2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | New South Wales | State Suburbs

Speers Point

Code SSC14411 (SSC)
People 3,103
Male 1,529
Female 1,574
Median age 44
Australian citizenship 2,876
People born overseas 310
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 7
Families 894
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,404
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $901
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,300
Median weekly rent $200
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Speers Point % Australia %
Total 3,103 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 1,529 49.3 9,799,252 49.4
Female 1,574 50.7 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 44 1.4 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 3,103 people were usually resident in Speers Point (State Suburbs): of these 49.3% were male and 50.7% were female. Of the total population 1.4% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Speers Point % Australia %
People
0-4 years 152 4.9 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 342 11.0 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 346 11.2 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 1,187 38.3 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 453 14.6 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 623 20.1 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 44 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 15.9% of people usually resident in Speers Point (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 34.7% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 44 years.

Selected characteristics Speers Point % Australia %
Australian citizenship 2,876 92.7 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 310 10.0 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 7 0.2 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 92.7% of people usually resident in Speers Point (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 10.0% were born overseas and 0.2% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Speers Point % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,334 51.1 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 338 13.0 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 216 8.3 936,813 5.9
Never married 723 27.7 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 51.1% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Speers Point (State Suburbs) were married, 13.0% were either separated or divorced, 8.3% were widowed and 27.7% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Speers Point % Australia %
Australia 2,631 84.8 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Speers Point % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Speers Point % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Speers Point % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 815 57.8 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 442 31.3 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 42 3.0 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 33 2.3 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 78 5.5 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 1,048 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 1,410 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 1,410 people aged 15 years and over in Speers Point (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 57.8% worked full-time, 31.3% worked part-time, 3.0% were away from work, 2.3% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 5.5% were unemployed. 1,048 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Speers Point % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Speers Point % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 408 -- 466 --
Family 1,130 -- 1,171 --
Household 901 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Speers Point (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $408, the median family income was $1,130 and the median household income was $901.

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includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Speers Point % Australia %
Couple family without children 372 41.6 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 356 39.8 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 155 17.3 823,254 15.8
Other family 11 1.2 89,686 1.7
Total families 894 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 894 families in Speers Point (State Suburbs): of these 41.6% were couple families without children, 39.8% were couple families with children, 17.3% were one parent families and 1.2% 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 Speers Point % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,284 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,404 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 1,284 occupied private dwellings were counted in Speers Point (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Speers Point % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,065 82.9 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 96 7.5 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 123 9.6 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 0 0.0 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Speers Point (State Suburbs), 82.9% were separate houses, 7.5% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 9.6% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Tenure Speers Point % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 572 44.5 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 344 26.8 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 296 23.1 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 3 0.2 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 71 5.5 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Speers Point (State Suburbs), 44.5% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 26.8% were owned with a mortgage and 23.1% were rented.

Landlord type Speers Point % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 166 56.1 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 44 14.9 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 74 25.0 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 9 3.0 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Speers Point (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 56.1% were rented from a real estate agent, 14.9% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 25.0% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Speers Point % Australia %
Median weekly rent 200 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,300 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.4 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Speers Point (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $200. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,300. The average people per household was 2.4 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Speers Point % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 881 68.6 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 339 26.4 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 35 2.7 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Speers Point (State Suburbs), 68.6% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 26.4% were single (or lone) person households and 2.7% 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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