2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Tasmania | Local Government Areas

Derwent Valley (M)

Code LGA61510 (LGA)
People 9,704
Male 4,932
Female 4,772
Median age 41
Families 2,719
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 4,236
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $869
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,200
Median weekly rent $185
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.9
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Derwent Valley (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
Total 9,704 -- 495,354 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 4,932 50.8 242,675 49.0 10,634,013 49.4
Female 4,772 49.2 252,679 51.0 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 395 4.1 19,626 4.0 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 9,704 people in Derwent Valley (M) (Local Government Areas) of these 50.8% were male and 49.2% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 4.1% of the population.

Age Derwent Valley (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
People
0-4 years 657 6.8 31,182 6.3 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 619 6.4 30,231 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 684 7.0 32,455 6.6 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 661 6.8 32,687 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 492 5.1 29,577 6.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 515 5.3 28,074 5.7 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 483 5.0 27,209 5.5 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 607 6.3 30,908 6.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 720 7.4 33,944 6.9 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 736 7.6 35,030 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 796 8.2 36,528 7.4 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 672 6.9 34,090 6.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 665 6.9 32,733 6.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 457 4.7 25,312 5.1 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 384 4.0 19,449 3.9 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 252 2.6 14,522 2.9 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 164 1.7 11,175 2.3 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 142 1.5 10,247 2.1 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 41 -- 40 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Derwent Valley (M) (Local Government Areas) was 41 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 20.2% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 14.4% of the population.

Registered marital status Derwent Valley (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 3,613 46.6 190,899 47.5 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 270 3.5 13,090 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 709 9.2 39,595 9.9 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 493 6.4 26,245 6.5 949,634 5.5
Never married 2,663 34.4 131,655 32.8 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Derwent Valley (M) (Local Government Areas) aged 15 years and over, 46.6% were married and 12.6% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Derwent Valley (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 53 -- 53 -- 50 --
Separated 49 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 54 -- 55 -- 54 --
Widowed 76 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 27 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Derwent Valley (M) (Local Government Areas) was 53 years and the median age of people never married was 27 years.

Social marital status Derwent Valley (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 3,365 47.5 172,039 48.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 1,032 14.6 41,694 11.6 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 2,685 37.9 144,719 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Derwent Valley (M) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 47.5% of people were in a registered marriage and 14.6% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Derwent Valley (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 53 -- 53 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 38 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 39 -- 39 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Derwent Valley (M) (Local Government Areas) was 53 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 38 years.

Education Derwent Valley (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
Pre-school 94 3.7 4,217 3.0 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 606 23.6 30,054 21.5 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 208 8.1 7,668 5.5 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 33 1.3 4,349 3.1 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 386 15.0 18,175 13.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 158 6.1 6,481 4.6 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 37 1.4 4,952 3.5 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 235 9.1 12,869 9.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 117 4.6 16,530 11.8 932,524 14.3
Other 41 1.6 2,865 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 656 25.5 31,624 22.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 2,571 -- 139,784 -- 6,503,580 --

In Derwent Valley (M) (Local Government Areas) 26.5% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 33.0% were in primary school, 22.6% in secondary school and 13.7% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Derwent Valley (M) % Tasmania % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Derwent Valley (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
Australia 8,561 88.2 414,261 83.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Derwent Valley (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 888 9.7 69,303 14.9 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 368 4.0 26,629 5.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 225 2.5 18,037 3.9 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 7,638 83.8 351,939 75.5 10,757,087 53.7

In Derwent Valley (M) (Local Government Areas), 83.8% of people had both parents born in Australia and 9.7% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Derwent Valley (M) % Tasmania % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Derwent Valley (M) % Tasmania % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Derwent Valley (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 2,217 52.3 126,465 54.5 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 1,343 31.7 76,384 32.9 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 313 7.4 14,452 6.2 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 366 8.6 14,825 6.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 4,239 -- 232,126 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 4,239 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Derwent Valley (M) (Local Government Areas). Of these 52.3% were employed full time, 31.7% were employed part-time and 8.6% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Derwent Valley (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 420 10.8 27,159 12.5 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 426 11.0 23,356 10.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 496 12.8 25,868 11.9 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 815 21.0 41,655 19.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,404 36.2 84,811 39.0 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Derwent Valley (M) (Local Government Areas), 10.8% worked 1 to 15 hours, 11.0% worked 16 to 24 hours and 36.2% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Derwent Valley (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 43 -- 42 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 42 -- 42 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Derwent Valley (M) (Local Government Areas) was 43 years and for people who were employed part-time was 42 years.

Occupation Derwent Valley (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Derwent Valley (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 432 -- 499 -- 577 --
Family 1,080 -- 1,203 -- 1,481 --
Household 869 -- 948 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Derwent Valley (M) (Local Government Areas) was $432.

Travel to work, top responses Derwent Valley (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Derwent Valley (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 5,192 67.0 289,363 72.1 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 2,178 28.1 111,822 27.9 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 918 11.8 46,646 11.6 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,201 15.5 78,249 19.5 3,090,874 17.8

In Derwent Valley (M) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 67.0% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 28.1% 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, 15.5% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Derwent Valley (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 1,300 16.8 80,975 20.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,832 23.6 106,957 26.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 1,007 13.0 54,796 13.6 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 1,054 13.6 46,635 11.6 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Derwent Valley (M) (Local Government Areas), 23.6% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.0% worked 15 to 29 hours and 13.6% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Derwent Valley (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,067 39.3 56,435 42.1 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 1,176 43.3 53,219 39.7 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 442 16.3 22,824 17.0 901,637 15.9
Other family 33 1.2 1,718 1.3 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Derwent Valley (M) (Local Government Areas), 43.3% were couple families with children, 39.3% were couple families without children and 16.3% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Derwent Valley (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 21.8 -- 18.5 -- 17.6
Female -- 78.2 -- 81.5 -- 82.4

In Derwent Valley (M) (Local Government Areas) 21.8% of single parents were male and 78.2% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Derwent Valley (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
Families without children 1,626 -- 1,771 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,813 -- 1,999 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Derwent Valley (M) (Local Government Areas), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,813 and those without children was $1,626.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Derwent Valley (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 338 15.0 18,916 17.3 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 83 3.7 5,113 4.7 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 463 20.6 24,509 22.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 335 14.9 14,195 12.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 161 7.2 7,386 6.7 251,191 5.4
Both not working 581 25.9 25,360 23.1 899,598 19.2
Other 165 7.3 6,840 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 121 5.4 7,334 6.7 314,529 6.7

In Derwent Valley (M) (Local Government Areas), of couple families, 15.0% had both partners employed full-time, 3.7% had both employed part-time and 20.6% 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 Derwent Valley (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 3,671 88.8 192,819 85.6 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 464 11.2 32,494 14.4 934,470 10.7

In Derwent Valley (M) (Local Government Areas), 88.8% of private dwellings were occupied and 11.2% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Derwent Valley (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 3,463 94.3 166,516 86.4 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 54 1.5 10,329 5.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 135 3.7 14,516 7.5 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 21 0.6 1,355 0.7 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Derwent Valley (M) (Local Government Areas), 94.3% were separate houses, 1.5% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 3.7% were flats, units or apartments and 0.6% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Derwent Valley (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 8 0.2 693 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 161 4.4 9,380 4.9 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 594 16.2 39,348 20.4 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 2,140 58.2 99,420 51.6 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 702 19.1 40,675 21.1 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 69 1.9 3,310 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.5 -- 2.4 -- 2.6 --

In Derwent Valley (M) (Local Government Areas), of occupied private dwellings 4.4% had 1 bedroom, 16.2% had 2 bedrooms and 58.2% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3. The average household size was 2.5 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Derwent Valley (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 1,297 35.3 69,770 36.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 1,412 38.5 65,922 34.2 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 836 22.8 50,956 26.4 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 18 0.5 1,495 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 108 2.9 4,683 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Derwent Valley (M) (Local Government Areas), 35.3% were owned outright, 38.5% were owned with a mortgage and 22.8% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Derwent Valley (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
Family households 2,683 73.0 132,582 68.8 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 921 25.1 54,039 28.0 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 69 1.9 6,205 3.2 321,007 4.1

In Derwent Valley (M) (Local Government Areas), of all households, 73.0% were family households, 25.1% were single person households and 1.9% were group households.

Household income Derwent Valley (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 34.2 -- 30.7 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 3.1 -- 5.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Derwent Valley (M) (Local Government Areas), 34.2% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 3.1% 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 Derwent Valley (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
Median rent 185 -- 200 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.9 -- 90.5 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 9.1 -- 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 Derwent Valley (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,200 -- 1,300 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.5 -- 92.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 9.5 -- 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 Derwent Valley (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
None 277 7.5 15,145 7.9 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 1,162 31.6 68,647 35.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 1,246 33.9 68,499 35.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 866 23.6 34,946 18.1 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 121 3.3 5,589 2.9 234,292 3.0

In Derwent Valley (M) (Local Government Areas), 31.6% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 33.9% had two registered motor vehicles and 23.6% 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 Derwent Valley (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 394 -- 19,625 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 186 47.2 9,629 49.1 270,331 49.3
Female 208 52.8 9,996 50.9 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 19 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Derwent Valley (M) (Local Government Areas), there were 394 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 186 (or 47.2%) were male and 208 (or 52.8%) were female. The median age was 19 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Derwent Valley (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.1 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 844 -- 923 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Derwent Valley (M) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.1, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $844.

Mortgage and rent Derwent Valley (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 188 -- 190 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,200 -- 1,300 -- 1,647 --

In Derwent Valley (M) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $188 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,200.

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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