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Warringah (A)

Code LGA18000 (LGA)
People 140,741
Male 69,112
Female 71,629
Median age 38
Families 38,241
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 55,957
Average people per household 2.7
Median weekly household income $1,722
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,600
Median weekly rent $440
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.7
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People — demographics & education
People Warringah (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 140,741 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 69,112 49.1 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 71,629 50.9 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 603 0.4 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 140,741 people in Warringah (A) (Local Government Areas) of these 49.1% were male and 50.9% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.4% of the population.

Age Warringah (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 10,217 7.3 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 9,484 6.7 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 8,605 6.1 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 7,733 5.5 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 7,287 5.2 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 8,313 5.9 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 9,753 6.9 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 11,673 8.3 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 11,698 8.3 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 10,695 7.6 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 8,966 6.4 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 7,586 5.4 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 6,986 5.0 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 5,917 4.2 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 4,825 3.4 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 3,751 2.7 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 3,375 2.4 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 3,876 2.8 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 38 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Warringah (A) (Local Government Areas) was 38 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 20.1% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 15.4% of the population.

Registered marital status Warringah (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 59,673 53.1 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 2,642 2.3 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 8,864 7.9 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 6,634 5.9 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 34,617 30.8 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Warringah (A) (Local Government Areas) aged 15 years and over, 53.1% were married and 10.2% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Warringah (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 48 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 49 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 55 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 81 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 27 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Warringah (A) (Local Government Areas) was 48 years and the median age of people never married was 27 years.

Social marital status Warringah (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 55,353 53.4 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 9,068 8.8 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 39,179 37.8 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Warringah (A) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 53.4% of people were in a registered marriage and 8.8% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Warringah (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 48 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 35 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 35 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Warringah (A) (Local Government Areas) was 48 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 35 years.

Education Warringah (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 3,215 7.8 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 8,637 21.0 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 1,944 4.7 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 1,609 3.9 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 4,734 11.5 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 2,508 6.1 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 1,699 4.1 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 3,122 7.6 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 5,427 13.2 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 1,080 2.6 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 7,240 17.6 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 41,215 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Warringah (A) (Local Government Areas) 29.3% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 29.6% were in primary school, 21.7% in secondary school and 20.7% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Warringah (A) % New South Wales % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Warringah (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 95,341 67.7 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Warringah (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 50,390 37.9 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 12,260 9.2 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 8,772 6.6 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 61,575 46.3 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Warringah (A) (Local Government Areas), 46.3% of people had both parents born in Australia and 37.9% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Warringah (A) % New South Wales % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Warringah (A) % New South Wales % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Warringah (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 46,272 61.8 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 22,208 29.7 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 3,804 5.1 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 2,607 3.5 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 74,891 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 74,891 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Warringah (A) (Local Government Areas). Of these 61.8% were employed full time, 29.7% were employed part-time and 3.5% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Warringah (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 7,766 10.7 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 7,485 10.4 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 6,956 9.6 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 10,495 14.5 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 35,777 49.5 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Warringah (A) (Local Government Areas), 10.7% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.4% worked 16 to 24 hours and 49.5% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Warringah (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 41 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 41 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Warringah (A) (Local Government Areas) was 41 years and for people who were employed part-time was 41 years.

Occupation Warringah (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Occupation Chart
Industry of employment, top responses Warringah (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Warringah (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 745 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 2,080 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,722 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Warringah (A) (Local Government Areas) was $745.

Travel to work, top responses Warringah (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Warringah (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 84,263 74.9 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 35,818 31.9 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 11,807 10.5 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 21,459 19.1 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Warringah (A) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 74.9% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 31.9% provided care for children and 10.5% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 19.1% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Warringah (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 29,192 26.0 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 31,358 27.9 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 13,769 12.2 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 9,941 8.8 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Warringah (A) (Local Government Areas), 27.9% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.2% worked 15 to 29 hours and 8.8% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Warringah (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 13,566 35.5 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 19,400 50.7 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 4,747 12.4 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 527 1.4 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Warringah (A) (Local Government Areas), 50.7% were couple families with children, 35.5% were couple families without children and 12.4% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Warringah (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 19.2 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 80.8 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Warringah (A) (Local Government Areas) 19.2% of single parents were male and 80.8% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Warringah (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 2,351 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,837 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Warringah (A) (Local Government Areas), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,837 and those without children was $2,351.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Warringah (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 7,693 23.3 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 1,352 4.1 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 8,593 26.1 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 4,826 14.6 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 1,684 5.1 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 5,129 15.6 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 1,873 5.7 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 1,818 5.5 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Warringah (A) (Local Government Areas), of couple families, 23.3% had both partners employed full-time, 4.1% had both employed part-time and 26.1% 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 Warringah (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 50,636 93.5 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 3,519 6.5 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Warringah (A) (Local Government Areas), 93.5% of private dwellings were occupied and 6.5% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Warringah (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 30,678 60.6 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 3,115 6.2 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 16,666 32.9 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 137 0.3 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Warringah (A) (Local Government Areas), 60.6% were separate houses, 6.2% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 32.9% were flats, units or apartments and 0.3% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Warringah (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 357 0.7 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 4,607 9.1 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 13,939 27.5 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 14,659 28.9 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 16,325 32.2 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 750 1.5 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.7 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Warringah (A) (Local Government Areas), of occupied private dwellings 9.1% had 1 bedroom, 27.5% had 2 bedrooms and 28.9% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3. The average household size was 2.7 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Warringah (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 16,924 33.4 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 18,796 37.1 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 13,133 25.9 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 694 1.4 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 1,088 2.1 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Warringah (A) (Local Government Areas), 33.4% were owned outright, 37.1% were owned with a mortgage and 25.9% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Warringah (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 37,244 73.6 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 11,573 22.9 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 1,819 3.6 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Warringah (A) (Local Government Areas), of all households, 73.6% were family households, 22.9% were single person households and 3.6% were group households.

Household income Warringah (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 16.1 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 20.3 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Warringah (A) (Local Government Areas), 16.1% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 20.3% 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 Warringah (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 440 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 89.5 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 10.5 -- 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 Warringah (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,600 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 86.7 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 13.3 -- 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 Warringah (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
None 3,981 7.9 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 18,857 37.2 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 19,491 38.5 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 7,084 14.0 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 1,224 2.4 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Warringah (A) (Local Government Areas), 37.2% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 38.5% had two registered motor vehicles and 14.0% 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 Warringah (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 602 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 299 49.7 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 303 50.3 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 32 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Warringah (A) (Local Government Areas), there were 602 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 299 (or 49.7%) were male and 303 (or 50.3%) were female. The median age was 32 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Warringah (A) % 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 2.8 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,715 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Warringah (A) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.8, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,715.

Mortgage and rent Warringah (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 450 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,600 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Warringah (A) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $450 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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