Franklin Electorate Demographics (TAS)

In the 2011 census the population of Franklin was 97,705 and is comprised of approximately 51.1% females and 48.9% males.

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

83.3% of people living in the electorate of Franklin were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.0% England, 1.0% New Zealand, 0.6% Scotland, 0.6% Netherlands, 0.6% Germany, 0.4% South Africa, 0.4% United States of America, 0.2% China , 0.2% India, 0.2% Canada, 0.2% Philippines, 0.2% Wales, 0.2% Ireland, 0.2% Malaysia.

92.4% of people living in Franklin speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.6% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.8% Other, 0.5% German, 0.3% Dutch, 0.3% Greek, 0.2% Spanish, 0.2% Mandarin, 0.2% Italian, 0.2% French.

The religious makeup of Franklin is 29.1% No religion, 26.7% Anglican, 19.6% Catholic, 8.3% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.9% Uniting Church, 2.6% Christian, nfd, 2.3% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.1% Pentecostal, 0.9% Baptist, 0.9% Other religious affiliation .

51.0% of people are married, 30.1% have never married and 9.7% are divorced and 3.1% are separated. There are 4810 widowed people living in Franklin.

54.7% of the people living in Franklin over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 34.3% are working on a part time basis. Franklin has an unemployment rate of 5.0%.

The main occupations of people living in Franklin are 20.7% Professionals, 16.6% Clerical & administrative workers, 14.5% Technicians & trades workers, 12.8% Managers, 10.6% Community & personal service workers, 9.7% Sales workers, 9.1% Labourers, 4.5% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.5% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Franklin work in are 12.1% Public administration and safety, 12.0% Health care and social assistance, 11.2% Retail trade, 9.8% Education and training, 8.7% Construction, 6.1% Manufacturing, 5.9% Accommodation and food services, 5.8% Professional, scientific and technical services, 3.8% Other services.

37.8% of homes are fully owned, and 38.7% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 20.8% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $557 per week and the median household income is $1094 per week.

The median rent in Franklin is $240 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1445 per month.

The Commonwealth electorate of Franklin contains postcodes 7015, 7016, 7017, 7018, 7019, 7020, 7021, 7022, 7023, 7024, 7025, 7026, 7050, 7052, 7054, 7055, 7109, 7112, 7113, 7116, 7117, 7150, 7155, 7162, 7163, 7170, 7172 and includes the suburbs of Abels Bay, Acton Park, Adventure Bay, Allens Rivulet, Alonnah, Apollo Bay, Barnes Bay, Barretta, Bellerive, Birchs Bay, Blackmans Bay, Brooks Bay, Cairns Bay, Cambridge, Campania, Castle Forbes Bay, Charlotte Cove, Clarendon Vale, Clifton Beach, Coningham, Crabtree, Cradoc, Cremorne, Cygnet, Deep Bay, Dennes Point, Dover, Dulcot, Eggs And Bacon Bay, Electrona, Flowerpot, Franklin, Garden Island Creek, Gardners Bay, Geeveston, Geilston Bay, Glaziers Bay, Glendevie, Glen Huon, Gordon, Grasstree Hill, Great Bay, Grove, Hastings, Howden, Howrah, Huntingfield, Huonville, Ida Bay, Judbury, Kaoota, Kettering, Killora, Kingston, Kingston Beach, Lauderdale, Leslie Vale, Lindisfarne, Longley, Lonnavale, Lower Longley, Lower Snug, Lower Wattle Grove, Lucaston, Lunawanna, Lune River, Lymington, Margate, Middleton, Montagu Bay, Mornington, Mountain River, Mount Rumney, Nicholls Rivulet, North Bruny, Oakdowns, Old Beach, Opossum Bay, Orielton, Otago, Oyster Cove, Pelverata, Petcheys Bay, Police Point, Port Huon, Raminea, Randalls Bay, Ranelagh, Recherche, Richmond, Risdon, Risdon Vale, Roches Beach, Rokeby, Rose Bay, Rosny, Rosny Park, Sandfly, Sandford, Seven Mile Beach, Simpsons Bay, Snug, South Arm, South Bruny, Southport, Strathblane, Surges Bay, Surveyors Bay, Tinderbox, Tranmere, Upper Woodstock, Verona Sands, Warrane, Waterloo, Wattle Grove, Woodbridge and Woodstock.