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2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Tasmania | State Suburbs

Ulverstone

Code SSC60383 (SSC)
People 6,343
Male 3,014
Female 3,329
Median age 45
Families 1,743
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 2,982
Average people per household 2.2
Median weekly household income $766
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,122
Median weekly rent $180
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.6
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Ulverstone % Tasmania % Australia %
Total 6,343 -- 495,354 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 3,014 47.5 242,675 49.0 10,634,013 49.4
Female 3,329 52.5 252,679 51.0 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 381 6.0 19,626 4.0 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 6,343 people in Ulverstone (State Suburbs) of these 47.5% were male and 52.5% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 6.0% of the population.

Age Ulverstone % Tasmania % Australia %
People
0-4 years 355 5.6 31,182 6.3 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 358 5.6 30,231 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 393 6.2 32,455 6.6 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 418 6.6 32,687 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 315 5.0 29,577 6.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 294 4.6 28,074 5.7 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 276 4.4 27,209 5.5 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 334 5.3 30,908 6.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 384 6.1 33,944 6.9 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 420 6.6 35,030 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 495 7.8 36,528 7.4 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 447 7.0 34,090 6.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 410 6.5 32,733 6.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 392 6.2 25,312 5.1 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 339 5.3 19,449 3.9 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 318 5.0 14,522 2.9 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 224 3.5 11,175 2.3 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 171 2.7 10,247 2.1 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 45 -- 40 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Ulverstone (State Suburbs) was 45 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 17.4% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 22.8% of the population.

Registered marital status Ulverstone % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 2,594 49.5 190,899 47.5 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 179 3.4 13,090 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 528 10.1 39,595 9.9 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 491 9.4 26,245 6.5 949,634 5.5
Never married 1,452 27.7 131,655 32.8 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Ulverstone (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 49.5% were married and 13.5% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Ulverstone % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 57 -- 53 -- 50 --
Separated 48 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 54 -- 55 -- 54 --
Widowed 77 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 25 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Ulverstone (State Suburbs) was 57 years and the median age of people never married was 25 years.

Social marital status Ulverstone % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 2,295 49.0 172,039 48.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 436 9.3 41,694 11.6 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 1,951 41.7 144,719 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Ulverstone (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 49.0% of people were in a registered marriage and 9.3% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Ulverstone % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 55 -- 53 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 34 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 47 -- 39 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Ulverstone (State Suburbs) was 55 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 34 years.

Education Ulverstone % Tasmania % Australia %
Pre-school 37 2.2 4,217 3.0 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 340 20.0 30,054 21.5 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 90 5.3 7,668 5.5 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 68 4.0 4,349 3.1 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 244 14.4 18,175 13.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 80 4.7 6,481 4.6 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 54 3.2 4,952 3.5 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 171 10.1 12,869 9.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 110 6.5 16,530 11.8 932,524 14.3
Other 25 1.5 2,865 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 478 28.2 31,624 22.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 1,697 -- 139,784 -- 6,503,580 --

In Ulverstone (State Suburbs) 26.7% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 29.3% were in primary school, 22.2% in secondary school and 16.6% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Ulverstone % Tasmania % Australia %
Australia 5,500 86.7 414,261 83.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Ulverstone % Tasmania % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 629 10.6 69,303 14.9 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 239 4.0 26,629 5.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 207 3.5 18,037 3.9 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 4,850 81.9 351,939 75.5 10,757,087 53.7

In Ulverstone (State Suburbs), 81.9% of people had both parents born in Australia and 10.6% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Ulverstone % Tasmania % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Ulverstone % Tasmania % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,425 53.5 126,465 54.5 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 901 33.8 76,384 32.9 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 155 5.8 14,452 6.2 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 181 6.8 14,825 6.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 2,662 -- 232,126 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 2,662 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Ulverstone (State Suburbs). Of these 53.5% were employed full time, 33.8% were employed part-time and 6.8% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Ulverstone % Tasmania % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 328 13.2 27,159 12.5 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 254 10.2 23,356 10.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 321 12.9 25,868 11.9 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 474 19.1 41,655 19.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 951 38.3 84,811 39.0 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Ulverstone (State Suburbs), 13.2% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.2% worked 16 to 24 hours and 38.3% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Ulverstone % Tasmania % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 43 -- 42 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 43 -- 42 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Ulverstone (State Suburbs) was 43 years and for people who were employed part-time was 43 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Ulverstone % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 433 -- 499 -- 577 --
Family 1,049 -- 1,203 -- 1,481 --
Household 766 -- 948 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Ulverstone (State Suburbs) was $433.

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

Unpaid work Ulverstone % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 3,621 69.1 289,363 72.1 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,340 25.6 111,822 27.9 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 598 11.4 46,646 11.6 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,088 20.7 78,249 19.5 3,090,874 17.8

In Ulverstone (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 69.1% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 25.6% provided care for children and 11.4% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 20.7% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Ulverstone % Tasmania % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 958 18.3 80,975 20.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,328 25.3 106,957 26.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 730 13.9 54,796 13.6 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 605 11.5 46,635 11.6 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Ulverstone (State Suburbs), 25.3% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.9% worked 15 to 29 hours and 11.5% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Ulverstone % Tasmania % Australia %
Couple family without children 798 45.8 56,435 42.1 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 612 35.1 53,219 39.7 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 319 18.3 22,824 17.0 901,637 15.9
Other family 14 0.8 1,718 1.3 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Ulverstone (State Suburbs), 35.1% were couple families with children, 45.8% were couple families without children and 18.3% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Ulverstone % Tasmania % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 19.2 -- 18.5 -- 17.6
Female -- 80.8 -- 81.5 -- 82.4

In Ulverstone (State Suburbs) 19.2% of single parents were male and 80.8% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Ulverstone % Tasmania % Australia %
Families without children 1,682 -- 1,771 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,821 -- 1,999 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Ulverstone (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,821 and those without children was $1,682.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Ulverstone % Tasmania % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 181 12.9 18,916 17.3 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 49 3.5 5,113 4.7 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 285 20.3 24,509 22.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 187 13.3 14,195 12.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 105 7.5 7,386 6.7 251,191 5.4
Both not working 416 29.6 25,360 23.1 899,598 19.2
Other 77 5.5 6,840 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 106 7.5 7,334 6.7 314,529 6.7

In Ulverstone (State Suburbs), of couple families, 12.9% had both partners employed full-time, 3.5% had both employed part-time and 20.3% 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 Ulverstone % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,648 91.3 192,819 85.6 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 252 8.7 32,494 14.4 934,470 10.7

In Ulverstone (State Suburbs), 91.3% of private dwellings were occupied and 8.7% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Ulverstone % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 2,210 83.5 166,516 86.4 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 56 2.1 10,329 5.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 370 14.0 14,516 7.5 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 11 0.4 1,355 0.7 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Ulverstone (State Suburbs), 83.5% were separate houses, 2.1% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 14.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.4% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Ulverstone % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 7 0.3 693 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 139 5.3 9,380 4.9 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 573 21.6 39,348 20.4 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 1,443 54.5 99,420 51.6 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 425 16.1 40,675 21.1 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 60 2.3 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 2.2 -- 2.4 -- 2.6 --

In Ulverstone (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 5.3% had 1 bedroom, 21.6% had 2 bedrooms and 54.5% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.8. The average household size was 2.2 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Ulverstone % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 1,065 40.2 69,770 36.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 791 29.9 65,922 34.2 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 677 25.6 50,956 26.4 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 29 1.1 1,495 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 84 3.2 4,683 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Ulverstone (State Suburbs), 40.2% were owned outright, 29.9% were owned with a mortgage and 25.6% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Ulverstone % Tasmania % Australia %
Family households 1,719 64.9 132,582 68.8 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 879 33.2 54,039 28.0 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 49 1.9 6,205 3.2 321,007 4.1

In Ulverstone (State Suburbs), of all households, 64.9% were family households, 33.2% were single person households and 1.9% were group households.

Household income Ulverstone % Tasmania % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 38.6 -- 30.7 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 3.4 -- 5.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Ulverstone (State Suburbs), 38.6% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 3.4% 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 Ulverstone % Tasmania % Australia %
Median rent 180 -- 200 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.2 -- 90.5 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 8.8 -- 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 Ulverstone % Tasmania % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,122 -- 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 Ulverstone % Tasmania % Australia %
None 239 9.0 15,145 7.9 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 1,025 38.7 68,647 35.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 872 33.0 68,499 35.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 398 15.0 34,946 18.1 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 112 4.2 5,589 2.9 234,292 3.0

In Ulverstone (State Suburbs), 38.7% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 33.0% had two registered motor vehicles and 15.0% 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 Ulverstone % Tasmania % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 381 -- 19,625 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 180 47.2 9,629 49.1 270,331 49.3
Female 201 52.8 9,996 50.9 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 25 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Ulverstone (State Suburbs), there were 381 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 180 (or 47.2%) were male and 201 (or 52.8%) were female. The median age was 25 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Ulverstone % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 2.8 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 881 -- 923 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Ulverstone (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.8, with 1.1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $881.

Mortgage and rent Ulverstone % Tasmania % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 210 -- 190 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,300 -- 1,300 -- 1,647 --

In Ulverstone (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $210 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,300.

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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