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Salamander Bay

Code SSC12031 (SSC)
People 4,844
Male 2,274
Female 2,570
Median age 50
Families 1,355
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 2,422
Average people per household 2.2
Median weekly household income $857
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,733
Median weekly rent $270
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.6
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Salamander Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 4,844 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 2,274 46.9 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 2,570 53.1 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 101 2.1 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 4,844 people in Salamander Bay (State Suburbs) of these 46.9% were male and 53.1% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 2.1% of the population.

Age Salamander Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 227 4.7 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 277 5.7 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 275 5.7 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 275 5.7 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 188 3.9 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 155 3.2 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 178 3.7 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 247 5.1 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 273 5.6 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 293 6.0 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 315 6.5 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 267 5.5 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 359 7.4 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 413 8.5 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 374 7.7 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 314 6.5 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 223 4.6 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 192 4.0 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 50 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Salamander Bay (State Suburbs) was 50 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 16.2% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 31.3% of the population.

Registered marital status Salamander Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 2,150 52.9 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 137 3.4 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 441 10.9 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 421 10.4 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 915 22.5 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Salamander Bay (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 52.9% were married and 14.2% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Salamander Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 62 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 50 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 59 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 78 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 25 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Salamander Bay (State Suburbs) was 62 years and the median age of people never married was 25 years.

Social marital status Salamander Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 1,922 53.9 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 275 7.7 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 1,372 38.4 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Salamander Bay (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 53.9% of people were in a registered marriage and 7.7% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Salamander Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 62 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 41 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 50 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Salamander Bay (State Suburbs) was 62 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 41 years.

Education Salamander Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 80 6.0 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 258 19.4 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 30 2.3 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 41 3.1 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 201 15.1 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 25 1.9 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 53 4.0 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 87 6.5 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 98 7.4 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 15 1.1 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 444 33.3 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 1,332 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Salamander Bay (State Suburbs) 27.5% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 24.7% were in primary school, 20.9% in secondary school and 13.8% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Salamander Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 3,814 78.7 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Salamander Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 793 17.9 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 315 7.1 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 201 4.5 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 3,114 70.4 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Salamander Bay (State Suburbs), 70.4% of people had both parents born in Australia and 17.9% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Salamander Bay % New South Wales % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Salamander Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 929 52.7 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 616 34.9 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 123 7.0 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 95 5.4 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 1,763 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 1,763 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Salamander Bay (State Suburbs). Of these 52.7% were employed full time, 34.9% were employed part-time and 5.4% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Salamander Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 218 13.1 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 164 9.9 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 232 13.9 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 271 16.3 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 659 39.6 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Salamander Bay (State Suburbs), 13.1% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.9% worked 16 to 24 hours and 39.6% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Salamander Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 43 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 44 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Salamander Bay (State Suburbs) was 43 years and for people who were employed part-time was 44 years.

Occupation Salamander Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Salamander Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 458 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,075 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 857 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Salamander Bay (State Suburbs) was $458.

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

Unpaid work Salamander Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 2,785 68.5 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 977 24.0 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 481 11.8 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 683 16.8 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Salamander Bay (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 68.5% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 24.0% provided care for children and 11.8% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 16.8% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Salamander Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 679 16.7 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 998 24.6 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 630 15.5 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 480 11.8 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Salamander Bay (State Suburbs), 24.6% worked 5 to 14 hours, 15.5% worked 15 to 29 hours and 11.8% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Salamander Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 702 51.8 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 426 31.4 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 217 16.0 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 10 0.7 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Salamander Bay (State Suburbs), 31.4% were couple families with children, 51.8% were couple families without children and 16.0% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Salamander Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 16.1 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 83.9 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Salamander Bay (State Suburbs) 16.1% of single parents were male and 83.9% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Salamander Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 1,554 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,068 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Salamander Bay (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,068 and those without children was $1,554.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Salamander Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 128 11.4 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 39 3.5 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 195 17.4 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 116 10.3 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 57 5.1 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 454 40.5 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 62 5.5 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 71 6.3 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Salamander Bay (State Suburbs), of couple families, 11.4% had both partners employed full-time, 3.5% had both employed part-time and 17.4% 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 Salamander Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,963 85.8 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 326 14.2 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Salamander Bay (State Suburbs), 85.8% of private dwellings were occupied and 14.2% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Salamander Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,259 64.1 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 532 27.1 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 120 6.1 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 46 2.3 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Salamander Bay (State Suburbs), 64.1% were separate houses, 27.1% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 6.1% were flats, units or apartments and 2.3% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Salamander Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 78 4.0 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 375 19.1 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 885 45.1 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 579 29.5 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 46 2.3 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.1 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.2 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Salamander Bay (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 4.0% had 1 bedroom, 19.1% had 2 bedrooms and 45.1% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.1. The average household size was 2.2 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Salamander Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 882 44.9 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 415 21.1 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 557 28.4 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 43 2.2 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 66 3.4 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Salamander Bay (State Suburbs), 44.9% were owned outright, 21.1% were owned with a mortgage and 28.4% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Salamander Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 1,332 67.8 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 589 30.0 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 44 2.2 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Salamander Bay (State Suburbs), of all households, 67.8% were family households, 30.0% were single person households and 2.2% were group households.

Household income Salamander Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 34.7 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 5.1 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Salamander Bay (State Suburbs), 34.7% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 5.1% 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 Salamander Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 270 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 89.4 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 10.6 -- 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 Salamander Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,733 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.7 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 7.3 -- 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 Salamander Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
None 137 7.0 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 877 44.7 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 686 34.9 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 192 9.8 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 72 3.7 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Salamander Bay (State Suburbs), 44.7% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 34.9% had two registered motor vehicles and 9.8% 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 Salamander Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 100 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 46 46.0 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 54 54.0 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 19 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Salamander Bay (State Suburbs), there were 100 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 46 (or 46.0%) were male and 54 (or 54.0%) were female. The median age was 19 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Salamander Bay % 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 2.7 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 862 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Salamander Bay (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.7, with 1.1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $862.

Mortgage and rent Salamander Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 268 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,170 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Salamander Bay (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $268 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,170.

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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