Denison Electorate Demographics (TAS)

In the 2011 census the population of Denison was 98,959 and is comprised of approximately 51.5% females and 48.5% males.

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

78.8% of people living in the electorate of Denison were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.8% England, 1.2% China , 0.9% New Zealand, 0.7% India, 0.6% Malaysia, 0.6% Scotland, 0.5% Germany, 0.4% Italy, 0.4% South Africa, 0.4% United States of America, 0.4% Poland, 0.3% Philippines, 0.3% Netherlands, 0.3% Korea, Republic of .

85.9% of people living in Denison speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.3% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.6% Other, 1.3% Mandarin, 0.7% Greek, 0.6% Italian, 0.6% Arabic, 0.5% Cantonese, 0.5% German, 0.5% Polish.

The religious makeup of Denison is 31.7% No religion, 22.9% Anglican, 20.4% Catholic, 8.4% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.2% Uniting Church, 1.7% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.5% Christian, nfd, 1.3% Buddhism, 1.2% Eastern Orthodox, 1.1% Other religious affiliation .

41.0% of people are married, 39.2% have never married and 10.1% are divorced and 3.0% are separated. There are 5469 widowed people living in Denison.

54.7% of the people living in Denison over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 33.8% are working on a part time basis. Denison has an unemployment rate of 5.9%.

The main occupations of people living in Denison are 26.8% Professionals, 15.4% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.3% Technicians & trades workers, 11.5% Community & personal service workers, 11.1% Managers, 9.5% Sales workers, 8.1% Labourers, 4.0% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.4% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Denison work in are 13.5% Health care and social assistance, 12.5% Public administration and safety, 11.0% Retail trade, 10.3% Education and training, 8.4% Accommodation and food services, 7.4% Professional, scientific and technical services, 5.9% Manufacturing, 5.7% Construction, 3.6% Other services.

32.8% of homes are fully owned, and 31.6% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 32.3% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $562 per week and the median household income is $1054 per week.

The median rent in Denison is $240 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1496 per month.

The Commonwealth electorate of Denison contains postcodes 7000, 7004, 7005, 7007, 7008, 7009, 7010, 7011, 7012, 7030, 7050, 7053, 7054, 7109, 7150 and includes the suburbs of Austins Ferry, Battery Point, Berriedale, Bonnet Hill, Chigwell, Claremont, Collinsvale, Derwent Park, Dowsing Point, Dynnyrne, Fern Tree, Glebe, Glenlusk, Glenorchy, Goodwood, Granton, Hobart, Kingston, Lenah Valley, Leslie Vale, Longley, Lower Longley, Lutana, Montrose, Moonah, Mount Nelson, Mount Stuart, Neika, New Town, North Hobart, Queens Domain, Ridgeway, Rosetta, Sandfly, Sandy Bay, South Hobart, Taroona, Tolmans Hill, West Hobart and West Moonah.