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2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Tasmania | State Suburbs

Roches Beach

Code SSC60308 (SSC)
People 214
Male 117
Female 97
Median age 45
Families 71
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 74
Average people per household 2.9
Median weekly household income $1,843
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,677
Median weekly rent $0
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.7
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Roches Beach % Tasmania % Australia %
Total 214 -- 495,354 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 117 54.7 242,675 49.0 10,634,013 49.4
Female 97 45.3 252,679 51.0 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 0 0.0 19,626 4.0 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 214 people in Roches Beach (State Suburbs) of these 54.7% were male and 45.3% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.0% of the population.

Age Roches Beach % Tasmania % Australia %
People
0-4 years 9 4.2 31,182 6.3 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 13 6.0 30,231 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 18 8.4 32,455 6.6 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 7 3.3 32,687 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 8 3.7 29,577 6.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 11 5.1 28,074 5.7 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 5 2.3 27,209 5.5 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 21 9.8 30,908 6.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 19 8.8 33,944 6.9 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 19 8.8 35,030 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 14 6.5 36,528 7.4 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 19 8.8 34,090 6.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 27 12.6 32,733 6.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 12 5.6 25,312 5.1 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 3 1.4 19,449 3.9 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 4 1.9 14,522 2.9 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 3 1.4 11,175 2.3 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 3 1.4 10,247 2.1 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 45 -- 40 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Roches Beach (State Suburbs) was 45 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 18.6% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 12.1% of the population.

Registered marital status Roches Beach % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 116 64.8 190,899 47.5 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 0 0.0 13,090 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 13 7.3 39,595 9.9 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 7 3.9 26,245 6.5 949,634 5.5
Never married 43 24.0 131,655 32.8 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Roches Beach (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 64.8% were married and 7.3% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Roches Beach % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 54 -- 53 -- 50 --
Separated 0 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 44 -- 55 -- 54 --
Widowed 58 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 29 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Roches Beach (State Suburbs) was 54 years and the median age of people never married was 29 years.

Social marital status Roches Beach % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 112 67.1 172,039 48.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 15 9.0 41,694 11.6 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 40 24.0 144,719 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Roches Beach (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 67.1% of people were in a registered marriage and 9.0% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Roches Beach % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 51 -- 53 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 50 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 29 -- 39 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Roches Beach (State Suburbs) was 51 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 50 years.

Education Roches Beach % Tasmania % Australia %
Pre-school 4 7.3 4,217 3.0 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 7 12.7 30,054 21.5 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 6 10.9 7,668 5.5 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 7 12.7 4,349 3.1 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 3 5.5 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 8 14.5 4,952 3.5 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 6 10.9 12,869 9.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 9 16.4 16,530 11.8 932,524 14.3
Other 0 0.0 2,865 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 5 9.1 31,624 22.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 55 -- 139,784 -- 6,503,580 --

In Roches Beach (State Suburbs) 25.9% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 36.4% were in primary school, 20.0% in secondary school and 29.1% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Roches Beach % Tasmania % Australia %
Australia 187 87.0 414,261 83.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Roches Beach % Tasmania % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 36 17.2 69,303 14.9 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 16 7.7 26,629 5.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 7 3.3 18,037 3.9 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 150 71.8 351,939 75.5 10,757,087 53.7

In Roches Beach (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 Roches Beach % Tasmania % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Roches Beach % Tasmania % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 71 55.9 126,465 54.5 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 41 32.3 76,384 32.9 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 6 4.7 14,452 6.2 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 9 7.1 14,825 6.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 127 -- 232,126 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 127 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Roches Beach (State Suburbs). Of these 55.9% were employed full time, 32.3% were employed part-time and 7.1% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Roches Beach % Tasmania % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 16 13.1 27,159 12.5 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 11 9.0 23,356 10.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 21 17.2 25,868 11.9 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 14 11.5 41,655 19.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 54 44.3 84,811 39.0 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Roches Beach (State Suburbs), 13.1% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.0% worked 16 to 24 hours and 44.3% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Roches Beach % Tasmania % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 49 -- 42 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 54 -- 42 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Roches Beach (State Suburbs) was 49 years and for people who were employed part-time was 54 years.

Occupation Roches Beach % Tasmania % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Roches Beach % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 741 -- 499 -- 577 --
Family 2,250 -- 1,203 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,843 -- 948 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Roches Beach (State Suburbs) was $741.

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

Unpaid work Roches Beach % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 146 82.0 289,363 72.1 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 56 31.6 111,822 27.9 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 23 13.1 46,646 11.6 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 41 23.0 78,249 19.5 3,090,874 17.8

In Roches Beach (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 82.0% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 31.6% provided care for children and 13.1% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 23.0% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Roches Beach % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 32 18.0 80,975 20.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 67 37.6 106,957 26.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 30 16.9 54,796 13.6 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 15 8.4 46,635 11.6 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Roches Beach (State Suburbs), 37.6% worked 5 to 14 hours, 16.9% worked 15 to 29 hours and 8.4% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Roches Beach % Tasmania % Australia %
Couple family without children 33 47.1 56,435 42.1 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 34 48.6 53,219 39.7 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 3 4.3 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 Roches Beach (State Suburbs), 48.6% were couple families with children, 47.1% were couple families without children and 4.3% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Roches Beach % Tasmania % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 100.0 -- 18.5 -- 17.6
Female -- 0.0 -- 81.5 -- 82.4

In Roches Beach (State Suburbs) 100.0% of single parents were male and 0.0% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Roches Beach % Tasmania % Australia %
Families without children 3,083 -- 1,771 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 3,187 -- 1,999 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Roches Beach (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $3,187 and those without children was $3,083.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Roches Beach % Tasmania % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 10 15.4 18,916 17.3 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 8 12.3 5,113 4.7 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 17 26.2 24,509 22.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 5 7.7 14,195 12.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 3 4.6 7,386 6.7 251,191 5.4
Both not working 11 16.9 25,360 23.1 899,598 19.2
Other 4 6.2 6,840 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 7 10.8 7,334 6.7 314,529 6.7

In Roches Beach (State Suburbs), of couple families, 15.4% had both partners employed full-time, 12.3% had both employed part-time and 26.2% 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 Roches Beach % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 69 93.2 192,819 85.6 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 5 6.8 32,494 14.4 934,470 10.7

In Roches Beach (State Suburbs), 93.2% of private dwellings were occupied and 6.8% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Roches Beach % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 70 100.0 166,516 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 Roches Beach (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 Roches Beach % 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 0 0.0 39,348 20.4 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 30 41.7 99,420 51.6 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 42 58.3 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 3.7 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.9 -- 2.4 -- 2.6 --

In Roches Beach (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 0.0% had 1 bedroom, 0.0% had 2 bedrooms and 41.7% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.7. The average household size was 2.9 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Roches Beach % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 39 54.2 69,770 36.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 33 45.8 65,922 34.2 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 0 0.0 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 Roches Beach (State Suburbs), 54.2% were owned outright, 45.8% were owned with a mortgage and 0.0% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Roches Beach % Tasmania % Australia %
Family households 66 91.7 132,582 68.8 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 3 4.2 54,039 28.0 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 3 4.2 6,205 3.2 321,007 4.1

In Roches Beach (State Suburbs), of all households, 91.7% were family households, 4.2% were single person households and 4.2% were group households.

Household income Roches Beach % Tasmania % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 5.1 -- 30.7 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 32.2 -- 5.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Roches Beach (State Suburbs), 5.1% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 32.2% 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 Roches Beach % Tasmania % Australia %
Median rent 0 -- 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 Roches Beach % Tasmania % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,677 -- 1,300 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 95.5 -- 92.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 4.5 -- 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 Roches Beach % Tasmania % Australia %
None 0 0.0 15,145 7.9 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 3 4.2 68,647 35.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 36 50.0 68,499 35.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 33 45.8 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 Roches Beach (State Suburbs), 4.2% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 50.0% had two registered motor vehicles and 45.8% 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 Roches Beach % Tasmania % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 0 -- 19,625 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 0 0.0 9,629 49.1 270,331 49.3
Female 0 0.0 9,996 50.9 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 0 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Roches Beach (State Suburbs), there were 0 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 0 (or 0.0%) were male and 0 (or 0.0%) were female. The median age was 0 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Roches Beach % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 0 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 0 -- 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 Roches Beach (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 0, with 0 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $0.

Mortgage and rent Roches Beach % 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 Roches Beach (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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