Albury has one of the lowest ratios of men to women in NSW, the latest population, age and sex data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics shows.
The twin city tied with Bourke and Willoughby to round out the top ten local government areas with the lowest gender ratios of men to women in 2016, with 93.9 men per 100 women – dropping from 94.2 in 2015.
The lowest ratio was in the lower north shore Sydney area of Mosman with 87.9, and the highest was Junee with 133.5 men per 100 women.
Wodonga’s ratio last year was more balanced with 98.3 men per 100 women, but better in Alpine (98.8), and getting close to equal in Indigo followed with 99.2.
There were only 94.8 men per 100 women in Wangaratta – among the 10 lowest ratios in Victoria, and in Towong, the ratio was one of the state’s highest at 108 men per 100 women.
The Federation and Berrigan shires ranked within the top 10 for the highest median age in NSW – 48.7 and 48.4 respectively.