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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Tasmania | State Suburbs

Geeveston

Code SSC60123 (SSC)
People 1,431
Male 713
Female 718
Median age 41
Families 405
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 635
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $765
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,083
Median weekly rent $185
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Geeveston % Tasmania % Australia %
Total 1,431 -- 495,354 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 713 49.8 242,675 49.0 10,634,013 49.4
Female 718 50.2 252,679 51.0 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 149 10.4 19,626 4.0 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 1,431 people in Geeveston (State Suburbs) of these 49.8% were male and 50.2% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 10.4% of the population.

Age Geeveston % Tasmania % Australia %
People
0-4 years 94 6.6 31,182 6.3 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 103 7.2 30,231 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 104 7.3 32,455 6.6 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 88 6.2 32,687 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 71 5.0 29,577 6.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 57 4.0 28,074 5.7 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 74 5.2 27,209 5.5 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 94 6.6 30,908 6.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 104 7.3 33,944 6.9 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 108 7.6 35,030 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 103 7.2 36,528 7.4 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 107 7.5 34,090 6.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 109 7.6 32,733 6.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 81 5.7 25,312 5.1 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 49 3.4 19,449 3.9 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 41 2.9 14,522 2.9 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 33 2.3 11,175 2.3 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 9 0.6 10,247 2.1 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 41 -- 40 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Geeveston (State Suburbs) was 41 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 21.0% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 15.1% of the population.

Registered marital status Geeveston % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 518 46.0 190,899 47.5 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 39 3.5 13,090 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 134 11.9 39,595 9.9 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 65 5.8 26,245 6.5 949,634 5.5
Never married 370 32.9 131,655 32.8 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Geeveston (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 46.0% were married and 15.4% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Geeveston % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 55 -- 53 -- 50 --
Separated 46 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 55 -- 55 -- 54 --
Widowed 76 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 28 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Geeveston (State Suburbs) was 55 years and the median age of people never married was 28 years.

Social marital status Geeveston % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 484 45.9 172,039 48.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 171 16.2 41,694 11.6 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 400 37.9 144,719 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Geeveston (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 45.9% of people were in a registered marriage and 16.2% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Geeveston % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 55 -- 53 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 40 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 41 -- 39 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Geeveston (State Suburbs) was 55 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 40 years.

Education Geeveston % Tasmania % Australia %
Pre-school 14 3.7 4,217 3.0 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 67 17.7 30,054 21.5 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 53 14.0 7,668 5.5 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 3 0.8 4,349 3.1 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 64 16.9 18,175 13.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 11 2.9 6,481 4.6 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 6 1.6 4,952 3.5 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 26 6.9 12,869 9.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 23 6.1 16,530 11.8 932,524 14.3
Other 10 2.6 2,865 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 102 26.9 31,624 22.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 379 -- 139,784 -- 6,503,580 --

In Geeveston (State Suburbs) 26.6% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 32.5% were in primary school, 21.4% in secondary school and 13.2% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Geeveston % Tasmania % Australia %
Australia 1,224 85.5 414,261 83.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Geeveston % Tasmania % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 190 14.1 69,303 14.9 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 85 6.3 26,629 5.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 47 3.5 18,037 3.9 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,030 76.2 351,939 75.5 10,757,087 53.7

In Geeveston (State Suburbs), 76.2% of people had both parents born in Australia and 14.1% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Geeveston % Tasmania % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Geeveston % Tasmania % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 268 47.1 126,465 54.5 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 208 36.6 76,384 32.9 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 51 9.0 14,452 6.2 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 42 7.4 14,825 6.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 569 -- 232,126 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 569 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Geeveston (State Suburbs). Of these 47.1% were employed full time, 36.6% were employed part-time and 7.4% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Geeveston % Tasmania % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 60 11.4 27,159 12.5 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 74 14.0 23,356 10.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 74 14.0 25,868 11.9 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 85 16.1 41,655 19.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 185 35.0 84,811 39.0 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Geeveston (State Suburbs), 11.4% worked 1 to 15 hours, 14.0% worked 16 to 24 hours and 35.0% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Geeveston % 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 Geeveston (State Suburbs) was 43 years and for people who were employed part-time was 42 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Geeveston % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 391 -- 499 -- 577 --
Family 910 -- 1,203 -- 1,481 --
Household 765 -- 948 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Geeveston (State Suburbs) was $391.

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

Unpaid work Geeveston % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 793 70.3 289,363 72.1 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 342 30.4 111,822 27.9 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 150 13.3 46,646 11.6 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 196 17.4 78,249 19.5 3,090,874 17.8

In Geeveston (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 70.3% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 30.4% provided care for children and 13.3% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 17.4% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Geeveston % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 190 16.8 80,975 20.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 272 24.1 106,957 26.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 163 14.5 54,796 13.6 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 169 15.0 46,635 11.6 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Geeveston (State Suburbs), 24.1% worked 5 to 14 hours, 14.5% worked 15 to 29 hours and 15.0% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Geeveston % Tasmania % Australia %
Couple family without children 163 40.2 56,435 42.1 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 171 42.2 53,219 39.7 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 66 16.3 22,824 17.0 901,637 15.9
Other family 5 1.2 1,718 1.3 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Geeveston (State Suburbs), 42.2% were couple families with children, 40.2% were couple families without children and 16.3% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Geeveston % Tasmania % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 30.3 -- 18.5 -- 17.6
Female -- 69.7 -- 81.5 -- 82.4

In Geeveston (State Suburbs) 30.3% of single parents were male and 69.7% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Geeveston % Tasmania % Australia %
Families without children 1,325 -- 1,771 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,538 -- 1,999 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Geeveston (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,538 and those without children was $1,325.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Geeveston % Tasmania % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 37 11.1 18,916 17.3 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 17 5.1 5,113 4.7 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 49 14.7 24,509 22.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 42 12.6 14,195 12.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 44 13.2 7,386 6.7 251,191 5.4
Both not working 97 29.1 25,360 23.1 899,598 19.2
Other 26 7.8 6,840 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 21 6.3 7,334 6.7 314,529 6.7

In Geeveston (State Suburbs), of couple families, 11.1% had both partners employed full-time, 5.1% had both employed part-time and 14.7% 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 Geeveston % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 550 88.7 192,819 85.6 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 70 11.3 32,494 14.4 934,470 10.7

In Geeveston (State Suburbs), 88.7% of private dwellings were occupied and 11.3% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Geeveston % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 540 98.0 166,516 86.4 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 8 1.5 10,329 5.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 0 0.0 14,516 7.5 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 3 0.5 1,355 0.7 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Geeveston (State Suburbs), 98.0% were separate houses, 1.5% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.5% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Geeveston % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 3 0.5 693 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 21 3.8 9,380 4.9 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 85 15.4 39,348 20.4 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 317 57.4 99,420 51.6 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 115 20.8 40,675 21.1 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 11 2.0 3,310 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.5 -- 2.4 -- 2.6 --

In Geeveston (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 3.8% had 1 bedroom, 15.4% had 2 bedrooms and 57.4% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3. The average household size was 2.5 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Geeveston % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 229 41.6 69,770 36.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 217 39.4 65,922 34.2 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 87 15.8 50,956 26.4 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 4 0.7 1,495 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 14 2.5 4,683 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Geeveston (State Suburbs), 41.6% were owned outright, 39.4% were owned with a mortgage and 15.8% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Geeveston % Tasmania % Australia %
Family households 401 73.0 132,582 68.8 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 137 25.0 54,039 28.0 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 11 2.0 6,205 3.2 321,007 4.1

In Geeveston (State Suburbs), of all households, 73.0% were family households, 25.0% were single person households and 2.0% were group households.

Household income Geeveston % Tasmania % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 37.0 -- 30.7 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 2.2 -- 5.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Geeveston (State Suburbs), 37.0% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 2.2% 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 Geeveston % Tasmania % Australia %
Median rent 185 -- 200 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.1 -- 90.5 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 5.9 -- 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 Geeveston % Tasmania % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,083 -- 1,300 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 88.1 -- 92.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 11.9 -- 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 Geeveston % Tasmania % Australia %
None 18 3.3 15,145 7.9 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 189 34.4 68,647 35.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 202 36.7 68,499 35.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 116 21.1 34,946 18.1 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 25 4.5 5,589 2.9 234,292 3.0

In Geeveston (State Suburbs), 34.4% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 36.7% had two registered motor vehicles and 21.1% 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 Geeveston % Tasmania % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 146 -- 19,625 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 68 46.6 9,629 49.1 270,331 49.3
Female 78 53.4 9,996 50.9 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 19 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Geeveston (State Suburbs), there were 146 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 68 (or 46.6%) were male and 78 (or 53.4%) were female. The median age was 19 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Geeveston % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 2.9 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 855 -- 923 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Geeveston (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.9, with 1.1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $855.

Mortgage and rent Geeveston % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 200 -- 190 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,300 -- 1,300 -- 1,647 --

In Geeveston (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $200 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,300.

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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