2001 Census QuickStats

All people - location on Census Night

Australia | New South Wales | State Suburbs

Westmead

Code SSC13516 (SSC)
People 10,013
Male 4,872
Female 5,141
Australian citizenship 7,088
People born overseas 4,512
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 197
Families 2,072
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 3,693
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Westmead % Australia %
Total 10,013 -- 18,769,249 --
Male 4,872 48.7 9,270,466 49.4
Female 5,141 51.3 9,498,783 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 88 0.9 410,003 2.2

On Census Night 7th August 2001, 10,013 people were counted in Westmead (State Suburbs): of these 48.7% were male and 51.3% were female. Of the total population 0.9% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Westmead % Australia %
People
0-4 years 752 7.5 1,243,969 6.6
5-14 years 1,092 10.9 2,668,506 14.2
15-24 years 1,300 13.0 2,566,346 13.7
25-54 years 4,857 48.5 8,159,808 43.5
55-64 years 661 6.6 1,759,742 9.4
65 years and over 1,350 13.5 2,370,878 12.6

On Census Night 2001 in Westmead (State Suburbs) there were 1,844 children aged 0-14 years and 2,011 people aged 55 years and over.

Selected characteristics Westmead % Australia %
Australian citizenship 7,088 70.8 16,559,774 88.2
People born overseas 4,512 45.1 4,105,444 21.9
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 197 1.9 203,101 1.1

On Census Night 2001 in Westmead (State Suburbs), 7,088 people were Australian citizens, 4,512 were born overseas and 197 people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Westmead % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 3,733 45.7 7,635,947 51.4
Separated or divorced 832 10.2 1,609,314 10.8
Widowed 669 8.2 919,904 6.2
Never married 2,933 35.9 4,691,609 31.6

On Census Night 2001 in Westmead (State Suburbs), 45.7% of people aged 15 years and over were married, 10.2% were separated or divorced, 8.2% were widowed and 35.9% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Westmead % Australia %
Australia 4,542 45.4 13,629,481 72.6
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Westmead % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Westmead % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Westmead % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 2,672 64.2 5,360,693 59.8
Worked part-time 1,001 24.0 2,689,709 30.0
Hours worked not stated 122 2.9 248,204 2.8
Unemployed 368 8.8 660,709 7.4
Not in the labour force 3,234 -- 5,265,426 --
Total in labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 4,163 -- 8,959,315 --
 
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During the week prior to Census Night 2001, 4,163 people aged 15 years and over in Westmead (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 64.2% worked full-time, 24.0% worked part-time, 2.9% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 8.8% were unemployed. 3,234 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Westmead % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Industry of employment, top responses Westmead % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Expand Families category,
includes family type

Families — family type
Family type Westmead % Australia %
Couple family without children 711 34.3 1,764,167 35.7
Couple family with children 949 45.8 2,321,165 47.0
One parent family 325 15.7 762,632 15.4
Other family 87 4.2 88,864 1.8
Total families 2,072 -- 4,936,828 --

On Census Night 2001 in Westmead (State Suburbs), 2,072 families were counted: of these, 34.3% were couple families without children, 45.8% were couple families with children, 15.7% were one parent families and 4.2% were other families.

Expand Dwellings category,
includes dwelling structure | household type

Dwellings — dwelling structure

Dwellings include visitor only and other not-classifiable households unless otherwise stated

Dwelling type Westmead % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 3,481 94.3 7,072,202 90.8
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 3,693 -- 7,790,079 --

On Census Night 2001 in Westmead (State Suburbs), 3,481 occupied private dwellings were counted.

Dwelling structure Westmead % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 977 28.1 5,327,309 75.3
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 151 4.3 632,176 8.9
Flat, unit or apartment 2,155 61.9 923,139 13.1
Other dwelling 12 0.3 134,274 1.9
Dwelling type not stated 186 5.3 55,304 0.8

On Census Night 2001, of occupied private dwellings counted in Westmead (State Suburbs), 28.1% were separate houses, 4.3% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 61.9% were flats, units or apartments and 0.3% were other dwellings.

Tenure Westmead % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 698 20.1 2,810,917 39.7
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 372 10.7 1,872,132 26.5
Rented (includes rent-free) 1,978 56.8 1,858,324 26.3
Other tenure type 143 4.1 196,026 2.8
Tenure type not stated 294 8.4 334,803 4.7

On Census Night 2001 in Westmead (State Suburbs), 20.1% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 10.7% were being purchased and 56.8% were rented.

Landlord type Westmead % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 1,246 63.0 813,633 43.8
State or Territory housing authority 434 21.9 317,171 17.1
Other landlord type 277 14.0 705,122 37.9
Landlord type not stated 26 1.3 22,398 1.2

On Census Night 2001 in Westmead (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented 63.0% were rented from a real estate agent, 21.9% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 14.0% were rented from an other landlord type.

Dwellings — household type
Household type Westmead % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 2,042 58.7 4,866,031 68.8
Single (or lone) person households 941 27.0 1,616,213 22.9
Group households 205 5.9 262,551 3.7

On Census Night 2001 in Westmead (State Suburbs), 58.7% of the occupied private dwellings were family households, 27.0% were single (or lone) person households and 5.9% were group households.

LATEST ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (AEST) 9/03/2006

Data for this Quickstats has been sourced from the 2001 Basic Community Profile catalogue No. 2001.0 and the 2001 Indigenous Profile catalogue No. 2002.0. Indigenous Statistics are only available for selected geographic areas. The information contained in this QuickStat has been produced by the Australian Bureau of Statistics. It contains data from the 2001 Census of Population & Housing held on 7 August 2001. 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. For further enquiries contact the ABS National Information and Referral Service on 1300 135 070 | www.abs.gov.au/census

Census Data Quality.

The information contained in this QuickStat has been produced by the Australian Bureau of Statistics. It contains data from the 2001 Census of Population & Housing held on 7 August 2001. 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 2001 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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