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Alfords Point

Code SSC10023 (SSC)
People 3,303
Male 1,666
Female 1,637
Median age 38
Families 913
Average children per family 2.1
All private dwellings 968
Average people per household 3.6
Median weekly household income $2,496
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,500
Median weekly rent $530
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.6
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Alfords Point % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 3,303 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 1,666 50.4 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 1,637 49.6 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 14 0.4 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 3,303 people in Alfords Point (State Suburbs) of these 50.4% were male and 49.6% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.4% of the population.

Age Alfords Point % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 137 4.1 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 180 5.4 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 244 7.4 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 367 11.1 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 359 10.9 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 164 5.0 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 104 3.1 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 171 5.2 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 199 6.0 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 303 9.2 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 386 11.7 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 266 8.1 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 196 5.9 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 82 2.5 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 48 1.5 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 47 1.4 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 33 1.0 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 17 0.5 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 38 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Alfords Point (State Suburbs) was 38 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 17.2% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 6.7% of the population.

Registered marital status Alfords Point % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,599 58.5 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 36 1.3 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 98 3.6 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 56 2.0 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 945 34.6 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Alfords Point (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 58.5% were married and 4.9% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Alfords Point % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 52 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 40 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 52 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 75 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 21 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Alfords Point (State Suburbs) was 52 years and the median age of people never married was 21 years.

Social marital status Alfords Point % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 1,540 58.6 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 71 2.7 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 1,017 38.7 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Alfords Point (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 58.6% of people were in a registered marriage and 2.7% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Alfords Point % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 51 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 42 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 21 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Alfords Point (State Suburbs) was 51 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 42 years.

Education Alfords Point % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 51 4.5 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 172 15.3 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 70 6.2 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 23 2.1 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 125 11.2 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 144 12.8 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 85 7.6 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 75 6.7 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 232 20.7 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 28 2.5 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 116 10.3 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 1,121 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Alfords Point (State Suburbs) 33.9% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 23.6% were in primary school, 31.6% in secondary school and 27.4% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Alfords Point % New South Wales % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Alfords Point % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 2,517 76.2 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Alfords Point % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 1,225 38.4 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 269 8.4 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 191 6.0 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,501 47.1 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Alfords Point (State Suburbs), 47.1% of people had both parents born in Australia and 38.4% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Alfords Point % New South Wales % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Alfords Point % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,210 60.5 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 637 31.9 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 97 4.9 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 56 2.8 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 2,000 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 2,000 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Alfords Point (State Suburbs). Of these 60.5% were employed full time, 31.9% were employed part-time and 2.8% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Alfords Point % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 265 13.6 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 188 9.7 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 180 9.3 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 318 16.3 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 897 46.1 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Alfords Point (State Suburbs), 13.6% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.7% worked 16 to 24 hours and 46.1% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Alfords Point % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 46 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 40 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Alfords Point (State Suburbs) was 46 years and for people who were employed part-time was 40 years.

Occupation Alfords Point % New South Wales % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Occupation Chart
Industry of employment, top responses Alfords Point % New South Wales % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Alfords Point % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 707 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 2,483 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 2,496 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Alfords Point (State Suburbs) was $707.

Travel to work, top responses Alfords Point % New South Wales % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Alfords Point % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 2,001 73.3 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 706 25.8 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 353 12.9 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 515 18.8 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Alfords Point (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 73.3% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 25.8% provided care for children and 12.9% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 18.8% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Alfords Point % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 753 27.6 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 660 24.2 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 342 12.5 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 246 9.0 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Alfords Point (State Suburbs), 24.2% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.5% worked 15 to 29 hours and 9.0% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Alfords Point % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 205 22.4 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 617 67.5 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 83 9.1 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 9 1.0 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Alfords Point (State Suburbs), 67.5% were couple families with children, 22.4% were couple families without children and 9.1% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Alfords Point % 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 Alfords Point (State Suburbs) 19.5% of single parents were male and 80.5% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Alfords Point % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 2,115 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 3,058 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Alfords Point (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $3,058 and those without children was $2,115.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Alfords Point % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 216 26.1 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 23 2.8 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 240 29.0 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 123 14.9 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 37 4.5 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 91 11.0 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 49 5.9 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 48 5.8 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Alfords Point (State Suburbs), of couple families, 26.1% had both partners employed full-time, 2.8% had both employed part-time and 29.0% 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 Alfords Point % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 927 97.4 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 25 2.6 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Alfords Point (State Suburbs), 97.4% of private dwellings were occupied and 2.6% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Alfords Point % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 909 98.3 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 16 1.7 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 0 0.0 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 0 0.0 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Alfords Point (State Suburbs), 98.3% were separate houses, 1.7% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Alfords Point % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 3 0.3 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 7 0.8 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 157 17.0 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 751 81.2 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 7 0.8 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 4 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 3.6 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Alfords Point (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 0.3% had 1 bedroom, 0.8% had 2 bedrooms and 17.0% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 4. The average household size was 3.6 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Alfords Point % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 456 49.3 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 413 44.6 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 47 5.1 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 3 0.3 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 6 0.6 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Alfords Point (State Suburbs), 49.3% were owned outright, 44.6% were owned with a mortgage and 5.1% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Alfords Point % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 887 96.0 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 34 3.7 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 3 0.3 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Alfords Point (State Suburbs), of all households, 96.0% were family households, 3.7% were single person households and 0.3% were group households.

Household income Alfords Point % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 7.1 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 33.8 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Alfords Point (State Suburbs), 7.1% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 33.8% 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 Alfords Point % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 530 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 98.7 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 1.3 -- 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 Alfords Point % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,500 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 87.8 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 12.2 -- 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 Alfords Point % New South Wales % Australia %
None 10 1.1 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 103 11.2 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 407 44.1 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 392 42.5 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 10 1.1 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Alfords Point (State Suburbs), 11.2% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 44.1% had two registered motor vehicles and 42.5% 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 Alfords Point % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 15 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 10 66.7 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 5 33.3 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 38 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Alfords Point (State Suburbs), there were 15 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 10 (or 66.7%) were male and 5 (or 33.3%) were female. The median age was 38 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Alfords Point % 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 3.7 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 2,750 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Alfords Point (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.7, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $2,750.

Mortgage and rent Alfords Point % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 0 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,083 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Alfords Point (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $0 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,083.

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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