Birchs Bay Demographics (TAS) Local Stats

Birchs Bay (7162) is a suburb of Tasmania, Hobart, Tasmania. It is about 34 kms from TAS's capital city of Hobart. Birchs Bay is in the federal electorate of Franklin.

In the 2011 census the population of Birchs Bay was 194 and is comprised of approximately 48.5% females and 51.5% males.

The median/average age of the population of Birchs Bay is 52 years of age.

70.5% of people living in the suburb of Birchs Bay were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 7.8% England, 2.6% Germany, 2.6% Scotland, 2.1% New Zealand, 2.1% Austria, 2.1% Netherlands, 2.1% United States of America, 2.1% Eastern Europe, nfd.

87.7% of people living in Birchs Bay speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 9.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.6% German.

The religious makeup of Birchs Bay is 27.8% No religion, 20.1% Anglican, 17.0% Religious affiliation not stated, 11.9% Catholic, 5.2% Uniting Church, 4.1% Christian, nfd, 4.1% Presbyterian and Reformed, 3.1% Other religious affiliation , 3.1% Lutheran, 2.1% Buddhism.

60.9% of people are married, 22.9% have never married and 8.4% are divorced and 1.7% are separated. There are 11 widowed people living in Birchs Bay.

42.9% of the people living in Birchs Bay over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 44.9% are working on a part time basis. Birchs Bay has an unemployment rate of 6.1%.

The main occupations of people living in Birchs Bay are 26.7% Professionals, 16.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 15.6% Technicians & trades workers, 10.0% Community & personal service workers, 8.9% Managers, 7.8% Sales workers, 7.8% Labourers, 3.3% Machinery operators & drivers, 3.3% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Birchs Bay work in are 18.0% Education and training, 16.9% Public administration and safety, 16.9% Health care and social assistance, 7.9% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 7.9% Accommodation and food services, 6.7% Professional, scientific and technical services, 6.7% Financial and insurance services, 6.7% Manufacturing, 6.7% Wholesale trade.

59.2% of homes are fully owned, and 35.2% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 5.6% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $455 per week and the median household income is $1057 per week.

The median rent in Birchs Bay is $220 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1083 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Birchs Bay postcode 7162

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