Tempe

2016 Census All persons QuickStats
Geography type State Suburbs
Area code SSC13785
People 3,556
Male 49.5%
Female 50.5%
Median age 38
Families 899
Average children per family
for families with children 1.8
for all families 0.8
All private dwellings 1,362
Average people per household 2.7
Median weekly household income $1,912
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,600
Median weekly rent $530
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.3

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People

demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

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
Tempe % Tempe New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Male 1,760 49.5 3,686,014 49.3 11,546,638 49.3
Female 1,793 50.5 3,794,217 50.7 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 75 2.1 216,176 2.9 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 3,556 people in Tempe. Of these 49.5% were male and 50.5% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 2.1% of the population.

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Age Tempe % Tempe New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Median age 38 -- 38 -- 38 --
0-4 years 227 6.4 465,135 6.2 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 228 6.4 478,184 6.4 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 202 5.7 443,009 5.9 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 156 4.4 448,425 6.0 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 227 6.4 489,673 6.5 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 262 7.4 527,161 7.0 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 271 7.6 540,360 7.2 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 312 8.8 499,724 6.7 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 317 8.9 503,169 6.7 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 279 7.9 492,440 6.6 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 228 6.4 485,546 6.5 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 216 6.1 469,726 6.3 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 190 5.4 420,044 5.6 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 142 4.0 384,470 5.1 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 101 2.8 292,556 3.9 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 82 2.3 217,308 2.9 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 59 1.7 155,806 2.1 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 52 1.5 167,506 2.2 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Tempe was 38 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 18.5% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 12.3% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Tempe % Tempe New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Married 1,197 41.5 2,965,280 48.7 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 77 2.7 190,198 3.1 608,059 3.2
Divorced 247 8.6 512,298 8.4 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 111 3.8 331,653 5.4 985,204 5.2
Never married 1,252 43.4 2,094,460 34.4 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Tempe aged 15 years and over, 41.5% were married and 11.1% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Tempe % Tempe New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Registered marriage 1,067 39.9 2,612,630 48.3 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 370 13.8 506,133 9.4 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 1,235 46.2 2,290,887 42.3 7,024,973 41.9

In Tempe, of people aged 15 years and over, 39.9% of people were in a registered marriage and 13.8% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Tempe % Tempe New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Preschool 50 4.8 132,047 5.7 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 253 24.2 417,465 18.0 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 41 3.9 122,099 5.3 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 11 1.1 67,611 2.9 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 156 14.9 269,249 11.6 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 16 1.5 117,689 5.1 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 13 1.2 79,915 3.4 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 82 7.8 144,103 6.2 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 172 16.4 376,133 16.2 1,160,626 16.1
Other 72 6.9 63,673 2.7 198,383 2.8
Not stated 180 17.2 535,266 23.0 1,707,023 23.7

In Tempe 29.5% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 29.6% were in primary school, 18.1% in secondary school and 24.1% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Tempe % Tempe New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Bachelor Degree level and above 887 30.7 1,424,716 23.4 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 252 8.7 543,142 8.9 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 78 2.7 167,947 2.8 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 235 8.1 730,498 12.0 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 532 18.4 930,654 15.3 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 86 3.0 203,574 3.3 941,531 4.9
Year 10 254 8.8 702,178 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 224 7.8 513,209 8.4 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 67 2.3 54,870 0.9 145,844 0.8
Not stated 217 7.5 627,465 10.3 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Tempe, 18.4% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 10.8% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 8.7% had completed an Advanced Diploma or Diploma.

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Cultural & language diversity

Ancestry, top responses Tempe % Tempe New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
English 942 19.5 2,302,481 23.3 7,852,224 25.0
Australian 842 17.4 2,261,062 22.9 7,298,243 23.3
Irish 434 9.0 741,671 7.5 2,388,058 7.6
Chinese 279 5.8 514,594 5.2 1,213,903 3.9
Scottish 273 5.6 587,052 5.9 2,023,470 6.4

The most common ancestries in Tempe were English 19.5%, Australian 17.4%, Irish 9.0%, Chinese 5.8% and Scottish 5.6%.

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

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Country of birth Tempe % Tempe New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Australia 2,122 60.4 4,899,090 65.5 15,614,835 66.7
Other top responses:  null  null  null  null  null  null
Vietnam 134 3.8 84,130 1.1 219,355 0.9
The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia 109 3.1 16,501 0.2 38,985 0.2
England 102 2.9 226,564 3.0 907,570 3.9
China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 94 2.7 234,508 3.1 509,555 2.2
New Zealand 87 2.5 117,136 1.6 518,466 2.2

In Tempe, 60.4% of people were born in Australia. The most common countries of birth were Vietnam 3.8%, The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia 3.1%, England 2.9%, China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 2.7% and New Zealand 2.5%.

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Country of birth of father and/or mother, stated responses Tempe % Tempe New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Both parents born overseas 1,666 46.8 2,764,170 37.0 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 273 7.7 458,394 6.1 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 211 5.9 325,182 4.3 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 1,211 34.0 3,399,725 45.4 11,070,538 47.3

In Tempe, 34.0% of people had both parents born in Australia and 46.8% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses Tempe % Tempe New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Australia 1,428 40.3 3,745,787 50.1 12,231,150 52.3
Vietnam 183 5.2 121,066 1.6 320,208 1.4
England 180 5.1 359,370 4.8 1,403,096 6.0
The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia 165 4.7 31,324 0.4 76,055 0.3
China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 154 4.3 332,465 4.4 704,658 3.0

In Tempe, the most common countries of birth for male parents were Australia 40.3%, Vietnam 5.2%, England 5.1%, The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia 4.7% and China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 4.3%.

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses Tempe % Tempe New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Australia 1,493 42.1 3,884,762 51.9 12,643,365 54.0
Vietnam 204 5.7 127,352 1.7 335,060 1.4
The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia 169 4.8 29,722 0.4 71,888 0.3
China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 146 4.1 329,967 4.4 699,074 3.0
England 139 3.9 322,472 4.3 1,302,147 5.6

In Tempe, the most common countries of birth for female parents were Australia 42.1%, Vietnam 5.7%, The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia 4.8%, China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 4.1% and England 3.9%.

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Religious affiliation, top responses Tempe % Tempe New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
No Religion, so described 1,395 39.1 1,879,562 25.1 6,933,708 29.6
Catholic 680 19.1 1,846,443 24.7 5,291,834 22.6
Eastern Orthodox 322 9.0 188,442 2.5 502,801 2.1
Not stated 300 8.4 684,969 9.2 2,238,735 9.6
Anglican 211 5.9 1,161,810 15.5 3,101,185 13.3

The most common responses for religion in Tempe were No Religion, so described 39.1%, Catholic 19.1%, Eastern Orthodox 9.0%, Not stated 8.4% and Anglican 5.9%. In Tempe, Christianity was the largest religious group reported overall (45.1%) (this figure excludes not stated responses).

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Language, top responses (other than English) Tempe % Tempe New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Macedonian 182 5.1 28,144 0.4 66,019 0.3
Vietnamese 162 4.6 102,896 1.4 277,400 1.2
Cantonese 140 4.0 143,333 1.9 280,943 1.2
Greek 139 3.9 81,683 1.1 237,588 1.0
Spanish 62 1.8 63,527 0.8 140,817 0.6
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English only spoken at home 2,164 61.1 5,126,633 68.5 17,020,417 72.7
Households where a non English language is spoken 468 36.4 735,563 26.5 1,971,011 22.2

In Tempe 61.1% of people only spoke English at home. Other languages spoken at home included Macedonian 5.1%, Vietnamese 4.6%, Cantonese 4.0%, Greek 3.9% and Spanish 1.8%.

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Employment

Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Tempe % Tempe New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Worked full-time 1,212 62.3 2,134,521 59.2 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 561 28.9 1,071,151 29.7 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 81 4.2 174,654 4.8 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 90 4.6 225,546 6.3 787,452 6.9

There were 1,944 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Tempe. Of these 62.3% were employed full time, 28.9% were employed part-time and 4.6% 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
Tempe % Tempe New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
1-15 hours per week 155 8.4 364,637 10.8 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 224 12.1 352,817 10.4 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 181 9.8 353,702 10.5 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 363 19.6 645,428 19.1 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 849 45.9 1,489,099 44.1 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Tempe, 8.4% worked 1 to 15 hours, 12.1% worked 16 to 24 hours and 45.9% worked 40 hours or more.

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Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Tempe % Tempe New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Professionals 514 27.6 798,126 23.6 2,370,966 22.2
Clerical and Administrative Workers 291 15.6 467,977 13.8 1,449,681 13.6
Managers 273 14.7 456,084 13.5 1,390,047 13.0
Technicians and Trades Workers 192 10.3 429,239 12.7 1,447,414 13.5
Labourers 181 9.7 297,887 8.8 1,011,520 9.5
Community and Personal Service Workers 158 8.5 350,261 10.4 1,157,003 10.8
Sales Workers 137 7.4 311,414 9.2 1,000,955 9.4
Machinery Operators and Drivers 86 4.6 206,839 6.1 670,106 6.3

The most common occupations in Tempe included Professionals 27.6%, Clerical and Administrative Workers 15.6%, Managers 14.7%, Technicians and Trades Workers 10.3%, Labourers 9.7%, Community and Personal Service Workers 8.5%, Sales Workers 7.4% and Machinery Operators and Drivers 4.6%.

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Industry of employment, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Tempe % Tempe New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 78 4.5 119,350 3.5 411,808 3.9
Cafes and Restaurants 63 3.6 80,552 2.4 253,385 2.4
Higher Education 61 3.5 46,246 1.4 155,985 1.5
Banking 50 2.9 63,678 1.9 144,232 1.3
State Government Administration 50 2.9 45,546 1.3 158,980 1.5

Of the employed people in Tempe, the most common responses for industry of employment included Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 4.5%, Cafes and Restaurants 3.6%, Higher Education 3.5%, Banking 2.9% and State Government Administration 2.9%.

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Tempe % Tempe New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Personal 800 -- 664 -- 662 --
Family 2,153 -- 1,780 -- 1,734 --
Household 1,912 -- 1,486 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Tempe was $800.

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Travel to work, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Tempe % Tempe New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Car, as driver 724 39.1 1,953,399 57.8 6,574,571 61.5
Train 501 27.1 252,786 7.5 488,012 4.6
Worked at home 79 4.3 163,026 4.8 503,582 4.7
Bus 78 4.2 133,903 4.0 323,201 3.0
Walked only 74 4.0 130,957 3.9 370,427 3.5
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People who travelled to work by public transport 672 36.1 540,215 16.0 1,225,668 11.5
People who travelled to work by car as driver or passenger 797 43.0 2,182,854 64.6 7,305,271 68.4

In Tempe, on the day of the Census, the most common methods of travel to work for employed people included Car, as driver 39.1%, Train 27.1%, Worked at home 4.3%, Bus 4.2% and Walked only 4.0%. On the day, 36.1% of employed people used public transport (train, bus, ferry, tram/light rail) as at least one of their methods of travel to work and 43.0% used car (either as driver or as passenger).

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Tempe % Tempe New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 2,008 69.4 4,127,723 67.7 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 821 28.3 1,659,250 27.2 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 315 10.9 709,415 11.6 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 433 15.0 1,103,790 18.1 3,620,726 19.0

In Tempe, of people aged 15 years and over, 69.4% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 28.3% provided care for children and 10.9% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 15.0% 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
Tempe % Tempe New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Less than 5 hours per week 743 25.6 1,359,656 22.3 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 769 26.5 1,531,206 25.1 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 313 10.8 690,934 11.3 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 191 6.6 545,925 9.0 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Tempe, 26.5% worked 5 to 14 hours, 10.8% worked 15 to 29 hours and 6.6% worked 30 hours or more.

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Families

family composition | employment status of couple families

Family composition

Family composition Tempe % Tempe New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Couple family without children 291 32.3 709,524 36.6 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 437 48.6 887,358 45.7 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 153 17.0 310,906 16.0 959,543 15.8
Other family 19 2.1 32,438 1.7 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Tempe, 48.6% were couple families with children, 32.3% were couple families without children and 17.0% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Tempe % Tempe New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Male -- 19.7 -- 17.8 -- 18.2
Female -- 80.3 -- 82.2 -- 81.8

In Tempe, 19.7% of single parents were male and 80.3% 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
Tempe % Tempe New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Both employed, worked full-time 208 28.7 360,916 22.6 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 32 4.4 63,106 4.0 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 178 24.6 329,567 20.6 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 86 11.9 240,084 15.0 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 27 3.7 96,933 6.1 302,037 6.0
Both not working 127 17.5 334,742 21.0 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 36 5.0 80,905 5.1 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 30 4.1 90,630 5.7 311,381 6.2

In Tempe, of couple families with children, 28.7% had both partners employed full-time, 4.4% had both employed part-time and 24.6% 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

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 Tempe % Tempe New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Occupied private dwellings 1,224 93.9 2,604,320 90.1 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 80 6.1 284,741 9.9 1,039,874 11.2

In Tempe, 93.9% of private dwellings were occupied and 6.1% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Tempe % Tempe New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Separate house 806 65.8 1,729,820 66.4 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 326 26.6 317,453 12.2 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 75 6.1 519,390 19.9 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 14 1.1 23,580 0.9 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in Tempe, 65.8% were separate houses, 26.6% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 6.1% were flats or apartments and 1.1% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Tempe % Tempe New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
None (includes bedsitters) 6 0.5 17,157 0.7 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 45 3.7 157,194 6.0 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 384 31.2 577,675 22.2 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 572 46.5 970,001 37.2 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 185 15.1 816,405 31.3 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 37 3.0 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 2.7 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Tempe, of occupied private dwellings 3.7% had 1 bedroom, 31.2% had 2 bedrooms and 46.5% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.8. The average household size was 2.7 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Tempe % Tempe New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Owned outright 387 31.7 839,665 32.2 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 473 38.7 840,004 32.3 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 317 25.9 826,922 31.8 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 0 0.0 23,968 0.9 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 45 3.7 73,763 2.8 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Tempe, 31.7% were owned outright, 38.7% were owned with a mortgage and 25.9% were rented.

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Household composition

Household composition Tempe % Tempe New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Family households 848 69.6 1,874,524 72.0 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 258 21.2 620,778 23.8 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 113 9.3 109,004 4.2 354,917 4.3

In Tempe, of all households, 69.6% were family households, 21.2% were single person households and 9.3% were group households.

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Household income Tempe % Tempe New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 14.8 -- 19.7 -- 20.0
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 27.4 -- 18.7 -- 16.4

In Tempe, 14.8% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 27.4% 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 Tempe % Tempe New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Median rent 530 -- 380 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 89.4 -- 87.1 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 10.6 -- 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 Tempe % Tempe New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Median mortgage repayments 2,600 -- 1,986 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.1 -- 92.6 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 7.9 -- 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 Tempe % Tempe New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
None 186 15.2 239,625 9.2 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 565 46.1 946,159 36.3 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 337 27.5 887,849 34.1 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 93 7.6 435,053 16.7 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 45 3.7 95,623 3.7 285,197 3.4

In Tempe, 46.1% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 27.5% had two registered motor vehicles and 7.6% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Internet connection

Dwelling internet connection Tempe % Tempe New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Internet not accessed from dwelling 167 13.6 381,709 14.7 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 1,025 83.6 2,149,040 82.5 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 34 2.8 73,565 2.8 221,494 2.7

In Tempe, 83.6% 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.

View the data quality statement for Dwelling internet connection (NEDD)

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.
Tempe % Tempe New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Male 37 46.8 107,368 49.7 322,171 49.6
Female 42 53.2 108,809 50.3 326,996 50.4
Median age 27 -- 22 -- 23 --

In Tempe, 46.8% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 53.2% were female. The median age was 27 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
Tempe % Tempe 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 0.9 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 2,050 -- 1,214 -- 1,203 --

In Tempe, for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.2 persons, with 0.9 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $2,050.

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
Tempe % Tempe New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Median weekly rent 300 -- 270 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,792 -- 1,733 -- 1,660 --

In Tempe, for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $300 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,792.

View the data quality statements for: Rent weekly payments (RNTD) Mortgage monthly repayments (MRED) Indigenous household Indicator (INGDWTD)

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.