Teven, New South Wales

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New South Wales
Teven is located in New South Wales
Coordinates28°49′0″S 153°30′0″E / 28.81667°S 153.50000°E / -28.81667; 153.50000Coordinates: 28°49′0″S 153°30′0″E / 28.81667°S 153.50000°E / -28.81667; 153.50000
Population250 (2011 census)[1]
 • Density7.72/km2 (20.0/sq mi)
Area32.4 km2 (12.5 sq mi)
LGA(s)Ballina Shire
Localities around Teven:
Tintenbar Lennox Head
Alstonville Teven Ballina
Uralba Pimlico West Ballina

Teven is a village located on the Far North Coast of New South Wales (in Australia).

Administratively it is part of the Ballina Shire. It is located about 12 kilometres (7.5 mi) or 9 minutes car drive north-west from Ballina along the Pacific Highway. Sydney, the state capital, is located approximately 750 kilometres (470 mi) or 8.5 hours car drive south from Teven.


In the 2011 census, Teven is represented as a State suburb (SSC 12250). There were 250 usual residents living in Teven. Of this count, 130 (or 52%) were males and 120 (or 48%) were females. The median age for persons living in Teven was 44 years. By age, 20% of the population were under 15 years old, 75% were between 15 and 65, and 5% were over 65 years old. Most people living in Teven were born in Australia (85%).[1]


According to the 2011 census, the median individual income was $510 per week. The median family income was $1,083 per week and the median household income in 2006 was $1,228 per week.[1]

There were 134 people employed in 2011 (to give an employment to working age population ratio of 0.73), and 5 people unemployed. The most common occupations were Managers (21%); Technicians and Trade Workers (20%); and, Labourers (15%). The top 5 industries for employment were Fruit and Tree Nut Growing (12%), Sheep, Beef Cattle and Grain Farming (5%), Supermarket and Grocery Stores (4%), School Education (4%) and Adult, Community and Other Education (4%).[1]


In the 2011 census, the median housing loan repayment was $1,517 per month. This equated to marginally under 29% of median household income. The median rent was $190 per week. This equated to just over 15% of median household income. The average household size was 3 persons.[1]


The Unofficial Mayor of Teven is Mr Michael Murphy. A resident, farmer and local legend. Michael was one of the original local residents responsible for building and maintaining the near by cricket oval located in Tintenbar.


  1. ^ a b c d e "2011 Census QuickStats : Teven (State Suburb)". Australian Bureau of Statistics. 28 March 2013. Retrieved 26 April 2013.