2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Tasmania | State Suburbs

Blackstone Heights

Code SSC60030 (SSC)
People 1,294
Male 655
Female 639
Median age 38
Families 371
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 445
Average people per household 3.1
Median weekly household income $1,651
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,668
Median weekly rent $265
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.5
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Blackstone Heights % Tasmania % Australia %
Total 1,294 -- 495,354 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 655 50.6 242,675 49.0 10,634,013 49.4
Female 639 49.4 252,679 51.0 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 8 0.6 19,626 4.0 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 1,294 people in Blackstone Heights (State Suburbs) of these 50.6% were male and 49.4% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.6% of the population.

Age Blackstone Heights % Tasmania % Australia %
People
0-4 years 69 5.3 31,182 6.3 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 77 6.0 30,231 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 120 9.3 32,455 6.6 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 142 11.0 32,687 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 63 4.9 29,577 6.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 52 4.0 28,074 5.7 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 48 3.7 27,209 5.5 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 108 8.4 30,908 6.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 115 8.9 33,944 6.9 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 129 10.0 35,030 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 139 10.8 36,528 7.4 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 85 6.6 34,090 6.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 67 5.2 32,733 6.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 40 3.1 25,312 5.1 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 19 1.5 19,449 3.9 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 8 0.6 14,522 2.9 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 8 0.6 11,175 2.3 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 3 0.2 10,247 2.1 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 38 -- 40 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Blackstone Heights (State Suburbs) was 38 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 20.8% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 6.3% of the population.

Registered marital status Blackstone Heights % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 622 60.7 190,899 47.5 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 19 1.9 13,090 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 61 6.0 39,595 9.9 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 23 2.2 26,245 6.5 949,634 5.5
Never married 299 29.2 131,655 32.8 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Blackstone Heights (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 60.7% were married and 7.8% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Blackstone Heights % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 49 -- 53 -- 50 --
Separated 45 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 48 -- 55 -- 54 --
Widowed 61 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 20 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Blackstone Heights (State Suburbs) was 49 years and the median age of people never married was 20 years.

Social marital status Blackstone Heights % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 586 60.9 172,039 48.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 61 6.3 41,694 11.6 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 316 32.8 144,719 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Blackstone Heights (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 60.9% of people were in a registered marriage and 6.3% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Blackstone Heights % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 48 -- 53 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 43 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 21 -- 39 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Blackstone Heights (State Suburbs) was 48 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 43 years.

Education Blackstone Heights % Tasmania % Australia %
Pre-school 11 2.7 4,217 3.0 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 81 19.6 30,054 21.5 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 45 10.9 7,668 5.5 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 19 4.6 4,349 3.1 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 64 15.5 18,175 13.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 39 9.4 6,481 4.6 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 35 8.5 4,952 3.5 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 28 6.8 12,869 9.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 52 12.6 16,530 11.8 932,524 14.3
Other 6 1.5 2,865 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 33 8.0 31,624 22.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 413 -- 139,784 -- 6,503,580 --

In Blackstone Heights (State Suburbs) 31.8% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 35.1% were in primary school, 33.4% in secondary school and 19.4% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Blackstone Heights % Tasmania % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Blackstone Heights % Tasmania % Australia %
Australia 1,138 87.9 414,261 83.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Blackstone Heights % Tasmania % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 172 13.7 69,303 14.9 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 97 7.7 26,629 5.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 55 4.4 18,037 3.9 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 936 74.3 351,939 75.5 10,757,087 53.7

In Blackstone Heights (State Suburbs), 74.3% of people had both parents born in Australia and 13.7% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Blackstone Heights % Tasmania % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Blackstone Heights % Tasmania % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Blackstone Heights % Tasmania % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 431 56.5 126,465 54.5 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 266 34.9 76,384 32.9 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 35 4.6 14,452 6.2 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 31 4.1 14,825 6.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 763 -- 232,126 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 763 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Blackstone Heights (State Suburbs). Of these 56.5% were employed full time, 34.9% were employed part-time and 4.1% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Blackstone Heights % Tasmania % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 91 12.4 27,159 12.5 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 87 11.9 23,356 10.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 87 11.9 25,868 11.9 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 127 17.3 41,655 19.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 302 41.3 84,811 39.0 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Blackstone Heights (State Suburbs), 12.4% worked 1 to 15 hours, 11.9% worked 16 to 24 hours and 41.3% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Blackstone Heights % Tasmania % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 46 -- 42 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 39 -- 42 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Blackstone Heights (State Suburbs) was 46 years and for people who were employed part-time was 39 years.

Occupation Blackstone Heights % Tasmania % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Occupation Chart
Industry of employment, top responses Blackstone Heights % Tasmania % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Blackstone Heights % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 630 -- 499 -- 577 --
Family 1,816 -- 1,203 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,651 -- 948 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Blackstone Heights (State Suburbs) was $630.

Travel to work, top responses Blackstone Heights % Tasmania % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Blackstone Heights % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 816 79.8 289,363 72.1 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 339 33.0 111,822 27.9 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 119 11.6 46,646 11.6 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 187 18.3 78,249 19.5 3,090,874 17.8

In Blackstone Heights (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 79.8% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 33.0% 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, 18.3% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Blackstone Heights % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 257 25.1 80,975 20.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 294 28.7 106,957 26.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 152 14.9 54,796 13.6 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 113 11.0 46,635 11.6 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Blackstone Heights (State Suburbs), 28.7% worked 5 to 14 hours, 14.9% worked 15 to 29 hours and 11.0% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Blackstone Heights % Tasmania % Australia %
Couple family without children 114 30.7 56,435 42.1 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 218 58.8 53,219 39.7 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 39 10.5 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 Blackstone Heights (State Suburbs), 58.8% were couple families with children, 30.7% were couple families without children and 10.5% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Blackstone Heights % Tasmania % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 30.6 -- 18.5 -- 17.6
Female -- 69.4 -- 81.5 -- 82.4

In Blackstone Heights (State Suburbs) 30.6% of single parents were male and 69.4% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Blackstone Heights % Tasmania % Australia %
Families without children 2,100 -- 1,771 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,401 -- 1,999 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Blackstone Heights (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,401 and those without children was $2,100.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Blackstone Heights % Tasmania % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 71 21.6 18,916 17.3 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 12 3.7 5,113 4.7 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 113 34.5 24,509 22.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 41 12.5 14,195 12.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 19 5.8 7,386 6.7 251,191 5.4
Both not working 33 10.1 25,360 23.1 899,598 19.2
Other 21 6.4 6,840 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 18 5.5 7,334 6.7 314,529 6.7

In Blackstone Heights (State Suburbs), of couple families, 21.6% had both partners employed full-time, 3.7% had both employed part-time and 34.5% 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 Blackstone Heights % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 413 93.2 192,819 85.6 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 30 6.8 32,494 14.4 934,470 10.7

In Blackstone Heights (State Suburbs), 93.2% of private dwellings were occupied and 6.8% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Blackstone Heights % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 398 96.8 166,516 86.4 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 13 3.2 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 Blackstone Heights (State Suburbs), 96.8% were separate houses, 3.2% 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 Blackstone Heights % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 693 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 0 0.0 9,380 4.9 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 17 4.1 39,348 20.4 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 159 38.5 99,420 51.6 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 237 57.4 40,675 21.1 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 0 0.0 3,310 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.7 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 3.1 -- 2.4 -- 2.6 --

In Blackstone Heights (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 0.0% had 1 bedroom, 4.1% had 2 bedrooms and 38.5% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.7. The average household size was 3.1 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Blackstone Heights % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 134 32.4 69,770 36.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 237 57.4 65,922 34.2 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 39 9.4 50,956 26.4 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 0 0.0 1,495 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 3 0.7 4,683 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Blackstone Heights (State Suburbs), 32.4% were owned outright, 57.4% were owned with a mortgage and 9.4% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Blackstone Heights % Tasmania % Australia %
Family households 364 88.6 132,582 68.8 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 41 10.0 54,039 28.0 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 6 1.5 6,205 3.2 321,007 4.1

In Blackstone Heights (State Suburbs), of all households, 88.6% were family households, 10.0% were single person households and 1.5% were group households.

Household income Blackstone Heights % Tasmania % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 12.3 -- 30.7 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 15.2 -- 5.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Blackstone Heights (State Suburbs), 12.3% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 15.2% 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 Blackstone Heights % Tasmania % Australia %
Median rent 265 -- 200 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 97.8 -- 90.5 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 2.2 -- 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 Blackstone Heights % Tasmania % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,668 -- 1,300 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 87.8 -- 92.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 12.2 -- 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 Blackstone Heights % Tasmania % Australia %
None 3 0.7 15,145 7.9 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 67 16.3 68,647 35.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 165 40.0 68,499 35.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 173 42.0 34,946 18.1 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 4 1.0 5,589 2.9 234,292 3.0

In Blackstone Heights (State Suburbs), 16.3% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 40.0% had two registered motor vehicles and 42.0% 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 Blackstone Heights % Tasmania % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 6 -- 19,625 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 6 100.0 9,629 49.1 270,331 49.3
Female 0 0.0 9,996 50.9 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 20 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Blackstone Heights (State Suburbs), there were 6 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 6 (or 100.0%) were male and 0 (or 0.0%) were female. The median age was 20 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Blackstone Heights % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 0 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,375 -- 923 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Blackstone Heights (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 0, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,375.

Mortgage and rent Blackstone Heights % 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 Blackstone Heights (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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