Waverley (NSW)

2016 Census All persons QuickStats
Geography type State Suburbs
Area code SSC14200
People 4,346
Male 44.8%
Female 55.2%
Median age 40
Families 929
Average children per family
for families with children 1.7
for all households (a) 0.6
All private dwellings 1,818
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $2,138
Median monthly mortgage repayments $3,000
Median weekly rent $550
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.1

(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
Waverley (NSW) % Waverley (NSW) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Male 1,945 44.8 3,686,014 49.3 11,546,638 49.3
Female 2,401 55.2 3,794,217 50.7 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 27 0.6 216,176 2.9 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 4,346 people in Waverley (NSW). Of these 44.8% were male and 55.2% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.6% of the population.

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Age Waverley (NSW) % Waverley (NSW) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Median age 40 -- 38 -- 38 --
0-4 years 238 5.5 465,135 6.2 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 239 5.5 478,184 6.4 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 202 4.6 443,009 5.9 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 192 4.4 448,425 6.0 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 189 4.3 489,673 6.5 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 295 6.8 527,161 7.0 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 435 10.0 540,360 7.2 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 355 8.2 499,724 6.7 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 296 6.8 503,169 6.7 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 325 7.5 492,440 6.6 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 275 6.3 485,546 6.5 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 191 4.4 469,726 6.3 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 156 3.6 420,044 5.6 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 175 4.0 384,470 5.1 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 150 3.5 292,556 3.9 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 141 3.2 217,308 2.9 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 141 3.2 155,806 2.1 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 350 8.1 167,506 2.2 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Waverley (NSW) was 40 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 15.6% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 22.0% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Waverley (NSW) % Waverley (NSW) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Married 1,280 35.0 2,965,280 48.7 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 88 2.4 190,198 3.1 608,059 3.2
Divorced 342 9.3 512,298 8.4 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 357 9.7 331,653 5.4 985,204 5.2
Never married 1,595 43.6 2,094,460 34.4 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Waverley (NSW) aged 15 years and over, 35.0% were married and 11.7% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Waverley (NSW) % Waverley (NSW) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Registered marriage 1,033 38.1 2,612,630 48.3 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 461 17.0 506,133 9.4 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 1,214 44.8 2,290,887 42.3 7,024,973 41.9

In Waverley (NSW), of people aged 15 years and over, 38.1% of people were in a registered marriage and 17.0% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Waverley (NSW) % Waverley (NSW) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Preschool 66 4.6 132,047 5.7 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 165 11.5 417,465 18.0 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 75 5.2 122,099 5.3 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 49 3.4 67,611 2.9 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 34 2.4 269,249 11.6 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 65 4.5 117,689 5.1 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 117 8.1 79,915 3.4 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 62 4.3 144,103 6.2 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 220 15.3 376,133 16.2 1,160,626 16.1
Other 50 3.5 63,673 2.7 198,383 2.8
Not stated 537 37.3 535,266 23.0 1,707,023 23.7

In Waverley (NSW) 33.3% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 20.0% were in primary school, 15.3% in secondary school and 19.6% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Waverley (NSW) % Waverley (NSW) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Bachelor Degree level and above 1,484 40.4 1,424,716 23.4 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 265 7.2 543,142 8.9 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 55 1.5 167,947 2.8 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 192 5.2 730,498 12.0 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 535 14.6 930,654 15.3 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 80 2.2 203,574 3.3 941,531 4.9
Year 10 186 5.1 702,178 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 129 3.5 513,209 8.4 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 12 0.3 54,870 0.9 145,844 0.8
Not stated 622 16.9 627,465 10.3 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Waverley (NSW), 14.6% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 6.7% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 7.2% had completed an Advanced Diploma or Diploma.

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Cultural & language diversity

Ancestry, top responses Waverley (NSW) % Waverley (NSW) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
English 1,376 23.2 2,302,481 23.3 7,852,224 25.0
Australian 967 16.3 2,261,062 22.9 7,298,243 23.3
Irish 601 10.1 741,671 7.5 2,388,058 7.6
Scottish 373 6.3 587,052 5.9 2,023,470 6.4
Italian 210 3.5 272,124 2.8 1,000,006 3.2

The most common ancestries in Waverley (NSW) were English 23.2%, Australian 16.3%, Irish 10.1%, Scottish 6.3% and Italian 3.5%.

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 Waverley (NSW) (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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Country of birth Waverley (NSW) % Waverley (NSW) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Australia 2,341 54.1 4,899,090 65.5 15,614,835 66.7
Other top responses:  null  null  null  null  null  null
England 341 7.9 226,564 3.0 907,570 3.9
New Zealand 117 2.7 117,136 1.6 518,466 2.2
Ireland 71 1.6 24,038 0.3 74,888 0.3
Italy 66 1.5 49,476 0.7 174,042 0.7
China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 64 1.5 234,508 3.1 509,555 2.2

In Waverley (NSW), 54.1% of people were born in Australia. The most common countries of birth were England 7.9%, New Zealand 2.7%, Ireland 1.6%, Italy 1.5% and China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 1.5%.

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Country of birth of father and/or mother, stated responses Waverley (NSW) % Waverley (NSW) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Both parents born overseas 1,779 41.0 2,764,170 37.0 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 310 7.1 458,394 6.1 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 259 6.0 325,182 4.3 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 1,380 31.8 3,399,725 45.4 11,070,538 47.3

In Waverley (NSW), 31.8% of people had both parents born in Australia and 41.0% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses Waverley (NSW) % Waverley (NSW) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Australia 1,650 38.4 3,745,787 50.1 12,231,150 52.3
England 388 9.0 359,370 4.8 1,403,096 6.0
New Zealand 134 3.1 143,450 1.9 617,331 2.6
Ireland 113 2.6 52,104 0.7 169,273 0.7
Italy 105 2.4 128,148 1.7 470,138 2.0

In Waverley (NSW), the most common countries of birth for male parents were Australia 38.4%, England 9.0%, New Zealand 3.1%, Ireland 2.6% and Italy 2.4%.

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses Waverley (NSW) % Waverley (NSW) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Australia 1,702 39.4 3,884,762 51.9 12,643,365 54.0
England 351 8.1 322,472 4.3 1,302,147 5.6
New Zealand 148 3.4 139,899 1.9 608,329 2.6
Ireland 107 2.5 45,638 0.6 147,423 0.6
Italy 97 2.2 107,243 1.4 395,775 1.7

In Waverley (NSW), the most common countries of birth for female parents were Australia 39.4%, England 8.1%, New Zealand 3.4%, Ireland 2.5% and Italy 2.2%.

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Religious affiliation, top responses Waverley (NSW) % Waverley (NSW) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
No Religion, so described 1,389 32.0 1,879,562 25.1 6,933,708 29.6
Catholic 1,071 24.7 1,846,443 24.7 5,291,834 22.6
Not stated 755 17.4 684,969 9.2 2,238,735 9.6
Anglican 478 11.0 1,161,810 15.5 3,101,185 13.3
Judaism 194 4.5 36,901 0.5 91,022 0.4

The most common responses for religion in Waverley (NSW) were No Religion, so described 32.0%, Catholic 24.7%, Not stated 17.4%, Anglican 11.0% and Judaism 4.5%. In Waverley (NSW), Christianity was the largest religious group reported overall (51.7%) (this figure excludes not stated responses).

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Language, top responses (other than English) Waverley (NSW) % Waverley (NSW) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Russian 92 2.1 18,763 0.3 50,314 0.2
Spanish 80 1.8 63,527 0.8 140,817 0.6
Italian 79 1.8 75,694 1.0 271,597 1.2
French 63 1.5 23,743 0.3 70,873 0.3
Mandarin 51 1.2 239,945 3.2 596,711 2.5
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English only spoken at home 3,018 69.6 5,126,633 68.5 17,020,417 72.7
Households where a non English language is spoken 393 23.5 735,563 26.5 1,971,011 22.2

In Waverley (NSW) 69.6% of people only spoke English at home. Other languages spoken at home included Russian 2.1%, Spanish 1.8%, Italian 1.8%, French 1.5% and Mandarin 1.2%.

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Employment

Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Waverley (NSW) % Waverley (NSW) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Worked full-time 1,412 66.0 2,134,521 59.2 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 565 26.4 1,071,151 29.7 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 92 4.3 174,654 4.8 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 72 3.4 225,546 6.3 787,452 6.9

There were 2,141 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Waverley (NSW). Of these 66.0% were employed full time, 26.4% were employed part-time and 3.4% 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
Waverley (NSW) % Waverley (NSW) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
1-15 hours per week 155 7.5 364,637 10.8 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 201 9.7 352,817 10.4 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 209 10.1 353,702 10.5 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 292 14.1 645,428 19.1 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 1,119 54.1 1,489,099 44.1 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Waverley (NSW), 7.5% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.7% worked 16 to 24 hours and 54.1% worked 40 hours or more.

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Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Waverley (NSW) % Waverley (NSW) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Professionals 866 41.9 798,126 23.6 2,370,966 22.2
Managers 359 17.4 456,084 13.5 1,390,047 13.0
Clerical and Administrative Workers 215 10.4 467,977 13.8 1,449,681 13.6
Community and Personal Service Workers 183 8.9 350,261 10.4 1,157,003 10.8
Sales Workers 175 8.5 311,414 9.2 1,000,955 9.4
Technicians and Trades Workers 127 6.1 429,239 12.7 1,447,414 13.5
Labourers 77 3.7 297,887 8.8 1,011,520 9.5
Machinery Operators and Drivers 26 1.3 206,839 6.1 670,106 6.3

The most common occupations in Waverley (NSW) included Professionals 41.9%, Managers 17.4%, Clerical and Administrative Workers 10.4%, Community and Personal Service Workers 8.9%, Sales Workers 8.5%, Technicians and Trades Workers 6.1%, Labourers 3.7% and Machinery Operators and Drivers 1.3%.

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Industry of employment, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Waverley (NSW) % Waverley (NSW) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 78 3.9 119,350 3.5 411,808 3.9
Banking 75 3.7 63,678 1.9 144,232 1.3
Computer System Design and Related Services 62 3.1 63,717 1.9 162,884 1.5
Legal Services 58 2.9 39,267 1.2 104,051 1.0
Higher Education 52 2.6 46,246 1.4 155,985 1.5

Of the employed people in Waverley (NSW), the most common responses for industry of employment included Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 3.9%, Banking 3.7%, Computer System Design and Related Services 3.1%, Legal Services 2.9% and Higher Education 2.6%.

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Waverley (NSW) % Waverley (NSW) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Personal 1,048 -- 664 -- 662 --
Family 2,947 -- 1,780 -- 1,734 --
Household 2,138 -- 1,486 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Waverley (NSW) was $1,048.

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Travel to work, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Waverley (NSW) % Waverley (NSW) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Car, as driver 722 35.1 1,953,399 57.8 6,574,571 61.5
Train, bus 283 13.7 60,155 1.8 104,122 1.0
Train 196 9.5 252,786 7.5 488,012 4.6
Bus 176 8.5 133,903 4.0 323,201 3.0
Walked only 140 6.8 130,957 3.9 370,427 3.5
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People who travelled to work by public transport 705 34.1 540,215 16.0 1,225,668 11.5
People who travelled to work by car as driver or passenger 804 38.9 2,182,854 64.6 7,305,271 68.4

In Waverley (NSW), on the day of the Census, the most common methods of travel to work for employed people included Car, as driver 35.1%, Train, bus 13.7%, Train 9.5%, Bus 8.5% and Walked only 6.8%. On the day, 34.1% of employed people used public transport (train, bus, ferry, tram/light rail) as at least one of their methods of travel to work and 38.9% used car (either as driver or as passenger).

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Waverley (NSW) % Waverley (NSW) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 2,308 63.0 4,127,723 67.7 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 865 23.6 1,659,250 27.2 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 331 9.0 709,415 11.6 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 628 17.1 1,103,790 18.1 3,620,726 19.0

In Waverley (NSW), of people aged 15 years and over, 63.0% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 23.6% provided care for children and 9.0% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 17.1% 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
Waverley (NSW) % Waverley (NSW) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Less than 5 hours per week 959 26.2 1,359,656 22.3 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 856 23.4 1,531,206 25.1 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 325 8.9 690,934 11.3 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 164 4.5 545,925 9.0 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Waverley (NSW), 23.4% worked 5 to 14 hours, 8.9% worked 15 to 29 hours and 4.5% worked 30 hours or more.

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Families

family composition | employment status of couple families

Family composition

Family composition Waverley (NSW) % Waverley (NSW) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Couple family without children 364 39.2 709,524 36.6 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 411 44.2 887,358 45.7 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 137 14.7 310,906 16.0 959,543 15.8
Other family 17 1.8 32,438 1.7 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Waverley (NSW), 44.2% were couple families with children, 39.2% were couple families without children and 14.7% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Waverley (NSW) % Waverley (NSW) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Male -- 14.5 -- 17.8 -- 18.2
Female -- 85.5 -- 82.2 -- 81.8

In Waverley (NSW), 14.5% of single parents were male and 85.5% 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
Waverley (NSW) % Waverley (NSW) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Both employed, worked full-time 260 33.8 360,916 22.6 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 27 3.5 63,106 4.0 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 173 22.5 329,567 20.6 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 97 12.6 240,084 15.0 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 36 4.7 96,933 6.1 302,037 6.0
Both not working 72 9.4 334,742 21.0 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 40 5.2 80,905 5.1 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 64 8.3 90,630 5.7 311,381 6.2

In Waverley (NSW), of couple families with children, 33.8% had both partners employed full-time, 3.5% had both employed part-time and 22.5% 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 Waverley (NSW) % Waverley (NSW) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Occupied private dwellings 1,490 90.6 2,604,320 90.1 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 154 9.4 284,741 9.9 1,039,874 11.2

In Waverley (NSW), 90.6% of private dwellings were occupied and 9.4% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Waverley (NSW) % Waverley (NSW) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Separate house 245 16.4 1,729,820 66.4 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 385 25.8 317,453 12.2 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 837 56.2 519,390 19.9 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 18 1.2 23,580 0.9 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in Waverley (NSW), 16.4% were separate houses, 25.8% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 56.2% were flats or apartments and 1.2% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Waverley (NSW) % Waverley (NSW) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
None (includes bedsitters) 40 2.7 17,157 0.7 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 254 17.0 157,194 6.0 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 614 41.2 577,675 22.2 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 315 21.1 970,001 37.2 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 238 16.0 816,405 31.3 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 30 2.0 65,888 2.5 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.4 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.3 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Waverley (NSW), of occupied private dwellings 17.0% had 1 bedroom, 41.2% had 2 bedrooms and 21.1% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.4. The average household size was 2.3 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Waverley (NSW) % Waverley (NSW) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Owned outright 349 23.3 839,665 32.2 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 394 26.3 840,004 32.3 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 709 47.4 826,922 31.8 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 8 0.5 23,968 0.9 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 36 2.4 73,763 2.8 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Waverley (NSW), 23.3% were owned outright, 26.3% were owned with a mortgage and 47.4% were rented.

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Household composition

Household composition Waverley (NSW) % Waverley (NSW) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Family households 919 61.5 1,874,524 72.0 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 451 30.2 620,778 23.8 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 125 8.4 109,004 4.2 354,917 4.3

In Waverley (NSW), of all households, 61.5% were family households, 30.2% were single person households and 8.4% were group households.

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Household income Waverley (NSW) % Waverley (NSW) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 14.7 -- 19.7 -- 20.0
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 35.9 -- 18.7 -- 16.4

In Waverley (NSW), 14.7% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 35.9% 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 Waverley (NSW) % Waverley (NSW) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Median rent 550 -- 380 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 81.7 -- 87.1 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 18.3 -- 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 Waverley (NSW) % Waverley (NSW) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Median mortgage repayments 3,000 -- 1,986 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.1 -- 92.6 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 5.9 -- 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 Waverley (NSW) % Waverley (NSW) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
None 283 19.0 239,625 9.2 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 737 49.4 946,159 36.3 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 353 23.7 887,849 34.1 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 68 4.6 435,053 16.7 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 51 3.4 95,623 3.7 285,197 3.4

In Waverley (NSW), 49.4% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 23.7% had two registered motor vehicles and 4.6% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Internet connection

Dwelling internet connection Waverley (NSW) % Waverley (NSW) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Internet not accessed from dwelling 169 11.3 381,709 14.7 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 1,285 86.2 2,149,040 82.5 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 37 2.5 73,565 2.8 221,494 2.7

In Waverley (NSW), 86.2% 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.
Waverley (NSW) % Waverley (NSW) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Male 16 53.3 107,368 49.7 322,171 49.6
Female 14 46.7 108,809 50.3 326,996 50.4
Median age 35 -- 22 -- 23 --

In Waverley (NSW), 53.3% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 46.7% were female. The median age was 35 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
Waverley (NSW) % Waverley (NSW) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Average number of people per household 1.6 -- 3.1 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 1 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 2,125 -- 1,214 -- 1,203 --

In Waverley (NSW), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 1.6 persons, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $2,125.

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Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Waverley (NSW) % Waverley (NSW) New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Median weekly rent 360 -- 270 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,733 -- 1,660 --

In Waverley (NSW), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $360 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $0.

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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.