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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Tasmania | Local Government Areas

Kingborough (M)

Code LGA63610 (LGA)
People 33,893
Male 16,441
Female 17,452
Median age 40
Families 9,617
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 14,872
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $1,208
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,517
Median weekly rent $275
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.9
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Kingborough (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
Total 33,893 -- 495,354 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 16,441 48.5 242,675 49.0 10,634,013 49.4
Female 17,452 51.5 252,679 51.0 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 1,042 3.1 19,626 4.0 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 33,893 people in Kingborough (M) (Local Government Areas) of these 48.5% were male and 51.5% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 3.1% of the population.

Age Kingborough (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
People
0-4 years 2,268 6.7 31,182 6.3 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 2,457 7.2 30,231 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 2,298 6.8 32,455 6.6 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 2,254 6.7 32,687 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 1,760 5.2 29,577 6.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 1,739 5.1 28,074 5.7 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 1,783 5.3 27,209 5.5 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 2,179 6.4 30,908 6.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 2,391 7.1 33,944 6.9 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 2,375 7.0 35,030 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 2,568 7.6 36,528 7.4 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 2,452 7.2 34,090 6.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 2,228 6.6 32,733 6.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 1,662 4.9 25,312 5.1 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 1,243 3.7 19,449 3.9 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 915 2.7 14,522 2.9 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 710 2.1 11,175 2.3 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 611 1.8 10,247 2.1 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 40 -- 40 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Kingborough (M) (Local Government Areas) was 40 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 20.7% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 15.2% of the population.

Registered marital status Kingborough (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 14,431 53.7 190,899 47.5 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 687 2.6 13,090 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 2,511 9.3 39,595 9.9 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 1,467 5.5 26,245 6.5 949,634 5.5
Never married 7,778 28.9 131,655 32.8 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Kingborough (M) (Local Government Areas) aged 15 years and over, 53.7% were married and 11.9% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Kingborough (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 52 -- 53 -- 50 --
Separated 47 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 55 -- 55 -- 54 --
Widowed 78 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 24 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Kingborough (M) (Local Government Areas) was 52 years and the median age of people never married was 24 years.

Social marital status Kingborough (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 13,211 54.0 172,039 48.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 2,610 10.7 41,694 11.6 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 8,639 35.3 144,719 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Kingborough (M) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 54.0% of people were in a registered marriage and 10.7% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Kingborough (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 52 -- 53 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 38 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 35 -- 39 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Kingborough (M) (Local Government Areas) was 52 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 38 years.

Education Kingborough (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
Pre-school 325 3.3 4,217 3.0 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 2,147 21.8 30,054 21.5 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 607 6.2 7,668 5.5 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 716 7.3 4,349 3.1 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 1,149 11.7 18,175 13.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 432 4.4 6,481 4.6 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 633 6.4 4,952 3.5 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 765 7.8 12,869 9.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 1,310 13.3 16,530 11.8 932,524 14.3
Other 203 2.1 2,865 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 1,574 16.0 31,624 22.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 9,861 -- 139,784 -- 6,503,580 --

In Kingborough (M) (Local Government Areas) 29.1% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 35.2% were in primary school, 22.4% in secondary school and 21.1% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Kingborough (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
Australia 26,931 79.5 414,261 83.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Kingborough (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 7,268 22.5 69,303 14.9 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 2,455 7.6 26,629 5.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 1,784 5.5 18,037 3.9 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 20,829 64.4 351,939 75.5 10,757,087 53.7

In Kingborough (M) (Local Government Areas), 64.4% of people had both parents born in Australia and 22.5% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Kingborough (M) % Tasmania % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Kingborough (M) % Tasmania % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Kingborough (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 9,041 53.8 126,465 54.5 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 6,004 35.7 76,384 32.9 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 999 5.9 14,452 6.2 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 769 4.6 14,825 6.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 16,813 -- 232,126 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 16,813 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Kingborough (M) (Local Government Areas). Of these 53.8% were employed full time, 35.7% were employed part-time and 4.6% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Kingborough (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 2,151 13.4 27,159 12.5 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 1,848 11.5 23,356 10.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 2,005 12.5 25,868 11.9 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 3,005 18.7 41,655 19.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 6,039 37.6 84,811 39.0 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Kingborough (M) (Local Government Areas), 13.4% worked 1 to 15 hours, 11.5% worked 16 to 24 hours and 37.6% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Kingborough (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 43 -- 42 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 42 -- 42 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Kingborough (M) (Local Government Areas) was 43 years and for people who were employed part-time was 42 years.

Occupation Kingborough (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Kingborough (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 594 -- 499 -- 577 --
Family 1,473 -- 1,203 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,208 -- 948 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Kingborough (M) (Local Government Areas) was $594.

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

Unpaid work Kingborough (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 21,366 79.5 289,363 72.1 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 8,806 32.8 111,822 27.9 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 3,268 12.2 46,646 11.6 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 6,520 24.3 78,249 19.5 3,090,874 17.8

In Kingborough (M) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 79.5% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 32.8% provided care for children and 12.2% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 24.3% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Kingborough (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 6,056 22.5 80,975 20.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 8,037 29.9 106,957 26.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 4,153 15.5 54,796 13.6 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 3,122 11.6 46,635 11.6 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Kingborough (M) (Local Government Areas), 29.9% worked 5 to 14 hours, 15.5% worked 15 to 29 hours and 11.6% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Kingborough (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
Couple family without children 3,923 40.8 56,435 42.1 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 4,199 43.7 53,219 39.7 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 1,390 14.5 22,824 17.0 901,637 15.9
Other family 104 1.1 1,718 1.3 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Kingborough (M) (Local Government Areas), 43.7% were couple families with children, 40.8% were couple families without children and 14.5% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Kingborough (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 17.5 -- 18.5 -- 17.6
Female -- 82.5 -- 81.5 -- 82.4

In Kingborough (M) (Local Government Areas) 17.5% of single parents were male and 82.5% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Kingborough (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
Families without children 1,979 -- 1,771 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,193 -- 1,999 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Kingborough (M) (Local Government Areas), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,193 and those without children was $1,979.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Kingborough (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 1,445 17.8 18,916 17.3 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 472 5.8 5,113 4.7 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 2,020 24.9 24,509 22.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 1,003 12.4 14,195 12.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 565 7.0 7,386 6.7 251,191 5.4
Both not working 1,599 19.7 25,360 23.1 899,598 19.2
Other 510 6.3 6,840 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 505 6.2 7,334 6.7 314,529 6.7

In Kingborough (M) (Local Government Areas), of couple families, 17.8% had both partners employed full-time, 5.8% had both employed part-time and 24.9% 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 Kingborough (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 12,636 87.1 192,819 85.6 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 1,872 12.9 32,494 14.4 934,470 10.7

In Kingborough (M) (Local Government Areas), 87.1% of private dwellings were occupied and 12.9% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Kingborough (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 11,296 89.4 166,516 86.4 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 506 4.0 10,329 5.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 773 6.1 14,516 7.5 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 59 0.5 1,355 0.7 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Kingborough (M) (Local Government Areas), 89.4% were separate houses, 4.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 6.1% were flats, units or apartments and 0.5% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Kingborough (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 38 0.3 693 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 386 3.1 9,380 4.9 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 2,298 18.2 39,348 20.4 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 6,201 49.1 99,420 51.6 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 3,578 28.3 40,675 21.1 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 137 1.1 3,310 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.1 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.5 -- 2.4 -- 2.6 --

In Kingborough (M) (Local Government Areas), of occupied private dwellings 3.1% had 1 bedroom, 18.2% had 2 bedrooms and 49.1% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.1. The average household size was 2.5 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Kingborough (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 4,845 38.3 69,770 36.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 4,925 39.0 65,922 34.2 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 2,563 20.3 50,956 26.4 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 90 0.7 1,495 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 214 1.7 4,683 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Kingborough (M) (Local Government Areas), 38.3% were owned outright, 39.0% were owned with a mortgage and 20.3% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Kingborough (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
Family households 9,510 75.2 132,582 68.8 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 2,859 22.6 54,039 28.0 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 270 2.1 6,205 3.2 321,007 4.1

In Kingborough (M) (Local Government Areas), of all households, 75.2% were family households, 22.6% were single person households and 2.1% were group households.

Household income Kingborough (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 22.0 -- 30.7 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 8.6 -- 5.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Kingborough (M) (Local Government Areas), 22.0% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 8.6% 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 Kingborough (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
Median rent 275 -- 200 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.5 -- 90.5 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 7.5 -- 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 Kingborough (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,517 -- 1,300 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.3 -- 92.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 8.7 -- 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 Kingborough (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
None 564 4.5 15,145 7.9 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 4,287 33.9 68,647 35.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 5,185 41.0 68,499 35.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 2,372 18.8 34,946 18.1 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 230 1.8 5,589 2.9 234,292 3.0

In Kingborough (M) (Local Government Areas), 33.9% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 41.0% had two registered motor vehicles and 18.8% 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 Kingborough (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 1,042 -- 19,625 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 523 50.2 9,629 49.1 270,331 49.3
Female 519 49.8 9,996 50.9 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 22 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Kingborough (M) (Local Government Areas), there were 1,042 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 523 (or 50.2%) were male and 519 (or 49.8%) 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 Kingborough (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.1 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,198 -- 923 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Kingborough (M) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.1, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,198.

Mortgage and rent Kingborough (M) % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 280 -- 190 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,798 -- 1,300 -- 1,647 --

In Kingborough (M) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $280 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,798.

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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