2001 Census QuickStats

All people - location on Census Night

Australia | New South Wales | State Suburbs

Speers Point

Code SSC16386 (SSC)
People 3,027
Male 1,485
Female 1,542
Australian citizenship 2,826
People born overseas 328
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 7
Families 893
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,383
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Speers Point % Australia %
Total 3,027 -- 18,769,249 --
Male 1,485 49.1 9,270,466 49.4
Female 1,542 50.9 9,498,783 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 26 0.9 410,003 2.2

On Census Night 7th August 2001, 3,027 people were counted in Speers Point (State Suburbs): of these 49.1% were male and 50.9% were female. Of the total population 0.9% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Speers Point % Australia %
People
0-4 years 164 5.4 1,243,969 6.6
5-14 years 384 12.7 2,668,506 14.2
15-24 years 333 11.0 2,566,346 13.7
25-54 years 1,229 40.6 8,159,808 43.5
55-64 years 341 11.3 1,759,742 9.4
65 years and over 587 19.4 2,370,878 12.6

On Census Night 2001 in Speers Point (State Suburbs) there were 548 children aged 0-14 years and 928 people aged 55 years and over.

Selected characteristics Speers Point % Australia %
Australian citizenship 2,826 93.4 16,559,774 88.2
People born overseas 328 10.8 4,105,444 21.9
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 7 0.2 203,101 1.1

On Census Night 2001 in Speers Point (State Suburbs), 2,826 people were Australian citizens, 328 were born overseas and 7 people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Speers Point % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,305 52.4 7,635,947 51.4
Separated or divorced 326 13.1 1,609,314 10.8
Widowed 208 8.4 919,904 6.2
Never married 653 26.2 4,691,609 31.6

On Census Night 2001 in Speers Point (State Suburbs), 52.4% of people aged 15 years and over were married, 13.1% were separated or divorced, 8.4% were widowed and 26.2% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Speers Point % Australia %
Australia 2,594 85.7 13,629,481 72.6
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Speers Point % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Speers Point % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Speers Point % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 763 56.0 5,360,693 59.8
Worked part-time 445 32.6 2,689,709 30.0
Hours worked not stated 32 2.3 248,204 2.8
Unemployed 123 9.0 660,709 7.4
Not in the labour force 1,056 -- 5,265,426 --
Total in labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 1,363 -- 8,959,315 --
 
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During the week prior to Census Night 2001, 1,363 people aged 15 years and over in Speers Point (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 56.0% worked full-time, 32.6% worked part-time, 2.3% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 9.0% were unemployed. 1,056 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Speers Point % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Industry of employment, top responses Speers Point % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Expand Families category,
includes family type

Families — family type
Family type Speers Point % Australia %
Couple family without children 358 40.1 1,764,167 35.7
Couple family with children 364 40.8 2,321,165 47.0
One parent family 159 17.8 762,632 15.4
Other family 12 1.3 88,864 1.8
Total families 893 -- 4,936,828 --

On Census Night 2001 in Speers Point (State Suburbs), 893 families were counted: of these, 40.1% were couple families without children, 40.8% were couple families with children, 17.8% were one parent families and 1.3% were other families.

Expand Dwellings category,
includes dwelling structure | household type

Dwellings — dwelling structure

Dwellings include visitor only and other not-classifiable households unless otherwise stated

Dwelling type Speers Point % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,273 92.0 7,072,202 90.8
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,383 -- 7,790,079 --

On Census Night 2001 in Speers Point (State Suburbs), 1,273 occupied private dwellings were counted.

Dwelling structure Speers Point % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,095 86.0 5,327,309 75.3
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 52 4.1 632,176 8.9
Flat, unit or apartment 123 9.7 923,139 13.1
Other dwelling 3 0.2 134,274 1.9
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 55,304 0.8

On Census Night 2001, of occupied private dwellings counted in Speers Point (State Suburbs), 86.0% were separate houses, 4.1% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 9.7% were flats, units or apartments and 0.2% were other dwellings.

Tenure Speers Point % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 640 50.3 2,810,917 39.7
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 287 22.5 1,872,132 26.5
Rented (includes rent-free) 286 22.5 1,858,324 26.3
Other tenure type 14 1.1 196,026 2.8
Tenure type not stated 45 3.5 334,803 4.7

On Census Night 2001 in Speers Point (State Suburbs), 50.3% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 22.5% were being purchased and 22.5% were rented.

Landlord type Speers Point % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 141 49.3 813,633 43.8
State or Territory housing authority 55 19.2 317,171 17.1
Other landlord type 94 32.9 705,122 37.9
Landlord type not stated 6 2.1 22,398 1.2

On Census Night 2001 in Speers Point (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented 49.3% were rented from a real estate agent, 19.2% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 32.9% were rented from an other landlord type.

Dwellings — household type
Household type Speers Point % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 874 68.7 4,866,031 68.8
Single (or lone) person households 352 27.7 1,616,213 22.9
Group households 30 2.4 262,551 3.7

On Census Night 2001 in Speers Point (State Suburbs), 68.7% of the occupied private dwellings were family households, 27.7% were single (or lone) person households and 2.4% were group households.

LATEST ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (AEST) 9/03/2006

Data for this Quickstats has been sourced from the 2001 Basic Community Profile catalogue No. 2001.0 and the 2001 Indigenous Profile catalogue No. 2002.0. Indigenous Statistics are only available for selected geographic areas. The information contained in this QuickStat has been produced by the Australian Bureau of Statistics. It contains data from the 2001 Census of Population & Housing held on 7 August 2001. 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. For further enquiries contact the ABS National Information and Referral Service on 1300 135 070 | www.abs.gov.au/census

Census Data Quality.

The information contained in this QuickStat has been produced by the Australian Bureau of Statistics. It contains data from the 2001 Census of Population & Housing held on 7 August 2001. 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 2001 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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