2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Tasmania | Local Government Areas

Latrobe (M)

Code LGA63810 (LGA)
People 9,833
Male 4,879
Female 4,954
Median age 44
Families 2,800
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 4,655
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $923
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,300
Median weekly rent $195
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Latrobe (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
Total 9,833 -- 495,354 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 4,879 49.6 242,675 49.0 10,634,013 49.4
Female 4,954 50.4 252,679 51.0 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 427 4.3 19,626 4.0 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 9,833 people in Latrobe (M) (Local Government Areas) of these 49.6% were male and 50.4% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 4.3% of the population.

Age Latrobe (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
People
0-4 years 596 6.1 31,182 6.3 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 605 6.2 30,231 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 623 6.3 32,455 6.6 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 576 5.9 32,687 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 414 4.2 29,577 6.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 455 4.6 28,074 5.7 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 505 5.1 27,209 5.5 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 603 6.1 30,908 6.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 635 6.5 33,944 6.9 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 688 7.0 35,030 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 757 7.7 36,528 7.4 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 767 7.8 34,090 6.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 798 8.1 32,733 6.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 592 6.0 25,312 5.1 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 455 4.6 19,449 3.9 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 332 3.4 14,522 2.9 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 236 2.4 11,175 2.3 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 195 2.0 10,247 2.1 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 44 -- 40 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Latrobe (M) (Local Government Areas) was 44 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 18.5% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 18.4% of the population.

Registered marital status Latrobe (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 4,361 54.4 190,899 47.5 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 268 3.3 13,090 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 729 9.1 39,595 9.9 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 564 7.0 26,245 6.5 949,634 5.5
Never married 2,089 26.1 131,655 32.8 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Latrobe (M) (Local Government Areas) aged 15 years and over, 54.4% were married and 12.5% were either divorced or separated.

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

The median age of married people in Latrobe (M) (Local Government Areas) was 55 years and the median age of people never married was 26 years.

Social marital status Latrobe (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 3,871 54.3 172,039 48.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 762 10.7 41,694 11.6 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 2,492 35.0 144,719 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Latrobe (M) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 54.3% of people were in a registered marriage and 10.7% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Latrobe (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 54 -- 53 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 39 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 41 -- 39 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Latrobe (M) (Local Government Areas) was 54 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 39 years.

Education Latrobe (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
Pre-school 88 3.6 4,217 3.0 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 672 27.4 30,054 21.5 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 140 5.7 7,668 5.5 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 39 1.6 4,349 3.1 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 405 16.5 18,175 13.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 116 4.7 6,481 4.6 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 33 1.3 4,952 3.5 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 270 11.0 12,869 9.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 135 5.5 16,530 11.8 932,524 14.3
Other 38 1.5 2,865 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 519 21.1 31,624 22.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 2,455 -- 139,784 -- 6,503,580 --

In Latrobe (M) (Local Government Areas) 25.0% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 34.7% were in primary school, 22.5% in secondary school and 16.4% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Latrobe (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
Australia 8,551 87.0 414,261 83.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Latrobe (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 1,043 11.2 69,303 14.9 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 376 4.0 26,629 5.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 279 3.0 18,037 3.9 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 7,641 81.8 351,939 75.5 10,757,087 53.7

In Latrobe (M) (Local Government Areas), 81.8% of people had both parents born in Australia and 11.2% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Latrobe (M) % Tasmania % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Latrobe (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 2,531 55.2 126,465 54.5 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 1,461 31.9 76,384 32.9 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 327 7.1 14,452 6.2 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 268 5.8 14,825 6.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 4,587 -- 232,126 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 4,587 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Latrobe (M) (Local Government Areas). Of these 55.2% were employed full time, 31.9% were employed part-time and 5.8% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Latrobe (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 528 12.2 27,159 12.5 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 462 10.7 23,356 10.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 472 10.9 25,868 11.9 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 656 15.2 41,655 19.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,871 43.3 84,811 39.0 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Latrobe (M) (Local Government Areas), 12.2% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.7% worked 16 to 24 hours and 43.3% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Latrobe (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 Latrobe (M) (Local Government Areas) was 43 years and for people who were employed part-time was 44 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Latrobe (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 480 -- 499 -- 577 --
Family 1,136 -- 1,203 -- 1,481 --
Household 923 -- 948 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Latrobe (M) (Local Government Areas) was $480.

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

Unpaid work Latrobe (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 5,661 70.7 289,363 72.1 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 2,155 26.9 111,822 27.9 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 931 11.6 46,646 11.6 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,652 20.6 78,249 19.5 3,090,874 17.8

In Latrobe (M) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 70.7% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 26.9% provided care for children and 11.6% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 20.6% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Latrobe (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 1,481 18.5 80,975 20.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,985 24.8 106,957 26.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 1,131 14.1 54,796 13.6 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 1,064 13.3 46,635 11.6 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Latrobe (M) (Local Government Areas), 24.8% worked 5 to 14 hours, 14.1% worked 15 to 29 hours and 13.3% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Latrobe (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,302 46.5 56,435 42.1 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 1,085 38.8 53,219 39.7 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 380 13.6 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 Latrobe (M) (Local Government Areas), 38.8% were couple families with children, 46.5% were couple families without children and 13.6% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Latrobe (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 21.1 -- 18.5 -- 17.6
Female -- 78.9 -- 81.5 -- 82.4

In Latrobe (M) (Local Government Areas) 21.1% of single parents were male and 78.9% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Latrobe (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
Families without children 1,637 -- 1,771 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,816 -- 1,999 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Latrobe (M) (Local Government Areas), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,816 and those without children was $1,637.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Latrobe (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 387 16.2 18,916 17.3 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 96 4.0 5,113 4.7 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 527 22.0 24,509 22.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 293 12.3 14,195 12.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 157 6.6 7,386 6.7 251,191 5.4
Both not working 579 24.2 25,360 23.1 899,598 19.2
Other 169 7.1 6,840 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 183 7.7 7,334 6.7 314,529 6.7

In Latrobe (M) (Local Government Areas), of couple families, 16.2% had both partners employed full-time, 4.0% had both employed part-time and 22.0% 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 Latrobe (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 3,783 83.2 192,819 85.6 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 762 16.8 32,494 14.4 934,470 10.7

In Latrobe (M) (Local Government Areas), 83.2% of private dwellings were occupied and 16.8% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Latrobe (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 3,426 90.6 166,516 86.4 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 181 4.8 10,329 5.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 134 3.5 14,516 7.5 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 36 1.0 1,355 0.7 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Latrobe (M) (Local Government Areas), 90.6% were separate houses, 4.8% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 3.5% were flats, units or apartments and 1.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Latrobe (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 11 0.3 693 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 125 3.3 9,380 4.9 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 678 17.9 39,348 20.4 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 2,098 55.5 99,420 51.6 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 820 21.7 40,675 21.1 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 49 1.3 3,310 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.4 -- 2.4 -- 2.6 --

In Latrobe (M) (Local Government Areas), of occupied private dwellings 3.3% had 1 bedroom, 17.9% had 2 bedrooms and 55.5% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3. The average household size was 2.4 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Latrobe (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 1,520 40.2 69,770 36.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 1,263 33.4 65,922 34.2 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 892 23.6 50,956 26.4 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 28 0.7 1,495 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 79 2.1 4,683 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Latrobe (M) (Local Government Areas), 40.2% were owned outright, 33.4% were owned with a mortgage and 23.6% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Latrobe (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
Family households 2,765 73.1 132,582 68.8 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 952 25.2 54,039 28.0 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 63 1.7 6,205 3.2 321,007 4.1

In Latrobe (M) (Local Government Areas), of all households, 73.1% were family households, 25.2% were single person households and 1.7% were group households.

Household income Latrobe (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 32.2 -- 30.7 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 3.8 -- 5.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Latrobe (M) (Local Government Areas), 32.2% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 3.8% 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 Latrobe (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
Median rent 195 -- 200 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.7 -- 90.5 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 8.3 -- 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 Latrobe (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,300 -- 1,300 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.2 -- 92.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 6.8 -- 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 Latrobe (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
None 148 3.9 15,145 7.9 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 1,192 31.5 68,647 35.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 1,491 39.4 68,499 35.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 852 22.5 34,946 18.1 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 98 2.6 5,589 2.9 234,292 3.0

In Latrobe (M) (Local Government Areas), 31.5% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 39.4% had two registered motor vehicles and 22.5% 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 Latrobe (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 428 -- 19,625 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 245 57.2 9,629 49.1 270,331 49.3
Female 183 42.8 9,996 50.9 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 27 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Latrobe (M) (Local Government Areas), there were 428 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 245 (or 57.2%) were male and 183 (or 42.8%) were female. The median age was 27 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Latrobe (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 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 994 -- 923 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Latrobe (M) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3, with 1.1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $994.

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

In Latrobe (M) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $200 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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