Murray Bridge (RC)

2016 Census All persons QuickStats
Geography type Local Government Areas
Area code LGA45040
People 20,858
Male 50.2%
Female 49.8%
Median age 41
Families 5,452
Average children per family
for families with children 1.8
for all households (a) 0.6
All private dwellings 9,647
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $973
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,183
Median weekly rent $220
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.8

(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
Murray Bridge (RC) % Murray Bridge (RC) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Male 10,474 50.2 825,997 49.3 11,546,638 49.3
Female 10,381 49.8 850,652 50.7 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 967 4.6 34,184 2.0 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 20,858 people in Murray Bridge (RC). Of these 50.2% were male and 49.8% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 4.6% of the population.

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Age Murray Bridge (RC) % Murray Bridge (RC) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Median age 41 -- 40 -- 38 --
0-4 years 1,171 5.6 97,072 5.8 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 1,278 6.1 100,466 6.0 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 1,168 5.6 95,461 5.7 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 1,302 6.2 100,686 6.0 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 1,433 6.9 107,986 6.4 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 1,412 6.8 107,361 6.4 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 1,272 6.1 110,751 6.6 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 1,101 5.3 102,818 6.1 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 1,219 5.8 106,650 6.4 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 1,434 6.9 113,619 6.8 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 1,379 6.6 113,272 6.8 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 1,351 6.5 111,896 6.7 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 1,214 5.8 102,028 6.1 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 1,256 6.0 96,286 5.7 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 1,060 5.1 72,563 4.3 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 758 3.6 53,885 3.2 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 551 2.6 39,374 2.3 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 503 2.4 44,479 2.7 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Murray Bridge (RC) was 41 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 17.3% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 19.8% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Murray Bridge (RC) % Murray Bridge (RC) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Married 7,887 45.7 659,638 47.7 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 731 4.2 44,199 3.2 608,059 3.2
Divorced 1,667 9.7 127,916 9.2 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 1,140 6.6 83,281 6.0 985,204 5.2
Never married 5,819 33.7 468,621 33.9 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Murray Bridge (RC) aged 15 years and over, 45.7% were married and 13.9% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Murray Bridge (RC) % Murray Bridge (RC) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Registered marriage 6,840 45.3 582,236 47.4 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 1,698 11.2 126,020 10.3 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 6,562 43.5 520,539 42.4 7,024,973 41.9

In Murray Bridge (RC), of people aged 15 years and over, 45.3% of people were in a registered marriage and 11.2% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Murray Bridge (RC) % Murray Bridge (RC) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Preschool 229 3.9 20,292 4.2 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 981 16.8 94,526 19.5 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 465 8.0 26,196 5.4 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 295 5.1 22,589 4.7 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 812 13.9 52,721 10.9 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 76 1.3 19,484 4.0 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 228 3.9 21,053 4.3 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 355 6.1 31,394 6.5 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 347 5.9 78,780 16.2 1,160,626 16.1
Other 118 2.0 11,501 2.4 198,383 2.8
Not stated 1,930 33.1 106,438 21.9 1,707,023 23.7

In Murray Bridge (RC) 28.0% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 29.9% were in primary school, 19.3% in secondary school and 12.0% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Murray Bridge (RC) % Murray Bridge (RC) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Bachelor Degree level and above 1,209 7.0 256,510 18.5 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 1,028 6.0 115,102 8.3 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 526 3.0 42,793 3.1 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 2,640 15.3 188,790 13.6 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 2,339 13.6 214,813 15.5 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 1,952 11.3 128,782 9.3 941,531 4.9
Year 10 2,351 13.6 138,607 10.0 2,054,331 10.8
Certificate level II 21 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 2,332 13.5 119,572 8.6 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 100 0.6 11,000 0.8 145,844 0.8
Not stated 2,263 13.1 129,257 9.3 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Murray Bridge (RC), 13.6% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 18.4% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 6.0% had completed an Advanced Diploma or Diploma.

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Cultural & language diversity

Ancestry, top responses Murray Bridge (RC) % Murray Bridge (RC) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
English 8,151 29.5 639,350 28.5 7,852,224 25.0
Australian 7,986 28.9 560,374 25.0 7,298,243 23.3
German 2,746 9.9 129,923 5.8 982,226 3.1
Scottish 1,656 6.0 140,424 6.3 2,023,470 6.4
Irish 1,354 4.9 134,437 6.0 2,388,058 7.6

The most common ancestries in Murray Bridge (RC) were English 29.5%, Australian 28.9%, German 9.9%, Scottish 6.0% and Irish 4.9%.

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 Murray Bridge (RC) (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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Country of birth Murray Bridge (RC) % Murray Bridge (RC) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Australia 16,269 78.2 1,192,546 71.1 15,614,835 66.7
Other top responses:  null  null  null  null  null  null
England 571 2.7 97,392 5.8 907,570 3.9
Philippines 400 1.9 12,465 0.7 232,386 1.0
China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 309 1.5 24,610 1.5 509,555 2.2
New Zealand 240 1.2 12,937 0.8 518,466 2.2
Taiwan 185 0.9 1,703 0.1 46,822 0.2

In Murray Bridge (RC), 78.2% of people were born in Australia. The most common countries of birth were England 2.7%, Philippines 1.9%, China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 1.5%, New Zealand 1.2% and Taiwan 0.9%.

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Country of birth of father and/or mother, stated responses Murray Bridge (RC) % Murray Bridge (RC) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Both parents born overseas 3,712 17.8 513,545 30.6 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 917 4.4 109,094 6.5 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 706 3.4 79,405 4.7 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 13,705 65.7 869,207 51.8 11,070,538 47.3

In Murray Bridge (RC), 65.7% of people had both parents born in Australia and 17.8% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses Murray Bridge (RC) % Murray Bridge (RC) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Australia 14,543 69.9 954,233 56.9 12,231,150 52.3
England 995 4.8 144,172 8.6 1,403,096 6.0
Philippines 414 2.0 13,782 0.8 270,177 1.2
China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 346 1.7 31,646 1.9 704,658 3.0
Italy 306 1.5 51,307 3.1 470,138 2.0

In Murray Bridge (RC), the most common countries of birth for male parents were Australia 69.9%, England 4.8%, Philippines 2.0%, China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 1.7% and Italy 1.5%.

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses Murray Bridge (RC) % Murray Bridge (RC) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Australia 14,756 70.7 985,020 58.7 12,643,365 54.0
England 1,052 5.0 140,701 8.4 1,302,147 5.6
Philippines 470 2.3 16,929 1.0 325,049 1.4
China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 346 1.7 31,453 1.9 699,074 3.0
New Zealand 271 1.3 16,040 1.0 608,329 2.6

In Murray Bridge (RC), the most common countries of birth for female parents were Australia 70.7%, England 5.0%, Philippines 2.3%, China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 1.7% and New Zealand 1.3%.

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Religious affiliation, top responses Murray Bridge (RC) % Murray Bridge (RC) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
No Religion, so described 7,462 35.7 594,313 35.4 6,933,708 29.6
Catholic 2,829 13.6 301,034 18.0 5,291,834 22.6
Not stated 2,223 10.6 150,215 9.0 2,238,735 9.6
Uniting Church 2,079 10.0 118,229 7.1 870,183 3.7
Lutheran 1,651 7.9 51,705 3.1 174,019 0.7

The most common responses for religion in Murray Bridge (RC) were No Religion, so described 35.7%, Catholic 13.6%, Not stated 10.6%, Uniting Church 10.0% and Lutheran 7.9%. In Murray Bridge (RC), Christianity was the largest religious group reported overall (56.2%) (this figure excludes not stated responses).

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Language, top responses (other than English) Murray Bridge (RC) % Murray Bridge (RC) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Mandarin 475 2.3 28,780 1.7 596,711 2.5
Tagalog 211 1.0 5,486 0.3 111,273 0.5
Italian 148 0.7 29,106 1.7 271,597 1.2
Vietnamese 134 0.6 19,017 1.1 277,400 1.2
Filipino 133 0.6 3,861 0.2 71,220 0.3
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English only spoken at home 17,158 82.3 1,311,533 78.2 17,020,417 72.7
Households where a non English language is spoken 799 9.5 117,512 17.4 1,971,011 22.2

In Murray Bridge (RC) 82.3% of people only spoke English at home. Other languages spoken at home included Mandarin 2.3%, Tagalog 1.0%, Italian 0.7%, Vietnamese 0.6% and Filipino 0.6%.

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Employment

Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Murray Bridge (RC) % Murray Bridge (RC) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Worked full-time 5,012 54.0 435,110 53.9 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 2,966 31.9 270,409 33.5 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 494 5.3 40,582 5.0 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 817 8.8 60,488 7.5 787,452 6.9

There were 9,289 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Murray Bridge (RC). Of these 54.0% were employed full time, 31.9% were employed part-time and 8.8% 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
Murray Bridge (RC) % Murray Bridge (RC) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
1-15 hours per week 1,052 12.4 95,282 12.8 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 825 9.7 77,283 10.4 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 1,093 12.9 97,844 13.1 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 1,753 20.7 153,550 20.6 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 3,257 38.4 281,566 37.7 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Murray Bridge (RC), 12.4% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.7% worked 16 to 24 hours and 38.4% worked 40 hours or more.

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Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Murray Bridge (RC) % Murray Bridge (RC) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Labourers 2,055 24.2 82,850 11.1 1,011,520 9.5
Technicians and Trades Workers 1,128 13.3 100,142 13.4 1,447,414 13.5
Community and Personal Service Workers 1,016 12.0 89,625 12.0 1,157,003 10.8
Managers 944 11.1 94,075 12.6 1,390,047 13.0
Sales Workers 901 10.6 71,761 9.6 1,000,955 9.4
Clerical and Administrative Workers 856 10.1 99,540 13.3 1,449,681 13.6
Professionals 761 9.0 151,091 20.3 2,370,966 22.2
Machinery Operators and Drivers 664 7.8 45,515 6.1 670,106 6.3

The most common occupations in Murray Bridge (RC) included Labourers 24.2%, Technicians and Trades Workers 13.3%, Community and Personal Service Workers 12.0%, Managers 11.1%, Sales Workers 10.6%, Clerical and Administrative Workers 10.1%, Professionals 9.0% and Machinery Operators and Drivers 7.8%.

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Industry of employment, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Murray Bridge (RC) % Murray Bridge (RC) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Meat Processing 565 6.7 2,042 0.3 28,852 0.3
Fruit and Vegetable Wholesaling 376 4.5 1,209 0.2 8,100 0.1
Supermarket and Grocery Stores 302 3.6 21,632 2.9 254,275 2.4
Aged Care Residential Services 232 2.8 22,642 3.0 211,621 2.0
Other Social Assistance Services 200 2.4 13,552 1.8 158,230 1.5

Of the employed people in Murray Bridge (RC), the most common responses for industry of employment included Meat Processing 6.7%, Fruit and Vegetable Wholesaling 4.5%, Supermarket and Grocery Stores 3.6%, Aged Care Residential Services 2.8% and Other Social Assistance Services 2.4%.

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Murray Bridge (RC) % Murray Bridge (RC) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Personal 526 -- 600 -- 662 --
Family 1,215 -- 1,510 -- 1,734 --
Household 973 -- 1,206 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Murray Bridge (RC) was $526.

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Travel to work, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Murray Bridge (RC) % Murray Bridge (RC) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Car, as driver 5,876 69.5 492,357 66.0 6,574,571 61.5
Car, as passenger 694 8.2 34,003 4.6 489,922 4.6
Worked at home 361 4.3 32,679 4.4 503,582 4.7
Walked only 287 3.4 20,697 2.8 370,427 3.5
Truck 68 0.8 4,513 0.6 85,892 0.8
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People who travelled to work by public transport 59 0.7 53,457 7.2 1,225,668 11.5
People who travelled to work by car as driver or passenger 6,648 78.5 539,409 72.3 7,305,271 68.4

In Murray Bridge (RC), on the day of the Census, the most common methods of travel to work for employed people included Car, as driver 69.5%, Car, as passenger 8.2%, Worked at home 4.3%, Walked only 3.4% and Truck 0.8%. On the day, 0.7% of employed people used public transport (train, bus, ferry, tram/light rail) as at least one of their methods of travel to work and 78.5% used car (either as driver or as passenger).

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Murray Bridge (RC) % Murray Bridge (RC) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 11,652 67.6 982,036 71.0 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 4,307 25.0 380,737 27.5 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 2,069 12.0 168,496 12.2 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 3,785 21.9 295,670 21.4 3,620,726 19.0

In Murray Bridge (RC), of people aged 15 years and over, 67.6% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 25.0% provided care for children and 12.0% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 21.9% 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
Murray Bridge (RC) % Murray Bridge (RC) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Less than 5 hours per week 3,359 19.5 299,651 21.7 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 4,375 25.4 379,617 27.4 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 2,125 12.3 174,791 12.6 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 1,789 10.4 127,972 9.2 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Murray Bridge (RC), 25.4% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.3% worked 15 to 29 hours and 10.4% worked 30 hours or more.

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Families

family composition | employment status of couple families

Family composition

Family composition Murray Bridge (RC) % Murray Bridge (RC) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Couple family without children 2,416 44.3 178,588 40.2 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 1,956 35.9 184,733 41.6 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 1,002 18.4 73,128 16.5 959,543 15.8
Other family 82 1.5 7,282 1.6 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Murray Bridge (RC), 35.9% were couple families with children, 44.3% were couple families without children and 18.4% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Murray Bridge (RC) % Murray Bridge (RC) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Male -- 19.2 -- 19.4 -- 18.2
Female -- 80.8 -- 80.6 -- 81.8

In Murray Bridge (RC), 19.2% of single parents were male and 80.8% 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
Murray Bridge (RC) % Murray Bridge (RC) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Both employed, worked full-time 825 18.8 67,049 18.5 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 198 4.5 16,589 4.6 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 865 19.7 83,567 23.0 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 496 11.3 47,483 13.1 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 309 7.1 23,992 6.6 302,037 6.0
Both not working 1,212 27.7 84,108 23.1 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 217 5.0 18,943 5.2 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 258 5.9 21,592 5.9 311,381 6.2

In Murray Bridge (RC), of couple families with children, 18.8% had both partners employed full-time, 4.5% had both employed part-time and 19.7% 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

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Dwelling structure

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling count Murray Bridge (RC) % Murray Bridge (RC) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Occupied private dwellings 7,923 86.4 638,782 87.4 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 1,245 13.6 92,242 12.6 1,039,874 11.2

In Murray Bridge (RC), 86.4% of private dwellings were occupied and 13.6% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Murray Bridge (RC) % Murray Bridge (RC) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Separate house 6,922 87.4 496,799 77.8 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 828 10.5 94,510 14.8 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 42 0.5 42,003 6.6 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 74 0.9 3,016 0.5 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in Murray Bridge (RC), 87.4% were separate houses, 10.5% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.5% were flats or apartments and 0.9% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Murray Bridge (RC) % Murray Bridge (RC) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
None (includes bedsitters) 23 0.3 1,611 0.3 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 233 2.9 21,505 3.4 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 1,199 15.1 118,792 18.6 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 4,326 54.6 333,035 52.1 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 1,922 24.2 150,400 23.5 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 224 2.8 13,455 2.1 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.1 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.4 -- 2.4 -- 2.6 --

In Murray Bridge (RC), of occupied private dwellings 2.9% had 1 bedroom, 15.1% had 2 bedrooms and 54.6% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.1. The average household size was 2.4 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Murray Bridge (RC) % Murray Bridge (RC) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Owned outright 2,431 30.7 205,531 32.2 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 2,412 30.4 225,670 35.3 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 2,672 33.7 182,180 28.5 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 168 2.1 9,847 1.5 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 245 3.1 15,566 2.4 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Murray Bridge (RC), 30.7% were owned outright, 30.4% were owned with a mortgage and 33.7% were rented.

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Household composition

Household composition Murray Bridge (RC) % Murray Bridge (RC) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Family households 5,359 67.6 436,817 68.4 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 2,306 29.1 179,119 28.0 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 265 3.3 22,855 3.6 354,917 4.3

In Murray Bridge (RC), of all households, 67.6% were family households, 29.1% were single person households and 3.3% were group households.

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Household income Murray Bridge (RC) % Murray Bridge (RC) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 28.9 -- 23.8 -- 20.0
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 4.9 -- 10.7 -- 16.4

In Murray Bridge (RC), 28.9% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 4.9% 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 Murray Bridge (RC) % Murray Bridge (RC) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Median rent 220 -- 260 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 88.7 -- 89.8 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 11.3 -- 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 Murray Bridge (RC) % Murray Bridge (RC) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Median mortgage repayments 1,183 -- 1,491 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.1 -- 93.4 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 5.9 -- 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 Murray Bridge (RC) % Murray Bridge (RC) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
None 551 6.9 47,848 7.5 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 2,754 34.7 228,940 35.8 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 2,646 33.3 229,930 36.0 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 1,662 20.9 112,047 17.5 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 329 4.1 20,017 3.1 285,197 3.4

In Murray Bridge (RC), 34.7% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 33.3% had two registered motor vehicles and 20.9% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Internet connection

Dwelling internet connection Murray Bridge (RC) % Murray Bridge (RC) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Internet not accessed from dwelling 1,885 23.8 108,737 17.0 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 5,814 73.3 515,114 80.6 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 233 2.9 14,941 2.3 221,494 2.7

In Murray Bridge (RC), 73.3% 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.
Murray Bridge (RC) % Murray Bridge (RC) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Male 514 53.0 16,891 49.4 322,171 49.6
Female 455 47.0 17,292 50.6 326,996 50.4
Median age 23 -- 23 -- 23 --

In Murray Bridge (RC), 53.0% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 47.0% were female. The median age was 23 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
Murray Bridge (RC) % Murray Bridge (RC) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Average number of people per household 3 -- 3 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 0.9 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 942 -- 1,014 -- 1,203 --

In Murray Bridge (RC), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3 persons, with 0.9 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $942.

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Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Murray Bridge (RC) % Murray Bridge (RC) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Median weekly rent 215 -- 220 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,195 -- 1,387 -- 1,660 --

In Murray Bridge (RC), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $215 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,195.

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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.