Queenstown (Tas.)

2016 Census All persons QuickStats
Geography type State Suburbs
Area code SSC60526
People 1,790
Male 51.7%
Female 48.3%
Median age 45
Families 453
Average children per family
for families with children 1.8
for all households (a) 0.6
All private dwellings 1,152
Average people per household 2.1
Median weekly household income $764
Median monthly mortgage repayments $650
Median weekly rent $133
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.5

(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
Queenstown (Tas.) % Queenstown (Tas.) Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Male 925 51.7 249,478 48.9 11,546,638 49.3
Female 864 48.3 260,482 51.1 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 139 7.8 23,572 4.6 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 1,790 people in Queenstown (Tas.). Of these 51.7% were male and 48.3% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 7.8% of the population.

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Age Queenstown (Tas.) % Queenstown (Tas.) Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Median age 45 -- 42 -- 38 --
0-4 years 97 5.4 28,469 5.6 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 123 6.9 31,514 6.2 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 102 5.7 30,219 5.9 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 96 5.4 31,078 6.1 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 72 4.0 29,865 5.9 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 86 4.8 28,703 5.6 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 72 4.0 29,328 5.8 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 113 6.3 28,333 5.6 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 122 6.8 31,495 6.2 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 151 8.4 34,512 6.8 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 141 7.9 35,538 7.0 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 148 8.3 37,378 7.3 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 138 7.7 34,778 6.8 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 124 6.9 32,945 6.5 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 77 4.3 24,434 4.8 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 61 3.4 17,613 3.5 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 43 2.4 11,994 2.4 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 26 1.5 11,767 2.3 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Queenstown (Tas.) was 45 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 18.0% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 18.5% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Queenstown (Tas.) % Queenstown (Tas.) Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Married 563 38.4 193,360 46.1 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 77 5.2 14,675 3.5 608,059 3.2
Divorced 136 9.3 43,274 10.3 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 119 8.1 26,962 6.4 985,204 5.2
Never married 573 39.0 141,488 33.7 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Queenstown (Tas.) aged 15 years and over, 38.4% were married and 14.6% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Queenstown (Tas.) % Queenstown (Tas.) Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Registered marriage 505 39.6 167,398 45.8 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 182 14.3 45,527 12.5 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 588 46.1 152,391 41.7 7,024,973 41.9

In Queenstown (Tas.), of people aged 15 years and over, 39.6% of people were in a registered marriage and 14.3% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Queenstown (Tas.) % Queenstown (Tas.) Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Preschool 10 2.2 3,736 2.5 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 55 11.9 31,234 21.3 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 98 21.2 8,077 5.5 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 6 1.3 4,467 3.0 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 80 17.3 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 3 0.6 4,840 3.3 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 23 5.0 10,630 7.2 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 21 4.5 18,250 12.4 1,160,626 16.1
Other 12 2.6 2,810 1.9 198,383 2.8
Not stated 155 33.5 38,329 26.1 1,707,023 23.7

In Queenstown (Tas.) 26.6% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 35.4% were in primary school, 18.0% in secondary school and 9.6% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Queenstown (Tas.) % Queenstown (Tas.) Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Bachelor Degree level and above 91 6.2 67,863 16.2 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 66 4.5 31,487 7.5 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 26 1.8 12,132 2.9 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 282 19.3 62,121 14.8 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 135 9.3 50,460 12.0 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 82 5.6 19,697 4.7 941,531 4.9
Year 10 367 25.2 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 165 11.3 43,314 10.3 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 3 0.2 1,641 0.4 145,844 0.8
Not stated 209 14.3 46,190 11.0 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Queenstown (Tas.), 9.3% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 21.1% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 4.5% had completed an Advanced Diploma or Diploma.

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Cultural & language diversity

Ancestry, top responses Queenstown (Tas.) % Queenstown (Tas.) Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Australian 864 36.4 220,382 32.3 7,298,243 23.3
English 749 31.6 227,074 33.3 7,852,224 25.0
Irish 224 9.4 55,702 8.2 2,388,058 7.6
Scottish 123 5.2 47,546 7.0 2,023,470 6.4
German 114 4.8 18,391 2.7 982,226 3.1

The most common ancestries in Queenstown (Tas.) were Australian 36.4%, English 31.6%, Irish 9.4%, Scottish 5.2% and German 4.8%.

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

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Country of birth Queenstown (Tas.) % Queenstown (Tas.) Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Australia 1,498 84.4 411,490 80.7 15,614,835 66.7
Other top responses:  null  null  null  null  null  null
England 50 2.8 18,776 3.7 907,570 3.9
New Zealand 24 1.4 4,977 1.0 518,466 2.2
Netherlands 10 0.6 2,193 0.4 70,172 0.3
Philippines 10 0.6 1,616 0.3 232,386 1.0
Germany 9 0.5 2,108 0.4 102,595 0.4

In Queenstown (Tas.), 84.4% of people were born in Australia. The most common countries of birth were England 2.8%, New Zealand 1.4%, Netherlands 0.6%, Philippines 0.6% and Germany 0.5%.

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Country of birth of father and/or mother, stated responses Queenstown (Tas.) % Queenstown (Tas.) Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Both parents born overseas 176 9.8 73,757 14.5 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 70 3.9 27,091 5.3 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 36 2.0 18,595 3.6 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 1,368 76.2 353,447 69.3 11,070,538 47.3

In Queenstown (Tas.), 76.2% of people had both parents born in Australia and 9.8% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses Queenstown (Tas.) % Queenstown (Tas.) Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Australia 1,418 80.6 374,705 73.5 12,231,150 52.3
England 67 3.8 28,820 5.7 1,403,096 6.0
New Zealand 24 1.4 6,786 1.3 617,331 2.6
Netherlands 15 0.9 5,563 1.1 175,354 0.7
Germany 14 0.8 3,624 0.7 170,571 0.7

In Queenstown (Tas.), the most common countries of birth for male parents were Australia 80.6%, England 3.8%, New Zealand 1.4%, Netherlands 0.9% and Germany 0.8%.

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses Queenstown (Tas.) % Queenstown (Tas.) Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Australia 1,450 82.6 383,599 75.2 12,643,365 54.0
England 54 3.1 26,528 5.2 1,302,147 5.6
New Zealand 23 1.3 6,518 1.3 608,329 2.6
Germany 15 0.9 3,423 0.7 169,618 0.7
Netherlands 15 0.9 5,021 1.0 152,088 0.6

In Queenstown (Tas.), the most common countries of birth for female parents were Australia 82.6%, England 3.1%, New Zealand 1.3%, Germany 0.9% and Netherlands 0.9%.

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Religious affiliation, top responses Queenstown (Tas.) % Queenstown (Tas.) Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
No Religion, so described 499 27.9 192,515 37.8 6,933,708 29.6
Catholic 486 27.2 79,454 15.6 5,291,834 22.6
Anglican 444 24.8 103,839 20.4 3,101,185 13.3
Not stated 171 9.6 49,690 9.7 2,238,735 9.6
Uniting Church 71 4.0 19,341 3.8 870,183 3.7

The most common responses for religion in Queenstown (Tas.) were No Religion, so described 27.9%, Catholic 27.2%, Anglican 24.8%, Not stated 9.6% and Uniting Church 4.0%. In Queenstown (Tas.), Christianity was the largest religious group reported overall (67.5%) (this figure excludes not stated responses).

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Language, top responses (other than English) Queenstown (Tas.) % Queenstown (Tas.) Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Dutch 4 0.2 903 0.2 33,835 0.1
Malayalam 4 0.2 254 0.0 53,206 0.2
German 3 0.2 1,576 0.3 79,353 0.3
Italian 3 0.2 1,096 0.2 271,597 1.2
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English only spoken at home 1,630 92.0 450,411 88.3 17,020,417 72.7
Households where a non English language is spoken 33 3.9 13,712 6.5 1,971,011 22.2

In Queenstown (Tas.) 92.0% of people only spoke English at home. The only other responses for language spoken at home were Dutch 0.2%, Malayalam 0.2%, German 0.2% and Italian 0.2%.

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Employment

Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Queenstown (Tas.) % Queenstown (Tas.) Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Worked full-time 343 47.3 121,822 52.3 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 220 30.3 81,601 35.0 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 37 5.1 13,162 5.7 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 125 17.2 16,365 7.0 787,452 6.9

There were 725 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Queenstown (Tas.). Of these 47.3% were employed full time, 30.3% were employed part-time and 17.2% 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
Queenstown (Tas.) % Queenstown (Tas.) Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
1-15 hours per week 96 16.2 28,693 13.2 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 54 9.1 24,125 11.1 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 67 11.3 28,779 13.3 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 77 13.0 42,568 19.7 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 260 44.0 79,249 36.6 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Queenstown (Tas.), 16.2% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.1% worked 16 to 24 hours and 44.0% worked 40 hours or more.

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Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Queenstown (Tas.) % Queenstown (Tas.) Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Technicians and Trades Workers 109 18.0 30,243 14.0 1,447,414 13.5
Labourers 109 18.0 25,183 11.6 1,011,520 9.5
Community and Personal Service Workers 75 12.4 26,754 12.4 1,157,003 10.8
Managers 63 10.4 26,467 12.2 1,390,047 13.0
Machinery Operators and Drivers 63 10.4 13,800 6.4 670,106 6.3
Professionals 59 9.8 40,772 18.8 2,370,966 22.2
Sales Workers 59 9.8 21,402 9.9 1,000,955 9.4
Clerical and Administrative Workers 51 8.4 28,194 13.0 1,449,681 13.6

The most common occupations in Queenstown (Tas.) included Technicians and Trades Workers 18.0%, Labourers 18.0%, Community and Personal Service Workers 12.4%, Managers 10.4%, Machinery Operators and Drivers 10.4%, Professionals 9.8%, Sales Workers 9.8% and Clerical and Administrative Workers 8.4%.

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Industry of employment, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Queenstown (Tas.) % Queenstown (Tas.) Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Accommodation 52 9.3 3,856 1.8 113,377 1.1
Supermarket and Grocery Stores 37 6.6 6,511 3.0 254,275 2.4
Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 33 5.9 7,767 3.6 411,808 3.9
Local Government Administration 29 5.2 3,173 1.5 142,724 1.3
Combined Primary and Secondary Education 29 5.2 3,633 1.7 122,286 1.1

Of the employed people in Queenstown (Tas.), the most common responses for industry of employment included Accommodation 9.3%, Supermarket and Grocery Stores 6.6%, Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 5.9%, Local Government Administration 5.2% and Combined Primary and Secondary Education 5.2%.

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Queenstown (Tas.) % Queenstown (Tas.) Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Personal 438 -- 573 -- 662 --
Family 1,030 -- 1,399 -- 1,734 --
Household 764 -- 1,100 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Queenstown (Tas.) was $438.

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Travel to work, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Queenstown (Tas.) % Queenstown (Tas.) Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Car, as driver 370 61.4 141,396 65.3 6,574,571 61.5
Walked only 53 8.8 10,443 4.8 370,427 3.5
Car, as passenger 42 7.0 12,541 5.8 489,922 4.6
Worked at home 25 4.1 10,135 4.7 503,582 4.7
Bus 5 0.8 5,226 2.4 323,201 3.0
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People who travelled to work by public transport 5 0.8 6,510 3.0 1,225,668 11.5
People who travelled to work by car as driver or passenger 415 68.5 156,315 72.2 7,305,271 68.4

In Queenstown (Tas.), on the day of the Census, the most common methods of travel to work for employed people included Car, as driver 61.4%, Walked only 8.8%, Car, as passenger 7.0%, Worked at home 4.1% and Bus 0.8%. On the day, 0.8% of employed people used public transport (train, bus, ferry, tram/light rail) as at least one of their methods of travel to work and 68.5% used car (either as driver or as passenger).

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Queenstown (Tas.) % Queenstown (Tas.) Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 925 62.9 295,218 70.3 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 363 24.8 111,542 26.6 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 159 10.8 49,528 11.8 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 309 21.0 89,216 21.3 3,620,726 19.0

In Queenstown (Tas.), of people aged 15 years and over, 62.9% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 24.8% provided care for children and 10.8% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 21.0% 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
Queenstown (Tas.) % Queenstown (Tas.) Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Less than 5 hours per week 204 13.9 83,591 19.9 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 330 22.5 113,245 27.0 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 208 14.2 55,346 13.2 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 181 12.3 43,040 10.3 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Queenstown (Tas.), 22.5% worked 5 to 14 hours, 14.2% worked 15 to 29 hours and 12.3% worked 30 hours or more.

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Families

family composition | employment status of couple families

Family composition

Family composition Queenstown (Tas.) % Queenstown (Tas.) Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Couple family without children 195 43.2 57,849 43.1 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 158 35.0 51,286 38.2 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 86 19.1 23,423 17.4 959,543 15.8
Other family 12 2.7 1,781 1.3 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Queenstown (Tas.), 35.0% were couple families with children, 43.2% 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
Queenstown (Tas.) % Queenstown (Tas.) Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Male -- 18.3 -- 19.4 -- 18.2
Female -- 81.7 -- 80.6 -- 81.8

In Queenstown (Tas.), 18.3% of single parents were male and 81.7% 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
Queenstown (Tas.) % Queenstown (Tas.) Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Both employed, worked full-time 38 10.6 18,546 17.0 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 13 3.6 5,538 5.1 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 55 15.3 24,746 22.7 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 63 17.5 12,935 11.9 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 38 10.6 7,876 7.2 302,037 6.0
Both not working 114 31.8 26,810 24.6 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 19 5.3 6,016 5.5 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 19 5.3 6,662 6.1 311,381 6.2

In Queenstown (Tas.), of couple families with children, 10.6% had both partners employed full-time, 3.6% had both employed part-time and 15.3% 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 Queenstown (Tas.) % Queenstown (Tas.) Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Occupied private dwellings 780 72.4 197,575 86.0 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 298 27.6 32,135 14.0 1,039,874 11.2

In Queenstown (Tas.), 72.4% of private dwellings were occupied and 27.6% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Queenstown (Tas.) % Queenstown (Tas.) Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Separate house 742 95.1 172,998 87.6 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 3 0.4 11,376 5.8 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 32 4.1 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 Queenstown (Tas.), 95.1% were separate houses, 0.4% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 4.1% were flats or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Queenstown (Tas.) % Queenstown (Tas.) Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
None (includes bedsitters) 3 0.4 772 0.4 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 35 4.5 9,381 4.7 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 145 18.5 40,523 20.5 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 447 57.0 99,381 50.3 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 127 16.2 42,983 21.8 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 27 3.4 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 2.1 -- 2.3 -- 2.6 --

In Queenstown (Tas.), of occupied private dwellings 4.5% had 1 bedroom, 18.5% had 2 bedrooms and 57.0% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.9. The average household size was 2.1 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Queenstown (Tas.) % Queenstown (Tas.) Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Owned outright 368 47.5 70,444 35.7 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 173 22.3 66,218 33.5 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 203 26.2 54,034 27.3 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 3 0.4 1,676 0.8 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 28 3.6 5,201 2.6 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Queenstown (Tas.), 47.5% were owned outright, 22.3% were owned with a mortgage and 26.2% were rented.

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Household composition

Household composition Queenstown (Tas.) % Queenstown (Tas.) Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Family households 445 57.3 132,574 67.1 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 313 40.3 58,517 29.6 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 19 2.4 6,492 3.3 354,917 4.3

In Queenstown (Tas.), of all households, 57.3% were family households, 40.3% were single person households and 2.4% were group households.

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Household income Queenstown (Tas.) % Queenstown (Tas.) Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 42.2 -- 26.3 -- 20.0
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 3.9 -- 8.3 -- 16.4

In Queenstown (Tas.), 42.2% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 3.9% 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 Queenstown (Tas.) % Queenstown (Tas.) Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Median rent 133 -- 230 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.3 -- 89.8 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 5.7 -- 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 Queenstown (Tas.) % Queenstown (Tas.) Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Median mortgage repayments 650 -- 1,300 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 97.5 -- 94.9 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 2.5 -- 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 Queenstown (Tas.) % Queenstown (Tas.) Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
None 88 11.4 13,694 6.9 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 320 41.3 69,261 35.1 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 231 29.8 69,092 35.0 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 94 12.1 38,398 19.4 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 41 5.3 7,139 3.6 285,197 3.4

In Queenstown (Tas.), 41.3% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 29.8% had two registered motor vehicles and 12.1% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Internet connection

Dwelling internet connection Queenstown (Tas.) % Queenstown (Tas.) Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Internet not accessed from dwelling 199 25.6 38,482 19.5 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 546 70.2 154,061 78.0 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 33 4.2 5,032 2.5 221,494 2.7

In Queenstown (Tas.), 70.2% 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.
Queenstown (Tas.) % Queenstown (Tas.) Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Male 75 52.4 11,578 49.1 322,171 49.6
Female 68 47.6 11,993 50.9 326,996 50.4
Median age 21 -- 24 -- 23 --

In Queenstown (Tas.), 52.4% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 47.6% were female. The median age was 21 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
Queenstown (Tas.) % Queenstown (Tas.) Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Average number of people per household 2.7 -- 2.9 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 0.9 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 824 -- 1,079 -- 1,203 --

In Queenstown (Tas.), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.7 persons, with 0.9 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
Queenstown (Tas.) % Queenstown (Tas.) Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Median weekly rent 150 -- 220 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 495 -- 1,300 -- 1,660 --

In Queenstown (Tas.), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $150 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $495.

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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.