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Tottenham (L)

Code UCL122147 (UCL)
People 299
Male 149
Female 150
Median age 57
Families 89
Average children per family 1.6
All private dwellings 189
Average people per household 2
Median weekly household income $635
Median monthly mortgage repayments $780
Median weekly rent $78
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 Tottenham (L) % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 299 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 149 49.8 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 150 50.2 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 14 4.7 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 299 people in Tottenham (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) of these 49.8% were male and 50.2% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 4.7% of the population.

Age Tottenham (L) % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 10 3.3 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 12 4.0 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 14 4.7 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 11 3.7 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 18 6.0 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 7 2.3 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 12 4.0 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 15 5.0 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 17 5.6 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 14 4.7 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 13 4.3 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 18 6.0 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 29 9.6 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 16 5.3 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 29 9.6 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 31 10.3 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 12 4.0 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 23 7.6 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 57 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Tottenham (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) was 57 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 11.6% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 37.2% of the population.

Registered marital status Tottenham (L) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 126 47.7 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 14 5.3 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 33 12.5 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 29 11.0 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 62 23.5 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Tottenham (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) aged 15 years and over, 47.7% were married and 17.6% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Tottenham (L) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 70 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 54 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 60 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 78 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 29 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Tottenham (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) was 70 years and the median age of people never married was 29 years.

Social marital status Tottenham (L) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 114 48.5 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 26 11.1 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 95 40.4 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Tottenham (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 48.5% of people were in a registered marriage and 11.1% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Tottenham (L) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 72 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 30 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 63 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Tottenham (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) was 72 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 30 years.

Education Tottenham (L) % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 6 12.0 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 15 30.0 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 0 0.0 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 0 0.0 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 13 26.0 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 0 0.0 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 0 0.0 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 0 0.0 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 0 0.0 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 0 0.0 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 16 32.0 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 50 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Tottenham (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) 17.1% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 30.0% were in primary school, 24.0% in secondary school and 0.0% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Tottenham (L) % New South Wales % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Tottenham (L) % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 271 90.3 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Tottenham (L) % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 15 5.4 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 11 4.0 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 8 2.9 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 243 87.7 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Tottenham (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 87.7% of people had both parents born in Australia and 5.4% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Tottenham (L) % New South Wales % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Tottenham (L) % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 62 55.4 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 32 28.6 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 5 4.5 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 13 11.6 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 112 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 112 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Tottenham (L) (Urban Centres and Localities). Of these 55.4% were employed full time, 28.6% were employed part-time and 11.6% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Tottenham (L) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 8 8.1 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 12 12.1 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 12 12.1 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 8 8.1 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 50 50.5 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Tottenham (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 8.1% worked 1 to 15 hours, 12.1% worked 16 to 24 hours and 50.5% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Tottenham (L) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 37 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 44 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Tottenham (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) was 37 years and for people who were employed part-time was 44 years.

Occupation Tottenham (L) % New South Wales % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Tottenham (L) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 356 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 688 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 635 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Tottenham (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) was $356.

Travel to work, top responses Tottenham (L) % New South Wales % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Tottenham (L) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 166 62.6 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 42 15.7 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 35 13.2 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 86 32.5 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Tottenham (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 62.6% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 15.7% provided care for children and 13.2% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 32.5% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Tottenham (L) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 38 14.3 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 61 22.9 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 31 11.7 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 36 13.5 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Tottenham (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 22.9% worked 5 to 14 hours, 11.7% worked 15 to 29 hours and 13.5% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Tottenham (L) % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 52 58.4 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 19 21.3 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 14 15.7 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 4 4.5 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Tottenham (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 21.3% were couple families with children, 58.4% were couple families without children and 15.7% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Tottenham (L) % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 23.1 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 76.9 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Tottenham (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) 23.1% of single parents were male and 76.9% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Tottenham (L) % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 1,791 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,062 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Tottenham (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,062 and those without children was $1,791.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Tottenham (L) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 9 12.5 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 3 4.2 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 10 13.9 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 7 9.7 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 5 6.9 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 29 40.3 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 3 4.2 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 6 8.3 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Tottenham (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of couple families, 12.5% had both partners employed full-time, 4.2% had both employed part-time and 13.9% 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 Tottenham (L) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 145 79.7 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 37 20.3 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Tottenham (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 79.7% of private dwellings were occupied and 20.3% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Tottenham (L) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 140 95.9 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 0 0.0 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 6 4.1 465,189 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 Tottenham (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 95.9% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 4.1% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Tottenham (L) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 3 2.0 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 14 9.5 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 26 17.6 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 74 50.0 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 27 18.2 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 4 2.7 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 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Tottenham (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of occupied private dwellings 9.5% had 1 bedroom, 17.6% had 2 bedrooms and 50.0% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.7. The average household size was 2 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Tottenham (L) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 70 47.6 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 25 17.0 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 45 30.6 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 0 0.0 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 7 4.8 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Tottenham (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 47.6% were owned outright, 17.0% were owned with a mortgage and 30.6% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Tottenham (L) % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 86 57.7 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 60 40.3 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 3 2.0 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Tottenham (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of all households, 57.7% were family households, 40.3% were single person households and 2.0% were group households.

Household income Tottenham (L) % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 48.5 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 2.3 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Tottenham (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 48.5% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 2.3% 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 Tottenham (L) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 78 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 96.3 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 3.7 -- 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 Tottenham (L) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 780 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 97.7 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 2.3 -- 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 Tottenham (L) % New South Wales % Australia %
None 10 6.8 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 60 41.1 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 46 31.5 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 24 16.4 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 6 4.1 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Tottenham (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 41.1% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 31.5% had two registered motor vehicles and 16.4% 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 Tottenham (L) % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 15 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 8 53.3 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 7 46.7 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 13 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Tottenham (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), there were 15 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 8 (or 53.3%) were male and 7 (or 46.7%) were female. The median age was 13 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Tottenham (L) % 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 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.9 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 833 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Tottenham (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.3, with 1.9 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $833.

Mortgage and rent Tottenham (L) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 99 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 597 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Tottenham (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $99 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $597.

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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