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Circular Head 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 2011 and 2016 – by usual residence

Key statistics of local residents
Circular Head Council area20162011Change
NameNumber%Greater Hobart %Number%Greater Hobart %2011 to 2016
Population summary--------------
Total residents7,926100.1100.07,977100.0100.0-51
Males4,04651.148.54,03850.648.6+8
Females3,87648.951.53,93949.451.4-63
Age structure--------------
0 - 14 years1,61820.418.01,80722.718.8-189
15 - 24 years98612.512.496412.113.4+22
25 - 54 years2,83935.938.53,11439.039.7-275
55 - 64 Years1,16314.713.21,01712.712.8+146
65 years and over1,31416.617.81,07513.515.4+239
Education institute attending--------------
Primary school7859.98.87819.88.4+4
Secondary school4786.06.05607.06.0-82
TAFE1251.62.11732.22.6-48
University650.85.0791.04.6-14
Diversity--------------
Total overseas born6498.213.86888.613.2-39
Speaks language other than English at home1732.27.61361.76.4+37
Speaks another language, and English not well or not at all260.31.2130.21.0+13
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree3796.021.33495.718.7+30
Advanced Diploma or Diploma3585.77.92844.67.1+74
Certificate level1,45523.119.71,27020.618.8+185
No qualification3,31352.541.43,65959.345.1-346
Household income--------------
Nill to $64966622.421.0--------
$650 to $1,4991,08736.632.8--------
$1,500 to $2,44961320.621.4--------
$2,500 or more 2799.415.4--------
Housing tenure--------------
Owned1,02532.531.61,06234.432.8-37
Purchasing99031.433.61,07534.834.7-85
Renting83726.527.577024.926.9+67
Dwelling structure--------------
Separate house3,66396.183.23,52292.581.2+141
Medium house922.413.62195.816.1-127
High density00.02.200.02.00

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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