2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Tasmania | State Suburbs

Whitemore

Code SSC60406 (SSC)
People 236
Male 123
Female 113
Median age 36
Families 68
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 101
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $1,199
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,400
Median weekly rent $130
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.5
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Whitemore % Tasmania % Australia %
Total 236 -- 495,354 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 123 52.1 242,675 49.0 10,634,013 49.4
Female 113 47.9 252,679 51.0 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 4 1.7 19,626 4.0 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 236 people in Whitemore (State Suburbs) of these 52.1% were male and 47.9% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.7% of the population.

Age Whitemore % Tasmania % Australia %
People
0-4 years 18 7.7 31,182 6.3 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 11 4.7 30,231 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 21 8.9 32,455 6.6 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 12 5.1 32,687 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 12 5.1 29,577 6.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 15 6.4 28,074 5.7 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 12 5.1 27,209 5.5 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 15 6.4 30,908 6.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 16 6.8 33,944 6.9 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 17 7.2 35,030 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 17 7.2 36,528 7.4 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 30 12.8 34,090 6.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 13 5.5 32,733 6.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 11 4.7 25,312 5.1 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 5 2.1 19,449 3.9 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 4 1.7 14,522 2.9 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 3 1.3 11,175 2.3 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 3 1.3 10,247 2.1 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 36 -- 40 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Whitemore (State Suburbs) was 36 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 20.9% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 10.7% of the population.

Registered marital status Whitemore % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 106 57.6 190,899 47.5 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 6 3.3 13,090 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 14 7.6 39,595 9.9 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 7 3.8 26,245 6.5 949,634 5.5
Never married 51 27.7 131,655 32.8 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Whitemore (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 57.6% were married and 10.9% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Whitemore % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 53 -- 53 -- 50 --
Separated 44 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 56 -- 55 -- 54 --
Widowed 77 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 23 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Whitemore (State Suburbs) was 53 years and the median age of people never married was 23 years.

Social marital status Whitemore % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 104 60.8 172,039 48.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 21 12.3 41,694 11.6 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 46 26.9 144,719 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Whitemore (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 60.8% of people were in a registered marriage and 12.3% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Whitemore % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 53 -- 53 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 40 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 28 -- 39 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Whitemore (State Suburbs) was 53 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 40 years.

Education Whitemore % Tasmania % Australia %
Pre-school 0 0.0 4,217 3.0 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 24 36.9 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 9 13.8 18,175 13.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 5 7.7 6,481 4.6 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 3 4.6 4,952 3.5 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 3 4.6 12,869 9.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 6 9.2 16,530 11.8 932,524 14.3
Other 3 4.6 2,865 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 12 18.5 31,624 22.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 65 -- 139,784 -- 6,503,580 --

In Whitemore (State Suburbs) 27.2% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 37.5% were in primary school, 26.6% in secondary school and 14.1% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Whitemore % Tasmania % Australia %
Australia 218 93.6 414,261 83.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Whitemore % Tasmania % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 21 9.2 69,303 14.9 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 8 3.5 26,629 5.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 3 1.3 18,037 3.9 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 197 86.0 351,939 75.5 10,757,087 53.7

In Whitemore (State Suburbs), 86.0% of people had both parents born in Australia and 9.2% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Whitemore % Tasmania % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Whitemore % Tasmania % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 76 60.8 126,465 54.5 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 34 27.2 76,384 32.9 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 9 7.2 14,452 6.2 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 6 4.8 14,825 6.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 125 -- 232,126 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 125 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Whitemore (State Suburbs). Of these 60.8% were employed full time, 27.2% were employed part-time and 4.8% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Whitemore % Tasmania % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 18 14.8 27,159 12.5 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 8 6.6 23,356 10.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 10 8.2 25,868 11.9 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 16 13.1 41,655 19.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 60 49.2 84,811 39.0 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Whitemore (State Suburbs), 14.8% worked 1 to 15 hours, 6.6% worked 16 to 24 hours and 49.2% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Whitemore % Tasmania % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 47 -- 42 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 44 -- 42 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Whitemore (State Suburbs) was 47 years and for people who were employed part-time was 44 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Whitemore % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 495 -- 499 -- 577 --
Family 1,261 -- 1,203 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,199 -- 948 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Whitemore (State Suburbs) was $495.

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

Unpaid work Whitemore % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 142 77.6 289,363 72.1 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 75 41.0 111,822 27.9 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 32 17.4 46,646 11.6 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 35 19.3 78,249 19.5 3,090,874 17.8

In Whitemore (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 77.6% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 41.0% provided care for children and 17.4% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 19.3% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Whitemore % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 45 24.5 80,975 20.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 41 22.3 106,957 26.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 21 11.4 54,796 13.6 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 36 19.6 46,635 11.6 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Whitemore (State Suburbs), 22.3% worked 5 to 14 hours, 11.4% worked 15 to 29 hours and 19.6% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Whitemore % Tasmania % Australia %
Couple family without children 33 48.5 56,435 42.1 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 32 47.1 53,219 39.7 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 3 4.4 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 Whitemore (State Suburbs), 47.1% were couple families with children, 48.5% were couple families without children and 4.4% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Whitemore % 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 Whitemore (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 Whitemore % Tasmania % Australia %
Families without children 1,375 -- 1,771 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,687 -- 1,999 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Whitemore (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,687 and those without children was $1,375.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Whitemore % Tasmania % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 15 24.6 18,916 17.3 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 4 6.6 5,113 4.7 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 15 24.6 24,509 22.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 7 11.5 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 9 14.8 25,360 23.1 899,598 19.2
Other 5 8.2 6,840 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 6 9.8 7,334 6.7 314,529 6.7

In Whitemore (State Suburbs), of couple families, 24.6% had both partners employed full-time, 6.6% had both employed part-time and 24.6% 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 Whitemore % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 85 86.7 192,819 85.6 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 13 13.3 32,494 14.4 934,470 10.7

In Whitemore (State Suburbs), 86.7% of private dwellings were occupied and 13.3% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Whitemore % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 85 100.0 166,516 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 0 0.0 1,355 0.7 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Whitemore (State Suburbs), 100.0% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Whitemore % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 693 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 0 0.0 9,380 4.9 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 8 9.5 39,348 20.4 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 47 56.0 99,420 51.6 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 26 31.0 40,675 21.1 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 3 3.6 3,310 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.8 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.5 -- 2.4 -- 2.6 --

In Whitemore (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 0.0% had 1 bedroom, 9.5% had 2 bedrooms and 56.0% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.8. The average household size was 2.5 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Whitemore % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 32 37.6 69,770 36.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 26 30.6 65,922 34.2 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 21 24.7 50,956 26.4 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 3 3.5 1,495 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 3 3.5 4,683 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Whitemore (State Suburbs), 37.6% were owned outright, 30.6% were owned with a mortgage and 24.7% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Whitemore % Tasmania % Australia %
Family households 63 72.4 132,582 68.8 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 21 24.1 54,039 28.0 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 3 3.4 6,205 3.2 321,007 4.1

In Whitemore (State Suburbs), of all households, 72.4% were family households, 24.1% were single person households and 3.4% were group households.

Household income Whitemore % Tasmania % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 25.0 -- 30.7 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 9.2 -- 5.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Whitemore (State Suburbs), 25.0% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 9.2% 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 Whitemore % Tasmania % Australia %
Median rent 130 -- 200 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 96.2 -- 90.5 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 3.8 -- 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 Whitemore % Tasmania % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,400 -- 1,300 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 88.3 -- 92.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 11.7 -- 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 Whitemore % Tasmania % Australia %
None 4 4.7 15,145 7.9 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 11 12.8 68,647 35.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 32 37.2 68,499 35.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 36 41.9 34,946 18.1 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 3 3.5 5,589 2.9 234,292 3.0

In Whitemore (State Suburbs), 12.8% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 37.2% had two registered motor vehicles and 41.9% 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 Whitemore % Tasmania % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 3 -- 19,625 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 0 0.0 9,629 49.1 270,331 49.3
Female 3 100.0 9,996 50.9 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 42 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Whitemore (State Suburbs), there were 3 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 0 (or 0.0%) were male and 3 (or 100.0%) were female. The median age was 42 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Whitemore % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 1 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 900 -- 923 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Whitemore (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 1, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $900.

Mortgage and rent Whitemore % 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 Whitemore (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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