2001 Census QuickStats

All people - location on Census Night

Australia | New South Wales | Local Government Areas

Willoughby (C)

Code LGA18250 (LGA)
People 58,319
Male 27,842
Female 30,477
Australian citizenship 47,046
People born overseas 21,625
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 1,035
Families 15,385
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 24,593
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Willoughby (C) % Australia %
Total 58,319 -- 18,769,249 --
Male 27,842 47.7 9,270,466 49.4
Female 30,477 52.3 9,498,783 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 97 0.2 410,003 2.2

On Census Night 7th August 2001, 58,319 people were counted in Willoughby (C) (Local Government Areas): of these 47.7% were male and 52.3% were female. Of the total population 0.2% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Willoughby (C) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 3,814 6.5 1,243,969 6.6
5-14 years 6,393 11.0 2,668,506 14.2
15-24 years 7,486 12.8 2,566,346 13.7
25-54 years 27,736 47.6 8,159,808 43.5
55-64 years 4,924 8.4 1,759,742 9.4
65 years and over 7,966 13.7 2,370,878 12.6

On Census Night 2001 in Willoughby (C) (Local Government Areas) there were 10,207 children aged 0-14 years and 12,890 people aged 55 years and over.

Selected characteristics Willoughby (C) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 47,046 80.7 16,559,774 88.2
People born overseas 21,625 37.1 4,105,444 21.9
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 1,035 1.7 203,101 1.1

On Census Night 2001 in Willoughby (C) (Local Government Areas), 47,046 people were Australian citizens, 21,625 were born overseas and 1,035 people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Willoughby (C) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 24,449 50.8 7,635,947 51.4
Separated or divorced 4,217 8.8 1,609,314 10.8
Widowed 3,048 6.3 919,904 6.2
Never married 16,392 34.1 4,691,609 31.6

On Census Night 2001 in Willoughby (C) (Local Government Areas), 50.8% of people aged 15 years and over were married, 8.8% were separated or divorced, 6.3% were widowed and 34.1% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Willoughby (C) % Australia %
Australia 33,307 57.1 13,629,481 72.6
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Willoughby (C) % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Willoughby (C) % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Willoughby (C) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 20,358 66.0 5,360,693 59.8
Worked part-time 8,457 27.4 2,689,709 30.0
Hours worked not stated 755 2.4 248,204 2.8
Unemployed 1,297 4.2 660,709 7.4
Not in the labour force 15,033 -- 5,265,426 --
Total in labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 30,867 -- 8,959,315 --
 
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During the week prior to Census Night 2001, 30,867 people aged 15 years and over in Willoughby (C) (Local Government Areas) were in the labour force. Of these 66.0% worked full-time, 27.4% worked part-time, 2.4% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 4.2% were unemployed. 15,033 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Willoughby (C) % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Expand Families category,
includes family type

Families — family type
Family type Willoughby (C) % Australia %
Couple family without children 5,668 36.8 1,764,167 35.7
Couple family with children 7,270 47.3 2,321,165 47.0
One parent family 1,967 12.8 762,632 15.4
Other family 480 3.1 88,864 1.8
Total families 15,385 -- 4,936,828 --

On Census Night 2001 in Willoughby (C) (Local Government Areas), 15,385 families were counted: of these, 36.8% were couple families without children, 47.3% were couple families with children, 12.8% were one parent families and 3.1% 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 Willoughby (C) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 22,863 93.0 7,072,202 90.8
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 24,593 -- 7,790,079 --

On Census Night 2001 in Willoughby (C) (Local Government Areas), 22,863 occupied private dwellings were counted.

Dwelling structure Willoughby (C) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 12,417 54.3 5,327,309 75.3
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 2,054 9.0 632,176 8.9
Flat, unit or apartment 8,006 35.0 923,139 13.1
Other dwelling 69 0.3 134,274 1.9
Dwelling type not stated 317 1.4 55,304 0.8

On Census Night 2001, of occupied private dwellings counted in Willoughby (C) (Local Government Areas), 54.3% were separate houses, 9.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 35.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.3% were other dwellings.

Tenure Willoughby (C) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 9,812 42.9 2,810,917 39.7
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 4,299 18.8 1,872,132 26.5
Rented (includes rent-free) 6,921 30.3 1,858,324 26.3
Other tenure type 555 2.4 196,026 2.8
Tenure type not stated 1,275 5.6 334,803 4.7

On Census Night 2001 in Willoughby (C) (Local Government Areas), 42.9% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 18.8% were being purchased and 30.3% were rented.

Landlord type Willoughby (C) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 4,506 65.1 813,633 43.8
State or Territory housing authority 342 4.9 317,171 17.1
Other landlord type 1,999 28.9 705,122 37.9
Landlord type not stated 75 1.1 22,398 1.2

On Census Night 2001 in Willoughby (C) (Local Government Areas), of the occupied private dwellings being rented 65.1% were rented from a real estate agent, 4.9% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 28.9% were rented from an other landlord type.

Dwellings — household type
Household type Willoughby (C) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 15,168 66.3 4,866,031 68.8
Single (or lone) person households 5,095 22.3 1,616,213 22.9
Group households 1,353 5.9 262,551 3.7

On Census Night 2001 in Willoughby (C) (Local Government Areas), 66.3% of the occupied private dwellings were family households, 22.3% were single (or lone) person households and 5.9% 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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