2011 Census QuickStats

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Derby (Tas.)

Code SSC60079 (SSC)
People 208
Male 112
Female 96
Median age 51
Families 51
Average children per family 2
All private dwellings 119
Average people per household 2.1
Median weekly household income $576
Median monthly mortgage repayments $585
Median weekly rent $150
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 Derby (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Total 208 -- 495,354 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 112 53.8 242,675 49.0 10,634,013 49.4
Female 96 46.2 252,679 51.0 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 6 2.9 19,626 4.0 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 208 people in Derby (Tas.) (State Suburbs) of these 53.8% were male and 46.2% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 2.9% of the population.

Age Derby (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
People
0-4 years 9 4.3 31,182 6.3 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 9 4.3 30,231 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 17 8.2 32,455 6.6 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 22 10.6 32,687 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 8 3.9 29,577 6.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 4 1.9 28,074 5.7 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 7 3.4 27,209 5.5 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 7 3.4 30,908 6.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 10 4.8 33,944 6.9 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 8 3.9 35,030 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 32 15.5 36,528 7.4 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 23 11.1 34,090 6.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 25 12.1 32,733 6.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 11 5.3 25,312 5.1 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 8 3.9 19,449 3.9 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 3 1.4 14,522 2.9 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 4 1.9 11,175 2.3 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 0 0.0 10,247 2.1 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 51 -- 40 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Derby (Tas.) (State Suburbs) was 51 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 15.4% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 14.9% of the population.

Registered marital status Derby (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 74 42.3 190,899 47.5 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 7 4.0 13,090 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 35 20.0 39,595 9.9 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 8 4.6 26,245 6.5 949,634 5.5
Never married 51 29.1 131,655 32.8 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Derby (Tas.) (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 42.3% were married and 24.1% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Derby (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 58 -- 53 -- 50 --
Separated 56 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 54 -- 55 -- 54 --
Widowed 62 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 37 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Derby (Tas.) (State Suburbs) was 58 years and the median age of people never married was 37 years.

Social marital status Derby (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 62 43.1 172,039 48.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 19 13.2 41,694 11.6 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 63 43.8 144,719 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Derby (Tas.) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 43.1% of people were in a registered marriage and 13.2% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Derby (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 58 -- 53 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 44 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 57 -- 39 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Derby (Tas.) (State Suburbs) was 58 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 44 years.

Education Derby (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Pre-school 0 0.0 4,217 3.0 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 10 16.7 30,054 21.5 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 0 0.0 7,668 5.5 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 3 5.0 4,349 3.1 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 16 26.7 18,175 13.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 0 0.0 6,481 4.6 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 0 0.0 4,952 3.5 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 6 10.0 12,869 9.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 0 0.0 16,530 11.8 932,524 14.3
Other 6 10.0 2,865 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 19 31.7 31,624 22.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 60 -- 139,784 -- 6,503,580 --

In Derby (Tas.) (State Suburbs) 30.4% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 20.6% were in primary school, 25.4% in secondary school and 14.3% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Derby (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Australia 155 74.5 414,261 83.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Derby (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 32 17.3 69,303 14.9 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 11 5.9 26,629 5.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 7 3.8 18,037 3.9 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 135 73.0 351,939 75.5 10,757,087 53.7

In Derby (Tas.) (State Suburbs), 73.0% of people had both parents born in Australia and 17.3% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Derby (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 32 49.2 126,465 54.5 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 17 26.2 76,384 32.9 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 9 13.8 14,452 6.2 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 7 10.8 14,825 6.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 65 -- 232,126 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 65 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Derby (Tas.) (State Suburbs). Of these 49.2% were employed full time, 26.2% were employed part-time and 10.8% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Derby (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 4 7.0 27,159 12.5 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 10 17.5 23,356 10.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 5 8.8 25,868 11.9 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 9 15.8 41,655 19.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 20 35.1 84,811 39.0 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Derby (Tas.) (State Suburbs), 7.0% worked 1 to 15 hours, 17.5% worked 16 to 24 hours and 35.1% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Derby (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 46 -- 42 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 47 -- 42 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Derby (Tas.) (State Suburbs) was 46 years and for people who were employed part-time was 47 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Derby (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 318 -- 499 -- 577 --
Family 854 -- 1,203 -- 1,481 --
Household 576 -- 948 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Derby (Tas.) (State Suburbs) was $318.

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

Unpaid work Derby (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 119 69.2 289,363 72.1 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 31 18.0 111,822 27.9 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 18 10.6 46,646 11.6 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 46 27.1 78,249 19.5 3,090,874 17.8

In Derby (Tas.) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 69.2% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 18.0% provided care for children and 10.6% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 27.1% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Derby (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 26 15.1 80,975 20.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 37 21.5 106,957 26.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 21 12.2 54,796 13.6 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 36 20.9 46,635 11.6 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Derby (Tas.) (State Suburbs), 21.5% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.2% worked 15 to 29 hours and 20.9% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Derby (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Couple family without children 30 58.8 56,435 42.1 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 11 21.6 53,219 39.7 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 10 19.6 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 Derby (Tas.) (State Suburbs), 21.6% were couple families with children, 58.8% were couple families without children and 19.6% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Derby (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 0.0 -- 18.5 -- 17.6
Female -- 100.0 -- 81.5 -- 82.4

In Derby (Tas.) (State Suburbs) 0.0% of single parents were male and 100.0% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Derby (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Families without children 1,833 -- 1,771 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,600 -- 1,999 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Derby (Tas.) (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,600 and those without children was $1,833.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Derby (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 4 10.8 18,916 17.3 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 0 0.0 5,113 4.7 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 6 16.2 24,509 22.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 4 10.8 14,195 12.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 0 0.0 7,386 6.7 251,191 5.4
Both not working 19 51.4 25,360 23.1 899,598 19.2
Other 4 10.8 6,840 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 0 0.0 7,334 6.7 314,529 6.7

In Derby (Tas.) (State Suburbs), of couple families, 10.8% had both partners employed full-time, 0.0% had both employed part-time and 16.2% 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 Derby (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 80 71.4 192,819 85.6 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 32 28.6 32,494 14.4 934,470 10.7

In Derby (Tas.) (State Suburbs), 71.4% of private dwellings were occupied and 28.6% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Derby (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 73 92.4 166,516 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 6 7.6 1,355 0.7 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Derby (Tas.) (State Suburbs), 92.4% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 7.6% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Derby (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 693 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 3 3.7 9,380 4.9 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 25 30.5 39,348 20.4 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 37 45.1 99,420 51.6 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 14 17.1 40,675 21.1 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 3 3.7 3,310 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.8 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.1 -- 2.4 -- 2.6 --

In Derby (Tas.) (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 3.7% had 1 bedroom, 30.5% had 2 bedrooms and 45.1% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.8. The average household size was 2.1 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Derby (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 46 59.0 69,770 36.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 18 23.1 65,922 34.2 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 11 14.1 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 3.8 4,683 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Derby (Tas.) (State Suburbs), 59.0% were owned outright, 23.1% were owned with a mortgage and 14.1% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Derby (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Family households 47 58.7 132,582 68.8 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 30 37.5 54,039 28.0 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 3 3.8 6,205 3.2 321,007 4.1

In Derby (Tas.) (State Suburbs), of all households, 58.7% were family households, 37.5% were single person households and 3.8% were group households.

Household income Derby (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 54.9 -- 30.7 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 0.0 -- 5.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Derby (Tas.) (State Suburbs), 54.9% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 0.0% 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 Derby (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Median rent 150 -- 200 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.6 -- 90.5 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 5.4 -- 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 Derby (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 585 -- 1,300 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.4 -- 92.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 5.6 -- 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 Derby (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
None 0 0.0 15,145 7.9 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 40 50.6 68,647 35.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 24 30.4 68,499 35.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 12 15.2 34,946 18.1 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 3 3.8 5,589 2.9 234,292 3.0

In Derby (Tas.) (State Suburbs), 50.6% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 30.4% had two registered motor vehicles and 15.2% 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 Derby (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 6 -- 19,625 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 3 50.0 9,629 49.1 270,331 49.3
Female 3 50.0 9,996 50.9 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 54 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Derby (Tas.) (State Suburbs), there were 6 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 3 (or 50.0%) were male and 3 (or 50.0%) were female. The median age was 54 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Derby (Tas.) % 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 0 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 250 -- 923 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Derby (Tas.) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 0, with 0 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $250.

Mortgage and rent Derby (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 Derby (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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