Tamworth LocalStats Australia

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In the 2011 census the population of Tamworth was 38,735 and is comprised of approximately 51.6% females and 48.4% males.

The median/average age of the population of Tamworth is 37 years of age.

88.6% of people living in the region of Tamworth were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 1.5% United Kingdom, Channel Islands and Isle of Man, 0.6% New Zealand, 0.4% Philippines, 0.2% South Africa, 0.2% United States of America, 0.2% India, 0.2% Germany, 0.1% China , 0.1% Netherlands.

92.5% of people living in Tamworth speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.3% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.5% Other, 0.2% Tagalog, 0.2% Cantonese, 0.2% Mandarin, 0.1% Italian, 0.1% Arabic, 0.1% Other, 0.1% Korean.

The religious makeup of Tamworth is 34.8% Anglican, 27.1% Catholic, 12.4% No religion, 7.8% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.2% Uniting Church, 4.6% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.0% Christian, nfd, 1.1% Baptist, 0.8% Pentecostal, 0.6% Other religious affiliation .

46.2% of people are married, 34.1% have never married and 9.0% are divorced and 3.5% are separated. There are 2190 widowed people living in Tamworth.

60.0% of the people living in Tamworth over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 28.1% are working on a part time basis. Tamworth has an unemployment rate of 6.2%.

The main occupations of people living in Tamworth are 17.8% Professionals, 14.9% Technicians & trades workers, 14.1% Labourers, 13.5% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.2% Sales workers, 10.4% Managers, 10.1% Community & personal service workers, 6.7% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.6% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Tamworth work in are 15.1% Health care and social assistance, 12.6% Retail trade, 9.8% Manufacturing, 8.6% Education and training, 8.0% Accommodation and food services, 7.4% Construction, 6.2% Public administration and safety, 5.3% Transport, postal and warehousing, 4.6% Other services.

31.4% of homes are fully owned, and 30.7% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 33.9% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $538 per week and the median household income is $979 per week.

The median rent in Tamworth is $215 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1450 per month.