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Waratah-Wynyard 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
Waratah-Wynyard Council area20162011Change
NameNumber%Greater Hobart %Number%Greater Hobart %2011 to 2016
Population summary--------------
Total residents13,578100.1100.013,703100.0100.0-125
Males6,71949.548.56,75849.348.6-39
Females6,86150.651.56,94550.751.4-84
Age structure--------------
0 - 14 years2,33617.218.02,56718.718.8-231
15 - 24 years1,40710.412.41,60311.713.4-196
25 - 54 years4,72334.838.55,08637.139.7-363
55 - 64 Years2,08615.413.21,96414.312.8+122
65 years and over3,01722.217.82,48318.115.4+534
Education institute attending--------------
Primary school1,1328.38.81,1168.18.4+16
Secondary school7275.46.08756.46.0-148
TAFE2662.02.14042.92.6-138
University2271.75.02271.74.60
Diversity--------------
Total overseas born1,2529.213.81,2789.313.2-26
Speaks language other than English at home2201.67.62231.66.4-3
Speaks another language, and English not well or not at all260.21.2270.21.0-1
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree1,0949.721.39758.718.7+119
Advanced Diploma or Diploma8007.17.96826.17.1+118
Certificate level2,71424.219.72,44321.918.8+271
No qualification5,35647.741.45,91953.145.1-563
Household income--------------
Nill to $6491,50427.621.0--------
$650 to $1,4991,93835.532.8--------
$1,500 to $2,44994417.321.4--------
$2,500 or more 5139.415.4--------
Housing tenure--------------
Owned2,14537.831.62,18039.532.8-35
Purchasing1,73330.533.61,74631.634.7-13
Renting1,39124.527.51,31923.926.9+72
Dwelling structure--------------
Separate house6,02591.383.25,46287.581.2+563
Medium house4807.313.670911.416.1-229
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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