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2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | New South Wales | Local Government Areas

Wollondilly (A)

Code LGA18400 (LGA)
People 40,344
Male 20,308
Female 20,036
Median age 34
Australian citizenship 36,471
People born overseas 5,028
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 149
Families 10,987
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 14,286
Average people per household 3.0
Median weekly household income $1,186
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,733
Median weekly rent $200
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Wollondilly (A) % Australia %
Total 40,344 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 20,308 50.3 9,799,252 49.4
Female 20,036 49.7 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 761 1.9 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 40,344 people were usually resident in Wollondilly (A) (Local Government Areas): of these 50.3% were male and 49.7% were female. Of the total population 1.9% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Wollondilly (A) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 3,025 7.5 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 6,769 16.8 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 5,524 13.7 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 17,190 42.6 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 4,253 10.5 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 3,584 8.9 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 34 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 24.3% of people usually resident in Wollondilly (A) (Local Government Areas) were children aged 0-14 years, and 19.4% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 34 years.

Selected characteristics Wollondilly (A) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 36,471 90.4 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 5,028 12.5 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 149 0.4 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 90.4% of people usually resident in Wollondilly (A) (Local Government Areas) were Australian citizens, 12.5% were born overseas and 0.4% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Wollondilly (A) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 17,453 57.1 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 2,928 9.6 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 1,231 4.0 936,813 5.9
Never married 8,946 29.3 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 57.1% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Wollondilly (A) (Local Government Areas) were married, 9.6% were either separated or divorced, 4.0% were widowed and 29.3% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Wollondilly (A) % Australia %
Australia 33,026 81.9 14,072,944 70.9
 
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 12,656 62.4 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 5,492 27.1 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 682 3.4 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 588 2.9 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 874 4.3 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 8,766 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 20,292 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 20,292 people aged 15 years and over in Wollondilly (A) (Local Government Areas) were in the labour force. Of these 62.4% worked full-time, 27.1% worked part-time, 3.4% were away from work, 2.9% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 4.3% were unemployed. 8,766 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

Median weekly incomes Wollondilly (A) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 502 -- 466 --
Family 1,321 -- 1,171 --
Household 1,186 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Wollondilly (A) (Local Government Areas), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $502, the median family income was $1,321 and the median household income was $1,186.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Wollondilly (A) % Australia %
Couple family without children 3,524 32.1 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 6,023 54.8 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 1,352 12.3 823,254 15.8
Other family 88 0.8 89,686 1.7
Total families 10,987 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 10,987 families in Wollondilly (A) (Local Government Areas): of these 32.1% were couple families without children, 54.8% were couple families with children, 12.3% were one parent families and 0.8% were other families.

Expand Dwellings category,
includes dwelling structure | dwelling characteristics | household composition

Dwellings — dwelling structure

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

Dwelling type Wollondilly (A) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 13,381 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 14,286 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 13,381 occupied private dwellings were counted in Wollondilly (A) (Local Government Areas).

Dwelling structure Wollondilly (A) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 12,802 95.7 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 304 2.3 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 148 1.1 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 123 0.9 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 4 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Wollondilly (A) (Local Government Areas), 95.7% were separate houses, 2.3% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 1.1% were flats, units or apartments and 0.9% were other dwellings.

Tenure Wollondilly (A) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 4,117 30.8 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 6,441 48.1 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 2,038 15.2 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 83 0.6 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 703 5.3 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Wollondilly (A) (Local Government Areas), 30.8% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 48.1% were owned with a mortgage and 15.2% were rented.

Landlord type Wollondilly (A) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 1,080 53.0 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 148 7.3 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 701 34.4 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 109 5.3 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Wollondilly (A) (Local Government Areas), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 53.0% were rented from a real estate agent, 7.3% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 34.4% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Wollondilly (A) % Australia %
Median weekly rent 200 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,733 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 3.0 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Wollondilly (A) (Local Government Areas), the median weekly rent was $200. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,733. The average people per household was 3.0 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Wollondilly (A) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 10,709 80.0 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 2,005 15.0 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 178 1.3 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Wollondilly (A) (Local Government Areas), 80.0% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 15.0% were single (or lone) person households and 1.3% were group households.

LATEST ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (AEST) 25/10/2007

The information contained in this QuickStat has been produced by the Australian Bureau of Statistics. It contains data from the 2006 Census of Population & Housing held on 9 August 2006. 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 2006 Census of Population & Housing held on 9 August 2006. 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 2006 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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