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Port Arthur (Tas.)

Code SSC60281 (SSC)
People 249
Male 123
Female 126
Median age 54
Families 66
Average children per family 1.6
All private dwellings 293
Average people per household 2.1
Median weekly household income $672
Median monthly mortgage repayments $520
Median weekly rent $170
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.9
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Port Arthur (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Total 249 -- 495,354 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 123 49.4 242,675 49.0 10,634,013 49.4
Female 126 50.6 252,679 51.0 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 14 5.6 19,626 4.0 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 249 people in Port Arthur (Tas.) (State Suburbs) of these 49.4% were male and 50.6% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 5.6% of the population.

Age Port Arthur (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
People
0-4 years 11 4.4 31,182 6.3 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 18 7.1 30,231 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 4 1.6 32,455 6.6 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 8 3.2 32,687 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 7 2.8 29,577 6.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 11 4.4 28,074 5.7 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 12 4.8 27,209 5.5 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 6 2.4 30,908 6.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 8 3.2 33,944 6.9 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 25 9.9 35,030 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 17 6.7 36,528 7.4 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 35 13.9 34,090 6.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 21 8.3 32,733 6.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 22 8.7 25,312 5.1 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 23 9.1 19,449 3.9 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 13 5.2 14,522 2.9 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 6 2.4 11,175 2.3 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 5 2.0 10,247 2.1 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 54 -- 40 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Port Arthur (Tas.) (State Suburbs) was 54 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 12.7% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 27.4% of the population.

Registered marital status Port Arthur (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 113 51.4 190,899 47.5 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 10 4.5 13,090 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 28 12.7 39,595 9.9 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 15 6.8 26,245 6.5 949,634 5.5
Never married 54 24.5 131,655 32.8 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Port Arthur (Tas.) (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 51.4% were married and 17.7% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Port Arthur (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 65 -- 53 -- 50 --
Separated 60 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 51 -- 55 -- 54 --
Widowed 66 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 34 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Port Arthur (Tas.) (State Suburbs) was 65 years and the median age of people never married was 34 years.

Social marital status Port Arthur (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 88 52.1 172,039 48.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 26 15.4 41,694 11.6 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 55 32.5 144,719 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Port Arthur (Tas.) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 52.1% of people were in a registered marriage and 15.4% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Port Arthur (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 66 -- 53 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 56 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 43 -- 39 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Port Arthur (Tas.) (State Suburbs) was 66 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 56 years.

Education Port Arthur (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Pre-school 0 0.0 4,217 3.0 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 12 31.6 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 0 0.0 4,349 3.1 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 3 7.9 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 3 7.9 12,869 9.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 0 0.0 16,530 11.8 932,524 14.3
Other 0 0.0 2,865 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 20 52.6 31,624 22.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 38 -- 139,784 -- 6,503,580 --

In Port Arthur (Tas.) (State Suburbs) 14.8% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 31.6% were in primary school, 7.9% in secondary school and 7.9% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Port Arthur (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Australia 213 85.2 414,261 83.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Port Arthur (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 31 13.2 69,303 14.9 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 8 3.4 26,629 5.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 5 2.1 18,037 3.9 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 191 81.3 351,939 75.5 10,757,087 53.7

In Port Arthur (Tas.) (State Suburbs), 81.3% of people had both parents born in Australia and 13.2% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Port Arthur (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 45 45.5 126,465 54.5 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 37 37.4 76,384 32.9 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 10 10.1 14,452 6.2 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 7 7.1 14,825 6.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 99 -- 232,126 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 99 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Port Arthur (Tas.) (State Suburbs). Of these 45.5% were employed full time, 37.4% were employed part-time and 7.1% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Port Arthur (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 15 16.5 27,159 12.5 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 9 9.9 23,356 10.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 15 16.5 25,868 11.9 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 14 15.4 41,655 19.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 30 33.0 84,811 39.0 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Port Arthur (Tas.) (State Suburbs), 16.5% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.9% worked 16 to 24 hours and 33.0% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Port Arthur (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 48 -- 42 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 48 -- 42 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Port Arthur (Tas.) (State Suburbs) was 48 years and for people who were employed part-time was 48 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Port Arthur (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 397 -- 499 -- 577 --
Family 733 -- 1,203 -- 1,481 --
Household 672 -- 948 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Port Arthur (Tas.) (State Suburbs) was $397.

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

Unpaid work Port Arthur (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 157 71.4 289,363 72.1 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 46 21.0 111,822 27.9 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 33 14.9 46,646 11.6 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 41 18.6 78,249 19.5 3,090,874 17.8

In Port Arthur (Tas.) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 71.4% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 21.0% provided care for children and 14.9% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 18.6% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Port Arthur (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 34 15.5 80,975 20.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 52 23.6 106,957 26.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 37 16.8 54,796 13.6 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 34 15.5 46,635 11.6 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Port Arthur (Tas.) (State Suburbs), 23.6% worked 5 to 14 hours, 16.8% worked 15 to 29 hours and 15.5% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Port Arthur (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Couple family without children 40 60.6 56,435 42.1 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 20 30.3 53,219 39.7 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 6 9.1 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 Port Arthur (Tas.) (State Suburbs), 30.3% were couple families with children, 60.6% were couple families without children and 9.1% were one parent families.

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

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

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Port Arthur (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Families without children 900 -- 1,771 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,750 -- 1,999 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Port Arthur (Tas.) (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,750 and those without children was $900.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Port Arthur (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 4 6.5 18,916 17.3 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 10 16.1 5,113 4.7 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 5 8.1 24,509 22.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 0 0.0 14,195 12.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 8 12.9 7,386 6.7 251,191 5.4
Both not working 28 45.2 25,360 23.1 899,598 19.2
Other 3 4.8 6,840 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 4 6.5 7,334 6.7 314,529 6.7

In Port Arthur (Tas.) (State Suburbs), of couple families, 6.5% had both partners employed full-time, 16.1% had both employed part-time and 8.1% 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 Port Arthur (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 94 33.7 192,819 85.6 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 185 66.3 32,494 14.4 934,470 10.7

In Port Arthur (Tas.) (State Suburbs), 33.7% of private dwellings were occupied and 66.3% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Port Arthur (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 90 94.7 166,516 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 5 5.3 1,355 0.7 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Port Arthur (Tas.) (State Suburbs), 94.7% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 5.3% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Port Arthur (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 693 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 7 7.4 9,380 4.9 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 26 27.4 39,348 20.4 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 51 53.7 99,420 51.6 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 11 11.6 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 2.7 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.1 -- 2.4 -- 2.6 --

In Port Arthur (Tas.) (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 7.4% had 1 bedroom, 27.4% had 2 bedrooms and 53.7% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.7. The average household size was 2.1 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Port Arthur (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 60 63.8 69,770 36.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 17 18.1 65,922 34.2 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 17 18.1 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 0 0.0 4,683 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Port Arthur (Tas.) (State Suburbs), 63.8% were owned outright, 18.1% were owned with a mortgage and 18.1% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Port Arthur (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Family households 65 68.4 132,582 68.8 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 30 31.6 54,039 28.0 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 0 0.0 6,205 3.2 321,007 4.1

In Port Arthur (Tas.) (State Suburbs), of all households, 68.4% were family households, 31.6% were single person households and 0.0% were group households.

Household income Port Arthur (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 41.8 -- 30.7 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 0.0 -- 5.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Port Arthur (Tas.) (State Suburbs), 41.8% 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 Port Arthur (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Median rent 170 -- 200 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 95.5 -- 90.5 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 4.5 -- 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 Port Arthur (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 520 -- 1,300 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 96.6 -- 92.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 3.4 -- 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 Port Arthur (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
None 8 8.5 15,145 7.9 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 32 34.0 68,647 35.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 39 41.5 68,499 35.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 15 16.0 34,946 18.1 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 0 0.0 5,589 2.9 234,292 3.0

In Port Arthur (Tas.) (State Suburbs), 34.0% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 41.5% had two registered motor vehicles and 16.0% 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 Port Arthur (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 10 -- 19,625 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 4 40.0 9,629 49.1 270,331 49.3
Female 6 60.0 9,996 50.9 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 20 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Port Arthur (Tas.) (State Suburbs), there were 10 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 4 (or 40.0%) were male and 6 (or 60.0%) 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 Port Arthur (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 2.9 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,012 -- 923 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Port Arthur (Tas.) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.9, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,012.

Mortgage and rent Port Arthur (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 1,733 -- 1,300 -- 1,647 --

In Port Arthur (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 $1,733.

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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