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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Tasmania | Local Government Areas

Break O'Day (M)

Code LGA60210 (LGA)
People 6,194
Male 3,157
Female 3,037
Median age 50
Families 1,699
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 4,334
Average people per household 2.1
Median weekly household income $654
Median monthly mortgage repayments $953
Median weekly rent $167
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 Break O'Day (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
Total 6,194 -- 495,354 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 3,157 51.0 242,675 49.0 10,634,013 49.4
Female 3,037 49.0 252,679 51.0 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 228 3.7 19,626 4.0 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 6,194 people in Break O'Day (M) (Local Government Areas) of these 51.0% were male and 49.0% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 3.7% of the population.

Age Break O'Day (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
People
0-4 years 311 5.0 31,182 6.3 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 314 5.1 30,231 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 404 6.5 32,455 6.6 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 311 5.0 32,687 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 180 2.9 29,577 6.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 189 3.1 28,074 5.7 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 243 3.9 27,209 5.5 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 292 4.7 30,908 6.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 387 6.2 33,944 6.9 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 458 7.4 35,030 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 522 8.4 36,528 7.4 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 590 9.5 34,090 6.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 631 10.2 32,733 6.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 530 8.6 25,312 5.1 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 328 5.3 19,449 3.9 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 212 3.4 14,522 2.9 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 152 2.5 11,175 2.3 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 139 2.2 10,247 2.1 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 50 -- 40 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Break O'Day (M) (Local Government Areas) was 50 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 16.6% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 22.1% of the population.

Registered marital status Break O'Day (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 2,583 50.0 190,899 47.5 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 180 3.5 13,090 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 654 12.7 39,595 9.9 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 392 7.6 26,245 6.5 949,634 5.5
Never married 1,355 26.2 131,655 32.8 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Break O'Day (M) (Local Government Areas) aged 15 years and over, 50.0% were married and 16.1% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Break O'Day (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 59 -- 53 -- 50 --
Separated 56 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 58 -- 55 -- 54 --
Widowed 75 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 31 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Break O'Day (M) (Local Government Areas) was 59 years and the median age of people never married was 31 years.

Social marital status Break O'Day (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 2,236 50.5 172,039 48.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 546 12.3 41,694 11.6 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 1,650 37.2 144,719 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Break O'Day (M) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 50.5% of people were in a registered marriage and 12.3% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Break O'Day (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 58 -- 53 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 43 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 50 -- 39 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Break O'Day (M) (Local Government Areas) was 58 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 43 years.

Education Break O'Day (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
Pre-school 50 3.4 4,217 3.0 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 430 29.0 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 9 0.6 4,349 3.1 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 326 22.0 18,175 13.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 3 0.2 6,481 4.6 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 8 0.5 4,952 3.5 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 108 7.3 12,869 9.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 62 4.2 16,530 11.8 932,524 14.3
Other 32 2.2 2,865 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 454 30.6 31,624 22.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 1,482 -- 139,784 -- 6,503,580 --

In Break O'Day (M) (Local Government Areas) 23.9% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 29.8% were in primary school, 22.8% in secondary school and 11.3% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Break O'Day (M) % Tasmania % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Break O'Day (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
Australia 5,070 81.9 414,261 83.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Break O'Day (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 888 15.4 69,303 14.9 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 282 4.9 26,629 5.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 212 3.7 18,037 3.9 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 4,398 76.1 351,939 75.5 10,757,087 53.7

In Break O'Day (M) (Local Government Areas), 76.1% of people had both parents born in Australia and 15.4% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Break O'Day (M) % Tasmania % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Break O'Day (M) % Tasmania % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Break O'Day (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 979 43.3 126,465 54.5 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 848 37.5 76,384 32.9 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 201 8.9 14,452 6.2 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 232 10.3 14,825 6.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 2,260 -- 232,126 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 2,260 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Break O'Day (M) (Local Government Areas). Of these 43.3% were employed full time, 37.5% were employed part-time and 10.3% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Break O'Day (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 320 15.8 27,159 12.5 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 272 13.4 23,356 10.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 257 12.7 25,868 11.9 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 265 13.1 41,655 19.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 716 35.3 84,811 39.0 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Break O'Day (M) (Local Government Areas), 15.8% worked 1 to 15 hours, 13.4% worked 16 to 24 hours and 35.3% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Break O'Day (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 46 -- 42 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 48 -- 42 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Break O'Day (M) (Local Government Areas) was 46 years and for people who were employed part-time was 48 years.

Occupation Break O'Day (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Occupation Chart
Industry of employment, top responses Break O'Day (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Break O'Day (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 366 -- 499 -- 577 --
Family 831 -- 1,203 -- 1,481 --
Household 654 -- 948 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Break O'Day (M) (Local Government Areas) was $366.

Travel to work, top responses Break O'Day (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Break O'Day (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 3,577 69.3 289,363 72.1 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,110 21.5 111,822 27.9 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 702 13.6 46,646 11.6 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,223 23.7 78,249 19.5 3,090,874 17.8

In Break O'Day (M) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 69.3% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 21.5% provided care for children and 13.6% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 23.7% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Break O'Day (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 770 14.9 80,975 20.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,175 22.7 106,957 26.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 801 15.5 54,796 13.6 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 833 16.1 46,635 11.6 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Break O'Day (M) (Local Government Areas), 22.7% worked 5 to 14 hours, 15.5% worked 15 to 29 hours and 16.1% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Break O'Day (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
Couple family without children 910 53.6 56,435 42.1 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 524 30.8 53,219 39.7 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 251 14.8 22,824 17.0 901,637 15.9
Other family 14 0.8 1,718 1.3 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Break O'Day (M) (Local Government Areas), 30.8% were couple families with children, 53.6% were couple families without children and 14.8% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Break O'Day (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 21.6 -- 18.5 -- 17.6
Female -- 78.4 -- 81.5 -- 82.4

In Break O'Day (M) (Local Government Areas) 21.6% of single parents were male and 78.4% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Break O'Day (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
Families without children 1,287 -- 1,771 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,589 -- 1,999 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Break O'Day (M) (Local Government Areas), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,589 and those without children was $1,287.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Break O'Day (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 131 9.2 18,916 17.3 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 83 5.8 5,113 4.7 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 181 12.6 24,509 22.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 150 10.5 14,195 12.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 132 9.2 7,386 6.7 251,191 5.4
Both not working 555 38.8 25,360 23.1 899,598 19.2
Other 81 5.7 6,840 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 118 8.2 7,334 6.7 314,529 6.7

In Break O'Day (M) (Local Government Areas), of couple families, 9.2% had both partners employed full-time, 5.8% had both employed part-time and 12.6% 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 Break O'Day (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,586 61.7 192,819 85.6 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 1,607 38.3 32,494 14.4 934,470 10.7

In Break O'Day (M) (Local Government Areas), 61.7% of private dwellings were occupied and 38.3% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Break O'Day (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 2,421 93.7 166,516 86.4 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 79 3.1 10,329 5.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 27 1.0 14,516 7.5 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 58 2.2 1,355 0.7 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Break O'Day (M) (Local Government Areas), 93.7% were separate houses, 3.1% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 1.0% were flats, units or apartments and 2.2% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Break O'Day (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 13 0.5 693 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 150 5.8 9,380 4.9 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 663 25.7 39,348 20.4 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 1,259 48.7 99,420 51.6 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 446 17.3 40,675 21.1 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 52 2.0 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 2.1 -- 2.4 -- 2.6 --

In Break O'Day (M) (Local Government Areas), of occupied private dwellings 5.8% had 1 bedroom, 25.7% had 2 bedrooms and 48.7% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.8. The average household size was 2.1 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Break O'Day (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 1,272 49.2 69,770 36.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 620 24.0 65,922 34.2 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 590 22.8 50,956 26.4 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 21 0.8 1,495 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 82 3.2 4,683 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Break O'Day (M) (Local Government Areas), 49.2% were owned outright, 24.0% were owned with a mortgage and 22.8% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Break O'Day (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
Family households 1,682 65.1 132,582 68.8 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 848 32.8 54,039 28.0 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 54 2.1 6,205 3.2 321,007 4.1

In Break O'Day (M) (Local Government Areas), of all households, 65.1% were family households, 32.8% were single person households and 2.1% were group households.

Household income Break O'Day (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 45.9 -- 30.7 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 1.6 -- 5.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Break O'Day (M) (Local Government Areas), 45.9% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 1.6% 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 Break O'Day (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
Median rent 167 -- 200 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.7 -- 90.5 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 8.3 -- 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 Break O'Day (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 953 -- 1,300 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 95.0 -- 92.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 5.0 -- 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 Break O'Day (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
None 178 6.9 15,145 7.9 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 950 36.8 68,647 35.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 906 35.1 68,499 35.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 464 18.0 34,946 18.1 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 86 3.3 5,589 2.9 234,292 3.0

In Break O'Day (M) (Local Government Areas), 36.8% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 35.1% had two registered motor vehicles and 18.0% 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 Break O'Day (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 230 -- 19,625 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 107 46.5 9,629 49.1 270,331 49.3
Female 123 53.5 9,996 50.9 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 18 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Break O'Day (M) (Local Government Areas), there were 230 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 107 (or 46.5%) were male and 123 (or 53.5%) were female. The median age was 18 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Break O'Day (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.3 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 695 -- 923 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Break O'Day (M) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.3, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $695.

Mortgage and rent Break O'Day (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 200 -- 190 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,449 -- 1,300 -- 1,647 --

In Break O'Day (M) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $200 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,449.

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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