Australia
Population
Type Number
Indicator Hobart, TAS, Capital City Perth, WA, Capital City
Population 222,356 1,943,858
Population density (Persons/sqkm)
Type Number
Indicator Hobart, TAS, Capital City Perth, WA, Capital City
Population density (Persons/sqkm) 131.2 303
Age groups
Type Percentage
Indicator Hobart, TAS, Capital City Perth, WA, Capital City
0-4 years 5.8% 6.5%
5-14 years 12.2% 12.5%
15-19 years 6.1% 6.2%
20-24 years 6.3% 6.9%
25-34 years 12.8% 15.8%
35-44 years 12.4% 14.0%
45-54 years 13.3% 13.3%
55-64 years 13.2% 11.0%
65-74 years 10.0% 7.8%
75-84 years 5.4% 4.2%
85 years and over 2.4% 1.8%
Age groups
Type Number
Indicator Hobart, TAS, Capital City Perth, WA, Capital City
0-4 years 12,995 126,713
5-14 years 27,099 243,617
15-19 years 13,565 120,129
20-24 years 14,042 133,434
25-34 years 28,485 306,680
35-44 years 27,577 272,610
45-54 years 29,598 258,693
55-64 years 29,440 212,965
65-74 years 22,183 152,368
75-84 years 12,093 82,007
85 years and over 5,275 34,652
Median age
Type Number
Indicator Hobart, TAS, Capital City Perth, WA, Capital City
Median age 40 36
Indigenous people
Type Number
Indicator Hobart, TAS, Capital City Perth, WA, Capital City
Indigenous people 8,534 31,214
Indigenous people (Percentage of population)
Type Percentage
Indicator Hobart, TAS, Capital City Perth, WA, Capital City
Indigenous people (Percentage of population) 3.8% 1.6%
Citizenship, Place of Birth and Language
Type Percentage
Indicator Hobart, TAS, Capital City Perth, WA, Capital City
Born in Australia 79.8% 57.3%
Born Elsewhere 13.8% 36.1%
Language spoken at home: English only 86.5% 73.5%
Language spoken at home: Other language 7.6% 20.1%
Australian citizen 88.4% 78.3%
Citizenship, Place of Birth and Language
Type Number
Indicator Hobart, TAS, Capital City Perth, WA, Capital City
Born in Australia 177,488 1,113,290
Born Elsewhere 30,671 702,545
Language spoken at home: English only 192,382 1,428,821
Language spoken at home: Other language 16,993 390,963
Australian citizen 196,624 1,521,235
Registered marital status (15 years and over)
Type Percentage
Indicator Hobart, TAS, Capital City Perth, WA, Capital City
Married 44.1% 49.0%
Separated 3.3% 3.0%
Divorced 10.2% 8.2%
Widowed 6.0% 4.4%
Never married 36.3% 35.4%
Registered marital status (15 years and over)
Type Number
Indicator Hobart, TAS, Capital City Perth, WA, Capital City
Married 80,447 770,357
Separated 6,093 47,568
Divorced 18,565 129,401
Widowed 11,007 69,549
Never married 66,149 556,668
Ancestry top responses
Type Percentage
Indicator Hobart, TAS, Capital City Perth, WA, Capital City
Australian 30.2% 21.0%
Australian Aboriginal 0.2% 0.2%
Chinese 1.6% 3.8%
Croatian 0.2% 0.7%
Dutch 1.4% 1.4%
English 32.8% 27.7%
Filipino 0.3% 1.1%
French 0.4% 0.5%
German 2.8% 2.1%
Greek 0.6% 0.5%
Hungarian 0.2% 0.2%
Indian 0.6% 2.5%
Irish 8.8% 6.8%
Italian 1.3% 4.0%
Korean 0.1% 0.3%
Lebanese 0.1% 0.1%
Macedonian 0.0% 0.4%
Maltese 0.1% 0.2%
Maori 0.1% 0.8%
New Zealander 0.4% 1.0%
Polish 0.7% 0.7%
Russian 0.1% 0.2%
Scottish 7% 6.4%
Serbian 0.1% 0.2%
South African 0.2% 1.0%
Spanish 0.2% 0.4%
Sri Lankan 0.1% 0.3%
Turkish 0.0% 0.1%
Vietnamese 0.1% 0.8%
Welsh 0.5% 0.7%
Others 4.4% 9.1%
Ancestry not stated 4.6% 5.1%
Ancestry top responses
Type Number
Indicator Hobart, TAS, Capital City Perth, WA, Capital City
Australian 90,922 549,235
Australian Aboriginal 651 4,600
Chinese 4,778 99,229
Croatian 637 16,875
Dutch 4,259 37,392
English 98,766 722,500
Filipino 964 28,445
French 1,045 13,075
German 8,505 55,298
Greek 1,788 13,548
Hungarian 496 4,350
Indian 1,785 64,933
Irish 26,378 178,256
Italian 4,020 103,773
Korean 430 7,716
Lebanese 198 2,913
Macedonian 43 9,197
Maltese 277 3,901
Maori 414 20,879
New Zealander 1,142 25,119
Polish 2,192 17,417
Russian 436 5,196
Scottish 21,098 167,460
Serbian 196 6,161
South African 543 24,999
Spanish 597 9,886
Sri Lankan 210 7,523
Turkish 88 2,279
Vietnamese 309 20,790
Welsh 1,430 18,304
Others 13,133 238,239
Ancestry not stated 13,717 132,434
Language spoken at home
Type Percentage
Indicator Hobart, TAS, Capital City Perth, WA, Capital City
Afrikaans 0.1% 0.6%
Australian Indigenous Languages 0.0% 0.0%
Arabic 0.2% 0.7%
Bengali 0.0% 0.2%
Cantonese 0.3% 1.0%
Croatian 0.1% 0.3%
Dutch 0.2% 0.2%
Filipino 0.1% 0.4%
French 0.2% 0.4%
Greek 0.5% 0.2%
German 0.4% 0.4%
Hindi 0.2% 0.5%
Indones 0.1% 0.5%
Italian 0.3% 1.4%
Japanese 0.2% 0.3%
Korean 0.1% 0.3%
Language spoken at home not stated 5.8% 6.4%
Mandarin 1.3% 2.4%
Maltese 0% 0.0%
Macedonian 0% 0.3%
Other Southeast Asian Austronesian languages 0.1% 0.3%
Other Indo-Aryan languages 0.4% 0.6%
Other Chinese 0.1% 0.2%
Other languages 1.2% 3.9%
Punjabi 0.2% 0.6%
Persian 0.1% 0.3%
Polish 0.2% 0.3%
Russian 0.1% 0.2%
Samoan 0.0% 0.0%
Serbian 0.0% 0.3%
Sinhale 0.0% 0.2%
Spanish 0.3% 0.5%
Tagalog 0.1% 0.6%
Tamil 0.1% 0.3%
Thai 0.1% 0.3%
Turkish 0.0% 0.1%
Urdu 0.1% 0.3%
Vietnamese 0.1% 1%
Language spoken at home
Type Number
Indicator Hobart, TAS, Capital City Perth, WA, Capital City
Afrikaans 175 11,393
Australian Indigenous Languages 40 747
Arabic 540 13,733
Bengali 96 3,071
Cantonese 671 18,830
Croatian 207 5,282
Dutch 384 4,224
Filipino 148 8,051
French 495 8,566
Greek 1,020 4,536
German 825 7,562
Hindi 438 10,166
Indones 137 10,119
Italian 724 26,759
Japanese 381 5,403
Korean 315 6,630
Language spoken at home not stated 12,985 124,074
Mandarin 2,820 45,658
Maltese 5 351
Macedonian 7 5,632
Other Southeast Asian Austronesian languages 141 6,250
Other Indo-Aryan languages 977 11,589
Other Chinese 222 4,208
Other languages 2,759 75,058
Punjabi 386 11,782
Persian 311 6,494
Polish 481 5,501
Russian 142 2,973
Samoan 29 811
Serbian 91 4,890
Sinhale 99 4,621
Spanish 596 9,661
Tagalog 296 12,336
Tamil 194 6,571
Thai 292 5,353
Turkish 52 1,668
Urdu 208 5,099
Vietnamese 283 19,396
Religious affiliation
Type Percentage Number
Indicator Hobart, TAS, Capital City Perth, WA, Capital City Hobart, TAS, Capital City Perth, WA, Capital City
Buddhism 0.9% 2.5% 2,032 47,666
Christianity Anglican 19.8% 13.8% 43,979 268,381
Christianity Asyrin Apstlic 0% 0% 0 29
Christianity Baptist 0.8% 1.7% 1,698 32,755
Christianity Brethren 0.1% 0.1% 274 1,210
Christianity Catholic 17.0% 22.0% 37,879 428,418
Christianity Church Christ 0.1% 0.3% 284 5,063
Christianity Eastrn Orthodox 0.8% 1.2% 1,694 22,464
Christinty Jehvahs Witnses 0.3% 0.4% 625 8,029
Christianity Latter-day Saints 0.3% 0.3% 622 5,291
Christianity Lutheran 0.3% 0.3% 605 5,723
Christianity Oriental Orthodox 0.1% 0.1% 132 2,632
Christianity Other Protestant 0.4% 0.6% 825 12,438
Christianity Pentecostal 0.9% 1.1% 2,021 21,663
Christinty Presbyterian and Reformed 1.5% 1.8% 3,391 35,830
Christianity Salvation Army 0.2% 0.2% 508 3,198
Christnty Seventh-day Adventist 0.2% 0.2% 387 4,567
Christianity Uniting Church 2.5% 2.1% 5,656 39,754
Christianity, nfd 1.9% 3.4% 4,226 66,029
Christianity Othr Christian 0.1% 0.1% 322 2,729
Hinduism 0.7% 1.9% 1,627 36,684
Islam 0.7% 2.4% 1,549 47,398
Judaism 0.1% 0.3% 133 5,187
Other Religions 0.5% 1.0% 1,156 19,955
Secular Beliefs and Other Spiritual Beliefs and No Religious Affiliation total 40.5% 32.6% 90,005 634,404
Religious affiliation not stated 9.3% 9.6% 20,737 186,361

Source: Complied from various sources including 2016 Census Data, ABS