2011 Census QuickStats

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Brooklyn (Tas.)

Code SSC60043 (SSC)
People 606
Male 309
Female 297
Median age 38
Families 164
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 279
Average people per household 2.2
Median weekly household income $758
Median monthly mortgage repayments $867
Median weekly rent $180
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.7
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Brooklyn (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Total 606 -- 495,354 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 309 51.0 242,675 49.0 10,634,013 49.4
Female 297 49.0 252,679 51.0 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 39 6.4 19,626 4.0 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 606 people in Brooklyn (Tas.) (State Suburbs) of these 51.0% were male and 49.0% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 6.4% of the population.

Age Brooklyn (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
People
0-4 years 28 4.6 31,182 6.3 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 31 5.1 30,231 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 36 5.9 32,455 6.6 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 52 8.5 32,687 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 43 7.1 29,577 6.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 52 8.5 28,074 5.7 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 34 5.6 27,209 5.5 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 36 5.9 30,908 6.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 34 5.6 33,944 6.9 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 48 7.9 35,030 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 37 6.1 36,528 7.4 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 42 6.9 34,090 6.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 45 7.4 32,733 6.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 27 4.4 25,312 5.1 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 30 4.9 19,449 3.9 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 23 3.8 14,522 2.9 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 3 0.5 11,175 2.3 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 8 1.3 10,247 2.1 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 38 -- 40 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Brooklyn (Tas.) (State Suburbs) was 38 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 16.3% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 14.4% of the population.

Registered marital status Brooklyn (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 209 41.2 190,899 47.5 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 24 4.7 13,090 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 55 10.8 39,595 9.9 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 28 5.5 26,245 6.5 949,634 5.5
Never married 191 37.7 131,655 32.8 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Brooklyn (Tas.) (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 41.2% were married and 15.9% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Brooklyn (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 55 -- 53 -- 50 --
Separated 44 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 56 -- 55 -- 54 --
Widowed 69 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 24 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Brooklyn (Tas.) (State Suburbs) was 55 years and the median age of people never married was 24 years.

Social marital status Brooklyn (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 190 40.5 172,039 48.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 61 13.0 41,694 11.6 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 218 46.5 144,719 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Brooklyn (Tas.) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 40.5% of people were in a registered marriage and 13.0% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Brooklyn (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 55 -- 53 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 29 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 38 -- 39 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Brooklyn (Tas.) (State Suburbs) was 55 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 29 years.

Education Brooklyn (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Pre-school 4 2.3 4,217 3.0 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 35 19.8 30,054 21.5 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 3 1.7 7,668 5.5 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 6 3.4 4,349 3.1 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 30 16.9 18,175 13.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 3 1.7 6,481 4.6 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 3 1.7 4,952 3.5 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 32 18.1 12,869 9.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 13 7.3 16,530 11.8 932,524 14.3
Other 3 1.7 2,865 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 45 25.4 31,624 22.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 177 -- 139,784 -- 6,503,580 --

In Brooklyn (Tas.) (State Suburbs) 28.5% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 25.6% were in primary school, 20.3% in secondary school and 25.6% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Brooklyn (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Australia 547 89.8 414,261 83.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Brooklyn (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 51 8.8 69,303 14.9 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 29 5.0 26,629 5.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 19 3.3 18,037 3.9 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 479 82.9 351,939 75.5 10,757,087 53.7

In Brooklyn (Tas.) (State Suburbs), 82.9% of people had both parents born in Australia and 8.8% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Brooklyn (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 158 55.1 126,465 54.5 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 87 30.3 76,384 32.9 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 18 6.3 14,452 6.2 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 24 8.4 14,825 6.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 287 -- 232,126 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 287 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Brooklyn (Tas.) (State Suburbs). Of these 55.1% were employed full time, 30.3% were employed part-time and 8.4% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Brooklyn (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 37 14.1 27,159 12.5 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 28 10.7 23,356 10.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 21 8.0 25,868 11.9 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 56 21.4 41,655 19.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 104 39.7 84,811 39.0 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Brooklyn (Tas.) (State Suburbs), 14.1% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.7% worked 16 to 24 hours and 39.7% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Brooklyn (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 39 -- 42 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 40 -- 42 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Brooklyn (Tas.) (State Suburbs) was 39 years and for people who were employed part-time was 40 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Brooklyn (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 382 -- 499 -- 577 --
Family 1,005 -- 1,203 -- 1,481 --
Household 758 -- 948 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Brooklyn (Tas.) (State Suburbs) was $382.

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

Unpaid work Brooklyn (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 352 69.3 289,363 72.1 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 134 26.4 111,822 27.9 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 58 11.4 46,646 11.6 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 85 16.7 78,249 19.5 3,090,874 17.8

In Brooklyn (Tas.) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 69.3% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 26.4% provided care for children and 11.4% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 16.7% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Brooklyn (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 94 18.5 80,975 20.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 113 22.2 106,957 26.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 63 12.4 54,796 13.6 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 85 16.7 46,635 11.6 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Brooklyn (Tas.) (State Suburbs), 22.2% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.4% worked 15 to 29 hours and 16.7% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Brooklyn (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Couple family without children 65 39.4 56,435 42.1 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 61 37.0 53,219 39.7 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 36 21.8 22,824 17.0 901,637 15.9
Other family 3 1.8 1,718 1.3 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Brooklyn (Tas.) (State Suburbs), 37.0% were couple families with children, 39.4% were couple families without children and 21.8% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Brooklyn (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 27.3 -- 18.5 -- 17.6
Female -- 72.7 -- 81.5 -- 82.4

In Brooklyn (Tas.) (State Suburbs) 27.3% of single parents were male and 72.7% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Brooklyn (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Families without children 1,343 -- 1,771 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,452 -- 1,999 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Brooklyn (Tas.) (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,452 and those without children was $1,343.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Brooklyn (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 17 12.8 18,916 17.3 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 3 2.3 5,113 4.7 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 26 19.5 24,509 22.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 21 15.8 14,195 12.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 8 6.0 7,386 6.7 251,191 5.4
Both not working 39 29.3 25,360 23.1 899,598 19.2
Other 5 3.8 6,840 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 14 10.5 7,334 6.7 314,529 6.7

In Brooklyn (Tas.) (State Suburbs), of couple families, 12.8% had both partners employed full-time, 2.3% had both employed part-time and 19.5% 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 Brooklyn (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 254 92.7 192,819 85.6 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 20 7.3 32,494 14.4 934,470 10.7

In Brooklyn (Tas.) (State Suburbs), 92.7% of private dwellings were occupied and 7.3% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Brooklyn (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 225 88.6 166,516 86.4 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 3 1.2 10,329 5.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 26 10.2 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 Brooklyn (Tas.) (State Suburbs), 88.6% were separate houses, 1.2% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 10.2% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Brooklyn (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 3 1.2 693 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 3 1.2 9,380 4.9 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 48 18.8 39,348 20.4 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 166 65.1 99,420 51.6 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 32 12.5 40,675 21.1 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 3 1.2 3,310 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.9 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.2 -- 2.4 -- 2.6 --

In Brooklyn (Tas.) (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 1.2% had 1 bedroom, 18.8% had 2 bedrooms and 65.1% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.9. The average household size was 2.2 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Brooklyn (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 88 34.6 69,770 36.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 86 33.9 65,922 34.2 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 77 30.3 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 1.2 4,683 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Brooklyn (Tas.) (State Suburbs), 34.6% were owned outright, 33.9% were owned with a mortgage and 30.3% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Brooklyn (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Family households 165 64.7 132,582 68.8 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 75 29.4 54,039 28.0 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 15 5.9 6,205 3.2 321,007 4.1

In Brooklyn (Tas.) (State Suburbs), of all households, 64.7% were family households, 29.4% were single person households and 5.9% were group households.

Household income Brooklyn (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 38.5 -- 30.7 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 1.3 -- 5.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Brooklyn (Tas.) (State Suburbs), 38.5% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 1.3% 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 Brooklyn (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Median rent 180 -- 200 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 86.8 -- 90.5 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 13.2 -- 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 Brooklyn (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 867 -- 1,300 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.6 -- 92.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 5.4 -- 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 Brooklyn (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
None 12 4.7 15,145 7.9 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 110 43.3 68,647 35.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 89 35.0 68,499 35.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 35 13.8 34,946 18.1 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 8 3.1 5,589 2.9 234,292 3.0

In Brooklyn (Tas.) (State Suburbs), 43.3% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 35.0% had two registered motor vehicles and 13.8% 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 Brooklyn (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 39 -- 19,625 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 20 51.3 9,629 49.1 270,331 49.3
Female 19 48.7 9,996 50.9 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 26 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Brooklyn (Tas.) (State Suburbs), there were 39 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 20 (or 51.3%) were male and 19 (or 48.7%) were female. The median age was 26 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Brooklyn (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 2.3 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 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 Brooklyn (Tas.) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.3, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $633.

Mortgage and rent Brooklyn (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 195 -- 190 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,192 -- 1,300 -- 1,647 --

In Brooklyn (Tas.) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $195 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,192.

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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