2011 Census QuickStats

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Hamilton (Tas.)

Code SSC60147 (SSC)
People 476
Male 235
Female 241
Median age 40
Families 138
Average children per family 2
All private dwellings 250
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $836
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,096
Median weekly rent $120
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.2
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Hamilton (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Total 476 -- 495,354 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 235 49.4 242,675 49.0 10,634,013 49.4
Female 241 50.6 252,679 51.0 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 24 5.0 19,626 4.0 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 476 people in Hamilton (Tas.) (State Suburbs) of these 49.4% were male and 50.6% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 5.0% of the population.

Age Hamilton (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
People
0-4 years 34 7.1 31,182 6.3 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 39 8.2 30,231 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 37 7.8 32,455 6.6 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 18 3.8 32,687 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 29 6.1 29,577 6.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 13 2.7 28,074 5.7 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 40 8.4 27,209 5.5 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 23 4.8 30,908 6.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 33 6.9 33,944 6.9 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 35 7.3 35,030 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 34 7.1 36,528 7.4 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 47 9.9 34,090 6.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 30 6.3 32,733 6.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 26 5.5 25,312 5.1 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 16 3.4 19,449 3.9 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 7 1.5 14,522 2.9 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 12 2.5 11,175 2.3 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 4 0.8 10,247 2.1 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 40 -- 40 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Hamilton (Tas.) (State Suburbs) was 40 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 22.4% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 13.8% of the population.

Registered marital status Hamilton (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 179 48.4 190,899 47.5 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 14 3.8 13,090 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 45 12.2 39,595 9.9 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 13 3.5 26,245 6.5 949,634 5.5
Never married 119 32.2 131,655 32.8 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Hamilton (Tas.) (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 48.4% were married and 15.2% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Hamilton (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 53 -- 53 -- 50 --
Separated 44 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 56 -- 55 -- 54 --
Widowed 69 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 31 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Hamilton (Tas.) (State Suburbs) was 53 years and the median age of people never married was 31 years.

Social marital status Hamilton (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 165 50.5 172,039 48.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 62 19.0 41,694 11.6 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 100 30.6 144,719 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Hamilton (Tas.) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 50.5% of people were in a registered marriage and 19.0% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Hamilton (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 55 -- 53 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 33 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 44 -- 39 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Hamilton (Tas.) (State Suburbs) was 55 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 33 years.

Education Hamilton (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Pre-school 6 4.6 4,217 3.0 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 42 32.3 30,054 21.5 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 4 3.1 7,668 5.5 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 4 3.1 4,349 3.1 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 13 10.0 18,175 13.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 3 2.3 6,481 4.6 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 6 4.6 4,952 3.5 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 9 6.9 12,869 9.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 0 0.0 16,530 11.8 932,524 14.3
Other 3 2.3 2,865 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 40 30.8 31,624 22.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 130 -- 139,784 -- 6,503,580 --

In Hamilton (Tas.) (State Suburbs) 27.2% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 38.2% were in primary school, 16.8% in secondary school and 7.6% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Hamilton (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Hamilton (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Australia 406 85.1 414,261 83.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Hamilton (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 39 9.1 69,303 14.9 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 14 3.3 26,629 5.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 11 2.6 18,037 3.9 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 363 85.0 351,939 75.5 10,757,087 53.7

In Hamilton (Tas.) (State Suburbs), 85.0% of people had both parents born in Australia and 9.1% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Hamilton (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Hamilton (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Hamilton (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 115 55.0 126,465 54.5 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 56 26.8 76,384 32.9 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 19 9.1 14,452 6.2 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 19 9.1 14,825 6.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 209 -- 232,126 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 209 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Hamilton (Tas.) (State Suburbs). Of these 55.0% were employed full time, 26.8% were employed part-time and 9.1% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Hamilton (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 18 9.5 27,159 12.5 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 12 6.3 23,356 10.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 23 12.2 25,868 11.9 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 26 13.8 41,655 19.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 87 46.0 84,811 39.0 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Hamilton (Tas.) (State Suburbs), 9.5% worked 1 to 15 hours, 6.3% worked 16 to 24 hours and 46.0% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Hamilton (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 40 -- 42 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 47 -- 42 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Hamilton (Tas.) (State Suburbs) was 40 years and for people who were employed part-time was 47 years.

Occupation Hamilton (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Hamilton (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 390 -- 499 -- 577 --
Family 924 -- 1,203 -- 1,481 --
Household 836 -- 948 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Hamilton (Tas.) (State Suburbs) was $390.

Travel to work, top responses Hamilton (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Hamilton (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 227 61.4 289,363 72.1 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 98 26.5 111,822 27.9 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 46 12.4 46,646 11.6 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 67 18.2 78,249 19.5 3,090,874 17.8

In Hamilton (Tas.) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 61.4% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 26.5% provided care for children and 12.4% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 18.2% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Hamilton (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 56 15.1 80,975 20.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 75 20.3 106,957 26.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 40 10.8 54,796 13.6 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 56 15.1 46,635 11.6 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Hamilton (Tas.) (State Suburbs), 20.3% worked 5 to 14 hours, 10.8% worked 15 to 29 hours and 15.1% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Hamilton (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Couple family without children 72 52.2 56,435 42.1 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 46 33.3 53,219 39.7 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 17 12.3 22,824 17.0 901,637 15.9
Other family 3 2.2 1,718 1.3 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Hamilton (Tas.) (State Suburbs), 33.3% were couple families with children, 52.2% were couple families without children and 12.3% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Hamilton (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 30.8 -- 18.5 -- 17.6
Female -- 69.2 -- 81.5 -- 82.4

In Hamilton (Tas.) (State Suburbs) 30.8% of single parents were male and 69.2% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Hamilton (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Families without children 1,416 -- 1,771 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,535 -- 1,999 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Hamilton (Tas.) (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,535 and those without children was $1,416.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Hamilton (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 17 14.4 18,916 17.3 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 7 5.9 5,113 4.7 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 19 16.1 24,509 22.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 27 22.9 14,195 12.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 4 3.4 7,386 6.7 251,191 5.4
Both not working 26 22.0 25,360 23.1 899,598 19.2
Other 12 10.2 6,840 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 6 5.1 7,334 6.7 314,529 6.7

In Hamilton (Tas.) (State Suburbs), of couple families, 14.4% had both partners employed full-time, 5.9% had both employed part-time and 16.1% 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 Hamilton (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 186 76.2 192,819 85.6 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 58 23.8 32,494 14.4 934,470 10.7

In Hamilton (Tas.) (State Suburbs), 76.2% of private dwellings were occupied and 23.8% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Hamilton (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 169 90.9 166,516 86.4 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 13 7.0 10,329 5.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 0 0.0 14,516 7.5 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 4 2.2 1,355 0.7 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Hamilton (Tas.) (State Suburbs), 90.9% were separate houses, 7.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 2.2% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Hamilton (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 3 1.6 693 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 8 4.3 9,380 4.9 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 36 19.4 39,348 20.4 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 87 46.8 99,420 51.6 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 49 26.3 40,675 21.1 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 3 1.6 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 2.3 -- 2.4 -- 2.6 --

In Hamilton (Tas.) (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 4.3% had 1 bedroom, 19.4% had 2 bedrooms and 46.8% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.9. The average household size was 2.3 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Hamilton (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 72 38.7 69,770 36.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 67 36.0 65,922 34.2 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 39 21.0 50,956 26.4 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 3 1.6 1,495 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 5 2.7 4,683 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Hamilton (Tas.) (State Suburbs), 38.7% were owned outright, 36.0% were owned with a mortgage and 21.0% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Hamilton (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Family households 133 71.9 132,582 68.8 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 49 26.5 54,039 28.0 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 3 1.6 6,205 3.2 321,007 4.1

In Hamilton (Tas.) (State Suburbs), of all households, 71.9% were family households, 26.5% were single person households and 1.6% were group households.

Household income Hamilton (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 30.2 -- 30.7 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 2.5 -- 5.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Hamilton (Tas.) (State Suburbs), 30.2% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 2.5% 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 Hamilton (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Median rent 120 -- 200 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.7 -- 90.5 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 6.3 -- 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 Hamilton (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,096 -- 1,300 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 88.1 -- 92.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 11.9 -- 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 Hamilton (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
None 5 2.7 15,145 7.9 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 49 26.3 68,647 35.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 67 36.0 68,499 35.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 55 29.6 34,946 18.1 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 10 5.4 5,589 2.9 234,292 3.0

In Hamilton (Tas.) (State Suburbs), 26.3% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 36.0% had two registered motor vehicles and 29.6% 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 Hamilton (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 24 -- 19,625 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 6 25.0 9,629 49.1 270,331 49.3
Female 18 75.0 9,996 50.9 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 21 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Hamilton (Tas.) (State Suburbs), there were 24 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 6 (or 25.0%) were male and 18 (or 75.0%) were female. The median age was 21 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Hamilton (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 2.3 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.3 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 379 -- 923 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Hamilton (Tas.) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.3, with 1.3 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $379.

Mortgage and rent Hamilton (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 300 -- 190 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 867 -- 1,300 -- 1,647 --

In Hamilton (Tas.) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $300 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $867.

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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