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Statistical snapshot: Braddon Commonwealth electoral division (2018 boundaries)



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The content of this Statistical Snapshot has been sourced from the Australian Bureau of Statistics 2016 Census. Electoral summary maps have been sourced from the Parliamentary Library.

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BRADDON COMMONWEALTH ELECTORAL DIVISION (2018 boundaries)

Summary of Electorate

Name derivation: Named in honour of Sir Edward Nicholas Coventry Braddon KCMG, 1829-1904, who was an active member of the Constitutional Conventions that led to the Commonwealth of Australia. Between 1901 and 1904 Sir Edward Braddon was elected as one of the first Members of the House of Representatives as a member for Tasmania and later for the Division of Wilmot. Prior to this, Sir Edward Braddon served as Agent-General for Tasmania and was a member of the Tasmanian House of Assembly and Premier of Tasmania.

Area: 21,369.24 sq km.

Location description: The Division of Braddon is focused on Burnie and Devonport and also consists of the: City of Burnie Municipality of Central Coast Municipality of Circular Head City of Devonport Municipality of King Island Municipality of Latrobe Municipality of Waratah-Wynyard, and Municipality of West Coast The Division of Braddon includes King Island.

Products/industries of the area: Forestry, fishing, aquaculture, kelp harvesting, dairying, beef cattle production, and vegetable, poppy and pyrethrum growing are major primary industries. Vegetable processing, cheese manufacture, sawmilling and woodchipping complement these activities. Mining and tourism are major industries in Braddon.

Demographic rating: Rural - outside capital cities and without majority of enrolment in major provincial cities.

JUNE 2019 RESEARCH PAPER SERIES, 2018-19

Notes Number* Per cent*†

Persons Total population a 102 889 ..

Males 50 120 48.7

Females 52 764 51.3

Indigenous persons b 7 527 7.3

Age of person Median age (years) 44 ..

0-4 years 5 711 5.6

5-9 years 6 426 6.2

10-14 years 6 186 6.0

15-19 years 6 311 6.1

20-24 years 5 442 5.3

25-29 years 5 273 5.1

30-34 years 5 325 5.2

35-39 years 5 353 5.2

40-44 years 6 091 5.9

45-49 years 6 980 6.8

50-54 years 7 435 7.2

55-59 years 7 687 7.5

60-64 years 7 236 7.0

65 years and over 21 426 20.8

Aged 15 years and over 84 559 82.2

Aged 18 years and over 80 577 78.3

Aged 15 to 64 years 63 133 61.4

Place of birth Born in Australia c 86 359 83.9

Born overseas d 8 778 8.5

England 3 276 37.3

New Zealand 1 149 13.1

Netherlands 493 5.6

Scotland 421 4.8

Philippines 360 4.1

Germany 279 3.2

South Africa 229 2.6

United States of America 198 2.3

India 197 2.2

China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 122 1.4

Persons with one or more parents born overseas e 17 878 17.4

Australian citizenship 93 499 90.9

Persons who speak another language at home Speak English at home 94 137 91.5

Speaks another language at home f 2 403 2.3

Mandarin 233 9.7

German 178 7.4

Dutch 174 7.2

Tagalog 131 5.5

Spanish 127 5.3

Afrikaans 82 3.4

Thai 79 3.3

Filipino 77 3.2

Cantonese 74 3.1

Italian 70 2.9

BRADDON COMMONWEALTH ELECTORAL DIVISION Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, 2016 Census of Population and Housing

Notes Number* Per cent*†

Ancestry (multi-response) g

Australian ancestry 49 183 47.8

Ancestry other than Australian English 45 739 44.5

Irish 10 500 10.2

Scottish 9 333 9.1

German 3 291 3.2

Dutch 1 946 1.9

Italian 904 0.9

Chinese 532 0.5

Welsh 527 0.5

New Zealander 520 0.5

Filipino 451 0.4

Religious affiliation Christianity h 54 310 52.8

Anglican 19 343 18.8

Baptist 2 940 2.9

Catholic 15 703 15.3

Eastern Orthodox 133 0.1

Jehovah's Witnesses 368 0.4

Latter-day Saints 276 0.3

Lutheran 269 0.3

Other Protestant 500 0.5

Presbyterian and Reformed 1 904 1.9

Pentecostal 1 493 1.5

Seventh-day Adventist 281 0.3

Uniting Church 6 157 6.0

Other 4 932 4.8

Buddhism 621 0.6

Hinduism 189 0.2

Islam 134 0.1

Judaism 29 0.0

Other 822 0.8

No religion 37 004 36.0

Highest level of schooling completed (Persons 18 years and over) Year 12 22 894 28.4

Year 11 7 328 9.1

Year 10 or below 42 627 52.9

Did not go to school 253 0.3

Non-school qualifications (Persons 15 years and over) Postgraduate Degree Level 1 110 1.3

Graduate Diploma and Graduate Certificate Level 972 1.1

Bachelor Degree Level 6 071 7.2

Advanced Diploma and Diploma Level 5 863 6.9

Certificate Level 20 409 24.1

No post-school qualifications i 40 687 48.1

Labour force status (Persons 15 years and over) Total employed 41 889 49.5

Employed full-time j 23 674 28.0

Employed part-time 15 476 18.3

Unemployed 3 494 4.1

Not in the labour force 33 861 40.0

BRADDON COMMONWEALTH ELECTORAL DIVISION Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, 2016 Census of Population and Housing

Notes Number* Per cent*†

Engagement in employment, education and training (Persons 15-24 years) Fully engaged k 7 542 64.2

Partially engaged l 1 859 15.8

Not engaged 1 754 14.9

Industry of employment (Employed persons 15 years and over) Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing 3 431 8.2

Mining 1 340 3.2

Manufacturing 3 981 9.5

Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services 456 1.1

Construction 3 087 7.4

Wholesale Trade 1 035 2.5

Retail Trade 4 731 11.3

Accommodation and Food Services 2 951 7.0

Transport, Postal and Warehousing 2 298 5.5

Information Media and Telecommunications 264 0.6

Financial and Insurance Services 513 1.2

Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services 462 1.1

Professional, Scientific and Technical Services 1 288 3.1

Administrative and Support Services 1 367 3.3

Public Administration and Safety 2 094 5.0

Education and Training 3 438 8.2

Health Care and Social Assistance 5 521 13.2

Arts and Recreation Services 378 0.9

Other Services 1 682 4.0

Voluntary work (Persons 15 years and over) Persons who have undertaken voluntary work in the last 12 months 17 975 21.3

Unpaid care to a person with a disability (Persons 15 years and over) Provided unpaid care to a person with a disability (last 12 months) m 9 952 11.8

Median weekly income Personal income ($) n 527 ..

Family income ($) o 1 282 ..

Household income ($) p 990 ..

Families Total number of families q 27 606 ..

Family composition Couple family without children 12 407 44.9

Couple family with children 10 069 36.5

Couple families with children under 15 6 920 25.1

Couple families with no children under 15 3 149 11.4

One parent families 4 841 17.5

One parent families with children under 15 2 761 10.0

One parent families with no children under 15 2 080 7.5

Other families 288 1.0

Total couples 22 478 ..

Same sex couples 99 0.4

Households r

Total number of households 40 688 ..

Family households 27 339 67.2

Lone persons households 12 385 30.4

Group households 971 2.4

Average household size 2.3 ..

BRADDON COMMONWEALTH ELECTORAL DIVISION Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, 2016 Census of Population and Housing

Notes Number* Per cent*†

Dwellings r

Occupied private dwellings 40 688

Tenure type Owned outright 15 145 37.2

Owned with a mortgage 12 770 31.4

Rented s 11 451 28.1

Median housing repayments Monthly mortgage repayments ($) t 1 170 ..

Weekly rent ($) u 200 ..

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, 2016 Census of Population and Housing BRADDON COMMONWEALTH ELECTORAL DIVISION

Person data is based on place of usual residence. Includes persons who are Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander or both Aboriginal and Torres Strait islander. Includes 'External Territories, 'Not further defined (nfd)', 'Norfolk Island' and 'Australian External Territories, 'Not elsewhere classified (nec)'. Excludes 'Inadequately described', 'At sea' and 'Not stated'. Overseas born percentages are calculated on total overseas born. Excludes parents where one or more are not stated. Excludes 'Inadequately described' and 'Not stated', includes 'Non-verbal so described'. The percentage of those who speak another language at home is caculated on total 'Other langauges'. Ancestry is a multi-response question. The total response count will not equal the total persons count as each respondent could provide up to two responses for ancestry (for example Australian and Indian). Percentages are calculated as the total for each ancestry as a proportion of the Australian population. Due to multiple responses for some persons, the total of percentages will add up to more than 100 per cent. The Christian religions listed (in alphabetical order) are the top twelve Christian religions in Australia. Includes those who are studying but have not yet completed their non-school qualifications. Defined as having worked 35 hours or more in all jobs during the week prior to Census night. Classifies a person's participation in work and/or study. It is derived from Labour force status, Hours worked, Full-time/Part-time student status and Age. Includes 'Partially engaged' and 'At least partially engaged'. Records people who in the two weeks prior to Census night spent time providing unpaid care, help or assistance to family members or others because of a disability, a long-term health condition or problems related to old age. This includes people who are in receipt of a Carer Allowance or Carer Payment. It does not include work done through a voluntary organisation or group. Applicable to persons aged 15 years and over. Applicable to families in 'family households'. It excludes families where at least one member aged 15 years and over did not state an income and families where at least one member aged 15 years and over was temporarily absent on Census Night. Applicable to occupied private dwellings. It excludes households where at least one member aged 15 years and over did not state an income and households where at least one member aged 15 years and over was temporarily absent on Census Night. It excludes 'Visitors only' households and 'Other non-classifiable' households. Excludes 'Other non-classifiable households', 'Non private dwellings' and 'Visitor only households'. Excludes unoccupied private dwellings, non-private dwellings, 'Visitor only' households and 'Other non-classifiable' households. Includes dwellings being occupied rent-free. Excludes 'Visitors only' and 'Other non-classifiable' households. Applicable to occupied private dwellings being purchased and includes dwellings being purchased under a shared equity scheme. It excludes 'Visitors only' households and 'Other non-classifiable' households. Applicable to occupied private dwellings being rented. It excludes 'Visitors only' households and 'Other non-classifiable' households.

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Notes: * Numbers and percentages may not align due to rounding. Not stated have not been included in the tables. † Percentages are calculated as a proportion of the total population unless otherwise indicated (e.g. persons 15 years and over)