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Speers Point

Code SSC12122 (SSC)
People 3,230
Male 1,591
Female 1,639
Median age 43
Families 938
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 1,427
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $1,160
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,733
Median weekly rent $280
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.7
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Speers Point % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 3,230 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 1,591 49.3 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 1,639 50.7 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 55 1.7 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 3,230 people in Speers Point (State Suburbs) of these 49.3% were male and 50.7% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.7% of the population.

Age Speers Point % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 216 6.7 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 176 5.4 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 161 5.0 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 211 6.5 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 171 5.3 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 167 5.2 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 180 5.6 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 199 6.2 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 221 6.8 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 210 6.5 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 239 7.4 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 212 6.6 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 237 7.3 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 194 6.0 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 117 3.6 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 118 3.7 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 111 3.4 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 90 2.8 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 43 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Speers Point (State Suburbs) was 43 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 17.1% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 19.6% of the population.

Registered marital status Speers Point % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,374 51.2 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 87 3.2 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 243 9.1 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 198 7.4 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 779 29.1 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Speers Point (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 51.2% were married and 12.2% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Speers Point % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 54 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 52 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 55 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 77 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 26 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Speers Point (State Suburbs) was 54 years and the median age of people never married was 26 years.

Social marital status Speers Point % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 1,280 51.1 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 215 8.6 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 1,009 40.3 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Speers Point (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 51.1% of people were in a registered marriage and 8.6% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Speers Point % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 54 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 39 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 42 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Speers Point (State Suburbs) was 54 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 39 years.

Education Speers Point % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 82 10.0 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 153 18.8 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 36 4.4 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 27 3.3 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 122 15.0 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 51 6.2 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 15 1.8 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 67 8.2 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 97 11.9 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 15 1.8 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 151 18.5 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 816 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Speers Point (State Suburbs) 25.2% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 26.4% were in primary school, 23.1% in secondary school and 20.0% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Speers Point % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 2,739 84.8 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Speers Point % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 447 14.6 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 228 7.4 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 152 5.0 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 2,239 73.0 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Speers Point (State Suburbs), 73.0% of people had both parents born in Australia and 14.6% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Speers Point % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 915 57.2 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 507 31.7 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 115 7.2 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 62 3.9 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 1,599 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 1,599 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Speers Point (State Suburbs). Of these 57.2% were employed full time, 31.7% were employed part-time and 3.9% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Speers Point % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 191 12.4 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 174 11.3 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 148 9.6 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 259 16.8 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 658 42.7 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Speers Point (State Suburbs), 12.4% worked 1 to 15 hours, 11.3% worked 16 to 24 hours and 42.7% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Speers Point % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 43 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 42 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Speers Point (State Suburbs) was 43 years and for people who were employed part-time was 42 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Speers Point % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 556 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,487 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,160 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Speers Point (State Suburbs) was $556.

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

Unpaid work Speers Point % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,989 74.2 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 817 30.5 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 362 13.5 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 380 14.2 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Speers Point (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 74.2% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 30.5% provided care for children and 13.5% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 14.2% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Speers Point % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 531 19.8 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 800 29.9 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 350 13.1 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 308 11.5 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Speers Point (State Suburbs), 29.9% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.1% worked 15 to 29 hours and 11.5% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Speers Point % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 404 43.0 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 366 39.0 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 153 16.3 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 16 1.7 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Speers Point (State Suburbs), 39.0% were couple families with children, 43.0% were couple families without children and 16.3% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Speers Point % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 19.2 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 80.8 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Speers Point (State Suburbs) 19.2% of single parents were male and 80.8% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Speers Point % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 2,118 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,400 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Speers Point (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,400 and those without children was $2,118.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Speers Point % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 152 19.7 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 27 3.5 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 183 23.7 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 88 11.4 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 39 5.1 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 183 23.7 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 42 5.4 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 58 7.5 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Speers Point (State Suburbs), of couple families, 19.7% had both partners employed full-time, 3.5% had both employed part-time and 23.7% 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 Speers Point % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,285 92.0 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 112 8.0 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Speers Point (State Suburbs), 92.0% of private dwellings were occupied and 8.0% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Speers Point % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,090 84.8 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 86 6.7 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 101 7.9 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 4 0.3 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Speers Point (State Suburbs), 84.8% were separate houses, 6.7% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 7.9% were flats, units or apartments and 0.3% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Speers Point % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 3 0.2 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 43 3.3 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 286 22.2 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 638 49.6 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 295 22.9 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 22 1.7 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.5 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Speers Point (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 3.3% had 1 bedroom, 22.2% had 2 bedrooms and 49.6% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3. The average household size was 2.5 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Speers Point % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 535 41.6 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 395 30.7 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 320 24.9 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 6 0.5 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 29 2.3 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Speers Point (State Suburbs), 41.6% were owned outright, 30.7% were owned with a mortgage and 24.9% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Speers Point % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 925 72.0 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 321 25.0 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 39 3.0 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Speers Point (State Suburbs), of all households, 72.0% were family households, 25.0% were single person households and 3.0% were group households.

Household income Speers Point % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 27.6 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 10.9 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Speers Point (State Suburbs), 27.6% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 10.9% 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 Speers Point % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 280 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.9 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 9.1 -- 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 Speers Point % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,733 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.1 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 6.9 -- 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 Speers Point % New South Wales % Australia %
None 82 6.4 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 465 36.2 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 466 36.3 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 219 17.0 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 53 4.1 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Speers Point (State Suburbs), 36.2% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 36.3% had two registered motor vehicles and 17.0% 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 Speers Point % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 55 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 32 58.2 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 23 41.8 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 20 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Speers Point (State Suburbs), there were 55 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 32 (or 58.2%) were male and 23 (or 41.8%) were female. The median age was 20 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Speers 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 2.7 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 933 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Speers Point (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.7, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $933.

Mortgage and rent Speers Point % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 325 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Speers Point (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $325 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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