2016 Census QuickStats

Australia New South Wales Urban Centres and Localities

Gold Coast - Tweed Heads (Tweed Heads Part)

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People 59,776
Male 47.7%
Female 52.3%
Median age 48
Families 15,879
Average children per family
for families with children 1.8
for all families 0.6
All private dwellings 29,042
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $1,046
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,733
Median weekly rent $341
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.6

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includes demographics & education cultural & language diversity employment

People — demographics & education

People tables are based on a person's place of usual residence on Census night

People
Persons count based on place of usual residence on Census night
Gold Coast - Tweed Heads (Tweed Heads Part) % New South Wales % Australia %
Male 28,537 47.7 3,686,014 49.3 11,546,638 49.3
Female 31,239 52.3 3,794,217 50.7 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 2,613 4.4 216,176 2.9 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 59,776 people in Gold Coast - Tweed Heads (Tweed Heads Part) (Urban Centres and Localities). Of these 47.7% were male and 52.3% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 4.4% of the population.

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Age Gold Coast - Tweed Heads (Tweed Heads Part) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median age 48 -- 38 -- 38 --
0-4 years 3,011 5.0 465,135 6.2 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 3,184 5.3 478,184 6.4 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 3,108 5.2 443,009 5.9 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 3,175 5.3 448,425 6.0 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 2,696 4.5 489,673 6.5 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 2,475 4.1 527,161 7.0 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 2,988 5.0 540,360 7.2 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 3,036 5.1 499,724 6.7 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 3,477 5.8 503,169 6.7 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 3,613 6.0 492,440 6.6 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 3,818 6.4 485,546 6.5 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 4,282 7.2 469,726 6.3 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 4,174 7.0 420,044 5.6 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 4,438 7.4 384,470 5.1 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 3,842 6.4 292,556 3.9 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 3,209 5.4 217,308 2.9 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 2,486 4.2 155,806 2.1 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 2,769 4.6 167,506 2.2 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Gold Coast - Tweed Heads (Tweed Heads Part) (Urban Centres and Localities) was 48 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 15.6% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 28.0% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Gold Coast - Tweed Heads (Tweed Heads Part) % New South Wales % Australia %
Married 23,247 46.0 2,965,280 48.7 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 1,877 3.7 190,198 3.1 608,059 3.2
Divorced 6,215 12.3 512,298 8.4 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 4,619 9.1 331,653 5.4 985,204 5.2
Never married 14,528 28.8 2,094,460 34.4 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Gold Coast - Tweed Heads (Tweed Heads Part) (Urban Centres and Localities) aged 15 years and over, 46.0% were married and 16.0% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Gold Coast - Tweed Heads (Tweed Heads Part) % New South Wales % Australia %
Registered marriage 20,312 45.8 2,612,630 48.3 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 4,511 10.2 506,133 9.4 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 19,488 44.0 2,290,887 42.3 7,024,973 41.9

In Gold Coast - Tweed Heads (Tweed Heads Part) (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 45.8% of people were in a registered marriage and 10.2% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Gold Coast - Tweed Heads (Tweed Heads Part) % New South Wales % Australia %
Preschool 762 4.8 132,047 5.7 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 2,783 17.6 417,465 18.0 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 859 5.4 122,099 5.3 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 442 2.8 67,611 2.9 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 1,843 11.7 269,249 11.6 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 820 5.2 117,689 5.1 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 628 4.0 79,915 3.4 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 1,030 6.5 144,103 6.2 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 1,579 10.0 376,133 16.2 1,160,626 16.1
Other 259 1.6 63,673 2.7 198,383 2.8
Not stated 4,811 30.4 535,266 23.0 1,707,023 23.7

In Gold Coast - Tweed Heads (Tweed Heads Part) (Urban Centres and Localities), 26.5% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 25.8% were in primary school, 20.8% in secondary school and 16.5% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Gold Coast - Tweed Heads (Tweed Heads Part) % New South Wales % Australia %
Bachelor Degree level and above 6,496 12.9 1,424,716 23.4 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 4,405 8.7 543,142 8.9 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 1,487 2.9 167,947 2.8 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 8,194 16.2 730,498 12.0 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 6,545 13.0 930,654 15.3 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 2,092 4.1 203,574 3.3 941,531 4.9
Year 10 8,195 16.2 702,178 11.5 2,054,331 10.8
Certificate level II 47 0.1 4,849 0.1 13,454 0.1
Certificate level I 6 0.0 625 0.0 2,176 0.0
Year 9 or below 4,886 9.7 513,209 8.4 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 110 0.2 54,870 0.9 145,844 0.8
Not stated 6,353 12.6 627,465 10.3 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Gold Coast - Tweed Heads (Tweed Heads Part) (Urban Centres and Localities), 13.0% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 19.2% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 8.7% had completed an Advanced Diploma or Diploma.

2011 benchmarks are not available for this data item.

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People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Gold Coast - Tweed Heads (Tweed Heads Part) % New South Wales % Australia %

Respondents had the option of reporting up to two ancestries on their Census form, and this is captured by the Ancestry Multi Response (ANCP) variable used in this table. Therefore, the total responses count will not equal the persons count for this area. Calculated percentages represent a proportion of all responses from people in Gold Coast - Tweed Heads (Tweed Heads Part) (Urban Centres and Localities) (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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Country of birth Gold Coast - Tweed Heads (Tweed Heads Part) % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 45,379 76.0 4,899,090 65.5 15,614,835 66.7
Other top responses

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Country of birth of father and/or mother, stated responses Gold Coast - Tweed Heads (Tweed Heads Part) % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 11,232 18.8 2,764,170 37.0 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 4,095 6.8 458,394 6.1 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 2,864 4.8 325,182 4.3 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 36,870 61.7 3,399,725 45.4 11,070,538 47.3

In Gold Coast - Tweed Heads (Tweed Heads Part) (Urban Centres and Localities), 61.7% of people had both parents born in Australia and 18.8% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses Gold Coast - Tweed Heads (Tweed Heads Part) % New South Wales % Australia %

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses Gold Coast - Tweed Heads (Tweed Heads Part) % New South Wales % Australia %

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Religious affiliation, top responses Gold Coast - Tweed Heads (Tweed Heads Part) % New South Wales % Australia %

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Language, top responses (other than English) Gold Coast - Tweed Heads (Tweed Heads Part) % New South Wales % Australia %

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People — employment
Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Gold Coast - Tweed Heads (Tweed Heads Part) % New South Wales % Australia %
Worked full-time 12,432 49.8 2,134,521 59.2 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 9,523 38.1 1,071,151 29.7 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 1,254 5.0 174,654 4.8 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 1,767 7.1 225,546 6.3 787,452 6.9

There were 24,976 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Gold Coast - Tweed Heads (Tweed Heads Part) (Urban Centres and Localities). Of these 49.8% were employed full time, 38.1% were employed part-time and 7.1% were unemployed.

The ABS Labour Force Survey provides the official estimates of Australia's unemployment rate. More information about Census and labour force status is provided in Understanding the Census and Census Data.

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Employment - hours worked
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Gold Coast - Tweed Heads (Tweed Heads Part) % New South Wales % Australia %
1-15 hours per week 3,230 13.9 364,637 10.8 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 2,640 11.4 352,817 10.4 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 3,651 15.7 353,702 10.5 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 4,118 17.7 645,428 19.1 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 8,315 35.8 1,489,099 44.1 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Gold Coast - Tweed Heads (Tweed Heads Part) (Urban Centres and Localities), 13.9% worked 1 to 15 hours, 11.4% worked 16 to 24 hours and 35.8% worked 40 hours or more.

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Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Gold Coast - Tweed Heads (Tweed Heads Part) % New South Wales % Australia %

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Industry of employment, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Gold Coast - Tweed Heads (Tweed Heads Part) % New South Wales % Australia %

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Gold Coast - Tweed Heads (Tweed Heads Part) % New South Wales % Australia %
Personal 545 -- 664 -- 662 --
Family 1,340 -- 1,780 -- 1,734 --
Household 1,046 -- 1,486 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Gold Coast - Tweed Heads (Tweed Heads Part) (Urban Centres and Localities) was $545.

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Travel to work, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Gold Coast - Tweed Heads (Tweed Heads Part) % New South Wales % Australia %

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Gold Coast - Tweed Heads (Tweed Heads Part) % New South Wales % Australia %
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 33,326 66.0 4,127,723 67.7 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 12,127 24.0 1,659,250 27.2 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 5,993 11.9 709,415 11.6 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 8,263 16.4 1,103,790 18.1 3,620,726 19.0

In Gold Coast - Tweed Heads (Tweed Heads Part) (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 66.0% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 24.0% provided care for children and 11.9% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 16.4% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

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Unpaid domestic work, number of hours
People aged 15 years and over
Gold Coast - Tweed Heads (Tweed Heads Part) % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than 5 hours per week 9,847 19.5 1,359,656 22.3 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 12,624 25.0 1,531,206 25.1 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 6,292 12.5 690,934 11.3 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 4,555 9.0 545,925 9.0 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Gold Coast - Tweed Heads (Tweed Heads Part) (Urban Centres and Localities), 25.0% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.5% worked 15 to 29 hours and 9.0% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Gold Coast - Tweed Heads (Tweed Heads Part) % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 7,251 45.7 709,524 36.6 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 5,457 34.4 887,358 45.7 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 2,952 18.6 310,906 16.0 959,543 15.8
Other family 218 1.4 32,438 1.7 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Gold Coast - Tweed Heads (Tweed Heads Part) (Urban Centres and Localities), 34.4% were couple families with children, 45.7% were couple families without children and 18.6% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Gold Coast - Tweed Heads (Tweed Heads Part) % New South Wales % Australia %
Male -- 17.7 -- 17.8 -- 18.2
Female -- 82.3 -- 82.2 -- 81.8

In Gold Coast - Tweed Heads (Tweed Heads Part) (Urban Centres and Localities), 17.7% of single parents were male and 82.3% were female.

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Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of parents in couple families
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Gold Coast - Tweed Heads (Tweed Heads Part) % New South Wales % Australia %
Both employed, worked full-time 1,845 14.5 360,916 22.6 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 625 4.9 63,106 4.0 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 2,493 19.6 329,567 20.6 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 1,363 10.7 240,084 15.0 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 886 7.0 96,933 6.1 302,037 6.0
Both not working 4,183 32.9 334,742 21.0 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 537 4.2 80,905 5.1 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 780 6.1 90,630 5.7 311,381 6.2

In Gold Coast - Tweed Heads (Tweed Heads Part) (Urban Centres and Localities), of couple families with children, 14.5% had both partners employed full-time, 4.9% had both employed part-time and 19.6% had one employed full-time and the other part-time.

The ABS Labour Force Survey provides the official estimates of Australia's unemployment rate. More information about Census and labour force status is provided in Understanding the Census and Census Data.

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Expand Dwellings category,
includes dwelling structure household composition mortgage & rent number of motor vehicles internet connection

Dwellings — dwelling structure

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling count Gold Coast - Tweed Heads (Tweed Heads Part) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 23,768 88.9 2,604,320 90.1 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 2,962 11.1 284,741 9.9 1,039,874 11.2

In Gold Coast - Tweed Heads (Tweed Heads Part) (Urban Centres and Localities), 88.9% of private dwellings were occupied and 11.1% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Gold Coast - Tweed Heads (Tweed Heads Part) % New South Wales % Australia %
Separate house 13,419 56.5 1,729,820 66.4 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 5,726 24.1 317,453 12.2 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 3,653 15.4 519,390 19.9 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 861 3.6 23,580 0.9 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in Gold Coast - Tweed Heads (Tweed Heads Part) (Urban Centres and Localities), 56.5% were separate houses, 24.1% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 15.4% were flat or apartments and 3.6% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Gold Coast - Tweed Heads (Tweed Heads Part) % New South Wales % Australia %
None (includes bedsitters) 129 0.5 17,157 0.7 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 1,319 5.5 157,194 6.0 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 6,126 25.8 577,675 22.2 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 9,635 40.5 970,001 37.2 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 5,828 24.5 816,405 31.3 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 731 3.1 65,888 2.5 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.9 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.3 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Gold Coast - Tweed Heads (Tweed Heads Part) (Urban Centres and Localities), of occupied private dwellings 5.5% had 1 bedroom, 25.8% had 2 bedrooms and 40.5% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.9. The average household size was 2.3 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Gold Coast - Tweed Heads (Tweed Heads Part) % New South Wales % Australia %
Owned outright 9,766 41.1 839,665 32.2 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 6,293 26.5 840,004 32.3 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 6,610 27.8 826,922 31.8 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 280 1.2 23,968 0.9 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 813 3.4 73,763 2.8 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Gold Coast - Tweed Heads (Tweed Heads Part) (Urban Centres and Localities), 41.1% were owned outright, 26.5% were owned with a mortgage and 27.8% were rented.

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Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Gold Coast - Tweed Heads (Tweed Heads Part) % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 15,522 65.3 1,874,524 72.0 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 7,333 30.9 620,778 23.8 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 909 3.8 109,004 4.2 354,917 4.3

In Gold Coast - Tweed Heads (Tweed Heads Part) (Urban Centres and Localities), of all households, 65.3% were family households, 30.9% were single person households and 3.8% were group households.

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Household income Gold Coast - Tweed Heads (Tweed Heads Part) % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 27.6 -- 19.7 -- 20.0
More than $3000 gross weekly income -- 8.1 -- 18.7 -- 16.4

In Gold Coast - Tweed Heads (Tweed Heads Part) (Urban Centres and Localities), 27.6% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 8.1% of households had a weekly income of more than $3000.

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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 Gold Coast - Tweed Heads (Tweed Heads Part) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 341 -- 380 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 86.2 -- 87.1 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 13.8 -- 12.9 -- 11.5

The number of households where rent payments were 30% or more of an imputed income measure are expressed in this table as a proportion of the total number of households in an area (including those households which were not renting, and 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.

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Mortgage monthly repayments Gold Coast - Tweed Heads (Tweed Heads Part) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,733 -- 1,986 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.6 -- 92.6 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 6.4 -- 7.4 -- 7.2

The number of households where mortgage repayments were 30% or more of an imputed income measure are expressed in this table as a proportion of the total number of households in an area (including those households which were renting, and 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.

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Dwellings — number of motor vehicles
Number of registered motor vehicles Gold Coast - Tweed Heads (Tweed Heads Part) % New South Wales % Australia %
None 1,672 7.0 239,625 9.2 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 9,994 42.0 946,159 36.3 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 7,842 33.0 887,849 34.1 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 3,167 13.3 435,053 16.7 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 1,094 4.6 95,623 3.7 285,197 3.4

In Gold Coast - Tweed Heads (Tweed Heads Part) (Urban Centres and Localities), 42.0% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 33.0% had two registered motor vehicles and 13.3% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Dwellings — internet connection
Dwelling internet connection Gold Coast - Tweed Heads (Tweed Heads Part) % New South Wales % Australia %
Internet not accessed from dwelling 4,651 19.6 381,709 14.7 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 18,296 77.0 2,149,040 82.5 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 818 3.4 73,565 2.8 221,494 2.7

In Gold Coast - Tweed Heads (Tweed Heads Part) (Urban Centres and Localities), 77.0% of households had at least one person access the internet from the dwelling. This could have been through a desktop/laptop computer, mobile or smart phone, tablet, music or video player, gaming console, smart TV or any other device.

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Expand Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people category,
includes selected people & dwelling characteristics

People characteristics - Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples
People characteristics
Count based on place of usual residence on Census night.
Gold Coast - Tweed Heads (Tweed Heads Part) % New South Wales % Australia %
Male 1,289 49.4 107,368 49.7 322,171 49.6
Female 1,322 50.6 108,809 50.3 326,996 50.4
Median age 24 -- 22 -- 23 --

In Gold Coast - Tweed Heads (Tweed Heads Part) (Urban Centres and Localities), 49.4% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 50.6% were female. The median age was 24 years.

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Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Gold Coast - Tweed Heads (Tweed Heads Part) % New South Wales % Australia %
Average number of people per household 3.1 -- 3.1 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 1 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 1,280 -- 1,214 -- 1,203 --

There has been change in methodology used to calculate the average number of persons per bedroom. To compare the time series for average number of persons per bedroom please refer to Understanding the Census and Census Data

In Gold Coast - Tweed Heads (Tweed Heads Part) (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.1 persons, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,280.

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Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Gold Coast - Tweed Heads (Tweed Heads Part) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median weekly rent 340 -- 270 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,950 -- 1,733 -- 1,660 --

In Gold Coast - Tweed Heads (Tweed Heads Part) (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $340 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,950.

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LATEST ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (AEST) 23/10/2017

Small random adjustments have been made to all cell values to protect the confidentiality of data. These adjustments may cause the sum of rows or columns to differ by small amounts from the table totals. For further information, go to the User Guide for QuickStats.

Data reported for Australia and Other Territories now includes Norfolk Island, following an amendment to the Acts Interpretation Act, 1901. Because Norfolk Island has not previously been included in the Census, any 2011 benchmarks will not include Norfolk Island.

The information contained in this QuickStat has been produced by the Australian Bureau of Statistics It contains data from the 2016 Census of Population & Housing held on 9 August 2016 Release date of this QuickStat was 23 October 2017 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 2016 Census Dictionary. For further enquiries contact the ABS National Information and Referral Service on 1300 135 070 www.abs.gov.au/census