2011 Census QuickStats

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Wedderburn (NSW)

Code SSC12447 (SSC)
People 584
Male 296
Female 288
Median age 41
Families 167
Average children per family 2.1
All private dwellings 195
Average people per household 3.1
Median weekly household income $1,874
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,145
Median weekly rent $212
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.7
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Wedderburn (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 584 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 296 50.7 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 288 49.3 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 16 2.7 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 584 people in Wedderburn (NSW) (State Suburbs) of these 50.7% were male and 49.3% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 2.7% of the population.

Age Wedderburn (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 27 4.6 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 30 5.1 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 39 6.7 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 63 10.8 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 57 9.8 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 31 5.3 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 16 2.7 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 25 4.3 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 36 6.2 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 57 9.8 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 52 8.9 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 44 7.5 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 33 5.7 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 31 5.3 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 21 3.6 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 12 2.1 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 6 1.0 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 3 0.5 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 41 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Wedderburn (NSW) (State Suburbs) was 41 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 17.0% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 12.3% of the population.

Registered marital status Wedderburn (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 260 53.5 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 9 1.9 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 32 6.6 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 26 5.3 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 159 32.7 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Wedderburn (NSW) (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 53.5% were married and 8.2% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Wedderburn (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 51 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 55 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 56 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 62 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 22 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Wedderburn (NSW) (State Suburbs) was 51 years and the median age of people never married was 22 years.

Social marital status Wedderburn (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 251 55.7 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 32 7.1 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 168 37.3 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Wedderburn (NSW) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 55.7% of people were in a registered marriage and 7.1% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Wedderburn (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 50 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 38 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 23 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Wedderburn (NSW) (State Suburbs) was 50 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 38 years.

Education Wedderburn (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 11 5.9 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 15 8.0 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 7 3.7 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 12 6.4 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 20 10.7 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 15 8.0 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 12 6.4 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 16 8.6 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 30 16.0 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 7 3.7 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 42 22.5 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 187 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Wedderburn (NSW) (State Suburbs) 32.1% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 18.2% were in primary school, 25.7% in secondary school and 25.1% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Wedderburn (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 466 79.9 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Wedderburn (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 138 25.1 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 40 7.3 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 20 3.6 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 351 63.9 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Wedderburn (NSW) (State Suburbs), 63.9% of people had both parents born in Australia and 25.1% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Wedderburn (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Wedderburn (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 199 62.0 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 88 27.4 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 21 6.5 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 13 4.0 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 321 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 321 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Wedderburn (NSW) (State Suburbs). Of these 62.0% were employed full time, 27.4% were employed part-time and 4.0% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Wedderburn (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 33 10.8 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 26 8.5 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 32 10.5 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 53 17.3 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 142 46.4 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Wedderburn (NSW) (State Suburbs), 10.8% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.5% worked 16 to 24 hours and 46.4% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Wedderburn (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 46 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 43 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Wedderburn (NSW) (State Suburbs) was 46 years and for people who were employed part-time was 43 years.

Occupation Wedderburn (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Wedderburn (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 565 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,706 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,874 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Wedderburn (NSW) (State Suburbs) was $565.

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

Unpaid work Wedderburn (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 352 72.4 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 141 29.0 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 58 12.0 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 99 20.4 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Wedderburn (NSW) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 72.4% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 29.0% provided care for children and 12.0% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 20.4% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Wedderburn (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 117 24.0 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 118 24.2 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 70 14.4 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 48 9.9 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Wedderburn (NSW) (State Suburbs), 24.2% worked 5 to 14 hours, 14.4% worked 15 to 29 hours and 9.9% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Wedderburn (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 70 41.7 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 75 44.6 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 23 13.7 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 0 0.0 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Wedderburn (NSW) (State Suburbs), 44.6% were couple families with children, 41.7% were couple families without children and 13.7% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Wedderburn (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 39.1 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 60.9 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Wedderburn (NSW) (State Suburbs) 39.1% of single parents were male and 60.9% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Wedderburn (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 1,718 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,166 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Wedderburn (NSW) (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,166 and those without children was $1,718.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Wedderburn (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 36 24.8 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 4 2.8 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 36 24.8 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 24 16.6 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 0 0.0 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 24 16.6 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 14 9.7 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 7 4.8 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Wedderburn (NSW) (State Suburbs), of couple families, 24.8% had both partners employed full-time, 2.8% had both employed part-time and 24.8% 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 Wedderburn (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 178 96.7 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 6 3.3 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Wedderburn (NSW) (State Suburbs), 96.7% of private dwellings were occupied and 3.3% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Wedderburn (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 172 96.6 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 3 1.7 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 0 0.0 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 3 1.7 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Wedderburn (NSW) (State Suburbs), 96.6% were separate houses, 1.7% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 1.7% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Wedderburn (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 0 0.0 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 12 6.9 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 50 28.6 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 113 64.6 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 0 0.0 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 4 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 3.1 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Wedderburn (NSW) (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 0.0% had 1 bedroom, 6.9% had 2 bedrooms and 28.6% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 4. The average household size was 3.1 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Wedderburn (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 82 46.1 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 73 41.0 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 20 11.2 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 3 1.7 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 0 0.0 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Wedderburn (NSW) (State Suburbs), 46.1% were owned outright, 41.0% were owned with a mortgage and 11.2% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Wedderburn (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 155 87.1 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 20 11.2 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 3 1.7 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Wedderburn (NSW) (State Suburbs), of all households, 87.1% were family households, 11.2% were single person households and 1.7% were group households.

Household income Wedderburn (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 14.9 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 16.9 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Wedderburn (NSW) (State Suburbs), 14.9% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 16.9% 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 Wedderburn (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 212 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 95.5 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 4.5 -- 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 Wedderburn (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,145 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 86.9 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 13.1 -- 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 Wedderburn (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
None 5 2.8 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 23 13.1 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 61 34.7 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 87 49.4 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 0 0.0 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Wedderburn (NSW) (State Suburbs), 13.1% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 34.7% had two registered motor vehicles and 49.4% 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 Wedderburn (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 18 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 13 72.2 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 5 27.8 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 35 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Wedderburn (NSW) (State Suburbs), there were 18 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 13 (or 72.2%) were male and 5 (or 27.8%) were female. The median age was 35 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Wedderburn (NSW) % 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 Wedderburn (NSW) (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 Wedderburn (NSW) % 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 670 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Wedderburn (NSW) (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 $670.

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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