Launceston LocalStats Australia

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In the 2011 census the population of Launceston was 82,220 and is comprised of approximately 51.8% females and 48.2% males.

The median/average age of the population of Launceston is 38 years of age.

84.0% of people living in the region of Launceston were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.9% United Kingdom, Channel Islands and Isle of Man, 0.9% New Zealand, 0.6% Netherlands, 0.4% China , 0.4% India, 0.4% Malaysia, 0.4% Germany, 0.3% Philippines, 0.3% South Africa.

91.3% of people living in Launceston speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.5% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.1% Other, 0.5% Mandarin, 0.5% Other, 0.3% Italian, 0.3% German, 0.3% Dutch, 0.3% Arabic, 0.2% Korean.

The religious makeup of Launceston is 27.3% No religion, 25.7% Anglican, 17.1% Catholic, 8.0% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.2% Uniting Church, 3.7% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.7% Christian, nfd, 2.2% Baptist, 1.2% Pentecostal, 0.8% Other religious affiliation .

45.3% of people are married, 35.2% have never married and 9.5% are divorced and 3.1% are separated. There are 4613 widowed people living in Launceston.

54.6% of the people living in Launceston over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 33.0% are working on a part time basis. Launceston has an unemployment rate of 6.6%.

The main occupations of people living in Launceston are 19.7% Professionals, 14.7% Technicians & trades workers, 13.8% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.6% Community & personal service workers, 11.4% Sales workers, 10.9% Managers, 10.3% Labourers, 6.4% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.3% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Launceston work in are 12.9% Health care and social assistance, 12.6% Retail trade, 10.2% Education and training, 9.1% Manufacturing, 8.0% Accommodation and food services, 7.4% Construction, 6.8% Public administration and safety, 4.3% Professional, scientific and technical services, 4.2% Transport, postal and warehousing.

32.3% of homes are fully owned, and 33.7% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 30.6% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $504 per week and the median household income is $953 per week.

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