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Tenterfield (A)

Code LGA17400 (LGA)
People 6,811
Male 3,390
Female 3,421
Median age 47
Families 1,792
Average children per family 2
All private dwellings 3,570
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $694
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,083
Median weekly rent $150
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.7
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People — demographics & education
People Tenterfield (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 6,811 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 3,390 49.8 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 3,421 50.2 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 460 6.8 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 6,811 people in Tenterfield (A) (Local Government Areas) of these 49.8% were male and 50.2% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 6.8% of the population.

Age Tenterfield (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 404 5.9 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 450 6.6 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 441 6.5 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 361 5.3 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 223 3.3 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 218 3.2 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 296 4.3 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 403 5.9 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 384 5.6 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 401 5.9 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 599 8.8 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 592 8.7 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 613 9.0 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 461 6.8 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 373 5.5 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 256 3.8 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 177 2.6 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 157 2.3 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 47 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Tenterfield (A) (Local Government Areas) was 47 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 19.0% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 20.9% of the population.

Registered marital status Tenterfield (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 2,778 50.4 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 219 4.0 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 613 11.1 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 429 7.8 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 1,474 26.7 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Tenterfield (A) (Local Government Areas) aged 15 years and over, 50.4% were married and 15.1% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Tenterfield (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 57 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 52 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 58 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 77 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 30 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Tenterfield (A) (Local Government Areas) was 57 years and the median age of people never married was 30 years.

Social marital status Tenterfield (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 2,404 50.9 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 433 9.2 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 1,888 40.0 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Tenterfield (A) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 50.9% of people were in a registered marriage and 9.2% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Tenterfield (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 57 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 43 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 50 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Tenterfield (A) (Local Government Areas) was 57 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 43 years.

Education Tenterfield (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 108 5.7 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 379 20.1 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 154 8.2 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 20 1.1 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 320 17.0 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 36 1.9 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 20 1.1 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 159 8.4 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 69 3.7 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 47 2.5 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 570 30.3 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 1,882 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Tenterfield (A) (Local Government Areas) 27.6% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 29.3% were in primary school, 20.0% in secondary school and 12.3% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Tenterfield (A) % New South Wales % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Tenterfield (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 5,853 86.0 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Tenterfield (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 591 9.4 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 333 5.3 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 216 3.4 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 5,161 81.9 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Tenterfield (A) (Local Government Areas), 81.9% of people had both parents born in Australia and 9.4% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Tenterfield (A) % New South Wales % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Tenterfield (A) % New South Wales % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Tenterfield (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,508 54.4 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 907 32.7 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 168 6.1 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 190 6.9 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 2,773 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 2,773 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Tenterfield (A) (Local Government Areas). Of these 54.4% were employed full time, 32.7% were employed part-time and 6.9% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Tenterfield (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 328 12.7 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 252 9.7 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 326 12.6 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 325 12.6 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,186 45.9 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Tenterfield (A) (Local Government Areas), 12.7% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.7% worked 16 to 24 hours and 45.9% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Tenterfield (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 48 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 48 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Tenterfield (A) (Local Government Areas) was 48 years and for people who were employed part-time was 48 years.

Occupation Tenterfield (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Occupation Chart
Industry of employment, top responses Tenterfield (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Tenterfield (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 377 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 865 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 694 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Tenterfield (A) (Local Government Areas) was $377.

Travel to work, top responses Tenterfield (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Tenterfield (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 3,831 69.5 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,273 23.1 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 731 13.3 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,511 27.4 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Tenterfield (A) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 69.5% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 23.1% provided care for children and 13.3% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 27.4% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Tenterfield (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 837 15.2 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,330 24.1 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 800 14.5 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 866 15.7 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Tenterfield (A) (Local Government Areas), 24.1% worked 5 to 14 hours, 14.5% worked 15 to 29 hours and 15.7% worked 30 hours or more.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition | weekly incomes | employment status of couple families

Families — family composition
Family composition Tenterfield (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 875 48.9 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 593 33.1 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 291 16.2 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 32 1.8 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Tenterfield (A) (Local Government Areas), 33.1% were couple families with children, 48.9% were couple families without children and 16.2% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Tenterfield (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 19.5 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 80.5 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Tenterfield (A) (Local Government Areas) 19.5% of single parents were male and 80.5% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Tenterfield (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 1,245 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,482 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Tenterfield (A) (Local Government Areas), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,482 and those without children was $1,245.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Tenterfield (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 243 16.6 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 94 6.4 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 250 17.1 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 164 11.2 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 87 5.9 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 422 28.8 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 84 5.7 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 121 8.3 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Tenterfield (A) (Local Government Areas), of couple families, 16.6% had both partners employed full-time, 6.4% had both employed part-time and 17.1% had one employed full-time and the other part-time.

Expand Dwellings category,
includes dwelling structure | household composition | mortgage & rent | number of motor vehicles

Dwellings — dwelling structure

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling type Tenterfield (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,685 79.2 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 704 20.8 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Tenterfield (A) (Local Government Areas), 79.2% of private dwellings were occupied and 20.8% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Tenterfield (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 2,486 92.6 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 34 1.3 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 76 2.8 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 84 3.1 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Tenterfield (A) (Local Government Areas), 92.6% were separate houses, 1.3% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 2.8% were flats, units or apartments and 3.1% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Tenterfield (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 21 0.8 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 167 6.2 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 540 20.1 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 1,188 44.3 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 715 26.6 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 53 2.0 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.3 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Tenterfield (A) (Local Government Areas), of occupied private dwellings 6.2% had 1 bedroom, 20.1% had 2 bedrooms and 44.3% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3. The average household size was 2.3 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Tenterfield (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 1,260 46.9 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 690 25.7 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 629 23.4 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 35 1.3 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 71 2.6 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Tenterfield (A) (Local Government Areas), 46.9% were owned outright, 25.7% were owned with a mortgage and 23.4% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Tenterfield (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 1,766 65.8 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 859 32.0 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 59 2.2 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Tenterfield (A) (Local Government Areas), of all households, 65.8% were family households, 32.0% were single person households and 2.2% were group households.

Household income Tenterfield (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 43.7 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 2.0 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Tenterfield (A) (Local Government Areas), 43.7% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 2.0% of households had a weekly income of more than $3,000.

Dwellings — mortgage & rent

Proportions are calculated using all tenure types for occupied private dwellings. This excludes visitor only and other non-classifiable households.

Rent weekly payments Tenterfield (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 150 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.8 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 8.2 -- 11.6 -- 10.4
 
View the income fact sheet

Proportions in this table are calculated by taking the number of households whose rent payments were 30% or more of an imputed income measure and expressing this number as a proportion of the total number of households in an area, including those households which are not renting their dwelling (excluding the small proportion of visitor only and other non-classifiable households). The nature of the income imputation means that the reported proportion may significantly overstate the true proportion. Further information on the method to impute income is available in the income fact sheet.

Mortgage monthly repayments Tenterfield (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,083 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.7 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 8.3 -- 10.5 -- 9.9
 
View the income fact sheet

Proportions in this table are calculated by taking the number of households who own their dwelling, and whose mortgage payments were 30% or more of an imputed income measure and expressing this number as a proportion of the total number of households in an area, including those households which were renting their dwelling (excluding the small proportion of visitor only and other non-classifiable households). The nature of the income imputation means that the reported proportion may significantly overstate the true proportion. Further information on the method to impute income is available in the income fact sheet.

Dwellings — number of motor vehicles
Number of registered motor vehicles Tenterfield (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
None 213 7.9 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 1,003 37.3 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 906 33.7 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 471 17.5 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 93 3.5 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Tenterfield (A) (Local Government Areas), 37.3% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 33.7% had two registered motor vehicles and 17.5% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

Expand Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people category,
includes selected people & dwelling characteristics

People characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
People characteristics Tenterfield (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 462 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 219 47.4 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 243 52.6 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 20 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Tenterfield (A) (Local Government Areas), there were 462 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 219 (or 47.4%) were male and 243 (or 52.6%) were female. The median age was 20 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Tenterfield (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.1 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 636 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Tenterfield (A) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.1, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $636.

Mortgage and rent Tenterfield (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 135 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,213 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Tenterfield (A) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $135 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,213.

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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