2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | New South Wales | State Suburbs

Lake Albert

Code SSC17783 (SSC)
People 5,853
Male 2,850
Female 3,003
Median age 37
Australian citizenship 5,585
People born overseas 357
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 7
Families 1,661
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 2,164
Average people per household 2.8
Median weekly household income $1,190
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,300
Median weekly rent $200
Community profile

QuickStats Search

Loading map...
Each of the sections below is expandable. Select once to expand the section and display the hidden content. Select again to collapse the section and hide the content. To access the hidden content within each section, select the section to display the content, then use arrow keys to navigate down to the expanded content.

Expand People category,
includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Lake Albert % Australia %
Total 5,853 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 2,850 48.7 9,799,252 49.4
Female 3,003 51.3 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 91 1.6 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 5,853 people were usually resident in Lake Albert (State Suburbs): of these 48.7% were male and 51.3% were female. Of the total population 1.6% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Lake Albert % Australia %
People
0-4 years 373 6.4 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 1,017 17.4 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 798 13.6 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 2,303 39.3 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 734 12.5 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 626 10.7 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 37 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 23.7% of people usually resident in Lake Albert (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 23.2% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 37 years.

Selected characteristics Lake Albert % Australia %
Australian citizenship 5,585 95.4 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 357 6.1 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 7 0.1 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 95.4% of people usually resident in Lake Albert (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 6.1% were born overseas and 0.1% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Lake Albert % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 2,717 60.9 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 373 8.4 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 188 4.2 936,813 5.9
Never married 1,180 26.5 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 60.9% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Lake Albert (State Suburbs) were married, 8.4% were either separated or divorced, 4.2% were widowed and 26.5% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Lake Albert % Australia %
Australia 5,304 90.6 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Lake Albert % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Lake Albert % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Lake Albert % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,920 60.7 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 943 29.8 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 101 3.2 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 87 2.7 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 113 3.6 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 1,187 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 3,164 -- 9,607,987 --
 
View labour force information

During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 3,164 people aged 15 years and over in Lake Albert (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 60.7% worked full-time, 29.8% worked part-time, 3.2% were away from work, 2.7% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 3.6% were unemployed. 1,187 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Lake Albert % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Lake Albert % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 552 -- 466 --
Family 1,353 -- 1,171 --
Household 1,190 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Lake Albert (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $552, the median family income was $1,353 and the median household income was $1,190.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Lake Albert % Australia %
Couple family without children 612 36.8 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 823 49.5 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 209 12.6 823,254 15.8
Other family 17 1.0 89,686 1.7
Total families 1,661 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 1,661 families in Lake Albert (State Suburbs): of these 36.8% were couple families without children, 49.5% were couple families with children, 12.6% were one parent families and 1.0% 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 Lake Albert % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,019 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 2,164 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 2,019 occupied private dwellings were counted in Lake Albert (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Lake Albert % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,919 95.0 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 58 2.9 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 42 2.1 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 0 0.0 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Lake Albert (State Suburbs), 95.0% were separate houses, 2.9% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 2.1% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Tenure Lake Albert % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 815 40.4 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 802 39.7 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 338 16.7 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 3 0.1 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 63 3.1 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Lake Albert (State Suburbs), 40.4% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 39.7% were owned with a mortgage and 16.7% were rented.

Landlord type Lake Albert % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 209 61.8 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 5 1.5 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 116 34.3 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 7 2.1 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Lake Albert (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 61.8% were rented from a real estate agent, 1.5% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 34.3% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Lake Albert % Australia %
Median weekly rent 200 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,300 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.8 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.0 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Lake Albert (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $200. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,300. The average people per household was 2.8 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.0.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Lake Albert % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 1,646 81.5 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 323 16.0 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 21 1.0 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Lake Albert (State Suburbs), 81.5% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 16.0% were single (or lone) person households and 1.0% 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

Back to Top