Mount Barker (SA)

2016 Census All persons QuickStats
Geography type State Suburbs
Area code SSC40923
People 13,842
Male 47.5%
Female 52.5%
Median age 37
Families 3,730
Average children per family
for families with children 1.9
for all families 0.8
All private dwellings 5,731
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $1,296
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,625
Median weekly rent $310
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.8

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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
Mount Barker (SA) % Mount Barker (SA) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Male 6,570 47.5 825,997 49.3 11,546,638 49.3
Female 7,273 52.5 850,652 50.7 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 195 1.4 34,184 2.0 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 13,842 people in Mount Barker (SA). Of these 47.5% were male and 52.5% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.4% of the population.

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Age Mount Barker (SA) % Mount Barker (SA) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Median age 37 -- 40 -- 38 --
0-4 years 951 6.9 97,072 5.8 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 998 7.2 100,466 6.0 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 898 6.5 95,461 5.7 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 927 6.7 100,686 6.0 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 883 6.4 107,986 6.4 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 899 6.5 107,361 6.4 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 934 6.7 110,751 6.6 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 920 6.6 102,818 6.1 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 957 6.9 106,650 6.4 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 922 6.7 113,619 6.8 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 801 5.8 113,272 6.8 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 780 5.6 111,896 6.7 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 733 5.3 102,028 6.1 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 722 5.2 96,286 5.7 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 540 3.9 72,563 4.3 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 375 2.7 53,885 3.2 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 301 2.2 39,374 2.3 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 307 2.2 44,479 2.7 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Mount Barker (SA) was 37 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 20.6% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 16.2% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Mount Barker (SA) % Mount Barker (SA) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Married 5,356 48.7 659,638 47.7 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 373 3.4 44,199 3.2 608,059 3.2
Divorced 1,063 9.7 127,916 9.2 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 628 5.7 83,281 6.0 985,204 5.2
Never married 3,583 32.6 468,621 33.9 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Mount Barker (SA) aged 15 years and over, 48.7% were married and 13.0% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Mount Barker (SA) % Mount Barker (SA) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Registered marriage 4,737 47.9 582,236 47.4 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 1,168 11.8 126,020 10.3 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 3,978 40.3 520,539 42.4 7,024,973 41.9

In Mount Barker (SA), of people aged 15 years and over, 47.9% of people were in a registered marriage and 11.8% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Mount Barker (SA) % Mount Barker (SA) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Preschool 185 4.4 20,292 4.2 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 797 18.8 94,526 19.5 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 200 4.7 26,196 5.4 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 384 9.1 22,589 4.7 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 429 10.1 52,721 10.9 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 185 4.4 19,484 4.0 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 279 6.6 21,053 4.3 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 309 7.3 31,394 6.5 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 527 12.5 78,780 16.2 1,160,626 16.1
Other 90 2.1 11,501 2.4 198,383 2.8
Not stated 846 20.0 106,438 21.9 1,707,023 23.7

In Mount Barker (SA) 30.6% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 32.6% were in primary school, 21.0% in secondary school and 19.7% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Mount Barker (SA) % Mount Barker (SA) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Bachelor Degree level and above 1,807 16.5 256,510 18.5 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 1,134 10.3 115,102 8.3 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 454 4.1 42,793 3.1 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 1,677 15.3 188,790 13.6 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 1,717 15.6 214,813 15.5 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 1,006 9.2 128,782 9.3 941,531 4.9
Year 10 1,039 9.5 138,607 10.0 2,054,331 10.8
Certificate level II 7 0.1 1,077 0.1 13,454 0.1
Certificate level I 5 0.0 174 0.0 2,176 0.0
Year 9 or below 791 7.2 119,572 8.6 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 20 0.2 11,000 0.8 145,844 0.8
Not stated 987 9.0 129,257 9.3 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Mount Barker (SA), 15.6% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 19.4% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 10.3% had completed an Advanced Diploma or Diploma.

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Cultural & language diversity

Ancestry, top responses Mount Barker (SA) % Mount Barker (SA) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
English 6,222 32.1 639,350 28.5 7,852,224 25.0
Australian 5,641 29.1 560,374 25.0 7,298,243 23.3
German 1,646 8.5 129,923 5.8 982,226 3.1
Scottish 1,342 6.9 140,424 6.3 2,023,470 6.4
Irish 1,157 6.0 134,437 6.0 2,388,058 7.6

The most common ancestries in Mount Barker (SA) were English 32.1%, Australian 29.1%, German 8.5%, Scottish 6.9% and Irish 6.0%.

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 Mount Barker (SA) (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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Country of birth Mount Barker (SA) % Mount Barker (SA) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Australia 10,912 79.0 1,192,546 71.1 15,614,835 66.7
Other top responses:  null  null  null  null  null  null
England 844 6.1 97,392 5.8 907,570 3.9
South Africa 107 0.8 6,610 0.4 162,449 0.7
New Zealand 104 0.8 12,937 0.8 518,466 2.2
Germany 101 0.7 10,119 0.6 102,595 0.4
Philippines 92 0.7 12,465 0.7 232,386 1.0

In Mount Barker (SA), 79.0% of people were born in Australia. The most common countries of birth were England 6.1%, South Africa 0.8%, New Zealand 0.8%, Germany 0.7% and Philippines 0.7%.

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Country of birth of father and/or mother, stated responses Mount Barker (SA) % Mount Barker (SA) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Both parents born overseas 2,710 19.6 513,545 30.6 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 1,001 7.2 109,094 6.5 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 734 5.3 79,405 4.7 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 8,607 62.2 869,207 51.8 11,070,538 47.3

In Mount Barker (SA), 62.2% of people had both parents born in Australia and 19.6% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses Mount Barker (SA) % Mount Barker (SA) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Australia 9,394 68.1 954,233 56.9 12,231,150 52.3
England 1,337 9.7 144,172 8.6 1,403,096 6.0
Germany 196 1.4 17,505 1.0 170,571 0.7
Scotland 186 1.3 25,390 1.5 276,038 1.2
Netherlands 183 1.3 15,010 0.9 175,354 0.7

In Mount Barker (SA), the most common countries of birth for male parents were Australia 68.1%, England 9.7%, Germany 1.4%, Scotland 1.3% and Netherlands 1.3%.

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses Mount Barker (SA) % Mount Barker (SA) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Australia 9,670 69.9 985,020 58.7 12,643,365 54.0
England 1,245 9.0 140,701 8.4 1,302,147 5.6
Germany 193 1.4 17,624 1.1 169,618 0.7
Netherlands 179 1.3 13,519 0.8 152,088 0.6
Scotland 153 1.1 23,476 1.4 245,915 1.1

In Mount Barker (SA), the most common countries of birth for female parents were Australia 69.9%, England 9.0%, Germany 1.4%, Netherlands 1.3% and Scotland 1.1%.

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Religious affiliation, top responses Mount Barker (SA) % Mount Barker (SA) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
No Religion, so described 5,411 39.1 594,313 35.4 6,933,708 29.6
Catholic 1,782 12.9 301,034 18.0 5,291,834 22.6
Anglican 1,382 10.0 167,658 10.0 3,101,185 13.3
Not stated 1,245 9.0 150,215 9.0 2,238,735 9.6
Uniting Church 1,036 7.5 118,229 7.1 870,183 3.7

The most common responses for religion in Mount Barker (SA) were No Religion, so described 39.1%, Catholic 12.9%, Anglican 10.0%, Not stated 9.0% and Uniting Church 7.5%. In Mount Barker (SA), Christianity was the largest religious group reported overall (53.5%) (this figure excludes not stated responses).

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Language, top responses (other than English) Mount Barker (SA) % Mount Barker (SA) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
German 66 0.5 6,453 0.4 79,353 0.3
Afrikaans 53 0.4 2,362 0.1 43,741 0.2
Italian 49 0.4 29,106 1.7 271,597 1.2
Mandarin 46 0.3 28,780 1.7 596,711 2.5
Filipino 45 0.3 3,861 0.2 71,220 0.3
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English only spoken at home 12,446 90.0 1,311,533 78.2 17,020,417 72.7
Households where a non English language is spoken 360 6.7 117,512 17.4 1,971,011 22.2

In Mount Barker (SA) 90.0% of people only spoke English at home. Other languages spoken at home included German 0.5%, Afrikaans 0.4%, Italian 0.4%, Mandarin 0.3% and Filipino 0.3%.

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Employment

Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Mount Barker (SA) % Mount Barker (SA) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Worked full-time 3,646 53.1 435,110 53.9 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 2,407 35.0 270,409 33.5 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 378 5.5 40,582 5.0 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 437 6.4 60,488 7.5 787,452 6.9

There were 6,868 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Mount Barker (SA). Of these 53.1% were employed full time, 35.0% were employed part-time and 6.4% 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
Mount Barker (SA) % Mount Barker (SA) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
1-15 hours per week 878 13.6 95,282 12.8 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 648 10.1 77,283 10.4 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 888 13.8 97,844 13.1 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 1,286 20.0 153,550 20.6 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 2,364 36.7 281,566 37.7 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Mount Barker (SA), 13.6% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.1% worked 16 to 24 hours and 36.7% worked 40 hours or more.

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Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Mount Barker (SA) % Mount Barker (SA) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Professionals 1,215 18.9 151,091 20.3 2,370,966 22.2
Technicians and Trades Workers 912 14.2 100,142 13.4 1,447,414 13.5
Clerical and Administrative Workers 874 13.6 99,540 13.3 1,449,681 13.6
Community and Personal Service Workers 820 12.7 89,625 12.0 1,157,003 10.8
Sales Workers 761 11.8 71,761 9.6 1,000,955 9.4
Managers 744 11.6 94,075 12.6 1,390,047 13.0
Labourers 687 10.7 82,850 11.1 1,011,520 9.5
Machinery Operators and Drivers 337 5.2 45,515 6.1 670,106 6.3

The most common occupations in Mount Barker (SA) included Professionals 18.9%, Technicians and Trades Workers 14.2%, Clerical and Administrative Workers 13.6%, Community and Personal Service Workers 12.7%, Sales Workers 11.8%, Managers 11.6%, Labourers 10.7% and Machinery Operators and Drivers 5.2%.

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Industry of employment, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Mount Barker (SA) % Mount Barker (SA) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Supermarket and Grocery Stores 217 3.4 21,632 2.9 254,275 2.4
Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 211 3.3 30,463 4.1 411,808 3.9
Aged Care Residential Services 173 2.7 22,642 3.0 211,621 2.0
Primary Education 156 2.5 16,651 2.2 231,198 2.2
Cafes and Restaurants 128 2.0 15,530 2.1 253,385 2.4

Of the employed people in Mount Barker (SA), the most common responses for industry of employment included Supermarket and Grocery Stores 3.4%, Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 3.3%, Aged Care Residential Services 2.7%, Primary Education 2.5% and Cafes and Restaurants 2.0%.

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Mount Barker (SA) % Mount Barker (SA) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Personal 642 -- 600 -- 662 --
Family 1,612 -- 1,510 -- 1,734 --
Household 1,296 -- 1,206 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Mount Barker (SA) was $642.

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Travel to work, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Mount Barker (SA) % Mount Barker (SA) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Car, as driver 4,323 67.5 492,357 66.0 6,574,571 61.5
Car, as passenger 348 5.4 34,003 4.6 489,922 4.6
Bus 275 4.3 29,592 4.0 323,201 3.0
Worked at home 232 3.6 32,679 4.4 503,582 4.7
Walked only 138 2.2 20,697 2.8 370,427 3.5
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People who travelled to work by public transport 361 5.6 53,457 7.2 1,225,668 11.5
People who travelled to work by car as driver or passenger 4,768 74.2 539,409 72.3 7,305,271 68.4

In Mount Barker (SA), on the day of the Census, the most common methods of travel to work for employed people included Car, as driver 67.5%, Car, as passenger 5.4%, Bus 4.3%, Worked at home 3.6% and Walked only 2.2%. On the day, 5.6% of employed people used public transport (train, bus, ferry, tram/light rail) as at least one of their methods of travel to work and 74.2% used car (either as driver or as passenger).

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Mount Barker (SA) % Mount Barker (SA) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 8,369 76.1 982,036 71.0 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 3,520 32.0 380,737 27.5 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 1,186 10.8 168,496 12.2 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 2,790 25.4 295,670 21.4 3,620,726 19.0

In Mount Barker (SA), of people aged 15 years and over, 76.1% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 32.0% provided care for children and 10.8% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 25.4% 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
Mount Barker (SA) % Mount Barker (SA) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Less than 5 hours per week 2,482 22.6 299,651 21.7 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 3,286 29.9 379,617 27.4 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 1,517 13.8 174,791 12.6 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 1,086 9.9 127,972 9.2 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Mount Barker (SA), 29.9% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.8% worked 15 to 29 hours and 9.9% worked 30 hours or more.

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Families

family composition | employment status of couple families

Family composition

Family composition Mount Barker (SA) % Mount Barker (SA) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Couple family without children 1,399 37.5 178,588 40.2 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 1,635 43.9 184,733 41.6 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 648 17.4 73,128 16.5 959,543 15.8
Other family 45 1.2 7,282 1.6 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Mount Barker (SA), 43.9% were couple families with children, 37.5% were couple families without children and 17.4% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Mount Barker (SA) % Mount Barker (SA) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Male -- 16.1 -- 19.4 -- 18.2
Female -- 83.9 -- 80.6 -- 81.8

In Mount Barker (SA), 16.1% of single parents were male and 83.9% 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
Mount Barker (SA) % Mount Barker (SA) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Both employed, worked full-time 609 20.1 67,049 18.5 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 132 4.3 16,589 4.6 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 736 24.2 83,567 23.0 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 432 14.2 47,483 13.1 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 207 6.8 23,992 6.6 302,037 6.0
Both not working 549 18.1 84,108 23.1 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 187 6.2 18,943 5.2 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 184 6.1 21,592 5.9 311,381 6.2

In Mount Barker (SA), of couple families with children, 20.1% had both partners employed full-time, 4.3% had both employed part-time and 24.2% 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 Mount Barker (SA) % Mount Barker (SA) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Occupied private dwellings 5,109 93.3 638,782 87.4 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 365 6.7 92,242 12.6 1,039,874 11.2

In Mount Barker (SA), 93.3% of private dwellings were occupied and 6.7% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Mount Barker (SA) % Mount Barker (SA) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Separate house 4,668 91.4 496,799 77.8 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 377 7.4 94,510 14.8 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 35 0.7 42,003 6.6 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 26 0.5 3,016 0.5 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in Mount Barker (SA), 91.4% were separate houses, 7.4% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.7% were flats or apartments and 0.5% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Mount Barker (SA) % Mount Barker (SA) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
None (includes bedsitters) 15 0.3 1,611 0.3 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 112 2.2 21,505 3.4 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 528 10.3 118,792 18.6 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 2,615 51.2 333,035 52.1 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 1,765 34.5 150,400 23.5 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 77 1.5 13,455 2.1 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.2 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.5 -- 2.4 -- 2.6 --

In Mount Barker (SA), of occupied private dwellings 2.2% had 1 bedroom, 10.3% had 2 bedrooms and 51.2% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.2. The average household size was 2.5 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Mount Barker (SA) % Mount Barker (SA) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Owned outright 1,224 24.0 205,531 32.2 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 1,943 38.0 225,670 35.3 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 1,737 34.0 182,180 28.5 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 120 2.3 9,847 1.5 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 86 1.7 15,566 2.4 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Mount Barker (SA), 24.0% were owned outright, 38.0% were owned with a mortgage and 34.0% were rented.

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Household composition

Household composition Mount Barker (SA) % Mount Barker (SA) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Family households 3,672 71.8 436,817 68.4 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 1,297 25.4 179,119 28.0 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 144 2.8 22,855 3.6 354,917 4.3

In Mount Barker (SA), of all households, 71.8% were family households, 25.4% were single person households and 2.8% were group households.

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Household income Mount Barker (SA) % Mount Barker (SA) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 21.8 -- 23.8 -- 20.0
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 10.3 -- 10.7 -- 16.4

In Mount Barker (SA), 21.8% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 10.3% 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 Mount Barker (SA) % Mount Barker (SA) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Median rent 310 -- 260 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 86.9 -- 89.8 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 13.1 -- 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 Mount Barker (SA) % Mount Barker (SA) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Median mortgage repayments 1,625 -- 1,491 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.1 -- 93.4 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 6.9 -- 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 Mount Barker (SA) % Mount Barker (SA) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
None 308 6.0 47,848 7.5 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 1,790 35.0 228,940 35.8 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 1,949 38.1 229,930 36.0 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 909 17.8 112,047 17.5 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 156 3.1 20,017 3.1 285,197 3.4

In Mount Barker (SA), 35.0% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 38.1% had two registered motor vehicles and 17.8% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Internet connection

Dwelling internet connection Mount Barker (SA) % Mount Barker (SA) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Internet not accessed from dwelling 702 13.7 108,737 17.0 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 4,321 84.5 515,114 80.6 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 93 1.8 14,941 2.3 221,494 2.7

In Mount Barker (SA), 84.5% of households had at least one person access the internet from the dwelling. This could have been through a desktop/laptop computer, mobile or smart phone, tablet, music or video player, gaming console, smart TV or any other device.

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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.
Mount Barker (SA) % Mount Barker (SA) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Male 99 50.8 16,891 49.4 322,171 49.6
Female 96 49.2 17,292 50.6 326,996 50.4
Median age 18 -- 23 -- 23 --

In Mount Barker (SA), 50.8% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 49.2% were female. The median age was 18 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
Mount Barker (SA) % Mount Barker (SA) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Average number of people per household 3.3 -- 3 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 0.9 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 1,107 -- 1,014 -- 1,203 --

In Mount Barker (SA), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.3 persons, with 0.9 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,107.

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Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Mount Barker (SA) % Mount Barker (SA) South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Median weekly rent 300 -- 220 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,758 -- 1,387 -- 1,660 --

In Mount Barker (SA), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $300 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,758.

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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.