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City of Albany

Market characteristics

The City of Albany has a lower proportion of households in the medium to high income category compared to Western Australia.

The people who live in an area are one of the most important resources that an economy draws upon, both as a market that consumes goods and services and as a source of labour.

This table provides an overview of the City of Albany's population demographics, and how their characteristics compare to those of the broader region.

More detailed information about the City of Albany's resident population, including neighbourhood profiles, can be found in the Community Profile.

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2006 and 2011 – by usual residence

Key statistics of local residents
City of Albany20112006Change
NameNumber%Western Australia %Number%Western Australia %2006 to 2011
Population summary--------------
Total residents33,648100.0100.031,573100.0100.0+2,075
Males16,57949.350.315,61049.449.8+969
Females17,06950.749.715,96350.650.2+1,106
Age structure--------------
0 - 14 years6,72520.019.76,49320.620.2+232
15 - 24 years4,07112.113.73,90912.414.1+162
25 - 54 years12,58637.443.012,39439.342.8+192
55 - 64 Years4,41113.111.43,69511.710.9+716
65 years and over5,85517.412.35,07916.112.0+776
Education institute attending--------------
Primary school3,0359.08.42,8379.08.7+198
Secondary school2,0506.15.52,0376.55.9+13
TAFE9892.92.28822.82.1+107
University4491.34.13471.13.7+102
Overseas born--------------
Total overseas born6,32618.830.55,51717.527.1+809
Non-English speaking backgrounds2,1176.314.21,6065.111.9+511
Speaks another language and English well or very well4,20912.516.33,91112.415.2+298
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree3,03211.317.52,4249.714.4+608
Certificate level5,89021.919.54,79519.117.6+1,095
No qualification12,95748.143.312,73650.846.8+221
Household income--------------
Nil to $5993,30925.818.6--------
$600 to $1,2493,42826.721.0--------
$1,250 to $1,999 2,39718.717.9--------
$2,000 or more 2,21417.330.1--------
Housing tenure--------------
Owned4,51134.528.74,34536.130.2+166
Purchasing3,83529.335.53,58129.735.1+254
Renting3,95630.328.13,36527.926.0+591
Dwelling structure--------------
Separate house13,65987.578.112,02586.478.6+1,634
Medium house1,64110.516.01,53611.015.9+105
High density260.23.7470.33.2-21

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

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