Potts Point

2016 Census All persons QuickStats
Geography type State Suburbs
Area code SSC13256
People 9,423
Male 61.1%
Female 38.9%
Median age 32
Families 1,305
Average children per family
for families with children 1.3
for all households (a) 0.1
All private dwellings 4,991
Average people per household 1.5
Median weekly household income $1,842
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,126
Median weekly rent $485
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 0.5

(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
Potts Point % Potts Point New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Male 5,757 61.1 3,686,014 49.3 11,546,638 49.3
Female 3,671 38.9 3,794,217 50.7 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 69 0.7 216,176 2.9 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 9,423 people in Potts Point. Of these 61.1% were male and 38.9% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.7% of the population.

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Age Potts Point % Potts Point New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Median age 32 -- 38 -- 38 --
0-4 years 110 1.2 465,135 6.2 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 48 0.5 478,184 6.4 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 54 0.6 443,009 5.9 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 286 3.0 448,425 6.0 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 1,220 12.9 489,673 6.5 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 1,951 20.7 527,161 7.0 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 1,622 17.2 540,360 7.2 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 895 9.5 499,724 6.7 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 637 6.8 503,169 6.7 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 595 6.3 492,440 6.6 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 468 5.0 485,546 6.5 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 458 4.9 469,726 6.3 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 330 3.5 420,044 5.6 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 306 3.2 384,470 5.1 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 196 2.1 292,556 3.9 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 105 1.1 217,308 2.9 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 66 0.7 155,806 2.1 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 74 0.8 167,506 2.2 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Potts Point was 32 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 2.3% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 7.9% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Potts Point % Potts Point New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Married 1,640 17.8 2,965,280 48.7 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 243 2.6 190,198 3.1 608,059 3.2
Divorced 698 7.6 512,298 8.4 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 150 1.6 331,653 5.4 985,204 5.2
Never married 6,486 70.4 2,094,460 34.4 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Potts Point aged 15 years and over, 17.8% were married and 10.2% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Potts Point % Potts Point New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Registered marriage 902 17.2 2,612,630 48.3 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 1,340 25.6 506,133 9.4 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 2,997 57.2 2,290,887 42.3 7,024,973 41.9

In Potts Point, of people aged 15 years and over, 17.2% of people were in a registered marriage and 25.6% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Potts Point % Potts Point New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Preschool 27 0.7 132,047 5.7 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 32 0.8 417,465 18.0 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 5 0.1 122,099 5.3 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 5 0.1 67,611 2.9 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 14 0.4 269,249 11.6 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 34 0.9 117,689 5.1 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 21 0.6 79,915 3.4 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 153 4.0 144,103 6.2 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 452 11.9 376,133 16.2 1,160,626 16.1
Other 107 2.8 63,673 2.7 198,383 2.8
Not stated 2,963 77.7 535,266 23.0 1,707,023 23.7

In Potts Point 40.5% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 1.2% were in primary school, 1.8% in secondary school and 15.9% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Potts Point % Potts Point New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Bachelor Degree level and above 3,215 34.9 1,424,716 23.4 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 687 7.5 543,142 8.9 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 195 2.1 167,947 2.8 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 433 4.7 730,498 12.0 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 1,045 11.3 930,654 15.3 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 142 1.5 203,574 3.3 941,531 4.9
Year 10 218 2.4 702,178 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 77 0.8 513,209 8.4 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 14 0.2 54,870 0.9 145,844 0.8
Not stated 3,011 32.7 627,465 10.3 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Potts Point, 11.3% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 6.8% 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 Potts Point % Potts Point New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
English 2,540 20.9 2,302,481 23.3 7,852,224 25.0
Australian 1,373 11.3 2,261,062 22.9 7,298,243 23.3
Irish 1,081 8.9 741,671 7.5 2,388,058 7.6
Scottish 721 5.9 587,052 5.9 2,023,470 6.4
Italian 369 3.0 272,124 2.8 1,000,006 3.2

The most common ancestries in Potts Point were English 20.9%, Australian 11.3%, Irish 8.9%, Scottish 5.9% and Italian 3.0%.

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

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Country of birth Potts Point % Potts Point New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Australia 3,583 38.2 4,899,090 65.5 15,614,835 66.7
Other top responses:  null  null  null  null  null  null
England 497 5.3 226,564 3.0 907,570 3.9
New Zealand 328 3.5 117,136 1.6 518,466 2.2
United States of America 151 1.6 30,081 0.4 86,125 0.4
France 116 1.2 11,540 0.2 31,120 0.1
Italy 113 1.2 49,476 0.7 174,042 0.7

In Potts Point, 38.2% of people were born in Australia. The most common countries of birth were England 5.3%, New Zealand 3.5%, United States of America 1.6%, France 1.2% and Italy 1.2%.

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Country of birth of father and/or mother, stated responses Potts Point % Potts Point New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Both parents born overseas 3,186 33.8 2,764,170 37.0 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 463 4.9 458,394 6.1 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 378 4.0 325,182 4.3 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 2,432 25.8 3,399,725 45.4 11,070,538 47.3

In Potts Point, 25.8% of people had both parents born in Australia and 33.8% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses Potts Point % Potts Point New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Australia 2,819 30.0 3,745,787 50.1 12,231,150 52.3
England 554 5.9 359,370 4.8 1,403,096 6.0
New Zealand 335 3.6 143,450 1.9 617,331 2.6
Italy 166 1.8 128,148 1.7 470,138 2.0
China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 134 1.4 332,465 4.4 704,658 3.0

In Potts Point, the most common countries of birth for male parents were Australia 30.0%, England 5.9%, New Zealand 3.6%, Italy 1.8% and China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 1.4%.

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses Potts Point % Potts Point New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Australia 2,905 31.0 3,884,762 51.9 12,643,365 54.0
England 527 5.6 322,472 4.3 1,302,147 5.6
New Zealand 335 3.6 139,899 1.9 608,329 2.6
United States of America 144 1.5 30,604 0.4 89,357 0.4
Italy 139 1.5 107,243 1.4 395,775 1.7

In Potts Point, the most common countries of birth for female parents were Australia 31.0%, England 5.6%, New Zealand 3.6%, United States of America 1.5% and Italy 1.5%.

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Religious affiliation, top responses Potts Point % Potts Point New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
No Religion, so described 3,310 35.1 1,879,562 25.1 6,933,708 29.6
Not stated 3,171 33.6 684,969 9.2 2,238,735 9.6
Catholic 1,321 14.0 1,846,443 24.7 5,291,834 22.6
Anglican 583 6.2 1,161,810 15.5 3,101,185 13.3
Buddhism 197 2.1 207,956 2.8 563,674 2.4

The most common responses for religion in Potts Point were No Religion, so described 35.1%, Not stated 33.6%, Catholic 14.0%, Anglican 6.2% and Buddhism 2.1%. In Potts Point, No Religion, so described was the largest religious group reported overall (53.0%) (this figure excludes not stated responses).

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Language, top responses (other than English) Potts Point % Potts Point New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Spanish 139 1.5 63,527 0.8 140,817 0.6
Italian 139 1.5 75,694 1.0 271,597 1.2
French 138 1.5 23,743 0.3 70,873 0.3
Mandarin 98 1.0 239,945 3.2 596,711 2.5
Thai 89 0.9 24,839 0.3 55,444 0.2
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English only spoken at home 5,081 54.0 5,126,633 68.5 17,020,417 72.7
Households where a non English language is spoken 896 20.8 735,563 26.5 1,971,011 22.2

In Potts Point 54.0% of people only spoke English at home. Other languages spoken at home included Spanish 1.5%, Italian 1.5%, French 1.5%, Mandarin 1.0% and Thai 0.9%.

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Employment

Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Potts Point % Potts Point New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Worked full-time 4,099 76.6 2,134,521 59.2 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 866 16.2 1,071,151 29.7 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 166 3.1 174,654 4.8 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 220 4.1 225,546 6.3 787,452 6.9

There were 5,351 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Potts Point. Of these 76.6% were employed full time, 16.2% were employed part-time and 4.1% 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
Potts Point % Potts Point New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
1-15 hours per week 213 4.1 364,637 10.8 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 367 7.1 352,817 10.4 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 289 5.6 353,702 10.5 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 752 14.6 645,428 19.1 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 3,350 65.3 1,489,099 44.1 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Potts Point, 4.1% worked 1 to 15 hours, 7.1% worked 16 to 24 hours and 65.3% worked 40 hours or more.

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Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Potts Point % Potts Point New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Professionals 1,878 36.5 798,126 23.6 2,370,966 22.2
Managers 945 18.4 456,084 13.5 1,390,047 13.0
Community and Personal Service Workers 600 11.7 350,261 10.4 1,157,003 10.8
Clerical and Administrative Workers 533 10.4 467,977 13.8 1,449,681 13.6
Technicians and Trades Workers 528 10.3 429,239 12.7 1,447,414 13.5
Sales Workers 338 6.6 311,414 9.2 1,000,955 9.4
Labourers 194 3.8 297,887 8.8 1,011,520 9.5
Machinery Operators and Drivers 51 1.0 206,839 6.1 670,106 6.3

The most common occupations in Potts Point included Professionals 36.5%, Managers 18.4%, Community and Personal Service Workers 11.7%, Clerical and Administrative Workers 10.4%, Technicians and Trades Workers 10.3%, Sales Workers 6.6%, Labourers 3.8% and Machinery Operators and Drivers 1.0%.

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Industry of employment, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Potts Point % Potts Point New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Defence 680 13.5 21,848 0.6 75,462 0.7
Cafes and Restaurants 226 4.5 80,552 2.4 253,385 2.4
Legal Services 211 4.2 39,267 1.2 104,051 1.0
Banking 158 3.1 63,678 1.9 144,232 1.3
Computer System Design and Related Services 137 2.7 63,717 1.9 162,884 1.5

Of the employed people in Potts Point, the most common responses for industry of employment included Defence 13.5%, Cafes and Restaurants 4.5%, Legal Services 4.2%, Banking 3.1% and Computer System Design and Related Services 2.7%.

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Potts Point % Potts Point New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Personal 1,330 -- 664 -- 662 --
Family 2,834 -- 1,780 -- 1,734 --
Household 1,842 -- 1,486 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Potts Point was $1,330.

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Travel to work, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Potts Point % Potts Point New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Train 1,405 27.5 252,786 7.5 488,012 4.6
Walked only 1,319 25.8 130,957 3.9 370,427 3.5
Car, as driver 655 12.8 1,953,399 57.8 6,574,571 61.5
Other 420 8.2 18,811 0.6 73,512 0.7
Bus 235 4.6 133,903 4.0 323,201 3.0
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People who travelled to work by public transport 1,943 37.8 540,215 16.0 1,225,668 11.5
People who travelled to work by car as driver or passenger 763 14.8 2,182,854 64.6 7,305,271 68.4

In Potts Point, on the day of the Census, the most common methods of travel to work for employed people included Train 27.5%, Walked only 25.8%, Car, as driver 12.8%, Other 8.2% and Bus 4.6%. On the day, 37.8% of employed people used public transport (train, bus, ferry, tram/light rail) as at least one of their methods of travel to work and 14.8% used car (either as driver or as passenger).

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Potts Point % Potts Point New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 4,470 48.5 4,127,723 67.7 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 466 5.1 1,659,250 27.2 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 435 4.7 709,415 11.6 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,343 14.6 1,103,790 18.1 3,620,726 19.0

In Potts Point, of people aged 15 years and over, 48.5% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 5.1% provided care for children and 4.7% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 14.6% 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
Potts Point % Potts Point New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Less than 5 hours per week 2,467 26.8 1,359,656 22.3 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 1,603 17.4 1,531,206 25.1 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 279 3.0 690,934 11.3 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 120 1.3 545,925 9.0 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Potts Point, 17.4% worked 5 to 14 hours, 3.0% worked 15 to 29 hours and 1.3% worked 30 hours or more.

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Families

family composition | employment status of couple families

Family composition

Family composition Potts Point % Potts Point New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Couple family without children 1,037 79.3 709,524 36.6 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 135 10.3 887,358 45.7 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 90 6.9 310,906 16.0 959,543 15.8
Other family 45 3.4 32,438 1.7 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Potts Point, 10.3% were couple families with children, 79.3% were couple families without children and 6.9% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Potts Point % Potts Point New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Male -- 19.8 -- 17.8 -- 18.2
Female -- 80.2 -- 82.2 -- 81.8

In Potts Point, 19.8% of single parents were male and 80.2% 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
Potts Point % Potts Point New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Both employed, worked full-time 563 47.7 360,916 22.6 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 50 4.2 63,106 4.0 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 172 14.6 329,567 20.6 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 132 11.2 240,084 15.0 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 44 3.7 96,933 6.1 302,037 6.0
Both not working 66 5.6 334,742 21.0 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 45 3.8 80,905 5.1 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 109 9.2 90,630 5.7 311,381 6.2

In Potts Point, of couple families with children, 47.7% had both partners employed full-time, 4.2% had both employed part-time and 14.6% 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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Dwellings

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Dwelling structure

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling count Potts Point % Potts Point New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Occupied private dwellings 3,613 83.8 2,604,320 90.1 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 701 16.2 284,741 9.9 1,039,874 11.2

In Potts Point, 83.8% of private dwellings were occupied and 16.2% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Potts Point % Potts Point New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Separate house 17 0.5 1,729,820 66.4 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 365 10.1 317,453 12.2 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 3,169 87.7 519,390 19.9 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 29 0.8 23,580 0.9 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in Potts Point, 0.5% were separate houses, 10.1% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 87.7% were flats or apartments and 0.8% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Potts Point % Potts Point New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
None (includes bedsitters) 448 12.4 17,157 0.7 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 1,808 49.9 157,194 6.0 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 1,024 28.3 577,675 22.2 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 191 5.3 970,001 37.2 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 55 1.5 816,405 31.3 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 94 2.6 65,888 2.5 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 1.3 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 1.5 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Potts Point, of occupied private dwellings 49.9% had 1 bedroom, 28.3% had 2 bedrooms and 5.3% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 1.3. The average household size was 1.5 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Potts Point % Potts Point New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Owned outright 565 15.6 839,665 32.2 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 569 15.7 840,004 32.3 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 2,384 65.9 826,922 31.8 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 12 0.3 23,968 0.9 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 87 2.4 73,763 2.8 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Potts Point, 15.6% were owned outright, 15.7% were owned with a mortgage and 65.9% were rented.

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Household composition

Household composition Potts Point % Potts Point New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Family households 1,300 35.9 1,874,524 72.0 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 2,000 55.3 620,778 23.8 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 318 8.8 109,004 4.2 354,917 4.3

In Potts Point, of all households, 35.9% were family households, 55.3% were single person households and 8.8% were group households.

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Household income Potts Point % Potts Point New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 13.1 -- 19.7 -- 20.0
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 26.4 -- 18.7 -- 16.4

In Potts Point, 13.1% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 26.4% 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 Potts Point % Potts Point New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Median rent 485 -- 380 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 74.1 -- 87.1 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 25.9 -- 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 Potts Point % Potts Point New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Median mortgage repayments 2,126 -- 1,986 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 96.3 -- 92.6 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 3.7 -- 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 Potts Point % Potts Point New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
None 1,986 55.0 239,625 9.2 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 1,273 35.3 946,159 36.3 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 203 5.6 887,849 34.1 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 33 0.9 435,053 16.7 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 114 3.2 95,623 3.7 285,197 3.4

In Potts Point, 35.3% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 5.6% had two registered motor vehicles and 0.9% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Internet connection

Dwelling internet connection Potts Point % Potts Point New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Internet not accessed from dwelling 364 10.1 381,709 14.7 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 3,156 87.3 2,149,040 82.5 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 94 2.6 73,565 2.8 221,494 2.7

In Potts Point, 87.3% 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.
Potts Point % Potts Point New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Male 45 68.2 107,368 49.7 322,171 49.6
Female 21 31.8 108,809 50.3 326,996 50.4
Median age 31 -- 22 -- 23 --

In Potts Point, 68.2% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 31.8% were female. The median age was 31 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
Potts Point % Potts Point New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Average number of people per household 1.5 -- 3.1 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 1.2 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 1,531 -- 1,214 -- 1,203 --

In Potts Point, for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 1.5 persons, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,531.

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Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Potts Point % Potts Point New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Median weekly rent 410 -- 270 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,625 -- 1,733 -- 1,660 --

In Potts Point, for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $410 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,625.

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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.