2001 Census QuickStats

All people - location on Census Night

Australia | New South Wales | Local Government Areas

Tenterfield (A)

Code LGA17400 (LGA)
People 6,363
Male 3,216
Female 3,147
Australian citizenship 6,012
People born overseas 411
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 29
Families 1,731
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 3,208
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Tenterfield (A) % Australia %
Total 6,363 -- 18,769,249 --
Male 3,216 50.5 9,270,466 49.4
Female 3,147 49.5 9,498,783 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 413 6.5 410,003 2.2

On Census Night 7th August 2001, 6,363 people were counted in Tenterfield (A) (Local Government Areas): of these 50.5% were male and 49.5% were female. Of the total population 6.5% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Tenterfield (A) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 424 6.7 1,243,969 6.6
5-14 years 942 14.8 2,668,506 14.2
15-24 years 616 9.7 2,566,346 13.7
25-54 years 2,478 38.9 8,159,808 43.5
55-64 years 804 12.6 1,759,742 9.4
65 years and over 1,100 17.3 2,370,878 12.6

On Census Night 2001 in Tenterfield (A) (Local Government Areas) there were 1,366 children aged 0-14 years and 1,904 people aged 55 years and over.

Selected characteristics Tenterfield (A) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 6,012 94.5 16,559,774 88.2
People born overseas 411 6.5 4,105,444 21.9
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 29 0.5 203,101 1.1

On Census Night 2001 in Tenterfield (A) (Local Government Areas), 6,012 people were Australian citizens, 411 were born overseas and 29 people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Tenterfield (A) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 2,702 54.1 7,635,947 51.4
Separated or divorced 579 11.6 1,609,314 10.8
Widowed 418 8.4 919,904 6.2
Never married 1,295 25.9 4,691,609 31.6

On Census Night 2001 in Tenterfield (A) (Local Government Areas), 54.1% of people aged 15 years and over were married, 11.6% were separated or divorced, 8.4% were widowed and 25.9% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Tenterfield (A) % Australia %
Australia 5,666 89.0 13,629,481 72.6
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Tenterfield (A) % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Tenterfield (A) % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Tenterfield (A) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,521 57.1 5,360,693 59.8
Worked part-time 784 29.4 2,689,709 30.0
Hours worked not stated 126 4.7 248,204 2.8
Unemployed 232 8.7 660,709 7.4
Not in the labour force 2,151 -- 5,265,426 --
Total in labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 2,663 -- 8,959,315 --
 
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During the week prior to Census Night 2001, 2,663 people aged 15 years and over in Tenterfield (A) (Local Government Areas) were in the labour force. Of these 57.1% worked full-time, 29.4% worked part-time, 4.7% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 8.7% were unemployed. 2,151 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Tenterfield (A) % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Industry of employment, top responses Tenterfield (A) % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Expand Families category,
includes family type

Families — family type
Family type Tenterfield (A) % Australia %
Couple family without children 752 43.4 1,764,167 35.7
Couple family with children 666 38.5 2,321,165 47.0
One parent family 288 16.6 762,632 15.4
Other family 25 1.4 88,864 1.8
Total families 1,731 -- 4,936,828 --

On Census Night 2001 in Tenterfield (A) (Local Government Areas), 1,731 families were counted: of these, 43.4% were couple families without children, 38.5% were couple families with children, 16.6% were one parent families and 1.4% were other families.

Expand Dwellings category,
includes dwelling structure | household type

Dwellings — dwelling structure

Dwellings include visitor only and other not-classifiable households unless otherwise stated

Dwelling type Tenterfield (A) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,578 80.4 7,072,202 90.8
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 3,208 -- 7,790,079 --

On Census Night 2001 in Tenterfield (A) (Local Government Areas), 2,578 occupied private dwellings were counted.

Dwelling structure Tenterfield (A) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 2,361 91.6 5,327,309 75.3
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 21 0.8 632,176 8.9
Flat, unit or apartment 73 2.8 923,139 13.1
Other dwelling 116 4.5 134,274 1.9
Dwelling type not stated 7 0.3 55,304 0.8

On Census Night 2001, of occupied private dwellings counted in Tenterfield (A) (Local Government Areas), 91.6% were separate houses, 0.8% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 2.8% were flats, units or apartments and 4.5% were other dwellings.

Tenure Tenterfield (A) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 1,405 54.5 2,810,917 39.7
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 411 15.9 1,872,132 26.5
Rented (includes rent-free) 526 20.4 1,858,324 26.3
Other tenure type 139 5.4 196,026 2.8
Tenure type not stated 103 4.0 334,803 4.7

On Census Night 2001 in Tenterfield (A) (Local Government Areas), 54.5% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 15.9% were being purchased and 20.4% were rented.

Landlord type Tenterfield (A) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 145 27.6 813,633 43.8
State or Territory housing authority 49 9.3 317,171 17.1
Other landlord type 321 61.0 705,122 37.9
Landlord type not stated 7 1.3 22,398 1.2

On Census Night 2001 in Tenterfield (A) (Local Government Areas), of the occupied private dwellings being rented 27.6% were rented from a real estate agent, 9.3% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 61.0% were rented from an other landlord type.

Dwellings — household type
Household type Tenterfield (A) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 1,719 66.7 4,866,031 68.8
Single (or lone) person households 720 27.9 1,616,213 22.9
Group households 44 1.7 262,551 3.7

On Census Night 2001 in Tenterfield (A) (Local Government Areas), 66.7% of the occupied private dwellings were family households, 27.9% were single (or lone) person households and 1.7% were group households.

LATEST ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (AEST) 9/03/2006

Data for this Quickstats has been sourced from the 2001 Basic Community Profile catalogue No. 2001.0 and the 2001 Indigenous Profile catalogue No. 2002.0. Indigenous Statistics are only available for selected geographic areas. The information contained in this QuickStat has been produced by the Australian Bureau of Statistics. It contains data from the 2001 Census of Population & Housing held on 7 August 2001. Some values may have been adjusted to avoid release of confidential data. These adjustments may have a significant impact on the calculated percentages in QuickStats. For more information refer to Introduced Random Error. For further enquiries contact the ABS National Information and Referral Service on 1300 135 070 | www.abs.gov.au/census

Census Data Quality.

The information contained in this QuickStat has been produced by the Australian Bureau of Statistics. It contains data from the 2001 Census of Population & Housing held on 7 August 2001. Some values may have been adjusted to avoid release of confidential data. These adjustments may have a significant impact on the calculated percentages in QuickStats. For more information refer to Introduced Random Error in the 2001 Census Dictionary. For further enquiries contact the ABS National Information and Referral Service on 1300 135 070. www.abs.gov.au/census

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