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Australia | New South Wales | Statistical Area Level 2

Potts Point - Woolloomooloo

Code 117031333 (SA2)
People 18,038
Male 9,753
Female 8,285
Median age 36
Families 3,187
Average children per family 1.4
All private dwellings 12,717
Average people per household 1.6
Median weekly household income $1,523
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,200
Median weekly rent $400
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 0.7
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includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Potts Point - Woolloomooloo % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 18,038 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 9,753 54.1 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 8,285 45.9 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 190 1.1 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 18,038 people in Potts Point - Woolloomooloo (Statistical Area Level 2) of these 54.1% were male and 45.9% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.1% of the population.

Age Potts Point - Woolloomooloo % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 430 2.4 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 191 1.1 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 174 1.0 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 362 2.0 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 1,482 8.2 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 2,862 15.9 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 2,667 14.8 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 2,034 11.3 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 1,528 8.5 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 1,199 6.6 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 1,133 6.3 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 998 5.5 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 920 5.1 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 659 3.7 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 439 2.4 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 346 1.9 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 266 1.5 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 351 1.9 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 36 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Potts Point - Woolloomooloo (Statistical Area Level 2) was 36 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 4.4% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 11.4% of the population.

Registered marital status Potts Point - Woolloomooloo % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 3,346 19.4 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 413 2.4 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 1,800 10.4 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 593 3.4 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 11,086 64.3 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Potts Point - Woolloomooloo (Statistical Area Level 2) aged 15 years and over, 19.4% were married and 12.8% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Potts Point - Woolloomooloo % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 44 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 49 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 55 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 81 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 32 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Potts Point - Woolloomooloo (Statistical Area Level 2) was 44 years and the median age of people never married was 32 years.

Social marital status Potts Point - Woolloomooloo % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 2,439 18.6 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 2,941 22.5 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 7,720 58.9 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Potts Point - Woolloomooloo (Statistical Area Level 2), of people aged 15 years and over, 18.6% of people were in a registered marriage and 22.5% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Potts Point - Woolloomooloo % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 44 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 34 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 38 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Potts Point - Woolloomooloo (Statistical Area Level 2) was 44 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 34 years.

Education Potts Point - Woolloomooloo % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 75 1.5 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 105 2.0 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 23 0.4 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 43 0.8 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 51 1.0 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 94 1.8 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 70 1.4 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 336 6.5 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 1,109 21.6 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 284 5.5 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 2,945 57.4 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 5,135 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Potts Point - Woolloomooloo (Statistical Area Level 2) 28.4% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 3.3% were in primary school, 4.2% in secondary school and 28.2% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Potts Point - Woolloomooloo % New South Wales % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Potts Point - Woolloomooloo % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 8,771 48.6 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Potts Point - Woolloomooloo % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 7,195 47.9 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 1,165 7.8 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 767 5.1 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 5,887 39.2 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Potts Point - Woolloomooloo (Statistical Area Level 2), 39.2% of people had both parents born in Australia and 47.9% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Potts Point - Woolloomooloo % New South Wales % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Potts Point - Woolloomooloo % New South Wales % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Potts Point - Woolloomooloo % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 8,518 73.7 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 2,076 18.0 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 428 3.7 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 531 4.6 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 11,553 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 11,553 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Potts Point - Woolloomooloo (Statistical Area Level 2). Of these 73.7% were employed full time, 18.0% were employed part-time and 4.6% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Potts Point - Woolloomooloo % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 576 5.2 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 757 6.9 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 740 6.7 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 1,551 14.1 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 6,968 63.2 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Potts Point - Woolloomooloo (Statistical Area Level 2), 5.2% worked 1 to 15 hours, 6.9% worked 16 to 24 hours and 63.2% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Potts Point - Woolloomooloo % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 35 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 37 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Potts Point - Woolloomooloo (Statistical Area Level 2) was 35 years and for people who were employed part-time was 37 years.

Occupation Potts Point - Woolloomooloo % New South Wales % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Occupation Chart
Industry of employment, top responses Potts Point - Woolloomooloo % New South Wales % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Potts Point - Woolloomooloo % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 1,105 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 2,494 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,523 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Potts Point - Woolloomooloo (Statistical Area Level 2) was $1,105.

Travel to work, top responses Potts Point - Woolloomooloo % New South Wales % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Potts Point - Woolloomooloo % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 10,932 63.4 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,556 9.0 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 1,128 6.5 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 2,771 16.1 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Potts Point - Woolloomooloo (Statistical Area Level 2), of people aged 15 years and over, 63.4% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 9.0% provided care for children and 6.5% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 16.1% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Potts Point - Woolloomooloo % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 5,727 33.2 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 4,003 23.2 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 813 4.7 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 388 2.3 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Potts Point - Woolloomooloo (Statistical Area Level 2), 23.2% worked 5 to 14 hours, 4.7% worked 15 to 29 hours and 2.3% worked 30 hours or more.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition | weekly incomes | employment status of couple families

Families — family composition
Family composition Potts Point - Woolloomooloo % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 2,343 73.5 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 455 14.3 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 302 9.5 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 88 2.8 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Potts Point - Woolloomooloo (Statistical Area Level 2), 14.3% were couple families with children, 73.5% were couple families without children and 9.5% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Potts Point - Woolloomooloo % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 18.8 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 81.2 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Potts Point - Woolloomooloo (Statistical Area Level 2) 18.8% of single parents were male and 81.2% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Potts Point - Woolloomooloo % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 3,081 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 3,117 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Potts Point - Woolloomooloo (Statistical Area Level 2), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $3,117 and those without children was $3,081.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Potts Point - Woolloomooloo % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 1,167 41.7 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 108 3.9 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 408 14.6 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 399 14.3 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 112 4.0 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 242 8.7 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 127 4.5 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 234 8.4 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Potts Point - Woolloomooloo (Statistical Area Level 2), of couple families, 41.7% had both partners employed full-time, 3.9% had both employed part-time and 14.6% had one employed full-time and the other part-time.

Expand Dwellings category,
includes dwelling structure | household composition | mortgage & rent | number of motor vehicles

Dwellings — dwelling structure

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling type Potts Point - Woolloomooloo % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 9,115 84.2 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 1,704 15.8 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Potts Point - Woolloomooloo (Statistical Area Level 2), 84.2% of private dwellings were occupied and 15.8% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Potts Point - Woolloomooloo % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 44 0.5 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 560 6.1 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 8,474 93.0 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 4 0.0 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Potts Point - Woolloomooloo (Statistical Area Level 2), 0.5% were separate houses, 6.1% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 93.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Potts Point - Woolloomooloo % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 1,352 14.8 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 3,702 40.6 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 2,933 32.2 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 791 8.7 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 172 1.9 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 165 1.8 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 1.4 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 1.6 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Potts Point - Woolloomooloo (Statistical Area Level 2), of occupied private dwellings 40.6% had 1 bedroom, 32.2% had 2 bedrooms and 8.7% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 1.4. The average household size was 1.6 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Potts Point - Woolloomooloo % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 1,479 16.2 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 1,663 18.2 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 5,751 63.1 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 45 0.5 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 177 1.9 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Potts Point - Woolloomooloo (Statistical Area Level 2), 16.2% were owned outright, 18.2% were owned with a mortgage and 63.1% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Potts Point - Woolloomooloo % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 3,175 34.8 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 5,144 56.4 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 796 8.7 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Potts Point - Woolloomooloo (Statistical Area Level 2), of all households, 34.8% were family households, 56.4% were single person households and 8.7% were group households.

Household income Potts Point - Woolloomooloo % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 17.7 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 15.5 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Potts Point - Woolloomooloo (Statistical Area Level 2), 17.7% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 15.5% of households had a weekly income of more than $3,000.

Dwellings — mortgage & rent

Proportions are calculated using all tenure types for occupied private dwellings. This excludes visitor only and other non-classifiable households.

Rent weekly payments Potts Point - Woolloomooloo % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 400 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 74.3 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 25.7 -- 11.6 -- 10.4
 
View the income fact sheet

Proportions in this table are calculated by taking the number of households whose rent payments were 30% or more of an imputed income measure and expressing this number as a proportion of the total number of households in an area, including those households which are not renting their dwelling (excluding the small proportion of visitor only and other non-classifiable households). The nature of the income imputation means that the reported proportion may significantly overstate the true proportion. Further information on the method to impute income is available in the income fact sheet.

Mortgage monthly repayments Potts Point - Woolloomooloo % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,200 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.7 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 6.3 -- 10.5 -- 9.9
 
View the income fact sheet

Proportions in this table are calculated by taking the number of households who own their dwelling, and whose mortgage payments were 30% or more of an imputed income measure and expressing this number as a proportion of the total number of households in an area, including those households which were renting their dwelling (excluding the small proportion of visitor only and other non-classifiable households). The nature of the income imputation means that the reported proportion may significantly overstate the true proportion. Further information on the method to impute income is available in the income fact sheet.

Dwellings — number of motor vehicles
Number of registered motor vehicles Potts Point - Woolloomooloo % New South Wales % Australia %
None 4,392 48.2 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 3,731 40.9 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 638 7.0 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 117 1.3 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 236 2.6 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Potts Point - Woolloomooloo (Statistical Area Level 2), 40.9% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 7.0% had two registered motor vehicles and 1.3% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

Expand Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people category,
includes selected people & dwelling characteristics

People characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
People characteristics Potts Point - Woolloomooloo % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 189 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 100 52.9 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 89 47.1 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 28 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Potts Point - Woolloomooloo (Statistical Area Level 2), there were 189 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 100 (or 52.9%) were male and 89 (or 47.1%) were female. The median age was 28 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Potts Point - Woolloomooloo % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 1.9 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,083 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Potts Point - Woolloomooloo (Statistical Area Level 2), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 1.9, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,083.

Mortgage and rent Potts Point - Woolloomooloo % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 368 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,600 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Potts Point - Woolloomooloo (Statistical Area Level 2), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $368 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,600.

LATEST ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (AEST) 28/03/2013

Some values may have been adjusted to avoid release of confidential data. This may have a significant impact on the calculated percentages.

The information contained in this QuickStat has been produced by the Australian Bureau of Statistics | It contains data from the 2011 Census of Population & Housing held on 9 August 2011 | Release date of this QuickStat was 28 March 2013 | 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 2011 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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