2016 Census QuickStats

Australia Tasmania Greater Capital City Statistical Areas

Greater Hobart

Code 6GHOB (GCCSA) Search for a Community Profile
People 222,356
Male 48.5%
Female 51.5%
Median age 40
Families 58,276
Average children per family
for families with children 1.8
for all families 0.7
All private dwellings 99,009
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $1,234
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,402
Median weekly rent $260
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 tables are based on a person's place of usual residence on Census night

People
Persons count based on place of usual residence on Census night
Greater Hobart % Tasmania % Australia %
Male 107,930 48.5 249,478 48.9 11,546,638 49.3
Female 114,422 51.5 260,482 51.1 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 8,534 3.8 23,572 4.6 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 222,356 people in Greater Hobart (Greater Capital City Statistical Areas). Of these 48.5% were male and 51.5% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 3.8% of the population.

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Age Greater Hobart % Tasmania % Australia %
Median age 40 -- 42 -- 38 --
0-4 years 12,995 5.8 28,469 5.6 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 13,986 6.3 31,514 6.2 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 13,108 5.9 30,219 5.9 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 13,565 6.1 31,078 6.1 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 14,042 6.3 29,865 5.9 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 14,194 6.4 28,703 5.6 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 14,289 6.4 29,328 5.8 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 13,329 6.0 28,333 5.6 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 14,249 6.4 31,495 6.2 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 14,785 6.6 34,512 6.8 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 14,811 6.7 35,538 7.0 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 15,459 7.0 37,378 7.3 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 13,984 6.3 34,778 6.8 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 12,795 5.8 32,945 6.5 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 9,384 4.2 24,434 4.8 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 7,113 3.2 17,613 3.5 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 4,976 2.2 11,994 2.4 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 5,275 2.4 11,767 2.3 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Greater Hobart (Greater Capital City Statistical Areas) was 40 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 18.0% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 17.8% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Greater Hobart % Tasmania % Australia %
Married 80,440 44.1 193,360 46.1 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 6,094 3.3 14,675 3.5 608,059 3.2
Divorced 18,568 10.2 43,274 10.3 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 11,007 6.0 26,962 6.4 985,204 5.2
Never married 66,151 36.3 141,488 33.7 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Greater Hobart (Greater Capital City Statistical Areas) aged 15 years and over, 44.1% were married and 13.5% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Greater Hobart % Tasmania % Australia %
Registered marriage 70,236 43.8 167,398 45.8 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 20,558 12.8 45,527 12.5 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 69,553 43.4 152,391 41.7 7,024,973 41.9

In Greater Hobart (Greater Capital City Statistical Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 43.8% of people were in a registered marriage and 12.8% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Greater Hobart % Tasmania % Australia %
Preschool 1,705 2.6 3,736 2.5 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 13,188 19.9 31,234 21.3 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 4,189 6.3 8,077 5.5 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 2,159 3.2 4,467 3.0 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 7,309 11.0 17,971 12.2 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 3,471 5.2 6,630 4.5 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 2,520 3.8 4,840 3.3 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 4,569 6.9 10,630 7.2 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 11,028 16.6 18,250 12.4 1,160,626 16.1
Other 1,344 2.0 2,810 1.9 198,383 2.8
Not stated 14,955 22.5 38,329 26.1 1,707,023 23.7

In Greater Hobart (Greater Capital City Statistical Areas), 29.9% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 29.4% were in primary school, 20.0% in secondary school and 23.5% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Greater Hobart % Tasmania % Australia %
Bachelor Degree level and above 38,755 21.3 67,863 16.2 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 14,376 7.9 31,487 7.5 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 5,458 3.0 12,132 2.9 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 24,319 13.3 62,121 14.8 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 25,017 13.7 50,460 12.0 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 8,247 4.5 19,697 4.7 941,531 4.9
Year 10 26,992 14.8 73,242 17.4 2,054,331 10.8
Certificate level II 135 0.1 384 0.1 13,454 0.1
Certificate level I 28 0.0 48 0.0 2,176 0.0
Year 9 or below 15,514 8.5 43,314 10.3 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 749 0.4 1,641 0.4 145,844 0.8
Not stated 17,888 9.8 46,190 11.0 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Greater Hobart (Greater Capital City Statistical Areas), 13.7% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 16.3% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 7.9% had completed an Advanced Diploma or Diploma.

2011 benchmarks are not available for this data item.

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People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Greater Hobart % Tasmania % Australia %

Respondents had the option of reporting up to two ancestries on their Census form, and this is captured by the Ancestry Multi Response (ANCP) variable used in this table. Therefore, the total responses count will not equal the persons count for this area. Calculated percentages represent a proportion of all responses from people in Greater Hobart (Greater Capital City Statistical Areas) (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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Country of birth Greater Hobart % Tasmania % Australia %
Australia 177,486 79.8 411,490 80.7 15,614,835 66.7
Other top responses

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Country of birth of father and/or mother, stated responses Greater Hobart % Tasmania % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 37,350 16.8 73,757 14.5 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 13,849 6.2 27,091 5.3 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 9,011 4.1 18,595 3.6 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 147,160 66.2 353,447 69.3 11,070,538 47.3

In Greater Hobart (Greater Capital City Statistical Areas), 66.2% of people had both parents born in Australia and 16.8% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses Greater Hobart % Tasmania % Australia %

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses Greater Hobart % Tasmania % Australia %

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Religious affiliation, top responses Greater Hobart % Tasmania % Australia %

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Language, top responses (other than English) Greater Hobart % Tasmania % Australia %

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People — employment
Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Greater Hobart % Tasmania % Australia %
Worked full-time 56,178 53.2 121,822 52.3 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 37,186 35.2 81,601 35.0 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 5,523 5.2 13,162 5.7 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 6,784 6.4 16,365 7.0 787,452 6.9

There were 105,671 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Greater Hobart (Greater Capital City Statistical Areas). Of these 53.2% were employed full time, 35.2% were employed part-time and 6.4% were unemployed.

The ABS Labour Force Survey provides the official estimates of Australia's unemployment rate. More information about Census and labour force status is provided in Understanding the Census and Census Data.

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Employment - hours worked
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Greater Hobart % Tasmania % Australia %
1-15 hours per week 13,011 13.2 28,693 13.2 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 10,880 11.0 24,125 11.1 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 13,293 13.4 28,779 13.3 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 20,929 21.2 42,568 19.7 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 35,251 35.6 79,249 36.6 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Greater Hobart (Greater Capital City Statistical Areas), 13.2% worked 1 to 15 hours, 11.0% worked 16 to 24 hours and 35.6% worked 40 hours or more.

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Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Greater Hobart % Tasmania % Australia %

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Industry of employment, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Greater Hobart % Tasmania % Australia %

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Greater Hobart % Tasmania % Australia %
Personal 637 -- 573 -- 662 --
Family 1,569 -- 1,399 -- 1,734 --
Household 1,234 -- 1,100 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Greater Hobart (Greater Capital City Statistical Areas) was $637.

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

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Greater Hobart % Tasmania % Australia %
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 131,278 72.0 295,218 70.3 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 51,019 28.0 111,542 26.6 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 21,486 11.8 49,528 11.8 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 38,221 21.0 89,216 21.3 3,620,726 19.0

In Greater Hobart (Greater Capital City Statistical Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 72.0% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 28.0% provided care for children and 11.8% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 21.0% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

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Unpaid domestic work, number of hours
People aged 15 years and over
Greater Hobart % Tasmania % Australia %
Less than 5 hours per week 39,621 21.7 83,591 19.9 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 52,163 28.6 113,245 27.0 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 23,409 12.8 55,346 13.2 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 16,089 8.8 43,040 10.3 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Greater Hobart (Greater Capital City Statistical Areas), 28.6% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.8% worked 15 to 29 hours and 8.8% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Greater Hobart % Tasmania % Australia %
Couple family without children 23,355 40.1 57,849 43.1 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 23,160 39.7 51,286 38.2 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 10,877 18.7 23,423 17.4 959,543 15.8
Other family 883 1.5 1,781 1.3 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Greater Hobart (Greater Capital City Statistical Areas), 39.7% were couple families with children, 40.1% were couple families without children and 18.7% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Greater Hobart % Tasmania % Australia %
Male -- 19.4 -- 19.4 -- 18.2
Female -- 80.6 -- 80.6 -- 81.8

In Greater Hobart (Greater Capital City Statistical Areas), 19.4% of single parents were male and 80.6% were female.

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Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of parents in couple families
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Greater Hobart % Tasmania % Australia %
Both employed, worked full-time 8,869 19.1 18,546 17.0 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 2,438 5.2 5,538 5.1 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 11,098 23.9 24,746 22.7 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 5,397 11.6 12,935 11.9 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 3,264 7.0 7,876 7.2 302,037 6.0
Both not working 10,223 22.0 26,810 24.6 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 2,535 5.5 6,016 5.5 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 2,688 5.8 6,662 6.1 311,381 6.2

In Greater Hobart (Greater Capital City Statistical Areas), of couple families with children, 19.1% had both partners employed full-time, 5.2% had both employed part-time and 23.9% had one employed full-time and the other part-time.

The ABS Labour Force Survey provides the official estimates of Australia's unemployment rate. More information about Census and labour force status is provided in Understanding the Census and Census Data.

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Expand Dwellings category,
includes dwelling structure household composition mortgage & rent number of motor vehicles internet connection

Dwellings — dwelling structure

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling count Greater Hobart % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 85,611 90.7 197,575 86.0 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 8,800 9.3 32,135 14.0 1,039,874 11.2

In Greater Hobart (Greater Capital City Statistical Areas), 90.7% of private dwellings were occupied and 9.3% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Greater Hobart % Tasmania % Australia %
Separate house 72,613 84.8 172,998 87.6 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 5,099 6.0 11,376 5.8 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 7,324 8.6 11,267 5.7 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 351 0.4 1,202 0.6 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in Greater Hobart (Greater Capital City Statistical Areas), 84.8% were separate houses, 6.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 8.6% were flat or apartments and 0.4% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Greater Hobart % Tasmania % Australia %
None (includes bedsitters) 342 0.4 772 0.4 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 4,336 5.1 9,381 4.7 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 18,327 21.4 40,523 20.5 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 41,559 48.5 99,381 50.3 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 19,245 22.5 42,983 21.8 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 1,822 2.1 4,535 2.3 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.4 -- 2.3 -- 2.6 --

In Greater Hobart (Greater Capital City Statistical Areas), of occupied private dwellings 5.1% had 1 bedroom, 21.4% had 2 bedrooms and 48.5% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3. The average household size was 2.4 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Greater Hobart % Tasmania % Australia %
Owned outright 28,213 32.9 70,444 35.7 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 30,136 35.2 66,218 33.5 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 24,448 28.5 54,034 27.3 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 744 0.9 1,676 0.8 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 2,092 2.4 5,201 2.6 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Greater Hobart (Greater Capital City Statistical Areas), 32.9% were owned outright, 35.2% were owned with a mortgage and 28.5% were rented.

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Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Greater Hobart % Tasmania % Australia %
Family households 57,405 67.0 132,574 67.1 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 24,851 29.0 58,517 29.6 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 3,371 3.9 6,492 3.3 354,917 4.3

In Greater Hobart (Greater Capital City Statistical Areas), of all households, 67.0% were family households, 29.0% were single person households and 3.9% were group households.

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Household income Greater Hobart % Tasmania % Australia %
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 23.0 -- 26.3 -- 20.0
More than $3000 gross weekly income -- 10.9 -- 8.3 -- 16.4

In Greater Hobart (Greater Capital City Statistical Areas), 23.0% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 10.9% of households had a weekly income of more than $3000.

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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 Greater Hobart % Tasmania % Australia %
Median rent 260 -- 230 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 89.1 -- 89.8 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 10.9 -- 10.2 -- 11.5

The number of households where rent payments were 30% or more of an imputed income measure are expressed in this table as a proportion of the total number of households in an area (including those households which were not renting, and 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.

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Mortgage monthly repayments Greater Hobart % Tasmania % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,402 -- 1,300 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.7 -- 94.9 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 5.3 -- 5.1 -- 7.2

The number of households where mortgage repayments were 30% or more of an imputed income measure are expressed in this table as a proportion of the total number of households in an area (including those households which were renting, and 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.

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Dwellings — number of motor vehicles
Number of registered motor vehicles Greater Hobart % Tasmania % Australia %
None 6,840 8.0 13,694 6.9 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 31,427 36.7 69,261 35.1 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 29,613 34.6 69,092 35.0 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 14,924 17.4 38,398 19.4 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 2,828 3.3 7,139 3.6 285,197 3.4

In Greater Hobart (Greater Capital City Statistical Areas), 36.7% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 34.6% had two registered motor vehicles and 17.4% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Dwellings — internet connection
Dwelling internet connection Greater Hobart % Tasmania % Australia %
Internet not accessed from dwelling 14,659 17.1 38,482 19.5 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 68,978 80.6 154,061 78.0 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 1,992 2.3 5,032 2.5 221,494 2.7

In Greater Hobart (Greater Capital City Statistical Areas), 80.6% of households had at least one person access the internet from the dwelling. This could have been through a desktop/laptop computer, mobile or smart phone, tablet, music or video player, gaming console, smart TV or any other device.

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Expand Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people category,
includes selected people & dwelling characteristics

People characteristics - Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples
People characteristics
Count based on place of usual residence on Census night.
Greater Hobart % Tasmania % Australia %
Male 4,225 49.5 11,578 49.1 322,171 49.6
Female 4,309 50.5 11,993 50.9 326,996 50.4
Median age 23 -- 24 -- 23 --

In Greater Hobart (Greater Capital City Statistical Areas), 49.5% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 50.5% were female. The median age was 23 years.

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Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Greater Hobart % Tasmania % Australia %
Average number of people per household 2.9 -- 2.9 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 1 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 1,172 -- 1,079 -- 1,203 --

There has been change in methodology used to calculate the average number of persons per bedroom. To compare the time series for average number of persons per bedroom please refer to Understanding the Census and Census Data

In Greater Hobart (Greater Capital City Statistical Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.9 persons, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,172.

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Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Greater Hobart % Tasmania % Australia %
Median weekly rent 250 -- 220 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,323 -- 1,300 -- 1,660 --

In Greater Hobart (Greater Capital City Statistical Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $250 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,323.

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LATEST ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (AEST) 23/10/2017

Small random adjustments have been made to all cell values to protect the confidentiality of data. These adjustments may cause the sum of rows or columns to differ by small amounts from the table totals. For further information, go to the User Guide for QuickStats.

Data reported for Australia and Other Territories now includes Norfolk Island, following an amendment to the Acts Interpretation Act, 1901. Because Norfolk Island has not previously been included in the Census, any 2011 benchmarks will not include Norfolk Island.

The information contained in this QuickStat has been produced by the Australian Bureau of Statistics It contains data from the 2016 Census of Population & Housing held on 9 August 2016 Release date of this QuickStat was 23 October 2017 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 2016 Census Dictionary. For further enquiries contact the ABS National Information and Referral Service on 1300 135 070 www.abs.gov.au/census