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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Tasmania | State Suburbs

Austins Ferry

Code SSC60011 (SSC)
People 2,221
Male 1,100
Female 1,121
Median age 38
Families 650
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 925
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $1,184
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,517
Median weekly rent $280
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.8
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Austins Ferry % Tasmania % Australia %
Total 2,221 -- 495,354 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 1,100 49.5 242,675 49.0 10,634,013 49.4
Female 1,121 50.5 252,679 51.0 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 74 3.3 19,626 4.0 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 2,221 people in Austins Ferry (State Suburbs) of these 49.5% were male and 50.5% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 3.3% of the population.

Age Austins Ferry % Tasmania % Australia %
People
0-4 years 172 7.7 31,182 6.3 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 135 6.1 30,231 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 136 6.1 32,455 6.6 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 147 6.6 32,687 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 121 5.4 29,577 6.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 155 7.0 28,074 5.7 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 151 6.8 27,209 5.5 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 156 7.0 30,908 6.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 153 6.9 33,944 6.9 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 173 7.8 35,030 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 139 6.3 36,528 7.4 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 140 6.3 34,090 6.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 133 6.0 32,733 6.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 89 4.0 25,312 5.1 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 99 4.5 19,449 3.9 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 74 3.3 14,522 2.9 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 39 1.8 11,175 2.3 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 10 0.5 10,247 2.1 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 38 -- 40 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Austins Ferry (State Suburbs) was 38 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 20.0% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 14.0% of the population.

Registered marital status Austins Ferry % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 907 51.0 190,899 47.5 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 53 3.0 13,090 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 168 9.5 39,595 9.9 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 61 3.4 26,245 6.5 949,634 5.5
Never married 588 33.1 131,655 32.8 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Austins Ferry (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 51.0% were married and 12.4% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Austins Ferry % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 52 -- 53 -- 50 --
Separated 50 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 53 -- 55 -- 54 --
Widowed 71 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 26 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Austins Ferry (State Suburbs) was 52 years and the median age of people never married was 26 years.

Social marital status Austins Ferry % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 844 51.2 172,039 48.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 227 13.8 41,694 11.6 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 576 35.0 144,719 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Austins Ferry (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 51.2% of people were in a registered marriage and 13.8% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Austins Ferry % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 51 -- 53 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 34 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 32 -- 39 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Austins Ferry (State Suburbs) was 51 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 34 years.

Education Austins Ferry % Tasmania % Australia %
Pre-school 22 3.8 4,217 3.0 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 87 14.9 30,054 21.5 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 87 14.9 7,668 5.5 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 8 1.4 4,349 3.1 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 61 10.4 18,175 13.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 58 9.9 6,481 4.6 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 3 0.5 4,952 3.5 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 55 9.4 12,869 9.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 60 10.3 16,530 11.8 932,524 14.3
Other 9 1.5 2,865 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 135 23.1 31,624 22.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 585 -- 139,784 -- 6,503,580 --

In Austins Ferry (State Suburbs) 26.3% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 31.2% were in primary school, 20.9% in secondary school and 19.3% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Austins Ferry % Tasmania % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Austins Ferry % Tasmania % Australia %
Australia 1,944 87.4 414,261 83.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Austins Ferry % Tasmania % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 222 10.6 69,303 14.9 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 116 5.5 26,629 5.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 57 2.7 18,037 3.9 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,696 81.1 351,939 75.5 10,757,087 53.7

In Austins Ferry (State Suburbs), 81.1% of people had both parents born in Australia and 10.6% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Austins Ferry % Tasmania % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Austins Ferry % Tasmania % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Austins Ferry % Tasmania % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 678 59.1 126,465 54.5 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 356 31.0 76,384 32.9 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 69 6.0 14,452 6.2 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 45 3.9 14,825 6.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 1,148 -- 232,126 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 1,148 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Austins Ferry (State Suburbs). Of these 59.1% were employed full time, 31.0% were employed part-time and 3.9% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Austins Ferry % Tasmania % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 110 10.0 27,159 12.5 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 107 9.7 23,356 10.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 143 13.0 25,868 11.9 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 255 23.2 41,655 19.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 421 38.2 84,811 39.0 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Austins Ferry (State Suburbs), 10.0% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.7% worked 16 to 24 hours and 38.2% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Austins Ferry % Tasmania % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 40 -- 42 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 38 -- 42 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Austins Ferry (State Suburbs) was 40 years and for people who were employed part-time was 38 years.

Occupation Austins Ferry % Tasmania % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Occupation Chart
Industry of employment, top responses Austins Ferry % Tasmania % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Austins Ferry % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 605 -- 499 -- 577 --
Family 1,344 -- 1,203 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,184 -- 948 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Austins Ferry (State Suburbs) was $605.

Travel to work, top responses Austins Ferry % Tasmania % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Austins Ferry % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,321 74.2 289,363 72.1 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 545 30.6 111,822 27.9 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 190 10.7 46,646 11.6 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 276 15.5 78,249 19.5 3,090,874 17.8

In Austins Ferry (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 74.2% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 30.6% provided care for children and 10.7% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 15.5% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Austins Ferry % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 382 21.5 80,975 20.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 528 29.7 106,957 26.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 224 12.6 54,796 13.6 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 187 10.5 46,635 11.6 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Austins Ferry (State Suburbs), 29.7% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.6% worked 15 to 29 hours and 10.5% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Austins Ferry % Tasmania % Australia %
Couple family without children 271 41.7 56,435 42.1 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 272 41.8 53,219 39.7 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 98 15.1 22,824 17.0 901,637 15.9
Other family 9 1.4 1,718 1.3 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Austins Ferry (State Suburbs), 41.8% were couple families with children, 41.7% were couple families without children and 15.1% were one parent families.

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

In Austins Ferry (State Suburbs) 17.6% of single parents were male and 82.4% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Austins Ferry % Tasmania % Australia %
Families without children 1,851 -- 1,771 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,966 -- 1,999 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Austins Ferry (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,966 and those without children was $1,851.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Austins Ferry % Tasmania % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 119 21.9 18,916 17.3 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 31 5.7 5,113 4.7 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 135 24.8 24,509 22.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 60 11.0 14,195 12.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 28 5.1 7,386 6.7 251,191 5.4
Both not working 111 20.4 25,360 23.1 899,598 19.2
Other 35 6.4 6,840 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 25 4.6 7,334 6.7 314,529 6.7

In Austins Ferry (State Suburbs), of couple families, 21.9% had both partners employed full-time, 5.7% had both employed part-time and 24.8% 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 Austins Ferry % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 847 93.1 192,819 85.6 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 63 6.9 32,494 14.4 934,470 10.7

In Austins Ferry (State Suburbs), 93.1% of private dwellings were occupied and 6.9% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Austins Ferry % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 791 93.3 166,516 86.4 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 47 5.5 10,329 5.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 6 0.7 14,516 7.5 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 4 0.5 1,355 0.7 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Austins Ferry (State Suburbs), 93.3% were separate houses, 5.5% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.7% were flats, units or apartments and 0.5% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Austins Ferry % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 693 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 21 2.5 9,380 4.9 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 126 14.9 39,348 20.4 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 490 57.8 99,420 51.6 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 191 22.5 40,675 21.1 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 20 2.4 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 Austins Ferry (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 2.5% had 1 bedroom, 14.9% had 2 bedrooms and 57.8% 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 Austins Ferry % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 259 30.5 69,770 36.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 395 46.6 65,922 34.2 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 170 20.0 50,956 26.4 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 3 0.4 1,495 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 21 2.5 4,683 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Austins Ferry (State Suburbs), 30.5% were owned outright, 46.6% were owned with a mortgage and 20.0% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Austins Ferry % Tasmania % Australia %
Family households 641 75.6 132,582 68.8 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 185 21.8 54,039 28.0 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 22 2.6 6,205 3.2 321,007 4.1

In Austins Ferry (State Suburbs), of all households, 75.6% were family households, 21.8% were single person households and 2.6% were group households.

Household income Austins Ferry % Tasmania % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 23.9 -- 30.7 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 5.1 -- 5.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Austins Ferry (State Suburbs), 23.9% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 5.1% 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 Austins Ferry % Tasmania % Australia %
Median rent 280 -- 200 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.0 -- 90.5 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 8.0 -- 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 Austins Ferry % Tasmania % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,517 -- 1,300 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 88.9 -- 92.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 11.1 -- 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 Austins Ferry % Tasmania % Australia %
None 33 3.9 15,145 7.9 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 299 35.3 68,647 35.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 340 40.1 68,499 35.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 153 18.0 34,946 18.1 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 23 2.7 5,589 2.9 234,292 3.0

In Austins Ferry (State Suburbs), 35.3% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 40.1% 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 Austins Ferry % Tasmania % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 77 -- 19,625 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 36 46.8 9,629 49.1 270,331 49.3
Female 41 53.2 9,996 50.9 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 18 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Austins Ferry (State Suburbs), there were 77 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 36 (or 46.8%) were male and 41 (or 53.2%) 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 Austins Ferry % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.5 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,687 -- 923 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Austins Ferry (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.5, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,687.

Mortgage and rent Austins Ferry % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 300 -- 190 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,217 -- 1,300 -- 1,647 --

In Austins Ferry (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $300 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,217.

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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