 32,617 95.4 590,062 90.9
Torres Strait Islander 3 0.2 941 2.8 32,344 5.0
Both Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 11 0.6 634 1.9 26,767 4.1

For the 2016 Census in Anangu Pitjantjatjara, there were 1,905 Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 47.9% were male and 52.1% were female.

View the data quality statements for: Place of Usual Residence (PURP) Indigenous status (INGP)

Age Anangu Pitjantjatjara % South Australia % Australia %
Median age 26 -- 23 -- 23 --
0-4 years 163 8.6 3,787 11.1 73,265 11.3
5-14 years 346 18.2 7,631 22.3 147,134 22.7
15-24 years 400 21.0 6,564 19.2 123,719 19.1
25-34 years 343 18.0 4,851 14.2 88,861 13.7
35-44 years 270 14.2 3,706 10.8 72,394 11.2
45-54 years 210 11.0 3,614 10.6 67,415 10.4
55-64 years 90 4.7 2,439 7.1 45,433 7.0
65 years and over 81 4.3 1,581 4.6 30,952 4.8

In Anangu Pitjantjatjara (Indigenous Areas), the median age of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people was 26 years. Of the Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 26.7% were children aged 0 to 14 years and 4.3% were people aged 65 years and over.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Anangu Pitjantjatjara % South Australia % Australia %
Married 645 46.4 4,778 21.0 105,086 24.5
Separated 56 4.0 1,012 4.4 19,112 4.5
Divorced 11 0.8 1,571 6.9 28,796 6.7
Widowed 70 5.0 755 3.3 13,794 3.2
Never married 607 43.7 14,641 64.3 261,980 61.1

In Anangu Pitjantjatjara (Indigenous Areas), 46.4% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were married and 4.8% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Anangu Pitjantjatjara % South Australia % Australia %
Registered marriage 433 34.2 3,859 19.6 86,716 23.1
De facto marriage 179 14.1 3,237 16.4 60,051 16.0
Not married 654 51.7 12,585 63.9 228,281 60.9

In Anangu Pitjantjatjara (Indigenous Areas), 34.2% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were in a registered marriage and 14.1% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education attendance Anangu Pitjantjatjara % South Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 38 6.0 1,020 7.1 16,698 6.4
Primary 211 33.5 5,406 37.6 97,859 37.5
Secondary 133 21.1 3,165 22.0 65,208 25.0
Technical or further education institution 43 6.8 799 5.6 14,227 5.5
University or tertiary institution 0 0.0 847 5.9 15,489 5.9
Other 16 2.5 306 2.1 5,047 1.9
Not stated 188 29.9 2,853 19.8 46,428 17.8

Of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people in Anangu Pitjantjatjara (Indigenous Areas), 33.0% were attending an educational institution. Of these, 33.5% were attending a primary school, 21.1% were attending a secondary school and 6.8% were attending a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Anangu Pitjantjatjara % South Australia % Australia %
Bachelor Degree level and above 8 0.6 1,198 5.3 24,911 5.8
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 19 1.4 1,159 5.1 23,795 5.5
Certificate level IV 14 1.0 776 3.4 14,308 3.3
Certificate level III 70 5.0 2,932 12.9 56,625 13.2
Year 12 134 9.6 2,846 12.5 59,949 14.0
Year 11 164 11.7 2,906 12.8 34,674 8.1
Year 10 249 17.8 3,510 15.4 77,265 18.0
Certificate level II 0 0.0 77 0.3 1,215 0.3
Certificate level I 0 0.0 12 0.1 241 0.1
Year 9 or below 263 18.8 3,101 13.6 64,604 15.1
No educational attainment 53 3.8 224 1.0 4,256 1.0
Not stated 394 28.2 3,452 15.2 56,698 13.2

Of people aged 15 and over in Anangu Pitjantjatjara (Indigenous Areas), 9.6% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 5.7% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 1.4% had completed an Advanced Diploma or Diploma.

2011 benchmarks are not available for this data item.

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People — cultural & language diversity
Australian Indigenous language, top responses Anangu Pitjantjatjara % South Australia % Australia %

View the data quality statement for Language spoken at home (LANP)
Ancestry, top responses Anangu Pitjantjatjara % South Australia % Australia %

Respondents had the option of reporting up to two ancestries on their Census form, and this is captured by the Ancestry Multi Response (ANCP) variable used in this table. Therefore, the total responses count will not equal the persons count for this area. Calculated percentages represent a proportion of all responses from people in Anangu Pitjantjatjara (Indigenous Areas) (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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People — employment
Employment
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Anangu Pitjantjatjara % South Australia % Australia %
Worked full-time 113 23.5 4,770 43.9 106,960 48.0
Worked part-time 164 34.2 3,195 29.4 61,049 27.4
Away from work 29 6.0 733 6.7 14,143 6.4
Unemployed 174 36.2 2,164 19.9 40,486 18.2
Not in the labour force
People aged 15 years and over
782 55.7 10,821 47.5 190,132 44.3

There were people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Anangu Pitjantjatjara (Indigenous Areas). Of these 23.5% were employed full time, 34.2% were employed part-time and 36.2% were unemployed.

The ABS Labour Force Survey provides the official estimates of Australia's unemployment rate. More information about Census and labour force status is provided in Understanding the Census and Census Data.

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Occupation, top responses Anangu Pitjantjatjara % South Australia % Australia %

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Industry of employment, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Anangu Pitjantjatjara % South Australia % Australia %

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Anangu Pitjantjatjara % South Australia % Australia %
Personal 258 -- 413 -- 441 --
Household 893 -- 1,014 -- 1,203 --

The median weekly personal income for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people in Anangu Pitjantjatjara (Indigenous Areas) was $258 and the median weekly household income was $893.

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Anangu Pitjantjatjara % South Australia % Australia %
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,001 71.7 13,372 58.8 263,334 61.4
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 678 48.6 6,560 28.8 136,079 31.7
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 244 17.5 3,026 13.3 58,541 13.7
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 88 6.3 3,230 14.2 63,303 14.8

In Anangu Pitjantjatjara (Indigenous Areas), of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, 71.7% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 48.6% provided care for children and 17.5% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 6.3% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

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Expand Dwellings category,
includes dwelling structure household composition mortgage & rent number of motor vehicles

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Anangu Pitjantjatjara % South Australia % Australia %
Average number of people per household 4.7 -- 3 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 1.6 -- 1 -- 1 --
Average number of registered motor vehicles per dwelling 0.6 -- 1.6 -- 1.7 --

There has been change in methodology used to calculate the average number of persons per bedroom. To compare the time series for average number of persons per bedroom please refer to Understanding the Census and Census Data

In Anangu Pitjantjatjara (Indigenous Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 4.7 persons, with 1.6 persons per bedroom and 0.6 registered motor vehicles per dwelling.

View the data quality statements for: Number of Bedrooms in Private Dwelling (BEDD) Household composition (HHCD) Indigenous household Indicator (INGDWTD)

Housing costs
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Anangu Pitjantjatjara % South Australia % Australia %
Median weekly rent 75 -- 220 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,387 -- 1,660 --

In Anangu Pitjantjatjara (Indigenous Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $75 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $0.

View the data quality statements for: Rent weekly payments (RNTD) Mortgage monthly repayments (MRED) Indigenous household Indicator (INGDWTD)

Family household composition
Counts the types of families within family households at the dwelling level
Anangu Pitjantjatjara % South Australia % Australia %
One family household: Couple family with no children 33 9.4 2,308 15.6 42,536 16.2
One family household: Couple family with children 118 33.5 3,979 26.9 80,803 30.7
One family household: One parent family 45 12.8 4,112 27.8 67,528 25.7
One family household: Other family 15 4.3 353 2.4 5,547 2.1
Multiple family household: Couple family with no children 31 8.8 96 0.6 2,223 0.8
Multiple family household: Couple family with children 44 12.5 152 1.0 4,951 1.9
Multiple family household: One parent family 30 8.5 236 1.6 5,768 2.2
Multiple family household: Other family 4 1.1 16 0.1 471 0.2
Other household 32 9.1 3,544 24.0 53,195 20.2

In Anangu Pitjantjatjara (Indigenous Areas), of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households, 18.2% were a couple family with no children, 46.0% were a couple family with children and 21.3% were a one parent family.

In multiple family households, only the family composition of the primary family is recorded. Other household includes lone person households and group households.

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Dwellings — dwelling structure
Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Anangu Pitjantjatjara % South Australia % Australia %
Separate house 346 98.3 11,459 77.7 211,205 80.7
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 3 0.9 2,519 17.1 27,017 10.3
Flat or apartment 0 0.0 703 4.8 20,580 7.9
Other dwelling 3 0.9 69 0.5 2,897 1.1

In Anangu Pitjantjatjara (Indigenous Areas) there were 350 private dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people. Where a dwelling type was stated, 98.3% were separate houses, 0.9% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats or apartments and 0.9% were other dwellings.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Anangu Pitjantjatjara % South Australia % Australia %
Owned outright 8 2.3 1,509 10.2 32,045 12.2
Owned with a mortgage 0 0.0 3,734 25.2 68,085 25.9
Rented 330 94.6 8,841 59.7 150,832 57.3
Other tenure type 4 1.1 119 0.8 1,888 0.7
Tenure type not stated 7 2.0 602 4.1 10,182 3.9

In Anangu Pitjantjatjara (Indigenous Areas), of dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, 2.3% were owned outright, 0.0% were owned with a mortgage and 94.6% were rented.

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LATEST ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (AEST) 23/10/2017

Small random adjustments have been made to all cell values to protect the confidentiality of data. These adjustments may cause the sum of rows or columns to differ by small amounts from the table totals. For further information, go to the User Guide for QuickStats.

Data reported for Australia and Other Territories now includes Norfolk Island, following an amendment to the Acts Interpretation Act, 1901. Because Norfolk Island has not previously been included in the Census, any 2011 benchmarks will not include Norfolk Island.

The information contained in this QuickStat has been produced by the Australian Bureau of Statistics It contains data from the 2016 Census of Population & Housing held on 9 August 2016 Release date of this QuickStat was 23 October 2017 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 2016 Census Dictionary. For further enquiries contact the ABS National Information and Referral Service on 1300 135 070 www.abs.gov.au/census