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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | New South Wales | State Suburbs

Werrington Downs

Code SSC12465 (SSC)
People 3,264
Male 1,622
Female 1,642
Median age 33
Families 930
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 1,112
Average people per household 3
Median weekly household income $1,725
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,907
Median weekly rent $335
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.1
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Werrington Downs % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 3,264 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 1,622 49.7 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 1,642 50.3 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 89 2.7 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 3,264 people in Werrington Downs (State Suburbs) of these 49.7% were male and 50.3% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 2.7% of the population.

Age Werrington Downs % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 260 8.0 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 186 5.7 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 197 6.0 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 265 8.1 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 281 8.6 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 284 8.7 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 240 7.4 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 214 6.6 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 210 6.4 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 210 6.4 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 336 10.3 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 242 7.4 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 170 5.2 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 69 2.1 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 42 1.3 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 24 0.7 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 18 0.6 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 14 0.4 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 33 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Werrington Downs (State Suburbs) was 33 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 19.7% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 5.2% of the population.

Registered marital status Werrington Downs % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,331 50.7 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 99 3.8 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 182 6.9 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 71 2.7 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 941 35.9 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Werrington Downs (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 50.7% were married and 10.7% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Werrington Downs % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 49 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 45 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 52 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 65 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 24 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Werrington Downs (State Suburbs) was 49 years and the median age of people never married was 24 years.

Social marital status Werrington Downs % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 1,277 51.5 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 230 9.3 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 974 39.3 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Werrington Downs (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 51.5% of people were in a registered marriage and 9.3% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Werrington Downs % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 49 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 33 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 25 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Werrington Downs (State Suburbs) was 49 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 33 years.

Education Werrington Downs % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 76 8.3 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 191 20.8 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 45 4.9 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 16 1.7 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 116 12.6 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 102 11.1 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 23 2.5 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 99 10.8 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 96 10.4 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 22 2.4 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 133 14.5 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 919 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Werrington Downs (State Suburbs) 28.2% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 27.4% were in primary school, 26.2% in secondary school and 21.0% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Werrington Downs % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 2,661 81.6 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Werrington Downs % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 706 22.6 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 274 8.8 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 178 5.7 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,967 62.9 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Werrington Downs (State Suburbs), 62.9% of people had both parents born in Australia and 22.6% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Werrington Downs % New South Wales % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Werrington Downs % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,259 64.2 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 491 25.0 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 102 5.2 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 109 5.6 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 1,961 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 1,961 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Werrington Downs (State Suburbs). Of these 64.2% were employed full time, 25.0% were employed part-time and 5.6% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Werrington Downs % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 158 8.6 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 166 9.0 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 167 9.0 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 424 23.0 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 830 44.9 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Werrington Downs (State Suburbs), 8.6% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.0% worked 16 to 24 hours and 44.9% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Werrington Downs % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 40 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 35 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Werrington Downs (State Suburbs) was 40 years and for people who were employed part-time was 35 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Werrington Downs % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 694 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,798 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,725 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Werrington Downs (State Suburbs) was $694.

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

Unpaid work Werrington Downs % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,945 74.2 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 880 33.6 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 314 12.0 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 280 10.7 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Werrington Downs (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 74.2% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 33.6% 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, 10.7% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Werrington Downs % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 613 23.4 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 740 28.2 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 349 13.3 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 242 9.2 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Werrington Downs (State Suburbs), 28.2% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.3% worked 15 to 29 hours and 9.2% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Werrington Downs % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 240 25.8 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 528 56.7 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 151 16.2 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 12 1.3 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Werrington Downs (State Suburbs), 56.7% were couple families with children, 25.8% were couple families without children and 16.2% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Werrington Downs % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 11.4 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 88.6 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Werrington Downs (State Suburbs) 11.4% of single parents were male and 88.6% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Werrington Downs % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 2,122 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,253 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Werrington Downs (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,253 and those without children was $2,122.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Werrington Downs % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 232 30.2 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 18 2.3 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 191 24.9 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 149 19.4 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 27 3.5 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 66 8.6 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 49 6.4 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 36 4.7 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Werrington Downs (State Suburbs), of couple families, 30.2% had both partners employed full-time, 2.3% had both employed part-time and 24.9% 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 Werrington Downs % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,047 96.2 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 41 3.8 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Werrington Downs (State Suburbs), 96.2% of private dwellings were occupied and 3.8% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Werrington Downs % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 824 78.8 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 222 21.2 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 0 0.0 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Werrington Downs (State Suburbs), 78.8% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 21.2% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Werrington Downs % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 3 0.3 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 3 0.3 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 9 0.9 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 579 55.4 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 443 42.4 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 9 0.9 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.5 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 3 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Werrington Downs (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 0.3% had 1 bedroom, 0.9% had 2 bedrooms and 55.4% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.5. The average household size was 3 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Werrington Downs % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 283 27.1 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 608 58.1 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 149 14.2 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 0 0.0 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 6 0.6 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Werrington Downs (State Suburbs), 27.1% were owned outright, 58.1% were owned with a mortgage and 14.2% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Werrington Downs % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 895 85.5 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 136 13.0 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 16 1.5 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Werrington Downs (State Suburbs), of all households, 85.5% were family households, 13.0% were single person households and 1.5% were group households.

Household income Werrington Downs % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 11.3 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 13.2 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Werrington Downs (State Suburbs), 11.3% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 13.2% 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 Werrington Downs % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 335 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.5 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 5.5 -- 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 Werrington Downs % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,907 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 84.0 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 16.0 -- 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 Werrington Downs % New South Wales % Australia %
None 30 2.9 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 280 26.8 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 462 44.3 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 260 24.9 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 12 1.1 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Werrington Downs (State Suburbs), 26.8% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 44.3% had two registered motor vehicles and 24.9% 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 Werrington Downs % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 91 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 54 59.3 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 37 40.7 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 21 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Werrington Downs (State Suburbs), there were 91 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 54 (or 59.3%) were male and 37 (or 40.7%) were female. The median age was 21 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Werrington Downs % 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 3.7 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,416 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Werrington Downs (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.7, with 1.1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,416.

Mortgage and rent Werrington Downs % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 375 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,167 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Werrington Downs (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $375 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,167.

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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