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Terrigal

Code SSC12249 (SSC)
People 10,614
Male 5,185
Female 5,429
Median age 41
Families 2,913
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 5,016
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $1,323
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,167
Median weekly rent $360
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 Terrigal % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 10,614 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 5,185 48.9 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 5,429 51.1 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 107 1.0 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 10,614 people in Terrigal (State Suburbs) of these 48.9% were male and 51.1% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.0% of the population.

Age Terrigal % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 575 5.4 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 599 5.6 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 674 6.4 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 735 6.9 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 678 6.4 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 615 5.8 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 573 5.4 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 644 6.1 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 710 6.7 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 700 6.6 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 774 7.3 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 766 7.2 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 736 6.9 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 615 5.8 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 475 4.5 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 358 3.4 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 229 2.2 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 157 1.5 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 41 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Terrigal (State Suburbs) was 41 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 17.4% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 17.3% of the population.

Registered marital status Terrigal % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 4,505 51.4 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 306 3.5 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 889 10.1 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 453 5.2 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 2,611 29.8 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Terrigal (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 51.4% were married and 13.6% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Terrigal % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 54 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 50 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 55 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 76 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 24 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Terrigal (State Suburbs) was 54 years and the median age of people never married was 24 years.

Social marital status Terrigal % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 4,051 51.4 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 647 8.2 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 3,179 40.4 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Terrigal (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 51.4% of people were in a registered marriage and 8.2% were in a de facto marriage.

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

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

Education Terrigal % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 198 6.1 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 468 14.4 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 166 5.1 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 150 4.6 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 497 15.3 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 101 3.1 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 150 4.6 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 217 6.7 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 479 14.7 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 61 1.9 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 764 23.5 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 3,251 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Terrigal (State Suburbs) 30.6% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 24.1% were in primary school, 23.0% in secondary school and 21.4% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Terrigal % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 7,848 73.9 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Terrigal % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 2,475 25.1 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 865 8.8 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 569 5.8 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 5,953 60.4 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Terrigal (State Suburbs), 60.4% of people had both parents born in Australia and 25.1% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Terrigal % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 3,072 57.4 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 1,686 31.5 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 305 5.7 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 287 5.4 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 5,350 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 5,350 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Terrigal (State Suburbs). Of these 57.4% were employed full time, 31.5% were employed part-time and 5.4% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Terrigal % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 637 12.6 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 494 9.8 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 556 11.0 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 797 15.7 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 2,278 45.0 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Terrigal (State Suburbs), 12.6% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.8% worked 16 to 24 hours and 45.0% worked 40 hours or more.

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

The median age of people employed full-time in Terrigal (State Suburbs) was 42 years and for people who were employed part-time was 41 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Terrigal % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 618 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,589 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,323 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Terrigal (State Suburbs) was $618.

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

Unpaid work Terrigal % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 6,562 74.9 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 2,465 28.1 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 913 10.4 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,644 18.8 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Terrigal (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 74.9% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 28.1% provided care for children and 10.4% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 18.8% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Terrigal % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 2,124 24.2 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 2,429 27.7 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 1,173 13.4 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 836 9.5 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Terrigal (State Suburbs), 27.7% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.4% worked 15 to 29 hours and 9.5% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Terrigal % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,192 40.9 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 1,221 41.9 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 447 15.3 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 53 1.8 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Terrigal (State Suburbs), 41.9% were couple families with children, 40.9% were couple families without children and 15.3% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Terrigal % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 18.3 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 81.7 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Terrigal (State Suburbs) 18.3% of single parents were male and 81.7% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Terrigal % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 2,191 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,528 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Terrigal (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,528 and those without children was $2,191.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Terrigal % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 439 18.2 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 93 3.9 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 550 22.8 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 334 13.8 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 138 5.7 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 556 23.0 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 141 5.8 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 162 6.7 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Terrigal (State Suburbs), of couple families, 18.2% had both partners employed full-time, 3.9% had both employed part-time and 22.8% 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 Terrigal % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 3,964 82.9 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 819 17.1 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Terrigal (State Suburbs), 82.9% of private dwellings were occupied and 17.1% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Terrigal % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 2,511 63.3 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 888 22.4 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 289 7.3 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 269 6.8 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Terrigal (State Suburbs), 63.3% were separate houses, 22.4% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 7.3% were flats, units or apartments and 6.8% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Terrigal % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 6 0.2 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 96 2.4 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 589 14.9 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 1,627 41.0 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 1,595 40.2 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 52 1.3 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.3 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.5 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Terrigal (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 2.4% had 1 bedroom, 14.9% had 2 bedrooms and 41.0% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.3. The average household size was 2.5 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Terrigal % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 1,543 38.9 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 1,254 31.6 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 1,078 27.2 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 14 0.4 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 75 1.9 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Terrigal (State Suburbs), 38.9% were owned outright, 31.6% were owned with a mortgage and 27.2% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Terrigal % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 2,848 71.8 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 965 24.3 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 153 3.9 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Terrigal (State Suburbs), of all households, 71.8% were family households, 24.3% were single person households and 3.9% were group households.

Household income Terrigal % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 22.2 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 12.6 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Terrigal (State Suburbs), 22.2% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 12.6% 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 Terrigal % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 360 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 89.9 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 10.1 -- 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 Terrigal % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,167 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.4 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 9.6 -- 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 Terrigal % New South Wales % Australia %
None 224 5.6 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 1,411 35.6 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 1,596 40.3 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 621 15.7 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 113 2.8 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Terrigal (State Suburbs), 35.6% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 40.3% had two registered motor vehicles and 15.7% 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 Terrigal % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 108 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 52 48.1 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 56 51.9 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 20 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Terrigal (State Suburbs), there were 108 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 52 (or 48.1%) were male and 56 (or 51.9%) 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 Terrigal % 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 3.2 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,343 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Terrigal (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.2, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,343.

Mortgage and rent Terrigal % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 323 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 3,584 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Terrigal (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $323 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $3,584.

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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