Albany Demographics (WA) Local Stats

Albany (6330) is a suburb of South Western, Great Southern, Western Australia. It is about 389 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. Albany is in the federal electorate of O'Connor.

In the 2011 census the population of Albany was 1,462 and is comprised of approximately 51.8% females and 48.2% males.

The median/average age of the population of Albany is 47 years of age.

70.4% of people living in the suburb of Albany were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 10.9% England, 1.6% Philippines, 1.6% New Zealand, 1.5% Scotland, 1.1% Netherlands, 0.9% China , 0.8% Nepal, 0.8% Italy, 0.4% Ireland, 0.4% France, 0.4% United States of America, 0.4% Germany, 0.3% India, 0.3% Denmark.

88.0% of people living in Albany speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.0% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.2% Italian, 0.8% Filipino , 0.8% Spanish, 0.8% Mandarin, 0.6% Other, 0.5% Dutch, 0.5% Tagalog, 0.4% Greek.

The religious makeup of Albany is 34.8% No religion, 19.2% Anglican, 16.3% Catholic, 10.2% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.7% Uniting Church, 4.2% Christian, nfd, 1.9% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.4% Buddhism, 1.2% Baptist, 1.0% Pentecostal.

46.6% of people are married, 29.7% have never married and 13.6% are divorced and 4.0% are separated. There are 78 widowed people living in Albany.

52.3% of the people living in Albany over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 33.5% are working on a part time basis. Albany has an unemployment rate of 5.9%.

The main occupations of people living in Albany are 26.7% Professionals, 15.9% Managers, 13.4% Technicians & trades workers, 12.5% Clerical & administrative workers, 10.2% Community & personal service workers, 8.3% Sales workers, 8.3% Labourers, 4.0% Machinery operators & drivers, 0.8% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Albany work in are 14.8% Health care and social assistance, 12.3% Retail trade, 10.2% Education and training, 9.5% Accommodation and food services, 8.5% Construction, 8.0% Professional, scientific and technical services, 5.5% Public administration and safety, 4.5% Manufacturing, 3.9% Other services.

37.5% of homes are fully owned, and 22.8% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 36.2% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $640 per week and the median household income is $1062 per week.

The median rent in Albany is $240 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1450 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Albany postcode 6330

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