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McMahons Point

Code SSC11500 (SSC)
People 2,344
Male 1,086
Female 1,258
Median age 39
Families 595
Average children per family 1.5
All private dwellings 1,505
Average people per household 1.9
Median weekly household income $2,549
Median monthly mortgage repayments $3,000
Median weekly rent $490
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.1
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People McMahons Point % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 2,344 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 1,086 46.3 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 1,258 53.7 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 3 0.1 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 2,344 people in McMahons Point (State Suburbs) of these 46.3% were male and 53.7% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.1% of the population.

Age McMahons Point % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 81 3.5 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 64 2.7 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 40 1.7 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 54 2.3 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 125 5.3 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 265 11.3 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 299 12.8 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 240 10.2 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 174 7.4 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 180 7.7 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 150 6.4 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 160 6.8 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 180 7.7 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 132 5.6 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 92 3.9 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 48 2.0 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 27 1.2 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 33 1.4 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 39 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in McMahons Point (State Suburbs) was 39 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 8.0% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 14.3% of the population.

Registered marital status McMahons Point % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 906 41.9 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 64 3.0 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 219 10.1 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 75 3.5 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 896 41.5 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in McMahons Point (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 41.9% were married and 13.1% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status McMahons Point % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 50 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 54 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 58 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 72 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 31 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in McMahons Point (State Suburbs) was 50 years and the median age of people never married was 31 years.

Social marital status McMahons Point % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 748 41.0 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 300 16.4 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 778 42.6 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In McMahons Point (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 41.0% of people were in a registered marriage and 16.4% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status McMahons Point % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 52 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 32 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 39 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in McMahons Point (State Suburbs) was 52 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 32 years.

Education McMahons Point % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 18 2.9 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 42 6.7 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 7 1.1 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 16 2.5 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 11 1.7 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 15 2.4 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 21 3.3 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 38 6.0 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 161 25.6 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 25 4.0 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 275 43.7 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 629 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In McMahons Point (State Suburbs) 26.7% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 10.2% were in primary school, 7.3% in secondary school and 31.7% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses McMahons Point % New South Wales % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth McMahons Point % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 1,326 56.5 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses McMahons Point % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 835 40.5 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 145 7.0 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 134 6.5 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 947 45.9 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In McMahons Point (State Suburbs), 45.9% of people had both parents born in Australia and 40.5% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses McMahons Point % New South Wales % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) McMahons Point % New South Wales % Australia %

People — employment
Employment McMahons Point % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,056 69.7 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 331 21.8 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 73 4.8 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 55 3.6 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 1,515 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 1,515 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in McMahons Point (State Suburbs). Of these 69.7% were employed full time, 21.8% were employed part-time and 3.6% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked McMahons Point % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 117 8.0 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 121 8.3 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 94 6.4 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 161 11.0 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 895 61.4 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in McMahons Point (State Suburbs), 8.0% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.3% worked 16 to 24 hours and 61.4% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status McMahons Point % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 36 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 51 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in McMahons Point (State Suburbs) was 36 years and for people who were employed part-time was 51 years.

Occupation McMahons Point % New South Wales % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Occupation Chart
Industry of employment, top responses McMahons Point % New South Wales % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes McMahons Point % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 1,362 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 3,012 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 2,549 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in McMahons Point (State Suburbs) was $1,362.

Travel to work, top responses McMahons Point % New South Wales % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work McMahons Point % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,624 75.3 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 352 16.3 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 204 9.4 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 440 20.4 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In McMahons Point (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 75.3% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 16.3% provided care for children and 9.4% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 20.4% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours McMahons Point % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 702 32.5 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 646 29.9 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 195 9.0 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 82 3.8 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in McMahons Point (State Suburbs), 29.9% worked 5 to 14 hours, 9.0% worked 15 to 29 hours and 3.8% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition McMahons Point % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 405 68.0 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 142 23.8 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 46 7.7 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 3 0.5 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in McMahons Point (State Suburbs), 23.8% were couple families with children, 68.0% were couple families without children and 7.7% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents McMahons Point % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 24.5 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 75.5 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In McMahons Point (State Suburbs) 24.5% of single parents were male and 75.5% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes McMahons Point % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 3,397 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 3,937 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In McMahons Point (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $3,937 and those without children was $3,397.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families McMahons Point % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 195 35.8 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 36 6.6 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 70 12.9 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 77 14.2 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 28 5.1 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 53 9.7 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 35 6.4 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 50 9.2 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In McMahons Point (State Suburbs), of couple families, 35.8% had both partners employed full-time, 6.6% had both employed part-time and 12.9% 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 McMahons Point % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,115 85.4 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 190 14.6 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In McMahons Point (State Suburbs), 85.4% of private dwellings were occupied and 14.6% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure McMahons Point % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 198 17.8 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 192 17.2 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 720 64.6 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 0 0.0 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in McMahons Point (State Suburbs), 17.8% were separate houses, 17.2% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 64.6% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms McMahons Point % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 45 4.0 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 330 29.6 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 384 34.5 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 255 22.9 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 93 8.4 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 6 0.5 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 1.9 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In McMahons Point (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 29.6% had 1 bedroom, 34.5% had 2 bedrooms and 22.9% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2. The average household size was 1.9 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure McMahons Point % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 315 28.3 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 195 17.5 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 591 53.0 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 3 0.3 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 11 1.0 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in McMahons Point (State Suburbs), 28.3% were owned outright, 17.5% were owned with a mortgage and 53.0% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition McMahons Point % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 595 53.4 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 453 40.6 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 67 6.0 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In McMahons Point (State Suburbs), of all households, 53.4% were family households, 40.6% were single person households and 6.0% were group households.

Household income McMahons Point % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 9.2 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 27.8 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In McMahons Point (State Suburbs), 9.2% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 27.8% 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 McMahons Point % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 490 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 86.0 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 14.0 -- 11.6 -- 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 McMahons Point % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 3,000 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.2 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 5.8 -- 10.5 -- 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 McMahons Point % New South Wales % Australia %
None 227 20.4 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 602 54.1 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 238 21.4 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 35 3.1 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 11 1.0 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In McMahons Point (State Suburbs), 54.1% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 21.4% had two registered motor vehicles and 3.1% 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 McMahons Point % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 3 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 0 0.0 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 3 100.0 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 54 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in McMahons Point (State Suburbs), there were 3 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 0 (or 0.0%) were male and 3 (or 100.0%) were female. The median age was 54 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics McMahons Point % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 0 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 0 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In McMahons Point (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 0, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $0.

Mortgage and rent McMahons Point % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 0 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In McMahons Point (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $0 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $0.

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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