Murray Bridge

2016 Census All persons QuickStats
Area code UCL413003
People 16,804
Male 49.5%
Female 50.5%
Median age 40
Families 4,328
Average children per family
for families with children 1.8
for all households (a) 0.6
All private dwellings 7,678
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $927
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,161
Median weekly rent $220
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.7

(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 % Murray Bridge South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Male 8,314 49.5 825,997 49.3 11,546,638 49.3
Female 8,491 50.5 850,652 50.7 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 858 5.1 34,184 2.0 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 16,804 people in Murray Bridge. Of these 49.5% were male and 50.5% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 5.1% of the population.

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Age Murray Bridge % Murray Bridge South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Median age 40 -- 40 -- 38 --
0-4 years 997 5.9 97,072 5.8 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 1,009 6.0 100,466 6.0 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 910 5.4 95,461 5.7 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 1,034 6.2 100,686 6.0 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 1,222 7.3 107,986 6.4 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 1,252 7.5 107,361 6.4 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 1,052 6.3 110,751 6.6 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 899 5.4 102,818 6.1 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 955 5.7 106,650 6.4 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 1,115 6.6 113,619 6.8 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 1,004 6.0 113,272 6.8 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 1,016 6.0 111,896 6.7 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 935 5.6 102,028 6.1 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 983 5.9 96,286 5.7 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 845 5.0 72,563 4.3 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 633 3.8 53,885 3.2 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 474 2.8 39,374 2.3 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 459 2.7 44,479 2.7 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Murray Bridge was 40 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 17.4% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 20.2% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Murray Bridge % Murray Bridge South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Married 6,091 43.9 659,638 47.7 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 594 4.3 44,199 3.2 608,059 3.2
Divorced 1,363 9.8 127,916 9.2 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 994 7.2 83,281 6.0 985,204 5.2
Never married 4,844 34.9 468,621 33.9 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Murray Bridge aged 15 years and over, 43.9% were married and 14.1% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Murray Bridge % Murray Bridge South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Registered marriage 5,253 43.2 582,236 47.4 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 1,357 11.2 126,020 10.3 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 5,536 45.6 520,539 42.4 7,024,973 41.9

In Murray Bridge, of people aged 15 years and over, 43.2% of people were in a registered marriage and 11.2% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Murray Bridge % Murray Bridge South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Preschool 188 4.0 20,292 4.2 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 757 16.1 94,526 19.5 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 401 8.5 26,196 5.4 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 208 4.4 22,589 4.7 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 638 13.6 52,721 10.9 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 61 1.3 19,484 4.0 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 172 3.7 21,053 4.3 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 306 6.5 31,394 6.5 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 275 5.9 78,780 16.2 1,160,626 16.1
Other 99 2.1 11,501 2.4 198,383 2.8
Not stated 1,586 33.8 106,438 21.9 1,707,023 23.7

In Murray Bridge 27.9% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 29.1% were in primary school, 18.6% in secondary school and 12.4% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Murray Bridge % Murray Bridge South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Bachelor Degree level and above 937 6.7 256,510 18.5 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 777 5.6 115,102 8.3 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 404 2.9 42,793 3.1 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 2,039 14.7 188,790 13.6 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 1,940 14.0 214,813 15.5 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 1,588 11.4 128,782 9.3 941,531 4.9
Year 10 1,911 13.8 138,607 10.0 2,054,331 10.8
Certificate level II 18 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 1,936 13.9 119,572 8.6 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 89 0.6 11,000 0.8 145,844 0.8
Not stated 1,856 13.4 129,257 9.3 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Murray Bridge, 14.0% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 17.6% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 5.6% had completed an Advanced Diploma or Diploma.

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Cultural & language diversity

Ancestry, top responses Murray Bridge % Murray Bridge South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
English 6,498 29.2 639,350 28.5 7,852,224 25.0
Australian 6,254 28.1 560,374 25.0 7,298,243 23.3
German 2,162 9.7 129,923 5.8 982,226 3.1
Scottish 1,327 6.0 140,424 6.3 2,023,470 6.4
Irish 1,087 4.9 134,437 6.0 2,388,058 7.6

The most common ancestries in Murray Bridge were English 29.2%, Australian 28.1%, German 9.7%, 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 (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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Country of birth Murray Bridge % Murray Bridge South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Australia 12,937 77.2 1,192,546 71.1 15,614,835 66.7
Other top responses:  null  null  null  null  null  null
England 412 2.5 97,392 5.8 907,570 3.9
Philippines 387 2.3 12,465 0.7 232,386 1.0
China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 309 1.8 24,610 1.5 509,555 2.2
New Zealand 214 1.3 12,937 0.8 518,466 2.2
Taiwan 182 1.1 1,703 0.1 46,822 0.2

In Murray Bridge, 77.2% of people were born in Australia. The most common countries of birth were England 2.5%, Philippines 2.3%, China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 1.8%, New Zealand 1.3% and Taiwan 1.1%.

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Country of birth of father and/or mother, stated responses Murray Bridge % Murray Bridge South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Both parents born overseas 3,217 19.2 513,545 30.6 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 732 4.4 109,094 6.5 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 563 3.4 79,405 4.7 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 10,790 64.2 869,207 51.8 11,070,538 47.3

In Murray Bridge, 64.2% of people had both parents born in Australia and 19.2% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses Murray Bridge % Murray Bridge South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Australia 11,457 68.4 954,233 56.9 12,231,150 52.3
England 762 4.6 144,172 8.6 1,403,096 6.0
Philippines 404 2.4 13,782 0.8 270,177 1.2
China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 340 2.0 31,646 1.9 704,658 3.0
New Zealand 244 1.5 16,942 1.0 617,331 2.6

In Murray Bridge, the most common countries of birth for male parents were Australia 68.4%, England 4.6%, Philippines 2.4%, China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 2.0% and New Zealand 1.5%.

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses Murray Bridge % Murray Bridge South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Australia 11,647 69.3 985,020 58.7 12,643,365 54.0
England 785 4.7 140,701 8.4 1,302,147 5.6
Philippines 455 2.7 16,929 1.0 325,049 1.4
China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 339 2.0 31,453 1.9 699,074 3.0
New Zealand 239 1.4 16,040 1.0 608,329 2.6

In Murray Bridge, the most common countries of birth for female parents were Australia 69.3%, England 4.7%, Philippines 2.7%, China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 2.0% and New Zealand 1.4%.

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Religious affiliation, top responses Murray Bridge % Murray Bridge South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
No Religion, so described 6,068 36.1 594,313 35.4 6,933,708 29.6
Catholic 2,317 13.8 301,034 18.0 5,291,834 22.6
Not stated 1,804 10.7 150,215 9.0 2,238,735 9.6
Uniting Church 1,622 9.6 118,229 7.1 870,183 3.7
Lutheran 1,247 7.4 51,705 3.1 174,019 0.7

The most common responses for religion in Murray Bridge were No Religion, so described 36.1%, Catholic 13.8%, Not stated 10.7%, Uniting Church 9.6% and Lutheran 7.4%. In Murray Bridge, Christianity was the largest religious group reported overall (55.3%) (this figure excludes not stated responses).

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Language, top responses (other than English) Murray Bridge % Murray Bridge South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Mandarin 474 2.8 28,780 1.7 596,711 2.5
Tagalog 211 1.3 5,486 0.3 111,273 0.5
Vietnamese 128 0.8 19,017 1.1 277,400 1.2
Filipino 127 0.8 3,861 0.2 71,220 0.3
Italian 114 0.7 29,106 1.7 271,597 1.2
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English only spoken at home 13,540 80.8 1,311,533 78.2 17,020,417 72.7
Households where a non English language is spoken 715 10.4 117,512 17.4 1,971,011 22.2

In Murray Bridge 80.8% of people only spoke English at home. Other languages spoken at home included Mandarin 2.8%, Tagalog 1.3%, Vietnamese 0.8%, Filipino 0.8% and Italian 0.7%.

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Employment

Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Murray Bridge % Murray Bridge South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Worked full-time 3,846 53.1 435,110 53.9 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 2,302 31.8 270,409 33.5 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 383 5.3 40,582 5.0 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 708 9.8 60,488 7.5 787,452 6.9

There were 7,239 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Murray Bridge. Of these 53.1% were employed full time, 31.8% were employed part-time and 9.8% 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 % Murray Bridge South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
1-15 hours per week 826 12.6 95,282 12.8 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 623 9.5 77,283 10.4 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 857 13.1 97,844 13.1 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 1,416 21.7 153,550 20.6 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 2,429 37.2 281,566 37.7 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Murray Bridge, 12.6% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.5% worked 16 to 24 hours and 37.2% worked 40 hours or more.

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Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Murray Bridge % Murray Bridge South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Labourers 1,731 26.5 82,850 11.1 1,011,520 9.5
Technicians and Trades Workers 838 12.8 100,142 13.4 1,447,414 13.5
Community and Personal Service Workers 821 12.6 89,625 12.0 1,157,003 10.8
Sales Workers 737 11.3 71,761 9.6 1,000,955 9.4
Clerical and Administrative Workers 642 9.8 99,540 13.3 1,449,681 13.6
Managers 571 8.8 94,075 12.6 1,390,047 13.0
Professionals 560 8.6 151,091 20.3 2,370,966 22.2
Machinery Operators and Drivers 512 7.8 45,515 6.1 670,106 6.3

The most common occupations in Murray Bridge included Labourers 26.5%, Technicians and Trades Workers 12.8%, Community and Personal Service Workers 12.6%, Sales Workers 11.3%, Clerical and Administrative Workers 9.8%, Managers 8.8%, Professionals 8.6% 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 % Murray Bridge South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Meat Processing 513 8.0 2,042 0.3 28,852 0.3
Fruit and Vegetable Wholesaling 365 5.7 1,209 0.2 8,100 0.1
Supermarket and Grocery Stores 264 4.1 21,632 2.9 254,275 2.4
Aged Care Residential Services 185 2.9 22,642 3.0 211,621 2.0
Other Social Assistance Services 173 2.7 13,552 1.8 158,230 1.5

Of the employed people in Murray Bridge, the most common responses for industry of employment included Meat Processing 8.0%, Fruit and Vegetable Wholesaling 5.7%, Supermarket and Grocery Stores 4.1%, Aged Care Residential Services 2.9% and Other Social Assistance Services 2.7%.

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Murray Bridge % Murray Bridge South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Personal 514 -- 600 -- 662 --
Family 1,173 -- 1,510 -- 1,734 --
Household 927 -- 1,206 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Murray Bridge was $514.

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Travel to work, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Murray Bridge % Murray Bridge South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Car, as driver 4,625 71.0 492,357 66.0 6,574,571 61.5
Car, as passenger 624 9.6 34,003 4.6 489,922 4.6
Walked only 204 3.1 20,697 2.8 370,427 3.5
Worked at home 156 2.4 32,679 4.4 503,582 4.7
Truck 46 0.7 4,513 0.6 85,892 0.8
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People who travelled to work by public transport 37 0.6 53,457 7.2 1,225,668 11.5
People who travelled to work by car as driver or passenger 5,305 81.3 539,409 72.3 7,305,271 68.4

In Murray Bridge, on the day of the Census, the most common methods of travel to work for employed people included Car, as driver 71.0%, Car, as passenger 9.6%, Walked only 3.1%, Worked at home 2.4% and Truck 0.7%. On the day, 0.6% of employed people used public transport (train, bus, ferry, tram/light rail) as at least one of their methods of travel to work and 81.3% used car (either as driver or as passenger).

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Murray Bridge % Murray Bridge South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 9,178 66.1 982,036 71.0 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 3,373 24.3 380,737 27.5 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 1,630 11.7 168,496 12.2 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 2,878 20.7 295,670 21.4 3,620,726 19.0

In Murray Bridge, of people aged 15 years and over, 66.1% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 24.3% provided care for children and 11.7% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 20.7% 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 % Murray Bridge South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Less than 5 hours per week 2,707 19.5 299,651 21.7 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 3,471 25.0 379,617 27.4 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 1,621 11.7 174,791 12.6 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 1,382 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 Murray Bridge, 25.0% worked 5 to 14 hours, 11.7% 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 Murray Bridge % Murray Bridge South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Couple family without children 1,882 43.4 178,588 40.2 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 1,506 34.8 184,733 41.6 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 877 20.2 73,128 16.5 959,543 15.8
Other family 67 1.5 7,282 1.6 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Murray Bridge, 34.8% were couple families with children, 43.4% were couple families without children and 20.2% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Murray Bridge % Murray Bridge South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Male -- 17.3 -- 19.4 -- 18.2
Female -- 82.7 -- 80.6 -- 81.8

In Murray Bridge, 17.3% of single parents were male and 82.7% 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
Murray Bridge % Murray Bridge South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Both employed, worked full-time 615 18.2 67,049 18.5 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 148 4.4 16,589 4.6 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 637 18.8 83,567 23.0 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 397 11.7 47,483 13.1 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 228 6.7 23,992 6.6 302,037 6.0
Both not working 1,011 29.9 84,108 23.1 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 157 4.6 18,943 5.2 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 190 5.6 21,592 5.9 311,381 6.2

In Murray Bridge, of couple families with children, 18.2% had both partners employed full-time, 4.4% had both employed part-time and 18.8% 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 % Murray Bridge South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Occupied private dwellings 6,477 88.6 638,782 87.4 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 831 11.4 92,242 12.6 1,039,874 11.2

In Murray Bridge, 88.6% of private dwellings were occupied and 11.4% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Murray Bridge % Murray Bridge South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Separate house 5,567 86.0 496,799 77.8 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 807 12.5 94,510 14.8 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 44 0.7 42,003 6.6 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 29 0.4 3,016 0.5 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in Murray Bridge, 86.0% were separate houses, 12.5% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.7% were flats or apartments and 0.4% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Murray Bridge % Murray Bridge South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
None (includes bedsitters) 10 0.2 1,611 0.3 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 175 2.7 21,505 3.4 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 1,002 15.5 118,792 18.6 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 3,635 56.1 333,035 52.1 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 1,463 22.6 150,400 23.5 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 199 3.1 13,455 2.1 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.3 -- 2.4 -- 2.6 --

In Murray Bridge, of occupied private dwellings 2.7% had 1 bedroom, 15.5% had 2 bedrooms and 56.1% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3. The average household size was 2.3 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Murray Bridge % Murray Bridge South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Owned outright 1,859 28.6 205,531 32.2 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 1,813 27.9 225,670 35.3 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 2,465 38.0 182,180 28.5 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 135 2.1 9,847 1.5 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 219 3.4 15,566 2.4 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Murray Bridge, 28.6% were owned outright, 27.9% were owned with a mortgage and 38.0% were rented.

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Household composition

Household composition Murray Bridge % Murray Bridge South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Family households 4,252 65.5 436,817 68.4 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 1,997 30.8 179,119 28.0 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 238 3.7 22,855 3.6 354,917 4.3

In Murray Bridge, of all households, 65.5% were family households, 30.8% were single person households and 3.7% were group households.

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Household income Murray Bridge % Murray Bridge South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 30.5 -- 23.8 -- 20.0
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 4.3 -- 10.7 -- 16.4

In Murray Bridge, 30.5% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 4.3% 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 Murray Bridge % Murray Bridge South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Median rent 220 -- 260 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 86.5 -- 89.8 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 13.5 -- 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 % Murray Bridge South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Median mortgage repayments 1,161 -- 1,491 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.5 -- 93.4 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 5.5 -- 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 % Murray Bridge South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
None 521 8.0 47,848 7.5 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 2,427 37.4 228,940 35.8 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 2,106 32.5 229,930 36.0 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 1,157 17.8 112,047 17.5 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 274 4.2 20,017 3.1 285,197 3.4

In Murray Bridge, 37.4% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 32.5% had two registered motor vehicles and 17.8% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Internet connection

Dwelling internet connection Murray Bridge % Murray Bridge South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Internet not accessed from dwelling 1,624 25.0 108,737 17.0 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 4,656 71.8 515,114 80.6 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 209 3.2 14,941 2.3 221,494 2.7

In Murray Bridge, 71.8% 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 % Murray Bridge South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Male 454 52.9 16,891 49.4 322,171 49.6
Female 404 47.1 17,292 50.6 326,996 50.4
Median age 22 -- 23 -- 23 --

In Murray Bridge, 52.9% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 47.1% were female. The median age was 22 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 % Murray Bridge South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Average number of people per household 3.1 -- 3 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 0.9 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 923 -- 1,014 -- 1,203 --

In Murray Bridge, for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.1 persons, with 0.9 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $923.

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Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Murray Bridge % Murray Bridge South Australia % South Australia Australia % Australia
Median weekly rent 220 -- 220 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,170 -- 1,387 -- 1,660 --

In Murray Bridge, for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $220 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,170.

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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.