2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | New South Wales | State Suburbs

Wamberal

Code SSC13421 (SSC)
People 5,713
Male 2,797
Female 2,916
Median age 38
Australian citizenship 5,012
People born overseas 690
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 11
Families 1,529
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 2,399
Average people per household 2.7
Median weekly household income $1,123
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,733
Median weekly rent $260
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People — demographics
People Wamberal % Australia %
Total 5,713 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 2,797 49.0 9,799,252 49.4
Female 2,916 51.0 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 51 0.9 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 5,713 people were usually resident in Wamberal (State Suburbs): of these 49.0% were male and 51.0% were female. Of the total population 0.9% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Wamberal % Australia %
People
0-4 years 391 6.8 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 793 13.9 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 774 13.5 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 2,295 40.2 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 647 11.3 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 814 14.2 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 38 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 20.7% of people usually resident in Wamberal (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 25.6% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 38 years.

Selected characteristics Wamberal % Australia %
Australian citizenship 5,012 87.7 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 690 12.1 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 11 0.2 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 87.7% of people usually resident in Wamberal (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 12.1% were born overseas and 0.2% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Wamberal % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 2,453 54.2 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 504 11.1 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 242 5.3 936,813 5.9
Never married 1,330 29.4 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 54.2% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Wamberal (State Suburbs) were married, 11.1% were either separated or divorced, 5.3% were widowed and 29.4% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Wamberal % Australia %
Australia 4,571 80.0 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Wamberal % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Wamberal % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Wamberal % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,565 55.0 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 936 32.9 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 135 4.7 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 62 2.2 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 147 5.2 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 1,356 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 2,845 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 2,845 people aged 15 years and over in Wamberal (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 55.0% worked full-time, 32.9% worked part-time, 4.7% were away from work, 2.2% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 5.2% were unemployed. 1,356 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Wamberal % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Wamberal % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 528 -- 466 --
Family 1,286 -- 1,171 --
Household 1,123 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Wamberal (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $528, the median family income was $1,286 and the median household income was $1,123.

Expand Families category,
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Families — family composition
Family composition Wamberal % Australia %
Couple family without children 561 36.7 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 708 46.3 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 242 15.8 823,254 15.8
Other family 18 1.2 89,686 1.7
Total families 1,529 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 1,529 families in Wamberal (State Suburbs): of these 36.7% were couple families without children, 46.3% were couple families with children, 15.8% were one parent families and 1.2% 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 Wamberal % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,084 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 2,399 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 2,084 occupied private dwellings were counted in Wamberal (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Wamberal % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,861 89.3 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 115 5.5 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 108 5.2 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 Wamberal (State Suburbs), 89.3% were separate houses, 5.5% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 5.2% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Tenure Wamberal % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 723 34.7 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 763 36.6 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 401 19.2 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 52 2.5 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 148 7.1 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Wamberal (State Suburbs), 34.7% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 36.6% were owned with a mortgage and 19.2% were rented.

Landlord type Wamberal % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 284 70.8 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 0 0.0 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 101 25.2 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 16 4.0 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Wamberal (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 70.8% were rented from a real estate agent, 0.0% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 25.2% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Wamberal % Australia %
Median weekly rent 260 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,733 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.7 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.0 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Wamberal (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $260. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,733. The average people per household was 2.7 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.0.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Wamberal % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 1,511 72.5 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 386 18.5 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 61 2.9 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Wamberal (State Suburbs), 72.5% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 18.5% were single (or lone) person households and 2.9% 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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