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Wingham

Code UCL115158 (UCL)
People 4,518
Male 2,143
Female 2,375
Median age 44
Families 1,212
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 1,954
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $744
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,300
Median weekly rent $200
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 Wingham % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 4,518 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 2,143 47.4 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 2,375 52.6 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 209 4.6 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 4,518 people in Wingham (Urban Centres and Localities) of these 47.4% were male and 52.6% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 4.6% of the population.

Age Wingham % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 287 6.4 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 274 6.1 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 361 8.0 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 297 6.6 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 217 4.8 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 184 4.1 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 192 4.3 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 222 4.9 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 249 5.5 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 346 7.7 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 336 7.4 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 301 6.7 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 279 6.2 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 231 5.1 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 227 5.0 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 205 4.5 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 171 3.8 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 138 3.1 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 44 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Wingham (Urban Centres and Localities) was 44 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 20.4% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 21.5% of the population.

Registered marital status Wingham % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,643 45.7 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 156 4.3 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 417 11.6 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 346 9.6 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 1,034 28.8 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Wingham (Urban Centres and Localities) aged 15 years and over, 45.7% were married and 16.0% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Wingham % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 56 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 47 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 55 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 79 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 25 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Wingham (Urban Centres and Localities) was 56 years and the median age of people never married was 25 years.

Social marital status Wingham % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 1,507 46.7 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 264 8.2 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 1,456 45.1 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Wingham (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 46.7% of people were in a registered marriage and 8.2% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Wingham % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 55 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 38 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 46 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Wingham (Urban Centres and Localities) was 55 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 38 years.

Education Wingham % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 96 7.5 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 309 24.2 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 46 3.6 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 23 1.8 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 282 22.1 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 21 1.6 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 20 1.6 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 107 8.4 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 34 2.7 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 17 1.3 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 320 25.1 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 1,275 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Wingham (Urban Centres and Localities) 28.3% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 29.8% were in primary school, 25.4% in secondary school and 11.2% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Wingham % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 4,020 89.0 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Wingham % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 325 7.7 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 205 4.9 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 128 3.0 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 3,564 84.4 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Wingham (Urban Centres and Localities), 84.4% of people had both parents born in Australia and 7.7% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Wingham % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 886 51.8 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 572 33.4 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 101 5.9 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 152 8.9 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 1,711 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 1,711 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Wingham (Urban Centres and Localities). Of these 51.8% were employed full time, 33.4% were employed part-time and 8.9% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Wingham % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 139 8.9 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 179 11.5 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 252 16.1 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 303 19.4 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 583 37.3 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Wingham (Urban Centres and Localities), 8.9% worked 1 to 15 hours, 11.5% worked 16 to 24 hours and 37.3% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Wingham % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 44 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 42 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Wingham (Urban Centres and Localities) was 44 years and for people who were employed part-time was 42 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Wingham % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 393 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 955 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 744 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Wingham (Urban Centres and Localities) was $393.

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

Unpaid work Wingham % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 2,422 67.4 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 941 26.2 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 494 13.7 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 662 18.4 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Wingham (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 67.4% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 26.2% provided care for children and 13.7% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 18.4% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Wingham % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 584 16.2 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 869 24.2 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 519 14.4 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 451 12.5 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Wingham (Urban Centres and Localities), 24.2% worked 5 to 14 hours, 14.4% worked 15 to 29 hours and 12.5% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Wingham % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 491 40.5 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 412 34.0 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 292 24.1 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 17 1.4 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Wingham (Urban Centres and Localities), 34.0% were couple families with children, 40.5% were couple families without children and 24.1% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Wingham % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 16.5 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 83.5 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Wingham (Urban Centres and Localities) 16.5% of single parents were male and 83.5% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Wingham % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 1,529 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,639 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
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In Wingham (Urban Centres and Localities), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,639 and those without children was $1,529.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Wingham % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 134 14.9 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 26 2.9 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 169 18.7 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 122 13.5 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 51 5.7 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 304 33.7 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 40 4.4 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 56 6.2 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Wingham (Urban Centres and Localities), of couple families, 14.9% had both partners employed full-time, 2.9% had both employed part-time and 18.7% 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 Wingham % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,776 93.5 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 123 6.5 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Wingham (Urban Centres and Localities), 93.5% of private dwellings were occupied and 6.5% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Wingham % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,585 89.2 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 57 3.2 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 116 6.5 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 15 0.8 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Wingham (Urban Centres and Localities), 89.2% were separate houses, 3.2% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 6.5% were flats, units or apartments and 0.8% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Wingham % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 4 0.2 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 54 3.0 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 316 17.8 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 978 55.0 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 399 22.5 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 26 1.5 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 Wingham (Urban Centres and Localities), of occupied private dwellings 3.0% had 1 bedroom, 17.8% had 2 bedrooms and 55.0% 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 Wingham % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 722 40.7 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 545 30.7 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 453 25.5 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 7 0.4 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 48 2.7 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Wingham (Urban Centres and Localities), 40.7% were owned outright, 30.7% were owned with a mortgage and 25.5% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Wingham % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 1,196 67.3 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 538 30.3 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 43 2.4 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Wingham (Urban Centres and Localities), of all households, 67.3% were family households, 30.3% were single person households and 2.4% were group households.

Household income Wingham % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 38.9 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 1.4 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Wingham (Urban Centres and Localities), 38.9% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 1.4% 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 Wingham % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 200 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 88.3 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 11.7 -- 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 Wingham % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,300 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.7 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 8.3 -- 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 Wingham % New South Wales % Australia %
None 171 9.6 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 733 41.3 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 615 34.6 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 196 11.0 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 60 3.4 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Wingham (Urban Centres and Localities), 41.3% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 34.6% had two registered motor vehicles and 11.0% 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 Wingham % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 207 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 101 48.8 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 106 51.2 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 17 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Wingham (Urban Centres and Localities), there were 207 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 101 (or 48.8%) were male and 106 (or 51.2%) were female. The median age was 17 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Wingham % 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 3.5 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 700 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Wingham (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.5, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $700.

Mortgage and rent Wingham % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 230 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 962 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Wingham (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $230 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $962.

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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