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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Australian Capital Territory | State Suburbs

Wanniassa

Code SSC80098 (SSC)
People 7,785
Male 3,863
Female 3,922
Median age 37
Families 2,203
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 3,067
Average people per household 2.7
Median weekly household income $1,896
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,000
Median weekly rent $330
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.9
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Wanniassa % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Total 7,785 -- 357,222 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 3,863 49.6 176,746 49.5 10,634,013 49.4
Female 3,922 50.4 180,476 50.5 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 173 2.2 5,185 1.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 7,785 people in Wanniassa (State Suburbs) of these 49.6% were male and 50.4% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 2.2% of the population.

Age Wanniassa % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
People
0-4 years 562 7.2 23,843 6.7 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 471 6.0 21,411 6.0 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 476 6.1 21,089 5.9 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 546 7.0 23,999 6.7 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 534 6.9 30,750 8.6 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 477 6.1 30,535 8.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 563 7.2 27,708 7.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 546 7.0 26,960 7.5 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 477 6.1 25,973 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 538 6.9 24,602 6.9 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 598 7.7 23,405 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 647 8.3 20,408 5.7 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 555 7.1 18,373 5.1 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 346 4.4 12,672 3.5 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 191 2.5 8,994 2.5 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 127 1.6 6,591 1.8 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 80 1.0 5,074 1.4 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 53 0.7 4,835 1.4 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 37 -- 34 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Wanniassa (State Suburbs) was 37 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 19.4% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 10.3% of the population.

Registered marital status Wanniassa % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 3,187 50.8 137,508 47.3 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 192 3.1 7,536 2.6 529,280 3.0
Divorced 551 8.8 23,093 7.9 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 242 3.9 11,350 3.9 949,634 5.5
Never married 2,104 33.5 111,389 38.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Wanniassa (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 50.8% were married and 11.9% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Wanniassa % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 52 -- 48 -- 50 --
Separated 51 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 54 -- 53 -- 54 --
Widowed 73 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 24 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Wanniassa (State Suburbs) was 52 years and the median age of people never married was 24 years.

Social marital status Wanniassa % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 2,955 50.7 124,924 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 572 9.8 27,591 10.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 2,305 39.5 105,845 41.0 6,413,399 41.3

In Wanniassa (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 50.7% of people were in a registered marriage and 9.8% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Wanniassa % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 51 -- 48 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 36 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 31 -- 30 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Wanniassa (State Suburbs) was 51 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 36 years.

Education Wanniassa % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Pre-school 107 4.8 5,201 4.5 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 355 15.9 16,597 14.5 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 152 6.8 7,451 6.5 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 78 3.5 3,662 3.2 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 296 13.3 12,384 10.8 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 178 8.0 6,635 5.8 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 88 3.9 4,096 3.6 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 202 9.1 9,181 8.0 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 375 16.8 28,337 24.7 932,524 14.3
Other 69 3.1 2,807 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 328 14.7 18,506 16.1 1,511,694 23.2
Total 2,228 -- 114,857 -- 6,503,580 --

In Wanniassa (State Suburbs) 28.6% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 26.3% were in primary school, 25.2% in secondary school and 26.0% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Wanniassa % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Wanniassa % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Australia 5,992 76.9 255,052 71.4 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Wanniassa % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 1,968 26.4 108,891 32.2 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 625 8.4 27,344 8.1 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 485 6.5 21,036 6.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 4,384 58.8 180,529 53.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Wanniassa (State Suburbs), 58.8% of people had both parents born in Australia and 26.4% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Wanniassa % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Wanniassa % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Wanniassa % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 2,873 64.6 132,040 65.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 1,167 26.2 51,028 25.1 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 276 6.2 12,821 6.3 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 133 3.0 7,316 3.6 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 4,449 -- 203,205 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 4,449 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Wanniassa (State Suburbs). Of these 64.6% were employed full time, 26.2% were employed part-time and 3.0% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Wanniassa % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 411 9.5 18,664 9.5 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 379 8.8 14,748 7.5 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 376 8.7 17,617 9.0 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 979 22.7 43,133 22.0 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,892 43.8 88,909 45.4 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Wanniassa (State Suburbs), 9.5% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.8% worked 16 to 24 hours and 43.8% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Wanniassa % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 42 -- 39 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 39 -- 36 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Wanniassa (State Suburbs) was 42 years and for people who were employed part-time was 39 years.

Occupation Wanniassa % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Occupation Chart
Industry of employment, top responses Wanniassa % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Wanniassa % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 863 -- 917 -- 577 --
Family 2,162 -- 2,277 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,896 -- 1,920 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Wanniassa (State Suburbs) was $863.

Travel to work, top responses Wanniassa % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Wanniassa % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 5,036 80.3 226,730 77.9 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,890 30.1 82,139 28.2 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 723 11.5 30,889 10.6 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,308 20.8 61,571 21.2 3,090,874 17.8

In Wanniassa (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 80.3% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 30.1% provided care for children and 11.5% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 20.8% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Wanniassa % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 1,589 25.3 75,671 26.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,966 31.3 91,161 31.3 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 940 15.0 37,329 12.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 544 8.7 22,571 7.8 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Wanniassa (State Suburbs), 31.3% worked 5 to 14 hours, 15.0% worked 15 to 29 hours and 8.7% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Wanniassa % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Couple family without children 793 36.0 35,150 37.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 1,015 46.1 43,191 46.2 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 373 16.9 13,601 14.6 901,637 15.9
Other family 21 1.0 1,452 1.6 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Wanniassa (State Suburbs), 46.1% were couple families with children, 36.0% were couple families without children and 16.9% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Wanniassa % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 19.0 -- 19.8 -- 17.6
Female -- 81.0 -- 80.2 -- 82.4

In Wanniassa (State Suburbs) 19.0% of single parents were male and 81.0% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Wanniassa % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Families without children 2,454 -- 2,662 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,921 -- 3,060 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Wanniassa (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,921 and those without children was $2,454.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Wanniassa % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 535 29.6 24,454 31.2 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 73 4.0 2,579 3.3 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 387 21.4 16,099 20.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 233 12.9 10,520 13.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 82 4.5 3,301 4.2 251,191 5.4
Both not working 262 14.5 10,452 13.3 899,598 19.2
Other 134 7.4 6,140 7.8 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 102 5.6 4,800 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Wanniassa (State Suburbs), of couple families, 29.6% had both partners employed full-time, 4.0% had both employed part-time and 21.4% 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 Wanniassa % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,828 94.2 129,423 92.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 175 5.8 10,196 7.3 934,470 10.7

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

Dwelling structure Wanniassa % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 2,550 90.1 94,266 72.8 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 143 5.1 18,811 14.5 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 133 4.7 16,071 12.4 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 3 0.1 228 0.2 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Wanniassa (State Suburbs), 90.1% were separate houses, 5.1% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 4.7% were flats, units or apartments and 0.1% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Wanniassa % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 5 0.2 419 0.3 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 100 3.5 6,739 5.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 189 6.7 17,477 13.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 1,290 45.6 56,123 43.4 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 1,207 42.7 47,271 36.5 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 37 1.3 1,396 1.1 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.4 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.7 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Wanniassa (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 3.5% had 1 bedroom, 6.7% had 2 bedrooms and 45.6% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.4. The average household size was 2.7 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Wanniassa % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 926 32.7 36,739 28.4 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 1,183 41.8 50,392 38.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 665 23.5 39,592 30.6 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 5 0.2 816 0.6 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 50 1.8 1,886 1.5 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Wanniassa (State Suburbs), 32.7% were owned outright, 41.8% were owned with a mortgage and 23.5% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Wanniassa % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Family households 2,170 76.7 91,979 71.1 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 574 20.3 30,248 23.4 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 85 3.0 7,198 5.6 321,007 4.1

In Wanniassa (State Suburbs), of all households, 76.7% were family households, 20.3% were single person households and 3.0% were group households.

Household income Wanniassa % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 14.3 -- 12.9 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 22.0 -- 23.7 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Wanniassa (State Suburbs), 14.3% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 22.0% 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 Wanniassa % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Median rent 330 -- 380 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.8 -- 92.0 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 6.2 -- 8.0 -- 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 Wanniassa % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,000 -- 2,167 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.5 -- 92.2 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 6.5 -- 7.8 -- 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 Wanniassa % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
None 163 5.8 7,978 6.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 890 31.5 47,517 36.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 1,135 40.1 50,278 38.8 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 589 20.8 21,104 16.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 52 1.8 2,548 2.0 234,292 3.0

In Wanniassa (State Suburbs), 31.5% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 40.1% had two registered motor vehicles and 20.8% 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 Wanniassa % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 173 -- 5,185 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 87 50.3 2,656 51.2 270,331 49.3
Female 86 49.7 2,529 48.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 22 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Wanniassa (State Suburbs), there were 173 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 87 (or 50.3%) were male and 86 (or 49.7%) 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 Wanniassa % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 2.9 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,840 -- 1,666 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Wanniassa (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.9, with 1.1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,840.

Mortgage and rent Wanniassa % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 280 -- 305 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,383 -- 2,167 -- 1,647 --

In Wanniassa (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $280 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,383.

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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