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Cradle Coast Region

Market characteristics

The Cradle Coast Region has a lower proportion of households in the medium to high income category compared to Tasmania.

The people who live in an area are one of the most important resources that an economy draws upon, both as a market that consumes goods and services and as a source of labour.

This table provides an overview of the Cradle Coast Region's population demographics, and how their characteristics compare to those of the broader region.

More detailed information about the Cradle Coast Region's resident population, including neighbourhood profiles, can be found in the Community Profile.

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2006 and 2011 – by usual residence

Key statistics of local residents
Cradle Coast Region20112006Change
NameNumber%Tasmania %Number%Tasmania %2006 to 2011
Population summary--------------
Total residents109,146100.0100.0106,139100.0100.0+3,007
Males53,51949.049.052,17149.249.0+1,348
Females55,62751.051.053,96850.851.0+1,659
Age structure--------------
0 - 14 years21,25019.519.021,67420.419.7-424
15 - 24 years12,95811.912.612,52111.813.0+437
25 - 54 years41,27137.838.741,84839.440.1-577
55 - 64 Years14,84613.613.513,36212.612.3+1,484
65 years and over18,82117.216.316,72515.814.9+2,096
Education institute attending--------------
Primary school9,4038.68.510,4099.89.2-1,006
Secondary school6,5716.06.06,6976.36.3-126
TAFE3,1422.92.62,9492.82.6+193
University1,6121.53.31,2591.23.0+353
Overseas born--------------
Total overseas born9,6188.811.69,0078.510.6+611
Non-English speaking backgrounds3,1302.95.12,8382.74.2+292
Speaks another language and English well or very well6,4885.96.66,1695.86.3+319
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree7,4758.514.25,9617.111.9+1,514
Certificate level19,66722.420.216,38919.417.8+3,278
No qualification46,32052.748.847,68956.552.1-1,369
Household income--------------
Nil to $59913,19930.527.7--------
$600 to $1,24912,33028.528.3--------
$1,250 to $1,999 7,57317.517.8--------
$2,000 or more 5,61913.016.2--------
Housing tenure--------------
Owned16,37037.135.316,44139.036.8-71
Purchasing13,82431.333.112,80430.332.3+1,020
Renting11,55726.226.010,50424.924.6+1,053
Dwelling structure--------------
Separate house44,64388.385.641,94188.086.0+2,702
Medium house5,10410.112.24,96810.411.8+136
High density1490.31.01300.31.0+19

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

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