2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | New South Wales | State Suburbs

Wollongbar

Code SSC12533 (SSC)
People 2,396
Male 1,162
Female 1,234
Median age 42
Families 703
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 934
Average people per household 2.6
Median weekly household income $1,126
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,517
Median weekly rent $285
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.8
Community profile

QuickStats Search

Loading map...
Each of the sections below is expandable. Select once to expand the section and display the hidden content. Select again to collapse the section and hide the content. To access the hidden content within each section, select the section to display the content, then use arrow keys to navigate down to the expanded content.

Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Wollongbar % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 2,396 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 1,162 48.5 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 1,234 51.5 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 95 4.0 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 2,396 people in Wollongbar (State Suburbs) of these 48.5% were male and 51.5% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 4.0% of the population.

Age Wollongbar % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 144 6.0 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 174 7.3 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 190 7.9 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 166 6.9 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 87 3.6 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 79 3.3 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 109 4.6 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 163 6.8 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 189 7.9 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 156 6.5 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 199 8.3 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 189 7.9 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 162 6.8 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 129 5.4 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 87 3.6 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 84 3.5 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 57 2.4 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 31 1.3 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 42 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Wollongbar (State Suburbs) was 42 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 21.0% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 16.3% of the population.

Registered marital status Wollongbar % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,068 56.4 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 68 3.6 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 174 9.2 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 100 5.3 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 482 25.5 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Wollongbar (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 56.4% were married and 12.7% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Wollongbar % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 55 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 45 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 53 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 71 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 24 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Wollongbar (State Suburbs) was 55 years and the median age of people never married was 24 years.

Social marital status Wollongbar % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 964 55.9 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 150 8.7 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 611 35.4 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Wollongbar (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 55.9% of people were in a registered marriage and 8.7% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Wollongbar % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 54 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 42 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 38 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Wollongbar (State Suburbs) was 54 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 42 years.

Education Wollongbar % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 48 6.4 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 169 22.5 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 31 4.1 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 13 1.7 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 131 17.5 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 40 5.3 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 13 1.7 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 59 7.9 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 56 7.5 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 12 1.6 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 178 23.7 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 750 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Wollongbar (State Suburbs) 31.3% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 28.6% were in primary school, 24.7% in secondary school and 15.1% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Wollongbar % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 2,034 84.9 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Wollongbar % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 250 11.2 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 150 6.7 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 93 4.2 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,730 77.8 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Wollongbar (State Suburbs), 77.8% of people had both parents born in Australia and 11.2% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Wollongbar % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 600 52.2 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 428 37.2 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 69 6.0 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 53 4.6 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 1,150 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 1,150 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Wollongbar (State Suburbs). Of these 52.2% were employed full time, 37.2% were employed part-time and 4.6% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Wollongbar % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 134 12.3 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 126 11.5 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 166 15.2 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 189 17.3 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 408 37.4 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Wollongbar (State Suburbs), 12.3% worked 1 to 15 hours, 11.5% worked 16 to 24 hours and 37.4% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Wollongbar % 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 Wollongbar (State Suburbs) was 46 years and for people who were employed part-time was 43 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Wollongbar % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 524 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,199 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,126 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Wollongbar (State Suburbs) was $524.

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

Unpaid work Wollongbar % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,492 78.9 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 572 30.2 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 262 13.8 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 500 26.4 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Wollongbar (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 78.9% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 30.2% provided care for children and 13.8% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 26.4% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Wollongbar % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 370 19.6 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 565 29.9 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 289 15.3 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 268 14.2 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Wollongbar (State Suburbs), 29.9% worked 5 to 14 hours, 15.3% worked 15 to 29 hours and 14.2% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Wollongbar % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 294 41.9 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 278 39.6 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 126 17.9 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 4 0.6 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Wollongbar (State Suburbs), 39.6% were couple families with children, 41.9% were couple families without children and 17.9% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Wollongbar % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 19.4 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 80.6 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Wollongbar (State Suburbs) 19.4% of single parents were male and 80.6% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Wollongbar % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 1,709 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,856 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Wollongbar (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,856 and those without children was $1,709.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Wollongbar % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 91 15.9 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 27 4.7 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 152 26.5 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 65 11.3 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 38 6.6 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 127 22.2 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 34 5.9 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 39 6.8 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Wollongbar (State Suburbs), of couple families, 15.9% had both partners employed full-time, 4.7% had both employed part-time and 26.5% 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 Wollongbar % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 879 98.5 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 13 1.5 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Wollongbar (State Suburbs), 98.5% of private dwellings were occupied and 1.5% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Wollongbar % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 781 89.1 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 43 4.9 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 50 5.7 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 3 0.3 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Wollongbar (State Suburbs), 89.1% were separate houses, 4.9% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 5.7% were flats, units or apartments and 0.3% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Wollongbar % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 10 1.1 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 100 11.4 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 435 49.5 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 324 36.9 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 9 1.0 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 2.6 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Wollongbar (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 1.1% had 1 bedroom, 11.4% had 2 bedrooms and 49.5% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.3. The average household size was 2.6 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Wollongbar % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 338 38.5 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 325 37.0 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 196 22.3 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 3 0.3 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 17 1.9 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Wollongbar (State Suburbs), 38.5% were owned outright, 37.0% were owned with a mortgage and 22.3% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Wollongbar % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 686 78.2 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 173 19.7 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 18 2.1 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Wollongbar (State Suburbs), of all households, 78.2% were family households, 19.7% were single person households and 2.1% were group households.

Household income Wollongbar % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 22.9 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 4.8 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Wollongbar (State Suburbs), 22.9% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 4.8% 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 Wollongbar % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 285 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.1 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 9.9 -- 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 Wollongbar % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,517 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 89.3 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 10.7 -- 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 Wollongbar % New South Wales % Australia %
None 21 2.4 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 318 36.3 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 377 43.0 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 146 16.6 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 15 1.7 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Wollongbar (State Suburbs), 36.3% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 43.0% had two registered motor vehicles and 16.6% 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 Wollongbar % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 97 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 48 49.5 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 49 50.5 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 24 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Wollongbar (State Suburbs), there were 97 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 48 (or 49.5%) were male and 49 (or 50.5%) were female. The median age was 24 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Wollongbar % 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 3.2 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 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 Wollongbar (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.2, with 1.1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $700.

Mortgage and rent Wollongbar % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 215 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,034 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Wollongbar (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $215 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,034.

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

Back to Top