2011 Census QuickStats

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Shoal Bay (NSW)

Code SSC12075 (SSC)
People 1,838
Male 859
Female 979
Median age 56
Families 400
Average children per family 1.7
All private dwellings 1,339
Average people per household 2
Median weekly household income $683
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,000
Median weekly rent $230
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.3
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Shoal Bay (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 1,838 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 859 46.7 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 979 53.3 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 34 1.9 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 1,838 people in Shoal Bay (NSW) (State Suburbs) of these 46.7% were male and 53.3% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.9% of the population.

Age Shoal Bay (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 87 4.7 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 66 3.6 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 87 4.7 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 88 4.8 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 55 3.0 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 53 2.9 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 70 3.8 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 90 4.9 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 99 5.4 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 97 5.3 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 92 5.0 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 116 6.3 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 124 6.8 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 150 8.2 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 132 7.2 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 125 6.8 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 125 6.8 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 180 9.8 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 56 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Shoal Bay (NSW) (State Suburbs) was 56 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 13.1% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 38.9% of the population.

Registered marital status Shoal Bay (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 677 42.3 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 61 3.8 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 220 13.8 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 273 17.1 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 368 23.0 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Shoal Bay (NSW) (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 42.3% were married and 17.5% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Shoal Bay (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 64 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 52 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 63 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 83 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 30 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Shoal Bay (NSW) (State Suburbs) was 64 years and the median age of people never married was 30 years.

Social marital status Shoal Bay (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 536 44.4 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 92 7.6 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 578 47.9 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Shoal Bay (NSW) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 44.4% of people were in a registered marriage and 7.6% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Shoal Bay (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 62 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 44 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 54 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Shoal Bay (NSW) (State Suburbs) was 62 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 44 years.

Education Shoal Bay (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 33 5.3 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 87 13.9 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 7 1.1 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 4 0.6 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 66 10.6 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 0 0.0 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 7 1.1 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 30 4.8 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 26 4.2 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 6 1.0 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 359 57.4 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 625 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Shoal Bay (NSW) (State Suburbs) 33.9% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 15.7% were in primary school, 11.8% in secondary school and 9.0% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Shoal Bay (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Shoal Bay (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 1,271 69.3 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Shoal Bay (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 295 19.7 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 110 7.3 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 65 4.3 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,029 68.6 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Shoal Bay (NSW) (State Suburbs), 68.6% of people had both parents born in Australia and 19.7% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Shoal Bay (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Shoal Bay (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 244 42.6 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 239 41.7 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 41 7.2 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 49 8.6 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 573 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 573 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Shoal Bay (NSW) (State Suburbs). Of these 42.6% were employed full time, 41.7% were employed part-time and 8.6% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Shoal Bay (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 87 16.5 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 73 13.9 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 83 15.8 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 71 13.5 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 175 33.3 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Shoal Bay (NSW) (State Suburbs), 16.5% worked 1 to 15 hours, 13.9% worked 16 to 24 hours and 33.3% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Shoal Bay (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 41 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 44 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Shoal Bay (NSW) (State Suburbs) was 41 years and for people who were employed part-time was 44 years.

Occupation Shoal Bay (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Shoal Bay (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 422 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 992 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 683 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Shoal Bay (NSW) (State Suburbs) was $422.

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

Unpaid work Shoal Bay (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 904 56.6 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 311 19.5 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 196 12.3 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 257 16.1 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Shoal Bay (NSW) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 56.6% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 19.5% provided care for children and 12.3% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 16.1% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Shoal Bay (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 220 13.8 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 328 20.5 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 177 11.1 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 183 11.4 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Shoal Bay (NSW) (State Suburbs), 20.5% worked 5 to 14 hours, 11.1% worked 15 to 29 hours and 11.4% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Shoal Bay (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 204 50.7 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 119 29.6 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 74 18.4 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 5 1.2 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Shoal Bay (NSW) (State Suburbs), 29.6% were couple families with children, 50.7% were couple families without children and 18.4% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Shoal Bay (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 22.1 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 77.9 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Shoal Bay (NSW) (State Suburbs) 22.1% of single parents were male and 77.9% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Shoal Bay (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 1,805 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,446 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Shoal Bay (NSW) (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,446 and those without children was $1,805.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Shoal Bay (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 31 9.6 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 19 5.9 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 52 16.1 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 24 7.4 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 25 7.7 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 134 41.5 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 18 5.6 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 20 6.2 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Shoal Bay (NSW) (State Suburbs), of couple families, 9.6% had both partners employed full-time, 5.9% had both employed part-time and 16.1% 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 Shoal Bay (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 733 60.1 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 487 39.9 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Shoal Bay (NSW) (State Suburbs), 60.1% of private dwellings were occupied and 39.9% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Shoal Bay (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 544 74.0 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 90 12.2 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 98 13.3 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 3 0.4 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Shoal Bay (NSW) (State Suburbs), 74.0% were separate houses, 12.2% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 13.3% were flats, units or apartments and 0.4% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Shoal Bay (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 3 0.4 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 38 5.2 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 269 36.5 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 265 36.0 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 128 17.4 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 33 4.5 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.7 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Shoal Bay (NSW) (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 5.2% had 1 bedroom, 36.5% had 2 bedrooms and 36.0% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.7. The average household size was 2 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Shoal Bay (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 254 34.7 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 115 15.7 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 276 37.7 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 58 7.9 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 30 4.1 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Shoal Bay (NSW) (State Suburbs), 34.7% were owned outright, 15.7% were owned with a mortgage and 37.7% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Shoal Bay (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 400 54.4 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 311 42.3 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 24 3.3 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Shoal Bay (NSW) (State Suburbs), of all households, 54.4% were family households, 42.3% were single person households and 3.3% were group households.

Household income Shoal Bay (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 44.1 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 2.6 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Shoal Bay (NSW) (State Suburbs), 44.1% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 2.6% 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 Shoal Bay (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 230 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 82.6 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 17.4 -- 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 Shoal Bay (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,000 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.6 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 5.4 -- 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 Shoal Bay (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
None 91 12.4 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 373 50.8 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 181 24.7 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 51 6.9 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 38 5.2 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Shoal Bay (NSW) (State Suburbs), 50.8% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 24.7% had two registered motor vehicles and 6.9% 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 Shoal Bay (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 32 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 14 43.8 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 18 56.2 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 24 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Shoal Bay (NSW) (State Suburbs), there were 32 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 14 (or 43.8%) were male and 18 (or 56.2%) were female. The median age was 24 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Shoal Bay (NSW) % 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 3.8 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 675 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Shoal Bay (NSW) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.8, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $675.

Mortgage and rent Shoal Bay (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 260 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,730 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Shoal Bay (NSW) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $260 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,730.

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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