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Woongarrah

Code SSC12570 (SSC)
People 4,507
Male 2,174
Female 2,333
Median age 34
Families 1,195
Average children per family 2.1
All private dwellings 1,400
Average people per household 3.3
Median weekly household income $1,584
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,300
Median weekly rent $380
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Woongarrah % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 4,507 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 2,174 48.2 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 2,333 51.8 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 121 2.7 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 4,507 people in Woongarrah (State Suburbs) of these 48.2% were male and 51.8% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 2.7% of the population.

Age Woongarrah % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 440 9.8 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 485 10.8 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 393 8.7 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 310 6.9 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 152 3.4 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 196 4.3 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 299 6.6 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 433 9.6 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 383 8.5 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 279 6.2 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 210 4.7 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 193 4.3 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 203 4.5 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 177 3.9 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 157 3.5 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 82 1.8 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 56 1.2 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 59 1.3 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 34 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Woongarrah (State Suburbs) was 34 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 29.2% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 11.7% of the population.

Registered marital status Woongarrah % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,928 60.4 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 89 2.8 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 223 7.0 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 130 4.1 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 822 25.8 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Woongarrah (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 60.4% were married and 9.7% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Woongarrah % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 47 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 41 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 49 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 78 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 22 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Woongarrah (State Suburbs) was 47 years and the median age of people never married was 22 years.

Social marital status Woongarrah % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 1,759 61.8 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 227 8.0 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 858 30.2 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Woongarrah (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 61.8% of people were in a registered marriage and 8.0% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Woongarrah % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 46 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 39 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 26 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Woongarrah (State Suburbs) was 46 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 39 years.

Education Woongarrah % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 155 9.4 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 381 23.2 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 131 8.0 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 70 4.3 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 196 11.9 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 107 6.5 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 39 2.4 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 65 4.0 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 105 6.4 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 25 1.5 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 367 22.4 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 1,641 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Woongarrah (State Suburbs) 36.5% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 35.4% were in primary school, 20.8% in secondary school and 10.4% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Woongarrah % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 3,570 79.2 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Woongarrah % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 851 20.6 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 344 8.3 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 194 4.7 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 2,745 66.4 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Woongarrah (State Suburbs), 66.4% of people had both parents born in Australia and 20.6% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Woongarrah % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,122 56.4 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 566 28.4 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 164 8.2 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 139 7.0 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 1,991 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 1,991 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Woongarrah (State Suburbs). Of these 56.4% were employed full time, 28.4% were employed part-time and 7.0% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Woongarrah % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 196 10.6 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 177 9.6 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 200 10.8 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 322 17.4 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 798 43.1 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Woongarrah (State Suburbs), 10.6% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.6% worked 16 to 24 hours and 43.1% worked 40 hours or more.

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

The median age of people employed full-time in Woongarrah (State Suburbs) was 40 years and for people who were employed part-time was 39 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Woongarrah % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 568 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,596 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,584 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Woongarrah (State Suburbs) was $568.

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

Unpaid work Woongarrah % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 2,288 71.7 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,278 40.1 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 370 11.6 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 380 11.9 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Woongarrah (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 71.7% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 40.1% provided care for children and 11.6% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 11.9% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Woongarrah % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 602 18.9 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 837 26.2 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 450 14.1 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 396 12.4 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Woongarrah (State Suburbs), 26.2% worked 5 to 14 hours, 14.1% worked 15 to 29 hours and 12.4% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Woongarrah % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 378 31.7 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 641 53.7 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 167 14.0 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 8 0.7 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Woongarrah (State Suburbs), 53.7% were couple families with children, 31.7% were couple families without children and 14.0% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Woongarrah % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 11.4 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 88.6 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Woongarrah (State Suburbs) 11.4% of single parents were male and 88.6% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Woongarrah % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 2,080 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,305 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Woongarrah (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,305 and those without children was $2,080.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Woongarrah % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 194 19.0 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 35 3.4 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 241 23.6 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 165 16.1 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 48 4.7 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 190 18.6 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 86 8.4 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 64 6.3 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Woongarrah (State Suburbs), of couple families, 19.0% had both partners employed full-time, 3.4% had both employed part-time and 23.6% 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 Woongarrah % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,273 95.4 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 62 4.6 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Woongarrah (State Suburbs), 95.4% of private dwellings were occupied and 4.6% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Woongarrah % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,272 100.0 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 0 0.0 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Woongarrah (State Suburbs), 100.0% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Woongarrah % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 3 0.2 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 9 0.7 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 141 11.1 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 1,106 86.9 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 14 1.1 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 4 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 3.3 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Woongarrah (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 0.2% had 1 bedroom, 0.7% had 2 bedrooms and 11.1% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 4. The average household size was 3.3 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Woongarrah % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 311 24.4 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 677 53.2 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 258 20.3 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 6 0.5 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 20 1.6 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Woongarrah (State Suburbs), 24.4% were owned outright, 53.2% were owned with a mortgage and 20.3% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Woongarrah % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 1,151 90.3 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 102 8.0 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 21 1.6 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Woongarrah (State Suburbs), of all households, 90.3% were family households, 8.0% were single person households and 1.6% were group households.

Household income Woongarrah % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 14.8 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 12.4 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Woongarrah (State Suburbs), 14.8% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 12.4% 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 Woongarrah % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 380 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.5 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 7.5 -- 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 Woongarrah % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,300 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 83.4 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 16.6 -- 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 Woongarrah % New South Wales % Australia %
None 17 1.3 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 359 28.2 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 624 49.0 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 251 19.7 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 23 1.8 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Woongarrah (State Suburbs), 28.2% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 49.0% had two registered motor vehicles and 19.7% 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 Woongarrah % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 123 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 67 54.5 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 56 45.5 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 11 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Woongarrah (State Suburbs), there were 123 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 67 (or 54.5%) were male and 56 (or 45.5%) were female. The median age was 11 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Woongarrah % 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 3.8 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,178 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Woongarrah (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.8, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,178.

Mortgage and rent Woongarrah % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 380 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,212 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Woongarrah (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $380 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,212.

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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