2016 Census QuickStats

Australia Tasmania Local Government Areas

Central Highlands (M) (Tas.)

Code LGA61010 (LGA) Search for a Community Profile
People 2,141
Male 53.3%
Female 46.7%
Median age 50
Families 552
Average children per family
for families with children 1.9
for all families 0.5
All private dwellings 2,563
Average people per household 2.1
Median weekly household income $820
Median monthly mortgage repayments $867
Median weekly rent $100
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.1

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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
Central Highlands (M) (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Male 1,141 53.3 249,478 48.9 11,546,638 49.3
Female 998 46.7 260,482 51.1 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 114 5.3 23,572 4.6 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 2,141 people in Central Highlands (M) (Tas.) (Local Government Areas). Of these 53.3% were male and 46.7% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 5.3% of the population.

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Age Central Highlands (M) (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Median age 50 -- 42 -- 38 --
0-4 years 101 4.7 28,469 5.6 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 130 6.0 31,514 6.2 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 119 5.5 30,219 5.9 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 90 4.2 31,078 6.1 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 72 3.3 29,865 5.9 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 95 4.4 28,703 5.6 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 98 4.5 29,328 5.8 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 126 5.8 28,333 5.6 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 111 5.1 31,495 6.2 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 139 6.4 34,512 6.8 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 181 8.4 35,538 7.0 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 190 8.8 37,378 7.3 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 195 9.0 34,778 6.8 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 221 10.2 32,945 6.5 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 135 6.2 24,434 4.8 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 93 4.3 17,613 3.5 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 42 1.9 11,994 2.4 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 22 1.0 11,767 2.3 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Central Highlands (M) (Tas.) (Local Government Areas) was 50 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 16.2% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 23.8% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Central Highlands (M) (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Married 842 46.6 193,360 46.1 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 83 4.6 14,675 3.5 608,059 3.2
Divorced 242 13.4 43,274 10.3 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 135 7.5 26,962 6.4 985,204 5.2
Never married 504 27.9 141,488 33.7 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Central Highlands (M) (Tas.) (Local Government Areas) aged 15 years and over, 46.6% were married and 18.0% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Central Highlands (M) (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Registered marriage 729 47.1 167,398 45.8 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 188 12.1 45,527 12.5 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 631 40.8 152,391 41.7 7,024,973 41.9

In Central Highlands (M) (Tas.) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 47.1% of people were in a registered marriage and 12.1% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Central Highlands (M) (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Preschool 15 2.9 3,736 2.5 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 140 26.9 31,234 21.3 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 13 2.5 8,077 5.5 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 7 1.3 4,467 3.0 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 57 10.9 17,971 12.2 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 15 2.9 6,630 4.5 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 5 1.0 4,840 3.3 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 34 6.5 10,630 7.2 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 17 3.3 18,250 12.4 1,160,626 16.1
Other 3 0.6 2,810 1.9 198,383 2.8
Not stated 215 41.3 38,329 26.1 1,707,023 23.7

In Central Highlands (M) (Tas.) (Local Government Areas), 24.5% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 31.9% were in primary school, 15.4% in secondary school and 9.9% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Central Highlands (M) (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Bachelor Degree level and above 170 9.5 67,863 16.2 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 106 5.9 31,487 7.5 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 29 1.6 12,132 2.9 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 254 14.1 62,121 14.8 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 164 9.1 50,460 12.0 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 91 5.1 19,697 4.7 941,531 4.9
Year 10 422 23.5 73,242 17.4 2,054,331 10.8
Certificate level II 0 0.0 384 0.1 13,454 0.1
Certificate level I 0 0.0 48 0.0 2,176 0.0
Year 9 or below 269 15.0 43,314 10.3 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 7 0.4 1,641 0.4 145,844 0.8
Not stated 244 13.6 46,190 11.0 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Central Highlands (M) (Tas.) (Local Government Areas), 9.1% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 16.1% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 5.9% 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 Central Highlands (M) (Tas.) % 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 Central Highlands (M) (Tas.) (Local Government Areas) (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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Country of birth Central Highlands (M) (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Australia 1,755 82.6 411,490 80.7 15,614,835 66.7
Other top responses

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Country of birth of father and/or mother, stated responses Central Highlands (M) (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 218 10.2 73,757 14.5 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 67 3.1 27,091 5.3 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 54 2.5 18,595 3.6 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 1,635 76.2 353,447 69.3 11,070,538 47.3

In Central Highlands (M) (Tas.) (Local Government Areas), 76.2% of people had both parents born in Australia and 10.2% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses Central Highlands (M) (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses Central Highlands (M) (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %

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Religious affiliation, top responses Central Highlands (M) (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %

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Language, top responses (other than English) Central Highlands (M) (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %

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People — employment
Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Central Highlands (M) (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Worked full-time 481 53.6 121,822 52.3 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 277 30.9 81,601 35.0 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 67 7.5 13,162 5.7 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 72 8.0 16,365 7.0 787,452 6.9

There were 897 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Central Highlands (M) (Tas.) (Local Government Areas). Of these 53.6% were employed full time, 30.9% were employed part-time and 8.0% 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
Central Highlands (M) (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
1-15 hours per week 98 11.9 28,693 13.2 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 90 10.9 24,125 11.1 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 88 10.7 28,779 13.3 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 111 13.5 42,568 19.7 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 371 45.1 79,249 36.6 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Central Highlands (M) (Tas.) (Local Government Areas), 11.9% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.9% worked 16 to 24 hours and 45.1% worked 40 hours or more.

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Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Central Highlands (M) (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %

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Industry of employment, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Central Highlands (M) (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Central Highlands (M) (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Personal 467 -- 573 -- 662 --
Family 1,074 -- 1,399 -- 1,734 --
Household 820 -- 1,100 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Central Highlands (M) (Tas.) (Local Government Areas) was $467.

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Travel to work, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Central Highlands (M) (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Central Highlands (M) (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,183 65.5 295,218 70.3 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 399 22.2 111,542 26.6 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 219 12.1 49,528 11.8 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 390 21.7 89,216 21.3 3,620,726 19.0

In Central Highlands (M) (Tas.) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 65.5% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 22.2% provided care for children and 12.1% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 21.7% 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
Central Highlands (M) (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Less than 5 hours per week 288 15.9 83,591 19.9 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 421 23.3 113,245 27.0 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 234 12.9 55,346 13.2 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 240 13.3 43,040 10.3 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Central Highlands (M) (Tas.) (Local Government Areas), 23.3% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.9% worked 15 to 29 hours and 13.3% 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 Central Highlands (M) (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Couple family without children 300 54.6 57,849 43.1 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 171 31.1 51,286 38.2 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 68 12.4 23,423 17.4 959,543 15.8
Other family 10 1.8 1,781 1.3 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Central Highlands (M) (Tas.) (Local Government Areas), 31.1% were couple families with children, 54.6% were couple families without children and 12.4% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Central Highlands (M) (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Male -- 35.1 -- 19.4 -- 18.2
Female -- 64.9 -- 80.6 -- 81.8

In Central Highlands (M) (Tas.) (Local Government Areas), 35.1% of single parents were male and 64.9% 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
Central Highlands (M) (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Both employed, worked full-time 58 12.3 18,546 17.0 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 17 3.6 5,538 5.1 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 86 18.2 24,746 22.7 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 68 14.4 12,935 11.9 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 45 9.5 7,876 7.2 302,037 6.0
Both not working 141 29.9 26,810 24.6 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 24 5.1 6,016 5.5 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 33 7.0 6,662 6.1 311,381 6.2

In Central Highlands (M) (Tas.) (Local Government Areas), of couple families with children, 12.3% had both partners employed full-time, 3.6% had both employed part-time and 18.2% 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 Central Highlands (M) (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 891 36.3 197,575 86.0 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 1,561 63.7 32,135 14.0 1,039,874 11.2

In Central Highlands (M) (Tas.) (Local Government Areas), 36.3% of private dwellings were occupied and 63.7% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Central Highlands (M) (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Separate house 871 97.8 172,998 87.6 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 0 0.0 11,376 5.8 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 3 0.3 11,267 5.7 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 6 0.7 1,202 0.6 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in Central Highlands (M) (Tas.) (Local Government Areas), 97.8% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.3% were flat or apartments and 0.7% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Central Highlands (M) (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
None (includes bedsitters) 3 0.3 772 0.4 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 36 4.0 9,381 4.7 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 210 23.4 40,523 20.5 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 443 49.4 99,381 50.3 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 179 20.0 42,983 21.8 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 25 2.8 4,535 2.3 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.9 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.1 -- 2.3 -- 2.6 --

In Central Highlands (M) (Tas.) (Local Government Areas), of occupied private dwellings 4.0% had 1 bedroom, 23.4% had 2 bedrooms and 49.4% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.9. The average household size was 2.1 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Central Highlands (M) (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Owned outright 430 48.0 70,444 35.7 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 229 25.6 66,218 33.5 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 200 22.3 54,034 27.3 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 7 0.8 1,676 0.8 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 30 3.3 5,201 2.6 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Central Highlands (M) (Tas.) (Local Government Areas), 48.0% were owned outright, 25.6% were owned with a mortgage and 22.3% were rented.

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Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Central Highlands (M) (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Family households 544 60.6 132,574 67.1 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 315 35.1 58,517 29.6 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 39 4.3 6,492 3.3 354,917 4.3

In Central Highlands (M) (Tas.) (Local Government Areas), of all households, 60.6% were family households, 35.1% were single person households and 4.3% were group households.

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Household income Central Highlands (M) (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 34.7 -- 26.3 -- 20.0
More than $3000 gross weekly income -- 4.3 -- 8.3 -- 16.4

In Central Highlands (M) (Tas.) (Local Government Areas), 34.7% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 4.3% 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 Central Highlands (M) (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Median rent 100 -- 230 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 97.0 -- 89.8 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 3.0 -- 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 Central Highlands (M) (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 867 -- 1,300 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.6 -- 94.9 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 5.4 -- 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 Central Highlands (M) (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
None 22 2.5 13,694 6.9 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 265 29.6 69,261 35.1 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 326 36.5 69,092 35.0 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 244 27.3 38,398 19.4 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 37 4.1 7,139 3.6 285,197 3.4

In Central Highlands (M) (Tas.) (Local Government Areas), 29.6% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 36.5% had two registered motor vehicles and 27.3% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Dwellings — internet connection
Dwelling internet connection Central Highlands (M) (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Internet not accessed from dwelling 316 35.3 38,482 19.5 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 553 61.9 154,061 78.0 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 25 2.8 5,032 2.5 221,494 2.7

In Central Highlands (M) (Tas.) (Local Government Areas), 61.9% 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.
Central Highlands (M) (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Male 46 40.0 11,578 49.1 322,171 49.6
Female 69 60.0 11,993 50.9 326,996 50.4
Median age 27 -- 24 -- 23 --

In Central Highlands (M) (Tas.) (Local Government Areas), 40.0% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 60.0% were female. The median age was 27 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
Central Highlands (M) (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Average number of people per household 3 -- 2.9 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 0.9 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 780 -- 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 Central Highlands (M) (Tas.) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3 persons, with 0.9 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $780.

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Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Central Highlands (M) (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Median weekly rent 150 -- 220 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 867 -- 1,300 -- 1,660 --

In Central Highlands (M) (Tas.) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $150 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $867.

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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