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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 2011 and 2016 – by usual residence

Key statistics of local residents
Cradle Coast Region20162011Change
NameNumber%Tasmania %Number%Tasmania %2011 to 2016
Population summary--------------
Total residents109,018100.0100.0109,146100.0100.0-128
Males53,26048.948.953,51949.049.0-259
Females55,76851.251.155,62751.051.0+141
Age structure--------------
0 - 14 years19,35617.817.721,25019.519.0-1,894
15 - 24 years12,39111.412.012,95811.912.6-567
25 - 54 years38,65535.536.841,27137.838.7-2,616
55 - 64 Years15,96714.614.114,84613.613.5+1,121
65 years and over22,64920.819.418,82117.216.3+3,828
Education institute attending--------------
Primary school9,4568.78.69,4038.68.5+53
Secondary school6,1305.65.86,5716.06.0-441
TAFE2,3522.22.13,1422.92.6-790
University1,7791.63.61,6121.53.3+167
Diversity--------------
Total overseas born9,5798.812.09,6188.811.6-39
Speaks language other than English at home2,6162.45.32,2612.14.4+355
Speaks another language, and English not well or not at all3290.30.92770.30.7+52
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree8,6569.616.27,4758.514.2+1,181
Advanced Diploma or Diploma6,2507.07.55,1915.96.6+1,059
Certificate level21,62524.121.319,66722.420.2+1,958
No qualification43,07748.044.346,32052.748.8-3,243
Household income--------------
Nill to $64911,43126.223.9--------
$650 to $1,49915,71536.034.6--------
$1,500 to $2,4497,91718.219.6--------
$2,500 or more 4,1129.412.2--------
Housing tenure--------------
Owned16,17035.634.116,37037.135.3-200
Purchasing13,67330.131.813,82431.333.1-151
Renting12,06326.526.311,55726.226.0+506
Dwelling structure--------------
Separate house46,83289.686.644,64388.385.6+2,189
Medium house4,5568.710.95,10410.112.2-548
High density1570.31.11490.31.0+8

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

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