Yass

2016 Census All persons QuickStats
Geography type State Suburbs
Area code SSC14493
People 6,506
Male 47.9%
Female 52.1%
Median age 41
Families 1,691
Average children per family
for families with children 1.9
for all families 0.8
All private dwellings 2,751
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $1,470
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,763
Median weekly rent $300
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.9

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People

demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

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
Yass % Yass New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Male 3,118 47.9 3,686,014 49.3 11,546,638 49.3
Female 3,385 52.1 3,794,217 50.7 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 251 3.9 216,176 2.9 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 6,506 people in Yass. Of these 47.9% were male and 52.1% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 3.9% of the population.

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Age Yass % Yass New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Median age 41 -- 38 -- 38 --
0-4 years 437 6.7 465,135 6.2 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 461 7.1 478,184 6.4 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 422 6.5 443,009 5.9 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 385 5.9 448,425 6.0 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 337 5.2 489,673 6.5 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 338 5.2 527,161 7.0 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 376 5.8 540,360 7.2 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 361 5.5 499,724 6.7 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 418 6.4 503,169 6.7 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 451 6.9 492,440 6.6 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 418 6.4 485,546 6.5 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 428 6.6 469,726 6.3 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 377 5.8 420,044 5.6 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 387 5.9 384,470 5.1 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 278 4.3 292,556 3.9 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 222 3.4 217,308 2.9 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 190 2.9 155,806 2.1 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 227 3.5 167,506 2.2 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Yass was 41 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 20.3% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 20.0% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Yass % Yass New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Married 2,522 48.7 2,965,280 48.7 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 173 3.3 190,198 3.1 608,059 3.2
Divorced 483 9.3 512,298 8.4 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 435 8.4 331,653 5.4 985,204 5.2
Never married 1,570 30.3 2,094,460 34.4 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Yass aged 15 years and over, 48.7% were married and 12.6% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Yass % Yass New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Registered marriage 2,220 49.3 2,612,630 48.3 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 550 12.2 506,133 9.4 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 1,731 38.5 2,290,887 42.3 7,024,973 41.9

In Yass, of people aged 15 years and over, 49.3% of people were in a registered marriage and 12.2% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Yass % Yass New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Preschool 134 6.4 132,047 5.7 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 402 19.2 417,465 18.0 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 170 8.1 122,099 5.3 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 11 0.5 67,611 2.9 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 310 14.8 269,249 11.6 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 65 3.1 117,689 5.1 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 37 1.8 79,915 3.4 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 140 6.7 144,103 6.2 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 185 8.8 376,133 16.2 1,160,626 16.1
Other 39 1.9 63,673 2.7 198,383 2.8
Not stated 605 28.8 535,266 23.0 1,707,023 23.7

In Yass 32.2% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 28.0% were in primary school, 19.7% in secondary school and 15.5% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Yass % Yass New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Bachelor Degree level and above 849 16.4 1,424,716 23.4 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 419 8.1 543,142 8.9 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 179 3.5 167,947 2.8 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 774 14.9 730,498 12.0 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 724 14.0 930,654 15.3 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 194 3.7 203,574 3.3 941,531 4.9
Year 10 711 13.7 702,178 11.5 2,054,331 10.8
Certificate level II 7 0.1 4,849 0.1 13,454 0.1
Certificate level I 0 0.0 625 0.0 2,176 0.0
Year 9 or below 444 8.6 513,209 8.4 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 15 0.3 54,870 0.9 145,844 0.8
Not stated 705 13.6 627,465 10.3 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Yass, 14.0% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 18.3% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 8.1% had completed an Advanced Diploma or Diploma.

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Cultural & language diversity

Ancestry, top responses Yass % Yass New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Australian 3,190 36.1 2,261,062 22.9 7,298,243 23.3
English 2,706 30.6 2,302,481 23.3 7,852,224 25.0
Irish 893 10.1 741,671 7.5 2,388,058 7.6
Scottish 611 6.9 587,052 5.9 2,023,470 6.4
German 226 2.6 236,146 2.4 982,226 3.1

The most common ancestries in Yass were Australian 36.1%, English 30.6%, Irish 10.1%, Scottish 6.9% and German 2.6%.

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 Yass (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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Country of birth Yass % Yass New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Australia 5,513 85.2 4,899,090 65.5 15,614,835 66.7
Other top responses:  null  null  null  null  null  null
England 165 2.6 226,564 3.0 907,570 3.9
New Zealand 56 0.9 117,136 1.6 518,466 2.2
Germany 27 0.4 29,541 0.4 102,595 0.4
Ireland 21 0.3 24,038 0.3 74,888 0.3
Netherlands 21 0.3 16,900 0.2 70,172 0.3

In Yass, 85.2% of people were born in Australia. The most common countries of birth were England 2.6%, New Zealand 0.9%, Germany 0.4%, Ireland 0.3% and Netherlands 0.3%.

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Country of birth of father and/or mother, stated responses Yass % Yass New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Both parents born overseas 633 9.7 2,764,170 37.0 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 368 5.7 458,394 6.1 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 277 4.3 325,182 4.3 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 4,769 73.4 3,399,725 45.4 11,070,538 47.3

In Yass, 73.4% of people had both parents born in Australia and 9.7% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses Yass % Yass New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Australia 5,091 78.7 3,745,787 50.1 12,231,150 52.3
England 287 4.4 359,370 4.8 1,403,096 6.0
New Zealand 90 1.4 143,450 1.9 617,331 2.6
Scotland 52 0.8 72,321 1.0 276,038 1.2
Netherlands 46 0.7 40,444 0.5 175,354 0.7

In Yass, the most common countries of birth for male parents were Australia 78.7%, England 4.4%, New Zealand 1.4%, Scotland 0.8% and Netherlands 0.7%.

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses Yass % Yass New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Australia 5,168 80.0 3,884,762 51.9 12,643,365 54.0
England 291 4.5 322,472 4.3 1,302,147 5.6
New Zealand 71 1.1 139,899 1.9 608,329 2.6
Germany 51 0.8 47,489 0.6 169,618 0.7
Netherlands 49 0.8 34,775 0.5 152,088 0.6

In Yass, the most common countries of birth for female parents were Australia 80.0%, England 4.5%, New Zealand 1.1%, Germany 0.8% and Netherlands 0.8%.

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Religious affiliation, top responses Yass % Yass New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Catholic 1,831 28.2 1,846,443 24.7 5,291,834 22.6
Anglican 1,615 24.8 1,161,810 15.5 3,101,185 13.3
No Religion, so described 1,502 23.1 1,879,562 25.1 6,933,708 29.6
Not stated 571 8.8 684,969 9.2 2,238,735 9.6
Uniting Church 332 5.1 217,258 2.9 870,183 3.7

The most common responses for religion in Yass were Catholic 28.2%, Anglican 24.8%, No Religion, so described 23.1%, Not stated 8.8% and Uniting Church 5.1%. In Yass, Christianity was the largest religious group reported overall (72.4%) (this figure excludes not stated responses).

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Language, top responses (other than English) Yass % Yass New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Arabic 24 0.4 200,825 2.7 321,728 1.4
German 17 0.3 23,033 0.3 79,353 0.3
Dutch 15 0.2 8,686 0.1 33,835 0.1
Vietnamese 13 0.2 102,896 1.4 277,400 1.2
Croatian 11 0.2 21,156 0.3 56,885 0.2
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English only spoken at home 5,875 90.7 5,126,633 68.5 17,020,417 72.7
Households where a non English language is spoken 117 4.7 735,563 26.5 1,971,011 22.2

In Yass 90.7% of people only spoke English at home. Other languages spoken at home included Arabic 0.4%, German 0.3%, Dutch 0.2%, Vietnamese 0.2% and Croatian 0.2%.

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Employment

Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Yass % Yass New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Worked full-time 1,835 59.8 2,134,521 59.2 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 920 30.0 1,071,151 29.7 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 205 6.7 174,654 4.8 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 110 3.6 225,546 6.3 787,452 6.9

There were 3,070 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Yass. Of these 59.8% were employed full time, 30.0% were employed part-time and 3.6% 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
Yass % Yass New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
1-15 hours per week 313 10.6 364,637 10.8 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 279 9.4 352,817 10.4 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 327 11.1 353,702 10.5 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 608 20.6 645,428 19.1 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 1,223 41.4 1,489,099 44.1 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Yass, 10.6% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.4% worked 16 to 24 hours and 41.4% worked 40 hours or more.

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Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Yass % Yass New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Professionals 530 17.9 798,126 23.6 2,370,966 22.2
Technicians and Trades Workers 434 14.6 429,239 12.7 1,447,414 13.5
Clerical and Administrative Workers 430 14.5 467,977 13.8 1,449,681 13.6
Community and Personal Service Workers 424 14.3 350,261 10.4 1,157,003 10.8
Managers 389 13.1 456,084 13.5 1,390,047 13.0
Labourers 277 9.3 297,887 8.8 1,011,520 9.5
Sales Workers 242 8.2 311,414 9.2 1,000,955 9.4
Machinery Operators and Drivers 177 6.0 206,839 6.1 670,106 6.3

The most common occupations in Yass included Professionals 17.9%, Technicians and Trades Workers 14.6%, Clerical and Administrative Workers 14.5%, Community and Personal Service Workers 14.3%, Managers 13.1%, Labourers 9.3%, Sales Workers 8.2% and Machinery Operators and Drivers 6.0%.

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Industry of employment, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Yass % Yass New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Central Government Administration 153 5.2 29,932 0.9 127,598 1.2
Aged Care Residential Services 110 3.7 67,209 2.0 211,621 2.0
Supermarket and Grocery Stores 94 3.2 74,487 2.2 254,275 2.4
Primary Education 82 2.8 65,204 1.9 231,198 2.2
Takeaway Food Services 78 2.6 56,957 1.7 189,447 1.8

Of the employed people in Yass, the most common responses for industry of employment included Central Government Administration 5.2%, Aged Care Residential Services 3.7%, Supermarket and Grocery Stores 3.2%, Primary Education 2.8% and Takeaway Food Services 2.6%.

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Yass % Yass New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Personal 728 -- 664 -- 662 --
Family 1,853 -- 1,780 -- 1,734 --
Household 1,470 -- 1,486 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Yass was $728.

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Travel to work, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Yass % Yass New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Car, as driver 1,958 66.0 1,953,399 57.8 6,574,571 61.5
Car, as passenger 176 5.9 144,820 4.3 489,922 4.6
Worked at home 135 4.6 163,026 4.8 503,582 4.7
Walked only 115 3.9 130,957 3.9 370,427 3.5
Truck 58 2.0 32,908 1.0 85,892 0.8
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People who travelled to work by public transport 50 1.7 540,215 16.0 1,225,668 11.5
People who travelled to work by car as driver or passenger 2,152 72.7 2,182,854 64.6 7,305,271 68.4

In Yass, on the day of the Census, the most common methods of travel to work for employed people included Car, as driver 66.0%, Car, as passenger 5.9%, Worked at home 4.6%, Walked only 3.9% and Truck 2.0%. On the day, 1.7% of employed people used public transport (train, bus, ferry, tram/light rail) as at least one of their methods of travel to work and 72.7% used car (either as driver or as passenger).

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Yass % Yass New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 3,771 72.7 4,127,723 67.7 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,542 29.7 1,659,250 27.2 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 683 13.2 709,415 11.6 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,320 25.4 1,103,790 18.1 3,620,726 19.0

In Yass, of people aged 15 years and over, 72.7% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 29.7% provided care for children and 13.2% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 25.4% 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
Yass % Yass New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Less than 5 hours per week 1,064 20.5 1,359,656 22.3 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 1,514 29.2 1,531,206 25.1 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 684 13.2 690,934 11.3 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 510 9.8 545,925 9.0 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Yass, 29.2% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.2% worked 15 to 29 hours and 9.8% worked 30 hours or more.

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Families

family composition | employment status of couple families

Family composition

Family composition Yass % Yass New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Couple family without children 659 38.9 709,524 36.6 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 757 44.7 887,358 45.7 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 258 15.2 310,906 16.0 959,543 15.8
Other family 19 1.1 32,438 1.7 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Yass, 44.7% were couple families with children, 38.9% were couple families without children and 15.2% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Yass % Yass New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Male -- 19.9 -- 17.8 -- 18.2
Female -- 80.1 -- 82.2 -- 81.8

In Yass, 19.9% of single parents were male and 80.1% 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
Yass % Yass New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Both employed, worked full-time 338 24.1 360,916 22.6 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 43 3.1 63,106 4.0 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 313 22.3 329,567 20.6 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 162 11.6 240,084 15.0 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 78 5.6 96,933 6.1 302,037 6.0
Both not working 297 21.2 334,742 21.0 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 100 7.1 80,905 5.1 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 71 5.1 90,630 5.7 311,381 6.2

In Yass, of couple families with children, 24.1% had both partners employed full-time, 3.1% had both employed part-time and 22.3% 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 Yass % Yass New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Occupied private dwellings 2,356 90.7 2,604,320 90.1 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 243 9.3 284,741 9.9 1,039,874 11.2

In Yass, 90.7% of private dwellings were occupied and 9.3% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Yass % Yass New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Separate house 2,107 89.4 1,729,820 66.4 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 203 8.6 317,453 12.2 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 20 0.8 519,390 19.9 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 19 0.8 23,580 0.9 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in Yass, 89.4% were separate houses, 8.6% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.8% were flats or apartments and 0.8% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Yass % Yass New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
None (includes bedsitters) 12 0.5 17,157 0.7 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 44 1.9 157,194 6.0 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 351 14.9 577,675 22.2 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 1,028 43.6 970,001 37.2 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 875 37.1 816,405 31.3 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 46 2.0 65,888 2.5 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.2 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.5 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Yass, of occupied private dwellings 1.9% had 1 bedroom, 14.9% had 2 bedrooms and 43.6% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.2. The average household size was 2.5 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Yass % Yass New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Owned outright 804 34.1 839,665 32.2 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 909 38.5 840,004 32.3 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 561 23.8 826,922 31.8 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 32 1.4 23,968 0.9 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 54 2.3 73,763 2.8 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Yass, 34.1% were owned outright, 38.5% were owned with a mortgage and 23.8% were rented.

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Household composition

Household composition Yass % Yass New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Family households 1,670 71.0 1,874,524 72.0 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 630 26.8 620,778 23.8 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 53 2.3 109,004 4.2 354,917 4.3

In Yass, of all households, 71.0% were family households, 26.8% were single person households and 2.3% were group households.

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Household income Yass % Yass New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 19.9 -- 19.7 -- 20.0
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 13.5 -- 18.7 -- 16.4

In Yass, 19.9% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 13.5% 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 Yass % Yass New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Median rent 300 -- 380 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.5 -- 87.1 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 8.5 -- 12.9 -- 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 Yass % Yass New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Median mortgage repayments 1,763 -- 1,986 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.3 -- 92.6 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 5.7 -- 7.4 -- 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 Yass % Yass New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
None 119 5.1 239,625 9.2 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 750 31.9 946,159 36.3 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 876 37.3 887,849 34.1 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 517 22.0 435,053 16.7 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 88 3.7 95,623 3.7 285,197 3.4

In Yass, 31.9% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 37.3% had two registered motor vehicles and 22.0% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Internet connection

Dwelling internet connection Yass % Yass New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Internet not accessed from dwelling 454 19.3 381,709 14.7 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 1,836 78.1 2,149,040 82.5 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 62 2.6 73,565 2.8 221,494 2.7

In Yass, 78.1% 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.
Yass % Yass New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Male 128 50.6 107,368 49.7 322,171 49.6
Female 125 49.4 108,809 50.3 326,996 50.4
Median age 20 -- 22 -- 23 --

In Yass, 50.6% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 49.4% were female. The median age was 20 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
Yass % Yass New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Average number of people per household 3.2 -- 3.1 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 0.9 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 1,222 -- 1,214 -- 1,203 --

In Yass, for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.2 persons, with 0.9 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,222.

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
Yass % Yass New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Median weekly rent 270 -- 270 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,975 -- 1,733 -- 1,660 --

In Yass, for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $270 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,975.

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.