2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

St Albans

Code SSC21635 (SSC)
People 33,511
Male 16,561
Female 16,950
Median age 36
Australian citizenship 27,260
People born overseas 17,931
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 141
Families 8,996
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 12,667
Average people per household 2.8
Median weekly household income $669
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,000
Median weekly rent $160
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People — demographics
People St Albans % Australia %
Total 33,511 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 16,561 49.4 9,799,252 49.4
Female 16,950 50.6 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 89 0.3 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 33,511 people were usually resident in St Albans (State Suburbs): of these 49.4% were male and 50.6% were female. Of the total population 0.3% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age St Albans % Australia %
People
0-4 years 2,113 6.3 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 4,281 12.8 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 4,795 14.3 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 13,645 40.7 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 4,024 12.0 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 4,653 13.9 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 36 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 19.1% of people usually resident in St Albans (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 25.9% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 36 years.

Selected characteristics St Albans % Australia %
Australian citizenship 27,260 81.3 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 17,931 53.5 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 141 0.4 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 81.3% of people usually resident in St Albans (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 53.5% were born overseas and 0.4% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status St Albans % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 12,990 47.9 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 3,522 13.0 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 1,795 6.6 936,813 5.9
Never married 8,813 32.5 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 47.9% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in St Albans (State Suburbs) were married, 13.0% were either separated or divorced, 6.6% were widowed and 32.5% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth St Albans % Australia %
Australia 12,658 37.8 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses St Albans % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) St Albans % Australia %

People — employment
Employment St Albans % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 7,021 55.6 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 3,078 24.4 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 370 2.9 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 529 4.2 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 1,622 12.9 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 12,193 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 12,620 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 12,620 people aged 15 years and over in St Albans (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 55.6% worked full-time, 24.4% worked part-time, 2.9% were away from work, 4.2% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 12.9% were unemployed. 12,193 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation St Albans % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes St Albans % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 274 -- 466 --
Family 769 -- 1,171 --
Household 669 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in St Albans (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $274, the median family income was $769 and the median household income was $669.

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includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition St Albans % Australia %
Couple family without children 2,506 27.9 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 4,070 45.2 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 2,207 24.5 823,254 15.8
Other family 213 2.4 89,686 1.7
Total families 8,996 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 8,996 families in St Albans (State Suburbs): of these 27.9% were couple families without children, 45.2% were couple families with children, 24.5% were one parent families and 2.4% 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 St Albans % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 11,881 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 12,667 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 11,881 occupied private dwellings were counted in St Albans (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure St Albans % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 9,572 80.6 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 885 7.4 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 1,377 11.6 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 43 0.4 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 4 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in St Albans (State Suburbs), 80.6% were separate houses, 7.4% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 11.6% were flats, units or apartments and 0.4% were other dwellings.

Tenure St Albans % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 4,730 39.8 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 2,911 24.5 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 2,981 25.1 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 70 0.6 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 1,188 10.0 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in St Albans (State Suburbs), 39.8% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 24.5% were owned with a mortgage and 25.1% were rented.

Landlord type St Albans % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 1,332 44.7 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 414 13.9 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 1,128 37.8 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 109 3.7 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in St Albans (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 44.7% were rented from a real estate agent, 13.9% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 37.8% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics St Albans % Australia %
Median weekly rent 160 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,000 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.8 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in St Albans (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $160. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,000. The average people per household was 2.8 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.2.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition St Albans % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 8,607 72.4 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 2,309 19.4 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 333 2.8 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in St Albans (State Suburbs), 72.4% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 19.4% were single (or lone) person households and 2.8% 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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