Chigwell Demographics (TAS) Local Stats

Chigwell (7011) is a suburb of Tasmania, Central, Tasmania. It is about 11 kms from TAS's capital city of Hobart. Chigwell is in the federal electorate of Denison.

In the 2011 census the population of Chigwell was 1,811 and is comprised of approximately 51.1% females and 48.9% males.

The median/average age of the population of Chigwell is 33 years of age.

87.7% of people living in the suburb of Chigwell were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 1.8% England, 0.6% Bhutan, 0.5% New Zealand, 0.4% Chile, 0.3% China , 0.3% Nepal, 0.3% South Africa, 0.3% Scotland, 0.3% Canada, 0.3% Iraq, 0.3% El Salvador, 0.3% Cambodia, 0.3% Philippines, 0.2% Germany.

91.1% of people living in Chigwell speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.3% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.7% Other, 0.6% Spanish, 0.4% Other, 0.4% Cantonese, 0.3% Khmer, 0.3% Italian, 0.2% Polish, 0.2% Arabic.

The religious makeup of Chigwell is 30.4% Anglican, 25.9% No religion, 20.5% Catholic, 10.5% Religious affiliation not stated, 2.9% Uniting Church, 1.2% Christian, nfd, 1.2% Other religious affiliation , 1.1% Pentecostal, 1.0% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.0% Baptist.

33.3% of people are married, 42.7% have never married and 12.6% are divorced and 4.1% are separated. There are 102 widowed people living in Chigwell.

53.3% of the people living in Chigwell over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 31.6% are working on a part time basis. Chigwell has an unemployment rate of 8.3%.

The main occupations of people living in Chigwell are 18.2% Labourers, 15.3% Technicians & trades workers, 15.2% Clerical & administrative workers, 14.0% Community & personal service workers, 12.1% Sales workers, 10.1% Machinery operators & drivers, 7.9% Professionals, 5.2% Managers, 1.9% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Chigwell work in are 14.3% Retail trade, 13.0% Health care and social assistance, 9.7% Manufacturing, 8.4% Public administration and safety, 7.7% Accommodation and food services, 7.2% Transport, postal and warehousing, 7.2% Construction, 5.1% Education and training, 4.3% Other services.

24.0% of homes are fully owned, and 40.3% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 31.4% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $456 per week and the median household income is $794 per week.

The median rent in Chigwell is $170 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1296 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Chigwell postcode 7011

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