2016 Data in pictures

Tasmania

People in Tasmania

Total number of people: 509,965

Number of Females: 51.1%

Number of Males: 48.9%

Household Income - Average weekly (gross)

Total income in 2011: $948

Total income in 2016: $1,100

Top 5 countries of birth

  1. Born in Australia 80.7%
  2. England 3.7%
  3. New Zealand 1.0%
  4. China 0.6%
  5. Scotland 0.4%

Age

  1. 0-14 years old 17.7%
  2. 15-64 years old 62.9%
  3. Greater than 65 years old 19.4%

Household composition

Average people per household: 2.3 (based on 2016 values for Australia)

Dwellings

  1. Owned outright 35.7%
  2. Mortgage 33.5%
  3. Rented 27.3%
People
Persons count based on place of usual residence on Census night
Tasmania % 2011 % Australia %
Male 249,478 48.9 242,675 49.0 11,546,638 49.3
Female 260,482 51.1 252,677 51.0 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 23,572 4.6 19,625 4.0 649,171 2.8
Age Tasmania % 2011 % Australia %
Median age 42 -- 40 -- 38 --
0-4 years 28,469 5.6 31,184 6.3 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 31,514 6.2 30,231 6.1 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 30,219 5.9 32,454 6.6 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 31,078 6.1 32,687 6.6 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 29,865 5.9 29,578 6.0 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 28,703 5.6 28,073 5.7 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 29,328 5.8 27,210 5.5 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 28,333 5.6 30,908 6.2 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 31,495 6.2 33,943 6.9 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 34,512 6.8 35,030 7.1 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 35,538 7.0 36,528 7.4 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 37,378 7.3 34,089 6.9 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 34,778 6.8 32,732 6.6 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 32,945 6.5 25,312 5.1 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 24,434 4.8 19,448 3.9 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 17,613 3.5 14,523 2.9 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 11,994 2.4 11,174 2.3 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 11,767 2.3 10,247 2.1 486,842 2.1
Country of birth Tasmania % 2011 % Australia %
Australia 411,490 80.7 414,260 83.6 15,614,835 66.7
Other top responses
England18,7763.719,4683.9907,5703.9
New Zealand4,9771.04,9271.0518,4662.2
China (excludes SARs and Taiwan)3,0360.62,7150.5509,5552.2
Scotland2,2830.42,3760.5119,4170.5
Netherlands2,1930.42,1910.470,1720.3
Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Tasmania % 2011 % Australia %
Personal 573 -- 499 -- 662 --
Family 1,399 -- 1,202 -- 1,734 --
Household 1,100 -- 948 -- 1,438 --
Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Tasmania % 2011 % Australia %
None (includes bedsitters) 772 0.4 693 0.4 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 9,381 4.7 9,380 4.9 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 40,523 20.5 39,348 20.4 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 99,381 50.3 99,420 51.6 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 42,983 21.8 40,674 21.1 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 4,535 2.3 3,310 1.7 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.3 -- 2.4 -- 2.6 --
Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Tasmania % 2011 % Australia %
Owned outright 70,444 35.7 69,770 36.2 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 66,218 33.5 65,923 34.2 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 54,034 27.3 50,956 26.4 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 1,676 0.8 1,496 0.8 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 5,201 2.6 4,683 2.4 224,869 2.7
LATEST ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (AEST) 27/06/2017

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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