2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | New South Wales | State Suburbs

Wattle Grove

Code SSC12019 (SSC)
People 6,874
Male 3,431
Female 3,443
Median age 29
Australian citizenship 6,320
People born overseas 1,797
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 19
Families 1,891
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 2,304
Average people per household 3.2
Median weekly household income $1,553
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,732
Median weekly rent $160
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People — demographics
People Wattle Grove % Australia %
Total 6,874 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 3,431 49.9 9,799,252 49.4
Female 3,443 50.1 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 66 1.0 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 6,874 people were usually resident in Wattle Grove (State Suburbs): of these 49.9% were male and 50.1% were female. Of the total population 1.0% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Wattle Grove % Australia %
People
0-4 years 679 9.9 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 1,380 20.1 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 902 13.1 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 3,278 47.7 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 362 5.3 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 273 4.0 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 29 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 30.0% of people usually resident in Wattle Grove (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 9.2% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 29 years.

Selected characteristics Wattle Grove % Australia %
Australian citizenship 6,320 91.9 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 1,797 26.1 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 19 0.3 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 91.9% of people usually resident in Wattle Grove (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 26.1% were born overseas and 0.3% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Wattle Grove % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 2,976 61.8 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 400 8.3 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 107 2.2 936,813 5.9
Never married 1,330 27.6 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 61.8% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Wattle Grove (State Suburbs) were married, 8.3% were either separated or divorced, 2.2% were widowed and 27.6% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Wattle Grove % Australia %
Australia 4,880 71.0 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Wattle Grove % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Wattle Grove % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Wattle Grove % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 2,473 67.8 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 834 22.9 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 125 3.4 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 71 1.9 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 144 3.9 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 1,055 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 3,647 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 3,647 people aged 15 years and over in Wattle Grove (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 67.8% worked full-time, 22.9% worked part-time, 3.4% were away from work, 1.9% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 3.9% were unemployed. 1,055 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Wattle Grove % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Industry of employment, top responses Wattle Grove % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Wattle Grove % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 693 -- 466 --
Family 1,598 -- 1,171 --
Household 1,553 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Wattle Grove (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $693, the median family income was $1,598 and the median household income was $1,553.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Wattle Grove % Australia %
Couple family without children 483 25.5 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 1,191 63.0 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 212 11.2 823,254 15.8
Other family 5 0.3 89,686 1.7
Total families 1,891 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 1,891 families in Wattle Grove (State Suburbs): of these 25.5% were couple families without children, 63.0% were couple families with children, 11.2% were one parent families and 0.3% were other families.

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includes dwelling structure | dwelling characteristics | household composition

Dwellings — dwelling structure

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

Dwelling type Wattle Grove % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,147 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 2,304 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 2,147 occupied private dwellings were counted in Wattle Grove (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Wattle Grove % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 2,119 98.7 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 28 1.3 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 0 0.0 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 0 0.0 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Wattle Grove (State Suburbs), 98.7% were separate houses, 1.3% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Tenure Wattle Grove % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 414 19.3 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 981 45.7 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 690 32.1 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 0 0.0 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 61 2.8 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Wattle Grove (State Suburbs), 19.3% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 45.7% were owned with a mortgage and 32.1% were rented.

Landlord type Wattle Grove % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 192 27.8 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 42 6.1 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 445 64.5 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 12 1.7 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Wattle Grove (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 27.8% were rented from a real estate agent, 6.1% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 64.5% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Wattle Grove % Australia %
Median weekly rent 160 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,732 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 3.2 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Wattle Grove (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $160. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,732. The average people per household was 3.2 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Wattle Grove % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 1,858 86.5 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 209 9.7 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 36 1.7 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Wattle Grove (State Suburbs), 86.5% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 9.7% were single (or lone) person households and 1.7% 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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