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Wingham

Code SSC12522 (SSC)
People 5,313
Male 2,537
Female 2,776
Median age 45
Families 1,461
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 2,272
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $766
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,300
Median weekly rent $200
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.6
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Wingham % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 5,313 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 2,537 47.8 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 2,776 52.2 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 218 4.1 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 5,313 people in Wingham (State Suburbs) of these 47.8% were male and 52.2% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 4.1% of the population.

Age Wingham % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 319 6.0 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 335 6.3 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 426 8.0 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 348 6.6 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 247 4.6 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 205 3.9 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 221 4.2 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 252 4.7 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 294 5.5 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 413 7.8 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 400 7.5 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 375 7.1 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 346 6.5 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 298 5.6 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 263 5.0 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 242 4.6 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 183 3.4 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 145 2.7 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 45 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Wingham (State Suburbs) was 45 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 20.2% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 21.4% of the population.

Registered marital status Wingham % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 2,048 48.3 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 177 4.2 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 475 11.2 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 374 8.8 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 1,165 27.5 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Wingham (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 48.3% were married and 15.4% were either divorced or separated.

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

The median age of married people in Wingham (State Suburbs) was 56 years and the median age of people never married was 25 years.

Social marital status Wingham % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 1,877 49.2 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 315 8.3 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 1,620 42.5 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Wingham (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 49.2% of people were in a registered marriage and 8.3% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Wingham % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 56 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 41 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 46 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Wingham (State Suburbs) was 56 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 41 years.

Education Wingham % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 109 7.3 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 358 24.0 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 72 4.8 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 31 2.1 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 344 23.1 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 22 1.5 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 20 1.3 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 125 8.4 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 43 2.9 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 16 1.1 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 351 23.5 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 1,491 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Wingham (State Suburbs) 28.1% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 31.1% were in primary school, 26.0% in secondary school and 11.1% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Wingham % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 4,714 88.7 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Wingham % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 410 8.2 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 242 4.9 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 157 3.1 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 4,176 83.8 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Wingham (State Suburbs), 83.8% of people had both parents born in Australia and 8.2% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Wingham % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,069 52.0 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 687 33.4 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 130 6.3 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 169 8.2 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 2,055 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 2,055 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Wingham (State Suburbs). Of these 52.0% were employed full time, 33.4% were employed part-time and 8.2% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Wingham % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 183 9.7 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 210 11.1 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 295 15.7 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 367 19.5 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 705 37.4 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Wingham (State Suburbs), 9.7% worked 1 to 15 hours, 11.1% worked 16 to 24 hours and 37.4% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Wingham % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 45 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 44 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Wingham (State Suburbs) was 45 years and for people who were employed part-time was 44 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Wingham % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 398 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 964 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 766 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Wingham (State Suburbs) was $398.

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

Unpaid work Wingham % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 2,919 68.8 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,111 26.2 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 580 13.7 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 818 19.3 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Wingham (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 68.8% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 26.2% provided care for children and 13.7% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 19.3% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Wingham % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 694 16.4 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,032 24.3 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 638 15.0 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 557 13.1 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Wingham (State Suburbs), 24.3% worked 5 to 14 hours, 15.0% worked 15 to 29 hours and 13.1% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Wingham % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 620 42.4 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 498 34.1 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 319 21.8 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 24 1.6 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Wingham (State Suburbs), 34.1% were couple families with children, 42.4% were couple families without children and 21.8% were one parent families.

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

In Wingham (State Suburbs) 17.6% of single parents were male and 82.4% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Wingham % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 1,482 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,693 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Wingham (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,693 and those without children was $1,482.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Wingham % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 162 14.5 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 41 3.7 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 208 18.6 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 147 13.1 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 65 5.8 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 368 32.9 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 56 5.0 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 72 6.4 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Wingham (State Suburbs), of couple families, 14.5% had both partners employed full-time, 3.7% had both employed part-time and 18.6% 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 Wingham % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,066 93.4 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 145 6.6 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Wingham (State Suburbs), 93.4% of private dwellings were occupied and 6.6% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Wingham % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,863 90.2 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 60 2.9 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 117 5.7 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 23 1.1 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Wingham (State Suburbs), 90.2% were separate houses, 2.9% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 5.7% were flats, units or apartments and 1.1% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Wingham % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 8 0.4 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 56 2.7 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 340 16.5 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 1,088 52.7 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 541 26.2 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 31 1.5 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.1 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.4 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Wingham (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 2.7% had 1 bedroom, 16.5% had 2 bedrooms and 52.7% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.1. The average household size was 2.4 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Wingham % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 879 42.6 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 634 30.7 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 484 23.5 743,050 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 58 2.8 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Wingham (State Suburbs), 42.6% were owned outright, 30.7% were owned with a mortgage and 23.5% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Wingham % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 1,437 69.6 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 582 28.2 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 46 2.2 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Wingham (State Suburbs), of all households, 69.6% were family households, 28.2% were single person households and 2.2% were group households.

Household income Wingham % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 37.6 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 1.6 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Wingham (State Suburbs), 37.6% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 1.6% 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 Wingham % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 200 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 89.6 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 10.4 -- 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 Wingham % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,300 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.6 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 8.4 -- 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 Wingham % New South Wales % Australia %
None 179 8.7 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 816 39.5 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 745 36.1 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 260 12.6 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 65 3.1 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Wingham (State Suburbs), 39.5% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 36.1% had two registered motor vehicles and 12.6% 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 Wingham % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 218 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 104 47.7 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 114 52.3 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 17 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Wingham (State Suburbs), there were 218 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 104 (or 47.7%) were male and 114 (or 52.3%) were female. The median age was 17 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Wingham % 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 654 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Wingham (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 $654.

Mortgage and rent Wingham % 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 1,023 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Wingham (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 $1,023.

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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