Port Arthur (Tas.)

2016 Census All persons QuickStats
Geography type State Suburbs
Area code SSC60508
People 251
Male 51%
Female 49%
Median age 57
Families 72
Average children per family
for families with children 1.6
for all households (a) 0.3
All private dwellings 274
Average people per household 1.9
Median weekly household income $773
Median monthly mortgage repayments $924
Median weekly rent $150
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.6

(a) This label has been updated to more accurately reflect the Census concept shown in this data item. The data has not changed.

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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
Port Arthur (Tas.) % Port Arthur (Tas.) Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Male 128 51.0 249,478 48.9 11,546,638 49.3
Female 123 49.0 260,482 51.1 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 20 7.9 23,572 4.6 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 251 people in Port Arthur (Tas.). Of these 51.0% were male and 49.0% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 7.9% of the population.

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Age Port Arthur (Tas.) % Port Arthur (Tas.) Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Median age 57 -- 42 -- 38 --
0-4 years 7 2.8 28,469 5.6 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 4 1.6 31,514 6.2 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 17 6.8 30,219 5.9 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 4 1.6 31,078 6.1 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 9 3.6 29,865 5.9 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 8 3.2 28,703 5.6 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 9 3.6 29,328 5.8 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 14 5.6 28,333 5.6 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 9 3.6 31,495 6.2 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 8 3.2 34,512 6.8 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 22 8.8 35,538 7.0 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 22 8.8 37,378 7.3 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 30 12.0 34,778 6.8 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 29 11.6 32,945 6.5 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 25 10.0 24,434 4.8 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 16 6.4 17,613 3.5 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 15 6.0 11,994 2.4 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 3 1.2 11,767 2.3 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Port Arthur (Tas.) was 57 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 11.2% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 35.1% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Port Arthur (Tas.) % Port Arthur (Tas.) Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Married 132 58.9 193,360 46.1 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 12 5.4 14,675 3.5 608,059 3.2
Divorced 19 8.5 43,274 10.3 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 16 7.1 26,962 6.4 985,204 5.2
Never married 45 20.1 141,488 33.7 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Port Arthur (Tas.) aged 15 years and over, 58.9% were married and 12.3% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Port Arthur (Tas.) % Port Arthur (Tas.) Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Registered marriage 106 57.9 167,398 45.8 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 10 5.5 45,527 12.5 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 67 36.6 152,391 41.7 7,024,973 41.9

In Port Arthur (Tas.), of people aged 15 years and over, 57.9% of people were in a registered marriage and 5.5% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Port Arthur (Tas.) % Port Arthur (Tas.) Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Preschool 0 0.0 3,736 2.5 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 16 30.2 31,234 21.3 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 0 0.0 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 11.3 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 3 5.7 10,630 7.2 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 3 5.7 18,250 12.4 1,160,626 16.1
Other 0 0.0 2,810 1.9 198,383 2.8
Not stated 25 47.2 38,329 26.1 1,707,023 23.7

In Port Arthur (Tas.) 20.9% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 34.0% were in primary school, 12.8% 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
Port Arthur (Tas.) % Port Arthur (Tas.) Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Bachelor Degree level and above 18 8.4 67,863 16.2 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 12 5.6 31,487 7.5 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 5 2.3 12,132 2.9 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 31 14.5 62,121 14.8 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 22 10.3 50,460 12.0 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 4 1.9 19,697 4.7 941,531 4.9
Year 10 47 22.0 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 35 16.4 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 38 17.8 46,190 11.0 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Port Arthur (Tas.), 10.3% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 18.7% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 5.6% had completed an Advanced Diploma or Diploma.

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Cultural & language diversity

Ancestry, top responses Port Arthur (Tas.) % Port Arthur (Tas.) Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Australian 117 38.2 220,382 32.3 7,298,243 23.3
English 89 29.1 227,074 33.3 7,852,224 25.0
Irish 27 8.8 55,702 8.2 2,388,058 7.6
Scottish 15 4.9 47,546 7.0 2,023,470 6.4
Dutch 8 2.6 10,283 1.5 339,549 1.1

The most common ancestries in Port Arthur (Tas.) were Australian 38.2%, English 29.1%, Irish 8.8%, Scottish 4.9% and Dutch 2.6%.

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 Port Arthur (Tas.) (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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Country of birth Port Arthur (Tas.) % Port Arthur (Tas.) Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Australia 192 79.0 411,490 80.7 15,614,835 66.7
Other top responses:  null  null  null  null  null  null
England 7 2.9 18,776 3.7 907,570 3.9
Philippines 7 2.9 1,616 0.3 232,386 1.0
New Zealand 3 1.2 4,977 1.0 518,466 2.2
Finland 3 1.2 150 0.0 7,711 0.0

In Port Arthur (Tas.), 79.0% of people were born in Australia. The only other responses for country of birth were England 2.9%, Philippines 2.9%, New Zealand 1.2% and Finland 1.2%.

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Country of birth of father and/or mother, stated responses Port Arthur (Tas.) % Port Arthur (Tas.) Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Both parents born overseas 24 10.0 73,757 14.5 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 5 2.1 27,091 5.3 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 3 1.2 18,595 3.6 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 177 73.8 353,447 69.3 11,070,538 47.3

In Port Arthur (Tas.), 73.8% of people had both parents born in Australia and 10.0% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses Port Arthur (Tas.) % Port Arthur (Tas.) Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Australia 187 74.8 374,705 73.5 12,231,150 52.3
Philippines 7 2.8 1,667 0.3 270,177 1.2
England 6 2.4 28,820 5.7 1,403,096 6.0
United Kingdom, Channel Islands and Isle of Man, nfd 3 1.2 4,003 0.8 177,536 0.8
Scotland 3 1.2 5,174 1.0 276,038 1.2

In Port Arthur (Tas.), the most common countries of birth for male parents were Australia 74.8%, Philippines 2.8%, England 2.4%, United Kingdom, Channel Islands and Isle of Man, nfd 1.2% and Scotland 1.2%.

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses Port Arthur (Tas.) % Port Arthur (Tas.) Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Australia 191 72.3 383,599 75.2 12,643,365 54.0
England 13 4.9 26,528 5.2 1,302,147 5.6
Philippines 7 2.7 2,427 0.5 325,049 1.4
New Zealand 4 1.5 6,518 1.3 608,329 2.6
United Kingdom, Channel Islands and Isle of Man, nfd 3 1.1 3,499 0.7 155,231 0.7

In Port Arthur (Tas.), the most common countries of birth for female parents were Australia 72.3%, England 4.9%, Philippines 2.7%, New Zealand 1.5% and United Kingdom, Channel Islands and Isle of Man, nfd 1.1%.

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Religious affiliation, top responses Port Arthur (Tas.) % Port Arthur (Tas.) Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
No Religion, so described 84 35.3 192,515 37.8 6,933,708 29.6
Anglican 61 25.6 103,839 20.4 3,101,185 13.3
Catholic 38 16.0 79,454 15.6 5,291,834 22.6
Not stated 34 14.3 49,690 9.7 2,238,735 9.6
Christian, nfd 3 1.3 12,799 2.5 612,371 2.6

The most common responses for religion in Port Arthur (Tas.) were No Religion, so described 35.3%, Anglican 25.6%, Catholic 16.0%, Not stated 14.3% and Christian, nfd 1.3%. In Port Arthur (Tas.), Christianity was the largest religious group reported overall (59.0%) (this figure excludes not stated responses).

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Language, top responses (other than English) Port Arthur (Tas.) % Port Arthur (Tas.) Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Finnish 3 1.2 115 0.0 5,962 0.0
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English only spoken at home 216 87.1 450,411 88.3 17,020,417 72.7
Households where a non English language is spoken 3 2.5 13,712 6.5 1,971,011 22.2

In Port Arthur (Tas.) 87.1% of people only spoke English at home. The only other response for language spoken at home was Finnish 1.2%.

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Employment

Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Port Arthur (Tas.) % Port Arthur (Tas.) Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Worked full-time 31 37.3 121,822 52.3 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 42 50.6 81,601 35.0 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 4 4.8 13,162 5.7 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 6 7.2 16,365 7.0 787,452 6.9

There were 83 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Port Arthur (Tas.). Of these 37.3% were employed full time, 50.6% were employed part-time and 7.2% 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
Port Arthur (Tas.) % Port Arthur (Tas.) Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
1-15 hours per week 22 27.5 28,693 13.2 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 10 12.5 24,125 11.1 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 15 18.8 28,779 13.3 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 10 12.5 42,568 19.7 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 19 23.8 79,249 36.6 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Port Arthur (Tas.), 27.5% worked 1 to 15 hours, 12.5% worked 16 to 24 hours and 23.8% worked 40 hours or more.

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Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Port Arthur (Tas.) % Port Arthur (Tas.) Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Labourers 19 22.4 25,183 11.6 1,011,520 9.5
Technicians and Trades Workers 16 18.8 30,243 14.0 1,447,414 13.5
Community and Personal Service Workers 12 14.1 26,754 12.4 1,157,003 10.8
Managers 11 12.9 26,467 12.2 1,390,047 13.0
Professionals 11 12.9 40,772 18.8 2,370,966 22.2
Clerical and Administrative Workers 9 10.6 28,194 13.0 1,449,681 13.6
Sales Workers 4 4.7 21,402 9.9 1,000,955 9.4
Machinery Operators and Drivers 3 3.5 13,800 6.4 670,106 6.3

The most common occupations in Port Arthur (Tas.) included Labourers 22.4%, Technicians and Trades Workers 18.8%, Community and Personal Service Workers 14.1%, Managers 12.9%, Professionals 12.9%, Clerical and Administrative Workers 10.6%, Sales Workers 4.7% and Machinery Operators and Drivers 3.5%.

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Industry of employment, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Port Arthur (Tas.) % Port Arthur (Tas.) Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Museum Operation 23 39.7 555 0.3 8,779 0.1
Accommodation 15 25.9 3,856 1.8 113,377 1.1
Pubs, Taverns and Bars 4 6.9 2,106 1.0 75,989 0.7
Building and Other Industrial Cleaning Services 4 6.9 2,365 1.1 131,908 1.2
Rock Lobster and Crab Potting 3 5.2 165 0.1 1,103 0.0

Of the employed people in Port Arthur (Tas.), the most common responses for industry of employment included Museum Operation 39.7%, Accommodation 25.9%, Pubs, Taverns and Bars 6.9%, Building and Other Industrial Cleaning Services 6.9% and Rock Lobster and Crab Potting 5.2%.

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Port Arthur (Tas.) % Port Arthur (Tas.) Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Personal 414 -- 573 -- 662 --
Family 871 -- 1,399 -- 1,734 --
Household 773 -- 1,100 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Port Arthur (Tas.) was $414.

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Travel to work, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Port Arthur (Tas.) % Port Arthur (Tas.) Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Car, as driver 47 60.3 141,396 65.3 6,574,571 61.5
Walked only 6 7.7 10,443 4.8 370,427 3.5
Car, as passenger 3 3.8 12,541 5.8 489,922 4.6
Worked at home 3 3.8 10,135 4.7 503,582 4.7
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People who travelled to work by public transport 0 0.0 6,510 3.0 1,225,668 11.5
People who travelled to work by car as driver or passenger 54 62.1 156,315 72.2 7,305,271 68.4

In Port Arthur (Tas.), on the day of the Census, the only responses for methods of travel to work for employed people were Car, as driver 60.3%, Walked only 7.7%, Car, as passenger 3.8% and Worked at home 3.8%. On the day, 0.0% of employed people used public transport (train, bus, ferry, tram/light rail) as at least one of their methods of travel to work and 62.1% used car (either as driver or as passenger).

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Port Arthur (Tas.) % Port Arthur (Tas.) Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 142 64.0 295,218 70.3 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 46 19.7 111,542 26.6 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 38 16.4 49,528 11.8 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 42 18.5 89,216 21.3 3,620,726 19.0

In Port Arthur (Tas.), of people aged 15 years and over, 64.0% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 19.7% provided care for children and 16.4% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 18.5% 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
Port Arthur (Tas.) % Port Arthur (Tas.) Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Less than 5 hours per week 31 13.8 83,591 19.9 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 55 24.6 113,245 27.0 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 29 12.9 55,346 13.2 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 29 12.9 43,040 10.3 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Port Arthur (Tas.), 24.6% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.9% worked 15 to 29 hours and 12.9% worked 30 hours or more.

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Families

family composition | employment status of couple families

Family composition

Family composition Port Arthur (Tas.) % Port Arthur (Tas.) Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Couple family without children 47 64.4 57,849 43.1 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 14 19.2 51,286 38.2 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 12 16.4 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 Port Arthur (Tas.), 19.2% were couple families with children, 64.4% were couple families without children and 16.4% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Port Arthur (Tas.) % Port Arthur (Tas.) Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Male -- 50.0 -- 19.4 -- 18.2
Female -- 50.0 -- 80.6 -- 81.8

In Port Arthur (Tas.), 50.0% of single parents were male and 50.0% 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
Port Arthur (Tas.) % Port Arthur (Tas.) Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Both employed, worked full-time 3 5.3 18,546 17.0 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 5 8.8 5,538 5.1 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 9 15.8 24,746 22.7 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 3 5.3 12,935 11.9 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 4 7.0 7,876 7.2 302,037 6.0
Both not working 33 57.9 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) 0 0.0 6,662 6.1 311,381 6.2

In Port Arthur (Tas.), of couple families with children, 5.3% had both partners employed full-time, 8.8% had both employed part-time and 15.8% 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 Port Arthur (Tas.) % Port Arthur (Tas.) Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Occupied private dwellings 106 41.2 197,575 86.0 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 151 58.8 32,135 14.0 1,039,874 11.2

In Port Arthur (Tas.), 41.2% of private dwellings were occupied and 58.8% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Port Arthur (Tas.) % Port Arthur (Tas.) Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Separate house 96 90.6 172,998 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 3 2.8 1,202 0.6 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in Port Arthur (Tas.), 90.6% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats or apartments and 2.8% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Port Arthur (Tas.) % Port Arthur (Tas.) Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 772 0.4 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 10 9.5 9,381 4.7 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 27 25.7 40,523 20.5 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 50 47.6 99,381 50.3 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 14 13.3 42,983 21.8 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 4 3.8 4,535 2.3 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.6 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 1.9 -- 2.3 -- 2.6 --

In Port Arthur (Tas.), of occupied private dwellings 9.5% had 1 bedroom, 25.7% had 2 bedrooms and 47.6% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.6. The average household size was 1.9 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Port Arthur (Tas.) % Port Arthur (Tas.) Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Owned outright 65 59.1 70,444 35.7 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 25 22.7 66,218 33.5 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 20 18.2 54,034 27.3 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 0 0.0 1,676 0.8 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 0 0.0 5,201 2.6 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Port Arthur (Tas.), 59.1% were owned outright, 22.7% were owned with a mortgage and 18.2% were rented.

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Household composition

Household composition Port Arthur (Tas.) % Port Arthur (Tas.) Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Family households 71 67.0 132,574 67.1 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 35 33.0 58,517 29.6 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 0 0.0 6,492 3.3 354,917 4.3

In Port Arthur (Tas.), of all households, 67.0% were family households, 33.0% were single person households and 0.0% were group households.

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Household income Port Arthur (Tas.) % Port Arthur (Tas.) Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 32.7 -- 26.3 -- 20.0
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 0.0 -- 8.3 -- 16.4

In Port Arthur (Tas.), 32.7% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 0.0% 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 Port Arthur (Tas.) % Port Arthur (Tas.) Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Median rent 150 -- 230 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 100.0 -- 89.8 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 0.0 -- 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 Port Arthur (Tas.) % Port Arthur (Tas.) Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Median mortgage repayments 924 -- 1,300 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.2 -- 94.9 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 5.8 -- 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 Port Arthur (Tas.) % Port Arthur (Tas.) Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
None 3 2.9 13,694 6.9 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 47 45.2 69,261 35.1 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 37 35.6 69,092 35.0 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 17 16.3 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 Port Arthur (Tas.), 45.2% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 35.6% had two registered motor vehicles and 16.3% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Internet connection

Dwelling internet connection Port Arthur (Tas.) % Port Arthur (Tas.) Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Internet not accessed from dwelling 32 30.8 38,482 19.5 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 72 69.2 154,061 78.0 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 0 0.0 5,032 2.5 221,494 2.7

In Port Arthur (Tas.), 69.2% 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.
Port Arthur (Tas.) % Port Arthur (Tas.) Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Male 10 55.6 11,578 49.1 322,171 49.6
Female 8 44.4 11,993 50.9 326,996 50.4
Median age 44 -- 24 -- 23 --

In Port Arthur (Tas.), 55.6% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 44.4% were female. The median age was 44 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
Port Arthur (Tas.) % Port Arthur (Tas.) Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Average number of people per household 2.7 -- 2.9 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 1.6 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 1,291 -- 1,079 -- 1,203 --

In Port Arthur (Tas.), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.7 persons, with 1.6 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,291.

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
Port Arthur (Tas.) % Port Arthur (Tas.) Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Median weekly rent 0 -- 220 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 824 -- 1,300 -- 1,660 --

In Port Arthur (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 $824.

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.