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Wollongong, NSW 2500

Suburb Demographics (Census 2011)

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Postcode2500
SuburbWollongong
Population size in 201116,718 People
Born in Australia (%)63.39 %
Born Overseas - Top 5 (%)
1. Born elsewhere (7.15%)
2. China excl SARs and Taiwan (6.60%)
3. United Kingdom Channel Islands and Isle of Man (3.99%)
4. Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia FYROM Person (1.97%)
5. India (1.28%)
Age Median of People32 Year old
Age Statistics (%)
1. 0 - 12 Years (8.87%)
2. 13 - 19 Years (5.59%)
3. 20 - 39 Years (44.56%)
4. 40 - 59 Years (20.32%)
5. 60+ Years (23.76%)
Family Statistics (%)
1. Married in a Registered Marriage (33.63%)
2. Married in a De Facto Marriage (10.30%)
3. Not Married (56.07%)
Religion Statistics (%)
1. Christianity (55.00%)
2. Others or no religion (9.94%)
3. Islam (4.67%)
4. Buddhism (3.06%)
5. Hinduism (1.17%)
6. Judaism (0.19%)
Highest Year of School Completed (%)
1. Year 12 or equivalent (62.25%)
2. Year 11 or equivalent (5.30%)
3. Year 10 or equivalent (19.37%)
4. Year 9 or equivalent (6.05%)
5. Year 8 or below (5.91%)
6. Did not go to school (1.12%)
Nature of Property Occupancy
1. Rented (56.08%)
2. Owned outright (22.50%)
3. Owned with a mortgage (17.12%)
4. Not stated (3.12%)
5. Other tenure type (1.18%)
Type of Dwelling (%)
1. Occupied Flat, unit or apartment (61.04%)
2. Occupied Separate house (17.79%)
3. Unoccupied private dwellings (11.02%)
4. Occupied Semi-detached, terrace house or townhouse (9.39%)
5. Occupied Other dwelling incl. not stated (0.77%)
Income ($/weekly)
Suburb's median total personal income$500
State's median total personal income$561
Suburb's median total family income$1,315
State's median total family income$1,477
Suburb's median total household income$966
State's median total household income$1,237
Median Housing Loan Repayment ($/monthly)$1,800
Median rent ($/weekly)
Suburb's median rent$280
State's median rent$300

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The demographics information are compiled from a variety of sources including the Australian Bureau of Statistics (2011 Census). Copyright in ABS Data resides with Commonwealth of Australia. Used with permission.