2001 Census QuickStats

All people - location on Census Night

Australia | New South Wales | Local Government Areas

Wyong (A)

Code LGA18550 (LGA)
People 130,536
Male 63,243
Female 67,293
Australian citizenship 118,808
People born overseas 15,677
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 318
Families 35,919
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 57,916
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Wyong (A) % Australia %
Total 130,536 -- 18,769,249 --
Male 63,243 48.4 9,270,466 49.4
Female 67,293 51.6 9,498,783 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 2,565 2.0 410,003 2.2

On Census Night 7th August 2001, 130,536 people were counted in Wyong (A) (Local Government Areas): of these 48.4% were male and 51.6% were female. Of the total population 2.0% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Wyong (A) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 9,419 7.2 1,243,969 6.6
5-14 years 20,180 15.5 2,668,506 14.2
15-24 years 14,848 11.4 2,566,346 13.7
25-54 years 50,564 38.7 8,159,808 43.5
55-64 years 12,582 9.6 1,759,742 9.4
65 years and over 22,943 17.6 2,370,878 12.6

On Census Night 2001 in Wyong (A) (Local Government Areas) there were 29,599 children aged 0-14 years and 35,525 people aged 55 years and over.

Selected characteristics Wyong (A) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 118,808 91.0 16,559,774 88.2
People born overseas 15,677 12.0 4,105,444 21.9
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 318 0.2 203,101 1.1

On Census Night 2001 in Wyong (A) (Local Government Areas), 118,808 people were Australian citizens, 15,677 were born overseas and 318 people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Wyong (A) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 52,356 51.9 7,635,947 51.4
Separated or divorced 13,777 13.6 1,609,314 10.8
Widowed 8,492 8.4 919,904 6.2
Never married 26,310 26.1 4,691,609 31.6

On Census Night 2001 in Wyong (A) (Local Government Areas), 51.9% of people aged 15 years and over were married, 13.6% were separated or divorced, 8.4% were widowed and 26.1% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Wyong (A) % Australia %
Australia 107,532 82.4 13,629,481 72.6
 
Other top responses

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

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

People — employment
Employment Wyong (A) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 28,848 55.0 5,360,693 59.8
Worked part-time 16,889 32.2 2,689,709 30.0
Hours worked not stated 1,494 2.8 248,204 2.8
Unemployed 5,257 10.0 660,709 7.4
Not in the labour force 44,083 -- 5,265,426 --
Total in labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 52,488 -- 8,959,315 --
 
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During the week prior to Census Night 2001, 52,488 people aged 15 years and over in Wyong (A) (Local Government Areas) were in the labour force. Of these 55.0% worked full-time, 32.2% worked part-time, 2.8% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 10.0% were unemployed. 44,083 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Expand Families category,
includes family type

Families — family type
Family type Wyong (A) % Australia %
Couple family without children 13,712 38.2 1,764,167 35.7
Couple family with children 15,121 42.1 2,321,165 47.0
One parent family 6,643 18.5 762,632 15.4
Other family 443 1.2 88,864 1.8
Total families 35,919 -- 4,936,828 --

On Census Night 2001 in Wyong (A) (Local Government Areas), 35,919 families were counted: of these, 38.2% were couple families without children, 42.1% were couple families with children, 18.5% were one parent families and 1.2% 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 Wyong (A) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 50,824 87.8 7,072,202 90.8
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 57,916 -- 7,790,079 --

On Census Night 2001 in Wyong (A) (Local Government Areas), 50,824 occupied private dwellings were counted.

Dwelling structure Wyong (A) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 42,426 83.5 5,327,309 75.3
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 4,124 8.1 632,176 8.9
Flat, unit or apartment 2,282 4.5 923,139 13.1
Other dwelling 1,443 2.8 134,274 1.9
Dwelling type not stated 549 1.1 55,304 0.8

On Census Night 2001, of occupied private dwellings counted in Wyong (A) (Local Government Areas), 83.5% were separate houses, 8.1% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 4.5% were flats, units or apartments and 2.8% were other dwellings.

Tenure Wyong (A) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 21,885 43.1 2,810,917 39.7
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 13,305 26.2 1,872,132 26.5
Rented (includes rent-free) 12,114 23.8 1,858,324 26.3
Other tenure type 1,352 2.7 196,026 2.8
Tenure type not stated 2,170 4.3 334,803 4.7

On Census Night 2001 in Wyong (A) (Local Government Areas), 43.1% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 26.2% were being purchased and 23.8% were rented.

Landlord type Wyong (A) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 6,484 53.5 813,633 43.8
State or Territory housing authority 1,656 13.7 317,171 17.1
Other landlord type 3,826 31.6 705,122 37.9
Landlord type not stated 145 1.2 22,398 1.2

On Census Night 2001 in Wyong (A) (Local Government Areas), of the occupied private dwellings being rented 53.5% were rented from a real estate agent, 13.7% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 31.6% were rented from an other landlord type.

Dwellings — household type
Household type Wyong (A) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 35,406 69.7 4,866,031 68.8
Single (or lone) person households 12,575 24.7 1,616,213 22.9
Group households 1,337 2.6 262,551 3.7

On Census Night 2001 in Wyong (A) (Local Government Areas), 69.7% of the occupied private dwellings were family households, 24.7% were single (or lone) person households and 2.6% 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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