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2001 Census QuickStats

All people - location on Census Night

Australia | New South Wales | Local Government Areas

Wollondilly (A)

Code LGA18400 (LGA)
People 36,953
Male 18,552
Female 18,401
Australian citizenship 33,502
People born overseas 4,989
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 170
Families 10,047
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 12,948
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Expand People category,
includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Wollondilly (A) % Australia %
Total 36,953 -- 18,769,249 --
Male 18,552 50.2 9,270,466 49.4
Female 18,401 49.8 9,498,783 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 574 1.6 410,003 2.2

On Census Night 7th August 2001, 36,953 people were counted in Wollondilly (A) (Local Government Areas): of these 50.2% were male and 49.8% were female. Of the total population 1.6% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Wollondilly (A) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 2,835 7.7 1,243,969 6.6
5-14 years 6,679 18.1 2,668,506 14.2
15-24 years 5,013 13.6 2,566,346 13.7
25-54 years 16,343 44.2 8,159,808 43.5
55-64 years 3,117 8.4 1,759,742 9.4
65 years and over 2,969 8.0 2,370,878 12.6

On Census Night 2001 in Wollondilly (A) (Local Government Areas) there were 9,514 children aged 0-14 years and 6,086 people aged 55 years and over.

Selected characteristics Wollondilly (A) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 33,502 90.7 16,559,774 88.2
People born overseas 4,989 13.5 4,105,444 21.9
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 170 0.5 203,101 1.1

On Census Night 2001 in Wollondilly (A) (Local Government Areas), 33,502 people were Australian citizens, 4,989 were born overseas and 170 people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Wollondilly (A) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 16,156 58.9 7,635,947 51.4
Separated or divorced 2,468 9.0 1,609,314 10.8
Widowed 1,161 4.2 919,904 6.2
Never married 7,653 27.9 4,691,609 31.6

On Census Night 2001 in Wollondilly (A) (Local Government Areas), 58.9% of people aged 15 years and over were married, 9.0% were separated or divorced, 4.2% were widowed and 27.9% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Wollondilly (A) % Australia %
Australia 29,956 81.1 13,629,481 72.6
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Wollondilly (A) % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Wollondilly (A) % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Wollondilly (A) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 11,122 62.0 5,360,693 59.8
Worked part-time 5,340 29.8 2,689,709 30.0
Hours worked not stated 566 3.2 248,204 2.8
Unemployed 897 5.0 660,709 7.4
Not in the labour force 8,544 -- 5,265,426 --
Total in labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 17,925 -- 8,959,315 --
 
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During the week prior to Census Night 2001, 17,925 people aged 15 years and over in Wollondilly (A) (Local Government Areas) were in the labour force. Of these 62.0% worked full-time, 29.8% worked part-time, 3.2% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 5.0% were unemployed. 8,544 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Wollondilly (A) % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Industry of employment, top responses Wollondilly (A) % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Expand Families category,
includes family type

Families — family type
Family type Wollondilly (A) % Australia %
Couple family without children 3,122 31.1 1,764,167 35.7
Couple family with children 5,668 56.4 2,321,165 47.0
One parent family 1,189 11.8 762,632 15.4
Other family 68 0.7 88,864 1.8
Total families 10,047 -- 4,936,828 --

On Census Night 2001 in Wollondilly (A) (Local Government Areas), 10,047 families were counted: of these, 31.1% were couple families without children, 56.4% were couple families with children, 11.8% were one parent families and 0.7% 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 Wollondilly (A) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 12,179 94.1 7,072,202 90.8
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 12,948 -- 7,790,079 --

On Census Night 2001 in Wollondilly (A) (Local Government Areas), 12,179 occupied private dwellings were counted.

Dwelling structure Wollondilly (A) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 11,528 94.7 5,327,309 75.3
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 239 2.0 632,176 8.9
Flat, unit or apartment 184 1.5 923,139 13.1
Other dwelling 143 1.2 134,274 1.9
Dwelling type not stated 85 0.7 55,304 0.8

On Census Night 2001, of occupied private dwellings counted in Wollondilly (A) (Local Government Areas), 94.7% were separate houses, 2.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 1.5% were flats, units or apartments and 1.2% were other dwellings.

Tenure Wollondilly (A) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 4,802 39.4 2,810,917 39.7
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 4,776 39.2 1,872,132 26.5
Rented (includes rent-free) 1,668 13.7 1,858,324 26.3
Other tenure type 381 3.1 196,026 2.8
Tenure type not stated 550 4.5 334,803 4.7

On Census Night 2001 in Wollondilly (A) (Local Government Areas), 39.4% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 39.2% were being purchased and 13.7% were rented.

Landlord type Wollondilly (A) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 825 49.5 813,633 43.8
State or Territory housing authority 129 7.7 317,171 17.1
Other landlord type 696 41.7 705,122 37.9
Landlord type not stated 12 0.7 22,398 1.2

On Census Night 2001 in Wollondilly (A) (Local Government Areas), of the occupied private dwellings being rented 49.5% were rented from a real estate agent, 7.7% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 41.7% were rented from an other landlord type.

Dwellings — household type
Household type Wollondilly (A) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 9,855 80.9 4,866,031 68.8
Single (or lone) person households 1,744 14.3 1,616,213 22.9
Group households 198 1.6 262,551 3.7

On Census Night 2001 in Wollondilly (A) (Local Government Areas), 80.9% of the occupied private dwellings were family households, 14.3% were single (or lone) person households and 1.6% 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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