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Fennell Bay

Code SSC10878 (SSC)
People 1,474
Male 703
Female 771
Median age 43
Families 442
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 632
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $939
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,733
Median weekly rent $250
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.8
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includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Fennell Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 1,474 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 703 47.7 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 771 52.3 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 46 3.1 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 1,474 people in Fennell Bay (State Suburbs) of these 47.7% were male and 52.3% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 3.1% of the population.

Age Fennell Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 83 5.6 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 77 5.2 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 89 6.0 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 104 7.1 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 96 6.5 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 63 4.3 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 67 4.5 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 84 5.7 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 74 5.0 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 99 6.7 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 91 6.2 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 111 7.5 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 150 10.2 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 103 7.0 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 63 4.3 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 53 3.6 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 37 2.5 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 29 2.0 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 43 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Fennell Bay (State Suburbs) was 43 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 17.0% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 19.5% of the population.

Registered marital status Fennell Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 617 50.7 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 47 3.9 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 108 8.9 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 80 6.6 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 365 30.0 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Fennell Bay (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 50.7% were married and 12.6% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Fennell Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 58 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 45 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 57 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 78 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 24 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Fennell Bay (State Suburbs) was 58 years and the median age of people never married was 24 years.

Social marital status Fennell Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 574 50.0 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 95 8.3 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 480 41.8 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Fennell Bay (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 50.0% of people were in a registered marriage and 8.3% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Fennell Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 58 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 41 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 40 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Fennell Bay (State Suburbs) was 58 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 41 years.

Education Fennell Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 23 6.1 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 79 21.1 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 19 5.1 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 21 5.6 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 64 17.1 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 9 2.4 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 11 2.9 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 45 12.0 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 35 9.3 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 4 1.1 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 65 17.3 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 375 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Fennell Bay (State Suburbs) 25.5% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 31.7% were in primary school, 22.4% in secondary school and 21.1% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Fennell Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 1,285 87.2 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Fennell Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 189 13.4 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 90 6.4 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 69 4.9 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,064 75.4 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Fennell Bay (State Suburbs), 75.4% of people had both parents born in Australia and 13.4% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Fennell Bay % New South Wales % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Fennell Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 336 52.0 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 214 33.1 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 47 7.3 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 49 7.6 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 646 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 646 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Fennell Bay (State Suburbs). Of these 52.0% were employed full time, 33.1% were employed part-time and 7.6% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Fennell Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 61 10.2 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 81 13.6 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 68 11.4 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 108 18.1 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 226 37.9 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Fennell Bay (State Suburbs), 10.2% worked 1 to 15 hours, 13.6% worked 16 to 24 hours and 37.9% worked 40 hours or more.

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

The median age of people employed full-time in Fennell Bay (State Suburbs) was 41 years and for people who were employed part-time was 40 years.

Occupation Fennell Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Fennell Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 432 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,170 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 939 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Fennell Bay (State Suburbs) was $432.

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

Unpaid work Fennell Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 888 72.9 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 351 28.8 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 190 15.6 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 192 15.8 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Fennell Bay (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 72.9% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 28.8% provided care for children and 15.6% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 15.8% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Fennell Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 241 19.8 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 305 25.0 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 167 13.7 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 176 14.4 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Fennell Bay (State Suburbs), 25.0% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.7% worked 15 to 29 hours and 14.4% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Fennell Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 196 44.3 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 149 33.7 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 90 20.4 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 7 1.6 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Fennell Bay (State Suburbs), 33.7% were couple families with children, 44.3% were couple families without children and 20.4% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Fennell Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 23.6 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 76.4 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Fennell Bay (State Suburbs) 23.6% of single parents were male and 76.4% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Fennell Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 1,847 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,374 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Fennell Bay (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,374 and those without children was $1,847.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Fennell Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 39 11.2 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 8 2.3 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 75 21.6 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 51 14.7 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 22 6.3 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 107 30.8 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 21 6.1 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 24 6.9 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Fennell Bay (State Suburbs), of couple families, 11.2% had both partners employed full-time, 2.3% had both employed part-time and 21.6% 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 Fennell Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 591 94.6 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 34 5.4 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Fennell Bay (State Suburbs), 94.6% of private dwellings were occupied and 5.4% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Fennell Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 533 90.2 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 27 4.6 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 31 5.2 465,189 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 Fennell Bay (State Suburbs), 90.2% were separate houses, 4.6% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 5.2% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Fennell Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 11 1.9 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 122 20.7 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 287 48.6 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 162 27.5 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 8 1.4 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.1 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.4 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Fennell Bay (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 1.9% had 1 bedroom, 20.7% had 2 bedrooms and 48.6% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.1. The average household size was 2.4 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Fennell Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 245 41.5 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 194 32.9 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 137 23.2 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 4 0.7 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 10 1.7 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Fennell Bay (State Suburbs), 41.5% were owned outright, 32.9% were owned with a mortgage and 23.2% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Fennell Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 428 72.4 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 150 25.4 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 13 2.2 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Fennell Bay (State Suburbs), of all households, 72.4% were family households, 25.4% were single person households and 2.2% were group households.

Household income Fennell Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 33.3 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 6.7 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Fennell Bay (State Suburbs), 33.3% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 6.7% 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 Fennell Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 250 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 89.7 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 10.3 -- 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 Fennell Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,733 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.2 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 7.8 -- 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 Fennell Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
None 33 5.6 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 227 38.3 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 215 36.3 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 98 16.6 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 19 3.2 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Fennell Bay (State Suburbs), 38.3% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 36.3% had two registered motor vehicles and 16.6% 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 Fennell Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 45 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 24 53.3 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 21 46.7 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 25 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Fennell Bay (State Suburbs), there were 45 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 24 (or 53.3%) were male and 21 (or 46.7%) were female. The median age was 25 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Fennell Bay % 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 2.8 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.3 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 614 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Fennell Bay (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.8, with 1.3 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $614.

Mortgage and rent Fennell Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 250 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,817 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Fennell Bay (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $250 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,817.

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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