2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Tasmania | State Suburbs

Upper Burnie

Code SSC60385 (SSC)
People 1,761
Male 835
Female 926
Median age 42
Families 489
Average children per family 1.7
All private dwellings 886
Average people per household 2.1
Median weekly household income $689
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,094
Median weekly rent $150
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.4
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Upper Burnie % Tasmania % Australia %
Total 1,761 -- 495,354 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 835 47.4 242,675 49.0 10,634,013 49.4
Female 926 52.6 252,679 51.0 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 107 6.1 19,626 4.0 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 1,761 people in Upper Burnie (State Suburbs) of these 47.4% were male and 52.6% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 6.1% of the population.

Age Upper Burnie % Tasmania % Australia %
People
0-4 years 115 6.5 31,182 6.3 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 71 4.0 30,231 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 97 5.5 32,455 6.6 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 108 6.1 32,687 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 140 8.0 29,577 6.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 123 7.0 28,074 5.7 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 89 5.1 27,209 5.5 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 81 4.6 30,908 6.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 104 5.9 33,944 6.9 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 109 6.2 35,030 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 118 6.7 36,528 7.4 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 126 7.2 34,090 6.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 128 7.3 32,733 6.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 82 4.7 25,312 5.1 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 93 5.3 19,449 3.9 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 73 4.2 14,522 2.9 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 51 2.9 11,175 2.3 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 51 2.9 10,247 2.1 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 42 -- 40 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Upper Burnie (State Suburbs) was 42 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 16.1% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 19.7% of the population.

Registered marital status Upper Burnie % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 620 42.0 190,899 47.5 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 48 3.2 13,090 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 181 12.3 39,595 9.9 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 125 8.5 26,245 6.5 949,634 5.5
Never married 503 34.1 131,655 32.8 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Upper Burnie (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 42.0% were married and 15.7% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Upper Burnie % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 56 -- 53 -- 50 --
Separated 51 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 55 -- 55 -- 54 --
Widowed 76 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 25 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Upper Burnie (State Suburbs) was 56 years and the median age of people never married was 25 years.

Social marital status Upper Burnie % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 566 42.0 172,039 48.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 151 11.2 41,694 11.6 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 632 46.8 144,719 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Upper Burnie (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 42.0% of people were in a registered marriage and 11.2% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Upper Burnie % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 55 -- 53 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 30 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 46 -- 39 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Upper Burnie (State Suburbs) was 55 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 30 years.

Education Upper Burnie % Tasmania % Australia %
Pre-school 14 3.2 4,217 3.0 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 99 22.4 30,054 21.5 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 12 2.7 7,668 5.5 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 3 0.7 4,349 3.1 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 49 11.1 18,175 13.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 16 3.6 6,481 4.6 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 6 1.4 4,952 3.5 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 57 12.9 12,869 9.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 42 9.5 16,530 11.8 932,524 14.3
Other 13 2.9 2,865 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 130 29.5 31,624 22.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 441 -- 139,784 -- 6,503,580 --

In Upper Burnie (State Suburbs) 25.1% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 25.9% were in primary school, 16.3% in secondary school and 22.2% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Upper Burnie % Tasmania % Australia %
Australia 1,530 87.0 414,261 83.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Upper Burnie % Tasmania % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 151 9.1 69,303 14.9 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 98 5.9 26,629 5.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 55 3.3 18,037 3.9 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,361 81.7 351,939 75.5 10,757,087 53.7

In Upper Burnie (State Suburbs), 81.7% of people had both parents born in Australia and 9.1% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Upper Burnie % Tasmania % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Upper Burnie % Tasmania % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 420 53.1 126,465 54.5 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 238 30.1 76,384 32.9 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 55 7.0 14,452 6.2 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 78 9.9 14,825 6.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 791 -- 232,126 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 791 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Upper Burnie (State Suburbs). Of these 53.1% were employed full time, 30.1% were employed part-time and 9.9% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Upper Burnie % Tasmania % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 72 10.1 27,159 12.5 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 83 11.6 23,356 10.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 77 10.8 25,868 11.9 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 139 19.5 41,655 19.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 288 40.4 84,811 39.0 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Upper Burnie (State Suburbs), 10.1% worked 1 to 15 hours, 11.6% worked 16 to 24 hours and 40.4% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Upper Burnie % Tasmania % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 37 -- 42 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 42 -- 42 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Upper Burnie (State Suburbs) was 37 years and for people who were employed part-time was 42 years.

Occupation Upper Burnie % Tasmania % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Upper Burnie % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 414 -- 499 -- 577 --
Family 937 -- 1,203 -- 1,481 --
Household 689 -- 948 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Upper Burnie (State Suburbs) was $414.

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

Unpaid work Upper Burnie % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 996 67.4 289,363 72.1 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 329 22.3 111,822 27.9 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 149 10.1 46,646 11.6 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 234 15.8 78,249 19.5 3,090,874 17.8

In Upper Burnie (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 67.4% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 22.3% provided care for children and 10.1% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 15.8% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Upper Burnie % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 243 16.4 80,975 20.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 395 26.7 106,957 26.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 180 12.2 54,796 13.6 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 180 12.2 46,635 11.6 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Upper Burnie (State Suburbs), 26.7% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.2% worked 15 to 29 hours and 12.2% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Upper Burnie % Tasmania % Australia %
Couple family without children 217 44.4 56,435 42.1 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 151 30.9 53,219 39.7 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 114 23.3 22,824 17.0 901,637 15.9
Other family 7 1.4 1,718 1.3 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Upper Burnie (State Suburbs), 30.9% were couple families with children, 44.4% were couple families without children and 23.3% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Upper Burnie % Tasmania % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 15.9 -- 18.5 -- 17.6
Female -- 84.1 -- 81.5 -- 82.4

In Upper Burnie (State Suburbs) 15.9% of single parents were male and 84.1% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Upper Burnie % Tasmania % Australia %
Families without children 1,480 -- 1,771 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,864 -- 1,999 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Upper Burnie (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,864 and those without children was $1,480.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Upper Burnie % Tasmania % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 61 16.6 18,916 17.3 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 10 2.7 5,113 4.7 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 68 18.5 24,509 22.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 51 13.9 14,195 12.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 24 6.5 7,386 6.7 251,191 5.4
Both not working 116 31.6 25,360 23.1 899,598 19.2
Other 16 4.4 6,840 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 21 5.7 7,334 6.7 314,529 6.7

In Upper Burnie (State Suburbs), of couple families, 16.6% had both partners employed full-time, 2.7% had both employed part-time and 18.5% 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 Upper Burnie % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 794 92.9 192,819 85.6 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 61 7.1 32,494 14.4 934,470 10.7

In Upper Burnie (State Suburbs), 92.9% of private dwellings were occupied and 7.1% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Upper Burnie % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 594 74.8 166,516 86.4 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 69 8.7 10,329 5.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 128 16.1 14,516 7.5 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 3 0.4 1,355 0.7 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Upper Burnie (State Suburbs), 74.8% were separate houses, 8.7% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 16.1% were flats, units or apartments and 0.4% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Upper Burnie % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 693 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 63 7.9 9,380 4.9 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 204 25.7 39,348 20.4 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 426 53.7 99,420 51.6 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 84 10.6 40,675 21.1 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 16 2.0 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 Upper Burnie (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 7.9% had 1 bedroom, 25.7% 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 Upper Burnie % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 275 34.6 69,770 36.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 224 28.2 65,922 34.2 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 270 34.0 50,956 26.4 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 4 0.5 1,495 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 21 2.6 4,683 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Upper Burnie (State Suburbs), 34.6% were owned outright, 28.2% were owned with a mortgage and 34.0% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Upper Burnie % Tasmania % Australia %
Family households 480 60.4 132,582 68.8 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 298 37.5 54,039 28.0 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 17 2.1 6,205 3.2 321,007 4.1

In Upper Burnie (State Suburbs), of all households, 60.4% were family households, 37.5% were single person households and 2.1% were group households.

Household income Upper Burnie % Tasmania % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 44.7 -- 30.7 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 1.2 -- 5.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Upper Burnie (State Suburbs), 44.7% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 1.2% 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 Upper Burnie % Tasmania % Australia %
Median rent 150 -- 200 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 87.6 -- 90.5 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 12.4 -- 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 Upper Burnie % Tasmania % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,094 -- 1,300 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.1 -- 92.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 6.9 -- 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 Upper Burnie % Tasmania % Australia %
None 126 15.9 15,145 7.9 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 328 41.3 68,647 35.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 211 26.6 68,499 35.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 96 12.1 34,946 18.1 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 33 4.2 5,589 2.9 234,292 3.0

In Upper Burnie (State Suburbs), 41.3% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 26.6% had two registered motor vehicles and 12.1% 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 Upper Burnie % Tasmania % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 105 -- 19,625 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 55 52.4 9,629 49.1 270,331 49.3
Female 50 47.6 9,996 50.9 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 24 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Upper Burnie (State Suburbs), there were 105 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 55 (or 52.4%) were male and 50 (or 47.6%) were female. The median age was 24 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Upper Burnie % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 2.6 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 762 -- 923 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Upper Burnie (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.6, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $762.

Mortgage and rent Upper Burnie % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 125 -- 190 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,192 -- 1,300 -- 1,647 --

In Upper Burnie (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $125 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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