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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Tasmania | State Suburbs

Battery Point

Code SSC60016 (SSC)
People 2,097
Male 1,018
Female 1,079
Median age 41
Families 497
Average children per family 1.7
All private dwellings 1,217
Average people per household 2.1
Median weekly household income $1,376
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,400
Median weekly rent $310
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.3
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Battery Point % Tasmania % Australia %
Total 2,097 -- 495,354 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 1,018 48.5 242,675 49.0 10,634,013 49.4
Female 1,079 51.5 252,679 51.0 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 22 1.0 19,626 4.0 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 2,097 people in Battery Point (State Suburbs) of these 48.5% were male and 51.5% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.0% of the population.

Age Battery Point % Tasmania % Australia %
People
0-4 years 79 3.8 31,182 6.3 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 75 3.6 30,231 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 55 2.6 32,455 6.6 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 68 3.2 32,687 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 284 13.6 29,577 6.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 223 10.6 28,074 5.7 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 125 6.0 27,209 5.5 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 121 5.8 30,908 6.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 90 4.3 33,944 6.9 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 108 5.2 35,030 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 121 5.8 36,528 7.4 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 157 7.5 34,090 6.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 183 8.7 32,733 6.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 136 6.5 25,312 5.1 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 97 4.6 19,449 3.9 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 60 2.9 14,522 2.9 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 59 2.8 11,175 2.3 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 54 2.6 10,247 2.1 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 41 -- 40 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Battery Point (State Suburbs) was 41 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 9.9% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 19.5% of the population.

Registered marital status Battery Point % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 766 40.6 190,899 47.5 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 51 2.7 13,090 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 181 9.6 39,595 9.9 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 90 4.8 26,245 6.5 949,634 5.5
Never married 798 42.3 131,655 32.8 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Battery Point (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 40.6% were married and 12.3% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Battery Point % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 58 -- 53 -- 50 --
Separated 54 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 60 -- 55 -- 54 --
Widowed 77 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 26 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Battery Point (State Suburbs) was 58 years and the median age of people never married was 26 years.

Social marital status Battery Point % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 637 39.3 172,039 48.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 200 12.3 41,694 11.6 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 783 48.3 144,719 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Battery Point (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 39.3% of people were in a registered marriage and 12.3% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Battery Point % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 57 -- 53 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 32 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 30 -- 39 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Battery Point (State Suburbs) was 57 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 32 years.

Education Battery Point % Tasmania % Australia %
Pre-school 16 2.6 4,217 3.0 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 45 7.3 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 42 6.8 4,349 3.1 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 12 1.9 18,175 13.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 6 1.0 6,481 4.6 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 41 6.6 4,952 3.5 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 34 5.5 12,869 9.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 244 39.5 16,530 11.8 932,524 14.3
Other 16 2.6 2,865 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 162 26.2 31,624 22.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 618 -- 139,784 -- 6,503,580 --

In Battery Point (State Suburbs) 29.6% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 13.9% were in primary school, 9.5% in secondary school and 45.2% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Battery Point % Tasmania % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Battery Point % Tasmania % Australia %
Australia 1,509 72.0 414,261 83.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Battery Point % Tasmania % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 486 25.2 69,303 14.9 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 169 8.8 26,629 5.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 113 5.9 18,037 3.9 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,159 60.1 351,939 75.5 10,757,087 53.7

In Battery Point (State Suburbs), 60.1% of people had both parents born in Australia and 25.2% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Battery Point % Tasmania % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Battery Point % Tasmania % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Battery Point % Tasmania % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 637 54.2 126,465 54.5 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 409 34.8 76,384 32.9 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 71 6.0 14,452 6.2 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 59 5.0 14,825 6.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 1,176 -- 232,126 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 1,176 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Battery Point (State Suburbs). Of these 54.2% were employed full time, 34.8% were employed part-time and 5.0% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Battery Point % Tasmania % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 176 15.7 27,159 12.5 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 117 10.4 23,356 10.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 117 10.4 25,868 11.9 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 201 17.9 41,655 19.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 435 38.8 84,811 39.0 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Battery Point (State Suburbs), 15.7% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.4% worked 16 to 24 hours and 38.8% worked 40 hours or more.

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

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

Occupation Battery Point % Tasmania % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Battery Point % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 757 -- 499 -- 577 --
Family 1,920 -- 1,203 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,376 -- 948 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Battery Point (State Suburbs) was $757.

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

Unpaid work Battery Point % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,470 77.9 289,363 72.1 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 342 18.1 111,822 27.9 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 181 9.6 46,646 11.6 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 531 28.2 78,249 19.5 3,090,874 17.8

In Battery Point (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 77.9% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 18.1% provided care for children and 9.6% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 28.2% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Battery Point % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 547 29.0 80,975 20.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 587 31.1 106,957 26.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 217 11.5 54,796 13.6 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 118 6.3 46,635 11.6 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Battery Point (State Suburbs), 31.1% worked 5 to 14 hours, 11.5% worked 15 to 29 hours and 6.3% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Battery Point % Tasmania % Australia %
Couple family without children 307 61.8 56,435 42.1 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 125 25.2 53,219 39.7 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 54 10.9 22,824 17.0 901,637 15.9
Other family 11 2.2 1,718 1.3 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Battery Point (State Suburbs), 25.2% were couple families with children, 61.8% were couple families without children and 10.9% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Battery Point % Tasmania % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 11.3 -- 18.5 -- 17.6
Female -- 88.7 -- 81.5 -- 82.4

In Battery Point (State Suburbs) 11.3% of single parents were male and 88.7% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Battery Point % Tasmania % Australia %
Families without children 2,240 -- 1,771 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 3,134 -- 1,999 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Battery Point (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $3,134 and those without children was $2,240.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Battery Point % Tasmania % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 82 19.0 18,916 17.3 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 30 6.9 5,113 4.7 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 82 19.0 24,509 22.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 54 12.5 14,195 12.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 34 7.9 7,386 6.7 251,191 5.4
Both not working 93 21.5 25,360 23.1 899,598 19.2
Other 21 4.9 6,840 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 36 8.3 7,334 6.7 314,529 6.7

In Battery Point (State Suburbs), of couple families, 19.0% had both partners employed full-time, 6.9% had both employed part-time and 19.0% 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 Battery Point % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 919 82.1 192,819 85.6 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 200 17.9 32,494 14.4 934,470 10.7

In Battery Point (State Suburbs), 82.1% of private dwellings were occupied and 17.9% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Battery Point % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 337 36.7 166,516 86.4 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 219 23.8 10,329 5.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 354 38.5 14,516 7.5 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 9 1.0 1,355 0.7 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Battery Point (State Suburbs), 36.7% were separate houses, 23.8% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 38.5% were flats, units or apartments and 1.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Battery Point % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 7 0.8 693 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 108 11.8 9,380 4.9 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 408 44.4 39,348 20.4 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 221 24.0 99,420 51.6 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 157 17.1 40,675 21.1 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 18 2.0 3,310 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.5 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.1 -- 2.4 -- 2.6 --

In Battery Point (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 11.8% had 1 bedroom, 44.4% had 2 bedrooms and 24.0% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.5. The average household size was 2.1 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Battery Point % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 291 31.7 69,770 36.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 157 17.1 65,922 34.2 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 449 48.9 50,956 26.4 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 5 0.5 1,495 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 16 1.7 4,683 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Battery Point (State Suburbs), 31.7% were owned outright, 17.1% were owned with a mortgage and 48.9% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Battery Point % Tasmania % Australia %
Family households 496 54.0 132,582 68.8 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 318 34.6 54,039 28.0 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 104 11.3 6,205 3.2 321,007 4.1

In Battery Point (State Suburbs), of all households, 54.0% were family households, 34.6% were single person households and 11.3% were group households.

Household income Battery Point % Tasmania % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 22.2 -- 30.7 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 13.5 -- 5.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Battery Point (State Suburbs), 22.2% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 13.5% 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 Battery Point % Tasmania % Australia %
Median rent 310 -- 200 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 82.5 -- 90.5 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 17.5 -- 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 Battery Point % Tasmania % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,400 -- 1,300 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 96.8 -- 92.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 3.2 -- 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 Battery Point % Tasmania % Australia %
None 123 13.4 15,145 7.9 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 460 50.1 68,647 35.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 223 24.3 68,499 35.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 87 9.5 34,946 18.1 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 26 2.8 5,589 2.9 234,292 3.0

In Battery Point (State Suburbs), 50.1% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 24.3% had two registered motor vehicles and 9.5% 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 Battery Point % Tasmania % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 19 -- 19,625 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 6 31.6 9,629 49.1 270,331 49.3
Female 13 68.4 9,996 50.9 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 26 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Battery Point (State Suburbs), there were 19 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 6 (or 31.6%) were male and 13 (or 68.4%) were female. The median age was 26 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Battery Point % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 2.2 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,375 -- 923 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Battery Point (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.2, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,375.

Mortgage and rent Battery Point % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 230 -- 190 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,733 -- 1,300 -- 1,647 --

In Battery Point (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $230 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,733.

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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