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Circular Head Council area

Market characteristics

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

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
Circular Head Council area20112006Change
NameNumber%Greater Hobart %Number%Greater Hobart %2006 to 2011
Population summary--------------
Total residents7,977100.0100.07,958100.0100.0+19
Males4,03850.648.64,06551.148.5-27
Females3,93949.451.43,89348.951.5+46
Age structure--------------
0 - 14 years1,80722.718.81,85223.319.1-45
15 - 24 years96412.113.41,02112.814.1-57
25 - 54 years3,11439.039.73,23340.640.6-119
55 - 64 Years1,01712.712.890811.411.5+109
65 years and over1,07513.515.494411.914.6+131
Education institute attending--------------
Primary school7819.88.488311.18.7-102
Secondary school5607.06.05046.36.4+56
TAFE1732.22.62032.62.6-30
University791.04.6570.74.2+22
Overseas born--------------
Total overseas born6888.613.26117.711.9+77
Non-English speaking backgrounds1972.56.61762.25.5+21
Speaks another language and English well or very well4916.26.64355.56.4+56
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree3495.718.73035.015.8+46
Certificate level1,27020.618.81,11018.216.6+160
No qualification3,65959.345.13,87963.548.5-220
Household income--------------
Nil to $59979426.424.5--------
$600 to $1,24992830.927.3--------
$1,250 to $1,999 61920.618.6--------
$2,000 or more 36212.020.0--------
Housing tenure--------------
Owned1,06234.416.41,05734.417.0+5
Purchasing1,07534.817.31,03833.817.0+37
Renting77024.913.579625.912.7-26
Dwelling structure--------------
Separate house3,52292.581.23,45292.181.9+70
Medium house2195.816.12496.615.5-30
High density00.02.000.02.00

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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