Waterfall

2016 Census All persons QuickStats
Geography type State Suburbs
Area code SSC14182
People 494
Male 49.8%
Female 50.2%
Median age 39
Families 146
Average children per family
for families with children 1.7
for all families 0.9
All private dwellings 175
Average people per household 2.9
Median weekly household income $1,837
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,156
Median weekly rent $450
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.1

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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
Waterfall % Waterfall New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Male 244 49.8 3,686,014 49.3 11,546,638 49.3
Female 246 50.2 3,794,217 50.7 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 11 2.3 216,176 2.9 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 494 people in Waterfall. Of these 49.8% were male and 50.2% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 2.3% of the population.

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Age Waterfall % Waterfall New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Median age 39 -- 38 -- 38 --
0-4 years 32 6.6 465,135 6.2 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 39 8.1 478,184 6.4 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 40 8.3 443,009 5.9 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 33 6.8 448,425 6.0 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 20 4.1 489,673 6.5 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 21 4.3 527,161 7.0 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 23 4.8 540,360 7.2 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 39 8.1 499,724 6.7 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 42 8.7 503,169 6.7 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 41 8.5 492,440 6.6 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 27 5.6 485,546 6.5 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 21 4.3 469,726 6.3 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 38 7.9 420,044 5.6 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 21 4.3 384,470 5.1 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 20 4.1 292,556 3.9 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 16 3.3 217,308 2.9 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 7 1.4 155,806 2.1 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 3 0.6 167,506 2.2 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Waterfall was 39 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 23.0% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 13.9% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Waterfall % Waterfall New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Married 235 64.0 2,965,280 48.7 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 0 0.0 190,198 3.1 608,059 3.2
Divorced 21 5.7 512,298 8.4 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 8 2.2 331,653 5.4 985,204 5.2
Never married 103 28.1 2,094,460 34.4 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Waterfall aged 15 years and over, 64.0% were married and 7.4% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Waterfall % Waterfall New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Registered marriage 220 61.5 2,612,630 48.3 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 16 4.5 506,133 9.4 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 122 34.1 2,290,887 42.3 7,024,973 41.9

In Waterfall, of people aged 15 years and over, 61.5% of people were in a registered marriage and 4.5% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Waterfall % Waterfall New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Preschool 3 2.0 132,047 5.7 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 49 32.0 417,465 18.0 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 5 3.3 122,099 5.3 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 0 0.0 67,611 2.9 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 29 19.0 269,249 11.6 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 3 2.0 117,689 5.1 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 3 2.0 79,915 3.4 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 10 6.5 144,103 6.2 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 16 10.5 376,133 16.2 1,160,626 16.1
Other 10 6.5 63,673 2.7 198,383 2.8
Not stated 25 16.3 535,266 23.0 1,707,023 23.7

In Waterfall 32.0% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 40.0% were in primary school, 26.2% in secondary school and 17.9% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Waterfall % Waterfall New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Bachelor Degree level and above 82 22.7 1,424,716 23.4 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 41 11.3 543,142 8.9 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 14 3.9 167,947 2.8 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 71 19.6 730,498 12.0 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 39 10.8 930,654 15.3 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 11 3.0 203,574 3.3 941,531 4.9
Year 10 41 11.3 702,178 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 28 7.7 513,209 8.4 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 3 0.8 54,870 0.9 145,844 0.8
Not stated 27 7.5 627,465 10.3 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Waterfall, 10.8% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 26.2% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 11.3% had completed an Advanced Diploma or Diploma.

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Cultural & language diversity

Ancestry, top responses Waterfall % Waterfall New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Australian 236 33.1 2,261,062 22.9 7,298,243 23.3
English 204 28.7 2,302,481 23.3 7,852,224 25.0
Irish 77 10.8 741,671 7.5 2,388,058 7.6
Scottish 62 8.7 587,052 5.9 2,023,470 6.4
German 17 2.4 236,146 2.4 982,226 3.1

The most common ancestries in Waterfall were Australian 33.1%, English 28.7%, Irish 10.8%, Scottish 8.7% and German 2.4%.

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 Waterfall (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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Country of birth Waterfall % Waterfall New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Australia 421 85.4 4,899,090 65.5 15,614,835 66.7
Other top responses:  null  null  null  null  null  null
England 26 5.3 226,564 3.0 907,570 3.9
New Zealand 6 1.2 117,136 1.6 518,466 2.2
Philippines 6 1.2 86,749 1.2 232,386 1.0
Denmark 4 0.8 2,630 0.0 8,788 0.0
Indonesia 4 0.8 31,774 0.4 73,213 0.3

In Waterfall, 85.4% of people were born in Australia. The most common countries of birth were England 5.3%, New Zealand 1.2%, Philippines 1.2%, Denmark 0.8% and Indonesia 0.8%.

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Country of birth of father and/or mother, stated responses Waterfall % Waterfall New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Both parents born overseas 84 17.1 2,764,170 37.0 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 48 9.8 458,394 6.1 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 26 5.3 325,182 4.3 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 318 64.9 3,399,725 45.4 11,070,538 47.3

In Waterfall, 64.9% of people had both parents born in Australia and 17.1% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses Waterfall % Waterfall New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Australia 347 71.8 3,745,787 50.1 12,231,150 52.3
England 46 9.5 359,370 4.8 1,403,096 6.0
New Zealand 13 2.7 143,450 1.9 617,331 2.6
Scotland 10 2.1 72,321 1.0 276,038 1.2
Netherlands 8 1.7 40,444 0.5 175,354 0.7

In Waterfall, the most common countries of birth for male parents were Australia 71.8%, England 9.5%, New Zealand 2.7%, Scotland 2.1% and Netherlands 1.7%.

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses Waterfall % Waterfall New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Australia 374 78.2 3,884,762 51.9 12,643,365 54.0
England 41 8.6 322,472 4.3 1,302,147 5.6
Philippines 8 1.7 124,029 1.7 325,049 1.4
New Zealand 7 1.5 139,899 1.9 608,329 2.6
Denmark 5 1.0 4,130 0.1 14,221 0.1

In Waterfall, the most common countries of birth for female parents were Australia 78.2%, England 8.6%, Philippines 1.7%, New Zealand 1.5% and Denmark 1.0%.

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Religious affiliation, top responses Waterfall % Waterfall New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
No Religion, so described 149 29.6 1,879,562 25.1 6,933,708 29.6
Anglican 142 28.2 1,161,810 15.5 3,101,185 13.3
Catholic 88 17.5 1,846,443 24.7 5,291,834 22.6
Uniting Church 25 5.0 217,258 2.9 870,183 3.7
Presbyterian and Reformed 24 4.8 188,330 2.5 526,689 2.3

The most common responses for religion in Waterfall were No Religion, so described 29.6%, Anglican 28.2%, Catholic 17.5%, Uniting Church 5.0% and Presbyterian and Reformed 4.8%. In Waterfall, Christianity was the largest religious group reported overall (66.0%) (this figure excludes not stated responses).

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Language, top responses (other than English) Waterfall % Waterfall New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Indonesian 6 1.2 30,032 0.4 67,891 0.3
Spanish 4 0.8 63,527 0.8 140,817 0.6
Japanese 4 0.8 17,319 0.2 55,966 0.2
Italian 3 0.6 75,694 1.0 271,597 1.2
Latvian 3 0.6 875 0.0 2,950 0.0
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English only spoken at home 451 91.3 5,126,633 68.5 17,020,417 72.7
Households where a non English language is spoken 21 12.3 735,563 26.5 1,971,011 22.2

In Waterfall 91.3% of people only spoke English at home. Other languages spoken at home included Indonesian 1.2%, Spanish 0.8%, Japanese 0.8%, Italian 0.6% and Latvian 0.6%.

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Employment

Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Waterfall % Waterfall New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Worked full-time 146 55.7 2,134,521 59.2 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 83 31.7 1,071,151 29.7 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 20 7.6 174,654 4.8 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 13 5.0 225,546 6.3 787,452 6.9

There were 262 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Waterfall. Of these 55.7% were employed full time, 31.7% were employed part-time and 5.0% 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
Waterfall % Waterfall New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
1-15 hours per week 23 9.2 364,637 10.8 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 24 9.6 352,817 10.4 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 34 13.6 353,702 10.5 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 45 18.0 645,428 19.1 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 103 41.2 1,489,099 44.1 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Waterfall, 9.2% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.6% worked 16 to 24 hours and 41.2% worked 40 hours or more.

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Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Waterfall % Waterfall New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Professionals 54 21.7 798,126 23.6 2,370,966 22.2
Clerical and Administrative Workers 45 18.1 467,977 13.8 1,449,681 13.6
Technicians and Trades Workers 40 16.1 429,239 12.7 1,447,414 13.5
Managers 29 11.6 456,084 13.5 1,390,047 13.0
Machinery Operators and Drivers 24 9.6 206,839 6.1 670,106 6.3
Community and Personal Service Workers 21 8.4 350,261 10.4 1,157,003 10.8
Sales Workers 19 7.6 311,414 9.2 1,000,955 9.4
Labourers 14 5.6 297,887 8.8 1,011,520 9.5

The most common occupations in Waterfall included Professionals 21.7%, Clerical and Administrative Workers 18.1%, Technicians and Trades Workers 16.1%, Managers 11.6%, Machinery Operators and Drivers 9.6%, Community and Personal Service Workers 8.4%, Sales Workers 7.6% and Labourers 5.6%.

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Industry of employment, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Waterfall % Waterfall New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Primary Education 8 4.5 65,204 1.9 231,198 2.2
Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 8 4.5 119,350 3.5 411,808 3.9
Postal Services 7 3.9 12,757 0.4 41,357 0.4
Engineering Design and Engineering Consulting Services 7 3.9 20,943 0.6 76,325 0.7
Aged Care Residential Services 7 3.9 67,209 2.0 211,621 2.0

Of the employed people in Waterfall, the most common responses for industry of employment included Primary Education 4.5%, Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 4.5%, Postal Services 3.9%, Engineering Design and Engineering Consulting Services 3.9% and Aged Care Residential Services 3.9%.

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Waterfall % Waterfall New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Personal 757 -- 664 -- 662 --
Family 1,968 -- 1,780 -- 1,734 --
Household 1,837 -- 1,486 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Waterfall was $757.

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Travel to work, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Waterfall % Waterfall New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Car, as driver 142 58.2 1,953,399 57.8 6,574,571 61.5
Train 30 12.3 252,786 7.5 488,012 4.6
Car, as passenger 12 4.9 144,820 4.3 489,922 4.6
Worked at home 8 3.3 163,026 4.8 503,582 4.7
Truck 3 1.2 32,908 1.0 85,892 0.8
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People who travelled to work by public transport 34 13.8 540,215 16.0 1,225,668 11.5
People who travelled to work by car as driver or passenger 154 61.8 2,182,854 64.6 7,305,271 68.4

In Waterfall, on the day of the Census, the most common methods of travel to work for employed people included Car, as driver 58.2%, Train 12.3%, Car, as passenger 4.9%, Worked at home 3.3% and Truck 1.2%. On the day, 13.8% of employed people used public transport (train, bus, ferry, tram/light rail) as at least one of their methods of travel to work and 61.8% used car (either as driver or as passenger).

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Waterfall % Waterfall New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 311 81.4 4,127,723 67.7 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 142 37.2 1,659,250 27.2 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 50 13.1 709,415 11.6 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 92 24.2 1,103,790 18.1 3,620,726 19.0

In Waterfall, of people aged 15 years and over, 81.4% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 37.2% provided care for children and 13.1% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 24.2% 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
Waterfall % Waterfall New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Less than 5 hours per week 90 23.7 1,359,656 22.3 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 108 28.4 1,531,206 25.1 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 60 15.8 690,934 11.3 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 51 13.4 545,925 9.0 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Waterfall, 28.4% worked 5 to 14 hours, 15.8% worked 15 to 29 hours and 13.4% worked 30 hours or more.

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Families

family composition | employment status of couple families

Family composition

Family composition Waterfall % Waterfall New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Couple family without children 47 32.6 709,524 36.6 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 76 52.8 887,358 45.7 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 17 11.8 310,906 16.0 959,543 15.8
Other family 4 2.8 32,438 1.7 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Waterfall, 52.8% were couple families with children, 32.6% were couple families without children and 11.8% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Waterfall % Waterfall New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Male -- 17.6 -- 17.8 -- 18.2
Female -- 82.4 -- 82.2 -- 81.8

In Waterfall, 17.6% of single parents were male and 82.4% 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
Waterfall % Waterfall New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Both employed, worked full-time 20 15.0 360,916 22.6 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 3 2.3 63,106 4.0 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 36 27.1 329,567 20.6 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 19 14.3 240,084 15.0 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 10 7.5 96,933 6.1 302,037 6.0
Both not working 19 14.3 334,742 21.0 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 12 9.0 80,905 5.1 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 14 10.5 90,630 5.7 311,381 6.2

In Waterfall, of couple families with children, 15.0% had both partners employed full-time, 2.3% had both employed part-time and 27.1% 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

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 Waterfall % Waterfall New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Occupied private dwellings 165 95.4 2,604,320 90.1 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 8 4.6 284,741 9.9 1,039,874 11.2

In Waterfall, 95.4% of private dwellings were occupied and 4.6% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Waterfall % Waterfall New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Separate house 158 95.8 1,729,820 66.4 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 0 0.0 317,453 12.2 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 7 4.2 519,390 19.9 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 0 0.0 23,580 0.9 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in Waterfall, 95.8% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 4.2% were flats or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Waterfall % Waterfall New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 17,157 0.7 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 3 1.8 157,194 6.0 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 19 11.4 577,675 22.2 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 70 41.9 970,001 37.2 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 72 43.1 816,405 31.3 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 3 1.8 65,888 2.5 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.4 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.9 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Waterfall, of occupied private dwellings 1.8% had 1 bedroom, 11.4% had 2 bedrooms and 41.9% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.4. The average household size was 2.9 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Waterfall % Waterfall New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Owned outright 56 34.8 839,665 32.2 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 84 52.2 840,004 32.3 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 18 11.2 826,922 31.8 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 0 0.0 23,968 0.9 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 3 1.9 73,763 2.8 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Waterfall, 34.8% were owned outright, 52.2% were owned with a mortgage and 11.2% were rented.

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Household composition

Household composition Waterfall % Waterfall New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Family households 141 84.9 1,874,524 72.0 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 22 13.3 620,778 23.8 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 3 1.8 109,004 4.2 354,917 4.3

In Waterfall, of all households, 84.9% were family households, 13.3% were single person households and 1.8% were group households.

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Household income Waterfall % Waterfall New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 9.9 -- 19.7 -- 20.0
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 19.7 -- 18.7 -- 16.4

In Waterfall, 9.9% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 19.7% 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 Waterfall % Waterfall New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Median rent 450 -- 380 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.5 -- 87.1 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 7.5 -- 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 Waterfall % Waterfall New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Median mortgage repayments 2,156 -- 1,986 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.6 -- 92.6 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 6.4 -- 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 Waterfall % Waterfall New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
None 3 1.9 239,625 9.2 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 42 26.1 946,159 36.3 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 65 40.4 887,849 34.1 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 48 29.8 435,053 16.7 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 3 1.9 95,623 3.7 285,197 3.4

In Waterfall, 26.1% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 40.4% had two registered motor vehicles and 29.8% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Internet connection

Dwelling internet connection Waterfall % Waterfall New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Internet not accessed from dwelling 12 7.2 381,709 14.7 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 149 89.8 2,149,040 82.5 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 5 3.0 73,565 2.8 221,494 2.7

In Waterfall, 89.8% 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.

View the data quality statement for Dwelling internet connection (NEDD)

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.
Waterfall % Waterfall New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Male 7 63.6 107,368 49.7 322,171 49.6
Female 4 36.4 108,809 50.3 326,996 50.4
Median age 42 -- 22 -- 23 --

In Waterfall, 63.6% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 36.4% were female. The median age was 42 years.

View the data quality statements for: Place of Usual Residence (PURP) Indigenous status (INGP)

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
Waterfall % Waterfall New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Average number of people per household 3.5 -- 3.1 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 1 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 2,625 -- 1,214 -- 1,203 --

In Waterfall, for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.5 persons, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $2,625.

View the data quality statements for: Number of Bedrooms in Private Dwelling (BEDD) Household composition (HHCD) Indigenous household Indicator (INGDWTD)

Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Waterfall % Waterfall New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Median weekly rent 0 -- 270 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,356 -- 1,733 -- 1,660 --

In Waterfall, for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $0 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,356.

View the data quality statements for: Rent weekly payments (RNTD) Mortgage monthly repayments (MRED) Indigenous household Indicator (INGDWTD)

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.