2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | New South Wales | Local Government Areas

Yass Valley (A)

Code LGA18710 (LGA)
People 13,135
Male 6,510
Female 6,625
Median age 39
Australian citizenship 12,221
People born overseas 1,394
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 40
Families 3,677
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 5,468
Average people per household 2.7
Median weekly household income $1,165
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,408
Median weekly rent $150
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People — demographics
People Yass Valley (A) % Australia %
Total 13,135 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 6,510 49.6 9,799,252 49.4
Female 6,625 50.4 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 237 1.8 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 13,135 people were usually resident in Yass Valley (A) (Local Government Areas): of these 49.6% were male and 50.4% were female. Of the total population 1.8% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Yass Valley (A) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 914 7.0 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 2,025 15.4 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 1,389 10.6 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 5,430 41.3 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 1,745 13.3 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 1,632 12.4 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 39 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 22.4% of people usually resident in Yass Valley (A) (Local Government Areas) were children aged 0-14 years, and 25.7% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 39 years.

Selected characteristics Yass Valley (A) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 12,221 93.0 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 1,394 10.6 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 40 0.3 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 93.0% of people usually resident in Yass Valley (A) (Local Government Areas) were Australian citizens, 10.6% were born overseas and 0.3% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Yass Valley (A) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 5,953 58.4 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 1,099 10.8 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 567 5.6 936,813 5.9
Never married 2,580 25.3 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 58.4% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Yass Valley (A) (Local Government Areas) were married, 10.8% were either separated or divorced, 5.6% were widowed and 25.3% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Yass Valley (A) % Australia %
Australia 11,098 84.5 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Yass Valley (A) % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Yass Valley (A) % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Yass Valley (A) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 4,361 62.9 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 1,953 28.2 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 264 3.8 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 175 2.5 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 178 2.6 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 2,895 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 6,931 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 6,931 people aged 15 years and over in Yass Valley (A) (Local Government Areas) were in the labour force. Of these 62.9% worked full-time, 28.2% worked part-time, 3.8% were away from work, 2.5% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 2.6% were unemployed. 2,895 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Yass Valley (A) % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Industry of employment, top responses Yass Valley (A) % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Yass Valley (A) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 546 -- 466 --
Family 1,377 -- 1,171 --
Household 1,165 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Yass Valley (A) (Local Government Areas), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $546, the median family income was $1,377 and the median household income was $1,165.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Yass Valley (A) % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,515 41.2 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 1,736 47.2 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 398 10.8 823,254 15.8
Other family 28 0.8 89,686 1.7
Total families 3,677 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 3,677 families in Yass Valley (A) (Local Government Areas): of these 41.2% were couple families without children, 47.2% were couple families with children, 10.8% were one parent families and 0.8% 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 Yass Valley (A) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 4,838 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 5,468 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 4,838 occupied private dwellings were counted in Yass Valley (A) (Local Government Areas).

Dwelling structure Yass Valley (A) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 4,532 93.7 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 85 1.8 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 104 2.1 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 117 2.4 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Yass Valley (A) (Local Government Areas), 93.7% were separate houses, 1.8% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 2.1% were flats, units or apartments and 2.4% were other dwellings.

Tenure Yass Valley (A) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 1,747 36.1 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 1,855 38.3 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 976 20.2 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 48 1.0 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 212 4.4 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Yass Valley (A) (Local Government Areas), 36.1% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 38.3% were owned with a mortgage and 20.2% were rented.

Landlord type Yass Valley (A) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 340 34.8 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 102 10.5 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 469 48.1 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 65 6.7 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Yass Valley (A) (Local Government Areas), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 34.8% were rented from a real estate agent, 10.5% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 48.1% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Yass Valley (A) % Australia %
Median weekly rent 150 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,408 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.7 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Yass Valley (A) (Local Government Areas), the median weekly rent was $150. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,408. The average people per household was 2.7 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Yass Valley (A) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 3,623 74.9 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 948 19.6 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 85 1.8 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Yass Valley (A) (Local Government Areas), 74.9% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 19.6% were single (or lone) person households and 1.8% 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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