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2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Tasmania | State Suburbs

Sandy Bay

Code SSC61306 (SSC)
People 11,332
Male 5,419
Female 5,913
Median age 38
Australian citizenship 9,199
People born overseas 2,862
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 224
Families 2,526
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 5,142
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $1,082
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,400
Median weekly rent $210
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Sandy Bay % Australia %
Total 11,332 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 5,419 47.8 9,799,252 49.4
Female 5,913 52.2 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 85 0.8 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 11,332 people were usually resident in Sandy Bay (State Suburbs): of these 47.8% were male and 52.2% were female. Of the total population 0.8% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Sandy Bay % Australia %
People
0-4 years 387 3.4 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 963 8.5 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 2,653 23.4 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 3,925 34.6 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 1,363 12.0 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 2,042 18.0 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 38 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 11.9% of people usually resident in Sandy Bay (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 30.0% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 38 years.

Selected characteristics Sandy Bay % Australia %
Australian citizenship 9,199 81.2 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 2,862 25.3 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 224 2.0 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 81.2% of people usually resident in Sandy Bay (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 25.3% were born overseas and 2.0% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Sandy Bay % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 4,309 43.2 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 858 8.6 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 725 7.3 936,813 5.9
Never married 4,093 41.0 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 43.2% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Sandy Bay (State Suburbs) were married, 8.6% were either separated or divorced, 7.3% were widowed and 41.0% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Sandy Bay % Australia %
Australia 7,668 67.7 14,072,944 70.9
 
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 2,843 51.1 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 2,032 36.5 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 237 4.3 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 118 2.1 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 339 6.1 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 3,830 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 5,569 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 5,569 people aged 15 years and over in Sandy Bay (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 51.1% worked full-time, 36.5% worked part-time, 4.3% were away from work, 2.1% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 6.1% were unemployed. 3,830 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

Median weekly incomes Sandy Bay % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 511 -- 466 --
Family 1,614 -- 1,171 --
Household 1,082 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Sandy Bay (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $511, the median family income was $1,614 and the median household income was $1,082.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Sandy Bay % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,150 45.5 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 1,035 41.0 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 285 11.3 823,254 15.8
Other family 56 2.2 89,686 1.7
Total families 2,526 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 2,526 families in Sandy Bay (State Suburbs): of these 45.5% were couple families without children, 41.0% were couple families with children, 11.3% were one parent families and 2.2% were other families.

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includes dwelling structure | dwelling characteristics | household composition

Dwellings — dwelling structure

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

Dwelling type Sandy Bay % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 4,558 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 5,142 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 4,558 occupied private dwellings were counted in Sandy Bay (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Sandy Bay % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 3,096 67.9 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 310 6.8 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 1,121 24.6 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 31 0.7 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Sandy Bay (State Suburbs), 67.9% were separate houses, 6.8% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 24.6% were flats, units or apartments and 0.7% were other dwellings.

Tenure Sandy Bay % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 1,826 40.1 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 943 20.7 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 1,414 31.0 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 67 1.5 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 307 6.7 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Sandy Bay (State Suburbs), 40.1% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 20.7% were owned with a mortgage and 31.0% were rented.

Landlord type Sandy Bay % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 646 45.7 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 26 1.8 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 705 49.9 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 37 2.6 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Sandy Bay (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 45.7% were rented from a real estate agent, 1.8% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 49.9% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Sandy Bay % Australia %
Median weekly rent 210 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,400 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.3 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Sandy Bay (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $210. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,400. The average people per household was 2.3 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Sandy Bay % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 2,495 54.7 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 1,336 29.3 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 465 10.2 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Sandy Bay (State Suburbs), 54.7% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 29.3% were single (or lone) person households and 10.2% were group households.

LATEST ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (AEST) 25/10/2007

The information contained in this QuickStat has been produced by the Australian Bureau of Statistics. It contains data from the 2006 Census of Population & Housing held on 9 August 2006. 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 2006 Census of Population & Housing held on 9 August 2006. 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 2006 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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