2011 Census QuickStats

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Taren Point

Code SSC12221 (SSC)
People 1,681
Male 766
Female 915
Median age 58
Families 474
Average children per family 1.7
All private dwellings 734
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $1,246
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,255
Median weekly rent $480
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.7
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includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Taren Point % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 1,681 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 766 45.6 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 915 54.4 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 8 0.5 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 1,681 people in Taren Point (State Suburbs) of these 45.6% were male and 54.4% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.5% of the population.

Age Taren Point % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 60 3.6 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 62 3.7 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 64 3.8 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 69 4.1 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 79 4.7 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 42 2.5 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 60 3.6 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 71 4.2 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 108 6.4 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 90 5.4 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 68 4.0 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 78 4.6 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 111 6.6 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 116 6.9 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 118 7.0 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 117 7.0 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 181 10.8 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 187 11.1 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 58 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Taren Point (State Suburbs) was 58 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 11.0% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 42.8% of the population.

Registered marital status Taren Point % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 850 56.9 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 36 2.4 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 100 6.7 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 226 15.1 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 282 18.9 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Taren Point (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 56.9% were married and 9.0% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Taren Point % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 65 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 42 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 61 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 84 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 26 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Taren Point (State Suburbs) was 65 years and the median age of people never married was 26 years.

Social marital status Taren Point % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 778 59.9 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 66 5.1 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 455 35.0 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Taren Point (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 59.9% of people were in a registered marriage and 5.1% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Taren Point % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 64 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 41 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 56 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Taren Point (State Suburbs) was 64 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 41 years.

Education Taren Point % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 13 3.6 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 46 12.6 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 15 4.1 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 16 4.4 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 40 10.9 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 23 6.3 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 19 5.2 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 30 8.2 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 43 11.7 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 10 2.7 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 111 30.3 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 366 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Taren Point (State Suburbs) 21.7% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 21.0% were in primary school, 22.4% in secondary school and 19.7% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Taren Point % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 1,230 73.3 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Taren Point % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 557 34.9 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 126 7.9 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 83 5.2 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 830 52.0 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Taren Point (State Suburbs), 52.0% of people had both parents born in Australia and 34.9% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Taren Point % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 386 59.8 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 194 30.0 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 30 4.6 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 36 5.6 196,525 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 Taren Point (State Suburbs). Of these 59.8% were employed full time, 30.0% were employed part-time and 5.6% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Taren Point % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 72 11.7 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 61 9.9 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 66 10.7 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 74 12.0 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 312 50.6 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Taren Point (State Suburbs), 11.7% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.9% worked 16 to 24 hours and 50.6% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Taren Point % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 45 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 46 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Taren Point (State Suburbs) was 45 years and for people who were employed part-time was 46 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Taren Point % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 576 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,612 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,246 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Taren Point (State Suburbs) was $576.

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

Unpaid work Taren Point % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 993 66.5 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 337 22.6 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 196 13.1 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 269 18.0 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Taren Point (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 66.5% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 22.6% provided care for children and 13.1% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 18.0% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Taren Point % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 290 19.4 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 342 22.9 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 187 12.5 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 173 11.6 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Taren Point (State Suburbs), 22.9% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.5% worked 15 to 29 hours and 11.6% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Taren Point % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 249 52.4 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 178 37.5 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 42 8.8 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 6 1.3 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Taren Point (State Suburbs), 37.5% were couple families with children, 52.4% were couple families without children and 8.8% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Taren Point % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 14.6 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 85.4 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Taren Point (State Suburbs) 14.6% of single parents were male and 85.4% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Taren Point % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 2,392 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 3,028 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Taren Point (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $3,028 and those without children was $2,392.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Taren Point % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 74 17.5 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 14 3.3 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 61 14.4 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 43 10.1 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 29 6.8 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 172 40.6 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 16 3.8 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 15 3.5 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Taren Point (State Suburbs), of couple families, 17.5% had both partners employed full-time, 3.3% had both employed part-time and 14.4% 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 Taren Point % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 660 93.6 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 45 6.4 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Taren Point (State Suburbs), 93.6% of private dwellings were occupied and 6.4% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Taren Point % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 350 53.0 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 99 15.0 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 200 30.3 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 11 1.7 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Taren Point (State Suburbs), 53.0% were separate houses, 15.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 30.3% were flats, units or apartments and 1.7% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Taren Point % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 27 4.1 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 145 21.9 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 303 45.8 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 176 26.6 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 11 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 2.3 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Taren Point (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 4.1% had 1 bedroom, 21.9% had 2 bedrooms and 45.8% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3. The average household size was 2.3 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Taren Point % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 397 60.2 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 149 22.6 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 65 9.8 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 26 3.9 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 23 3.5 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Taren Point (State Suburbs), 60.2% were owned outright, 22.6% were owned with a mortgage and 9.8% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Taren Point % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 468 70.6 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 183 27.6 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 12 1.8 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Taren Point (State Suburbs), of all households, 70.6% were family households, 27.6% were single person households and 1.8% were group households.

Household income Taren Point % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 22.7 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 16.3 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Taren Point (State Suburbs), 22.7% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 16.3% 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 Taren Point % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 480 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 96.5 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 3.5 -- 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 Taren Point % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,255 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.4 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 7.6 -- 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 Taren Point % New South Wales % Australia %
None 48 7.3 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 262 39.7 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 226 34.2 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 97 14.7 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 27 4.1 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Taren Point (State Suburbs), 39.7% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 34.2% had two registered motor vehicles and 14.7% 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 Taren Point % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 10 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 4 40.0 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 6 60.0 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 2 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Taren Point (State Suburbs), there were 10 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 4 (or 40.0%) were male and 6 (or 60.0%) were female. The median age was 2 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Taren 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 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 700 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Taren Point (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $700.

Mortgage and rent Taren 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 0 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Taren 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 $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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