2011 Census QuickStats

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Huon Valley (M)

Code LGA63010 (LGA)
People 15,140
Male 7,632
Female 7,508
Median age 42
Families 4,289
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 7,385
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $868
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,192
Median weekly rent $200
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 Huon Valley (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
Total 15,140 -- 495,354 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 7,632 50.4 242,675 49.0 10,634,013 49.4
Female 7,508 49.6 252,679 51.0 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 1,308 8.6 19,626 4.0 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 15,140 people in Huon Valley (M) (Local Government Areas) of these 50.4% were male and 49.6% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 8.6% of the population.

Age Huon Valley (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
People
0-4 years 961 6.3 31,182 6.3 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 1,028 6.8 30,231 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 1,078 7.1 32,455 6.6 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 897 5.9 32,687 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 610 4.0 29,577 6.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 640 4.2 28,074 5.7 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 778 5.1 27,209 5.5 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 1,035 6.8 30,908 6.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 1,122 7.4 33,944 6.9 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 1,103 7.3 35,030 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 1,197 7.9 36,528 7.4 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 1,141 7.5 34,090 6.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 1,189 7.9 32,733 6.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 868 5.7 25,312 5.1 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 604 4.0 19,449 3.9 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 405 2.7 14,522 2.9 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 285 1.9 11,175 2.3 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 198 1.3 10,247 2.1 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 42 -- 40 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Huon Valley (M) (Local Government Areas) was 42 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 20.3% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 15.6% of the population.

Registered marital status Huon Valley (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 6,063 50.2 190,899 47.5 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 379 3.1 13,090 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 1,274 10.6 39,595 9.9 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 661 5.5 26,245 6.5 949,634 5.5
Never married 3,698 30.6 131,655 32.8 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Huon Valley (M) (Local Government Areas) aged 15 years and over, 50.2% were married and 13.7% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Huon Valley (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 54 -- 53 -- 50 --
Separated 51 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 56 -- 55 -- 54 --
Widowed 74 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 30 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Huon Valley (M) (Local Government Areas) was 54 years and the median age of people never married was 30 years.

Social marital status Huon Valley (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 5,518 50.4 172,039 48.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 1,545 14.1 41,694 11.6 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 3,894 35.5 144,719 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Huon Valley (M) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 50.4% of people were in a registered marriage and 14.1% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Huon Valley (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 53 -- 53 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 41 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 42 -- 39 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Huon Valley (M) (Local Government Areas) was 53 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 41 years.

Education Huon Valley (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
Pre-school 98 2.5 4,217 3.0 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 959 24.3 30,054 21.5 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 305 7.7 7,668 5.5 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 127 3.2 4,349 3.1 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 572 14.5 18,175 13.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 190 4.8 6,481 4.6 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 117 3.0 4,952 3.5 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 335 8.5 12,869 9.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 257 6.5 16,530 11.8 932,524 14.3
Other 123 3.1 2,865 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 860 21.8 31,624 22.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 3,943 -- 139,784 -- 6,503,580 --

In Huon Valley (M) (Local Government Areas) 26.0% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 35.3% were in primary school, 22.3% in secondary school and 15.0% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Huon Valley (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
Australia 12,388 81.8 414,261 83.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Huon Valley (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 2,517 17.5 69,303 14.9 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 864 6.0 26,629 5.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 651 4.5 18,037 3.9 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 10,365 72.0 351,939 75.5 10,757,087 53.7

In Huon Valley (M) (Local Government Areas), 72.0% of people had both parents born in Australia and 17.5% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Huon Valley (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 3,345 50.5 126,465 54.5 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 2,415 36.5 76,384 32.9 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 425 6.4 14,452 6.2 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 438 6.6 14,825 6.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 6,623 -- 232,126 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 6,623 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Huon Valley (M) (Local Government Areas). Of these 50.5% were employed full time, 36.5% were employed part-time and 6.6% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Huon Valley (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 807 13.0 27,159 12.5 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 780 12.6 23,356 10.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 830 13.4 25,868 11.9 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 1,056 17.1 41,655 19.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 2,286 37.0 84,811 39.0 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Huon Valley (M) (Local Government Areas), 13.0% worked 1 to 15 hours, 12.6% worked 16 to 24 hours and 37.0% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Huon Valley (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 43 -- 42 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 44 -- 42 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Huon Valley (M) (Local Government Areas) was 43 years and for people who were employed part-time was 44 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Huon Valley (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 441 -- 499 -- 577 --
Family 1,058 -- 1,203 -- 1,481 --
Household 868 -- 948 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Huon Valley (M) (Local Government Areas) was $441.

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

Unpaid work Huon Valley (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 8,884 73.6 289,363 72.1 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 3,518 29.1 111,822 27.9 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 1,500 12.4 46,646 11.6 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 2,495 20.7 78,249 19.5 3,090,874 17.8

In Huon Valley (M) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 73.6% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 29.1% 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, 20.7% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Huon Valley (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 2,106 17.4 80,975 20.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 3,197 26.5 106,957 26.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 1,839 15.2 54,796 13.6 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 1,744 14.4 46,635 11.6 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Huon Valley (M) (Local Government Areas), 26.5% worked 5 to 14 hours, 15.2% worked 15 to 29 hours and 14.4% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Huon Valley (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,923 44.8 56,435 42.1 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 1,698 39.6 53,219 39.7 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 625 14.6 22,824 17.0 901,637 15.9
Other family 43 1.0 1,718 1.3 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Huon Valley (M) (Local Government Areas), 39.6% were couple families with children, 44.8% were couple families without children and 14.6% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Huon Valley (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 26.4 -- 18.5 -- 17.6
Female -- 73.6 -- 81.5 -- 82.4

In Huon Valley (M) (Local Government Areas) 26.4% of single parents were male and 73.6% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Huon Valley (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
Families without children 1,587 -- 1,771 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,711 -- 1,999 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Huon Valley (M) (Local Government Areas), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,711 and those without children was $1,587.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Huon Valley (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 490 13.5 18,916 17.3 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 230 6.3 5,113 4.7 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 698 19.3 24,509 22.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 465 12.8 14,195 12.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 357 9.9 7,386 6.7 251,191 5.4
Both not working 915 25.2 25,360 23.1 899,598 19.2
Other 222 6.1 6,840 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 247 6.8 7,334 6.7 314,529 6.7

In Huon Valley (M) (Local Government Areas), of couple families, 13.5% had both partners employed full-time, 6.3% had both employed part-time and 19.3% 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 Huon Valley (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 5,812 80.6 192,819 85.6 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 1,403 19.4 32,494 14.4 934,470 10.7

In Huon Valley (M) (Local Government Areas), 80.6% of private dwellings were occupied and 19.4% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Huon Valley (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 5,565 95.8 166,516 86.4 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 95 1.6 10,329 5.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 47 0.8 14,516 7.5 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 101 1.7 1,355 0.7 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Huon Valley (M) (Local Government Areas), 95.8% were separate houses, 1.6% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.8% were flats, units or apartments and 1.7% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Huon Valley (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 38 0.7 693 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 298 5.1 9,380 4.9 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 1,159 19.9 39,348 20.4 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 2,977 51.2 99,420 51.6 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 1,239 21.3 40,675 21.1 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 100 1.7 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 Huon Valley (M) (Local Government Areas), of occupied private dwellings 5.1% had 1 bedroom, 19.9% had 2 bedrooms and 51.2% 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 Huon Valley (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 2,408 41.4 69,770 36.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 2,190 37.7 65,922 34.2 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 1,046 18.0 50,956 26.4 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 46 0.8 1,495 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 122 2.1 4,683 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Huon Valley (M) (Local Government Areas), 41.4% were owned outright, 37.7% were owned with a mortgage and 18.0% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Huon Valley (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
Family households 4,237 72.9 132,582 68.8 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 1,430 24.6 54,039 28.0 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 146 2.5 6,205 3.2 321,007 4.1

In Huon Valley (M) (Local Government Areas), of all households, 72.9% were family households, 24.6% were single person households and 2.5% were group households.

Household income Huon Valley (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 32.5 -- 30.7 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 3.1 -- 5.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Huon Valley (M) (Local Government Areas), 32.5% 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 Huon Valley (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
Median rent 200 -- 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 Huon Valley (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,192 -- 1,300 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 89.7 -- 92.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 10.3 -- 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 Huon Valley (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
None 256 4.4 15,145 7.9 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 1,892 32.6 68,647 35.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 2,270 39.1 68,499 35.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 1,225 21.1 34,946 18.1 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 169 2.9 5,589 2.9 234,292 3.0

In Huon Valley (M) (Local Government Areas), 32.6% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 39.1% had two registered motor vehicles and 21.1% 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 Huon Valley (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 1,307 -- 19,625 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 641 49.0 9,629 49.1 270,331 49.3
Female 666 51.0 9,996 50.9 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 24 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Huon Valley (M) (Local Government Areas), there were 1,307 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 641 (or 49.0%) were male and 666 (or 51.0%) were female. The median age was 24 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Huon 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 1,039 -- 923 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Huon 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 $1,039.

Mortgage and rent Huon Valley (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 180 -- 190 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,235 -- 1,300 -- 1,647 --

In Huon Valley (M) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $180 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,235.

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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