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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | New South Wales | Urban Centres and Localities

West Wyalong

Code UCL115156 (UCL)
People 2,643
Male 1,268
Female 1,375
Median age 42
Families 697
Average children per family 2
All private dwellings 1,323
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $907
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,083
Median weekly rent $150
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.6
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People West Wyalong % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 2,643 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 1,268 48.0 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 1,375 52.0 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 121 4.6 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 2,643 people in West Wyalong (Urban Centres and Localities) of these 48.0% were male and 52.0% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 4.6% of the population.

Age West Wyalong % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 212 8.0 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 177 6.7 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 140 5.3 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 151 5.7 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 125 4.7 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 157 5.9 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 159 6.0 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 147 5.6 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 122 4.6 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 145 5.5 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 170 6.4 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 161 6.1 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 142 5.4 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 127 4.8 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 148 5.6 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 132 5.0 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 117 4.4 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 113 4.3 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 42 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in West Wyalong (Urban Centres and Localities) was 42 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 20.2% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 24.0% of the population.

Registered marital status West Wyalong % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,088 51.6 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 54 2.6 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 150 7.1 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 251 11.9 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 567 26.9 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in West Wyalong (Urban Centres and Localities) aged 15 years and over, 51.6% were married and 9.7% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status West Wyalong % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 56 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 54 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 50 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 80 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 26 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in West Wyalong (Urban Centres and Localities) was 56 years and the median age of people never married was 26 years.

Social marital status West Wyalong % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 993 53.1 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 176 9.4 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 700 37.5 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In West Wyalong (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 53.1% of people were in a registered marriage and 9.4% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status West Wyalong % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 55 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 29 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 45 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in West Wyalong (Urban Centres and Localities) was 55 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 29 years.

Education West Wyalong % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 66 9.5 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 170 24.5 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 46 6.6 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 0 0.0 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 136 19.6 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 3 0.4 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 3 0.4 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 71 10.2 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 37 5.3 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 14 2.0 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 147 21.2 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 693 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In West Wyalong (Urban Centres and Localities) 26.2% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 31.2% were in primary school, 20.5% in secondary school and 15.3% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth West Wyalong % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 2,404 90.9 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses West Wyalong % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 181 7.2 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 103 4.1 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 54 2.1 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 2,190 86.6 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In West Wyalong (Urban Centres and Localities), 86.6% of people had both parents born in Australia and 7.2% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses West Wyalong % New South Wales % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment West Wyalong % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 751 61.2 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 348 28.4 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 87 7.1 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 41 3.3 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 1,227 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 1,227 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in West Wyalong (Urban Centres and Localities). Of these 61.2% were employed full time, 28.4% were employed part-time and 3.3% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked West Wyalong % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 117 9.9 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 105 8.9 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 126 10.6 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 186 15.7 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 565 47.6 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in West Wyalong (Urban Centres and Localities), 9.9% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.9% worked 16 to 24 hours and 47.6% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status West Wyalong % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 42 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 43 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in West Wyalong (Urban Centres and Localities) was 42 years and for people who were employed part-time was 43 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes West Wyalong % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 479 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,157 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 907 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in West Wyalong (Urban Centres and Localities) was $479.

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

Unpaid work West Wyalong % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,436 68.0 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 552 26.1 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 217 10.3 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 599 28.4 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In West Wyalong (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 68.0% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 26.1% 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, 28.4% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours West Wyalong % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 410 19.4 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 503 23.9 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 253 12.0 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 268 12.7 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in West Wyalong (Urban Centres and Localities), 23.9% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.0% worked 15 to 29 hours and 12.7% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition West Wyalong % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 340 48.8 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 260 37.3 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 94 13.5 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 3 0.4 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in West Wyalong (Urban Centres and Localities), 37.3% were couple families with children, 48.8% were couple families without children and 13.5% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents West Wyalong % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 23.9 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 76.1 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In West Wyalong (Urban Centres and Localities) 23.9% of single parents were male and 76.1% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes West Wyalong % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 1,548 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,919 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In West Wyalong (Urban Centres and Localities), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,919 and those without children was $1,548.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families West Wyalong % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 111 18.5 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 20 3.3 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 135 22.5 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 89 14.8 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 38 6.3 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 127 21.1 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 42 7.0 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 39 6.5 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In West Wyalong (Urban Centres and Localities), of couple families, 18.5% had both partners employed full-time, 3.3% had both employed part-time and 22.5% 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 West Wyalong % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,077 85.9 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 177 14.1 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In West Wyalong (Urban Centres and Localities), 85.9% of private dwellings were occupied and 14.1% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure West Wyalong % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 964 89.5 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 16 1.5 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 83 7.7 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 14 1.3 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in West Wyalong (Urban Centres and Localities), 89.5% were separate houses, 1.5% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 7.7% were flats, units or apartments and 1.3% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms West Wyalong % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 6 0.6 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 45 4.2 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 174 16.2 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 532 49.4 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 297 27.6 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 23 2.1 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.1 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.3 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In West Wyalong (Urban Centres and Localities), of occupied private dwellings 4.2% had 1 bedroom, 16.2% had 2 bedrooms and 49.4% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.1. The average household size was 2.3 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure West Wyalong % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 447 41.5 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 298 27.6 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 292 27.1 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 3 0.3 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 38 3.5 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in West Wyalong (Urban Centres and Localities), 41.5% were owned outright, 27.6% were owned with a mortgage and 27.1% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition West Wyalong % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 694 64.4 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 357 33.1 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 26 2.4 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In West Wyalong (Urban Centres and Localities), of all households, 64.4% were family households, 33.1% were single person households and 2.4% were group households.

Household income West Wyalong % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 34.0 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 4.3 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In West Wyalong (Urban Centres and Localities), 34.0% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 4.3% 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 West Wyalong % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 150 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.5 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 5.5 -- 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 West Wyalong % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,083 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 95.6 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 4.4 -- 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 West Wyalong % New South Wales % Australia %
None 101 9.4 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 423 39.3 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 371 34.4 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 142 13.2 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 40 3.7 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In West Wyalong (Urban Centres and Localities), 39.3% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 34.4% had two registered motor vehicles and 13.2% 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 West Wyalong % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 124 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 69 55.6 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 55 44.4 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 21 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in West Wyalong (Urban Centres and Localities), there were 124 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 69 (or 55.6%) were male and 55 (or 44.4%) were female. The median age was 21 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics West Wyalong % 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 3.3 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.3 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,268 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In West Wyalong (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.3, with 1.3 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,268.

Mortgage and rent West Wyalong % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 150 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,083 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In West Wyalong (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $150 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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