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Woolloomooloo

Code SSC12563 (SSC)
People 3,716
Male 2,066
Female 1,650
Median age 36
Families 687
Average children per family 1.5
All private dwellings 2,466
Average people per household 1.7
Median weekly household income $1,383
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,325
Median weekly rent $420
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 0.7
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includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Woolloomooloo % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 3,716 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 2,066 55.6 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 1,650 44.4 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 103 2.8 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 3,716 people in Woolloomooloo (State Suburbs) of these 55.6% were male and 44.4% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 2.8% of the population.

Age Woolloomooloo % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 99 2.7 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 74 2.0 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 66 1.8 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 90 2.4 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 330 8.9 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 547 14.7 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 508 13.7 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 364 9.8 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 280 7.5 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 239 6.4 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 245 6.6 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 250 6.7 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 244 6.6 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 152 4.1 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 103 2.8 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 73 2.0 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 36 1.0 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 14 0.4 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 36 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Woolloomooloo (State Suburbs) was 36 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 6.4% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 10.2% of the population.

Registered marital status Woolloomooloo % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 748 21.5 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 117 3.4 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 381 11.0 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 96 2.8 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 2,132 61.4 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Woolloomooloo (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 21.5% were married and 14.4% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Woolloomooloo % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 50 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 54 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 55 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 70 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 32 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Woolloomooloo (State Suburbs) was 50 years and the median age of people never married was 32 years.

Social marital status Woolloomooloo % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 538 20.4 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 468 17.8 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 1,627 61.8 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Woolloomooloo (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 20.4% of people were in a registered marriage and 17.8% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Woolloomooloo % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 49 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 32 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 38 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Woolloomooloo (State Suburbs) was 49 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 32 years.

Education Woolloomooloo % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 12 1.0 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 41 3.6 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 8 0.7 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 15 1.3 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 28 2.4 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 12 1.0 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 13 1.1 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 76 6.6 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 207 18.0 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 56 4.9 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 680 59.2 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 1,148 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Woolloomooloo (State Suburbs) 31.0% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 5.7% were in primary school, 4.6% in secondary school and 24.6% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Woolloomooloo % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 1,677 45.1 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Woolloomooloo % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 1,571 52.0 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 199 6.6 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 125 4.1 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,129 37.3 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Woolloomooloo (State Suburbs), 37.3% of people had both parents born in Australia and 52.0% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Woolloomooloo % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,396 69.8 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 382 19.1 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 93 4.7 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 129 6.4 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 2,000 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 2,000 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Woolloomooloo (State Suburbs). Of these 69.8% were employed full time, 19.1% were employed part-time and 6.4% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Woolloomooloo % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 109 5.8 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 133 7.1 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 142 7.6 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 263 14.0 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,138 60.7 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Woolloomooloo (State Suburbs), 5.8% worked 1 to 15 hours, 7.1% worked 16 to 24 hours and 60.7% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Woolloomooloo % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 34 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 37 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Woolloomooloo (State Suburbs) was 34 years and for people who were employed part-time was 37 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Woolloomooloo % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 878 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,934 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,383 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Woolloomooloo (State Suburbs) was $878.

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

Unpaid work Woolloomooloo % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 2,062 59.3 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 352 10.1 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 274 7.9 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 473 13.6 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Woolloomooloo (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 59.3% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 10.1% provided care for children and 7.9% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 13.6% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Woolloomooloo % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 997 28.7 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 776 22.3 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 183 5.3 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 104 3.0 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Woolloomooloo (State Suburbs), 22.3% worked 5 to 14 hours, 5.3% worked 15 to 29 hours and 3.0% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Woolloomooloo % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 416 60.6 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 105 15.3 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 146 21.3 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 20 2.9 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Woolloomooloo (State Suburbs), 15.3% were couple families with children, 60.6% were couple families without children and 21.3% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Woolloomooloo % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 18.1 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 81.9 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Woolloomooloo (State Suburbs) 18.1% of single parents were male and 81.9% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Woolloomooloo % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 3,233 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,750 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Woolloomooloo (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,750 and those without children was $3,233.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Woolloomooloo % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 194 37.2 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 24 4.6 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 62 11.9 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 69 13.2 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 19 3.6 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 89 17.0 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 26 5.0 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 39 7.5 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Woolloomooloo (State Suburbs), of couple families, 37.2% had both partners employed full-time, 4.6% had both employed part-time and 11.9% 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 Woolloomooloo % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,705 84.0 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 325 16.0 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Woolloomooloo (State Suburbs), 84.0% of private dwellings were occupied and 16.0% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Woolloomooloo % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 11 0.6 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 391 22.9 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 1,299 76.2 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 3 0.2 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Woolloomooloo (State Suburbs), 0.6% were separate houses, 22.9% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 76.2% were flats, units or apartments and 0.2% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Woolloomooloo % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 140 8.2 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 514 30.2 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 651 38.3 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 290 17.0 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 67 3.9 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 39 2.3 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 1.8 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 1.7 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Woolloomooloo (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 30.2% had 1 bedroom, 38.3% had 2 bedrooms and 17.0% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 1.8. The average household size was 1.7 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Woolloomooloo % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 192 11.3 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 234 13.7 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 1,227 72.1 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 10 0.6 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 39 2.3 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Woolloomooloo (State Suburbs), 11.3% were owned outright, 13.7% were owned with a mortgage and 72.1% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Woolloomooloo % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 680 40.0 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 839 49.3 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 182 10.7 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Woolloomooloo (State Suburbs), of all households, 40.0% were family households, 49.3% were single person households and 10.7% were group households.

Household income Woolloomooloo % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 25.8 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 17.1 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Woolloomooloo (State Suburbs), 25.8% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 17.1% 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 Woolloomooloo % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 420 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 73.1 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 26.9 -- 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 Woolloomooloo % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,325 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.4 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 5.6 -- 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 Woolloomooloo % New South Wales % Australia %
None 783 46.0 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 687 40.3 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 153 9.0 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 25 1.5 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 55 3.2 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Woolloomooloo (State Suburbs), 40.3% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 9.0% had two registered motor vehicles and 1.5% 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 Woolloomooloo % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 101 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 53 52.5 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 48 47.5 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 24 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Woolloomooloo (State Suburbs), there were 101 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 53 (or 52.5%) were male and 48 (or 47.5%) were female. The median age was 24 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Woolloomooloo % 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 2.2 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 628 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Woolloomooloo (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.2, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $628.

Mortgage and rent Woolloomooloo % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 170 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,600 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Woolloomooloo (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $170 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,600.

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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