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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | New South Wales | Local Government Areas

Wentworth (A)

Code LGA18200 (LGA)
People 6,609
Male 3,433
Female 3,176
Median age 42
Families 1,811
Average children per family 2
All private dwellings 3,093
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $886
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,200
Median weekly rent $150
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.8
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Wentworth (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 6,609 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 3,433 51.9 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 3,176 48.1 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 680 10.3 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 6,609 people in Wentworth (A) (Local Government Areas) of these 51.9% were male and 48.1% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 10.3% of the population.

Age Wentworth (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 452 6.8 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 434 6.6 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 450 6.8 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 454 6.9 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 295 4.5 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 313 4.7 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 327 4.9 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 421 6.4 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 423 6.4 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 474 7.2 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 535 8.1 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 477 7.2 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 488 7.4 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 354 5.4 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 294 4.4 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 183 2.8 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 130 2.0 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 107 1.6 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 42 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Wentworth (A) (Local Government Areas) was 42 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 20.2% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 16.3% of the population.

Registered marital status Wentworth (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 2,780 52.7 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 172 3.3 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 430 8.2 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 311 5.9 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 1,579 30.0 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Wentworth (A) (Local Government Areas) aged 15 years and over, 52.7% were married and 11.5% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Wentworth (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 54 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 50 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 53 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 76 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 26 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Wentworth (A) (Local Government Areas) was 54 years and the median age of people never married was 26 years.

Social marital status Wentworth (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 2,495 53.6 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 483 10.4 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 1,675 36.0 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Wentworth (A) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 53.6% of people were in a registered marriage and 10.4% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Wentworth (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 54 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 40 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 41 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Wentworth (A) (Local Government Areas) was 54 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 40 years.

Education Wentworth (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 127 6.9 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 443 23.9 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 77 4.2 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 40 2.2 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 339 18.3 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 56 3.0 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 18 1.0 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 166 9.0 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 69 3.7 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 23 1.2 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 492 26.6 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 1,850 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Wentworth (A) (Local Government Areas) 28.0% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 30.2% were in primary school, 22.3% in secondary school and 12.7% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Wentworth (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 5,855 88.6 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Wentworth (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 531 8.7 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 231 3.8 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 179 2.9 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 5,181 84.6 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Wentworth (A) (Local Government Areas), 84.6% of people had both parents born in Australia and 8.7% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Wentworth (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,912 62.1 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 813 26.4 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 171 5.6 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 184 6.0 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 3,080 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 3,080 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Wentworth (A) (Local Government Areas). Of these 62.1% were employed full time, 26.4% were employed part-time and 6.0% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Wentworth (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 282 9.7 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 244 8.4 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 288 10.0 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 464 16.0 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,451 50.1 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Wentworth (A) (Local Government Areas), 9.7% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.4% worked 16 to 24 hours and 50.1% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Wentworth (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 45 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 44 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Wentworth (A) (Local Government Areas) was 45 years and for people who were employed part-time was 44 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Wentworth (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 473 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,095 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 886 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Wentworth (A) (Local Government Areas) was $473.

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

Unpaid work Wentworth (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 3,627 68.8 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,471 27.9 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 664 12.6 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,212 23.0 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Wentworth (A) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 68.8% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 27.9% provided care for children and 12.6% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 23.0% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Wentworth (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 945 17.9 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,240 23.5 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 771 14.6 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 673 12.8 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Wentworth (A) (Local Government Areas), 23.5% worked 5 to 14 hours, 14.6% worked 15 to 29 hours and 12.8% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Wentworth (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 831 45.9 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 707 39.0 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 254 14.0 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 19 1.0 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Wentworth (A) (Local Government Areas), 39.0% were couple families with children, 45.9% were couple families without children and 14.0% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Wentworth (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 23.9 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 76.1 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Wentworth (A) (Local Government Areas) 23.9% of single parents were male and 76.1% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Wentworth (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 1,445 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,822 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Wentworth (A) (Local Government Areas), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,822 and those without children was $1,445.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Wentworth (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 340 22.1 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 41 2.7 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 318 20.7 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 184 12.0 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 75 4.9 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 363 23.6 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 83 5.4 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 134 8.7 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Wentworth (A) (Local Government Areas), of couple families, 22.1% had both partners employed full-time, 2.7% had both employed part-time and 20.7% 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 Wentworth (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,462 87.2 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 362 12.8 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Wentworth (A) (Local Government Areas), 87.2% of private dwellings were occupied and 12.8% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Wentworth (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 2,249 91.3 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 29 1.2 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 91 3.7 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 90 3.7 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Wentworth (A) (Local Government Areas), 91.3% were separate houses, 1.2% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 3.7% were flats, units or apartments and 3.7% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Wentworth (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 14 0.6 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 102 4.1 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 409 16.6 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 1,170 47.5 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 687 27.9 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 80 3.2 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.1 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.5 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Wentworth (A) (Local Government Areas), of occupied private dwellings 4.1% had 1 bedroom, 16.6% had 2 bedrooms and 47.5% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.1. The average household size was 2.5 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Wentworth (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 917 37.2 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 800 32.5 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 627 25.4 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 24 1.0 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 96 3.9 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Wentworth (A) (Local Government Areas), 37.2% were owned outright, 32.5% were owned with a mortgage and 25.4% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Wentworth (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 1,782 72.4 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 630 25.6 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 49 2.0 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Wentworth (A) (Local Government Areas), of all households, 72.4% were family households, 25.6% were single person households and 2.0% were group households.

Household income Wentworth (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 33.1 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 5.0 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Wentworth (A) (Local Government Areas), 33.1% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 5.0% 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 Wentworth (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 150 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.7 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 6.3 -- 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 Wentworth (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,200 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.4 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 6.6 -- 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 Wentworth (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
None 197 8.0 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 718 29.2 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 954 38.7 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 477 19.4 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 117 4.8 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Wentworth (A) (Local Government Areas), 29.2% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 38.7% had two registered motor vehicles and 19.4% 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 Wentworth (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 679 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 314 46.2 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 365 53.8 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 23 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Wentworth (A) (Local Government Areas), there were 679 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 314 (or 46.2%) were male and 365 (or 53.8%) were female. The median age was 23 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Wentworth (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 3.2 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.3 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 759 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Wentworth (A) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.2, with 1.3 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $759.

Mortgage and rent Wentworth (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 155 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 867 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Wentworth (A) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $155 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $867.

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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