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2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | New South Wales | State Suburbs

Woollahra

Code SSC12075 (SSC)
People 7,296
Male 3,268
Female 4,028
Median age 41
Australian citizenship 5,514
People born overseas 1,941
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 118
Families 1,631
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 3,868
Average people per household 2.1
Median weekly household income $1,787
Median monthly mortgage repayment $2,817
Median weekly rent $380
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Woollahra % Australia %
Total 7,296 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 3,268 44.8 9,799,252 49.4
Female 4,028 55.2 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 13 0.2 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 7,296 people were usually resident in Woollahra (State Suburbs): of these 44.8% were male and 55.2% were female. Of the total population 0.2% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Woollahra % Australia %
People
0-4 years 439 6.0 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 565 7.7 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 676 9.3 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 3,233 44.3 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 1,007 13.8 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 1,380 18.9 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 41 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 13.8% of people usually resident in Woollahra (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 32.7% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 41 years.

Selected characteristics Woollahra % Australia %
Australian citizenship 5,514 75.6 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 1,941 26.6 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 118 1.6 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 75.6% of people usually resident in Woollahra (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 26.6% were born overseas and 1.6% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Woollahra % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 2,554 40.6 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 708 11.2 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 502 8.0 936,813 5.9
Never married 2,530 40.2 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 40.6% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Woollahra (State Suburbs) were married, 11.2% were either separated or divorced, 8.0% were widowed and 40.2% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Woollahra % Australia %
Australia 4,152 56.9 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Woollahra % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Woollahra % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 2,390 66.7 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 912 25.5 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 126 3.5 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 75 2.1 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 79 2.2 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 1,727 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 3,582 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 3,582 people aged 15 years and over in Woollahra (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 66.7% worked full-time, 25.5% worked part-time, 3.5% were away from work, 2.1% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 2.2% were unemployed. 1,727 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Woollahra % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 971 -- 466 --
Family 2,641 -- 1,171 --
Household 1,787 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Woollahra (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $971, the median family income was $2,641 and the median household income was $1,787.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Woollahra % Australia %
Couple family without children 755 46.3 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 625 38.3 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 201 12.3 823,254 15.8
Other family 50 3.1 89,686 1.7
Total families 1,631 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 1,631 families in Woollahra (State Suburbs): of these 46.3% were couple families without children, 38.3% were couple families with children, 12.3% were one parent families and 3.1% 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 Woollahra % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 3,460 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 3,868 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 3,460 occupied private dwellings were counted in Woollahra (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Woollahra % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 923 26.7 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 777 22.5 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 1,738 50.2 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 14 0.4 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 8 0.2 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Woollahra (State Suburbs), 26.7% were separate houses, 22.5% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 50.2% were flats, units or apartments and 0.4% were other dwellings.

Tenure Woollahra % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 1,141 33.0 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 653 18.9 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 998 28.8 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 83 2.4 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 586 16.9 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Woollahra (State Suburbs), 33.0% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 18.9% were owned with a mortgage and 28.8% were rented.

Landlord type Woollahra % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 678 67.9 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 12 1.2 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 283 28.4 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 21 2.1 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Woollahra (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 67.9% were rented from a real estate agent, 1.2% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 28.4% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Woollahra % Australia %
Median weekly rent 380 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 2,817 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.1 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Woollahra (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $380. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,817. The average people per household was 2.1 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Woollahra % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 1,615 46.7 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 1,098 31.7 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 198 5.7 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Woollahra (State Suburbs), 46.7% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 31.7% were single (or lone) person households and 5.7% 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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