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2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | South Australia | State Suburbs

Wellington

Code SSC45256 (SSC)
People 295
Male 157
Female 138
Median age 40
Australian citizenship 284
People born overseas 26
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 0
Families 84
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 168
Average people per household 2.7
Median weekly household income $739
Median monthly mortgage repayment $758
Median weekly rent $125
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Wellington % Australia %
Total 295 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 157 53.2 9,799,252 49.4
Female 138 46.8 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 3 1.0 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 295 people were usually resident in Wellington (State Suburbs): of these 53.2% were male and 46.8% were female. Of the total population 1.0% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Wellington % Australia %
People
0-4 years 13 4.4 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 53 18.0 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 40 13.6 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 117 39.7 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 29 9.8 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 42 14.2 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 40 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 22.4% of people usually resident in Wellington (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 24.1% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 40 years.

Selected characteristics Wellington % Australia %
Australian citizenship 284 96.3 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 26 8.8 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 0 0.0 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 96.3% of people usually resident in Wellington (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 8.8% were born overseas and 0.0% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Wellington % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 127 55.7 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 29 12.7 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 8 3.5 936,813 5.9
Never married 68 29.8 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 55.7% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Wellington (State Suburbs) were married, 12.7% were either separated or divorced, 3.5% were widowed and 29.8% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Wellington % Australia %
Australia 267 90.5 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Wellington % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Wellington % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 80 58.4 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 41 29.9 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 5 3.6 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 3 2.2 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 8 5.8 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 88 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 137 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 137 people aged 15 years and over in Wellington (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 58.4% worked full-time, 29.9% worked part-time, 3.6% were away from work, 2.2% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 5.8% were unemployed. 88 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Wellington % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 336 -- 466 --
Family 979 -- 1,171 --
Household 739 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Wellington (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $336, the median family income was $979 and the median household income was $739.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Wellington % Australia %
Couple family without children 33 39.3 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 42 50.0 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 5 6.0 823,254 15.8
Other family 4 4.8 89,686 1.7
Total families 84 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 84 families in Wellington (State Suburbs): of these 39.3% were couple families without children, 50.0% were couple families with children, 6.0% were one parent families and 4.8% 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 Wellington % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 112 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 168 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 112 occupied private dwellings were counted in Wellington (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Wellington % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 97 86.6 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 0 0.0 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 0 0.0 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 15 13.4 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Wellington (State Suburbs), 86.6% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 13.4% were other dwellings.

Tenure Wellington % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 57 50.9 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 33 29.5 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 23 20.5 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 0 0.0 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 0 0.0 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Wellington (State Suburbs), 50.9% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 29.5% were owned with a mortgage and 20.5% were rented.

Landlord type Wellington % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 0 0.0 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 0 0.0 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 23 100.0 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 0 0.0 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Wellington (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 0.0% were rented from a real estate agent, 0.0% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 100.0% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Wellington % Australia %
Median weekly rent 125 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 758 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.7 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Wellington (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $125. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $758. The average people per household was 2.7 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.2.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Wellington % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 81 72.3 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 22 19.6 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 3 2.7 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Wellington (State Suburbs), 72.3% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 19.6% were single (or lone) person households and 2.7% 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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