2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | New South Wales | State Suburbs

Woombah

Code SSC12569 (SSC)
People 745
Male 380
Female 365
Median age 50
Families 227
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 363
Average people per household 2.2
Median weekly household income $682
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,300
Median weekly rent $200
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.7
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Woombah % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 745 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 380 51.0 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 365 49.0 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 15 2.0 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 745 people in Woombah (State Suburbs) of these 51.0% were male and 49.0% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 2.0% of the population.

Age Woombah % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 31 4.2 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 31 4.2 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 51 6.9 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 43 5.8 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 24 3.2 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 18 2.4 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 21 2.8 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 44 5.9 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 44 5.9 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 42 5.7 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 57 7.7 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 84 11.3 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 73 9.8 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 66 8.9 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 45 6.1 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 35 4.7 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 20 2.7 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 14 1.9 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 50 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Woombah (State Suburbs) was 50 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 15.5% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 23.6% of the population.

Registered marital status Woombah % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 347 55.0 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 24 3.8 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 71 11.3 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 40 6.3 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 149 23.6 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Woombah (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 55.0% were married and 15.2% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Woombah % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 58 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 62 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 56 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 75 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 34 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Woombah (State Suburbs) was 58 years and the median age of people never married was 34 years.

Social marital status Woombah % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 320 55.6 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 58 10.1 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 198 34.4 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Woombah (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 55.6% of people were in a registered marriage and 10.1% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Woombah % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 59 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 55 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 49 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Woombah (State Suburbs) was 59 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 55 years.

Education Woombah % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 10 5.6 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 48 26.7 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 9 5.0 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 0 0.0 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 42 23.3 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 3 1.7 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 6 3.3 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 11 6.1 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 12 6.7 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 4 2.2 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 35 19.4 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 180 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Woombah (State Suburbs) 24.2% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 31.5% were in primary school, 28.2% in secondary school and 12.7% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Woombah % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 624 83.5 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Woombah % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 102 14.2 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 50 7.0 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 40 5.6 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 525 73.2 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Woombah (State Suburbs), 73.2% of people had both parents born in Australia and 14.2% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Woombah % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 115 45.3 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 88 34.6 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 22 8.7 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 29 11.4 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 254 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 254 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Woombah (State Suburbs). Of these 45.3% were employed full time, 34.6% were employed part-time and 11.4% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Woombah % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 26 11.5 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 27 11.9 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 30 13.2 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 31 13.7 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 87 38.3 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Woombah (State Suburbs), 11.5% worked 1 to 15 hours, 11.9% worked 16 to 24 hours and 38.3% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Woombah % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 47 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 46 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Woombah (State Suburbs) was 47 years and for people who were employed part-time was 46 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Woombah % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 359 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 771 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 682 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Woombah (State Suburbs) was $359.

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

Unpaid work Woombah % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 466 73.6 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 133 21.1 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 93 14.7 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 129 20.4 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Woombah (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 73.6% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 21.1% provided care for children and 14.7% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 20.4% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Woombah % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 92 14.5 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 138 21.8 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 120 19.0 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 115 18.2 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Woombah (State Suburbs), 21.8% worked 5 to 14 hours, 19.0% worked 15 to 29 hours and 18.2% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Woombah % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 133 58.3 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 64 28.1 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 26 11.4 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 5 2.2 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Woombah (State Suburbs), 28.1% were couple families with children, 58.3% were couple families without children and 11.4% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Woombah % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 0.0 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 100.0 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Woombah (State Suburbs) 0.0% of single parents were male and 100.0% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Woombah % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 1,166 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,750 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Woombah (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,750 and those without children was $1,166.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Woombah % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 21 10.5 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 5 2.5 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 27 13.5 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 24 12.0 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 19 9.5 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 81 40.5 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 10 5.0 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 13 6.5 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Woombah (State Suburbs), of couple families, 10.5% had both partners employed full-time, 2.5% had both employed part-time and 13.5% 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 Woombah % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 308 87.5 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 44 12.5 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Woombah (State Suburbs), 87.5% of private dwellings were occupied and 12.5% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Woombah % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 265 86.0 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 0 0.0 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 0 0.0 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 43 14.0 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Woombah (State Suburbs), 86.0% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 14.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Woombah % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 4 1.3 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 27 8.7 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 45 14.6 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 144 46.6 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 83 26.9 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 6 1.9 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.2 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Woombah (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 8.7% had 1 bedroom, 14.6% had 2 bedrooms and 46.6% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3. The average household size was 2.2 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Woombah % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 175 57.0 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 80 26.1 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 48 15.6 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 0 0.0 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 4 1.3 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Woombah (State Suburbs), 57.0% were owned outright, 26.1% were owned with a mortgage and 15.6% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Woombah % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 225 72.6 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 77 24.8 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 8 2.6 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Woombah (State Suburbs), of all households, 72.6% were family households, 24.8% were single person households and 2.6% were group households.

Household income Woombah % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 43.4 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 1.1 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Woombah (State Suburbs), 43.4% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 1.1% 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 Woombah % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 200 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.9 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 7.1 -- 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 Woombah % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,300 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 89.9 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 10.1 -- 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 Woombah % New South Wales % Australia %
None 14 4.5 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 110 35.5 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 132 42.6 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 45 14.5 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 9 2.9 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Woombah (State Suburbs), 35.5% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 42.6% had two registered motor vehicles and 14.5% 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 Woombah % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 16 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 11 68.8 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 5 31.2 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 3 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Woombah (State Suburbs), there were 16 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 11 (or 68.8%) were male and 5 (or 31.2%) were female. The median age was 3 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Woombah % 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 2.1 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 350 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Woombah (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.1, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $350.

Mortgage and rent Woombah % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 180 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Woombah (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $180 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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