2001 Census QuickStats

All people - location on Census Night

Australia | Tasmania | Local Government Areas

Hobart (C)

Code LGA62810 (LGA)
People 46,622
Male 22,468
Female 24,154
Australian citizenship 41,921
People born overseas 8,025
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 697
Families 11,054
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 21,840
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Expand People category,
includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Hobart (C) % Australia %
Total 46,622 -- 18,769,249 --
Male 22,468 48.2 9,270,466 49.4
Female 24,154 51.8 9,498,783 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 608 1.3 410,003 2.2

On Census Night 7th August 2001, 46,622 people were counted in Hobart (C) (Local Government Areas): of these 48.2% were male and 51.8% were female. Of the total population 1.3% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Hobart (C) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 2,268 4.9 1,243,969 6.6
5-14 years 5,060 10.9 2,668,506 14.2
15-24 years 8,203 17.6 2,566,346 13.7
25-54 years 20,327 43.6 8,159,808 43.5
55-64 years 4,122 8.8 1,759,742 9.4
65 years and over 6,644 14.3 2,370,878 12.6

On Census Night 2001 in Hobart (C) (Local Government Areas) there were 7,328 children aged 0-14 years and 10,766 people aged 55 years and over.

Selected characteristics Hobart (C) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 41,921 89.9 16,559,774 88.2
People born overseas 8,025 17.2 4,105,444 21.9
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 697 1.5 203,101 1.1

On Census Night 2001 in Hobart (C) (Local Government Areas), 41,921 people were Australian citizens, 8,025 were born overseas and 697 people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Hobart (C) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 16,231 41.3 7,635,947 51.4
Separated or divorced 4,792 12.2 1,609,314 10.8
Widowed 2,757 7.0 919,904 6.2
Never married 15,513 39.5 4,691,609 31.6

On Census Night 2001 in Hobart (C) (Local Government Areas), 41.3% of people aged 15 years and over were married, 12.2% were separated or divorced, 7.0% were widowed and 39.5% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Hobart (C) % Australia %
Australia 36,291 77.8 13,629,481 72.6
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Hobart (C) % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Hobart (C) % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Hobart (C) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 13,374 56.0 5,360,693 59.8
Worked part-time 8,184 34.3 2,689,709 30.0
Hours worked not stated 494 2.1 248,204 2.8
Unemployed 1,820 7.6 660,709 7.4
Not in the labour force 13,907 -- 5,265,426 --
Total in labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 23,872 -- 8,959,315 --
 
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During the week prior to Census Night 2001, 23,872 people aged 15 years and over in Hobart (C) (Local Government Areas) were in the labour force. Of these 56.0% worked full-time, 34.3% worked part-time, 2.1% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 7.6% were unemployed. 13,907 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Hobart (C) % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Industry of employment, top responses Hobart (C) % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Expand Families category,
includes family type

Families — family type
Family type Hobart (C) % Australia %
Couple family without children 4,491 40.6 1,764,167 35.7
Couple family with children 4,459 40.3 2,321,165 47.0
One parent family 1,838 16.6 762,632 15.4
Other family 266 2.4 88,864 1.8
Total families 11,054 -- 4,936,828 --

On Census Night 2001 in Hobart (C) (Local Government Areas), 11,054 families were counted: of these, 40.6% were couple families without children, 40.3% were couple families with children, 16.6% were one parent families and 2.4% were other families.

Expand Dwellings category,
includes dwelling structure | household type

Dwellings — dwelling structure

Dwellings include visitor only and other not-classifiable households unless otherwise stated

Dwelling type Hobart (C) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 19,871 91.0 7,072,202 90.8
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 21,840 -- 7,790,079 --

On Census Night 2001 in Hobart (C) (Local Government Areas), 19,871 occupied private dwellings were counted.

Dwelling structure Hobart (C) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 13,330 67.1 5,327,309 75.3
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 1,845 9.3 632,176 8.9
Flat, unit or apartment 4,400 22.1 923,139 13.1
Other dwelling 200 1.0 134,274 1.9
Dwelling type not stated 96 0.5 55,304 0.8

On Census Night 2001, of occupied private dwellings counted in Hobart (C) (Local Government Areas), 67.1% were separate houses, 9.3% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 22.1% were flats, units or apartments and 1.0% were other dwellings.

Tenure Hobart (C) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 7,287 36.7 2,810,917 39.7
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 4,722 23.8 1,872,132 26.5
Rented (includes rent-free) 6,523 32.8 1,858,324 26.3
Other tenure type 508 2.6 196,026 2.8
Tenure type not stated 829 4.2 334,803 4.7

On Census Night 2001 in Hobart (C) (Local Government Areas), 36.7% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 23.8% were being purchased and 32.8% were rented.

Landlord type Hobart (C) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 2,208 33.8 813,633 43.8
State or Territory housing authority 666 10.2 317,171 17.1
Other landlord type 3,592 55.1 705,122 37.9
Landlord type not stated 59 0.9 22,398 1.2

On Census Night 2001 in Hobart (C) (Local Government Areas), of the occupied private dwellings being rented 33.8% were rented from a real estate agent, 10.2% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 55.1% were rented from an other landlord type.

Dwellings — household type
Household type Hobart (C) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 11,001 55.4 4,866,031 68.8
Single (or lone) person households 6,680 33.6 1,616,213 22.9
Group households 1,388 7.0 262,551 3.7

On Census Night 2001 in Hobart (C) (Local Government Areas), 55.4% of the occupied private dwellings were family households, 33.6% were single (or lone) person households and 7.0% were group households.

LATEST ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (AEST) 9/03/2006

Data for this Quickstats has been sourced from the 2001 Basic Community Profile catalogue No. 2001.0 and the 2001 Indigenous Profile catalogue No. 2002.0. Indigenous Statistics are only available for selected geographic areas. The information contained in this QuickStat has been produced by the Australian Bureau of Statistics. It contains data from the 2001 Census of Population & Housing held on 7 August 2001. 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 2001 Census of Population & Housing held on 7 August 2001. 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 2001 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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