2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | South Australia | Statistical Area Level 3

Yorke Peninsula

Code 40504 (SA3)
People 23,998
Male 12,002
Female 11,996
Median age 50
Families 6,780
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 17,575
Average people per household 2.2
Median weekly household income $734
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,083
Median weekly rent $160
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.8
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Yorke Peninsula % South Australia % Australia %
Total 23,998 -- 1,596,572 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 12,002 50.0 787,218 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 11,996 50.0 809,354 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 611 2.5 30,431 1.9 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 23,998 people in Yorke Peninsula (Statistical Area Level 3) of these 50.0% were male and 50.0% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 2.5% of the population.

Age Yorke Peninsula % South Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 1,239 5.2 96,143 6.0 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 1,215 5.1 93,202 5.8 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 1,463 6.1 97,591 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 1,221 5.1 103,248 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 943 3.9 105,586 6.6 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 905 3.8 104,507 6.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 971 4.0 97,820 6.1 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 985 4.1 103,966 6.5 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 1,429 6.0 112,408 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 1,599 6.7 113,085 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 1,765 7.4 111,857 7.0 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 1,893 7.9 102,009 6.4 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 2,157 9.0 97,599 6.1 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 1,954 8.1 74,667 4.7 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 1,557 6.5 58,536 3.7 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 1,136 4.7 46,631 2.9 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 890 3.7 39,560 2.5 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 676 2.8 38,157 2.4 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 50 -- 39 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Yorke Peninsula (Statistical Area Level 3) was 50 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 16.3% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 25.9% of the population.

Registered marital status Yorke Peninsula % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 11,056 55.0 633,439 48.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 596 3.0 38,964 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 1,998 9.9 118,732 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 1,743 8.7 83,000 6.3 949,634 5.5
Never married 4,695 23.4 435,501 33.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Yorke Peninsula (Statistical Area Level 3) aged 15 years and over, 55.0% were married and 12.9% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Yorke Peninsula % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 59 -- 52 -- 50 --
Separated 53 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 57 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 78 -- 79 -- 78 --
Never married 26 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Yorke Peninsula (Statistical Area Level 3) was 59 years and the median age of people never married was 26 years.

Social marital status Yorke Peninsula % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 9,690 54.9 575,818 48.7 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 1,717 9.7 113,166 9.6 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 6,247 35.4 492,206 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Yorke Peninsula (Statistical Area Level 3), of people aged 15 years and over, 54.9% of people were in a registered marriage and 9.7% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Yorke Peninsula % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 59 -- 52 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 41 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 48 -- 36 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Yorke Peninsula (Statistical Area Level 3) was 59 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 41 years.

Education Yorke Peninsula % South Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 246 4.7 20,581 4.5 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 1,555 29.7 87,778 19.1 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 175 3.3 26,164 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 245 4.7 22,597 4.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 1,029 19.7 52,221 11.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 13 0.2 18,905 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 181 3.5 19,825 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 342 6.5 34,842 7.6 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 149 2.8 65,957 14.4 932,524 14.3
Other 92 1.8 11,101 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 1,207 23.1 98,694 21.5 1,511,694 23.2
Total 5,234 -- 458,665 -- 6,503,580 --

In Yorke Peninsula (Statistical Area Level 3) 21.8% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 37.7% were in primary school, 23.4% in secondary school and 9.3% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Yorke Peninsula % South Australia % Australia %
Australia 20,788 86.6 1,170,788 73.3 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Yorke Peninsula % South Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 2,835 12.4 467,496 31.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 1,034 4.5 107,089 7.1 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 842 3.7 75,325 5.0 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 18,175 79.4 853,040 56.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Yorke Peninsula (Statistical Area Level 3), 79.4% of people had both parents born in Australia and 12.4% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Yorke Peninsula % South Australia % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Yorke Peninsula % South Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 5,019 52.3 445,076 56.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 3,360 35.0 247,601 31.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 666 6.9 46,683 6.0 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 551 5.7 44,968 5.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 9,596 -- 784,328 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 9,596 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Yorke Peninsula (Statistical Area Level 3). Of these 52.3% were employed full time, 35.0% were employed part-time and 5.7% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Yorke Peninsula % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 1,257 13.9 88,381 12.0 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 952 10.5 72,516 9.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 1,150 12.7 86,705 11.7 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 1,199 13.3 146,289 19.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 3,826 42.3 298,788 40.4 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Yorke Peninsula (Statistical Area Level 3), 13.9% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.5% worked 16 to 24 hours and 42.3% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Yorke Peninsula % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 45 -- 42 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 46 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Yorke Peninsula (Statistical Area Level 3) was 45 years and for people who were employed part-time was 46 years.

Occupation Yorke Peninsula % South Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Yorke Peninsula % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 396 -- 534 -- 577 --
Family 908 -- 1,330 -- 1,481 --
Household 734 -- 1,044 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Yorke Peninsula (Statistical Area Level 3) was $396.

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

Unpaid work Yorke Peninsula % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 14,187 70.6 936,604 71.5 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 4,792 23.9 364,336 27.8 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 2,549 12.7 154,651 11.8 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 5,906 29.4 258,840 19.8 3,090,874 17.8

In Yorke Peninsula (Statistical Area Level 3), of people aged 15 years and over, 70.6% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 23.9% provided care for children and 12.7% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 29.4% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Yorke Peninsula % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 3,288 16.4 282,493 21.6 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 4,887 24.3 351,524 26.8 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 3,014 15.0 168,882 12.9 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 2,999 14.9 133,703 10.2 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Yorke Peninsula (Statistical Area Level 3), 24.3% worked 5 to 14 hours, 15.0% worked 15 to 29 hours and 14.9% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Yorke Peninsula % South Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 3,769 55.6 174,668 40.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 2,079 30.7 178,436 41.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 872 12.9 70,082 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 59 0.9 7,064 1.6 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Yorke Peninsula (Statistical Area Level 3), 30.7% were couple families with children, 55.6% were couple families without children and 12.9% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Yorke Peninsula % South Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 20.5 -- 18.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 79.5 -- 81.1 -- 82.4

In Yorke Peninsula (Statistical Area Level 3) 20.5% of single parents were male and 79.5% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Yorke Peninsula % South Australia % Australia %
Families without children 1,481 -- 1,906 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,629 -- 2,130 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Yorke Peninsula (Statistical Area Level 3), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,629 and those without children was $1,481.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Yorke Peninsula % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 742 12.7 68,246 19.3 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 268 4.6 14,646 4.1 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 1,057 18.1 80,406 22.8 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 593 10.1 48,840 13.8 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 410 7.0 20,310 5.8 251,191 5.4
Both not working 2,099 35.9 76,963 21.8 899,598 19.2
Other 299 5.1 21,766 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 378 6.5 21,930 6.2 314,529 6.7

In Yorke Peninsula (Statistical Area Level 3), of couple families, 12.7% had both partners employed full-time, 4.6% had both employed part-time and 18.1% 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 Yorke Peninsula % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 9,981 58.8 619,037 88.1 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 7,003 41.2 83,777 11.9 934,470 10.7

In Yorke Peninsula (Statistical Area Level 3), 58.8% of private dwellings were occupied and 41.2% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Yorke Peninsula % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 9,315 93.3 494,471 79.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 337 3.4 66,465 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 156 1.6 54,968 8.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 173 1.7 2,812 0.5 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Yorke Peninsula (Statistical Area Level 3), 93.3% were separate houses, 3.4% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 1.6% were flats, units or apartments and 1.7% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Yorke Peninsula % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 33 0.3 1,690 0.3 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 329 3.3 21,955 3.5 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 1,925 19.3 121,108 19.6 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 5,271 52.8 328,640 53.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 2,246 22.5 134,862 21.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 177 1.8 10,786 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.2 -- 2.4 -- 2.6 --

In Yorke Peninsula (Statistical Area Level 3), of occupied private dwellings 3.3% had 1 bedroom, 19.3% had 2 bedrooms and 52.8% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3. The average household size was 2.2 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Yorke Peninsula % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 4,841 48.5 203,281 32.8 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 2,429 24.3 218,402 35.3 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 2,325 23.3 172,727 27.9 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 132 1.3 8,937 1.4 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 254 2.5 15,694 2.5 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Yorke Peninsula (Statistical Area Level 3), 48.5% were owned outright, 24.3% were owned with a mortgage and 23.3% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Yorke Peninsula % South Australia % Australia %
Family households 6,728 67.4 424,352 68.5 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 3,055 30.6 172,669 27.9 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 198 2.0 22,020 3.6 321,007 4.1

In Yorke Peninsula (Statistical Area Level 3), of all households, 67.4% were family households, 30.6% were single person households and 2.0% were group households.

Household income Yorke Peninsula % South Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 40.5 -- 27.7 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 2.7 -- 7.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Yorke Peninsula (Statistical Area Level 3), 40.5% 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 Yorke Peninsula % South Australia % Australia %
Median rent 160 -- 220 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.1 -- 90.7 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 6.9 -- 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 Yorke Peninsula % South Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,083 -- 1,500 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.6 -- 91.2 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 6.4 -- 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 Yorke Peninsula % South Australia % Australia %
None 554 5.6 54,051 8.7 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 3,786 37.9 227,462 36.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 3,515 35.2 220,627 35.6 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 1,841 18.4 99,481 16.1 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 285 2.9 17,417 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Yorke Peninsula (Statistical Area Level 3), 37.9% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 35.2% had two registered motor vehicles and 18.4% 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 Yorke Peninsula % South Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 611 -- 30,430 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 291 47.6 14,971 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 320 52.4 15,459 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 21 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Yorke Peninsula (Statistical Area Level 3), there were 611 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 291 (or 47.6%) were male and 320 (or 52.4%) were female. The median age was 21 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Yorke Peninsula % 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 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 653 -- 842 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Yorke Peninsula (Statistical Area Level 3), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $653.

Mortgage and rent Yorke Peninsula % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 140 -- 166 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,027 -- 1,306 -- 1,647 --

In Yorke Peninsula (Statistical Area Level 3), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $140 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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