Tennyson Point

2016 Census All persons QuickStats
Geography type State Suburbs
Area code SSC13790
People 1,219
Male 50.6%
Female 49.4%
Median age 43
Families 334
Average children per family
for families with children 1.9
for all households (a) 0.9
All private dwellings 450
Average people per household 3
Median weekly household income $2,725
Median monthly mortgage repayments $3,250
Median weekly rent $640
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.2

(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
Tennyson Point % Tennyson Point New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Male 616 50.6 3,686,014 49.3 11,546,638 49.3
Female 602 49.4 3,794,217 50.7 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 10 0.8 216,176 2.9 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 1,219 people in Tennyson Point. Of these 50.6% were male and 49.4% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.8% of the population.

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Age Tennyson Point % Tennyson Point New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Median age 43 -- 38 -- 38 --
0-4 years 55 4.5 465,135 6.2 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 75 6.1 478,184 6.4 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 93 7.6 443,009 5.9 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 91 7.4 448,425 6.0 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 85 6.9 489,673 6.5 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 58 4.7 527,161 7.0 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 48 3.9 540,360 7.2 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 65 5.3 499,724 6.7 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 85 6.9 503,169 6.7 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 98 8.0 492,440 6.6 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 114 9.3 485,546 6.5 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 82 6.7 469,726 6.3 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 58 4.7 420,044 5.6 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 82 6.7 384,470 5.1 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 58 4.7 292,556 3.9 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 39 3.2 217,308 2.9 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 24 2.0 155,806 2.1 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 19 1.5 167,506 2.2 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Tennyson Point was 43 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 18.1% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 18.1% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Tennyson Point % Tennyson Point New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Married 607 60.9 2,965,280 48.7 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 19 1.9 190,198 3.1 608,059 3.2
Divorced 45 4.5 512,298 8.4 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 42 4.2 331,653 5.4 985,204 5.2
Never married 284 28.5 2,094,460 34.4 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Tennyson Point aged 15 years and over, 60.9% were married and 6.0% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Tennyson Point % Tennyson Point New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Registered marriage 536 60.3 2,612,630 48.3 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 39 4.4 506,133 9.4 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 314 35.3 2,290,887 42.3 7,024,973 41.9

In Tennyson Point, of people aged 15 years and over, 60.3% of people were in a registered marriage and 4.4% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Tennyson Point % Tennyson Point New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Preschool 17 4.1 132,047 5.7 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 57 13.9 417,465 18.0 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 35 8.5 122,099 5.3 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 18 4.4 67,611 2.9 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 23 5.6 269,249 11.6 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 47 11.5 117,689 5.1 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 26 6.3 79,915 3.4 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 14 3.4 144,103 6.2 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 87 21.2 376,133 16.2 1,160,626 16.1
Other 5 1.2 63,673 2.7 198,383 2.8
Not stated 81 19.8 535,266 23.0 1,707,023 23.7

In Tennyson Point 33.2% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 26.6% were in primary school, 24.4% in secondary school and 24.9% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Tennyson Point % Tennyson Point New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Bachelor Degree level and above 333 33.7 1,424,716 23.4 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 85 8.6 543,142 8.9 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 16 1.6 167,947 2.8 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 99 10.0 730,498 12.0 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 154 15.6 930,654 15.3 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 18 1.8 203,574 3.3 941,531 4.9
Year 10 72 7.3 702,178 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 68 6.9 513,209 8.4 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 3 0.3 54,870 0.9 145,844 0.8
Not stated 89 9.0 627,465 10.3 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Tennyson Point, 15.6% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 11.8% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 8.6% had completed an Advanced Diploma or Diploma.

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Cultural & language diversity

Ancestry, top responses Tennyson Point % Tennyson Point New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Australian 294 18.7 2,261,062 22.9 7,298,243 23.3
English 265 16.9 2,302,481 23.3 7,852,224 25.0
Italian 203 12.9 272,124 2.8 1,000,006 3.2
Chinese 123 7.8 514,594 5.2 1,213,903 3.9
Irish 118 7.5 741,671 7.5 2,388,058 7.6

The most common ancestries in Tennyson Point were Australian 18.7%, English 16.9%, Italian 12.9%, Chinese 7.8% and Irish 7.5%.

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

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Country of birth Tennyson Point % Tennyson Point New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Australia 810 66.9 4,899,090 65.5 15,614,835 66.7
Other top responses:  null  null  null  null  null  null
Italy 45 3.7 49,476 0.7 174,042 0.7
England 42 3.5 226,564 3.0 907,570 3.9
China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 34 2.8 234,508 3.1 509,555 2.2
Greece 22 1.8 29,481 0.4 93,743 0.4
Hong Kong (SAR of China) 15 1.2 42,347 0.6 86,886 0.4

In Tennyson Point, 66.9% of people were born in Australia. The most common countries of birth were Italy 3.7%, England 3.5%, China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 2.8%, Greece 1.8% and Hong Kong (SAR of China) 1.2%.

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Country of birth of father and/or mother, stated responses Tennyson Point % Tennyson Point New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Both parents born overseas 514 42.1 2,764,170 37.0 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 100 8.2 458,394 6.1 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 55 4.5 325,182 4.3 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 466 38.2 3,399,725 45.4 11,070,538 47.3

In Tennyson Point, 38.2% of people had both parents born in Australia and 42.1% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses Tennyson Point % Tennyson Point New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Australia 528 44.3 3,745,787 50.1 12,231,150 52.3
Italy 119 10.0 128,148 1.7 470,138 2.0
China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 63 5.3 332,465 4.4 704,658 3.0
England 53 4.4 359,370 4.8 1,403,096 6.0
Greece 42 3.5 72,635 1.0 226,920 1.0

In Tennyson Point, the most common countries of birth for male parents were Australia 44.3%, Italy 10.0%, China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 5.3%, England 4.4% and Greece 3.5%.

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses Tennyson Point % Tennyson Point New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Australia 565 47.2 3,884,762 51.9 12,643,365 54.0
Italy 106 8.8 107,243 1.4 395,775 1.7
China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 67 5.6 329,967 4.4 699,074 3.0
England 40 3.3 322,472 4.3 1,302,147 5.6
Greece 38 3.2 66,182 0.9 206,674 0.9

In Tennyson Point, the most common countries of birth for female parents were Australia 47.2%, Italy 8.8%, China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 5.6%, England 3.3% and Greece 3.2%.

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Religious affiliation, top responses Tennyson Point % Tennyson Point New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Catholic 486 40.5 1,846,443 24.7 5,291,834 22.6
No Religion, so described 230 19.2 1,879,562 25.1 6,933,708 29.6
Anglican 131 10.9 1,161,810 15.5 3,101,185 13.3
Eastern Orthodox 97 8.1 188,442 2.5 502,801 2.1
Not stated 97 8.1 684,969 9.2 2,238,735 9.6

The most common responses for religion in Tennyson Point were Catholic 40.5%, No Religion, so described 19.2%, Anglican 10.9%, Eastern Orthodox 8.1% and Not stated 8.1%. In Tennyson Point, Christianity was the largest religious group reported overall (74.6%) (this figure excludes not stated responses).

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Language, top responses (other than English) Tennyson Point % Tennyson Point New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Italian 81 6.8 75,694 1.0 271,597 1.2
Greek 53 4.4 81,683 1.1 237,588 1.0
Mandarin 41 3.4 239,945 3.2 596,711 2.5
Cantonese 22 1.8 143,333 1.9 280,943 1.2
Arabic 18 1.5 200,825 2.7 321,728 1.4
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English only spoken at home 823 68.8 5,126,633 68.5 17,020,417 72.7
Households where a non English language is spoken 146 35.1 735,563 26.5 1,971,011 22.2

In Tennyson Point 68.8% of people only spoke English at home. Other languages spoken at home included Italian 6.8%, Greek 4.4%, Mandarin 3.4%, Cantonese 1.8% and Arabic 1.5%.

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Employment

Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Tennyson Point % Tennyson Point New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Worked full-time 388 63.3 2,134,521 59.2 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 180 29.4 1,071,151 29.7 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 18 2.9 174,654 4.8 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 27 4.4 225,546 6.3 787,452 6.9

There were 613 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Tennyson Point. Of these 63.3% were employed full time, 29.4% were employed part-time and 4.4% 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
Tennyson Point % Tennyson Point New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
1-15 hours per week 67 11.5 364,637 10.8 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 45 7.7 352,817 10.4 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 65 11.1 353,702 10.5 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 72 12.3 645,428 19.1 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 315 53.9 1,489,099 44.1 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Tennyson Point, 11.5% worked 1 to 15 hours, 7.7% worked 16 to 24 hours and 53.9% worked 40 hours or more.

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Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Tennyson Point % Tennyson Point New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Professionals 176 29.6 798,126 23.6 2,370,966 22.2
Managers 151 25.4 456,084 13.5 1,390,047 13.0
Clerical and Administrative Workers 94 15.8 467,977 13.8 1,449,681 13.6
Sales Workers 53 8.9 311,414 9.2 1,000,955 9.4
Technicians and Trades Workers 41 6.9 429,239 12.7 1,447,414 13.5
Community and Personal Service Workers 40 6.7 350,261 10.4 1,157,003 10.8
Labourers 19 3.2 297,887 8.8 1,011,520 9.5
Machinery Operators and Drivers 17 2.9 206,839 6.1 670,106 6.3

The most common occupations in Tennyson Point included Professionals 29.6%, Managers 25.4%, Clerical and Administrative Workers 15.8%, Sales Workers 8.9%, Technicians and Trades Workers 6.9%, Community and Personal Service Workers 6.7%, Labourers 3.2% and Machinery Operators and Drivers 2.9%.

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Industry of employment, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Tennyson Point % Tennyson Point New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 27 5.3 119,350 3.5 411,808 3.9
General Practice Medical Services 16 3.1 31,572 0.9 96,014 0.9
Legal Services 15 2.9 39,267 1.2 104,051 1.0
Cafes and Restaurants 14 2.8 80,552 2.4 253,385 2.4
Real Estate Services 14 2.8 37,707 1.1 109,931 1.0

Of the employed people in Tennyson Point, the most common responses for industry of employment included Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 5.3%, General Practice Medical Services 3.1%, Legal Services 2.9%, Cafes and Restaurants 2.8% and Real Estate Services 2.8%.

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Tennyson Point % Tennyson Point New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Personal 934 -- 664 -- 662 --
Family 2,990 -- 1,780 -- 1,734 --
Household 2,725 -- 1,486 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Tennyson Point was $934.

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Travel to work, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Tennyson Point % Tennyson Point New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Car, as driver 365 62.7 1,953,399 57.8 6,574,571 61.5
Bus 60 10.3 133,903 4.0 323,201 3.0
Worked at home 54 9.3 163,026 4.8 503,582 4.7
Car, as passenger 23 4.0 144,820 4.3 489,922 4.6
Ferry 14 2.4 7,752 0.2 11,858 0.1
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People who travelled to work by public transport 104 17.7 540,215 16.0 1,225,668 11.5
People who travelled to work by car as driver or passenger 405 69.6 2,182,854 64.6 7,305,271 68.4

In Tennyson Point, on the day of the Census, the most common methods of travel to work for employed people included Car, as driver 62.7%, Bus 10.3%, Worked at home 9.3%, Car, as passenger 4.0% and Ferry 2.4%. On the day, 17.7% 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
Tennyson Point % Tennyson Point New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 753 75.8 4,127,723 67.7 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 280 28.3 1,659,250 27.2 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 149 14.9 709,415 11.6 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 219 22.1 1,103,790 18.1 3,620,726 19.0

In Tennyson Point, of people aged 15 years and over, 75.8% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 28.3% provided care for children and 14.9% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 22.1% 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
Tennyson Point % Tennyson Point New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Less than 5 hours per week 275 27.7 1,359,656 22.3 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 256 25.8 1,531,206 25.1 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 134 13.5 690,934 11.3 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 86 8.7 545,925 9.0 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Tennyson Point, 25.8% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.5% worked 15 to 29 hours and 8.7% worked 30 hours or more.

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Families

family composition | employment status of couple families

Family composition

Family composition Tennyson Point % Tennyson Point New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Couple family without children 110 33.3 709,524 36.6 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 190 57.6 887,358 45.7 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 26 7.9 310,906 16.0 959,543 15.8
Other family 4 1.2 32,438 1.7 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Tennyson Point, 57.6% were couple families with children, 33.3% were couple families without children and 7.9% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Tennyson Point % Tennyson Point New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Male -- 12.5 -- 17.8 -- 18.2
Female -- 87.5 -- 82.2 -- 81.8

In Tennyson Point, 12.5% of single parents were male and 87.5% 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
Tennyson Point % Tennyson Point New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Both employed, worked full-time 73 23.8 360,916 22.6 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 6 2.0 63,106 4.0 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 84 27.4 329,567 20.6 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 44 14.3 240,084 15.0 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 13 4.2 96,933 6.1 302,037 6.0
Both not working 60 19.5 334,742 21.0 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 5 1.6 80,905 5.1 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 22 7.2 90,630 5.7 311,381 6.2

In Tennyson Point, of couple families with children, 23.8% had both partners employed full-time, 2.0% had both employed part-time and 27.4% 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 Tennyson Point % Tennyson Point New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Occupied private dwellings 382 91.4 2,604,320 90.1 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 36 8.6 284,741 9.9 1,039,874 11.2

In Tennyson Point, 91.4% of private dwellings were occupied and 8.6% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Tennyson Point % Tennyson Point New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Separate house 300 78.5 1,729,820 66.4 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 82 21.5 317,453 12.2 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 0 0.0 519,390 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 Tennyson Point, 78.5% were separate houses, 21.5% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Tennyson Point % Tennyson 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 0 0.0 157,194 6.0 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 36 9.2 577,675 22.2 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 137 35.1 970,001 37.2 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 209 53.6 816,405 31.3 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 8 2.1 65,888 2.5 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.7 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 3 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Tennyson Point, of occupied private dwellings 0.0% had 1 bedroom, 9.2% had 2 bedrooms and 35.1% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.7. The average household size was 3 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Tennyson Point % Tennyson Point New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Owned outright 183 47.2 839,665 32.2 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 138 35.6 840,004 32.3 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 56 14.4 826,922 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 11 2.8 73,763 2.8 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Tennyson Point, 47.2% were owned outright, 35.6% were owned with a mortgage and 14.4% were rented.

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Household composition

Household composition Tennyson Point % Tennyson Point New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Family households 321 82.9 1,874,524 72.0 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 57 14.7 620,778 23.8 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 9 2.3 109,004 4.2 354,917 4.3

In Tennyson Point, of all households, 82.9% were family households, 14.7% were single person households and 2.3% were group households.

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Household income Tennyson Point % Tennyson Point New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 10.6 -- 19.7 -- 20.0
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 45.3 -- 18.7 -- 16.4

In Tennyson Point, 10.6% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 45.3% 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 Tennyson Point % Tennyson Point New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Median rent 640 -- 380 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 95.3 -- 87.1 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 4.7 -- 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 Tennyson Point % Tennyson Point New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Median mortgage repayments 3,250 -- 1,986 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.3 -- 92.6 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 7.7 -- 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 Tennyson Point % Tennyson Point New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
None 5 1.3 239,625 9.2 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 91 23.9 946,159 36.3 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 177 46.6 887,849 34.1 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 102 26.8 435,053 16.7 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 5 1.3 95,623 3.7 285,197 3.4

In Tennyson Point, 23.9% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 46.6% had two registered motor vehicles and 26.8% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Internet connection

Dwelling internet connection Tennyson Point % Tennyson Point New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Internet not accessed from dwelling 32 8.3 381,709 14.7 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 348 90.6 2,149,040 82.5 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 4 1.0 73,565 2.8 221,494 2.7

In Tennyson Point, 90.6% 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.

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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.
Tennyson Point % Tennyson Point New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Male 7 70.0 107,368 49.7 322,171 49.6
Female 3 30.0 108,809 50.3 326,996 50.4
Median age 36 -- 22 -- 23 --

In Tennyson Point, 70.0% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 30.0% were female. The median age was 36 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
Tennyson Point % Tennyson Point New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Average number of people per household 0 -- 3.1 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 0 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 1,749 -- 1,214 -- 1,203 --

In Tennyson Point, for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 0 persons, with 0 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,749.

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Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Tennyson Point % Tennyson Point New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Median weekly rent 0 -- 270 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,733 -- 1,660 --

In Tennyson Point, for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $0 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $0.

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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.