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Glenorchy City

Market characteristics

Glenorchy City 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 Glenorchy City's population demographics, and how their characteristics compare to those of the broader region.

More detailed information about Glenorchy City'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
Glenorchy City20112006Change
NameNumber%Tasmania %Number%Tasmania %2006 to 2011
Population summary--------------
Total residents44,657100.0100.043,412100.0100.0+1,245
Males21,46548.149.020,78547.949.0+680
Females23,19251.951.022,62752.151.0+565
Age structure--------------
0 - 14 years8,44018.919.08,28219.119.7+158
15 - 24 years5,90413.212.65,70513.113.0+199
25 - 54 years17,69339.638.717,16039.540.1+533
55 - 64 Years5,13311.513.54,88711.312.3+246
65 years and over7,48716.816.37,37117.014.9+116
Education institute attending--------------
Primary school3,5948.08.53,6858.59.2-91
Secondary school2,5135.66.02,5305.86.3-17
TAFE1,4573.32.61,2572.92.6+200
University1,0322.33.37911.83.0+241
Overseas born--------------
Total overseas born4,90511.011.64,1379.510.6+768
Non-English speaking backgrounds3,0836.95.12,2705.24.2+813
Speaks another language and English well or very well1,8224.16.61,8674.36.3-45
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree2,9998.314.22,2176.311.9+782
Certificate level7,90321.820.26,62618.917.8+1,277
No qualification19,37753.548.819,75556.252.1-378
Household income--------------
Nil to $5995,69730.927.7--------
$600 to $1,2495,50929.928.3--------
$1,250 to $1,999 3,14217.017.8--------
$2,000 or more 2,37912.916.2--------
Housing tenure--------------
Owned5,79830.835.36,15834.036.8-360
Purchasing6,17232.833.15,75831.832.3+414
Renting5,83131.026.04,97827.524.6+853
Dwelling structure--------------
Separate house15,91978.085.615,07978.186.0+840
Medium house4,34321.312.24,02520.911.8+318
High density560.31.0840.41.0-28

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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