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2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Tasmania | State Suburbs

Granton

Code SSC60136 (SSC)
People 1,518
Male 801
Female 717
Median age 38
Families 450
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 542
Average people per household 2.9
Median weekly household income $1,594
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,733
Median weekly rent $290
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.5
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Granton % Tasmania % Australia %
Total 1,518 -- 495,354 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 801 52.8 242,675 49.0 10,634,013 49.4
Female 717 47.2 252,679 51.0 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 28 1.8 19,626 4.0 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 1,518 people in Granton (State Suburbs) of these 52.8% were male and 47.2% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.8% of the population.

Age Granton % Tasmania % Australia %
People
0-4 years 79 5.2 31,182 6.3 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 106 7.0 30,231 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 128 8.4 32,455 6.6 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 128 8.4 32,687 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 76 5.0 29,577 6.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 64 4.2 28,074 5.7 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 88 5.8 27,209 5.5 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 118 7.8 30,908 6.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 145 9.5 33,944 6.9 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 136 8.9 35,030 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 108 7.1 36,528 7.4 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 97 6.4 34,090 6.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 88 5.8 32,733 6.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 66 4.3 25,312 5.1 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 34 2.2 19,449 3.9 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 33 2.2 14,522 2.9 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 15 1.0 11,175 2.3 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 11 0.7 10,247 2.1 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 38 -- 40 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Granton (State Suburbs) was 38 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 20.9% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 10.2% of the population.

Registered marital status Granton % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 683 56.6 190,899 47.5 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 25 2.1 13,090 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 99 8.2 39,595 9.9 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 37 3.1 26,245 6.5 949,634 5.5
Never married 362 30.0 131,655 32.8 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Granton (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 56.6% were married and 10.1% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Granton % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 50 -- 53 -- 50 --
Separated 49 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 50 -- 55 -- 54 --
Widowed 70 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 22 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Granton (State Suburbs) was 50 years and the median age of people never married was 22 years.

Social marital status Granton % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 644 57.7 172,039 48.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 122 10.9 41,694 11.6 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 351 31.4 144,719 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Granton (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 57.7% of people were in a registered marriage and 10.9% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Granton % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 49 -- 53 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 41 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 24 -- 39 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Granton (State Suburbs) was 49 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 41 years.

Education Granton % Tasmania % Australia %
Pre-school 10 2.2 4,217 3.0 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 57 12.8 30,054 21.5 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 99 22.2 7,668 5.5 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 3 0.7 4,349 3.1 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 36 8.1 18,175 13.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 80 17.9 6,481 4.6 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 9 2.0 4,952 3.5 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 37 8.3 12,869 9.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 32 7.2 16,530 11.8 932,524 14.3
Other 9 2.0 2,865 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 74 16.6 31,624 22.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 446 -- 139,784 -- 6,503,580 --

In Granton (State Suburbs) 29.4% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 35.8% were in primary school, 28.4% in secondary school and 15.8% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Granton % Tasmania % Australia %
Australia 1,397 92.0 414,261 83.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Granton % Tasmania % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 120 8.2 69,303 14.9 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 67 4.6 26,629 5.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 43 2.9 18,037 3.9 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,229 84.2 351,939 75.5 10,757,087 53.7

In Granton (State Suburbs), 84.2% of people had both parents born in Australia and 8.2% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Granton % Tasmania % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Granton % Tasmania % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 496 59.3 126,465 54.5 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 250 29.9 76,384 32.9 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 60 7.2 14,452 6.2 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 30 3.6 14,825 6.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 836 -- 232,126 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 836 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Granton (State Suburbs). Of these 59.3% were employed full time, 29.9% were employed part-time and 3.6% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Granton % Tasmania % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 73 9.1 27,159 12.5 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 87 10.8 23,356 10.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 89 11.1 25,868 11.9 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 152 18.9 41,655 19.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 349 43.4 84,811 39.0 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Granton (State Suburbs), 9.1% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.8% worked 16 to 24 hours and 43.4% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Granton % Tasmania % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 42 -- 42 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 41 -- 42 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Granton (State Suburbs) was 42 years and for people who were employed part-time was 41 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Granton % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 650 -- 499 -- 577 --
Family 1,630 -- 1,203 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,594 -- 948 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Granton (State Suburbs) was $650.

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

Unpaid work Granton % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 919 76.2 289,363 72.1 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 424 35.1 111,822 27.9 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 139 11.5 46,646 11.6 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 167 13.8 78,249 19.5 3,090,874 17.8

In Granton (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 76.2% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 35.1% provided care for children and 11.5% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 13.8% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Granton % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 291 24.1 80,975 20.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 311 25.8 106,957 26.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 188 15.6 54,796 13.6 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 128 10.6 46,635 11.6 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Granton (State Suburbs), 25.8% worked 5 to 14 hours, 15.6% worked 15 to 29 hours and 10.6% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Granton % Tasmania % Australia %
Couple family without children 153 34.0 56,435 42.1 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 238 52.9 53,219 39.7 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 55 12.2 22,824 17.0 901,637 15.9
Other family 4 0.9 1,718 1.3 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Granton (State Suburbs), 52.9% were couple families with children, 34.0% were couple families without children and 12.2% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Granton % Tasmania % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 19.3 -- 18.5 -- 17.6
Female -- 80.7 -- 81.5 -- 82.4

In Granton (State Suburbs) 19.3% of single parents were male and 80.7% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Granton % Tasmania % Australia %
Families without children 1,881 -- 1,771 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,166 -- 1,999 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Granton (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,166 and those without children was $1,881.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Granton % Tasmania % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 85 21.6 18,916 17.3 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 8 2.0 5,113 4.7 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 121 30.8 24,509 22.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 39 9.9 14,195 12.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 18 4.6 7,386 6.7 251,191 5.4
Both not working 64 16.3 25,360 23.1 899,598 19.2
Other 28 7.1 6,840 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 30 7.6 7,334 6.7 314,529 6.7

In Granton (State Suburbs), of couple families, 21.6% had both partners employed full-time, 2.0% had both employed part-time and 30.8% 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 Granton % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 510 94.8 192,819 85.6 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 28 5.2 32,494 14.4 934,470 10.7

In Granton (State Suburbs), 94.8% of private dwellings were occupied and 5.2% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Granton % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 506 99.0 166,516 86.4 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 0 0.0 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 5 1.0 1,355 0.7 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Granton (State Suburbs), 99.0% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 1.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Granton % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 693 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 5 1.0 9,380 4.9 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 40 7.8 39,348 20.4 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 266 52.2 99,420 51.6 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 192 37.6 40,675 21.1 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 7 1.4 3,310 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.4 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.9 -- 2.4 -- 2.6 --

In Granton (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 1.0% had 1 bedroom, 7.8% had 2 bedrooms and 52.2% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.4. The average household size was 2.9 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Granton % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 181 35.4 69,770 36.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 278 54.4 65,922 34.2 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 38 7.4 50,956 26.4 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 3 0.6 1,495 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 11 2.2 4,683 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Granton (State Suburbs), 35.4% were owned outright, 54.4% were owned with a mortgage and 7.4% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Granton % Tasmania % Australia %
Family households 444 86.7 132,582 68.8 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 57 11.1 54,039 28.0 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 11 2.1 6,205 3.2 321,007 4.1

In Granton (State Suburbs), of all households, 86.7% were family households, 11.1% were single person households and 2.1% were group households.

Household income Granton % Tasmania % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 13.5 -- 30.7 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 8.4 -- 5.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Granton (State Suburbs), 13.5% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 8.4% 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 Granton % Tasmania % Australia %
Median rent 290 -- 200 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 98.0 -- 90.5 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 2.0 -- 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 Granton % Tasmania % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,733 -- 1,300 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 87.2 -- 92.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 12.8 -- 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 Granton % Tasmania % Australia %
None 10 2.0 15,145 7.9 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 93 18.2 68,647 35.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 214 41.9 68,499 35.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 189 37.0 34,946 18.1 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 5 1.0 5,589 2.9 234,292 3.0

In Granton (State Suburbs), 18.2% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 41.9% had two registered motor vehicles and 37.0% 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 Granton % Tasmania % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 31 -- 19,625 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 18 58.1 9,629 49.1 270,331 49.3
Female 13 41.9 9,996 50.9 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 19 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Granton (State Suburbs), there were 31 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 18 (or 58.1%) were male and 13 (or 41.9%) 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 Granton % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.1 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,125 -- 923 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Granton (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.1, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,125.

Mortgage and rent Granton % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 240 -- 190 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,300 -- 1,647 --

In Granton (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $240 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $0.

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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