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Australia | New South Wales | State Suburbs

Fishing Point

Code SSC10896 (SSC)
People 1,044
Male 529
Female 515
Median age 50
Families 320
Average children per family 1.7
All private dwellings 476
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $1,375
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,383
Median weekly rent $295
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Fishing Point % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 1,044 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 529 50.7 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 515 49.3 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 23 2.2 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 1,044 people in Fishing Point (State Suburbs) of these 50.7% were male and 49.3% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 2.2% of the population.

Age Fishing Point % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 36 3.4 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 52 5.0 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 51 4.9 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 71 6.8 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 52 5.0 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 43 4.1 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 37 3.5 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 57 5.5 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 47 4.5 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 66 6.3 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 84 8.0 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 116 11.1 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 110 10.5 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 75 7.2 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 60 5.7 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 37 3.5 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 28 2.7 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 22 2.1 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 50 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Fishing Point (State Suburbs) was 50 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 13.4% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 21.4% of the population.

Registered marital status Fishing Point % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 571 63.2 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 16 1.8 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 62 6.9 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 56 6.2 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 198 21.9 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Fishing Point (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 63.2% were married and 9.0% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Fishing Point % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 57 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 37 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 58 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 75 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 22 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Fishing Point (State Suburbs) was 57 years and the median age of people never married was 22 years.

Social marital status Fishing Point % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 503 61.6 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 56 6.9 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 258 31.6 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Fishing Point (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 61.6% of people were in a registered marriage and 6.9% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Fishing Point % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 57 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 46 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 34 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Fishing Point (State Suburbs) was 57 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 46 years.

Education Fishing Point % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 18 6.8 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 40 15.0 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 16 6.0 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 11 4.1 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 29 10.9 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 13 4.9 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 26 9.8 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 22 8.3 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 41 15.4 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 9 3.4 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 41 15.4 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 266 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Fishing Point (State Suburbs) 25.5% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 25.7% were in primary school, 25.7% in secondary school and 22.3% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Fishing Point % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 890 85.2 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Fishing Point % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 133 13.2 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 72 7.1 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 51 5.1 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 751 74.6 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Fishing Point (State Suburbs), 74.6% of people had both parents born in Australia and 13.2% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Fishing Point % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 300 58.9 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 163 32.0 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 25 4.9 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 21 4.1 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 509 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 509 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Fishing Point (State Suburbs). Of these 58.9% were employed full time, 32.0% were employed part-time and 4.1% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Fishing Point % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 54 11.0 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 56 11.5 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 52 10.6 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 90 18.4 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 209 42.7 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Fishing Point (State Suburbs), 11.0% worked 1 to 15 hours, 11.5% worked 16 to 24 hours and 42.7% worked 40 hours or more.

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

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

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

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

Median weekly incomes Fishing Point % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 590 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,723 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,375 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Fishing Point (State Suburbs) was $590.

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

Unpaid work Fishing Point % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 702 77.7 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 242 26.7 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 129 14.3 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 154 17.0 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Fishing Point (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 77.7% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 26.7% provided care for children and 14.3% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 17.0% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Fishing Point % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 190 21.0 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 244 27.0 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 159 17.6 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 111 12.3 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Fishing Point (State Suburbs), 27.0% worked 5 to 14 hours, 17.6% worked 15 to 29 hours and 12.3% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Fishing Point % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 166 51.9 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 124 38.8 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 27 8.4 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 3 0.9 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Fishing Point (State Suburbs), 38.8% were couple families with children, 51.9% were couple families without children and 8.4% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Fishing Point % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 20.7 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 79.3 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Fishing Point (State Suburbs) 20.7% of single parents were male and 79.3% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Fishing Point % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 2,444 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,770 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Fishing Point (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,770 and those without children was $2,444.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Fishing Point % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 46 16.1 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 8 2.8 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 64 22.4 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 38 13.3 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 18 6.3 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 74 25.9 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 14 4.9 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 24 8.4 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Fishing Point (State Suburbs), of couple families, 16.1% had both partners employed full-time, 2.8% had both employed part-time and 22.4% 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 Fishing Point % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 398 83.8 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 77 16.2 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Fishing Point (State Suburbs), 83.8% of private dwellings were occupied and 16.2% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Fishing Point % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 390 98.2 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 3 0.8 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 4 1.0 465,189 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 Fishing Point (State Suburbs), 98.2% were separate houses, 0.8% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 1.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Fishing 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 0.8 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 31 7.8 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 177 44.6 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 183 46.1 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 3 0.8 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.5 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.5 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Fishing Point (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 0.8% had 1 bedroom, 7.8% had 2 bedrooms and 44.6% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.5. The average household size was 2.5 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Fishing Point % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 197 49.5 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 137 34.4 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 54 13.6 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 0 0.0 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 10 2.5 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Fishing Point (State Suburbs), 49.5% were owned outright, 34.4% were owned with a mortgage and 13.6% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Fishing Point % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 317 79.6 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 77 19.3 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 4 1.0 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Fishing Point (State Suburbs), of all households, 79.6% were family households, 19.3% were single person households and 1.0% were group households.

Household income Fishing Point % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 17.3 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 16.8 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Fishing Point (State Suburbs), 17.3% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 16.8% 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 Fishing Point % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 295 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 96.9 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 3.1 -- 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 Fishing Point % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,383 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.6 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 8.4 -- 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 Fishing Point % New South Wales % Australia %
None 7 1.8 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 120 30.4 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 182 46.1 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 82 20.8 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 4 1.0 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Fishing Point (State Suburbs), 30.4% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 46.1% had two registered motor vehicles and 20.8% 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 Fishing Point % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 23 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 15 65.2 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 8 34.8 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 19 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Fishing Point (State Suburbs), there were 23 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 15 (or 65.2%) were male and 8 (or 34.8%) were female. The median age was 19 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Fishing 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 5 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 3,250 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Fishing Point (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 5, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $3,250.

Mortgage and rent Fishing 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 2,752 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Fishing 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 $2,752.

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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