Gretna Demographics (TAS) Local Stats

Gretna (7140) is a suburb of Tasmania, West Coast, Tasmania. It is about 40 kms from TAS's capital city of Hobart. Gretna is in the federal electorate of Lyons.

In the 2006 Census the population of Gretna is 258 and is comprised of 49.8% males and 50.2% females.

The median/average age of the Gretna population is 35 years of age, 2 years below the Australian average.

The country of birth of people living in Gretna is 85.2% Australia, 3.9% England, 1.2% South Africa, 1.2% Ireland, 1.2% New Zealand.

96.5% of people speak English as their first language.

The religious make up of Gretna is 43.6% Anglican, 24.1% No Religion, 20.2% Catholic, 3.5% Uniting Church, 2.3% Nature Religions.

49.7% of people are married, 31.6% have never married and 15% are separated or divorced. There are 3 widowed people living in Gretna.

58.4% of the people living in Gretna are employed full time, while 23.8% are employed on a part time basis. Gretna has an above average unemployment rate of 8.9% and 74 people are not part of the labour force.

The average individual income is $289.00 per week and the average household income is $609.00 per week.

The average rent in Gretna is $50 per week and the average mortgage repayment is $834 per month. 43.3% are fully owned, and 34% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 18.6% of homes are rented.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Gretna postcode 7140

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