2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Tasmania | State Suburbs

Saltwater River

Code SSC66081 (SSC)
People 156
Male 76
Female 80
Median age 44
Australian citizenship 142
People born overseas 21
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 0
Families 45
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 196
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $537
Median monthly mortgage repayment $893
Median weekly rent $110
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Saltwater River % Australia %
Total 156 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 76 48.7 9,799,252 49.4
Female 80 51.3 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 0 0.0 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 156 people were usually resident in Saltwater River (State Suburbs): of these 48.7% were male and 51.3% were female. Of the total population 0.0% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Saltwater River % Australia %
People
0-4 years 14 9.0 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 16 10.3 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 10 6.4 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 67 42.9 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 25 16.0 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 25 16.0 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 44 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 19.2% of people usually resident in Saltwater River (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 32.1% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 44 years.

Selected characteristics Saltwater River % Australia %
Australian citizenship 142 91.0 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 21 13.5 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 0 0.0 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 91.0% of people usually resident in Saltwater River (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 13.5% were born overseas and 0.0% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Saltwater River % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 67 52.8 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 19 15.0 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 11 8.7 936,813 5.9
Never married 29 22.8 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 52.8% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Saltwater River (State Suburbs) were married, 15.0% were either separated or divorced, 8.7% were widowed and 22.8% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Saltwater River % Australia %
Australia 130 83.3 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Saltwater River % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Saltwater River % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Saltwater River % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 21 36.2 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 25 43.1 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 0 0.0 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 5 8.6 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 7 12.1 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 61 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 58 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 58 people aged 15 years and over in Saltwater River (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 36.2% worked full-time, 43.1% worked part-time, 0.0% were away from work, 8.6% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 12.1% were unemployed. 61 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Saltwater River % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Saltwater River % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 282 -- 466 --
Family 619 -- 1,171 --
Household 537 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Saltwater River (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $282, the median family income was $619 and the median household income was $537.

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Families — family composition
Family composition Saltwater River % Australia %
Couple family without children 23 51.1 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 14 31.1 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 8 17.8 823,254 15.8
Other family 0 0.0 89,686 1.7
Total families 45 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 45 families in Saltwater River (State Suburbs): of these 51.1% were couple families without children, 31.1% were couple families with children, 17.8% were one parent families and 0.0% 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 Saltwater River % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 67 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 196 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 67 occupied private dwellings were counted in Saltwater River (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Saltwater River % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 62 92.5 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 5 7.5 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Saltwater River (State Suburbs), 92.5% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 7.5% were other dwellings.

Tenure Saltwater River % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 39 58.2 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 19 28.4 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 3 4.5 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 0 0.0 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 5 7.5 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Saltwater River (State Suburbs), 58.2% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 28.4% were owned with a mortgage and 4.5% were rented.

Landlord type Saltwater River % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 0 0.0 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 0 0.0 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 3 100.0 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 0 0.0 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Saltwater River (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 0.0% were rented from a real estate agent, 0.0% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 100.0% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Saltwater River % Australia %
Median weekly rent 110 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 893 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.3 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Saltwater River (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $110. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $893. The average people per household was 2.3 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.2.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Saltwater River % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 43 64.2 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 19 28.4 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 0 0.0 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Saltwater River (State Suburbs), 64.2% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 28.4% were single (or lone) person households and 0.0% 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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