2001 Census QuickStats

All people - location on Census Night

Australia | New South Wales | Local Government Areas

Waverley (A)

Code LGA18050 (LGA)
People 58,769
Male 28,454
Female 30,315
Australian citizenship 44,438
People born overseas 21,998
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 1,906
Families 13,591
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 29,525
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Waverley (A) % Australia %
Total 58,769 -- 18,769,249 --
Male 28,454 48.4 9,270,466 49.4
Female 30,315 51.6 9,498,783 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 199 0.3 410,003 2.2

On Census Night 7th August 2001, 58,769 people were counted in Waverley (A) (Local Government Areas): of these 48.4% were male and 51.6% were female. Of the total population 0.3% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Waverley (A) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 3,040 5.2 1,243,969 6.6
5-14 years 5,128 8.7 2,668,506 14.2
15-24 years 7,123 12.1 2,566,346 13.7
25-54 years 30,699 52.2 8,159,808 43.5
55-64 years 4,789 8.1 1,759,742 9.4
65 years and over 7,990 13.6 2,370,878 12.6

On Census Night 2001 in Waverley (A) (Local Government Areas) there were 8,168 children aged 0-14 years and 12,779 people aged 55 years and over.

Selected characteristics Waverley (A) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 44,438 75.6 16,559,774 88.2
People born overseas 21,998 37.4 4,105,444 21.9
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 1,906 3.1 203,101 1.1

On Census Night 2001 in Waverley (A) (Local Government Areas), 44,438 people were Australian citizens, 21,998 were born overseas and 1,906 people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Waverley (A) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 19,268 38.1 7,635,947 51.4
Separated or divorced 5,569 11.0 1,609,314 10.8
Widowed 3,184 6.3 919,904 6.2
Never married 22,582 44.6 4,691,609 31.6

On Census Night 2001 in Waverley (A) (Local Government Areas), 38.1% of people aged 15 years and over were married, 11.0% were separated or divorced, 6.3% were widowed and 44.6% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Waverley (A) % Australia %
Australia 30,275 51.5 13,629,481 72.6
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Waverley (A) % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Waverley (A) % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Waverley (A) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 21,574 65.8 5,360,693 59.8
Worked part-time 8,855 27.0 2,689,709 30.0
Hours worked not stated 745 2.3 248,204 2.8
Unemployed 1,599 4.9 660,709 7.4
Not in the labour force 13,039 -- 5,265,426 --
Total in labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 32,773 -- 8,959,315 --
 
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During the week prior to Census Night 2001, 32,773 people aged 15 years and over in Waverley (A) (Local Government Areas) were in the labour force. Of these 65.8% worked full-time, 27.0% worked part-time, 2.3% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 4.9% were unemployed. 13,039 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Waverley (A) % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Industry of employment, top responses Waverley (A) % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Expand Families category,
includes family type

Families — family type
Family type Waverley (A) % Australia %
Couple family without children 6,059 44.6 1,764,167 35.7
Couple family with children 5,111 37.6 2,321,165 47.0
One parent family 1,951 14.4 762,632 15.4
Other family 470 3.5 88,864 1.8
Total families 13,591 -- 4,936,828 --

On Census Night 2001 in Waverley (A) (Local Government Areas), 13,591 families were counted: of these, 44.6% were couple families without children, 37.6% were couple families with children, 14.4% were one parent families and 3.5% were other families.

Expand Dwellings category,
includes dwelling structure | household type

Dwellings — dwelling structure

Dwellings include visitor only and other not-classifiable households unless otherwise stated

Dwelling type Waverley (A) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 26,850 90.9 7,072,202 90.8
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 29,525 -- 7,790,079 --

On Census Night 2001 in Waverley (A) (Local Government Areas), 26,850 occupied private dwellings were counted.

Dwelling structure Waverley (A) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 4,815 17.9 5,327,309 75.3
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 5,030 18.7 632,176 8.9
Flat, unit or apartment 16,456 61.3 923,139 13.1
Other dwelling 207 0.8 134,274 1.9
Dwelling type not stated 342 1.3 55,304 0.8

On Census Night 2001, of occupied private dwellings counted in Waverley (A) (Local Government Areas), 17.9% were separate houses, 18.7% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 61.3% were flats, units or apartments and 0.8% were other dwellings.

Tenure Waverley (A) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 8,801 32.8 2,810,917 39.7
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 3,502 13.0 1,872,132 26.5
Rented (includes rent-free) 10,837 40.4 1,858,324 26.3
Other tenure type 645 2.4 196,026 2.8
Tenure type not stated 3,065 11.4 334,803 4.7

On Census Night 2001 in Waverley (A) (Local Government Areas), 32.8% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 13.0% were being purchased and 40.4% were rented.

Landlord type Waverley (A) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 6,740 62.2 813,633 43.8
State or Territory housing authority 374 3.5 317,171 17.1
Other landlord type 3,621 33.4 705,122 37.9
Landlord type not stated 107 1.0 22,398 1.2

On Census Night 2001 in Waverley (A) (Local Government Areas), of the occupied private dwellings being rented 62.2% were rented from a real estate agent, 3.5% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 33.4% were rented from an other landlord type.

Dwellings — household type
Household type Waverley (A) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 13,467 50.2 4,866,031 68.8
Single (or lone) person households 7,654 28.5 1,616,213 22.9
Group households 2,641 9.8 262,551 3.7

On Census Night 2001 in Waverley (A) (Local Government Areas), 50.2% of the occupied private dwellings were family households, 28.5% were single (or lone) person households and 9.8% were group households.

LATEST ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (AEST) 9/03/2006

Data for this Quickstats has been sourced from the 2001 Basic Community Profile catalogue No. 2001.0 and the 2001 Indigenous Profile catalogue No. 2002.0. Indigenous Statistics are only available for selected geographic areas. The information contained in this QuickStat has been produced by the Australian Bureau of Statistics. It contains data from the 2001 Census of Population & Housing held on 7 August 2001. 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. For further enquiries contact the ABS National Information and Referral Service on 1300 135 070 | www.abs.gov.au/census

Census Data Quality.

The information contained in this QuickStat has been produced by the Australian Bureau of Statistics. It contains data from the 2001 Census of Population & Housing held on 7 August 2001. 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 2001 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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