2016 Data in pictures

Hobart

People in Hobart

Total number of people: 222,356

Number of Females: 51.5%

Number of Males: 48.5%

Household Income - Average weekly (gross)

Total income in 2011: $1,065

Total income in 2016: $1,234

Top 5 countries of birth

  1. Born in Australia 79.8%
  2. England 3.6%
  3. China 1.1%
  4. New Zealand 0.9%
  5. India 0.6%

Age

  1. 0-14 years old 18.0%
  2. 15-64 years old 64.2%
  3. Greater than 65 years old 17.8%

Household composition

Average people per household: 2.4 (based on 2016 values for Australia)

Dwellings

  1. Owned outright 32.9%
  2. Mortgage 35.2%
  3. Rented 28.5%
People
Persons count based on place of usual residence on Census night
Greater Hobart % Tasmania % Australia %
Male 107,930 48.5 249,478 48.9 11,546,638 49.3
Female 114,422 51.5 260,482 51.1 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 8,534 3.8 23,572 4.6 649,171 2.8
Age Greater Hobart % Tasmania % Australia %
Median age 40 -- 42 -- 38 --
0-4 years 12,995 5.8 28,469 5.6 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 13,986 6.3 31,514 6.2 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 13,108 5.9 30,219 5.9 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 13,565 6.1 31,078 6.1 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 14,042 6.3 29,865 5.9 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 14,194 6.4 28,703 5.6 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 14,289 6.4 29,328 5.8 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 13,329 6.0 28,333 5.6 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 14,249 6.4 31,495 6.2 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 14,785 6.6 34,512 6.8 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 14,811 6.7 35,538 7.0 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 15,459 7.0 37,378 7.3 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 13,984 6.3 34,778 6.8 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 12,795 5.8 32,945 6.5 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 9,384 4.2 24,434 4.8 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 7,113 3.2 17,613 3.5 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 4,976 2.2 11,994 2.4 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 5,275 2.4 11,767 2.3 486,842 2.1
Country of birth Greater Hobart % Tasmania % Australia %
Australia 177,486 79.8 411,490 80.7 15,614,835 66.7
Other top responses
England7,9363.618,7763.7907,5703.9
China (excludes SARs and Taiwan)2,3761.13,0360.6509,5552.2
New Zealand1,9590.94,9771.0518,4662.2
India1,2600.61,9800.4455,3891.9
Germany1,0400.52,1080.4102,5950.4
Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Greater Hobart % Tasmania % Australia %
Personal 637 -- 573 -- 662 --
Family 1,569 -- 1,399 -- 1,734 --
Household 1,234 -- 1,100 -- 1,438 --
Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Greater Hobart % Tasmania % Australia %
None (includes bedsitters) 342 0.4 772 0.4 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 4,336 5.1 9,381 4.7 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 18,327 21.4 40,523 20.5 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 41,559 48.5 99,381 50.3 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 19,245 22.5 42,983 21.8 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 1,822 2.1 4,535 2.3 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.4 -- 2.3 -- 2.6 --
Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Greater Hobart % Tasmania % Australia %
Owned outright 28,213 32.9 70,444 35.7 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 30,136 35.2 66,218 33.5 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 24,448 28.5 54,034 27.3 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 744 0.9 1,676 0.8 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 2,092 2.4 5,201 2.6 224,869 2.7
LATEST ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (AEST) 27/06/2017

Please note that there are small random adjustments made to all cell values to protect the confidentiality of data. These adjustments may cause the sum of rows or columns to differ by small amounts from table totals. 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: Data in Pictures has been produced by the Australian Bureau of Statistics It contains data from the 2016 Census of Population & Housing held on 9 August 2016 Release date of this QuickStat: Data in Pictures was 27 June 2017 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 ##cycle## Census Dictionary. For further enquiries contact the ABS National Information and Referral Service on 1300 135 070 www.abs.gov.au/census