Barossa

2016 Census All persons QuickStats
Area code 40501
People 35,496
Male 49.9%
Female 50.1%
Median age 43
Families 9,856
Average children per family
for families with children 1.9
for all households (a) 0.7
All private dwellings 15,377
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $1,267
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,387
Median weekly rent $250
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.1

(a) This label has been updated to more accurately reflect the Census concept shown in this data item. The data has not changed.

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People

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Demographics & education

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

People
Persons count based on place of usual residence on Census night
Barossa % Barossa South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Male 17,726 49.9 825,997 49.3 11,546,638 49.3
Female 17,770 50.1 850,652 50.7 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 390 1.1 34,184 2.0 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 35,496 people in Barossa. Of these 49.9% were male and 50.1% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.1% of the population.

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Age Barossa % Barossa South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Median age 43 -- 40 -- 38 --
0-4 years 1,997 5.6 97,072 5.8 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 2,422 6.8 100,466 6.0 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 2,335 6.6 95,461 5.7 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 2,217 6.2 100,686 6.0 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 1,693 4.8 107,986 6.4 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 1,632 4.6 107,361 6.4 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 1,926 5.4 110,751 6.6 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 2,021 5.7 102,818 6.1 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 2,336 6.6 106,650 6.4 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 2,541 7.2 113,619 6.8 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 2,600 7.3 113,272 6.8 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 2,749 7.7 111,896 6.7 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 2,513 7.1 102,028 6.1 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 2,211 6.2 96,286 5.7 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 1,639 4.6 72,563 4.3 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 1,071 3.0 53,885 3.2 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 786 2.2 39,374 2.3 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 798 2.2 44,479 2.7 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Barossa was 43 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 19.0% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 18.3% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Barossa % Barossa South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Married 15,502 53.9 659,638 47.7 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 927 3.2 44,199 3.2 608,059 3.2
Divorced 2,429 8.5 127,916 9.2 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 1,680 5.8 83,281 6.0 985,204 5.2
Never married 8,205 28.5 468,621 33.9 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Barossa aged 15 years and over, 53.9% were married and 11.7% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Barossa % Barossa South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Registered marriage 13,853 53.9 582,236 47.4 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 2,817 11.0 126,020 10.3 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 9,010 35.1 520,539 42.4 7,024,973 41.9

In Barossa, of people aged 15 years and over, 53.9% of people were in a registered marriage and 11.0% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Barossa % Barossa South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Preschool 451 4.6 20,292 4.2 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 2,350 23.8 94,526 19.5 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 90 0.9 26,196 5.4 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 1,108 11.2 22,589 4.7 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 1,321 13.4 52,721 10.9 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 156 1.6 19,484 4.0 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 627 6.3 21,053 4.3 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 581 5.9 31,394 6.5 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 751 7.6 78,780 16.2 1,160,626 16.1
Other 172 1.7 11,501 2.4 198,383 2.8
Not stated 2,280 23.1 106,438 21.9 1,707,023 23.7

In Barossa 27.9% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 35.9% were in primary school, 21.3% in secondary school and 13.5% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Barossa % Barossa South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Bachelor Degree level and above 3,456 12.0 256,510 18.5 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 2,412 8.4 115,102 8.3 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 1,032 3.6 42,793 3.1 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 4,863 16.9 188,790 13.6 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 3,707 12.9 214,813 15.5 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 3,239 11.3 128,782 9.3 941,531 4.9
Year 10 3,401 11.8 138,607 10.0 2,054,331 10.8
Certificate level II 22 0.1 1,077 0.1 13,454 0.1
Certificate level I 0 0.0 174 0.0 2,176 0.0
Year 9 or below 2,849 9.9 119,572 8.6 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 36 0.1 11,000 0.8 145,844 0.8
Not stated 2,820 9.8 129,257 9.3 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Barossa, 12.9% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 20.5% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 8.4% had completed an Advanced Diploma or Diploma.

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Cultural & language diversity

Ancestry, top responses Barossa % Barossa South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Australian 14,980 31.0 560,374 25.0 7,298,243 23.3
English 14,710 30.5 639,350 28.5 7,852,224 25.0
German 6,988 14.5 129,923 5.8 982,226 3.1
Scottish 2,912 6.0 140,424 6.3 2,023,470 6.4
Irish 2,725 5.6 134,437 6.0 2,388,058 7.6

The most common ancestries in Barossa were Australian 31.0%, English 30.5%, German 14.5%, Scottish 6.0% and Irish 5.6%.

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 Barossa (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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Country of birth Barossa % Barossa South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Australia 29,297 82.6 1,192,546 71.1 15,614,835 66.7
Other top responses:  null  null  null  null  null  null
England 2,128 6.0 97,392 5.8 907,570 3.9
New Zealand 243 0.7 12,937 0.8 518,466 2.2
Germany 222 0.6 10,119 0.6 102,595 0.4
Scotland 221 0.6 11,991 0.7 119,417 0.5
Netherlands 124 0.3 6,602 0.4 70,172 0.3

In Barossa, 82.6% of people were born in Australia. The most common countries of birth were England 6.0%, New Zealand 0.7%, Germany 0.6%, Scotland 0.6% and Netherlands 0.3%.

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Country of birth of father and/or mother, stated responses Barossa % Barossa South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Both parents born overseas 5,346 15.1 513,545 30.6 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 2,007 5.7 109,094 6.5 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 1,681 4.7 79,405 4.7 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 24,281 68.4 869,207 51.8 11,070,538 47.3

In Barossa, 68.4% of people had both parents born in Australia and 15.1% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses Barossa % Barossa South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Australia 26,167 73.8 954,233 56.9 12,231,150 52.3
England 3,391 9.6 144,172 8.6 1,403,096 6.0
Scotland 471 1.3 25,390 1.5 276,038 1.2
Germany 434 1.2 17,505 1.0 170,571 0.7
Netherlands 341 1.0 15,010 0.9 175,354 0.7

In Barossa, the most common countries of birth for male parents were Australia 73.8%, England 9.6%, Scotland 1.3%, Germany 1.2% and Netherlands 1.0%.

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses Barossa % Barossa South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Australia 26,458 74.6 985,020 58.7 12,643,365 54.0
England 3,418 9.6 140,701 8.4 1,302,147 5.6
Germany 456 1.3 17,624 1.1 169,618 0.7
Scotland 415 1.2 23,476 1.4 245,915 1.1
New Zealand 321 0.9 16,040 1.0 608,329 2.6

In Barossa, the most common countries of birth for female parents were Australia 74.6%, England 9.6%, Germany 1.3%, Scotland 1.2% and New Zealand 0.9%.

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Religious affiliation, top responses Barossa % Barossa South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
No Religion, so described 12,264 34.5 594,313 35.4 6,933,708 29.6
Lutheran 6,509 18.3 51,705 3.1 174,019 0.7
Catholic 3,846 10.8 301,034 18.0 5,291,834 22.6
Anglican 3,680 10.4 167,658 10.0 3,101,185 13.3
Not stated 3,101 8.7 150,215 9.0 2,238,735 9.6

The most common responses for religion in Barossa were No Religion, so described 34.5%, Lutheran 18.3%, Catholic 10.8%, Anglican 10.4% and Not stated 8.7%. In Barossa, Christianity was the largest religious group reported overall (60.5%) (this figure excludes not stated responses).

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Language, top responses (other than English) Barossa % Barossa South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
German 199 0.6 6,453 0.4 79,353 0.3
Italian 69 0.2 29,106 1.7 271,597 1.2
Mandarin 49 0.1 28,780 1.7 596,711 2.5
Dutch 36 0.1 2,551 0.2 33,835 0.1
Greek 29 0.1 22,993 1.4 237,588 1.0
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English only spoken at home 32,827 92.6 1,311,533 78.2 17,020,417 72.7
Households where a non English language is spoken 500 3.6 117,512 17.4 1,971,011 22.2

In Barossa 92.6% of people only spoke English at home. Other languages spoken at home included German 0.6%, Italian 0.2%, Mandarin 0.1%, Dutch 0.1% and Greek 0.1%.

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Employment

Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Barossa % Barossa South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Worked full-time 9,945 56.4 435,110 53.9 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 5,845 33.1 270,409 33.5 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 973 5.5 40,582 5.0 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 881 5.0 60,488 7.5 787,452 6.9

There were 17,644 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Barossa. Of these 56.4% were employed full time, 33.1% were employed part-time and 5.0% 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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Employment - hours worked
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Barossa % Barossa South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
1-15 hours per week 2,089 12.5 95,282 12.8 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 1,680 10.0 77,283 10.4 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 2,081 12.4 97,844 13.1 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 2,762 16.5 153,550 20.6 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 7,187 42.9 281,566 37.7 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Barossa, 12.5% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.0% worked 16 to 24 hours and 42.9% worked 40 hours or more.

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Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Barossa % Barossa South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Labourers 2,779 16.6 82,850 11.1 1,011,520 9.5
Managers 2,620 15.6 94,075 12.6 1,390,047 13.0
Technicians and Trades Workers 2,525 15.1 100,142 13.4 1,447,414 13.5
Professionals 2,351 14.0 151,091 20.3 2,370,966 22.2
Clerical and Administrative Workers 1,924 11.5 99,540 13.3 1,449,681 13.6
Community and Personal Service Workers 1,738 10.4 89,625 12.0 1,157,003 10.8
Sales Workers 1,308 7.8 71,761 9.6 1,000,955 9.4
Machinery Operators and Drivers 1,289 7.7 45,515 6.1 670,106 6.3

The most common occupations in Barossa included Labourers 16.6%, Managers 15.6%, Technicians and Trades Workers 15.1%, Professionals 14.0%, Clerical and Administrative Workers 11.5%, Community and Personal Service Workers 10.4%, Sales Workers 7.8% and Machinery Operators and Drivers 7.7%.

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Industry of employment, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Barossa % Barossa South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Wine and Other Alcoholic Beverage Manufacturing 1,668 10.0 5,746 0.8 14,651 0.1
Grape Growing 471 2.8 2,697 0.4 6,278 0.1
Aged Care Residential Services 464 2.8 22,642 3.0 211,621 2.0
Primary Education 443 2.7 16,651 2.2 231,198 2.2
Road Freight Transport 417 2.5 10,024 1.3 129,528 1.2

Of the employed people in Barossa, the most common responses for industry of employment included Wine and Other Alcoholic Beverage Manufacturing 10.0%, Grape Growing 2.8%, Aged Care Residential Services 2.8%, Primary Education 2.7% and Road Freight Transport 2.5%.

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Barossa % Barossa South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Personal 635 -- 600 -- 662 --
Family 1,551 -- 1,510 -- 1,734 --
Household 1,267 -- 1,206 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Barossa was $635.

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Travel to work, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Barossa % Barossa South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Car, as driver 11,713 69.8 492,357 66.0 6,574,571 61.5
Worked at home 1,128 6.7 32,679 4.4 503,582 4.7
Walked only 536 3.2 20,697 2.8 370,427 3.5
Car, as passenger 504 3.0 34,003 4.6 489,922 4.6
Truck 156 0.9 4,513 0.6 85,892 0.8
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People who travelled to work by public transport 224 1.3 53,457 7.2 1,225,668 11.5
People who travelled to work by car as driver or passenger 12,409 74.0 539,409 72.3 7,305,271 68.4

In Barossa, on the day of the Census, the most common methods of travel to work for employed people included Car, as driver 69.8%, Worked at home 6.7%, Walked only 3.2%, Car, as passenger 3.0% and Truck 0.9%. On the day, 1.3% of employed people used public transport (train, bus, ferry, tram/light rail) as at least one of their methods of travel to work and 74.0% used car (either as driver or as passenger).

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Barossa % Barossa South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 21,803 75.9 982,036 71.0 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 8,504 29.6 380,737 27.5 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 3,506 12.2 168,496 12.2 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 8,324 29.0 295,670 21.4 3,620,726 19.0

In Barossa, of people aged 15 years and over, 75.9% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 29.6% provided care for children and 12.2% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 29.0% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

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Unpaid domestic work, number of hours
People aged 15 years and over
Barossa % Barossa South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Less than 5 hours per week 5,865 20.4 299,651 21.7 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 8,206 28.5 379,617 27.4 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 4,329 15.1 174,791 12.6 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 3,408 11.9 127,972 9.2 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Barossa, 28.5% worked 5 to 14 hours, 15.1% worked 15 to 29 hours and 11.9% worked 30 hours or more.

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Families

family composition | employment status of couple families

Family composition

Family composition Barossa % Barossa South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Couple family without children 4,373 44.4 178,588 40.2 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 4,170 42.3 184,733 41.6 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 1,220 12.4 73,128 16.5 959,543 15.8
Other family 91 0.9 7,282 1.6 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Barossa, 42.3% were couple families with children, 44.4% were couple families without children and 12.4% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Barossa % Barossa South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Male -- 21.3 -- 19.4 -- 18.2
Female -- 78.7 -- 80.6 -- 81.8

In Barossa, 21.3% of single parents were male and 78.7% were female.

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Employment status of couple families

Employment status of parents in couple families
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Barossa % Barossa South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Both employed, worked full-time 1,688 19.8 67,049 18.5 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 421 4.9 16,589 4.6 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 2,085 24.4 83,567 23.0 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 1,130 13.2 47,483 13.1 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 503 5.9 23,992 6.6 302,037 6.0
Both not working 1,723 20.2 84,108 23.1 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 486 5.7 18,943 5.2 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 499 5.8 21,592 5.9 311,381 6.2

In Barossa, of couple families with children, 19.8% had both partners employed full-time, 4.9% had both employed part-time and 24.4% had one employed full-time and the other part-time.

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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Dwellings

dwelling structure | household composition | mortgage & rent | number of motor vehicles | internet connection

Dwelling structure

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling count Barossa % Barossa South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Occupied private dwellings 13,289 90.5 638,782 87.4 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 1,389 9.5 92,242 12.6 1,039,874 11.2

In Barossa, 90.5% of private dwellings were occupied and 9.5% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Barossa % Barossa South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Separate house 12,401 93.3 496,799 77.8 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 570 4.3 94,510 14.8 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 148 1.1 42,003 6.6 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 106 0.8 3,016 0.5 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in Barossa, 93.3% were separate houses, 4.3% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 1.1% were flats or apartments and 0.8% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Barossa % Barossa South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
None (includes bedsitters) 48 0.4 1,611 0.3 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 320 2.4 21,505 3.4 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 1,759 13.3 118,792 18.6 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 6,595 49.7 333,035 52.1 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 4,334 32.7 150,400 23.5 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 217 1.6 13,455 2.1 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.2 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.5 -- 2.4 -- 2.6 --

In Barossa, of occupied private dwellings 2.4% had 1 bedroom, 13.3% had 2 bedrooms and 49.7% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.2. The average household size was 2.5 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Barossa % Barossa South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Owned outright 4,707 35.4 205,531 32.2 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 5,669 42.7 225,670 35.3 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 2,441 18.4 182,180 28.5 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 224 1.7 9,847 1.5 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 249 1.9 15,566 2.4 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Barossa, 35.4% were owned outright, 42.7% were owned with a mortgage and 18.4% were rented.

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Household composition

Household composition Barossa % Barossa South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Family households 9,734 73.3 436,817 68.4 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 3,306 24.9 179,119 28.0 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 241 1.8 22,855 3.6 354,917 4.3

In Barossa, of all households, 73.3% were family households, 24.9% were single person households and 1.8% were group households.

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Household income Barossa % Barossa South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 20.7 -- 23.8 -- 20.0
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 9.1 -- 10.7 -- 16.4

In Barossa, 20.7% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 9.1% of households had a weekly income of more than $3000.

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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 Barossa % Barossa South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Median rent 250 -- 260 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.0 -- 89.8 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 6.0 -- 10.2 -- 11.5

The number of households where rent payments were 30% or more of an imputed income measure are expressed in this table as a proportion of the total number of households in an area (including those households which were not renting, and 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.

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Mortgage monthly repayments Barossa % Barossa South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Median mortgage repayments 1,387 -- 1,491 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.6 -- 93.4 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 7.4 -- 6.6 -- 7.2

The number of households where mortgage repayments were 30% or more of an imputed income measure are expressed in this table as a proportion of the total number of households in an area (including those households which were renting, and 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.

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Number of motor vehicles

Number of registered motor vehicles Barossa % Barossa South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
None 396 3.0 47,848 7.5 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 3,748 28.2 228,940 35.8 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 5,253 39.6 229,930 36.0 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 3,546 26.7 112,047 17.5 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 331 2.5 20,017 3.1 285,197 3.4

In Barossa, 28.2% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 39.6% had two registered motor vehicles and 26.7% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Internet connection

Dwelling internet connection Barossa % Barossa South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Internet not accessed from dwelling 2,225 16.8 108,737 17.0 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 10,828 81.5 515,114 80.6 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 228 1.7 14,941 2.3 221,494 2.7

In Barossa, 81.5% of households had at least one person access the internet from the dwelling. This could have been through a desktop/laptop computer, mobile or smart phone, tablet, music or video player, gaming console, smart TV or any other device.

View the data quality statement for Dwelling internet connection (NEDD)

Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people

selected people & dwelling characteristics

People characteristics

People characteristics
Count based on place of usual residence on Census night.
Barossa % Barossa South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Male 213 54.8 16,891 49.4 322,171 49.6
Female 176 45.2 17,292 50.6 326,996 50.4
Median age 22 -- 23 -- 23 --

In Barossa, 54.8% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 45.2% were female. The median age was 22 years.

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

Dwelling characteristics

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households. These tables represent occupied private dwellings where at least one Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait islander person was present.

Dwelling characteristics
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Barossa % Barossa South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Average number of people per household 3.2 -- 3 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 0.9 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 1,386 -- 1,014 -- 1,203 --

In Barossa, for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.2 persons, with 0.9 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,386.

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

Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Barossa % Barossa South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Median weekly rent 270 -- 220 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,517 -- 1,387 -- 1,660 --

In Barossa, for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $270 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,517.

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

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.