2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Tasmania | State Suburbs

Dover

Code SSC65306 (SSC)
People 958
Male 493
Female 465
Median age 46
Australian citizenship 884
People born overseas 91
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 0
Families 271
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 553
Average people per household 2.2
Median weekly household income $678
Median monthly mortgage repayment $675
Median weekly rent $140
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Dover % Australia %
Total 958 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 493 51.5 9,799,252 49.4
Female 465 48.5 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 73 7.6 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 958 people were usually resident in Dover (State Suburbs): of these 51.5% were male and 48.5% were female. Of the total population 7.6% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Dover % Australia %
People
0-4 years 45 4.7 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 116 12.1 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 80 8.4 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 377 39.4 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 168 17.5 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 172 18.0 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 46 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 16.8% of people usually resident in Dover (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 35.5% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 46 years.

Selected characteristics Dover % Australia %
Australian citizenship 884 92.3 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 91 9.5 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 0 0.0 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 92.3% of people usually resident in Dover (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 9.5% were born overseas and 0.0% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Dover % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 378 47.4 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 132 16.6 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 49 6.1 936,813 5.9
Never married 237 29.7 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 47.4% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Dover (State Suburbs) were married, 16.6% were either separated or divorced, 6.1% were widowed and 29.7% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Dover % Australia %
Australia 804 83.9 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Dover % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Dover % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 213 49.9 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 144 33.7 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 24 5.6 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 12 2.8 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 34 8.0 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 317 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 427 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 427 people aged 15 years and over in Dover (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 49.9% worked full-time, 33.7% worked part-time, 5.6% were away from work, 2.8% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 8.0% were unemployed. 317 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Dover % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 354 -- 466 --
Family 860 -- 1,171 --
Household 678 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Dover (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $354, the median family income was $860 and the median household income was $678.

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includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Dover % Australia %
Couple family without children 139 51.3 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 91 33.6 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 37 13.7 823,254 15.8
Other family 4 1.5 89,686 1.7
Total families 271 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 271 families in Dover (State Suburbs): of these 51.3% were couple families without children, 33.6% were couple families with children, 13.7% were one parent families and 1.5% were other families.

Expand Dwellings category,
includes dwelling structure | dwelling characteristics | household composition

Dwellings — dwelling structure

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

Dwelling type Dover % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 423 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 553 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 423 occupied private dwellings were counted in Dover (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Dover % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 407 96.2 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 0 0.0 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 0 0.0 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 16 3.8 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Dover (State Suburbs), 96.2% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 3.8% were other dwellings.

Tenure Dover % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 209 49.4 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 114 27.0 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 67 15.8 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 0 0.0 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 31 7.3 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Dover (State Suburbs), 49.4% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 27.0% were owned with a mortgage and 15.8% were rented.

Landlord type Dover % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 16 23.9 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 0 0.0 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 41 61.2 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 9 13.4 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Dover (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 23.9% were rented from a real estate agent, 0.0% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 61.2% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Dover % Australia %
Median weekly rent 140 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 675 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.2 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Dover (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $140. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $675. The average people per household was 2.2 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Dover % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 269 63.6 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 129 30.5 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 8 1.9 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Dover (State Suburbs), 63.6% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 30.5% were single (or lone) person households and 1.9% were group households.

LATEST ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (AEST) 25/10/2007

The information contained in this QuickStat has been produced by the Australian Bureau of Statistics. It contains data from the 2006 Census of Population & Housing held on 9 August 2006. 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 2006 Census of Population & Housing held on 9 August 2006. 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 2006 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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