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2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Tasmania | State Suburbs

Rocherlea

Code SSC60307 (SSC)
People 1,088
Male 511
Female 577
Median age 28
Families 281
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 446
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $552
Median monthly mortgage repayments $867
Median weekly rent $113
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.3
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Rocherlea % Tasmania % Australia %
Total 1,088 -- 495,354 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 511 47.0 242,675 49.0 10,634,013 49.4
Female 577 53.0 252,679 51.0 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 114 10.5 19,626 4.0 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 1,088 people in Rocherlea (State Suburbs) of these 47.0% were male and 53.0% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 10.5% of the population.

Age Rocherlea % Tasmania % Australia %
People
0-4 years 137 12.6 31,182 6.3 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 80 7.4 30,231 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 93 8.6 32,455 6.6 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 97 8.9 32,687 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 93 8.6 29,577 6.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 77 7.1 28,074 5.7 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 60 5.5 27,209 5.5 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 45 4.1 30,908 6.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 75 6.9 33,944 6.9 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 76 7.0 35,030 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 90 8.3 36,528 7.4 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 53 4.9 34,090 6.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 40 3.7 32,733 6.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 29 2.7 25,312 5.1 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 19 1.7 19,449 3.9 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 18 1.7 14,522 2.9 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 0 0.0 11,175 2.3 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 5 0.5 10,247 2.1 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 28 -- 40 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Rocherlea (State Suburbs) was 28 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 29.1% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 6.5% of the population.

Registered marital status Rocherlea % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 209 27.0 190,899 47.5 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 46 6.0 13,090 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 101 13.1 39,595 9.9 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 29 3.8 26,245 6.5 949,634 5.5
Never married 388 50.2 131,655 32.8 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Rocherlea (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 27.0% were married and 19.3% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Rocherlea % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 51 -- 53 -- 50 --
Separated 51 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 52 -- 55 -- 54 --
Widowed 76 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 25 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Rocherlea (State Suburbs) was 51 years and the median age of people never married was 25 years.

Social marital status Rocherlea % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 192 27.6 172,039 48.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 80 11.5 41,694 11.6 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 423 60.9 144,719 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Rocherlea (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 27.6% of people were in a registered marriage and 11.5% were in a de facto marriage.

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

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Rocherlea (State Suburbs) was 50 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 34 years.

Education Rocherlea % Tasmania % Australia %
Pre-school 10 2.7 4,217 3.0 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 84 23.0 30,054 21.5 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 10 2.7 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 75 20.5 18,175 13.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 0 0.0 6,481 4.6 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 3 0.8 4,952 3.5 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 28 7.7 12,869 9.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 13 3.6 16,530 11.8 932,524 14.3
Other 0 0.0 2,865 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 140 38.3 31,624 22.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 366 -- 139,784 -- 6,503,580 --

In Rocherlea (State Suburbs) 33.6% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 26.5% were in primary school, 21.6% in secondary school and 10.7% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Rocherlea % Tasmania % Australia %
Australia 948 87.2 414,261 83.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Rocherlea % Tasmania % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 37 3.9 69,303 14.9 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 31 3.3 26,629 5.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 19 2.0 18,037 3.9 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 851 90.7 351,939 75.5 10,757,087 53.7

In Rocherlea (State Suburbs), 90.7% of people had both parents born in Australia and 3.9% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Rocherlea % Tasmania % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Rocherlea % Tasmania % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 123 37.6 126,465 54.5 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 101 30.9 76,384 32.9 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 13 4.0 14,452 6.2 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 90 27.5 14,825 6.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 327 -- 232,126 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 327 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Rocherlea (State Suburbs). Of these 37.6% were employed full time, 30.9% were employed part-time and 27.5% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Rocherlea % Tasmania % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 41 17.2 27,159 12.5 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 25 10.5 23,356 10.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 34 14.3 25,868 11.9 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 58 24.4 41,655 19.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 65 27.3 84,811 39.0 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Rocherlea (State Suburbs), 17.2% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.5% worked 16 to 24 hours and 27.3% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Rocherlea % Tasmania % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 44 -- 42 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 41 -- 42 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Rocherlea (State Suburbs) was 44 years and for people who were employed part-time was 41 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Rocherlea % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 333 -- 499 -- 577 --
Family 662 -- 1,203 -- 1,481 --
Household 552 -- 948 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Rocherlea (State Suburbs) was $333.

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

Unpaid work Rocherlea % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 431 55.6 289,363 72.1 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 249 32.3 111,822 27.9 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 100 13.0 46,646 11.6 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 83 10.8 78,249 19.5 3,090,874 17.8

In Rocherlea (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 55.6% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 32.3% provided care for children and 13.0% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 10.8% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Rocherlea % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 111 14.4 80,975 20.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 138 17.9 106,957 26.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 79 10.2 54,796 13.6 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 96 12.4 46,635 11.6 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Rocherlea (State Suburbs), 17.9% worked 5 to 14 hours, 10.2% worked 15 to 29 hours and 12.4% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Rocherlea % Tasmania % Australia %
Couple family without children 45 16.1 56,435 42.1 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 96 34.3 53,219 39.7 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 135 48.2 22,824 17.0 901,637 15.9
Other family 4 1.4 1,718 1.3 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Rocherlea (State Suburbs), 34.3% were couple families with children, 16.1% were couple families without children and 48.2% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Rocherlea % Tasmania % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 10.4 -- 18.5 -- 17.6
Female -- 89.6 -- 81.5 -- 82.4

In Rocherlea (State Suburbs) 10.4% of single parents were male and 89.6% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Rocherlea % Tasmania % Australia %
Families without children 1,031 -- 1,771 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,550 -- 1,999 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Rocherlea (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,550 and those without children was $1,031.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Rocherlea % Tasmania % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 13 9.6 18,916 17.3 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 0 0.0 5,113 4.7 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 17 12.5 24,509 22.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 25 18.4 14,195 12.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 12 8.8 7,386 6.7 251,191 5.4
Both not working 51 37.5 25,360 23.1 899,598 19.2
Other 12 8.8 6,840 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 6 4.4 7,334 6.7 314,529 6.7

In Rocherlea (State Suburbs), of couple families, 9.6% had both partners employed full-time, 0.0% had both employed part-time and 12.5% 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 Rocherlea % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 393 94.0 192,819 85.6 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 25 6.0 32,494 14.4 934,470 10.7

In Rocherlea (State Suburbs), 94.0% of private dwellings were occupied and 6.0% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Rocherlea % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 332 84.7 166,516 86.4 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 22 5.6 10,329 5.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 38 9.7 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 Rocherlea (State Suburbs), 84.7% were separate houses, 5.6% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 9.7% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Rocherlea % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 693 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 20 5.1 9,380 4.9 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 85 21.6 39,348 20.4 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 235 59.8 99,420 51.6 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 39 9.9 40,675 21.1 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 14 3.6 3,310 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.8 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.5 -- 2.4 -- 2.6 --

In Rocherlea (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 5.1% had 1 bedroom, 21.6% had 2 bedrooms and 59.8% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.8. The average household size was 2.5 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Rocherlea % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 43 10.9 69,770 36.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 67 17.0 65,922 34.2 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 268 68.2 50,956 26.4 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 3 0.8 1,495 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 12 3.1 4,683 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Rocherlea (State Suburbs), 10.9% were owned outright, 17.0% were owned with a mortgage and 68.2% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Rocherlea % Tasmania % Australia %
Family households 268 68.4 132,582 68.8 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 119 30.4 54,039 28.0 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 5 1.3 6,205 3.2 321,007 4.1

In Rocherlea (State Suburbs), of all households, 68.4% were family households, 30.4% were single person households and 1.3% were group households.

Household income Rocherlea % Tasmania % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 54.6 -- 30.7 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 0.0 -- 5.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Rocherlea (State Suburbs), 54.6% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 0.0% 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 Rocherlea % Tasmania % Australia %
Median rent 113 -- 200 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 78.1 -- 90.5 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 21.9 -- 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 Rocherlea % Tasmania % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 867 -- 1,300 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.6 -- 92.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 5.4 -- 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 Rocherlea % Tasmania % Australia %
None 75 19.1 15,145 7.9 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 166 42.3 68,647 35.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 98 25.0 68,499 35.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 40 10.2 34,946 18.1 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 13 3.3 5,589 2.9 234,292 3.0

In Rocherlea (State Suburbs), 42.3% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 25.0% had two registered motor vehicles and 10.2% 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 Rocherlea % Tasmania % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 117 -- 19,625 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 55 47.0 9,629 49.1 270,331 49.3
Female 62 53.0 9,996 50.9 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 17 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Rocherlea (State Suburbs), there were 117 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 55 (or 47.0%) were male and 62 (or 53.0%) were female. The median age was 17 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Rocherlea % 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 1.3 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 521 -- 923 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Rocherlea (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3, with 1.3 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $521.

Mortgage and rent Rocherlea % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 102 -- 190 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,300 -- 1,647 --

In Rocherlea (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $102 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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