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Weetangera

Code SSC80101 (SSC)
People 2,608
Male 1,270
Female 1,338
Median age 40
Families 708
Average children per family 2
All private dwellings 974
Average people per household 2.9
Median weekly household income $2,446
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,329
Median weekly rent $438
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.9
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Weetangera % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Total 2,608 -- 357,222 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 1,270 48.7 176,746 49.5 10,634,013 49.4
Female 1,338 51.3 180,476 50.5 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 14 0.5 5,185 1.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 2,608 people in Weetangera (State Suburbs) of these 48.7% were male and 51.3% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.5% of the population.

Age Weetangera % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
People
0-4 years 167 6.4 23,843 6.7 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 215 8.2 21,411 6.0 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 171 6.6 21,089 5.9 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 166 6.4 23,999 6.7 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 163 6.2 30,750 8.6 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 127 4.9 30,535 8.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 102 3.9 27,708 7.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 183 7.0 26,960 7.5 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 202 7.7 25,973 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 163 6.2 24,602 6.9 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 178 6.8 23,405 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 156 6.0 20,408 5.7 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 158 6.1 18,373 5.1 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 159 6.1 12,672 3.5 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 116 4.4 8,994 2.5 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 79 3.0 6,591 1.8 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 74 2.8 5,074 1.4 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 29 1.1 4,835 1.4 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 40 -- 34 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Weetangera (State Suburbs) was 40 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 21.3% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 17.4% of the population.

Registered marital status Weetangera % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,267 61.7 137,508 47.3 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 40 1.9 7,536 2.6 529,280 3.0
Divorced 90 4.4 23,093 7.9 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 91 4.4 11,350 3.9 949,634 5.5
Never married 565 27.5 111,389 38.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Weetangera (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 61.7% were married and 6.3% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Weetangera % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 53 -- 48 -- 50 --
Separated 45 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 55 -- 53 -- 54 --
Widowed 77 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 23 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Weetangera (State Suburbs) was 53 years and the median age of people never married was 23 years.

Social marital status Weetangera % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 1,160 61.2 124,924 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 106 5.6 27,591 10.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 630 33.2 105,845 41.0 6,413,399 41.3

In Weetangera (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 61.2% of people were in a registered marriage and 5.6% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Weetangera % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 52 -- 48 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 39 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 26 -- 30 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Weetangera (State Suburbs) was 52 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 39 years.

Education Weetangera % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Pre-school 48 5.8 5,201 4.5 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 185 22.2 16,597 14.5 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 49 5.9 7,451 6.5 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 48 5.8 3,662 3.2 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 86 10.3 12,384 10.8 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 41 4.9 6,635 5.8 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 55 6.6 4,096 3.6 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 59 7.1 9,181 8.0 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 174 20.9 28,337 24.7 932,524 14.3
Other 12 1.4 2,807 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 77 9.2 18,506 16.1 1,511,694 23.2
Total 834 -- 114,857 -- 6,503,580 --

In Weetangera (State Suburbs) 32.0% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 34.0% were in primary school, 22.0% in secondary school and 27.6% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Weetangera % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Weetangera % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Australia 1,918 73.5 255,052 71.4 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Weetangera % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 768 30.3 108,891 32.2 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 176 6.9 27,344 8.1 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 182 7.2 21,036 6.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,411 55.6 180,529 53.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Weetangera (State Suburbs), 55.6% of people had both parents born in Australia and 30.3% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Weetangera % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Weetangera % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Weetangera % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 824 61.0 132,040 65.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 399 29.6 51,028 25.1 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 82 6.1 12,821 6.3 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 45 3.3 7,316 3.6 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 1,350 -- 203,205 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 1,350 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Weetangera (State Suburbs). Of these 61.0% were employed full time, 29.6% were employed part-time and 3.3% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Weetangera % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 159 12.2 18,664 9.5 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 102 7.8 14,748 7.5 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 138 10.6 17,617 9.0 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 236 18.1 43,133 22.0 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 592 45.3 88,909 45.4 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Weetangera (State Suburbs), 12.2% worked 1 to 15 hours, 7.8% worked 16 to 24 hours and 45.3% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Weetangera % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 43 -- 39 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 39 -- 36 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Weetangera (State Suburbs) was 43 years and for people who were employed part-time was 39 years.

Occupation Weetangera % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Occupation Chart
Industry of employment, top responses Weetangera % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Weetangera % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 1,012 -- 917 -- 577 --
Family 2,744 -- 2,277 -- 1,481 --
Household 2,446 -- 1,920 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Weetangera (State Suburbs) was $1,012.

Travel to work, top responses Weetangera % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Weetangera % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,763 86.0 226,730 77.9 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 663 32.3 82,139 28.2 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 262 12.8 30,889 10.6 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 613 29.9 61,571 21.2 3,090,874 17.8

In Weetangera (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 86.0% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 32.3% 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, 29.9% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Weetangera % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 535 26.1 75,671 26.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 637 31.0 91,161 31.3 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 371 18.1 37,329 12.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 221 10.8 22,571 7.8 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Weetangera (State Suburbs), 31.0% worked 5 to 14 hours, 18.1% worked 15 to 29 hours and 10.8% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Weetangera % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Couple family without children 278 39.2 35,150 37.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 378 53.3 43,191 46.2 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 49 6.9 13,601 14.6 901,637 15.9
Other family 4 0.6 1,452 1.6 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Weetangera (State Suburbs), 53.3% were couple families with children, 39.2% were couple families without children and 6.9% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Weetangera % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 24.4 -- 19.8 -- 17.6
Female -- 75.6 -- 80.2 -- 82.4

In Weetangera (State Suburbs) 24.4% of single parents were male and 75.6% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Weetangera % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Families without children 3,031 -- 2,662 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 3,615 -- 3,060 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Weetangera (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $3,615 and those without children was $3,031.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Weetangera % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 149 22.7 24,454 31.2 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 19 2.9 2,579 3.3 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 140 21.4 16,099 20.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 95 14.5 10,520 13.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 30 4.6 3,301 4.2 251,191 5.4
Both not working 129 19.7 10,452 13.3 899,598 19.2
Other 41 6.3 6,140 7.8 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 52 7.9 4,800 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Weetangera (State Suburbs), of couple families, 22.7% had both partners employed full-time, 2.9% had both employed part-time and 21.4% 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 Weetangera % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 881 92.9 129,423 92.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 67 7.1 10,196 7.3 934,470 10.7

In Weetangera (State Suburbs), 92.9% of private dwellings were occupied and 7.1% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Weetangera % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 777 88.3 94,266 72.8 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 94 10.7 18,811 14.5 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 9 1.0 16,071 12.4 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 0 0.0 228 0.2 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Weetangera (State Suburbs), 88.3% were separate houses, 10.7% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 1.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Weetangera % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 3 0.3 419 0.3 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 22 2.5 6,739 5.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 35 4.0 17,477 13.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 192 21.8 56,123 43.4 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 619 70.2 47,271 36.5 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 11 1.2 1,396 1.1 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.8 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.9 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Weetangera (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 2.5% had 1 bedroom, 4.0% had 2 bedrooms and 21.8% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.8. The average household size was 2.9 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Weetangera % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 423 48.1 36,739 28.4 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 318 36.1 50,392 38.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 123 14.0 39,592 30.6 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 3 0.3 816 0.6 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 13 1.5 1,886 1.5 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Weetangera (State Suburbs), 48.1% were owned outright, 36.1% were owned with a mortgage and 14.0% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Weetangera % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Family households 692 78.7 91,979 71.1 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 154 17.5 30,248 23.4 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 33 3.8 7,198 5.6 321,007 4.1

In Weetangera (State Suburbs), of all households, 78.7% were family households, 17.5% were single person households and 3.8% were group households.

Household income Weetangera % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 8.3 -- 12.9 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 35.2 -- 23.7 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Weetangera (State Suburbs), 8.3% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 35.2% 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 Weetangera % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Median rent 438 -- 380 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 96.0 -- 92.0 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 4.0 -- 8.0 -- 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 Weetangera % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,329 -- 2,167 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.6 -- 92.2 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 5.4 -- 7.8 -- 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 Weetangera % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
None 23 2.6 7,978 6.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 254 28.8 47,517 36.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 413 46.8 50,278 38.8 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 182 20.6 21,104 16.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 10 1.1 2,548 2.0 234,292 3.0

In Weetangera (State Suburbs), 28.8% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 46.8% had two registered motor vehicles and 20.6% 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 Weetangera % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 15 -- 5,185 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 4 26.7 2,656 51.2 270,331 49.3
Female 11 73.3 2,529 48.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 24 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Weetangera (State Suburbs), there were 15 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 4 (or 26.7%) were male and 11 (or 73.3%) 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 Weetangera % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 4 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.4 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 2,437 -- 1,666 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Weetangera (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 4, with 1.4 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $2,437.

Mortgage and rent Weetangera % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 0 -- 305 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,408 -- 2,167 -- 1,647 --

In Weetangera (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $0 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,408.

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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