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Flying Fish Cove

Code UCL915001 (UCL)
People 1,346
Male 746
Female 600
Median age 40
Families 338
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 628
Average people per household 2.6
Median weekly household income $1,827
Median monthly mortgage repayments $867
Median weekly rent $84
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Flying Fish Cove % Other Territories % Australia %
Total 1,346 -- 3,033 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 746 55.4 1,970 65.0 10,634,013 49.4
Female 600 44.6 1,063 35.0 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 10 0.7 248 8.2 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 1,346 people in Flying Fish Cove (Urban Centres and Localities) of these 55.4% were male and 44.6% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.7% of the population.

Age Flying Fish Cove % Other Territories % Australia %
People
0-4 years 71 5.3 141 4.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 101 7.5 176 5.8 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 94 7.0 184 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 101 7.5 164 5.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 73 5.4 271 8.9 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 78 5.8 429 14.1 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 78 5.8 298 9.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 87 6.5 226 7.5 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 123 9.1 221 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 132 9.8 226 7.5 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 109 8.1 198 6.5 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 125 9.3 195 6.4 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 104 7.7 147 4.8 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 33 2.4 66 2.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 23 1.7 50 1.6 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 9 0.7 22 0.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 7 0.5 13 0.4 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 0 0.0 6 0.2 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 40 -- 32 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Flying Fish Cove (Urban Centres and Localities) was 40 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 19.6% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 5.6% of the population.

Registered marital status Flying Fish Cove % Other Territories % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 650 60.1 1,340 52.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 31 2.9 57 2.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 55 5.1 90 3.6 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 30 2.8 59 2.3 949,634 5.5
Never married 315 29.1 985 38.9 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Flying Fish Cove (Urban Centres and Localities) aged 15 years and over, 60.1% were married and 7.9% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Flying Fish Cove % Other Territories % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 49 -- 45 -- 50 --
Separated 56 -- 42 -- 49 --
Divorced 57 -- 52 -- 54 --
Widowed 64 -- 65 -- 78 --
Never married 23 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Flying Fish Cove (Urban Centres and Localities) was 49 years and the median age of people never married was 23 years.

Social marital status Flying Fish Cove % Other Territories % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 521 57.2 883 59.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 60 6.6 92 6.1 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 330 36.2 521 34.8 6,413,399 41.3

In Flying Fish Cove (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 57.2% of people were in a registered marriage and 6.6% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Flying Fish Cove % Other Territories % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 49 -- 49 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 44 -- 39 -- 35 --
Not married 33 -- 37 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Flying Fish Cove (Urban Centres and Localities) was 49 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 44 years.

Education Flying Fish Cove % Other Territories % Australia %
Pre-school 29 7.1 38 2.7 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 101 24.8 196 14.1 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 0 0.0 0 0.0 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 3 0.7 14 1.0 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 63 15.5 126 9.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 0 0.0 3 0.2 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 0 0.0 3 0.2 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 12 2.9 27 1.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 18 4.4 28 2.0 932,524 14.3
Other 3 0.7 11 0.8 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 178 43.7 949 68.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 407 -- 1,395 -- 6,503,580 --

In Flying Fish Cove (Urban Centres and Localities) 30.3% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 25.7% were in primary school, 15.7% in secondary school and 7.1% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Flying Fish Cove % Other Territories % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Flying Fish Cove % Other Territories % Australia %
Australia 634 47.1 1,475 48.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Flying Fish Cove % Other Territories % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 729 60.2 849 40.2 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 84 6.9 138 6.5 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 100 8.3 133 6.3 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 297 24.5 993 47.0 10,757,087 53.7

In Flying Fish Cove (Urban Centres and Localities), 24.5% of people had both parents born in Australia and 60.2% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Flying Fish Cove % Other Territories % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Flying Fish Cove % Other Territories % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Flying Fish Cove % Other Territories % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 609 76.4 867 70.5 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 122 15.3 230 18.7 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 60 7.5 83 6.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 6 0.8 49 4.0 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 797 -- 1,229 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 797 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Flying Fish Cove (Urban Centres and Localities). Of these 76.4% were employed full time, 15.3% were employed part-time and 0.8% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Flying Fish Cove % Other Territories % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 43 5.4 83 7.0 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 33 4.2 64 5.4 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 43 5.4 85 7.2 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 196 24.8 253 21.4 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 416 52.7 612 51.7 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Flying Fish Cove (Urban Centres and Localities), 5.4% worked 1 to 15 hours, 4.2% worked 16 to 24 hours and 52.7% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Flying Fish Cove % Other Territories % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 46 -- 44 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 42 -- 43 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Flying Fish Cove (Urban Centres and Localities) was 46 years and for people who were employed part-time was 42 years.

Occupation Flying Fish Cove % Other Territories % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Occupation Chart
Industry of employment, top responses Flying Fish Cove % Other Territories % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Flying Fish Cove % Other Territories % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 1,018 -- 830 -- 577 --
Family 2,168 -- 1,753 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,827 -- 1,670 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Flying Fish Cove (Urban Centres and Localities) was $1,018.

Travel to work, top responses Flying Fish Cove % Other Territories % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Flying Fish Cove % Other Territories % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 654 60.5 1,031 40.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 237 21.9 414 16.4 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 40 3.7 103 4.1 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 305 28.2 474 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Flying Fish Cove (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 60.5% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 21.9% provided care for children and 3.7% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 28.2% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Flying Fish Cove % Other Territories % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 226 20.9 371 14.7 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 261 24.1 402 15.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 97 9.0 149 5.9 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 68 6.3 107 4.2 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Flying Fish Cove (Urban Centres and Localities), 24.1% worked 5 to 14 hours, 9.0% worked 15 to 29 hours and 6.3% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Flying Fish Cove % Other Territories % Australia %
Couple family without children 130 38.3 206 35.2 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 169 49.9 295 50.4 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 35 10.3 74 12.6 901,637 15.9
Other family 5 1.5 10 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Flying Fish Cove (Urban Centres and Localities), 49.9% were couple families with children, 38.3% were couple families without children and 10.3% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Flying Fish Cove % Other Territories % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 33.3 -- 33.3 -- 17.6
Female -- 66.7 -- 66.7 -- 82.4

In Flying Fish Cove (Urban Centres and Localities) 33.3% of single parents were male and 66.7% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Flying Fish Cove % Other Territories % Australia %
Families without children 2,285 -- 2,307 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,578 -- 2,454 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Flying Fish Cove (Urban Centres and Localities), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,578 and those without children was $2,285.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Flying Fish Cove % Other Territories % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 114 38.1 142 28.2 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 8 2.7 23 4.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 41 13.7 74 14.7 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 56 18.7 88 17.5 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 9 3.0 25 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 18 6.0 74 14.7 899,598 19.2
Other 26 8.7 36 7.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 27 9.0 41 8.2 314,529 6.7

In Flying Fish Cove (Urban Centres and Localities), of couple families, 38.1% had both partners employed full-time, 2.7% had both employed part-time and 13.7% 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 Flying Fish Cove % Other Territories % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 465 87.4 695 89.1 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 67 12.6 85 10.9 934,470 10.7

In Flying Fish Cove (Urban Centres and Localities), 87.4% of private dwellings were occupied and 12.6% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Flying Fish Cove % Other Territories % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 185 39.6 397 57.0 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 68 14.6 67 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 208 44.5 212 30.5 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 3 0.6 7 1.0 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Flying Fish Cove (Urban Centres and Localities), 39.6% were separate houses, 14.6% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 44.5% were flats, units or apartments and 0.6% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Flying Fish Cove % Other Territories % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 3 0.6 3 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 57 12.3 66 9.5 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 125 26.9 139 20.0 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 226 48.7 327 47.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 35 7.5 135 19.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 18 3.9 25 3.6 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.5 -- 2.8 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.6 -- 2.9 -- 2.6 --

In Flying Fish Cove (Urban Centres and Localities), of occupied private dwellings 12.3% had 1 bedroom, 26.9% had 2 bedrooms and 48.7% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.5. The average household size was 2.6 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Flying Fish Cove % Other Territories % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 150 32.4 169 24.4 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 57 12.3 58 8.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 231 49.9 405 58.4 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 0 0.0 26 3.7 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 25 5.4 36 5.2 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Flying Fish Cove (Urban Centres and Localities), 32.4% were owned outright, 12.3% were owned with a mortgage and 49.9% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Flying Fish Cove % Other Territories % Australia %
Family households 336 72.4 537 77.3 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 111 23.9 137 19.7 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 17 3.7 21 3.0 321,007 4.1

In Flying Fish Cove (Urban Centres and Localities), of all households, 72.4% were family households, 23.9% were single person households and 3.7% were group households.

Household income Flying Fish Cove % Other Territories % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 8.5 -- 11.9 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 17.8 -- 15.0 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Flying Fish Cove (Urban Centres and Localities), 8.5% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 17.8% 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 Flying Fish Cove % Other Territories % Australia %
Median rent 84 -- 89 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 96.5 -- 94.7 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 3.5 -- 5.3 -- 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 Flying Fish Cove % Other Territories % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 867 -- 867 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 98.4 -- 99.1 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 1.6 -- 0.9 -- 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 Flying Fish Cove % Other Territories % Australia %
None 32 6.9 56 8.1 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 173 37.3 256 36.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 151 32.5 213 30.6 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 84 18.1 131 18.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 24 5.2 39 5.6 234,292 3.0

In Flying Fish Cove (Urban Centres and Localities), 37.3% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 32.5% had two registered motor vehicles and 18.1% 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 Flying Fish Cove % Other Territories % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 10 -- 246 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 5 50.0 121 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 5 50.0 125 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 34 -- 30 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Flying Fish Cove (Urban Centres and Localities), there were 10 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 5 (or 50.0%) were male and 5 (or 50.0%) were female. The median age was 34 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Flying Fish Cove % Other Territories % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 2.5 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 1.1 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 2,208 -- 939 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Flying Fish Cove (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.5, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $2,208.

Mortgage and rent Flying Fish Cove % Other Territories % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 272 -- 44 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,300 -- 1,647 --

In Flying Fish Cove (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $272 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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