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2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | New South Wales | Urban Centres and Localities

Wee Waa

Code UCL182200 (UCL)
People 1,689
Male 855
Female 834
Median age 35
Australian citizenship 1,563
People born overseas 73
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 0
Families 417
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 739
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $763
Median monthly mortgage repayment $780
Median weekly rent $120
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Wee Waa % Australia %
Total 1,689 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 855 50.6 9,799,252 49.4
Female 834 49.4 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 288 17.1 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 1,689 people were usually resident in Wee Waa (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 50.6% were male and 49.4% were female. Of the total population 17.1% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Wee Waa % Australia %
People
0-4 years 127 7.5 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 280 16.6 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 218 12.9 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 664 39.3 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 190 11.2 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 209 12.4 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 35 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 24.1% of people usually resident in Wee Waa (Urban Centres and Localities) were children aged 0-14 years, and 23.6% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 35 years.

Selected characteristics Wee Waa % Australia %
Australian citizenship 1,563 92.5 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 73 4.3 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 0 0.0 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 92.5% of people usually resident in Wee Waa (Urban Centres and Localities) were Australian citizens, 4.3% were born overseas and 0.0% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Wee Waa % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 540 42.2 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 146 11.4 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 103 8.0 936,813 5.9
Never married 489 38.2 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 42.2% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Wee Waa (Urban Centres and Localities) were married, 11.4% were either separated or divorced, 8.0% were widowed and 38.2% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Wee Waa % Australia %
Australia 1,499 88.8 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Wee Waa % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Wee Waa % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Wee Waa % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 425 55.9 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 193 25.4 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 40 5.3 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 44 5.8 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 58 7.6 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 454 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 760 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 760 people aged 15 years and over in Wee Waa (Urban Centres and Localities) were in the labour force. Of these 55.9% worked full-time, 25.4% worked part-time, 5.3% were away from work, 5.8% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 7.6% were unemployed. 454 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Wee Waa % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Wee Waa % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 419 -- 466 --
Family 1,058 -- 1,171 --
Household 763 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Wee Waa (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $419, the median family income was $1,058 and the median household income was $763.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Wee Waa % Australia %
Couple family without children 148 35.5 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 174 41.7 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 86 20.6 823,254 15.8
Other family 9 2.2 89,686 1.7
Total families 417 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 417 families in Wee Waa (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 35.5% were couple families without children, 41.7% were couple families with children, 20.6% were one parent families and 2.2% 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 Wee Waa % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 650 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 739 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 650 occupied private dwellings were counted in Wee Waa (Urban Centres and Localities).

Dwelling structure Wee Waa % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 567 87.2 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 0 0.0 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 70 10.8 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 13 2.0 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Wee Waa (Urban Centres and Localities), 87.2% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 10.8% were flats, units or apartments and 2.0% were other dwellings.

Tenure Wee Waa % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 188 28.9 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 188 28.9 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 224 34.5 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 5 0.8 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 43 6.6 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Wee Waa (Urban Centres and Localities), 28.9% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 28.9% were owned with a mortgage and 34.5% were rented.

Landlord type Wee Waa % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 34 15.2 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 57 25.4 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 134 59.8 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 3 1.3 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Wee Waa (Urban Centres and Localities), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 15.2% were rented from a real estate agent, 25.4% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 59.8% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Wee Waa % Australia %
Median weekly rent 120 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 780 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.5 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Wee Waa (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly rent was $120. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $780. The average people per household was 2.5 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Wee Waa % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 413 63.5 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 198 30.5 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 19 2.9 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Wee Waa (Urban Centres and Localities), 63.5% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 30.5% were single (or lone) person households and 2.9% 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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