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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | New South Wales | Local Government Areas

Wollondilly (A)

Code LGA18400 (LGA)
People 43,259
Male 21,609
Female 21,650
Median age 36
Families 11,875
Average children per family 2
All private dwellings 15,455
Average people per household 3
Median weekly household income $1,478
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,167
Median weekly rent $270
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.2
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Wollondilly (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 43,259 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 21,609 50.0 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 21,650 50.0 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 1,036 2.4 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 43,259 people in Wollondilly (A) (Local Government Areas) of these 50.0% were male and 50.0% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 2.4% of the population.

Age Wollondilly (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 3,173 7.3 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 3,405 7.9 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 3,412 7.9 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 3,251 7.5 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 2,609 6.0 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 2,185 5.1 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 2,471 5.7 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 3,223 7.5 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 3,332 7.7 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 3,153 7.3 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 3,188 7.4 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 2,717 6.3 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 2,470 5.7 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 1,686 3.9 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 1,155 2.7 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 815 1.9 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 549 1.3 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 466 1.1 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 36 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Wollondilly (A) (Local Government Areas) was 36 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 23.1% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 10.8% of the population.

Registered marital status Wollondilly (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 18,261 54.9 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 1,041 3.1 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 2,409 7.2 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 1,398 4.2 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 10,164 30.5 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Wollondilly (A) (Local Government Areas) aged 15 years and over, 54.9% were married and 10.4% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Wollondilly (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 49 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 48 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 52 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 75 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 23 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Wollondilly (A) (Local Government Areas) was 49 years and the median age of people never married was 23 years.

Social marital status Wollondilly (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 17,199 55.8 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 2,696 8.7 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 10,947 35.5 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Wollondilly (A) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 55.8% of people were in a registered marriage and 8.7% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Wollondilly (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 49 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 38 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 27 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Wollondilly (A) (Local Government Areas) was 49 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 38 years.

Education Wollondilly (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 1,060 7.8 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 3,064 22.6 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 723 5.3 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 628 4.6 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 2,033 15.0 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 688 5.1 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 519 3.8 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 1,073 7.9 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 1,104 8.1 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 249 1.8 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 2,425 17.9 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 13,566 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Wollondilly (A) (Local Government Areas) 31.4% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 32.5% were in primary school, 23.9% in secondary school and 16.0% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Wollondilly (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 35,945 83.1 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Wollondilly (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 8,125 19.8 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 3,369 8.2 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 2,296 5.6 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 27,175 66.3 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Wollondilly (A) (Local Government Areas), 66.3% of people had both parents born in Australia and 19.8% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Wollondilly (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 13,885 62.5 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 6,096 27.4 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 1,308 5.9 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 937 4.2 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 22,226 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 22,226 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Wollondilly (A) (Local Government Areas). Of these 62.5% were employed full time, 27.4% were employed part-time and 4.2% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Wollondilly (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 1,993 9.4 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 2,005 9.4 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 2,102 9.9 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 3,537 16.6 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 10,350 48.6 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Wollondilly (A) (Local Government Areas), 9.4% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.4% worked 16 to 24 hours and 48.6% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Wollondilly (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 42 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 40 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Wollondilly (A) (Local Government Areas) was 42 years and for people who were employed part-time was 40 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Wollondilly (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 617 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,661 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,478 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Wollondilly (A) (Local Government Areas) was $617.

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

Unpaid work Wollondilly (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 24,741 74.4 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 10,999 33.1 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 4,001 12.0 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 5,529 16.6 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Wollondilly (A) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 74.4% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 33.1% provided care for children and 12.0% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 16.6% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Wollondilly (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 6,932 20.8 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 8,857 26.6 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 4,666 14.0 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 4,285 12.9 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Wollondilly (A) (Local Government Areas), 26.6% worked 5 to 14 hours, 14.0% worked 15 to 29 hours and 12.9% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Wollondilly (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 3,906 32.9 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 6,247 52.6 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 1,613 13.6 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 111 0.9 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Wollondilly (A) (Local Government Areas), 52.6% were couple families with children, 32.9% were couple families without children and 13.6% were one parent families.

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

In Wollondilly (A) (Local Government Areas) 17.6% of single parents were male and 82.4% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Wollondilly (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 2,039 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,328 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Wollondilly (A) (Local Government Areas), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,328 and those without children was $2,039.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Wollondilly (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 2,344 23.1 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 319 3.1 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 2,599 25.6 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 1,680 16.5 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 400 3.9 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 1,547 15.2 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 690 6.8 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 574 5.7 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Wollondilly (A) (Local Government Areas), of couple families, 23.1% had both partners employed full-time, 3.1% had both employed part-time and 25.6% 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 Wollondilly (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 13,951 92.8 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 1,087 7.2 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Wollondilly (A) (Local Government Areas), 92.8% of private dwellings were occupied and 7.2% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Wollondilly (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 13,192 94.5 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 416 3.0 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 223 1.6 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 118 0.8 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Wollondilly (A) (Local Government Areas), 94.5% were separate houses, 3.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 1.6% were flats, units or apartments and 0.8% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Wollondilly (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 46 0.3 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 255 1.8 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 1,174 8.4 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 5,007 35.9 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 7,204 51.6 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 266 1.9 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.6 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 3 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Wollondilly (A) (Local Government Areas), of occupied private dwellings 1.8% had 1 bedroom, 8.4% had 2 bedrooms and 35.9% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.6. The average household size was 3 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Wollondilly (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 4,298 30.8 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 6,918 49.6 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 2,276 16.3 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 107 0.8 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 352 2.5 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Wollondilly (A) (Local Government Areas), 30.8% were owned outright, 49.6% were owned with a mortgage and 16.3% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Wollondilly (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 11,473 82.2 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 2,244 16.1 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 236 1.7 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Wollondilly (A) (Local Government Areas), of all households, 82.2% were family households, 16.1% were single person households and 1.7% were group households.

Household income Wollondilly (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 17.7 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 13.9 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Wollondilly (A) (Local Government Areas), 17.7% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 13.9% 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 Wollondilly (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 270 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.1 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 5.9 -- 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 Wollondilly (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,167 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 83.5 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 16.5 -- 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 Wollondilly (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
None 462 3.3 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 3,249 23.3 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 5,552 39.8 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 4,264 30.6 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 425 3.0 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Wollondilly (A) (Local Government Areas), 23.3% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 39.8% had two registered motor vehicles and 30.6% 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 Wollondilly (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 1,036 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 501 48.4 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 535 51.6 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 20 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Wollondilly (A) (Local Government Areas), there were 1,036 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 501 (or 48.4%) were male and 535 (or 51.6%) were female. The median age was 20 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Wollondilly (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 3.5 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,381 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Wollondilly (A) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.5, with 1.1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,381.

Mortgage and rent Wollondilly (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 278 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,145 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Wollondilly (A) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $278 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,145.

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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