2011 Census QuickStats

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St Marys (L)

Code UCL621024 (UCL)
People 511
Male 259
Female 252
Median age 46
Families 145
Average children per family 1.7
All private dwellings 266
Average people per household 2.2
Median weekly household income $629
Median monthly mortgage repayments $850
Median weekly rent $148
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.6
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People St Marys (L) % Tasmania % Australia %
Total 511 -- 495,354 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 259 50.7 242,675 49.0 10,634,013 49.4
Female 252 49.3 252,679 51.0 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 15 2.9 19,626 4.0 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 511 people in St Marys (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) of these 50.7% were male and 49.3% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 2.9% of the population.

Age St Marys (L) % Tasmania % Australia %
People
0-4 years 27 5.3 31,182 6.3 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 41 8.1 30,231 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 28 5.5 32,455 6.6 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 29 5.7 32,687 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 15 3.0 29,577 6.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 25 4.9 28,074 5.7 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 16 3.1 27,209 5.5 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 20 3.9 30,908 6.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 45 8.9 33,944 6.9 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 41 8.1 35,030 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 44 8.7 36,528 7.4 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 36 7.1 34,090 6.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 32 6.3 32,733 6.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 40 7.9 25,312 5.1 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 36 7.1 19,449 3.9 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 24 4.7 14,522 2.9 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 6 1.2 11,175 2.3 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 3 0.6 10,247 2.1 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 46 -- 40 -- 37 --

The median age of people in St Marys (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) was 46 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 18.5% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 22.6% of the population.

Registered marital status St Marys (L) % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 191 45.9 190,899 47.5 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 14 3.4 13,090 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 48 11.5 39,595 9.9 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 32 7.7 26,245 6.5 949,634 5.5
Never married 131 31.5 131,655 32.8 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in St Marys (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) aged 15 years and over, 45.9% were married and 15.1% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status St Marys (L) % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 56 -- 53 -- 50 --
Separated 52 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 56 -- 55 -- 54 --
Widowed 70 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 38 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in St Marys (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) was 56 years and the median age of people never married was 38 years.

Social marital status St Marys (L) % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 169 44.7 172,039 48.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 51 13.5 41,694 11.6 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 158 41.8 144,719 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In St Marys (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 44.7% of people were in a registered marriage and 13.5% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status St Marys (L) % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 58 -- 53 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 42 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 47 -- 39 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in St Marys (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) was 58 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 42 years.

Education St Marys (L) % Tasmania % Australia %
Pre-school 4 3.0 4,217 3.0 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 48 35.8 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 30 22.4 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 13 9.7 12,869 9.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 4 3.0 16,530 11.8 932,524 14.3
Other 3 2.2 2,865 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 32 23.9 31,624 22.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 134 -- 139,784 -- 6,503,580 --

In St Marys (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) 26.2% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 36.4% were in primary school, 22.0% in secondary school and 13.6% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth St Marys (L) % Tasmania % Australia %
Australia 432 84.7 414,261 83.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses St Marys (L) % Tasmania % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 75 15.6 69,303 14.9 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 20 4.2 26,629 5.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 15 3.1 18,037 3.9 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 370 77.1 351,939 75.5 10,757,087 53.7

In St Marys (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 77.1% of people had both parents born in Australia and 15.6% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses St Marys (L) % Tasmania % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment St Marys (L) % Tasmania % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 78 45.9 126,465 54.5 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 53 31.2 76,384 32.9 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 18 10.6 14,452 6.2 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 21 12.4 14,825 6.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 170 -- 232,126 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 170 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in St Marys (L) (Urban Centres and Localities). Of these 45.9% were employed full time, 31.2% were employed part-time and 12.4% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked St Marys (L) % Tasmania % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 23 15.0 27,159 12.5 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 16 10.5 23,356 10.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 21 13.7 25,868 11.9 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 33 21.6 41,655 19.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 45 29.4 84,811 39.0 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in St Marys (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 15.0% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.5% worked 16 to 24 hours and 29.4% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status St Marys (L) % Tasmania % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 45 -- 42 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 41 -- 42 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in St Marys (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) was 45 years and for people who were employed part-time was 41 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes St Marys (L) % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 350 -- 499 -- 577 --
Family 775 -- 1,203 -- 1,481 --
Household 629 -- 948 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in St Marys (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) was $350.

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

Unpaid work St Marys (L) % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 289 69.0 289,363 72.1 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 113 26.8 111,822 27.9 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 65 15.6 46,646 11.6 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 113 27.0 78,249 19.5 3,090,874 17.8

In St Marys (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 69.0% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 26.8% provided care for children and 15.6% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 27.0% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours St Marys (L) % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 66 15.7 80,975 20.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 96 22.9 106,957 26.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 65 15.5 54,796 13.6 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 64 15.2 46,635 11.6 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in St Marys (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 22.9% worked 5 to 14 hours, 15.5% worked 15 to 29 hours and 15.2% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition St Marys (L) % Tasmania % Australia %
Couple family without children 71 49.0 56,435 42.1 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 42 29.0 53,219 39.7 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 28 19.3 22,824 17.0 901,637 15.9
Other family 4 2.8 1,718 1.3 97,722 1.7

Of the families in St Marys (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 29.0% were couple families with children, 49.0% were couple families without children and 19.3% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents St Marys (L) % Tasmania % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 30.0 -- 18.5 -- 17.6
Female -- 70.0 -- 81.5 -- 82.4

In St Marys (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) 30.0% of single parents were male and 70.0% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes St Marys (L) % Tasmania % Australia %
Families without children 939 -- 1,771 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,250 -- 1,999 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In St Marys (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,250 and those without children was $939.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families St Marys (L) % Tasmania % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 13 11.4 18,916 17.3 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 4 3.5 5,113 4.7 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 8 7.0 24,509 22.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 12 10.5 14,195 12.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 14 12.3 7,386 6.7 251,191 5.4
Both not working 48 42.1 25,360 23.1 899,598 19.2
Other 0 0.0 6,840 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 15 13.2 7,334 6.7 314,529 6.7

In St Marys (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of couple families, 11.4% had both partners employed full-time, 3.5% had both employed part-time and 7.0% 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 St Marys (L) % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 225 85.6 192,819 85.6 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 38 14.4 32,494 14.4 934,470 10.7

In St Marys (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 85.6% of private dwellings were occupied and 14.4% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure St Marys (L) % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 213 94.7 166,516 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 8 3.6 14,516 7.5 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 4 1.8 1,355 0.7 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in St Marys (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 94.7% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 3.6% were flats, units or apartments and 1.8% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms St Marys (L) % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 693 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 18 8.0 9,380 4.9 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 49 21.7 39,348 20.4 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 115 50.9 99,420 51.6 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 39 17.3 40,675 21.1 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 5 2.2 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 2.2 -- 2.4 -- 2.6 --

In St Marys (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of occupied private dwellings 8.0% had 1 bedroom, 21.7% had 2 bedrooms and 50.9% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.8. The average household size was 2.2 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure St Marys (L) % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 105 46.7 69,770 36.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 58 25.8 65,922 34.2 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 47 20.9 50,956 26.4 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 4 1.8 1,495 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 11 4.9 4,683 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in St Marys (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 46.7% were owned outright, 25.8% were owned with a mortgage and 20.9% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition St Marys (L) % Tasmania % Australia %
Family households 141 62.4 132,582 68.8 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 78 34.5 54,039 28.0 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 7 3.1 6,205 3.2 321,007 4.1

In St Marys (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of all households, 62.4% were family households, 34.5% were single person households and 3.1% were group households.

Household income St Marys (L) % Tasmania % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 48.5 -- 30.7 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 2.0 -- 5.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In St Marys (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 48.5% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 2.0% 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 St Marys (L) % Tasmania % Australia %
Median rent 148 -- 200 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.3 -- 90.5 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 5.7 -- 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 St Marys (L) % Tasmania % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 850 -- 1,300 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 98.5 -- 92.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 1.5 -- 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 St Marys (L) % Tasmania % Australia %
None 20 8.8 15,145 7.9 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 96 42.5 68,647 35.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 69 30.5 68,499 35.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 36 15.9 34,946 18.1 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 5 2.2 5,589 2.9 234,292 3.0

In St Marys (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 42.5% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 30.5% had two registered motor vehicles and 15.9% 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 St Marys (L) % Tasmania % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 15 -- 19,625 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 4 26.7 9,629 49.1 270,331 49.3
Female 11 73.3 9,996 50.9 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 7 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in St Marys (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), there were 15 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 4 (or 26.7%) were male and 11 (or 73.3%) were female. The median age was 7 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics St Marys (L) % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 5.5 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 500 -- 923 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In St Marys (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 5.5, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $500.

Mortgage and rent St Marys (L) % 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 St Marys (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 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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