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Wyong

Code SSC12587 (SSC)
People 3,632
Male 1,797
Female 1,835
Median age 45
Families 949
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 1,762
Average people per household 2.2
Median weekly household income $711
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,649
Median weekly rent $220
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 Wyong % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 3,632 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 1,797 49.5 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 1,835 50.5 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 175 4.8 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 3,632 people in Wyong (State Suburbs) of these 49.5% were male and 50.5% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 4.8% of the population.

Age Wyong % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 212 5.8 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 180 5.0 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 193 5.3 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 222 6.1 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 227 6.3 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 191 5.3 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 190 5.2 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 196 5.4 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 218 6.0 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 239 6.6 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 253 7.0 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 260 7.2 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 259 7.1 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 248 6.8 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 209 5.8 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 138 3.8 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 99 2.7 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 96 2.6 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 45 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Wyong (State Suburbs) was 45 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 16.1% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 21.8% of the population.

Registered marital status Wyong % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,144 37.5 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 166 5.4 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 431 14.1 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 261 8.6 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 1,046 34.3 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Wyong (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 37.5% were married and 19.6% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Wyong % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 57 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 52 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 58 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 77 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 28 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Wyong (State Suburbs) was 57 years and the median age of people never married was 28 years.

Social marital status Wyong % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 1,034 37.2 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 265 9.5 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 1,483 53.3 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Wyong (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 37.2% of people were in a registered marriage and 9.5% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Wyong % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 57 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 39 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 47 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Wyong (State Suburbs) was 57 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 39 years.

Education Wyong % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 59 6.1 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 148 15.3 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 36 3.7 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 23 2.4 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 137 14.1 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 35 3.6 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 22 2.3 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 94 9.7 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 81 8.4 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 30 3.1 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 305 31.4 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 970 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Wyong (State Suburbs) 26.8% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 21.4% were in primary school, 20.0% in secondary school and 17.9% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Wyong % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 2,772 76.3 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Wyong % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 774 23.0 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 250 7.4 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 168 5.0 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 2,168 64.5 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Wyong (State Suburbs), 64.5% of people had both parents born in Australia and 23.0% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Wyong % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 727 50.8 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 420 29.4 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 94 6.6 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 190 13.3 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 1,431 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 1,431 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Wyong (State Suburbs). Of these 50.8% were employed full time, 29.4% were employed part-time and 13.3% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Wyong % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 139 11.2 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 137 11.1 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 145 11.7 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 282 22.8 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 443 35.8 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Wyong (State Suburbs), 11.2% worked 1 to 15 hours, 11.1% worked 16 to 24 hours and 35.8% worked 40 hours or more.

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

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

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

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

Median weekly incomes Wyong % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 400 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 954 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 711 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Wyong (State Suburbs) was $400.

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

Unpaid work Wyong % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 2,028 66.5 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 732 24.0 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 400 13.1 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 416 13.7 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Wyong (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 66.5% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 24.0% provided care for children and 13.1% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 13.7% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Wyong % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 558 18.3 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 699 22.9 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 390 12.8 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 380 12.5 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Wyong (State Suburbs), 22.9% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.8% worked 15 to 29 hours and 12.5% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Wyong % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 358 37.7 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 302 31.8 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 263 27.7 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 27 2.8 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Wyong (State Suburbs), 31.8% were couple families with children, 37.7% were couple families without children and 27.7% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Wyong % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 21.0 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 79.0 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Wyong (State Suburbs) 21.0% of single parents were male and 79.0% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Wyong % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 1,526 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,966 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Wyong (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,966 and those without children was $1,526.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Wyong % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 90 13.6 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 32 4.8 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 85 12.9 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 106 16.0 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 55 8.3 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 223 33.7 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 37 5.6 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 33 5.0 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Wyong (State Suburbs), of couple families, 13.6% had both partners employed full-time, 4.8% had both employed part-time and 12.9% 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 Wyong % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,570 92.0 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 137 8.0 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Wyong (State Suburbs), 92.0% of private dwellings were occupied and 8.0% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Wyong % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,057 67.4 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 228 14.5 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 230 14.7 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 54 3.4 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Wyong (State Suburbs), 67.4% were separate houses, 14.5% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 14.7% were flats, units or apartments and 3.4% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Wyong % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 15 1.0 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 132 8.4 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 441 28.1 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 657 41.9 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 262 16.7 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 60 3.8 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.7 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.2 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Wyong (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 8.4% had 1 bedroom, 28.1% had 2 bedrooms and 41.9% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.7. The average household size was 2.2 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Wyong % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 540 34.5 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 322 20.5 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 643 41.0 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 7 0.4 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 55 3.5 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Wyong (State Suburbs), 34.5% were owned outright, 20.5% were owned with a mortgage and 41.0% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Wyong % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 925 59.0 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 592 37.8 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 51 3.3 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Wyong (State Suburbs), of all households, 59.0% were family households, 37.8% were single person households and 3.3% were group households.

Household income Wyong % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 42.8 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 3.5 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Wyong (State Suburbs), 42.8% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 3.5% 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 Wyong % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 220 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 83.4 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 16.6 -- 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 Wyong % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,649 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.9 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 6.1 -- 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 Wyong % New South Wales % Australia %
None 293 18.7 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 694 44.2 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 366 23.3 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 138 8.8 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 78 5.0 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Wyong (State Suburbs), 44.2% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 23.3% had two registered motor vehicles and 8.8% 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 Wyong % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 174 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 87 50.0 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 87 50.0 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 28 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Wyong (State Suburbs), there were 174 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 87 (or 50.0%) were male and 87 (or 50.0%) were female. The median age was 28 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Wyong % 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 2.7 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 825 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Wyong (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.7, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $825.

Mortgage and rent Wyong % 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 412 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Wyong (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 $412.

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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