2006 Census QuickStats

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Woollahra (A)

Code LGA18500 (LGA)
People 50,161
Male 23,333
Female 26,828
Median age 38
Australian citizenship 38,449
People born overseas 15,446
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 878
Families 11,639
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 25,647
Average people per household 2.2
Median weekly household income $1,917
Median monthly mortgage repayment $2,800
Median weekly rent $390
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People — demographics
People Woollahra (A) % Australia %
Total 50,161 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 23,333 46.5 9,799,252 49.4
Female 26,828 53.5 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 99 0.2 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 50,161 people were usually resident in Woollahra (A) (Local Government Areas): of these 46.5% were male and 53.5% were female. Of the total population 0.2% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Woollahra (A) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 2,580 5.1 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 4,682 9.3 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 5,612 11.2 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 22,886 45.6 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 6,459 12.9 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 7,944 15.8 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 38 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 14.5% of people usually resident in Woollahra (A) (Local Government Areas) were children aged 0-14 years, and 28.7% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 38 years.

Selected characteristics Woollahra (A) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 38,449 76.7 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 15,446 30.8 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 878 1.8 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 76.7% of people usually resident in Woollahra (A) (Local Government Areas) were Australian citizens, 30.8% were born overseas and 1.8% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Woollahra (A) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 18,536 43.2 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 4,436 10.3 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 2,626 6.1 936,813 5.9
Never married 17,303 40.3 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 43.2% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Woollahra (A) (Local Government Areas) were married, 10.3% were either separated or divorced, 6.1% were widowed and 40.3% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Woollahra (A) % Australia %
Australia 28,038 55.9 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

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

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

People — employment
Employment Woollahra (A) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 17,254 66.6 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 6,522 25.2 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 843 3.3 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 572 2.2 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 710 2.7 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 11,454 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 25,901 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 25,901 people aged 15 years and over in Woollahra (A) (Local Government Areas) were in the labour force. Of these 66.6% worked full-time, 25.2% worked part-time, 3.3% were away from work, 2.2% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 2.7% were unemployed. 11,454 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Woollahra (A) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 976 -- 466 --
Family 2,654 -- 1,171 --
Household 1,917 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Woollahra (A) (Local Government Areas), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $976, the median family income was $2,654 and the median household income was $1,917.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Woollahra (A) % Australia %
Couple family without children 5,374 46.2 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 4,658 40.0 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 1,334 11.5 823,254 15.8
Other family 273 2.3 89,686 1.7
Total families 11,639 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 11,639 families in Woollahra (A) (Local Government Areas): of these 46.2% were couple families without children, 40.0% were couple families with children, 11.5% were one parent families and 2.3% 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 Woollahra (A) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 22,476 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 25,647 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 22,476 occupied private dwellings were counted in Woollahra (A) (Local Government Areas).

Dwelling structure Woollahra (A) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 5,433 24.2 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 4,702 20.9 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 12,135 54.0 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 160 0.7 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 46 0.2 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Woollahra (A) (Local Government Areas), 24.2% were separate houses, 20.9% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 54.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.7% were other dwellings.

Tenure Woollahra (A) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 7,392 32.9 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 4,290 19.1 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 7,398 32.9 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 197 0.9 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 3,198 14.2 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Woollahra (A) (Local Government Areas), 32.9% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 19.1% were owned with a mortgage and 32.9% were rented.

Landlord type Woollahra (A) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 5,095 68.9 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 76 1.0 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 2,034 27.5 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 190 2.6 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Woollahra (A) (Local Government Areas), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 68.9% were rented from a real estate agent, 1.0% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 27.5% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Woollahra (A) % Australia %
Median weekly rent 390 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 2,800 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.2 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Woollahra (A) (Local Government Areas), the median weekly rent was $390. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,800. The average people per household was 2.2 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Woollahra (A) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 11,532 51.3 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 6,542 29.1 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 1,483 6.6 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Woollahra (A) (Local Government Areas), 51.3% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 29.1% were single (or lone) person households and 6.6% 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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