2011 Census QuickStats

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Point Piper

Code SSC11889 (SSC)
People 1,404
Male 674
Female 730
Median age 48
Families 313
Average children per family 1.7
All private dwellings 727
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $2,680
Median monthly mortgage repayments $4,067
Median weekly rent $750
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.8
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Point Piper % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 1,404 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 674 48.0 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 730 52.0 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 4 0.3 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 1,404 people in Point Piper (State Suburbs) of these 48.0% were male and 52.0% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.3% of the population.

Age Point Piper % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 49 3.5 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 60 4.3 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 74 5.3 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 49 3.5 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 75 5.4 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 90 6.4 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 74 5.3 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 83 5.9 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 71 5.1 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 100 7.1 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 99 7.1 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 126 9.0 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 121 8.6 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 113 8.1 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 49 3.5 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 53 3.8 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 51 3.6 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 64 4.6 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 48 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Point Piper (State Suburbs) was 48 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 13.1% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 23.1% of the population.

Registered marital status Point Piper % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 624 51.2 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 23 1.9 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 103 8.5 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 79 6.5 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 389 31.9 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Point Piper (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 51.2% were married and 10.6% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Point Piper % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 58 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 45 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 60 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 82 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 28 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Point Piper (State Suburbs) was 58 years and the median age of people never married was 28 years.

Social marital status Point Piper % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 438 49.3 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 70 7.9 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 381 42.9 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Point Piper (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 49.3% of people were in a registered marriage and 7.9% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Point Piper % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 59 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 44 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 38 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Point Piper (State Suburbs) was 59 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 44 years.

Education Point Piper % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 7 1.3 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 10 1.8 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 9 1.7 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 50 9.2 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 0 0.0 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 3 0.6 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 44 8.1 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 15 2.8 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 59 10.9 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 14 2.6 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 332 61.1 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 543 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Point Piper (State Suburbs) 38.7% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 12.9% were in primary school, 8.3% in secondary school and 14.0% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Point Piper % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 673 48.0 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Point Piper % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 453 42.5 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 106 9.9 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 68 6.4 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 439 41.2 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Point Piper (State Suburbs), 41.2% of people had both parents born in Australia and 42.5% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Point Piper % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 381 62.3 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 181 29.6 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 28 4.6 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 22 3.6 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 612 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 612 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Point Piper (State Suburbs). Of these 62.3% were employed full time, 29.6% were employed part-time and 3.6% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Point Piper % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 63 10.7 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 50 8.5 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 64 10.9 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 35 5.9 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 346 58.7 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Point Piper (State Suburbs), 10.7% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.5% worked 16 to 24 hours and 58.7% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Point Piper % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 46 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 55 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Point Piper (State Suburbs) was 46 years and for people who were employed part-time was 55 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Point Piper % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 1,370 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 3,005 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 2,680 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Point Piper (State Suburbs) was $1,370.

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

Unpaid work Point Piper % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 681 56.0 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 250 20.5 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 128 10.5 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 227 18.6 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Point Piper (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 56.0% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 20.5% provided care for children and 10.5% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 18.6% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Point Piper % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 283 23.3 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 230 18.9 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 85 7.0 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 83 6.8 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Point Piper (State Suburbs), 18.9% worked 5 to 14 hours, 7.0% worked 15 to 29 hours and 6.8% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Point Piper % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 163 51.9 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 98 31.2 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 43 13.7 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 10 3.2 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Point Piper (State Suburbs), 31.2% were couple families with children, 51.9% were couple families without children and 13.7% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Point Piper % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 20.5 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 79.5 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Point Piper (State Suburbs) 20.5% of single parents were male and 79.5% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Point Piper % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 3,305 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 3,833 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Point Piper (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $3,833 and those without children was $3,305.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Point Piper % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 54 20.7 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 14 5.4 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 43 16.5 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 45 17.2 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 29 11.1 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 49 18.8 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 11 4.2 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 16 6.1 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Point Piper (State Suburbs), of couple families, 20.7% had both partners employed full-time, 5.4% had both employed part-time and 16.5% 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 Point Piper % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 477 82.0 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 105 18.0 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Point Piper (State Suburbs), 82.0% of private dwellings were occupied and 18.0% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Point Piper % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 148 31.0 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 29 6.1 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 300 62.9 465,189 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 Point Piper (State Suburbs), 31.0% were separate houses, 6.1% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 62.9% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Point Piper % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 42 8.8 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 145 30.3 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 170 35.6 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 114 23.8 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 7 1.5 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.9 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.3 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Point Piper (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 8.8% had 1 bedroom, 30.3% had 2 bedrooms and 35.6% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.9. The average household size was 2.3 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Point Piper % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 236 49.4 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 85 17.8 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 140 29.3 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 3 0.6 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 14 2.9 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Point Piper (State Suburbs), 49.4% were owned outright, 17.8% were owned with a mortgage and 29.3% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Point Piper % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 308 64.7 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 137 28.8 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 31 6.5 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Point Piper (State Suburbs), of all households, 64.7% were family households, 28.8% were single person households and 6.5% were group households.

Household income Point Piper % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 7.8 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 36.9 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Point Piper (State Suburbs), 7.8% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 36.9% 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 Point Piper % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 750 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 84.3 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 15.7 -- 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 Point Piper % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 4,067 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.3 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 9.7 -- 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 Point Piper % New South Wales % Australia %
None 29 6.1 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 171 35.9 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 188 39.5 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 73 15.3 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 15 3.2 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Point Piper (State Suburbs), 35.9% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 39.5% had two registered motor vehicles and 15.3% 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 Point Piper % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 3 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 3 100.0 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 0 0.0 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 26 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Point Piper (State Suburbs), there were 3 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 3 (or 100.0%) were male and 0 (or 0.0%) were female. The median age was 26 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Point Piper % 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 0 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 0 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Point Piper (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 0, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $0.

Mortgage and rent Point Piper % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 630 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Point Piper (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $630 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $0.

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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