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Devonport (C)

Code 620051610 (SLA)
People 24,615
Male 11,751
Female 12,864
Median age 40
Families 6,731
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 11,051
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $835
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,257
Median weekly rent $185
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.7
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Devonport (C) % Tasmania % Australia %
Total 24,615 -- 495,354 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 11,751 47.7 242,675 49.0 10,634,013 49.4
Female 12,864 52.3 252,679 51.0 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 1,292 5.2 19,626 4.0 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 24,615 people in Devonport (C) (Statistical Local Areas) of these 47.7% were male and 52.3% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 5.2% of the population.

Age Devonport (C) % Tasmania % Australia %
People
0-4 years 1,635 6.6 31,182 6.3 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 1,488 6.0 30,231 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 1,673 6.8 32,455 6.6 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 1,636 6.6 32,687 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 1,347 5.5 29,577 6.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 1,309 5.3 28,074 5.7 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 1,366 5.5 27,209 5.5 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 1,515 6.2 30,908 6.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 1,632 6.6 33,944 6.9 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 1,603 6.5 35,030 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 1,681 6.8 36,528 7.4 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 1,566 6.4 34,090 6.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 1,593 6.5 32,733 6.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 1,358 5.5 25,312 5.1 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 1,077 4.4 19,449 3.9 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 823 3.3 14,522 2.9 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 650 2.6 11,175 2.3 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 665 2.7 10,247 2.1 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 40 -- 40 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Devonport (C) (Statistical Local Areas) was 40 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 19.5% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 18.6% of the population.

Registered marital status Devonport (C) % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 9,322 47.0 190,899 47.5 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 701 3.5 13,090 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 2,094 10.6 39,595 9.9 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 1,536 7.7 26,245 6.5 949,634 5.5
Never married 6,168 31.1 131,655 32.8 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Devonport (C) (Statistical Local Areas) aged 15 years and over, 47.0% were married and 14.1% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Devonport (C) % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 55 -- 53 -- 50 --
Separated 47 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 53 -- 55 -- 54 --
Widowed 78 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 26 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Devonport (C) (Statistical Local Areas) was 55 years and the median age of people never married was 26 years.

Social marital status Devonport (C) % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 8,372 47.3 172,039 48.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 1,959 11.1 41,694 11.6 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 7,356 41.6 144,719 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Devonport (C) (Statistical Local Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 47.3% of people were in a registered marriage and 11.1% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Devonport (C) % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 54 -- 53 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 35 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 40 -- 39 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Devonport (C) (Statistical Local Areas) was 54 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 35 years.

Education Devonport (C) % Tasmania % Australia %
Pre-school 227 3.4 4,217 3.0 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 1,622 24.3 30,054 21.5 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 306 4.6 7,668 5.5 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 145 2.2 4,349 3.1 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 1,030 15.5 18,175 13.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 268 4.0 6,481 4.6 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 107 1.6 4,952 3.5 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 771 11.6 12,869 9.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 321 4.8 16,530 11.8 932,524 14.3
Other 104 1.6 2,865 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 1,761 26.4 31,624 22.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 6,662 -- 139,784 -- 6,503,580 --

In Devonport (C) (Statistical Local Areas) 27.1% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 31.1% were in primary school, 21.1% in secondary school and 16.4% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Devonport (C) % Tasmania % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Devonport (C) % Tasmania % Australia %
Australia 21,260 86.4 414,261 83.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Devonport (C) % Tasmania % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 2,478 10.8 69,303 14.9 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 1,034 4.5 26,629 5.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 721 3.1 18,037 3.9 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 18,775 81.6 351,939 75.5 10,757,087 53.7

In Devonport (C) (Statistical Local Areas), 81.6% of people had both parents born in Australia and 10.8% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Devonport (C) % Tasmania % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Devonport (C) % Tasmania % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Devonport (C) % Tasmania % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 5,726 53.2 126,465 54.5 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 3,508 32.6 76,384 32.9 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 700 6.5 14,452 6.2 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 824 7.7 14,825 6.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 10,758 -- 232,126 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 10,758 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Devonport (C) (Statistical Local Areas). Of these 53.2% were employed full time, 32.6% were employed part-time and 7.7% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Devonport (C) % Tasmania % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 1,267 12.8 27,159 12.5 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 1,074 10.8 23,356 10.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 1,168 11.8 25,868 11.9 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 1,833 18.5 41,655 19.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 3,890 39.2 84,811 39.0 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Devonport (C) (Statistical Local Areas), 12.8% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.8% worked 16 to 24 hours and 39.2% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Devonport (C) % Tasmania % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 41 -- 42 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 41 -- 42 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Devonport (C) (Statistical Local Areas) was 41 years and for people who were employed part-time was 41 years.

Occupation Devonport (C) % Tasmania % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Occupation Chart
Industry of employment, top responses Devonport (C) % Tasmania % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Devonport (C) % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 457 -- 499 -- 577 --
Family 1,047 -- 1,203 -- 1,481 --
Household 835 -- 948 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Devonport (C) (Statistical Local Areas) was $457.

Travel to work, top responses Devonport (C) % Tasmania % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Devonport (C) % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 13,599 68.6 289,363 72.1 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 5,476 27.6 111,822 27.9 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 2,348 11.8 46,646 11.6 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 3,528 17.8 78,249 19.5 3,090,874 17.8

In Devonport (C) (Statistical Local Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 68.6% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 27.6% provided care for children and 11.8% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 17.8% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Devonport (C) % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 3,654 18.4 80,975 20.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 4,972 25.1 106,957 26.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 2,642 13.3 54,796 13.6 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 2,331 11.8 46,635 11.6 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Devonport (C) (Statistical Local Areas), 25.1% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.3% worked 15 to 29 hours and 11.8% worked 30 hours or more.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition | weekly incomes | employment status of couple families

Families — family composition
Family composition Devonport (C) % Tasmania % Australia %
Couple family without children 2,821 41.9 56,435 42.1 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 2,485 36.9 53,219 39.7 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 1,349 20.0 22,824 17.0 901,637 15.9
Other family 76 1.1 1,718 1.3 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Devonport (C) (Statistical Local Areas), 36.9% were couple families with children, 41.9% were couple families without children and 20.0% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Devonport (C) % Tasmania % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 18.4 -- 18.5 -- 17.6
Female -- 81.6 -- 81.5 -- 82.4

In Devonport (C) (Statistical Local Areas) 18.4% of single parents were male and 81.6% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Devonport (C) % Tasmania % Australia %
Families without children 1,656 -- 1,771 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,824 -- 1,999 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Devonport (C) (Statistical Local Areas), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,824 and those without children was $1,656.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Devonport (C) % Tasmania % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 791 14.9 18,916 17.3 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 219 4.1 5,113 4.7 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 1,103 20.8 24,509 22.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 701 13.2 14,195 12.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 359 6.8 7,386 6.7 251,191 5.4
Both not working 1,454 27.4 25,360 23.1 899,598 19.2
Other 298 5.6 6,840 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 383 7.2 7,334 6.7 314,529 6.7

In Devonport (C) (Statistical Local Areas), of couple families, 14.9% had both partners employed full-time, 4.1% had both employed part-time and 20.8% had one employed full-time and the other part-time.

Expand Dwellings category,
includes dwelling structure | household composition | mortgage & rent | number of motor vehicles

Dwellings — dwelling structure

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling type Devonport (C) % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 9,759 91.0 192,819 85.6 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 965 9.0 32,494 14.4 934,470 10.7

In Devonport (C) (Statistical Local Areas), 91.0% of private dwellings were occupied and 9.0% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Devonport (C) % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 8,336 85.4 166,516 86.4 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 773 7.9 10,329 5.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 530 5.4 14,516 7.5 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 111 1.1 1,355 0.7 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Devonport (C) (Statistical Local Areas), 85.4% were separate houses, 7.9% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 5.4% were flats, units or apartments and 1.1% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Devonport (C) % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 30 0.3 693 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 405 4.1 9,380 4.9 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 1,921 19.7 39,348 20.4 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 5,457 55.9 99,420 51.6 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 1,731 17.7 40,675 21.1 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 218 2.2 3,310 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.9 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.4 -- 2.4 -- 2.6 --

In Devonport (C) (Statistical Local Areas), of occupied private dwellings 4.1% had 1 bedroom, 19.7% had 2 bedrooms and 55.9% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.9. The average household size was 2.4 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Devonport (C) % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 3,452 35.4 69,770 36.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 2,966 30.4 65,922 34.2 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 2,992 30.7 50,956 26.4 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 62 0.6 1,495 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 289 3.0 4,683 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Devonport (C) (Statistical Local Areas), 35.4% were owned outright, 30.4% were owned with a mortgage and 30.7% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Devonport (C) % Tasmania % Australia %
Family households 6,662 68.3 132,582 68.8 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 2,828 29.0 54,039 28.0 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 270 2.8 6,205 3.2 321,007 4.1

In Devonport (C) (Statistical Local Areas), of all households, 68.3% were family households, 29.0% were single person households and 2.8% were group households.

Household income Devonport (C) % Tasmania % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 35.4 -- 30.7 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 3.4 -- 5.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Devonport (C) (Statistical Local Areas), 35.4% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 3.4% of households had a weekly income of more than $3,000.

Dwellings — mortgage & rent

Proportions are calculated using all tenure types for occupied private dwellings. This excludes visitor only and other non-classifiable households.

Rent weekly payments Devonport (C) % Tasmania % Australia %
Median rent 185 -- 200 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 88.7 -- 90.5 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 11.3 -- 9.5 -- 10.4
 
View the income fact sheet

Proportions in this table are calculated by taking the number of households whose rent payments were 30% or more of an imputed income measure and expressing this number as a proportion of the total number of households in an area, including those households which are not renting their dwelling (excluding the small proportion of visitor only and other non-classifiable households). The nature of the income imputation means that the reported proportion may significantly overstate the true proportion. Further information on the method to impute income is available in the income fact sheet.

Mortgage monthly repayments Devonport (C) % Tasmania % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,257 -- 1,300 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.9 -- 92.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 6.1 -- 7.5 -- 9.9
 
View the income fact sheet

Proportions in this table are calculated by taking the number of households who own their dwelling, and whose mortgage payments were 30% or more of an imputed income measure and expressing this number as a proportion of the total number of households in an area, including those households which were renting their dwelling (excluding the small proportion of visitor only and other non-classifiable households). The nature of the income imputation means that the reported proportion may significantly overstate the true proportion. Further information on the method to impute income is available in the income fact sheet.

Dwellings — number of motor vehicles
Number of registered motor vehicles Devonport (C) % Tasmania % Australia %
None 880 9.0 15,145 7.9 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 3,678 37.7 68,647 35.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 3,351 34.3 68,499 35.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 1,482 15.2 34,946 18.1 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 371 3.8 5,589 2.9 234,292 3.0

In Devonport (C) (Statistical Local Areas), 37.7% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 34.3% had two registered motor vehicles and 15.2% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

Expand Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people category,
includes selected people & dwelling characteristics

People characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
People characteristics Devonport (C) % Tasmania % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 1,292 -- 19,625 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 618 47.8 9,629 49.1 270,331 49.3
Female 674 52.2 9,996 50.9 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 22 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Devonport (C) (Statistical Local Areas), there were 1,292 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 618 (or 47.8%) were male and 674 (or 52.2%) were female. The median age was 22 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Devonport (C) % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 851 -- 923 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Devonport (C) (Statistical Local Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $851.

Mortgage and rent Devonport (C) % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 190 -- 190 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,300 -- 1,300 -- 1,647 --

In Devonport (C) (Statistical Local Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $190 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,300.

LATEST ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (AEST) 28/03/2013

Some values may have been adjusted to avoid release of confidential data. This may have a significant impact on the calculated percentages.

The information contained in this QuickStat has been produced by the Australian Bureau of Statistics | It contains data from the 2011 Census of Population & Housing held on 9 August 2011 | Release date of this QuickStat was 28 March 2013 | 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 2011 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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