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2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Western Australia | Urban Centres and Localities

Albany

Code UCL500200 (UCL)
People 25,196
Male 12,230
Female 12,966
Median age 39
Australian citizenship 22,497
People born overseas 4,415
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 192
Families 6,640
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 11,244
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $807
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,040
Median weekly rent $150
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Albany % Australia %
Total 25,196 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 12,230 48.5 9,799,252 49.4
Female 12,966 51.5 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 770 3.1 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 25,196 people were usually resident in Albany (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 48.5% were male and 51.5% were female. Of the total population 3.1% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Albany % Australia %
People
0-4 years 1,576 6.3 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 3,564 14.1 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 3,201 12.7 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 9,620 38.2 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 2,787 11.1 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 4,447 17.6 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 39 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 20.4% of people usually resident in Albany (Urban Centres and Localities) were children aged 0-14 years, and 28.7% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 39 years.

Selected characteristics Albany % Australia %
Australian citizenship 22,497 89.3 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 4,415 17.5 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 192 0.8 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 89.3% of people usually resident in Albany (Urban Centres and Localities) were Australian citizens, 17.5% were born overseas and 0.8% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Albany % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 10,082 50.3 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 2,593 12.9 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 1,511 7.5 936,813 5.9
Never married 5,871 29.3 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 50.3% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Albany (Urban Centres and Localities) were married, 12.9% were either separated or divorced, 7.5% were widowed and 29.3% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Albany % Australia %
Australia 19,369 76.9 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Albany % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Albany % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Albany % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 6,295 55.0 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 3,609 31.5 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 725 6.3 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 336 2.9 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 485 4.2 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 7,519 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 11,450 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 11,450 people aged 15 years and over in Albany (Urban Centres and Localities) were in the labour force. Of these 55.0% worked full-time, 31.5% worked part-time, 6.3% were away from work, 2.9% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 4.2% were unemployed. 7,519 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Albany % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Industry of employment, top responses Albany % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Albany % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 416 -- 466 --
Family 1,038 -- 1,171 --
Household 807 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Albany (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $416, the median family income was $1,038 and the median household income was $807.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Albany % Australia %
Couple family without children 2,849 42.9 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 2,601 39.2 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 1,106 16.7 823,254 15.8
Other family 84 1.3 89,686 1.7
Total families 6,640 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 6,640 families in Albany (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 42.9% were couple families without children, 39.2% were couple families with children, 16.7% were one parent families and 1.3% 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 Albany % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 9,801 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 11,244 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 9,801 occupied private dwellings were counted in Albany (Urban Centres and Localities).

Dwelling structure Albany % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 8,421 85.9 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 480 4.9 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 727 7.4 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 169 1.7 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 4 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Albany (Urban Centres and Localities), 85.9% were separate houses, 4.9% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 7.4% were flats, units or apartments and 1.7% were other dwellings.

Tenure Albany % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 3,383 34.5 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 2,863 29.2 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 2,932 29.9 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 110 1.1 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 515 5.3 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Albany (Urban Centres and Localities), 34.5% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 29.2% were owned with a mortgage and 29.9% were rented.

Landlord type Albany % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 1,253 42.7 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 599 20.4 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 1,002 34.2 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 80 2.7 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Albany (Urban Centres and Localities), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 42.7% were rented from a real estate agent, 20.4% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 34.2% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Albany % Australia %
Median weekly rent 150 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,040 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.4 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Albany (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly rent was $150. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,040. The average people per household was 2.4 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Albany % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 6,568 67.0 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 2,564 26.2 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 274 2.8 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Albany (Urban Centres and Localities), 67.0% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 26.2% were single (or lone) person households and 2.8% 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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