2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Alma

Code SSC25017 (SSC)
People 692
Male 359
Female 333
Median age 45
Australian citizenship 653
People born overseas 62
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 0
Families 198
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 278
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $656
Median monthly mortgage repayment $731
Median weekly rent $110
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Alma % Australia %
Total 692 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 359 51.9 9,799,252 49.4
Female 333 48.1 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 9 1.3 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 692 people were usually resident in Alma (State Suburbs): of these 51.9% were male and 48.1% were female. Of the total population 1.3% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Alma % Australia %
People
0-4 years 32 4.6 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 100 14.5 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 76 11.0 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 241 34.8 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 148 21.4 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 95 13.7 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 45 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 19.1% of people usually resident in Alma (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 35.1% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 45 years.

Selected characteristics Alma % Australia %
Australian citizenship 653 94.4 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 62 9.0 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 0 0.0 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 94.4% of people usually resident in Alma (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 9.0% were born overseas and 0.0% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Alma % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 319 57.0 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 74 13.2 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 24 4.3 936,813 5.9
Never married 143 25.5 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 57.0% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Alma (State Suburbs) were married, 13.2% were either separated or divorced, 4.3% were widowed and 25.5% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Alma % Australia %
Australia 590 85.3 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Alma % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Alma % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 154 52.2 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 103 34.9 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 5 1.7 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 6 2.0 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 27 9.2 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 248 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 295 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 295 people aged 15 years and over in Alma (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 52.2% worked full-time, 34.9% worked part-time, 1.7% were away from work, 2.0% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 9.2% were unemployed. 248 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Alma % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 283 -- 466 --
Family 745 -- 1,171 --
Household 656 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Alma (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $283, the median family income was $745 and the median household income was $656.

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includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Alma % Australia %
Couple family without children 93 47.0 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 83 41.9 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 22 11.1 823,254 15.8
Other family 0 0.0 89,686 1.7
Total families 198 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 198 families in Alma (State Suburbs): of these 47.0% were couple families without children, 41.9% were couple families with children, 11.1% were one parent families and 0.0% 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 Alma % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 263 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 278 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 263 occupied private dwellings were counted in Alma (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Alma % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 259 98.5 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 0 0.0 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 0 0.0 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 4 1.5 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Alma (State Suburbs), 98.5% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 1.5% were other dwellings.

Tenure Alma % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 139 52.9 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 86 32.7 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 26 9.9 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 0 0.0 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 10 3.8 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Alma (State Suburbs), 52.9% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 32.7% were owned with a mortgage and 9.9% were rented.

Landlord type Alma % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 6 23.1 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 0 0.0 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 18 69.2 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 4 15.4 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Alma (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 23.1% were rented from a real estate agent, 0.0% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 69.2% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Alma % Australia %
Median weekly rent 110 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 731 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.5 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Alma (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $110. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $731. The average people per household was 2.5 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Alma % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 196 74.5 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 47 17.9 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 6 2.3 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Alma (State Suburbs), 74.5% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 17.9% were single (or lone) person households and 2.3% 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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