2006 Census QuickStats

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Alstonville

Code UCL101000 (UCL)
People 5,006
Male 2,241
Female 2,765
Median age 47
Australian citizenship 4,639
People born overseas 498
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 33
Families 1,413
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 2,239
Average people per household 2.2
Median weekly household income $688
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,164
Median weekly rent $185
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People — demographics
People Alstonville % Australia %
Total 5,006 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 2,241 44.8 9,799,252 49.4
Female 2,765 55.2 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 80 1.6 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 5,006 people were usually resident in Alstonville (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 44.8% were male and 55.2% were female. Of the total population 1.6% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Alstonville % Australia %
People
0-4 years 218 4.4 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 639 12.8 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 514 10.3 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 1,641 32.8 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 607 12.1 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 1,386 27.7 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 47 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 17.1% of people usually resident in Alstonville (Urban Centres and Localities) were children aged 0-14 years, and 39.8% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 47 years.

Selected characteristics Alstonville % Australia %
Australian citizenship 4,639 92.7 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 498 9.9 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 33 0.7 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 92.7% of people usually resident in Alstonville (Urban Centres and Localities) were Australian citizens, 9.9% were born overseas and 0.7% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Alstonville % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 2,139 51.6 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 491 11.8 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 510 12.3 936,813 5.9
Never married 1,003 24.2 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 51.6% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Alstonville (Urban Centres and Localities) were married, 11.8% were either separated or divorced, 12.3% were widowed and 24.2% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Alstonville % Australia %
Australia 4,256 85.0 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 1,078 53.7 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 696 34.7 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 69 3.4 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 38 1.9 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 126 6.3 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 1,939 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 2,007 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 2,007 people aged 15 years and over in Alstonville (Urban Centres and Localities) were in the labour force. Of these 53.7% worked full-time, 34.7% worked part-time, 3.4% were away from work, 1.9% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 6.3% were unemployed. 1,939 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 386 -- 466 --
Family 941 -- 1,171 --
Household 688 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Alstonville (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $386, the median family income was $941 and the median household income was $688.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Alstonville % Australia %
Couple family without children 670 47.4 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 466 33.0 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 260 18.4 823,254 15.8
Other family 17 1.2 89,686 1.7
Total families 1,413 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 1,413 families in Alstonville (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 47.4% were couple families without children, 33.0% were couple families with children, 18.4% were one parent families and 1.2% 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 2,129 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 2,239 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 2,129 occupied private dwellings were counted in Alstonville (Urban Centres and Localities).

Dwelling structure Alstonville % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,499 70.4 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 138 6.5 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 428 20.1 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 64 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 (Urban Centres and Localities), 70.4% were separate houses, 6.5% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 20.1% were flats, units or apartments and 3.0% were other dwellings.

Tenure Alstonville % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 1,024 48.1 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 481 22.6 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 488 22.9 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 45 2.1 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 91 4.3 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Alstonville (Urban Centres and Localities), 48.1% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 22.6% were owned with a mortgage and 22.9% were rented.

Landlord type Alstonville % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 304 62.3 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 46 9.4 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 129 26.4 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 11 2.3 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Alstonville (Urban Centres and Localities), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 62.3% were rented from a real estate agent, 9.4% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 26.4% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Alstonville % Australia %
Median weekly rent 185 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,164 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.2 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Alstonville (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly rent was $185. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,164. The average people per household was 2.2 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 1,391 65.3 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 661 31.0 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 42 2.0 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Alstonville (Urban Centres and Localities), 65.3% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 31.0% 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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