Underwood Demographics (TAS) Local Stats

Underwood (7268) is a suburb of Tasmania, Launceston, Tasmania. It is about 177 kms from TAS's capital city of Hobart. Underwood is in the federal electorate of Bass.

In the 2011 census the population of Underwood was 408 and is comprised of approximately 50.7% females and 49.3% males.

The median/average age of the population of Underwood is 43 years of age.

85.5% of people living in the suburb of Underwood were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.2% England, 1.7% Netherlands, 1.5% Germany, 1.5% Scotland.

91.2% of people living in Underwood speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.9% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.5% German, 0.7% Dutch, 0.7% French.

The religious makeup of Underwood is 35.1% No religion, 21.2% Anglican, 15.1% Catholic, 8.5% Religious affiliation not stated, 6.1% Uniting Church, 2.9% Jehovah's Witnesses, 1.7% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.7% Baptist, 1.5% Other religious affiliation , 1.5% Pentecostal.

60.5% of people are married, 28.2% have never married and 6.6% are divorced and 3.4% are separated. There are 4 widowed people living in Underwood.

47.1% of the people living in Underwood over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 39.9% are working on a part time basis. Underwood has an unemployment rate of 7.2%.

The main occupations of people living in Underwood are 22.3% Professionals, 16.8% Technicians & trades workers, 13.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.2% Managers, 10.7% Labourers, 8.1% Sales workers, 7.6% Machinery operators & drivers, 7.6% Community & personal service workers, 2.0% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Underwood work in are 14.2% Education and training, 12.7% Manufacturing, 10.7% Retail trade, 9.1% Public administration and safety, 8.1% Health care and social assistance, 7.1% Construction, 5.1% Other services, 4.6% Electricity, gas, water and waste services, 4.6% Transport, postal and warehousing.

56.9% of homes are fully owned, and 32.8% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 10.2% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $524 per week and the median household income is $1333 per week.

The median rent in Underwood is $0 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1660 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Underwood postcode 7268

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