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Waratah-Wynyard 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
Waratah-Wynyard Council area20112006Change
NameNumber%Greater Hobart %Number%Greater Hobart %2006 to 2011
Population summary--------------
Total residents13,703100.0100.013,411100.0100.0+292
Males6,75849.348.66,54448.848.5+214
Females6,94550.751.46,86751.251.5+78
Age structure--------------
0 - 14 years2,56718.718.82,72420.319.1-157
15 - 24 years1,60311.713.41,50911.314.1+94
25 - 54 years5,08637.139.75,21738.940.6-131
55 - 64 Years1,96414.312.81,73913.011.5+225
65 years and over2,48318.115.42,22216.614.6+261
Education institute attending--------------
Primary school1,1168.18.41,40010.48.7-284
Secondary school8756.46.09577.16.4-82
TAFE4042.92.64253.22.6-21
University2271.74.61681.34.2+59
Overseas born--------------
Total overseas born1,2789.313.21,2559.411.9+23
Non-English speaking backgrounds3292.46.63002.25.5+29
Speaks another language and English well or very well9496.96.69557.16.4-6
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree9758.718.77907.415.8+185
Certificate level2,44321.918.81,99418.716.6+449
No qualification5,91953.145.16,09057.048.5-171
Household income--------------
Nil to $5991,69831.324.5--------
$600 to $1,2491,50427.727.3--------
$1,250 to $1,999 88316.318.6--------
$2,000 or more 71813.220.0--------
Housing tenure--------------
Owned2,18039.516.42,17141.217.0+9
Purchasing1,74631.617.31,63331.017.0+113
Renting1,31923.913.51,21323.012.7+106
Dwelling structure--------------
Separate house5,46287.581.25,36888.581.9+94
Medium house70911.416.163310.415.5+76
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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