Buff Point

2016 Census All persons QuickStats
Geography type State Suburbs
Area code SSC10645
People 3,511
Male 49.8%
Female 50.2%
Median age 44
Families 952
Average children per family
for families with children 1.9
for all households (a) 0.7
All private dwellings 1,517
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $1,104
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,591
Median weekly rent $330
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.8

(a) This label has been updated to more accurately reflect the Census concept shown in this data item. The data has not changed.

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People

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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
Buff Point % Buff Point New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Male 1,747 49.8 3,686,014 49.3 11,546,638 49.3
Female 1,761 50.2 3,794,217 50.7 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 207 5.9 216,176 2.9 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 3,511 people in Buff Point. Of these 49.8% were male and 50.2% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 5.9% of the population.

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Age Buff Point % Buff Point New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Median age 44 -- 38 -- 38 --
0-4 years 222 6.3 465,135 6.2 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 217 6.2 478,184 6.4 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 209 6.0 443,009 5.9 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 179 5.1 448,425 6.0 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 174 5.0 489,673 6.5 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 183 5.2 527,161 7.0 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 204 5.8 540,360 7.2 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 199 5.7 499,724 6.7 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 209 6.0 503,169 6.7 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 210 6.0 492,440 6.6 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 223 6.4 485,546 6.5 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 257 7.3 469,726 6.3 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 220 6.3 420,044 5.6 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 241 6.9 384,470 5.1 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 206 5.9 292,556 3.9 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 165 4.7 217,308 2.9 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 97 2.8 155,806 2.1 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 90 2.6 167,506 2.2 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Buff Point was 44 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 18.5% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 22.8% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Buff Point % Buff Point New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Married 1,335 46.7 2,965,280 48.7 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 126 4.4 190,198 3.1 608,059 3.2
Divorced 324 11.3 512,298 8.4 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 194 6.8 331,653 5.4 985,204 5.2
Never married 877 30.7 2,094,460 34.4 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Buff Point aged 15 years and over, 46.7% were married and 15.8% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Buff Point % Buff Point New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Registered marriage 1,179 46.6 2,612,630 48.3 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 303 12.0 506,133 9.4 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 1,047 41.4 2,290,887 42.3 7,024,973 41.9

In Buff Point, of people aged 15 years and over, 46.6% of people were in a registered marriage and 12.0% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Buff Point % Buff Point New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Preschool 72 7.5 132,047 5.7 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 186 19.4 417,465 18.0 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 70 7.3 122,099 5.3 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 29 3.0 67,611 2.9 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 114 11.9 269,249 11.6 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 41 4.3 117,689 5.1 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 17 1.8 79,915 3.4 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 73 7.6 144,103 6.2 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 87 9.1 376,133 16.2 1,160,626 16.1
Other 9 0.9 63,673 2.7 198,383 2.8
Not stated 261 27.2 535,266 23.0 1,707,023 23.7

In Buff Point 27.2% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 28.8% were in primary school, 17.9% in secondary school and 16.6% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Buff Point % Buff Point New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Bachelor Degree level and above 214 7.5 1,424,716 23.4 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 214 7.5 543,142 8.9 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 118 4.1 167,947 2.8 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 582 20.4 730,498 12.0 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 310 10.9 930,654 15.3 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 104 3.6 203,574 3.3 941,531 4.9
Year 10 534 18.7 702,178 11.5 2,054,331 10.8
Certificate level II 4 0.1 4,849 0.1 13,454 0.1
Certificate level I 0 0.0 625 0.0 2,176 0.0
Year 9 or below 346 12.1 513,209 8.4 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 9 0.3 54,870 0.9 145,844 0.8
Not stated 338 11.8 627,465 10.3 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Buff Point, 10.9% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 24.4% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 7.5% had completed an Advanced Diploma or Diploma.

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Cultural & language diversity

Ancestry, top responses Buff Point % Buff Point New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Australian 1,563 33.2 2,261,062 22.9 7,298,243 23.3
English 1,523 32.4 2,302,481 23.3 7,852,224 25.0
Irish 411 8.7 741,671 7.5 2,388,058 7.6
Scottish 333 7.1 587,052 5.9 2,023,470 6.4
German 102 2.2 236,146 2.4 982,226 3.1

The most common ancestries in Buff Point were Australian 33.2%, English 32.4%, Irish 8.7%, Scottish 7.1% and German 2.2%.

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 Buff Point (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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Country of birth Buff Point % Buff Point New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Australia 2,842 81.6 4,899,090 65.5 15,614,835 66.7
Other top responses:  null  null  null  null  null  null
England 143 4.1 226,564 3.0 907,570 3.9
New Zealand 50 1.4 117,136 1.6 518,466 2.2
Scotland 19 0.5 28,579 0.4 119,417 0.5
Netherlands 13 0.4 16,900 0.2 70,172 0.3
Malta 12 0.3 14,481 0.2 37,613 0.2

In Buff Point, 81.6% of people were born in Australia. The most common countries of birth were England 4.1%, New Zealand 1.4%, Scotland 0.5%, Netherlands 0.4% and Malta 0.3%.

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Country of birth of father and/or mother, stated responses Buff Point % Buff Point New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Both parents born overseas 482 13.8 2,764,170 37.0 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 217 6.2 458,394 6.1 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 170 4.9 325,182 4.3 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 2,379 67.9 3,399,725 45.4 11,070,538 47.3

In Buff Point, 67.9% of people had both parents born in Australia and 13.8% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses Buff Point % Buff Point New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Australia 2,564 73.8 3,745,787 50.1 12,231,150 52.3
England 231 6.7 359,370 4.8 1,403,096 6.0
New Zealand 70 2.0 143,450 1.9 617,331 2.6
Scotland 45 1.3 72,321 1.0 276,038 1.2
Netherlands 37 1.1 40,444 0.5 175,354 0.7

In Buff Point, the most common countries of birth for male parents were Australia 73.8%, England 6.7%, New Zealand 2.0%, Scotland 1.3% and Netherlands 1.1%.

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses Buff Point % Buff Point New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Australia 2,623 75.4 3,884,762 51.9 12,643,365 54.0
England 225 6.5 322,472 4.3 1,302,147 5.6
New Zealand 74 2.1 139,899 1.9 608,329 2.6
Scotland 48 1.4 63,302 0.8 245,915 1.1
Netherlands 28 0.8 34,775 0.5 152,088 0.6

In Buff Point, the most common countries of birth for female parents were Australia 75.4%, England 6.5%, New Zealand 2.1%, Scotland 1.4% and Netherlands 0.8%.

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Religious affiliation, top responses Buff Point % Buff Point New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Catholic 937 26.8 1,846,443 24.7 5,291,834 22.6
Anglican 925 26.4 1,161,810 15.5 3,101,185 13.3
No Religion, so described 864 24.7 1,879,562 25.1 6,933,708 29.6
Not stated 292 8.3 684,969 9.2 2,238,735 9.6
Presbyterian and Reformed 123 3.5 188,330 2.5 526,689 2.3

The most common responses for religion in Buff Point were Catholic 26.8%, Anglican 26.4%, No Religion, so described 24.7%, Not stated 8.3% and Presbyterian and Reformed 3.5%. In Buff Point, Christianity was the largest religious group reported overall (71.3%) (this figure excludes not stated responses).

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Language, top responses (other than English) Buff Point % Buff Point New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Italian 12 0.3 75,694 1.0 271,597 1.2
Cantonese 12 0.3 143,333 1.9 280,943 1.2
Dutch 10 0.3 8,686 0.1 33,835 0.1
Spanish 10 0.3 63,527 0.8 140,817 0.6
Maltese 10 0.3 12,327 0.2 31,987 0.1
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English only spoken at home 3,165 90.1 5,126,633 68.5 17,020,417 72.7
Households where a non English language is spoken 76 5.6 735,563 26.5 1,971,011 22.2

In Buff Point 90.1% of people only spoke English at home. Other languages spoken at home included Italian 0.3%, Cantonese 0.3%, Dutch 0.3%, Spanish 0.3% and Maltese 0.3%.

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Employment

Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Buff Point % Buff Point New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Worked full-time 772 52.4 2,134,521 59.2 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 489 33.2 1,071,151 29.7 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 87 5.9 174,654 4.8 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 126 8.5 225,546 6.3 787,452 6.9

There were 1,474 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Buff Point. Of these 52.4% were employed full time, 33.2% were employed part-time and 8.5% 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
Buff Point % Buff Point New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
1-15 hours per week 170 12.7 364,637 10.8 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 147 10.9 352,817 10.4 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 169 12.6 353,702 10.5 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 251 18.7 645,428 19.1 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 526 39.2 1,489,099 44.1 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Buff Point, 12.7% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.9% worked 16 to 24 hours and 39.2% worked 40 hours or more.

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Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Buff Point % Buff Point New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Technicians and Trades Workers 241 17.7 429,239 12.7 1,447,414 13.5
Labourers 182 13.4 297,887 8.8 1,011,520 9.5
Community and Personal Service Workers 176 13.0 350,261 10.4 1,157,003 10.8
Professionals 169 12.4 798,126 23.6 2,370,966 22.2
Clerical and Administrative Workers 163 12.0 467,977 13.8 1,449,681 13.6
Sales Workers 162 11.9 311,414 9.2 1,000,955 9.4
Machinery Operators and Drivers 121 8.9 206,839 6.1 670,106 6.3
Managers 117 8.6 456,084 13.5 1,390,047 13.0

The most common occupations in Buff Point included Technicians and Trades Workers 17.7%, Labourers 13.4%, Community and Personal Service Workers 13.0%, Professionals 12.4%, Clerical and Administrative Workers 12.0%, Sales Workers 11.9%, Machinery Operators and Drivers 8.9% and Managers 8.6%.

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Industry of employment, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Buff Point % Buff Point New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Supermarket and Grocery Stores 51 4.2 74,487 2.2 254,275 2.4
Aged Care Residential Services 44 3.6 67,209 2.0 211,621 2.0
Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 35 2.9 119,350 3.5 411,808 3.9
Secondary Education 33 2.7 58,072 1.7 177,487 1.7
Takeaway Food Services 31 2.5 56,957 1.7 189,447 1.8

Of the employed people in Buff Point, the most common responses for industry of employment included Supermarket and Grocery Stores 4.2%, Aged Care Residential Services 3.6%, Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 2.9%, Secondary Education 2.7% and Takeaway Food Services 2.5%.

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Buff Point % Buff Point New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Personal 528 -- 664 -- 662 --
Family 1,321 -- 1,780 -- 1,734 --
Household 1,104 -- 1,486 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Buff Point was $528.

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Travel to work, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Buff Point % Buff Point New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Car, as driver 988 73.8 1,953,399 57.8 6,574,571 61.5
Car, as passenger 55 4.1 144,820 4.3 489,922 4.6
Worked at home 40 3.0 163,026 4.8 503,582 4.7
Truck 28 2.1 32,908 1.0 85,892 0.8
Walked only 16 1.2 130,957 3.9 370,427 3.5
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People who travelled to work by public transport 47 3.5 540,215 16.0 1,225,668 11.5
People who travelled to work by car as driver or passenger 1,077 79.7 2,182,854 64.6 7,305,271 68.4

In Buff Point, on the day of the Census, the most common methods of travel to work for employed people included Car, as driver 73.8%, Car, as passenger 4.1%, Worked at home 3.0%, Truck 2.1% and Walked only 1.2%. On the day, 3.5% of employed people used public transport (train, bus, ferry, tram/light rail) as at least one of their methods of travel to work and 79.7% used car (either as driver or as passenger).

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Buff Point % Buff Point New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,911 66.8 4,127,723 67.7 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 827 29.0 1,659,250 27.2 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 380 13.3 709,415 11.6 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 351 12.3 1,103,790 18.1 3,620,726 19.0

In Buff Point, of people aged 15 years and over, 66.8% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 29.0% provided care for children and 13.3% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 12.3% 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
Buff Point % Buff Point New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Less than 5 hours per week 520 18.2 1,359,656 22.3 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 659 23.1 1,531,206 25.1 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 392 13.7 690,934 11.3 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 335 11.7 545,925 9.0 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Buff Point, 23.1% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.7% worked 15 to 29 hours and 11.7% worked 30 hours or more.

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Families

family composition | employment status of couple families

Family composition

Family composition Buff Point % Buff Point New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Couple family without children 407 42.8 709,524 36.6 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 357 37.6 887,358 45.7 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 177 18.6 310,906 16.0 959,543 15.8
Other family 9 0.9 32,438 1.7 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Buff Point, 37.6% were couple families with children, 42.8% 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
Buff Point % Buff Point New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Male -- 18.8 -- 17.8 -- 18.2
Female -- 81.2 -- 82.2 -- 81.8

In Buff Point, 18.8% of single parents were male and 81.2% were female.

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Employment status of couple families

Employment status of parents in couple families
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Buff Point % Buff Point New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Both employed, worked full-time 100 13.1 360,916 22.6 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 26 3.4 63,106 4.0 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 173 22.7 329,567 20.6 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 100 13.1 240,084 15.0 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 39 5.1 96,933 6.1 302,037 6.0
Both not working 241 31.6 334,742 21.0 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 42 5.5 80,905 5.1 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 42 5.5 90,630 5.7 311,381 6.2

In Buff Point, of couple families with children, 13.1% had both partners employed full-time, 3.4% had both employed part-time and 22.7% 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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Dwellings

dwelling structure | household composition | mortgage & rent | number of motor vehicles | internet connection

Dwelling structure

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling count Buff Point % Buff Point New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Occupied private dwellings 1,289 89.7 2,604,320 90.1 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 148 10.3 284,741 9.9 1,039,874 11.2

In Buff Point, 89.7% of private dwellings were occupied and 10.3% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Buff Point % Buff Point New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Separate house 1,248 96.8 1,729,820 66.4 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 29 2.2 317,453 12.2 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 12 0.9 519,390 19.9 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 0 0.0 23,580 0.9 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in Buff Point, 96.8% were separate houses, 2.2% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.9% were flats or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Buff Point % Buff Point New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 17,157 0.7 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 22 1.7 157,194 6.0 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 221 17.1 577,675 22.2 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 625 48.3 970,001 37.2 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 392 30.3 816,405 31.3 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 34 2.6 65,888 2.5 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.2 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.5 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Buff Point, of occupied private dwellings 1.7% had 1 bedroom, 17.1% had 2 bedrooms and 48.3% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.2. The average household size was 2.5 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Buff Point % Buff Point New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Owned outright 508 39.0 839,665 32.2 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 464 35.7 840,004 32.3 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 280 21.5 826,922 31.8 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 5 0.4 23,968 0.9 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 44 3.4 73,763 2.8 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Buff Point, 39.0% were owned outright, 35.7% were owned with a mortgage and 21.5% were rented.

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Household composition

Household composition Buff Point % Buff Point New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Family households 921 71.1 1,874,524 72.0 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 340 26.2 620,778 23.8 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 35 2.7 109,004 4.2 354,917 4.3

In Buff Point, of all households, 71.1% were family households, 26.2% were single person households and 2.7% were group households.

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Household income Buff Point % Buff Point New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 25.0 -- 19.7 -- 20.0
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 6.6 -- 18.7 -- 16.4

In Buff Point, 25.0% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 6.6% of households had a weekly income of more than $3000.

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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 Buff Point % Buff Point New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Median rent 330 -- 380 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.0 -- 87.1 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 9.0 -- 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 Buff Point % Buff Point New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Median mortgage repayments 1,591 -- 1,986 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.2 -- 92.6 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 8.8 -- 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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Number of motor vehicles

Number of registered motor vehicles Buff Point % Buff Point New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
None 48 3.7 239,625 9.2 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 498 38.4 946,159 36.3 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 481 37.1 887,849 34.1 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 227 17.5 435,053 16.7 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 42 3.2 95,623 3.7 285,197 3.4

In Buff Point, 38.4% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 37.1% had two registered motor vehicles and 17.5% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Internet connection

Dwelling internet connection Buff Point % Buff Point New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Internet not accessed from dwelling 260 20.0 381,709 14.7 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 1,008 77.5 2,149,040 82.5 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 32 2.5 73,565 2.8 221,494 2.7

In Buff Point, 77.5% 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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Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people

selected people & dwelling characteristics

People characteristics

People characteristics
Count based on place of usual residence on Census night.
Buff Point % Buff Point New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Male 110 52.9 107,368 49.7 322,171 49.6
Female 98 47.1 108,809 50.3 326,996 50.4
Median age 22 -- 22 -- 23 --

In Buff Point, 52.9% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 47.1% were female. The median age was 22 years.

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Dwelling characteristics

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households. These tables represent occupied private dwellings where at least one Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait islander person was present.

Dwelling characteristics
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Buff Point % Buff Point New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Average number of people per household 3.2 -- 3.1 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 1 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 1,187 -- 1,214 -- 1,203 --

In Buff Point, for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.2 persons, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,187.

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Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Buff Point % Buff Point New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Median weekly rent 345 -- 270 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,365 -- 1,733 -- 1,660 --

In Buff Point, for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $345 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,365.

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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.