St Helens (Tas.)

Latest release
2021 Census All persons QuickStats
Geography type Suburbs and Localities
Area code SAL60632
People 2,206
Male 49.0%
Female 51.0%
Median age 57
Families 592
Average number of children per family
for families with children 1.7
for all families 0.4
All private dwellings 1,367
Average number of people per household 2
Median weekly household income $824
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,083
Median weekly rent (a) $230
Average number of motor vehicles per dwelling 1.8

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

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People and population

People
All people
St Helens (Tas.) % St Helens (Tas.) Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Male 1,077 49.0 273,765 49.1 12,545,154 49.3
Female 1,122 51.0 283,804 50.9 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
St Helens (Tas.) % St Helens (Tas.) Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander 94 4.3 30,186 5.4 812,728 3.2
Non-Indigenous 1,948 88.3 501,521 89.9 23,375,949 91.9
Indigenous status not stated 165 7.5 25,851 4.6 1,234,112 4.9

More information on Indigenous status (INGP)
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Age
All people
St Helens (Tas.) % St Helens (Tas.) Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Median age 57 N/A 42 N/A 38 N/A
0-4 years 92 4.2 28,277 5.1 1,463,817 5.8
5-9 years 91 4.1 31,150 5.6 1,586,138 6.2
10-14 years 97 4.4 33,212 6.0 1,588,051 6.2
15-19 years 72 3.3 30,065 5.4 1,457,812 5.7
20-24 years 77 3.5 31,024 5.6 1,579,539 6.2
25-29 years 83 3.8 38,756 7.0 1,771,676 7.0
30-34 years 81 3.7 37,908 6.8 1,853,085 7.3
35-39 years 114 5.2 34,708 6.2 1,838,822 7.2
40-44 years 75 3.4 31,246 5.6 1,648,843 6.5
45-49 years 113 5.1 33,228 6.0 1,635,963 6.4
50-54 years 143 6.5 35,976 6.5 1,610,944 6.3
55-59 years 189 8.5 36,993 6.6 1,541,911 6.1
60-64 years 218 9.9 38,395 6.9 1,468,097 5.8
65-69 years 205 9.3 35,137 6.3 1,298,460 5.1
70-74 years 223 10.1 31,856 5.7 1,160,768 4.6
75-79 years 150 6.8 22,029 4.0 821,920 3.2
80-84 years 105 4.7 14,617 2.6 554,598 2.2
85 years and over 83 3.8 12,995 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
St Helens (Tas.) % St Helens (Tas.) Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Married 858 44.6 206,403 44.4 9,665,708 46.5
Separated 71 3.7 15,471 3.3 674,590 3.2
Divorced 315 16.4 47,755 10.3 1,831,952 8.8
Widowed 172 8.9 27,690 6.0 1,029,142 5.0
Never married 513 26.7 167,621 36.1 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
St Helens (Tas.) % St Helens (Tas.) Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Registered marriage (a) 720 44.6 184,393 44.3 8,747,137 46.6
De facto marriage (b) 218 13.5 56,121 13.5 2,168,347 11.5
Not married 675 41.8 175,695 42.2 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
St Helens (Tas.) % St Helens (Tas.) Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Preschool 15 3.2 6,495 4.2 484,185 6.3
Primary  null  null  null  null  null  null
Primary - Government 111 23.3 32,003 20.8 1,421,300 18.5
Primary - Catholic 0 0.0 8,393 5.4 396,758 5.2
Primary - other non-Government 4 0.8 4,774 3.1 254,043 3.3
Primary total (a) 109 22.9 45,209 29.3 2,075,224 27.0
Secondary  null  null  null  null  null  null
Secondary - Government 85 17.9 19,566 12.7 934,138 12.2
Secondary - Catholic 0 0.0 7,112 4.6 371,022 4.8
Secondary - other non-Government 0 0.0 5,449 3.5 322,314 4.2
Secondary total (b) 88 18.5 32,170 20.9 1,629,624 21.2
Tertiary  null  null  null  null  null  null
Tertiary - Vocational education (including TAFE and private training providers) 22 4.6 14,763 9.6 601,901 7.8
Tertiary - University or other higher education 32 6.7 19,814 12.8 1,185,450 15.4
Tertiary total (c) 54 11.3 34,622 22.5 1,789,994 23.3
Other 16 3.4 4,810 3.1 242,821 3.2
Not stated 197 41.4 30,895 20.0 1,456,618 19.0

(a) Includes Primary - not further defined.
(b) Includes Secondary - not further defined.
(c) Includes Tertiary - not further defined.

More information on Type of educational institution attending (TYPP)
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Cultural diversity

Ancestry, top responses
All people
St Helens (Tas.) % St Helens (Tas.) Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
English 1,014 46.0 243,587 43.7 8,385,928 33.0
Australian 866 39.3 225,198 40.4 7,596,753 29.9
Irish 223 10.1 56,619 10.2 2,410,833 9.5
Scottish 216 9.8 52,604 9.4 2,176,777 8.6
German 80 3.6 19,878 3.6 1,026,138 4.0

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). In 2016 QuickStats percentages were based on total number of responses and will not be comparable to this table.

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

Country of birth, top responses
All people
St Helens (Tas.) % St Helens (Tas.) Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Australia 1,688 76.5 440,809 79.1 17,019,815 66.9
Other top responses:  null  null  null  null  null  null
England 125 5.7 19,283 3.5 927,490 3.6
New Zealand 31 1.4 5,483 1.0 530,492 2.1
Nepal 17 0.8 6,219 1.1 122,506 0.5
United States of America 16 0.7 2,056 0.4 101,309 0.4
Philippines 14 0.6 2,441 0.4 293,892 1.2

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

Country of birth of parents
All people
St Helens (Tas.) % St Helens (Tas.) Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Both parents born overseas 377 17.2 101,972 18.3 9,321,603 36.7
Father only born overseas 102 4.6 30,769 5.5 1,670,476 6.6
Mother only born overseas 83 3.8 21,714 3.9 1,257,942 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,451 66.0 371,533 66.6 11,663,577 45.9
Not stated 185 8.4 31,575 5.7 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)
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Country of birth of father, top stated responses
All people
St Helens (Tas.) % St Helens (Tas.) Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Australia 1,537 69.7 394,752 70.8 12,959,282 51.0
England 179 8.1 33,809 6.1 1,626,778 6.4
New Zealand 40 1.8 7,678 1.4 673,661 2.6
Netherlands 19 0.9 5,870 1.1 177,340 0.7
Nepal 19 0.9 6,332 1.1 140,364 0.6

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)
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Country of birth of mother, top stated responses
All people
St Helens (Tas.) % St Helens (Tas.) Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Australia 1,565 70.9 404,076 72.5 13,383,605 52.6
England 194 8.8 30,581 5.5 1,488,479 5.9
New Zealand 36 1.6 7,231 1.3 650,743 2.6
Netherlands 20 0.9 5,259 0.9 152,483 0.6
Philippines 20 0.9 3,520 0.6 417,285 1.6

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
St Helens (Tas.) % St Helens (Tas.) Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
No Religion, so described 956 43.3 276,330 49.6 9,767,448 38.4
Anglican 438 19.9 80,380 14.4 2,496,273 9.8
Catholic 249 11.3 71,045 12.7 5,075,907 20.0
Not stated 225 10.2 37,450 6.7 1,751,052 6.9
Uniting Church 70 3.2 14,447 2.6 673,260 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.

In St Helens (Tas.), Secular Beliefs and Other Spiritual Beliefs and No Religious Affiliation was the largest broad group religious group reported overall (48.7%) (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)
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Language used at home, top responses (other than English)
All people
St Helens (Tas.) % St Helens (Tas.) Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Nepali 16 0.7 7,248 1.3 133,068 0.5
German 9 0.4 1,446 0.3 70,247 0.3
Tagalog 7 0.3 820 0.1 131,195 0.5
Spanish 6 0.3 1,571 0.3 171,370 0.7
Bengali 6 0.3 699 0.1 70,116 0.3
 null  null  null  null  null  null  null
English only used at home 1,952 88.5 479,875 86.1 18,303,662 72.0
Households where a non-English language is used 39 4.0 20,434 9.4 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
St Helens (Tas.) % St Helens (Tas.) Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Personal (b) $494 N/A $701 N/A $805 N/A
Family (c) $1,169 N/A $1,720 N/A $2,120 N/A
Household (d) $824 N/A $1,358 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
St Helens (Tas.) % St Helens (Tas.) Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Did unpaid domestic work (week before Census Night) 1,218 63.4 323,348 69.5 14,077,657 67.7
Provided unpaid care for child/children (during two weeks before Census Night) 338 17.6 119,193 25.6 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) 315 16.4 59,864 12.9 2,476,681 11.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 394 20.6 83,646 18.0 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
St Helens (Tas.) % St Helens (Tas.) Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Less than 5 hours 261 13.7 90,453 19.5 4,117,135 19.8
5 to 14 hours 447 23.4 130,852 28.1 5,663,904 27.3
15 to 29 hours 273 14.3 60,147 12.9 2,511,024 12.1
30 hours or more 227 11.9 41,900 9.0 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
St Helens (Tas.) % St Helens (Tas.) Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Arthritis 401 18.2 68,070 12.2 2,150,396 8.5
Asthma 179 8.1 52,171 9.4 2,068,020 8.1
Cancer (including remission) 120 5.4 19,104 3.4 732,152 2.9
Dementia (including Alzheimer's) 19 0.9 4,395 0.8 189,162 0.7
Diabetes (excluding gestational diabetes) 162 7.3 28,394 5.1 1,198,721 4.7
Heart disease (including heart attack or angina) 156 7.1 25,185 4.5 999,096 3.9
Kidney disease 44 2.0 6,326 1.1 231,777 0.9
Lung condition (including COPD or emphysema) 88 4.0 14,027 2.5 441,109 1.7
Mental health condition (including depression or anxiety) 262 11.9 63,861 11.5 2,231,543 8.8
Stroke 41 1.9 6,836 1.2 234,609 0.9
Any other long-term health condition(s) 246 11.2 49,458 8.9 2,041,929 8.0
No long-term health condition(s) 1,037 47.0 305,093 54.7 15,292,718 60.2
Not stated 209 9.5 43,649 7.8 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).

More information on Type of long-term health condition (LTHP)
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Count of selected long-term health conditions
All people
St Helens (Tas.) % St Helens (Tas.) Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
None of the selected conditions 1,128 51.1 326,646 58.6 16,302,537 64.1
One condition 497 22.5 121,261 21.7 4,791,516 18.8
Two conditions 205 9.3 42,817 7.7 1,490,344 5.9
Three or more conditions 158 7.2 23,200 4.2 772,142 3.0
Not stated 209 9.5 43,649 7.8 2,066,251 8.1

Note: 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.

More information on Count of selected long-term health conditions (CLTHP)
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Australian Defence Force service

Australian Defence Force Service
People aged 15 years and over
St Helens (Tas.) % St Helens (Tas.) Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Currently serving 0 0.0 958 0.2 84,865 0.4
Previously served (and not currently serving) 109 5.7 17,515 3.8 496,276 2.4
Has never served 1,664 86.5 421,126 90.6 18,954,152 91.2
Not stated 149 7.7 25,336 5.4 1,249,493 6.0

Note: 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.

More information on Australian Defence Force service (ADFP)
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Families

Family composition
People aged 15 years and over
St Helens (Tas.) % St Helens (Tas.) Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Couple family without children 342 57.8 67,011 44.5 2,608,834 38.8
Couple family with children 145 24.5 55,446 36.8 2,944,140 43.7
One parent family 95 16.0 25,988 17.3 1,068,268 15.9
Other family 10 1.7 2,122 1.4 108,941 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
St Helens (Tas.) % St Helens (Tas.) Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Male N/A 16.8 N/A 21.3 N/A 19.6
Female N/A 86.3 N/A 78.8 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)
St Helens (Tas.) % St Helens (Tas.) Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Occupied private dwellings 979 78.2 218,412 88.2 9,275,217 89.9
Unoccupied private dwellings 276 22.0 29,185 11.8 1,043,776 10.1

More information on Dwelling type (DWTD)
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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings (excl. visitor only and other non-classifiable households)
St Helens (Tas.) % St Helens (Tas.) Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Separate house 844 86.2 191,561 87.7 6,710,582 72.3
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 47 4.8 13,402 6.1 1,168,860 12.6
Flat or apartment 69 7.0 11,575 5.3 1,319,095 14.2
Other dwelling 16 1.6 1,389 0.6 54,711 0.6

More information on Dwelling structure (STRD)
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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings (excl. visitor only and other non-classifiable households)
St Helens (Tas.) % St Helens (Tas.) Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
None (includes studio apartments or bedsitters) 11 1.1 1,010 0.5 44,864 0.5
1 bedroom 62 6.4 10,361 4.7 488,681 5.3
2 bedrooms 272 27.9 44,713 20.5 1,768,530 19.1
3 bedrooms 479 49.1 108,405 49.6 3,617,803 39.0
4 or more bedrooms 133 13.6 50,573 23.2 3,224,351 34.8
Number of bedrooms not stated 19 1.9 3,355 1.5 130,989 1.4
 null  null  null  null  null  null  null
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.7 N/A 3 N/A 3.1 N/A
Average number of people per household 2 N/A 2.4 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)
St Helens (Tas.) % St Helens (Tas.) Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
None 73 7.5 13,015 6.0 673,969 7.3
1 motor vehicle 397 40.6 75,697 34.7 3,353,737 36.2
2 motor vehicles 306 31.3 77,289 35.4 3,366,738 36.3
3 or more vehicles 191 19.5 49,047 22.5 1,745,924 18.8
Number of motor vehicles not stated 11 1.1 3,365 1.5 134,848 1.5

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

More information on Number of registered motor vehicles (VEHD)
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Housing

Household composition
Occupied private dwellings (excl. visitor only and other non-classifiable households)
St Helens (Tas.) % St Helens (Tas.) Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Family households 587 60.0 147,619 67.6 6,542,648 70.5
Single (or lone) person households 371 37.9 63,360 29.0 2,370,742 25.6
Group households 20 2.0 7,429 3.4 361,822 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)
St Helens (Tas.) % St Helens (Tas.) Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Owned outright 486 49.6 81,042 37.1 2,872,331 31.0
Owned with a mortgage (a) 216 22.1 72,157 33.0 3,242,449 35.0
Rented (b) 246 25.1 57,762 26.4 2,842,378 30.6
Other tenure type (c) 19 1.9 4,045 1.9 181,518 2.0
Tenure type not stated 14 1.4 3,403 1.6 136,538 1.5

(a) Includes dwellings purchased under a shared equity scheme.
(b) Excludes dwellings being occupied rent-free, this is not comparable to 2016 QuickStats data.
(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)
St Helens (Tas.) % St Helens (Tas.) Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Less than $650 total household weekly income (a) N/A 36.6 N/A 21.1 N/A 16.5
More than $3,000 total household weekly income (a) N/A 4.8 N/A 15.0 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)
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Rent weekly payments
Occupied private dwellings (excl. visitor only and other non-classifiable households) being rented
St Helens (Tas.) % St Helens (Tas.) Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Median rent (a) 230 N/A 290 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) 133 54.1 32,577 56.4 1,667,080 58.7
Renter households with rent payments greater than 30% of household income (b) 99 40.2 19,730 34.2 915,317 32.2
Unable to determine (c) 18 7.3 5,459 9.5 259,992 9.1

(a) Median rent calculations exclude dwellings being occupied rent-free, this is not comparable to 2016 QuickStats data.
(b) 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)
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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
St Helens (Tas.) % St Helens (Tas.) Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Median mortgage repayments 1,083 N/A 1,313 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) 148 68.5 56,682 78.6 2,398,902 74.0
Owner with mortgage households with mortgage repayments greater than 30% of household income (a) 32 14.8 7,311 10.1 468,817 14.5
Unable to determine (b) 36 16.7 8,167 11.3 374,734 11.6

(a) 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)
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Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples

People characteristics
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people
St Helens (Tas.) % St Helens (Tas.) Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Male 50 52.1 14,761 48.9 403,709 49.7
Female 46 47.9 15,425 51.1 409,025 50.3
 null  null  null  null  null  null  null
Median age 25 N/A 25 N/A 24 N/A

More information on Sex (SEXP), Indigenous status (INGP)
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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
St Helens (Tas.) % St Helens (Tas.) Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Average number of people per household 2.6 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) 1,125 N/A 1,370 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
St Helens (Tas.) % St Helens (Tas.) Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Median weekly rent (a) 250 N/A 265 N/A 300 N/A
Median monthly mortgage repayments 932 N/A 1,300 N/A 1,721 N/A

(a) Median rent calculations exclude dwellings being occupied rent-free, this is not comparable to 2016 QuickStats data.

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

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