Victor Harbor (C)

2016 Census All persons QuickStats
Geography type Local Government Areas
Area code LGA48050
People 14,665
Male 47.2%
Female 52.8%
Median age 58
Families 4,166
Average children per family
for families with children 1.8
for all families 0.4
All private dwellings 9,192
Average people per household 2.1
Median weekly household income $835
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,300
Median weekly rent $255
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.6

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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
Victor Harbor (C) % Victor Harbor (C) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Male 6,914 47.2 825,997 49.3 11,546,638 49.3
Female 7,749 52.8 850,652 50.7 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 196 1.3 34,184 2.0 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 14,665 people in Victor Harbor (C). Of these 47.2% were male and 52.8% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.3% of the population.

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Age Victor Harbor (C) % Victor Harbor (C) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Median age 58 -- 40 -- 38 --
0-4 years 587 4.0 97,072 5.8 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 661 4.5 100,466 6.0 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 665 4.5 95,461 5.7 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 633 4.3 100,686 6.0 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 467 3.2 107,986 6.4 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 465 3.2 107,361 6.4 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 508 3.5 110,751 6.6 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 557 3.8 102,818 6.1 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 679 4.6 106,650 6.4 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 705 4.8 113,619 6.8 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 813 5.5 113,272 6.8 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 974 6.6 111,896 6.7 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 1,209 8.2 102,028 6.1 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 1,667 11.4 96,286 5.7 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 1,490 10.2 72,563 4.3 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 1,040 7.1 53,885 3.2 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 763 5.2 39,374 2.3 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 789 5.4 44,479 2.7 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Victor Harbor (C) was 58 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 13.0% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 39.2% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Victor Harbor (C) % Victor Harbor (C) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Married 7,109 55.8 659,638 47.7 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 420 3.3 44,199 3.2 608,059 3.2
Divorced 1,321 10.4 127,916 9.2 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 1,183 9.3 83,281 6.0 985,204 5.2
Never married 2,712 21.3 468,621 33.9 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Victor Harbor (C) aged 15 years and over, 55.8% were married and 13.7% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Victor Harbor (C) % Victor Harbor (C) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Registered marriage 6,089 55.2 582,236 47.4 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 973 8.8 126,020 10.3 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 3,959 35.9 520,539 42.4 7,024,973 41.9

In Victor Harbor (C), of people aged 15 years and over, 55.2% of people were in a registered marriage and 8.8% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Victor Harbor (C) % Victor Harbor (C) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Preschool 139 4.4 20,292 4.2 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 600 19.2 94,526 19.5 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 10 0.3 26,196 5.4 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 337 10.8 22,589 4.7 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 399 12.8 52,721 10.9 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 14 0.4 19,484 4.0 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 223 7.1 21,053 4.3 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 174 5.6 31,394 6.5 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 196 6.3 78,780 16.2 1,160,626 16.1
Other 56 1.8 11,501 2.4 198,383 2.8
Not stated 978 31.3 106,438 21.9 1,707,023 23.7

In Victor Harbor (C) 21.2% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 30.4% were in primary school, 20.3% in secondary school and 11.9% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Victor Harbor (C) % Victor Harbor (C) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Bachelor Degree level and above 1,515 11.9 256,510 18.5 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 1,149 9.0 115,102 8.3 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 405 3.2 42,793 3.1 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 2,004 15.7 188,790 13.6 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 1,502 11.8 214,813 15.5 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 1,380 10.8 128,782 9.3 941,531 4.9
Year 10 1,737 13.6 138,607 10.0 2,054,331 10.8
Certificate level II 8 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 1,202 9.4 119,572 8.6 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 18 0.1 11,000 0.8 145,844 0.8
Not stated 1,410 11.0 129,257 9.3 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Victor Harbor (C), 11.8% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 18.8% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 9.0% had completed an Advanced Diploma or Diploma.

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Cultural & language diversity

Ancestry, top responses Victor Harbor (C) % Victor Harbor (C) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
English 7,537 38.2 639,350 28.5 7,852,224 25.0
Australian 5,378 27.3 560,374 25.0 7,298,243 23.3
Scottish 1,560 7.9 140,424 6.3 2,023,470 6.4
Irish 1,307 6.6 134,437 6.0 2,388,058 7.6
German 1,244 6.3 129,923 5.8 982,226 3.1

The most common ancestries in Victor Harbor (C) were English 38.2%, Australian 27.3%, Scottish 7.9%, Irish 6.6% and German 6.3%.

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 Victor Harbor (C) (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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Country of birth Victor Harbor (C) % Victor Harbor (C) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Australia 10,948 74.7 1,192,546 71.1 15,614,835 66.7
Other top responses:  null  null  null  null  null  null
England 1,646 11.2 97,392 5.8 907,570 3.9
Scotland 141 1.0 11,991 0.7 119,417 0.5
Germany 119 0.8 10,119 0.6 102,595 0.4
Netherlands 113 0.8 6,602 0.4 70,172 0.3
New Zealand 110 0.8 12,937 0.8 518,466 2.2

In Victor Harbor (C), 74.7% of people were born in Australia. The most common countries of birth were England 11.2%, Scotland 1.0%, Germany 0.8%, Netherlands 0.8% and New Zealand 0.8%.

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Country of birth of father and/or mother, stated responses Victor Harbor (C) % Victor Harbor (C) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Both parents born overseas 3,270 22.3 513,545 30.6 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 806 5.5 109,094 6.5 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 674 4.6 79,405 4.7 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 8,933 60.9 869,207 51.8 11,070,538 47.3

In Victor Harbor (C), 60.9% of people had both parents born in Australia and 22.3% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses Victor Harbor (C) % Victor Harbor (C) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Australia 9,684 66.1 954,233 56.9 12,231,150 52.3
England 2,015 13.8 144,172 8.6 1,403,096 6.0
Scotland 269 1.8 25,390 1.5 276,038 1.2
United Kingdom, Channel Islands and Isle of Man, nfd 189 1.3 17,790 1.1 177,536 0.8
Netherlands 181 1.2 15,010 0.9 175,354 0.7

In Victor Harbor (C), the most common countries of birth for male parents were Australia 66.1%, England 13.8%, Scotland 1.8%, United Kingdom, Channel Islands and Isle of Man, nfd 1.3% and Netherlands 1.2%.

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses Victor Harbor (C) % Victor Harbor (C) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Australia 9,805 66.9 985,020 58.7 12,643,365 54.0
England 2,030 13.8 140,701 8.4 1,302,147 5.6
Scotland 253 1.7 23,476 1.4 245,915 1.1
United Kingdom, Channel Islands and Isle of Man, nfd 181 1.2 16,248 1.0 155,231 0.7
Netherlands 165 1.1 13,519 0.8 152,088 0.6

In Victor Harbor (C), the most common countries of birth for female parents were Australia 66.9%, England 13.8%, Scotland 1.7%, United Kingdom, Channel Islands and Isle of Man, nfd 1.2% and Netherlands 1.1%.

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Religious affiliation, top responses Victor Harbor (C) % Victor Harbor (C) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
No Religion, so described 5,165 35.2 594,313 35.4 6,933,708 29.6
Anglican 2,158 14.7 167,658 10.0 3,101,185 13.3
Uniting Church 1,712 11.7 118,229 7.1 870,183 3.7
Catholic 1,474 10.0 301,034 18.0 5,291,834 22.6
Not stated 1,398 9.5 150,215 9.0 2,238,735 9.6

The most common responses for religion in Victor Harbor (C) were No Religion, so described 35.2%, Anglican 14.7%, Uniting Church 11.7%, Catholic 10.0% and Not stated 9.5%. In Victor Harbor (C), Christianity was the largest religious group reported overall (58.8%) (this figure excludes not stated responses).

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Language, top responses (other than English) Victor Harbor (C) % Victor Harbor (C) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
German 71 0.5 6,453 0.4 79,353 0.3
Dutch 58 0.4 2,551 0.2 33,835 0.1
Italian 41 0.3 29,106 1.7 271,597 1.2
Mandarin 24 0.2 28,780 1.7 596,711 2.5
French 22 0.2 2,720 0.2 70,873 0.3
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English only spoken at home 13,386 91.4 1,311,533 78.2 17,020,417 72.7
Households where a non English language is spoken 301 4.5 117,512 17.4 1,971,011 22.2

In Victor Harbor (C) 91.4% of people only spoke English at home. Other languages spoken at home included German 0.5%, Dutch 0.4%, Italian 0.3%, Mandarin 0.2% and French 0.2%.

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Employment

Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Victor Harbor (C) % Victor Harbor (C) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Worked full-time 2,080 41.6 435,110 53.9 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 2,264 45.2 270,409 33.5 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 305 6.1 40,582 5.0 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 357 7.1 60,488 7.5 787,452 6.9

There were 5,006 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Victor Harbor (C). Of these 41.6% were employed full time, 45.2% were employed part-time and 7.1% 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
Victor Harbor (C) % Victor Harbor (C) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
1-15 hours per week 838 18.0 95,282 12.8 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 610 13.1 77,283 10.4 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 824 17.7 97,844 13.1 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 697 15.0 153,550 20.6 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 1,384 29.7 281,566 37.7 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Victor Harbor (C), 18.0% worked 1 to 15 hours, 13.1% worked 16 to 24 hours and 29.7% worked 40 hours or more.

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Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Victor Harbor (C) % Victor Harbor (C) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Professionals 718 15.4 151,091 20.3 2,370,966 22.2
Community and Personal Service Workers 694 14.9 89,625 12.0 1,157,003 10.8
Technicians and Trades Workers 668 14.4 100,142 13.4 1,447,414 13.5
Labourers 618 13.3 82,850 11.1 1,011,520 9.5
Managers 588 12.6 94,075 12.6 1,390,047 13.0
Clerical and Administrative Workers 536 11.5 99,540 13.3 1,449,681 13.6
Sales Workers 525 11.3 71,761 9.6 1,000,955 9.4
Machinery Operators and Drivers 239 5.1 45,515 6.1 670,106 6.3

The most common occupations in Victor Harbor (C) included Professionals 15.4%, Community and Personal Service Workers 14.9%, Technicians and Trades Workers 14.4%, Labourers 13.3%, Managers 12.6%, Clerical and Administrative Workers 11.5%, Sales Workers 11.3% and Machinery Operators and Drivers 5.1%.

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Industry of employment, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Victor Harbor (C) % Victor Harbor (C) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Aged Care Residential Services 277 6.2 22,642 3.0 211,621 2.0
Supermarket and Grocery Stores 175 3.9 21,632 2.9 254,275 2.4
Accommodation 139 3.1 7,544 1.0 113,377 1.1
Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 130 2.9 30,463 4.1 411,808 3.9
Cafes and Restaurants 127 2.9 15,530 2.1 253,385 2.4

Of the employed people in Victor Harbor (C), the most common responses for industry of employment included Aged Care Residential Services 6.2%, Supermarket and Grocery Stores 3.9%, Accommodation 3.1%, Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 2.9% and Cafes and Restaurants 2.9%.

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Victor Harbor (C) % Victor Harbor (C) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Personal 481 -- 600 -- 662 --
Family 1,065 -- 1,510 -- 1,734 --
Household 835 -- 1,206 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Victor Harbor (C) was $481.

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Travel to work, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Victor Harbor (C) % Victor Harbor (C) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Car, as driver 3,068 66.1 492,357 66.0 6,574,571 61.5
Worked at home 334 7.2 32,679 4.4 503,582 4.7
Car, as passenger 207 4.5 34,003 4.6 489,922 4.6
Walked only 145 3.1 20,697 2.8 370,427 3.5
Other 36 0.8 5,165 0.7 73,512 0.7
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People who travelled to work by public transport 46 1.0 53,457 7.2 1,225,668 11.5
People who travelled to work by car as driver or passenger 3,320 71.5 539,409 72.3 7,305,271 68.4

In Victor Harbor (C), on the day of the Census, the most common methods of travel to work for employed people included Car, as driver 66.1%, Worked at home 7.2%, Car, as passenger 4.5%, Walked only 3.1% and Other 0.8%. On the day, 1.0% of employed people used public transport (train, bus, ferry, tram/light rail) as at least one of their methods of travel to work and 71.5% used car (either as driver or as passenger).

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Victor Harbor (C) % Victor Harbor (C) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 9,109 71.4 982,036 71.0 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 2,737 21.5 380,737 27.5 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 1,759 13.8 168,496 12.2 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 3,471 27.2 295,670 21.4 3,620,726 19.0

In Victor Harbor (C), of people aged 15 years and over, 71.4% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 21.5% provided care for children and 13.8% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 27.2% 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
Victor Harbor (C) % Victor Harbor (C) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Less than 5 hours per week 2,104 16.5 299,651 21.7 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 3,307 25.9 379,617 27.4 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 2,121 16.6 174,791 12.6 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 1,576 12.4 127,972 9.2 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Victor Harbor (C), 25.9% worked 5 to 14 hours, 16.6% worked 15 to 29 hours and 12.4% worked 30 hours or more.

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Families

family composition | employment status of couple families

Family composition

Family composition Victor Harbor (C) % Victor Harbor (C) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Couple family without children 2,546 61.0 178,588 40.2 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 1,069 25.6 184,733 41.6 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 526 12.6 73,128 16.5 959,543 15.8
Other family 36 0.9 7,282 1.6 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Victor Harbor (C), 25.6% were couple families with children, 61.0% were couple families without children and 12.6% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Victor Harbor (C) % Victor Harbor (C) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Male -- 15.3 -- 19.4 -- 18.2
Female -- 84.7 -- 80.6 -- 81.8

In Victor Harbor (C), 15.3% of single parents were male and 84.7% 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
Victor Harbor (C) % Victor Harbor (C) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Both employed, worked full-time 287 7.9 67,049 18.5 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 221 6.1 16,589 4.6 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 517 14.3 83,567 23.0 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 256 7.1 47,483 13.1 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 289 8.0 23,992 6.6 302,037 6.0
Both not working 1,713 47.4 84,108 23.1 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 135 3.7 18,943 5.2 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 198 5.5 21,592 5.9 311,381 6.2

In Victor Harbor (C), of couple families with children, 7.9% had both partners employed full-time, 6.1% had both employed part-time and 14.3% 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 Victor Harbor (C) % Victor Harbor (C) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Occupied private dwellings 6,272 70.9 638,782 87.4 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 2,571 29.1 92,242 12.6 1,039,874 11.2

In Victor Harbor (C), 70.9% of private dwellings were occupied and 29.1% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Victor Harbor (C) % Victor Harbor (C) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Separate house 5,522 88.0 496,799 77.8 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 608 9.7 94,510 14.8 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 102 1.6 42,003 6.6 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 25 0.4 3,016 0.5 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in Victor Harbor (C), 88.0% were separate houses, 9.7% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 1.6% were flats or apartments and 0.4% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Victor Harbor (C) % Victor Harbor (C) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
None (includes bedsitters) 11 0.2 1,611 0.3 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 125 2.0 21,505 3.4 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 1,310 20.9 118,792 18.6 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 3,201 51.0 333,035 52.1 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 1,471 23.4 150,400 23.5 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 158 2.5 13,455 2.1 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.1 -- 2.4 -- 2.6 --

In Victor Harbor (C), of occupied private dwellings 2.0% had 1 bedroom, 20.9% had 2 bedrooms and 51.0% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3. The average household size was 2.1 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Victor Harbor (C) % Victor Harbor (C) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Owned outright 2,927 46.6 205,531 32.2 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 1,498 23.9 225,670 35.3 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 1,492 23.8 182,180 28.5 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 187 3.0 9,847 1.5 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 176 2.8 15,566 2.4 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Victor Harbor (C), 46.6% were owned outright, 23.9% were owned with a mortgage and 23.8% were rented.

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Household composition

Household composition Victor Harbor (C) % Victor Harbor (C) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Family households 4,127 65.7 436,817 68.4 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 2,034 32.4 179,119 28.0 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 121 1.9 22,855 3.6 354,917 4.3

In Victor Harbor (C), of all households, 65.7% were family households, 32.4% were single person households and 1.9% were group households.

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Household income Victor Harbor (C) % Victor Harbor (C) 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 -- 3.8 -- 10.7 -- 16.4

In Victor Harbor (C), 31.9% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 3.8% 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 Victor Harbor (C) % Victor Harbor (C) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Median rent 255 -- 260 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 88.4 -- 89.8 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 11.6 -- 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 Victor Harbor (C) % Victor Harbor (C) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Median mortgage repayments 1,300 -- 1,491 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.8 -- 93.4 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 5.2 -- 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 Victor Harbor (C) % Victor Harbor (C) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
None 362 5.8 47,848 7.5 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 2,760 43.9 228,940 35.8 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 2,111 33.6 229,930 36.0 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 837 13.3 112,047 17.5 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 218 3.5 20,017 3.1 285,197 3.4

In Victor Harbor (C), 43.9% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 33.6% had two registered motor vehicles and 13.3% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Internet connection

Dwelling internet connection Victor Harbor (C) % Victor Harbor (C) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Internet not accessed from dwelling 1,197 19.1 108,737 17.0 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 4,914 78.3 515,114 80.6 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 168 2.7 14,941 2.3 221,494 2.7

In Victor Harbor (C), 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.
Victor Harbor (C) % Victor Harbor (C) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Male 97 50.3 16,891 49.4 322,171 49.6
Female 96 49.7 17,292 50.6 326,996 50.4
Median age 21 -- 23 -- 23 --

In Victor Harbor (C), 50.3% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 49.7% were female. The median age was 21 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
Victor Harbor (C) % Victor Harbor (C) 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 900 -- 1,014 -- 1,203 --

In Victor Harbor (C), 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 $900.

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Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Victor Harbor (C) % Victor Harbor (C) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Median weekly rent 268 -- 220 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,300 -- 1,387 -- 1,660 --

In Victor Harbor (C), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $268 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,300.

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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.