Queenstown

2016 Census All persons QuickStats
Area code UCL615019
People 1,755
Male 51.7%
Female 48.3%
Median age 45
Families 439
Average children per family
for families with children 1.8
for all households (a) 0.5
All private dwellings 1,138
Average people per household 2.1
Median weekly household income $765
Median monthly mortgage repayments $650
Median weekly rent $135
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 % Queenstown Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Male 908 51.7 249,478 48.9 11,546,638 49.3
Female 847 48.3 260,482 51.1 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 131 7.5 23,572 4.6 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 1,755 people in Queenstown. Of these 51.7% were male and 48.3% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 7.5% of the population.

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Age Queenstown % Queenstown Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Median age 45 -- 42 -- 38 --
0-4 years 99 5.6 28,469 5.6 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 121 6.8 31,514 6.2 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 103 5.8 30,219 5.9 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 94 5.3 31,078 6.1 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 74 4.2 29,865 5.9 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 86 4.9 28,703 5.6 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 72 4.1 29,328 5.8 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 110 6.2 28,333 5.6 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 120 6.8 31,495 6.2 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 149 8.4 34,512 6.8 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 146 8.2 35,538 7.0 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 136 7.7 37,378 7.3 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 136 7.7 34,778 6.8 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 119 6.7 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 was 45 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 18.2% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 18.4% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Queenstown % Queenstown Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Married 547 37.8 193,360 46.1 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 79 5.5 14,675 3.5 608,059 3.2
Divorced 139 9.6 43,274 10.3 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 119 8.2 26,962 6.4 985,204 5.2
Never married 563 38.9 141,488 33.7 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Queenstown aged 15 years and over, 37.8% were married and 14.7% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Queenstown % Queenstown Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Registered marriage 496 39.5 167,398 45.8 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 182 14.5 45,527 12.5 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 577 46.0 152,391 41.7 7,024,973 41.9

In Queenstown, of people aged 15 years and over, 39.5% of people were in a registered marriage and 14.5% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Queenstown % Queenstown Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Preschool 10 2.2 3,736 2.5 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 53 11.4 31,234 21.3 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 100 21.6 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 26.7% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 34.1% were in primary school, 18.5% 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 % Queenstown Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Bachelor Degree level and above 88 6.1 67,863 16.2 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 64 4.4 31,487 7.5 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 27 1.9 12,132 2.9 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 274 19.0 62,121 14.8 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 131 9.1 50,460 12.0 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 83 5.8 19,697 4.7 941,531 4.9
Year 10 363 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 167 11.6 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 204 14.1 46,190 11.0 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Queenstown, 9.1% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 21.2% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 4.4% had completed an Advanced Diploma or Diploma.

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Cultural & language diversity

Ancestry, top responses Queenstown % Queenstown Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Australian 844 36.3 220,382 32.3 7,298,243 23.3
English 739 31.8 227,074 33.3 7,852,224 25.0
Irish 219 9.4 55,702 8.2 2,388,058 7.6
Scottish 125 5.4 47,546 7.0 2,023,470 6.4
German 105 4.5 18,391 2.7 982,226 3.1

The most common ancestries in Queenstown were Australian 36.3%, English 31.8%, Irish 9.4%, Scottish 5.4% and German 4.5%.

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 (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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Country of birth Queenstown % Queenstown Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Australia 1,466 84.3 411,490 80.7 15,614,835 66.7
Other top responses:  null  null  null  null  null  null
England 46 2.6 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, 84.3% of people were born in Australia. The most common countries of birth were England 2.6%, 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 % Queenstown Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Both parents born overseas 175 9.9 73,757 14.5 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 66 3.8 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 1,340 76.2 353,447 69.3 11,070,538 47.3

In Queenstown, 76.2% of people had both parents born in Australia and 9.9% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses Queenstown % Queenstown Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Australia 1,391 80.5 374,705 73.5 12,231,150 52.3
England 67 3.9 28,820 5.7 1,403,096 6.0
New Zealand 24 1.4 6,786 1.3 617,331 2.6
Germany 14 0.8 3,624 0.7 170,571 0.7
Netherlands 13 0.8 5,563 1.1 175,354 0.7

In Queenstown, the most common countries of birth for male parents were Australia 80.5%, England 3.9%, New Zealand 1.4%, Germany 0.8% and Netherlands 0.8%.

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses Queenstown % Queenstown Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Australia 1,425 82.3 383,599 75.2 12,643,365 54.0
England 57 3.3 26,528 5.2 1,302,147 5.6
New Zealand 23 1.3 6,518 1.3 608,329 2.6
Netherlands 15 0.9 5,021 1.0 152,088 0.6
Germany 13 0.8 3,423 0.7 169,618 0.7

In Queenstown, the most common countries of birth for female parents were Australia 82.3%, England 3.3%, New Zealand 1.3%, Netherlands 0.9% and Germany 0.8%.

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Religious affiliation, top responses Queenstown % Queenstown Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Catholic 486 27.8 79,454 15.6 5,291,834 22.6
No Religion, so described 474 27.1 192,515 37.8 6,933,708 29.6
Anglican 430 24.6 103,839 20.4 3,101,185 13.3
Not stated 171 9.8 49,690 9.7 2,238,735 9.6
Uniting Church 71 4.1 19,341 3.8 870,183 3.7

The most common responses for religion in Queenstown were Catholic 27.8%, No Religion, so described 27.1%, Anglican 24.6%, Not stated 9.8% and Uniting Church 4.1%. In Queenstown, Christianity was the largest religious group reported overall (68.4%) (this figure excludes not stated responses).

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Language, top responses (other than English) Queenstown % Queenstown 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 1,594 91.9 450,411 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 91.9% 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 % Queenstown Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Worked full-time 335 47.5 121,822 52.3 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 214 30.4 81,601 35.0 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 39 5.5 13,162 5.7 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 117 16.6 16,365 7.0 787,452 6.9

There were 705 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Queenstown. Of these 47.5% were employed full time, 30.4% were employed part-time and 16.6% 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
Queenstown % Queenstown Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
1-15 hours per week 96 16.6 28,693 13.2 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 49 8.4 24,125 11.1 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 65 11.2 28,779 13.3 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 77 13.3 42,568 19.7 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 259 44.7 79,249 36.6 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Queenstown, 16.6% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.4% worked 16 to 24 hours and 44.7% worked 40 hours or more.

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Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Queenstown % Queenstown Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Labourers 108 18.1 25,183 11.6 1,011,520 9.5
Technicians and Trades Workers 104 17.4 30,243 14.0 1,447,414 13.5
Community and Personal Service Workers 80 13.4 26,754 12.4 1,157,003 10.8
Machinery Operators and Drivers 63 10.6 13,800 6.4 670,106 6.3
Managers 60 10.1 26,467 12.2 1,390,047 13.0
Professionals 59 9.9 40,772 18.8 2,370,966 22.2
Sales Workers 59 9.9 21,402 9.9 1,000,955 9.4
Clerical and Administrative Workers 46 7.7 28,194 13.0 1,449,681 13.6

The most common occupations in Queenstown included Labourers 18.1%, Technicians and Trades Workers 17.4%, Community and Personal Service Workers 13.4%, Machinery Operators and Drivers 10.6%, Managers 10.1%, Professionals 9.9%, Sales Workers 9.9% and Clerical and Administrative Workers 7.7%.

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Industry of employment, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Queenstown % Queenstown Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Accommodation 52 9.4 3,856 1.8 113,377 1.1
Supermarket and Grocery Stores 37 6.7 6,511 3.0 254,275 2.4
Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 30 5.4 7,767 3.6 411,808 3.9
Local Government Administration 29 5.3 3,173 1.5 142,724 1.3
Combined Primary and Secondary Education 29 5.3 3,633 1.7 122,286 1.1

Of the employed people in Queenstown, the most common responses for industry of employment included Accommodation 9.4%, Supermarket and Grocery Stores 6.7%, Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 5.4%, Local Government Administration 5.3% and Combined Primary and Secondary Education 5.3%.

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Queenstown % Queenstown Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Personal 439 -- 573 -- 662 --
Family 1,029 -- 1,399 -- 1,734 --
Household 765 -- 1,100 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Queenstown was $439.

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Travel to work, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Queenstown % Queenstown Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Car, as driver 367 62.1 141,396 65.3 6,574,571 61.5
Walked only 53 9.0 10,443 4.8 370,427 3.5
Car, as passenger 43 7.3 12,541 5.8 489,922 4.6
Worked at home 25 4.2 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 0.9 6,510 3.0 1,225,668 11.5
People who travelled to work by car as driver or passenger 409 69.3 156,315 72.2 7,305,271 68.4

In Queenstown, on the day of the Census, the most common methods of travel to work for employed people included Car, as driver 62.1%, Walked only 9.0%, Car, as passenger 7.3%, Worked at home 4.2% and Bus 0.8%. On the day, 0.9% of employed people used public transport (train, bus, ferry, tram/light rail) as at least one of their methods of travel to work and 69.3% used car (either as driver or as passenger).

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Queenstown % Queenstown Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 901 62.5 295,218 70.3 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 360 25.0 111,542 26.6 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 151 10.5 49,528 11.8 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 300 20.8 89,216 21.3 3,620,726 19.0

In Queenstown, of people aged 15 years and over, 62.5% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 25.0% provided care for children and 10.5% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 20.8% 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 % Queenstown Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Less than 5 hours per week 203 14.0 83,591 19.9 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 324 22.4 113,245 27.0 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 206 14.3 55,346 13.2 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 171 11.8 43,040 10.3 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Queenstown, 22.4% worked 5 to 14 hours, 14.3% worked 15 to 29 hours and 11.8% worked 30 hours or more.

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Families

family composition | employment status of couple families

Family composition

Family composition Queenstown % Queenstown Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Couple family without children 191 43.4 57,849 43.1 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 151 34.3 51,286 38.2 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 86 19.5 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, 34.3% were couple families with children, 43.4% were couple families without children and 19.5% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Queenstown % Queenstown Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Male -- 18.3 -- 19.4 -- 18.2
Female -- 81.7 -- 80.6 -- 81.8

In Queenstown, 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 % Queenstown Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Both employed, worked full-time 38 10.9 18,546 17.0 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 12 3.4 5,538 5.1 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 55 15.8 24,746 22.7 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 62 17.8 12,935 11.9 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 37 10.6 7,876 7.2 302,037 6.0
Both not working 113 32.5 26,810 24.6 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 14 4.0 6,016 5.5 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 17 4.9 6,662 6.1 311,381 6.2

In Queenstown, of couple families with children, 10.9% had both partners employed full-time, 3.4% had both employed part-time and 15.8% had one employed full-time and the other part-time.

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

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Dwellings

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 Queenstown % Queenstown Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Occupied private dwellings 766 72.1 197,575 86.0 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 296 27.9 32,135 14.0 1,039,874 11.2

In Queenstown, 72.1% of private dwellings were occupied and 27.9% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Queenstown % Queenstown Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Separate house 728 95.0 172,998 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 4.2 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, 95.0% were separate houses, 0.4% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 4.2% were flats or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Queenstown % Queenstown Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
None (includes bedsitters) 3 0.4 772 0.4 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 34 4.4 9,381 4.7 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 145 18.8 40,523 20.5 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 445 57.8 99,381 50.3 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 121 15.7 42,983 21.8 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 22 2.9 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, of occupied private dwellings 4.4% had 1 bedroom, 18.8% had 2 bedrooms and 57.8% 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 % Queenstown Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Owned outright 360 47.4 70,444 35.7 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 171 22.5 66,218 33.5 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 200 26.3 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 26 3.4 5,201 2.6 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Queenstown, 47.4% were owned outright, 22.5% were owned with a mortgage and 26.3% were rented.

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Household composition

Household composition Queenstown % Queenstown Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Family households 435 56.8 132,574 67.1 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 312 40.7 58,517 29.6 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 19 2.5 6,492 3.3 354,917 4.3

In Queenstown, of all households, 56.8% were family households, 40.7% were single person households and 2.5% were group households.

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Household income Queenstown % Queenstown Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 42.0 -- 26.3 -- 20.0
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 4.0 -- 8.3 -- 16.4

In Queenstown, 42.0% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 4.0% of households had a weekly income of more than $3000.

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Mortgage & rent

Proportions are calculated using all tenure types for occupied private dwellings. This excludes visitor only and other non-classifiable households.

Rent weekly payments Queenstown % Queenstown Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Median rent 135 -- 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 % Queenstown 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 % Queenstown Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
None 88 11.5 13,694 6.9 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 317 41.4 69,261 35.1 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 222 29.0 69,092 35.0 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 98 12.8 38,398 19.4 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 41 5.4 7,139 3.6 285,197 3.4

In Queenstown, 41.4% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 29.0% had two registered motor vehicles and 12.8% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Internet connection

Dwelling internet connection Queenstown % Queenstown Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Internet not accessed from dwelling 202 26.2 38,482 19.5 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 537 69.7 154,061 78.0 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 31 4.0 5,032 2.5 221,494 2.7

In Queenstown, 69.7% 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 % Queenstown Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Male 72 54.1 11,578 49.1 322,171 49.6
Female 61 45.9 11,993 50.9 326,996 50.4
Median age 21 -- 24 -- 23 --

In Queenstown, 54.1% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 45.9% 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 % Queenstown Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Average number of people per household 2.7 -- 2.9 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 0.8 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 788 -- 1,079 -- 1,203 --

In Queenstown, for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.7 persons, with 0.8 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $788.

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
Queenstown % Queenstown Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Median weekly rent 150 -- 220 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 495 -- 1,300 -- 1,660 --

In Queenstown, 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.

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.