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Australia | Northern Territory | State Suburbs

Wagaman

Code SSC70195 (SSC)
People 2,109
Male 1,090
Female 1,019
Median age 33
Families 524
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 715
Average people per household 3.1
Median weekly household income $1,689
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,058
Median weekly rent $320
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 Wagaman % Northern Territory % Australia %
Total 2,109 -- 211,945 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 1,090 51.7 109,517 51.7 10,634,013 49.4
Female 1,019 48.3 102,428 48.3 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 152 7.2 56,776 26.8 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 2,109 people in Wagaman (State Suburbs) of these 51.7% were male and 48.3% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 7.2% of the population.

Age Wagaman % Northern Territory % Australia %
People
0-4 years 175 8.3 17,119 8.1 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 161 7.6 16,415 7.7 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 148 7.0 15,608 7.4 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 157 7.4 14,820 7.0 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 157 7.4 16,839 7.9 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 149 7.1 19,213 9.1 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 194 9.2 17,345 8.2 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 167 7.9 16,829 7.9 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 146 6.9 16,331 7.7 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 147 7.0 14,799 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 137 6.5 13,775 6.5 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 110 5.2 11,632 5.5 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 97 4.6 9,121 4.3 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 65 3.1 5,286 2.5 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 48 2.3 3,280 1.5 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 32 1.5 1,726 0.8 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 16 0.8 1,112 0.5 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 4 0.2 694 0.3 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 33 -- 31 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Wagaman (State Suburbs) was 33 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 23.1% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 7.6% of the population.

Registered marital status Wagaman % Northern Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 806 49.7 70,154 43.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 51 3.1 5,526 3.4 529,280 3.0
Divorced 100 6.2 13,273 8.2 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 64 3.9 5,202 3.2 949,634 5.5
Never married 601 37.1 68,647 42.2 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Wagaman (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 49.7% were married and 9.4% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Wagaman % Northern Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 46 -- 44 -- 50 --
Separated 51 -- 47 -- 49 --
Divorced 57 -- 53 -- 54 --
Widowed 67 -- 65 -- 78 --
Never married 25 -- 27 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Wagaman (State Suburbs) was 46 years and the median age of people never married was 25 years.

Social marital status Wagaman % Northern Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 668 48.4 54,563 41.5 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 141 10.2 19,532 14.9 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 571 41.4 57,233 43.6 6,413,399 41.3

In Wagaman (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 48.4% of people were in a registered marriage and 10.2% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Wagaman % Northern Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 45 -- 44 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 36 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 30 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Wagaman (State Suburbs) was 45 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 36 years.

Education Wagaman % Northern Territory % Australia %
Pre-school 30 3.7 3,339 4.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 158 19.4 15,171 20.7 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 12 1.5 2,586 3.5 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 13 1.6 2,150 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 94 11.6 8,003 10.9 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 8 1.0 1,780 2.4 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 20 2.5 2,823 3.9 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 33 4.1 2,726 3.7 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 106 13.0 6,682 9.1 932,524 14.3
Other 23 2.8 1,627 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 316 38.9 26,242 35.9 1,511,694 23.2
Total 813 -- 73,129 -- 6,503,580 --

In Wagaman (State Suburbs) 38.6% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 22.5% were in primary school, 15.0% in secondary school and 16.9% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Wagaman % Northern Territory % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Wagaman % Northern Territory % Australia %
Australia 1,025 48.5 158,031 74.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Wagaman % Northern Territory % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 950 53.0 42,606 22.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 125 7.0 10,807 5.8 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 118 6.6 9,131 4.9 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 598 33.4 125,126 66.7 10,757,087 53.7

In Wagaman (State Suburbs), 33.4% of people had both parents born in Australia and 53.0% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Wagaman % Northern Territory % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Wagaman % Northern Territory % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Wagaman % Northern Territory % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 672 63.5 69,544 66.9 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 237 22.4 20,878 20.1 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 98 9.3 8,056 7.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 51 4.8 5,489 5.3 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 1,058 -- 103,967 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 1,058 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Wagaman (State Suburbs). Of these 63.5% were employed full time, 22.4% were employed part-time and 4.8% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Wagaman % Northern Territory % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 78 7.8 6,588 6.7 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 72 7.2 6,344 6.4 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 85 8.5 7,952 8.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 244 24.3 19,470 19.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 431 42.9 50,076 50.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Wagaman (State Suburbs), 7.8% worked 1 to 15 hours, 7.2% worked 16 to 24 hours and 42.9% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Wagaman % Northern Territory % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 39 -- 39 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 36 -- 37 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Wagaman (State Suburbs) was 39 years and for people who were employed part-time was 36 years.

Occupation Wagaman % Northern Territory % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Occupation Chart
Industry of employment, top responses Wagaman % Northern Territory % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Wagaman % Northern Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 744 -- 745 -- 577 --
Family 1,759 -- 1,759 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,689 -- 1,674 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Wagaman (State Suburbs) was $744.

Travel to work, top responses Wagaman % Northern Territory % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Wagaman % Northern Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 947 58.3 108,531 66.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 446 27.5 49,616 30.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 124 7.6 14,566 8.9 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 221 13.6 27,050 16.6 3,090,874 17.8

In Wagaman (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 58.3% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 27.5% provided care for children and 7.6% 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 Wagaman % Northern Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 294 18.1 37,795 23.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 362 22.3 42,817 26.3 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 166 10.2 16,605 10.2 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 126 7.8 11,314 6.9 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Wagaman (State Suburbs), 22.3% worked 5 to 14 hours, 10.2% worked 15 to 29 hours and 7.8% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Wagaman % Northern Territory % Australia %
Couple family without children 159 30.3 16,310 34.0 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 264 50.4 22,245 46.3 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 94 17.9 8,610 17.9 901,637 15.9
Other family 7 1.3 866 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Wagaman (State Suburbs), 50.4% were couple families with children, 30.3% were couple families without children and 17.9% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Wagaman % Northern Territory % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 16.7 -- 19.5 -- 17.6
Female -- 83.3 -- 80.5 -- 82.4

In Wagaman (State Suburbs) 16.7% of single parents were male and 83.3% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Wagaman % Northern Territory % Australia %
Families without children 2,023 -- 2,300 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,305 -- 2,475 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Wagaman (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,305 and those without children was $2,023.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Wagaman % Northern Territory % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 120 28.6 12,591 32.7 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 19 4.5 1,326 3.4 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 68 16.2 5,984 15.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 62 14.8 5,205 13.5 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 18 4.3 1,552 4.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 44 10.5 4,773 12.4 899,598 19.2
Other 45 10.7 3,327 8.6 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 43 10.3 3,801 9.9 314,529 6.7

In Wagaman (State Suburbs), of couple families, 28.6% had both partners employed full-time, 4.5% had both employed part-time and 16.2% 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 Wagaman % Northern Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 602 94.2 60,889 87.6 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 37 5.8 8,595 12.4 934,470 10.7

In Wagaman (State Suburbs), 94.2% of private dwellings were occupied and 5.8% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Wagaman % Northern Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 489 81.2 41,186 67.6 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 10 1.7 6,880 11.3 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 100 16.6 10,087 16.6 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 3 0.5 2,471 4.1 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Wagaman (State Suburbs), 81.2% were separate houses, 1.7% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 16.6% were flats, units or apartments and 0.5% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Wagaman % Northern Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 999 1.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 7 1.2 4,536 7.4 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 101 16.7 13,275 21.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 341 56.6 27,268 44.8 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 142 23.5 12,789 21.0 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 12 2.0 2,024 3.3 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.1 -- 2.8 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 3.1 -- 2.9 -- 2.6 --

In Wagaman (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 1.2% had 1 bedroom, 16.7% had 2 bedrooms and 56.6% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.1. The average household size was 3.1 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Wagaman % Northern Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 127 21.1 9,530 15.7 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 243 40.4 18,630 30.6 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 211 35.0 29,903 49.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 0 0.0 580 1.0 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 21 3.5 2,248 3.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Wagaman (State Suburbs), 21.1% were owned outright, 40.4% were owned with a mortgage and 35.0% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Wagaman % Northern Territory % Australia %
Family households 500 82.8 44,046 72.3 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 76 12.6 13,317 21.9 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 28 4.6 3,528 5.8 321,007 4.1

In Wagaman (State Suburbs), of all households, 82.8% were family households, 12.6% were single person households and 4.6% were group households.

Household income Wagaman % Northern Territory % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 12.5 -- 14.6 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 14.6 -- 16.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Wagaman (State Suburbs), 12.5% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 14.6% 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 Wagaman % Northern Territory % Australia %
Median rent 320 -- 225 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 89.9 -- 91.0 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 10.1 -- 9.0 -- 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 Wagaman % Northern Territory % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,058 -- 2,058 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 88.5 -- 92.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 11.5 -- 7.7 -- 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 Wagaman % Northern Territory % Australia %
None 62 10.3 7,153 11.7 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 191 31.7 20,289 33.3 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 206 34.2 20,488 33.6 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 122 20.3 10,184 16.7 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 21 3.5 2,776 4.6 234,292 3.0

In Wagaman (State Suburbs), 31.7% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 34.2% had two registered motor vehicles and 20.3% 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 Wagaman % Northern Territory % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 151 -- 56,776 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 79 52.3 28,035 49.4 270,331 49.3
Female 72 47.7 28,741 50.6 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 22 -- 23 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Wagaman (State Suburbs), there were 151 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 79 (or 52.3%) were male and 72 (or 47.7%) were female. The median age was 22 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Wagaman % Northern Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.4 -- 4.2 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.7 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,550 -- 1,099 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Wagaman (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.4, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,550.

Mortgage and rent Wagaman % Northern Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 320 -- 75 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,300 -- 1,963 -- 1,647 --

In Wagaman (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $320 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,300.

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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