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Burnie City

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 2011 and 2016 – by usual residence

Key statistics of local residents
Burnie City20162011Change
NameNumber%Greater Hobart %Number%Greater Hobart %2011 to 2016
Population summary--------------
Total residents18,895100.0100.019,329100.0100.0-434
Males9,08448.148.59,28848.148.6-204
Females9,80951.951.510,04151.951.4-232
Age structure--------------
0 - 14 years3,45518.318.03,84919.918.8-394
15 - 24 years2,59913.812.42,67513.813.4-76
25 - 54 years6,93536.738.57,39838.339.7-463
55 - 64 Years2,43012.913.22,34512.112.8+85
65 years and over3,47218.417.83,06215.815.4+410
Education institute attending--------------
Primary school1,6478.78.81,7599.18.4-112
Secondary school1,2436.66.01,1746.16.0+69
TAFE4652.52.16803.52.6-215
University4562.45.04072.14.6+49
Diversity--------------
Total overseas born1,5668.313.81,5898.213.2-23
Speaks language other than English at home5472.97.65122.66.4+35
Speaks another language, and English not well or not at all500.31.2760.41.0-26
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree1,4959.721.31,3748.918.7+121
Advanced Diploma or Diploma1,0416.77.98805.77.1+161
Certificate level3,73024.119.73,43322.218.8+297
No qualification7,58249.141.48,08952.345.1-507
Household income--------------
Nill to $6492,04626.821.0--------
$650 to $1,4992,74435.932.8--------
$1,500 to $2,4491,37618.021.4--------
$2,500 or more 7329.615.4--------
Housing tenure--------------
Owned2,42130.431.62,61633.332.8-195
Purchasing2,48331.233.62,45431.234.7+29
Renting2,44830.827.52,42230.826.9+26
Dwelling structure--------------
Separate house7,83988.383.27,54987.681.2+290
Medium house8379.413.691010.616.1-73
High density1341.52.21121.32.0+22

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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