2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Tasmania | Urban Centres and Localities

Waratah (L)

Code UCL618800 (UCL)
People 227
Male 110
Female 117
Median age 45
Australian citizenship 198
People born overseas 28
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 0
Families 61
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 155
Average people per household 2.2
Median weekly household income $493
Median monthly mortgage repayment $433
Median weekly rent $80
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Waratah (L) % Australia %
Total 227 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 110 48.5 9,799,252 49.4
Female 117 51.5 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 14 6.2 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 227 people were usually resident in Waratah (L) (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 48.5% were male and 51.5% were female. Of the total population 6.2% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Waratah (L) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 14 6.2 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 27 11.9 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 26 11.5 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 91 40.1 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 37 16.3 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 32 14.1 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 45 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 18.1% of people usually resident in Waratah (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) were children aged 0-14 years, and 30.4% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 45 years.

Selected characteristics Waratah (L) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 198 87.2 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 28 12.3 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 0 0.0 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 87.2% of people usually resident in Waratah (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) were Australian citizens, 12.3% were born overseas and 0.0% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Waratah (L) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 81 43.5 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 32 17.2 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 14 7.5 936,813 5.9
Never married 58 31.2 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 43.5% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Waratah (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) were married, 17.2% were either separated or divorced, 7.5% were widowed and 31.2% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Waratah (L) % Australia %
Australia 180 79.3 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Waratah (L) % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Waratah (L) % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Waratah (L) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 42 53.8 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 16 20.5 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 0 0.0 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 0 0.0 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 20 25.6 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 98 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 78 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 78 people aged 15 years and over in Waratah (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) were in the labour force. Of these 53.8% worked full-time, 20.5% worked part-time, 0.0% were away from work, 0.0% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 25.6% were unemployed. 98 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Waratah (L) % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Industry of employment, top responses Waratah (L) % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Waratah (L) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 245 -- 466 --
Family 662 -- 1,171 --
Household 493 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Waratah (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $245, the median family income was $662 and the median household income was $493.

Expand Families category,
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Families — family composition
Family composition Waratah (L) % Australia %
Couple family without children 27 44.3 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 18 29.5 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 16 26.2 823,254 15.8
Other family 0 0.0 89,686 1.7
Total families 61 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 61 families in Waratah (L) (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 44.3% were couple families without children, 29.5% were couple families with children, 26.2% were one parent families and 0.0% 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 Waratah (L) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 100 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 155 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 100 occupied private dwellings were counted in Waratah (L) (Urban Centres and Localities).

Dwelling structure Waratah (L) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 97 97.0 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 0 0.0 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 3 3.0 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 Waratah (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 97.0% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 3.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Tenure Waratah (L) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 52 52.0 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 18 18.0 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 26 26.0 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 0 0.0 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 6 6.0 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Waratah (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 52.0% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 18.0% were owned with a mortgage and 26.0% were rented.

Landlord type Waratah (L) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 0 0.0 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 0 0.0 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 17 65.4 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 6 23.1 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Waratah (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 0.0% were rented from a real estate agent, 0.0% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 65.4% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Waratah (L) % Australia %
Median weekly rent 80 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 433 -- 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 Waratah (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly rent was $80. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $433. The average people per household was 2.2 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Waratah (L) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 56 56.0 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 33 33.0 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 0 0.0 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Waratah (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 56.0% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 33.0% were single (or lone) person households and 0.0% 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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