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Wakool (A)

Code LGA17800 (LGA)
People 3,962
Male 2,026
Female 1,936
Median age 48
Families 1,084
Average children per family 2
All private dwellings 2,118
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $810
Median monthly mortgage repayments $960
Median weekly rent $120
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.9
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Wakool (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 3,962 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 2,026 51.1 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 1,936 48.9 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 96 2.4 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 3,962 people in Wakool (A) (Local Government Areas) of these 51.1% were male and 48.9% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 2.4% of the population.

Age Wakool (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 201 5.1 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 232 5.9 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 264 6.7 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 262 6.6 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 147 3.7 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 153 3.9 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 151 3.8 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 174 4.4 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 232 5.9 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 294 7.4 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 342 8.6 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 354 8.9 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 288 7.3 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 243 6.1 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 213 5.4 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 154 3.9 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 157 4.0 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 101 2.5 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 48 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Wakool (A) (Local Government Areas) was 48 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 17.5% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 21.9% of the population.

Registered marital status Wakool (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,851 56.7 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 93 2.8 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 275 8.4 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 258 7.9 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 787 24.1 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Wakool (A) (Local Government Areas) aged 15 years and over, 56.7% were married and 11.3% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Wakool (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 55 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 52 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 58 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 79 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 25 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Wakool (A) (Local Government Areas) was 55 years and the median age of people never married was 25 years.

Social marital status Wakool (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 1,620 58.0 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 256 9.2 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 916 32.8 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Wakool (A) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 58.0% of people were in a registered marriage and 9.2% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Wakool (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 55 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 40 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 47 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Wakool (A) (Local Government Areas) was 55 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 40 years.

Education Wakool (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 66 5.9 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 247 22.2 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 52 4.7 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 6 0.5 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 215 19.3 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 32 2.9 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 8 0.7 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 69 6.2 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 50 4.5 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 15 1.3 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 353 31.7 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 1,113 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Wakool (A) (Local Government Areas) 28.1% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 27.4% were in primary school, 22.9% in secondary school and 10.6% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Wakool (A) % New South Wales % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Wakool (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 3,454 87.2 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Wakool (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 311 8.5 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 128 3.5 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 126 3.5 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 3,085 84.5 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Wakool (A) (Local Government Areas), 84.5% of people had both parents born in Australia and 8.5% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Wakool (A) % New South Wales % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Wakool (A) % New South Wales % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Wakool (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,121 61.4 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 507 27.8 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 131 7.2 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 67 3.7 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 1,826 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 1,826 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Wakool (A) (Local Government Areas). Of these 61.4% were employed full time, 27.8% were employed part-time and 3.7% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Wakool (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 212 12.0 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 138 7.8 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 160 9.1 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 196 11.1 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 923 52.4 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Wakool (A) (Local Government Areas), 12.0% worked 1 to 15 hours, 7.8% worked 16 to 24 hours and 52.4% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Wakool (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 47 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 47 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Wakool (A) (Local Government Areas) was 47 years and for people who were employed part-time was 47 years.

Occupation Wakool (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Occupation Chart
Industry of employment, top responses Wakool (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Wakool (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 414 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 985 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 810 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Wakool (A) (Local Government Areas) was $414.

Travel to work, top responses Wakool (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Wakool (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 2,194 67.2 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 787 24.1 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 380 11.6 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 988 30.3 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Wakool (A) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 67.2% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 24.1% provided care for children and 11.6% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 30.3% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Wakool (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 611 18.7 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 724 22.2 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 381 11.7 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 478 14.6 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Wakool (A) (Local Government Areas), 22.2% worked 5 to 14 hours, 11.7% worked 15 to 29 hours and 14.6% worked 30 hours or more.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition | weekly incomes | employment status of couple families

Families — family composition
Family composition Wakool (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 566 52.2 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 398 36.7 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 114 10.5 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 6 0.6 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Wakool (A) (Local Government Areas), 36.7% were couple families with children, 52.2% were couple families without children and 10.5% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Wakool (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 34.8 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 65.2 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Wakool (A) (Local Government Areas) 34.8% of single parents were male and 65.2% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Wakool (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 1,244 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,646 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Wakool (A) (Local Government Areas), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,646 and those without children was $1,244.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Wakool (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 201 20.9 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 33 3.4 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 214 22.2 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 123 12.8 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 50 5.2 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 193 20.0 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 71 7.4 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 78 8.1 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Wakool (A) (Local Government Areas), of couple families, 20.9% had both partners employed full-time, 3.4% had both employed part-time and 22.2% had one employed full-time and the other part-time.

Expand Dwellings category,
includes dwelling structure | household composition | mortgage & rent | number of motor vehicles

Dwellings — dwelling structure

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling type Wakool (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,512 76.1 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 476 23.9 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Wakool (A) (Local Government Areas), 76.1% of private dwellings were occupied and 23.9% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Wakool (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,383 91.4 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 11 0.7 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 79 5.2 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 34 2.2 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Wakool (A) (Local Government Areas), 91.4% were separate houses, 0.7% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 5.2% were flats, units or apartments and 2.2% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Wakool (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 6 0.4 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 45 3.0 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 228 15.1 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 734 48.5 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 463 30.6 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 37 2.4 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.1 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.4 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Wakool (A) (Local Government Areas), of occupied private dwellings 3.0% had 1 bedroom, 15.1% had 2 bedrooms and 48.5% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.1. The average household size was 2.4 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Wakool (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 700 46.3 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 362 23.9 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 370 24.5 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 24 1.6 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 57 3.8 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Wakool (A) (Local Government Areas), 46.3% were owned outright, 23.9% were owned with a mortgage and 24.5% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Wakool (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 1,080 71.3 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 408 26.9 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 26 1.7 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Wakool (A) (Local Government Areas), of all households, 71.3% were family households, 26.9% were single person households and 1.7% were group households.

Household income Wakool (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 37.5 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 3.1 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Wakool (A) (Local Government Areas), 37.5% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 3.1% of households had a weekly income of more than $3,000.

Dwellings — mortgage & rent

Proportions are calculated using all tenure types for occupied private dwellings. This excludes visitor only and other non-classifiable households.

Rent weekly payments Wakool (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 120 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.9 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 5.1 -- 11.6 -- 10.4
 
View the income fact sheet

Proportions in this table are calculated by taking the number of households whose rent payments were 30% or more of an imputed income measure and expressing this number as a proportion of the total number of households in an area, including those households which are not renting their dwelling (excluding the small proportion of visitor only and other non-classifiable households). The nature of the income imputation means that the reported proportion may significantly overstate the true proportion. Further information on the method to impute income is available in the income fact sheet.

Mortgage monthly repayments Wakool (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 960 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 95.2 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 4.8 -- 10.5 -- 9.9
 
View the income fact sheet

Proportions in this table are calculated by taking the number of households who own their dwelling, and whose mortgage payments were 30% or more of an imputed income measure and expressing this number as a proportion of the total number of households in an area, including those households which were renting their dwelling (excluding the small proportion of visitor only and other non-classifiable households). The nature of the income imputation means that the reported proportion may significantly overstate the true proportion. Further information on the method to impute income is available in the income fact sheet.

Dwellings — number of motor vehicles
Number of registered motor vehicles Wakool (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
None 72 4.8 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 473 31.3 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 581 38.4 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 315 20.8 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 72 4.8 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Wakool (A) (Local Government Areas), 31.3% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 38.4% had two registered motor vehicles and 20.8% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

Expand Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people category,
includes selected people & dwelling characteristics

People characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
People characteristics Wakool (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 95 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 47 49.5 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 48 50.5 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 36 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Wakool (A) (Local Government Areas), there were 95 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 47 (or 49.5%) were male and 48 (or 50.5%) were female. The median age was 36 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Wakool (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 2.9 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 559 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Wakool (A) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.9, with 1.1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $559.

Mortgage and rent Wakool (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 120 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,300 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Wakool (A) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $120 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,300.

LATEST ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (AEST) 28/03/2013

Some values may have been adjusted to avoid release of confidential data. This may have a significant impact on the calculated percentages.

The information contained in this QuickStat has been produced by the Australian Bureau of Statistics | It contains data from the 2011 Census of Population & Housing held on 9 August 2011 | Release date of this QuickStat was 28 March 2013 | 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 2011 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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