2011 Census QuickStats

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Bridport

Code UCL615003 (UCL)
People 1,248
Male 615
Female 633
Median age 50
Families 336
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 963
Average people per household 2
Median weekly household income $706
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,138
Median weekly rent $185
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 Bridport % Tasmania % Australia %
Total 1,248 -- 495,354 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 615 49.3 242,675 49.0 10,634,013 49.4
Female 633 50.7 252,679 51.0 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 36 2.9 19,626 4.0 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 1,248 people in Bridport (Urban Centres and Localities) of these 49.3% were male and 50.7% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 2.9% of the population.

Age Bridport % Tasmania % Australia %
People
0-4 years 61 4.9 31,182 6.3 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 52 4.2 30,231 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 76 6.1 32,455 6.6 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 71 5.7 32,687 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 43 3.4 29,577 6.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 50 4.0 28,074 5.7 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 51 4.1 27,209 5.5 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 62 5.0 30,908 6.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 63 5.0 33,944 6.9 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 79 6.3 35,030 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 105 8.4 36,528 7.4 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 90 7.2 34,090 6.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 109 8.7 32,733 6.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 96 7.7 25,312 5.1 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 95 7.6 19,449 3.9 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 65 5.2 14,522 2.9 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 56 4.5 11,175 2.3 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 24 1.9 10,247 2.1 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 50 -- 40 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Bridport (Urban Centres and Localities) was 50 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 15.4% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 27.0% of the population.

Registered marital status Bridport % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 558 52.7 190,899 47.5 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 35 3.3 13,090 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 113 10.7 39,595 9.9 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 100 9.5 26,245 6.5 949,634 5.5
Never married 252 23.8 131,655 32.8 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Bridport (Urban Centres and Localities) aged 15 years and over, 52.7% were married and 14.0% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Bridport % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 61 -- 53 -- 50 --
Separated 52 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 53 -- 55 -- 54 --
Widowed 74 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 26 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Bridport (Urban Centres and Localities) was 61 years and the median age of people never married was 26 years.

Social marital status Bridport % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 472 50.9 172,039 48.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 79 8.5 41,694 11.6 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 376 40.6 144,719 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Bridport (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 50.9% of people were in a registered marriage and 8.5% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Bridport % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 59 -- 53 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 37 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 50 -- 39 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Bridport (Urban Centres and Localities) was 59 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 37 years.

Education Bridport % Tasmania % Australia %
Pre-school 9 3.3 4,217 3.0 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 83 30.4 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 59 21.6 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 8 2.9 4,952 3.5 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 22 8.1 12,869 9.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 15 5.5 16,530 11.8 932,524 14.3
Other 7 2.6 2,865 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 70 25.6 31,624 22.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 273 -- 139,784 -- 6,503,580 --

In Bridport (Urban Centres and Localities) 21.8% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 30.5% were in primary school, 24.3% in secondary school and 13.2% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Bridport % Tasmania % Australia %
Australia 1,096 87.8 414,261 83.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Bridport % Tasmania % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 122 10.3 69,303 14.9 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 44 3.7 26,629 5.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 37 3.1 18,037 3.9 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 985 82.9 351,939 75.5 10,757,087 53.7

In Bridport (Urban Centres and Localities), 82.9% of people had both parents born in Australia and 10.3% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Bridport % Tasmania % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Bridport % Tasmania % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 275 51.7 126,465 54.5 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 180 33.8 76,384 32.9 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 38 7.1 14,452 6.2 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 39 7.3 14,825 6.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 532 -- 232,126 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 532 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Bridport (Urban Centres and Localities). Of these 51.7% were employed full time, 33.8% were employed part-time and 7.3% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Bridport % Tasmania % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 72 14.5 27,159 12.5 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 62 12.5 23,356 10.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 49 9.9 25,868 11.9 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 77 15.6 41,655 19.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 198 40.0 84,811 39.0 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Bridport (Urban Centres and Localities), 14.5% worked 1 to 15 hours, 12.5% worked 16 to 24 hours and 40.0% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Bridport % Tasmania % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 46 -- 42 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 47 -- 42 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Bridport (Urban Centres and Localities) was 46 years and for people who were employed part-time was 47 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Bridport % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 435 -- 499 -- 577 --
Family 942 -- 1,203 -- 1,481 --
Household 706 -- 948 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Bridport (Urban Centres and Localities) was $435.

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

Unpaid work Bridport % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 757 71.6 289,363 72.1 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 244 23.1 111,822 27.9 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 130 12.3 46,646 11.6 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 242 22.9 78,249 19.5 3,090,874 17.8

In Bridport (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 71.6% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 23.1% provided care for children and 12.3% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 22.9% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Bridport % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 176 16.6 80,975 20.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 277 26.2 106,957 26.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 169 16.0 54,796 13.6 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 137 12.9 46,635 11.6 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Bridport (Urban Centres and Localities), 26.2% worked 5 to 14 hours, 16.0% worked 15 to 29 hours and 12.9% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Bridport % Tasmania % Australia %
Couple family without children 186 55.4 56,435 42.1 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 95 28.3 53,219 39.7 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 52 15.5 22,824 17.0 901,637 15.9
Other family 3 0.9 1,718 1.3 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Bridport (Urban Centres and Localities), 28.3% were couple families with children, 55.4% were couple families without children and 15.5% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Bridport % Tasmania % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 21.6 -- 18.5 -- 17.6
Female -- 78.4 -- 81.5 -- 82.4

In Bridport (Urban Centres and Localities) 21.6% of single parents were male and 78.4% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Bridport % Tasmania % Australia %
Families without children 1,267 -- 1,771 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,874 -- 1,999 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Bridport (Urban Centres and Localities), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,874 and those without children was $1,267.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Bridport % Tasmania % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 32 11.2 18,916 17.3 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 19 6.6 5,113 4.7 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 55 19.2 24,509 22.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 29 10.1 14,195 12.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 12 4.2 7,386 6.7 251,191 5.4
Both not working 105 36.7 25,360 23.1 899,598 19.2
Other 11 3.8 6,840 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 23 8.0 7,334 6.7 314,529 6.7

In Bridport (Urban Centres and Localities), of couple families, 11.2% had both partners employed full-time, 6.6% had both employed part-time and 19.2% 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 Bridport % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 550 58.6 192,819 85.6 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 389 41.4 32,494 14.4 934,470 10.7

In Bridport (Urban Centres and Localities), 58.6% of private dwellings were occupied and 41.4% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Bridport % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 493 89.5 166,516 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 55 10.0 14,516 7.5 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 3 0.5 1,355 0.7 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Bridport (Urban Centres and Localities), 89.5% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 10.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.5% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Bridport % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 3 0.5 693 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 12 2.2 9,380 4.9 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 139 25.3 39,348 20.4 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 276 50.2 99,420 51.6 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 117 21.3 40,675 21.1 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 3 0.5 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 -- 2.4 -- 2.6 --

In Bridport (Urban Centres and Localities), of occupied private dwellings 2.2% had 1 bedroom, 25.3% had 2 bedrooms and 50.2% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.9. The average household size was 2 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Bridport % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 263 47.8 69,770 36.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 144 26.2 65,922 34.2 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 123 22.4 50,956 26.4 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 6 1.1 1,495 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 14 2.5 4,683 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Bridport (Urban Centres and Localities), 47.8% were owned outright, 26.2% were owned with a mortgage and 22.4% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Bridport % Tasmania % Australia %
Family households 330 59.9 132,582 68.8 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 206 37.4 54,039 28.0 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 15 2.7 6,205 3.2 321,007 4.1

In Bridport (Urban Centres and Localities), of all households, 59.9% were family households, 37.4% were single person households and 2.7% were group households.

Household income Bridport % Tasmania % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 42.6 -- 30.7 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 3.6 -- 5.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Bridport (Urban Centres and Localities), 42.6% 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 Bridport % Tasmania % Australia %
Median rent 185 -- 200 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.7 -- 90.5 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 9.3 -- 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 Bridport % Tasmania % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,138 -- 1,300 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.0 -- 92.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 6.0 -- 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 Bridport % Tasmania % Australia %
None 31 5.6 15,145 7.9 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 222 40.3 68,647 35.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 186 33.8 68,499 35.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 97 17.6 34,946 18.1 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 15 2.7 5,589 2.9 234,292 3.0

In Bridport (Urban Centres and Localities), 40.3% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 33.8% had two registered motor vehicles and 17.6% 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 Bridport % Tasmania % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 33 -- 19,625 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 11 33.3 9,629 49.1 270,331 49.3
Female 22 66.7 9,996 50.9 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 12 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Bridport (Urban Centres and Localities), there were 33 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 11 (or 33.3%) were male and 22 (or 66.7%) were female. The median age was 12 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Bridport % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.6 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 941 -- 923 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Bridport (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.6, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $941.

Mortgage and rent Bridport % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 170 -- 190 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,300 -- 1,647 --

In Bridport (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $170 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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