Sandford (Tas.)

2016 Census All persons QuickStats
Geography type State Suburbs
Area code SSC60579
People 1,883
Male 51.5%
Female 48.5%
Median age 44
Families 551
Average children per family
for families with children 1.8
for all families 0.9
All private dwellings 708
Average people per household 2.8
Median weekly household income $1,845
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,625
Median weekly rent $313
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.6

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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
Sandford (Tas.) % Sandford (Tas.) Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Male 968 51.5 249,478 48.9 11,546,638 49.3
Female 912 48.5 260,482 51.1 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 52 2.8 23,572 4.6 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 1,883 people in Sandford (Tas.). Of these 51.5% were male and 48.5% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 2.8% of the population.

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Age Sandford (Tas.) % Sandford (Tas.) Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Median age 44 -- 42 -- 38 --
0-4 years 109 5.8 28,469 5.6 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 140 7.4 31,514 6.2 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 115 6.1 30,219 5.9 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 110 5.8 31,078 6.1 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 83 4.4 29,865 5.9 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 57 3.0 28,703 5.6 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 81 4.3 29,328 5.8 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 118 6.2 28,333 5.6 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 144 7.6 31,495 6.2 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 159 8.4 34,512 6.8 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 184 9.7 35,538 7.0 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 199 10.5 37,378 7.3 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 148 7.8 34,778 6.8 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 120 6.3 32,945 6.5 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 60 3.2 24,434 4.8 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 32 1.7 17,613 3.5 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 19 1.0 11,994 2.4 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 14 0.7 11,767 2.3 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Sandford (Tas.) was 44 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 19.2% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 12.9% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Sandford (Tas.) % Sandford (Tas.) Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Married 883 58.1 193,360 46.1 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 47 3.1 14,675 3.5 608,059 3.2
Divorced 147 9.7 43,274 10.3 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 40 2.6 26,962 6.4 985,204 5.2
Never married 404 26.6 141,488 33.7 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Sandford (Tas.) aged 15 years and over, 58.1% were married and 12.5% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Sandford (Tas.) % Sandford (Tas.) Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Registered marriage 780 57.3 167,398 45.8 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 171 12.6 45,527 12.5 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 411 30.2 152,391 41.7 7,024,973 41.9

In Sandford (Tas.), of people aged 15 years and over, 57.3% of people were in a registered marriage and 12.6% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Sandford (Tas.) % Sandford (Tas.) Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Preschool 11 2.2 3,736 2.5 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 134 26.3 31,234 21.3 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 45 8.8 8,077 5.5 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 16 3.1 4,467 3.0 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 68 13.4 17,971 12.2 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 45 8.8 6,630 4.5 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 11 2.2 4,840 3.3 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 32 6.3 10,630 7.2 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 53 10.4 18,250 12.4 1,160,626 16.1
Other 10 2.0 2,810 1.9 198,383 2.8
Not stated 84 16.5 38,329 26.1 1,707,023 23.7

In Sandford (Tas.) 27.2% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 39.8% were in primary school, 25.4% in secondary school and 17.1% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Sandford (Tas.) % Sandford (Tas.) Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Bachelor Degree level and above 277 18.2 67,863 16.2 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 163 10.7 31,487 7.5 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 63 4.1 12,132 2.9 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 312 20.5 62,121 14.8 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 185 12.2 50,460 12.0 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 84 5.5 19,697 4.7 941,531 4.9
Year 10 202 13.3 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 78 5.1 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 108 7.1 46,190 11.0 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Sandford (Tas.), 12.2% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 24.3% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 10.7% had completed an Advanced Diploma or Diploma.

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Cultural & language diversity

Ancestry, top responses Sandford (Tas.) % Sandford (Tas.) Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
English 916 35.8 227,074 33.3 7,852,224 25.0
Australian 833 32.6 220,382 32.3 7,298,243 23.3
Irish 244 9.5 55,702 8.2 2,388,058 7.6
Scottish 196 7.7 47,546 7.0 2,023,470 6.4
German 75 2.9 18,391 2.7 982,226 3.1

The most common ancestries in Sandford (Tas.) were English 35.8%, Australian 32.6%, Irish 9.5%, Scottish 7.7% and German 2.9%.

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

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Country of birth Sandford (Tas.) % Sandford (Tas.) Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Australia 1,621 86.6 411,490 80.7 15,614,835 66.7
Other top responses:  null  null  null  null  null  null
England 80 4.3 18,776 3.7 907,570 3.9
Germany 18 1.0 2,108 0.4 102,595 0.4
New Zealand 17 0.9 4,977 1.0 518,466 2.2
Scotland 10 0.5 2,283 0.4 119,417 0.5
United States of America 8 0.4 1,630 0.3 86,125 0.4

In Sandford (Tas.), 86.6% of people were born in Australia. The most common countries of birth were England 4.3%, Germany 1.0%, New Zealand 0.9%, Scotland 0.5% and United States of America 0.4%.

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Country of birth of father and/or mother, stated responses Sandford (Tas.) % Sandford (Tas.) Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Both parents born overseas 227 12.1 73,757 14.5 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 125 6.7 27,091 5.3 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 72 3.8 18,595 3.6 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 1,373 73.1 353,447 69.3 11,070,538 47.3

In Sandford (Tas.), 73.1% of people had both parents born in Australia and 12.1% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses Sandford (Tas.) % Sandford (Tas.) Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Australia 1,456 77.5 374,705 73.5 12,231,150 52.3
England 137 7.3 28,820 5.7 1,403,096 6.0
New Zealand 38 2.0 6,786 1.3 617,331 2.6
Germany 22 1.2 3,624 0.7 170,571 0.7
Netherlands 20 1.1 5,563 1.1 175,354 0.7

In Sandford (Tas.), the most common countries of birth for male parents were Australia 77.5%, England 7.3%, New Zealand 2.0%, Germany 1.2% and Netherlands 1.1%.

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses Sandford (Tas.) % Sandford (Tas.) Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Australia 1,503 80.6 383,599 75.2 12,643,365 54.0
England 107 5.7 26,528 5.2 1,302,147 5.6
New Zealand 27 1.4 6,518 1.3 608,329 2.6
Netherlands 23 1.2 5,021 1.0 152,088 0.6
United Kingdom, Channel Islands and Isle of Man, nfd 20 1.1 3,499 0.7 155,231 0.7

In Sandford (Tas.), the most common countries of birth for female parents were Australia 80.6%, England 5.7%, New Zealand 1.4%, Netherlands 1.2% and United Kingdom, Channel Islands and Isle of Man, nfd 1.1%.

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Religious affiliation, top responses Sandford (Tas.) % Sandford (Tas.) Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
No Religion, so described 822 43.9 192,515 37.8 6,933,708 29.6
Anglican 422 22.5 103,839 20.4 3,101,185 13.3
Catholic 318 17.0 79,454 15.6 5,291,834 22.6
Not stated 148 7.9 49,690 9.7 2,238,735 9.6
Uniting Church 42 2.2 19,341 3.8 870,183 3.7

The most common responses for religion in Sandford (Tas.) were No Religion, so described 43.9%, Anglican 22.5%, Catholic 17.0%, Not stated 7.9% and Uniting Church 2.2%. In Sandford (Tas.), Christianity was the largest religious group reported overall (50.9%) (this figure excludes not stated responses).

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Language, top responses (other than English) Sandford (Tas.) % Sandford (Tas.) Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
German 10 0.5 1,576 0.3 79,353 0.3
Japanese 5 0.3 601 0.1 55,966 0.2
Italian 4 0.2 1,096 0.2 271,597 1.2
Afrikaans 3 0.2 375 0.1 43,741 0.2
Bosnian 3 0.2 61 0.0 15,832 0.1
 null  null  null  null  null  null  null
English only spoken at home 1,777 94.7 450,411 88.3 17,020,417 72.7
Households where a non English language is spoken 27 4.1 13,712 6.5 1,971,011 22.2

In Sandford (Tas.) 94.7% of people only spoke English at home. Other languages spoken at home included German 0.5%, Japanese 0.3%, Italian 0.2%, Afrikaans 0.2% and Bosnian 0.2%.

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Employment

Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Sandford (Tas.) % Sandford (Tas.) Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Worked full-time 587 56.6 121,822 52.3 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 360 34.7 81,601 35.0 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 52 5.0 13,162 5.7 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 39 3.8 16,365 7.0 787,452 6.9

There were 1,038 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Sandford (Tas.). Of these 56.6% were employed full time, 34.7% were employed part-time and 3.8% 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
Sandford (Tas.) % Sandford (Tas.) Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
1-15 hours per week 124 12.3 28,693 13.2 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 104 10.3 24,125 11.1 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 137 13.6 28,779 13.3 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 194 19.2 42,568 19.7 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 396 39.2 79,249 36.6 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Sandford (Tas.), 12.3% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.3% worked 16 to 24 hours and 39.2% worked 40 hours or more.

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Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Sandford (Tas.) % Sandford (Tas.) Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Professionals 203 19.9 40,772 18.8 2,370,966 22.2
Technicians and Trades Workers 201 19.7 30,243 14.0 1,447,414 13.5
Clerical and Administrative Workers 133 13.0 28,194 13.0 1,449,681 13.6
Managers 124 12.2 26,467 12.2 1,390,047 13.0
Community and Personal Service Workers 116 11.4 26,754 12.4 1,157,003 10.8
Sales Workers 99 9.7 21,402 9.9 1,000,955 9.4
Labourers 90 8.8 25,183 11.6 1,011,520 9.5
Machinery Operators and Drivers 37 3.6 13,800 6.4 670,106 6.3

The most common occupations in Sandford (Tas.) included Professionals 19.9%, Technicians and Trades Workers 19.7%, Clerical and Administrative Workers 13.0%, Managers 12.2%, Community and Personal Service Workers 11.4%, Sales Workers 9.7%, Labourers 8.8% and Machinery Operators and Drivers 3.6%.

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Industry of employment, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Sandford (Tas.) % Sandford (Tas.) Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Supermarket and Grocery Stores 39 4.3 6,511 3.0 254,275 2.4
Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 39 4.3 7,767 3.6 411,808 3.9
State Government Administration 37 4.0 5,929 2.7 158,980 1.5
Primary Education 29 3.2 5,653 2.6 231,198 2.2
Non-Residential Building Construction 23 2.5 1,043 0.5 67,107 0.6

Of the employed people in Sandford (Tas.), the most common responses for industry of employment included Supermarket and Grocery Stores 4.3%, Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 4.3%, State Government Administration 4.0%, Primary Education 3.2% and Non-Residential Building Construction 2.5%.

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Sandford (Tas.) % Sandford (Tas.) Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Personal 773 -- 573 -- 662 --
Family 1,961 -- 1,399 -- 1,734 --
Household 1,845 -- 1,100 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Sandford (Tas.) was $773.

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Travel to work, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Sandford (Tas.) % Sandford (Tas.) Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Car, as driver 724 72.6 141,396 65.3 6,574,571 61.5
Worked at home 52 5.2 10,135 4.7 503,582 4.7
Car, as passenger 36 3.6 12,541 5.8 489,922 4.6
Truck 19 1.9 1,695 0.8 85,892 0.8
Bus 16 1.6 5,226 2.4 323,201 3.0
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People who travelled to work by public transport 22 2.2 6,510 3.0 1,225,668 11.5
People who travelled to work by car as driver or passenger 775 77.3 156,315 72.2 7,305,271 68.4

In Sandford (Tas.), on the day of the Census, the most common methods of travel to work for employed people included Car, as driver 72.6%, Worked at home 5.2%, Car, as passenger 3.6%, Truck 1.9% and Bus 1.6%. On the day, 2.2% of employed people used public transport (train, bus, ferry, tram/light rail) as at least one of their methods of travel to work and 77.3% used car (either as driver or as passenger).

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Sandford (Tas.) % Sandford (Tas.) Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,204 79.3 295,218 70.3 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 491 32.3 111,542 26.6 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 178 11.7 49,528 11.8 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 320 21.0 89,216 21.3 3,620,726 19.0

In Sandford (Tas.), of people aged 15 years and over, 79.3% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 32.3% provided care for children and 11.7% 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
Sandford (Tas.) % Sandford (Tas.) Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Less than 5 hours per week 320 21.2 83,591 19.9 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 501 33.1 113,245 27.0 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 224 14.8 55,346 13.2 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 152 10.1 43,040 10.3 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Sandford (Tas.), 33.1% worked 5 to 14 hours, 14.8% worked 15 to 29 hours and 10.1% worked 30 hours or more.

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Families

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Family composition

Family composition Sandford (Tas.) % Sandford (Tas.) Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Couple family without children 211 38.2 57,849 43.1 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 272 49.3 51,286 38.2 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 66 12.0 23,423 17.4 959,543 15.8
Other family 3 0.5 1,781 1.3 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Sandford (Tas.), 49.3% were couple families with children, 38.2% were couple families without children and 12.0% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Sandford (Tas.) % Sandford (Tas.) Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Male -- 32.3 -- 19.4 -- 18.2
Female -- 67.7 -- 80.6 -- 81.8

In Sandford (Tas.), 32.3% of single parents were male and 67.7% 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
Sandford (Tas.) % Sandford (Tas.) Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Both employed, worked full-time 103 21.4 18,546 17.0 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 23 4.8 5,538 5.1 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 141 29.3 24,746 22.7 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 53 11.0 12,935 11.9 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 32 6.7 7,876 7.2 302,037 6.0
Both not working 85 17.7 26,810 24.6 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 23 4.8 6,016 5.5 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 21 4.4 6,662 6.1 311,381 6.2

In Sandford (Tas.), of couple families with children, 21.4% had both partners employed full-time, 4.8% had both employed part-time and 29.3% 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 Sandford (Tas.) % Sandford (Tas.) Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Occupied private dwellings 627 93.4 197,575 86.0 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 44 6.6 32,135 14.0 1,039,874 11.2

In Sandford (Tas.), 93.4% of private dwellings were occupied and 6.6% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Sandford (Tas.) % Sandford (Tas.) Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Separate house 627 100.0 172,998 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 Sandford (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
Sandford (Tas.) % Sandford (Tas.) Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 772 0.4 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 14 2.2 9,381 4.7 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 49 7.7 40,523 20.5 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 286 45.2 99,381 50.3 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 279 44.1 42,983 21.8 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 5 0.8 4,535 2.3 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.4 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.8 -- 2.3 -- 2.6 --

In Sandford (Tas.), of occupied private dwellings 2.2% had 1 bedroom, 7.7% had 2 bedrooms and 45.2% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.4. The average household size was 2.8 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Sandford (Tas.) % Sandford (Tas.) Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Owned outright 250 39.6 70,444 35.7 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 332 52.5 66,218 33.5 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 37 5.9 54,034 27.3 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 4 0.6 1,676 0.8 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 9 1.4 5,201 2.6 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Sandford (Tas.), 39.6% were owned outright, 52.5% were owned with a mortgage and 5.9% were rented.

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Household composition

Household composition Sandford (Tas.) % Sandford (Tas.) Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Family households 537 85.5 132,574 67.1 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 85 13.5 58,517 29.6 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 6 1.0 6,492 3.3 354,917 4.3

In Sandford (Tas.), of all households, 85.5% were family households, 13.5% were single person households and 1.0% were group households.

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Household income Sandford (Tas.) % Sandford (Tas.) Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 10.6 -- 26.3 -- 20.0
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 19.3 -- 8.3 -- 16.4

In Sandford (Tas.), 10.6% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 19.3% 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 Sandford (Tas.) % Sandford (Tas.) Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Median rent 313 -- 230 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 98.7 -- 89.8 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 1.3 -- 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 Sandford (Tas.) % Sandford (Tas.) Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Median mortgage repayments 1,625 -- 1,300 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.4 -- 94.9 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 8.6 -- 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 Sandford (Tas.) % Sandford (Tas.) Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
None 3 0.5 13,694 6.9 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 83 13.2 69,261 35.1 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 265 42.1 69,092 35.0 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 272 43.2 38,398 19.4 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 6 1.0 7,139 3.6 285,197 3.4

In Sandford (Tas.), 13.2% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 42.1% had two registered motor vehicles and 43.2% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Internet connection

Dwelling internet connection Sandford (Tas.) % Sandford (Tas.) Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Internet not accessed from dwelling 37 5.9 38,482 19.5 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 587 93.0 154,061 78.0 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 7 1.1 5,032 2.5 221,494 2.7

In Sandford (Tas.), 93.0% 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.
Sandford (Tas.) % Sandford (Tas.) Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Male 27 49.1 11,578 49.1 322,171 49.6
Female 28 50.9 11,993 50.9 326,996 50.4
Median age 33 -- 24 -- 23 --

In Sandford (Tas.), 49.1% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 50.9% were female. The median age was 33 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
Sandford (Tas.) % Sandford (Tas.) Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Average number of people per household 3 -- 2.9 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 0.9 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 1,958 -- 1,079 -- 1,203 --

In Sandford (Tas.), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3 persons, with 0.9 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,958.

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Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Sandford (Tas.) % Sandford (Tas.) Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Median weekly rent 0 -- 220 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,625 -- 1,300 -- 1,660 --

In Sandford (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 $1,625.

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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.