2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | New South Wales | State Suburbs

Tea Gardens

Code SSC18991 (SSC)
People 2,094
Male 1,031
Female 1,063
Median age 57
Australian citizenship 1,911
People born overseas 282
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 9
Families 695
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,333
Average people per household 2.2
Median weekly household income $626
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,300
Median weekly rent $200
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People — demographics
People Tea Gardens % Australia %
Total 2,094 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 1,031 49.2 9,799,252 49.4
Female 1,063 50.8 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 50 2.4 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 2,094 people were usually resident in Tea Gardens (State Suburbs): of these 49.2% were male and 50.8% were female. Of the total population 2.4% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Tea Gardens % Australia %
People
0-4 years 72 3.4 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 195 9.3 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 127 6.1 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 541 25.8 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 449 21.4 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 710 33.9 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 57 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 12.8% of people usually resident in Tea Gardens (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 55.3% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 57 years.

Selected characteristics Tea Gardens % Australia %
Australian citizenship 1,911 91.3 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 282 13.5 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 9 0.4 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 91.3% of people usually resident in Tea Gardens (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 13.5% were born overseas and 0.4% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Tea Gardens % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,180 64.6 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 193 10.6 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 142 7.8 936,813 5.9
Never married 309 16.9 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 64.6% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Tea Gardens (State Suburbs) were married, 10.6% were either separated or divorced, 7.8% were widowed and 16.9% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Tea Gardens % Australia %
Australia 1,706 81.5 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Tea Gardens % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Tea Gardens % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Tea Gardens % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 333 52.0 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 239 37.3 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 12 1.9 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 17 2.7 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 40 6.2 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 1,124 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 641 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 641 people aged 15 years and over in Tea Gardens (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 52.0% worked full-time, 37.3% worked part-time, 1.9% were away from work, 2.7% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 6.2% were unemployed. 1,124 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Tea Gardens % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Tea Gardens % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 347 -- 466 --
Family 690 -- 1,171 --
Household 626 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Tea Gardens (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $347, the median family income was $690 and the median household income was $626.

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includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Tea Gardens % Australia %
Couple family without children 475 68.3 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 145 20.9 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 70 10.1 823,254 15.8
Other family 5 0.7 89,686 1.7
Total families 695 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 695 families in Tea Gardens (State Suburbs): of these 68.3% were couple families without children, 20.9% were couple families with children, 10.1% were one parent families and 0.7% 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 Tea Gardens % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 940 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,333 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 940 occupied private dwellings were counted in Tea Gardens (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Tea Gardens % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 862 91.7 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 44 4.7 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 15 1.6 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 19 2.0 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Tea Gardens (State Suburbs), 91.7% were separate houses, 4.7% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 1.6% were flats, units or apartments and 2.0% were other dwellings.

Tenure Tea Gardens % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 517 55.0 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 150 16.0 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 191 20.3 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 52 5.5 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 33 3.5 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Tea Gardens (State Suburbs), 55.0% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 16.0% were owned with a mortgage and 20.3% were rented.

Landlord type Tea Gardens % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 133 69.6 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 3 1.6 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 51 26.7 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 6 3.1 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Tea Gardens (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 69.6% were rented from a real estate agent, 1.6% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 26.7% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Tea Gardens % Australia %
Median weekly rent 200 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,300 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.2 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.0 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Tea Gardens (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $200. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,300. The average people per household was 2.2 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.0.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Tea Gardens % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 693 73.7 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 201 21.4 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 20 2.1 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Tea Gardens (State Suburbs), 73.7% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 21.4% were single (or lone) person households and 2.1% 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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