Monterey

2016 Census All persons QuickStats
Geography type State Suburbs
Area code SSC12686
People 4,532
Male 47.9%
Female 52.1%
Median age 41
Families 1,229
Average children per family
for families with children 1.8
for all families 0.8
All private dwellings 1,984
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $1,498
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,167
Median weekly rent $450
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.6

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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
Monterey % Monterey New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Male 2,171 47.9 3,686,014 49.3 11,546,638 49.3
Female 2,361 52.1 3,794,217 50.7 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 32 0.7 216,176 2.9 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 4,532 people in Monterey. Of these 47.9% were male and 52.1% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.7% of the population.

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Age Monterey % Monterey New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Median age 41 -- 38 -- 38 --
0-4 years 274 6.0 465,135 6.2 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 271 6.0 478,184 6.4 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 262 5.8 443,009 5.9 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 219 4.8 448,425 6.0 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 231 5.1 489,673 6.5 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 257 5.7 527,161 7.0 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 292 6.4 540,360 7.2 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 351 7.7 499,724 6.7 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 330 7.3 503,169 6.7 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 353 7.8 492,440 6.6 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 320 7.1 485,546 6.5 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 230 5.1 469,726 6.3 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 265 5.8 420,044 5.6 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 249 5.5 384,470 5.1 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 228 5.0 292,556 3.9 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 167 3.7 217,308 2.9 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 116 2.6 155,806 2.1 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 121 2.7 167,506 2.2 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Monterey was 41 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 17.8% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 19.4% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Monterey % Monterey New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Married 1,880 50.4 2,965,280 48.7 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 123 3.3 190,198 3.1 608,059 3.2
Divorced 346 9.3 512,298 8.4 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 229 6.1 331,653 5.4 985,204 5.2
Never married 1,153 30.9 2,094,460 34.4 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Monterey aged 15 years and over, 50.4% were married and 12.5% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Monterey % Monterey New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Registered marriage 1,676 49.2 2,612,630 48.3 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 248 7.3 506,133 9.4 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 1,485 43.6 2,290,887 42.3 7,024,973 41.9

In Monterey, of people aged 15 years and over, 49.2% of people were in a registered marriage and 7.3% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Monterey % Monterey New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Preschool 67 5.4 132,047 5.7 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 213 17.1 417,465 18.0 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 74 5.9 122,099 5.3 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 54 4.3 67,611 2.9 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 132 10.6 269,249 11.6 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 81 6.5 117,689 5.1 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 57 4.6 79,915 3.4 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 76 6.1 144,103 6.2 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 184 14.8 376,133 16.2 1,160,626 16.1
Other 31 2.5 63,673 2.7 198,383 2.8
Not stated 276 22.2 535,266 23.0 1,707,023 23.7

In Monterey 27.6% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 27.0% were in primary school, 21.6% in secondary school and 20.7% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Monterey % Monterey New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Bachelor Degree level and above 874 23.5 1,424,716 23.4 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 381 10.2 543,142 8.9 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 79 2.1 167,947 2.8 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 383 10.3 730,498 12.0 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 688 18.5 930,654 15.3 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 108 2.9 203,574 3.3 941,531 4.9
Year 10 359 9.6 702,178 11.5 2,054,331 10.8
Certificate level II 0 0.0 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 305 8.2 513,209 8.4 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 56 1.5 54,870 0.9 145,844 0.8
Not stated 331 8.9 627,465 10.3 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Monterey, 18.5% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 12.4% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 10.2% had completed an Advanced Diploma or Diploma.

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Cultural & language diversity

Ancestry, top responses Monterey % Monterey New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Greek 1,038 18.8 132,829 1.3 397,431 1.3
English 653 11.8 2,302,481 23.3 7,852,224 25.0
Australian 646 11.7 2,261,062 22.9 7,298,243 23.3
Irish 254 4.6 741,671 7.5 2,388,058 7.6
Italian 221 4.0 272,124 2.8 1,000,006 3.2

The most common ancestries in Monterey were Greek 18.8%, English 11.8%, Australian 11.7%, Irish 4.6% and Italian 4.0%.

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 Monterey (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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Country of birth Monterey % Monterey New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Australia 2,552 56.6 4,899,090 65.5 15,614,835 66.7
Other top responses:  null  null  null  null  null  null
Greece 254 5.6 29,481 0.4 93,743 0.4
Egypt 167 3.7 19,724 0.3 39,779 0.2
China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 87 1.9 234,508 3.1 509,555 2.2
England 80 1.8 226,564 3.0 907,570 3.9
New Zealand 77 1.7 117,136 1.6 518,466 2.2

In Monterey, 56.6% of people were born in Australia. The most common countries of birth were Greece 5.6%, Egypt 3.7%, China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 1.9%, England 1.8% and New Zealand 1.7%.

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Country of birth of father and/or mother, stated responses Monterey % Monterey New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Both parents born overseas 2,699 59.6 2,764,170 37.0 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 275 6.1 458,394 6.1 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 180 4.0 325,182 4.3 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 1,110 24.5 3,399,725 45.4 11,070,538 47.3

In Monterey, 24.5% of people had both parents born in Australia and 59.6% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses Monterey % Monterey New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Australia 1,295 28.8 3,745,787 50.1 12,231,150 52.3
Greece 608 13.5 72,635 1.0 226,920 1.0
Egypt 287 6.4 34,095 0.5 68,408 0.3
The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia 137 3.1 31,324 0.4 76,055 0.3
China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 132 2.9 332,465 4.4 704,658 3.0

In Monterey, the most common countries of birth for male parents were Australia 28.8%, Greece 13.5%, Egypt 6.4%, The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia 3.1% and China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 2.9%.

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses Monterey % Monterey New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Australia 1,393 30.9 3,884,762 51.9 12,643,365 54.0
Greece 587 13.0 66,182 0.9 206,674 0.9
Egypt 268 5.9 31,226 0.4 62,608 0.3
The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia 135 3.0 29,722 0.4 71,888 0.3
Lebanon 134 3.0 129,707 1.7 176,241 0.8

In Monterey, the most common countries of birth for female parents were Australia 30.9%, Greece 13.0%, Egypt 5.9%, The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia 3.0% and Lebanon 3.0%.

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Religious affiliation, top responses Monterey % Monterey New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Eastern Orthodox 1,201 26.5 188,442 2.5 502,801 2.1
Catholic 1,058 23.4 1,846,443 24.7 5,291,834 22.6
No Religion, so described 612 13.5 1,879,562 25.1 6,933,708 29.6
Anglican 337 7.4 1,161,810 15.5 3,101,185 13.3
Not stated 310 6.8 684,969 9.2 2,238,735 9.6

The most common responses for religion in Monterey were Eastern Orthodox 26.5%, Catholic 23.4%, No Religion, so described 13.5%, Anglican 7.4% and Not stated 6.8%. In Monterey, Christianity was the largest religious group reported overall (75.5%) (this figure excludes not stated responses).

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Language, top responses (other than English) Monterey % Monterey New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Greek 798 17.7 81,683 1.1 237,588 1.0
Arabic 330 7.3 200,825 2.7 321,728 1.4
Spanish 187 4.1 63,527 0.8 140,817 0.6
Macedonian 127 2.8 28,144 0.4 66,019 0.3
Mandarin 91 2.0 239,945 3.2 596,711 2.5
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English only spoken at home 2,051 45.4 5,126,633 68.5 17,020,417 72.7
Households where a non English language is spoken 961 53.7 735,563 26.5 1,971,011 22.2

In Monterey 45.4% of people only spoke English at home. Other languages spoken at home included Greek 17.7%, Arabic 7.3%, Spanish 4.1%, Macedonian 2.8% and Mandarin 2.0%.

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Employment

Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Monterey % Monterey New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Worked full-time 1,374 60.9 2,134,521 59.2 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 640 28.4 1,071,151 29.7 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 136 6.0 174,654 4.8 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 105 4.7 225,546 6.3 787,452 6.9

There were 2,255 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Monterey. Of these 60.9% were employed full time, 28.4% were employed part-time and 4.7% 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
Monterey % Monterey New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
1-15 hours per week 211 9.8 364,637 10.8 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 233 10.8 352,817 10.4 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 198 9.2 353,702 10.5 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 413 19.2 645,428 19.1 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 959 44.6 1,489,099 44.1 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Monterey, 9.8% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.8% worked 16 to 24 hours and 44.6% worked 40 hours or more.

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Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Monterey % Monterey New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Professionals 473 22.1 798,126 23.6 2,370,966 22.2
Clerical and Administrative Workers 374 17.5 467,977 13.8 1,449,681 13.6
Managers 296 13.8 456,084 13.5 1,390,047 13.0
Sales Workers 242 11.3 311,414 9.2 1,000,955 9.4
Technicians and Trades Workers 225 10.5 429,239 12.7 1,447,414 13.5
Community and Personal Service Workers 206 9.6 350,261 10.4 1,157,003 10.8
Labourers 148 6.9 297,887 8.8 1,011,520 9.5
Machinery Operators and Drivers 126 5.9 206,839 6.1 670,106 6.3

The most common occupations in Monterey included Professionals 22.1%, Clerical and Administrative Workers 17.5%, Managers 13.8%, Sales Workers 11.3%, Technicians and Trades Workers 10.5%, Community and Personal Service Workers 9.6%, Labourers 6.9% and Machinery Operators and Drivers 5.9%.

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Industry of employment, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Monterey % Monterey New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 73 3.6 119,350 3.5 411,808 3.9
Air and Space Transport 64 3.1 17,045 0.5 46,173 0.4
Computer System Design and Related Services 50 2.4 63,717 1.9 162,884 1.5
Banking 46 2.2 63,678 1.9 144,232 1.3
Cafes and Restaurants 43 2.1 80,552 2.4 253,385 2.4

Of the employed people in Monterey, the most common responses for industry of employment included Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 3.6%, Air and Space Transport 3.1%, Computer System Design and Related Services 2.4%, Banking 2.2% and Cafes and Restaurants 2.1%.

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Monterey % Monterey New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Personal 716 -- 664 -- 662 --
Family 1,849 -- 1,780 -- 1,734 --
Household 1,498 -- 1,486 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Monterey was $716.

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Travel to work, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Monterey % Monterey New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Car, as driver 1,313 62.0 1,953,399 57.8 6,574,571 61.5
Train 120 5.7 252,786 7.5 488,012 4.6
Train, bus 110 5.2 60,155 1.8 104,122 1.0
Car, as passenger 99 4.7 144,820 4.3 489,922 4.6
Worked at home 68 3.2 163,026 4.8 503,582 4.7
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People who travelled to work by public transport 376 17.6 540,215 16.0 1,225,668 11.5
People who travelled to work by car as driver or passenger 1,490 69.6 2,182,854 64.6 7,305,271 68.4

In Monterey, on the day of the Census, the most common methods of travel to work for employed people included Car, as driver 62.0%, Train 5.7%, Train, bus 5.2%, Car, as passenger 4.7% and Worked at home 3.2%. On the day, 17.6% of employed people used public transport (train, bus, ferry, tram/light rail) as at least one of their methods of travel to work and 69.6% used car (either as driver or as passenger).

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Monterey % Monterey New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 2,444 65.7 4,127,723 67.7 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,026 27.5 1,659,250 27.2 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 498 13.4 709,415 11.6 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 464 12.5 1,103,790 18.1 3,620,726 19.0

In Monterey, of people aged 15 years and over, 65.7% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 27.5% provided care for children and 13.4% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 12.5% 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
Monterey % Monterey New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Less than 5 hours per week 868 23.3 1,359,656 22.3 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 902 24.2 1,531,206 25.1 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 374 10.1 690,934 11.3 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 299 8.0 545,925 9.0 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Monterey, 24.2% worked 5 to 14 hours, 10.1% worked 15 to 29 hours and 8.0% worked 30 hours or more.

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Families

family composition | employment status of couple families

Family composition

Family composition Monterey % Monterey New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Couple family without children 415 33.5 709,524 36.6 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 577 46.6 887,358 45.7 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 216 17.5 310,906 16.0 959,543 15.8
Other family 29 2.3 32,438 1.7 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Monterey, 46.6% were couple families with children, 33.5% were couple families without children and 17.5% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Monterey % Monterey New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Male -- 19.1 -- 17.8 -- 18.2
Female -- 80.9 -- 82.2 -- 81.8

In Monterey, 19.1% of single parents were male and 80.9% 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
Monterey % Monterey New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Both employed, worked full-time 215 21.7 360,916 22.6 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 35 3.5 63,106 4.0 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 186 18.7 329,567 20.6 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 160 16.1 240,084 15.0 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 55 5.5 96,933 6.1 302,037 6.0
Both not working 224 22.6 334,742 21.0 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 60 6.0 80,905 5.1 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 58 5.8 90,630 5.7 311,381 6.2

In Monterey, of couple families with children, 21.7% had both partners employed full-time, 3.5% had both employed part-time and 18.7% 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 Monterey % Monterey New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Occupied private dwellings 1,684 89.6 2,604,320 90.1 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 196 10.4 284,741 9.9 1,039,874 11.2

In Monterey, 89.6% of private dwellings were occupied and 10.4% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Monterey % Monterey New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Separate house 715 42.5 1,729,820 66.4 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 352 20.9 317,453 12.2 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 602 35.7 519,390 19.9 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 4 0.2 23,580 0.9 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in Monterey, 42.5% were separate houses, 20.9% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 35.7% were flats or apartments and 0.2% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Monterey % Monterey New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 17,157 0.7 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 43 2.5 157,194 6.0 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 681 40.3 577,675 22.2 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 562 33.3 970,001 37.2 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 370 21.9 816,405 31.3 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 32 1.9 65,888 2.5 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.8 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.5 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Monterey, of occupied private dwellings 2.5% had 1 bedroom, 40.3% had 2 bedrooms and 33.3% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.8. The average household size was 2.5 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Monterey % Monterey New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Owned outright 648 38.2 839,665 32.2 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 469 27.6 840,004 32.3 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 523 30.8 826,922 31.8 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 10 0.6 23,968 0.9 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 48 2.8 73,763 2.8 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Monterey, 38.2% were owned outright, 27.6% were owned with a mortgage and 30.8% were rented.

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Household composition

Household composition Monterey % Monterey New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Family households 1,182 70.2 1,874,524 72.0 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 455 27.0 620,778 23.8 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 46 2.7 109,004 4.2 354,917 4.3

In Monterey, of all households, 70.2% were family households, 27.0% were single person households and 2.7% were group households.

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Household income Monterey % Monterey New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 18.2 -- 19.7 -- 20.0
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 17.8 -- 18.7 -- 16.4

In Monterey, 18.2% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 17.8% 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 Monterey % Monterey New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Median rent 450 -- 380 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 85.4 -- 87.1 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 14.6 -- 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 Monterey % Monterey New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Median mortgage repayments 2,167 -- 1,986 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.1 -- 92.6 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 9.9 -- 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 Monterey % Monterey New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
None 148 8.7 239,625 9.2 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 708 41.8 946,159 36.3 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 562 33.2 887,849 34.1 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 227 13.4 435,053 16.7 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 48 2.8 95,623 3.7 285,197 3.4

In Monterey, 41.8% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 33.2% had two registered motor vehicles and 13.4% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Internet connection

Dwelling internet connection Monterey % Monterey New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Internet not accessed from dwelling 270 16.0 381,709 14.7 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 1,375 81.5 2,149,040 82.5 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 43 2.5 73,565 2.8 221,494 2.7

In Monterey, 81.5% 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.
Monterey % Monterey New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Male 18 56.2 107,368 49.7 322,171 49.6
Female 14 43.8 108,809 50.3 326,996 50.4
Median age 22 -- 22 -- 23 --

In Monterey, 56.2% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 43.8% 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
Monterey % Monterey New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Average number of people per household 2.8 -- 3.1 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 1.1 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 1,833 -- 1,214 -- 1,203 --

In Monterey, for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.8 persons, with 1.1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,833.

View the data quality statements for: Number of Bedrooms in Private Dwelling (BEDD) Household composition (HHCD) Indigenous household Indicator (INGDWTD)

Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Monterey % Monterey New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Median weekly rent 480 -- 270 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,386 -- 1,733 -- 1,660 --

In Monterey, for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $480 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,386.

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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.