2011 Census QuickStats

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Currie (L)

Code UCL621005 (UCL)
People 687
Male 358
Female 329
Median age 43
Families 173
Average children per family 1.6
All private dwellings 372
Average people per household 1.9
Median weekly household income $853
Median monthly mortgage repayments $921
Median weekly rent $118
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.5
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Currie (L) % Tasmania % Australia %
Total 687 -- 495,354 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 358 52.1 242,675 49.0 10,634,013 49.4
Female 329 47.9 252,679 51.0 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 22 3.2 19,626 4.0 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 687 people in Currie (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) of these 52.1% were male and 47.9% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 3.2% of the population.

Age Currie (L) % Tasmania % Australia %
People
0-4 years 41 6.0 31,182 6.3 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 40 5.8 30,231 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 24 3.5 32,455 6.6 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 36 5.2 32,687 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 33 4.8 29,577 6.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 52 7.6 28,074 5.7 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 41 6.0 27,209 5.5 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 41 6.0 30,908 6.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 40 5.8 33,944 6.9 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 56 8.2 35,030 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 33 4.8 36,528 7.4 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 52 7.6 34,090 6.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 43 6.3 32,733 6.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 42 6.1 25,312 5.1 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 36 5.2 19,449 3.9 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 27 3.9 14,522 2.9 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 19 2.8 11,175 2.3 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 30 4.4 10,247 2.1 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 43 -- 40 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Currie (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) was 43 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 15.7% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 22.3% of the population.

Registered marital status Currie (L) % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 226 39.2 190,899 47.5 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 36 6.2 13,090 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 60 10.4 39,595 9.9 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 66 11.4 26,245 6.5 949,634 5.5
Never married 189 32.8 131,655 32.8 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Currie (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) aged 15 years and over, 39.2% were married and 16.8% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Currie (L) % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 56 -- 53 -- 50 --
Separated 45 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 65 -- 55 -- 54 --
Widowed 77 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 28 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Currie (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) was 56 years and the median age of people never married was 28 years.

Social marital status Currie (L) % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 193 39.3 172,039 48.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 80 16.3 41,694 11.6 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 218 44.4 144,719 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Currie (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 39.3% of people were in a registered marriage and 16.3% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Currie (L) % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 56 -- 53 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 33 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 45 -- 39 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Currie (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) was 56 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 33 years.

Education Currie (L) % Tasmania % Australia %
Pre-school 8 5.9 4,217 3.0 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 38 27.9 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 3 2.2 4,349 3.1 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 25 18.4 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 0 0.0 4,952 3.5 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 11 8.1 12,869 9.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 6 4.4 16,530 11.8 932,524 14.3
Other 0 0.0 2,865 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 45 33.1 31,624 22.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 136 -- 139,784 -- 6,503,580 --

In Currie (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) 19.9% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 30.4% were in primary school, 19.3% in secondary school and 10.4% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Currie (L) % Tasmania % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Currie (L) % Tasmania % Australia %
Australia 547 79.5 414,261 83.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Currie (L) % Tasmania % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 127 19.8 69,303 14.9 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 47 7.3 26,629 5.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 24 3.7 18,037 3.9 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 445 69.2 351,939 75.5 10,757,087 53.7

In Currie (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 69.2% of people had both parents born in Australia and 19.8% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Currie (L) % Tasmania % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Currie (L) % Tasmania % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 211 59.3 126,465 54.5 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 103 28.9 76,384 32.9 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 31 8.7 14,452 6.2 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 11 3.1 14,825 6.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 356 -- 232,126 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 356 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Currie (L) (Urban Centres and Localities). Of these 59.3% were employed full time, 28.9% were employed part-time and 3.1% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Currie (L) % Tasmania % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 27 7.7 27,159 12.5 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 30 8.5 23,356 10.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 47 13.4 25,868 11.9 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 58 16.5 41,655 19.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 156 44.3 84,811 39.0 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Currie (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 7.7% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.5% worked 16 to 24 hours and 44.3% worked 40 hours or more.

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

The median age of people employed full-time in Currie (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) was 42 years and for people who were employed part-time was 43 years.

Occupation Currie (L) % Tasmania % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Occupation Chart
Industry of employment, top responses Currie (L) % Tasmania % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Currie (L) % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 590 -- 499 -- 577 --
Family 1,316 -- 1,203 -- 1,481 --
Household 853 -- 948 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Currie (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) was $590.

Travel to work, top responses Currie (L) % Tasmania % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Currie (L) % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 381 65.6 289,363 72.1 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 122 21.1 111,822 27.9 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 45 7.8 46,646 11.6 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 179 31.1 78,249 19.5 3,090,874 17.8

In Currie (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 65.6% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 21.1% provided care for children and 7.8% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 31.1% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Currie (L) % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 109 18.8 80,975 20.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 157 27.1 106,957 26.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 53 9.1 54,796 13.6 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 60 10.3 46,635 11.6 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Currie (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 27.1% worked 5 to 14 hours, 9.1% worked 15 to 29 hours and 10.3% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Currie (L) % Tasmania % Australia %
Couple family without children 86 49.7 56,435 42.1 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 55 31.8 53,219 39.7 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 32 18.5 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 Currie (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 31.8% were couple families with children, 49.7% were couple families without children and 18.5% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Currie (L) % Tasmania % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 12.9 -- 18.5 -- 17.6
Female -- 87.1 -- 81.5 -- 82.4

In Currie (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) 12.9% of single parents were male and 87.1% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Currie (L) % Tasmania % Australia %
Families without children 1,750 -- 1,771 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,562 -- 1,999 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Currie (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,562 and those without children was $1,750.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Currie (L) % Tasmania % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 26 18.8 18,916 17.3 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 3 2.2 5,113 4.7 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 32 23.2 24,509 22.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 23 16.7 14,195 12.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 14 10.1 7,386 6.7 251,191 5.4
Both not working 12 8.7 25,360 23.1 899,598 19.2
Other 16 11.6 6,840 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 12 8.7 7,334 6.7 314,529 6.7

In Currie (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of couple families, 18.8% had both partners employed full-time, 2.2% had both employed part-time and 23.2% 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 Currie (L) % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 307 86.0 192,819 85.6 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 50 14.0 32,494 14.4 934,470 10.7

In Currie (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 86.0% of private dwellings were occupied and 14.0% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Currie (L) % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 295 96.1 166,516 86.4 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 9 2.9 10,329 5.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 3 1.0 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 Currie (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 96.1% were separate houses, 2.9% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 1.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Currie (L) % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 693 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 26 8.5 9,380 4.9 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 64 20.9 39,348 20.4 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 164 53.6 99,420 51.6 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 46 15.0 40,675 21.1 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 6 2.0 3,310 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.8 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 1.9 -- 2.4 -- 2.6 --

In Currie (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of occupied private dwellings 8.5% had 1 bedroom, 20.9% had 2 bedrooms and 53.6% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.8. The average household size was 1.9 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Currie (L) % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 101 33.1 69,770 36.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 74 24.3 65,922 34.2 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 115 37.7 50,956 26.4 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 0 0.0 1,495 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 15 4.9 4,683 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Currie (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 33.1% were owned outright, 24.3% were owned with a mortgage and 37.7% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Currie (L) % Tasmania % Australia %
Family households 171 55.5 132,582 68.8 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 124 40.3 54,039 28.0 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 13 4.2 6,205 3.2 321,007 4.1

In Currie (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of all households, 55.5% were family households, 40.3% were single person households and 4.2% were group households.

Household income Currie (L) % Tasmania % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 34.7 -- 30.7 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 3.0 -- 5.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Currie (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 34.7% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 3.0% 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 Currie (L) % Tasmania % Australia %
Median rent 118 -- 200 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 97.8 -- 90.5 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 2.2 -- 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 Currie (L) % Tasmania % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 921 -- 1,300 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 96.5 -- 92.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 3.5 -- 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 Currie (L) % Tasmania % Australia %
None 34 11.1 15,145 7.9 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 129 42.0 68,647 35.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 97 31.6 68,499 35.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 37 12.1 34,946 18.1 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 10 3.3 5,589 2.9 234,292 3.0

In Currie (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 42.0% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 31.6% 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 Currie (L) % Tasmania % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 22 -- 19,625 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 15 68.2 9,629 49.1 270,331 49.3
Female 7 31.8 9,996 50.9 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 25 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Currie (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), there were 22 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 15 (or 68.2%) were male and 7 (or 31.8%) were female. The median age was 25 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Currie (L) % 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 1.3 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 574 -- 923 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Currie (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.6, with 1.3 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $574.

Mortgage and rent Currie (L) % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 90 -- 190 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,300 -- 1,647 --

In Currie (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $90 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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