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2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Tasmania | State Suburbs

Oakdowns

Code SSC60257 (SSC)
People 988
Male 464
Female 524
Median age 31
Families 276
Average children per family 1.7
All private dwellings 439
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $1,257
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,690
Median weekly rent $290
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 Oakdowns % Tasmania % Australia %
Total 988 -- 495,354 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 464 47.0 242,675 49.0 10,634,013 49.4
Female 524 53.0 252,679 51.0 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 20 2.0 19,626 4.0 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 988 people in Oakdowns (State Suburbs) of these 47.0% were male and 53.0% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 2.0% of the population.

Age Oakdowns % Tasmania % Australia %
People
0-4 years 108 10.9 31,182 6.3 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 72 7.3 30,231 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 47 4.8 32,455 6.6 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 34 3.4 32,687 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 89 9.0 29,577 6.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 93 9.4 28,074 5.7 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 99 10.0 27,209 5.5 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 86 8.7 30,908 6.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 63 6.4 33,944 6.9 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 40 4.0 35,030 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 50 5.1 36,528 7.4 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 38 3.8 34,090 6.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 53 5.4 32,733 6.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 39 3.9 25,312 5.1 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 32 3.2 19,449 3.9 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 23 2.3 14,522 2.9 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 19 1.9 11,175 2.3 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 3 0.3 10,247 2.1 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 31 -- 40 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Oakdowns (State Suburbs) was 31 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 23.1% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 11.3% of the population.

Registered marital status Oakdowns % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 354 46.8 190,899 47.5 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 36 4.8 13,090 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 72 9.5 39,595 9.9 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 41 5.4 26,245 6.5 949,634 5.5
Never married 254 33.6 131,655 32.8 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Oakdowns (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 46.8% were married and 14.2% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Oakdowns % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 42 -- 53 -- 50 --
Separated 42 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 54 -- 55 -- 54 --
Widowed 72 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 25 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Oakdowns (State Suburbs) was 42 years and the median age of people never married was 25 years.

Social marital status Oakdowns % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 319 46.9 172,039 48.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 131 19.3 41,694 11.6 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 230 33.8 144,719 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Oakdowns (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 46.9% of people were in a registered marriage and 19.3% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Oakdowns % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 42 -- 53 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 30 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 38 -- 39 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Oakdowns (State Suburbs) was 42 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 30 years.

Education Oakdowns % Tasmania % Australia %
Pre-school 10 3.7 4,217 3.0 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 45 16.8 30,054 21.5 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 31 11.6 7,668 5.5 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 15 5.6 4,349 3.1 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 26 9.7 18,175 13.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 13 4.9 6,481 4.6 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 4 1.5 4,952 3.5 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 13 4.9 12,869 9.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 25 9.3 16,530 11.8 932,524 14.3
Other 5 1.9 2,865 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 81 30.2 31,624 22.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 268 -- 139,784 -- 6,503,580 --

In Oakdowns (State Suburbs) 27.2% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 33.5% were in primary school, 15.6% in secondary school and 16.0% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Oakdowns % Tasmania % Australia %
Australia 851 86.2 414,261 83.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Oakdowns % Tasmania % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 94 10.4 69,303 14.9 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 51 5.6 26,629 5.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 29 3.2 18,037 3.9 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 730 80.8 351,939 75.5 10,757,087 53.7

In Oakdowns (State Suburbs), 80.8% of people had both parents born in Australia and 10.4% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Oakdowns % Tasmania % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Oakdowns % Tasmania % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 313 60.0 126,465 54.5 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 164 31.4 76,384 32.9 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 31 5.9 14,452 6.2 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 14 2.7 14,825 6.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 522 -- 232,126 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 522 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Oakdowns (State Suburbs). Of these 60.0% were employed full time, 31.4% were employed part-time and 2.7% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Oakdowns % Tasmania % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 45 8.9 27,159 12.5 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 54 10.7 23,356 10.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 61 12.0 25,868 11.9 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 121 23.9 41,655 19.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 195 38.5 84,811 39.0 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Oakdowns (State Suburbs), 8.9% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.7% worked 16 to 24 hours and 38.5% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Oakdowns % Tasmania % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 35 -- 42 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 34 -- 42 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Oakdowns (State Suburbs) was 35 years and for people who were employed part-time was 34 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Oakdowns % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 692 -- 499 -- 577 --
Family 1,544 -- 1,203 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,257 -- 948 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Oakdowns (State Suburbs) was $692.

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

Unpaid work Oakdowns % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 584 76.9 289,363 72.1 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 271 35.7 111,822 27.9 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 78 10.2 46,646 11.6 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 110 14.5 78,249 19.5 3,090,874 17.8

In Oakdowns (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 76.9% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 35.7% provided care for children and 10.2% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 14.5% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Oakdowns % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 182 23.9 80,975 20.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 234 30.8 106,957 26.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 101 13.3 54,796 13.6 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 71 9.3 46,635 11.6 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Oakdowns (State Suburbs), 30.8% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.3% worked 15 to 29 hours and 9.3% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Oakdowns % Tasmania % Australia %
Couple family without children 112 40.4 56,435 42.1 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 115 41.5 53,219 39.7 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 47 17.0 22,824 17.0 901,637 15.9
Other family 3 1.1 1,718 1.3 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Oakdowns (State Suburbs), 41.5% were couple families with children, 40.4% were couple families without children and 17.0% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Oakdowns % Tasmania % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 10.6 -- 18.5 -- 17.6
Female -- 89.4 -- 81.5 -- 82.4

In Oakdowns (State Suburbs) 10.6% of single parents were male and 89.4% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Oakdowns % Tasmania % Australia %
Families without children 1,944 -- 1,771 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,010 -- 1,999 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Oakdowns (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,010 and those without children was $1,944.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Oakdowns % Tasmania % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 48 21.0 18,916 17.3 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 6 2.6 5,113 4.7 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 77 33.6 24,509 22.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 27 11.8 14,195 12.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 6 2.6 7,386 6.7 251,191 5.4
Both not working 31 13.5 25,360 23.1 899,598 19.2
Other 28 12.2 6,840 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 6 2.6 7,334 6.7 314,529 6.7

In Oakdowns (State Suburbs), of couple families, 21.0% had both partners employed full-time, 2.6% had both employed part-time and 33.6% 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 Oakdowns % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 375 90.4 192,819 85.6 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 40 9.6 32,494 14.4 934,470 10.7

In Oakdowns (State Suburbs), 90.4% of private dwellings were occupied and 9.6% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Oakdowns % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 249 66.2 166,516 86.4 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 127 33.8 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 0 0.0 1,355 0.7 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Oakdowns (State Suburbs), 66.2% were separate houses, 33.8% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Oakdowns % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 693 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 0 0.0 9,380 4.9 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 93 24.8 39,348 20.4 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 214 57.1 99,420 51.6 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 63 16.8 40,675 21.1 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 5 1.3 3,310 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.9 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.4 -- 2.4 -- 2.6 --

In Oakdowns (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 0.0% had 1 bedroom, 24.8% had 2 bedrooms and 57.1% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.9. The average household size was 2.4 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Oakdowns % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 90 24.0 69,770 36.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 213 56.8 65,922 34.2 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 64 17.1 50,956 26.4 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 0 0.0 1,495 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 8 2.1 4,683 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Oakdowns (State Suburbs), 24.0% were owned outright, 56.8% were owned with a mortgage and 17.1% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Oakdowns % Tasmania % Australia %
Family households 278 74.1 132,582 68.8 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 83 22.1 54,039 28.0 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 14 3.7 6,205 3.2 321,007 4.1

In Oakdowns (State Suburbs), of all households, 74.1% were family households, 22.1% were single person households and 3.7% were group households.

Household income Oakdowns % Tasmania % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 21.9 -- 30.7 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 3.1 -- 5.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Oakdowns (State Suburbs), 21.9% 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 Oakdowns % Tasmania % Australia %
Median rent 290 -- 200 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.3 -- 90.5 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 7.7 -- 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 Oakdowns % Tasmania % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,690 -- 1,300 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 81.5 -- 92.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 18.5 -- 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 Oakdowns % Tasmania % Australia %
None 13 3.5 15,145 7.9 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 135 36.1 68,647 35.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 167 44.7 68,499 35.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 52 13.9 34,946 18.1 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 7 1.9 5,589 2.9 234,292 3.0

In Oakdowns (State Suburbs), 36.1% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 44.7% had two registered motor vehicles and 13.9% 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 Oakdowns % Tasmania % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 22 -- 19,625 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 11 50.0 9,629 49.1 270,331 49.3
Female 11 50.0 9,996 50.9 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 22 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Oakdowns (State Suburbs), there were 22 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 11 (or 50.0%) were male and 11 (or 50.0%) 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 Oakdowns % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 4.9 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.4 -- 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 Oakdowns (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 4.9, with 1.4 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,125.

Mortgage and rent Oakdowns % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 275 -- 190 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 834 -- 1,300 -- 1,647 --

In Oakdowns (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $275 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $834.

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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