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Telegraph Point

Code SSC12233 (SSC)
People 619
Male 320
Female 299
Median age 46
Families 178
Average children per family 2
All private dwellings 246
Average people per household 2.7
Median weekly household income $1,068
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,560
Median weekly rent $150
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.1
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Telegraph Point % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 619 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 320 51.7 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 299 48.3 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 21 3.4 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 619 people in Telegraph Point (State Suburbs) of these 51.7% were male and 48.3% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 3.4% of the population.

Age Telegraph Point % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 28 4.5 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 29 4.7 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 52 8.4 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 57 9.2 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 22 3.6 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 21 3.4 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 20 3.2 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 27 4.4 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 47 7.6 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 49 7.9 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 82 13.2 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 60 9.7 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 45 7.3 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 31 5.0 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 20 3.2 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 14 2.3 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 11 1.8 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 4 0.6 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 46 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Telegraph Point (State Suburbs) was 46 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 18.1% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 13.1% of the population.

Registered marital status Telegraph Point % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 263 51.7 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 19 3.7 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 60 11.8 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 18 3.5 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 149 29.3 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Telegraph Point (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 51.7% were married and 15.6% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Telegraph Point % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 53 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 51 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 58 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 78 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 27 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Telegraph Point (State Suburbs) was 53 years and the median age of people never married was 27 years.

Social marital status Telegraph Point % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 243 51.9 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 59 12.6 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 166 35.5 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Telegraph Point (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 51.9% of people were in a registered marriage and 12.6% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Telegraph Point % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 53 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 46 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 34 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Telegraph Point (State Suburbs) was 53 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 46 years.

Education Telegraph Point % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 6 3.5 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 26 15.0 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 13 7.5 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 4 2.3 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 23 13.3 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 25 14.5 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 12 6.9 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 22 12.7 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 7 4.0 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 3 1.7 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 32 18.5 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 173 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Telegraph Point (State Suburbs) 28.2% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 25.0% were in primary school, 34.9% in secondary school and 15.7% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Telegraph Point % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 518 83.5 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Telegraph Point % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 83 13.9 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 29 4.9 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 37 6.2 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 448 75.0 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Telegraph Point (State Suburbs), 75.0% of people had both parents born in Australia and 13.9% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Telegraph Point % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 167 55.1 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 102 33.7 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 12 4.0 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 22 7.3 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 303 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 303 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Telegraph Point (State Suburbs). Of these 55.1% were employed full time, 33.7% were employed part-time and 7.3% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Telegraph Point % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 30 10.8 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 37 13.3 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 33 11.8 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 48 17.2 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 119 42.7 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Telegraph Point (State Suburbs), 10.8% worked 1 to 15 hours, 13.3% worked 16 to 24 hours and 42.7% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Telegraph Point % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 48 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 48 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Telegraph Point (State Suburbs) was 48 years and for people who were employed part-time was 48 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Telegraph Point % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 449 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,286 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,068 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Telegraph Point (State Suburbs) was $449.

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

Unpaid work Telegraph Point % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 394 77.3 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 139 27.4 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 77 15.2 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 94 18.5 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Telegraph Point (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 77.3% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 27.4% provided care for children and 15.2% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 18.5% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Telegraph Point % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 93 18.2 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 133 26.1 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 90 17.6 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 78 15.3 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Telegraph Point (State Suburbs), 26.1% worked 5 to 14 hours, 17.6% worked 15 to 29 hours and 15.3% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Telegraph Point % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 76 42.5 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 83 46.4 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 20 11.2 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 0 0.0 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Telegraph Point (State Suburbs), 46.4% were couple families with children, 42.5% were couple families without children and 11.2% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Telegraph Point % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 19.0 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 81.0 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Telegraph Point (State Suburbs) 19.0% of single parents were male and 81.0% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Telegraph Point % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 1,643 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,750 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Telegraph Point (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,750 and those without children was $1,643.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Telegraph Point % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 27 17.0 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 8 5.0 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 34 21.4 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 16 10.1 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 13 8.2 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 40 25.2 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 5 3.1 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 16 10.1 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Telegraph Point (State Suburbs), of couple families, 17.0% had both partners employed full-time, 5.0% had both employed part-time and 21.4% 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 Telegraph Point % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 219 90.9 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 22 9.1 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Telegraph Point (State Suburbs), 90.9% of private dwellings were occupied and 9.1% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Telegraph Point % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 214 98.6 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 3 1.4 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 0 0.0 465,189 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 Telegraph Point (State Suburbs), 98.6% were separate houses, 1.4% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Telegraph Point % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 6 2.8 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 21 9.7 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 96 44.2 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 88 40.6 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 6 2.8 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.4 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.7 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Telegraph Point (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 2.8% had 1 bedroom, 9.7% had 2 bedrooms and 44.2% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.4. The average household size was 2.7 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Telegraph Point % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 80 37.2 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 97 45.1 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 29 13.5 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 4 1.9 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 5 2.3 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Telegraph Point (State Suburbs), 37.2% were owned outright, 45.1% were owned with a mortgage and 13.5% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Telegraph Point % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 168 77.8 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 37 17.1 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 11 5.1 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Telegraph Point (State Suburbs), of all households, 77.8% were family households, 17.1% were single person households and 5.1% were group households.

Household income Telegraph Point % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 24.7 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 3.2 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Telegraph Point (State Suburbs), 24.7% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 3.2% 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 Telegraph Point % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 150 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.8 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 5.2 -- 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 Telegraph Point % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,560 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 87.2 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 12.8 -- 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 Telegraph Point % New South Wales % Australia %
None 5 2.3 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 50 23.1 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 92 42.6 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 64 29.6 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 5 2.3 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Telegraph Point (State Suburbs), 23.1% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 42.6% had two registered motor vehicles and 29.6% 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 Telegraph Point % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 22 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 8 36.4 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 14 63.6 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 40 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Telegraph Point (State Suburbs), there were 22 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 8 (or 36.4%) were male and 14 (or 63.6%) were female. The median age was 40 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Telegraph 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 3.7 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,375 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Telegraph Point (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.7, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,375.

Mortgage and rent Telegraph 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 1,825 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Telegraph 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 $1,825.

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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