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2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Tasmania | State Suburbs

Bicheno

Code SSC60025 (SSC)
People 853
Male 439
Female 414
Median age 52
Families 242
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 741
Average people per household 2.1
Median weekly household income $812
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,083
Median weekly rent $165
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 Bicheno % Tasmania % Australia %
Total 853 -- 495,354 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 439 51.5 242,675 49.0 10,634,013 49.4
Female 414 48.5 252,679 51.0 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 30 3.5 19,626 4.0 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 853 people in Bicheno (State Suburbs) of these 51.5% were male and 48.5% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 3.5% of the population.

Age Bicheno % Tasmania % Australia %
People
0-4 years 40 4.7 31,182 6.3 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 40 4.7 30,231 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 37 4.3 32,455 6.6 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 31 3.6 32,687 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 30 3.5 29,577 6.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 31 3.6 28,074 5.7 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 25 2.9 27,209 5.5 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 46 5.4 30,908 6.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 44 5.2 33,944 6.9 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 60 7.0 35,030 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 75 8.8 36,528 7.4 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 91 10.7 34,090 6.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 95 11.1 32,733 6.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 89 10.4 25,312 5.1 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 46 5.4 19,449 3.9 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 30 3.5 14,522 2.9 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 23 2.7 11,175 2.3 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 20 2.3 10,247 2.1 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 52 -- 40 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Bicheno (State Suburbs) was 52 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 14.1% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 23.9% of the population.

Registered marital status Bicheno % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 360 49.2 190,899 47.5 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 25 3.4 13,090 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 105 14.3 39,595 9.9 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 48 6.6 26,245 6.5 949,634 5.5
Never married 194 26.5 131,655 32.8 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Bicheno (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 49.2% were married and 17.9% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Bicheno % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 60 -- 53 -- 50 --
Separated 49 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 60 -- 55 -- 54 --
Widowed 81 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 35 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Bicheno (State Suburbs) was 60 years and the median age of people never married was 35 years.

Social marital status Bicheno % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 305 48.6 172,039 48.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 111 17.7 41,694 11.6 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 211 33.7 144,719 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Bicheno (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 48.6% of people were in a registered marriage and 17.7% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Bicheno % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 61 -- 53 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 48 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 54 -- 39 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Bicheno (State Suburbs) was 61 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 48 years.

Education Bicheno % Tasmania % Australia %
Pre-school 9 5.5 4,217 3.0 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 62 38.0 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 0 0.0 4,349 3.1 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 22 13.5 18,175 13.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 3 1.8 6,481 4.6 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 3 1.8 4,952 3.5 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 14 8.6 12,869 9.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 9 5.5 16,530 11.8 932,524 14.3
Other 6 3.7 2,865 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 35 21.5 31,624 22.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 163 -- 139,784 -- 6,503,580 --

In Bicheno (State Suburbs) 18.9% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 38.3% were in primary school, 17.3% in secondary school and 13.0% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Bicheno % Tasmania % Australia %
Australia 705 82.7 414,261 83.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Bicheno % Tasmania % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 142 17.4 69,303 14.9 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 47 5.7 26,629 5.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 20 2.4 18,037 3.9 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 609 74.4 351,939 75.5 10,757,087 53.7

In Bicheno (State Suburbs), 74.4% of people had both parents born in Australia and 17.4% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Bicheno % Tasmania % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Bicheno % Tasmania % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 182 45.4 126,465 54.5 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 160 39.9 76,384 32.9 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 35 8.7 14,452 6.2 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 24 6.0 14,825 6.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 401 -- 232,126 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 401 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Bicheno (State Suburbs). Of these 45.4% were employed full time, 39.9% were employed part-time and 6.0% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Bicheno % Tasmania % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 69 18.2 27,159 12.5 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 47 12.4 23,356 10.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 48 12.6 25,868 11.9 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 54 14.2 41,655 19.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 127 33.4 84,811 39.0 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Bicheno (State Suburbs), 18.2% worked 1 to 15 hours, 12.4% worked 16 to 24 hours and 33.4% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Bicheno % Tasmania % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 47 -- 42 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 54 -- 42 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Bicheno (State Suburbs) was 47 years and for people who were employed part-time was 54 years.

Occupation Bicheno % Tasmania % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Bicheno % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 460 -- 499 -- 577 --
Family 1,079 -- 1,203 -- 1,481 --
Household 812 -- 948 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Bicheno (State Suburbs) was $460.

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

Unpaid work Bicheno % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 547 74.6 289,363 72.1 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 162 22.1 111,822 27.9 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 76 10.3 46,646 11.6 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 186 25.4 78,249 19.5 3,090,874 17.8

In Bicheno (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 74.6% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 22.1% provided care for children and 10.3% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 25.4% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Bicheno % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 109 14.9 80,975 20.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 208 28.4 106,957 26.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 126 17.2 54,796 13.6 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 104 14.2 46,635 11.6 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Bicheno (State Suburbs), 28.4% worked 5 to 14 hours, 17.2% worked 15 to 29 hours and 14.2% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Bicheno % Tasmania % Australia %
Couple family without children 149 61.3 56,435 42.1 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 63 25.9 53,219 39.7 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 28 11.5 22,824 17.0 901,637 15.9
Other family 3 1.2 1,718 1.3 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Bicheno (State Suburbs), 25.9% were couple families with children, 61.3% were couple families without children and 11.5% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Bicheno % Tasmania % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 17.9 -- 18.5 -- 17.6
Female -- 82.1 -- 81.5 -- 82.4

In Bicheno (State Suburbs) 17.9% of single parents were male and 82.1% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Bicheno % Tasmania % Australia %
Families without children 1,421 -- 1,771 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,616 -- 1,999 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Bicheno (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,616 and those without children was $1,421.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Bicheno % Tasmania % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 28 13.1 18,916 17.3 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 23 10.7 5,113 4.7 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 33 15.4 24,509 22.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 20 9.3 14,195 12.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 21 9.8 7,386 6.7 251,191 5.4
Both not working 58 27.1 25,360 23.1 899,598 19.2
Other 16 7.5 6,840 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 15 7.0 7,334 6.7 314,529 6.7

In Bicheno (State Suburbs), of couple families, 13.1% had both partners employed full-time, 10.7% had both employed part-time and 15.4% 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 Bicheno % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 365 50.1 192,819 85.6 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 363 49.9 32,494 14.4 934,470 10.7

In Bicheno (State Suburbs), 50.1% of private dwellings were occupied and 49.9% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Bicheno % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 337 92.1 166,516 86.4 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 6 1.6 10,329 5.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 7 1.9 14,516 7.5 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 16 4.4 1,355 0.7 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Bicheno (State Suburbs), 92.1% were separate houses, 1.6% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 1.9% were flats, units or apartments and 4.4% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Bicheno % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 8 2.2 693 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 17 4.7 9,380 4.9 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 94 25.8 39,348 20.4 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 173 47.4 99,420 51.6 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 69 18.9 40,675 21.1 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 4 1.1 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 2.1 -- 2.4 -- 2.6 --

In Bicheno (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 4.7% had 1 bedroom, 25.8% had 2 bedrooms and 47.4% 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 Bicheno % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 183 50.1 69,770 36.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 81 22.2 65,922 34.2 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 90 24.7 50,956 26.4 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 3 0.8 1,495 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 8 2.2 4,683 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Bicheno (State Suburbs), 50.1% were owned outright, 22.2% were owned with a mortgage and 24.7% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Bicheno % Tasmania % Australia %
Family households 241 65.8 132,582 68.8 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 117 32.0 54,039 28.0 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 8 2.2 6,205 3.2 321,007 4.1

In Bicheno (State Suburbs), of all households, 65.8% were family households, 32.0% were single person households and 2.2% were group households.

Household income Bicheno % Tasmania % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 35.3 -- 30.7 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 3.1 -- 5.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Bicheno (State Suburbs), 35.3% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 3.1% 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 Bicheno % Tasmania % Australia %
Median rent 165 -- 200 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.5 -- 90.5 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 5.5 -- 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 Bicheno % Tasmania % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,083 -- 1,300 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.1 -- 92.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 6.9 -- 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 Bicheno % Tasmania % Australia %
None 15 4.1 15,145 7.9 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 141 38.5 68,647 35.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 139 38.0 68,499 35.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 62 16.9 34,946 18.1 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 9 2.5 5,589 2.9 234,292 3.0

In Bicheno (State Suburbs), 38.5% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 38.0% had two registered motor vehicles and 16.9% 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 Bicheno % Tasmania % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 30 -- 19,625 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 16 53.3 9,629 49.1 270,331 49.3
Female 14 46.7 9,996 50.9 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 27 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Bicheno (State Suburbs), there were 30 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 16 (or 53.3%) were male and 14 (or 46.7%) were female. The median age was 27 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Bicheno % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 1.4 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.4 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 900 -- 923 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Bicheno (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 1.4, with 1.4 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $900.

Mortgage and rent Bicheno % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 165 -- 190 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,192 -- 1,300 -- 1,647 --

In Bicheno (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $165 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,192.

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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