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Wagait (S)

Code LGA74560 (LGA)
People 369
Male 194
Female 175
Median age 47
Families 106
Average children per family 1.7
All private dwellings 235
Average people per household 2
Median weekly household income $1,302
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,100
Median weekly rent $175
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.6
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Wagait (S) % Northern Territory % Australia %
Total 369 -- 211,945 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 194 52.6 109,517 51.7 10,634,013 49.4
Female 175 47.4 102,428 48.3 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 13 3.5 56,776 26.8 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 369 people in Wagait (S) (Local Government Areas) of these 52.6% were male and 47.4% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 3.5% of the population.

Age Wagait (S) % Northern Territory % Australia %
People
0-4 years 10 2.7 17,119 8.1 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 16 4.3 16,415 7.7 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 18 4.9 15,608 7.4 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 16 4.3 14,820 7.0 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 3 0.8 16,839 7.9 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 8 2.2 19,213 9.1 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 12 3.2 17,345 8.2 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 36 9.7 16,829 7.9 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 32 8.6 16,331 7.7 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 46 12.4 14,799 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 44 11.9 13,775 6.5 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 42 11.4 11,632 5.5 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 48 13.0 9,121 4.3 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 20 5.4 5,286 2.5 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 8 2.2 3,280 1.5 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 7 1.9 1,726 0.8 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 4 1.1 1,112 0.5 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 0 0.0 694 0.3 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 47 -- 31 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Wagait (S) (Local Government Areas) was 47 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 12.4% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 10.5% of the population.

Registered marital status Wagait (S) % Northern Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 134 41.4 70,154 43.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 13 4.0 5,526 3.4 529,280 3.0
Divorced 69 21.3 13,273 8.2 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 14 4.3 5,202 3.2 949,634 5.5
Never married 94 29.0 68,647 42.2 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Wagait (S) (Local Government Areas) aged 15 years and over, 41.4% were married and 25.3% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Wagait (S) % Northern Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 55 -- 44 -- 50 --
Separated 56 -- 47 -- 49 --
Divorced 54 -- 53 -- 54 --
Widowed 64 -- 65 -- 78 --
Never married 37 -- 27 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Wagait (S) (Local Government Areas) was 55 years and the median age of people never married was 37 years.

Social marital status Wagait (S) % Northern Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 125 45.5 54,563 41.5 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 51 18.5 19,532 14.9 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 99 36.0 57,233 43.6 6,413,399 41.3

In Wagait (S) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 45.5% of people were in a registered marriage and 18.5% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Wagait (S) % Northern Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 53 -- 44 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 46 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 50 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Wagait (S) (Local Government Areas) was 53 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 46 years.

Education Wagait (S) % Northern Territory % Australia %
Pre-school 3 3.3 3,339 4.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 19 21.1 15,171 20.7 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 0 0.0 2,586 3.5 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 0 0.0 2,150 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 18 20.0 8,003 10.9 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 0 0.0 1,780 2.4 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 0 0.0 2,823 3.9 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 6 6.7 2,726 3.7 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 11 12.2 6,682 9.1 932,524 14.3
Other 0 0.0 1,627 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 33 36.7 26,242 35.9 1,511,694 23.2
Total 90 -- 73,129 -- 6,503,580 --

In Wagait (S) (Local Government Areas) 23.8% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 23.0% were in primary school, 20.7% in secondary school and 16.1% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Wagait (S) % Northern Territory % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Wagait (S) % Northern Territory % Australia %
Australia 275 74.3 158,031 74.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Wagait (S) % Northern Territory % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 74 22.1 42,606 22.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 23 6.9 10,807 5.8 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 25 7.5 9,131 4.9 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 213 63.6 125,126 66.7 10,757,087 53.7

In Wagait (S) (Local Government Areas), 63.6% of people had both parents born in Australia and 22.1% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Wagait (S) % Northern Territory % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Wagait (S) % Northern Territory % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Wagait (S) % Northern Territory % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 125 59.5 69,544 66.9 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 52 24.8 20,878 20.1 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 24 11.4 8,056 7.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 9 4.3 5,489 5.3 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 210 -- 103,967 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 210 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Wagait (S) (Local Government Areas). Of these 59.5% were employed full time, 24.8% were employed part-time and 4.3% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Wagait (S) % Northern Territory % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 13 6.6 6,588 6.7 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 13 6.6 6,344 6.4 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 20 10.1 7,952 8.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 40 20.2 19,470 19.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 85 42.9 50,076 50.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Wagait (S) (Local Government Areas), 6.6% worked 1 to 15 hours, 6.6% worked 16 to 24 hours and 42.9% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Wagait (S) % Northern Territory % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 49 -- 39 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 49 -- 37 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Wagait (S) (Local Government Areas) was 49 years and for people who were employed part-time was 49 years.

Occupation Wagait (S) % Northern Territory % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Occupation Chart
Industry of employment, top responses Wagait (S) % Northern Territory % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Wagait (S) % Northern Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 880 -- 745 -- 577 --
Family 1,922 -- 1,759 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,302 -- 1,674 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Wagait (S) (Local Government Areas) was $880.

Travel to work, top responses Wagait (S) % Northern Territory % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Wagait (S) % Northern Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 246 75.9 108,531 66.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 73 22.6 49,616 30.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 42 13.0 14,566 8.9 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 67 20.8 27,050 16.6 3,090,874 17.8

In Wagait (S) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 75.9% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 22.6% provided care for children and 13.0% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 20.8% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Wagait (S) % Northern Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 46 14.2 37,795 23.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 119 36.7 42,817 26.3 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 50 15.4 16,605 10.2 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 31 9.6 11,314 6.9 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Wagait (S) (Local Government Areas), 36.7% worked 5 to 14 hours, 15.4% worked 15 to 29 hours and 9.6% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Wagait (S) % Northern Territory % Australia %
Couple family without children 63 60.0 16,310 34.0 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 29 27.6 22,245 46.3 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 13 12.4 8,610 17.9 901,637 15.9
Other family 0 0.0 866 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Wagait (S) (Local Government Areas), 27.6% were couple families with children, 60.0% were couple families without children and 12.4% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Wagait (S) % Northern Territory % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 0.0 -- 19.5 -- 17.6
Female -- 100.0 -- 80.5 -- 82.4

In Wagait (S) (Local Government Areas) 0.0% of single parents were male and 100.0% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Wagait (S) % Northern Territory % Australia %
Families without children 3,143 -- 2,300 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,860 -- 2,475 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Wagait (S) (Local Government Areas), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,860 and those without children was $3,143.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Wagait (S) % Northern Territory % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 18 19.6 12,591 32.7 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 5 5.4 1,326 3.4 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 13 14.1 5,984 15.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 12 13.0 5,205 13.5 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 5 5.4 1,552 4.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 14 15.2 4,773 12.4 899,598 19.2
Other 12 13.0 3,327 8.6 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 13 14.1 3,801 9.9 314,529 6.7

In Wagait (S) (Local Government Areas), of couple families, 19.6% had both partners employed full-time, 5.4% had both employed part-time and 14.1% 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 Wagait (S) % Northern Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 162 74.0 60,889 87.6 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 57 26.0 8,595 12.4 934,470 10.7

In Wagait (S) (Local Government Areas), 74.0% of private dwellings were occupied and 26.0% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Wagait (S) % Northern Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 146 89.6 41,186 67.6 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 0 0.0 6,880 11.3 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 0 0.0 10,087 16.6 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 17 10.4 2,471 4.1 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Wagait (S) (Local Government Areas), 89.6% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 10.4% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Wagait (S) % Northern Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 16 9.8 999 1.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 24 14.6 4,536 7.4 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 58 35.4 13,275 21.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 36 22.0 27,268 44.8 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 22 13.4 12,789 21.0 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 8 4.9 2,024 3.3 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.1 -- 2.8 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2 -- 2.9 -- 2.6 --

In Wagait (S) (Local Government Areas), of occupied private dwellings 14.6% had 1 bedroom, 35.4% had 2 bedrooms and 22.0% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.1. The average household size was 2 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Wagait (S) % Northern Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 56 34.1 9,530 15.7 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 73 44.5 18,630 30.6 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 25 15.2 29,903 49.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 3 1.8 580 1.0 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 7 4.3 2,248 3.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Wagait (S) (Local Government Areas), 34.1% were owned outright, 44.5% were owned with a mortgage and 15.2% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Wagait (S) % Northern Territory % Australia %
Family households 105 64.0 44,046 72.3 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 53 32.3 13,317 21.9 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 6 3.7 3,528 5.8 321,007 4.1

In Wagait (S) (Local Government Areas), of all households, 64.0% were family households, 32.3% were single person households and 3.7% were group households.

Household income Wagait (S) % Northern Territory % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 22.8 -- 14.6 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 13.8 -- 16.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Wagait (S) (Local Government Areas), 22.8% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 13.8% 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 Wagait (S) % Northern Territory % Australia %
Median rent 175 -- 225 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 96.8 -- 91.0 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 3.2 -- 9.0 -- 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 Wagait (S) % Northern Territory % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,100 -- 2,058 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 87.2 -- 92.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 12.8 -- 7.7 -- 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 Wagait (S) % Northern Territory % Australia %
None 10 6.1 7,153 11.7 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 66 40.2 20,289 33.3 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 51 31.1 20,488 33.6 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 23 14.0 10,184 16.7 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 14 8.5 2,776 4.6 234,292 3.0

In Wagait (S) (Local Government Areas), 40.2% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 31.1% had two registered motor vehicles and 14.0% 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 Wagait (S) % Northern Territory % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 15 -- 56,776 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 6 40.0 28,035 49.4 270,331 49.3
Female 9 60.0 28,741 50.6 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 39 -- 23 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Wagait (S) (Local Government Areas), there were 15 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 6 (or 40.0%) were male and 9 (or 60.0%) were female. The median age was 39 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Wagait (S) % Northern Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 1.5 -- 4.2 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 1.7 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 250 -- 1,099 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Wagait (S) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 1.5, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $250.

Mortgage and rent Wagait (S) % Northern Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 0 -- 75 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 800 -- 1,963 -- 1,647 --

In Wagait (S) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $0 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $800.

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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