Braddon Electorate Demographics (TAS)

In the 2011 census the population of Braddon was 98,142 and is comprised of approximately 51.2% females and 48.8% males.

The median/average age of the population of Braddon is 41 years of age.

86.3% of people living in the electorate of Braddon were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.3% England, 1.1% New Zealand, 0.5% Netherlands, 0.5% Scotland, 0.3% Philippines, 0.3% Germany, 0.2% South Africa, 0.2% India, 0.2% United States of America, 0.1% Wales, 0.1% China , 0.1% Canada, 0.1% Ireland, 0.1% Northern Ireland.

94.0% of people living in Braddon speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.9% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.4% Other, 0.2% Dutch, 0.2% German, 0.1% Mandarin, 0.1% Tagalog, 0.1% Filipino , 0.1% Spanish, 0.1% Hindi.

The religious makeup of Braddon is 28.6% No religion, 22.1% Anglican, 16.6% Catholic, 10.4% Religious affiliation not stated, 7.0% Uniting Church, 3.5% Christian, nfd, 3.1% Baptist, 2.2% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.3% Pentecostal, 0.9% Brethren.

49.2% of people are married, 30.5% have never married and 9.7% are divorced and 3.5% are separated. There are 5621 widowed people living in Braddon.

55.1% of the people living in Braddon over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 31.3% are working on a part time basis. Braddon has an unemployment rate of 7.1%.

The main occupations of people living in Braddon are 16.6% Technicians & trades workers, 14.5% Labourers, 13.6% Professionals, 12.3% Managers, 11.6% Clerical & administrative workers, 10.9% Community & personal service workers, 9.6% Sales workers, 9.4% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.6% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Braddon work in are 12.4% Manufacturing, 11.6% Retail trade, 10.9% Health care and social assistance, 8.1% Education and training, 7.4% Construction, 6.9% Accommodation and food services, 6.8% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 6.0% Public administration and safety, 5.3% Transport, postal and warehousing.

37.3% of homes are fully owned, and 32.0% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 27.3% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $458 per week and the median household income is $864 per week.

The median rent in Braddon is $170 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1192 per month.

The Commonwealth electorate of Braddon contains postcodes 7256, 7307, 7310, 7315, 7316, 7320, 7321, 7322, 7325, 7330, 7331, 7466, 7467, 7468, 7469, 7470 and includes the suburbs of Abbotsham, Aberdeen, Acton, Alcomie, Ambleside, Arthur River, Black River, Boat Harbour, Boat Harbour Beach, Brittons Swamp, Broadmeadows, Brooklyn, Bungaree, Burnie, Calder, Camdale, Camena, Castra, Chasm Creek, Christmas Hills, Cooee, Corinna, Couta Rocks, Cowrie Point, Crayfish Creek, Cuprona, Currie, Detention, Devonport, Doctors Rocks, Don, Downlands, East Cam, East Devonport, East Ridgley, Edgcumbe Beach, Edith Creek, Egg Lagoon, Elliott, Emu Heights, Eugenana, Flowerdale, Forest, Forth, Forthside, Gawler, Gormanston, Granville Harbour, Grassy, Gunns Plains, Hampshire, Havenview, Hellyer, Henrietta, Heybridge, Highclere, Hillcrest, Howth, Hunter Island, Irishtown, Kindred, Lake Margaret, Lapoinya, Latrobe, Leith, Lileah, Lillico, Loongana, Loorana, Loyetea, Lymwood, Marrawah, Mawbanna, Mella, Melrose, Mengha, Meunna, Miandetta, Milabena, Montagu, Montello, Montumana, Mooreville, Moorleah, Moriarty, Mount Hicks, Myalla, Nabageena, Naracoopa, Natone, Nelson Bay, Nietta, North Motton, Nugara, Ocean Vista, Oldina, Oonah, Paloona, Park Grove, Parklands, Pearshape, Pegarah, Penguin, Port Latta, Preolenna, Preservation Bay, Preston, Queenstown, Quoiba, Redpa, Reekara, Riana, Ridgley, Rocky Cape, Roger River, Romaine, Rosebery, Round Hill, Savage River, Scopus, Scotchtown, Sea Elephant, Shorewell Park, Sisters Beach, Sisters Creek, Smithton, Somerset, South Burnie, South Forest, South Nietta, South Preston, South Riana, Spalford, Sprent, Spreyton, Stanley, Stony Rise, Stowport, Strahan, Sulphur Creek, Surprise Bay, Table Cape, Takone, Tarleton, Temma, Tewkesbury, Three Hummock Island, Togari, Trial Harbour, Trowutta, Tugrah, Tullah, Turners Beach, Ulverstone, Upper Burnie, Upper Castra, Upper Natone, Upper Stowport, Waratah, Wesley Vale, West Montagu, West Mooreville, West Pine, West Ridgley, West Takone, West Ulverstone, Wickham, Wiltshire, Wivenhoe, Woolnorth, Wynyard, Yambacoona, Yarra Creek, Yolla and Zeehan.