Karoola Demographics (TAS) Local Stats

Karoola (7267) is a suburb of Tasmania, Central, Tasmania. It is about 181 kms from TAS's capital city of Hobart. Karoola is in the federal electorate of Bass.

In the 2011 census the population of Karoola was 489 and is comprised of approximately 48.1% females and 51.9% males.

The median/average age of the population of Karoola is 44 years of age.

87.0% of people living in the suburb of Karoola were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.6% England, 1.0% China , 0.8% New Zealand, 0.8% Netherlands, 0.8% Scotland.

96.9% of people living in Karoola speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 1.2% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.6% Other, 0.6% Dutch, 0.6% Mandarin.

The religious makeup of Karoola is 30.0% Anglican, 24.1% No religion, 23.5% Catholic, 9.6% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.7% Uniting Church, 3.3% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.4% Buddhism, 0.6% Christian, nfd, 0.6% Baptist, 0.6% Other Religious Groups.

59.5% of people are married, 30.2% have never married and 6.8% are divorced and 1.8% are separated. There are 7 widowed people living in Karoola.

53.3% of the people living in Karoola over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 32.5% are working on a part time basis. Karoola has an unemployment rate of 5.5%.

The main occupations of people living in Karoola are 19.7% Managers, 18.1% Technicians & trades workers, 13.1% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.7% Professionals, 10.4% Labourers, 10.0% Sales workers, 8.5% Machinery operators & drivers, 7.3% Community & personal service workers.

The main industries people from Karoola work in are 16.0% Manufacturing, 12.8% Retail trade, 10.5% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 9.3% Construction, 8.9% Public administration and safety, 8.9% Health care and social assistance, 8.6% Transport, postal and warehousing, 7.4% Education and training, 3.9% Professional, scientific and technical services.

40.5% of homes are fully owned, and 46.5% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 9.2% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $528 per week and the median household income is $1214 per week.

The median rent in Karoola is $23 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1049 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Karoola postcode 7267

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