Mowbray Demographics (TAS) Local Stats

Mowbray (7248) is a suburb of Tasmania, Launceston, Tasmania. It is about 165 kms from TAS's capital city of Hobart. Mowbray is in the federal electorate of Bass.

In the 2011 census the population of Mowbray was 3,751 and is comprised of approximately 51.2% females and 48.8% males.

The median/average age of the population of Mowbray is 29 years of age.

73.4% of people living in the suburb of Mowbray were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.0% Bhutan, 2.5% China , 2.3% Malaysia, 1.8% England, 1.6% Nepal, 1.4% Burma , 1.3% Sudan, 0.7% New Zealand, 0.6% Korea, Republic of , 0.5% India, 0.5% Eritrea, 0.5% Philippines, 0.5% Singapore, 0.4% Netherlands.

78.4% of people living in Mowbray speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.6% Other, 4.0% Other, 3.6% Mandarin, 3.0% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.4% Arabic, 0.7% Other , 0.6% Korean, 0.6% Cantonese, 0.4% French.

The religious makeup of Mowbray is 28.6% No religion, 23.2% Anglican, 14.1% Catholic, 6.6% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.9% Uniting Church, 3.0% Baptist, 2.9% Hinduism, 2.3% Christian, nfd, 2.2% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.0% Islam.

32.2% of people are married, 48.8% have never married and 8.9% are divorced and 3.6% are separated. There are 195 widowed people living in Mowbray.

45.7% of the people living in Mowbray over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 36.1% are working on a part time basis. Mowbray has an unemployment rate of 12.6%.

The main occupations of people living in Mowbray are 18.0% Labourers, 16.2% Technicians & trades workers, 15.6% Community & personal service workers, 12.5% Sales workers, 11.0% Professionals, 10.8% Clerical & administrative workers, 8.5% Machinery operators & drivers, 5.3% Managers, 2.2% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Mowbray work in are 13.2% Retail trade, 12.5% Accommodation and food services, 12.2% Health care and social assistance, 11.9% Manufacturing, 10.2% Education and training, 6.2% Construction, 5.0% Transport, postal and warehousing, 4.2% Public administration and safety, 3.4% Wholesale trade.

26.4% of homes are fully owned, and 25.2% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 44.6% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $358 per week and the median household income is $746 per week.

The median rent in Mowbray is $209 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1127 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Mowbray postcode 7248

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