Meander Demographics (TAS) Local Stats

Meander (7304) is a suburb of Tasmania, Central, Tasmania. It is about 149 kms from TAS's capital city of Hobart. Meander is in the federal electorate of Lyons.

In the 2011 census the population of Meander was 415 and is comprised of approximately 48.4% females and 51.6% males.

The median/average age of the population of Meander is 41 years of age.

84.8% of people living in the suburb of Meander were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.1% England, 2.2% New Zealand, 1.2% South Eastern Europe, nfd, 1.2% Sweden, 1.2% Poland, 1.0% Scotland, 0.7% United States of America, 0.7% Germany.

95.7% of people living in Meander speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.2% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.4% Polish, 0.7% German.

The religious makeup of Meander is 30.8% Anglican, 25.3% No religion, 14.7% Religious affiliation not stated, 7.2% Catholic, 6.0% Christian, nfd, 3.9% Uniting Church, 2.7% Other religious affiliation , 1.9% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.4% Jehovah's Witnesses, 1.4% Pentecostal.

56.1% of people are married, 27.0% have never married and 8.5% are divorced and 2.8% are separated. There are 18 widowed people living in Meander.

38.8% of the people living in Meander over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 41.2% are working on a part time basis. Meander has an unemployment rate of 3.5%.

The main occupations of people living in Meander are 30.5% Managers, 20.4% Labourers, 8.4% Sales workers, 8.4% Technicians & trades workers, 7.8% Professionals, 7.8% Clerical & administrative workers, 7.8% Community & personal service workers, 7.2% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.8% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Meander work in are 44.2% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 9.8% Retail trade, 8.0% Manufacturing, 6.1% Transport, postal and warehousing, 4.9% Health care and social assistance, 4.3% Public administration and safety, 4.3% Construction, 3.7% Administrative and support services, 3.7% Other services.

50.7% of homes are fully owned, and 30.9% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 13.2% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $360 per week and the median household income is $770 per week.

The median rent in Meander is $110 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $997 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Meander postcode 7304

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