Bass Electorate Demographics (TAS)

In the 2011 census the population of Bass was 99,249 and is comprised of approximately 51.4% females and 48.6% males.

The median/average age of the people in Bass is 39 years of age.

84.2% of people living in the electorate of Bass were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.3% England, 0.9% New Zealand, 0.6% Scotland, 0.6% Netherlands, 0.4% Germany, 0.3% China , 0.3% India, 0.3% Malaysia, 0.3% Philippines, 0.3% South Africa, 0.3% Bhutan, 0.2% Italy, 0.2% United States of America, 0.2% Korea, Republic of .

91.9% of people living in Bass speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.5% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.0% Other, 0.4% Mandarin, 0.4% Other, 0.3% German, 0.3% Italian, 0.2% Dutch, 0.2% Arabic, 0.2% Cantonese.

The religious makeup of Bass is 27.5% No religion, 26.5% Anglican, 16.7% Catholic, 8.3% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.2% Uniting Church, 3.8% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.6% Christian, nfd, 2.0% Baptist, 1.1% Pentecostal, 0.8% Other religious affiliation .

46.4% of people are married, 34.1% have never married and 9.5% are divorced and 3.2% are separated. There are 5482 widowed people living in Bass.

54.5% of the people living in Bass over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 32.7% are working on a part time basis. Bass has an unemployment rate of 6.8%.

The main occupations of people living in Bass are 18.5% Professionals, 14.8% Technicians & trades workers, 13.2% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.7% Managers, 11.3% Community & personal service workers, 11.2% Labourers, 10.8% Sales workers, 7.2% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.4% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Bass work in are 12.3% Health care and social assistance, 12.1% Retail trade, 10.0% Manufacturing, 9.8% Education and training, 7.8% Accommodation and food services, 7.3% Construction, 6.6% Public administration and safety, 4.5% Transport, postal and warehousing, 4.0% Professional, scientific and technical services.

33.9% of homes are fully owned, and 33.3% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 29.5% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $489 per week and the median household income is $926 per week.

The median rent in Bass is $195 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1300 per month.

The Commonwealth electorate of Bass contains postcodes 7212, 7248, 7249, 7250, 7252, 7253, 7254, 7255, 7257, 7258, 7259, 7260, 7261, 7262, 7263, 7264, 7265, 7267, 7268, 7277, 7290 and includes the suburbs of Alberton, Banca, Bangor, Beechford, Bell Bay, Bellingham, Blackstone Heights, Blessington, Blue Rocks, Blumont, Boobyalla, Branxholm, Bridgenorth, Bridport, Burns Creek, Cape Barren Island, Cape Portland, Cuckoo, Derby, Dilston, East Launceston, Emita, Forester, George Town, Gladstone, Golconda, Hadspen, Herrick, Hillwood, Invermay, Jetsonville, Kamona, Karoola, Killiecrankie, Kings Meadows, Lackrana, Lady Barron, Lalla, Launceston, Lebrina, Leeka, Lefroy, Legana, Legerwood, Lietinna, Lilydale, Loccota, Long Reach, Lower Turners Marsh, Low Head, Lughrata, Lulworth, Mayfield, Memana, Moorina, Mount Direction, Mowbray, Musselroe Bay, Myrtle Bank, Nabowla, Newnham, Newstead, North Lilydale, North Scottsdale, Norwood, Nunamara, Palana, Patersonia, Pioneer, Pipers Brook, Pipers River, Prospect, Prospect Vale, Punchbowl, Ranga, Ravenswood, Relbia, Retreat, Ringarooma, Riverside, Rocherlea, Rushy Lagoon, Scottsdale, South Launceston, South Mount Cameron, South Springfield, Springfield, St Leonards, Summerhill, Swan Bay, Talawa, Targa, Tayene, Telita, Tomahawk, Tonganah, Travellers Rest, Trenah, Trevallyn, Tulendeena, Tunnel, Turners Marsh, Underwood, Upper Blessington, Warrentinna, Waterhouse, Waverley, West Launceston, West Scottsdale, Weymouth, White Hills, Whitemark, Windermere, Wingaroo, Winnaleah, Wyena and Youngtown.