Low Head

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2016 Census All persons QuickStats
Geography type State Suburbs
Area code SSC60354
People 572
Male 48.5%
Female 51.5%
Median age 59
Families 132
Average children per family
for families with children 1.7
for all families 0.4
All private dwellings 409
Average people per household 2
Median weekly household income $1,010
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,365
Median weekly rent $180
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.8
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People

demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

Demographics & education

People tables are based on a person's place of usual residence on Census night

People
Persons count based on place of usual residence on Census night
Low Head % Low Head Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Male 280 48.5 249,478 48.9 11,546,638 49.3
Female 297 51.5 260,482 51.1 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 12 2.1 23,572 4.6 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 572 people in Low Head. Of these 48.5% were male and 51.5% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 2.1% of the population.

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Age Low Head % Low Head Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Median age 59 -- 42 -- 38 --
0-4 years 18 3.2 28,469 5.6 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 12 2.1 31,514 6.2 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 17 3.0 30,219 5.9 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 21 3.7 31,078 6.1 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 16 2.8 29,865 5.9 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 10 1.8 28,703 5.6 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 17 3.0 29,328 5.8 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 16 2.8 28,333 5.6 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 29 5.1 31,495 6.2 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 29 5.1 34,512 6.8 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 36 6.4 35,538 7.0 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 59 10.5 37,378 7.3 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 63 11.2 34,778 6.8 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 62 11.0 32,945 6.5 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 43 7.6 24,434 4.8 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 49 8.7 17,613 3.5 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 34 6.0 11,994 2.4 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 33 5.9 11,767 2.3 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Low Head was 59 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 8.3% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 39.2% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Low Head % Low Head Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Married 279 53.2 193,360 46.1 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 22 4.2 14,675 3.5 608,059 3.2
Divorced 62 11.8 43,274 10.3 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 73 13.9 26,962 6.4 985,204 5.2
Never married 88 16.8 141,488 33.7 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Low Head aged 15 years and over, 53.2% were married and 15.4% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Low Head % Low Head Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Registered marriage 199 54.1 167,398 45.8 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 20 5.4 45,527 12.5 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 149 40.5 152,391 41.7 7,024,973 41.9

In Low Head, of people aged 15 years and over, 54.1% of people were in a registered marriage and 5.4% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Low Head % Low Head Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Preschool 0 0.0 3,736 2.5 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 14 11.7 31,234 21.3 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 4 3.3 8,077 5.5 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 0 0.0 4,467 3.0 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 6 5.0 17,971 12.2 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 8 6.7 6,630 4.5 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 3 2.5 4,840 3.3 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 6 5.0 10,630 7.2 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 9 7.5 18,250 12.4 1,160,626 16.1
Other 5 4.2 2,810 1.9 198,383 2.8
Not stated 65 54.2 38,329 26.1 1,707,023 23.7

In Low Head 21.2% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 12.0% were in primary school, 15.4% in secondary school and 12.8% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Low Head % Low Head Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Bachelor Degree level and above 60 11.3 67,863 16.2 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 61 11.5 31,487 7.5 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 19 3.6 12,132 2.9 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 82 15.5 62,121 14.8 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 53 10.0 50,460 12.0 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 22 4.2 19,697 4.7 941,531 4.9
Year 10 67 12.6 73,242 17.4 2,054,331 10.8
Certificate level II 0 0.0 384 0.1 13,454 0.1
Certificate level I 0 0.0 48 0.0 2,176 0.0
Year 9 or below 48 9.1 43,314 10.3 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 0 0.0 1,641 0.4 145,844 0.8
Not stated 100 18.9 46,190 11.0 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Low Head, 10.0% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 18.9% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 11.5% had completed an Advanced Diploma or Diploma.

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Cultural & language diversity

Ancestry, top responses Low Head % Low Head Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Australian 264 35.8 220,382 32.3 7,298,243 23.3
English 235 31.9 227,074 33.3 7,852,224 25.0
Scottish 60 8.1 47,546 7.0 2,023,470 6.4
Irish 55 7.5 55,702 8.2 2,388,058 7.6
German 15 2.0 18,391 2.7 982,226 3.1

The most common ancestries in Low Head were Australian 35.8%, English 31.9%, Scottish 8.1%, Irish 7.5% and German 2.0%.

Respondents had the option of reporting up to two ancestries on their Census form, and this is captured by the Ancestry Multi Response (ANCP) variable used in this table. Therefore, the total responses count will not equal the persons count for this area. Calculated percentages represent a proportion of all responses from people in Low Head (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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Country of birth Low Head % Low Head Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Australia 421 75.6 411,490 80.7 15,614,835 66.7
Other top responses:  null  null  null  null  null  null
England 29 5.2 18,776 3.7 907,570 3.9
New Zealand 15 2.7 4,977 1.0 518,466 2.2
South Africa 6 1.1 1,524 0.3 162,449 0.7
Scotland 5 0.9 2,283 0.4 119,417 0.5
Ireland 3 0.5 678 0.1 74,888 0.3

In Low Head, 75.6% of people were born in Australia. The most common countries of birth were England 5.2%, New Zealand 2.7%, South Africa 1.1%, Scotland 0.9% and Ireland 0.5%.

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Country of birth of father and/or mother, stated responses Low Head % Low Head Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Both parents born overseas 103 17.8 73,757 14.5 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 39 6.7 27,091 5.3 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 27 4.7 18,595 3.6 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 351 60.5 353,447 69.3 11,070,538 47.3

In Low Head, 60.5% of people had both parents born in Australia and 17.8% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses Low Head % Low Head Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Australia 374 67.1 374,705 73.5 12,231,150 52.3
England 42 7.5 28,820 5.7 1,403,096 6.0
New Zealand 19 3.4 6,786 1.3 617,331 2.6
Scotland 15 2.7 5,174 1.0 276,038 1.2
Germany 10 1.8 3,624 0.7 170,571 0.7

In Low Head, the most common countries of birth for male parents were Australia 67.1%, England 7.5%, New Zealand 3.4%, Scotland 2.7% and Germany 1.8%.

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses Low Head % Low Head Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Australia 385 67.5 383,599 75.2 12,643,365 54.0
England 53 9.3 26,528 5.2 1,302,147 5.6
New Zealand 14 2.5 6,518 1.3 608,329 2.6
United Kingdom, Channel Islands and Isle of Man, nfd 9 1.6 3,499 0.7 155,231 0.7
Scotland 9 1.6 4,485 0.9 245,915 1.1

In Low Head, the most common countries of birth for female parents were Australia 67.5%, England 9.3%, New Zealand 2.5%, United Kingdom, Channel Islands and Isle of Man, nfd 1.6% and Scotland 1.6%.

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Religious affiliation, top responses Low Head % Low Head Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
No Religion, so described 175 30.1 192,515 37.8 6,933,708 29.6
Anglican 149 25.6 103,839 20.4 3,101,185 13.3
Catholic 87 14.9 79,454 15.6 5,291,834 22.6
Not stated 76 13.1 49,690 9.7 2,238,735 9.6
Uniting Church 30 5.2 19,341 3.8 870,183 3.7

The most common responses for religion in Low Head were No Religion, so described 30.1%, Anglican 25.6%, Catholic 14.9%, Not stated 13.1% and Uniting Church 5.2%. In Low Head, Christianity was the largest religious group reported overall (64.0%) (this figure excludes not stated responses).

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Language, top responses (other than English) Low Head % Low Head Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Afrikaans 5 0.9 375 0.1 43,741 0.2
Italian 3 0.5 1,096 0.2 271,597 1.2
 null  null  null  null  null  null  null
English only spoken at home 512 88.9 450,411 88.3 17,020,417 72.7
Households where a non English language is spoken 10 3.9 13,712 6.5 1,971,011 22.2

In Low Head 88.9% of people only spoke English at home. The only other responses for language spoken at home were Afrikaans 0.9% and Italian 0.5%.

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Employment

Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Low Head % Low Head Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Worked full-time 122 56.7 121,822 52.3 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 63 29.3 81,601 35.0 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 8 3.7 13,162 5.7 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 22 10.2 16,365 7.0 787,452 6.9

There were 215 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Low Head. Of these 56.7% were employed full time, 29.3% were employed part-time and 10.2% were unemployed.

The ABS Labour Force Survey provides the official estimates of Australia's unemployment rate. More information about Census and labour force status is provided in Understanding the Census and Census Data.

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Employment - hours worked
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Low Head % Low Head Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
1-15 hours per week 19 9.6 28,693 13.2 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 18 9.1 24,125 11.1 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 21 10.7 28,779 13.3 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 38 19.3 42,568 19.7 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 86 43.7 79,249 36.6 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Low Head, 9.6% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.1% worked 16 to 24 hours and 43.7% worked 40 hours or more.

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Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Low Head % Low Head Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Professionals 40 20.5 40,772 18.8 2,370,966 22.2
Technicians and Trades Workers 36 18.5 30,243 14.0 1,447,414 13.5
Clerical and Administrative Workers 29 14.9 28,194 13.0 1,449,681 13.6
Managers 24 12.3 26,467 12.2 1,390,047 13.0
Community and Personal Service Workers 21 10.8 26,754 12.4 1,157,003 10.8
Machinery Operators and Drivers 16 8.2 13,800 6.4 670,106 6.3
Sales Workers 14 7.2 21,402 9.9 1,000,955 9.4
Labourers 11 5.6 25,183 11.6 1,011,520 9.5

The most common occupations in Low Head included Professionals 20.5%, Technicians and Trades Workers 18.5%, Clerical and Administrative Workers 14.9%, Managers 12.3%, Community and Personal Service Workers 10.8%, Machinery Operators and Drivers 8.2%, Sales Workers 7.2% and Labourers 5.6%.

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Industry of employment, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Low Head % Low Head Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Aluminium Smelting 13 10.7 437 0.2 4,018 0.0
Port and Water Transport Terminal Operations 7 5.7 237 0.1 7,293 0.1
Supermarket and Grocery Stores 5 4.1 6,511 3.0 254,275 2.4
Local Government Administration 5 4.1 3,173 1.5 142,724 1.3
Combined Primary and Secondary Education 5 4.1 3,633 1.7 122,286 1.1

Of the employed people in Low Head, the most common responses for industry of employment included Aluminium Smelting 10.7%, Port and Water Transport Terminal Operations 5.7%, Supermarket and Grocery Stores 4.1%, Local Government Administration 4.1% and Combined Primary and Secondary Education 4.1%.

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Low Head % Low Head Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Personal 504 -- 573 -- 662 --
Family 1,562 -- 1,399 -- 1,734 --
Household 1,010 -- 1,100 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Low Head was $504.

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Travel to work, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Low Head % Low Head Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Car, as driver 133 73.1 141,396 65.3 6,574,571 61.5
Worked at home 8 4.4 10,135 4.7 503,582 4.7
Car, as passenger 4 2.2 12,541 5.8 489,922 4.6
Walked only 4 2.2 10,443 4.8 370,427 3.5
Bus 3 1.6 5,226 2.4 323,201 3.0
 null  null  null  null  null  null  null
People who travelled to work by public transport 3 1.6 6,510 3.0 1,225,668 11.5
People who travelled to work by car as driver or passenger 148 75.9 156,315 72.2 7,305,271 68.4

In Low Head, on the day of the Census, the most common methods of travel to work for employed people included Car, as driver 73.1%, Worked at home 4.4%, Car, as passenger 2.2%, Walked only 2.2% and Bus 1.6%. On the day, 1.6% of employed people used public transport (train, bus, ferry, tram/light rail) as at least one of their methods of travel to work and 75.9% used car (either as driver or as passenger).

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Low Head % Low Head Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 302 57.9 295,218 70.3 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 82 15.7 111,542 26.6 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 61 11.5 49,528 11.8 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 119 22.9 89,216 21.3 3,620,726 19.0

In Low Head, of people aged 15 years and over, 57.9% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 15.7% provided care for children and 11.5% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 22.9% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

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Unpaid domestic work, number of hours
People aged 15 years and over
Low Head % Low Head Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Less than 5 hours per week 81 15.6 83,591 19.9 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 127 24.4 113,245 27.0 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 56 10.8 55,346 13.2 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 36 6.9 43,040 10.3 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Low Head, 24.4% worked 5 to 14 hours, 10.8% worked 15 to 29 hours and 6.9% worked 30 hours or more.

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Families

family composition | employment status of couple families

Family composition

Family composition Low Head % Low Head Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Couple family without children 81 61.4 57,849 43.1 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 32 24.2 51,286 38.2 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 19 14.4 23,423 17.4 959,543 15.8
Other family 0 0.0 1,781 1.3 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Low Head, 24.2% were couple families with children, 61.4% were couple families without children and 14.4% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Low Head % Low Head Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Male -- 16.7 -- 19.4 -- 18.2
Female -- 83.3 -- 80.6 -- 81.8

In Low Head, 16.7% of single parents were male and 83.3% were female.

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Employment status of couple families

Employment status of parents in couple families
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Low Head % Low Head Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Both employed, worked full-time 19 16.7 18,546 17.0 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 4 3.5 5,538 5.1 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 16 14.0 24,746 22.7 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 19 16.7 12,935 11.9 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 5 4.4 7,876 7.2 302,037 6.0
Both not working 35 30.7 26,810 24.6 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 6 5.3 6,016 5.5 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 10 8.8 6,662 6.1 311,381 6.2

In Low Head, of couple families with children, 16.7% had both partners employed full-time, 3.5% had both employed part-time and 14.0% had one employed full-time and the other part-time.

The ABS Labour Force Survey provides the official estimates of Australia's unemployment rate. More information about Census and labour force status is provided in Understanding the Census and Census Data.

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Dwellings

dwelling structure | household composition | mortgage & rent | number of motor vehicles | internet connection

Dwelling structure

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling count Low Head % Low Head Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Occupied private dwellings 218 57.1 197,575 86.0 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 164 42.9 32,135 14.0 1,039,874 11.2

In Low Head, 57.1% of private dwellings were occupied and 42.9% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Low Head % Low Head Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Separate house 171 78.4 172,998 87.6 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 33 15.1 11,376 5.8 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 0 0.0 11,267 5.7 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 10 4.6 1,202 0.6 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in Low Head, 78.4% were separate houses, 15.1% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats or apartments and 4.6% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Low Head % Low Head Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 772 0.4 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 18 8.5 9,381 4.7 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 47 22.1 40,523 20.5 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 94 44.1 99,381 50.3 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 51 23.9 42,983 21.8 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 3 1.4 4,535 2.3 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.9 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2 -- 2.3 -- 2.6 --

In Low Head, of occupied private dwellings 8.5% had 1 bedroom, 22.1% had 2 bedrooms and 44.1% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.9. The average household size was 2 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Low Head % Low Head Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Owned outright 80 36.4 70,444 35.7 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 59 26.8 66,218 33.5 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 68 30.9 54,034 27.3 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 7 3.2 1,676 0.8 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 6 2.7 5,201 2.6 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Low Head, 36.4% were owned outright, 26.8% were owned with a mortgage and 30.9% were rented.

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Household composition

Household composition Low Head % Low Head Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Family households 129 60.3 132,574 67.1 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 82 38.3 58,517 29.6 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 3 1.4 6,492 3.3 354,917 4.3

In Low Head, of all households, 60.3% were family households, 38.3% were single person households and 1.4% were group households.

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Household income Low Head % Low Head Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 32.5 -- 26.3 -- 20.0
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 6.2 -- 8.3 -- 16.4

In Low Head, 32.5% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 6.2% of households had a weekly income of more than $3000.

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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 Low Head % Low Head Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Median rent 180 -- 230 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.5 -- 89.8 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 9.5 -- 10.2 -- 11.5

The number of households where rent payments were 30% or more of an imputed income measure are expressed in this table as a proportion of the total number of households in an area (including those households which were not renting, and 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.

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Mortgage monthly repayments Low Head % Low Head Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Median mortgage repayments 1,365 -- 1,300 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 96.0 -- 94.9 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 4.0 -- 5.1 -- 7.2

The number of households where mortgage repayments were 30% or more of an imputed income measure are expressed in this table as a proportion of the total number of households in an area (including those households which were renting, and 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.

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Number of motor vehicles

Number of registered motor vehicles Low Head % Low Head Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
None 9 4.1 13,694 6.9 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 76 34.7 69,261 35.1 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 82 37.4 69,092 35.0 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 41 18.7 38,398 19.4 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 11 5.0 7,139 3.6 285,197 3.4

In Low Head, 34.7% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 37.4% had two registered motor vehicles and 18.7% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Internet connection

Dwelling internet connection Low Head % Low Head Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Internet not accessed from dwelling 47 22.3 38,482 19.5 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 157 74.4 154,061 78.0 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 7 3.3 5,032 2.5 221,494 2.7

In Low Head, 74.4% of households had at least one person access the internet from the dwelling. This could have been through a desktop/laptop computer, mobile or smart phone, tablet, music or video player, gaming console, smart TV or any other device.

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Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people

selected people & dwelling characteristics

People characteristics

People characteristics
Count based on place of usual residence on Census night.
Low Head % Low Head Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Male 12 80.0 11,578 49.1 322,171 49.6
Female 3 20.0 11,993 50.9 326,996 50.4
Median age 33 -- 24 -- 23 --

In Low Head, 80.0% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 20.0% were female. The median age was 33 years.

View the data quality statements for: Place of Usual Residence (PURP) Indigenous status (INGP)

Dwelling characteristics

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households. These tables represent occupied private dwellings where at least one Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait islander person was present.

Dwelling characteristics
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Low Head % Low Head Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Average number of people per household 1.5 -- 2.9 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 0.6 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 725 -- 1,079 -- 1,203 --

In Low Head, for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 1.5 persons, with 0.6 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $725.

View the data quality statements for: Number of Bedrooms in Private Dwelling (BEDD) Household composition (HHCD) Indigenous household Indicator (INGDWTD)

Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Low Head % Low Head Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Median weekly rent 0 -- 220 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,300 -- 1,660 --

In Low Head, for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $0 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $0.

View the data quality statements for: Rent weekly payments (RNTD) Mortgage monthly repayments (MRED) Indigenous household Indicator (INGDWTD)

Small random adjustments have been 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 the table totals. For further information, go to the User Guide for QuickStats.

Data reported for Australia and Other Territories now includes Norfolk Island, following an amendment to the Acts Interpretation Act, 1901. Because Norfolk Island has not previously been included in the Census, any 2011 benchmarks will not include Norfolk Island.