2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Tasmania | Local Government Areas

Tasman (M)

Code LGA65210 (LGA)
People 2,355
Male 1,215
Female 1,140
Median age 51
Families 654
Average children per family 1.7
All private dwellings 2,353
Average people per household 2.1
Median weekly household income $683
Median monthly mortgage repayments $921
Median weekly rent $160
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 Tasman (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
Total 2,355 -- 495,354 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 1,215 51.6 242,675 49.0 10,634,013 49.4
Female 1,140 48.4 252,679 51.0 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 120 5.1 19,626 4.0 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 2,355 people in Tasman (M) (Local Government Areas) of these 51.6% were male and 48.4% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 5.1% of the population.

Age Tasman (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
People
0-4 years 115 4.9 31,182 6.3 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 146 6.2 30,231 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 123 5.2 32,455 6.6 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 76 3.2 32,687 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 57 2.4 29,577 6.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 88 3.7 28,074 5.7 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 89 3.8 27,209 5.5 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 118 5.0 30,908 6.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 132 5.6 33,944 6.9 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 188 8.0 35,030 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 217 9.2 36,528 7.4 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 243 10.3 34,090 6.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 236 10.0 32,733 6.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 197 8.4 25,312 5.1 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 139 5.9 19,449 3.9 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 82 3.5 14,522 2.9 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 69 2.9 11,175 2.3 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 40 1.7 10,247 2.1 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 51 -- 40 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Tasman (M) (Local Government Areas) was 51 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 16.2% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 22.5% of the population.

Registered marital status Tasman (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 996 50.5 190,899 47.5 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 84 4.3 13,090 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 229 11.6 39,595 9.9 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 131 6.6 26,245 6.5 949,634 5.5
Never married 533 27.0 131,655 32.8 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Tasman (M) (Local Government Areas) aged 15 years and over, 50.5% were married and 15.9% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Tasman (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 59 -- 53 -- 50 --
Separated 51 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 57 -- 55 -- 54 --
Widowed 74 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 36 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Tasman (M) (Local Government Areas) was 59 years and the median age of people never married was 36 years.

Social marital status Tasman (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 825 50.4 172,039 48.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 261 15.9 41,694 11.6 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 551 33.7 144,719 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Tasman (M) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 50.4% of people were in a registered marriage and 15.9% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Tasman (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 59 -- 53 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 42 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 51 -- 39 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Tasman (M) (Local Government Areas) was 59 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 42 years.

Education Tasman (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
Pre-school 16 3.0 4,217 3.0 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 177 33.7 30,054 21.5 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 8 1.5 7,668 5.5 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 3 0.6 4,349 3.1 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 72 13.7 18,175 13.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 3 0.6 6,481 4.6 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 6 1.1 4,952 3.5 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 29 5.5 12,869 9.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 14 2.7 16,530 11.8 932,524 14.3
Other 17 3.2 2,865 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 181 34.4 31,624 22.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 526 -- 139,784 -- 6,503,580 --

In Tasman (M) (Local Government Areas) 22.4% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 35.4% were in primary school, 15.2% in secondary school and 8.9% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Tasman (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
Australia 1,942 82.5 414,261 83.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Tasman (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 355 16.2 69,303 14.9 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 133 6.1 26,629 5.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 70 3.2 18,037 3.9 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,639 74.6 351,939 75.5 10,757,087 53.7

In Tasman (M) (Local Government Areas), 74.6% of people had both parents born in Australia and 16.2% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Tasman (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 425 45.5 126,465 54.5 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 361 38.7 76,384 32.9 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 78 8.4 14,452 6.2 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 70 7.5 14,825 6.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 934 -- 232,126 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 934 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Tasman (M) (Local Government Areas). Of these 45.5% were employed full time, 38.7% were employed part-time and 7.5% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Tasman (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 127 14.8 27,159 12.5 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 117 13.6 23,356 10.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 110 12.8 25,868 11.9 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 121 14.1 41,655 19.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 307 35.7 84,811 39.0 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Tasman (M) (Local Government Areas), 14.8% worked 1 to 15 hours, 13.6% worked 16 to 24 hours and 35.7% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Tasman (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 48 -- 42 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 49 -- 42 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Tasman (M) (Local Government Areas) was 48 years and for people who were employed part-time was 49 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Tasman (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 374 -- 499 -- 577 --
Family 784 -- 1,203 -- 1,481 --
Household 683 -- 948 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Tasman (M) (Local Government Areas) was $374.

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

Unpaid work Tasman (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,436 72.8 289,363 72.1 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 507 25.7 111,822 27.9 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 310 15.7 46,646 11.6 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 445 22.6 78,249 19.5 3,090,874 17.8

In Tasman (M) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 72.8% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 25.7% provided care for children and 15.7% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 22.6% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Tasman (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 293 14.9 80,975 20.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 491 24.9 106,957 26.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 335 17.0 54,796 13.6 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 317 16.1 46,635 11.6 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Tasman (M) (Local Government Areas), 24.9% worked 5 to 14 hours, 17.0% worked 15 to 29 hours and 16.1% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Tasman (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
Couple family without children 371 56.8 56,435 42.1 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 194 29.7 53,219 39.7 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 81 12.4 22,824 17.0 901,637 15.9
Other family 7 1.1 1,718 1.3 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Tasman (M) (Local Government Areas), 29.7% were couple families with children, 56.8% were couple families without children and 12.4% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Tasman (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 24.4 -- 18.5 -- 17.6
Female -- 75.6 -- 81.5 -- 82.4

In Tasman (M) (Local Government Areas) 24.4% of single parents were male and 75.6% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Tasman (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
Families without children 1,163 -- 1,771 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,385 -- 1,999 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Tasman (M) (Local Government Areas), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,385 and those without children was $1,163.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Tasman (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 58 10.2 18,916 17.3 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 42 7.4 5,113 4.7 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 74 13.1 24,509 22.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 49 8.6 14,195 12.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 55 9.7 7,386 6.7 251,191 5.4
Both not working 205 36.2 25,360 23.1 899,598 19.2
Other 31 5.5 6,840 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 53 9.3 7,334 6.7 314,529 6.7

In Tasman (M) (Local Government Areas), of couple families, 10.2% had both partners employed full-time, 7.4% had both employed part-time and 13.1% 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 Tasman (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 951 41.5 192,819 85.6 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 1,342 58.5 32,494 14.4 934,470 10.7

In Tasman (M) (Local Government Areas), 41.5% of private dwellings were occupied and 58.5% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Tasman (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 920 96.7 166,516 86.4 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 9 0.9 10,329 5.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 8 0.8 14,516 7.5 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 14 1.5 1,355 0.7 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Tasman (M) (Local Government Areas), 96.7% were separate houses, 0.9% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.8% were flats, units or apartments and 1.5% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Tasman (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 7 0.7 693 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 78 8.2 9,380 4.9 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 261 27.4 39,348 20.4 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 435 45.7 99,420 51.6 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 148 15.5 40,675 21.1 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 23 2.4 3,310 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.7 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.1 -- 2.4 -- 2.6 --

In Tasman (M) (Local Government Areas), of occupied private dwellings 8.2% had 1 bedroom, 27.4% had 2 bedrooms and 45.7% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.7. The average household size was 2.1 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Tasman (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 466 48.9 69,770 36.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 271 28.5 65,922 34.2 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 170 17.9 50,956 26.4 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 6 0.6 1,495 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 39 4.1 4,683 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Tasman (M) (Local Government Areas), 48.9% were owned outright, 28.5% were owned with a mortgage and 17.9% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Tasman (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
Family households 645 67.7 132,582 68.8 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 289 30.3 54,039 28.0 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 19 2.0 6,205 3.2 321,007 4.1

In Tasman (M) (Local Government Areas), of all households, 67.7% were family households, 30.3% were single person households and 2.0% were group households.

Household income Tasman (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 42.8 -- 30.7 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 1.7 -- 5.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Tasman (M) (Local Government Areas), 42.8% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 1.7% 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 Tasman (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
Median rent 160 -- 200 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.5 -- 90.5 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 6.5 -- 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 Tasman (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 921 -- 1,300 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.7 -- 92.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 8.3 -- 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 Tasman (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
None 29 3.0 15,145 7.9 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 333 34.9 68,647 35.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 389 40.8 68,499 35.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 168 17.6 34,946 18.1 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 34 3.6 5,589 2.9 234,292 3.0

In Tasman (M) (Local Government Areas), 34.9% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 40.8% had two registered motor vehicles and 17.6% 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 Tasman (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 120 -- 19,625 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 68 56.7 9,629 49.1 270,331 49.3
Female 52 43.3 9,996 50.9 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 44 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Tasman (M) (Local Government Areas), there were 120 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 68 (or 56.7%) were male and 52 (or 43.3%) were female. The median age was 44 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Tasman (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 2.5 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 633 -- 923 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Tasman (M) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.5, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $633.

Mortgage and rent Tasman (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 780 -- 1,300 -- 1,647 --

In Tasman (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 $780.

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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