Tasmania

Latest release
2021 Census All persons QuickStats
Geography type State/Territory
Area code 6
People 557,571
Male 49.1%
Female 50.9%
Median age 42
Families 150,573
Average number of children per family
for families with children 1.8
for all families 0.6
All private dwellings 258,611
Average number of people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $1,358
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,313
Median weekly rent (a) $290
Average number of motor vehicles per dwelling 1.9

(a) For 2021, median weekly rent calculations exclude dwellings being occupied rent-free.

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People and population

People
All people
Tasmania, 2021 % Tasmania, 2021 Tasmania, 2016 % Tasmania, 2016 Australia, 2021 % Australia, 2021
Male 273,765 49.1 249,476 48.9 12,545,154 49.3
Female 283,804 50.9 260,480 51.1 12,877,635 50.7

More information on Sex (SEXP), Place of usual residence (PURP)
Table based on place of usual residence

Indigenous status
All people
Tasmania, 2021 % Tasmania, 2021 Tasmania, 2016 % Tasmania, 2016 Australia, 2021 % Australia, 2021
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander 30,186 5.4 23,578 4.6 812,728 3.2
Non-Indigenous 501,521 89.9 455,132 89.2 23,375,949 91.9
Indigenous status not stated 25,851 4.6 31,255 6.1 1,234,112 4.9

More information on Indigenous status (INGP)
Table based on place of usual residence

Age
All people
Tasmania, 2021 % Tasmania, 2021 Tasmania, 2016 % Tasmania, 2016 Australia, 2021 % Australia, 2021
Median age 42 N/A 42 N/A 38 N/A
0-4 years 28,277 5.1 28,475 5.6 1,463,817 5.8
5-9 years 31,150 5.6 31,517 6.2 1,586,138 6.2
10-14 years 33,212 6.0 30,221 5.9 1,588,051 6.2
15-19 years 30,065 5.4 31,079 6.1 1,457,812 5.7
20-24 years 31,024 5.6 29,864 5.9 1,579,539 6.2
25-29 years 38,756 7.0 28,699 5.6 1,771,676 7.0
30-34 years 37,908 6.8 29,328 5.8 1,853,085 7.3
35-39 years 34,708 6.2 28,335 5.6 1,838,822 7.2
40-44 years 31,246 5.6 31,499 6.2 1,648,843 6.5
45-49 years 33,228 6.0 34,514 6.8 1,635,963 6.4
50-54 years 35,976 6.5 35,539 7.0 1,610,944 6.3
55-59 years 36,993 6.6 37,383 7.3 1,541,911 6.1
60-64 years 38,395 6.9 34,775 6.8 1,468,097 5.8
65-69 years 35,137 6.3 32,946 6.5 1,298,460 5.1
70-74 years 31,856 5.7 24,433 4.8 1,160,768 4.6
75-79 years 22,029 4.0 17,610 3.5 821,920 3.2
80-84 years 14,617 2.6 11,992 2.4 554,598 2.2
85 years and over 12,995 2.3 11,762 2.3 542,342 2.1

More information on Age (AGEP)
Table based on place of usual residence

Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Tasmania, 2021 % Tasmania, 2021 Tasmania, 2016 % Tasmania, 2016 Australia, 2021 % Australia, 2021
Married 206,403 44.4 193,360 46.1 9,665,708 46.5
Separated 15,471 3.3 14,675 3.5 674,590 3.2
Divorced 47,755 10.3 43,270 10.3 1,831,952 8.8
Widowed 27,690 6.0 26,964 6.4 1,029,142 5.0
Never married 167,621 36.1 141,492 33.7 7,583,393 36.5

Note: In December 2017, amendments to the Marriage Act 1961 came into effect enabling marriage equality for all couples. For 2021, registered marriages include all couples.

More information on Registered marital status (MSTP)
Table based on place of usual residence

Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over, usually resident and present in the household on Census night
Tasmania, 2021 % Tasmania, 2021 Tasmania, 2016 % Tasmania, 2016 Australia, 2021 % Australia, 2021
Registered marriage (a) 184,393 44.3 167,401 45.8 8,747,137 46.6
De facto marriage (b) 56,121 13.5 45,523 12.5 2,168,347 11.5
Not married 175,695 42.2 152,389 41.7 7,863,322 41.9

(a) In December 2017, amendments to the Marriage Act 1961 came into effect enabling marriage equality for all couples. For 2021, registered marriages include all couples.
(b) De facto marriage is when two people live together as partners who are not in a registered marriage. It includes people who report de facto, partner, common law husband/wife/spouse, lover, girlfriend or boyfriend.

More information on Social marital status (MDCP)
Table based on place of usual residence

Education

Type of educational institution attending
People attending an educational institution
Tasmania, 2021 % Tasmania, 2021 Tasmania, 2016 % Tasmania, 2016 Australia, 2021 % Australia, 2021
Preschool 6,495 4.2 3,739 2.5 484,185 6.3
Primary  null  null  null  null  null  null
Primary - Government 32,003 20.8 31,228 21.2 1,421,300 18.5
Primary - Catholic 8,393 5.4 8,076 5.5 396,758 5.2
Primary - other non-Government 4,774 3.1 4,469 3.0 254,043 3.3
Primary total (a) 45,209 29.3 43,773 29.8 2,075,224 27.0
Secondary  null  null  null  null  null  null
Secondary - Government 19,566 12.7 17,970 12.2 934,138 12.2
Secondary - Catholic 7,112 4.6 6,633 4.5 371,022 4.8
Secondary - other non-Government 5,449 3.5 4,836 3.3 322,314 4.2
Secondary total (b) 32,170 20.9 29,447 20.0 1,629,624 21.2
Tertiary  null  null  null  null  null  null
Tertiary - Vocational education (including TAFE and private training providers) 14,763 9.6 10,628 7.2 601,901 7.8
Tertiary - University or other higher education 19,814 12.8 18,247 12.4 1,185,450 15.4
Tertiary total (c) 34,622 22.5 28,876 19.6 1,789,994 23.3
Other 4,810 3.1 2,810 1.9 242,821 3.2
Not stated 30,895 20.0 38,329 26.1 1,456,618 19.0

(a) For 2021, includes Primary - not further defined.
(b) For 2021, includes Secondary - not further defined.
(c) For 2021, includes Tertiary - not further defined.

More information on Type of educational institution attending (TYPP)
Table based on place of usual residence

Cultural diversity

Ancestry, top responses
All people
Tasmania, 2021 % Tasmania, 2021 Tasmania, 2016 % Tasmania, 2016 Australia, 2021 % Australia, 2021
English 243,587 43.7 227,077 44.5 8,385,928 33.0
Australian 225,198 40.4 220,382 43.2 7,596,753 29.9
Irish 56,619 10.2 55,702 10.9 2,410,833 9.5
Scottish 52,604 9.4 47,551 9.3 2,176,777 8.6
Australian Aboriginal 26,926 4.8 1,669 0.3 741,307 2.9

Note 1: 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 sum of all ancestry responses for an area will not equal the total number of people in the area.

Note 2: Calculated percentages represent a proportion of the number of people in the area (including those who did not state an ancestry).

More information on Ancestry multi response (ANCP)
Table based on place of usual residence

Country of birth, top responses
All people
Tasmania, 2021 % Tasmania, 2021 Tasmania, 2016 % Tasmania, 2016 Australia, 2021 % Australia, 2021
Australia 440,809 79.1 411,490 80.7 17,019,815 66.9
Other top responses:  null  null  null  null  null  null
England 19,283 3.5 18,778 3.7 927,490 3.6
China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 6,830 1.2 3,031 0.6 549,618 2.2
Nepal 6,219 1.1 810 0.2 122,506 0.5
India 6,137 1.1 1,980 0.4 673,352 2.6
New Zealand 5,483 1.0 4,980 1.0 530,492 2.1

More information on Country of birth of person (BPLP)
Table based on place of usual residence

Country of birth of parents
All people
Tasmania, 2021 % Tasmania, 2021 Tasmania, 2016 % Tasmania, 2016 Australia, 2021 % Australia, 2021
Both parents born overseas 101,972 18.3 73,758 14.5 9,321,603 36.7
Father only born overseas 30,769 5.5 27,091 5.3 1,670,476 6.6
Mother only born overseas 21,714 3.9 18,589 3.6 1,257,942 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 371,533 66.6 353,445 69.3 11,663,577 45.9
Not stated 31,575 5.7 37,076 7.3 1,509,188 5.9

Note: For the 2021 Census, guidance was provided to respondents on how to answer for mother/father if their birth parent is unknown or they have same-sex parents.

More information on Country of birth of parents (BPPP)
Table based on place of usual residence

Country of birth of father, top stated responses
All people
Tasmania, 2021 % Tasmania, 2021 Tasmania, 2016 % Tasmania, 2016 Australia, 2021 % Australia, 2021
Australia 394,752 70.8 374,704 73.5 12,959,282 51.0
England 33,809 6.1 28,822 5.7 1,626,778 6.4
China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 7,890 1.4 3,768 0.7 784,594 3.1
New Zealand 7,678 1.4 6,782 1.3 673,661 2.6
India 7,562 1.4 2,735 0.5 935,066 3.7

Note: For the 2021 Census, guidance was provided to respondents on how to answer for father if their birth parent is unknown or they have same-sex parents.

More information on Country of birth of father (BPMP)
Table based on place of usual residence

Country of birth of mother, top stated responses
All people
Tasmania, 2021 % Tasmania, 2021 Tasmania, 2016 % Tasmania, 2016 Australia, 2021 % Australia, 2021
Australia 404,076 72.5 383,593 75.2 13,383,605 52.6
England 30,581 5.5 26,529 5.2 1,488,479 5.9
China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 8,022 1.4 3,795 0.7 787,673 3.1
India 7,496 1.3 2,668 0.5 917,541 3.6
New Zealand 7,231 1.3 6,522 1.3 650,743 2.6

Note: For the 2021 Census, guidance was provided to respondents on how to answer for mother if their birth parent is unknown or they have same-sex parents.

More information on Country of birth of mother (BPFP)
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Religious affiliation, top responses
All people
Tasmania, 2021 % Tasmania, 2021 Tasmania, 2016 % Tasmania, 2016 Australia, 2021 % Australia, 2021
No Religion, so described 276,330 49.6 192,516 37.8 9,767,448 38.4
Anglican 80,380 14.4 103,836 20.4 2,496,273 9.8
Catholic 71,045 12.7 79,451 15.6 5,075,907 20.0
Not stated 37,450 6.7 47,136 9.2 1,751,052 6.9
Uniting Church 14,447 2.6 19,340 3.8 673,260 2.6

Note: 'No Religion, so described' does not include those who reported Secular and Other Spiritual Beliefs such as Atheism, Agnosticism and Own Spiritual Beliefs.

For 2021 in Tasmania, Secular Beliefs and Other Spiritual Beliefs and No Religious Affiliation was the largest broad group religious group reported overall (53.6%) (excludes Not stated). The broad group level is the highest and most general level of the Australian Standard Classification of Religious Groups, 2016.

Note: 'Secular Beliefs and Other Spiritual Beliefs and No Religious Affiliation', comprises entities which are identifiable and useful groupings which, while not satisfying the criteria of a religion, are necessary to enable the capture of the full range of responses to questions on religious affiliation.

More information on Religious affiliation (RELP)
Table based on place of usual residence

Language used at home, top responses (other than English)
All people
Tasmania, 2021 % Tasmania, 2021 Tasmania, 2016 % Tasmania, 2016 Australia, 2021 % Australia, 2021
Mandarin 8,129 1.5 3,972 0.8 685,274 2.7
Nepali 7,248 1.3 1,647 0.3 133,068 0.5
Punjabi 2,556 0.5 490 0.1 239,033 0.9
Spanish 1,571 0.3 933 0.2 171,370 0.7
Cantonese 1,536 0.3 969 0.2 295,281 1.2
 null  null  null  null  null  null  null
English only used at home 479,875 86.1 450,412 88.3 18,303,662 72.0
Households where a non-English language is used 20,434 9.4 13,515 6.8 2,295,688 24.8

More information on Language used at home (LANP)
Languages used at home data is based on place of usual residence
Households where a non-English language is used, is based on place of enumeration

Income and work

Median weekly incomes (a)
People aged 15 years and over
Tasmania, 2021 % Tasmania, 2021 Tasmania, 2016 % Tasmania, 2016 Australia, 2021 % Australia, 2021
Personal (b) $701 N/A $573 N/A $805 N/A
Family (c) $1,720 N/A $1,399 N/A $2,120 N/A
Household (d) $1,358 N/A $1,100 N/A $1,746 N/A

(a) Incomes are collected in ranges. The medians are then calculated using information from the Survey of Income and Housing.
(b) Excludes people aged 15 years and over who did not state their income.
(c) Excludes families where at least one family member aged 15 years and over did not state their income.
(d) Excludes households where at least one household member aged 15 years and over did not state their income.

More information on Total personal income (INCP), Total family income (FINF), Total household income (HIND)
Personal income data is based on place of usual residence
Family and household income data is based on place of enumeration

Unpaid work and care

Unpaid work and care
People aged 15 years and over
Tasmania, 2021 % Tasmania, 2021 Tasmania, 2016 % Tasmania, 2016 Australia, 2021 % Australia, 2021
Did unpaid domestic work (week before Census Night) 323,348 69.5 295,217 70.3 14,077,657 67.7
Provided unpaid care for child/children (during two weeks before Census Night) 119,193 25.6 111,541 26.6 5,471,756 26.3
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability, health condition or due to old age (during two weeks before Census Night) 59,864 12.9 49,531 11.8 2,476,681 11.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 83,646 18.0 89,213 21.3 2,933,646 14.1

More information on Unpaid domestic work (DOMP), Unpaid child care (CHCAREP), Unpaid assistance to a person with a disability, health condition, or due to old age (UNCAREP), Voluntary work for an organisation or group (VOLWP)
Table based on place of usual residence

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours
People aged 15 years and over
Tasmania, 2021 % Tasmania, 2021 Tasmania, 2016 % Tasmania, 2016 Australia, 2021 % Australia, 2021
Less than 5 hours 90,453 19.5 83,597 19.9 4,117,135 19.8
5 to 14 hours 130,852 28.1 113,243 27.0 5,663,904 27.3
15 to 29 hours 60,147 12.9 55,345 13.2 2,511,024 12.1
30 hours or more 41,900 9.0 43,039 10.3 1,785,591 8.6

Note: Measures the time spent during the week before the Census doing domestic work without pay for themselves and their household.

More information on Unpaid domestic work: number of hours (DOMP)
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Health

Type of long-term health condition
All people
Tasmania, 2021 % Tasmania, 2021 Tasmania, 2016 % Tasmania, 2016 Australia, 2021 % Australia, 2021
Arthritis 68,070 12.2 N/A N/A 2,150,396 8.5
Asthma 52,171 9.4 N/A N/A 2,068,020 8.1
Cancer (including remission) 19,104 3.4 N/A N/A 732,152 2.9
Dementia (including Alzheimer's) 4,395 0.8 N/A N/A 189,162 0.7
Diabetes (excluding gestational diabetes) 28,394 5.1 N/A N/A 1,198,721 4.7
Heart disease (including heart attack or angina) 25,185 4.5 N/A N/A 999,096 3.9
Kidney disease 6,326 1.1 N/A N/A 231,777 0.9
Lung condition (including COPD or emphysema) 14,027 2.5 N/A N/A 441,109 1.7
Mental health condition (including depression or anxiety) 63,861 11.5 N/A N/A 2,231,543 8.8
Stroke 6,836 1.2 N/A N/A 234,609 0.9
Any other long-term health condition(s) 49,458 8.9 N/A N/A 2,041,929 8.0
No long-term health condition(s) 305,093 54.7 N/A N/A 15,292,718 60.2
Not stated 43,649 7.8 N/A N/A 2,066,251 8.1

Note 1: Respondents had the option of reporting multiple long-term health conditions. Therefore, the sum of all long-term health condition responses for an area will not equal the total number of people in the area.

Note 2: Calculated percentages represent a proportion of the number of people in the area (including those who did not answer the long-term health conditions question).

Note 3: 2016 comparison data is not available for this table. Long-term health conditions is a new question for the 2021 Census.

More information on Type of long-term health condition (LTHP)
Table based on place of usual residence

Count of selected long-term health conditions
All people
Tasmania, 2021 % Tasmania, 2021 Tasmania, 2016 % Tasmania, 2016 Australia, 2021 % Australia, 2021
None of the selected conditions 326,646 58.6 N/A N/A 16,302,537 64.1
One condition 121,261 21.7 N/A N/A 4,791,516 18.8
Two conditions 42,817 7.7 N/A N/A 1,490,344 5.9
Three or more conditions 23,200 4.2 N/A N/A 772,142 3.0
Not stated 43,649 7.8 N/A N/A 2,066,251 8.1

Note 1: Selected long-term health conditions include arthritis, asthma, cancer (including remission), dementia (including Alzheimer's), diabetes (excluding gestational diabetes), heart disease (including heart attack or angina), kidney disease, lung condition (including COPD or emphysema), mental health condition (including depression or anxiety) and stroke. Other long-term health conditions are not included in this count.

Note 2: 2016 comparison data is not available for this table. Long-term health conditions is a new question for the 2021 Census.

More information on Count of selected long-term health conditions (CLTHP)
Table based on place of usual residence

Australian Defence Force service

Australian Defence Force Service
People aged 15 years and over
Tasmania, 2021 % Tasmania, 2021 Tasmania, 2016 % Tasmania, 2016 Australia, 2021 % Australia, 2021
Currently serving 958 0.2 N/A N/A 84,865 0.4
Previously served (and not currently serving) 17,515 3.8 N/A N/A 496,276 2.4
Has never served 421,126 90.6 N/A N/A 18,954,152 91.2
Not stated 25,336 5.4 N/A N/A 1,249,493 6.0

Note 1: Australian Defence Force Service includes service in the Regular and/or Reserves service. Includes Royal Australian Navy, Australian Army, Royal Australian Air Force, Second Australian Imperial Force, National Service and NORFORCE. Excludes service for non-Australian defence forces.

Note 2: 2016 comparison data is not available for this table. Service with the Australian Defence Force is a new question for the 2021 Census.

More information on Australian Defence Force service (ADFP)
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Families

Family composition
People aged 15 years and over
Tasmania, 2021 % Tasmania, 2021 Tasmania, 2016 % Tasmania, 2016 Australia, 2021 % Australia, 2021
Couple family without children 67,011 44.5 57,846 43.1 2,608,834 38.8
Couple family with children 55,446 36.8 51,286 38.2 2,944,140 43.7
One parent family 25,988 17.3 23,422 17.4 1,068,268 15.9
Other family 2,122 1.4 1,786 1.3 108,941 1.6

More information on Family composition (FMCF)
Table based on place of enumeration

Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Tasmania, 2021 % Tasmania, 2021 Tasmania, 2016 % Tasmania, 2016 Australia, 2021 % Australia, 2021
Male N/A 21.3 N/A 19.4 N/A 19.6
Female N/A 78.8 N/A 80.6 N/A 80.4

More information on Sex of lone parent (SLPP)
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Dwellings

Dwelling count
Private dwellings (excl. visitor only and other non-classifiable households)
Tasmania, 2021 % Tasmania, 2021 Tasmania, 2016 % Tasmania, 2016 Australia, 2021 % Australia, 2021
Occupied private dwellings 218,412 88.2 197,576 86.0 9,275,217 89.9
Unoccupied private dwellings 29,185 11.8 32,138 14.0 1,043,776 10.1

More information on Dwelling type (DWTD)
Table based on place of enumeration

Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings (excl. visitor only and other non-classifiable households)
Tasmania, 2021 % Tasmania, 2021 Tasmania, 2016 % Tasmania, 2016 Australia, 2021 % Australia, 2021
Separate house 191,561 87.7 172,999 87.6 6,710,582 72.3
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 13,402 6.1 11,383 5.8 1,168,860 12.6
Flat or apartment 11,575 5.3 11,262 5.7 1,319,095 14.2
Other dwelling 1,389 0.6 1,203 0.6 54,711 0.6

More information on Dwelling structure (STRD)
Table based on place of enumeration

Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings (excl. visitor only and other non-classifiable households)
Tasmania, 2021 % Tasmania, 2021 Tasmania, 2016 % Tasmania, 2016 Australia, 2021 % Australia, 2021
None (includes studio apartments or bedsitters) 1,010 0.5 771 0.4 44,864 0.5
1 bedroom 10,361 4.7 9,383 4.7 488,681 5.3
2 bedrooms 44,713 20.5 40,524 20.5 1,768,530 19.1
3 bedrooms 108,405 49.6 99,380 50.3 3,617,803 39.0
4 or more bedrooms 50,573 23.2 42,980 21.8 3,224,351 34.8
Number of bedrooms not stated 3,355 1.5 4,540 2.3 130,989 1.4
 null  null  null  null  null  null  null
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3 N/A 3 N/A 3.1 N/A
Average number of people per household 2.4 N/A 2.3 N/A 2.5 N/A

More information on Number of bedrooms in a private dwelling (BEDD), Number of persons usually resident in dwelling (NPRD)
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Number of registered motor vehicles
Occupied private dwellings (excl. visitor only and other non-classifiable households)
Tasmania, 2021 % Tasmania, 2021 Tasmania, 2016 % Tasmania, 2016 Australia, 2021 % Australia, 2021
None 13,015 6.0 13,698 6.9 673,969 7.3
1 motor vehicle 75,697 34.7 69,257 35.1 3,353,737 36.2
2 motor vehicles 77,289 35.4 69,091 35.0 3,366,738 36.3
3 or more vehicles 49,047 22.5 38,395 19.4 1,745,924 18.8
Number of motor vehicles not stated 3,365 1.5 7,139 3.6 134,848 1.5

Note: Motor vehicles excludes motorbikes, motor scooters and heavy motor vehicles.

More information on Number of registered motor vehicles (VEHD)
Table based on place of enumeration

Housing

Household composition
Occupied private dwellings (excl. visitor only and other non-classifiable households)
Tasmania, 2021 % Tasmania, 2021 Tasmania, 2016 % Tasmania, 2016 Australia, 2021 % Australia, 2021
Family households 147,619 67.6 132,573 67.1 6,542,648 70.5
Single (or lone) person households 63,360 29.0 58,516 29.6 2,370,742 25.6
Group households 7,429 3.4 6,491 3.3 361,822 3.9

More information on Household composition (HHCD)
Table based on place of enumeration

Tenure type
Occupied private dwellings (excl. visitor only and other non-classifiable households)
Tasmania, 2021 % Tasmania, 2021 Tasmania, 2016 % Tasmania, 2016 Australia, 2021 % Australia, 2021
Owned outright 81,042 37.1 70,445 35.7 2,872,331 31.0
Owned with a mortgage (a) 72,157 33.0 66,222 33.5 3,242,449 35.0
Rented (b) 57,762 26.4 51,961 26.3 2,842,378 30.6
Other tenure type (c) 4,045 1.9 3,750 1.9 181,518 2.0
Tenure type not stated 3,403 1.6 5,204 2.6 136,538 1.5

(a) Includes dwellings purchased under a shared equity scheme.
(b) Excludes dwellings being occupied rent-free. The 2016 figure presented above is conceptually comparable with the 2021 data, however this is not comparable with historical QuickStats as dwellings being occupied rent-free were included in the rented categories.
(c) Comprises dwellings occupied rent free, occupied under a life tenure scheme and other tenure type.

More information on Tenure type (TEND)
Table based on place of enumeration

Household income
Occupied private dwellings (excl. visitor only and other non-classifiable households)
Tasmania, 2021 % Tasmania, 2021 Tasmania, 2016 % Tasmania, 2016 Australia, 2021 % Australia, 2021
Less than $650 total household weekly income (a) N/A 21.1 N/A 26.3 N/A 16.5
More than $3,000 total household weekly income (a) N/A 15.0 N/A 8.3 N/A 24.3

(a) Percentages (%) exclude dwellings with 'Partial income stated' or 'All incomes not stated.'

More information on Total household income (weekly) (HIND)
Table based on place of enumeration

Rent weekly payments
Occupied private dwellings (excl. visitor only and other non-classifiable households) being rented
Tasmania, 2021 % Tasmania, 2021 Tasmania, 2016 % Tasmania, 2016 Australia, 2021 % Australia, 2021
Median rent (a) 290 N/A 235 N/A 375 N/A
 null  null  null  null  null  null  null
Renter households where rent payments are less than or equal to 30% of household income (b) 32,577 56.4 27,424 52.8 1,667,080 58.7
Renter households with rent payments greater than 30% of household income (b) 19,730 34.2 18,929 36.4 915,317 32.2
Unable to determine (c) 5,459 9.5 5,612 10.8 259,992 9.1

(a) Median rent calculations exclude dwellings being occupied rent-free. The 2016 figure presented above is conceptually comparable with the 2021 data, however this is not comparable with historical QuickStats as dwellings being occupied rent-free were included in the rented categories.
(b) The 2016 figure presented above is conceptually comparable with 2021 data, however this is not comparable with historical QuickStats, as applicable households included in this calculation have changed. For details on how Household income is derived please refer to RAID.
(c) Unable to determine includes those households in which income and/or housing costs were not, or were only partially stated, by persons in the household.

More information on Rent payments (weekly) (RNTD), Rent affordability indicator (RAID)
Table based on place of enumeration

Mortgage monthly repayments
Occupied private dwellings (excl. visitor only and other non-classifiable households) owned with a mortgage or purchased under a shared equity scheme
Tasmania, 2021 % Tasmania, 2021 Tasmania, 2016 % Tasmania, 2016 Australia, 2021 % Australia, 2021
Median mortgage repayments 1,313 N/A 1,300 N/A 1,863 N/A
 null  null  null  null  null  null  null
Owner with mortgage households where mortgage repayments are less than or equal to 30% of household income (a) 56,682 78.6 48,463 73.2 2,398,902 74.0
Owner with mortgage households with mortgage repayments greater than 30% of household income (a) 7,311 10.1 9,427 14.2 468,817 14.5
Unable to determine (b) 8,167 11.3 8,328 12.6 374,734 11.6

(a) The 2016 figure presented above is conceptually comparable with 2021 data, however this is not comparable with historical QuickStats, as applicable households included in this calculation have changed. For details on how Household income is derived please refer to MAID.
(b) Unable to determine includes those households in which income and/or housing costs were not, or were only partially stated, by persons in the household.

More information on Mortgage repayments (monthly) (MRED), Mortgage affordability indicator (MAID)
Table based on place of enumeration

Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples

People characteristics
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people
Tasmania, 2021 % Tasmania, 2021 Tasmania, 2016 % Tasmania, 2016 Australia, 2021 % Australia, 2021
Male 14,761 48.9 11,580 49.1 403,709 49.7
Female 15,425 51.1 11,996 50.9 409,025 50.3
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Median age 25 N/A 24 N/A 24 N/A

More information on Sex (SEXP), Indigenous status (INGP)
Table based on place of usual residence

Dwelling characteristics
Occupied private dwellings (excl. visitor only and other non-classifiable households) where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Tasmania, 2021 % Tasmania, 2021 Tasmania, 2016 % Tasmania, 2016 Australia, 2021 % Australia, 2021
Average number of people per household 2.9 N/A 2.9 N/A 3.1 N/A
Average number of people per bedroom 1 N/A 1 N/A 1 N/A
Median weekly household income (a) 1,370 N/A 1,079 N/A 1,507 N/A

(a) Excludes households where at least one person aged 15 years and over in the household did not state their income.

More information on Number of bedrooms in a private dwelling (BEDD), Household composition (HHCD), Total household income (HIND), Indigenous household indicator (INGDWTD)
Table based on place of enumeration

Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings (excl. visitor only and other non-classifiable households) where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Tasmania, 2021 % Tasmania, 2021 Tasmania, 2016 % Tasmania, 2016 Australia, 2021 % Australia, 2021
Median weekly rent (a) 265 N/A 220 N/A 300 N/A
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,300 N/A 1,300 N/A 1,721 N/A

(a) Median rent calculations exclude dwellings being occupied rent-free. The 2016 figure presented above is conceptually comparable with the 2021 data, however this is not comparable with historical QuickStats as dwellings being occupied rent-free were included in the rented categories.

More information on Rent weekly payments (RNTD), Mortgage monthly repayments (MRED), Indigenous household indicator (INGDWTD)
Table based on place of enumeration

Please note that there are small random adjustments 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 table totals.