Woollahra (A)

2016 Census All persons QuickStats
Geography type Local Government Areas
Area code LGA18500
People 54,240
Male 46.5%
Female 53.5%
Median age 39
Families 13,356
Average children per family
for families with children 1.8
for all households (a) 0.6
All private dwellings 26,248
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $2,687
Median monthly mortgage repayments $3,200
Median weekly rent $650
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.4

(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
Woollahra (A) % Woollahra (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Male 25,232 46.5 3,686,014 49.3 11,546,638 49.3
Female 29,009 53.5 3,794,217 50.7 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 160 0.3 216,176 2.9 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 54,240 people in Woollahra (A). Of these 46.5% were male and 53.5% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.3% of the population.

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Age Woollahra (A) % Woollahra (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Median age 39 -- 38 -- 38 --
0-4 years 2,771 5.1 465,135 6.2 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 2,921 5.4 478,184 6.4 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 2,782 5.1 443,009 5.9 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 2,606 4.8 448,425 6.0 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 2,934 5.4 489,673 6.5 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 4,668 8.6 527,161 7.0 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 4,758 8.8 540,360 7.2 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 4,087 7.5 499,724 6.7 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 3,746 6.9 503,169 6.7 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 3,648 6.7 492,440 6.6 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 3,370 6.2 485,546 6.5 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 3,047 5.6 469,726 6.3 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 2,778 5.1 420,044 5.6 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 3,071 5.7 384,470 5.1 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 2,464 4.5 292,556 3.9 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 1,778 3.3 217,308 2.9 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 1,206 2.2 155,806 2.1 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 1,599 2.9 167,506 2.2 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Woollahra (A) was 39 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 15.6% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 18.7% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Woollahra (A) % Woollahra (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Married 20,198 44.1 2,965,280 48.7 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 899 2.0 190,198 3.1 608,059 3.2
Divorced 3,856 8.4 512,298 8.4 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 2,265 4.9 331,653 5.4 985,204 5.2
Never married 18,548 40.5 2,094,460 34.4 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Woollahra (A) aged 15 years and over, 44.1% were married and 10.4% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Woollahra (A) % Woollahra (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Registered marriage 17,275 44.1 2,612,630 48.3 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 5,007 12.8 506,133 9.4 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 16,875 43.1 2,290,887 42.3 7,024,973 41.9

In Woollahra (A), of people aged 15 years and over, 44.1% of people were in a registered marriage and 12.8% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Woollahra (A) % Woollahra (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Preschool 882 5.2 132,047 5.7 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 1,607 9.5 417,465 18.0 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 408 2.4 122,099 5.3 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 1,651 9.8 67,611 2.9 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 248 1.5 269,249 11.6 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 367 2.2 117,689 5.1 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 2,534 15.0 79,915 3.4 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 488 2.9 144,103 6.2 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 3,212 19.0 376,133 16.2 1,160,626 16.1
Other 431 2.6 63,673 2.7 198,383 2.8
Not stated 5,052 29.9 535,266 23.0 1,707,023 23.7

In Woollahra (A) 31.1% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 21.7% were in primary school, 18.7% in secondary school and 21.9% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Woollahra (A) % Woollahra (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Bachelor Degree level and above 22,391 48.9 1,424,716 23.4 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 3,840 8.4 543,142 8.9 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 469 1.0 167,947 2.8 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 1,601 3.5 730,498 12.0 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 6,909 15.1 930,654 15.3 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 1,050 2.3 203,574 3.3 941,531 4.9
Year 10 1,715 3.7 702,178 11.5 2,054,331 10.8
Certificate level II 0 0.0 4,849 0.1 13,454 0.1
Certificate level I 0 0.0 625 0.0 2,176 0.0
Year 9 or below 1,127 2.5 513,209 8.4 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 51 0.1 54,870 0.9 145,844 0.8
Not stated 5,289 11.6 627,465 10.3 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Woollahra (A), 15.1% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 4.5% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 8.4% had completed an Advanced Diploma or Diploma.

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Cultural & language diversity

Ancestry, top responses Woollahra (A) % Woollahra (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
English 18,011 23.7 2,302,481 23.3 7,852,224 25.0
Australian 12,806 16.8 2,261,062 22.9 7,298,243 23.3
Irish 7,218 9.5 741,671 7.5 2,388,058 7.6
Scottish 5,475 7.2 587,052 5.9 2,023,470 6.4
Chinese 2,390 3.1 514,594 5.2 1,213,903 3.9

The most common ancestries in Woollahra (A) were English 23.7%, Australian 16.8%, Irish 9.5%, Scottish 7.2% and Chinese 3.1%.

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 Woollahra (A) (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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Country of birth Woollahra (A) % Woollahra (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Australia 31,550 58.2 4,899,090 65.5 15,614,835 66.7
Other top responses:  null  null  null  null  null  null
England 3,476 6.4 226,564 3.0 907,570 3.9
South Africa 2,052 3.8 43,058 0.6 162,449 0.7
New Zealand 1,501 2.8 117,136 1.6 518,466 2.2
United States of America 838 1.5 30,081 0.4 86,125 0.4
China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 797 1.5 234,508 3.1 509,555 2.2

In Woollahra (A), 58.2% of people were born in Australia. The most common countries of birth were England 6.4%, South Africa 3.8%, New Zealand 2.8%, United States of America 1.5% and China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 1.5%.

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Country of birth of father and/or mother, stated responses Woollahra (A) % Woollahra (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Both parents born overseas 21,772 40.1 2,764,170 37.0 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 4,838 8.9 458,394 6.1 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 3,447 6.4 325,182 4.3 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 19,110 35.2 3,399,725 45.4 11,070,538 47.3

In Woollahra (A), 35.2% of people had both parents born in Australia and 40.1% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses Woollahra (A) % Woollahra (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Australia 22,626 41.7 3,745,787 50.1 12,231,150 52.3
England 3,996 7.4 359,370 4.8 1,403,096 6.0
South Africa 2,398 4.4 52,344 0.7 190,816 0.8
New Zealand 1,834 3.4 143,450 1.9 617,331 2.6
China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 1,269 2.3 332,465 4.4 704,658 3.0

In Woollahra (A), the most common countries of birth for male parents were Australia 41.7%, England 7.4%, South Africa 4.4%, New Zealand 3.4% and China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 2.3%.

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses Woollahra (A) % Woollahra (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Australia 24,078 44.4 3,884,762 51.9 12,643,365 54.0
England 3,525 6.5 322,472 4.3 1,302,147 5.6
South Africa 2,483 4.6 52,673 0.7 193,412 0.8
New Zealand 1,835 3.4 139,899 1.9 608,329 2.6
China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 1,264 2.3 329,967 4.4 699,074 3.0

In Woollahra (A), the most common countries of birth for female parents were Australia 44.4%, England 6.5%, South Africa 4.6%, New Zealand 3.4% and China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 2.3%.

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Religious affiliation, top responses Woollahra (A) % Woollahra (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
No Religion, so described 16,393 30.2 1,879,562 25.1 6,933,708 29.6
Catholic 10,371 19.1 1,846,443 24.7 5,291,834 22.6
Anglican 7,463 13.8 1,161,810 15.5 3,101,185 13.3
Judaism 7,050 13.0 36,901 0.5 91,022 0.4
Not stated 6,946 12.8 684,969 9.2 2,238,735 9.6

The most common responses for religion in Woollahra (A) were No Religion, so described 30.2%, Catholic 19.1%, Anglican 13.8%, Judaism 13.0% and Not stated 12.8%. In Woollahra (A), Christianity was the largest religious group reported overall (47.1%) (this figure excludes not stated responses).

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Language, top responses (other than English) Woollahra (A) % Woollahra (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Mandarin 892 1.6 239,945 3.2 596,711 2.5
French 715 1.3 23,743 0.3 70,873 0.3
Greek 683 1.3 81,683 1.1 237,588 1.0
Spanish 578 1.1 63,527 0.8 140,817 0.6
Italian 559 1.0 75,694 1.0 271,597 1.2
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English only spoken at home 41,035 75.7 5,126,633 68.5 17,020,417 72.7
Households where a non English language is spoken 4,428 18.9 735,563 26.5 1,971,011 22.2

In Woollahra (A) 75.7% of people only spoke English at home. Other languages spoken at home included Mandarin 1.6%, French 1.3%, Greek 1.3%, Spanish 1.1% and Italian 1.0%.

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Employment

Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Woollahra (A) % Woollahra (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Worked full-time 19,238 66.4 2,134,521 59.2 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 7,624 26.3 1,071,151 29.7 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 1,145 4.0 174,654 4.8 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 965 3.3 225,546 6.3 787,452 6.9

There were 28,972 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Woollahra (A). Of these 66.4% were employed full time, 26.3% were employed part-time and 3.3% 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
Woollahra (A) % Woollahra (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
1-15 hours per week 2,703 9.6 364,637 10.8 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 2,522 9.0 352,817 10.4 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 2,398 8.6 353,702 10.5 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 2,893 10.3 645,428 19.1 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 16,349 58.4 1,489,099 44.1 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Woollahra (A), 9.6% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.0% worked 16 to 24 hours and 58.4% worked 40 hours or more.

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Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Woollahra (A) % Woollahra (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Professionals 11,893 42.4 798,126 23.6 2,370,966 22.2
Managers 6,398 22.8 456,084 13.5 1,390,047 13.0
Clerical and Administrative Workers 3,176 11.3 467,977 13.8 1,449,681 13.6
Sales Workers 2,218 7.9 311,414 9.2 1,000,955 9.4
Community and Personal Service Workers 1,829 6.5 350,261 10.4 1,157,003 10.8
Technicians and Trades Workers 1,174 4.2 429,239 12.7 1,447,414 13.5
Labourers 544 1.9 297,887 8.8 1,011,520 9.5
Machinery Operators and Drivers 241 0.9 206,839 6.1 670,106 6.3

The most common occupations in Woollahra (A) included Professionals 42.4%, Managers 22.8%, Clerical and Administrative Workers 11.3%, Sales Workers 7.9%, Community and Personal Service Workers 6.5%, Technicians and Trades Workers 4.2%, Labourers 1.9% and Machinery Operators and Drivers 0.9%.

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Industry of employment, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Woollahra (A) % Woollahra (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Legal Services 1,346 4.8 39,267 1.2 104,051 1.0
Banking 1,036 3.7 63,678 1.9 144,232 1.3
Other Auxiliary Finance and Investment Services 952 3.4 31,756 0.9 75,208 0.7
Real Estate Services 777 2.8 37,707 1.1 109,931 1.0
Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 709 2.5 119,350 3.5 411,808 3.9

Of the employed people in Woollahra (A), the most common responses for industry of employment included Legal Services 4.8%, Banking 3.7%, Other Auxiliary Finance and Investment Services 3.4%, Real Estate Services 2.8% and Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 2.5%.

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Woollahra (A) % Woollahra (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Personal 1,365 -- 664 -- 662 --
Family 3,626 -- 1,780 -- 1,734 --
Household 2,687 -- 1,486 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Woollahra (A) was $1,365.

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Travel to work, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Woollahra (A) % Woollahra (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Car, as driver 10,419 37.3 1,953,399 57.8 6,574,571 61.5
Train 3,367 12.0 252,786 7.5 488,012 4.6
Walked only 2,443 8.7 130,957 3.9 370,427 3.5
Worked at home 2,364 8.5 163,026 4.8 503,582 4.7
Bus 2,300 8.2 133,903 4.0 323,201 3.0
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People who travelled to work by public transport 8,403 30.0 540,215 16.0 1,225,668 11.5
People who travelled to work by car as driver or passenger 11,916 42.5 2,182,854 64.6 7,305,271 68.4

In Woollahra (A), on the day of the Census, the most common methods of travel to work for employed people included Car, as driver 37.3%, Train 12.0%, Walked only 8.7%, Worked at home 8.5% and Bus 8.2%. On the day, 30.0% of employed people used public transport (train, bus, ferry, tram/light rail) as at least one of their methods of travel to work and 42.5% used car (either as driver or as passenger).

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Woollahra (A) % Woollahra (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 32,464 70.9 4,127,723 67.7 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 11,488 25.1 1,659,250 27.2 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 4,628 10.1 709,415 11.6 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 10,261 22.4 1,103,790 18.1 3,620,726 19.0

In Woollahra (A), of people aged 15 years and over, 70.9% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 25.1% provided care for children and 10.1% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 22.4% 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
Woollahra (A) % Woollahra (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Less than 5 hours per week 14,168 31.0 1,359,656 22.3 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 11,647 25.4 1,531,206 25.1 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 4,034 8.8 690,934 11.3 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 2,617 5.7 545,925 9.0 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Woollahra (A), 25.4% worked 5 to 14 hours, 8.8% worked 15 to 29 hours and 5.7% worked 30 hours or more.

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Families

family composition | employment status of couple families

Family composition

Family composition Woollahra (A) % Woollahra (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Couple family without children 5,960 44.6 709,524 36.6 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 5,567 41.7 887,358 45.7 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 1,555 11.6 310,906 16.0 959,543 15.8
Other family 279 2.1 32,438 1.7 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Woollahra (A), 41.7% were couple families with children, 44.6% were couple families without children and 11.6% were one parent families.

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

In Woollahra (A), 17.8% of single parents were male and 82.2% 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
Woollahra (A) % Woollahra (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Both employed, worked full-time 3,159 27.4 360,916 22.6 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 525 4.6 63,106 4.0 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 2,248 19.5 329,567 20.6 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 1,913 16.6 240,084 15.0 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 745 6.5 96,933 6.1 302,037 6.0
Both not working 1,533 13.3 334,742 21.0 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 560 4.9 80,905 5.1 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 849 7.4 90,630 5.7 311,381 6.2

In Woollahra (A), of couple families with children, 27.4% had both partners employed full-time, 4.6% had both employed part-time and 19.5% had one employed full-time and the other part-time.

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Dwellings

dwelling structure | household composition | mortgage & rent | number of motor vehicles | internet connection

Dwelling structure

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling count Woollahra (A) % Woollahra (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Occupied private dwellings 21,097 88.1 2,604,320 90.1 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 2,857 11.9 284,741 9.9 1,039,874 11.2

In Woollahra (A), 88.1% of private dwellings were occupied and 11.9% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Woollahra (A) % Woollahra (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Separate house 4,500 21.3 1,729,820 66.4 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 4,703 22.3 317,453 12.2 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 11,632 55.1 519,390 19.9 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 156 0.7 23,580 0.9 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in Woollahra (A), 21.3% were separate houses, 22.3% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 55.1% were flats or apartments and 0.7% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Woollahra (A) % Woollahra (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
None (includes bedsitters) 301 1.4 17,157 0.7 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 2,328 11.0 157,194 6.0 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 7,263 34.4 577,675 22.2 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 6,229 29.5 970,001 37.2 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 4,429 21.0 816,405 31.3 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 549 2.6 65,888 2.5 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.7 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.3 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Woollahra (A), of occupied private dwellings 11.0% had 1 bedroom, 34.4% had 2 bedrooms and 29.5% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.7. The average household size was 2.3 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Woollahra (A) % Woollahra (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Owned outright 7,407 35.1 839,665 32.2 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 5,040 23.9 840,004 32.3 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 7,882 37.3 826,922 31.8 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 160 0.8 23,968 0.9 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 615 2.9 73,763 2.8 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Woollahra (A), 35.1% were owned outright, 23.9% were owned with a mortgage and 37.3% were rented.

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Household composition

Household composition Woollahra (A) % Woollahra (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Family households 13,197 62.5 1,874,524 72.0 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 6,284 29.8 620,778 23.8 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 1,628 7.7 109,004 4.2 354,917 4.3

In Woollahra (A), of all households, 62.5% were family households, 29.8% were single person households and 7.7% were group households.

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Household income Woollahra (A) % Woollahra (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 10.3 -- 19.7 -- 20.0
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 46.6 -- 18.7 -- 16.4

In Woollahra (A), 10.3% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 46.6% 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 Woollahra (A) % Woollahra (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Median rent 650 -- 380 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 85.6 -- 87.1 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 14.4 -- 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 Woollahra (A) % Woollahra (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Median mortgage repayments 3,200 -- 1,986 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.9 -- 92.6 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 6.1 -- 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 Woollahra (A) % Woollahra (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
None 2,901 13.7 239,625 9.2 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 9,362 44.4 946,159 36.3 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 6,162 29.2 887,849 34.1 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 1,973 9.3 435,053 16.7 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 710 3.4 95,623 3.7 285,197 3.4

In Woollahra (A), 44.4% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 29.2% had two registered motor vehicles and 9.3% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Internet connection

Dwelling internet connection Woollahra (A) % Woollahra (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Internet not accessed from dwelling 1,359 6.4 381,709 14.7 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 19,151 90.8 2,149,040 82.5 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 589 2.8 73,565 2.8 221,494 2.7

In Woollahra (A), 90.8% 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.
Woollahra (A) % Woollahra (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Male 75 47.5 107,368 49.7 322,171 49.6
Female 83 52.5 108,809 50.3 326,996 50.4
Median age 24 -- 22 -- 23 --

In Woollahra (A), 47.5% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 52.5% were female. The median age was 24 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
Woollahra (A) % Woollahra (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Average number of people per household 2.5 -- 3.1 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 1.1 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 2,150 -- 1,214 -- 1,203 --

In Woollahra (A), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.5 persons, with 1.1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $2,150.

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Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Woollahra (A) % Woollahra (A) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Median weekly rent 602 -- 270 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 4,333 -- 1,733 -- 1,660 --

In Woollahra (A), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $602 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $4,333.

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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.