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Watanobbi

Code SSC12432 (SSC)
People 3,774
Male 1,830
Female 1,944
Median age 34
Families 1,012
Average children per family 2
All private dwellings 1,405
Average people per household 2.7
Median weekly household income $973
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,677
Median weekly rent $250
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 Watanobbi % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 3,774 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 1,830 48.5 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 1,944 51.5 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 219 5.8 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 3,774 people in Watanobbi (State Suburbs) of these 48.5% were male and 51.5% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 5.8% of the population.

Age Watanobbi % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 287 7.6 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 292 7.7 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 318 8.4 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 331 8.8 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 262 6.9 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 198 5.2 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 230 6.1 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 239 6.3 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 304 8.1 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 257 6.8 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 262 6.9 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 204 5.4 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 201 5.3 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 134 3.5 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 100 2.6 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 73 1.9 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 57 1.5 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 26 0.7 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 34 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Watanobbi (State Suburbs) was 34 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 23.8% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 10.3% of the population.

Registered marital status Watanobbi % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,196 41.6 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 118 4.1 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 316 11.0 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 137 4.8 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 1,107 38.5 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Watanobbi (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 41.6% were married and 15.1% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Watanobbi % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 50 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 45 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 54 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 70 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 24 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Watanobbi (State Suburbs) was 50 years and the median age of people never married was 24 years.

Social marital status Watanobbi % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 1,095 40.9 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 288 10.8 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 1,292 48.3 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Watanobbi (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 40.9% of people were in a registered marriage and 10.8% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Watanobbi % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 50 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 37 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 34 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Watanobbi (State Suburbs) was 50 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 37 years.

Education Watanobbi % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 93 7.2 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 277 21.6 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 43 3.3 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 35 2.7 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 244 19.0 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 29 2.3 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 23 1.8 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 106 8.2 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 103 8.0 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 21 1.6 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 311 24.2 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 1,285 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Watanobbi (State Suburbs) 34.0% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 27.7% were in primary school, 23.0% in secondary school and 16.1% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Watanobbi % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 3,003 79.6 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Watanobbi % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 662 19.1 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 275 7.9 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 193 5.6 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 2,339 67.4 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Watanobbi (State Suburbs), 67.4% of people had both parents born in Australia and 19.1% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Watanobbi % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 906 55.6 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 480 29.5 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 69 4.2 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 174 10.7 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 1,629 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 1,629 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Watanobbi (State Suburbs). Of these 55.6% were employed full time, 29.5% were employed part-time and 10.7% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Watanobbi % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 166 11.4 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 152 10.4 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 164 11.2 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 312 21.4 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 589 40.4 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Watanobbi (State Suburbs), 11.4% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.4% worked 16 to 24 hours and 40.4% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Watanobbi % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 41 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 37 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Watanobbi (State Suburbs) was 41 years and for people who were employed part-time was 37 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Watanobbi % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 447 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,143 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 973 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Watanobbi (State Suburbs) was $447.

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

Unpaid work Watanobbi % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,963 68.3 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 905 31.5 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 372 12.9 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 383 13.3 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Watanobbi (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 68.3% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 31.5% provided care for children and 12.9% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 13.3% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Watanobbi % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 561 19.5 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 701 24.4 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 342 11.9 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 362 12.6 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Watanobbi (State Suburbs), 24.4% worked 5 to 14 hours, 11.9% worked 15 to 29 hours and 12.6% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Watanobbi % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 285 28.1 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 421 41.6 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 292 28.8 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 15 1.5 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Watanobbi (State Suburbs), 41.6% were couple families with children, 28.1% were couple families without children and 28.8% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Watanobbi % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 11.7 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 88.3 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Watanobbi (State Suburbs) 11.7% of single parents were male and 88.3% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Watanobbi % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 1,912 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,907 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Watanobbi (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,907 and those without children was $1,912.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Watanobbi % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 136 19.3 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 29 4.1 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 136 19.3 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 145 20.6 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 39 5.5 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 143 20.3 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 41 5.8 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 36 5.1 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Watanobbi (State Suburbs), of couple families, 19.3% had both partners employed full-time, 4.1% had both employed part-time and 19.3% 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 Watanobbi % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,303 95.7 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 58 4.3 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Watanobbi (State Suburbs), 95.7% of private dwellings were occupied and 4.3% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Watanobbi % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,177 90.3 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 79 6.1 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 44 3.4 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 0 0.0 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Watanobbi (State Suburbs), 90.3% were separate houses, 6.1% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 3.4% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Watanobbi % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 6 0.5 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 36 2.8 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 66 5.1 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 741 56.9 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 434 33.3 726,049 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 3.3 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.7 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Watanobbi (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 2.8% had 1 bedroom, 5.1% had 2 bedrooms and 56.9% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.3. The average household size was 2.7 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Watanobbi % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 267 20.5 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 505 38.8 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 498 38.2 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 8 0.6 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 25 1.9 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Watanobbi (State Suburbs), 20.5% were owned outright, 38.8% were owned with a mortgage and 38.2% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Watanobbi % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 981 75.3 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 288 22.1 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 33 2.5 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Watanobbi (State Suburbs), of all households, 75.3% were family households, 22.1% were single person households and 2.5% were group households.

Household income Watanobbi % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 28.6 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 3.8 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Watanobbi (State Suburbs), 28.6% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 3.8% 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 Watanobbi % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 250 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 84.5 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 15.5 -- 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 Watanobbi % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,677 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 89.4 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 10.6 -- 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 Watanobbi % New South Wales % Australia %
None 127 9.7 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 525 40.3 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 418 32.1 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 174 13.4 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 59 4.5 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Watanobbi (State Suburbs), 40.3% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 32.1% had two registered motor vehicles and 13.4% 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 Watanobbi % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 216 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 100 46.3 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 116 53.7 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 20 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Watanobbi (State Suburbs), there were 216 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 100 (or 46.3%) were male and 116 (or 53.7%) 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 Watanobbi % 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 1.1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 976 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Watanobbi (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.4, with 1.1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $976.

Mortgage and rent Watanobbi % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 225 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,950 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Watanobbi (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $225 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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