2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | New South Wales | State Suburbs

Wyong

Code SSC13456 (SSC)
People 3,116
Male 1,563
Female 1,553
Median age 44
Australian citizenship 2,749
People born overseas 487
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 8
Families 812
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,557
Average people per household 2.2
Median weekly household income $592
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,213
Median weekly rent $159
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People — demographics
People Wyong % Australia %
Total 3,116 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 1,563 50.2 9,799,252 49.4
Female 1,553 49.8 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 152 4.9 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 3,116 people were usually resident in Wyong (State Suburbs): of these 50.2% were male and 49.8% were female. Of the total population 4.9% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Wyong % Australia %
People
0-4 years 161 5.2 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 356 11.4 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 393 12.6 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 1,134 36.4 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 407 13.1 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 665 21.3 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 44 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 16.6% of people usually resident in Wyong (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 34.4% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 44 years.

Selected characteristics Wyong % Australia %
Australian citizenship 2,749 88.2 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 487 15.6 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 8 0.3 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 88.2% of people usually resident in Wyong (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 15.6% were born overseas and 0.3% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Wyong % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,040 40.0 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 466 17.9 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 243 9.3 936,813 5.9
Never married 850 32.7 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 40.0% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Wyong (State Suburbs) were married, 17.9% were either separated or divorced, 9.3% were widowed and 32.7% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Wyong % Australia %
Australia 2,422 77.7 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Wyong % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Wyong % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 661 54.0 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 363 29.6 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 25 2.0 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 31 2.5 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 145 11.8 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 1,198 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 1,225 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 1,225 people aged 15 years and over in Wyong (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 54.0% worked full-time, 29.6% worked part-time, 2.0% were away from work, 2.5% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 11.8% were unemployed. 1,198 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Wyong % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 336 -- 466 --
Family 823 -- 1,171 --
Household 592 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Wyong (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $336, the median family income was $823 and the median household income was $592.

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Families — family composition
Family composition Wyong % Australia %
Couple family without children 316 38.9 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 276 34.0 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 208 25.6 823,254 15.8
Other family 12 1.5 89,686 1.7
Total families 812 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 812 families in Wyong (State Suburbs): of these 38.9% were couple families without children, 34.0% were couple families with children, 25.6% were one parent families and 1.5% 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 Wyong % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,400 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,557 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 1,400 occupied private dwellings were counted in Wyong (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Wyong % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 975 69.6 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 284 20.3 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 92 6.6 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 49 3.5 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Wyong (State Suburbs), 69.6% were separate houses, 20.3% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 6.6% were flats, units or apartments and 3.5% were other dwellings.

Tenure Wyong % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 501 35.8 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 272 19.4 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 529 37.8 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 0 0.0 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 96 6.9 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Wyong (State Suburbs), 35.8% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 19.4% were owned with a mortgage and 37.8% were rented.

Landlord type Wyong % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 211 39.9 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 205 38.8 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 104 19.7 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 10 1.9 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Wyong (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 39.9% were rented from a real estate agent, 38.8% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 19.7% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Wyong % Australia %
Median weekly rent 159 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,213 -- 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 Wyong (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $159. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,213. The average people per household was 2.2 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Wyong % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 792 56.6 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 507 36.2 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 45 3.2 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Wyong (State Suburbs), 56.6% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 36.2% were single (or lone) person households and 3.2% 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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