2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | New South Wales | Local Government Areas

Waverley (A)

Code LGA18050 (LGA)
People 60,715
Male 29,939
Female 30,776
Median age 35
Australian citizenship 42,852
People born overseas 20,998
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 1,856
Families 13,165
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 30,305
Average people per household 2.2
Median weekly household income $1,446
Median monthly mortgage repayment $2,341
Median weekly rent $350
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Expand People category,
includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Waverley (A) % Australia %
Total 60,715 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 29,939 49.3 9,799,252 49.4
Female 30,776 50.7 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 196 0.3 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 60,715 people were usually resident in Waverley (A) (Local Government Areas): of these 49.3% were male and 50.7% were female. Of the total population 0.3% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Waverley (A) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 3,572 5.9 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 5,010 8.3 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 6,524 10.7 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 32,046 52.8 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 5,640 9.3 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 7,923 13.0 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 35 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 14.1% of people usually resident in Waverley (A) (Local Government Areas) were children aged 0-14 years, and 22.3% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 35 years.

Selected characteristics Waverley (A) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 42,852 70.6 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 20,998 34.6 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 1,856 3.1 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 70.6% of people usually resident in Waverley (A) (Local Government Areas) were Australian citizens, 34.6% were born overseas and 3.1% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Waverley (A) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 19,477 37.4 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 5,516 10.6 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 2,769 5.3 936,813 5.9
Never married 24,366 46.7 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 37.4% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Waverley (A) (Local Government Areas) were married, 10.6% were either separated or divorced, 5.3% were widowed and 46.7% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Waverley (A) % Australia %
Australia 29,334 48.3 14,072,944 70.9
 
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 20,678 66.1 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 7,838 25.1 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 1,020 3.3 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 643 2.1 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 1,083 3.5 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 11,804 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 31,262 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 31,262 people aged 15 years and over in Waverley (A) (Local Government Areas) were in the labour force. Of these 66.1% worked full-time, 25.1% worked part-time, 3.3% were away from work, 2.1% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 3.5% were unemployed. 11,804 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

Median weekly incomes Waverley (A) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 765 -- 466 --
Family 1,928 -- 1,171 --
Household 1,446 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Waverley (A) (Local Government Areas), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $765, the median family income was $1,928 and the median household income was $1,446.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Waverley (A) % Australia %
Couple family without children 5,774 43.9 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 5,327 40.5 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 1,701 12.9 823,254 15.8
Other family 363 2.8 89,686 1.7
Total families 13,165 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 13,165 families in Waverley (A) (Local Government Areas): of these 43.9% were couple families without children, 40.5% were couple families with children, 12.9% were one parent families and 2.8% were other families.

Expand Dwellings category,
includes dwelling structure | dwelling characteristics | household composition

Dwellings — dwelling structure

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

Dwelling type Waverley (A) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 27,389 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 30,305 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 27,389 occupied private dwellings were counted in Waverley (A) (Local Government Areas).

Dwelling structure Waverley (A) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 5,808 21.2 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 4,580 16.7 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 16,792 61.3 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 201 0.7 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 8 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Waverley (A) (Local Government Areas), 21.2% were separate houses, 16.7% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 61.3% were flats, units or apartments and 0.7% were other dwellings.

Tenure Waverley (A) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 6,637 24.2 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 5,191 19.0 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 10,432 38.1 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 140 0.5 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 4,989 18.2 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Waverley (A) (Local Government Areas), 24.2% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 19.0% were owned with a mortgage and 38.1% were rented.

Landlord type Waverley (A) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 7,137 68.4 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 387 3.7 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 2,676 25.7 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 234 2.2 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Waverley (A) (Local Government Areas), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 68.4% were rented from a real estate agent, 3.7% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 25.7% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Waverley (A) % Australia %
Median weekly rent 350 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 2,341 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.2 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Waverley (A) (Local Government Areas), the median weekly rent was $350. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,341. The average people per household was 2.2 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.2.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Waverley (A) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 13,025 47.6 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 7,421 27.1 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 2,362 8.6 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Waverley (A) (Local Government Areas), 47.6% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 27.1% were single (or lone) person households and 8.6% were group households.

LATEST ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (AEST) 25/10/2007

The information contained in this QuickStat has been produced by the Australian Bureau of Statistics. It contains data from the 2006 Census of Population & Housing held on 9 August 2006. 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 2006 Census of Population & Housing held on 9 August 2006. 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 2006 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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