2001 Census QuickStats

All people - location on Census Night

Australia | New South Wales | Local Government Areas

Tweed (A)

Code LGA17550 (LGA)
People 73,821
Male 35,943
Female 37,878
Australian citizenship 67,170
People born overseas 10,636
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 559
Families 20,029
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 32,974
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Expand People category,
includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Tweed (A) % Australia %
Total 73,821 -- 18,769,249 --
Male 35,943 48.7 9,270,466 49.4
Female 37,878 51.3 9,498,783 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 1,867 2.5 410,003 2.2

On Census Night 7th August 2001, 73,821 people were counted in Tweed (A) (Local Government Areas): of these 48.7% were male and 51.3% were female. Of the total population 2.5% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Tweed (A) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 4,146 5.6 1,243,969 6.6
5-14 years 10,132 13.7 2,668,506 14.2
15-24 years 7,161 9.7 2,566,346 13.7
25-54 years 26,916 36.5 8,159,808 43.5
55-64 years 8,575 11.6 1,759,742 9.4
65 years and over 16,891 22.9 2,370,878 12.6

On Census Night 2001 in Tweed (A) (Local Government Areas) there were 14,278 children aged 0-14 years and 25,466 people aged 55 years and over.

Selected characteristics Tweed (A) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 67,170 91.0 16,559,774 88.2
People born overseas 10,636 14.4 4,105,444 21.9
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 559 0.8 203,101 1.1

On Census Night 2001 in Tweed (A) (Local Government Areas), 67,170 people were Australian citizens, 10,636 were born overseas and 559 people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Tweed (A) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 31,925 53.6 7,635,947 51.4
Separated or divorced 8,139 13.7 1,609,314 10.8
Widowed 5,160 8.7 919,904 6.2
Never married 14,318 24.0 4,691,609 31.6

On Census Night 2001 in Tweed (A) (Local Government Areas), 53.6% of people aged 15 years and over were married, 13.7% were separated or divorced, 8.7% were widowed and 24.0% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Tweed (A) % Australia %
Australia 59,346 80.4 13,629,481 72.6
 
Other top responses

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

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

People — employment
Employment Tweed (A) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 13,384 49.0 5,360,693 59.8
Worked part-time 9,697 35.5 2,689,709 30.0
Hours worked not stated 799 2.9 248,204 2.8
Unemployed 3,456 12.6 660,709 7.4
Not in the labour force 29,680 -- 5,265,426 --
Total in labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 27,336 -- 8,959,315 --
 
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During the week prior to Census Night 2001, 27,336 people aged 15 years and over in Tweed (A) (Local Government Areas) were in the labour force. Of these 49.0% worked full-time, 35.5% worked part-time, 2.9% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 12.6% were unemployed. 29,680 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Expand Families category,
includes family type

Families — family type
Family type Tweed (A) % Australia %
Couple family without children 9,129 45.6 1,764,167 35.7
Couple family with children 7,163 35.8 2,321,165 47.0
One parent family 3,503 17.5 762,632 15.4
Other family 234 1.2 88,864 1.8
Total families 20,029 -- 4,936,828 --

On Census Night 2001 in Tweed (A) (Local Government Areas), 20,029 families were counted: of these, 45.6% were couple families without children, 35.8% were couple families with children, 17.5% were one parent families and 1.2% 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 Tweed (A) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 30,283 91.8 7,072,202 90.8
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 32,974 -- 7,790,079 --

On Census Night 2001 in Tweed (A) (Local Government Areas), 30,283 occupied private dwellings were counted.

Dwelling structure Tweed (A) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 19,107 63.1 5,327,309 75.3
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 4,599 15.2 632,176 8.9
Flat, unit or apartment 3,857 12.7 923,139 13.1
Other dwelling 2,611 8.6 134,274 1.9
Dwelling type not stated 109 0.4 55,304 0.8

On Census Night 2001, of occupied private dwellings counted in Tweed (A) (Local Government Areas), 63.1% were separate houses, 15.2% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 12.7% were flats, units or apartments and 8.6% were other dwellings.

Tenure Tweed (A) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 14,560 48.1 2,810,917 39.7
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 5,701 18.8 1,872,132 26.5
Rented (includes rent-free) 8,003 26.4 1,858,324 26.3
Other tenure type 835 2.8 196,026 2.8
Tenure type not stated 1,187 3.9 334,803 4.7

On Census Night 2001 in Tweed (A) (Local Government Areas), 48.1% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 18.8% were being purchased and 26.4% were rented.

Landlord type Tweed (A) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 3,346 41.8 813,633 43.8
State or Territory housing authority 784 9.8 317,171 17.1
Other landlord type 3,762 47.0 705,122 37.9
Landlord type not stated 108 1.3 22,398 1.2

On Census Night 2001 in Tweed (A) (Local Government Areas), of the occupied private dwellings being rented 41.8% were rented from a real estate agent, 9.8% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 47.0% were rented from an other landlord type.

Dwellings — household type
Household type Tweed (A) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 19,821 65.5 4,866,031 68.8
Single (or lone) person households 7,765 25.6 1,616,213 22.9
Group households 901 3.0 262,551 3.7

On Census Night 2001 in Tweed (A) (Local Government Areas), 65.5% of the occupied private dwellings were family households, 25.6% were single (or lone) person households and 3.0% 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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