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2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Tasmania | State Suburbs

Otago

Code SSC60265 (SSC)
People 556
Male 281
Female 275
Median age 48
Families 170
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 216
Average people per household 2.8
Median weekly household income $1,625
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,733
Median weekly rent $320
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 3
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Otago % Tasmania % Australia %
Total 556 -- 495,354 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 281 50.5 242,675 49.0 10,634,013 49.4
Female 275 49.5 252,679 51.0 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 10 1.8 19,626 4.0 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 556 people in Otago (State Suburbs) of these 50.5% were male and 49.5% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.8% of the population.

Age Otago % Tasmania % Australia %
People
0-4 years 27 4.8 31,182 6.3 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 30 5.4 30,231 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 40 7.2 32,455 6.6 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 42 7.5 32,687 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 32 5.7 29,577 6.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 11 2.0 28,074 5.7 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 12 2.2 27,209 5.5 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 29 5.2 30,908 6.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 36 6.5 33,944 6.9 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 58 10.4 35,030 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 60 10.8 36,528 7.4 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 57 10.2 34,090 6.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 59 10.6 32,733 6.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 33 5.9 25,312 5.1 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 15 2.7 19,449 3.9 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 10 1.8 14,522 2.9 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 3 0.5 11,175 2.3 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 3 0.5 10,247 2.1 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 48 -- 40 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Otago (State Suburbs) was 48 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 17.3% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 12.7% of the population.

Registered marital status Otago % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 294 64.2 190,899 47.5 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 15 3.3 13,090 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 27 5.9 39,595 9.9 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 23 5.0 26,245 6.5 949,634 5.5
Never married 99 21.6 131,655 32.8 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Otago (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 64.2% were married and 9.0% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Otago % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 54 -- 53 -- 50 --
Separated 45 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 55 -- 55 -- 54 --
Widowed 61 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 21 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Otago (State Suburbs) was 54 years and the median age of people never married was 21 years.

Social marital status Otago % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 262 62.7 172,039 48.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 42 10.0 41,694 11.6 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 114 27.3 144,719 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Otago (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 62.7% of people were in a registered marriage and 10.0% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Otago % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 53 -- 53 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 43 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 36 -- 39 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Otago (State Suburbs) was 53 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 43 years.

Education Otago % Tasmania % Australia %
Pre-school 0 0.0 4,217 3.0 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 18 11.8 30,054 21.5 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 26 17.0 7,668 5.5 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 15 9.8 4,349 3.1 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 19 12.4 18,175 13.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 15 9.8 6,481 4.6 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 3 2.0 4,952 3.5 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 6 3.9 12,869 9.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 28 18.3 16,530 11.8 932,524 14.3
Other 3 2.0 2,865 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 20 13.1 31,624 22.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 153 -- 139,784 -- 6,503,580 --

In Otago (State Suburbs) 27.7% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 39.2% were in primary school, 24.8% in secondary school and 20.9% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Otago % Tasmania % Australia %
Australia 473 84.9 414,261 83.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Otago % Tasmania % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 91 17.2 69,303 14.9 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 25 4.7 26,629 5.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 33 6.2 18,037 3.9 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 380 71.8 351,939 75.5 10,757,087 53.7

In Otago (State Suburbs), 71.8% of people had both parents born in Australia and 17.2% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Otago % Tasmania % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Otago % Tasmania % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 170 54.5 126,465 54.5 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 120 38.5 76,384 32.9 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 16 5.1 14,452 6.2 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 6 1.9 14,825 6.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 312 -- 232,126 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 312 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Otago (State Suburbs). Of these 54.5% were employed full time, 38.5% were employed part-time and 1.9% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Otago % Tasmania % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 44 14.3 27,159 12.5 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 39 12.7 23,356 10.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 37 12.0 25,868 11.9 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 48 15.6 41,655 19.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 125 40.6 84,811 39.0 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Otago (State Suburbs), 14.3% worked 1 to 15 hours, 12.7% worked 16 to 24 hours and 40.6% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Otago % Tasmania % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 48 -- 42 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 50 -- 42 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Otago (State Suburbs) was 48 years and for people who were employed part-time was 50 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Otago % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 670 -- 499 -- 577 --
Family 1,480 -- 1,203 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,625 -- 948 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Otago (State Suburbs) was $670.

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

Unpaid work Otago % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 361 79.0 289,363 72.1 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 127 27.9 111,822 27.9 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 66 14.4 46,646 11.6 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 113 24.7 78,249 19.5 3,090,874 17.8

In Otago (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 79.0% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 27.9% provided care for children and 14.4% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 24.7% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Otago % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 105 22.9 80,975 20.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 122 26.6 106,957 26.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 79 17.2 54,796 13.6 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 60 13.1 46,635 11.6 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Otago (State Suburbs), 26.6% worked 5 to 14 hours, 17.2% worked 15 to 29 hours and 13.1% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Otago % Tasmania % Australia %
Couple family without children 80 47.1 56,435 42.1 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 78 45.9 53,219 39.7 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 12 7.1 22,824 17.0 901,637 15.9
Other family 0 0.0 1,718 1.3 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Otago (State Suburbs), 45.9% were couple families with children, 47.1% were couple families without children and 7.1% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Otago % Tasmania % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 23.1 -- 18.5 -- 17.6
Female -- 76.9 -- 81.5 -- 82.4

In Otago (State Suburbs) 23.1% of single parents were male and 76.9% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Otago % Tasmania % Australia %
Families without children 2,055 -- 1,771 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,250 -- 1,999 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Otago (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,250 and those without children was $2,055.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Otago % Tasmania % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 21 13.5 18,916 17.3 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 11 7.1 5,113 4.7 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 53 34.2 24,509 22.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 13 8.4 14,195 12.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 13 8.4 7,386 6.7 251,191 5.4
Both not working 24 15.5 25,360 23.1 899,598 19.2
Other 7 4.5 6,840 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 13 8.4 7,334 6.7 314,529 6.7

In Otago (State Suburbs), of couple families, 13.5% had both partners employed full-time, 7.1% had both employed part-time and 34.2% 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 Otago % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 190 90.5 192,819 85.6 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 20 9.5 32,494 14.4 934,470 10.7

In Otago (State Suburbs), 90.5% of private dwellings were occupied and 9.5% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Otago % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 191 100.0 166,516 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 0 0.0 1,355 0.7 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Otago (State Suburbs), 100.0% were separate houses, 0.0% 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 Otago % 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 11 5.7 39,348 20.4 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 89 46.4 99,420 51.6 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 92 47.9 40,675 21.1 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 0 0.0 3,310 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.6 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.8 -- 2.4 -- 2.6 --

In Otago (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 0.0% had 1 bedroom, 5.7% had 2 bedrooms and 46.4% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.6. The average household size was 2.8 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Otago % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 102 53.1 69,770 36.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 80 41.7 65,922 34.2 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 10 5.2 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 0 0.0 4,683 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Otago (State Suburbs), 53.1% were owned outright, 41.7% were owned with a mortgage and 5.2% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Otago % Tasmania % Australia %
Family households 170 88.5 132,582 68.8 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 22 11.5 54,039 28.0 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 0 0.0 6,205 3.2 321,007 4.1

In Otago (State Suburbs), of all households, 88.5% were family households, 11.5% were single person households and 0.0% were group households.

Household income Otago % Tasmania % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 12.4 -- 30.7 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 14.8 -- 5.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Otago (State Suburbs), 12.4% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 14.8% 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 Otago % Tasmania % Australia %
Median rent 320 -- 200 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 100.0 -- 90.5 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 0.0 -- 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 Otago % Tasmania % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,733 -- 1,300 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.7 -- 92.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 7.3 -- 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 Otago % Tasmania % Australia %
None 0 0.0 15,145 7.9 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 29 15.2 68,647 35.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 79 41.4 68,499 35.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 83 43.5 34,946 18.1 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 0 0.0 5,589 2.9 234,292 3.0

In Otago (State Suburbs), 15.2% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 41.4% had two registered motor vehicles and 43.5% 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 Otago % Tasmania % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 10 -- 19,625 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 3 30.0 9,629 49.1 270,331 49.3
Female 7 70.0 9,996 50.9 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 18 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Otago (State Suburbs), there were 10 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 3 (or 30.0%) were male and 7 (or 70.0%) were female. The median age was 18 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Otago % 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 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 0 -- 923 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Otago (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $0.

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

In Otago (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $0 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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