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Williamtown

Code SSC12503 (SSC)
People 875
Male 494
Female 381
Median age 44
Families 184
Average children per family 2
All private dwellings 346
Average people per household 2
Median weekly household income $696
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,167
Median weekly rent $95
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 Williamtown % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 875 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 494 56.5 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 381 43.5 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 12 1.4 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 875 people in Williamtown (State Suburbs) of these 56.5% were male and 43.5% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.4% of the population.

Age Williamtown % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 18 2.1 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 25 2.9 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 35 4.0 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 46 5.2 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 117 13.3 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 58 6.6 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 35 4.0 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 54 6.2 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 54 6.2 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 42 4.8 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 48 5.5 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 72 8.2 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 59 6.7 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 66 7.5 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 48 5.5 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 47 5.4 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 28 3.2 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 25 2.9 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 44 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Williamtown (State Suburbs) was 44 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 9.1% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 24.1% of the population.

Registered marital status Williamtown % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 317 39.8 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 25 3.1 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 94 11.8 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 78 9.8 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 283 35.5 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Williamtown (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 39.8% were married and 14.8% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Williamtown % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 59 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 47 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 60 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 77 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 24 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Williamtown (State Suburbs) was 59 years and the median age of people never married was 24 years.

Social marital status Williamtown % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 292 49.7 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 43 7.3 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 252 42.9 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Williamtown (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 49.7% of people were in a registered marriage and 7.3% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Williamtown % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 58 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 54 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 59 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Williamtown (State Suburbs) was 58 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 54 years.

Education Williamtown % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 6 2.9 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 14 6.8 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 19 9.3 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 3 1.5 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 32 15.6 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 4 2.0 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 11 5.4 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 21 10.2 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 16 7.8 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 6 2.9 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 73 35.6 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 205 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Williamtown (State Suburbs) 23.5% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 17.0% were in primary school, 22.3% in secondary school and 19.4% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Williamtown % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 724 82.6 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Williamtown % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 116 14.5 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 64 8.0 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 47 5.9 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 572 71.6 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Williamtown (State Suburbs), 71.6% of people had both parents born in Australia and 14.5% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Williamtown % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 317 70.0 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 108 23.8 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 16 3.5 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 12 2.6 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 453 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 453 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Williamtown (State Suburbs). Of these 70.0% were employed full time, 23.8% were employed part-time and 2.6% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Williamtown % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 42 9.5 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 32 7.2 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 38 8.6 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 70 15.8 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 244 55.2 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Williamtown (State Suburbs), 9.5% worked 1 to 15 hours, 7.2% worked 16 to 24 hours and 55.2% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Williamtown % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 37 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 42 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Williamtown (State Suburbs) was 37 years and for people who were employed part-time was 42 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Williamtown % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 554 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,093 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 696 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Williamtown (State Suburbs) was $554.

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

Unpaid work Williamtown % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 496 62.3 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 148 18.5 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 83 10.4 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 87 10.9 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Williamtown (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 62.3% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 18.5% provided care for children and 10.4% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 10.9% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Williamtown % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 175 22.0 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 161 20.2 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 76 9.5 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 83 10.4 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Williamtown (State Suburbs), 20.2% worked 5 to 14 hours, 9.5% worked 15 to 29 hours and 10.4% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Williamtown % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 107 58.2 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 65 35.3 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 9 4.9 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 3 1.6 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Williamtown (State Suburbs), 35.3% were couple families with children, 58.2% were couple families without children and 4.9% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Williamtown % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 0.0 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 100.0 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Williamtown (State Suburbs) 0.0% of single parents were male and 100.0% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Williamtown % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 1,639 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,050 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Williamtown (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,050 and those without children was $1,639.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Williamtown % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 33 19.3 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 7 4.1 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 33 19.3 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 19 11.1 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 7 4.1 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 53 31.0 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 5 2.9 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 14 8.2 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Williamtown (State Suburbs), of couple families, 19.3% had both partners employed full-time, 4.1% had both employed part-time and 19.3% 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 Williamtown % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 326 95.6 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 15 4.4 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Williamtown (State Suburbs), 95.6% of private dwellings were occupied and 4.4% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Williamtown % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 325 100.0 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 0 0.0 465,189 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 Williamtown (State Suburbs), 100.0% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Williamtown % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 21 6.5 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 138 42.5 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 86 26.5 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 71 21.8 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 9 2.8 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.8 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Williamtown (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 6.5% had 1 bedroom, 42.5% had 2 bedrooms and 26.5% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.8. The average household size was 2 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Williamtown % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 186 57.2 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 84 25.8 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 41 12.6 743,050 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 14 4.3 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Williamtown (State Suburbs), 57.2% were owned outright, 25.8% were owned with a mortgage and 12.6% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Williamtown % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 180 55.2 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 141 43.3 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 5 1.5 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Williamtown (State Suburbs), of all households, 55.2% were family households, 43.3% were single person households and 1.5% were group households.

Household income Williamtown % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 43.3 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 4.1 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Williamtown (State Suburbs), 43.3% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 4.1% 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 Williamtown % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 95 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 96.0 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 4.0 -- 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 Williamtown % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,167 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.7 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 8.3 -- 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 Williamtown % New South Wales % Australia %
None 21 6.5 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 141 43.4 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 70 21.5 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 72 22.2 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 21 6.5 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Williamtown (State Suburbs), 43.4% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 21.5% had two registered motor vehicles and 22.2% 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 Williamtown % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 13 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 6 46.2 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 7 53.8 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 23 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Williamtown (State Suburbs), there were 13 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 6 (or 46.2%) were male and 7 (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 Williamtown % 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 1 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 0 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Williamtown (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 1, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $0.

Mortgage and rent Williamtown % 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 Williamtown (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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