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Greater Burnie 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
Greater Burnie Economic Region20162011Change
NameNumber%Greater Hobart %Number%Greater Hobart %2011 to 2016
Population summary--------------
Total residents53,835100.0100.054,390100.0100.0-555
Age structure--------------
0 - 14 years9,41317.518.010,43619.218.8-1,023
15 - 24 years6,37511.812.46,64912.213.4-274
25 - 54 years18,93635.238.520,46237.639.7-1,526
55 - 64 Years7,86614.613.27,33413.512.8+532
65 years and over11,24920.917.89,50917.515.4+1,740
Education institute attending--------------
Primary school4,5548.58.84,6978.68.4-143
Secondary school3,1645.96.03,3676.26.0-203
Total overseas born4,6618.713.84,6938.613.2-32
Speaks language other than English at home1,1332.17.61,0702.06.4+63
Speaks another language, and English not well or not at all1160.21.21350.21.0-19
Bachelor or higher degree4,59710.321.34,0169.118.7+581
Advanced Diploma or Diploma3,1367.17.92,6466.07.1+490
Certificate level10,75524.219.79,82822.418.8+927
No qualification21,16747.641.422,78051.845.1-1,613
Household income--------------
Nill to $6495,70326.421.0--------
$650 to $1,4997,73035.732.8--------
$1,500 to $2,4493,90918.121.4--------
$2,500 or more 2,0979.715.4--------
Housing tenure--------------
Dwelling structure--------------
Separate house22,62089.383.221,37087.981.2+1,250
Medium house2,2128.713.62,58910.716.1-377
High density1340.52.21160.52.0+18

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id (informed decisions).

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