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Coastal Urban Economic Region

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
Coastal Urban Economic Region20162011Change
NameNumber%Greater Hobart %Number%Greater Hobart %2011 to 2016
Population summary--------------
Total residents89,230100.0100.088,839100.0100.0+391
Males43,11248.348.543,09048.548.6+22
Females46,13151.751.545,74951.551.4+382
Age structure--------------
0 - 14 years15,70317.618.017,06219.218.8-1,359
15 - 24 years10,25411.512.410,62612.013.4-372
25 - 54 years31,39135.238.533,21837.439.7-1,827
55 - 64 Years12,83214.413.212,04413.612.8+788
65 years and over19,05721.417.815,88917.915.4+3,168
Education institute attending--------------
Primary school7,6918.68.87,6218.68.4+70
Secondary school5,1105.76.05,3336.06.0-223
TAFE2,0222.32.12,6983.02.6-676
University1,5571.75.01,4101.64.6+147
Diversity--------------
Total overseas born7,6678.613.87,6548.613.2+13
Speaks language other than English at home2,0672.37.61,8012.06.4+266
Speaks another language, and English not well or not at all2660.31.22220.21.0+44
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree7,38210.021.36,3638.918.7+1,019
Advanced Diploma or Diploma5,2347.17.94,3786.17.1+856
Certificate level17,82124.219.716,11122.418.8+1,710
No qualification35,09147.741.437,32552.045.1-2,234
Household income--------------
Nill to $6499,46726.421.0--------
$650 to $1,49912,96936.232.8--------
$1,500 to $2,4496,42417.921.4--------
$2,500 or more 3,3789.415.4--------
Housing tenure--------------
Owned13,08535.131.613,18336.732.8-98
Purchasing11,27730.333.611,26531.434.7+12
Renting10,06527.027.59,53326.626.9+532
Dwelling structure--------------
Separate house37,14888.583.234,88287.281.2+2,266
Medium house4,1079.813.64,55711.416.1-450
High density1480.42.21440.42.0+4

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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