2011 Census QuickStats

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people - usual residents

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Tuggeranong

Code ILOC80100202 (ILOC) Total population 86,898 | Total dwellings 32,787
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 1,800
Male 898
Female 903
Median age 20
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Households 795
Average people per household 3.3
Median weekly household income $1,783
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,167
Median weekly rent $300
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Tuggeranong % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Aboriginal 1,678 93.2 4,858 93.7 495,757 90.4
Torres Strait Islander 73 4.1 188 3.6 31,407 5.7
Both Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 49 2.7 138 2.7 21,206 3.9
Total 1,800 -- 5,184 -- 548,370 --
           
Male 898 49.9 2,656 51.2 270,331 49.3
Female 903 50.1 2,529 48.8 278,037 50.7

For the 2011 Census in Tuggeranong (Indigenous Locations), there were 1,800 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 898 (or 49.9%) were male and 903 (or 50.1%) were female.

Age Tuggeranong % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
0-4 years 230 12.8 573 11.0 67,415 12.3
5-14 years 429 23.8 1,118 21.6 129,670 23.6
15-24 years 381 21.1 1,167 22.5 105,652 19.3
25-54 years 641 35.6 1,952 37.6 192,627 35.1
55-64 years 96 5.3 270 5.2 32,232 5.9
65 years and over 25 1.4 106 2.0 20,772 3.8
           
Median age 20 -- 22 -- 21 --

In Tuggeranong (Indigenous Locations) the median age of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people was 20 years. Of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 36.6% were children aged 0 to 14 years and 1.4% were people aged 65 years and over.

Registered marital status Tuggeranong % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 292 25.5 813 23.3 85,741 24.4
Separated 46 4.0 113 3.2 14,925 4.2
Divorced 92 8.0 285 8.2 23,126 6.6
Widowed 21 1.8 72 2.1 12,142 3.5
Never married 692 60.5 2,209 63.3 215,347 61.3

In Tuggeranong (Indigenous Locations) 25.5% of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people were married and 12.0% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Tuggeranong % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 45 -- 44 -- 44 --
Separated 45 -- 41 -- 46 --
Divorced 49 -- 49 -- 51 --
Widowed 52 -- 60 -- 65 --
Never married 24 -- 24 -- 26 --

In Tuggeranong (Indigenous Locations) for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people the median age of married people was 45 years and the median age of people never married was 24 years.

Social marital status Tuggeranong % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 275 25.8 723 23.4 71,575 23.3
De facto marriage 167 15.7 487 15.8 48,600 15.8
Not married 625 58.6 1,879 60.8 187,097 60.9

In Tuggeranong (Indigenous Locations) 25.8% of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people were in a registered marriage and 15.7% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Tuggeranong % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 44 -- 43 -- 45 --
De facto marriage 31 -- 31 -- 34 --
Not married 25 -- 25 -- 28 --

In Tuggeranong (Indigenous Locations) for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people the median age in a registered marriage was 44 years and in a de facto marriage was 31 years.

Education Tuggeranong % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Pre-school 67 8.7 137 6.2 13,977 6.2
Primary 265 34.6 692 31.3 81,554 36.4
Secondary 197 25.7 507 22.9 50,986 22.8
Technical or further education institution 83 10.8 217 9.8 13,211 5.9
University or tertiary institution 57 7.4 297 13.4 10,125 4.5
Other 8 1.0 34 1.5 3,662 1.6
Not stated 90 11.7 326 14.8 50,410 22.5
Total 767 -- 2,210 -- 223,925 --

Of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in Tuggeranong (Indigenous Locations), 42.7% were attending an educational institution. Of these, 34.6% were attending a primary school, 25.7% were attending a secondary school and 18.2% were attending a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — language diversity
Australian Indigenous Language, top responses Tuggeranong % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Tuggeranong % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 485 59.4 1,423 61.0 86,714 48.7
Worked part-time 184 22.5 511 21.9 47,035 26.4
Away from work 76 9.3 184 7.9 13,959 7.8
Unemployed 71 8.7 215 9.2 30,462 17.1
Total in labour force 816 -- 2,333 -- 178,170 --
 
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There were 816 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Tuggeranong (Indigenous Locations). Of these 59.4% were employed full time, 22.5% were employed part-time and 8.7% were unemployed.

Median age by employment status Tuggeranong % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 37 -- 34 -- 37 --
Employed part-time 24 -- 28 -- 34 --

The median age of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in Tuggeranong (Indigenous Locations) who were employed full time was 37 years and those employed part time was 24 years.

Median weekly incomes Tuggeranong % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 655 -- 644 -- 362 --
Household 1,783 -- 1,666 -- 991 --
 
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The median weekly personal income for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in Tuggeranong (Indigenous Locations) was $655 and the median weekly household income was $1,783.

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includes dwelling structure | household composition | mortgage & rent | number of motor vehicles

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Tuggeranong % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.3 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Average number of registered motor vehicles per dwelling 2 -- 1.8 -- 1.5 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Tuggeranong (Indigenous Locations), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.3, with 1.2 persons per bedroom and 2 registered motor vehicles per dwelling.

Housing costs Tuggeranong % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 300 -- 305 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,167 -- 2,167 -- 1,647 --

In Tuggeranong (Indigenous Locations), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $300 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,167.

Dwellings — dwelling structure
Dwelling structure Tuggeranong % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander            
Separate house 679 85.4 1,762 72.1 168,749 80.7
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 92 11.6 358 14.6 16,437 7.9
Flat, unit or apartment 24 3.0 313 12.8 20,640 9.9
Other dwelling 0 0.0 12 0.5 2,949 1.4
Total 795 -- 2,445 -- 209,047 --

In Tuggeranong (Indigenous Locations) there were 795 private dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people: 85.4% were separate houses, 11.6% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 3.0% were flats, unit or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Tenure Tuggeranong % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Owned outright 72 9.0 214 8.8 23,333 11.2
Owned with a mortgage 332 41.7 808 33.0 51,761 24.8
Rented 374 46.9 1,357 55.5 124,099 59.4
Other tenure type 4 0.5 9 0.4 1,516 0.7
Tenure type not stated 15 1.9 57 2.3 8,338 4.0

In Tuggeranong (Indigenous Locations), of dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, 9.0% were owned outright, 41.7% were owned with a mortgage and 46.9% were rented.

LATEST ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (AEST) 28/03/2013

Some values may have been adjusted to avoid release of confidential data. This may have a significant impact on the calculated percentages.

The information contained in this QuickStat has been produced by the Australian Bureau of Statistics | It contains data from the 2011 Census of Population & Housing held on 9 August 2011 | Release date of this QuickStat was 28 March 2013 | 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 2011 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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