Wetherill Park

2016 Census All persons QuickStats
Geography type State Suburbs
Area code SSC14264
People 6,127
Male 49.6%
Female 50.4%
Median age 39
Families 1,708
Average children per family
for families with children 1.9
for all households (a) 1.1
All private dwellings 1,949
Average people per household 3.3
Median weekly household income $1,525
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,950
Median weekly rent $450
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2

(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
Wetherill Park % Wetherill Park New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Male 3,035 49.6 3,686,014 49.3 11,546,638 49.3
Female 3,089 50.4 3,794,217 50.7 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 45 0.7 216,176 2.9 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 6,127 people in Wetherill Park. Of these 49.6% were male and 50.4% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.7% of the population.

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Age Wetherill Park % Wetherill Park New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Median age 39 -- 38 -- 38 --
0-4 years 390 6.3 465,135 6.2 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 385 6.3 478,184 6.4 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 318 5.2 443,009 5.9 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 367 6.0 448,425 6.0 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 441 7.2 489,673 6.5 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 418 6.8 527,161 7.0 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 386 6.3 540,360 7.2 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 383 6.2 499,724 6.7 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 416 6.8 503,169 6.7 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 337 5.5 492,440 6.6 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 393 6.4 485,546 6.5 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 421 6.9 469,726 6.3 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 450 7.3 420,044 5.6 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 429 7.0 384,470 5.1 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 243 4.0 292,556 3.9 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 166 2.7 217,308 2.9 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 122 2.0 155,806 2.1 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 79 1.3 167,506 2.2 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Wetherill Park was 39 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 17.8% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 16.9% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Wetherill Park % Wetherill Park New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Married 2,737 54.3 2,965,280 48.7 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 185 3.7 190,198 3.1 608,059 3.2
Divorced 330 6.6 512,298 8.4 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 231 4.6 331,653 5.4 985,204 5.2
Never married 1,554 30.9 2,094,460 34.4 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Wetherill Park aged 15 years and over, 54.3% were married and 10.3% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Wetherill Park % Wetherill Park New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Registered marriage 2,520 53.2 2,612,630 48.3 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 225 4.7 506,133 9.4 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 1,996 42.1 2,290,887 42.3 7,024,973 41.9

In Wetherill Park, of people aged 15 years and over, 53.2% of people were in a registered marriage and 4.7% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Wetherill Park % Wetherill Park New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Preschool 92 5.4 132,047 5.7 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 296 17.5 417,465 18.0 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 111 6.6 122,099 5.3 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 25 1.5 67,611 2.9 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 257 15.2 269,249 11.6 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 108 6.4 117,689 5.1 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 24 1.4 79,915 3.4 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 126 7.5 144,103 6.2 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 272 16.1 376,133 16.2 1,160,626 16.1
Other 60 3.6 63,673 2.7 198,383 2.8
Not stated 318 18.8 535,266 23.0 1,707,023 23.7

In Wetherill Park 27.6% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 25.5% were in primary school, 23.2% in secondary school and 23.7% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Wetherill Park % Wetherill Park New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Bachelor Degree level and above 669 13.3 1,424,716 23.4 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 426 8.5 543,142 8.9 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 118 2.4 167,947 2.8 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 600 12.0 730,498 12.0 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 1,010 20.1 930,654 15.3 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 181 3.6 203,574 3.3 941,531 4.9
Year 10 625 12.5 702,178 11.5 2,054,331 10.8
Certificate level II 3 0.1 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 682 13.6 513,209 8.4 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 189 3.8 54,870 0.9 145,844 0.8
Not stated 374 7.5 627,465 10.3 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Wetherill Park, 20.1% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 14.4% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 8.5% had completed an Advanced Diploma or Diploma.

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Cultural & language diversity

Ancestry, top responses Wetherill Park % Wetherill Park New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Australian 785 10.6 2,261,062 22.9 7,298,243 23.3
Italian 708 9.6 272,124 2.8 1,000,006 3.2
English 657 8.9 2,302,481 23.3 7,852,224 25.0
Assyrian 560 7.6 22,149 0.2 30,152 0.1
Chinese 347 4.7 514,594 5.2 1,213,903 3.9

The most common ancestries in Wetherill Park were Australian 10.6%, Italian 9.6%, English 8.9%, Assyrian 7.6% and Chinese 4.7%.

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 Wetherill Park (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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Country of birth Wetherill Park % Wetherill Park New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Australia 2,805 46.0 4,899,090 65.5 15,614,835 66.7
Other top responses:  null  null  null  null  null  null
Iraq 709 11.6 40,271 0.5 67,352 0.3
Italy 224 3.7 49,476 0.7 174,042 0.7
Vietnam 203 3.3 84,130 1.1 219,355 0.9
Chile 112 1.8 13,058 0.2 26,086 0.1
Croatia 104 1.7 15,638 0.2 43,688 0.2

In Wetherill Park, 46.0% of people were born in Australia. The most common countries of birth were Iraq 11.6%, Italy 3.7%, Vietnam 3.3%, Chile 1.8% and Croatia 1.7%.

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Country of birth of father and/or mother, stated responses Wetherill Park % Wetherill Park New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Both parents born overseas 4,449 72.5 2,764,170 37.0 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 296 4.8 458,394 6.1 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 241 3.9 325,182 4.3 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 879 14.3 3,399,725 45.4 11,070,538 47.3

In Wetherill Park, 14.3% of people had both parents born in Australia and 72.5% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses Wetherill Park % Wetherill Park New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Australia 1,128 18.5 3,745,787 50.1 12,231,150 52.3
Iraq 1,002 16.4 60,069 0.8 102,691 0.4
Italy 492 8.1 128,148 1.7 470,138 2.0
Vietnam 319 5.2 121,066 1.6 320,208 1.4
Croatia 186 3.0 32,095 0.4 91,023 0.4

In Wetherill Park, the most common countries of birth for male parents were Australia 18.5%, Iraq 16.4%, Italy 8.1%, Vietnam 5.2% and Croatia 3.0%.

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses Wetherill Park % Wetherill Park New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Australia 1,185 19.3 3,884,762 51.9 12,643,365 54.0
Iraq 1,001 16.3 58,777 0.8 100,061 0.4
Italy 449 7.3 107,243 1.4 395,775 1.7
Vietnam 335 5.5 127,352 1.7 335,060 1.4
Chile 182 3.0 20,041 0.3 40,194 0.2

In Wetherill Park, the most common countries of birth for female parents were Australia 19.3%, Iraq 16.3%, Italy 7.3%, Vietnam 5.5% and Chile 3.0%.

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Religious affiliation, top responses Wetherill Park % Wetherill Park New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Catholic 2,777 45.4 1,846,443 24.7 5,291,834 22.6
No Religion, so described 573 9.4 1,879,562 25.1 6,933,708 29.6
Not stated 382 6.2 684,969 9.2 2,238,735 9.6
Buddhism 334 5.5 207,956 2.8 563,674 2.4
Islam 319 5.2 267,659 3.6 604,240 2.6

The most common responses for religion in Wetherill Park were Catholic 45.4%, No Religion, so described 9.4%, Not stated 6.2%, Buddhism 5.5% and Islam 5.2%. In Wetherill Park, Christianity was the largest religious group reported overall (75.7%) (this figure excludes not stated responses).

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Language, top responses (other than English) Wetherill Park % Wetherill Park New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Assyrian Neo-Aramaic 529 8.7 20,317 0.3 28,349 0.1
Arabic 488 8.0 200,825 2.7 321,728 1.4
Spanish 409 6.7 63,527 0.8 140,817 0.6
Italian 319 5.2 75,694 1.0 271,597 1.2
Chaldean Neo-Aramaic 269 4.4 9,341 0.1 17,172 0.1
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English only spoken at home 2,175 35.7 5,126,633 68.5 17,020,417 72.7
Households where a non English language is spoken 1,264 67.8 735,563 26.5 1,971,011 22.2

In Wetherill Park 35.7% of people only spoke English at home. Other languages spoken at home included Assyrian Neo-Aramaic 8.7%, Arabic 8.0%, Spanish 6.7%, Italian 5.2% and Chaldean Neo-Aramaic 4.4%.

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Employment

Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Wetherill Park % Wetherill Park New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Worked full-time 1,692 62.3 2,134,521 59.2 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 710 26.1 1,071,151 29.7 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 120 4.4 174,654 4.8 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 195 7.2 225,546 6.3 787,452 6.9

There were 2,717 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Wetherill Park. Of these 62.3% were employed full time, 26.1% were employed part-time and 7.2% 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
Wetherill Park % Wetherill Park New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
1-15 hours per week 250 9.9 364,637 10.8 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 236 9.4 352,817 10.4 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 224 8.9 353,702 10.5 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 635 25.2 645,428 19.1 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 1,055 41.8 1,489,099 44.1 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Wetherill Park, 9.9% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.4% worked 16 to 24 hours and 41.8% worked 40 hours or more.

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Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Wetherill Park % Wetherill Park New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Clerical and Administrative Workers 454 18.0 467,977 13.8 1,449,681 13.6
Professionals 402 15.9 798,126 23.6 2,370,966 22.2
Technicians and Trades Workers 388 15.4 429,239 12.7 1,447,414 13.5
Machinery Operators and Drivers 275 10.9 206,839 6.1 670,106 6.3
Managers 246 9.7 456,084 13.5 1,390,047 13.0
Sales Workers 245 9.7 311,414 9.2 1,000,955 9.4
Labourers 235 9.3 297,887 8.8 1,011,520 9.5
Community and Personal Service Workers 220 8.7 350,261 10.4 1,157,003 10.8

The most common occupations in Wetherill Park included Clerical and Administrative Workers 18.0%, Professionals 15.9%, Technicians and Trades Workers 15.4%, Machinery Operators and Drivers 10.9%, Managers 9.7%, Sales Workers 9.7%, Labourers 9.3% and Community and Personal Service Workers 8.7%.

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Industry of employment, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Wetherill Park % Wetherill Park New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 72 3.0 119,350 3.5 411,808 3.9
Banking 68 2.9 63,678 1.9 144,232 1.3
Road Freight Transport 62 2.6 37,995 1.1 129,528 1.2
Primary Education 57 2.4 65,204 1.9 231,198 2.2
Secondary Education 56 2.4 58,072 1.7 177,487 1.7

Of the employed people in Wetherill Park, the most common responses for industry of employment included Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 3.0%, Banking 2.9%, Road Freight Transport 2.6%, Primary Education 2.4% and Secondary Education 2.4%.

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Wetherill Park % Wetherill Park New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Personal 494 -- 664 -- 662 --
Family 1,529 -- 1,780 -- 1,734 --
Household 1,525 -- 1,486 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Wetherill Park was $494.

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Travel to work, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Wetherill Park % Wetherill Park New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Car, as driver 1,697 67.4 1,953,399 57.8 6,574,571 61.5
Car, as passenger 137 5.4 144,820 4.3 489,922 4.6
Train 92 3.7 252,786 7.5 488,012 4.6
Train, bus 60 2.4 60,155 1.8 104,122 1.0
Worked at home 60 2.4 163,026 4.8 503,582 4.7
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People who travelled to work by public transport 297 11.8 540,215 16.0 1,225,668 11.5
People who travelled to work by car as driver or passenger 1,927 76.6 2,182,854 64.6 7,305,271 68.4

In Wetherill Park, on the day of the Census, the most common methods of travel to work for employed people included Car, as driver 67.4%, Car, as passenger 5.4%, Train 3.7%, Train, bus 2.4% and Worked at home 2.4%. On the day, 11.8% of employed people used public transport (train, bus, ferry, tram/light rail) as at least one of their methods of travel to work and 76.6% used car (either as driver or as passenger).

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Wetherill Park % Wetherill Park New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 3,086 61.3 4,127,723 67.7 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,285 25.5 1,659,250 27.2 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 769 15.2 709,415 11.6 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 464 9.2 1,103,790 18.1 3,620,726 19.0

In Wetherill Park, of people aged 15 years and over, 61.3% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 25.5% provided care for children and 15.2% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 9.2% 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
Wetherill Park % Wetherill Park New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Less than 5 hours per week 1,068 21.2 1,359,656 22.3 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 1,052 20.9 1,531,206 25.1 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 470 9.3 690,934 11.3 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 488 9.7 545,925 9.0 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Wetherill Park, 20.9% worked 5 to 14 hours, 9.3% worked 15 to 29 hours and 9.7% worked 30 hours or more.

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Families

family composition | employment status of couple families

Family composition

Family composition Wetherill Park % Wetherill Park New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Couple family without children 491 28.8 709,524 36.6 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 904 53.1 887,358 45.7 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 288 16.9 310,906 16.0 959,543 15.8
Other family 21 1.2 32,438 1.7 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Wetherill Park, 53.1% were couple families with children, 28.8% were couple families without children and 16.9% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Wetherill Park % Wetherill Park New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Male -- 15.9 -- 17.8 -- 18.2
Female -- 84.1 -- 82.2 -- 81.8

In Wetherill Park, 15.9% of single parents were male and 84.1% 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
Wetherill Park % Wetherill Park New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Both employed, worked full-time 226 16.2 360,916 22.6 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 38 2.7 63,106 4.0 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 188 13.4 329,567 20.6 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 276 19.7 240,084 15.0 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 87 6.2 96,933 6.1 302,037 6.0
Both not working 469 33.5 334,742 21.0 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 56 4.0 80,905 5.1 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 59 4.2 90,630 5.7 311,381 6.2

In Wetherill Park, of couple families with children, 16.2% had both partners employed full-time, 2.7% had both employed part-time and 13.4% 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 Wetherill Park % Wetherill Park New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Occupied private dwellings 1,802 95.3 2,604,320 90.1 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 88 4.7 284,741 9.9 1,039,874 11.2

In Wetherill Park, 95.3% of private dwellings were occupied and 4.7% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Wetherill Park % Wetherill Park New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Separate house 1,622 90.0 1,729,820 66.4 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 148 8.2 317,453 12.2 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 7 0.4 519,390 19.9 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 8 0.4 23,580 0.9 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in Wetherill Park, 90.0% were separate houses, 8.2% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.4% were flats or apartments and 0.4% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Wetherill Park % Wetherill Park New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
None (includes bedsitters) 3 0.2 17,157 0.7 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 15 0.8 157,194 6.0 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 81 4.5 577,675 22.2 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 810 44.8 970,001 37.2 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 855 47.3 816,405 31.3 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 43 2.4 65,888 2.5 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.5 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 3.3 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Wetherill Park, of occupied private dwellings 0.8% had 1 bedroom, 4.5% had 2 bedrooms and 44.8% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.5. The average household size was 3.3 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Wetherill Park % Wetherill Park New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Owned outright 782 43.5 839,665 32.2 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 579 32.2 840,004 32.3 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 376 20.9 826,922 31.8 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 10 0.6 23,968 0.9 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 50 2.8 73,763 2.8 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Wetherill Park, 43.5% were owned outright, 32.2% were owned with a mortgage and 20.9% were rented.

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Household composition

Household composition Wetherill Park % Wetherill Park New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Family households 1,571 87.0 1,874,524 72.0 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 207 11.5 620,778 23.8 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 27 1.5 109,004 4.2 354,917 4.3

In Wetherill Park, of all households, 87.0% were family households, 11.5% were single person households and 1.5% were group households.

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Household income Wetherill Park % Wetherill Park New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 17.1 -- 19.7 -- 20.0
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 16.3 -- 18.7 -- 16.4

In Wetherill Park, 17.1% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 16.3% 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 Wetherill Park % Wetherill Park New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Median rent 450 -- 380 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.1 -- 87.1 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 9.9 -- 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 Wetherill Park % Wetherill Park New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Median mortgage repayments 1,950 -- 1,986 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.4 -- 92.6 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 9.6 -- 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 Wetherill Park % Wetherill Park New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
None 79 4.4 239,625 9.2 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 527 29.4 946,159 36.3 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 664 37.0 887,849 34.1 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 473 26.4 435,053 16.7 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 52 2.9 95,623 3.7 285,197 3.4

In Wetherill Park, 29.4% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 37.0% had two registered motor vehicles and 26.4% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Internet connection

Dwelling internet connection Wetherill Park % Wetherill Park New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Internet not accessed from dwelling 265 14.7 381,709 14.7 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 1,492 82.7 2,149,040 82.5 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 48 2.7 73,565 2.8 221,494 2.7

In Wetherill Park, 82.7% 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.
Wetherill Park % Wetherill Park New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Male 23 46.9 107,368 49.7 322,171 49.6
Female 26 53.1 108,809 50.3 326,996 50.4
Median age 21 -- 22 -- 23 --

In Wetherill Park, 46.9% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 53.1% were female. The median age was 21 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
Wetherill Park % Wetherill Park New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Average number of people per household 4.5 -- 3.1 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 1.4 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 1,875 -- 1,214 -- 1,203 --

In Wetherill Park, for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 4.5 persons, with 1.4 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,875.

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Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Wetherill Park % Wetherill Park New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Median weekly rent 315 -- 270 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,517 -- 1,733 -- 1,660 --

In Wetherill Park, for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $315 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,517.

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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.