2011 Census QuickStats

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Willoughby (NSW)

Code SSC12505 (SSC)
People 5,921
Male 2,854
Female 3,067
Median age 38
Families 1,570
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 2,370
Average people per household 2.6
Median weekly household income $2,124
Median monthly mortgage repayments $3,000
Median weekly rent $470
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.5
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Willoughby (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 5,921 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 2,854 48.2 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 3,067 51.8 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 13 0.2 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 5,921 people in Willoughby (NSW) (State Suburbs) of these 48.2% were male and 51.8% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.2% of the population.

Age Willoughby (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 529 8.9 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 448 7.6 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 330 5.6 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 287 4.8 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 242 4.1 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 291 4.9 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 463 7.8 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 549 9.3 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 570 9.6 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 449 7.6 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 362 6.1 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 324 5.5 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 275 4.6 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 204 3.4 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 154 2.6 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 150 2.5 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 126 2.1 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 168 2.8 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 38 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Willoughby (NSW) (State Suburbs) was 38 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 22.1% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 13.6% of the population.

Registered marital status Willoughby (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 2,426 52.6 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 106 2.3 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 375 8.1 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 277 6.0 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 1,430 31.0 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Willoughby (NSW) (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 52.6% were married and 10.4% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Willoughby (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 45 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 51 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 56 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 82 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 29 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Willoughby (NSW) (State Suburbs) was 45 years and the median age of people never married was 29 years.

Social marital status Willoughby (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 2,237 53.8 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 341 8.2 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 1,581 38.0 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Willoughby (NSW) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 53.8% of people were in a registered marriage and 8.2% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Willoughby (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 45 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 39 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 38 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Willoughby (NSW) (State Suburbs) was 45 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 39 years.

Education Willoughby (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 166 9.5 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 351 20.1 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 130 7.4 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 67 3.8 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 129 7.4 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 102 5.8 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 89 5.1 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 93 5.3 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 269 15.4 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 39 2.2 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 315 18.0 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 1,750 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Willoughby (NSW) (State Suburbs) 29.5% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 31.2% were in primary school, 18.2% in secondary school and 20.8% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Willoughby (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 3,759 63.5 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Willoughby (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 2,435 43.5 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 514 9.2 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 372 6.6 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 2,283 40.7 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Willoughby (NSW) (State Suburbs), 40.7% of people had both parents born in Australia and 43.5% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Willoughby (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 2,010 64.9 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 807 26.1 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 142 4.6 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 137 4.4 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 3,096 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 3,096 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Willoughby (NSW) (State Suburbs). Of these 64.9% were employed full time, 26.1% were employed part-time and 4.4% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Willoughby (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 269 9.1 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 280 9.5 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 257 8.7 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 339 11.5 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,672 56.6 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Willoughby (NSW) (State Suburbs), 9.1% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.5% worked 16 to 24 hours and 56.6% worked 40 hours or more.

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

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

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

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

Median weekly incomes Willoughby (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 930 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 2,587 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 2,124 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Willoughby (NSW) (State Suburbs) was $930.

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

Unpaid work Willoughby (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 3,445 74.7 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,554 33.7 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 435 9.4 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 884 19.2 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Willoughby (NSW) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 74.7% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 33.7% provided care for children and 9.4% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 19.2% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Willoughby (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 1,150 24.9 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,340 29.0 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 567 12.3 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 388 8.4 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Willoughby (NSW) (State Suburbs), 29.0% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.3% worked 15 to 29 hours and 8.4% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Willoughby (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 483 30.8 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 839 53.5 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 214 13.6 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 33 2.1 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Willoughby (NSW) (State Suburbs), 53.5% were couple families with children, 30.8% were couple families without children and 13.6% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Willoughby (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 15.1 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 84.9 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Willoughby (NSW) (State Suburbs) 15.1% of single parents were male and 84.9% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Willoughby (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 3,020 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 3,333 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Willoughby (NSW) (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $3,333 and those without children was $3,020.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Willoughby (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 339 25.6 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 43 3.3 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 320 24.2 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 262 19.8 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 47 3.6 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 160 12.1 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 75 5.7 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 76 5.7 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Willoughby (NSW) (State Suburbs), of couple families, 25.6% had both partners employed full-time, 3.3% had both employed part-time and 24.2% 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 Willoughby (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,104 92.5 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 171 7.5 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Willoughby (NSW) (State Suburbs), 92.5% of private dwellings were occupied and 7.5% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Willoughby (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,282 61.0 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 239 11.4 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 569 27.1 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 12 0.6 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Willoughby (NSW) (State Suburbs), 61.0% were separate houses, 11.4% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 27.1% were flats, units or apartments and 0.6% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Willoughby (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 29 1.4 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 127 6.0 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 619 29.4 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 778 37.0 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 517 24.6 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 32 1.5 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.8 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.6 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Willoughby (NSW) (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 6.0% had 1 bedroom, 29.4% had 2 bedrooms and 37.0% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.8. The average household size was 2.6 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Willoughby (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 703 33.5 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 779 37.1 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 569 27.1 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 8 0.4 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 41 2.0 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Willoughby (NSW) (State Suburbs), 33.5% were owned outright, 37.1% were owned with a mortgage and 27.1% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Willoughby (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 1,537 73.2 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 496 23.6 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 68 3.2 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Willoughby (NSW) (State Suburbs), of all households, 73.2% were family households, 23.6% were single person households and 3.2% were group households.

Household income Willoughby (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 15.5 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 27.9 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Willoughby (NSW) (State Suburbs), 15.5% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 27.9% 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 Willoughby (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 470 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 89.5 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 10.5 -- 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 Willoughby (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 3,000 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 87.8 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 12.2 -- 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 Willoughby (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
None 182 8.7 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 998 47.5 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 697 33.2 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 177 8.4 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 47 2.2 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Willoughby (NSW) (State Suburbs), 47.5% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 33.2% had two registered motor vehicles and 8.4% 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 Willoughby (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 12 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 9 75.0 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 3 25.0 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 16 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Willoughby (NSW) (State Suburbs), there were 12 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 9 (or 75.0%) were male and 3 (or 25.0%) were female. The median age was 16 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Willoughby (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 1 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 900 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Willoughby (NSW) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 1, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $900.

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

In Willoughby (NSW) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $0 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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