2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | New South Wales | State Suburbs

Terrigal

Code SSC13366 (SSC)
People 9,746
Male 4,741
Female 5,005
Median age 39
Australian citizenship 8,465
People born overseas 1,838
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 97
Families 2,660
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 4,796
Average people per household 2.6
Median weekly household income $1,121
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,733
Median weekly rent $260
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People — demographics
People Terrigal % Australia %
Total 9,746 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 4,741 48.6 9,799,252 49.4
Female 5,005 51.4 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 86 0.9 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 9,746 people were usually resident in Terrigal (State Suburbs): of these 48.6% were male and 51.4% were female. Of the total population 0.9% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Terrigal % Australia %
People
0-4 years 551 5.7 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 1,309 13.4 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 1,301 13.3 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 3,866 39.7 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 1,191 12.2 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 1,529 15.7 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 39 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 19.1% of people usually resident in Terrigal (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 27.9% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 39 years.

Selected characteristics Terrigal % Australia %
Australian citizenship 8,465 86.9 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 1,838 18.9 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 97 1.0 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 86.9% of people usually resident in Terrigal (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 18.9% were born overseas and 1.0% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Terrigal % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 4,155 52.7 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 1,039 13.2 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 423 5.4 936,813 5.9
Never married 2,276 28.9 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 52.7% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Terrigal (State Suburbs) were married, 13.2% were either separated or divorced, 5.4% were widowed and 28.9% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Terrigal % Australia %
Australia 7,264 74.5 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Terrigal % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Terrigal % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Terrigal % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 2,818 57.7 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 1,580 32.3 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 182 3.7 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 92 1.9 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 216 4.4 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 2,521 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 4,888 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 4,888 people aged 15 years and over in Terrigal (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 57.7% worked full-time, 32.3% worked part-time, 3.7% were away from work, 1.9% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 4.4% were unemployed. 2,521 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Terrigal % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Industry of employment, top responses Terrigal % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Terrigal % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 524 -- 466 --
Family 1,312 -- 1,171 --
Household 1,121 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Terrigal (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $524, the median family income was $1,312 and the median household income was $1,121.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Terrigal % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,050 39.5 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 1,159 43.6 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 414 15.6 823,254 15.8
Other family 37 1.4 89,686 1.7
Total families 2,660 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 2,660 families in Terrigal (State Suburbs): of these 39.5% were couple families without children, 43.6% were couple families with children, 15.6% were one parent families and 1.4% were other families.

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includes dwelling structure | dwelling characteristics | household composition

Dwellings — dwelling structure

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

Dwelling type Terrigal % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 3,794 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 4,796 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 3,794 occupied private dwellings were counted in Terrigal (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Terrigal % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 3,010 79.3 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 515 13.6 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 265 7.0 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 4 0.1 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Terrigal (State Suburbs), 79.3% were separate houses, 13.6% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 7.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.1% were other dwellings.

Tenure Terrigal % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 1,415 37.3 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 1,130 29.8 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 983 25.9 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 14 0.4 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 253 6.7 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Terrigal (State Suburbs), 37.3% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 29.8% were owned with a mortgage and 25.9% were rented.

Landlord type Terrigal % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 722 73.4 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 22 2.2 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 219 22.3 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 18 1.8 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Terrigal (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 73.4% were rented from a real estate agent, 2.2% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 22.3% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Terrigal % Australia %
Median weekly rent 260 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,733 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.6 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.0 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Terrigal (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $260. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,733. The average people per household was 2.6 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.0.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Terrigal % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 2,622 69.1 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 794 20.9 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 161 4.2 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Terrigal (State Suburbs), 69.1% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 20.9% were single (or lone) person households and 4.2% were group households.

LATEST ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (AEST) 25/10/2007

The information contained in this QuickStat has been produced by the Australian Bureau of Statistics. It contains data from the 2006 Census of Population & Housing held on 9 August 2006. 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 2006 Census of Population & Housing held on 9 August 2006. 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 2006 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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