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Wakeley

Code SSC12383 (SSC)
People 4,671
Male 2,321
Female 2,350
Median age 36
Families 1,325
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 1,420
Average people per household 3.4
Median weekly household income $1,236
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,990
Median weekly rent $350
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Wakeley % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 4,671 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 2,321 49.7 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 2,350 50.3 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 14 0.3 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 4,671 people in Wakeley (State Suburbs) of these 49.7% were male and 50.3% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.3% of the population.

Age Wakeley % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 283 6.1 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 299 6.4 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 304 6.5 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 356 7.6 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 342 7.3 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 341 7.3 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 311 6.7 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 309 6.6 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 302 6.5 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 330 7.1 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 382 8.2 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 325 7.0 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 275 5.9 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 178 3.8 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 155 3.3 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 90 1.9 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 57 1.2 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 31 0.7 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 36 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Wakeley (State Suburbs) was 36 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 19.0% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 11.0% of the population.

Registered marital status Wakeley % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 2,087 55.2 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 121 3.2 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 229 6.1 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 163 4.3 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 1,181 31.2 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Wakeley (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 55.2% were married and 9.3% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Wakeley % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 50 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 46 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 50 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 71 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 23 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Wakeley (State Suburbs) was 50 years and the median age of people never married was 23 years.

Social marital status Wakeley % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 2,005 54.6 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 94 2.6 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 1,570 42.8 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Wakeley (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 54.6% of people were in a registered marriage and 2.6% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Wakeley % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 51 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 38 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 28 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Wakeley (State Suburbs) was 51 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 38 years.

Education Wakeley % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 77 5.6 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 228 16.7 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 96 7.0 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 30 2.2 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 235 17.2 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 96 7.0 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 27 2.0 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 104 7.6 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 212 15.5 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 35 2.6 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 226 16.5 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 1,366 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Wakeley (State Suburbs) 29.3% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 25.9% were in primary school, 26.1% in secondary school and 23.5% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Wakeley % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 1,895 40.6 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Wakeley % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 3,809 85.4 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 163 3.7 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 75 1.7 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 413 9.3 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Wakeley (State Suburbs), 9.3% of people had both parents born in Australia and 85.4% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Wakeley % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,321 61.7 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 526 24.6 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 128 6.0 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 167 7.8 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 2,142 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 2,142 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Wakeley (State Suburbs). Of these 61.7% were employed full time, 24.6% were employed part-time and 7.8% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Wakeley % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 165 8.4 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 170 8.6 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 182 9.2 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 517 26.2 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 807 40.9 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Wakeley (State Suburbs), 8.4% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.6% worked 16 to 24 hours and 40.9% worked 40 hours or more.

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

The median age of people employed full-time in Wakeley (State Suburbs) was 40 years and for people who were employed part-time was 39 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Wakeley % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 412 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,220 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,236 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Wakeley (State Suburbs) was $412.

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

Unpaid work Wakeley % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 2,099 55.5 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 901 23.8 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 440 11.6 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 264 7.0 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Wakeley (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 55.5% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 23.8% 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, 7.0% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Wakeley % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 774 20.5 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 716 18.9 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 307 8.1 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 299 7.9 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Wakeley (State Suburbs), 18.9% worked 5 to 14 hours, 8.1% worked 15 to 29 hours and 7.9% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Wakeley % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 334 25.2 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 729 55.0 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 242 18.3 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 21 1.6 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Wakeley (State Suburbs), 55.0% were couple families with children, 25.2% were couple families without children and 18.3% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Wakeley % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 16.7 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 83.3 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Wakeley (State Suburbs) 16.7% of single parents were male and 83.3% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Wakeley % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 1,750 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,086 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Wakeley (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,086 and those without children was $1,750.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Wakeley % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 199 18.8 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 38 3.6 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 129 12.2 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 225 21.2 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 79 7.5 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 287 27.1 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 53 5.0 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 49 4.6 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Wakeley (State Suburbs), of couple families, 18.8% had both partners employed full-time, 3.6% had both employed part-time and 12.2% 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 Wakeley % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,353 96.2 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 53 3.8 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Wakeley (State Suburbs), 96.2% of private dwellings were occupied and 3.8% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Wakeley % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,141 84.3 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 198 14.6 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 11 0.8 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 3 0.2 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Wakeley (State Suburbs), 84.3% were separate houses, 14.6% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.8% were flats, units or apartments and 0.2% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Wakeley % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 6 0.4 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 41 3.0 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 778 57.6 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 506 37.5 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 20 1.5 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.5 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 3.4 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Wakeley (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 0.4% had 1 bedroom, 3.0% had 2 bedrooms and 57.6% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.5. The average household size was 3.4 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Wakeley % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 552 40.8 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 530 39.2 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 228 16.9 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 10 0.7 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 33 2.4 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Wakeley (State Suburbs), 40.8% were owned outright, 39.2% were owned with a mortgage and 16.9% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Wakeley % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 1,214 89.7 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 121 8.9 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 18 1.3 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Wakeley (State Suburbs), of all households, 89.7% were family households, 8.9% were single person households and 1.3% were group households.

Household income Wakeley % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 20.2 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 10.1 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Wakeley (State Suburbs), 20.2% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 10.1% 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 Wakeley % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 350 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.9 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 8.1 -- 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 Wakeley % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,990 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 83.1 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 16.9 -- 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 Wakeley % New South Wales % Australia %
None 83 6.1 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 391 28.9 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 518 38.3 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 331 24.5 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 30 2.2 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Wakeley (State Suburbs), 28.9% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 38.3% had two registered motor vehicles and 24.5% 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 Wakeley % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 15 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 3 20.0 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 12 80.0 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 25 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Wakeley (State Suburbs), there were 15 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 3 (or 20.0%) were male and 12 (or 80.0%) were female. The median age was 25 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Wakeley % 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 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 700 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Wakeley (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $700.

Mortgage and rent Wakeley % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 350 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Wakeley (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $350 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $0.

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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