Wollondilly Shire CouncilCommunity profile

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Wollondilly Shire

Additional areas

Wollondilly Shire has a total population of 48,519 and 16,782 dwellings in 2016.

Additional areas are summary profiles that present a sub-set of socio-demographic information and are designed for areas which have too small a population for detailed profiling.

Please note that these are summary tables that include selected statistics drawn from the 2016 Census. Therefore the sum of these selected components may not equal the totals given in these tables.

Wollondilly Shire summary profile, 2016
NameNumber%Greater Sydney %
Population Summary----0.0
Total Population48,519100.0100.0
Australian citizens44,19391.179.5
Eligible voters (citizens 18+)32,10266.260.0
Indigenous population1,5493.21.5
Needs assistance due to age or disability2,2214.64.9
Age Structure----0.0
Babies and pre-schoolers (0 to 4)3,3136.86.4
Primary schoolers (5 to 11)5,21910.88.8
Secondary schoolers (12 to 17)4,2698.86.9
Tertiary education/independence (18 to 24)4,1968.69.6
Young workforce (25 to 34)5,70611.816.1
Parents and homebuilders (35 to 49)10,07320.821.1
Older workers & pre-retirees (50 to 59)6,47113.312.2
Empty nesters and retirees (60 to 69)5,19210.79.5
Seniors (70 to 84)3,4217.17.5
Frail aged (85 and over)6521.32.0
Total Population48,519100.0100.0
Household Types----0.0
Couples with children6,84543.335.3
Couples without children4,08625.822.4
One parent families1,5289.710.4
Lone person households2,31314.620.4
Group households2321.54.5
Total households (inc. non-classifiable)15,809100.0100.0
Attending pre-school or primary school6,00612.49.9
Attending secondary school3,5647.36.3
Attending university or TAFE institution2,3474.88.0
Total persons (including those not attending)48,519100.0100.0
Dwelling Summary----0.0
Separate houses15,65793.555.0
Medium and high density8775.243.8
Other dwellings (inc. Caravans, houseboats)1550.90.7
Occupied private dwellings15,80994.292.5
Unoccupied Dwellings9495.77.3
Non private dwellings240.10.2
Total dwellings16,782100.0100.0
Housing Tenure----0.0
Total households (inc. not stated and other)16,782100.0100.0
Household Income----0.0
Less than $650 (low)1,78811.815.1
$650 to $1,449 (lower middle)3,65324.124.2
$1,449 to $2,499 (upper middle)3,73224.622.2
$2,500 or more (high)4,29028.328.3
Incomes not stated1,70411.210.2
Total households15,167100.0100.0
Internet Connection----0.0
Internet connection13,02582.481.4
No internet connection1,78211.311.2
Not stated1,0046.47.4
Total households15,809100.0100.0

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2016. Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id , the population experts.