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Timber Creek

Code SSC70183 (SSC)
People 231
Male 124
Female 107
Median age 30
Families 46
Average children per family 3
All private dwellings 101
Average people per household 3.5
Median weekly household income $1,281
Median monthly mortgage repayments $0
Median weekly rent $20
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 Timber Creek % Northern Territory % Australia %
Total 231 -- 211,945 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 124 53.7 109,517 51.7 10,634,013 49.4
Female 107 46.3 102,428 48.3 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 151 65.4 56,776 26.8 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 231 people in Timber Creek (State Suburbs) of these 53.7% were male and 46.3% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 65.4% of the population.

Age Timber Creek % Northern Territory % Australia %
People
0-4 years 20 8.7 17,119 8.1 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 32 13.9 16,415 7.7 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 21 9.1 15,608 7.4 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 15 6.5 14,820 7.0 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 16 6.9 16,839 7.9 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 22 9.5 19,213 9.1 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 14 6.1 17,345 8.2 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 11 4.8 16,829 7.9 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 8 3.5 16,331 7.7 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 8 3.5 14,799 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 8 3.5 13,775 6.5 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 14 6.1 11,632 5.5 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 14 6.1 9,121 4.3 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 9 3.9 5,286 2.5 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 10 4.3 3,280 1.5 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 9 3.9 1,726 0.8 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 0 0.0 1,112 0.5 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 0 0.0 694 0.3 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 30 -- 31 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Timber Creek (State Suburbs) was 30 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 30.2% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 12.1% of the population.

Registered marital status Timber Creek % Northern Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 63 38.4 70,154 43.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 9 5.5 5,526 3.4 529,280 3.0
Divorced 8 4.9 13,273 8.2 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 7 4.3 5,202 3.2 949,634 5.5
Never married 77 47.0 68,647 42.2 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Timber Creek (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 38.4% were married and 9.1% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Timber Creek % Northern Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 51 -- 44 -- 50 --
Separated 46 -- 47 -- 49 --
Divorced 57 -- 53 -- 54 --
Widowed 55 -- 65 -- 78 --
Never married 29 -- 27 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Timber Creek (State Suburbs) was 51 years and the median age of people never married was 29 years.

Social marital status Timber Creek % Northern Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 49 32.0 54,563 41.5 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 28 18.3 19,532 14.9 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 76 49.7 57,233 43.6 6,413,399 41.3

In Timber Creek (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 32.0% of people were in a registered marriage and 18.3% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Timber Creek % Northern Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 51 -- 44 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 41 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 42 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Timber Creek (State Suburbs) was 51 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 41 years.

Education Timber Creek % Northern Territory % Australia %
Pre-school 4 6.1 3,339 4.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 17 25.8 15,171 20.7 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 0 0.0 2,586 3.5 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 0 0.0 2,150 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 0 0.0 8,003 10.9 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 0 0.0 1,780 2.4 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 0 0.0 2,823 3.9 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 0 0.0 2,726 3.7 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 3 4.5 6,682 9.1 932,524 14.3
Other 5 7.6 1,627 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 37 56.1 26,242 35.9 1,511,694 23.2
Total 66 -- 73,129 -- 6,503,580 --

In Timber Creek (State Suburbs) 28.3% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 25.8% were in primary school, 0.0% in secondary school and 4.5% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Timber Creek % Northern Territory % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Timber Creek % Northern Territory % Australia %
Australia 213 90.6 158,031 74.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Timber Creek % Northern Territory % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 9 4.1 42,606 22.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 9 4.1 10,807 5.8 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 0 0.0 9,131 4.9 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 199 91.7 125,126 66.7 10,757,087 53.7

In Timber Creek (State Suburbs), 91.7% of people had both parents born in Australia and 4.1% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Timber Creek % Northern Territory % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Timber Creek % Northern Territory % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Timber Creek % Northern Territory % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 41 43.2 69,544 66.9 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 35 36.8 20,878 20.1 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 13 13.7 8,056 7.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 6 6.3 5,489 5.3 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 95 -- 103,967 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 95 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Timber Creek (State Suburbs). Of these 43.2% were employed full time, 36.8% were employed part-time and 6.3% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Timber Creek % Northern Territory % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 18 20.0 6,588 6.7 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 9 10.0 6,344 6.4 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 6 6.7 7,952 8.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 12 13.3 19,470 19.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 32 35.6 50,076 50.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Timber Creek (State Suburbs), 20.0% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.0% worked 16 to 24 hours and 35.6% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Timber Creek % Northern Territory % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 45 -- 39 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 37 -- 37 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Timber Creek (State Suburbs) was 45 years and for people who were employed part-time was 37 years.

Occupation Timber Creek % Northern Territory % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Occupation Chart
Industry of employment, top responses Timber Creek % Northern Territory % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Timber Creek % Northern Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 522 -- 745 -- 577 --
Family 1,531 -- 1,759 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,281 -- 1,674 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Timber Creek (State Suburbs) was $522.

Travel to work, top responses Timber Creek % Northern Territory % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Timber Creek % Northern Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 79 47.9 108,531 66.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 31 18.8 49,616 30.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 18 10.9 14,566 8.9 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 18 11.0 27,050 16.6 3,090,874 17.8

In Timber Creek (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 47.9% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 18.8% provided care for children and 10.9% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 11.0% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Timber Creek % Northern Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 34 20.5 37,795 23.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 31 18.7 42,817 26.3 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 7 4.2 16,605 10.2 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 8 4.8 11,314 6.9 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Timber Creek (State Suburbs), 18.7% worked 5 to 14 hours, 4.2% worked 15 to 29 hours and 4.8% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Timber Creek % Northern Territory % Australia %
Couple family without children 19 40.4 16,310 34.0 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 19 40.4 22,245 46.3 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 6 12.8 8,610 17.9 901,637 15.9
Other family 3 6.4 866 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Timber Creek (State Suburbs), 40.4% were couple families with children, 40.4% were couple families without children and 12.8% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Timber Creek % Northern Territory % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 0.0 -- 19.5 -- 17.6
Female -- 100.0 -- 80.5 -- 82.4

In Timber Creek (State Suburbs) 0.0% of single parents were male and 100.0% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Timber Creek % Northern Territory % Australia %
Families without children 2,250 -- 2,300 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,583 -- 2,475 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Timber Creek (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,583 and those without children was $2,250.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Timber Creek % Northern Territory % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 9 23.1 12,591 32.7 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 5 12.8 1,326 3.4 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 3 7.7 5,984 15.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 0 0.0 5,205 13.5 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 5 12.8 1,552 4.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 9 23.1 4,773 12.4 899,598 19.2
Other 3 7.7 3,327 8.6 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 5 12.8 3,801 9.9 314,529 6.7

In Timber Creek (State Suburbs), of couple families, 23.1% had both partners employed full-time, 12.8% had both employed part-time and 7.7% 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 Timber Creek % Northern Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 66 94.3 60,889 87.6 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 4 5.7 8,595 12.4 934,470 10.7

In Timber Creek (State Suburbs), 94.3% of private dwellings were occupied and 5.7% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Timber Creek % Northern Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 51 78.5 41,186 67.6 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 0 0.0 6,880 11.3 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 4 6.2 10,087 16.6 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 10 15.4 2,471 4.1 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Timber Creek (State Suburbs), 78.5% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 6.2% were flats, units or apartments and 15.4% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Timber Creek % Northern Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 999 1.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 8 12.5 4,536 7.4 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 16 25.0 13,275 21.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 28 43.8 27,268 44.8 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 7 10.9 12,789 21.0 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 5 7.8 2,024 3.3 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.6 -- 2.8 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 3.5 -- 2.9 -- 2.6 --

In Timber Creek (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 12.5% had 1 bedroom, 25.0% had 2 bedrooms and 43.8% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.6. The average household size was 3.5 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Timber Creek % Northern Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 14 20.9 9,530 15.7 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 0 0.0 18,630 30.6 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 46 68.7 29,903 49.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 0 0.0 580 1.0 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 7 10.4 2,248 3.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Timber Creek (State Suburbs), 20.9% were owned outright, 0.0% were owned with a mortgage and 68.7% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Timber Creek % Northern Territory % Australia %
Family households 47 70.1 44,046 72.3 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 17 25.4 13,317 21.9 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 3 4.5 3,528 5.8 321,007 4.1

In Timber Creek (State Suburbs), of all households, 70.1% were family households, 25.4% were single person households and 4.5% were group households.

Household income Timber Creek % Northern Territory % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 12.5 -- 14.6 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 0.0 -- 16.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Timber Creek (State Suburbs), 12.5% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 0.0% 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 Timber Creek % Northern Territory % Australia %
Median rent 20 -- 225 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 100.0 -- 91.0 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 0.0 -- 9.0 -- 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 Timber Creek % Northern Territory % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 0 -- 2,058 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 100.0 -- 92.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 0.0 -- 7.7 -- 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 Timber Creek % Northern Territory % Australia %
None 15 23.4 7,153 11.7 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 23 35.9 20,289 33.3 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 12 18.8 20,488 33.6 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 5 7.8 10,184 16.7 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 9 14.1 2,776 4.6 234,292 3.0

In Timber Creek (State Suburbs), 35.9% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 18.8% had two registered motor vehicles and 7.8% 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 Timber Creek % Northern Territory % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 148 -- 56,776 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 83 56.1 28,035 49.4 270,331 49.3
Female 65 43.9 28,741 50.6 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 23 -- 23 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Timber Creek (State Suburbs), there were 148 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 83 (or 56.1%) were male and 65 (or 43.9%) were female. The median age was 23 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Timber Creek % Northern Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 5.4 -- 4.2 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 2 -- 1.7 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,312 -- 1,099 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Timber Creek (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 5.4, with 2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,312.

Mortgage and rent Timber Creek % Northern Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 20 -- 75 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,963 -- 1,647 --

In Timber Creek (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $20 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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