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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Tasmania | State Suburbs

Claremont (Tas.)

Code SSC60056 (SSC)
People 7,682
Male 3,659
Female 4,023
Median age 38
Families 2,084
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 3,434
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $874
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,300
Median weekly rent $210
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 Claremont (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Total 7,682 -- 495,354 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 3,659 47.6 242,675 49.0 10,634,013 49.4
Female 4,023 52.4 252,679 51.0 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 357 4.6 19,626 4.0 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 7,682 people in Claremont (Tas.) (State Suburbs) of these 47.6% were male and 52.4% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 4.6% of the population.

Age Claremont (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
People
0-4 years 534 7.0 31,182 6.3 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 495 6.4 30,231 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 472 6.1 32,455 6.6 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 500 6.5 32,687 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 509 6.6 29,577 6.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 547 7.1 28,074 5.7 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 493 6.4 27,209 5.5 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 436 5.7 30,908 6.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 488 6.4 33,944 6.9 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 525 6.8 35,030 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 500 6.5 36,528 7.4 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 391 5.1 34,090 6.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 375 4.9 32,733 6.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 396 5.2 25,312 5.1 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 319 4.2 19,449 3.9 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 283 3.7 14,522 2.9 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 219 2.9 11,175 2.3 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 199 2.6 10,247 2.1 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 38 -- 40 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Claremont (Tas.) (State Suburbs) was 38 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 19.5% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 18.4% of the population.

Registered marital status Claremont (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 2,507 40.6 190,899 47.5 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 248 4.0 13,090 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 631 10.2 39,595 9.9 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 552 8.9 26,245 6.5 949,634 5.5
Never married 2,242 36.3 131,655 32.8 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Claremont (Tas.) (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 40.6% were married and 14.3% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Claremont (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 53 -- 53 -- 50 --
Separated 46 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 53 -- 55 -- 54 --
Widowed 78 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 26 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Claremont (Tas.) (State Suburbs) was 53 years and the median age of people never married was 26 years.

Social marital status Claremont (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 2,327 41.1 172,039 48.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 766 13.5 41,694 11.6 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 2,573 45.4 144,719 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Claremont (Tas.) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 41.1% of people were in a registered marriage and 13.5% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Claremont (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 52 -- 53 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 31 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 41 -- 39 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Claremont (Tas.) (State Suburbs) was 52 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 31 years.

Education Claremont (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Pre-school 61 3.0 4,217 3.0 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 427 21.0 30,054 21.5 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 207 10.2 7,668 5.5 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 29 1.4 4,349 3.1 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 252 12.4 18,175 13.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 119 5.9 6,481 4.6 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 20 1.0 4,952 3.5 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 223 11.0 12,869 9.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 101 5.0 16,530 11.8 932,524 14.3
Other 45 2.2 2,865 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 550 27.0 31,624 22.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 2,034 -- 139,784 -- 6,503,580 --

In Claremont (Tas.) (State Suburbs) 26.5% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 32.6% were in primary school, 19.2% in secondary school and 16.0% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Claremont (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Claremont (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Australia 6,729 87.6 414,261 83.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Claremont (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 728 10.1 69,303 14.9 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 342 4.8 26,629 5.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 223 3.1 18,037 3.9 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 5,880 82.0 351,939 75.5 10,757,087 53.7

In Claremont (Tas.) (State Suburbs), 82.0% of people had both parents born in Australia and 10.1% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Claremont (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Claremont (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Claremont (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,995 57.8 126,465 54.5 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 1,024 29.7 76,384 32.9 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 203 5.9 14,452 6.2 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 227 6.6 14,825 6.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 3,449 -- 232,126 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 3,449 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Claremont (Tas.) (State Suburbs). Of these 57.8% were employed full time, 29.7% were employed part-time and 6.6% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Claremont (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 345 10.7 27,159 12.5 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 302 9.4 23,356 10.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 380 11.8 25,868 11.9 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 823 25.5 41,655 19.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,171 36.3 84,811 39.0 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Claremont (Tas.) (State Suburbs), 10.7% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.4% worked 16 to 24 hours and 36.3% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Claremont (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 39 -- 42 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 39 -- 42 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Claremont (Tas.) (State Suburbs) was 39 years and for people who were employed part-time was 39 years.

Occupation Claremont (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Claremont (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 493 -- 499 -- 577 --
Family 1,117 -- 1,203 -- 1,481 --
Household 874 -- 948 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Claremont (Tas.) (State Suburbs) was $493.

Travel to work, top responses Claremont (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Claremont (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 4,229 68.4 289,363 72.1 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,741 28.2 111,822 27.9 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 729 11.8 46,646 11.6 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 794 12.9 78,249 19.5 3,090,874 17.8

In Claremont (Tas.) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 68.4% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 28.2% 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, 12.9% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Claremont (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 1,259 20.4 80,975 20.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,535 24.8 106,957 26.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 774 12.5 54,796 13.6 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 659 10.7 46,635 11.6 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Claremont (Tas.) (State Suburbs), 24.8% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.5% worked 15 to 29 hours and 10.7% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Claremont (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Couple family without children 776 37.2 56,435 42.1 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 802 38.5 53,219 39.7 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 467 22.4 22,824 17.0 901,637 15.9
Other family 39 1.9 1,718 1.3 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Claremont (Tas.) (State Suburbs), 38.5% were couple families with children, 37.2% were couple families without children and 22.4% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Claremont (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 16.7 -- 18.5 -- 17.6
Female -- 83.3 -- 81.5 -- 82.4

In Claremont (Tas.) (State Suburbs) 16.7% of single parents were male and 83.3% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Claremont (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Families without children 1,602 -- 1,771 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,858 -- 1,999 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Claremont (Tas.) (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,858 and those without children was $1,602.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Claremont (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 297 18.8 18,916 17.3 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 43 2.7 5,113 4.7 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 353 22.4 24,509 22.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 208 13.2 14,195 12.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 93 5.9 7,386 6.7 251,191 5.4
Both not working 391 24.8 25,360 23.1 899,598 19.2
Other 95 6.0 6,840 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 98 6.2 7,334 6.7 314,529 6.7

In Claremont (Tas.) (State Suburbs), of couple families, 18.8% had both partners employed full-time, 2.7% had both employed part-time and 22.4% 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 Claremont (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 3,123 92.7 192,819 85.6 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 245 7.3 32,494 14.4 934,470 10.7

In Claremont (Tas.) (State Suburbs), 92.7% of private dwellings were occupied and 7.3% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Claremont (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 2,335 74.8 166,516 86.4 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 356 11.4 10,329 5.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 428 13.7 14,516 7.5 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 4 0.1 1,355 0.7 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Claremont (Tas.) (State Suburbs), 74.8% were separate houses, 11.4% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 13.7% were flats, units or apartments and 0.1% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Claremont (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 7 0.2 693 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 197 6.3 9,380 4.9 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 750 24.0 39,348 20.4 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 1,716 55.0 99,420 51.6 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 397 12.7 40,675 21.1 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 55 1.8 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 Claremont (Tas.) (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 6.3% had 1 bedroom, 24.0% had 2 bedrooms and 55.0% 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 Claremont (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 951 30.5 69,770 36.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 1,125 36.0 65,922 34.2 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 942 30.2 50,956 26.4 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 20 0.6 1,495 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 83 2.7 4,683 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Claremont (Tas.) (State Suburbs), 30.5% were owned outright, 36.0% were owned with a mortgage and 30.2% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Claremont (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Family households 2,051 65.7 132,582 68.8 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 990 31.7 54,039 28.0 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 83 2.7 6,205 3.2 321,007 4.1

In Claremont (Tas.) (State Suburbs), of all households, 65.7% were family households, 31.7% were single person households and 2.7% were group households.

Household income Claremont (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 33.7 -- 30.7 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 2.5 -- 5.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Claremont (Tas.) (State Suburbs), 33.7% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 2.5% 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 Claremont (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Median rent 210 -- 200 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 87.3 -- 90.5 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 12.7 -- 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 Claremont (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,300 -- 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 Claremont (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
None 367 11.7 15,145 7.9 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 1,229 39.3 68,647 35.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 929 29.7 68,499 35.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 477 15.3 34,946 18.1 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 122 3.9 5,589 2.9 234,292 3.0

In Claremont (Tas.) (State Suburbs), 39.3% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 29.7% had two registered motor vehicles and 15.3% 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 Claremont (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 360 -- 19,625 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 165 45.8 9,629 49.1 270,331 49.3
Female 195 54.2 9,996 50.9 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 22 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Claremont (Tas.) (State Suburbs), there were 360 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 165 (or 45.8%) were male and 195 (or 54.2%) 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 Claremont (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 943 -- 923 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Claremont (Tas.) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3, with 1.1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $943.

Mortgage and rent Claremont (Tas.) % 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 1,387 -- 1,300 -- 1,647 --

In Claremont (Tas.) (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 $1,387.

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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