Alice Springs

2011 Census All persons QuickStats
Geography type Significant Urban Areas
Area code 7001
People 25,186
Male 12,555
Female 12,631
Median age 33
Families 5,917
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 11,017
Average people per household 2.6
Median weekly household income $1,693
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,950
Median weekly rent $300
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.7
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People

demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

Demographics & education

People Alice Springs % Alice Springs Northern Territory % Northern Territory Australia % Australia
Total 25,186 -- 211,945 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 12,555 49.8 109,517 51.7 10,634,013 49.4
Female 12,631 50.2 102,428 48.3 10,873,704 50.6
 null  null  null  null  null  null  null
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 4,690 18.6 56,776 26.8 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 25,186 people in Alice Springs of these 49.8% were male and 50.2% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 18.6% of the population.

Age
People
Alice Springs % Alice Springs Northern Territory % Northern Territory Australia % Australia
0-4 years 1,976 7.8 17,119 8.1 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 1,792 7.1 16,415 7.7 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 1,806 7.2 15,608 7.4 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 1,689 6.7 14,820 7.0 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 1,700 6.7 16,839 7.9 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 2,092 8.3 19,213 9.1 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 2,092 8.3 17,345 8.2 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 1,955 7.8 16,829 7.9 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 1,995 7.9 16,331 7.7 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 1,994 7.9 14,799 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 1,884 7.5 13,775 6.5 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 1,623 6.4 11,632 5.5 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 1,082 4.3 9,121 4.3 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 601 2.4 5,286 2.5 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 408 1.6 3,280 1.5 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 205 0.8 1,726 0.8 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 181 0.7 1,112 0.5 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 113 0.4 694 0.3 402,681 1.9
Median age 33 -- 31 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Alice Springs was 33 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 22.1% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 6.0% of the population.

Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Alice Springs % Alice Springs Northern Territory % Northern Territory Australia % Australia
Married 7,877 40.2 70,154 43.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 696 3.5 5,526 3.4 529,280 3.0
Divorced 1,808 9.2 13,273 8.2 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 660 3.4 5,202 3.2 949,634 5.5
Never married 8,569 43.7 68,647 42.2 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Alice Springs aged 15 years and over, 40.2% were married and 12.8% were either divorced or separated.

Median age by registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Alice Springs % Alice Springs Northern Territory % Northern Territory Australia % Australia
Married 46 -- 44 -- 50 --
Separated 47 -- 47 -- 49 --
Divorced 54 -- 53 -- 54 --
Widowed 70 -- 65 -- 78 --
Never married 28 -- 27 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Alice Springs was 46 years and the median age of people never married was 28 years.

Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Alice Springs % Alice Springs Northern Territory % Northern Territory Australia % Australia
Registered marriage 6,422 39.3 54,563 41.5 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 2,669 16.3 19,532 14.9 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 7,256 44.4 57,233 43.6 6,413,399 41.3

In Alice Springs, of people aged 15 years and over, 39.3% of people were in a registered marriage and 16.3% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Alice Springs % Alice Springs Northern Territory % Northern Territory Australia % Australia
Registered marriage 46 -- 44 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 36 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 33 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Alice Springs was 46 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 36 years.

Education Alice Springs % Alice Springs Northern Territory % Northern Territory Australia % Australia
Pre-school 380 4.4 3,339 4.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 1,141 13.3 15,171 20.7 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 468 5.5 2,586 3.5 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 546 6.4 2,150 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 535 6.3 8,003 10.9 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 429 5.0 1,780 2.4 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 681 8.0 2,823 3.9 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 444 5.2 2,726 3.7 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 811 9.5 6,682 9.1 932,524 14.3
Other 214 2.5 1,627 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 2,904 34.0 26,242 35.9 1,511,694 23.2
Total 8,553 -- 73,129 -- 6,503,580 --

In Alice Springs 34.0% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 25.2% were in primary school, 19.2% in secondary school and 14.7% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Cultural & language diversity

Ancestry, top responses Alice Springs % Alice Springs Northern Territory % Northern Territory Australia % Australia
Australian 9,498 28.9 63,886 23.9 7,098,486 25.4
English 7,303 22.2 51,667 19.4 7,238,533 25.9
Irish 2,453 7.5 16,500 6.2 2,087,758 7.5
Scottish 1,925 5.8 13,610 5.1 1,792,622 6.4
Australian Aboriginal 1,666 5.1 39,192 14.7 127,668 0.5

The most common ancestries in Alice Springs were Australian 28.9%, English 22.2%, Irish 7.5%, Scottish 5.8% and Australian Aboriginal 5.1%.

Country of birth Alice Springs % Alice Springs Northern Territory % Northern Territory Australia % Australia
Australia 17,872 71.0 158,031 74.6 15,017,847 69.8
Other top responses:  null  null  null  null  null  null
England 716 2.8 5,322 2.5 911,593 4.2
New Zealand 662 2.6 3,969 1.9 483,398 2.2
United States of America 623 2.5 1,054 0.5 77,009 0.4
India 432 1.7 1,919 0.9 295,362 1.4
Philippines 340 1.3 3,586 1.7 171,234 0.8

In Alice Springs, 71.0% of people were born in Australia. The most common countries of birth were England 2.8%, New Zealand 2.6%, United States of America 2.5%, India 1.7% and Philippines 1.3%.

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Alice Springs % Alice Springs Northern Territory % Northern Territory Australia % Australia
Both parents born overseas 5,909 26.2 42,606 22.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 1,389 6.2 10,807 5.8 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 1,141 5.1 9,131 4.9 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 14,087 62.5 125,126 66.7 10,757,087 53.7

In Alice Springs, 62.5% of people had both parents born in Australia and 26.2% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Alice Springs % Alice Springs Northern Territory % Northern Territory Australia % Australia
No Religion 6,597 26.2 50,639 23.9 4,796,787 22.3
Catholic 5,424 21.5 45,763 21.6 5,439,268 25.3
Anglican 2,666 10.6 24,147 11.4 3,679,907 17.1
Lutheran 1,764 7.0 7,900 3.7 251,931 1.2
Uniting Church 1,231 4.9 14,701 6.9 1,065,795 5.0

The most common responses for religion in Alice Springs were No Religion 26.2%, Catholic 21.5%, Anglican 10.6%, Lutheran 7.0% and Uniting Church 4.9%.

Language, top responses (other than English) Alice Springs % Alice Springs Northern Territory % Northern Territory Australia % Australia
Arrernte, nec 374 1.5 1,252 0.6 1,322 0.0
Malayalam 248 1.0 603 0.3 25,111 0.1
Warlpiri 244 1.0 2,409 1.1 2,554 0.0
Pitjantjatjara 182 0.7 939 0.4 3,486 0.0
Luritja 178 0.7 1,435 0.7 1,505 0.0
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English only spoken at home 18,802 74.6 133,014 62.8 16,509,291 76.8
Households where two or more languages are spoken 1,546 18.4 14,870 24.4 1,579,949 20.4

In Alice Springs 74.6% of people only spoke English at home. Other languages spoken at home included Arrernte, nec 1.5%, Malayalam 1.0%, Warlpiri 1.0%, Pitjantjatjara 0.7% and Luritja 0.7%.

Employment

Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Alice Springs % Alice Springs Northern Territory % Northern Territory Australia % Australia
Worked full-time 9,644 70.8 69,544 66.9 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 2,596 19.1 20,878 20.1 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 960 7.1 8,056 7.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 414 3.0 5,489 5.3 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 13,614 -- 103,967 -- 10,658,460 --

There were 13,614 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Alice Springs. Of these 70.8% were employed full time, 19.1% were employed part-time and 3.0% were unemployed.

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Employment - hours worked
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Alice Springs % Alice Springs Northern Territory % Northern Territory Australia % Australia
1-15 hours per week 802 6.1 6,588 6.7 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 670 5.1 6,344 6.4 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 1,122 8.5 7,952 8.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 2,934 22.2 19,470 19.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 6,708 50.8 50,076 50.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Alice Springs, 6.1% worked 1 to 15 hours, 5.1% worked 16 to 24 hours and 50.8% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Alice Springs % Alice Springs Northern Territory % Northern Territory Australia % Australia
Employed full-time 41 -- 39 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 37 -- 37 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Alice Springs was 41 years and for people who were employed part-time was 37 years.

Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Alice Springs % Alice Springs Northern Territory % Northern Territory Australia % Australia
Professionals 3,095 23.5 19,643 19.9 2,145,442 21.3
Clerical and Administrative Workers 2,040 15.5 14,472 14.7 1,483,558 14.7
Community and Personal Service Workers 1,891 14.3 13,185 13.4 971,897 9.7
Technicians and Trades Workers 1,860 14.1 14,904 15.1 1,425,146 14.2
Managers 1,553 11.8 11,837 12.0 1,293,970 12.9
Sales Workers 971 7.4 6,677 6.8 942,140 9.4
Labourers 944 7.2 9,424 9.6 947,608 9.4
Machinery Operators And Drivers 579 4.4 5,966 6.1 659,551 6.6

The most common occupations in Alice Springs included Professionals 23.5%, Clerical and Administrative Workers 15.5%, Community and Personal Service Workers 14.3%, Technicians and Trades Workers 14.1%, Managers 11.8%, Sales Workers 7.4%, Labourers 7.2% and Machinery Operators And Drivers 4.4%.

Industry of employment, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Alice Springs % Alice Springs Northern Territory % Northern Territory Australia % Australia
State Government Administration 856 6.5 6,663 6.8 157,644 1.6
School Education 845 6.4 5,558 5.6 467,373 4.6
Hospitals 678 5.1 2,866 2.9 361,011 3.6
Local Government Administration 459 3.5 3,721 3.8 136,792 1.4
Architectural, Engineering and Technical Services 438 3.3 1,372 1.4 178,212 1.8

Of the employed people in Alice Springs, the most common responses for industry of employment included State Government Administration 6.5%, School Education 6.4%, Hospitals 5.1%, Local Government Administration 3.5% and Architectural, Engineering and Technical Services 3.3%.

Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Alice Springs % Alice Springs Northern Territory % Northern Territory Australia % Australia
Personal 865 -- 745 -- 577 --
Family 1,971 -- 1,759 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,693 -- 1,674 -- 1,234 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Alice Springs was $865.

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Travel to work, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Alice Springs % Alice Springs Northern Territory % Northern Territory Australia % Australia
Car, as driver 8,059 61.1 55,435 56.3 6,059,972 60.2
Car, as passenger 992 7.5 7,749 7.9 537,638 5.3
Walked only 832 6.3 10,863 11.0 377,043 3.7
Bicycle 598 4.5 2,742 2.8 103,914 1.0
Bus 375 2.8 3,223 3.3 301,187 3.0
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People who travelled to work by public transport 428 3.2 3,916 4.0 1,046,721 10.4
People who travelled to work by car as driver or passenger 9,103 69.0 63,538 64.5 6,620,840 65.8

In Alice Springs, on the day of the Census, the most common methods of travel to work for employed people included Car, as driver 61.1%, Car, as passenger 7.5%, Walked only 6.3%, Bicycle 4.5% and Bus 2.8%. On the day, 3.2% of employed people used public transport (train, bus, ferry, tram/light rail) as at least one of their methods of travel to work and 69.0% used car (either as driver or as passenger).

Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Alice Springs % Alice Springs Northern Territory % Northern Territory Australia % Australia
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 13,526 69.0 108,531 66.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 5,408 27.6 49,616 30.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 1,525 7.8 14,566 8.9 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 4,294 21.9 27,050 16.6 3,090,874 17.8

In Alice Springs, of people aged 15 years and over, 69.0% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 27.6% provided care for children and 7.8% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 21.9% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours
People aged 15 years and over
Alice Springs % Alice Springs Northern Territory % Northern Territory Australia % Australia
Less than 5 hours per week 4,660 23.8 37,795 23.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 5,507 28.1 42,817 26.3 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 2,052 10.5 16,605 10.2 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 1,304 6.6 11,314 6.9 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Alice Springs, 28.1% worked 5 to 14 hours, 10.5% worked 15 to 29 hours and 6.6% worked 30 hours or more.

Families

family composition | weekly incomes | employment status of couple families

Family composition

Family composition Alice Springs % Alice Springs Northern Territory % Northern Territory Australia % Australia
Couple family without children 2,116 35.8 16,310 34.0 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 2,656 44.9 22,245 46.3 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 1,024 17.3 8,610 17.9 901,637 15.9
Other family 121 2.0 866 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Alice Springs, 44.9% were couple families with children, 35.8% were couple families without children and 17.3% were one parent families.

Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Alice Springs % Alice Springs Northern Territory % Northern Territory Australia % Australia
Male -- 18.9 -- 19.5 -- 17.6
Female -- 81.1 -- 80.5 -- 82.4

In Alice Springs 18.9% of single parents were male and 81.1% were female.

Weekly incomes

Median family income, couple families with two incomes Alice Springs % Alice Springs Northern Territory % Northern Territory Australia % Australia
Families without children 2,289 -- 2,300 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,485 -- 2,475 -- 2,310 --

In Alice Springs, for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,485 and those without children was $2,289.

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Employment status of couple families

Employment status of couple families
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Alice Springs % Alice Springs Northern Territory % Northern Territory Australia % Australia
Both employed, worked full-time 1,783 37.3 12,591 32.7 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 136 2.8 1,326 3.4 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 865 18.1 5,984 15.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 611 12.8 5,205 13.5 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 106 2.2 1,552 4.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 366 7.7 4,773 12.4 899,598 19.2
Other 377 7.9 3,327 8.6 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 534 11.2 3,801 9.9 314,529 6.7

In Alice Springs, of couple families with children, 37.3% had both partners employed full-time, 2.8% had both employed part-time and 18.1% had one employed full-time and the other part-time.

Dwellings

dwelling structure | household composition | mortgage & rent | number of motor vehicles

Dwelling structure

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling type Alice Springs % Alice Springs Northern Territory % Northern Territory Australia % Australia
Occupied private dwellings 8,399 86.9 60,889 87.6 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 1,270 13.1 8,595 12.4 934,470 10.7

In Alice Springs, 86.9% of private dwellings were occupied and 13.1% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Alice Springs % Alice Springs Northern Territory % Northern Territory Australia % Australia
Separate house 5,382 64.1 41,186 67.6 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 1,196 14.2 6,880 11.3 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 1,366 16.3 10,087 16.6 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 420 5.0 2,471 4.1 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Alice Springs, 64.1% were separate houses, 14.2% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 16.3% were flats, units or apartments and 5.0% were other dwellings.

Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Alice Springs % Alice Springs Northern Territory % Northern Territory Australia % Australia
None (includes bedsitters) 150 1.8 999 1.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 767 9.1 4,536 7.4 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 1,748 20.8 13,275 21.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 3,649 43.4 27,268 44.8 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 1,766 21.0 12,789 21.0 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 319 3.8 2,024 3.3 143,394 1.8
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.8 -- 2.8 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.6 -- 2.9 -- 2.6 --

In Alice Springs, of occupied private dwellings 9.1% had 1 bedroom, 20.8% had 2 bedrooms and 43.4% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.8. The average household size was 2.6 people.

Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Alice Springs % Alice Springs Northern Territory % Northern Territory Australia % Australia
Owned outright 1,316 15.7 9,530 15.7 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 3,127 37.2 18,630 30.6 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 3,519 41.9 29,903 49.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 72 0.9 580 1.0 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 365 4.3 2,248 3.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Alice Springs, 15.7% were owned outright, 37.2% were owned with a mortgage and 41.9% were rented.

Household composition

Household composition Alice Springs % Alice Springs Northern Territory % Northern Territory Australia % Australia
Family households 5,715 68.0 44,046 72.3 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 2,144 25.5 13,317 21.9 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 542 6.5 3,528 5.8 321,007 4.1

In Alice Springs, of all households, 68.0% were family households, 25.5% were single person households and 6.5% were group households.

Household income Alice Springs % Alice Springs Northern Territory % Northern Territory Australia % Australia
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 13.3 -- 14.6 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 15.0 -- 16.3 -- 11.2

In Alice Springs, 13.3% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 15.0% of households had a weekly income of more than $3,000.

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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 Alice Springs % Alice Springs Northern Territory % Northern Territory Australia % Australia
Median rent 300 -- 225 -- 285 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.6 -- 91.0 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 9.4 -- 9.0 -- 10.4

Proportions in this table are calculated by taking the number of households whose rent payments were 30% or more of an imputed income measure and expressing this number as a proportion of the total number of households in an area, including those households which are not renting their dwelling (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. Further information on the method to impute income is available in the income fact sheet.

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Mortgage monthly repayments Alice Springs % Alice Springs Northern Territory % Northern Territory Australia % Australia
Median mortgage repayments 1,950 -- 2,058 -- 1,800 --
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.7 -- 92.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 9.3 -- 7.7 -- 9.9

Proportions in this table are calculated by taking the number of households who own their dwelling, and whose mortgage payments were 30% or more of an imputed income measure and expressing this number as a proportion of the total number of households in an area, including those households which were renting their dwelling (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. Further information on the method to impute income is available in the income fact sheet.

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Number of motor vehicles

Number of registered motor vehicles Alice Springs % Alice Springs Northern Territory % Northern Territory Australia % Australia
None 714 8.5 7,153 11.7 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 3,052 36.3 20,289 33.3 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 2,761 32.9 20,488 33.6 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 1,441 17.2 10,184 16.7 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 429 5.1 2,776 4.6 234,292 3.0

In Alice Springs, 36.3% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 32.9% had two registered motor vehicles and 17.2% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people

selected people & dwelling characteristics

People characteristics

People characteristics Alice Springs % Alice Springs Northern Territory % Northern Territory Australia % Australia
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander 4,689 -- 56,776 -- 548,368 --
 null  null  null  null  null  null  null
Male 2,202 47.0 28,035 49.4 270,331 49.3
Female 2,487 53.0 28,741 50.6 278,037 50.7
 null  null  null  null  null  null  null
Median age 24 -- 23 -- 21 --

In Alice Springs, there were 4,689 Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 2,202 (or 47.0%) were male and 2,487 (or 53.0%) were female. The median age was 24 years.

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 Alice Springs % Alice Springs Northern Territory % Northern Territory Australia % Australia
Average number of people per household 3.3 -- 4.2 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.4 -- 1.7 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,065 -- 1,099 -- 991 --

Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Alice Springs, for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.3, with 1.4 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,065.

Mortgage and rent Alice Springs % Alice Springs Northern Territory % Northern Territory Australia % Australia
Median weekly rent 150 -- 75 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,941 -- 1,963 -- 1,647 --

In Alice Springs, for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $150 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,941.

Some values may have been adjusted to avoid release of confidential data. This may have a significant impact on the calculated percentages.