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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Australian Capital Territory | Statistical Area Level 3

Tuggeranong

Code 80107 (SA3)
People 86,900
Male 42,802
Female 44,098
Median age 35
Families 24,392
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 32,789
Average people per household 2.8
Median weekly household income $1,962
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,000
Median weekly rent $370
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Tuggeranong % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Total 86,900 -- 357,222 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 42,802 49.3 176,746 49.5 10,634,013 49.4
Female 44,098 50.7 180,476 50.5 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 1,801 2.1 5,185 1.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 86,900 people in Tuggeranong (Statistical Area Level 3) of these 49.3% were male and 50.7% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 2.1% of the population.

Age Tuggeranong % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
People
0-4 years 6,011 6.9 23,843 6.7 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 5,605 6.5 21,411 6.0 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 6,196 7.1 21,089 5.9 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 7,005 8.1 23,999 6.7 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 6,482 7.5 30,750 8.6 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 6,072 7.0 30,535 8.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 5,710 6.6 27,708 7.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 6,067 7.0 26,960 7.5 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 6,399 7.4 25,973 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 7,064 8.1 24,602 6.9 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 6,870 7.9 23,405 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 5,910 6.8 20,408 5.7 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 4,670 5.4 18,373 5.1 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 2,664 3.1 12,672 3.5 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 1,701 2.0 8,994 2.5 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 1,144 1.3 6,591 1.8 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 763 0.9 5,074 1.4 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 566 0.7 4,835 1.4 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 35 -- 34 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Tuggeranong (Statistical Area Level 3) was 35 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 20.5% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 7.9% of the population.

Registered marital status Tuggeranong % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 34,624 50.1 137,508 47.3 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 2,070 3.0 7,536 2.6 529,280 3.0
Divorced 6,129 8.9 23,093 7.9 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 2,088 3.0 11,350 3.9 949,634 5.5
Never married 24,177 35.0 111,389 38.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Tuggeranong (Statistical Area Level 3) aged 15 years and over, 50.1% were married and 11.9% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Tuggeranong % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 49 -- 48 -- 50 --
Separated 48 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 52 -- 53 -- 54 --
Widowed 72 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 24 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Tuggeranong (Statistical Area Level 3) was 49 years and the median age of people never married was 24 years.

Social marital status Tuggeranong % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 32,294 50.1 124,924 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 6,494 10.1 27,591 10.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 25,684 39.8 105,845 41.0 6,413,399 41.3

In Tuggeranong (Statistical Area Level 3), of people aged 15 years and over, 50.1% of people were in a registered marriage and 10.1% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Tuggeranong % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 49 -- 48 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 35 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 27 -- 30 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Tuggeranong (Statistical Area Level 3) was 49 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 35 years.

Education Tuggeranong % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Pre-school 1,281 4.9 5,201 4.5 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 4,112 15.7 16,597 14.5 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 2,504 9.6 7,451 6.5 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 749 2.9 3,662 3.2 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 3,628 13.9 12,384 10.8 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 2,681 10.3 6,635 5.8 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 796 3.0 4,096 3.6 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 2,489 9.5 9,181 8.0 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 3,612 13.8 28,337 24.7 932,524 14.3
Other 621 2.4 2,807 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 3,638 13.9 18,506 16.1 1,511,694 23.2
Total 26,111 -- 114,857 -- 6,503,580 --

In Tuggeranong (Statistical Area Level 3) 30.0% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 28.2% were in primary school, 27.2% in secondary school and 23.4% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Tuggeranong % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Tuggeranong % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Australia 67,553 77.7 255,052 71.4 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Tuggeranong % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 22,193 26.7 108,891 32.2 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 7,018 8.4 27,344 8.1 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 5,109 6.1 21,036 6.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 48,813 58.7 180,529 53.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Tuggeranong (Statistical Area Level 3), 58.7% of people had both parents born in Australia and 26.7% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Tuggeranong % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Tuggeranong % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Tuggeranong % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 33,689 65.5 132,040 65.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 12,803 24.9 51,028 25.1 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 3,314 6.4 12,821 6.3 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 1,591 3.1 7,316 3.6 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 51,397 -- 203,205 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 51,397 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Tuggeranong (Statistical Area Level 3). Of these 65.5% were employed full time, 24.9% were employed part-time and 3.1% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Tuggeranong % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 4,546 9.1 18,664 9.5 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 3,637 7.3 14,748 7.5 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 4,620 9.3 17,617 9.0 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 11,467 23.0 43,133 22.0 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 22,222 44.6 88,909 45.4 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Tuggeranong (Statistical Area Level 3), 9.1% worked 1 to 15 hours, 7.3% worked 16 to 24 hours and 44.6% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Tuggeranong % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 41 -- 39 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 37 -- 36 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Tuggeranong (Statistical Area Level 3) was 41 years and for people who were employed part-time was 37 years.

Occupation Tuggeranong % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Occupation Chart
Industry of employment, top responses Tuggeranong % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Tuggeranong % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 900 -- 917 -- 577 --
Family 2,203 -- 2,277 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,962 -- 1,920 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Tuggeranong (Statistical Area Level 3) was $900.

Travel to work, top responses Tuggeranong % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Tuggeranong % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 54,888 79.4 226,730 77.9 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 21,383 31.0 82,139 28.2 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 7,690 11.1 30,889 10.6 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 12,403 18.0 61,571 21.2 3,090,874 17.8

In Tuggeranong (Statistical Area Level 3), of people aged 15 years and over, 79.4% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 31.0% provided care for children and 11.1% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 18.0% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Tuggeranong % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 17,917 25.9 75,671 26.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 21,959 31.8 91,161 31.3 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 9,429 13.6 37,329 12.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 5,582 8.1 22,571 7.8 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Tuggeranong (Statistical Area Level 3), 31.8% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.6% worked 15 to 29 hours and 8.1% worked 30 hours or more.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition | weekly incomes | employment status of couple families

Families — family composition
Family composition Tuggeranong % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Couple family without children 7,800 32.0 35,150 37.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 12,057 49.4 43,191 46.2 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 4,206 17.2 13,601 14.6 901,637 15.9
Other family 330 1.4 1,452 1.6 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Tuggeranong (Statistical Area Level 3), 49.4% were couple families with children, 32.0% were couple families without children and 17.2% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Tuggeranong % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 19.4 -- 19.8 -- 17.6
Female -- 80.6 -- 80.2 -- 82.4

In Tuggeranong (Statistical Area Level 3) 19.4% of single parents were male and 80.6% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Tuggeranong % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Families without children 2,469 -- 2,662 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,897 -- 3,060 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Tuggeranong (Statistical Area Level 3), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,897 and those without children was $2,469.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Tuggeranong % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 6,595 33.2 24,454 31.2 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 643 3.2 2,579 3.3 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 4,416 22.2 16,099 20.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 2,577 13.0 10,520 13.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 776 3.9 3,301 4.2 251,191 5.4
Both not working 2,202 11.1 10,452 13.3 899,598 19.2
Other 1,589 8.0 6,140 7.8 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 1,059 5.3 4,800 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Tuggeranong (Statistical Area Level 3), of couple families, 33.2% had both partners employed full-time, 3.2% had both employed part-time and 22.2% had one employed full-time and the other part-time.

Expand Dwellings category,
includes dwelling structure | household composition | mortgage & rent | number of motor vehicles

Dwellings — dwelling structure

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling type Tuggeranong % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 30,335 94.8 129,423 92.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 1,657 5.2 10,196 7.3 934,470 10.7

In Tuggeranong (Statistical Area Level 3), 94.8% of private dwellings were occupied and 5.2% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Tuggeranong % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 26,031 85.8 94,266 72.8 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 3,510 11.6 18,811 14.5 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 781 2.6 16,071 12.4 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 6 0.0 228 0.2 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Tuggeranong (Statistical Area Level 3), 85.8% were separate houses, 11.6% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 2.6% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Tuggeranong % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 31 0.1 419 0.3 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 333 1.1 6,739 5.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 1,751 5.8 17,477 13.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 15,257 50.3 56,123 43.4 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 12,702 41.9 47,271 36.5 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 260 0.9 1,396 1.1 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.4 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.8 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Tuggeranong (Statistical Area Level 3), of occupied private dwellings 1.1% had 1 bedroom, 5.8% had 2 bedrooms and 50.3% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.4. The average household size was 2.8 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Tuggeranong % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 8,383 27.6 36,739 28.4 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 14,551 48.0 50,392 38.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 6,874 22.7 39,592 30.6 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 156 0.5 816 0.6 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 369 1.2 1,886 1.5 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Tuggeranong (Statistical Area Level 3), 27.6% were owned outright, 48.0% were owned with a mortgage and 22.7% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Tuggeranong % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Family households 23,945 78.9 91,979 71.1 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 5,531 18.2 30,248 23.4 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 858 2.8 7,198 5.6 321,007 4.1

In Tuggeranong (Statistical Area Level 3), of all households, 78.9% were family households, 18.2% were single person households and 2.8% were group households.

Household income Tuggeranong % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 11.4 -- 12.9 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 23.1 -- 23.7 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Tuggeranong (Statistical Area Level 3), 11.4% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 23.1% of households had a weekly income of more than $3,000.

Dwellings — 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 Tuggeranong % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Median rent 370 -- 380 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.2 -- 92.0 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 5.8 -- 8.0 -- 10.4
 
View the income fact sheet

Proportions in this table are calculated by taking the number of households whose rent payments were 30% or more of an imputed income measure and expressing this number as a proportion of the total number of households in an area, including those households which are not renting their dwelling (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. Further information on the method to impute income is available in the income fact sheet.

Mortgage monthly repayments Tuggeranong % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,000 -- 2,167 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.8 -- 92.2 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 9.2 -- 7.8 -- 9.9
 
View the income fact sheet

Proportions in this table are calculated by taking the number of households who own their dwelling, and whose mortgage payments were 30% or more of an imputed income measure and expressing this number as a proportion of the total number of households in an area, including those households which were renting their dwelling (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. Further information on the method to impute income is available in the income fact sheet.

Dwellings — number of motor vehicles
Number of registered motor vehicles Tuggeranong % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
None 1,131 3.7 7,978 6.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 9,277 30.6 47,517 36.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 12,687 41.8 50,278 38.8 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 6,712 22.1 21,104 16.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 526 1.7 2,548 2.0 234,292 3.0

In Tuggeranong (Statistical Area Level 3), 30.6% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 41.8% had two registered motor vehicles and 22.1% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

Expand Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people category,
includes selected people & dwelling characteristics

People characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
People characteristics Tuggeranong % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 1,800 -- 5,185 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 897 49.8 2,656 51.2 270,331 49.3
Female 903 50.2 2,529 48.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 20 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Tuggeranong (Statistical Area Level 3), there were 1,800 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 897 (or 49.8%) were male and 903 (or 50.2%) were female. The median age was 20 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Tuggeranong % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.3 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,803 -- 1,666 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Tuggeranong (Statistical Area Level 3), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.3, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,803.

Mortgage and rent Tuggeranong % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 300 -- 305 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,167 -- 2,167 -- 1,647 --

In Tuggeranong (Statistical Area Level 3), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $300 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,167.

LATEST ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (AEST) 28/03/2013

Some values may have been adjusted to avoid release of confidential data. This may have a significant impact on the calculated percentages.

The information contained in this QuickStat has been produced by the Australian Bureau of Statistics | It contains data from the 2011 Census of Population & Housing held on 9 August 2011 | Release date of this QuickStat was 28 March 2013 | Some values may have been adjusted to avoid release of confidential data | These adjustments may have a significant impact on the calculated percentages in QuickStats | For more information refer to Introduced Random Error in the 2011 Census Dictionary. For further enquiries contact the ABS National Information and Referral Service on 1300 135 070 | www.abs.gov.au/census

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