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South Wentworthville

Code SSC12117 (SSC)
People 5,526
Male 2,733
Female 2,793
Median age 34
Families 1,472
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 2,067
Average people per household 2.9
Median weekly household income $1,181
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,156
Median weekly rent $345
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.7
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People South Wentworthville % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 5,526 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 2,733 49.5 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 2,793 50.5 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 67 1.2 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 5,526 people in South Wentworthville (State Suburbs) of these 49.5% were male and 50.5% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.2% of the population.

Age South Wentworthville % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 463 8.4 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 361 6.5 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 360 6.5 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 368 6.7 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 342 6.2 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 445 8.1 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 444 8.0 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 416 7.5 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 407 7.4 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 351 6.4 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 327 5.9 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 289 5.2 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 279 5.1 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 175 3.2 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 155 2.8 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 124 2.2 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 117 2.1 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 101 1.8 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 34 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in South Wentworthville (State Suburbs) was 34 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 21.4% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 12.2% of the population.

Registered marital status South Wentworthville % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 2,155 49.7 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 146 3.4 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 320 7.4 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 291 6.7 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 1,427 32.9 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in South Wentworthville (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 49.7% were married and 10.8% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status South Wentworthville % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 45 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 51 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 53 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 77 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 25 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in South Wentworthville (State Suburbs) was 45 years and the median age of people never married was 25 years.

Social marital status South Wentworthville % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 2,025 49.1 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 213 5.2 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 1,888 45.8 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In South Wentworthville (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 49.1% of people were in a registered marriage and 5.2% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status South Wentworthville % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 46 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 38 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 33 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in South Wentworthville (State Suburbs) was 46 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 38 years.

Education South Wentworthville % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 102 6.2 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 236 14.2 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 174 10.5 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 27 1.6 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 178 10.7 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 177 10.7 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 30 1.8 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 138 8.3 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 208 12.5 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 41 2.5 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 347 20.9 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 1,658 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In South Wentworthville (State Suburbs) 30.0% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 26.4% were in primary school, 23.2% in secondary school and 21.0% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses South Wentworthville % New South Wales % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth South Wentworthville % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 3,136 56.8 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses South Wentworthville % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 3,103 59.6 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 368 7.1 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 257 4.9 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,475 28.3 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In South Wentworthville (State Suburbs), 28.3% of people had both parents born in Australia and 59.6% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses South Wentworthville % New South Wales % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment South Wentworthville % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,646 64.6 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 583 22.9 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 131 5.1 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 189 7.4 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 2,549 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 2,549 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in South Wentworthville (State Suburbs). Of these 64.6% were employed full time, 22.9% were employed part-time and 7.4% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked South Wentworthville % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 170 7.2 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 200 8.5 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 216 9.1 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 536 22.7 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,110 47.0 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in South Wentworthville (State Suburbs), 7.2% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.5% worked 16 to 24 hours and 47.0% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status South Wentworthville % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 39 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 39 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in South Wentworthville (State Suburbs) was 39 years and for people who were employed part-time was 39 years.

Occupation South Wentworthville % New South Wales % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes South Wentworthville % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 522 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,375 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,181 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in South Wentworthville (State Suburbs) was $522.

Travel to work, top responses South Wentworthville % New South Wales % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work South Wentworthville % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 2,804 64.6 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,183 27.3 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 511 11.8 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 453 10.4 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In South Wentworthville (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 64.6% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 27.3% provided care for children and 11.8% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 10.4% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours South Wentworthville % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 894 20.6 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,022 23.6 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 453 10.4 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 435 10.0 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in South Wentworthville (State Suburbs), 23.6% worked 5 to 14 hours, 10.4% worked 15 to 29 hours and 10.0% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition South Wentworthville % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 387 26.3 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 751 51.0 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 300 20.4 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 34 2.3 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in South Wentworthville (State Suburbs), 51.0% were couple families with children, 26.3% were couple families without children and 20.4% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents South Wentworthville % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 18.7 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 81.3 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In South Wentworthville (State Suburbs) 18.7% of single parents were male and 81.3% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes South Wentworthville % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 2,012 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,297 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In South Wentworthville (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,297 and those without children was $2,012.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families South Wentworthville % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 247 21.7 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 25 2.2 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 175 15.4 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 239 21.0 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 73 6.4 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 253 22.3 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 63 5.5 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 61 5.4 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In South Wentworthville (State Suburbs), of couple families, 21.7% had both partners employed full-time, 2.2% had both employed part-time and 15.4% 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 South Wentworthville % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,885 93.6 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 128 6.4 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In South Wentworthville (State Suburbs), 93.6% of private dwellings were occupied and 6.4% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure South Wentworthville % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,277 67.7 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 586 31.1 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 18 1.0 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 4 0.2 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in South Wentworthville (State Suburbs), 67.7% were separate houses, 31.1% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 1.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.2% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms South Wentworthville % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 3 0.2 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 51 2.7 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 458 24.3 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 923 49.0 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 416 22.1 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 34 1.8 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.9 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In South Wentworthville (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 2.7% had 1 bedroom, 24.3% had 2 bedrooms and 49.0% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3. The average household size was 2.9 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure South Wentworthville % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 580 30.7 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 639 33.8 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 613 32.5 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 11 0.6 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 45 2.4 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in South Wentworthville (State Suburbs), 30.7% were owned outright, 33.8% were owned with a mortgage and 32.5% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition South Wentworthville % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 1,417 75.1 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 430 22.8 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 39 2.1 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In South Wentworthville (State Suburbs), of all households, 75.1% were family households, 22.8% were single person households and 2.1% were group households.

Household income South Wentworthville % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 24.3 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 8.8 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In South Wentworthville (State Suburbs), 24.3% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 8.8% 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 South Wentworthville % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 345 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 87.4 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 12.6 -- 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 South Wentworthville % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,156 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 86.4 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 13.6 -- 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 South Wentworthville % New South Wales % Australia %
None 173 9.2 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 752 39.9 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 626 33.2 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 280 14.8 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 56 3.0 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In South Wentworthville (State Suburbs), 39.9% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 33.2% had two registered motor vehicles and 14.8% 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 South Wentworthville % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 68 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 43 63.2 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 25 36.8 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 26 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in South Wentworthville (State Suburbs), there were 68 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 43 (or 63.2%) were male and 25 (or 36.8%) were female. The median age was 26 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics South Wentworthville % 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 3.5 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.3 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,125 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In South Wentworthville (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.5, with 1.3 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,125.

Mortgage and rent South Wentworthville % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 250 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,709 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In South Wentworthville (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $250 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,709.

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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