2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Tasmania | State Suburbs

Geeveston

Code SSC65446 (SSC)
People 1,585
Male 791
Female 794
Median age 39
Australian citizenship 1,468
People born overseas 136
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 0
Families 447
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 677
Average people per household 2.6
Median weekly household income $656
Median monthly mortgage repayment $693
Median weekly rent $120
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People — demographics
People Geeveston % Australia %
Total 1,585 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 791 49.9 9,799,252 49.4
Female 794 50.1 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 174 11.0 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 1,585 people were usually resident in Geeveston (State Suburbs): of these 49.9% were male and 50.1% were female. Of the total population 11.0% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Geeveston % Australia %
People
0-4 years 97 6.1 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 263 16.6 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 192 12.1 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 610 38.5 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 228 14.4 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 195 12.3 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 39 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 22.7% of people usually resident in Geeveston (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 26.7% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 39 years.

Selected characteristics Geeveston % Australia %
Australian citizenship 1,468 92.6 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 136 8.6 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 0 0.0 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 92.6% of people usually resident in Geeveston (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 8.6% were born overseas and 0.0% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Geeveston % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 580 47.3 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 181 14.8 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 66 5.4 936,813 5.9
Never married 399 32.6 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 47.3% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Geeveston (State Suburbs) were married, 14.8% were either separated or divorced, 5.4% were widowed and 32.6% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Geeveston % Australia %
Australia 1,351 85.2 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Geeveston % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Geeveston % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 311 52.0 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 196 32.8 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 28 4.7 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 11 1.8 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 52 8.7 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 567 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 598 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 598 people aged 15 years and over in Geeveston (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 52.0% worked full-time, 32.8% worked part-time, 4.7% were away from work, 1.8% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 8.7% were unemployed. 567 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Geeveston % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 321 -- 466 --
Family 808 -- 1,171 --
Household 656 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Geeveston (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $321, the median family income was $808 and the median household income was $656.

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Families — family composition
Family composition Geeveston % Australia %
Couple family without children 186 41.6 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 191 42.7 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 60 13.4 823,254 15.8
Other family 10 2.2 89,686 1.7
Total families 447 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 447 families in Geeveston (State Suburbs): of these 41.6% were couple families without children, 42.7% were couple families with children, 13.4% were one parent families and 2.2% were other families.

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includes dwelling structure | dwelling characteristics | household composition

Dwellings — dwelling structure

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

Dwelling type Geeveston % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 607 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 677 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 607 occupied private dwellings were counted in Geeveston (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Geeveston % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 575 94.7 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 6 1.0 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 12 2.0 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 14 2.3 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Geeveston (State Suburbs), 94.7% were separate houses, 1.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 2.0% were flats, units or apartments and 2.3% were other dwellings.

Tenure Geeveston % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 261 43.0 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 212 34.9 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 101 16.6 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 6 1.0 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 28 4.6 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Geeveston (State Suburbs), 43.0% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 34.9% were owned with a mortgage and 16.6% were rented.

Landlord type Geeveston % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 30 29.7 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 18 17.8 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 52 51.5 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 4 4.0 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Geeveston (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 29.7% were rented from a real estate agent, 17.8% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 51.5% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Geeveston % Australia %
Median weekly rent 120 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 693 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.6 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Geeveston (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $120. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $693. The average people per household was 2.6 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Geeveston % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 436 71.8 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 134 22.1 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 11 1.8 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Geeveston (State Suburbs), 71.8% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 22.1% were single (or lone) person households and 1.8% 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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