Albany

2016 Census All persons QuickStats
Area code 5001
People 33,145
Male 49.1%
Female 50.9%
Median age 43
Families 8,596
Average children per family
for families with children 1.9
for all households (a) 0.7
All private dwellings 15,287
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $1,198
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,600
Median weekly rent $280
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.9

(a) This label has been updated to more accurately reflect the Census concept shown in this data item. The data has not changed.

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People

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Demographics & education

People tables are based on a person's place of usual residence on Census night

People
Persons count based on place of usual residence on Census night
Albany % Albany Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Male 16,261 49.1 1,238,419 50.0 11,546,638 49.3
Female 16,882 50.9 1,235,994 50.0 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 1,161 3.5 75,978 3.1 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 33,145 people in Albany. Of these 49.1% were male and 50.9% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 3.5% of the population.

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Age Albany % Albany Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Median age 43 -- 36 -- 38 --
0-4 years 1,812 5.5 161,727 6.5 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 2,094 6.3 164,153 6.6 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 2,220 6.7 150,806 6.1 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 2,152 6.5 149,997 6.1 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 1,655 5.0 160,332 6.5 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 1,784 5.4 184,908 7.5 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 1,790 5.4 194,267 7.9 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 1,781 5.4 173,041 7.0 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 2,027 6.1 171,996 7.0 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 2,238 6.8 172,520 7.0 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 2,163 6.5 162,438 6.6 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 2,284 6.9 149,899 6.1 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 2,193 6.6 132,145 5.3 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 2,126 6.4 116,755 4.7 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 1,584 4.8 82,911 3.4 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 1,283 3.9 61,509 2.5 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 945 2.9 42,590 1.7 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 1,014 3.1 42,420 1.7 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Albany was 43 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 18.5% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 21.0% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Albany % Albany Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Married 13,261 49.1 975,062 48.8 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 1,025 3.8 63,205 3.2 608,059 3.2
Divorced 2,627 9.7 167,361 8.4 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 1,830 6.8 88,619 4.4 985,204 5.2
Never married 8,271 30.6 703,482 35.2 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Albany aged 15 years and over, 49.1% were married and 13.5% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Albany % Albany Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Registered marriage 11,106 48.5 835,938 48.4 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 2,717 11.9 201,709 11.7 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 9,093 39.7 688,868 39.9 7,024,973 41.9

In Albany, of people aged 15 years and over, 48.5% of people were in a registered marriage and 11.9% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Albany % Albany Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Preschool 344 3.7 30,247 3.9 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 1,785 19.1 144,988 18.9 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 284 3.0 36,865 4.8 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 626 6.7 28,046 3.7 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 1,496 16.0 88,176 11.5 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 235 2.5 34,065 4.4 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 551 5.9 34,773 4.5 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 753 8.0 46,835 6.1 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 443 4.7 106,811 13.9 1,160,626 16.1
Other 159 1.7 18,547 2.4 198,383 2.8
Not stated 2,694 28.8 197,644 25.8 1,707,023 23.7

In Albany 28.3% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 28.9% were in primary school, 24.4% in secondary school and 12.8% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Albany % Albany Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Bachelor Degree level and above 3,436 12.7 410,272 20.5 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 2,371 8.8 177,631 8.9 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 1,046 3.9 62,656 3.1 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 4,258 15.8 279,448 14.0 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 3,518 13.0 318,674 16.0 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 1,634 6.0 107,858 5.4 941,531 4.9
Year 10 4,291 15.9 235,001 11.8 2,054,331 10.8
Certificate level II 31 0.1 940 0.0 13,454 0.1
Certificate level I 3 0.0 209 0.0 2,176 0.0
Year 9 or below 2,173 8.0 117,996 5.9 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 61 0.2 10,572 0.5 145,844 0.8
Not stated 3,393 12.6 220,701 11.0 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Albany, 13.0% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 19.7% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 8.8% had completed an Advanced Diploma or Diploma.

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Cultural & language diversity

Ancestry, top responses Albany % Albany Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
English 15,699 34.4 931,150 27.9 7,852,224 25.0
Australian 13,057 28.6 760,032 22.8 7,298,243 23.3
Scottish 3,310 7.3 214,154 6.4 2,023,470 6.4
Irish 2,907 6.4 224,372 6.7 2,388,058 7.6
German 1,221 2.7 73,062 2.2 982,226 3.1

The most common ancestries in Albany were English 34.4%, Australian 28.6%, Scottish 7.3%, Irish 6.4% and German 2.7%.

Respondents had the option of reporting up to two ancestries on their Census form, and this is captured by the Ancestry Multi Response (ANCP) variable used in this table. Therefore, the total responses count will not equal the persons count for this area. Calculated percentages represent a proportion of all responses from people in Albany (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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Country of birth Albany % Albany Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Australia 24,609 74.3 1,492,842 60.3 15,614,835 66.7
Other top responses:  null  null  null  null  null  null
England 2,475 7.5 194,163 7.8 907,570 3.9
New Zealand 577 1.7 79,221 3.2 518,466 2.2
Philippines 530 1.6 30,835 1.2 232,386 1.0
South Africa 365 1.1 41,008 1.7 162,449 0.7
Scotland 244 0.7 26,058 1.1 119,417 0.5

In Albany, 74.3% of people were born in Australia. The most common countries of birth were England 7.5%, New Zealand 1.7%, Philippines 1.6%, South Africa 1.1% and Scotland 0.7%.

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Country of birth of father and/or mother, stated responses Albany % Albany Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Both parents born overseas 8,124 24.5 1,001,150 40.5 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 2,738 8.3 184,890 7.5 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 2,090 6.3 144,217 5.8 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 17,543 52.9 947,977 38.3 11,070,538 47.3

In Albany, 52.9% of people had both parents born in Australia and 24.5% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses Albany % Albany Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Australia 19,726 59.6 1,097,468 44.4 12,231,150 52.3
England 4,061 12.3 276,956 11.2 1,403,096 6.0
New Zealand 805 2.4 97,382 3.9 617,331 2.6
Netherlands 667 2.0 23,636 1.0 175,354 0.7
Scotland 610 1.8 50,380 2.0 276,038 1.2

In Albany, the most common countries of birth for male parents were Australia 59.6%, England 12.3%, New Zealand 2.4%, Netherlands 2.0% and Scotland 1.8%.

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses Albany % Albany Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Australia 20,413 61.6 1,140,417 46.1 12,643,365 54.0
England 3,970 12.0 265,520 10.7 1,302,147 5.6
New Zealand 735 2.2 94,116 3.8 608,329 2.6
Philippines 652 2.0 38,495 1.6 325,049 1.4
Netherlands 564 1.7 20,568 0.8 152,088 0.6

In Albany, the most common countries of birth for female parents were Australia 61.6%, England 12.0%, New Zealand 2.2%, Philippines 2.0% and Netherlands 1.7%.

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Religious affiliation, top responses Albany % Albany Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
No Religion, so described 12,393 37.4 804,268 32.5 6,933,708 29.6
Anglican 5,484 16.5 354,790 14.3 3,101,185 13.3
Catholic 4,334 13.1 530,361 21.4 5,291,834 22.6
Not stated 3,445 10.4 255,987 10.3 2,238,735 9.6
Christian, nfd 1,371 4.1 83,670 3.4 612,371 2.6

The most common responses for religion in Albany were No Religion, so described 37.4%, Anglican 16.5%, Catholic 13.1%, Not stated 10.4% and Christian, nfd 4.1%. In Albany, Christianity was the largest religious group reported overall (55.4%) (this figure excludes not stated responses).

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Language, top responses (other than English) Albany % Albany Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Filipino 227 0.7 10,317 0.4 71,220 0.3
Italian 215 0.6 29,401 1.2 271,597 1.2
Tagalog 208 0.6 15,268 0.6 111,273 0.5
Afrikaans 186 0.6 14,208 0.6 43,741 0.2
German 135 0.4 9,320 0.4 79,353 0.3
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English only spoken at home 28,712 86.8 1,861,041 75.2 17,020,417 72.7
Households where a non English language is spoken 1,067 8.2 181,998 19.4 1,971,011 22.2

In Albany 86.8% of people only spoke English at home. Other languages spoken at home included Filipino 0.7%, Italian 0.6%, Tagalog 0.6%, Afrikaans 0.6% and German 0.4%.

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Employment

Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Albany % Albany Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Worked full-time 7,978 52.8 715,287 57.0 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 5,435 35.9 376,590 30.0 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 916 6.1 65,859 5.2 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 794 5.3 97,966 7.8 787,452 6.9

There were 15,123 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Albany. Of these 52.8% were employed full time, 35.9% were employed part-time and 5.3% were unemployed.

The ABS Labour Force Survey provides the official estimates of Australia's unemployment rate. More information about Census and labour force status is provided in Understanding the Census and Census Data.

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Employment - hours worked
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Albany % Albany Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
1-15 hours per week 2,035 14.2 138,263 11.9 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 1,486 10.4 114,814 9.9 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 1,920 13.4 123,517 10.7 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 2,514 17.5 198,785 17.2 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 5,469 38.1 516,501 44.6 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Albany, 14.2% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.4% worked 16 to 24 hours and 38.1% worked 40 hours or more.

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Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Albany % Albany Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Technicians and Trades Workers 2,339 16.3 187,396 16.2 1,447,414 13.5
Professionals 2,307 16.1 237,230 20.5 2,370,966 22.2
Community and Personal Service Workers 1,935 13.5 122,889 10.6 1,157,003 10.8
Labourers 1,795 12.5 112,599 9.7 1,011,520 9.5
Clerical and Administrative Workers 1,656 11.5 150,408 13.0 1,449,681 13.6
Managers 1,560 10.9 139,350 12.0 1,390,047 13.0
Sales Workers 1,521 10.6 102,337 8.8 1,000,955 9.4
Machinery Operators and Drivers 1,008 7.0 86,392 7.5 670,106 6.3

The most common occupations in Albany included Technicians and Trades Workers 16.3%, Professionals 16.1%, Community and Personal Service Workers 13.5%, Labourers 12.5%, Clerical and Administrative Workers 11.5%, Managers 10.9%, Sales Workers 10.6% and Machinery Operators and Drivers 7.0%.

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Industry of employment, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Albany % Albany Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Aged Care Residential Services 475 3.3 21,177 1.8 211,621 2.0
Supermarket and Grocery Stores 452 3.2 28,080 2.4 254,275 2.4
Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 432 3.0 41,706 3.6 411,808 3.9
Cafes and Restaurants 379 2.7 26,557 2.3 253,385 2.4
Primary Education 375 2.6 29,683 2.6 231,198 2.2

Of the employed people in Albany, the most common responses for industry of employment included Aged Care Residential Services 3.3%, Supermarket and Grocery Stores 3.2%, Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 3.0%, Cafes and Restaurants 2.7% and Primary Education 2.6%.

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Albany % Albany Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Personal 611 -- 724 -- 662 --
Family 1,509 -- 1,910 -- 1,734 --
Household 1,198 -- 1,595 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Albany was $611.

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Travel to work, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Albany % Albany Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Car, as driver 10,216 71.3 733,030 63.3 6,574,571 61.5
Car, as passenger 838 5.8 56,173 4.9 489,922 4.6
Worked at home 497 3.5 49,354 4.3 503,582 4.7
Walked only 364 2.5 31,914 2.8 370,427 3.5
Bus 125 0.9 44,742 3.9 323,201 3.0
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People who travelled to work by public transport 153 1.1 106,764 9.2 1,225,668 11.5
People who travelled to work by car as driver or passenger 11,161 77.9 815,077 70.4 7,305,271 68.4

In Albany, on the day of the Census, the most common methods of travel to work for employed people included Car, as driver 71.3%, Car, as passenger 5.8%, Worked at home 3.5%, Walked only 2.5% and Bus 0.9%. On the day, 1.1% of employed people used public transport (train, bus, ferry, tram/light rail) as at least one of their methods of travel to work and 77.9% used car (either as driver or as passenger).

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Albany % Albany Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 19,206 71.1 1,387,280 69.4 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 7,083 26.2 568,406 28.5 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 3,162 11.7 196,328 9.8 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 6,305 23.3 379,578 19.0 3,620,726 19.0

In Albany, of people aged 15 years and over, 71.1% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 26.2% provided care for children and 11.7% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 23.3% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

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Unpaid domestic work, number of hours
People aged 15 years and over
Albany % Albany Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Less than 5 hours per week 5,433 20.1 447,726 22.4 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 7,269 26.9 521,733 26.1 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 3,510 13.0 228,248 11.4 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 2,999 11.1 189,571 9.5 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Albany, 26.9% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.0% worked 15 to 29 hours and 11.1% worked 30 hours or more.

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Families

family composition | employment status of couple families

Family composition

Family composition Albany % Albany Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Couple family without children 3,843 44.7 247,841 38.5 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 3,302 38.4 292,133 45.3 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 1,333 15.5 93,344 14.5 959,543 15.8
Other family 114 1.3 10,869 1.7 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Albany, 38.4% were couple families with children, 44.7% were couple families without children and 15.5% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Albany % Albany Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Male -- 19.0 -- 18.3 -- 18.2
Female -- 81.0 -- 81.7 -- 81.8

In Albany, 19.0% of single parents were male and 81.0% were female.

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Employment status of couple families

Employment status of parents in couple families
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Albany % Albany Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Both employed, worked full-time 1,169 16.3 106,951 19.8 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 395 5.5 22,177 4.1 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 1,615 22.6 119,913 22.2 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 900 12.6 88,558 16.4 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 523 7.3 31,917 5.9 302,037 6.0
Both not working 1,604 22.4 93,686 17.4 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 408 5.7 29,973 5.6 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 545 7.6 46,793 8.7 311,381 6.2

In Albany, of couple families with children, 16.3% had both partners employed full-time, 5.5% had both employed part-time and 22.6% had one employed full-time and the other part-time.

The ABS Labour Force Survey provides the official estimates of Australia's unemployment rate. More information about Census and labour force status is provided in Understanding the Census and Census Data.

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Dwellings

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

Dwelling structure

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling count Albany % Albany Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Occupied private dwellings 12,275 84.7 866,767 86.7 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 2,220 15.3 132,874 13.3 1,039,874 11.2

In Albany, 84.7% of private dwellings were occupied and 15.3% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Albany % Albany Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Separate house 10,959 89.3 685,824 79.1 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 1,019 8.3 122,562 14.1 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 47 0.4 49,086 5.7 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 186 1.5 6,314 0.7 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in Albany, 89.3% were separate houses, 8.3% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.4% were flats or apartments and 1.5% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Albany % Albany Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
None (includes bedsitters) 41 0.3 2,452 0.3 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 482 3.9 30,043 3.5 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 1,599 13.0 107,035 12.3 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 5,482 44.7 327,662 37.8 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 4,373 35.7 381,319 44.0 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 287 2.3 18,272 2.1 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.2 -- 3.3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.4 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Albany, of occupied private dwellings 3.9% had 1 bedroom, 13.0% had 2 bedrooms and 44.7% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.2. The average household size was 2.4 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Albany % Albany Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Owned outright 4,328 35.3 247,050 28.5 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 3,855 31.5 344,014 39.7 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 3,601 29.4 245,705 28.3 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 135 1.1 9,181 1.1 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 335 2.7 20,823 2.4 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Albany, 35.3% were owned outright, 31.5% were owned with a mortgage and 29.4% were rented.

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Household composition

Household composition Albany % Albany Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Family households 8,459 69.0 629,882 72.7 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 3,464 28.3 204,202 23.6 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 336 2.7 32,692 3.8 354,917 4.3

In Albany, of all households, 69.0% were family households, 28.3% were single person households and 2.7% were group households.

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Household income Albany % Albany Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 24.0 -- 18.3 -- 20.0
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 9.7 -- 19.2 -- 16.4

In Albany, 24.0% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 9.7% of households had a weekly income of more than $3000.

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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 Albany % Albany Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Median rent 280 -- 347 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 89.3 -- 90.3 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 10.7 -- 9.7 -- 11.5

The number of households where rent payments were 30% or more of an imputed income measure are expressed in this table as a proportion of the total number of households in an area (including those households which were not renting, and 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.

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Mortgage monthly repayments Albany % Albany Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Median mortgage repayments 1,600 -- 1,993 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.8 -- 91.4 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 6.2 -- 8.6 -- 7.2

The number of households where mortgage repayments were 30% or more of an imputed income measure are expressed in this table as a proportion of the total number of households in an area (including those households which were renting, and 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.

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Number of motor vehicles

Number of registered motor vehicles Albany % Albany Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
None 599 4.9 42,620 4.9 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 3,988 32.5 274,198 31.6 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 4,564 37.2 337,355 38.9 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 2,652 21.6 186,678 21.5 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 459 3.7 25,934 3.0 285,197 3.4

In Albany, 32.5% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 37.2% had two registered motor vehicles and 21.6% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Internet connection

Dwelling internet connection Albany % Albany Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Internet not accessed from dwelling 2,327 19.0 108,489 12.5 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 9,601 78.4 737,659 85.1 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 325 2.7 20,625 2.4 221,494 2.7

In Albany, 78.4% of households had at least one person access the internet from the dwelling. This could have been through a desktop/laptop computer, mobile or smart phone, tablet, music or video player, gaming console, smart TV or any other device.

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Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people

selected people & dwelling characteristics

People characteristics

People characteristics
Count based on place of usual residence on Census night.
Albany % Albany Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Male 701 60.1 38,027 50.0 322,171 49.6
Female 465 39.9 37,959 50.0 326,996 50.4
Median age 25 -- 23 -- 23 --

In Albany, 60.1% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 39.9% were female. The median age was 25 years.

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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
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Albany % Albany Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Average number of people per household 3 -- 3.3 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 0.9 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 1,174 -- 1,210 -- 1,203 --

In Albany, for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3 persons, with 0.9 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,174.

View the data quality statements for: Number of Bedrooms in Private Dwelling (BEDD) Household composition (HHCD) Indigenous household Indicator (INGDWTD)

Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Albany % Albany Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Median weekly rent 255 -- 216 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,600 -- 1,830 -- 1,660 --

In Albany, for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $255 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,600.

View the data quality statements for: Rent weekly payments (RNTD) Mortgage monthly repayments (MRED) Indigenous household Indicator (INGDWTD)

Small random adjustments have been made to all cell values to protect the confidentiality of data. These adjustments may cause the sum of rows or columns to differ by small amounts from the table totals. For further information, go to the User Guide for QuickStats.

Data reported for Australia and Other Territories now includes Norfolk Island, following an amendment to the Acts Interpretation Act, 1901. Because Norfolk Island has not previously been included in the Census, any 2011 benchmarks will not include Norfolk Island.