2001 Census QuickStats

All people - location on Census Night

Australia | Tasmania | Urban Centres and Localities

Smithton

Code UCL616200 (UCL)
People 3,142
Male 1,545
Female 1,597
Australian citizenship 3,003
People born overseas 137
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 0
Families 841
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,395
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Smithton % Australia %
Total 3,142 -- 18,769,249 --
Male 1,545 49.2 9,270,466 49.4
Female 1,597 50.8 9,498,783 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 295 9.4 410,003 2.2

On Census Night 7th August 2001, 3,142 people were counted in Smithton (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 49.2% were male and 50.8% were female. Of the total population 9.4% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Smithton % Australia %
People
0-4 years 268 8.5 1,243,969 6.6
5-14 years 440 14.0 2,668,506 14.2
15-24 years 411 13.1 2,566,346 13.7
25-54 years 1,301 41.4 8,159,808 43.5
55-64 years 271 8.6 1,759,742 9.4
65 years and over 458 14.6 2,370,878 12.6

On Census Night 2001 in Smithton (Urban Centres and Localities) there were 708 children aged 0-14 years and 729 people aged 55 years and over.

Selected characteristics Smithton % Australia %
Australian citizenship 3,003 95.6 16,559,774 88.2
People born overseas 137 4.4 4,105,444 21.9
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 0 0.0 203,101 1.1

On Census Night 2001 in Smithton (Urban Centres and Localities), 3,003 people were Australian citizens, 137 were born overseas and 0 people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Smithton % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,236 50.6 7,635,947 51.4
Separated or divorced 238 9.8 1,609,314 10.8
Widowed 255 10.4 919,904 6.2
Never married 706 28.9 4,691,609 31.6

On Census Night 2001 in Smithton (Urban Centres and Localities), 50.6% of people aged 15 years and over were married, 9.8% were separated or divorced, 10.4% were widowed and 28.9% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Smithton % Australia %
Australia 2,876 91.5 13,629,481 72.6
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Smithton % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Smithton % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 855 59.0 5,360,693 59.8
Worked part-time 458 31.6 2,689,709 30.0
Hours worked not stated 45 3.1 248,204 2.8
Unemployed 92 6.3 660,709 7.4
Not in the labour force 905 -- 5,265,426 --
Total in labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 1,450 -- 8,959,315 --
 
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During the week prior to Census Night 2001, 1,450 people aged 15 years and over in Smithton (Urban Centres and Localities) were in the labour force. Of these 59.0% worked full-time, 31.6% worked part-time, 3.1% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 6.3% were unemployed. 905 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Expand Families category,
includes family type

Families — family type
Family type Smithton % Australia %
Couple family without children 297 35.3 1,764,167 35.7
Couple family with children 411 48.9 2,321,165 47.0
One parent family 116 13.8 762,632 15.4
Other family 17 2.0 88,864 1.8
Total families 841 -- 4,936,828 --

On Census Night 2001 in Smithton (Urban Centres and Localities), 841 families were counted: of these, 35.3% were couple families without children, 48.9% were couple families with children, 13.8% were one parent families and 2.0% 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 Smithton % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,268 90.9 7,072,202 90.8
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,395 -- 7,790,079 --

On Census Night 2001 in Smithton (Urban Centres and Localities), 1,268 occupied private dwellings were counted.

Dwelling structure Smithton % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,099 86.7 5,327,309 75.3
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 79 6.2 632,176 8.9
Flat, unit or apartment 73 5.8 923,139 13.1
Other dwelling 13 1.0 134,274 1.9
Dwelling type not stated 4 0.3 55,304 0.8

On Census Night 2001, of occupied private dwellings counted in Smithton (Urban Centres and Localities), 86.7% were separate houses, 6.2% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 5.8% were flats, units or apartments and 1.0% were other dwellings.

Tenure Smithton % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 476 37.5 2,810,917 39.7
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 349 27.5 1,872,132 26.5
Rented (includes rent-free) 379 29.9 1,858,324 26.3
Other tenure type 26 2.1 196,026 2.8
Tenure type not stated 39 3.1 334,803 4.7

On Census Night 2001 in Smithton (Urban Centres and Localities), 37.5% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 27.5% were being purchased and 29.9% were rented.

Landlord type Smithton % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 84 22.2 813,633 43.8
State or Territory housing authority 107 28.2 317,171 17.1
Other landlord type 176 46.4 705,122 37.9
Landlord type not stated 9 2.4 22,398 1.2

On Census Night 2001 in Smithton (Urban Centres and Localities), of the occupied private dwellings being rented 22.2% were rented from a real estate agent, 28.2% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 46.4% were rented from an other landlord type.

Dwellings — household type
Household type Smithton % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 841 66.3 4,866,031 68.8
Single (or lone) person households 373 29.4 1,616,213 22.9
Group households 31 2.4 262,551 3.7

On Census Night 2001 in Smithton (Urban Centres and Localities), 66.3% of the occupied private dwellings were family households, 29.4% were single (or lone) person households and 2.4% 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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