Fleurieu - Kangaroo Island

2016 Census Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people QuickStats
Area code 40701
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 720
Male 49.4%
Female 50.6%
Median age 22
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander households 368
Average people per household 2.9
Median weekly household income $959
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,300
Median weekly rent $260

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People

demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

Demographics & education

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

People Fleurieu - Kangaroo Island % Fleurieu - Kangaroo Island South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Aboriginal 673 93.5 32,617 95.4 590,062 90.9
Torres Strait Islander 30 4.2 941 2.8 32,344 5.0
Both Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 17 2.4 634 1.9 26,767 4.1

For the 2016 Census in Fleurieu - Kangaroo Island, there were 720 Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 49.4% were male and 50.6% were female.

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Age Fleurieu - Kangaroo Island % Fleurieu - Kangaroo Island South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Median age 22 -- 23 -- 23 --
0-4 years 73 10.3 3,787 11.1 73,265 11.3
5-14 years 178 25.2 7,631 22.3 147,134 22.7
15-24 years 124 17.6 6,564 19.2 123,719 19.1
25-34 years 75 10.6 4,851 14.2 88,861 13.7
35-44 years 76 10.8 3,706 10.8 72,394 11.2
45-54 years 83 11.8 3,614 10.6 67,415 10.4
55-64 years 56 7.9 2,439 7.1 45,433 7.0
65 years and over 41 5.8 1,581 4.6 30,952 4.8

In Fleurieu - Kangaroo Island, the median age of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people was 22 years. Of the Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 35.4% were children aged 0 to 14 years and 5.8% were people aged 65 years and over.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Fleurieu - Kangaroo Island % Fleurieu - Kangaroo Island South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Married 125 26.8 4,778 21.0 105,086 24.5
Separated 16 3.4 1,012 4.4 19,112 4.5
Divorced 58 12.4 1,571 6.9 28,796 6.7
Widowed 10 2.1 755 3.3 13,794 3.2
Never married 258 55.2 14,641 64.3 261,980 61.1

In Fleurieu - Kangaroo Island, 26.8% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were married and 15.8% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Fleurieu - Kangaroo Island % Fleurieu - Kangaroo Island South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Registered marriage 108 25.4 3,859 19.6 86,716 23.1
De facto marriage 65 15.3 3,237 16.4 60,051 16.0
Not married 252 59.3 12,585 63.9 228,281 60.9

In Fleurieu - Kangaroo Island, 25.4% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were in a registered marriage and 15.3% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education attendance Fleurieu - Kangaroo Island % Fleurieu - Kangaroo Island South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Pre-school 18 6.3 1,020 7.1 16,698 6.4
Primary 124 43.7 5,406 37.6 97,859 37.5
Secondary 66 23.2 3,165 22.0 65,208 25.0
Technical or further education institution 19 6.7 799 5.6 14,227 5.5
University or tertiary institution 14 4.9 847 5.9 15,489 5.9
Other 5 1.8 306 2.1 5,047 1.9
Not stated 38 13.4 2,853 19.8 46,428 17.8

Of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people in Fleurieu - Kangaroo Island, 39.7% were attending an educational institution. Of these, 43.7% were attending a primary school, 23.2% were attending a secondary school and 11.6% were attending a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Fleurieu - Kangaroo Island % Fleurieu - Kangaroo Island South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Bachelor Degree level and above 26 5.6 1,198 5.3 24,911 5.8
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 27 5.8 1,159 5.1 23,795 5.5
Certificate level IV 24 5.2 776 3.4 14,308 3.3
Certificate level III 80 17.3 2,932 12.9 56,625 13.2
Year 12 62 13.4 2,846 12.5 59,949 14.0
Year 11 63 13.6 2,906 12.8 34,674 8.1
Year 10 67 14.5 3,510 15.4 77,265 18.0
Certificate level II 3 0.6 77 0.3 1,215 0.3
Certificate level I 0 0.0 12 0.1 241 0.1
Year 9 or below 51 11.0 3,101 13.6 64,604 15.1
No educational attainment 6 1.3 224 1.0 4,256 1.0
Not stated 37 8.0 3,452 15.2 56,698 13.2

Of people aged 15 and over in Fleurieu - Kangaroo Island, 13.4% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 22.0% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 5.8% had completed an Advanced Diploma or Diploma.

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Cultural & language diversity

Australian Indigenous language, top responses Fleurieu - Kangaroo Island % Fleurieu - Kangaroo Island South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Ngarrindjeri 6 0.8 283 0.8 302 0.0
Arrernte, nec 4 0.6 31 0.1 828 0.1
Pitjantjatjara 3 0.4 1,813 5.3 3,054 0.5
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English only spoken at home 670 93.4 28,540 83.5 544,491 83.9

English was the only language spoken at home by 93.4% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people in Fleurieu - Kangaroo Island. The only other responses for language at home were Ngarrindjeri 0.8%, Arrernte, nec 0.6% and Pitjantjatjara 0.4%.

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Ancestry, top responses Fleurieu - Kangaroo Island % Fleurieu - Kangaroo Island South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Australian 526 50.3 21,514 45.8 399,843 45.0
English 212 20.3 7,980 17.0 152,758 17.2
Australian Aboriginal 104 10.0 7,936 16.9 140,480 15.8
Irish 67 6.4 1,992 4.2 45,887 5.2
Scottish 39 3.7 1,602 3.4 30,843 3.5

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 Fleurieu - Kangaroo Island (including those who did not state an ancestry).

For Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people in Fleurieu - Kangaroo Island, the most common ancestries were Australian 50.3%, English 20.3%, Australian Aboriginal 10.0%, Irish 6.4% and Scottish 3.7%.

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Employment

Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Fleurieu - Kangaroo Island % Fleurieu - Kangaroo Island South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Worked full-time 96 38.9 4,770 43.9 106,960 48.0
Worked part-time 111 44.9 3,195 29.4 61,049 27.4
Away from work 11 4.5 733 6.7 14,143 6.4
Unemployed 29 11.7 2,164 19.9 40,486 18.2
Not in the labour force 206 44.3 10,821 47.5 190,132 44.3

There were 247 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Fleurieu - Kangaroo Island. Of these 38.9% were employed full time, 44.9% were employed part-time and 11.7% 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.

For information on the Community Development Programme (CDP) please refer to the Census Data Dictionary. CDP data is available in TableBuilder.

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Occupation, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Fleurieu - Kangaroo Island % Fleurieu - Kangaroo Island South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Labourers 49 22.6 1,371 15.8 27,814 15.3
Technicians and Trades Workers 35 16.1 944 10.9 24,399 13.4
Community and Personal Service Workers 35 16.1 1,671 19.2 30,991 17.0
Sales Workers 26 12.0 717 8.3 15,791 8.7
Clerical and Administrative Workers 23 10.6 1,162 13.4 23,174 12.7
Professionals 18 8.3 1,191 13.7 24,339 13.4
Managers 16 7.4 609 7.0 12,844 7.1
Machinery Operators and Drivers 9 4.1 714 8.2 16,774 9.2

For Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people in Fleurieu - Kangaroo Island, the most common occupations were Labourers 22.6%, Technicians and Trades Workers 16.1%, Community and Personal Service Workers 16.1%, Sales Workers 12.0%, Clerical and Administrative Workers 10.6%, Professionals 8.3%, Managers 7.4% and Machinery Operators and Drivers 4.1%.

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Industry of employment, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Fleurieu - Kangaroo Island % Fleurieu - Kangaroo Island South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Local Government Administration 11 8.1 150 1.7 5,511 3.0
Cafes and Restaurants 8 5.9 109 1.3 2,888 1.6
Takeaway Food Services 8 5.9 205 2.4 4,469 2.5
Aged Care Residential Services 7 5.1 218 2.5 3,760 2.1
Building and Other Industrial Cleaning Services 6 4.4 151 1.8 2,607 1.4

For Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people in Fleurieu - Kangaroo Island, the most common industries of employment were Local Government Administration 8.1%, Cafes and Restaurants 5.9%, Takeaway Food Services 5.9%, Aged Care Residential Services 5.1% and Building and Other Industrial Cleaning Services 4.4%.

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Fleurieu - Kangaroo Island % Fleurieu - Kangaroo Island South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Personal 433 -- 413 -- 441 --
Household 959 -- 1,014 -- 1,203 --

The median weekly personal income for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people in Fleurieu - Kangaroo Island was $433 and the median weekly household income was $959.

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Fleurieu - Kangaroo Island % Fleurieu - Kangaroo Island South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 315 68.0 13,372 58.8 263,334 61.4
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 132 28.3 6,560 28.8 136,079 31.7
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 72 15.5 3,026 13.3 58,541 13.7
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 93 20.0 3,230 14.2 63,303 14.8

In Fleurieu - Kangaroo Island, of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, 68.0% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 28.3% provided care for children and 15.5% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 20.0% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

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Dwellings

dwelling characteristics | dwelling structure

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
Fleurieu - Kangaroo Island % Fleurieu - Kangaroo Island South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Average number of people per household 2.9 -- 3 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 0.9 -- 1 -- 1 --
Average number of registered motor vehicles per dwelling 1.9 -- 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 Fleurieu - Kangaroo Island, for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.9 persons, with 0.9 persons per bedroom and 1.9 registered motor vehicles per dwelling.

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Housing costs
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Fleurieu - Kangaroo Island % Fleurieu - Kangaroo Island South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Median weekly rent 260 -- 220 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,300 -- 1,387 -- 1,660 --

In Fleurieu - Kangaroo Island, for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $260 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,300.

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Family household composition
Counts the types of families within family households at the dwelling level
Fleurieu - Kangaroo Island % Fleurieu - Kangaroo Island South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
One family household: Couple family with no children 77 21.2 2,308 15.6 42,536 16.2
One family household: Couple family with children 108 29.8 3,979 26.9 80,803 30.7
One family household: One parent family 87 24.0 4,112 27.8 67,528 25.7
One family household: Other family 3 0.8 353 2.4 5,547 2.1
Multiple family household: Couple family with no children 0 0.0 96 0.6 2,223 0.8
Multiple family household: Couple family with children 0 0.0 152 1.0 4,951 1.9
Multiple family household: One parent family 9 2.5 236 1.6 5,768 2.2
Multiple family household: Other family 0 0.0 16 0.1 471 0.2
Other household 79 21.8 3,544 24.0 53,195 20.2

In Fleurieu - Kangaroo Island, of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander households, 21.2% were a couple family with no children, 29.8% were a couple family with children and 26.4% 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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Dwelling structure

Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Fleurieu - Kangaroo Island % Fleurieu - Kangaroo Island South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Separate house 340 92.1 11,459 77.7 211,205 80.7
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 23 6.2 2,519 17.1 27,017 10.3
Flat or apartment 6 1.6 703 4.8 20,580 7.9
Other dwelling 0 0.0 69 0.5 2,897 1.1

In Fleurieu - Kangaroo Island there were 368 private dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people. Where a dwelling type was stated, 92.1% were separate houses, 6.2% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 1.6% were flats or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Fleurieu - Kangaroo Island % Fleurieu - Kangaroo Island South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Owned outright 65 17.7 1,509 10.2 32,045 12.2
Owned with a mortgage 99 27.0 3,734 25.2 68,085 25.9
Rented 189 51.5 8,841 59.7 150,832 57.3
Other tenure type 3 0.8 119 0.8 1,888 0.7
Tenure type not stated 11 3.0 602 4.1 10,182 3.9

In Fleurieu - Kangaroo Island, of dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, 17.7% were owned outright, 27.0% were owned with a mortgage and 51.5% were rented.

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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.