Hobart LocalStats Australia

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In the 2011 census the population of Hobart was 200,501 and is comprised of approximately 51.5% females and 48.5% males.

The median/average age of the population of Hobart is 39 years of age.

81.9% of people living in the region of Hobart were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.7% United Kingdom, Channel Islands and Isle of Man, 0.9% New Zealand, 0.7% China , 0.5% Germany, 0.4% India, 0.4% South Africa, 0.4% Netherlands, 0.4% Malaysia, 0.4% United States of America.

89.2% of people living in Hobart speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.1% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.2% Other, 0.7% Mandarin, 0.5% Greek, 0.4% Italian, 0.4% German, 0.3% Arabic, 0.3% Spanish, 0.3% Cantonese.

The religious makeup of Hobart is 29.2% No religion, 26.1% Anglican, 20.4% Catholic, 8.6% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.4% Uniting Church, 1.9% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.9% Christian, nfd, 0.9% Other religious affiliation , 0.9% Pentecostal, 0.9% Baptist.

45.1% of people are married, 35.5% have never married and 9.8% are divorced and 3.2% are separated. There are 10579 widowed people living in Hobart.

55.1% of the people living in Hobart over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 33.4% are working on a part time basis. Hobart has an unemployment rate of 5.7%.

The main occupations of people living in Hobart are 22.7% Professionals, 16.1% Clerical & administrative workers, 13.6% Technicians & trades workers, 11.5% Community & personal service workers, 11.4% Managers, 10.0% Sales workers, 8.7% Labourers, 4.6% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.5% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Hobart work in are 12.9% Health care and social assistance, 12.3% Public administration and safety, 11.5% Retail trade, 9.7% Education and training, 7.3% Construction, 7.2% Accommodation and food services, 6.3% Professional, scientific and technical services, 6.3% Manufacturing, 3.7% Other services.

33.7% of homes are fully owned, and 35.0% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 28.2% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $556 per week and the median household income is $1065 per week.

The median rent in Hobart is $235 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1458 per month.