2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | New South Wales | State Suburbs

Wauchope

Code SSC19327 (SSC)
People 6,002
Male 2,804
Female 3,198
Median age 40
Australian citizenship 5,416
People born overseas 358
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 6
Families 1,612
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 2,483
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $632
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,105
Median weekly rent $175
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Wauchope % Australia %
Total 6,002 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 2,804 46.7 9,799,252 49.4
Female 3,198 53.3 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 275 4.6 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 6,002 people were usually resident in Wauchope (State Suburbs): of these 46.7% were male and 53.3% were female. Of the total population 4.6% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Wauchope % Australia %
People
0-4 years 428 7.1 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 854 14.2 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 642 10.7 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 2,109 35.1 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 733 12.2 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 1,235 20.6 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 40 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 21.4% of people usually resident in Wauchope (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 32.8% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 40 years.

Selected characteristics Wauchope % Australia %
Australian citizenship 5,416 90.2 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 358 6.0 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 6 0.1 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 90.2% of people usually resident in Wauchope (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 6.0% were born overseas and 0.1% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Wauchope % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 2,353 49.9 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 635 13.5 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 481 10.2 936,813 5.9
Never married 1,250 26.5 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 49.9% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Wauchope (State Suburbs) were married, 13.5% were either separated or divorced, 10.2% were widowed and 26.5% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Wauchope % Australia %
Australia 5,123 85.4 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Wauchope % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Wauchope % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,181 52.1 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 738 32.6 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 86 3.8 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 49 2.2 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 212 9.4 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 2,108 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 2,266 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 2,266 people aged 15 years and over in Wauchope (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 52.1% worked full-time, 32.6% worked part-time, 3.8% were away from work, 2.2% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 9.4% were unemployed. 2,108 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Wauchope % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 341 -- 466 --
Family 773 -- 1,171 --
Household 632 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Wauchope (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $341, the median family income was $773 and the median household income was $632.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Wauchope % Australia %
Couple family without children 664 41.2 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 597 37.0 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 329 20.4 823,254 15.8
Other family 22 1.4 89,686 1.7
Total families 1,612 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 1,612 families in Wauchope (State Suburbs): of these 41.2% were couple families without children, 37.0% were couple families with children, 20.4% were one parent families and 1.4% 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 Wauchope % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,324 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 2,483 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 2,324 occupied private dwellings were counted in Wauchope (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Wauchope % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 2,031 87.4 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 169 7.3 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 98 4.2 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 26 1.1 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Wauchope (State Suburbs), 87.4% were separate houses, 7.3% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 4.2% were flats, units or apartments and 1.1% were other dwellings.

Tenure Wauchope % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 867 37.3 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 602 25.9 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 623 26.8 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 46 2.0 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 186 8.0 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Wauchope (State Suburbs), 37.3% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 25.9% were owned with a mortgage and 26.8% were rented.

Landlord type Wauchope % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 301 48.3 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 126 20.2 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 177 28.4 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 19 3.0 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Wauchope (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 48.3% were rented from a real estate agent, 20.2% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 28.4% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Wauchope % Australia %
Median weekly rent 175 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,105 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.5 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Wauchope (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $175. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,105. The average people per household was 2.5 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Wauchope % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 1,586 68.2 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 581 25.0 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 37 1.6 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Wauchope (State Suburbs), 68.2% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 25.0% were single (or lone) person households and 1.6% 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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