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2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | New South Wales | State Suburbs

Waverley

Code SSC12021 (SSC)
People 4,180
Male 1,904
Female 2,276
Median age 39
Australian citizenship 3,308
People born overseas 1,378
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 62
Families 858
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,884
Average people per household 2.2
Median weekly household income $1,179
Median monthly mortgage repayment $2,300
Median weekly rent $301
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Waverley % Australia %
Total 4,180 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 1,904 45.6 9,799,252 49.4
Female 2,276 54.4 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 14 0.3 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 4,180 people were usually resident in Waverley (State Suburbs): of these 45.6% were male and 54.4% were female. Of the total population 0.3% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Waverley % Australia %
People
0-4 years 278 6.7 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 342 8.2 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 390 9.3 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 1,916 45.8 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 380 9.1 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 875 20.9 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 39 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 14.8% of people usually resident in Waverley (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 30.0% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 39 years.

Selected characteristics Waverley % Australia %
Australian citizenship 3,308 79.1 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 1,378 33.0 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 62 1.5 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 79.1% of people usually resident in Waverley (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 33.0% were born overseas and 1.5% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Waverley % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,261 35.4 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 413 11.6 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 370 10.4 936,813 5.9
Never married 1,512 42.5 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 35.4% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Waverley (State Suburbs) were married, 11.6% were either separated or divorced, 10.4% were widowed and 42.5% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Waverley % Australia %
Australia 2,370 56.7 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Waverley % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Waverley % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,298 64.8 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 520 26.0 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 82 4.1 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 40 2.0 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 63 3.1 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 1,122 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 2,003 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 2,003 people aged 15 years and over in Waverley (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 64.8% worked full-time, 26.0% worked part-time, 4.1% were away from work, 2.0% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 3.1% were unemployed. 1,122 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Waverley % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 630 -- 466 --
Family 1,838 -- 1,171 --
Household 1,179 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Waverley (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $630, the median family income was $1,838 and the median household income was $1,179.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Waverley % Australia %
Couple family without children 346 40.3 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 361 42.1 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 135 15.7 823,254 15.8
Other family 16 1.9 89,686 1.7
Total families 858 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 858 families in Waverley (State Suburbs): of these 40.3% were couple families without children, 42.1% were couple families with children, 15.7% were one parent families and 1.9% 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 Waverley % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,688 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,884 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 1,688 occupied private dwellings were counted in Waverley (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Waverley % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 422 25.0 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 323 19.1 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 926 54.9 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 17 1.0 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Waverley (State Suburbs), 25.0% were separate houses, 19.1% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 54.9% were flats, units or apartments and 1.0% were other dwellings.

Tenure Waverley % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 457 27.1 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 376 22.3 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 658 39.0 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 18 1.1 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 177 10.5 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Waverley (State Suburbs), 27.1% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 22.3% were owned with a mortgage and 39.0% were rented.

Landlord type Waverley % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 383 58.2 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 55 8.4 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 199 30.2 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 19 2.9 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Waverley (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 58.2% were rented from a real estate agent, 8.4% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 30.2% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Waverley % Australia %
Median weekly rent 301 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 2,300 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.2 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Waverley (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $301. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,300. The average people per household was 2.2 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.2.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Waverley % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 849 50.3 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 559 33.1 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 123 7.3 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Waverley (State Suburbs), 50.3% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 33.1% were single (or lone) person households and 7.3% 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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