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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | New South Wales | Local Government Areas

Waverley (A)

Code LGA18050 (LGA)
People 63,487
Male 31,262
Female 32,225
Median age 35
Families 14,687
Average children per family 1.7
All private dwellings 30,789
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $1,912
Median monthly mortgage repayments $3,000
Median weekly rent $500
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.2
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Waverley (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 63,487 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 31,262 49.2 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 32,225 50.8 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 245 0.4 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 63,487 people in Waverley (A) (Local Government Areas) of these 49.2% were male and 50.8% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.4% of the population.

Age Waverley (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 4,292 6.8 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 3,005 4.7 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 2,497 3.9 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 2,318 3.7 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 3,915 6.2 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 7,383 11.6 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 7,979 12.6 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 6,484 10.2 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 5,043 7.9 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 3,886 6.1 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 3,426 5.4 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 2,834 4.5 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 2,833 4.5 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 2,050 3.2 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 1,651 2.6 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 1,312 2.1 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 1,191 1.9 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 1,387 2.2 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 35 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Waverley (A) (Local Government Areas) was 35 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 15.4% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 12.0% of the population.

Registered marital status Waverley (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 20,072 37.4 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 1,172 2.2 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 4,178 7.8 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 2,330 4.3 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 25,938 48.3 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Waverley (A) (Local Government Areas) aged 15 years and over, 37.4% were married and 10.0% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Waverley (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 46 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 51 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 54 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 81 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 30 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Waverley (A) (Local Government Areas) was 46 years and the median age of people never married was 30 years.

Social marital status Waverley (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 17,623 38.7 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 6,873 15.1 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 21,022 46.2 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Waverley (A) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 38.7% of people were in a registered marriage and 15.1% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Waverley (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 46 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 33 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 33 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Waverley (A) (Local Government Areas) was 46 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 33 years.

Education Waverley (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 1,146 5.8 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 1,695 8.5 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 530 2.7 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 1,314 6.6 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 566 2.8 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 527 2.7 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 1,454 7.3 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 1,171 5.9 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 3,294 16.6 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 708 3.6 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 7,476 37.6 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 19,881 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Waverley (A) (Local Government Areas) 31.3% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 17.8% were in primary school, 12.8% in secondary school and 22.5% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Waverley (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 32,378 51.0 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Waverley (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 29,660 53.1 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 5,066 9.1 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 3,484 6.2 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 17,612 31.6 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Waverley (A) (Local Government Areas), 31.6% of people had both parents born in Australia and 53.1% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Waverley (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 23,534 66.3 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 8,763 24.7 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 1,739 4.9 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 1,442 4.1 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 35,478 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 35,478 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Waverley (A) (Local Government Areas). Of these 66.3% were employed full time, 24.7% were employed part-time and 4.1% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Waverley (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 2,824 8.3 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 3,033 8.9 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 2,907 8.5 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 4,033 11.9 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 19,494 57.3 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Waverley (A) (Local Government Areas), 8.3% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.9% worked 16 to 24 hours and 57.3% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Waverley (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 36 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 39 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Waverley (A) (Local Government Areas) was 36 years and for people who were employed part-time was 39 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Waverley (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 973 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 2,496 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,912 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Waverley (A) (Local Government Areas) was $973.

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

Unpaid work Waverley (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 36,694 68.3 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 12,397 23.1 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 4,648 8.7 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 9,412 17.5 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Waverley (A) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 68.3% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 23.1% provided care for children and 8.7% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 17.5% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Waverley (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 16,911 31.5 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 12,844 23.9 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 4,138 7.7 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 2,803 5.2 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Waverley (A) (Local Government Areas), 23.9% worked 5 to 14 hours, 7.7% worked 15 to 29 hours and 5.2% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Waverley (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 6,478 44.1 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 6,124 41.7 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 1,749 11.9 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 336 2.3 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Waverley (A) (Local Government Areas), 41.7% were couple families with children, 44.1% were couple families without children and 11.9% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Waverley (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 17.7 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 82.3 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Waverley (A) (Local Government Areas) 17.7% of single parents were male and 82.3% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Waverley (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 2,873 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 3,188 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Waverley (A) (Local Government Areas), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $3,188 and those without children was $2,873.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Waverley (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 3,744 29.7 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 553 4.4 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 2,765 21.9 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 1,939 15.4 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 545 4.3 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 1,387 11.0 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 797 6.3 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 874 6.9 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Waverley (A) (Local Government Areas), of couple families, 29.7% had both partners employed full-time, 4.4% had both employed part-time and 21.9% 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 Waverley (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 24,872 90.0 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 2,762 10.0 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Waverley (A) (Local Government Areas), 90.0% of private dwellings were occupied and 10.0% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Waverley (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 4,942 19.9 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 4,675 18.8 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 15,039 60.5 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 158 0.6 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Waverley (A) (Local Government Areas), 19.9% were separate houses, 18.8% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 60.5% were flats, units or apartments and 0.6% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Waverley (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 526 2.1 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 3,695 14.9 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 10,753 43.2 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 5,849 23.5 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 3,528 14.2 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 518 2.1 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.4 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.3 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Waverley (A) (Local Government Areas), of occupied private dwellings 14.9% had 1 bedroom, 43.2% had 2 bedrooms and 23.5% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.4. The average household size was 2.3 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Waverley (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 6,466 26.0 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 5,944 23.9 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 11,620 46.7 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 135 0.5 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 705 2.8 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Waverley (A) (Local Government Areas), 26.0% were owned outright, 23.9% were owned with a mortgage and 46.7% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Waverley (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 14,513 58.4 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 7,577 30.5 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 2,779 11.2 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Waverley (A) (Local Government Areas), of all households, 58.4% were family households, 30.5% were single person households and 11.2% were group households.

Household income Waverley (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 15.9 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 24.4 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Waverley (A) (Local Government Areas), 15.9% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 24.4% 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 Waverley (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 500 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 81.7 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 18.3 -- 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 Waverley (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 3,000 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.7 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 9.3 -- 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 Waverley (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
None 5,015 20.2 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 11,340 45.6 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 6,229 25.0 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 1,458 5.9 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 829 3.3 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Waverley (A) (Local Government Areas), 45.6% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 25.0% had two registered motor vehicles and 5.9% 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 Waverley (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 245 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 124 50.6 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 121 49.4 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 27 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Waverley (A) (Local Government Areas), there were 245 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 124 (or 50.6%) were male and 121 (or 49.4%) were female. The median age was 27 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Waverley (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 2.3 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.3 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,558 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Waverley (A) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.3, with 1.3 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,558.

Mortgage and rent Waverley (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 495 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 3,678 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Waverley (A) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $495 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $3,678.

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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