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Wynyard

Code UCL614002 (UCL)
People 5,061
Male 2,389
Female 2,672
Median age 45
Families 1,411
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 2,320
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $754
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,170
Median weekly rent $171
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.6
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Wynyard % Tasmania % Australia %
Total 5,061 -- 495,354 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 2,389 47.2 242,675 49.0 10,634,013 49.4
Female 2,672 52.8 252,679 51.0 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 367 7.3 19,626 4.0 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 5,061 people in Wynyard (Urban Centres and Localities) of these 47.2% were male and 52.8% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 7.3% of the population.

Age Wynyard % Tasmania % Australia %
People
0-4 years 293 5.8 31,182 6.3 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 250 4.9 30,231 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 330 6.5 32,455 6.6 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 338 6.7 32,687 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 216 4.3 29,577 6.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 253 5.0 28,074 5.7 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 203 4.0 27,209 5.5 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 260 5.1 30,908 6.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 310 6.1 33,944 6.9 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 363 7.2 35,030 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 339 6.7 36,528 7.4 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 359 7.1 34,090 6.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 380 7.5 32,733 6.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 336 6.6 25,312 5.1 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 291 5.7 19,449 3.9 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 232 4.6 14,522 2.9 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 181 3.6 11,175 2.3 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 127 2.5 10,247 2.1 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 45 -- 40 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Wynyard (Urban Centres and Localities) was 45 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 17.2% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 23.2% of the population.

Registered marital status Wynyard % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 2,047 48.8 190,899 47.5 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 165 3.9 13,090 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 410 9.8 39,595 9.9 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 407 9.7 26,245 6.5 949,634 5.5
Never married 1,164 27.8 131,655 32.8 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Wynyard (Urban Centres and Localities) aged 15 years and over, 48.8% were married and 13.7% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Wynyard % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 58 -- 53 -- 50 --
Separated 47 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 54 -- 55 -- 54 --
Widowed 76 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 26 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Wynyard (Urban Centres and Localities) was 58 years and the median age of people never married was 26 years.

Social marital status Wynyard % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 1,830 48.7 172,039 48.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 389 10.4 41,694 11.6 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 1,539 41.0 144,719 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Wynyard (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 48.7% of people were in a registered marriage and 10.4% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Wynyard % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 57 -- 53 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 36 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 45 -- 39 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Wynyard (Urban Centres and Localities) was 57 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 36 years.

Education Wynyard % Tasmania % Australia %
Pre-school 41 3.2 4,217 3.0 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 247 19.0 30,054 21.5 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 113 8.7 7,668 5.5 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 11 0.8 4,349 3.1 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 202 15.6 18,175 13.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 74 5.7 6,481 4.6 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 11 0.8 4,952 3.5 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 142 10.9 12,869 9.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 75 5.8 16,530 11.8 932,524 14.3
Other 31 2.4 2,865 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 352 27.1 31,624 22.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 1,299 -- 139,784 -- 6,503,580 --

In Wynyard (Urban Centres and Localities) 25.7% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 28.6% were in primary school, 22.2% in secondary school and 16.6% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Wynyard % Tasmania % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Wynyard % Tasmania % Australia %
Australia 4,300 85.0 414,261 83.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Wynyard % Tasmania % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 570 12.0 69,303 14.9 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 184 3.9 26,629 5.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 166 3.5 18,037 3.9 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 3,819 80.6 351,939 75.5 10,757,087 53.7

In Wynyard (Urban Centres and Localities), 80.6% of people had both parents born in Australia and 12.0% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Wynyard % Tasmania % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Wynyard % Tasmania % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Wynyard % Tasmania % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,056 52.4 126,465 54.5 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 679 33.7 76,384 32.9 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 124 6.2 14,452 6.2 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 157 7.8 14,825 6.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 2,016 -- 232,126 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 2,016 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Wynyard (Urban Centres and Localities). Of these 52.4% were employed full time, 33.7% were employed part-time and 7.8% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Wynyard % Tasmania % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 242 13.1 27,159 12.5 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 201 10.8 23,356 10.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 231 12.5 25,868 11.9 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 315 17.0 41,655 19.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 742 40.0 84,811 39.0 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Wynyard (Urban Centres and Localities), 13.1% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.8% worked 16 to 24 hours and 40.0% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Wynyard % Tasmania % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 42 -- 42 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 44 -- 42 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Wynyard (Urban Centres and Localities) was 42 years and for people who were employed part-time was 44 years.

Occupation Wynyard % Tasmania % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Occupation Chart
Industry of employment, top responses Wynyard % Tasmania % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Wynyard % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 392 -- 499 -- 577 --
Family 978 -- 1,203 -- 1,481 --
Household 754 -- 948 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Wynyard (Urban Centres and Localities) was $392.

Travel to work, top responses Wynyard % Tasmania % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Wynyard % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 2,871 68.5 289,363 72.1 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,015 24.2 111,822 27.9 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 535 12.8 46,646 11.6 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 807 19.3 78,249 19.5 3,090,874 17.8

In Wynyard (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 68.5% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 24.2% provided care for children and 12.8% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 19.3% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Wynyard % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 714 17.0 80,975 20.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 985 23.5 106,957 26.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 629 15.0 54,796 13.6 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 545 13.0 46,635 11.6 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Wynyard (Urban Centres and Localities), 23.5% worked 5 to 14 hours, 15.0% worked 15 to 29 hours and 13.0% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Wynyard % Tasmania % Australia %
Couple family without children 676 47.9 56,435 42.1 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 468 33.2 53,219 39.7 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 252 17.9 22,824 17.0 901,637 15.9
Other family 15 1.1 1,718 1.3 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Wynyard (Urban Centres and Localities), 33.2% were couple families with children, 47.9% were couple families without children and 17.9% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Wynyard % Tasmania % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 18.3 -- 18.5 -- 17.6
Female -- 81.7 -- 81.5 -- 82.4

In Wynyard (Urban Centres and Localities) 18.3% of single parents were male and 81.7% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Wynyard % Tasmania % Australia %
Families without children 1,634 -- 1,771 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,860 -- 1,999 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Wynyard (Urban Centres and Localities), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,860 and those without children was $1,634.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Wynyard % Tasmania % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 131 11.5 18,916 17.3 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 38 3.3 5,113 4.7 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 213 18.7 24,509 22.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 150 13.2 14,195 12.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 89 7.8 7,386 6.7 251,191 5.4
Both not working 382 33.5 25,360 23.1 899,598 19.2
Other 56 4.9 6,840 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 81 7.1 7,334 6.7 314,529 6.7

In Wynyard (Urban Centres and Localities), of couple families, 11.5% had both partners employed full-time, 3.3% had both employed part-time and 18.7% 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 Wynyard % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,091 92.6 192,819 85.6 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 168 7.4 32,494 14.4 934,470 10.7

In Wynyard (Urban Centres and Localities), 92.6% of private dwellings were occupied and 7.4% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Wynyard % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,702 81.3 166,516 86.4 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 295 14.1 10,329 5.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 87 4.2 14,516 7.5 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 9 0.4 1,355 0.7 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Wynyard (Urban Centres and Localities), 81.3% were separate houses, 14.1% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 4.2% were flats, units or apartments and 0.4% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Wynyard % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 3 0.1 693 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 117 5.6 9,380 4.9 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 452 21.6 39,348 20.4 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 1,154 55.1 99,420 51.6 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 320 15.3 40,675 21.1 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 49 2.3 3,310 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.8 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.3 -- 2.4 -- 2.6 --

In Wynyard (Urban Centres and Localities), of occupied private dwellings 5.6% had 1 bedroom, 21.6% had 2 bedrooms and 55.1% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.8. The average household size was 2.3 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Wynyard % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 809 38.7 69,770 36.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 575 27.5 65,922 34.2 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 628 30.0 50,956 26.4 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 12 0.6 1,495 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 68 3.3 4,683 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Wynyard (Urban Centres and Localities), 38.7% were owned outright, 27.5% were owned with a mortgage and 30.0% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Wynyard % Tasmania % Australia %
Family households 1,397 66.7 132,582 68.8 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 659 31.5 54,039 28.0 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 38 1.8 6,205 3.2 321,007 4.1

In Wynyard (Urban Centres and Localities), of all households, 66.7% were family households, 31.5% were single person households and 1.8% were group households.

Household income Wynyard % Tasmania % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 39.8 -- 30.7 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 2.4 -- 5.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Wynyard (Urban Centres and Localities), 39.8% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 2.4% 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 Wynyard % Tasmania % Australia %
Median rent 171 -- 200 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 89.6 -- 90.5 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 10.4 -- 9.5 -- 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 Wynyard % Tasmania % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,170 -- 1,300 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 95.3 -- 92.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 4.7 -- 7.5 -- 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 Wynyard % Tasmania % Australia %
None 224 10.7 15,145 7.9 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 836 40.0 68,647 35.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 684 32.7 68,499 35.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 267 12.8 34,946 18.1 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 81 3.9 5,589 2.9 234,292 3.0

In Wynyard (Urban Centres and Localities), 40.0% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 32.7% had two registered motor vehicles and 12.8% 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 Wynyard % Tasmania % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 367 -- 19,625 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 158 43.1 9,629 49.1 270,331 49.3
Female 209 56.9 9,996 50.9 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 24 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Wynyard (Urban Centres and Localities), there were 367 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 158 (or 43.1%) were male and 209 (or 56.9%) 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 Wynyard % Tasmania % 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 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,012 -- 923 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Wynyard (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.7, with 1.1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,012.

Mortgage and rent Wynyard % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 175 -- 190 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,300 -- 1,300 -- 1,647 --

In Wynyard (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $175 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,300.

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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