2011 Census QuickStats

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Romaine

Code SSC60311 (SSC)
People 1,738
Male 826
Female 912
Median age 39
Families 496
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 716
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $1,129
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,300
Median weekly rent $200
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 Romaine % Tasmania % Australia %
Total 1,738 -- 495,354 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 826 47.5 242,675 49.0 10,634,013 49.4
Female 912 52.5 252,679 51.0 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 86 4.9 19,626 4.0 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 1,738 people in Romaine (State Suburbs) of these 47.5% were male and 52.5% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 4.9% of the population.

Age Romaine % Tasmania % Australia %
People
0-4 years 105 6.0 31,182 6.3 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 109 6.3 30,231 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 154 8.8 32,455 6.6 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 134 7.7 32,687 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 71 4.1 29,577 6.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 84 4.8 28,074 5.7 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 111 6.4 27,209 5.5 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 123 7.1 30,908 6.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 128 7.3 33,944 6.9 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 136 7.8 35,030 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 121 6.9 36,528 7.4 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 114 6.5 34,090 6.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 98 5.6 32,733 6.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 108 6.2 25,312 5.1 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 62 3.6 19,449 3.9 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 51 2.9 14,522 2.9 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 21 1.2 11,175 2.3 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 12 0.7 10,247 2.1 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 39 -- 40 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Romaine (State Suburbs) was 39 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 21.2% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 14.6% of the population.

Registered marital status Romaine % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 778 56.8 190,899 47.5 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 51 3.7 13,090 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 100 7.3 39,595 9.9 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 67 4.9 26,245 6.5 949,634 5.5
Never married 374 27.3 131,655 32.8 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Romaine (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 56.8% were married and 11.0% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Romaine % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 52 -- 53 -- 50 --
Separated 45 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 51 -- 55 -- 54 --
Widowed 74 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 24 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Romaine (State Suburbs) was 52 years and the median age of people never married was 24 years.

Social marital status Romaine % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 707 57.0 172,039 48.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 97 7.8 41,694 11.6 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 436 35.2 144,719 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Romaine (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 57.0% of people were in a registered marriage and 7.8% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Romaine % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 51 -- 53 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 42 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 33 -- 39 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Romaine (State Suburbs) was 51 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 42 years.

Education Romaine % Tasmania % Australia %
Pre-school 14 2.7 4,217 3.0 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 124 23.9 30,054 21.5 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 38 7.3 7,668 5.5 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 8 1.5 4,349 3.1 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 95 18.3 18,175 13.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 42 8.1 6,481 4.6 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 9 1.7 4,952 3.5 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 49 9.5 12,869 9.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 39 7.5 16,530 11.8 932,524 14.3
Other 14 2.7 2,865 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 86 16.6 31,624 22.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 518 -- 139,784 -- 6,503,580 --

In Romaine (State Suburbs) 29.7% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 32.8% were in primary school, 28.2% in secondary school and 16.8% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Romaine % Tasmania % Australia %
Australia 1,539 88.4 414,261 83.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Romaine % Tasmania % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 155 9.3 69,303 14.9 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 78 4.7 26,629 5.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 48 2.9 18,037 3.9 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,378 83.1 351,939 75.5 10,757,087 53.7

In Romaine (State Suburbs), 83.1% of people had both parents born in Australia and 9.3% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Romaine % Tasmania % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Romaine % Tasmania % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 491 56.8 126,465 54.5 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 274 31.7 76,384 32.9 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 44 5.1 14,452 6.2 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 56 6.5 14,825 6.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 865 -- 232,126 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 865 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Romaine (State Suburbs). Of these 56.8% were employed full time, 31.7% were employed part-time and 6.5% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Romaine % Tasmania % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 102 12.7 27,159 12.5 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 83 10.3 23,356 10.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 86 10.7 25,868 11.9 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 162 20.1 41,655 19.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 331 41.1 84,811 39.0 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Romaine (State Suburbs), 12.7% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.3% worked 16 to 24 hours and 41.1% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Romaine % Tasmania % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 41 -- 42 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 41 -- 42 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Romaine (State Suburbs) was 41 years and for people who were employed part-time was 41 years.

Occupation Romaine % Tasmania % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Romaine % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 518 -- 499 -- 577 --
Family 1,345 -- 1,203 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,129 -- 948 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Romaine (State Suburbs) was $518.

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

Unpaid work Romaine % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,041 76.1 289,363 72.1 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 425 31.0 111,822 27.9 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 147 10.7 46,646 11.6 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 275 20.1 78,249 19.5 3,090,874 17.8

In Romaine (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, 31.0% provided care for children and 10.7% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 20.1% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Romaine % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 278 20.3 80,975 20.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 397 29.0 106,957 26.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 195 14.3 54,796 13.6 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 172 12.6 46,635 11.6 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Romaine (State Suburbs), 29.0% worked 5 to 14 hours, 14.3% worked 15 to 29 hours and 12.6% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Romaine % Tasmania % Australia %
Couple family without children 216 43.5 56,435 42.1 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 198 39.8 53,219 39.7 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 79 15.9 22,824 17.0 901,637 15.9
Other family 4 0.8 1,718 1.3 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Romaine (State Suburbs), 39.8% were couple families with children, 43.5% were couple families without children and 15.9% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Romaine % Tasmania % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 25.6 -- 18.5 -- 17.6
Female -- 74.4 -- 81.5 -- 82.4

In Romaine (State Suburbs) 25.6% of single parents were male and 74.4% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Romaine % Tasmania % Australia %
Families without children 1,837 -- 1,771 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,769 -- 1,999 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Romaine (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,769 and those without children was $1,837.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Romaine % Tasmania % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 68 16.5 18,916 17.3 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 16 3.9 5,113 4.7 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 114 27.7 24,509 22.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 54 13.1 14,195 12.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 19 4.6 7,386 6.7 251,191 5.4
Both not working 88 21.4 25,360 23.1 899,598 19.2
Other 24 5.8 6,840 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 29 7.0 7,334 6.7 314,529 6.7

In Romaine (State Suburbs), of couple families, 16.5% had both partners employed full-time, 3.9% had both employed part-time and 27.7% 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 Romaine % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 654 92.5 192,819 85.6 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 53 7.5 32,494 14.4 934,470 10.7

In Romaine (State Suburbs), 92.5% of private dwellings were occupied and 7.5% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Romaine % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 624 95.4 166,516 86.4 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 26 4.0 10,329 5.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 4 0.6 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 Romaine (State Suburbs), 95.4% were separate houses, 4.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.6% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Romaine % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 3 0.5 693 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 3 0.5 9,380 4.9 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 89 13.6 39,348 20.4 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 386 58.9 99,420 51.6 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 174 26.6 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 3.1 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.5 -- 2.4 -- 2.6 --

In Romaine (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 0.5% had 1 bedroom, 13.6% had 2 bedrooms and 58.9% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.1. The average household size was 2.5 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Romaine % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 259 39.5 69,770 36.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 242 36.9 65,922 34.2 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 138 21.1 50,956 26.4 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 7 1.1 1,495 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 9 1.4 4,683 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Romaine (State Suburbs), 39.5% were owned outright, 36.9% were owned with a mortgage and 21.1% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Romaine % Tasmania % Australia %
Family households 489 74.9 132,582 68.8 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 154 23.6 54,039 28.0 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 10 1.5 6,205 3.2 321,007 4.1

In Romaine (State Suburbs), of all households, 74.9% were family households, 23.6% were single person households and 1.5% were group households.

Household income Romaine % Tasmania % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 27.1 -- 30.7 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 3.6 -- 5.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Romaine (State Suburbs), 27.1% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 3.6% 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 Romaine % Tasmania % Australia %
Median rent 200 -- 200 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.0 -- 90.5 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 8.0 -- 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 Romaine % Tasmania % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,300 -- 1,300 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.1 -- 92.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 5.9 -- 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 Romaine % Tasmania % Australia %
None 18 2.7 15,145 7.9 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 231 35.3 68,647 35.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 275 42.0 68,499 35.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 117 17.9 34,946 18.1 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 14 2.1 5,589 2.9 234,292 3.0

In Romaine (State Suburbs), 35.3% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 42.0% had two registered motor vehicles and 17.9% 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 Romaine % Tasmania % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 86 -- 19,625 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 40 46.5 9,629 49.1 270,331 49.3
Female 46 53.5 9,996 50.9 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 15 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Romaine (State Suburbs), there were 86 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 40 (or 46.5%) were male and 46 (or 53.5%) were female. The median age was 15 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Romaine % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.5 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,292 -- 923 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Romaine (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.5, with 1.1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,292.

Mortgage and rent Romaine % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 200 -- 190 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,517 -- 1,300 -- 1,647 --

In Romaine (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $200 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,517.

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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