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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Australian Capital Territory | Statistical Area Level 3

Woden

Code 80109 (SA3)
People 32,958
Male 16,070
Female 16,888
Median age 40
Families 8,740
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 14,609
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $1,824
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,167
Median weekly rent $360
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.6
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Woden % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Total 32,958 -- 357,222 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 16,070 48.8 176,746 49.5 10,634,013 49.4
Female 16,888 51.2 180,476 50.5 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 361 1.1 5,185 1.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 32,958 people in Woden (Statistical Area Level 3) of these 48.8% were male and 51.2% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.1% of the population.

Age Woden % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
People
0-4 years 1,776 5.4 23,843 6.7 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 1,877 5.7 21,411 6.0 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 1,955 5.9 21,089 5.9 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 1,983 6.0 23,999 6.7 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 2,143 6.5 30,750 8.6 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 2,230 6.8 30,535 8.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 2,063 6.3 27,708 7.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 2,236 6.8 26,960 7.5 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 2,374 7.2 25,973 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 2,462 7.5 24,602 6.9 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 2,337 7.1 23,405 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 1,883 5.7 20,408 5.7 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 1,754 5.3 18,373 5.1 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 1,614 4.9 12,672 3.5 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 1,435 4.4 8,994 2.5 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 1,095 3.3 6,591 1.8 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 885 2.7 5,074 1.4 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 856 2.6 4,835 1.4 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 40 -- 34 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Woden (Statistical Area Level 3) was 40 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 17.0% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 17.9% of the population.

Registered marital status Woden % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 13,687 50.0 137,508 47.3 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 640 2.3 7,536 2.6 529,280 3.0
Divorced 2,176 8.0 23,093 7.9 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 1,676 6.1 11,350 3.9 949,634 5.5
Never married 9,174 33.5 111,389 38.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Woden (Statistical Area Level 3) aged 15 years and over, 50.0% were married and 10.3% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Woden % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 51 -- 48 -- 50 --
Separated 50 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 55 -- 53 -- 54 --
Widowed 79 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 26 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Woden (Statistical Area Level 3) was 51 years and the median age of people never married was 26 years.

Social marital status Woden % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 12,384 49.8 124,924 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 2,180 8.8 27,591 10.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 10,282 41.4 105,845 41.0 6,413,399 41.3

In Woden (Statistical Area Level 3), of people aged 15 years and over, 49.8% of people were in a registered marriage and 8.8% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Woden % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 51 -- 48 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 37 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 35 -- 30 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Woden (Statistical Area Level 3) was 51 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 37 years.

Education Woden % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Pre-school 398 4.1 5,201 4.5 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 1,422 14.8 16,597 14.5 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 781 8.1 7,451 6.5 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 332 3.5 3,662 3.2 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 985 10.2 12,384 10.8 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 692 7.2 6,635 5.8 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 509 5.3 4,096 3.6 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 793 8.2 9,181 8.0 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 2,062 21.4 28,337 24.7 932,524 14.3
Other 244 2.5 2,807 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 1,396 14.5 18,506 16.1 1,511,694 23.2
Total 9,614 -- 114,857 -- 6,503,580 --

In Woden (Statistical Area Level 3) 29.2% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 26.3% were in primary school, 22.7% in secondary school and 29.7% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Woden % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Woden % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Australia 22,360 67.8 255,052 71.4 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Woden % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 11,293 35.8 108,891 32.2 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 2,556 8.1 27,344 8.1 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 1,898 6.0 21,036 6.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 15,788 50.1 180,529 53.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Woden (Statistical Area Level 3), 50.1% of people had both parents born in Australia and 35.8% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Woden % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Woden % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Woden % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 11,486 64.4 132,040 65.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 4,629 26.0 51,028 25.1 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 1,127 6.3 12,821 6.3 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 589 3.3 7,316 3.6 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 17,831 -- 203,205 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 17,831 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Woden (Statistical Area Level 3). Of these 64.4% were employed full time, 26.0% were employed part-time and 3.3% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Woden % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 1,702 9.9 18,664 9.5 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 1,326 7.7 14,748 7.5 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 1,598 9.3 17,617 9.0 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 3,484 20.2 43,133 22.0 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 7,999 46.4 88,909 45.4 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Woden (Statistical Area Level 3), 9.9% worked 1 to 15 hours, 7.7% worked 16 to 24 hours and 46.4% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Woden % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 42 -- 39 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 39 -- 36 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Woden (Statistical Area Level 3) was 42 years and for people who were employed part-time was 39 years.

Occupation Woden % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Occupation Chart
Industry of employment, top responses Woden % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Woden % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 948 -- 917 -- 577 --
Family 2,390 -- 2,277 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,824 -- 1,920 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Woden (Statistical Area Level 3) was $948.

Travel to work, top responses Woden % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Woden % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 21,660 79.2 226,730 77.9 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 7,373 27.0 82,139 28.2 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 3,153 11.5 30,889 10.6 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 6,640 24.3 61,571 21.2 3,090,874 17.8

In Woden (Statistical Area Level 3), of people aged 15 years and over, 79.2% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 27.0% provided care for children and 11.5% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 24.3% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Woden % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 6,912 25.3 75,671 26.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 8,582 31.4 91,161 31.3 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 3,807 13.9 37,329 12.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 2,359 8.6 22,571 7.8 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Woden (Statistical Area Level 3), 31.4% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.9% worked 15 to 29 hours and 8.6% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Woden % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Couple family without children 3,616 41.4 35,150 37.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 3,871 44.3 43,191 46.2 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 1,125 12.9 13,601 14.6 901,637 15.9
Other family 126 1.4 1,452 1.6 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Woden (Statistical Area Level 3), 44.3% were couple families with children, 41.4% were couple families without children and 12.9% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Woden % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 21.4 -- 19.8 -- 17.6
Female -- 78.6 -- 80.2 -- 82.4

In Woden (Statistical Area Level 3) 21.4% of single parents were male and 78.6% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Woden % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Families without children 2,878 -- 2,662 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 3,368 -- 3,060 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Woden (Statistical Area Level 3), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $3,368 and those without children was $2,878.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Woden % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 2,062 27.5 24,454 31.2 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 248 3.3 2,579 3.3 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 1,412 18.8 16,099 20.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 926 12.4 10,520 13.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 387 5.2 3,301 4.2 251,191 5.4
Both not working 1,429 19.1 10,452 13.3 899,598 19.2
Other 539 7.2 6,140 7.8 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 489 6.5 4,800 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Woden (Statistical Area Level 3), of couple families, 27.5% had both partners employed full-time, 3.3% had both employed part-time and 18.8% 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 Woden % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 12,965 91.6 129,423 92.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 1,184 8.4 10,196 7.3 934,470 10.7

In Woden (Statistical Area Level 3), 91.6% of private dwellings were occupied and 8.4% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Woden % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 8,814 68.0 94,266 72.8 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 1,736 13.4 18,811 14.5 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 2,411 18.6 16,071 12.4 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 0 0.0 228 0.2 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Woden (Statistical Area Level 3), 68.0% were separate houses, 13.4% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 18.6% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Woden % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 90 0.7 419 0.3 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 936 7.2 6,739 5.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 2,153 16.6 17,477 13.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 5,024 38.8 56,123 43.4 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 4,626 35.7 47,271 36.5 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 134 1.0 1,396 1.1 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.1 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.4 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Woden (Statistical Area Level 3), of occupied private dwellings 7.2% had 1 bedroom, 16.6% had 2 bedrooms and 38.8% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.1. The average household size was 2.4 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Woden % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 4,728 36.5 36,739 28.4 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 3,801 29.3 50,392 38.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 4,163 32.1 39,592 30.6 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 70 0.5 816 0.6 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 202 1.6 1,886 1.5 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Woden (Statistical Area Level 3), 36.5% were owned outright, 29.3% were owned with a mortgage and 32.1% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Woden % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Family households 8,649 66.7 91,979 71.1 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 3,692 28.5 30,248 23.4 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 623 4.8 7,198 5.6 321,007 4.1

In Woden (Statistical Area Level 3), of all households, 66.7% were family households, 28.5% were single person households and 4.8% were group households.

Household income Woden % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 14.0 -- 12.9 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 25.0 -- 23.7 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Woden (Statistical Area Level 3), 14.0% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 25.0% 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 Woden % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Median rent 360 -- 380 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.0 -- 92.0 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 8.0 -- 8.0 -- 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 Woden % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,167 -- 2,167 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.8 -- 92.2 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 5.2 -- 7.8 -- 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 Woden % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
None 980 7.6 7,978 6.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 5,225 40.3 47,517 36.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 4,767 36.8 50,278 38.8 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 1,734 13.4 21,104 16.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 256 2.0 2,548 2.0 234,292 3.0

In Woden (Statistical Area Level 3), 40.3% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 36.8% had two registered motor vehicles and 13.4% 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 Woden % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 363 -- 5,185 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 184 50.7 2,656 51.2 270,331 49.3
Female 179 49.3 2,529 48.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 26 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Woden (Statistical Area Level 3), there were 363 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 184 (or 50.7%) were male and 179 (or 49.3%) were female. The median age was 26 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Woden % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 2.6 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,573 -- 1,666 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Woden (Statistical Area Level 3), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.6, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,573.

Mortgage and rent Woden % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 395 -- 305 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,167 -- 2,167 -- 1,647 --

In Woden (Statistical Area Level 3), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $395 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,167.

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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