2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | New South Wales | State Suburbs

Wardell

Code SSC19295 (SSC)
People 621
Male 300
Female 321
Median age 36
Australian citizenship 591
People born overseas 39
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 0
Families 175
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 259
Average people per household 2.6
Median weekly household income $708
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,083
Median weekly rent $170
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Wardell % Australia %
Total 621 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 300 48.3 9,799,252 49.4
Female 321 51.7 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 55 8.9 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 621 people were usually resident in Wardell (State Suburbs): of these 48.3% were male and 51.7% were female. Of the total population 8.9% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Wardell % Australia %
People
0-4 years 50 8.1 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 105 16.9 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 76 12.2 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 257 41.4 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 69 11.1 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 65 10.5 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 36 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 25.0% of people usually resident in Wardell (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 21.6% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 36 years.

Selected characteristics Wardell % Australia %
Australian citizenship 591 95.2 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 39 6.3 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 0 0.0 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 95.2% of people usually resident in Wardell (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 6.3% were born overseas and 0.0% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Wardell % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 208 44.5 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 80 17.1 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 24 5.1 936,813 5.9
Never married 157 33.6 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 44.5% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Wardell (State Suburbs) were married, 17.1% were either separated or divorced, 5.1% were widowed and 33.6% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Wardell % Australia %
Australia 566 91.1 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Wardell % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Wardell % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 144 50.5 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 101 35.4 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 4 1.4 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 10 3.5 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 26 9.1 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 177 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 285 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 285 people aged 15 years and over in Wardell (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 50.5% worked full-time, 35.4% worked part-time, 1.4% were away from work, 3.5% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 9.1% were unemployed. 177 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Wardell % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 364 -- 466 --
Family 830 -- 1,171 --
Household 708 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Wardell (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $364, the median family income was $830 and the median household income was $708.

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includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Wardell % Australia %
Couple family without children 58 33.1 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 67 38.3 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 44 25.1 823,254 15.8
Other family 6 3.4 89,686 1.7
Total families 175 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 175 families in Wardell (State Suburbs): of these 33.1% were couple families without children, 38.3% were couple families with children, 25.1% were one parent families and 3.4% 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 Wardell % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 235 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 259 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 235 occupied private dwellings were counted in Wardell (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Wardell % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 201 85.5 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 3 1.3 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 28 11.9 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 3 1.3 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Wardell (State Suburbs), 85.5% were separate houses, 1.3% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 11.9% were flats, units or apartments and 1.3% were other dwellings.

Tenure Wardell % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 67 28.5 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 91 38.7 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 64 27.2 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 0 0.0 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 9 3.8 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Wardell (State Suburbs), 28.5% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 38.7% were owned with a mortgage and 27.2% were rented.

Landlord type Wardell % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 40 62.5 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 3 4.7 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 19 29.7 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 3 4.7 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Wardell (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 62.5% were rented from a real estate agent, 4.7% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 29.7% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Wardell % Australia %
Median weekly rent 170 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,083 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.6 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Wardell (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $170. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,083. The average people per household was 2.6 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.2.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Wardell % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 172 73.2 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 53 22.6 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 8 3.4 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Wardell (State Suburbs), 73.2% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 22.6% were single (or lone) person households and 3.4% 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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