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Ulverstone

Code UCL613002 (UCL)
People 12,110
Male 5,796
Female 6,314
Median age 44
Families 3,293
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 5,434
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $804
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,200
Median weekly rent $180
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.7
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Ulverstone % Tasmania % Australia %
Total 12,110 -- 495,354 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 5,796 47.9 242,675 49.0 10,634,013 49.4
Female 6,314 52.1 252,679 51.0 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 796 6.6 19,626 4.0 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 12,110 people in Ulverstone (Urban Centres and Localities) of these 47.9% were male and 52.1% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 6.6% of the population.

Age Ulverstone % Tasmania % Australia %
People
0-4 years 703 5.8 31,182 6.3 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 753 6.2 30,231 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 786 6.5 32,455 6.6 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 812 6.7 32,687 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 553 4.6 29,577 6.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 555 4.6 28,074 5.7 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 585 4.8 27,209 5.5 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 654 5.4 30,908 6.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 819 6.8 33,944 6.9 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 852 7.0 35,030 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 899 7.4 36,528 7.4 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 796 6.6 34,090 6.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 821 6.8 32,733 6.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 719 5.9 25,312 5.1 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 606 5.0 19,449 3.9 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 516 4.3 14,522 2.9 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 371 3.1 11,175 2.3 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 312 2.6 10,247 2.1 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 44 -- 40 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Ulverstone (Urban Centres and Localities) was 44 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 18.5% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 20.9% of the population.

Registered marital status Ulverstone % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 5,025 50.9 190,899 47.5 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 329 3.3 13,090 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 952 9.7 39,595 9.9 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 845 8.6 26,245 6.5 949,634 5.5
Never married 2,712 27.5 131,655 32.8 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Ulverstone (Urban Centres and Localities) aged 15 years and over, 50.9% were married and 13.0% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Ulverstone % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 55 -- 53 -- 50 --
Separated 47 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 53 -- 55 -- 54 --
Widowed 77 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 25 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Ulverstone (Urban Centres and Localities) was 55 years and the median age of people never married was 25 years.

Social marital status Ulverstone % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 4,385 50.5 172,039 48.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 800 9.2 41,694 11.6 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 3,501 40.3 144,719 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Ulverstone (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 50.5% of people were in a registered marriage and 9.2% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Ulverstone % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 54 -- 53 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 35 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 43 -- 39 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Ulverstone (Urban Centres and Localities) was 54 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 35 years.

Education Ulverstone % Tasmania % Australia %
Pre-school 80 2.4 4,217 3.0 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 690 20.9 30,054 21.5 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 204 6.2 7,668 5.5 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 128 3.9 4,349 3.1 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 475 14.4 18,175 13.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 148 4.5 6,481 4.6 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 91 2.8 4,952 3.5 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 327 9.9 12,869 9.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 174 5.3 16,530 11.8 932,524 14.3
Other 46 1.4 2,865 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 938 28.4 31,624 22.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 3,301 -- 139,784 -- 6,503,580 --

In Ulverstone (Urban Centres and Localities) 27.3% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 31.0% were in primary school, 21.6% in secondary school and 15.2% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Ulverstone % Tasmania % Australia %
Australia 10,526 86.9 414,261 83.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Ulverstone % Tasmania % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 1,166 10.3 69,303 14.9 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 479 4.2 26,629 5.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 390 3.4 18,037 3.9 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 9,308 82.1 351,939 75.5 10,757,087 53.7

In Ulverstone (Urban Centres and Localities), 82.1% of people had both parents born in Australia and 10.3% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Ulverstone % Tasmania % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Ulverstone % Tasmania % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 2,779 53.9 126,465 54.5 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 1,700 33.0 76,384 32.9 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 294 5.7 14,452 6.2 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 381 7.4 14,825 6.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 5,154 -- 232,126 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 5,154 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Ulverstone (Urban Centres and Localities). Of these 53.9% were employed full time, 33.0% were employed part-time and 7.4% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Ulverstone % Tasmania % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 611 12.8 27,159 12.5 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 524 11.0 23,356 10.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 567 11.9 25,868 11.9 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 878 18.4 41,655 19.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,900 39.8 84,811 39.0 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Ulverstone (Urban Centres and Localities), 12.8% worked 1 to 15 hours, 11.0% worked 16 to 24 hours and 39.8% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Ulverstone % Tasmania % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 43 -- 42 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 43 -- 42 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Ulverstone (Urban Centres and Localities) was 43 years and for people who were employed part-time was 43 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Ulverstone % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 440 -- 499 -- 577 --
Family 1,067 -- 1,203 -- 1,481 --
Household 804 -- 948 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Ulverstone (Urban Centres and Localities) was $440.

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

Unpaid work Ulverstone % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 6,742 68.4 289,363 72.1 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 2,620 26.6 111,822 27.9 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 1,153 11.7 46,646 11.6 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,943 19.7 78,249 19.5 3,090,874 17.8

In Ulverstone (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 68.4% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 26.6% provided care for children and 11.7% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 19.7% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Ulverstone % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 1,807 18.3 80,975 20.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 2,442 24.8 106,957 26.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 1,302 13.2 54,796 13.6 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 1,192 12.1 46,635 11.6 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Ulverstone (Urban Centres and Localities), 24.8% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.2% worked 15 to 29 hours and 12.1% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Ulverstone % Tasmania % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,449 44.0 56,435 42.1 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 1,221 37.1 53,219 39.7 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 594 18.0 22,824 17.0 901,637 15.9
Other family 30 0.9 1,718 1.3 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Ulverstone (Urban Centres and Localities), 37.1% were couple families with children, 44.0% were couple families without children and 18.0% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Ulverstone % Tasmania % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 16.6 -- 18.5 -- 17.6
Female -- 83.4 -- 81.5 -- 82.4

In Ulverstone (Urban Centres and Localities) 16.6% of single parents were male and 83.4% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Ulverstone % Tasmania % Australia %
Families without children 1,734 -- 1,771 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,881 -- 1,999 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Ulverstone (Urban Centres and Localities), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,881 and those without children was $1,734.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Ulverstone % Tasmania % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 375 14.1 18,916 17.3 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 97 3.6 5,113 4.7 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 562 21.1 24,509 22.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 327 12.3 14,195 12.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 180 6.7 7,386 6.7 251,191 5.4
Both not working 765 28.7 25,360 23.1 899,598 19.2
Other 155 5.8 6,840 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 206 7.7 7,334 6.7 314,529 6.7

In Ulverstone (Urban Centres and Localities), of couple families, 14.1% had both partners employed full-time, 3.6% had both employed part-time and 21.1% 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 Ulverstone % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 4,798 90.7 192,819 85.6 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 491 9.3 32,494 14.4 934,470 10.7

In Ulverstone (Urban Centres and Localities), 90.7% of private dwellings were occupied and 9.3% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Ulverstone % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 4,034 84.1 166,516 86.4 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 193 4.0 10,329 5.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 499 10.4 14,516 7.5 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 71 1.5 1,355 0.7 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Ulverstone (Urban Centres and Localities), 84.1% were separate houses, 4.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 10.4% were flats, units or apartments and 1.5% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Ulverstone % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 5 0.1 693 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 221 4.6 9,380 4.9 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 915 19.1 39,348 20.4 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 2,671 55.7 99,420 51.6 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 864 18.0 40,675 21.1 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 122 2.5 3,310 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.9 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.3 -- 2.4 -- 2.6 --

In Ulverstone (Urban Centres and Localities), of occupied private dwellings 4.6% had 1 bedroom, 19.1% had 2 bedrooms and 55.7% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.9. The average household size was 2.3 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Ulverstone % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 1,872 39.0 69,770 36.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 1,480 30.9 65,922 34.2 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 1,242 25.9 50,956 26.4 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 42 0.9 1,495 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 161 3.4 4,683 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Ulverstone (Urban Centres and Localities), 39.0% were owned outright, 30.9% were owned with a mortgage and 25.9% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Ulverstone % Tasmania % Australia %
Family households 3,263 68.0 132,582 68.8 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 1,435 29.9 54,039 28.0 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 101 2.1 6,205 3.2 321,007 4.1

In Ulverstone (Urban Centres and Localities), of all households, 68.0% were family households, 29.9% were single person households and 2.1% were group households.

Household income Ulverstone % Tasmania % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 36.8 -- 30.7 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 3.6 -- 5.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Ulverstone (Urban Centres and Localities), 36.8% 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 Ulverstone % Tasmania % Australia %
Median rent 180 -- 200 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.8 -- 90.5 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 9.2 -- 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 Ulverstone % Tasmania % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,200 -- 1,300 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.9 -- 92.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 6.1 -- 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 Ulverstone % Tasmania % Australia %
None 358 7.5 15,145 7.9 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 1,777 37.0 68,647 35.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 1,707 35.6 68,499 35.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 751 15.6 34,946 18.1 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 206 4.3 5,589 2.9 234,292 3.0

In Ulverstone (Urban Centres and Localities), 37.0% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 35.6% had two registered motor vehicles and 15.6% 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 Ulverstone % Tasmania % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 797 -- 19,625 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 373 46.8 9,629 49.1 270,331 49.3
Female 424 53.2 9,996 50.9 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 23 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Ulverstone (Urban Centres and Localities), there were 797 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 373 (or 46.8%) were male and 424 (or 53.2%) were female. The median age was 23 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Ulverstone % 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 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 918 -- 923 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Ulverstone (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.9, with 1.1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $918.

Mortgage and rent Ulverstone % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 178 -- 190 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,300 -- 1,300 -- 1,647 --

In Ulverstone (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $178 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,300.

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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