2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | New South Wales | State Suburbs

Alstonville

Code SSC16047 (SSC)
People 5,397
Male 2,448
Female 2,949
Median age 47
Australian citizenship 5,020
People born overseas 535
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 32
Families 1,527
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 2,377
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $711
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,200
Median weekly rent $185
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Alstonville % Australia %
Total 5,397 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 2,448 45.4 9,799,252 49.4
Female 2,949 54.6 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 84 1.6 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 5,397 people were usually resident in Alstonville (State Suburbs): of these 45.4% were male and 54.6% were female. Of the total population 1.6% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Alstonville % Australia %
People
0-4 years 237 4.4 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 699 13.0 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 564 10.5 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 1,804 33.4 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 655 12.1 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 1,438 26.6 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 47 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 17.3% of people usually resident in Alstonville (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 38.8% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 47 years.

Selected characteristics Alstonville % Australia %
Australian citizenship 5,020 93.0 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 535 9.9 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 32 0.6 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 93.0% of people usually resident in Alstonville (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 9.9% were born overseas and 0.6% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Alstonville % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 2,344 52.5 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 511 11.5 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 523 11.7 936,813 5.9
Never married 1,085 24.3 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 52.5% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Alstonville (State Suburbs) were married, 11.5% were either separated or divorced, 11.7% were widowed and 24.3% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Alstonville % Australia %
Australia 4,594 85.1 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Alstonville % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Alstonville % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Alstonville % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,186 53.5 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 782 35.3 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 73 3.3 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 49 2.2 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 125 5.6 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 2,038 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 2,215 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 2,215 people aged 15 years and over in Alstonville (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 53.5% worked full-time, 35.3% worked part-time, 3.3% were away from work, 2.2% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 5.6% were unemployed. 2,038 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Alstonville % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Industry of employment, top responses Alstonville % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Alstonville % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 390 -- 466 --
Family 970 -- 1,171 --
Household 711 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Alstonville (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $390, the median family income was $970 and the median household income was $711.

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includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Alstonville % Australia %
Couple family without children 722 47.3 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 523 34.3 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 260 17.0 823,254 15.8
Other family 22 1.4 89,686 1.7
Total families 1,527 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 1,527 families in Alstonville (State Suburbs): of these 47.3% were couple families without children, 34.3% were couple families with children, 17.0% were one parent families and 1.4% were other families.

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includes dwelling structure | dwelling characteristics | household composition

Dwellings — dwelling structure

Dwellings include visitor only and other not-classifiable households unless otherwise stated

Dwelling type Alstonville % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,269 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 2,377 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 2,269 occupied private dwellings were counted in Alstonville (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Alstonville % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,634 72.0 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 138 6.1 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 428 18.9 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 69 3.0 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Alstonville (State Suburbs), 72.0% were separate houses, 6.1% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 18.9% were flats, units or apartments and 3.0% were other dwellings.

Tenure Alstonville % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 1,090 48.0 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 535 23.6 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 498 21.9 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 45 2.0 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 100 4.4 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Alstonville (State Suburbs), 48.0% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 23.6% were owned with a mortgage and 21.9% were rented.

Landlord type Alstonville % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 304 61.0 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 45 9.0 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 130 26.1 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 17 3.4 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Alstonville (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 61.0% were rented from a real estate agent, 9.0% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 26.1% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Alstonville % Australia %
Median weekly rent 185 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,200 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.3 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Alstonville (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $185. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,200. The average people per household was 2.3 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Alstonville % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 1,505 66.3 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 672 29.6 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 45 2.0 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Alstonville (State Suburbs), 66.3% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 29.6% were single (or lone) person households and 2.0% 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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