2011 Census QuickStats

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Arthur River (Tas.)

Code SSC60010 (SSC)
People 371
Male 203
Female 168
Median age 37
Families 94
Average children per family 2
All private dwellings 270
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $1,083
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,408
Median weekly rent $0
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.1
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Arthur River (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Total 371 -- 495,354 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 203 54.7 242,675 49.0 10,634,013 49.4
Female 168 45.3 252,679 51.0 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 46 12.4 19,626 4.0 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 371 people in Arthur River (Tas.) (State Suburbs) of these 54.7% were male and 45.3% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 12.4% of the population.

Age Arthur River (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
People
0-4 years 29 7.8 31,182 6.3 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 20 5.3 30,231 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 28 7.5 32,455 6.6 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 33 8.8 32,687 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 26 7.0 29,577 6.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 20 5.3 28,074 5.7 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 25 6.7 27,209 5.5 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 18 4.8 30,908 6.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 30 8.0 33,944 6.9 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 27 7.2 35,030 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 42 11.2 36,528 7.4 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 33 8.8 34,090 6.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 15 4.0 32,733 6.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 9 2.4 25,312 5.1 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 7 1.9 19,449 3.9 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 3 0.8 14,522 2.9 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 6 1.6 11,175 2.3 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 3 0.8 10,247 2.1 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 37 -- 40 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Arthur River (Tas.) (State Suburbs) was 37 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 19.8% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 7.5% of the population.

Registered marital status Arthur River (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 150 50.8 190,899 47.5 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 7 2.4 13,090 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 33 11.2 39,595 9.9 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 7 2.4 26,245 6.5 949,634 5.5
Never married 98 33.2 131,655 32.8 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Arthur River (Tas.) (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 50.8% were married and 13.6% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Arthur River (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 51 -- 53 -- 50 --
Separated 44 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 53 -- 55 -- 54 --
Widowed 0 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 24 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Arthur River (Tas.) (State Suburbs) was 51 years and the median age of people never married was 24 years.

Social marital status Arthur River (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 127 51.4 172,039 48.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 47 19.0 41,694 11.6 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 73 29.6 144,719 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Arthur River (Tas.) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 51.4% of people were in a registered marriage and 19.0% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Arthur River (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 51 -- 53 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 42 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 23 -- 39 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Arthur River (Tas.) (State Suburbs) was 51 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 42 years.

Education Arthur River (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Pre-school 3 2.7 4,217 3.0 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 22 20.0 30,054 21.5 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 3 2.7 7,668 5.5 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 7 6.4 4,349 3.1 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 13 11.8 18,175 13.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 3 2.7 6,481 4.6 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 10 9.1 4,952 3.5 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 0 0.0 12,869 9.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 6 5.5 16,530 11.8 932,524 14.3
Other 0 0.0 2,865 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 43 39.1 31,624 22.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 110 -- 139,784 -- 6,503,580 --

In Arthur River (Tas.) (State Suburbs) 29.5% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 28.8% were in primary school, 23.4% in secondary school and 6.3% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Arthur River (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Australia 287 77.2 414,261 83.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Arthur River (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 52 15.9 69,303 14.9 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 24 7.3 26,629 5.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 9 2.8 18,037 3.9 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 242 74.0 351,939 75.5 10,757,087 53.7

In Arthur River (Tas.) (State Suburbs), 74.0% of people had both parents born in Australia and 15.9% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Arthur River (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 109 58.0 126,465 54.5 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 53 28.2 76,384 32.9 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 15 8.0 14,452 6.2 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 11 5.9 14,825 6.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 188 -- 232,126 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 188 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Arthur River (Tas.) (State Suburbs). Of these 58.0% were employed full time, 28.2% were employed part-time and 5.9% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Arthur River (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 19 10.9 27,159 12.5 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 25 14.3 23,356 10.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 13 7.4 25,868 11.9 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 10 5.7 41,655 19.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 100 57.1 84,811 39.0 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Arthur River (Tas.) (State Suburbs), 10.9% worked 1 to 15 hours, 14.3% worked 16 to 24 hours and 57.1% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Arthur River (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 41 -- 42 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 45 -- 42 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Arthur River (Tas.) (State Suburbs) was 41 years and for people who were employed part-time was 45 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Arthur River (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 532 -- 499 -- 577 --
Family 1,163 -- 1,203 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,083 -- 948 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Arthur River (Tas.) (State Suburbs) was $532.

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

Unpaid work Arthur River (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 201 67.9 289,363 72.1 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 81 27.4 111,822 27.9 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 31 10.5 46,646 11.6 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 57 19.3 78,249 19.5 3,090,874 17.8

In Arthur River (Tas.) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 67.9% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 27.4% provided care for children and 10.5% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 19.3% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Arthur River (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 61 20.7 80,975 20.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 59 20.0 106,957 26.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 33 11.2 54,796 13.6 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 47 15.9 46,635 11.6 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Arthur River (Tas.) (State Suburbs), 20.0% worked 5 to 14 hours, 11.2% worked 15 to 29 hours and 15.9% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Arthur River (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Couple family without children 40 42.1 56,435 42.1 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 49 51.6 53,219 39.7 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 6 6.3 22,824 17.0 901,637 15.9
Other family 0 0.0 1,718 1.3 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Arthur River (Tas.) (State Suburbs), 51.6% were couple families with children, 42.1% were couple families without children and 6.3% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Arthur River (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 50.0 -- 18.5 -- 17.6
Female -- 50.0 -- 81.5 -- 82.4

In Arthur River (Tas.) (State Suburbs) 50.0% of single parents were male and 50.0% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Arthur River (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Families without children 1,458 -- 1,771 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,274 -- 1,999 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Arthur River (Tas.) (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,274 and those without children was $1,458.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Arthur River (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 14 15.6 18,916 17.3 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 5 5.6 5,113 4.7 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 21 23.3 24,509 22.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 24 26.7 14,195 12.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 5 5.6 7,386 6.7 251,191 5.4
Both not working 10 11.1 25,360 23.1 899,598 19.2
Other 7 7.8 6,840 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 4 4.4 7,334 6.7 314,529 6.7

In Arthur River (Tas.) (State Suburbs), of couple families, 15.6% had both partners employed full-time, 5.6% had both employed part-time and 23.3% 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 Arthur River (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 126 51.9 192,819 85.6 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 117 48.1 32,494 14.4 934,470 10.7

In Arthur River (Tas.) (State Suburbs), 51.9% of private dwellings were occupied and 48.1% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Arthur River (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 127 97.7 166,516 86.4 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 0 0.0 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 0 0.0 1,355 0.7 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Arthur River (Tas.) (State Suburbs), 97.7% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Arthur River (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 693 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 7 5.5 9,380 4.9 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 22 17.2 39,348 20.4 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 67 52.3 99,420 51.6 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 29 22.7 40,675 21.1 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 3 2.3 3,310 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.5 -- 2.4 -- 2.6 --

In Arthur River (Tas.) (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 5.5% had 1 bedroom, 17.2% had 2 bedrooms and 52.3% 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 Arthur River (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 46 35.9 69,770 36.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 27 21.1 65,922 34.2 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 46 35.9 50,956 26.4 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 4 3.1 1,495 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 5 3.9 4,683 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Arthur River (Tas.) (State Suburbs), 35.9% were owned outright, 21.1% were owned with a mortgage and 35.9% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Arthur River (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Family households 94 73.4 132,582 68.8 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 30 23.4 54,039 28.0 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 4 3.1 6,205 3.2 321,007 4.1

In Arthur River (Tas.) (State Suburbs), of all households, 73.4% were family households, 23.4% were single person households and 3.1% were group households.

Household income Arthur River (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 17.5 -- 30.7 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 6.1 -- 5.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Arthur River (Tas.) (State Suburbs), 17.5% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 6.1% 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 Arthur River (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Median rent 0 -- 200 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 100.0 -- 90.5 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 0.0 -- 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 Arthur River (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,408 -- 1,300 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.5 -- 92.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 8.5 -- 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 Arthur River (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
None 0 0.0 15,145 7.9 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 38 29.5 68,647 35.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 57 44.2 68,499 35.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 29 22.5 34,946 18.1 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 5 3.9 5,589 2.9 234,292 3.0

In Arthur River (Tas.) (State Suburbs), 29.5% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 44.2% 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 Arthur River (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 45 -- 19,625 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 24 53.3 9,629 49.1 270,331 49.3
Female 21 46.7 9,996 50.9 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 15 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Arthur River (Tas.) (State Suburbs), there were 45 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 24 (or 53.3%) were male and 21 (or 46.7%) were female. The median age was 15 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Arthur River (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.8 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.4 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,093 -- 923 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Arthur River (Tas.) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.8, with 1.4 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,093.

Mortgage and rent Arthur River (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 0 -- 190 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,300 -- 1,647 --

In Arthur River (Tas.) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $0 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $0.

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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