2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

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West Wyalong

Code UCL183000 (UCL)
People 3,191
Male 1,525
Female 1,666
Median age 41
Australian citizenship 2,980
People born overseas 143
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 10
Families 864
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,511
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $788
Median monthly mortgage repayment $812
Median weekly rent $130
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People — demographics
People West Wyalong % Australia %
Total 3,191 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 1,525 47.8 9,799,252 49.4
Female 1,666 52.2 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 108 3.4 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 3,191 people were usually resident in West Wyalong (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 47.8% were male and 52.2% were female. Of the total population 3.4% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age West Wyalong % Australia %
People
0-4 years 205 6.4 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 406 12.7 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 387 12.1 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 1,174 36.8 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 351 11.0 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 668 20.9 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 41 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 19.1% of people usually resident in West Wyalong (Urban Centres and Localities) were children aged 0-14 years, and 31.9% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 41 years.

Selected characteristics West Wyalong % Australia %
Australian citizenship 2,980 93.4 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 143 4.5 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 10 0.3 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 93.4% of people usually resident in West Wyalong (Urban Centres and Localities) were Australian citizens, 4.5% were born overseas and 0.3% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status West Wyalong % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,417 54.9 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 208 8.1 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 254 9.8 936,813 5.9
Never married 697 27.0 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 54.9% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in West Wyalong (Urban Centres and Localities) were married, 8.1% were either separated or divorced, 9.8% were widowed and 27.0% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth West Wyalong % Australia %
Australia 2,858 89.6 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses West Wyalong % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) West Wyalong % Australia %

People — employment
Employment West Wyalong % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 911 59.8 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 425 27.9 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 67 4.4 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 40 2.6 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 80 5.3 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 938 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 1,523 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 1,523 people aged 15 years and over in West Wyalong (Urban Centres and Localities) were in the labour force. Of these 59.8% worked full-time, 27.9% worked part-time, 4.4% were away from work, 2.6% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 5.3% were unemployed. 938 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation West Wyalong % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes West Wyalong % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 389 -- 466 --
Family 1,034 -- 1,171 --
Household 788 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in West Wyalong (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $389, the median family income was $1,034 and the median household income was $788.

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includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition West Wyalong % Australia %
Couple family without children 400 46.3 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 335 38.8 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 120 13.9 823,254 15.8
Other family 9 1.0 89,686 1.7
Total families 864 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 864 families in West Wyalong (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 46.3% were couple families without children, 38.8% were couple families with children, 13.9% were one parent families and 1.0% 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 West Wyalong % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,336 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,511 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 1,336 occupied private dwellings were counted in West Wyalong (Urban Centres and Localities).

Dwelling structure West Wyalong % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,152 86.2 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 66 4.9 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 48 3.6 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 70 5.2 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in West Wyalong (Urban Centres and Localities), 86.2% were separate houses, 4.9% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 3.6% were flats, units or apartments and 5.2% were other dwellings.

Tenure West Wyalong % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 568 42.5 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 335 25.1 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 352 26.3 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 6 0.4 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 76 5.7 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in West Wyalong (Urban Centres and Localities), 42.5% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 25.1% were owned with a mortgage and 26.3% were rented.

Landlord type West Wyalong % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 76 21.6 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 45 12.8 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 215 61.1 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 14 4.0 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in West Wyalong (Urban Centres and Localities), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 21.6% were rented from a real estate agent, 12.8% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 61.1% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics West Wyalong % Australia %
Median weekly rent 130 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 812 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.4 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in West Wyalong (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly rent was $130. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $812. The average people per household was 2.4 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition West Wyalong % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 851 63.7 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 374 28.0 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 32 2.4 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in West Wyalong (Urban Centres and Localities), 63.7% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 28.0% were single (or lone) person households and 2.4% 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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