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King Island 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
King Island Council area20112006Change
NameNumber%Greater Hobart %Number%Greater Hobart %2006 to 2011
Population summary--------------
Total residents1,566100.0100.01,638100.0100.0-72
Males81552.048.687153.248.5-56
Females75148.051.476746.851.5-16
Age structure--------------
0 - 14 years24115.418.829217.819.1-51
15 - 24 years1479.413.417610.714.1-29
25 - 54 years62640.039.768741.940.6-61
55 - 64 Years26416.912.822213.611.5+42
65 years and over28818.415.426115.914.6+27
Education institute attending--------------
Primary school935.98.41358.28.7-42
Secondary school563.66.0714.36.4-15
TAFE221.42.6231.42.6-1
University140.94.680.54.2+6
Overseas born--------------
Total overseas born21813.913.220212.311.9+16
Non-English speaking backgrounds1066.86.6774.75.5+29
Speaks another language and English well or very well1127.26.61257.66.4-13
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree13910.518.71158.515.8+24
Certificate level29522.318.829021.516.6+5
No qualification67150.645.167550.148.5-4
Household income--------------
Nil to $59918125.824.5--------
$600 to $1,24919127.227.3--------
$1,250 to $1,999 13519.218.6--------
$2,000 or more 10615.120.0--------
Housing tenure--------------
Owned26236.816.428040.817.0-18
Purchasing16923.817.315222.117.0+17
Renting23432.913.520429.712.7+30
Dwelling structure--------------
Separate house85196.681.283796.281.9+14
Medium house232.616.1202.315.5+3
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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