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King Island 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
King Island Council area20162011Change
NameNumber%Greater Hobart %Number%Greater Hobart %2011 to 2016
Population summary--------------
Total residents1,585100.0100.01,566100.0100.0+19
Males81051.148.581552.048.6-5
Females77649.051.575148.051.4+25
Age structure--------------
0 - 14 years24515.518.024115.418.8+4
15 - 24 years1278.012.41479.413.4-20
25 - 54 years58136.738.562640.039.7-45
55 - 64 Years27017.013.226416.912.8+6
65 years and over35322.317.828818.415.4+65
Education institute attending--------------
Primary school1096.98.8935.98.4+16
Secondary school473.06.0563.66.0-9
TAFE150.92.1221.42.6-7
University120.85.0140.94.6-2
Diversity--------------
Total overseas born19312.213.821813.913.2-25
Speaks language other than English at home724.57.6603.86.4+12
Speaks another language, and English not well or not at all30.21.2120.81.0-9
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree15411.521.313910.518.7+15
Advanced Diploma or Diploma967.27.9806.07.1+16
Certificate level32224.119.729522.318.8+27
No qualification57142.741.467150.645.1-100
Household income--------------
Nill to $64915322.621.0--------
$650 to $1,49921131.132.8--------
$1,500 to $2,44914220.921.4--------
$2,500 or more 9514.015.4--------
Housing tenure--------------
Owned26838.731.626236.832.8+6
Purchasing15422.333.616923.834.7-15
Renting21831.527.523432.926.9-16
Dwelling structure--------------
Separate house78092.483.285196.681.2-71
Medium house475.613.6232.616.1+24
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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