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Wingecarribee (A)

Code LGA18350 (LGA)
People 44,395
Male 21,271
Female 23,124
Median age 45
Families 12,271
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 20,295
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $1,094
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,873
Median weekly rent $260
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.8
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People — demographics & education
People Wingecarribee (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 44,395 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 21,271 47.9 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 23,124 52.1 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 801 1.8 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 44,395 people in Wingecarribee (A) (Local Government Areas) of these 47.9% were male and 52.1% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.8% of the population.

Age Wingecarribee (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 2,588 5.8 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 2,845 6.4 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 3,178 7.2 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 2,869 6.5 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 1,903 4.3 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 1,591 3.6 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 1,715 3.9 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 2,459 5.5 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 2,936 6.6 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 3,180 7.2 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 3,140 7.1 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 2,960 6.7 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 3,421 7.7 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 3,078 6.9 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 2,365 5.3 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 1,746 3.9 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 1,255 2.8 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 1,167 2.6 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 45 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Wingecarribee (A) (Local Government Areas) was 45 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 19.4% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 21.7% of the population.

Registered marital status Wingecarribee (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 19,232 53.7 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 1,203 3.4 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 3,425 9.6 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 2,452 6.9 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 9,474 26.5 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Wingecarribee (A) (Local Government Areas) aged 15 years and over, 53.7% were married and 12.9% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Wingecarribee (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 56 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 52 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 57 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 78 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 25 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Wingecarribee (A) (Local Government Areas) was 56 years and the median age of people never married was 25 years.

Social marital status Wingecarribee (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 17,425 54.7 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 2,663 8.4 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 11,785 37.0 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Wingecarribee (A) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 54.7% of people were in a registered marriage and 8.4% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Wingecarribee (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 55 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 40 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 44 -- 34 -- 33 --

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

Education Wingecarribee (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 859 6.7 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 2,403 18.8 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 789 6.2 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 588 4.6 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 1,375 10.7 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 985 7.7 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 948 7.4 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 1,052 8.2 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 942 7.4 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 256 2.0 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 2,594 20.3 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 12,791 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Wingecarribee (A) (Local Government Areas) 28.8% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 29.5% were in primary school, 25.9% in secondary school and 15.6% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Wingecarribee (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 35,573 80.1 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Wingecarribee (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 8,380 20.1 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 3,507 8.4 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 2,452 5.9 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 27,329 65.6 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Wingecarribee (A) (Local Government Areas), 65.6% of people had both parents born in Australia and 20.1% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Wingecarribee (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 11,368 56.5 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 6,731 33.5 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 1,162 5.8 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 844 4.2 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 20,105 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 20,105 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Wingecarribee (A) (Local Government Areas). Of these 56.5% were employed full time, 33.5% were employed part-time and 4.2% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Wingecarribee (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 2,396 12.4 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 2,058 10.7 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 2,274 11.8 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 2,891 15.0 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 8,479 44.0 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Wingecarribee (A) (Local Government Areas), 12.4% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.7% worked 16 to 24 hours and 44.0% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Wingecarribee (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 45 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 46 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Wingecarribee (A) (Local Government Areas) was 45 years and for people who were employed part-time was 46 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Wingecarribee (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 548 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,348 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,094 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Wingecarribee (A) (Local Government Areas) was $548.

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

Unpaid work Wingecarribee (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 26,767 74.8 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 10,131 28.3 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 4,594 12.8 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 8,051 22.5 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Wingecarribee (A) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 74.8% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 28.3% provided care for children and 12.8% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 22.5% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Wingecarribee (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 6,856 19.2 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 9,596 26.8 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 5,441 15.2 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 4,872 13.6 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Wingecarribee (A) (Local Government Areas), 26.8% worked 5 to 14 hours, 15.2% worked 15 to 29 hours and 13.6% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Wingecarribee (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 5,539 45.1 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 4,777 38.9 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 1,832 14.9 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 123 1.0 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Wingecarribee (A) (Local Government Areas), 38.9% were couple families with children, 45.1% were couple families without children and 14.9% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Wingecarribee (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 16.6 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 83.4 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Wingecarribee (A) (Local Government Areas) 16.6% of single parents were male and 83.4% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Wingecarribee (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 1,841 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,122 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Wingecarribee (A) (Local Government Areas), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,122 and those without children was $1,841.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Wingecarribee (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 1,796 17.4 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 459 4.4 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 2,199 21.3 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 1,380 13.4 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 666 6.5 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 2,560 24.8 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 563 5.5 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 698 6.8 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Wingecarribee (A) (Local Government Areas), of couple families, 17.4% had both partners employed full-time, 4.4% had both employed part-time and 21.3% 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 Wingecarribee (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 16,695 84.9 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 2,961 15.1 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Wingecarribee (A) (Local Government Areas), 84.9% of private dwellings were occupied and 15.1% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Wingecarribee (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 15,078 90.3 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 1,197 7.2 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 295 1.8 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 106 0.6 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Wingecarribee (A) (Local Government Areas), 90.3% were separate houses, 7.2% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 1.8% were flats, units or apartments and 0.6% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Wingecarribee (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 44 0.3 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 459 2.7 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 2,195 13.1 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 7,001 41.9 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 6,718 40.2 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 276 1.7 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.3 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.5 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Wingecarribee (A) (Local Government Areas), of occupied private dwellings 2.7% had 1 bedroom, 13.1% had 2 bedrooms and 41.9% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.3. The average household size was 2.5 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Wingecarribee (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 6,947 41.6 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 5,653 33.9 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 3,564 21.4 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 149 0.9 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 379 2.3 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Wingecarribee (A) (Local Government Areas), 41.6% were owned outright, 33.9% were owned with a mortgage and 21.4% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Wingecarribee (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 12,053 72.2 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 4,325 25.9 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 315 1.9 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Wingecarribee (A) (Local Government Areas), of all households, 72.2% were family households, 25.9% were single person households and 1.9% were group households.

Household income Wingecarribee (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 25.3 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 8.0 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Wingecarribee (A) (Local Government Areas), 25.3% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 8.0% 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 Wingecarribee (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 260 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.2 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 8.8 -- 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 Wingecarribee (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,873 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 89.0 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 11.0 -- 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 Wingecarribee (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
None 833 5.0 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 6,064 36.3 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 6,388 38.3 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 2,915 17.5 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 491 2.9 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Wingecarribee (A) (Local Government Areas), 36.3% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 38.3% had two registered motor vehicles and 17.5% 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 Wingecarribee (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 802 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 370 46.1 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 432 53.9 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 20 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Wingecarribee (A) (Local Government Areas), there were 802 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 370 (or 46.1%) were male and 432 (or 53.9%) were female. The median age was 20 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Wingecarribee (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 3.4 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,064 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Wingecarribee (A) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.4, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,064.

Mortgage and rent Wingecarribee (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 270 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,950 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Wingecarribee (A) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $270 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,950.

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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