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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | New South Wales | Urban Centres and Localities

Wee Waa

Code UCL115152 (UCL)
People 1,653
Male 833
Female 820
Median age 35
Families 403
Average children per family 2.1
All private dwellings 748
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $833
Median monthly mortgage repayments $975
Median weekly rent $137
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.5
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Wee Waa % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 1,653 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 833 50.4 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 820 49.6 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 343 20.8 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 1,653 people in Wee Waa (Urban Centres and Localities) of these 50.4% were male and 49.6% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 20.8% of the population.

Age Wee Waa % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 135 8.2 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 142 8.6 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 114 6.9 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 102 6.2 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 106 6.4 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 104 6.3 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 103 6.2 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 96 5.8 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 108 6.5 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 113 6.8 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 106 6.4 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 84 5.1 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 96 5.8 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 84 5.1 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 60 3.6 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 43 2.6 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 31 1.9 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 26 1.6 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 35 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Wee Waa (Urban Centres and Localities) was 35 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 23.5% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 14.8% of the population.

Registered marital status Wee Waa % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 533 42.1 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 36 2.8 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 84 6.6 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 115 9.1 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 498 39.3 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Wee Waa (Urban Centres and Localities) aged 15 years and over, 42.1% were married and 9.6% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Wee Waa % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 50 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 61 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 55 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 76 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 28 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Wee Waa (Urban Centres and Localities) was 50 years and the median age of people never married was 28 years.

Social marital status Wee Waa % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 471 42.6 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 136 12.3 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 498 45.1 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Wee Waa (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 42.6% of people were in a registered marriage and 12.3% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Wee Waa % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 51 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 32 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 41 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Wee Waa (Urban Centres and Localities) was 51 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 32 years.

Education Wee Waa % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 40 8.2 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 89 18.2 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 47 9.6 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 17 3.5 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 102 20.8 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 0 0.0 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 0 0.0 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 30 6.1 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 20 4.1 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 3 0.6 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 142 29.0 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 490 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Wee Waa (Urban Centres and Localities) 29.5% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 31.1% were in primary school, 20.9% in secondary school and 10.4% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Wee Waa % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 1,482 89.6 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Wee Waa % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 78 5.2 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 68 4.5 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 33 2.2 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,328 88.1 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Wee Waa (Urban Centres and Localities), 88.1% of people had both parents born in Australia and 5.2% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Wee Waa % New South Wales % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Wee Waa % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 453 61.2 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 169 22.8 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 45 6.1 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 73 9.9 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 740 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 740 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Wee Waa (Urban Centres and Localities). Of these 61.2% were employed full time, 22.8% were employed part-time and 9.9% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Wee Waa % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 59 8.8 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 54 8.1 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 59 8.8 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 79 11.8 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 374 55.9 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Wee Waa (Urban Centres and Localities), 8.8% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.1% worked 16 to 24 hours and 55.9% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Wee Waa % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 41 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 45 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Wee Waa (Urban Centres and Localities) was 41 years and for people who were employed part-time was 45 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Wee Waa % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 477 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,118 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 833 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Wee Waa (Urban Centres and Localities) was $477.

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

Unpaid work Wee Waa % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 833 65.8 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 371 29.3 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 131 10.3 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 270 21.3 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Wee Waa (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 65.8% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 29.3% provided care for children and 10.3% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 21.3% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Wee Waa % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 205 16.2 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 305 24.1 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 157 12.4 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 165 13.0 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Wee Waa (Urban Centres and Localities), 24.1% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.4% worked 15 to 29 hours and 13.0% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Wee Waa % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 142 35.2 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 165 40.9 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 84 20.8 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 12 3.0 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Wee Waa (Urban Centres and Localities), 40.9% were couple families with children, 35.2% were couple families without children and 20.8% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Wee Waa % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 17.9 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 82.1 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Wee Waa (Urban Centres and Localities) 17.9% of single parents were male and 82.1% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Wee Waa % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 1,600 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,781 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Wee Waa (Urban Centres and Localities), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,781 and those without children was $1,600.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Wee Waa % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 64 20.7 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 6 1.9 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 70 22.7 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 50 16.2 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 16 5.2 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 54 17.5 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 24 7.8 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 25 8.1 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Wee Waa (Urban Centres and Localities), of couple families, 20.7% had both partners employed full-time, 1.9% had both employed part-time and 22.7% 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 Wee Waa % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 618 86.4 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 97 13.6 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Wee Waa (Urban Centres and Localities), 86.4% of private dwellings were occupied and 13.6% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Wee Waa % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 538 87.1 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 57 9.2 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 23 3.7 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Wee Waa (Urban Centres and Localities), 87.1% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 9.2% were flats, units or apartments and 3.7% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Wee Waa % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 33 5.3 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 118 19.1 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 292 47.3 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 152 24.6 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 22 3.6 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.4 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Wee Waa (Urban Centres and Localities), of occupied private dwellings 5.3% had 1 bedroom, 19.1% had 2 bedrooms and 47.3% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3. The average household size was 2.4 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Wee Waa % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 205 33.2 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 167 27.0 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 225 36.4 743,050 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 21 3.4 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Wee Waa (Urban Centres and Localities), 33.2% were owned outright, 27.0% were owned with a mortgage and 36.4% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Wee Waa % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 402 65.3 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 199 32.3 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 15 2.4 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Wee Waa (Urban Centres and Localities), of all households, 65.3% were family households, 32.3% were single person households and 2.4% were group households.

Household income Wee Waa % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 37.7 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 2.8 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Wee Waa (Urban Centres and Localities), 37.7% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 2.8% 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 Wee Waa % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 137 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.5 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 8.5 -- 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 Wee Waa % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 975 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 95.2 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 4.8 -- 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 Wee Waa % New South Wales % Australia %
None 80 13.0 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 235 38.1 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 185 30.0 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 94 15.2 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 23 3.7 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Wee Waa (Urban Centres and Localities), 38.1% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 30.0% had two registered motor vehicles and 15.2% 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 Wee Waa % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 344 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 175 50.9 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 169 49.1 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 20 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Wee Waa (Urban Centres and Localities), there were 344 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 175 (or 50.9%) were male and 169 (or 49.1%) were female. The median age was 20 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Wee Waa % 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 2.9 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 749 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Wee Waa (Urban Centres and Localities), 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 $749.

Mortgage and rent Wee Waa % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 131 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,083 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Wee Waa (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $131 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,083.

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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