South Hobart

2016 Census All persons QuickStats
Geography type State Suburbs
Area code SSC60609
People 5,313
Male 48.1%
Female 51.9%
Median age 38
Families 1,254
Average children per family
for families with children 1.7
for all families 0.6
All private dwellings 2,444
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $1,376
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,473
Median weekly rent $280
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.5

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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
South Hobart % South Hobart Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Male 2,557 48.1 249,478 48.9 11,546,638 49.3
Female 2,757 51.9 260,482 51.1 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 75 1.4 23,572 4.6 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 5,313 people in South Hobart. Of these 48.1% were male and 51.9% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.4% of the population.

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Age South Hobart % South Hobart Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Median age 38 -- 42 -- 38 --
0-4 years 258 4.9 28,469 5.6 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 321 6.0 31,514 6.2 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 282 5.3 30,219 5.9 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 325 6.1 31,078 6.1 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 453 8.5 29,865 5.9 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 360 6.8 28,703 5.6 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 363 6.8 29,328 5.8 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 379 7.1 28,333 5.6 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 398 7.5 31,495 6.2 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 350 6.6 34,512 6.8 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 346 6.5 35,538 7.0 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 305 5.7 37,378 7.3 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 288 5.4 34,778 6.8 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 271 5.1 32,945 6.5 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 184 3.5 24,434 4.8 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 130 2.4 17,613 3.5 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 113 2.1 11,994 2.4 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 186 3.5 11,767 2.3 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in South Hobart was 38 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 16.2% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 16.6% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
South Hobart % South Hobart Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Married 1,626 36.5 193,360 46.1 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 114 2.6 14,675 3.5 608,059 3.2
Divorced 478 10.7 43,274 10.3 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 271 6.1 26,962 6.4 985,204 5.2
Never married 1,967 44.1 141,488 33.7 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in South Hobart aged 15 years and over, 36.5% were married and 13.4% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
South Hobart % South Hobart Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Registered marriage 1,389 37.3 167,398 45.8 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 608 16.3 45,527 12.5 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 1,726 46.4 152,391 41.7 7,024,973 41.9

In South Hobart, of people aged 15 years and over, 37.3% of people were in a registered marriage and 16.3% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education South Hobart % South Hobart Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Preschool 45 2.4 3,736 2.5 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 339 18.2 31,234 21.3 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 28 1.5 8,077 5.5 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 64 3.4 4,467 3.0 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 169 9.1 17,971 12.2 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 23 1.2 6,630 4.5 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 108 5.8 4,840 3.3 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 80 4.3 10,630 7.2 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 657 35.3 18,250 12.4 1,160,626 16.1
Other 33 1.8 2,810 1.9 198,383 2.8
Not stated 317 17.0 38,329 26.1 1,707,023 23.7

In South Hobart 35.1% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 22.9% were in primary school, 16.2% in secondary school and 39.5% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
South Hobart % South Hobart Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Bachelor Degree level and above 1,965 44.2 67,863 16.2 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 360 8.1 31,487 7.5 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 80 1.8 12,132 2.9 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 285 6.4 62,121 14.8 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 699 15.7 50,460 12.0 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 114 2.6 19,697 4.7 941,531 4.9
Year 10 297 6.7 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 205 4.6 43,314 10.3 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 4 0.1 1,641 0.4 145,844 0.8
Not stated 354 8.0 46,190 11.0 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in South Hobart, 15.7% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 8.2% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 8.1% had completed an Advanced Diploma or Diploma.

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Cultural & language diversity

Ancestry, top responses South Hobart % South Hobart Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
English 2,450 31.9 227,074 33.3 7,852,224 25.0
Australian 1,903 24.8 220,382 32.3 7,298,243 23.3
Irish 751 9.8 55,702 8.2 2,388,058 7.6
Scottish 701 9.1 47,546 7.0 2,023,470 6.4
German 246 3.2 18,391 2.7 982,226 3.1

The most common ancestries in South Hobart were English 31.9%, Australian 24.8%, Irish 9.8%, Scottish 9.1% and German 3.2%.

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 South Hobart (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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Country of birth South Hobart % South Hobart Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Australia 3,951 74.7 411,490 80.7 15,614,835 66.7
Other top responses:  null  null  null  null  null  null
England 262 5.0 18,776 3.7 907,570 3.9
New Zealand 80 1.5 4,977 1.0 518,466 2.2
China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 73 1.4 3,036 0.6 509,555 2.2
United States of America 56 1.1 1,630 0.3 86,125 0.4
Malaysia 42 0.8 1,409 0.3 138,364 0.6

In South Hobart, 74.7% of people were born in Australia. The most common countries of birth were England 5.0%, New Zealand 1.5%, China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 1.4%, United States of America 1.1% and Malaysia 0.8%.

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Country of birth of father and/or mother, stated responses South Hobart % South Hobart Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Both parents born overseas 1,253 23.6 73,757 14.5 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 488 9.2 27,091 5.3 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 351 6.6 18,595 3.6 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 2,884 54.3 353,447 69.3 11,070,538 47.3

In South Hobart, 54.3% of people had both parents born in Australia and 23.6% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses South Hobart % South Hobart Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Australia 3,262 61.5 374,705 73.5 12,231,150 52.3
England 448 8.4 28,820 5.7 1,403,096 6.0
China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 98 1.8 3,766 0.7 704,658 3.0
New Zealand 91 1.7 6,786 1.3 617,331 2.6
United Kingdom, Channel Islands and Isle of Man, nfd 76 1.4 4,003 0.8 177,536 0.8

In South Hobart, the most common countries of birth for male parents were Australia 61.5%, England 8.4%, China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 1.8%, New Zealand 1.7% and United Kingdom, Channel Islands and Isle of Man, nfd 1.4%.

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses South Hobart % South Hobart Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Australia 3,395 64.0 383,599 75.2 12,643,365 54.0
England 395 7.5 26,528 5.2 1,302,147 5.6
New Zealand 104 2.0 6,518 1.3 608,329 2.6
China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 95 1.8 3,795 0.7 699,074 3.0
United Kingdom, Channel Islands and Isle of Man, nfd 80 1.5 3,499 0.7 155,231 0.7

In South Hobart, the most common countries of birth for female parents were Australia 64.0%, England 7.5%, New Zealand 2.0%, China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 1.8% and United Kingdom, Channel Islands and Isle of Man, nfd 1.5%.

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Religious affiliation, top responses South Hobart % South Hobart Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
No Religion, so described 2,807 52.9 192,515 37.8 6,933,708 29.6
Anglican 675 12.7 103,839 20.4 3,101,185 13.3
Catholic 573 10.8 79,454 15.6 5,291,834 22.6
Not stated 555 10.5 49,690 9.7 2,238,735 9.6
Uniting Church 103 1.9 19,341 3.8 870,183 3.7

The most common responses for religion in South Hobart were No Religion, so described 52.9%, Anglican 12.7%, Catholic 10.8%, Not stated 10.5% and Uniting Church 1.9%. In South Hobart, No Religion, so described 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) South Hobart % South Hobart Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Mandarin 89 1.7 3,971 0.8 596,711 2.5
German 52 1.0 1,576 0.3 79,353 0.3
French 37 0.7 820 0.2 70,873 0.3
Japanese 33 0.6 601 0.1 55,966 0.2
Cantonese 25 0.5 972 0.2 280,943 1.2
 null  null  null  null  null  null  null
English only spoken at home 4,479 84.4 450,411 88.3 17,020,417 72.7
Households where a non English language is spoken 271 12.3 13,712 6.5 1,971,011 22.2

In South Hobart 84.4% of people only spoke English at home. Other languages spoken at home included Mandarin 1.7%, German 1.0%, French 0.7%, Japanese 0.6% and Cantonese 0.5%.

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Employment

Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
South Hobart % South Hobart Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Worked full-time 1,298 47.9 121,822 52.3 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 1,079 39.8 81,601 35.0 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 141 5.2 13,162 5.7 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 191 7.1 16,365 7.0 787,452 6.9

There were 2,709 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in South Hobart. Of these 47.9% were employed full time, 39.8% were employed part-time and 7.1% 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
South Hobart % South Hobart Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
1-15 hours per week 395 15.7 28,693 13.2 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 312 12.4 24,125 11.1 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 372 14.8 28,779 13.3 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 423 16.8 42,568 19.7 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 878 34.8 79,249 36.6 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in South Hobart, 15.7% worked 1 to 15 hours, 12.4% worked 16 to 24 hours and 34.8% worked 40 hours or more.

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Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
South Hobart % South Hobart Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Professionals 1,061 42.0 40,772 18.8 2,370,966 22.2
Clerical and Administrative Workers 305 12.1 28,194 13.0 1,449,681 13.6
Managers 287 11.4 26,467 12.2 1,390,047 13.0
Community and Personal Service Workers 266 10.5 26,754 12.4 1,157,003 10.8
Technicians and Trades Workers 242 9.6 30,243 14.0 1,447,414 13.5
Sales Workers 161 6.4 21,402 9.9 1,000,955 9.4
Labourers 121 4.8 25,183 11.6 1,011,520 9.5
Machinery Operators and Drivers 38 1.5 13,800 6.4 670,106 6.3

The most common occupations in South Hobart included Professionals 42.0%, Clerical and Administrative Workers 12.1%, Managers 11.4%, Community and Personal Service Workers 10.5%, Technicians and Trades Workers 9.6%, Sales Workers 6.4%, Labourers 4.8% and Machinery Operators and Drivers 1.5%.

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Industry of employment, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
South Hobart % South Hobart Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Higher Education 146 6.0 3,365 1.6 155,985 1.5
State Government Administration 142 5.9 5,929 2.7 158,980 1.5
Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 125 5.2 7,767 3.6 411,808 3.9
Cafes and Restaurants 117 4.8 5,275 2.4 253,385 2.4
Central Government Administration 70 2.9 3,419 1.6 127,598 1.2

Of the employed people in South Hobart, the most common responses for industry of employment included Higher Education 6.0%, State Government Administration 5.9%, Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 5.2%, Cafes and Restaurants 4.8% and Central Government Administration 2.9%.

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
South Hobart % South Hobart Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Personal 690 -- 573 -- 662 --
Family 1,906 -- 1,399 -- 1,734 --
Household 1,376 -- 1,100 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in South Hobart was $690.

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Travel to work, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
South Hobart % South Hobart Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Car, as driver 1,101 43.9 141,396 65.3 6,574,571 61.5
Walked only 370 14.8 10,443 4.8 370,427 3.5
Bicycle 169 6.7 1,656 0.8 107,756 1.0
Worked at home 157 6.3 10,135 4.7 503,582 4.7
Car, as passenger 143 5.7 12,541 5.8 489,922 4.6
 null  null  null  null  null  null  null
People who travelled to work by public transport 140 5.6 6,510 3.0 1,225,668 11.5
People who travelled to work by car as driver or passenger 1,287 51.2 156,315 72.2 7,305,271 68.4

In South Hobart, on the day of the Census, the most common methods of travel to work for employed people included Car, as driver 43.9%, Walked only 14.8%, Bicycle 6.7%, Worked at home 6.3% and Car, as passenger 5.7%. On the day, 5.6% of employed people used public transport (train, bus, ferry, tram/light rail) as at least one of their methods of travel to work and 51.2% used car (either as driver or as passenger).

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
South Hobart % South Hobart Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 3,445 77.2 295,218 70.3 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,194 26.8 111,542 26.6 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 451 10.1 49,528 11.8 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,351 30.3 89,216 21.3 3,620,726 19.0

In South Hobart, of people aged 15 years and over, 77.2% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 26.8% provided care for children and 10.1% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 30.3% 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
South Hobart % South Hobart Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Less than 5 hours per week 1,110 24.9 83,591 19.9 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 1,428 32.0 113,245 27.0 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 594 13.3 55,346 13.2 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 309 6.9 43,040 10.3 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in South Hobart, 32.0% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.3% worked 15 to 29 hours and 6.9% worked 30 hours or more.

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Families

family composition | employment status of couple families

Family composition

Family composition South Hobart % South Hobart Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Couple family without children 522 41.6 57,849 43.1 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 513 40.8 51,286 38.2 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 192 15.3 23,423 17.4 959,543 15.8
Other family 29 2.3 1,781 1.3 102,559 1.7

Of the families in South Hobart, 40.8% were couple families with children, 41.6% were couple families without children and 15.3% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
South Hobart % South Hobart Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Male -- 22.4 -- 19.4 -- 18.2
Female -- 77.6 -- 80.6 -- 81.8

In South Hobart, 22.4% of single parents were male and 77.6% 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
South Hobart % South Hobart Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Both employed, worked full-time 171 16.5 18,546 17.0 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 91 8.8 5,538 5.1 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 270 26.1 24,746 22.7 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 122 11.8 12,935 11.9 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 68 6.6 7,876 7.2 302,037 6.0
Both not working 168 16.2 26,810 24.6 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 65 6.3 6,016 5.5 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 81 7.8 6,662 6.1 311,381 6.2

In South Hobart, of couple families with children, 16.5% had both partners employed full-time, 8.8% had both employed part-time and 26.1% had one employed full-time and the other part-time.

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

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Dwellings

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

Dwelling structure

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling count South Hobart % South Hobart Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Occupied private dwellings 2,084 89.4 197,575 86.0 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 246 10.6 32,135 14.0 1,039,874 11.2

In South Hobart, 89.4% of private dwellings were occupied and 10.6% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
South Hobart % South Hobart Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Separate house 1,511 72.5 172,998 87.6 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 229 11.0 11,376 5.8 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 328 15.7 11,267 5.7 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 7 0.3 1,202 0.6 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in South Hobart, 72.5% were separate houses, 11.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 15.7% were flats or apartments and 0.3% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
South Hobart % South Hobart Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
None (includes bedsitters) 6 0.3 772 0.4 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 188 9.1 9,381 4.7 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 609 29.3 40,523 20.5 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 845 40.7 99,381 50.3 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 388 18.7 42,983 21.8 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 40 1.9 4,535 2.3 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.8 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.3 -- 2.3 -- 2.6 --

In South Hobart, of occupied private dwellings 9.1% had 1 bedroom, 29.3% had 2 bedrooms and 40.7% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.8. The average household size was 2.3 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
South Hobart % South Hobart Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Owned outright 667 32.2 70,444 35.7 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 649 31.3 66,218 33.5 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 662 31.9 54,034 27.3 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 43 2.1 1,676 0.8 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 53 2.6 5,201 2.6 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in South Hobart, 32.2% were owned outright, 31.3% were owned with a mortgage and 31.9% were rented.

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Household composition

Household composition South Hobart % South Hobart Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Family households 1,239 59.7 132,574 67.1 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 674 32.5 58,517 29.6 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 164 7.9 6,492 3.3 354,917 4.3

In South Hobart, of all households, 59.7% were family households, 32.5% were single person households and 7.9% were group households.

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Household income South Hobart % South Hobart Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 21.4 -- 26.3 -- 20.0
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 14.8 -- 8.3 -- 16.4

In South Hobart, 21.4% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 14.8% 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 South Hobart % South Hobart Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Median rent 280 -- 230 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 88.5 -- 89.8 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 11.5 -- 10.2 -- 11.5

The number of households where rent payments were 30% or more of an imputed income measure are expressed in this table as a proportion of the total number of households in an area (including those households which were not renting, and excluding the small proportion of visitor only and other non-classifiable households). The nature of the income imputation means that the reported proportion may significantly overstate the true proportion.

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Mortgage monthly repayments South Hobart % South Hobart Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Median mortgage repayments 1,473 -- 1,300 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 96.2 -- 94.9 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 3.8 -- 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 South Hobart % South Hobart Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
None 197 9.5 13,694 6.9 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 928 44.8 69,261 35.1 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 658 31.8 69,092 35.0 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 234 11.3 38,398 19.4 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 53 2.6 7,139 3.6 285,197 3.4

In South Hobart, 44.8% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 31.8% had two registered motor vehicles and 11.3% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Internet connection

Dwelling internet connection South Hobart % South Hobart Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Internet not accessed from dwelling 228 11.0 38,482 19.5 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 1,803 86.8 154,061 78.0 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 47 2.3 5,032 2.5 221,494 2.7

In South Hobart, 86.8% 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.

View the data quality statement for Dwelling internet connection (NEDD)

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.
South Hobart % South Hobart Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Male 32 44.4 11,578 49.1 322,171 49.6
Female 40 55.6 11,993 50.9 326,996 50.4
Median age 28 -- 24 -- 23 --

In South Hobart, 44.4% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 55.6% were female. The median age was 28 years.

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

Dwelling characteristics

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

Dwelling characteristics
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
South Hobart % South Hobart Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Average number of people per household 2.4 -- 2.9 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 0.9 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 1,325 -- 1,079 -- 1,203 --

In South Hobart, for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.4 persons, with 0.9 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,325.

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
South Hobart % South Hobart Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Median weekly rent 290 -- 220 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,375 -- 1,300 -- 1,660 --

In South Hobart, for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $290 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,375.

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.