Warringah

2016 Census All persons QuickStats
Area code CED143
People 147,333
Male 48.2%
Female 51.8%
Median age 39
Families 38,881
Average children per family
for families with children 1.8
for all households (a) 0.7
All private dwellings 63,956
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $2,384
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,970
Median weekly rent $580
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.6

(a) This label has been updated to more accurately reflect the Census concept shown in this data item. The data has not changed.

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People

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Demographics & education

People tables are based on a person's place of usual residence on Census night

People
Persons count based on place of usual residence on Census night
Warringah % Warringah New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Male 71,036 48.2 3,686,014 49.3 11,546,638 49.3
Female 76,296 51.8 3,794,217 50.7 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 590 0.4 216,176 2.9 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 147,333 people in Warringah. Of these 48.2% were male and 51.8% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.4% of the population.

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Age Warringah % Warringah New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Median age 39 -- 38 -- 38 --
0-4 years 9,147 6.2 465,135 6.2 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 10,024 6.8 478,184 6.4 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 8,835 6.0 443,009 5.9 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 7,518 5.1 448,425 6.0 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 6,981 4.7 489,673 6.5 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 9,621 6.5 527,161 7.0 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 11,739 8.0 540,360 7.2 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 11,895 8.1 499,724 6.7 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 12,352 8.4 503,169 6.7 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 11,421 7.8 492,440 6.6 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 10,028 6.8 485,546 6.5 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 8,600 5.8 469,726 6.3 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 6,989 4.7 420,044 5.6 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 6,660 4.5 384,470 5.1 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 5,454 3.7 292,556 3.9 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 3,823 2.6 217,308 2.9 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 2,714 1.8 155,806 2.1 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 3,536 2.4 167,506 2.2 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Warringah was 39 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 19.0% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 15.1% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Warringah % Warringah New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Married 59,285 49.7 2,965,280 48.7 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 2,693 2.3 190,198 3.1 608,059 3.2
Divorced 10,145 8.5 512,298 8.4 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 5,182 4.3 331,653 5.4 985,204 5.2
Never married 42,024 35.2 2,094,460 34.4 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Warringah aged 15 years and over, 49.7% were married and 10.8% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Warringah % Warringah New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Registered marriage 52,813 49.5 2,612,630 48.3 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 13,133 12.3 506,133 9.4 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 40,701 38.2 2,290,887 42.3 7,024,973 41.9

In Warringah, of people aged 15 years and over, 49.5% of people were in a registered marriage and 12.3% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Warringah % Warringah New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Preschool 2,980 6.6 132,047 5.7 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 8,829 19.6 417,465 18.0 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 1,973 4.4 122,099 5.3 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 2,107 4.7 67,611 2.9 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 3,468 7.7 269,249 11.6 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 2,488 5.5 117,689 5.1 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 3,227 7.2 79,915 3.4 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 2,060 4.6 144,103 6.2 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 7,274 16.1 376,133 16.2 1,160,626 16.1
Other 1,270 2.8 63,673 2.7 198,383 2.8
Not stated 9,445 20.9 535,266 23.0 1,707,023 23.7

In Warringah 30.6% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 28.6% were in primary school, 20.4% in secondary school and 20.7% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Warringah % Warringah New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Bachelor Degree level and above 50,412 42.3 1,424,716 23.4 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 12,779 10.7 543,142 8.9 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 2,275 1.9 167,947 2.8 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 8,087 6.8 730,498 12.0 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 17,235 14.4 930,654 15.3 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 3,053 2.6 203,574 3.3 941,531 4.9
Year 10 6,697 5.6 702,178 11.5 2,054,331 10.8
Certificate level II 33 0.0 4,849 0.1 13,454 0.1
Certificate level I 4 0.0 625 0.0 2,176 0.0
Year 9 or below 4,066 3.4 513,209 8.4 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 260 0.2 54,870 0.9 145,844 0.8
Not stated 10,315 8.6 627,465 10.3 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Warringah, 14.4% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 8.7% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 10.7% had completed an Advanced Diploma or Diploma.

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Cultural & language diversity

Ancestry, top responses Warringah % Warringah New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
English 59,057 28.5 2,302,481 23.3 7,852,224 25.0
Australian 41,235 19.9 2,261,062 22.9 7,298,243 23.3
Irish 20,638 9.9 741,671 7.5 2,388,058 7.6
Scottish 16,208 7.8 587,052 5.9 2,023,470 6.4
Italian 6,585 3.2 272,124 2.8 1,000,006 3.2

The most common ancestries in Warringah were English 28.5%, Australian 19.9%, Irish 9.9%, Scottish 7.8% and Italian 3.2%.

Respondents had the option of reporting up to two ancestries on their Census form, and this is captured by the Ancestry Multi Response (ANCP) variable used in this table. Therefore, the total responses count will not equal the persons count for this area. Calculated percentages represent a proportion of all responses from people in Warringah (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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Country of birth Warringah % Warringah New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Australia 90,020 61.1 4,899,090 65.5 15,614,835 66.7
Other top responses:  null  null  null  null  null  null
England 12,807 8.7 226,564 3.0 907,570 3.9
New Zealand 4,085 2.8 117,136 1.6 518,466 2.2
China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 2,321 1.6 234,508 3.1 509,555 2.2
South Africa 2,307 1.6 43,058 0.6 162,449 0.7
United States of America 2,131 1.4 30,081 0.4 86,125 0.4

In Warringah, 61.1% of people were born in Australia. The most common countries of birth were England 8.7%, New Zealand 2.8%, China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 1.6%, South Africa 1.6% and United States of America 1.4%.

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Country of birth of father and/or mother, stated responses Warringah % Warringah New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Both parents born overseas 58,074 39.4 2,764,170 37.0 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 12,585 8.5 458,394 6.1 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 9,815 6.7 325,182 4.3 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 57,238 38.9 3,399,725 45.4 11,070,538 47.3

In Warringah, 38.9% of people had both parents born in Australia and 39.4% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses Warringah % Warringah New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Australia 67,261 45.7 3,745,787 50.1 12,231,150 52.3
England 15,998 10.9 359,370 4.8 1,403,096 6.0
New Zealand 5,440 3.7 143,450 1.9 617,331 2.6
China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 3,626 2.5 332,465 4.4 704,658 3.0
United Kingdom, Channel Islands and Isle of Man, nfd 3,291 2.2 45,238 0.6 177,536 0.8

In Warringah, the most common countries of birth for male parents were Australia 45.7%, England 10.9%, New Zealand 3.7%, China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 2.5% and United Kingdom, Channel Islands and Isle of Man, nfd 2.2%.

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses Warringah % Warringah New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Australia 70,143 47.6 3,884,762 51.9 12,643,365 54.0
England 14,383 9.8 322,472 4.3 1,302,147 5.6
New Zealand 5,367 3.6 139,899 1.9 608,329 2.6
China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 3,617 2.5 329,967 4.4 699,074 3.0
United Kingdom, Channel Islands and Isle of Man, nfd 2,870 1.9 38,504 0.5 155,231 0.7

In Warringah, the most common countries of birth for female parents were Australia 47.6%, England 9.8%, New Zealand 3.6%, China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 2.5% and United Kingdom, Channel Islands and Isle of Man, nfd 1.9%.

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Religious affiliation, top responses Warringah % Warringah New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
No Religion, so described 52,236 35.5 1,879,562 25.1 6,933,708 29.6
Catholic 35,417 24.0 1,846,443 24.7 5,291,834 22.6
Anglican 24,895 16.9 1,161,810 15.5 3,101,185 13.3
Not stated 14,078 9.6 684,969 9.2 2,238,735 9.6
Presbyterian and Reformed 3,182 2.2 188,330 2.5 526,689 2.3

The most common responses for religion in Warringah were No Religion, so described 35.5%, Catholic 24.0%, Anglican 16.9%, Not stated 9.6% and Presbyterian and Reformed 2.2%. In Warringah, Christianity was the largest religious group reported overall (56.2%) (this figure excludes not stated responses).

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Language, top responses (other than English) Warringah % Warringah New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Mandarin 2,466 1.7 239,945 3.2 596,711 2.5
French 1,904 1.3 23,743 0.3 70,873 0.3
Italian 1,813 1.2 75,694 1.0 271,597 1.2
Spanish 1,677 1.1 63,527 0.8 140,817 0.6
Portuguese 1,571 1.1 23,003 0.3 48,853 0.2
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English only spoken at home 114,478 77.7 5,126,633 68.5 17,020,417 72.7
Households where a non English language is spoken 11,526 19.9 735,563 26.5 1,971,011 22.2

In Warringah 77.7% of people only spoke English at home. Other languages spoken at home included Mandarin 1.7%, French 1.3%, Italian 1.2%, Spanish 1.1% and Portuguese 1.1%.

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Employment

Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Warringah % Warringah New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Worked full-time 51,269 63.8 2,134,521 59.2 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 22,850 28.4 1,071,151 29.7 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 3,349 4.2 174,654 4.8 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 2,916 3.6 225,546 6.3 787,452 6.9

There were 80,384 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Warringah. Of these 63.8% were employed full time, 28.4% were employed part-time and 3.6% were unemployed.

The ABS Labour Force Survey provides the official estimates of Australia's unemployment rate. More information about Census and labour force status is provided in Understanding the Census and Census Data.

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Employment - hours worked
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Warringah % Warringah New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
1-15 hours per week 7,996 10.3 364,637 10.8 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 7,743 10.0 352,817 10.4 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 7,108 9.2 353,702 10.5 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 9,936 12.8 645,428 19.1 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 41,341 53.4 1,489,099 44.1 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Warringah, 10.3% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.0% worked 16 to 24 hours and 53.4% worked 40 hours or more.

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Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Warringah % Warringah New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Professionals 26,884 34.7 798,126 23.6 2,370,966 22.2
Managers 16,255 21.0 456,084 13.5 1,390,047 13.0
Clerical and Administrative Workers 9,683 12.5 467,977 13.8 1,449,681 13.6
Community and Personal Service Workers 6,466 8.3 350,261 10.4 1,157,003 10.8
Sales Workers 6,367 8.2 311,414 9.2 1,000,955 9.4
Technicians and Trades Workers 6,228 8.0 429,239 12.7 1,447,414 13.5
Labourers 2,827 3.6 297,887 8.8 1,011,520 9.5
Machinery Operators and Drivers 1,404 1.8 206,839 6.1 670,106 6.3

The most common occupations in Warringah included Professionals 34.7%, Managers 21.0%, Clerical and Administrative Workers 12.5%, Community and Personal Service Workers 8.3%, Sales Workers 8.2%, Technicians and Trades Workers 8.0%, Labourers 3.6% and Machinery Operators and Drivers 1.8%.

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Industry of employment, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Warringah % Warringah New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Computer System Design and Related Services 2,905 3.8 63,717 1.9 162,884 1.5
Banking 2,695 3.5 63,678 1.9 144,232 1.3
Other Auxiliary Finance and Investment Services 2,121 2.7 31,756 0.9 75,208 0.7
Cafes and Restaurants 2,034 2.6 80,552 2.4 253,385 2.4
Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 2,011 2.6 119,350 3.5 411,808 3.9

Of the employed people in Warringah, the most common responses for industry of employment included Computer System Design and Related Services 3.8%, Banking 3.5%, Other Auxiliary Finance and Investment Services 2.7%, Cafes and Restaurants 2.6% and Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 2.6%.

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Warringah % Warringah New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Personal 1,113 -- 664 -- 662 --
Family 2,989 -- 1,780 -- 1,734 --
Household 2,384 -- 1,486 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Warringah was $1,113.

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Travel to work, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Warringah % Warringah New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Car, as driver 34,429 44.5 1,953,399 57.8 6,574,571 61.5
Bus 12,022 15.5 133,903 4.0 323,201 3.0
Worked at home 5,460 7.1 163,026 4.8 503,582 4.7
Walked only 3,589 4.6 130,957 3.9 370,427 3.5
Ferry 3,538 4.6 7,752 0.2 11,858 0.1
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People who travelled to work by public transport 21,416 27.6 540,215 16.0 1,225,668 11.5
People who travelled to work by car as driver or passenger 38,414 49.6 2,182,854 64.6 7,305,271 68.4

In Warringah, on the day of the Census, the most common methods of travel to work for employed people included Car, as driver 44.5%, Bus 15.5%, Worked at home 7.1%, Walked only 4.6% and Ferry 4.6%. On the day, 27.6% of employed people used public transport (train, bus, ferry, tram/light rail) as at least one of their methods of travel to work and 49.6% used car (either as driver or as passenger).

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Warringah % Warringah New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 89,976 75.4 4,127,723 67.7 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 35,928 30.1 1,659,250 27.2 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 11,745 9.8 709,415 11.6 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 27,806 23.3 1,103,790 18.1 3,620,726 19.0

In Warringah, of people aged 15 years and over, 75.4% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 30.1% provided care for children and 9.8% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 23.3% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

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Unpaid domestic work, number of hours
People aged 15 years and over
Warringah % Warringah New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Less than 5 hours per week 34,414 28.8 1,359,656 22.3 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 33,952 28.5 1,531,206 25.1 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 13,108 11.0 690,934 11.3 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 8,499 7.1 545,925 9.0 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Warringah, 28.5% worked 5 to 14 hours, 11.0% worked 15 to 29 hours and 7.1% worked 30 hours or more.

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Families

family composition | employment status of couple families

Family composition

Family composition Warringah % Warringah New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Couple family without children 15,141 38.9 709,524 36.6 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 18,885 48.6 887,358 45.7 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 4,348 11.2 310,906 16.0 959,543 15.8
Other family 511 1.3 32,438 1.7 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Warringah, 48.6% were couple families with children, 38.9% were couple families without children and 11.2% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Warringah % Warringah New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Male -- 18.1 -- 17.8 -- 18.2
Female -- 81.9 -- 82.2 -- 81.8

In Warringah, 18.1% of single parents were male and 81.9% were female.

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Employment status of couple families

Employment status of parents in couple families
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Warringah % Warringah New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Both employed, worked full-time 9,297 27.3 360,916 22.6 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 1,337 3.9 63,106 4.0 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 7,918 23.3 329,567 20.6 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 5,272 15.5 240,084 15.0 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 1,829 5.4 96,933 6.1 302,037 6.0
Both not working 4,438 13.0 334,742 21.0 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 1,674 4.9 80,905 5.1 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 2,261 6.6 90,630 5.7 311,381 6.2

In Warringah, of couple families with children, 27.3% had both partners employed full-time, 3.9% had both employed part-time and 23.3% had one employed full-time and the other part-time.

The ABS Labour Force Survey provides the official estimates of Australia's unemployment rate. More information about Census and labour force status is provided in Understanding the Census and Census Data.

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Dwellings

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Dwelling structure

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling count Warringah % Warringah New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Occupied private dwellings 54,530 90.1 2,604,320 90.1 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 6,018 9.9 284,741 9.9 1,039,874 11.2

In Warringah, 90.1% of private dwellings were occupied and 9.9% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Warringah % Warringah New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Separate house 22,563 41.4 1,729,820 66.4 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 5,176 9.5 317,453 12.2 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 26,381 48.4 519,390 19.9 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 222 0.4 23,580 0.9 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in Warringah, 41.4% were separate houses, 9.5% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 48.4% were flats or apartments and 0.4% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Warringah % Warringah New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
None (includes bedsitters) 450 0.8 17,157 0.7 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 6,788 12.4 157,194 6.0 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 17,437 32.0 577,675 22.2 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 14,676 26.9 970,001 37.2 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 14,136 25.9 816,405 31.3 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 1,036 1.9 65,888 2.5 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.8 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.5 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Warringah, of occupied private dwellings 12.4% had 1 bedroom, 32.0% had 2 bedrooms and 26.9% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.8. The average household size was 2.5 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Warringah % Warringah New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Owned outright 17,354 31.8 839,665 32.2 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 16,712 30.7 840,004 32.3 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 18,857 34.6 826,922 31.8 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 382 0.7 23,968 0.9 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 1,220 2.2 73,763 2.8 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Warringah, 31.8% were owned outright, 30.7% were owned with a mortgage and 34.6% were rented.

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Household composition

Household composition Warringah % Warringah New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Family households 38,170 70.0 1,874,524 72.0 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 13,859 25.4 620,778 23.8 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 2,496 4.6 109,004 4.2 354,917 4.3

In Warringah, of all households, 70.0% were family households, 25.4% were single person households and 4.6% were group households.

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Household income Warringah % Warringah New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 11.2 -- 19.7 -- 20.0
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 40.2 -- 18.7 -- 16.4

In Warringah, 11.2% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 40.2% of households had a weekly income of more than $3000.

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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 Warringah % Warringah New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Median rent 580 -- 380 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 87.3 -- 87.1 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 12.7 -- 12.9 -- 11.5

The number of households where rent payments were 30% or more of an imputed income measure are expressed in this table as a proportion of the total number of households in an area (including those households which were not renting, and 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.

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Mortgage monthly repayments Warringah % Warringah New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Median mortgage repayments 2,970 -- 1,986 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.4 -- 92.6 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 6.6 -- 7.4 -- 7.2

The number of households where mortgage repayments were 30% or more of an imputed income measure are expressed in this table as a proportion of the total number of households in an area (including those households which were renting, and 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.

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Number of motor vehicles

Number of registered motor vehicles Warringah % Warringah New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
None 4,887 9.0 239,625 9.2 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 23,638 43.4 946,159 36.3 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 18,321 33.6 887,849 34.1 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 6,309 11.6 435,053 16.7 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 1,370 2.5 95,623 3.7 285,197 3.4

In Warringah, 43.4% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 33.6% had two registered motor vehicles and 11.6% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Internet connection

Dwelling internet connection Warringah % Warringah New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Internet not accessed from dwelling 4,244 7.8 381,709 14.7 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 49,173 90.2 2,149,040 82.5 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 1,114 2.0 73,565 2.8 221,494 2.7

In Warringah, 90.2% of households had at least one person access the internet from the dwelling. This could have been through a desktop/laptop computer, mobile or smart phone, tablet, music or video player, gaming console, smart TV or any other device.

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Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people

selected people & dwelling characteristics

People characteristics

People characteristics
Count based on place of usual residence on Census night.
Warringah % Warringah New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Male 295 49.7 107,368 49.7 322,171 49.6
Female 298 50.3 108,809 50.3 326,996 50.4
Median age 28 -- 22 -- 23 --

In Warringah, 49.7% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 50.3% were female. The median age was 28 years.

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Dwelling characteristics

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households. These tables represent occupied private dwellings where at least one Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait islander person was present.

Dwelling characteristics
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Warringah % Warringah New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Average number of people per household 2.9 -- 3.1 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 1.1 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 2,454 -- 1,214 -- 1,203 --

In Warringah, for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.9 persons, with 1.1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $2,454.

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Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Warringah % Warringah New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Median weekly rent 535 -- 270 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 3,047 -- 1,733 -- 1,660 --

In Warringah, for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $535 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $3,047.

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Small random adjustments have been made to all cell values to protect the confidentiality of data. These adjustments may cause the sum of rows or columns to differ by small amounts from the table totals. For further information, go to the User Guide for QuickStats.

Data reported for Australia and Other Territories now includes Norfolk Island, following an amendment to the Acts Interpretation Act, 1901. Because Norfolk Island has not previously been included in the Census, any 2011 benchmarks will not include Norfolk Island.