Oyster Cove (Tas.)

2016 Census All persons QuickStats
Geography type State Suburbs
Area code SSC60480
People 319
Male 51.3%
Female 48.7%
Median age 48
Families 90
Average children per family
for families with children 1.8
for all families 0.7
All private dwellings 147
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $1,210
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,304
Median weekly rent $270
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2

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People

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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
Oyster Cove (Tas.) % Oyster Cove (Tas.) Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Male 160 51.3 249,478 48.9 11,546,638 49.3
Female 152 48.7 260,482 51.1 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 14 4.5 23,572 4.6 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 319 people in Oyster Cove (Tas.). Of these 51.3% were male and 48.7% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 4.5% of the population.

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Age Oyster Cove (Tas.) % Oyster Cove (Tas.) Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Median age 48 -- 42 -- 38 --
0-4 years 20 6.2 28,469 5.6 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 18 5.6 31,514 6.2 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 24 7.5 30,219 5.9 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 8 2.5 31,078 6.1 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 9 2.8 29,865 5.9 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 6 1.9 28,703 5.6 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 9 2.8 29,328 5.8 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 20 6.2 28,333 5.6 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 23 7.2 31,495 6.2 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 36 11.2 34,512 6.8 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 24 7.5 35,538 7.0 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 36 11.2 37,378 7.3 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 28 8.7 34,778 6.8 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 30 9.3 32,945 6.5 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 16 5.0 24,434 4.8 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 6 1.9 17,613 3.5 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 8 2.5 11,994 2.4 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 0 0.0 11,767 2.3 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Oyster Cove (Tas.) was 48 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 19.3% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 18.7% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Oyster Cove (Tas.) % Oyster Cove (Tas.) Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Married 114 43.3 193,360 46.1 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 12 4.6 14,675 3.5 608,059 3.2
Divorced 46 17.5 43,274 10.3 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 9 3.4 26,962 6.4 985,204 5.2
Never married 82 31.2 141,488 33.7 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Oyster Cove (Tas.) aged 15 years and over, 43.3% were married and 23.7% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Oyster Cove (Tas.) % Oyster Cove (Tas.) Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Registered marriage 89 41.0 167,398 45.8 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 48 22.1 45,527 12.5 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 80 36.9 152,391 41.7 7,024,973 41.9

In Oyster Cove (Tas.), of people aged 15 years and over, 41.0% of people were in a registered marriage and 22.1% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Oyster Cove (Tas.) % Oyster Cove (Tas.) Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Preschool 3 3.1 3,736 2.5 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 25 26.0 31,234 21.3 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 3 3.1 8,077 5.5 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 5 5.2 4,467 3.0 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 16 16.7 17,971 12.2 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 0 0.0 6,630 4.5 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 0 0.0 4,840 3.3 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 4 4.2 10,630 7.2 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 8 8.3 18,250 12.4 1,160,626 16.1
Other 3 3.1 2,810 1.9 198,383 2.8
Not stated 29 30.2 38,329 26.1 1,707,023 23.7

In Oyster Cove (Tas.) 29.5% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 32.0% were in primary school, 19.6% in secondary school and 12.4% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Oyster Cove (Tas.) % Oyster Cove (Tas.) Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Bachelor Degree level and above 73 26.7 67,863 16.2 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 27 9.9 31,487 7.5 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 9 3.3 12,132 2.9 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 36 13.2 62,121 14.8 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 26 9.5 50,460 12.0 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 14 5.1 19,697 4.7 941,531 4.9
Year 10 25 9.2 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 18 6.6 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 31 11.4 46,190 11.0 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Oyster Cove (Tas.), 9.5% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 14.7% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 9.9% had completed an Advanced Diploma or Diploma.

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Cultural & language diversity

Ancestry, top responses Oyster Cove (Tas.) % Oyster Cove (Tas.) Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
English 156 34.8 227,074 33.3 7,852,224 25.0
Australian 124 27.7 220,382 32.3 7,298,243 23.3
Scottish 41 9.2 47,546 7.0 2,023,470 6.4
Irish 41 9.2 55,702 8.2 2,388,058 7.6
German 15 3.3 18,391 2.7 982,226 3.1

The most common ancestries in Oyster Cove (Tas.) were English 34.8%, Australian 27.7%, Scottish 9.2%, Irish 9.2% and German 3.3%.

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 Oyster Cove (Tas.) (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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Country of birth Oyster Cove (Tas.) % Oyster Cove (Tas.) Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Australia 238 77.8 411,490 80.7 15,614,835 66.7
Other top responses:  null  null  null  null  null  null
England 25 8.2 18,776 3.7 907,570 3.9
New Zealand 6 2.0 4,977 1.0 518,466 2.2
Scotland 4 1.3 2,283 0.4 119,417 0.5
Germany 4 1.3 2,108 0.4 102,595 0.4
Canada 3 1.0 822 0.2 43,053 0.2

In Oyster Cove (Tas.), 77.8% of people were born in Australia. The most common countries of birth were England 8.2%, New Zealand 2.0%, Scotland 1.3%, Germany 1.3% and Canada 1.0%.

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Country of birth of father and/or mother, stated responses Oyster Cove (Tas.) % Oyster Cove (Tas.) Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Both parents born overseas 59 19.1 73,757 14.5 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 27 8.7 27,091 5.3 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 18 5.8 18,595 3.6 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 182 58.9 353,447 69.3 11,070,538 47.3

In Oyster Cove (Tas.), 58.9% of people had both parents born in Australia and 19.1% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses Oyster Cove (Tas.) % Oyster Cove (Tas.) Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Australia 205 67.2 374,705 73.5 12,231,150 52.3
England 34 11.1 28,820 5.7 1,403,096 6.0
Germany 10 3.3 3,624 0.7 170,571 0.7
New Zealand 9 3.0 6,786 1.3 617,331 2.6
Scotland 5 1.6 5,174 1.0 276,038 1.2

In Oyster Cove (Tas.), the most common countries of birth for male parents were Australia 67.2%, England 11.1%, Germany 3.3%, New Zealand 3.0% and Scotland 1.6%.

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses Oyster Cove (Tas.) % Oyster Cove (Tas.) Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Australia 214 70.4 383,599 75.2 12,643,365 54.0
England 32 10.5 26,528 5.2 1,302,147 5.6
New Zealand 13 4.3 6,518 1.3 608,329 2.6
Germany 4 1.3 3,423 0.7 169,618 0.7
Kenya 4 1.3 98 0.0 15,559 0.1

In Oyster Cove (Tas.), the most common countries of birth for female parents were Australia 70.4%, England 10.5%, New Zealand 4.3%, Germany 1.3% and Kenya 1.3%.

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Religious affiliation, top responses Oyster Cove (Tas.) % Oyster Cove (Tas.) Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
No Religion, so described 154 49.4 192,515 37.8 6,933,708 29.6
Catholic 38 12.2 79,454 15.6 5,291,834 22.6
Not stated 38 12.2 49,690 9.7 2,238,735 9.6
Anglican 37 11.9 103,839 20.4 3,101,185 13.3
Uniting Church 16 5.1 19,341 3.8 870,183 3.7

The most common responses for religion in Oyster Cove (Tas.) were No Religion, so described 49.4%, Catholic 12.2%, Not stated 12.2%, Anglican 11.9% and Uniting Church 5.1%. In Oyster Cove (Tas.), No Religion, so described was the largest religious group reported overall (55.4%) (this figure excludes not stated responses).

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Language, top responses (other than English) Oyster Cove (Tas.) % Oyster Cove (Tas.) Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
German 6 1.9 1,576 0.3 79,353 0.3
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English only spoken at home 289 92.3 450,411 88.3 17,020,417 72.7
Households where a non English language is spoken 3 2.3 13,712 6.5 1,971,011 22.2

In Oyster Cove (Tas.) 92.3% of people only spoke English at home. The only other response for language spoken at home was German 1.9%.

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Employment

Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Oyster Cove (Tas.) % Oyster Cove (Tas.) Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Worked full-time 63 42.0 121,822 52.3 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 71 47.3 81,601 35.0 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 13 8.7 13,162 5.7 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 3 2.0 16,365 7.0 787,452 6.9

There were 150 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Oyster Cove (Tas.). Of these 42.0% were employed full time, 47.3% were employed part-time and 2.0% 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
Oyster Cove (Tas.) % Oyster Cove (Tas.) Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
1-15 hours per week 19 12.6 28,693 13.2 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 24 15.9 24,125 11.1 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 34 22.5 28,779 13.3 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 17 11.3 42,568 19.7 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 44 29.1 79,249 36.6 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Oyster Cove (Tas.), 12.6% worked 1 to 15 hours, 15.9% worked 16 to 24 hours and 29.1% worked 40 hours or more.

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Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Oyster Cove (Tas.) % Oyster Cove (Tas.) Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Professionals 37 25.7 40,772 18.8 2,370,966 22.2
Managers 29 20.1 26,467 12.2 1,390,047 13.0
Technicians and Trades Workers 23 16.0 30,243 14.0 1,447,414 13.5
Community and Personal Service Workers 16 11.1 26,754 12.4 1,157,003 10.8
Clerical and Administrative Workers 14 9.7 28,194 13.0 1,449,681 13.6
Labourers 12 8.3 25,183 11.6 1,011,520 9.5
Machinery Operators and Drivers 7 4.9 13,800 6.4 670,106 6.3
Sales Workers 3 2.1 21,402 9.9 1,000,955 9.4

The most common occupations in Oyster Cove (Tas.) included Professionals 25.7%, Managers 20.1%, Technicians and Trades Workers 16.0%, Community and Personal Service Workers 11.1%, Clerical and Administrative Workers 9.7%, Labourers 8.3%, Machinery Operators and Drivers 4.9% and Sales Workers 2.1%.

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Industry of employment, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Oyster Cove (Tas.) % Oyster Cove (Tas.) Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 8 10.3 7,767 3.6 411,808 3.9
Primary Education 4 5.1 5,653 2.6 231,198 2.2
Aged Care Residential Services 4 5.1 6,139 2.8 211,621 2.0
Hairdressing and Beauty Services 4 5.1 1,859 0.9 88,901 0.8
Beef Cattle Farming (Specialised) 3 3.8 1,168 0.5 44,309 0.4

Of the employed people in Oyster Cove (Tas.), the most common responses for industry of employment included Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 10.3%, Primary Education 5.1%, Aged Care Residential Services 5.1%, Hairdressing and Beauty Services 5.1% and Beef Cattle Farming (Specialised) 3.8%.

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Oyster Cove (Tas.) % Oyster Cove (Tas.) Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Personal 636 -- 573 -- 662 --
Family 1,528 -- 1,399 -- 1,734 --
Household 1,210 -- 1,100 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Oyster Cove (Tas.) was $636.

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Travel to work, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Oyster Cove (Tas.) % Oyster Cove (Tas.) Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Car, as driver 88 62.4 141,396 65.3 6,574,571 61.5
Worked at home 19 13.5 10,135 4.7 503,582 4.7
Motorbike/scooter 6 4.3 1,298 0.6 64,580 0.6
Car, as passenger 3 2.1 12,541 5.8 489,922 4.6
Car as driver, car as passenger 3 2.1 592 0.3 25,615 0.2
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People who travelled to work by public transport 3 2.1 6,510 3.0 1,225,668 11.5
People who travelled to work by car as driver or passenger 98 66.2 156,315 72.2 7,305,271 68.4

In Oyster Cove (Tas.), on the day of the Census, the most common methods of travel to work for employed people included Car, as driver 62.4%, Worked at home 13.5%, Motorbike/scooter 4.3%, Car, as passenger 2.1% and Car as driver, car as passenger 2.1%. On the day, 2.1% of employed people used public transport (train, bus, ferry, tram/light rail) as at least one of their methods of travel to work and 66.2% used car (either as driver or as passenger).

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Oyster Cove (Tas.) % Oyster Cove (Tas.) Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 210 80.2 295,218 70.3 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 76 28.6 111,542 26.6 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 29 11.3 49,528 11.8 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 66 25.4 89,216 21.3 3,620,726 19.0

In Oyster Cove (Tas.), of people aged 15 years and over, 80.2% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 28.6% provided care for children and 11.3% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 25.4% 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
Oyster Cove (Tas.) % Oyster Cove (Tas.) Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Less than 5 hours per week 46 17.5 83,591 19.9 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 84 31.9 113,245 27.0 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 54 20.5 55,346 13.2 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 27 10.3 43,040 10.3 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Oyster Cove (Tas.), 31.9% worked 5 to 14 hours, 20.5% worked 15 to 29 hours and 10.3% worked 30 hours or more.

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Families

family composition | employment status of couple families

Family composition

Family composition Oyster Cove (Tas.) % Oyster Cove (Tas.) Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Couple family without children 40 44.9 57,849 43.1 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 32 36.0 51,286 38.2 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 17 19.1 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 Oyster Cove (Tas.), 36.0% were couple families with children, 44.9% were couple families without children and 19.1% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Oyster Cove (Tas.) % Oyster Cove (Tas.) Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Male -- 35.0 -- 19.4 -- 18.2
Female -- 65.0 -- 80.6 -- 81.8

In Oyster Cove (Tas.), 35.0% of single parents were male and 65.0% 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
Oyster Cove (Tas.) % Oyster Cove (Tas.) Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Both employed, worked full-time 6 7.4 18,546 17.0 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 14 17.3 5,538 5.1 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 18 22.2 24,746 22.7 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 9 11.1 12,935 11.9 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 6 7.4 7,876 7.2 302,037 6.0
Both not working 22 27.2 26,810 24.6 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 0 0.0 6,016 5.5 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 6 7.4 6,662 6.1 311,381 6.2

In Oyster Cove (Tas.), of couple families with children, 7.4% had both partners employed full-time, 17.3% had both employed part-time and 22.2% 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

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Dwelling structure

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling count Oyster Cove (Tas.) % Oyster Cove (Tas.) Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Occupied private dwellings 123 87.2 197,575 86.0 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 18 12.8 32,135 14.0 1,039,874 11.2

In Oyster Cove (Tas.), 87.2% of private dwellings were occupied and 12.8% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Oyster Cove (Tas.) % Oyster Cove (Tas.) Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Separate house 123 100.0 172,998 87.6 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 0 0.0 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 0 0.0 1,202 0.6 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in Oyster Cove (Tas.), 100.0% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Oyster Cove (Tas.) % Oyster Cove (Tas.) Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 772 0.4 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 5 4.2 9,381 4.7 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 22 18.3 40,523 20.5 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 72 60.0 99,381 50.3 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 21 17.5 42,983 21.8 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 0 0.0 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 --

In Oyster Cove (Tas.), of occupied private dwellings 4.2% had 1 bedroom, 18.3% had 2 bedrooms and 60.0% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3. The average household size was 2.4 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Oyster Cove (Tas.) % Oyster Cove (Tas.) Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Owned outright 53 40.2 70,444 35.7 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 55 41.7 66,218 33.5 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 16 12.1 54,034 27.3 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 4 3.0 1,676 0.8 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 4 3.0 5,201 2.6 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Oyster Cove (Tas.), 40.2% were owned outright, 41.7% were owned with a mortgage and 12.1% were rented.

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Household composition

Household composition Oyster Cove (Tas.) % Oyster Cove (Tas.) Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Family households 93 75.6 132,574 67.1 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 27 22.0 58,517 29.6 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 3 2.4 6,492 3.3 354,917 4.3

In Oyster Cove (Tas.), of all households, 75.6% were family households, 22.0% were single person households and 2.4% were group households.

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Household income Oyster Cove (Tas.) % Oyster Cove (Tas.) Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 16.2 -- 26.3 -- 20.0
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 14.3 -- 8.3 -- 16.4

In Oyster Cove (Tas.), 16.2% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 14.3% 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 Oyster Cove (Tas.) % Oyster Cove (Tas.) Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Median rent 270 -- 230 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 96.6 -- 89.8 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 3.4 -- 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 Oyster Cove (Tas.) % Oyster Cove (Tas.) Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Median mortgage repayments 1,304 -- 1,300 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.7 -- 94.9 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 7.3 -- 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 Oyster Cove (Tas.) % Oyster Cove (Tas.) Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
None 4 3.3 13,694 6.9 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 31 25.6 69,261 35.1 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 57 47.1 69,092 35.0 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 29 24.0 38,398 19.4 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 0 0.0 7,139 3.6 285,197 3.4

In Oyster Cove (Tas.), 25.6% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 47.1% had two registered motor vehicles and 24.0% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Internet connection

Dwelling internet connection Oyster Cove (Tas.) % Oyster Cove (Tas.) Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Internet not accessed from dwelling 28 22.4 38,482 19.5 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 97 77.6 154,061 78.0 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 0 0.0 5,032 2.5 221,494 2.7

In Oyster Cove (Tas.), 77.6% 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.
Oyster Cove (Tas.) % Oyster Cove (Tas.) Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Male 12 63.2 11,578 49.1 322,171 49.6
Female 7 36.8 11,993 50.9 326,996 50.4
Median age 23 -- 24 -- 23 --

In Oyster Cove (Tas.), 63.2% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 36.8% were female. The median age was 23 years.

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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
Oyster Cove (Tas.) % Oyster Cove (Tas.) Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Average number of people per household 4 -- 2.9 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 1.3 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 824 -- 1,079 -- 1,203 --

In Oyster Cove (Tas.), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 4 persons, with 1.3 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $824.

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

In Oyster Cove (Tas.), 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.

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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.