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Australia | Tasmania | State Suburbs

Glenorchy (Tas.)

Code SSC60132 (SSC)
People 10,534
Male 4,979
Female 5,555
Median age 40
Families 2,685
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 5,044
Average people per household 2.2
Median weekly household income $736
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,300
Median weekly rent $200
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.4
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Glenorchy (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Total 10,534 -- 495,354 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 4,979 47.3 242,675 49.0 10,634,013 49.4
Female 5,555 52.7 252,679 51.0 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 571 5.4 19,626 4.0 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 10,534 people in Glenorchy (Tas.) (State Suburbs) of these 47.3% were male and 52.7% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 5.4% of the population.

Age Glenorchy (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
People
0-4 years 720 6.8 31,182 6.3 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 596 5.7 30,231 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 657 6.2 32,455 6.6 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 654 6.2 32,687 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 715 6.8 29,577 6.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 665 6.3 28,074 5.7 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 606 5.8 27,209 5.5 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 654 6.2 30,908 6.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 682 6.5 33,944 6.9 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 694 6.6 35,030 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 687 6.5 36,528 7.4 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 650 6.2 34,090 6.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 625 5.9 32,733 6.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 510 4.8 25,312 5.1 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 460 4.4 19,449 3.9 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 353 3.4 14,522 2.9 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 311 3.0 11,175 2.3 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 294 2.8 10,247 2.1 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 40 -- 40 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Glenorchy (Tas.) (State Suburbs) was 40 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 18.7% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 18.3% of the population.

Registered marital status Glenorchy (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 3,055 35.7 190,899 47.5 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 333 3.9 13,090 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 1,069 12.5 39,595 9.9 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 846 9.9 26,245 6.5 949,634 5.5
Never married 3,264 38.1 131,655 32.8 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Glenorchy (Tas.) (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 35.7% were married and 16.3% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Glenorchy (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 54 -- 53 -- 50 --
Separated 48 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 55 -- 55 -- 54 --
Widowed 77 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 28 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Glenorchy (Tas.) (State Suburbs) was 54 years and the median age of people never married was 28 years.

Social marital status Glenorchy (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 2,779 35.6 172,039 48.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 944 12.1 41,694 11.6 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 4,084 52.3 144,719 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Glenorchy (Tas.) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 35.6% of people were in a registered marriage and 12.1% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Glenorchy (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 53 -- 53 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 34 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 44 -- 39 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Glenorchy (Tas.) (State Suburbs) was 53 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 34 years.

Education Glenorchy (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Pre-school 85 2.9 4,217 3.0 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 539 18.1 30,054 21.5 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 233 7.8 7,668 5.5 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 35 1.2 4,349 3.1 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 337 11.3 18,175 13.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 193 6.5 6,481 4.6 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 26 0.9 4,952 3.5 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 362 12.2 12,869 9.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 198 6.7 16,530 11.8 932,524 14.3
Other 79 2.7 2,865 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 889 29.9 31,624 22.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 2,976 -- 139,784 -- 6,503,580 --

In Glenorchy (Tas.) (State Suburbs) 28.3% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 27.1% were in primary school, 18.7% in secondary school and 18.9% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Glenorchy (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Australia 8,641 82.0 414,261 83.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Glenorchy (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 1,584 16.1 69,303 14.9 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 540 5.5 26,629 5.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 309 3.1 18,037 3.9 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 7,390 75.2 351,939 75.5 10,757,087 53.7

In Glenorchy (Tas.) (State Suburbs), 75.2% of people had both parents born in Australia and 16.1% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Glenorchy (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 2,367 53.4 126,465 54.5 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 1,419 32.0 76,384 32.9 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 286 6.5 14,452 6.2 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 359 8.1 14,825 6.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 4,431 -- 232,126 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 4,431 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Glenorchy (Tas.) (State Suburbs). Of these 53.4% were employed full time, 32.0% were employed part-time and 8.1% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Glenorchy (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 451 11.1 27,159 12.5 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 422 10.4 23,356 10.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 545 13.4 25,868 11.9 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 1,007 24.7 41,655 19.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,364 33.5 84,811 39.0 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Glenorchy (Tas.) (State Suburbs), 11.1% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.4% worked 16 to 24 hours and 33.5% worked 40 hours or more.

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

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

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

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

Median weekly incomes Glenorchy (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 430 -- 499 -- 577 --
Family 989 -- 1,203 -- 1,481 --
Household 736 -- 948 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Glenorchy (Tas.) (State Suburbs) was $430.

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

Unpaid work Glenorchy (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 5,576 65.1 289,363 72.1 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 2,229 26.0 111,822 27.9 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 993 11.6 46,646 11.6 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,060 12.4 78,249 19.5 3,090,874 17.8

In Glenorchy (Tas.) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 65.1% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 26.0% provided care for children and 11.6% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 12.4% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Glenorchy (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 1,586 18.5 80,975 20.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 2,060 24.0 106,957 26.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 1,070 12.5 54,796 13.6 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 862 10.1 46,635 11.6 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Glenorchy (Tas.) (State Suburbs), 24.0% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.5% worked 15 to 29 hours and 10.1% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Glenorchy (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Couple family without children 964 35.9 56,435 42.1 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 935 34.8 53,219 39.7 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 721 26.9 22,824 17.0 901,637 15.9
Other family 65 2.4 1,718 1.3 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Glenorchy (Tas.) (State Suburbs), 34.8% were couple families with children, 35.9% were couple families without children and 26.9% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Glenorchy (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 14.5 -- 18.5 -- 17.6
Female -- 85.5 -- 81.5 -- 82.4

In Glenorchy (Tas.) (State Suburbs) 14.5% of single parents were male and 85.5% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Glenorchy (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Families without children 1,714 -- 1,771 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,868 -- 1,999 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Glenorchy (Tas.) (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,868 and those without children was $1,714.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Glenorchy (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 322 17.0 18,916 17.3 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 85 4.5 5,113 4.7 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 366 19.3 24,509 22.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 260 13.7 14,195 12.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 128 6.7 7,386 6.7 251,191 5.4
Both not working 496 26.1 25,360 23.1 899,598 19.2
Other 120 6.3 6,840 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 120 6.3 7,334 6.7 314,529 6.7

In Glenorchy (Tas.) (State Suburbs), of couple families, 17.0% had both partners employed full-time, 4.5% had both employed part-time and 19.3% 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 Glenorchy (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 4,515 92.4 192,819 85.6 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 369 7.6 32,494 14.4 934,470 10.7

In Glenorchy (Tas.) (State Suburbs), 92.4% of private dwellings were occupied and 7.6% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Glenorchy (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 3,129 69.3 166,516 86.4 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 455 10.1 10,329 5.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 926 20.5 14,516 7.5 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 5 0.1 1,355 0.7 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Glenorchy (Tas.) (State Suburbs), 69.3% were separate houses, 10.1% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 20.5% were flats, units or apartments and 0.1% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Glenorchy (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 7 0.2 693 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 342 7.6 9,380 4.9 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 1,478 32.7 39,348 20.4 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 2,040 45.2 99,420 51.6 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 526 11.6 40,675 21.1 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 123 2.7 3,310 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.6 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.2 -- 2.4 -- 2.6 --

In Glenorchy (Tas.) (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 7.6% had 1 bedroom, 32.7% had 2 bedrooms and 45.2% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.6. The average household size was 2.2 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Glenorchy (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 1,341 29.7 69,770 36.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 1,264 28.0 65,922 34.2 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 1,731 38.3 50,956 26.4 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 28 0.6 1,495 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 152 3.4 4,683 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Glenorchy (Tas.) (State Suburbs), 29.7% were owned outright, 28.0% were owned with a mortgage and 38.3% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Glenorchy (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Family households 2,626 58.1 132,582 68.8 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 1,741 38.6 54,039 28.0 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 149 3.3 6,205 3.2 321,007 4.1

In Glenorchy (Tas.) (State Suburbs), of all households, 58.1% were family households, 38.6% were single person households and 3.3% were group households.

Household income Glenorchy (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 41.0 -- 30.7 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 2.2 -- 5.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Glenorchy (Tas.) (State Suburbs), 41.0% 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 Glenorchy (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Median rent 200 -- 200 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 82.9 -- 90.5 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 17.1 -- 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 Glenorchy (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,300 -- 1,300 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.9 -- 92.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 7.1 -- 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 Glenorchy (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
None 772 17.1 15,145 7.9 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 1,858 41.2 68,647 35.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 1,199 26.6 68,499 35.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 482 10.7 34,946 18.1 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 204 4.5 5,589 2.9 234,292 3.0

In Glenorchy (Tas.) (State Suburbs), 41.2% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 26.6% had two registered motor vehicles and 10.7% 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 Glenorchy (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 570 -- 19,625 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 255 44.7 9,629 49.1 270,331 49.3
Female 315 55.3 9,996 50.9 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 23 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Glenorchy (Tas.) (State Suburbs), there were 570 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 255 (or 44.7%) were male and 315 (or 55.3%) were female. The median age was 23 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Glenorchy (Tas.) % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 2.7 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 807 -- 923 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Glenorchy (Tas.) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.7, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $807.

Mortgage and rent Glenorchy (Tas.) % 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 1,482 -- 1,300 -- 1,647 --

In Glenorchy (Tas.) (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 $1,482.

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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