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Glenorchy City

Market characteristics

Glenorchy City has a lower proportion of households in the medium to high income category compared to Tasmania.

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 Glenorchy City's population demographics, and how their characteristics compare to those of the broader region.

More detailed information about Glenorchy City'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
Glenorchy City20162011Change
NameNumber%Tasmania %Number%Tasmania %2011 to 2016
Population summary--------------
Total residents46,253100.0100.044,657100.0100.0+1,596
Age structure--------------
0 - 14 years8,42918.217.78,44018.919.0-11
15 - 24 years5,78212.512.05,90413.212.6-122
25 - 54 years17,98138.936.817,69339.638.7+288
55 - 64 Years5,86012.714.15,13311.513.5+727
65 years and over8,20017.719.47,48716.816.3+713
Education institute attending--------------
Primary school3,9908.68.63,5948.08.5+396
Secondary school2,6605.85.82,5135.66.0+147
Total overseas born5,78012.512.04,90511.011.6+875
Speaks language other than English at home4,3289.45.33,2807.34.4+1,048
Speaks another language, and English not well or not at all1,0022.20.96781.50.7+324
Bachelor or higher degree3,92310.416.22,9998.314.2+924
Advanced Diploma or Diploma2,4086.47.51,9695.46.6+439
Certificate level8,64422.921.37,90321.820.2+741
No qualification18,72149.544.319,37753.548.8-656
Household income--------------
Nill to $6494,89026.223.9--------
$650 to $1,4996,83336.634.6--------
$1,500 to $2,4493,63619.519.6--------
$2,500 or more 1,6458.812.2--------
Housing tenure--------------
Dwelling structure--------------
Separate house16,84280.186.615,91978.085.6+923
Medium house3,95018.810.94,34321.312.2-393
High density860.41.1560.31.0+30

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

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