2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Tasmania | Urban Centres and Localities

Wynyard

Code UCL619400 (UCL)
People 4,812
Male 2,255
Female 2,557
Median age 43
Australian citizenship 4,511
People born overseas 455
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 19
Families 1,330
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 2,196
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $616
Median monthly mortgage repayment $758
Median weekly rent $105
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Wynyard % Australia %
Total 4,812 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 2,255 46.9 9,799,252 49.4
Female 2,557 53.1 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 315 6.5 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 4,812 people were usually resident in Wynyard (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 46.9% were male and 53.1% were female. Of the total population 6.5% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Wynyard % Australia %
People
0-4 years 252 5.2 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 660 13.7 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 569 11.8 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 1,672 34.7 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 649 13.5 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 1,012 21.0 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 43 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 19.0% of people usually resident in Wynyard (Urban Centres and Localities) were children aged 0-14 years, and 34.5% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 43 years.

Selected characteristics Wynyard % Australia %
Australian citizenship 4,511 93.7 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 455 9.5 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 19 0.4 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 93.7% of people usually resident in Wynyard (Urban Centres and Localities) were Australian citizens, 9.5% were born overseas and 0.4% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Wynyard % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,908 48.9 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 515 13.2 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 423 10.8 936,813 5.9
Never married 1,048 26.9 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 48.9% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Wynyard (Urban Centres and Localities) were married, 13.2% were either separated or divorced, 10.8% were widowed and 26.9% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Wynyard % Australia %
Australia 4,084 84.9 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Wynyard % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Wynyard % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,028 55.4 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 522 28.1 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 84 4.5 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 44 2.4 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 179 9.6 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 1,889 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 1,857 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 1,857 people aged 15 years and over in Wynyard (Urban Centres and Localities) were in the labour force. Of these 55.4% worked full-time, 28.1% worked part-time, 4.5% were away from work, 2.4% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 9.6% were unemployed. 1,889 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Wynyard % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 339 -- 466 --
Family 850 -- 1,171 --
Household 616 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Wynyard (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $339, the median family income was $850 and the median household income was $616.

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Families — family composition
Family composition Wynyard % Australia %
Couple family without children 597 44.9 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 453 34.1 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 263 19.8 823,254 15.8
Other family 17 1.3 89,686 1.7
Total families 1,330 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 1,330 families in Wynyard (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 44.9% were couple families without children, 34.1% were couple families with children, 19.8% were one parent families and 1.3% 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 Wynyard % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,025 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 2,196 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 2,025 occupied private dwellings were counted in Wynyard (Urban Centres and Localities).

Dwelling structure Wynyard % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,605 79.3 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 267 13.2 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 131 6.5 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 22 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 Wynyard (Urban Centres and Localities), 79.3% were separate houses, 13.2% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 6.5% were flats, units or apartments and 1.1% were other dwellings.

Tenure Wynyard % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 792 39.1 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 513 25.3 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 621 30.7 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 14 0.7 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 87 4.3 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Wynyard (Urban Centres and Localities), 39.1% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 25.3% were owned with a mortgage and 30.7% were rented.

Landlord type Wynyard % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 180 29.0 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 226 36.4 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 203 32.7 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 13 2.1 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Wynyard (Urban Centres and Localities), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 29.0% were rented from a real estate agent, 36.4% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 32.7% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Wynyard % Australia %
Median weekly rent 105 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 758 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.3 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Wynyard (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly rent was $105. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $758. The average people per household was 2.3 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Wynyard % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 1,316 65.0 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 633 31.3 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 44 2.2 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Wynyard (Urban Centres and Localities), 65.0% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 31.3% were single (or lone) person households and 2.2% 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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