Hobart

2016 Census All persons QuickStats
Area code UCL603001
People 178,009
Male 48.3%
Female 51.7%
Median age 40
Families 45,900
Average children per family
for families with children 1.8
for all households (a) 0.7
All private dwellings 79,536
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $1,221
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,408
Median weekly rent $260
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.7

(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
Hobart % Hobart Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Male 85,960 48.3 249,478 48.9 11,546,638 49.3
Female 92,047 51.7 260,482 51.1 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 6,678 3.8 23,572 4.6 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 178,009 people in Hobart. Of these 48.3% were male and 51.7% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 3.8% of the population.

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Age Hobart % Hobart Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Median age 40 -- 42 -- 38 --
0-4 years 10,290 5.8 28,469 5.6 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 10,914 6.1 31,514 6.2 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 10,135 5.7 30,219 5.9 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 10,883 6.1 31,078 6.1 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 11,926 6.7 29,865 5.9 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 11,979 6.7 28,703 5.6 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 11,756 6.6 29,328 5.8 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 10,778 6.1 28,333 5.6 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 11,257 6.3 31,495 6.2 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 11,563 6.5 34,512 6.8 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 11,455 6.4 35,538 7.0 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 11,896 6.7 37,378 7.3 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 10,852 6.1 34,778 6.8 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 10,021 5.6 32,945 6.5 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 7,573 4.3 24,434 4.8 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 5,839 3.3 17,613 3.5 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 4,222 2.4 11,994 2.4 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 4,651 2.6 11,767 2.3 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Hobart was 40 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 17.6% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 18.2% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Hobart % Hobart Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Married 62,608 42.7 193,360 46.1 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 4,884 3.3 14,675 3.5 608,059 3.2
Divorced 15,007 10.2 43,274 10.3 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 9,316 6.4 26,962 6.4 985,204 5.2
Never married 54,845 37.4 141,488 33.7 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Hobart aged 15 years and over, 42.7% were married and 13.6% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Hobart % Hobart Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Registered marriage 54,329 42.3 167,398 45.8 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 16,145 12.6 45,527 12.5 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 58,016 45.2 152,391 41.7 7,024,973 41.9

In Hobart, of people aged 15 years and over, 42.3% of people were in a registered marriage and 12.6% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Hobart % Hobart Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Preschool 1,361 2.5 3,736 2.5 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 10,129 18.8 31,234 21.3 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 3,335 6.2 8,077 5.5 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 1,717 3.2 4,467 3.0 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 5,738 10.6 17,971 12.2 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 2,720 5.0 6,630 4.5 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 2,122 3.9 4,840 3.3 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 3,704 6.9 10,630 7.2 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 9,824 18.2 18,250 12.4 1,160,626 16.1
Other 1,133 2.1 2,810 1.9 198,383 2.8
Not stated 12,133 22.5 38,329 26.1 1,707,023 23.7

In Hobart 30.3% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 28.2% were in primary school, 19.6% in secondary school and 25.1% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Hobart % Hobart Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Bachelor Degree level and above 33,175 22.6 67,863 16.2 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 11,414 7.8 31,487 7.5 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 4,240 2.9 12,132 2.9 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 18,131 12.4 62,121 14.8 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 20,931 14.3 50,460 12.0 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 6,445 4.4 19,697 4.7 941,531 4.9
Year 10 20,943 14.3 73,242 17.4 2,054,331 10.8
Certificate level II 104 0.1 384 0.1 13,454 0.1
Certificate level I 24 0.0 48 0.0 2,176 0.0
Year 9 or below 12,307 8.4 43,314 10.3 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 661 0.5 1,641 0.4 145,844 0.8
Not stated 14,483 9.9 46,190 11.0 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Hobart, 14.3% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 15.3% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 7.8% had completed an Advanced Diploma or Diploma.

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Cultural & language diversity

Ancestry, top responses Hobart % Hobart Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
English 78,382 32.3 227,074 33.3 7,852,224 25.0
Australian 70,405 29.1 220,382 32.3 7,298,243 23.3
Irish 21,578 8.9 55,702 8.2 2,388,058 7.6
Scottish 17,105 7.1 47,546 7.0 2,023,470 6.4
German 6,760 2.8 18,391 2.7 982,226 3.1

The most common ancestries in Hobart were English 32.3%, Australian 29.1%, Irish 8.9%, Scottish 7.1% and German 2.8%.

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

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Country of birth Hobart % Hobart Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Australia 140,336 78.9 411,490 80.7 15,614,835 66.7
Other top responses:  null  null  null  null  null  null
England 6,157 3.5 18,776 3.7 907,570 3.9
China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 2,315 1.3 3,036 0.6 509,555 2.2
New Zealand 1,527 0.9 4,977 1.0 518,466 2.2
India 1,224 0.7 1,980 0.4 455,389 1.9
Germany 855 0.5 2,108 0.4 102,595 0.4

In Hobart, 78.9% of people were born in Australia. The most common countries of birth were England 3.5%, China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 1.3%, New Zealand 0.9%, India 0.7% and Germany 0.5%.

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Country of birth of father and/or mother, stated responses Hobart % Hobart Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Both parents born overseas 31,881 17.9 73,757 14.5 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 11,315 6.4 27,091 5.3 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 7,162 4.0 18,595 3.6 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 115,352 64.8 353,447 69.3 11,070,538 47.3

In Hobart, 64.8% of people had both parents born in Australia and 17.9% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses Hobart % Hobart Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Australia 123,244 69.2 374,705 73.5 12,231,150 52.3
England 10,084 5.7 28,820 5.7 1,403,096 6.0
China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 2,823 1.6 3,766 0.7 704,658 3.0
New Zealand 2,181 1.2 6,786 1.3 617,331 2.6
Scotland 1,852 1.0 5,174 1.0 276,038 1.2

In Hobart, the most common countries of birth for male parents were Australia 69.2%, England 5.7%, China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 1.6%, New Zealand 1.2% and Scotland 1.0%.

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses Hobart % Hobart Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Australia 127,702 71.8 383,599 75.2 12,643,365 54.0
England 8,957 5.0 26,528 5.2 1,302,147 5.6
China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 2,837 1.6 3,795 0.7 699,074 3.0
New Zealand 2,068 1.2 6,518 1.3 608,329 2.6
India 1,596 0.9 2,672 0.5 605,777 2.6

In Hobart, the most common countries of birth for female parents were Australia 71.8%, England 5.0%, China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 1.6%, New Zealand 1.2% and India 0.9%.

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Religious affiliation, top responses Hobart % Hobart Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
No Religion, so described 70,692 39.7 192,515 37.8 6,933,708 29.6
Anglican 33,905 19.0 103,839 20.4 3,101,185 13.3
Catholic 30,809 17.3 79,454 15.6 5,291,834 22.6
Not stated 16,902 9.5 49,690 9.7 2,238,735 9.6
Uniting Church 4,554 2.6 19,341 3.8 870,183 3.7

The most common responses for religion in Hobart were No Religion, so described 39.7%, Anglican 19.0%, Catholic 17.3%, Not stated 9.5% and Uniting Church 2.6%. In Hobart, Christianity was the largest religious group reported overall (51.8%) (this figure excludes not stated responses).

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Language, top responses (other than English) Hobart % Hobart Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Mandarin 2,735 1.5 3,971 0.8 596,711 2.5
Greek 951 0.5 1,191 0.2 237,588 1.0
Nepali 848 0.5 1,647 0.3 62,005 0.3
Italian 660 0.4 1,096 0.2 271,597 1.2
German 657 0.4 1,576 0.3 79,353 0.3
 null  null  null  null  null  null  null
English only spoken at home 151,512 85.1 450,411 88.3 17,020,417 72.7
Households where a non English language is spoken 7,376 10.1 13,712 6.5 1,971,011 22.2

In Hobart 85.1% of people only spoke English at home. Other languages spoken at home included Mandarin 1.5%, Greek 0.5%, Nepali 0.5%, Italian 0.4% and German 0.4%.

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Employment

Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Hobart % Hobart Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Worked full-time 44,729 53.2 121,822 52.3 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 29,533 35.1 81,601 35.0 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 4,254 5.1 13,162 5.7 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 5,583 6.6 16,365 7.0 787,452 6.9

There were 84,099 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Hobart. Of these 53.2% were employed full time, 35.1% were employed part-time and 6.6% 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
Hobart % Hobart Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
1-15 hours per week 10,529 13.4 28,693 13.2 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 8,546 10.9 24,125 11.1 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 10,459 13.3 28,779 13.3 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 16,884 21.5 42,568 19.7 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 27,836 35.5 79,249 36.6 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Hobart, 13.4% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.9% worked 16 to 24 hours and 35.5% worked 40 hours or more.

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Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Hobart % Hobart Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Professionals 18,803 23.9 40,772 18.8 2,370,966 22.2
Clerical and Administrative Workers 11,729 14.9 28,194 13.0 1,449,681 13.6
Community and Personal Service Workers 10,163 12.9 26,754 12.4 1,157,003 10.8
Technicians and Trades Workers 9,756 12.4 30,243 14.0 1,447,414 13.5
Managers 8,793 11.2 26,467 12.2 1,390,047 13.0
Sales Workers 7,678 9.8 21,402 9.9 1,000,955 9.4
Labourers 7,017 8.9 25,183 11.6 1,011,520 9.5
Machinery Operators and Drivers 3,250 4.1 13,800 6.4 670,106 6.3

The most common occupations in Hobart included Professionals 23.9%, Clerical and Administrative Workers 14.9%, Community and Personal Service Workers 12.9%, Technicians and Trades Workers 12.4%, Managers 11.2%, Sales Workers 9.8%, Labourers 8.9% and Machinery Operators and Drivers 4.1%.

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Industry of employment, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Hobart % Hobart Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 3,261 4.2 7,767 3.6 411,808 3.9
State Government Administration 3,246 4.1 5,929 2.7 158,980 1.5
Cafes and Restaurants 2,473 3.2 5,275 2.4 253,385 2.4
Central Government Administration 2,197 2.8 3,419 1.6 127,598 1.2
Supermarket and Grocery Stores 2,161 2.8 6,511 3.0 254,275 2.4

Of the employed people in Hobart, the most common responses for industry of employment included Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 4.2%, State Government Administration 4.1%, Cafes and Restaurants 3.2%, Central Government Administration 2.8% and Supermarket and Grocery Stores 2.8%.

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Hobart % Hobart Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Personal 637 -- 573 -- 662 --
Family 1,575 -- 1,399 -- 1,734 --
Household 1,221 -- 1,100 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Hobart was $637.

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Travel to work, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Hobart % Hobart Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Car, as driver 47,545 60.6 141,396 65.3 6,574,571 61.5
Car, as passenger 5,235 6.7 12,541 5.8 489,922 4.6
Walked only 5,084 6.5 10,443 4.8 370,427 3.5
Bus 3,987 5.1 5,226 2.4 323,201 3.0
Worked at home 2,950 3.8 10,135 4.7 503,582 4.7
 null  null  null  null  null  null  null
People who travelled to work by public transport 4,714 6.0 6,510 3.0 1,225,668 11.5
People who travelled to work by car as driver or passenger 53,904 68.7 156,315 72.2 7,305,271 68.4

In Hobart, on the day of the Census, the most common methods of travel to work for employed people included Car, as driver 60.6%, Car, as passenger 6.7%, Walked only 6.5%, Bus 5.1% and Worked at home 3.8%. On the day, 6.0% of employed people used public transport (train, bus, ferry, tram/light rail) as at least one of their methods of travel to work and 68.7% used car (either as driver or as passenger).

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Hobart % Hobart Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 104,785 71.4 295,218 70.3 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 40,116 27.4 111,542 26.6 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 17,083 11.6 49,528 11.8 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 30,833 21.0 89,216 21.3 3,620,726 19.0

In Hobart, of people aged 15 years and over, 71.4% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 27.4% provided care for children and 11.6% 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
Hobart % Hobart Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Less than 5 hours per week 32,528 22.2 83,591 19.9 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 41,799 28.5 113,245 27.0 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 18,250 12.4 55,346 13.2 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 12,212 8.3 43,040 10.3 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Hobart, 28.5% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.4% worked 15 to 29 hours and 8.3% worked 30 hours or more.

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Families

family composition | employment status of couple families

Family composition

Family composition Hobart % Hobart Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Couple family without children 18,285 39.8 57,849 43.1 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 17,813 38.8 51,286 38.2 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 9,031 19.7 23,423 17.4 959,543 15.8
Other family 774 1.7 1,781 1.3 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Hobart, 38.8% were couple families with children, 39.8% were couple families without children and 19.7% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Hobart % Hobart Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Male -- 18.6 -- 19.4 -- 18.2
Female -- 81.4 -- 80.6 -- 81.8

In Hobart, 18.6% of single parents were male and 81.4% 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
Hobart % Hobart Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Both employed, worked full-time 6,996 19.4 18,546 17.0 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 1,864 5.2 5,538 5.1 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 8,485 23.5 24,746 22.7 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 4,146 11.5 12,935 11.9 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 2,538 7.0 7,876 7.2 302,037 6.0
Both not working 8,083 22.4 26,810 24.6 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 1,908 5.3 6,016 5.5 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 2,075 5.7 6,662 6.1 311,381 6.2

In Hobart, of couple families with children, 19.4% had both partners employed full-time, 5.2% had both employed part-time and 23.5% 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 Hobart % Hobart Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Occupied private dwellings 69,361 91.5 197,575 86.0 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 6,448 8.5 32,135 14.0 1,039,874 11.2

In Hobart, 91.5% of private dwellings were occupied and 8.5% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Hobart % Hobart Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Separate house 56,890 82.0 172,998 87.6 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 4,835 7.0 11,376 5.8 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 7,215 10.4 11,267 5.7 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 243 0.4 1,202 0.6 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in Hobart, 82.0% were separate houses, 7.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 10.4% were flats or apartments and 0.4% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Hobart % Hobart Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
None (includes bedsitters) 284 0.4 772 0.4 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 3,821 5.5 9,381 4.7 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 15,590 22.5 40,523 20.5 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 33,238 47.9 99,381 50.3 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 14,915 21.5 42,983 21.8 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 1,509 2.2 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 2.3 -- 2.3 -- 2.6 --

In Hobart, of occupied private dwellings 5.5% had 1 bedroom, 22.5% had 2 bedrooms and 47.9% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.9. The average household size was 2.3 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Hobart % Hobart Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Owned outright 22,390 32.3 70,444 35.7 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 23,020 33.2 66,218 33.5 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 21,581 31.1 54,034 27.3 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 640 0.9 1,676 0.8 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 1,726 2.5 5,201 2.6 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Hobart, 32.3% were owned outright, 33.2% were owned with a mortgage and 31.1% were rented.

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Household composition

Household composition Hobart % Hobart Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Family households 45,248 65.2 132,574 67.1 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 21,078 30.4 58,517 29.6 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 3,034 4.4 6,492 3.3 354,917 4.3

In Hobart, of all households, 65.2% were family households, 30.4% were single person households and 4.4% were group households.

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Household income Hobart % Hobart Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 23.7 -- 26.3 -- 20.0
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 11.1 -- 8.3 -- 16.4

In Hobart, 23.7% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 11.1% 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 Hobart % Hobart Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Median rent 260 -- 230 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 88.1 -- 89.8 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 11.9 -- 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 Hobart % Hobart Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Median mortgage repayments 1,408 -- 1,300 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 95.3 -- 94.9 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 4.7 -- 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 Hobart % Hobart Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
None 6,304 9.1 13,694 6.9 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 26,995 38.9 69,261 35.1 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 23,225 33.5 69,092 35.0 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 10,531 15.2 38,398 19.4 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 2,297 3.3 7,139 3.6 285,197 3.4

In Hobart, 38.9% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 33.5% had two registered motor vehicles and 15.2% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Internet connection

Dwelling internet connection Hobart % Hobart Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Internet not accessed from dwelling 11,942 17.2 38,482 19.5 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 55,754 80.4 154,061 78.0 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 1,660 2.4 5,032 2.5 221,494 2.7

In Hobart, 80.4% 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.
Hobart % Hobart Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Male 3,298 49.4 11,578 49.1 322,171 49.6
Female 3,376 50.6 11,993 50.9 326,996 50.4
Median age 23 -- 24 -- 23 --

In Hobart, 49.4% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 50.6% were female. The median age was 23 years.

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Dwelling characteristics

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

Dwelling characteristics
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Hobart % Hobart Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Average number of people per household 2.9 -- 2.9 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 1 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 1,122 -- 1,079 -- 1,203 --

In Hobart, for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.9 persons, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,122.

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
Hobart % Hobart Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Median weekly rent 245 -- 220 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,300 -- 1,300 -- 1,660 --

In Hobart, for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $245 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,300.

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.