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Woollahra

Code SSC12561 (SSC)
People 7,180
Male 3,239
Female 3,941
Median age 40
Families 1,773
Average children per family 1.7
All private dwellings 3,739
Average people per household 2.1
Median weekly household income $2,173
Median monthly mortgage repayments $3,033
Median weekly rent $550
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.3
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Woollahra % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 7,180 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 3,239 45.1 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 3,941 54.9 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 9 0.1 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 7,180 people in Woollahra (State Suburbs) of these 45.1% were male and 54.9% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.1% of the population.

Age Woollahra % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 408 5.7 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 341 4.7 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 290 4.0 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 234 3.3 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 386 5.4 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 640 8.9 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 621 8.6 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 576 8.0 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 525 7.3 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 486 6.8 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 414 5.8 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 399 5.6 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 465 6.5 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 395 5.5 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 316 4.4 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 209 2.9 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 193 2.7 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 284 4.0 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 40 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Woollahra (State Suburbs) was 40 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 14.5% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 19.5% of the population.

Registered marital status Woollahra % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 2,487 40.5 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 136 2.2 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 587 9.6 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 420 6.8 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 2,513 40.9 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Woollahra (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 40.5% were married and 11.8% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Woollahra % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 51 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 55 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 58 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 82 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 30 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Woollahra (State Suburbs) was 51 years and the median age of people never married was 30 years.

Social marital status Woollahra % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 2,198 41.1 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 703 13.1 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 2,452 45.8 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Woollahra (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 41.1% of people were in a registered marriage and 13.1% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Woollahra % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 51 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 37 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 41 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Woollahra (State Suburbs) was 51 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 37 years.

Education Woollahra % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 111 5.5 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 167 8.2 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 45 2.2 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 183 9.0 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 24 1.2 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 36 1.8 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 217 10.7 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 81 4.0 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 447 22.0 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 55 2.7 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 667 32.8 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 2,033 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Woollahra (State Suburbs) 28.3% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 19.5% were in primary school, 13.6% in secondary school and 25.9% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Woollahra % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 4,393 61.2 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Woollahra % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 2,563 39.3 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 664 10.2 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 482 7.4 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 2,816 43.2 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Woollahra (State Suburbs), 43.2% of people had both parents born in Australia and 39.3% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Woollahra % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 2,601 66.7 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 972 24.9 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 174 4.5 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 150 3.8 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 3,897 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 3,897 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Woollahra (State Suburbs). Of these 66.7% were employed full time, 24.9% were employed part-time and 3.8% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Woollahra % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 359 9.6 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 310 8.3 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 298 8.0 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 316 8.4 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 2,288 61.2 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Woollahra (State Suburbs), 9.6% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.3% worked 16 to 24 hours and 61.2% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Woollahra % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 39 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 46 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Woollahra (State Suburbs) was 39 years and for people who were employed part-time was 46 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Woollahra % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 1,144 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 2,780 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 2,173 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Woollahra (State Suburbs) was $1,144.

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

Unpaid work Woollahra % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 4,507 73.4 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,461 23.8 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 655 10.7 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,305 21.2 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Woollahra (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 73.4% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 23.8% provided care for children and 10.7% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 21.2% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Woollahra % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 1,864 30.3 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,681 27.4 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 577 9.4 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 388 6.3 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Woollahra (State Suburbs), 27.4% worked 5 to 14 hours, 9.4% worked 15 to 29 hours and 6.3% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Woollahra % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 828 46.7 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 671 37.8 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 231 13.0 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 44 2.5 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Woollahra (State Suburbs), 37.8% were couple families with children, 46.7% were couple families without children and 13.0% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Woollahra % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 17.2 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 82.8 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Woollahra (State Suburbs) 17.2% of single parents were male and 82.8% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Woollahra % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 3,225 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 3,507 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Woollahra (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $3,507 and those without children was $3,225.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Woollahra % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 412 27.6 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 62 4.2 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 273 18.3 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 284 19.0 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 91 6.1 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 184 12.3 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 83 5.6 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 104 7.0 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Woollahra (State Suburbs), of couple families, 27.6% had both partners employed full-time, 4.2% had both employed part-time and 18.3% 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 Woollahra % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 3,082 89.0 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 381 11.0 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Woollahra (State Suburbs), 89.0% of private dwellings were occupied and 11.0% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Woollahra % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 502 16.3 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 1,110 36.0 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 1,464 47.5 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 3 0.1 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Woollahra (State Suburbs), 16.3% were separate houses, 36.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 47.5% were flats, units or apartments and 0.1% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Woollahra % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 44 1.4 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 442 14.3 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 1,117 36.2 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 871 28.3 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 512 16.6 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 97 3.1 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.5 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.1 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Woollahra (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 14.3% had 1 bedroom, 36.2% had 2 bedrooms and 28.3% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.5. The average household size was 2.1 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Woollahra % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 1,043 33.8 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 723 23.4 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 1,120 36.3 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 82 2.7 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 116 3.8 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Woollahra (State Suburbs), 33.8% were owned outright, 23.4% were owned with a mortgage and 36.3% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Woollahra % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 1,763 57.2 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 1,104 35.8 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 217 7.0 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Woollahra (State Suburbs), of all households, 57.2% were family households, 35.8% were single person households and 7.0% were group households.

Household income Woollahra % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 15.9 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 26.6 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Woollahra (State Suburbs), 15.9% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 26.6% 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 Woollahra % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 550 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 84.9 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 15.1 -- 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 Woollahra % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 3,033 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.5 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 9.5 -- 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 Woollahra % New South Wales % Australia %
None 547 17.7 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 1,463 47.4 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 784 25.4 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 167 5.4 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 123 4.0 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Woollahra (State Suburbs), 47.4% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 25.4% had two registered motor vehicles and 5.4% 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 Woollahra % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 8 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 0 0.0 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 8 100.0 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 38 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Woollahra (State Suburbs), there were 8 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 0 (or 0.0%) were male and 8 (or 100.0%) were female. The median age was 38 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Woollahra % 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 3.7 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.4 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 2,250 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Woollahra (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.7, with 1.4 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $2,250.

Mortgage and rent Woollahra % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 500 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Woollahra (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $500 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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