2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Tasmania | State Suburbs

Old Beach

Code SSC60260 (SSC)
People 3,169
Male 1,555
Female 1,614
Median age 39
Families 938
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 1,192
Average people per household 2.8
Median weekly household income $1,489
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,517
Median weekly rent $320
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.3
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Old Beach % Tasmania % Australia %
Total 3,169 -- 495,354 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 1,555 49.1 242,675 49.0 10,634,013 49.4
Female 1,614 50.9 252,679 51.0 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 68 2.1 19,626 4.0 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 3,169 people in Old Beach (State Suburbs) of these 49.1% were male and 50.9% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 2.1% of the population.

Age Old Beach % Tasmania % Australia %
People
0-4 years 194 6.1 31,182 6.3 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 215 6.8 30,231 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 234 7.4 32,455 6.6 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 206 6.5 32,687 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 156 4.9 29,577 6.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 158 5.0 28,074 5.7 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 211 6.7 27,209 5.5 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 250 7.9 30,908 6.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 259 8.2 33,944 6.9 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 277 8.7 35,030 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 244 7.7 36,528 7.4 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 237 7.5 34,090 6.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 157 4.9 32,733 6.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 116 3.7 25,312 5.1 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 97 3.1 19,449 3.9 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 51 1.6 14,522 2.9 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 41 1.3 11,175 2.3 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 69 2.2 10,247 2.1 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 39 -- 40 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Old Beach (State Suburbs) was 39 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 20.4% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 11.6% of the population.

Registered marital status Old Beach % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,399 55.5 190,899 47.5 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 78 3.1 13,090 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 221 8.8 39,595 9.9 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 135 5.4 26,245 6.5 949,634 5.5
Never married 688 27.3 131,655 32.8 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Old Beach (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 55.5% were married and 11.9% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Old Beach % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 49 -- 53 -- 50 --
Separated 43 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 52 -- 55 -- 54 --
Widowed 81 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 24 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Old Beach (State Suburbs) was 49 years and the median age of people never married was 24 years.

Social marital status Old Beach % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 1,301 57.6 172,039 48.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 330 14.6 41,694 11.6 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 629 27.8 144,719 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Old Beach (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 57.6% of people were in a registered marriage and 14.6% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Old Beach % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 49 -- 53 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 37 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 28 -- 39 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Old Beach (State Suburbs) was 49 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 37 years.

Education Old Beach % Tasmania % Australia %
Pre-school 27 3.1 4,217 3.0 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 168 19.5 30,054 21.5 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 143 16.6 7,668 5.5 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 12 1.4 4,349 3.1 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 92 10.7 18,175 13.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 105 12.2 6,481 4.6 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 16 1.9 4,952 3.5 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 100 11.6 12,869 9.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 62 7.2 16,530 11.8 932,524 14.3
Other 15 1.7 2,865 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 120 14.0 31,624 22.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 860 -- 139,784 -- 6,503,580 --

In Old Beach (State Suburbs) 27.1% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 37.6% were in primary school, 24.8% in secondary school and 19.0% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Old Beach % Tasmania % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Old Beach % Tasmania % Australia %
Australia 2,766 87.3 414,261 83.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Old Beach % Tasmania % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 390 12.7 69,303 14.9 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 188 6.1 26,629 5.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 100 3.3 18,037 3.9 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 2,386 77.9 351,939 75.5 10,757,087 53.7

In Old Beach (State Suburbs), 77.9% of people had both parents born in Australia and 12.7% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Old Beach % Tasmania % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Old Beach % Tasmania % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Old Beach % Tasmania % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,101 62.5 126,465 54.5 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 511 29.0 76,384 32.9 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 98 5.6 14,452 6.2 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 52 3.0 14,825 6.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 1,762 -- 232,126 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 1,762 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Old Beach (State Suburbs). Of these 62.5% were employed full time, 29.0% were employed part-time and 3.0% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Old Beach % Tasmania % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 164 9.6 27,159 12.5 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 163 9.5 23,356 10.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 187 10.9 25,868 11.9 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 374 21.8 41,655 19.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 729 42.6 84,811 39.0 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Old Beach (State Suburbs), 9.6% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.5% worked 16 to 24 hours and 42.6% worked 40 hours or more.

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

The median age of people employed full-time in Old Beach (State Suburbs) was 42 years and for people who were employed part-time was 39 years.

Occupation Old Beach % Tasmania % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Old Beach % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 644 -- 499 -- 577 --
Family 1,596 -- 1,203 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,489 -- 948 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Old Beach (State Suburbs) was $644.

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

Unpaid work Old Beach % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,919 76.1 289,363 72.1 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 851 33.8 111,822 27.9 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 250 9.9 46,646 11.6 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 385 15.3 78,249 19.5 3,090,874 17.8

In Old Beach (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 76.1% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 33.8% provided care for children and 9.9% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 15.3% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Old Beach % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 550 21.8 80,975 20.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 787 31.3 106,957 26.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 350 13.9 54,796 13.6 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 225 8.9 46,635 11.6 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Old Beach (State Suburbs), 31.3% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.9% worked 15 to 29 hours and 8.9% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Old Beach % Tasmania % Australia %
Couple family without children 387 41.2 56,435 42.1 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 448 47.7 53,219 39.7 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 101 10.8 22,824 17.0 901,637 15.9
Other family 3 0.3 1,718 1.3 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Old Beach (State Suburbs), 47.7% were couple families with children, 41.2% were couple families without children and 10.8% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Old Beach % 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 Old Beach (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 Old Beach % Tasmania % Australia %
Families without children 1,950 -- 1,771 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,023 -- 1,999 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Old Beach (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,023 and those without children was $1,950.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Old Beach % Tasmania % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 232 27.9 18,916 17.3 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 26 3.1 5,113 4.7 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 229 27.5 24,509 22.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 94 11.3 14,195 12.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 37 4.4 7,386 6.7 251,191 5.4
Both not working 106 12.7 25,360 23.1 899,598 19.2
Other 54 6.5 6,840 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 54 6.5 7,334 6.7 314,529 6.7

In Old Beach (State Suburbs), of couple families, 27.9% had both partners employed full-time, 3.1% had both employed part-time and 27.5% 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 Old Beach % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,085 92.8 192,819 85.6 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 84 7.2 32,494 14.4 934,470 10.7

In Old Beach (State Suburbs), 92.8% of private dwellings were occupied and 7.2% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Old Beach % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,045 96.2 166,516 86.4 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 11 1.0 10,329 5.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 30 2.8 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 Old Beach (State Suburbs), 96.2% were separate houses, 1.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 2.8% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Old Beach % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 3 0.3 693 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 10 0.9 9,380 4.9 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 90 8.3 39,348 20.4 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 643 59.3 99,420 51.6 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 332 30.6 40,675 21.1 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 6 0.6 3,310 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.3 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.8 -- 2.4 -- 2.6 --

In Old Beach (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 0.9% had 1 bedroom, 8.3% had 2 bedrooms and 59.3% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.3. The average household size was 2.8 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Old Beach % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 309 28.5 69,770 36.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 632 58.2 65,922 34.2 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 131 12.1 50,956 26.4 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 3 0.3 1,495 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 10 0.9 4,683 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Old Beach (State Suburbs), 28.5% were owned outright, 58.2% were owned with a mortgage and 12.1% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Old Beach % Tasmania % Australia %
Family households 925 85.3 132,582 68.8 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 144 13.3 54,039 28.0 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 15 1.4 6,205 3.2 321,007 4.1

In Old Beach (State Suburbs), of all households, 85.3% were family households, 13.3% were single person households and 1.4% were group households.

Household income Old Beach % Tasmania % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 13.7 -- 30.7 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 7.0 -- 5.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Old Beach (State Suburbs), 13.7% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 7.0% 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 Old Beach % Tasmania % Australia %
Median rent 320 -- 200 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 95.6 -- 90.5 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 4.4 -- 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 Old Beach % Tasmania % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,517 -- 1,300 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 87.7 -- 92.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 12.3 -- 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 Old Beach % Tasmania % Australia %
None 14 1.3 15,145 7.9 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 241 22.2 68,647 35.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 513 47.3 68,499 35.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 301 27.8 34,946 18.1 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 15 1.4 5,589 2.9 234,292 3.0

In Old Beach (State Suburbs), 22.2% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 47.3% had two registered motor vehicles and 27.8% 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 Old Beach % Tasmania % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 71 -- 19,625 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 31 43.7 9,629 49.1 270,331 49.3
Female 40 56.3 9,996 50.9 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 34 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Old Beach (State Suburbs), there were 71 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 31 (or 43.7%) were male and 40 (or 56.3%) were female. The median age was 34 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Old Beach % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.2 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,625 -- 923 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Old Beach (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.2, with 1.1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,625.

Mortgage and rent Old Beach % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 285 -- 190 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,896 -- 1,300 -- 1,647 --

In Old Beach (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $285 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,896.

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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