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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Tasmania | Local Government Areas

Glenorchy (C)

Code LGA62610 (LGA)
People 44,656
Male 21,465
Female 23,191
Median age 39
Families 11,887
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 20,403
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $869
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,322
Median weekly rent $215
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.6
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Glenorchy (C) % Tasmania % Australia %
Total 44,656 -- 495,354 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 21,465 48.1 242,675 49.0 10,634,013 49.4
Female 23,191 51.9 252,679 51.0 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 1,890 4.2 19,626 4.0 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 44,656 people in Glenorchy (C) (Local Government Areas) of these 48.1% were male and 51.9% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 4.2% of the population.

Age Glenorchy (C) % Tasmania % Australia %
People
0-4 years 2,946 6.6 31,182 6.3 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 2,659 6.0 30,231 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 2,840 6.4 32,455 6.6 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 2,962 6.6 32,687 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 2,933 6.6 29,577 6.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 2,974 6.7 28,074 5.7 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 2,752 6.2 27,209 5.5 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 2,776 6.2 30,908 6.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 2,974 6.7 33,944 6.9 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 3,131 7.0 35,030 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 3,075 6.9 36,528 7.4 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 2,696 6.0 34,090 6.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 2,442 5.5 32,733 6.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 2,092 4.7 25,312 5.1 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 1,756 3.9 19,449 3.9 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 1,447 3.2 14,522 2.9 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 1,176 2.6 11,175 2.3 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 1,024 2.3 10,247 2.1 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 39 -- 40 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Glenorchy (C) (Local Government Areas) was 39 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 18.9% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 16.8% of the population.

Registered marital status Glenorchy (C) % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 14,361 39.7 190,899 47.5 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 1,349 3.7 13,090 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 4,091 11.3 39,595 9.9 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 2,893 8.0 26,245 6.5 949,634 5.5
Never married 13,515 37.3 131,655 32.8 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Glenorchy (C) (Local Government Areas) aged 15 years and over, 39.7% were married and 15.0% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Glenorchy (C) % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 53 -- 53 -- 50 --
Separated 48 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 54 -- 55 -- 54 --
Widowed 77 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 27 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Glenorchy (C) (Local Government Areas) was 53 years and the median age of people never married was 27 years.

Social marital status Glenorchy (C) % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 13,190 39.8 172,039 48.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 4,179 12.6 41,694 11.6 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 15,810 47.7 144,719 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Glenorchy (C) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 39.8% of people were in a registered marriage and 12.6% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Glenorchy (C) % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 52 -- 53 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 34 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 41 -- 39 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Glenorchy (C) (Local Government Areas) was 52 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 34 years.

Education Glenorchy (C) % Tasmania % Australia %
Pre-school 333 2.7 4,217 3.0 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 2,352 18.8 30,054 21.5 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 1,088 8.7 7,668 5.5 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 154 1.2 4,349 3.1 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 1,538 12.3 18,175 13.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 825 6.6 6,481 4.6 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 143 1.1 4,952 3.5 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 1,457 11.7 12,869 9.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 1,034 8.3 16,530 11.8 932,524 14.3
Other 316 2.5 2,865 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 3,252 26.0 31,624 22.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 12,492 -- 139,784 -- 6,503,580 --

In Glenorchy (C) (Local Government Areas) 28.0% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 28.8% were in primary school, 20.1% in secondary school and 19.9% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Glenorchy (C) % Tasmania % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Glenorchy (C) % Tasmania % Australia %
Australia 37,555 84.1 414,261 83.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Glenorchy (C) % Tasmania % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 6,125 14.7 69,303 14.9 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 2,327 5.6 26,629 5.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 1,364 3.3 18,037 3.9 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 31,989 76.5 351,939 75.5 10,757,087 53.7

In Glenorchy (C) (Local Government Areas), 76.5% of people had both parents born in Australia and 14.7% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Glenorchy (C) % Tasmania % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Glenorchy (C) % Tasmania % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Glenorchy (C) % Tasmania % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 11,326 55.3 126,465 54.5 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 6,545 31.9 76,384 32.9 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 1,245 6.1 14,452 6.2 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 1,371 6.7 14,825 6.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 20,487 -- 232,126 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 20,487 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Glenorchy (C) (Local Government Areas). Of these 55.3% were employed full time, 31.9% were employed part-time and 6.7% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Glenorchy (C) % Tasmania % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 2,190 11.5 27,159 12.5 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 1,897 9.9 23,356 10.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 2,465 12.9 25,868 11.9 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 4,593 24.0 41,655 19.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 6,726 35.2 84,811 39.0 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Glenorchy (C) (Local Government Areas), 11.5% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.9% worked 16 to 24 hours and 35.2% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Glenorchy (C) % Tasmania % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 40 -- 42 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 40 -- 42 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Glenorchy (C) (Local Government Areas) was 40 years and for people who were employed part-time was 40 years.

Occupation Glenorchy (C) % Tasmania % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Occupation Chart
Industry of employment, top responses Glenorchy (C) % Tasmania % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Glenorchy (C) % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 487 -- 499 -- 577 --
Family 1,126 -- 1,203 -- 1,481 --
Household 869 -- 948 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Glenorchy (C) (Local Government Areas) was $487.

Travel to work, top responses Glenorchy (C) % Tasmania % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Glenorchy (C) % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 25,112 69.3 289,363 72.1 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 10,036 27.7 111,822 27.9 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 4,266 11.8 46,646 11.6 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 5,075 14.0 78,249 19.5 3,090,874 17.8

In Glenorchy (C) (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, 27.7% 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, 14.0% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Glenorchy (C) % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 7,205 19.9 80,975 20.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 9,575 26.4 106,957 26.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 4,555 12.6 54,796 13.6 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 3,776 10.4 46,635 11.6 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Glenorchy (C) (Local Government Areas), 26.4% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.6% worked 15 to 29 hours and 10.4% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Glenorchy (C) % Tasmania % Australia %
Couple family without children 4,375 36.8 56,435 42.1 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 4,489 37.8 53,219 39.7 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 2,803 23.6 22,824 17.0 901,637 15.9
Other family 221 1.9 1,718 1.3 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Glenorchy (C) (Local Government Areas), 37.8% were couple families with children, 36.8% were couple families without children and 23.6% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Glenorchy (C) % Tasmania % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 15.5 -- 18.5 -- 17.6
Female -- 84.5 -- 81.5 -- 82.4

In Glenorchy (C) (Local Government Areas) 15.5% of single parents were male and 84.5% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Glenorchy (C) % Tasmania % Australia %
Families without children 1,750 -- 1,771 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,919 -- 1,999 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Glenorchy (C) (Local Government Areas), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,919 and those without children was $1,750.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Glenorchy (C) % Tasmania % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 1,661 18.7 18,916 17.3 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 364 4.1 5,113 4.7 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 1,950 22.0 24,509 22.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 1,132 12.8 14,195 12.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 556 6.3 7,386 6.7 251,191 5.4
Both not working 2,135 24.1 25,360 23.1 899,598 19.2
Other 546 6.2 6,840 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 523 5.9 7,334 6.7 314,529 6.7

In Glenorchy (C) (Local Government Areas), of couple families, 18.7% had both partners employed full-time, 4.1% had both employed part-time and 22.0% 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 Glenorchy (C) % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 18,296 92.1 192,819 85.6 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 1,569 7.9 32,494 14.4 934,470 10.7

In Glenorchy (C) (Local Government Areas), 92.1% of private dwellings were occupied and 7.9% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Glenorchy (C) % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 14,484 79.2 166,516 86.4 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 1,299 7.1 10,329 5.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 2,448 13.4 14,516 7.5 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 62 0.3 1,355 0.7 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Glenorchy (C) (Local Government Areas), 79.2% were separate houses, 7.1% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 13.4% were flats, units or apartments and 0.3% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Glenorchy (C) % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 42 0.2 693 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 1,113 6.1 9,380 4.9 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 4,625 25.3 39,348 20.4 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 9,419 51.5 99,420 51.6 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 2,713 14.8 40,675 21.1 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 384 2.1 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 2.3 -- 2.4 -- 2.6 --

In Glenorchy (C) (Local Government Areas), of occupied private dwellings 6.1% had 1 bedroom, 25.3% had 2 bedrooms and 51.5% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.8. The average household size was 2.3 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Glenorchy (C) % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 5,755 31.5 69,770 36.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 6,146 33.6 65,922 34.2 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 5,780 31.6 50,956 26.4 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 101 0.6 1,495 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 513 2.8 4,683 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Glenorchy (C) (Local Government Areas), 31.5% were owned outright, 33.6% were owned with a mortgage and 31.6% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Glenorchy (C) % Tasmania % Australia %
Family households 11,674 63.8 132,582 68.8 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 6,033 33.0 54,039 28.0 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 589 3.2 6,205 3.2 321,007 4.1

In Glenorchy (C) (Local Government Areas), of all households, 63.8% were family households, 33.0% were single person households and 3.2% were group households.

Household income Glenorchy (C) % Tasmania % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 34.0 -- 30.7 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 3.2 -- 5.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Glenorchy (C) (Local Government Areas), 34.0% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 3.2% 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 Glenorchy (C) % Tasmania % Australia %
Median rent 215 -- 200 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 86.7 -- 90.5 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 13.3 -- 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 Glenorchy (C) % Tasmania % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,322 -- 1,300 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.1 -- 92.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 7.9 -- 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 Glenorchy (C) % Tasmania % Australia %
None 2,363 12.9 15,145 7.9 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 7,150 39.1 68,647 35.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 5,487 30.0 68,499 35.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 2,598 14.2 34,946 18.1 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 697 3.8 5,589 2.9 234,292 3.0

In Glenorchy (C) (Local Government Areas), 39.1% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 30.0% had two registered motor vehicles and 14.2% 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 Glenorchy (C) % Tasmania % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 1,889 -- 19,625 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 889 47.1 9,629 49.1 270,331 49.3
Female 1,000 52.9 9,996 50.9 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 22 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Glenorchy (C) (Local Government Areas), there were 1,889 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 889 (or 47.1%) were male and 1,000 (or 52.9%) were female. The median age was 22 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Glenorchy (C) % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 2.9 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 909 -- 923 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Glenorchy (C) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.9, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $909.

Mortgage and rent Glenorchy (C) % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 225 -- 190 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,428 -- 1,300 -- 1,647 --

In Glenorchy (C) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $225 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,428.

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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