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2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Victoria | Urban Centres and Localities

Albury-Wodonga (Wodonga Part)

Code UCL200400 (UCL)
People 29,710
Male 14,462
Female 15,248
Median age 34
Australian citizenship 27,804
People born overseas 2,849
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 69
Families 7,980
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 12,243
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $956
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,127
Median weekly rent $170
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People — demographics
People Albury-Wodonga (Wodonga Part) % Australia %
Total 29,710 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 14,462 48.7 9,799,252 49.4
Female 15,248 51.3 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 423 1.4 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 29,710 people were usually resident in Albury-Wodonga (Wodonga Part) (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 48.7% were male and 51.3% were female. Of the total population 1.4% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Albury-Wodonga (Wodonga Part) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 2,123 7.1 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 4,425 14.9 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 4,603 15.5 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 12,227 41.2 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 2,963 10.0 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 3,369 11.3 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 34 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 22.0% of people usually resident in Albury-Wodonga (Wodonga Part) (Urban Centres and Localities) were children aged 0-14 years, and 21.3% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 34 years.

Selected characteristics Albury-Wodonga (Wodonga Part) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 27,804 93.6 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 2,849 9.6 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 69 0.2 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 93.6% of people usually resident in Albury-Wodonga (Wodonga Part) (Urban Centres and Localities) were Australian citizens, 9.6% were born overseas and 0.2% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Albury-Wodonga (Wodonga Part) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 11,022 47.6 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 2,954 12.8 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 1,345 5.8 936,813 5.9
Never married 7,838 33.8 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 47.6% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Albury-Wodonga (Wodonga Part) (Urban Centres and Localities) were married, 12.8% were either separated or divorced, 5.8% were widowed and 33.8% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Albury-Wodonga (Wodonga Part) % Australia %
Australia 25,695 86.5 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Albury-Wodonga (Wodonga Part) % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Albury-Wodonga (Wodonga Part) % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Albury-Wodonga (Wodonga Part) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 8,985 60.0 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 4,229 28.3 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 561 3.7 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 334 2.2 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 854 5.7 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 7,341 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 14,963 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 14,963 people aged 15 years and over in Albury-Wodonga (Wodonga Part) (Urban Centres and Localities) were in the labour force. Of these 60.0% worked full-time, 28.3% worked part-time, 3.7% were away from work, 2.2% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 5.7% were unemployed. 7,341 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Albury-Wodonga (Wodonga Part) % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Industry of employment, top responses Albury-Wodonga (Wodonga Part) % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Albury-Wodonga (Wodonga Part) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 465 -- 466 --
Family 1,110 -- 1,171 --
Household 956 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Albury-Wodonga (Wodonga Part) (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $465, the median family income was $1,110 and the median household income was $956.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Albury-Wodonga (Wodonga Part) % Australia %
Couple family without children 2,898 36.3 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 3,389 42.5 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 1,569 19.7 823,254 15.8
Other family 124 1.6 89,686 1.7
Total families 7,980 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 7,980 families in Albury-Wodonga (Wodonga Part) (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 36.3% were couple families without children, 42.5% were couple families with children, 19.7% were one parent families and 1.6% were other families.

Expand Dwellings category,
includes dwelling structure | dwelling characteristics | household composition

Dwellings — dwelling structure

Dwellings include visitor only and other not-classifiable households unless otherwise stated

Dwelling type Albury-Wodonga (Wodonga Part) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 11,364 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 12,243 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 11,364 occupied private dwellings were counted in Albury-Wodonga (Wodonga Part) (Urban Centres and Localities).

Dwelling structure Albury-Wodonga (Wodonga Part) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 9,216 81.1 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 1,023 9.0 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 1,023 9.0 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 102 0.9 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Albury-Wodonga (Wodonga Part) (Urban Centres and Localities), 81.1% were separate houses, 9.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 9.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.9% were other dwellings.

Tenure Albury-Wodonga (Wodonga Part) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 3,007 26.5 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 3,916 34.5 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 3,980 35.0 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 50 0.4 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 410 3.6 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Albury-Wodonga (Wodonga Part) (Urban Centres and Localities), 26.5% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 34.5% were owned with a mortgage and 35.0% were rented.

Landlord type Albury-Wodonga (Wodonga Part) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 2,049 51.5 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 973 24.4 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 889 22.3 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 69 1.7 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Albury-Wodonga (Wodonga Part) (Urban Centres and Localities), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 51.5% were rented from a real estate agent, 24.4% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 22.3% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Albury-Wodonga (Wodonga Part) % Australia %
Median weekly rent 170 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,127 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.5 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Albury-Wodonga (Wodonga Part) (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly rent was $170. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,127. The average people per household was 2.5 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Albury-Wodonga (Wodonga Part) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 7,917 69.7 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 2,702 23.8 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 491 4.3 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Albury-Wodonga (Wodonga Part) (Urban Centres and Localities), 69.7% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 23.8% were single (or lone) person households and 4.3% were group households.

LATEST ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (AEST) 25/10/2007

The information contained in this QuickStat has been produced by the Australian Bureau of Statistics. It contains data from the 2006 Census of Population & Housing held on 9 August 2006. Some values may have been adjusted to avoid release of confidential data. These adjustments may have a significant impact on the calculated percentages in QuickStats. For more information refer to Introduced Random Error. For further enquiries contact the ABS National Information and Referral Service on 1300 135 070 | www.abs.gov.au/census

Census Data Quality.

The information contained in this QuickStat has been produced by the Australian Bureau of Statistics. It contains data from the 2006 Census of Population & Housing held on 9 August 2006. Some values may have been adjusted to avoid release of confidential data. These adjustments may have a significant impact on the calculated percentages in QuickStats. For more information refer to Introduced Random Error in the 2006 Census Dictionary. For further enquiries contact the ABS National Information and Referral Service on 1300 135 070 | www.abs.gov.au/census

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