2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | New South Wales | State Suburbs

Tempe

Code SSC12237 (SSC)
People 3,299
Male 1,704
Female 1,595
Median age 38
Families 863
Average children per family 1.7
All private dwellings 1,307
Average people per household 2.6
Median weekly household income $1,615
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,600
Median weekly rent $400
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 Tempe % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 3,299 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 1,704 51.7 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 1,595 48.3 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 65 2.0 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 3,299 people in Tempe (State Suburbs) of these 51.7% were male and 48.3% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 2.0% of the population.

Age Tempe % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 263 8.0 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 195 5.9 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 128 3.9 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 158 4.8 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 187 5.7 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 214 6.5 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 307 9.3 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 329 10.0 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 287 8.7 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 262 7.9 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 252 7.6 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 195 5.9 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 166 5.0 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 108 3.3 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 87 2.6 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 70 2.1 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 51 1.5 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 40 1.2 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 38 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Tempe (State Suburbs) was 38 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 17.6% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 10.8% of the population.

Registered marital status Tempe % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,158 42.6 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 82 3.0 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 230 8.5 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 103 3.8 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 1,147 42.2 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Tempe (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 42.6% were married and 11.5% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Tempe % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 47 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 53 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 53 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 75 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 32 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Tempe (State Suburbs) was 47 years and the median age of people never married was 32 years.

Social marital status Tempe % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 1,040 42.9 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 322 13.3 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 1,065 43.9 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Tempe (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 42.9% of people were in a registered marriage and 13.3% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Tempe % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 47 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 40 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 38 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Tempe (State Suburbs) was 47 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 40 years.

Education Tempe % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 50 5.2 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 164 17.0 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 37 3.8 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 7 0.7 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 104 10.8 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 30 3.1 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 7 0.7 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 64 6.6 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 187 19.4 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 25 2.6 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 290 30.1 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 965 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Tempe (State Suburbs) 29.2% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 21.6% were in primary school, 14.6% in secondary school and 25.9% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Tempe % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 1,915 58.1 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Tempe % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 1,495 50.1 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 245 8.2 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 174 5.8 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,073 35.9 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Tempe (State Suburbs), 35.9% of people had both parents born in Australia and 50.1% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Tempe % New South Wales % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Tempe % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,132 65.5 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 411 23.8 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 104 6.0 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 82 4.7 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 1,729 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 1,729 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Tempe (State Suburbs). Of these 65.5% were employed full time, 23.8% were employed part-time and 4.7% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Tempe % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 119 7.2 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 136 8.3 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 151 9.2 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 304 18.5 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 829 50.5 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Tempe (State Suburbs), 7.2% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.3% worked 16 to 24 hours and 50.5% worked 40 hours or more.

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

The median age of people employed full-time in Tempe (State Suburbs) was 40 years and for people who were employed part-time was 40 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Tempe % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 691 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,754 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,615 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Tempe (State Suburbs) was $691.

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

Unpaid work Tempe % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,807 66.4 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 695 25.6 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 277 10.2 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 320 11.8 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Tempe (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 66.4% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 25.6% provided care for children and 10.2% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 11.8% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Tempe % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 592 21.8 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 732 26.9 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 276 10.1 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 206 7.6 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Tempe (State Suburbs), 26.9% worked 5 to 14 hours, 10.1% worked 15 to 29 hours and 7.6% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Tempe % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 307 35.6 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 390 45.2 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 143 16.6 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 22 2.6 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Tempe (State Suburbs), 45.2% were couple families with children, 35.6% were couple families without children and 16.6% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Tempe % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 20.4 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 79.6 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Tempe (State Suburbs) 20.4% of single parents were male and 79.6% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Tempe % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 2,318 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,555 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Tempe (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,555 and those without children was $2,318.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Tempe % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 184 26.7 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 27 3.9 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 148 21.4 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 93 13.5 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 21 3.0 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 127 18.4 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 45 6.5 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 45 6.5 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Tempe (State Suburbs), of couple families, 26.7% had both partners employed full-time, 3.9% had both employed part-time and 21.4% 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 Tempe % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,156 93.0 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 87 7.0 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Tempe (State Suburbs), 93.0% of private dwellings were occupied and 7.0% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Tempe % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 875 75.8 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 237 20.5 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 37 3.2 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 6 0.5 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Tempe (State Suburbs), 75.8% were separate houses, 20.5% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 3.2% were flats, units or apartments and 0.5% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Tempe % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 4 0.3 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 39 3.4 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 405 35.0 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 532 46.0 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 152 13.1 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 24 2.1 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 2.6 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Tempe (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 3.4% had 1 bedroom, 35.0% had 2 bedrooms and 46.0% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.7. The average household size was 2.6 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Tempe % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 363 31.4 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 481 41.6 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 270 23.4 743,050 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 36 3.1 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Tempe (State Suburbs), 31.4% were owned outright, 41.6% were owned with a mortgage and 23.4% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Tempe % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 823 71.3 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 248 21.5 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 83 7.2 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Tempe (State Suburbs), of all households, 71.3% were family households, 21.5% were single person households and 7.2% were group households.

Household income Tempe % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 18.7 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 17.3 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Tempe (State Suburbs), 18.7% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 17.3% 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 Tempe % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 400 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.0 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 9.0 -- 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 Tempe % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,600 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 86.5 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 13.5 -- 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 Tempe % New South Wales % Australia %
None 182 15.7 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 524 45.3 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 313 27.1 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 97 8.4 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 40 3.5 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Tempe (State Suburbs), 45.3% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 27.1% had two registered motor vehicles and 8.4% 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 Tempe % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 65 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 33 50.8 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 32 49.2 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 27 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Tempe (State Suburbs), there were 65 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 33 (or 50.8%) were male and 32 (or 49.2%) were female. The median age was 27 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Tempe % 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 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.4 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,750 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Tempe (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3, with 1.4 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,750.

Mortgage and rent Tempe % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 309 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,470 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Tempe (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $309 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,470.

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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