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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | New South Wales | State Suburbs

Wallarah

Code SSC12396 (SSC)
People 418
Male 206
Female 212
Median age 40
Families 115
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 150
Average people per household 3.1
Median weekly household income $1,224
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,000
Median weekly rent $320
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.5
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Wallarah % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 418 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 206 49.3 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 212 50.7 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 5 1.2 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 418 people in Wallarah (State Suburbs) of these 49.3% were male and 50.7% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.2% of the population.

Age Wallarah % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 20 4.8 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 45 10.7 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 27 6.4 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 27 6.4 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 28 6.7 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 27 6.4 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 18 4.3 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 22 5.2 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 33 7.9 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 31 7.4 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 30 7.1 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 27 6.4 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 24 5.7 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 24 5.7 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 16 3.8 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 7 1.7 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 7 1.7 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 7 1.7 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 40 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Wallarah (State Suburbs) was 40 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 21.3% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 14.4% of the population.

Registered marital status Wallarah % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 169 50.9 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 20 6.0 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 28 8.4 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 16 4.8 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 99 29.8 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Wallarah (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 50.9% were married and 13.9% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Wallarah % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 53 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 49 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 54 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 73 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 24 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Wallarah (State Suburbs) was 53 years and the median age of people never married was 24 years.

Social marital status Wallarah % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 147 50.2 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 22 7.5 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 124 42.3 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Wallarah (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 50.2% of people were in a registered marriage and 7.5% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Wallarah % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 53 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 28 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 32 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Wallarah (State Suburbs) was 53 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 28 years.

Education Wallarah % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 8 5.6 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 23 16.2 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 9 6.3 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 9 6.3 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 14 9.9 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 6 4.2 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 6 4.2 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 3 2.1 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 11 7.7 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 3 2.1 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 50 35.2 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 142 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Wallarah (State Suburbs) 34.0% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 29.6% were in primary school, 17.6% in secondary school and 10.6% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Wallarah % New South Wales % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Wallarah % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 323 76.9 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Wallarah % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 86 23.6 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 28 7.7 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 16 4.4 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 235 64.4 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Wallarah (State Suburbs), 64.4% of people had both parents born in Australia and 23.6% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Wallarah % New South Wales % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Wallarah % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 100 54.6 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 63 34.4 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 3 1.6 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 17 9.3 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 183 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 183 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Wallarah (State Suburbs). Of these 54.6% were employed full time, 34.4% were employed part-time and 9.3% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Wallarah % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 24 14.2 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 23 13.6 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 13 7.7 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 31 18.3 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 72 42.6 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Wallarah (State Suburbs), 14.2% worked 1 to 15 hours, 13.6% worked 16 to 24 hours and 42.6% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Wallarah % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 42 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 49 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Wallarah (State Suburbs) was 42 years and for people who were employed part-time was 49 years.

Occupation Wallarah % New South Wales % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Wallarah % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 497 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,265 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,224 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Wallarah (State Suburbs) was $497.

Travel to work, top responses Wallarah % New South Wales % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Wallarah % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 235 71.0 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 109 33.0 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 40 12.1 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 40 12.1 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Wallarah (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 71.0% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 33.0% provided care for children and 12.1% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 12.1% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Wallarah % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 64 19.3 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 83 25.0 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 44 13.3 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 47 14.2 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Wallarah (State Suburbs), 25.0% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.3% worked 15 to 29 hours and 14.2% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Wallarah % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 34 29.8 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 54 47.4 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 26 22.8 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 0 0.0 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Wallarah (State Suburbs), 47.4% were couple families with children, 29.8% were couple families without children and 22.8% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Wallarah % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 11.5 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 88.5 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Wallarah (State Suburbs) 11.5% of single parents were male and 88.5% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Wallarah % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 1,750 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,474 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Wallarah (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,474 and those without children was $1,750.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Wallarah % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 10 11.9 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 5 6.0 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 23 27.4 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 13 15.5 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 4 4.8 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 26 31.0 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 3 3.6 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 0 0.0 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Wallarah (State Suburbs), of couple families, 11.9% had both partners employed full-time, 6.0% had both employed part-time and 27.4% 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 Wallarah % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 129 92.8 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 10 7.2 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Wallarah (State Suburbs), 92.8% of private dwellings were occupied and 7.2% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Wallarah % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 123 95.3 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 0 0.0 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 3 2.3 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 3 2.3 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Wallarah (State Suburbs), 95.3% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 2.3% were flats, units or apartments and 2.3% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Wallarah % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 0 0.0 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 9 7.0 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 49 38.0 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 68 52.7 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 3 2.3 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.7 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 3.1 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Wallarah (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 0.0% had 1 bedroom, 7.0% had 2 bedrooms and 38.0% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.7. The average household size was 3.1 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Wallarah % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 61 47.3 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 39 30.2 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 23 17.8 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 3 2.3 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 3 2.3 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Wallarah (State Suburbs), 47.3% were owned outright, 30.2% were owned with a mortgage and 17.8% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Wallarah % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 107 83.6 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 21 16.4 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 0 0.0 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Wallarah (State Suburbs), of all households, 83.6% were family households, 16.4% were single person households and 0.0% were group households.

Household income Wallarah % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 17.6 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 4.9 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Wallarah (State Suburbs), 17.6% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 4.9% 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 Wallarah % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 320 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.9 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 9.1 -- 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 Wallarah % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,000 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.1 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 8.9 -- 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 Wallarah % New South Wales % Australia %
None 0 0.0 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 30 23.6 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 45 35.4 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 47 37.0 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 5 3.9 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Wallarah (State Suburbs), 23.6% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 35.4% had two registered motor vehicles and 37.0% 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 Wallarah % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 6 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 3 50.0 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 3 50.0 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 35 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Wallarah (State Suburbs), there were 6 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 3 (or 50.0%) were male and 3 (or 50.0%) were female. The median age was 35 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Wallarah % 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 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,125 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Wallarah (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,125.

Mortgage and rent Wallarah % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 0 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Wallarah (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $0 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $0.

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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