Waverley Demographics (TAS) Local Stats

Waverley (7250) is a suburb of Tasmania, North West, Tasmania. It is about 161 kms from TAS's capital city of Hobart. Waverley is in the federal electorate of Bass.

In the 2011 census the population of Waverley was 1,545 and is comprised of approximately 51.1% females and 48.9% males.

The median/average age of the population of Waverley is 34 years of age.

88.6% of people living in the suburb of Waverley were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 1.5% England, 0.7% New Zealand, 0.4% Scotland, 0.3% Northern Ireland, 0.3% Finland, 0.3% United States of America, 0.3% Netherlands.

93.5% of people living in Waverley speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 6.2% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.3% Other.

The religious makeup of Waverley is 30.7% No religion, 29.0% Anglican, 14.6% Religious affiliation not stated, 11.2% Catholic, 3.2% Uniting Church, 2.3% Christian, nfd, 1.8% Baptist, 1.6% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.2% Salvation Army, 1.2% Latter-day Saints.

33.3% of people are married, 44.4% have never married and 12.1% are divorced and 3.5% are separated. There are 82 widowed people living in Waverley.

47.1% of the people living in Waverley over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 33.4% are working on a part time basis. Waverley has an unemployment rate of 12.0%.

The main occupations of people living in Waverley are 23.0% Labourers, 16.0% Technicians & trades workers, 13.8% Machinery operators & drivers, 12.2% Sales workers, 10.5% Community & personal service workers, 8.0% Clerical & administrative workers, 6.9% Professionals, 6.2% Managers, 3.4% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Waverley work in are 16.9% Manufacturing, 15.6% Retail trade, 10.8% Health care and social assistance, 9.2% Accommodation and food services, 8.2% Construction, 7.3% Transport, postal and warehousing, 5.5% Education and training, 4.6% Wholesale trade, 3.7% Administrative and support services.

25.9% of homes are fully owned, and 33.7% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 37.4% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $390 per week and the median household income is $717 per week.

The median rent in Waverley is $170 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $980 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Waverley postcode 7250

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