2001 Census QuickStats

All people - location on Census Night

Australia | Tasmania | Urban Centres and Localities

Strahan (L)

Code UCL617200 (UCL)
People 735
Male 392
Female 343
Australian citizenship 688
People born overseas 38
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 18
Families 178
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 415
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Strahan (L) % Australia %
Total 735 -- 18,769,249 --
Male 392 53.3 9,270,466 49.4
Female 343 46.7 9,498,783 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 40 5.4 410,003 2.2

On Census Night 7th August 2001, 735 people were counted in Strahan (L) (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 53.3% were male and 46.7% were female. Of the total population 5.4% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Strahan (L) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 53 7.2 1,243,969 6.6
5-14 years 95 12.9 2,668,506 14.2
15-24 years 90 12.2 2,566,346 13.7
25-54 years 330 44.9 8,159,808 43.5
55-64 years 72 9.8 1,759,742 9.4
65 years and over 81 11.0 2,370,878 12.6

On Census Night 2001 in Strahan (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) there were 148 children aged 0-14 years and 153 people aged 55 years and over.

Selected characteristics Strahan (L) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 688 93.6 16,559,774 88.2
People born overseas 38 5.2 4,105,444 21.9
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 18 2.4 203,101 1.1

On Census Night 2001 in Strahan (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 688 people were Australian citizens, 38 were born overseas and 18 people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Strahan (L) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 286 49.9 7,635,947 51.4
Separated or divorced 72 12.6 1,609,314 10.8
Widowed 36 6.3 919,904 6.2
Never married 197 34.4 4,691,609 31.6

On Census Night 2001 in Strahan (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 49.9% of people aged 15 years and over were married, 12.6% were separated or divorced, 6.3% were widowed and 34.4% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Strahan (L) % Australia %
Australia 668 90.9 13,629,481 72.6
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Strahan (L) % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Strahan (L) % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Strahan (L) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 207 53.5 5,360,693 59.8
Worked part-time 146 37.7 2,689,709 30.0
Hours worked not stated 11 2.8 248,204 2.8
Unemployed 23 5.9 660,709 7.4
Not in the labour force 179 -- 5,265,426 --
Total in labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 387 -- 8,959,315 --
 
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During the week prior to Census Night 2001, 387 people aged 15 years and over in Strahan (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) were in the labour force. Of these 53.5% worked full-time, 37.7% worked part-time, 2.8% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 5.9% were unemployed. 179 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Strahan (L) % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Expand Families category,
includes family type

Families — family type
Family type Strahan (L) % Australia %
Couple family without children 78 43.8 1,764,167 35.7
Couple family with children 70 39.3 2,321,165 47.0
One parent family 27 15.2 762,632 15.4
Other family 3 1.7 88,864 1.8
Total families 178 -- 4,936,828 --

On Census Night 2001 in Strahan (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 178 families were counted: of these, 43.8% were couple families without children, 39.3% were couple families with children, 15.2% were one parent families and 1.7% 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 Strahan (L) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 314 75.7 7,072,202 90.8
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 415 -- 7,790,079 --

On Census Night 2001 in Strahan (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 314 occupied private dwellings were counted.

Dwelling structure Strahan (L) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 276 87.9 5,327,309 75.3
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 5 1.6 632,176 8.9
Flat, unit or apartment 9 2.9 923,139 13.1
Other dwelling 19 6.1 134,274 1.9
Dwelling type not stated 5 1.6 55,304 0.8

On Census Night 2001, of occupied private dwellings counted in Strahan (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 87.9% were separate houses, 1.6% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 2.9% were flats, units or apartments and 6.1% were other dwellings.

Tenure Strahan (L) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 131 41.7 2,810,917 39.7
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 44 14.0 1,872,132 26.5
Rented (includes rent-free) 104 33.1 1,858,324 26.3
Other tenure type 23 7.3 196,026 2.8
Tenure type not stated 16 5.1 334,803 4.7

On Census Night 2001 in Strahan (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 41.7% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 14.0% were being purchased and 33.1% were rented.

Landlord type Strahan (L) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 8 7.7 813,633 43.8
State or Territory housing authority 6 5.8 317,171 17.1
Other landlord type 86 82.7 705,122 37.9
Landlord type not stated 0 0.0 22,398 1.2

On Census Night 2001 in Strahan (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of the occupied private dwellings being rented 7.7% were rented from a real estate agent, 5.8% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 82.7% were rented from an other landlord type.

Dwellings — household type
Household type Strahan (L) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 175 55.7 4,866,031 68.8
Single (or lone) person households 88 28.0 1,616,213 22.9
Group households 9 2.9 262,551 3.7

On Census Night 2001 in Strahan (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 55.7% of the occupied private dwellings were family households, 28.0% were single (or lone) person households and 2.9% 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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