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2001 Census QuickStats

All people - location on Census Night

Australia | Tasmania | State Suburbs

Sandy Bay

Code SSC61306 (SSC)
People 10,879
Male 5,208
Female 5,671
Australian citizenship 9,430
People born overseas 2,487
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 257
Families 2,596
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 5,101
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Expand People category,
includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Sandy Bay % Australia %
Total 10,879 -- 18,769,249 --
Male 5,208 47.9 9,270,466 49.4
Female 5,671 52.1 9,498,783 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 90 0.8 410,003 2.2

On Census Night 7th August 2001, 10,879 people were counted in Sandy Bay (State Suburbs): of these 47.9% were male and 52.1% were female. Of the total population 0.8% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Sandy Bay % Australia %
People
0-4 years 435 4.0 1,243,969 6.6
5-14 years 991 9.1 2,668,506 14.2
15-24 years 2,395 22.0 2,566,346 13.7
25-54 years 4,025 37.0 8,159,808 43.5
55-64 years 1,114 10.2 1,759,742 9.4
65 years and over 1,918 17.6 2,370,878 12.6

On Census Night 2001 in Sandy Bay (State Suburbs) there were 1,426 children aged 0-14 years and 3,032 people aged 55 years and over.

Selected characteristics Sandy Bay % Australia %
Australian citizenship 9,430 86.7 16,559,774 88.2
People born overseas 2,487 22.9 4,105,444 21.9
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 257 2.3 203,101 1.1

On Census Night 2001 in Sandy Bay (State Suburbs), 9,430 people were Australian citizens, 2,487 were born overseas and 257 people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Sandy Bay % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 4,241 44.9 7,635,947 51.4
Separated or divorced 771 8.2 1,609,314 10.8
Widowed 787 8.3 919,904 6.2
Never married 3,657 38.7 4,691,609 31.6

On Census Night 2001 in Sandy Bay (State Suburbs), 44.9% of people aged 15 years and over were married, 8.2% were separated or divorced, 8.3% were widowed and 38.7% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Sandy Bay % Australia %
Australia 7,953 73.1 13,629,481 72.6
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Sandy Bay % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Sandy Bay % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Sandy Bay % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 2,851 54.6 5,360,693 59.8
Worked part-time 1,907 36.5 2,689,709 30.0
Hours worked not stated 121 2.3 248,204 2.8
Unemployed 341 6.5 660,709 7.4
Not in the labour force 3,970 -- 5,265,426 --
Total in labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 5,220 -- 8,959,315 --
 
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During the week prior to Census Night 2001, 5,220 people aged 15 years and over in Sandy Bay (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 54.6% worked full-time, 36.5% worked part-time, 2.3% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 6.5% were unemployed. 3,970 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Sandy Bay % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Industry of employment, top responses Sandy Bay % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Expand Families category,
includes family type

Families — family type
Family type Sandy Bay % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,144 44.1 1,764,167 35.7
Couple family with children 1,078 41.5 2,321,165 47.0
One parent family 285 11.0 762,632 15.4
Other family 89 3.4 88,864 1.8
Total families 2,596 -- 4,936,828 --

On Census Night 2001 in Sandy Bay (State Suburbs), 2,596 families were counted: of these, 44.1% were couple families without children, 41.5% were couple families with children, 11.0% were one parent families and 3.4% were other families.

Expand Dwellings category,
includes dwelling structure | household type

Dwellings — dwelling structure

Dwellings include visitor only and other not-classifiable households unless otherwise stated

Dwelling type Sandy Bay % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 4,611 90.4 7,072,202 90.8
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 5,101 -- 7,790,079 --

On Census Night 2001 in Sandy Bay (State Suburbs), 4,611 occupied private dwellings were counted.

Dwelling structure Sandy Bay % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 3,036 65.8 5,327,309 75.3
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 313 6.8 632,176 8.9
Flat, unit or apartment 1,201 26.0 923,139 13.1
Other dwelling 33 0.7 134,274 1.9
Dwelling type not stated 28 0.6 55,304 0.8

On Census Night 2001, of occupied private dwellings counted in Sandy Bay (State Suburbs), 65.8% were separate houses, 6.8% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 26.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.7% were other dwellings.

Tenure Sandy Bay % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 2,124 46.1 2,810,917 39.7
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 780 16.9 1,872,132 26.5
Rented (includes rent-free) 1,381 30.0 1,858,324 26.3
Other tenure type 138 3.0 196,026 2.8
Tenure type not stated 191 4.1 334,803 4.7

On Census Night 2001 in Sandy Bay (State Suburbs), 46.1% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 16.9% were being purchased and 30.0% were rented.

Landlord type Sandy Bay % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 515 37.3 813,633 43.8
State or Territory housing authority 21 1.5 317,171 17.1
Other landlord type 831 60.2 705,122 37.9
Landlord type not stated 12 0.9 22,398 1.2

On Census Night 2001 in Sandy Bay (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented 37.3% were rented from a real estate agent, 1.5% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 60.2% were rented from an other landlord type.

Dwellings — household type
Household type Sandy Bay % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 2,585 56.1 4,866,031 68.8
Single (or lone) person households 1,469 31.9 1,616,213 22.9
Group households 375 8.1 262,551 3.7

On Census Night 2001 in Sandy Bay (State Suburbs), 56.1% of the occupied private dwellings were family households, 31.9% were single (or lone) person households and 8.1% were group households.

LATEST ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (AEST) 9/03/2006

Data for this Quickstats has been sourced from the 2001 Basic Community Profile catalogue No. 2001.0 and the 2001 Indigenous Profile catalogue No. 2002.0. Indigenous Statistics are only available for selected geographic areas. The information contained in this QuickStat has been produced by the Australian Bureau of Statistics. It contains data from the 2001 Census of Population & Housing held on 7 August 2001. 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. For further enquiries contact the ABS National Information and Referral Service on 1300 135 070 | www.abs.gov.au/census

Census Data Quality.

The information contained in this QuickStat has been produced by the Australian Bureau of Statistics. It contains data from the 2001 Census of Population & Housing held on 7 August 2001. 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 2001 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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