Kangaroo Island (DC)

2016 Census All persons QuickStats
Geography type Local Government Areas
Area code LGA42750
People 4,702
Male 51.1%
Female 48.9%
Median age 49
Families 1,180
Average children per family
for families with children 1.8
for all households (a) 0.5
All private dwellings 3,150
Average people per household 2.2
Median weekly household income $947
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,083
Median weekly rent $170
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.9

(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
Kangaroo Island (DC) % Kangaroo Island (DC) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Male 2,405 51.1 825,997 49.3 11,546,638 49.3
Female 2,297 48.9 850,652 50.7 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 67 1.4 34,184 2.0 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 4,702 people in Kangaroo Island (DC). Of these 51.1% were male and 48.9% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.4% of the population.

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Age Kangaroo Island (DC) % Kangaroo Island (DC) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Median age 49 -- 40 -- 38 --
0-4 years 247 5.3 97,072 5.8 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 269 5.7 100,466 6.0 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 258 5.5 95,461 5.7 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 218 4.6 100,686 6.0 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 156 3.3 107,986 6.4 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 181 3.8 107,361 6.4 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 269 5.7 110,751 6.6 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 225 4.8 102,818 6.1 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 249 5.3 106,650 6.4 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 328 7.0 113,619 6.8 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 358 7.6 113,272 6.8 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 443 9.4 111,896 6.7 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 410 8.7 102,028 6.1 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 414 8.8 96,286 5.7 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 278 5.9 72,563 4.3 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 173 3.7 53,885 3.2 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 105 2.2 39,374 2.3 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 123 2.6 44,479 2.7 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Kangaroo Island (DC) was 49 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 16.5% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 23.2% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Kangaroo Island (DC) % Kangaroo Island (DC) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Married 2,021 51.5 659,638 47.7 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 139 3.5 44,199 3.2 608,059 3.2
Divorced 437 11.1 127,916 9.2 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 226 5.8 83,281 6.0 985,204 5.2
Never married 1,102 28.1 468,621 33.9 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Kangaroo Island (DC) aged 15 years and over, 51.5% were married and 14.7% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Kangaroo Island (DC) % Kangaroo Island (DC) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Registered marriage 1,615 51.1 582,236 47.4 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 413 13.1 126,020 10.3 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 1,131 35.8 520,539 42.4 7,024,973 41.9

In Kangaroo Island (DC), of people aged 15 years and over, 51.1% of people were in a registered marriage and 13.1% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Kangaroo Island (DC) % Kangaroo Island (DC) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Preschool 55 4.5 20,292 4.2 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 344 28.2 94,526 19.5 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 0 0.0 26,196 5.4 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 4 0.3 22,589 4.7 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 227 18.6 52,721 10.9 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 0 0.0 19,484 4.0 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 9 0.7 21,053 4.3 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 51 4.2 31,394 6.5 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 32 2.6 78,780 16.2 1,160,626 16.1
Other 21 1.7 11,501 2.4 198,383 2.8
Not stated 476 39.0 106,438 21.9 1,707,023 23.7

In Kangaroo Island (DC) 25.8% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 28.4% were in primary school, 19.6% in secondary school and 6.8% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Kangaroo Island (DC) % Kangaroo Island (DC) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Bachelor Degree level and above 525 13.4 256,510 18.5 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 278 7.1 115,102 8.3 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 98 2.5 42,793 3.1 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 564 14.3 188,790 13.6 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 496 12.6 214,813 15.5 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 446 11.3 128,782 9.3 941,531 4.9
Year 10 482 12.3 138,607 10.0 2,054,331 10.8
Certificate level II 5 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 352 9.0 119,572 8.6 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 0 0.0 11,000 0.8 145,844 0.8
Not stated 568 14.4 129,257 9.3 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Kangaroo Island (DC), 12.6% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 16.9% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 7.1% had completed an Advanced Diploma or Diploma.

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Cultural & language diversity

Ancestry, top responses Kangaroo Island (DC) % Kangaroo Island (DC) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
English 1,982 31.4 639,350 28.5 7,852,224 25.0
Australian 1,976 31.3 560,374 25.0 7,298,243 23.3
Scottish 486 7.7 140,424 6.3 2,023,470 6.4
Irish 405 6.4 134,437 6.0 2,388,058 7.6
German 403 6.4 129,923 5.8 982,226 3.1

The most common ancestries in Kangaroo Island (DC) were English 31.4%, Australian 31.3%, Scottish 7.7%, Irish 6.4% and German 6.4%.

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

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Country of birth Kangaroo Island (DC) % Kangaroo Island (DC) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Australia 3,571 76.5 1,192,546 71.1 15,614,835 66.7
Other top responses:  null  null  null  null  null  null
England 258 5.5 97,392 5.8 907,570 3.9
New Zealand 82 1.8 12,937 0.8 518,466 2.2
Germany 32 0.7 10,119 0.6 102,595 0.4
Netherlands 31 0.7 6,602 0.4 70,172 0.3
Scotland 27 0.6 11,991 0.7 119,417 0.5

In Kangaroo Island (DC), 76.5% of people were born in Australia. The most common countries of birth were England 5.5%, New Zealand 1.8%, Germany 0.7%, Netherlands 0.7% and Scotland 0.6%.

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Country of birth of father and/or mother, stated responses Kangaroo Island (DC) % Kangaroo Island (DC) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Both parents born overseas 736 15.6 513,545 30.6 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 240 5.1 109,094 6.5 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 210 4.5 79,405 4.7 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 3,036 64.5 869,207 51.8 11,070,538 47.3

In Kangaroo Island (DC), 64.5% of people had both parents born in Australia and 15.6% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses Kangaroo Island (DC) % Kangaroo Island (DC) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Australia 3,268 69.7 954,233 56.9 12,231,150 52.3
England 346 7.4 144,172 8.6 1,403,096 6.0
New Zealand 107 2.3 16,942 1.0 617,331 2.6
Germany 58 1.2 17,505 1.0 170,571 0.7
Netherlands 56 1.2 15,010 0.9 175,354 0.7

In Kangaroo Island (DC), the most common countries of birth for male parents were Australia 69.7%, England 7.4%, New Zealand 2.3%, Germany 1.2% and Netherlands 1.2%.

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses Kangaroo Island (DC) % Kangaroo Island (DC) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Australia 3,298 70.1 985,020 58.7 12,643,365 54.0
England 355 7.5 140,701 8.4 1,302,147 5.6
New Zealand 109 2.3 16,040 1.0 608,329 2.6
Germany 57 1.2 17,624 1.1 169,618 0.7
Scotland 56 1.2 23,476 1.4 245,915 1.1

In Kangaroo Island (DC), the most common countries of birth for female parents were Australia 70.1%, England 7.5%, New Zealand 2.3%, Germany 1.2% and Scotland 1.2%.

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Religious affiliation, top responses Kangaroo Island (DC) % Kangaroo Island (DC) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
No Religion, so described 2,061 43.8 594,313 35.4 6,933,708 29.6
Not stated 608 12.9 150,215 9.0 2,238,735 9.6
Anglican 550 11.7 167,658 10.0 3,101,185 13.3
Catholic 480 10.2 301,034 18.0 5,291,834 22.6
Uniting Church 447 9.5 118,229 7.1 870,183 3.7

The most common responses for religion in Kangaroo Island (DC) were No Religion, so described 43.8%, Not stated 12.9%, Anglican 11.7%, Catholic 10.2% and Uniting Church 9.5%. In Kangaroo Island (DC), No Religion, so described was the largest religious group reported overall (50.3%) (this figure excludes not stated responses).

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Language, top responses (other than English) Kangaroo Island (DC) % Kangaroo Island (DC) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
German 25 0.5 6,453 0.4 79,353 0.3
Italian 18 0.4 29,106 1.7 271,597 1.2
French 17 0.4 2,720 0.2 70,873 0.3
Tagalog 10 0.2 5,486 0.3 111,273 0.5
Greek 9 0.2 22,993 1.4 237,588 1.0
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English only spoken at home 4,113 87.5 1,311,533 78.2 17,020,417 72.7
Households where a non English language is spoken 89 4.3 117,512 17.4 1,971,011 22.2

In Kangaroo Island (DC) 87.5% of people only spoke English at home. Other languages spoken at home included German 0.5%, Italian 0.4%, French 0.4%, Tagalog 0.2% and Greek 0.2%.

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Employment

Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Kangaroo Island (DC) % Kangaroo Island (DC) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Worked full-time 1,057 46.2 435,110 53.9 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 954 41.7 270,409 33.5 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 157 6.9 40,582 5.0 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 118 5.2 60,488 7.5 787,452 6.9

There were 2,286 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Kangaroo Island (DC). Of these 46.2% were employed full time, 41.7% were employed part-time and 5.2% 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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Employment - hours worked
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Kangaroo Island (DC) % Kangaroo Island (DC) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
1-15 hours per week 319 14.7 95,282 12.8 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 290 13.4 77,283 10.4 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 344 15.8 97,844 13.1 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 299 13.8 153,550 20.6 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 762 35.1 281,566 37.7 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Kangaroo Island (DC), 14.7% worked 1 to 15 hours, 13.4% worked 16 to 24 hours and 35.1% worked 40 hours or more.

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Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Kangaroo Island (DC) % Kangaroo Island (DC) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Managers 546 25.1 94,075 12.6 1,390,047 13.0
Labourers 351 16.2 82,850 11.1 1,011,520 9.5
Technicians and Trades Workers 263 12.1 100,142 13.4 1,447,414 13.5
Professionals 251 11.6 151,091 20.3 2,370,966 22.2
Community and Personal Service Workers 251 11.6 89,625 12.0 1,157,003 10.8
Sales Workers 197 9.1 71,761 9.6 1,000,955 9.4
Clerical and Administrative Workers 191 8.8 99,540 13.3 1,449,681 13.6
Machinery Operators and Drivers 90 4.1 45,515 6.1 670,106 6.3

The most common occupations in Kangaroo Island (DC) included Managers 25.1%, Labourers 16.2%, Technicians and Trades Workers 12.1%, Professionals 11.6%, Community and Personal Service Workers 11.6%, Sales Workers 9.1%, Clerical and Administrative Workers 8.8% and Machinery Operators and Drivers 4.1%.

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Industry of employment, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Kangaroo Island (DC) % Kangaroo Island (DC) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Sheep Farming (Specialised) 209 10.1 2,915 0.4 18,197 0.2
Accommodation 152 7.3 7,544 1.0 113,377 1.1
Supermarket and Grocery Stores 79 3.8 21,632 2.9 254,275 2.4
Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 77 3.7 30,463 4.1 411,808 3.9
Water Passenger Transport 56 2.7 196 0.0 1,886 0.0

Of the employed people in Kangaroo Island (DC), the most common responses for industry of employment included Sheep Farming (Specialised) 10.1%, Accommodation 7.3%, Supermarket and Grocery Stores 3.8%, Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 3.7% and Water Passenger Transport 2.7%.

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Kangaroo Island (DC) % Kangaroo Island (DC) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Personal 553 -- 600 -- 662 --
Family 1,213 -- 1,510 -- 1,734 --
Household 947 -- 1,206 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Kangaroo Island (DC) was $553.

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Travel to work, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Kangaroo Island (DC) % Kangaroo Island (DC) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Car, as driver 1,205 55.8 492,357 66.0 6,574,571 61.5
Worked at home 264 12.2 32,679 4.4 503,582 4.7
Walked only 184 8.5 20,697 2.8 370,427 3.5
Car, as passenger 87 4.0 34,003 4.6 489,922 4.6
Other 26 1.2 5,165 0.7 73,512 0.7
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People who travelled to work by public transport 17 0.8 53,457 7.2 1,225,668 11.5
People who travelled to work by car as driver or passenger 1,314 60.6 539,409 72.3 7,305,271 68.4

In Kangaroo Island (DC), on the day of the Census, the most common methods of travel to work for employed people included Car, as driver 55.8%, Worked at home 12.2%, Walked only 8.5%, Car, as passenger 4.0% and Other 1.2%. On the day, 0.8% of employed people used public transport (train, bus, ferry, tram/light rail) as at least one of their methods of travel to work and 60.6% used car (either as driver or as passenger).

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Kangaroo Island (DC) % Kangaroo Island (DC) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 2,809 71.5 982,036 71.0 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,001 25.5 380,737 27.5 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 421 10.7 168,496 12.2 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,431 36.4 295,670 21.4 3,620,726 19.0

In Kangaroo Island (DC), of people aged 15 years and over, 71.5% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 25.5% provided care for children and 10.7% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 36.4% 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
Kangaroo Island (DC) % Kangaroo Island (DC) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Less than 5 hours per week 672 17.1 299,651 21.7 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 1,127 28.7 379,617 27.4 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 568 14.5 174,791 12.6 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 440 11.2 127,972 9.2 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Kangaroo Island (DC), 28.7% worked 5 to 14 hours, 14.5% worked 15 to 29 hours and 11.2% worked 30 hours or more.

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Families

family composition | employment status of couple families

Family composition

Family composition Kangaroo Island (DC) % Kangaroo Island (DC) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Couple family without children 631 53.7 178,588 40.2 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 408 34.7 184,733 41.6 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 133 11.3 73,128 16.5 959,543 15.8
Other family 3 0.3 7,282 1.6 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Kangaroo Island (DC), 34.7% were couple families with children, 53.7% were couple families without children and 11.3% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Kangaroo Island (DC) % Kangaroo Island (DC) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Male -- 26.1 -- 19.4 -- 18.2
Female -- 73.9 -- 80.6 -- 81.8

In Kangaroo Island (DC), 26.1% of single parents were male and 73.9% 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
Kangaroo Island (DC) % Kangaroo Island (DC) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Both employed, worked full-time 170 16.3 67,049 18.5 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 127 12.2 16,589 4.6 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 233 22.4 83,567 23.0 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 81 7.8 47,483 13.1 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 76 7.3 23,992 6.6 302,037 6.0
Both not working 232 22.3 84,108 23.1 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 60 5.8 18,943 5.2 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 63 6.0 21,592 5.9 311,381 6.2

In Kangaroo Island (DC), of couple families with children, 16.3% had both partners employed full-time, 12.2% had both employed part-time and 22.4% 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 Kangaroo Island (DC) % Kangaroo Island (DC) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Occupied private dwellings 1,815 62.3 638,782 87.4 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 1,096 37.7 92,242 12.6 1,039,874 11.2

In Kangaroo Island (DC), 62.3% of private dwellings were occupied and 37.7% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Kangaroo Island (DC) % Kangaroo Island (DC) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Separate house 1,712 94.3 496,799 77.8 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 36 2.0 94,510 14.8 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 25 1.4 42,003 6.6 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 19 1.0 3,016 0.5 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in Kangaroo Island (DC), 94.3% were separate houses, 2.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 1.4% were flats or apartments and 1.0% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Kangaroo Island (DC) % Kangaroo Island (DC) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
None (includes bedsitters) 12 0.7 1,611 0.3 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 99 5.4 21,505 3.4 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 347 19.1 118,792 18.6 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 884 48.6 333,035 52.1 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 432 23.8 150,400 23.5 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 44 2.4 13,455 2.1 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.2 -- 2.4 -- 2.6 --

In Kangaroo Island (DC), of occupied private dwellings 5.4% had 1 bedroom, 19.1% had 2 bedrooms and 48.6% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3. The average household size was 2.2 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Kangaroo Island (DC) % Kangaroo Island (DC) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Owned outright 736 40.6 205,531 32.2 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 555 30.6 225,670 35.3 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 460 25.4 182,180 28.5 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 14 0.8 9,847 1.5 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 47 2.6 15,566 2.4 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Kangaroo Island (DC), 40.6% were owned outright, 30.6% were owned with a mortgage and 25.4% were rented.

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Household composition

Household composition Kangaroo Island (DC) % Kangaroo Island (DC) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Family households 1,169 64.5 436,817 68.4 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 595 32.8 179,119 28.0 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 49 2.7 22,855 3.6 354,917 4.3

In Kangaroo Island (DC), of all households, 64.5% were family households, 32.8% were single person households and 2.7% were group households.

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Household income Kangaroo Island (DC) % Kangaroo Island (DC) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 31.9 -- 23.8 -- 20.0
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 4.4 -- 10.7 -- 16.4

In Kangaroo Island (DC), 31.9% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 4.4% 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 Kangaroo Island (DC) % Kangaroo Island (DC) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Median rent 170 -- 260 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.0 -- 89.8 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 8.0 -- 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 Kangaroo Island (DC) % Kangaroo Island (DC) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Median mortgage repayments 1,083 -- 1,491 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.4 -- 93.4 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 7.6 -- 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 Kangaroo Island (DC) % Kangaroo Island (DC) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
None 88 4.9 47,848 7.5 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 573 31.6 228,940 35.8 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 726 40.1 229,930 36.0 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 345 19.1 112,047 17.5 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 79 4.4 20,017 3.1 285,197 3.4

In Kangaroo Island (DC), 31.6% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 40.1% had two registered motor vehicles and 19.1% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Internet connection

Dwelling internet connection Kangaroo Island (DC) % Kangaroo Island (DC) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Internet not accessed from dwelling 341 18.8 108,737 17.0 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 1,419 78.3 515,114 80.6 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 53 2.9 14,941 2.3 221,494 2.7

In Kangaroo Island (DC), 78.3% 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.

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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.
Kangaroo Island (DC) % Kangaroo Island (DC) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Male 40 58.0 16,891 49.4 322,171 49.6
Female 29 42.0 17,292 50.6 326,996 50.4
Median age 27 -- 23 -- 23 --

In Kangaroo Island (DC), 58.0% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 42.0% were female. The median age was 27 years.

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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
Kangaroo Island (DC) % Kangaroo Island (DC) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Average number of people per household 2.9 -- 3 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 0.8 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 743 -- 1,014 -- 1,203 --

In Kangaroo Island (DC), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.9 persons, with 0.8 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $743.

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
Kangaroo Island (DC) % Kangaroo Island (DC) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Median weekly rent 165 -- 220 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 867 -- 1,387 -- 1,660 --

In Kangaroo Island (DC), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $165 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $867.

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.