2011 Census QuickStats

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Tuggerah

Code SSC12314 (SSC)
People 1,017
Male 489
Female 528
Median age 32
Families 270
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 398
Average people per household 2.7
Median weekly household income $1,064
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,580
Median weekly rent $290
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.5
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Tuggerah % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 1,017 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 489 48.1 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 528 51.9 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 40 3.9 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 1,017 people in Tuggerah (State Suburbs) of these 48.1% were male and 51.9% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 3.9% of the population.

Age Tuggerah % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 88 8.7 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 85 8.4 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 68 6.7 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 63 6.2 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 77 7.6 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 88 8.7 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 68 6.7 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 80 7.9 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 61 6.0 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 75 7.4 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 62 6.1 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 41 4.0 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 34 3.3 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 35 3.4 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 33 3.2 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 25 2.5 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 22 2.2 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 12 1.2 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 32 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Tuggerah (State Suburbs) was 32 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 24.0% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 12.8% of the population.

Registered marital status Tuggerah % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 328 42.8 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 38 5.0 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 84 11.0 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 49 6.4 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 268 34.9 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Tuggerah (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 42.8% were married and 16.3% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Tuggerah % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 47 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 51 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 50 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 75 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 25 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Tuggerah (State Suburbs) was 47 years and the median age of people never married was 25 years.

Social marital status Tuggerah % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 298 42.6 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 71 10.2 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 330 47.2 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Tuggerah (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 42.6% of people were in a registered marriage and 10.2% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Tuggerah % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 47 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 33 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 37 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Tuggerah (State Suburbs) was 47 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 33 years.

Education Tuggerah % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 27 8.0 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 79 23.4 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 14 4.2 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 9 2.7 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 50 14.8 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 11 3.3 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 4 1.2 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 29 8.6 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 33 9.8 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 11 3.3 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 70 20.8 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 337 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Tuggerah (State Suburbs) 33.5% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 29.9% were in primary school, 19.2% in secondary school and 18.9% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Tuggerah % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 798 78.5 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Tuggerah % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 223 23.8 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 72 7.7 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 62 6.6 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 580 61.9 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Tuggerah (State Suburbs), 61.9% of people had both parents born in Australia and 23.8% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Tuggerah % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 273 58.5 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 122 26.1 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 31 6.6 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 41 8.8 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 467 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 467 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Tuggerah (State Suburbs). Of these 58.5% were employed full time, 26.1% were employed part-time and 8.8% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Tuggerah % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 42 9.7 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 41 9.4 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 42 9.7 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 93 21.4 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 181 41.7 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Tuggerah (State Suburbs), 9.7% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.4% worked 16 to 24 hours and 41.7% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Tuggerah % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 38 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 39 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Tuggerah (State Suburbs) was 38 years and for people who were employed part-time was 39 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Tuggerah % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 504 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,163 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,064 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Tuggerah (State Suburbs) was $504.

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

Unpaid work Tuggerah % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 594 77.4 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 265 34.5 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 92 12.0 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 94 12.3 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Tuggerah (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 77.4% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 34.5% provided care for children and 12.0% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 12.3% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Tuggerah % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 177 23.0 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 233 30.3 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 113 14.7 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 74 9.6 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Tuggerah (State Suburbs), 30.3% worked 5 to 14 hours, 14.7% worked 15 to 29 hours and 9.6% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Tuggerah % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 75 27.8 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 112 41.5 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 80 29.6 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 3 1.1 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Tuggerah (State Suburbs), 41.5% were couple families with children, 27.8% were couple families without children and 29.6% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Tuggerah % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 11.0 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 89.0 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Tuggerah (State Suburbs) 11.0% of single parents were male and 89.0% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Tuggerah % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 1,650 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,957 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Tuggerah (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,957 and those without children was $1,650.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Tuggerah % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 42 22.1 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 3 1.6 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 34 17.9 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 42 22.1 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 6 3.2 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 41 21.6 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 14 7.4 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 8 4.2 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Tuggerah (State Suburbs), of couple families, 22.1% had both partners employed full-time, 1.6% had both employed part-time and 17.9% 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 Tuggerah % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 362 94.5 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 21 5.5 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Tuggerah (State Suburbs), 94.5% of private dwellings were occupied and 5.5% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Tuggerah % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 264 72.7 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 99 27.3 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 0 0.0 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 0 0.0 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Tuggerah (State Suburbs), 72.7% were separate houses, 27.3% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Tuggerah % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 3 0.8 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 50 13.8 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 212 58.4 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 94 25.9 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 4 1.1 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.2 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.7 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Tuggerah (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 0.8% had 1 bedroom, 13.8% had 2 bedrooms and 58.4% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.2. The average household size was 2.7 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Tuggerah % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 87 24.0 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 137 37.7 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 124 34.2 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 4 1.1 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 11 3.0 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Tuggerah (State Suburbs), 24.0% were owned outright, 37.7% were owned with a mortgage and 34.2% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Tuggerah % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 263 72.5 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 84 23.1 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 16 4.4 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Tuggerah (State Suburbs), of all households, 72.5% were family households, 23.1% were single person households and 4.4% were group households.

Household income Tuggerah % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 25.1 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 3.8 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Tuggerah (State Suburbs), 25.1% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 3.8% 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 Tuggerah % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 290 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 82.7 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 17.3 -- 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 Tuggerah % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,580 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 87.1 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 12.9 -- 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 Tuggerah % New South Wales % Australia %
None 22 6.1 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 168 46.4 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 121 33.4 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 35 9.7 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 16 4.4 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Tuggerah (State Suburbs), 46.4% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 33.4% had two registered motor vehicles and 9.7% 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 Tuggerah % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 38 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 22 57.9 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 16 42.1 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 25 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Tuggerah (State Suburbs), there were 38 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 22 (or 57.9%) were male and 16 (or 42.1%) were female. The median age was 25 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Tuggerah % 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 4 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.4 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 2,750 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Tuggerah (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 4, with 1.4 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $2,750.

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

In Tuggerah (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $200 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,200.

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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