TAS Demographics and LocalStats

Tasmania is a state of Australia. It's capital city is Hobart.

In the 2011 census the population of Tasmania was 495,354 and is comprised of approximately 51.0% females and 49.0% males.

The median/average age of the population of Tasmania is 40 years of age.

83.6% of people living in the state of Tasmania were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.7% United Kingdom, Channel Islands and Isle of Man, 1.0% New Zealand, 0.5% Netherlands, 0.4% Germany, 0.4% China , 0.3% South Africa, 0.3% India, 0.3% United States of America, 0.3% Philippines.

91.7% of people living in Tasmania speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.9% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.8% Other, 0.4% Mandarin, 0.3% German, 0.3% Italian, 0.2% Greek, 0.2% Dutch, 0.2% Arabic, 0.2% Cantonese.

The religious makeup of Tasmania is 28.6% No religion, 26.0% Anglican, 17.9% Catholic, 9.0% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.8% Uniting Church, 2.4% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.4% Christian, nfd, 1.7% Baptist, 1.0% Pentecostal, 0.8% Other religious affiliation .

47.5% of people are married, 32.8% have never married and 9.9% are divorced and 3.3% are separated. There are 26247 widowed people living in Tasmania.

54.5% of the people living in Tasmania over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 32.9% are working on a part time basis. Tasmania has an unemployment rate of 6.4%.

The main occupations of people living in Tasmania are 18.5% Professionals, 14.8% Technicians & trades workers, 13.8% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.4% Managers, 11.3% Labourers, 11.1% Community & personal service workers, 9.7% Sales workers, 6.7% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.5% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Tasmania work in are 12.0% Health care and social assistance, 11.3% Retail trade, 9.0% Public administration and safety, 9.0% Education and training, 8.7% Manufacturing, 7.6% Construction, 7.3% Accommodation and food services, 4.8% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 4.7% Professional, scientific and technical services.

36.2% of homes are fully owned, and 34.2% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 26.4% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $499 per week and the median household income is $948 per week.

The median rent in Tasmania is $200 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1300 per month.

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